Current Affairs 13 April 2018

Daily Current GK Update

13 APRIL, 2018

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  1. India and Saudi Signed MOU on refinery in Maharashtra.

Indian Consortium IOCL, BPCL and HPCL signed MOU with Saudi Arab’s Aramco in the 16th International Energy Form Ministerial. The project cost estimated around 3 lakh crore ($44 billion) and the palns is to finish the project by 2025.

Key Points:-

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister: – Dharmendra Pradhan


  1. Gujarat approves world’s largest Solar Park.

Gujarat Chief Minister approves setting up of 5000 MW solar park in the Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR). The project would be set up in 11,000 hectare land with the cost of 25,000 crore.

            Key Points: –

Chief Minister of Gujarat: – Vijay Rupani

Governor of Gujarat: – Om Prakash Kohli


  1. IPS Rajesh Rajan appointed as DG of CISF.

IPS officer Rajesh Rajan appointed as Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). He has been appointed as a chief till 2020.


  1. Bangladesh ends reservation in govt jobs.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina decided to ends the reservation/quota system in govt jobs.

Key Points: –

Bangladesh PM: – Sheikh Hasina

Capital: – Dhaka


  1. CWG 2018: Sushil Kumar wins the gold in Wrestling.

Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar wins the gold in men’s freestyle 74 kg event. It’s his 3rd gold medal in Commonwealth games.


  1. CWG 2018: Rahul Aware wins the gold in Wrestling.

Rahul Aware wins his first gold medal in men’s freestyle 57 kg event.


  1. CWG 2018: Tejaswini Sawant wins the silver medal in 50 meter Rifle Prone Shooting event.


  1. CWG 2018: Wrestler Babita Kumari wins the silver medal in women’s 53 kg event.


  1. CWG 2018: Seema Punia wins rhe silver in women’s discus throw event.

It’s her 4th medal in Commonwealth Games. In the same event Navjeet Dhillon wins the bronze.


  1. Srikanth becomes world’s no. 1 badminton player.

Kidambi Srikanth becomes first male player who get the no. 1 ranking in badminton after Prakash Padukone.


  1. Unnao rape case accused BJP MLA detained by CBI.
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