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IMPORTANT CURRENT AFFAIRS - APRIL 2015




Current Affairs of April 2015

NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS

 

Who was re-elected as the President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)Brijbhushan Sharan Singh

Who won the bronze medal in 10 m Air Rifle Women event at ISSF Rifle/Piston World Cup?
Apurvi Chandela

Who won the bronze medal in 10 m Air Rifle Men event at ISSF Rifle/Piston World Cup?
Jitu Rai

Who became the first female tennis player from India to achieve the World Number One ranking in doubles?
Sania Mirza

The Supreme Court directed private hospitals to provide free treatment, including specialized surgeries, to _________?
Acid attack victims

Who was recently appointed as the CEO of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)?
Arun Kumar Jha
What is the name of nuclear capable surface to surface missile which was successfully test fired from a naval ship off the Odisha Coast?Dhanush

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elected India to four important United Nations (UN) agencies. These four UN agencies are?

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF),
World Food Programme (WFP),
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and
Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)
Which city was named as National Earth Hour Capital 2015 by World Wildlife Fund (WWF)? Coimbatore was the National Earth Hour Capital for the year 2014.Thane

Retirement fund body EPFO has suspended the minimum monthly pension scheme. The amount of this monthly pension scheme was?
Rs 1000 per month

Name the former Air Chief Marshal of Indian Air Force who died recenlty?
Hrushikesh Moolgavkar

Mobile recharge platform Freecharge was recently acquired by?
Snapdeal

For how many days Union Ministry of Home Affairs suspended the registration of Greenpeace India Society?
180 days

What is the name of legendary Tamil writer and winner of Jnanpith Award who died recently?
Jayakanthan

Who was elected as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2015-16?
Sumit Mazumder, Chairman and Managing Director, TIL Limited

Who was appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee?
Dr Nasim Zaidi

What is the name of bank recently launched by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi under PM Jan Dhan Yojana to provide credit to small entrepreneurs?
Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank (MUDRA Bank)

What is the name of Indian chess grandmaster who won bronze medal in World Women's Chess Championship?
Dronavalli Harika

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Tuesday, banned all diesel vehicles over _______ years old from plying on Delhi roads?
10 years

Who was appointed as the Chairman of Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council?
Rajeev Shukla

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched National Air Quality Index to monitor pollution level in 10 Indian cities. Name of these cities are?
Delhi, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Agra, Varanasi, Lucknow and Faridabad

Who was appointed as the 16th Governor of Mizoram?
Keshari Nath Tripathi

What is the name of Indian mountaineer who died recently? (He was the fastest mountaineer to climb 7 summits of the world in record 172 days in 2006. He hails from Nellore in Andhra region.)
Malli Mastan Babu

Which city was approved as Capital by the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet?
Amaravathi

What is the name of operation launched by India to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen?
Operation Rahat

Amalgamation of Kotak Mahindra Bank with which bank was recently approved by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
ING Vysa Bank


INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS

 

Name the Pakistani girl and winner of Nobel Peace Prize 2014 after whom the NASA has named the Asteroid 316201?Malala Yousafzai
Which country won the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup men's hockey tournament defeating Australia?New Zealand
Who won the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix?Lewis Hamilton of Britain
Which city won the WWF's Earth Hour City Challenge to become the Global Earth Hour Capital 2015?Seoul
Name the former captain of Australian cricket team and commentator who died at the age of 84?Richie Benaud
World Health Day 2015 was observed across the world on 7th April. What is the theme of World Health Day 2015?Food Safety
Name the New Zealand cricketer who was awarded the country's highest cricketing honour 'Sir Richard Hadlee Medal' for the year 2014-15?Brendon McCullum
What is the name of President of International Cricket Council (ICC) who resigned from his post recently?Mustafa Kamal







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