current affairs 28 April 2015

Loretta Lynch became 1st black female Attorney General

  • Loretta Lynch became 1st black female Attorney General of United States of America succeeded by Eric Holder

Anil KapoorPandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award conferred to Anil Kapoor

  • The award was established in the year 1999 in the memory of Dinanath Mangeshkar.

President’s Cup Boxing Tournament won by India

  • India won President’s Cup Boxing Tournament for the 1st time on 27th April 2015 played at South Sumatra, Indonesia.

Men`s title of Badminton Asia Championships 2015 was won by - Lin Dan of China

Yashwant Sinha conferred with Officier de la L├ęgion d’Honneur by French Government.

Omar Hassan al-Bashir won Presidential election of Sudan.

current affairs 27 April 2015

Maitri operation has been launched by India to help the earthquake victims in Nepal.

  • Multi National Coordination Centre has been initiated
  • Head quarters are constituted for relief operations in PPO Pokhra

Sangeeta Bhatia has won the 2015 Heinz Award at MIT.

  • Since 1993, this was the 20th Heinz Award which is given annually.
  • Artificial human microlivers for drug testing has been developed by Sangeeta Bhatia

Bharatiya Mahila Bank won Asian Banker Achievement Award 2015.

  • The Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of BMB, Usha Ananthasubramanian received the award at a function held during the Asian Banker Summit 2015 in Hong Kong.

Wladimir Klitschko has won the heavyweight title of Boxing.

  •  Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully secured his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time continuously. 
  • Klitschko defeated American Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Bank of Baroda tied up with UAE Exchange for instant money transfer

Muthoot Group ties up with Wiki Tech for US-India payment corridor

YES Bank opens first overseas office in Abu Dhabi

BCCI nominates Rohit Sharma for Arjuna award