current affairs 24 April 2015

World Book and Copyright Day observed on 23 April

Bangladesh won ODI series against Pakistan

Gorkha Rifles completed its 200 years

‘You Tube’ completed its 10 years on 23 April 2015

  • The site was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim.

The Hubble Telescope completed its 25 years

"VARUNA" is the name given to Indo-French Naval exercise which has commenced in Goa 

National Panchayati Raj Day is observed on 24th April 2015.

ICC announced 24th April as International Cricket Day.

  • This day is announced on the birthday of cricket legend Mr. SACHIN TENDULKAR

current affairs 23 April 2015

"utsonmobile" mobile app launched by Railways for paperless unreserved tickets.

Feature of the application

  • This app will enable the passengers to buy a ticket on the move
  • Passengers can board the train with the ticket secured on their mobile phone
  • Necessary on-screen alerts are provided by the app to guide the passenger during the booking process
  • With the help of Railway Wallet feature in the App passengers can make the payment for the ticket
  • Every day, the ticket will have distinct colour scheme and it cannot be forwarded to another mobile

"Shah Rukh Khan" honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2015.

IOC President Thomas Bach is named ambassador of "HeForShe" by UN Women.

World Bank launched PMEHP

  • PMEHP - Pollution Management and Environmental Health Programme
  • World Bank focus on air quality in major urban areas i.e. India, China, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa.

"Xi Jinping" is honoured with "Nishan-e-Pakistan".

  • Pakistan conferred its highest Civilian Award Nishan-e-Pakistan on President of China Xi Jinping.
  • The President of Pakistan is Mamnoon Hussain.

‘Make My Trip’ acquired ‘My Gola’

  •  The company My Gola was founded in the year 2009 by Anshuman Bapna and Prakeet Sharma.