Current Affairs April 9 2018
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National Current Affairs
Goafest 2018: Pratap Bose’s Social Street bags Creative Agency of the Year
Kerala Govt to launch ‘community radio’ for farmers Kerala State Government will start a ‘community radio’ to update farmers about the latest developments in the sector.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched state component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) in Agartala.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme Launched in Delhi Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme in Delhi.
India agreed to build strategic railway line between Kathmandu and Raxaul in Bihar
India and Nepal to develop inland waterways for cargo movement
Eight Theatre Olympics concluded in Mumbai
International Current Affairs
Japan operates first marine unit since World War Two Japan activated its Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARDB), its first marine unit since World War Two
Desert Tiger 5 exercise between UAE and Malaysia United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia concluded “Desert Tiger 5” joint military exercise aimed at sharing expertise and enhancing joint military actions.
Banking & Finance
The Reserve Bank on Thursday switched back to the gross domestic product (GDP)-based measure to offer its growth estimates from the gross value added (GVA) methodology, citing global best practices.
RBI placed 11 public setctor banks under Prompt Corrective Action Framwork At present, 11 weak PSBs out of the 21 State-owned banks are under the PCA, which kicks in when banks breach regulatory norms on issues such as minimum capital, amount of non-performing assets and return on assets. Lending to the corporate sector
Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in consultation with the Central Government, hiked the foreign portfolio investors (FPI) investment limit in Central government securities (G-Sec).
Leander Paes won Davis Cup and secured his 43rd doubles win of his career in the competition, in Tianjin, China.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Anushka Sharma to get Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018