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Important Current Affairs 15th April 2018

Important Current Affairs 15th April 2018

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: NATIONAL  NEWS

Kathua Gangrape: 5-member team formed for probe


●        Bar Council of India (BCI) has constituted a five-member team in connection with the gangrape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
●        At the same time, the Bar Council President has said that the lawyers of the convicts will be canceled in this case.
●        The committee is headed by Retired Justice Tarun Agrawal of the High Court.

Naxalism reduced from 126 to 90 districts
 
●        Naxal activities have decreased in the country and the area of Naxalites has also decreased.
●        Of the 126 districts of Naxal-affected country, the government has declared 44 districts as Naxal-free area.
●        However, eight new districts have also been included in the Maoist-affected area.
●        The number of Naxal affected districts has gone down from 35 to 30.
●        Five districts of Bihar and Jharkhand are exempt from excessive naxal-affected tags.
●        These districts include Dumka of Jharkhand, East Singhbhum and Ramgarh and Bihar's Nawada and Muzaffarpur are included.

Vodafone and Idea will remove 5000 employees before merger


●        Vodafone India and Idea Cellular can squeeze one quarter of their 21,000 employees in the next two months.
●        This will be done to make a new company that is made after the merger of both of them.
●        A senior executive aware of the matter said that the two companies are in big losses right now.
●        There is a loan of Rs 1,20,000 crore jointly on them.


A seven-year climber from Hyderabad, climbed to the highest peak of Africa
 
●        The seven-year climber of Hyderabad has achieved the highest peak in Africa.
●        Seven-year-old Samantha Pothuraju has proved that even if young people are enthusiastic, they can also win the Mount Kilimanjaro of Tanzania in Tanzania , in a barrage freezing cold .
●        The small steps of Samnai have won the mount of Mount Kilimanjaro on the high peak.
●        This peak is 5,895 meters high above sea level and Samenu achieved this position on April 2 last.

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: GLOBAL  NEWS

Narendra Modi will meet German Chancellor on April 20
 
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on April 20 while staying in Berlin following the conclusion of his visit to Sweden and Britain.
●        This information has been issued by the Ministry of External Affairs. Let Merkel take charge as the German Chancellor on March 14, for the fourth time.
●        This will be the first meeting between the two leaders since assuming the position for the fourth time.

Saudi Arabia is preparing to make Qatar an island


●        Saudi Arabia can consider the proposal of digging a sea canal near Katni border on the outskirts of Qatar, which will make the peninsula Qatar Qatar an island and its only land boundary will be converted into a military zone and a place of atomic waste.
●        Such concerns have been strengthened in Saudi Arabia's official newspapers after publishing news related to this proposal.
●        This project has not yet received official approval and is facing many obstacles.

India can drag US into WTO after exports hinderence
 
●        In the event of non-availability of preferential tariff for export to the US, India can contact the World Trade Organization dispute settlement agency.
●        America's Generalized System of Preferences is an incentive scheme for business.
●        Under such a scheme, developed countries give discounts for trade to developing countries and in return, developed countries should not expect similar benefits.
●        Such benefits can not be eliminated in a one way way.
 
Britain will consider the arbitration panel's decision in the long-running tax dispute with India
 
●        UK's Cairn Plc will consider the arbitration panel's decision in the long-running tax dispute with India , even if it comes in favor of anyone.
●        The company's CEO Simon Thomson said this.
●        He said that India should adopt this attitude too.
●        There is a demand of tax of Rs 29 thousand crore from Cairn, which he has challenged.
●        The British company says that India can not make tax on the 10-year-old transaction approved by the government.

India seeks help from China to increase train speed on Bangalore-Chennai corridor
 
●        Apart from the development of Agra and Jhansi railway stations, India has sought help from China to increase the speed of trains on the Bangalore-Chennai corridor.
●        This proposal was proposed in the Strategic Economic Dialogue held between the two countries here.
●        In the Strategic Economic Dialogue, talks between Rajiv Kumar and Lefeng, chairman of the China National Development and Reform Commission, have been negotiated.
 

China's BRI project slowed down in 7 countries: report
 
●        China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) can be a big setback in 7 countries.
●        This claim has been made in a report by the Japanese newspaper Nikkei Asian Review.
●        The purpose of BRI is to connect Asia and Africa with Asia and build infrastructure for trade.
●        Gwadar Port in Balochistan province of Pakistan is Venue of $ 63 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
 

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: DEFENSE

Army commanders 6-day conference tomorrow
 
●        The top army commanders will review the regional security framework at the six-day conference starting Monday, as well as discuss the main challenges facing the nation, including issues related to the border with China and Pakistan.
●        Army officers said that the Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat presided over the conference .
●        He will discuss specific issues related to construction on the front and explore ways to speed up the development of infrastructure on the border with China.

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: SPORTS

Announcement of hockey teams for Youth Olympic qualifiers
 
●        Hockey India has announced India's junior women and men teams for Thailand Youth Olympic Games qualifiers starting from April 25 in Bangkok, Thailand.
●        These qualifiers will run for five days.
●        Youth Olympic Games are to be held in Argentina's Buenos Aires in 2018.
●        In this tournament, hockey's 5S format will be used in which five players of one team play in the field at a time.

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: ECONOMY

2 Indians sentenced 500 years of jail in billion dollar fraud
 
●        Dubai Court has sentenced 2 Indians to more than 500 years in the 200 million dollar (1305 crore) scandal on Sunday.
●        It was a big deal for Sidney Limos, living in Goa and his senior account specialist Ryan D'Souza.
●        The world of football was recognized by his big players.
●        Limos and Ryan jointly cheated thousands of investors under the Ponzi scheme.

India can play a big role in the fourth industrial revolution: World Economic Forum
 
●        India can play a key role in the fourth global industrial revolution based on digital technologies, on the basis of the young workforce, the large population capable of speaking English and the second highest number of internet users.
●        World Economic Forum chairman Borge Brende said this in an interview.
●        Although he said that for this, the country will need stability in monetary and financial policies, along with improving the infrastructure and availability of electricity.

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: APPOINTMENT

Infosys new CEO to change coin strategy


●        Former CEO of Infosys CEO Salil Parekh can change the coin-based strategies.
●        They can sell some of the internal product development investment at the time of the coin.
●        Analysts say that Salil can focus on coin services and digital services rather than coin-based software.

Current Affairs 15th April 2018: DAYS AND DATES

Charlie Chaplin's 129th Birthday
 
●        Today is Charlie Chaplin's 129th Birthday
●        Charlie Chaplin was born on 16 April 1889 in London.
●        His real full name was Charlie Spencer Chaplin.
●        Charlie Chaplin started working as a stage actor and commandeer at a very young age.
●        Later, at the age of 19, he was signed by an American company and he went to America.
●        Charlie started filming from America and by the year 1918, he had become a known face of the world.

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