Current Affairs April 2021 : 08 April 2021

Current Affairs April 2021: 08 April 2021

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Current Affairs April 2021: 08 April 2021

Subha Tatavarti will be the Chief Technology Officer(CTO) of Wipro Limited.

Jharkhand got approval on 14 Highway projects from Centre worth Rs. 670 Crore for building, reconstructing & widening the various highways like NH-333A, NH-143 and also for NH-100.

China is going to construct its fifth rocket launch pad in Ningbo, Zhejiang, an engineering company won the tender on 01 April 2021.

Due to Covid-19 hike, Madhya Pradesh Govt. decided that all government offices in Madhya Pradesh will work five days a week for the next three months.

Osman Saleh Mohammed, the Foreign Minister of Eritrea, arrived in New Delhi on 07 April 2021 for an official visit to India and met External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar on 08 April 2021.

The Hindi version of “Odisha Itihaas” will be released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 09 April 2021. This book was written by former Odisha Chief Minister “Utkal Keshari” Dr. Harekrushan Mehtab.

Kazakhstan Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev is on a four days visit to India. During this period he will visit Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Agra and Delhi with a focus on boosting bilateral defence cooperation and also will have a meeting with Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 09 April 2021.

To celebrate the Swarnim Vijay Varsh of the liberation of Bangladesh, Army Chief General MM Naravane has proceed on a Five days visit to Bangladesh from 08 April 2021.

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern temporarily bans the entry of travelers from India including its own citizens from 11 April 2021 to 28 April 2021, due to spike in Covid -19 cases in India.

A Research team of IIT-Hyderabad(International Institute of Information Technology) developed an UAV(Unmanned Arial Vehicle) named “Elasticopter” with adjustable arms to pick packets of different sizes and shapes.

A Research team of IITD (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi) and ICMR-Natianal Institute of Malaria Research developed a device that detect dengue in one hour.

Indian Railway earned Rs. 4,573 crore by its highest ever scrap sale in the financial year 2020-21. The scarp sale is monitored at highest level in Zonal Railway and in Railway Board.

RBI(Reserve Bank of India) has announced liquidity support of Rs. 50,000 Crore to the institution like NABARD(National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development), SIDBI(Small Industries Development Bank of India) and NHB(National Housing Bank) for fresh lending.

S Ramann will be the next CMD(Chairman and Managing Director) of SIDBI(Small Industries Development Bank of India) for a period of three years from the date of assuming the charge.

Usha Rao-Monari from India has officially taken over the role of Under Secretary General and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

PMAY-G (Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojan-Gramin) has achived its 92% target in first phase from 2016-17 to 2018-19 with a predefined target of one crore houses.

A book written by Nitin Gokhale (one of South Asia’s leading strategic and defense analysts) on former Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar (India’s First IIT-qualified CM) was released with the title of “Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life“.

FIFA, the world football governing body, suspended PFF(Pakistan Football Federation) with immediate effect due to third party interference. The interference accounts for the serious violations of the FIFA Statutes and guidelines.


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