One Liner GK Current Affairs - 9th April 2018
Today's One Liner GK Current Affairs for 9th April 2018 has some of the important headlines like Christian Sewing Being CEO, India and Equatorial Guinea's Agreement, Sebastian Vettel's Bahrain Grand Prix and Anushka Sharma's Dadasaheb Phalke Award. These are all important for the upcoming government examinations like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, Railways, SSC and SSC CHSL. Aspirants should go through them in details to boost their knowledge. Moreover, we have included some static points at the end of the article which have been purely based on the pattern of SSC or Bank. You may also like the Daily Current Affairs Quiz.
New Appointments: International
- Deutsche Bank names Christian Sewing CEO, replacing John Cryan in broad revamp
Rankings & Indexes
- According to a report from OpenSignal, Patna tops in 4G connectivity among 20 of India’s largest cities.
Defence & Railway News
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia concluded "Desert Tiger 5" joint military exercise aimed at sharing expertise and enhancing joint military actions
Schemes / Programme
- Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme in Delhi and distributed new LPG connections and cylinders to beneficiaries here.
- Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched the state component of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) in Agartala
Agreements/ MoUs Signed
- India and Equatorial Guinea sign four agreements after delegation-level talks between President Ram Nath Kovind and Equatorial Guinea President
- India and South Korea are set to boost bilateral ties in ports and shipping space and will sign pact to provide Indian seafarers employment on over 500 Korean ships
Awards & Honours: Sports
- Indian shooting ace Jitu Rai claimed the gold medal in men's 10m air pistol event by creating a new games record while compatriot Om Prakash Mitharval bagged a bronze at the Commonwealth Games
- Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix after mechanic hit by Ferrari car
- Weightlifter Punam Yadav has delivered India its fifth gold of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, beating all competitors in the women’s 69kg event.
Awards & Honours: Miscellaneous
- Anushka Sharma, who recently wrapped up the Delhi schedule of her upcoming film opposite Varun Dhawan, will be bestowed with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards.
STATIC GK POINTS
- Deutsche Bank CEO: John Cryan
- Deutsche Bank Headquarters: Frankfurt, Germany
- UAE Capital: Abu Dhabi
- UAE Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham
- UAE President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
- Malaysia's Prime minister: Najib Razak Trending
- Malaysia's Currency: Malaysian ringgit
- LPG: Liquefied Petroleum Gas
- Tripura Capital: Agartala
- Tripura Chief minister: Biplab Kumar Deb
- Guinea Capital: Conakry
- Guinea President: Alpha Condé
- The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema
- South Korea's President: Moon Jae-in Trending
- South Korea's Capital: Seoul
- South Korea's Prime minister: Lee Nak-yeon
- The Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race in Bahrain sponsored by Gulf Air.