21th APRIL DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS

Most important DAILY CURRENT AFFAIERS of 21th April.

1  Smriti Irani launches GNFC’s mean project in UP:-

  • State-run Gujarat Narmada valley fertilizers and Chemicals Limited started socio-economic new project inaugurated by union union Minister Smriti Irani in Amethi district of UP.

2  Gujarat launches Pocket Cop Project:-

  • Gujarat Police unveiled the Pocket Cop Project which will enable quicker verification of passport applicants and search of accused person among other.
  • The project was inaugurated by chief Minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar.
  • Under this project, smartphone with data connectivity will be given to 14,900 police personnel including every police station Incharge Investigating Officer ,PCR van and those involved in passport verification.

Static points:-

  • Capital of Gujarat:- Gandhinagar.
  • CM of Gujarat:- Vijay Rupani.
  • Governor:- Om Prakash Kohli.

3  India Forums a Committee to Reform Higher Defence Planning:-

  • The Union Government formed a new integrated institutional mechanism, Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to Reform the process of higher defence planning.
  • The permanent body chaired National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

4  Karan Johar is first Indian filmmaker in Madame Tussauds collection:-

  • Karan Johar has become the first ever Bollywood filmmaker to get a place at the famous Madame Tussauds.
  • The process will take about 6 month for the wax figurine to be ready and the process has begin in London.

Study points:-

  • Madame Tussauds is a Wax Museum in London with smaller museims in a number of other major cities.
  • It was founded founded by Wax sculptor Marie Tussaud.

5  Swaziland King change countries name to ‘Kingdom of eSwatini’:-

  • The announcement was made during the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the kings 50th birthday as well as the 50th anniversary of worries Independence from British journal rule.

Static Point:-

  • Swaziland King:-Mswati 3.
  • Capital;- Mbabane,Lobama.

6  SBI India’s India’s most trusted Bank, iCICI top in private sector:-

  • According to the TRA brand trust report 2018 the SBI was the most trusted Bank in the country and the ICICI bank topped the chart among the private ones.
  • This year state Bank of India top chart of BFSI(banking and financial services institutions ).
  • The leader Bank among the private banks is ICICI Bank ranked 38 over all in 2018.
  • Fraud-hit PSB Punjab National Bank ranks 6th among the PSP and is 297th in the overall ranking according to the survey.

Static points:-

  • SBI chairman:-Rajnish Kumar.
  • Headquarter in Mumbai.
  • Established on 1st July 1955.

7  Bangalore emerge as top city for Office Expansion according to CBRE:-

  • In India,Bangalore has emerged as the most preferred City for office expansion according to the survey real estate Consulting South Asia.
  • MNC’s have limited growth plan in Delhi NCR and Mumbai according to the CBRE Asia Pacific Occupier Survey 2018.

8  BCCL chairman Iindu Jain gets lifetime contribution to media award:-

  • Indu Jain chairman of Bennett Coleman and Co India’s largest media house has received the All India Management Association(AIMA’s) annual award for lifetime contribution to media.

9  Yes Bank gets RBI approval to open office in London and Singapore:-

  • Yes bank has received the RBI approval to open to representative office in London and Singapore.
  • Yes Bank opened its first representative office in Abu Dhabi in April 2015 and also launched the IFSC banking unit at Gift City, Gandhinagar in the same year.

Static points:-

  • MD and CEO of Yes Bank:- Rana Kapoor.
  • Yes Bank headquarter:- Mumbai.

10  Dilip Chenoy take appointed as the FICCI Secretary General:-

  • Dilip Chenoy was appointed regional of industry body Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and industry dot. He has replied Sanjaya Baru.
  • He was working as Director General of the Industry Body.

Static points:-

  • FICCI established in 1927. FICCI is the largest and oldest affects business organisation in India.

11  US Senate Narrowly confirms Trump’s new NASA chief:-

  • Jim Bridenstine,a congress man from Oklahoma US Navy veteran and former pilot was confirmed on a 50 – 49 vote and will become 13th administrator for National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) 7 months after Trump named him to lead the agency.

Static points:-

  • NASA established on:- 29 July 1958.
  • Headquarter:- Washington DC,USA.

12  Daniel Ricciardo wins Chinese Grand prix 2018:-

  • The 2018 Chinese Grand pix was a Formula 1 car race that took place at the Shanghai China.
  • Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo won the race at home world and Kimi Raikkonen.

13  Official Mascot of FIBA Basketball world Cup 2019 Unveiled:-

  • ‘Son of Dreams’ were revealed as official mascot of the NBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.
  • The mascot finally Chinese dragon (Son of Dream) former,a Siberian Tiger (Speed Tiger) and a lion(Qiu Qiu).

14 Veterans Jeneralist TVR Shenoy passes away:-

  • Shenoy was awarded by Padma Bhushan Award in 2003.

 

 

 

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