Current Affairs 24 April 2018

Daily Current GK Update

24 APRIL, 2018

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  1. Armed Forces Special power act removed from Meghalaya

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh completely revoked the controversial Armed force special power act from Meghalaya while diluting it another regions of Arunachal Pradesh.


  1. Rafael Nadal win 11th Monte Carlo Masters title

Rafael Nadal of Spain has won 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by defeating Japan’s kei nishikori in final to retain the world number one ranking he become the first male tennis player in the open Era to win the same title 11 times in his career with this 76th ATP to title.


  1. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launches 3 books on Champaran movement

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released 3 books based on Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran movement of 1917.

Nitish Kumar released the book titled ‘Mister M K Gandhi ki Champaran diary’ written by Arvind Mohan , ‘Champaran Andolan 1917’ edited by Ashutosh partheshwar and ‘Pir Mohammad Munshi: Kalam ka satyagrahi’ collected and edited by Srikanth.


  1. Indian Overseas Bank in information utility pact with National e-Governance Services Limited

Indian Overseas Bank entered into an agreement for you information utility services with the national e-governance Services Limited with this agreement the Indian Overseas Bank branches will be able to provide high quality authenticated information about debts and defaults which will have more transparency in maintaining the list of borrowers ,debtors, creditors and loan defaulters.


  1. West Bengal Digambarpur India’s best Gram Panchayat

West Bengal has once again topped in the country with digambarpur Gram Panchayat bagging the center’s award for the best gram panchayat in the country, the survey was conducted by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.


  1. 8 South Asian Judo Championship begins in Nepal

The eighth South Asian Judo Championship has begin in Lalitpur, Nepal, besides host Nepal ,Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka participating in a three days Championship.

A total 102 players including 13 from India will compete for 7 gold, 7 silver and 14 bronze medals in mens and womens individual categories.

Indian women made a clean sweep, India won all 7 gold medals in women section.


  1. Tata Consultancy Services, India’s 1st company with 100 billion-dollar dollar market value

TCS has created the history as the market capitalisation of the company has hit the hundred billion dollar mark making it the first Indian company to achieve the mark. TCS shares rose by 2 % to rupees 3476.75 crore pushing the market capitalisation of India’s biggest outsource to rupees 64918 crore.

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