Current Affairs April 21, 22 2018
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National Current Affairs
One of India’s leading conferences & B2B event organizers announces the third edition of Annual 5G India Congress 2018 to be Held in New Delhi
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan : Cabinet approves the restructured Scheme
Taipei World Trade Centre (TWTC) launched its office at New Delhi with the objective of promoting trade between India and Taiwan.
Two day Regional Conference on “Urban Development: Technological Solutions and Governance Challenges” begins in Ahmedabad.
Sutlej Jal Vidut Nigam signs MoU with Ministry of Power to achieve 9200 MU in FY 2018-19.
Shri Vijay Goel inaugurated the new office of Central Project Monitoring Unit for the e-Vidhan project of the Government at the Parliament.
Nagaland launched “Saubhagya, Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana”, aimed at electrifying over 90,000 households across the state by March 31, 2019.
The Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance to provide death penalty for rapists of girls below 12 years.The ordinance amends Indian Penal Code (IPC), Criminal Procedure Code, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and Indian Evidence Act.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to roll out ‘Integrated initiative for prevention & control of viral hepatitis’ under National Health Mission (NHM) for prevention and control of viral hepatitis.
International Current Affairs
Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 economies have agreed to aim for economic growth by promoting trade.
Commonwealth Countries Unanimously Agree to Take Action on Cybersecurity by 2020. Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM) in London.
Swaziland King Mswati III renames Country’s Name to ‘The Kingdom of eSwatini’
A high level Malaria Summit held in London, UK
Awards & Honours
Banking & Finance
The Reserve Bank of India has revised its “Know Your Customer” or the KYC guidelines.
India contributing to global growth in financial inclusion: World Bank
Prince Charles to Succeed His Mother Queen Elizabeth II as Head of Commonwealth
Days & Events
World Earth Day: 22 April – The theme for World Earth Day 2018 is ‘End Plastic Pollution’
Vice President inaugurates 12th Civil Services Day Event in New Delhi.