Current Affairs 1 April 2018

Daily Current GK Update

01APRIL, 2018

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  1. Bengal governor visit riots affected areas.

Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi visited the riot affected area of Asansol and Ranigunj.

Key Point:-

Bengal governor: – Kesari Nath Tripathi

Bengal CM: – Mamata Banerjee

  1. Russia tells to UK to cut over 50 diplomats.

Russia said that UK had to reduce its diplomatic staff by more than 50 people. It’s happened due to crisis in ties between Russia and western countries.

Key Point:-        

Russian President: – Valdimir Putin

Capital of Russia: – Moscow

  1. E-way bill started from today.

E-way bill will be used for inter-state goods transportation.

  1. Long-Term capital gain tax to come in affect from 1st April.

Key Points:-

The budget 2018-19 had reintroduced 10% tax on capital gains.

Long-term capital gains exceeding Rs. 1 lakh from the sale of shares will come under this tax.

  1. BS-VI norms petrol and diesel supply started in Delhi from today.
  2. Supreme Court appoints Justice Jawad Rahim as an acting head of NGT.

Key Point:-

NGT stands for: – National Green Tribunal.

  1. Chandra Bhushan Kumar appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner.
  2. India received 1st LNG from USA.

Key Point:-

LNG stands for: – Liquefied Natural Gas.

India already got a shipment of crude oil from USA in oct, 2017.

  1. 21th Commonwealth games will be start from 4th April, 2018 in (Gold Coast) Australia.
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