Current Affairs 17 April 2015

Pakistan and Russia agreed to - hold first-ever joint military exercise

Satya Nadella has been awarded to White House Champions of Change

17 April is observed as World Hemophilia Day 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wrapped up his 9 day Three-nation Visit of France, Germany and Canada

  • This visit included the agreement for the supply of 36 Rafale fighter jets by France and uranium from Canada.

30 year-old V Saritha becomes the first women driver of the Delhi Transport Corporation.

Current Affairs 16 April 2015

India successfully test-fired Agni III ballistic missile from Wheelar Island

Dr. Mohan Kumar appointed as Ambassador of India to France.

RBI to launch Rs. 10 coins on centenary of Gandhi’s return from SA

Chemical scientists Susanta Lahiri and Kattesh V Katti received Hevesy Medal Award 2015

Asia Cup 2016 to be played in T20 format

Sachin Tendulkar elected as member of Laureus Sports Academy

  • Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid are the other Indian cricketers to have received this recognition

Laureus World Sports Awards for the year 2015 conferred

  • Tennis star Novak Djokovic of Serbia and sprinter Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia were named as the Laureus World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the 2015 respectively.

Current Affairs 15 April 2015

Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai has sworned in as first lady judge of Sikkim HC

Tourist Visa on Arrival scheme was renamed as - e-Tourist Visa

HDFC Bank was placed at the top among all banking entities in mobile banking transactions.

  •  During January 2015 according to the pertaining data released by RBI on 14 April 2015.

Current Affairs 14 April 2015

124th Birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is being observed on 14th April 2015. 

  • Dr B.R. Ambedkar was born on 14-04-1891 ath Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.
  • He also know as Father Of Indian Constitution.

The International Monetary Fund-World Bank Spring meeting to be held in Washington.

World’s first Selfie Museum opened on 13 April, 2015 in Manilla.

’My little Epiphanies’ authored by Late Ms. Aisha Chaudhary.

About Ms. Asha Chaudhary

  • Late Ms. Aisha Chaudhary was born on 1996 with SCID (Severe Combined Immune Deficiency) and underwent a Bone Marrow Transplant when she was 6 months old. Since 2014, spending almost all her time living on bed, Aisha wrote down her thoughts to get some relief, to get them out of her head. She passed away recently in 2015.

Godrej Nature’s Basket unites with Amazon

  • The food retail arm of the diversified Godrej Group, Godrej Nature's Basket unites with Amazon for selling its products through the e-commerce giant's platform in India.

 Brijbushan Sharan Singh is re-elected as President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).

 600 Mega Watt thermal unit has been commissioned at Dhabra in Chhattisgarh by BHEL.

Ri Su Yong Foreign Minister of North Korea visited India.

Arun Jaitley has inaugurated Vividh Bharati Service of Delhi on FM Mode.