India Current Affairs April 2024

Current Affairs April

30th April:

  • President Sirisena appointed General S.H.S Kottegoda as the Defence Secretary.
  • Sri Lankan President bans On Face-Covering in Public.
  • Alfred Brownell was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize.
  • Nation observes Ayushman Bharat Diwas today.
  • Indonesia to relocate its capital from Jakarta.

29th April:

  • Former Indian footballer Pungam Kannan passed away.
  • Turkey pushes the EU for membership decisions.
  • Dalbir Singh was appointed as Indias High Commissioner to Seychelles.
  • International Dance Day is observed today.
  • Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon 2024 title.

28th April:

  • Claire Polosak becomes the first female umpire to officiate men’s ODI.
  • Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2024 was announced.
  • UN observes World Day for Safety and Health at Workday today.
  • AIFF appointed Doru Isac as the technical director.
  • Ex-South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis receives Ikhamanga Award 2024.

27th April:

  • Mine blast in Separatist held Ukraine kills 4.
  • Sri Lanka’s top defense official resigns over Easter bombings security failure.
  • Terry Rawlings, the British film and sound editor has passed away.
  • SC gave a deadline to RBI to share bank’s NPA information.
  • Abhishek Verma won gold in 10m Air Pistol at ISSF World Cup.

26th April:

  • Two new bird species found on Indonesian islands.
  • Ex Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag appointed India High Commissioner to Seychelles.
  • Sri Lankas Defence Secretary resigned after the Easter attacks.
  • World Intellectual Property Day observed today.
  • JetSolution announces start flights to Bhutan.
  • Indian medalists in Asian Athletics Championship 2024.

25th April:

  • Uber Asia Pacific head Amit Jain resigns; Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty to take over.
  • NASA’s InSight mission recently recorded marsquake.
  • Younus Habib former Mehran Bank Chief passess away.
  • KPK, Punjab Assembly opposition resigns from house committees.
  • IndusInd Bank receives NCLT approval for merger with Bharat Financial Inclusion.

24th April:

  • Govt. increased the authorised capital of Allahabad Bank.
  • Asian Road Cycling Championship kicks off in Uzbekistan.
  • Saudi Arabia beheads 37 prisoners for terrorism crimes.
  • NASA revealed that Mercury has a massive solid inner core.
  • Rubana takes office as BGMEA’s first female president.
  • Benny Antony won National Intellectual Property Award.

23rd April:

  • Afghanistan recall Pacer Hamid Hassan for World Cup 2024.
  • Combodia and Thailand reconected by Rail after 45 years.
  • 100 year old Germa woman stands for Council election.
  • TCS signed a deal with India Post to transform country’s mail delivery system.
  • India won 5 medals on opening day of Asian Athletics Championships 2024.

22nd April:

  • Sri Lanka Attacks: More than 250 killed as churches and hotels targeted.
  • Google Doodle goest to new heights to celebrate Earth Day.
  • Afghan Supreme Court extends Ghani’s term till elections.
  • Lankan President Sirisena appoints special committee to investigate serial blasts.
  • Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential election.

21st April:

  • Malis Prime Minister Maiga resigned over Ogossagou massacre.
  • Helium hydride ion, Universes first molecule detected in space.
  • Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad Umar resigns.
  • 81st Death anniversary of Allama Iqbal observed today.
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wins Pakistan Cup cricket tournament.

20th April:

  • Shri N. Kashinath designated as Member (Signal & Telecom) of Railway Board.
  • Mali’s Prime Minister resigns amid pressure over growing insecurity.
  • Antares Rocket takes off for International Space Station with essential NASA supply.
  • ECI appointed Bihar Ex CEO AjayV Nayak as Special Observer for West Bengal.
  • INS Shakti, INS Kolkata to take part in Chinese Navys 70th anniversary celebrations.

19th April:

  • Jokowi win another terms as Indonesia president election.
  • World Liver Day is observed today.
  • Canara Bank became the first PSB to meet RBIs EMV Mandate.
  • Former Rwandan rebel leader accused of war crimes dies in Germany.
  • NASAs TESS found first Earth sized world.
  • Peru’s ex-president Garcia kills himself to avoid arrest.

18th April:

  • First Earth-Size planet: HD 21749b discovered by NASAs TESS Exoplanet Mission.
  • FIFA ban former Brazilian football president Jose Maria Marin for life.
  • World Heritage Day observed Today.
  • RedBus appoints Mahendra Singh Dhoni as brand ambassador.
  • Ajay Kumar Dixit appointed as CEO of Cairn Oil.

17th April:

  • Google bocks TikTok in India following court order.
  • World Haemophilia Day observed today.
  • Rajesh Yaduvanshi is appointed as Executive Director of Punjab National Bank.
  • Parliamentary Majority Backs Netanyahu As New Israeli Prime Minister.
  • Momin Agha appointed Punjab Secretary Higher Education.
  • Google opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana.

16th April:

  • CMFRI Signs Agreement With ISRO To Save Coastal Wetlands.
  • Rongali Bihu festival celebrated in Assam.
  • Turkey Turkish election board disqualifies pro Kurdish mayors in southeast.
  • India to partner with Japan and UAE to set up two projects in Africa.
  • Aisam and Gonzalez win Houston doubles title.

15th April:

  • INS Kozhikode was decommissioned after three decades of service.
  • Indonesia: President election will be held on 17th April 2024.
  • Meena Kumari bagged gold at the 2024 Boxing World Cup.
  • Israeli lunar mission Beresheet crashed on the Moon.
  • RBI permitted Reinsurance Brokers to open Foreign Currency Accounts.
  • Digital Sukoon founder, Sudhanshu Kumar received Best Digital Agency award.

14th April:

  • Jamia Millia Islamia gets its First Woman Vice-Chancellor.
  • Jean Michel Lapin elected as Haiti’s new prime minister.
  • Al Burhan appoint new head of Sudan’s transitional military council.
  • Russia honours PM Narendra Modi with its highest civilian award.
  • Mashal Khan’s second death anniversary observed today.
  • Two schemes of West Bengal won WSIS awards.

13th April:

  • Nitin Chugh is likely to be appointed as MD & CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank.
  • President Xi congratulates Kim Jong Un on re-election.
  • AITA signs MoU with STF to train Indian junior players.
  • Julian Assange Wikileads co founder arrested in London.
  • India built maternity hospital in Nepal’s Siraha district.
  • Russia awards PM Narendra Modi with highest state honor.

12th April:

  • Cairn Indias CEO and CFO resigns.
  • Legendary Singer Ahmed Rushdi 36th death anniversary observed.
  • PAISALO Digital Limited signed the first co-origination loan agreement SBI.
  • Sudan’s military has ousted President Omar al Bashir.
  • DoT approved the merger of TTSL and Bharti Airtel.

11th April:

  • NGT sets up a Central Monitoring Committee.
  • National Safe Motherhood Day is celebrated today.
  • Algeria MPs elect Abdelkader Bensalah as first new president in 20 years.
  • Seventeenth MENA World Economic Forum Held In Jordan .
  • Karnam Sekar to be appointed as MD, CEO of Indian Overseas Bank.

10th April:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Maldives President Solih for his partys landslide victory.
  • Justice Farrukh Irfan resigns as LHC Judge.
  • Sri Lanka new railway line inaugurated.
  • Maoist attack in India’s Chhattisgrah kills BJP lawmaker.
  • SUN Group chairman Vikramjit Sahney elected as president of ICC India.
  • Three American service member killed in car bombing in Bagram air base.

9th April:

  • IndiGo announces new routes from Mumbai.
  • Supreme Court increased VVPAT verification for Lok Sabha election.
  • US labels Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps a Terror group.
  • Israel to go to polls to elect new parliament.
  • American Homeland Security Secretary Chris Jane Nelson left the post.
  • Kirstjen Nielsen resigns as Homeland Security Secretary.

8th April:

  • US Treasuryps David Malpass named world bank group president.
  • Indian Navy signs MoU with CSIR for advanced technologies.
  • Algerias Parliament to meet to name an interim successor.
  • Nagaland observed the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Kohima.
  • Faisel Saleh Hayat appointed as Vice President of Asian Football Conferderation.

7th April:

  • World Health Day observed today.
  • Scientists warn of amphibian pandemic that already killed 90 species.
  • Pakistan opened a route for flights out of India.
  • Virat Kohli becomes all-time leading IPL scorer during 49-ball 84.
  • Dr. Sohini Sastri honoured with D. Litt by National American University.
  • Ly Tong who hijacked planes to fight communism in vietnam dies at 73 years.

6th April:

  • Lakshmi Vilas Bank approves merger with Indiabulls Housing.
  • Scientist discovered a new enzyme to arrest bacteria cell growth.
  • American David Malpass selected as the new President of the World Bank.
  • Vikram Kirloskar appointed as Confederation Indian Industry president.
  • Amal Clooney is appointed as the U.K.s special envoy on media freedom.
  • Nasscom appoints Keshav Murugesh as CEO.

5th April:

  • Sri Lanka commando commits suicide at PMs residence.
  • Google dissolves Al Ethics board just one week after forming it.
  • Nepaless embassy celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Pakistan.
  • PM Imran Khan emerges as 9th most popular world leaders.
  • Vipin Anand has been appointed as the new Managing Director of LIC.
  • Turkey purchase S-400 from Russia.

4th April:

  • Brunei implements stoning to death under anti LGBT laws.
  • Chicago elected Lori a black woman as its Mayor.
  • Algeria’s president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns after 20 years in power.
  • Ex Nissan boss Ghosn arrested on new financial misconduct charges.
  • British MPs back Mrexit delay by one vote.
  • 4Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns after mass porterts.

3rd April:

  • Five injured by debris as Houthi drones intercepted over Saudi Arabia.
  • India and Bolivia signed for the development and industrial use of lithium.
  • Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns after 20 years.
  • Vikram Patel receives John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award.
  • Google India head Rajan Anandan resigns after 8 years.

2nd April:

  • At least 30 were killed as winds flatten homes in Nepal.
  • World Autism Awareness Day Observed Today.
  • Erdogan’s AK party loses major Turkey cities in local elections.
  • China successfully launches second-generation data relay satellites.
  • Japan Emperor Akihito ends the reign marked by Modernisation.
  • New Zealand gun lobby backs ban after Christchurch mosques attack.

1st April:

  • Shanghai becomes the 1st district with 5G coverage.
  • High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood appointed new foreign secretary.
  • Algeria announces a new government with 27 members.
  • GRSE becomes 1st Indian Shipyard to deliver 100 Warships.
  • Executive Director of ICICI, Vijay Chandok appointed as MD and CEO of ICICI Securities 4.
  • Australia beat Pakistan by 20 runs in Fifth ODI.
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