DAILY CURRENT AFFAIR UPDATE
FOR UPCOMING COMPETITIVE EXAMS
- The Union Government has announced setting up of an 'Inter Ministerial Committee'to monitor the Regional Air Connectivity Scheme UDAN(Ude Desh Ke Aam Nagarik).
- The recommendations given by sub group of Chief ministers on rationalisation of Central Sponsored schemes ,The Government of India has reduced Centrally Sponsored Schemes(CSS)to 28 from the previously 60 schemes.
- The First Ever Micro Drama Festival of India is being held in New Delhi.The longest play of the festival ran for not more than 10 minutes and the shortest one ran for only 42 seconds.
- Nokia and Airtel along with state owned 'Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited'has announced a new tie up to set up 5G internet speed in India.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a book 'Matoshree'.The book is authored by Loksabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
- Youngest Nobel lauretae Malal Yousufzai is going to address Canadian parliament .She also bestowed upon honorary citizenship of Canada By Prime Minister of Canda Justin Trudeau.
- The First rail freight service from United Kingdom has departed on its 17 days,7,500 Mile journey to China.
- '12th April' has been celebrated as 'International Day of Human Space Flight'across the Globe.
- 'Colson Whitehead 'has won the 'Pulitzer Prize'for his famous novel 'The Underground Railroad'which depicts the journey of a young lady escaping from slavery via a train system.
- Former Union minister 'Akhilesh Das Gupta 'had passed awy at Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh.