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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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