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CURRENT AFFAIRS IN THIS WEEK - 04 TO 09 APRIL 2016 - PART 2




• 7 April 2016 was observed as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in this African country - Rwanda

• The theme of the World Health Day 2016, which was observed globally on 7 April 2016 is - Halt the rise: beat diabetes

• The city where the foundation stone of Haryana’s first horticulture university  was laid is - Karnal

• The state where BHEL commissioned a seasonwise tiltable canal top solar PV plant is - Andhra Pradesh

• The CEO of Tech Mahindra appointed as the Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is - CP Gurnani

• Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal along with the State Chief Minister launched two schemes to distribute Energy Efficient Smart Agriculture Pumps & Fans on 7 April 2016 in - Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

• Union Cabinet approved the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission on fiscal deficit targets and additional fiscal deficit to States for the award period - 2015-20

• The Beausejour Cricket Ground in St Lucia of West Indies on 6 April 2016 was renamed as - Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium

• The Union Cabinet gave approval to Exim Bank of India for increasing the framework agreement with this country’s central bank - Central Bank of Iran

• The Union Cabinet gave its approval to implement a Project that provides for establishment of National Water Informatics Centre (NWIC) as an independent organization -   National Hydrology Project

• Indian men won the Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament on 6 April 2016 with a 3-1 victory over - Vietnam

• To help rural and urban population to have a reliable access to electricity, Union Government on 5 April 2016 launched the low cost micro solar device, named - Surya Jyoti

• In a bid to improve operational efficiency, Union Cabinet allowed public sector oil companies to have their own independent crude import policy based on their - Commercial requirements

• The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its ex-post facto approval for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) with effect from – 1 July 2014

• CCEA cleared conversion of Working Capital Term Loan (WCTL) of 29.91 crore rupees extended by Bank of Baroda to this public sector undertaking (PSU) into equity shares - Andrew Yule & Co. Ltd. (AYCL)

• Iceland ruling coalition on 6 April 2016 named this person as the Prime Minister of the country - Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson

• With a view to lay down procedures for providing availability of unclaimed dead bodies to the medical colleges for the purpose of studying the human anatomy, the Union Cabinet promulgated - Andaman and Nicobar Islands Anatomy Regulation, 2016

• This Japanese player won the men’s singles title at 2016 Yonex Sunrise India Open badminton championship - Kento Momota

• The 2-day National Summit on Family Planning was held with the theme – New Choices, New Horizons

• This State launched Adarsh Vidyalaya project to provide modern schools on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas in the underdeveloped rural areas - Odisha

• As per the WHO’s Global Report on Diabetes, this many million adults were living with diabetes in 2014 across the world – 422 million

• The Government of this State/Union Territory decided to build a permanent memorial for former President APJ Abdul Kalam – NCT of Delhi

• This 32-year-old native of Porbandar was named the captain of Oman's national cricket team – Ajay Lalcheta

• This Thailand badminton player won the women’s singles title at 2016 Yonex Sunrise India Open - Ratchanok Intanon

• The great Indian Mathematician & Astronomer whose statue was unveiled at UNESCO headquarters on 6 Aril 2016 - Aryabhatta

• China on 6 April 2016 successfully launched a bullet-shaped retrievable scientific research satellite - SJ-10 (Shijian-10)

• The Hollywood actress and screenwriter who died on 6 April 2016 - Barbara Turner

• He will head the high-level committee constituted by the Union Government on 5 April 2016 to suggest ways to strengthen the border protection along the Indo-Pak border – Madhukar Gupta

• He resigned as the Prime Minister of Iceland on 5 April 2016 after his name was revealed in the Panama Papers leak - Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson

• Legislation that was approved by US Senate to provide for greater legal protection to companies for their commercial secrets - Defend Trade Secrets Bill

• Myanmar's (Burmese) Parliament in Naypyidaw on 5 April 2016 passed a bill that gives Aung San Suu Kyi the post of state counselor, which is similar to that of - Prime Minister

• These three countries are greatest emergencies area wherein 125 million people are living in crisis according to a World Health Organization report - Syria, Yemen and Iraq

• This tropical cyclone forced Fiji authorities to issue orders asking peoples to stay inside their homes - Cyclone Zena

• In UK, Britain's Royal Mail launched a set of special postage stamps on 5 April 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of the playwright - William Shakespeare

• The Cabinet sub-committee on scarcity of this state declared 623 villages as scarcity affected - Gujarat

• The electricity regulatory commission of this state approved an average hike of eight percent in power tariff – Madhya Pradesh

• Union Minister of State for Textiles, Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated the Apparel and Garment making Centre at District Industries Centre Complex in - Dimapur, Nagaland



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