Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (15th to 21st April 2018)

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Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of April 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI Clerk 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of April 2018

 1) Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojana Launched in – Telangana.

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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
CM Chandrashekar Rao
Governor ESL Narasimhan

2) ITDC bags Rs.550 crore projects for developing infrastructure in – Andhra Pradesh.

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Andhra Pradesh Capital Hyderabad, Amravati
CM Chandrababu Naidu
Governor ESL Narasimhan

3) Tripura Govt sanctions Rs 50 crore for IIIT at – Bodhjungnagar.

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Tripura Capital Agartala
CM Biplab Kumar Deb
Governor Tathagata Roy

4) Government raises NABARD’s authorised capital to – Rs 300 billion to aid rural economy.

5) Reliance Jio raises Rs 3250 crore from Japanese banks to fund capital expenditure.

6) L&T, BEL Ink MoU For – Defence Products.

7) NPCIL & NSDC Signed A MoU provide skill training to – 500 youth and women at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.

8) Government extends Phase-1 of FAME-India scheme by – 6 months.

9) Smriti Irani Inaugurates 7th Edition Of Home Expo India 2018 in – Greater Noida.

10) Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting Begins In – London.

11) Dharmendra to receive – Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award.

12) 17-year-old Pune swimmer double crosses Bangla Channel, sets world record – Sampanna Ramesh Shelar.

13) CWG 2018: India ends campaign in third spot with – 26 Gold Medals.

14) President of India Receives first copy of book – ‘Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar: Vyakti Nahin Sankalp’.

15) .  World Hemophilia Day is recognized worldwide on 17th April every year, Theme of the year 2018 is – “Sharing Knowledge

16) Government revises target to complete Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana from year – 2022 to 2019

17) Government removes 44 districts from – Naxal-affected areas list

18) Prime Minister Modi to visit United Kingdom in second leg of his – Two-nation European tour

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UK Capital London
UK Currency Pound Sterling
UK Prime Minster Theresa may

19) China launches website to report – corruption.

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China Capital Beijing
China Currency Renminbi
China President Xi Jinping

20) France announces 50 million euro humanitarian aid for – Syria.

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France Capital Paris
France Currency Euro, CFP franc
France President Emmanuel Macron

21) India has won an election to a crucial non-governmental organisation committee in – The United Nations.

22) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has launched the Project in order to ensure that the police force of the state is equipped with modern day technology name of the project is – Pocket Cop.

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Gujarat Capital Gandhinagar
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani
Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli

23) Kerala Government decided to set up three cyber police stations at – Ernakulam, Thrissur and Kozhikode.

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Kerala Capital Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam

24) Himachal Pradesh cabinet approved setting up of Shimla Jal Prabandhan Nigam Limited (SJPNL) for water supply and waste water management in – Greater Shimla

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Himachal Pradesh Capital Shimla, Dharamsala (Second Capital in Winter)
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur
Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat

25) Kotak Mahindra Bank topples SBI to become India’s 2nd largest bank by – market capitalization.

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Kotak Mahindra Bank Headquarters Mumbai
Kotak Mahindra Bank Tagline Let’s Make Money Simple
Kotak Mahindra Bank MD and CEO Uday Kotak

26) The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has decided to accept provident fund withdrawal claims of over Rs.10 lakh via – Physical forms, reversing its earlier decision.

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Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation Headquarters New Delhi
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation CEO V. P. Joy

27) The World Bank has projected a growth rate of – 7.3 percent for India this year and 7.5 percent for 2019 and 2020.

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World Bank Headquarters Washington, D.C., United States
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva

28) Andhra Bank has opened the sale of Sovereign Gold Bonds in line with the Government of India scheme for 2018-19 – Series – I during – April 16-20, 2018

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Andhra Bank Headquarters Hyderabad
Andhra Bank Tagline Where India Banks
Andhra Bank MD and CEO Suresh N Patel

29) AU Small Finance Bank wants to ramp up its business via crowd-sourcing — involving not only employees but also customers and non-customers  with the help of a mobile-based app called – ‘Kamao’ (earn).

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AU Small Finance Bank Headquarters Jaipur
AU Small Finance Bank MD and CEO Sanjay Agarwal

30) Kutch-based Bhuj Mercantile Cooperative Bank has bagged the prestigious Banco Award for – Best performing cooperative bank.

31) Yes Bank MD and CEO Rana Kapoor felicitated with – ‘India Talent Management Award 2018’

32) Indian scientists have formulated an Ayurvedic drug to cure dengue, claimed to be the first in the world, and the medicine is likely to be available in the market by – Next year.

33) Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull won Chinese Grand Prix to claim – The sixth victory of his Formula One career.

34) Veteran journalist S Nihal Singh passed away at – New Delhi.

35) World Heritage Day, also known as the International Day for Monuments and Sites, has been celebrated every year on – April 18 ever since 1982

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2018 Theme Heritage for Generations emphasizing on inter-generational transfer of knowledge

36) SAARC regional summit held in – Hyderabad

37) Government decides to set up district plan to accelerate growth of districts by – 3 %.

38) First meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan to be held in – New Delhi.

39) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its French counterpart Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) are set to collaborate on missions to – Mars and Venus.

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France Capital Paris
France Currency Euro, CFP franc
France President Emmanuel Macron

40) India and the US decided to set up a joint task force on natural gas with a view to promote strategic and economic interest of the – Two nations.

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USA Capital Washington, D.C.
USA Currency United States Dollar
USA President Donald Trump

41) Taiwan has opened its trade office in – India.

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Taiwan Capital Taipei
Taiwan Currency New Taiwan Dollar
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen

42) US to restrict movement of Pakistani diplomats from – May 1.

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Pakistan Capital Islamabad
Pakistan Currency Pakistani Rupee
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

43) Six more States have decided to implement the e-way bill for intra-state movement of goods from – 20th of this month

44) CRISIL reaffirms rating on ICICI Bank at – ‘AAA/Stable’.

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CRISIL Headquarters Mumbai
CRISIL CEO Ashu Suyash

45) Amazon has launched an Android web browser app called Internet which is designed to – use minimal storage and data.

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Amazon Headquarters Washington, USA
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

46) The International Monetary Fund, IMF has stated that India is expected to grow at – 7.4 per cent in 2018 and 7.8 per cent in 2019.

47) Lieutenant General P P Malhotra has assumed charge as the new Director General of the – National Cadet Corps (NCC).

48) Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is – C Haridas.

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Indian Overseas Bank Headquarters Chennai
Indian Overseas Bank Tagline Good people to grow with
Indian Overseas Bank MD and CEO R. Subramaniakumar

49) A Russia-Germany research collaboration has used femto second (millionths of a billionth of a second) laser pulses to make an – Insulating material conduct electricity.

50) Former US First lady president who has passed away is – Barbara Bush.

51) Veteran journalist T V R Shenoy passes away.

52) Venkaiah Naidu launches cashless health scheme in – Assam.

53) Bihar has highest rate of crime against – SC/ST.

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Bihar Capital Patna
CM Nitish Kumar
Governor Satya Pal Malik

 54) Smriti Irani launches GNFC’s Neem project in – Uttar Pradesh.

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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adityanath
Governor Ram Naik

 55) Odisha’s 2nd longest river bridge opened in Ib River in –  Sambalpur district.

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor S C Jamir

 56) The bank which goes past SBI to become India’s 2nd most valuable lender – Kotak bank.

57) India’s most trusted bank is – SBI.

58) Yes bank launches GST backed over draft facility for – MSME’s.

59) NABARD approves Rs 14,690 Cr funding to – Rajasthan.

60) Adithi rao Hydari to receive Dadasaheb phalke excellence award for – Bhoomi.

61) DARPAN-PLI app launched by – Manoj Sinha.

62) ‘Study in India’ portal of HRD ministry launched by – Ms. Sushma swaraj.

63) Commerce ministry launches digital platform for – MSME’s exporters.

64) Bharat-22 elf follow-on offer may be worth – Rs. 10,000 crore.

65) The country which won six elections to UN economic and social council bodies – India

66) India-Wiesbaden conference 2018 held in – New Delhi.

69) Rank of India in world’s  largest economy is – 6th

70) Bengaluru highest paying city for – Talent.

71) Parcel Directorate inaugurated by – Shri Manoj Sinha.

72) Swaziland king Mswati III renames country – ‘Kingdom of eSwatini’.

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Swaziland Capital Mbabane (executive)

Lobamba

Currency Rand
King Mswati III

 

73) Chhattisgarh to Distribute Free Smartphones to Over 50 Lakh People under – Sanchar Kranti Yojana.

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Chhattisgarh Capital Raipur
CM Raman Singh
Governor Balram Das Tandon

 

74) UP government orders government hospitals and orphanages to establish – SHISHU SWAGAT KENDRA- PALNA.

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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adityanath
Governor Ram Naik

 

75) India Skills Kerala 2018 is going to held in – Kochi

76) Standard Chartered ties up with Zoho.

77) IIIDEM organizes 2-Day Consultative Workshop for the Delegation from – The Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan.

78) Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in – London.

79) First Ever International SME Convention-2018 in – New Delhi.

80) Karan Johar Is First Bollywood Filmmaker To Get Wax Statue At – Madame Tussauds.

81) Madhya Pradesh conferred – Most Film Friendly Award.

82) Lifetime achievement honour at the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards won by – Rakesh Roshan

83) World Bank tells that Rank of India in world’s largest unbanked population is – 2nd.

84) Vice President Releases a Book titled – ‘Bhavdiye’.

85) The Government of India celebrates April 21 every year as ‘Civil Services day’

86) Sushma Swaraj left for China on 4-Day visit for – SCO Meet.

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China Capital Beijing
China Currency Renminbi
China President Xi Jinping

 87) Vijay Goel launches Central Project Monitoring Unit for – e-Vidhan project .

88) The Madras High Court became the first court in south India and eighth in the country to introduce – e-court fee payment facility.

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Tamil Nadu Capital Chennai
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

 89) 2500 plastic bottle crushing machines installed in – Maharashtra.

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao

 90) PFRDA makes sharing of bank a/c, mobile number mandatory for – NPS subscribers.

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PFRDA Headquarters New Delhi
PFRDA Chairman Hemant G. Contractor

 91) ICICI Bank launches digital form for opening – Current accounts.

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ICICI Bank Headquarters Mumbai
ICICI Bank Tagline Hum Hai Na, Khyal Apka
ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar

 

92) Yes Bank gets RBI nod to open offices in – London, Singapore.

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Yes Bank Headquarters Mumbai
Yes Bank Tagline Experience our Expertise
Yes Bank MD and CEO Rana Kapoor

 

93) Markets regulator SEBI disposed of the charges against private player Karur Vysya Bank as it did not find any violation of – Shareholding disclosure norms.

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Karur Vysya Bank Headquarters Tamil Nadu
Karur Vysya Bank Tagline Smart Way to Bank
Karur Vysya Bank MD and CEO P R Seshadri

 

94) Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani and human rights lawyer Indira Jaising have been named by Fortune magazine as – The World’s Greatest Leaders of 2018

95) 8th South Asian Judo Championship begins in – Lalitpur, Nepal

96) International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach presented a memento to Indian Olympic medallist shooter – Abhinav Bindra and boxer Vijender Singh

97) Turkey-born scientist who worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which developed the atomic bomb, has passed away aged 97 is – Nerses Krikorian

98) Human rights activist and former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court Justice who passed away in New Delhi- Rajinder Sachar.

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