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28th April 2017 Current Affairs – Today 28th April 2017 Events
Srishti Kaur crowned as the Miss Teen Universe 2017
Srishti Kaur is the Miss Teen Universe 2017 defeating other 25 contestants from around the world. Managua, the capital of Central American country Nicaragua takes the honor to organize this event. Apart from the Miss Teen Universe 2017 tag, she has also won the prize for best national costume. Samantha Pierre from Canada and Ary Trava from Mexico were the runners-up.
Hospitals Admin don’t hold the Patients Hostage for the unpaid bills
The Delhi High Court recently passed the law that the hospitals cannot hold patients hostage to extract the money for unpaid bills. In February 2017, the former Madhya Pradesh policeman was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi for treatment. The patient’s son had urged that the hospital Administration was holding his father patients hostage to extract money for the unpaid bills.
PM Modi launches UDAN Scheme, UDAN flight
Prime minister, Narendra Modi has recently launched the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Har Nagarik) in Shimla. During this visit, he has flagged off the first UDAN flight on Shimla-Delhi route. Also, he has launched the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa – Hyderabad, and Nanded – Hyderabad routes.
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Reserve Bank of India to issue new 5 and 10 coins
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come up with the circular to resemble the 150th anniversary of the Allahabad High Court. It has announced, the new 10 and 5 coins will be minted to commemorate the 125th year of National Archives of India.
Nasa’s Cassini enters the explored region
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has entered into the ever-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings on 26 April 2017. Till now, no spacecraft has ever ventured into the region before. The Protective shield prevents the damages that may happen to the scientific instruments damage.
Uttar Pradesh government cancels the 15 Public Holidays
The Uttar Pradesh state government has recently canceled 15 public holidays in educational institutions. These 15 holidays are commemorated under the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken this decision during the state council meeting.
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28th April 2017 Current Affairs Questions – Agreements & Appointments
Tamilnadu Govt agreement with BBNL to implement Bharat net Programme
The Tamil Nadu state government has recently signed an agreement with Bharat Broadband Network Limited to implement the Centre’s rural internet connectivity program “Bharatnet”. Under this program, a total of Rs. 50 lakh has been allocated.
Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar Appointed as the General of CRP
The Union Government has recently appointed Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar as the Director General (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He will continue until 31 December 2019. Currently, Bhatnagar is serving as the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Also, the Union Government has appointed R. K. Pachnanda as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
NITI Aayog’s Vision: houses, Vehicles, AC’s for all by 2032
The think tank of the Union Government, NITI Aayog has come up with a vision document 2031-32. The document clears that every Indian will have houses with toilets, two-wheelers or cars, air-conditioners, power and digital connectivity by 2032. NITI Aayog’s Vice-Chairperson Arvind Panagariya has presented this glimpse of the Vision 2031-32.
April 28th, 2017 Updates – International
NASA launches super balloon from New Zealand
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has successfully launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift Super Pressure Balloon (SPB) from New Zealand.
Belgium, First Nation to open Honorary Consulate in GIFT City, Gujarat
For the first time in the history, Belgium has become the first country to open an honorary consulate office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City). Belgian Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, Pieter De Crem. Hari Sankaran has inaugurated this consulate.
Nita Ambani is the member of IOC’s important Commissions
Nita Dalal Mukesh Ambani is the chairperson and founder of Reliance Foundation and a non-executive director of Reliance Industries. Recently, she has been appointed as the member of two important commissions of the International Olympic Committee.(IOC).
Yes bank has won the Golden Peacock Award 2017
YES BANK, the India’s fifth largest private sector Bank has won the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award 2017’. Institute of Directors (IOD) has presented this award.