Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (1st to 7th April 2018)

Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (1St to 7th April)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 1st 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 1st Week of April 2018

1) April 1 to 7 is observed as – Prevention of Blindness Week in India.

2) International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated on – 2 April.

3) Government is going to launch Swachh Bharat Summer Internship (SBSI) 2018 in – Coming summer vacation.

4) The government of West Bengal has launched – ‘Rupashree’ Scheme.

5) Delhi becomes first city to roll-out – Euro VI fuel.

6) With the beginning of the financial year 2018-19, the e-way Bill System for Inter-State movement of goods comes into force; An E-way Bill will be required for moving goods worth over 50,000 rupees – from one state to another.

7) NHAI awarded projects worth – Rs 1.22 lakh crore in FY18.

8) Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj was adjudged – ‘Sportsperson of the Year’.

9) Debjani Ghosh Appointed New President of – Nasscom.

10) Meeting Of PIC between India and Pakistan Held in – New Delhi.

11) Asia’s Largest Startup Conclave hosted by – Kerala.

12) ISRO losses contact with communication satellite – GSAT-6A.

13) India Gets First US LNG Shipment At – Dabhol, Maharashtra.

14) India is now the second-largest mobile phone producer in the world after – China.

15) Sixth Santhosh Trophy Football title won by – Kerala.

16) Tamil film director C.V. Rajendran has died aged 81.

17) World Autism Awareness day was observed on- April 2

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Theme Empowering Women and Girls with Autism

18) The three-hour time cap for visitors to the Taj Mahal came into force on – Sunday.

19) The Mangalore International Airport has been adjudged the – cleanest airport in the country.

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Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra

20) Rank of India in almond import is – First.

21) Six monuments in North Eastern States identified for listing under – World Heritage Site.

22) New plant species Fimbristylis agasthyamalaensis discovered in – Western Ghats.

23) Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has announced the company will buy China-based food delivery startup – Ele.me.

24) Google most likely to launch mid-range Mobile – Pixel, Pixelbook in India.

25) ICICI loses Rs12, 000cr in value amid probe into – Videocon loan.

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ICICI Headquarters Mumbai
Chairman Chanda Kochhar

26) SIDBI Foundation Day- Launches – ‘Samridhi- Virtual Assistant’ & ‘ Bankability Kit’.

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SIDBI Headquarters Lucknow
Chairman Shri Mohammad Mustafa

27) Tibetans to host ‘Thank You India’ campaign in – Delhi.

28) Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched the – Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA).

29) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is in Russia to attend the – 7th Moscow Conference on International Security.

30) Amazon CEO who has topped in Bloomberg Billionaires Top 100 Index- Jeff Bezos

31) Rank of India in global startup ecosystem in 2017 is – 37.

32) President receives copy of special issue of ‘Think India’ journal on – Deen Dayal Upadhyay.

33) Nadal dethrones Federer to become – world no. 1 again.

34) E-way Bill System for Inter-State movement of goods comes into force on – With the beginning of the financial year 2018-19

35) HRD Ministry Constitutes Committee To Prevent Exam Paper Leakages.

36) Multi Modal Logistic Park inaugurated at – Balli, Goa.

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Goa Capital Panaji
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar
Governor Mridula Sinha

 37) Softbank Signs $930 Million Deal To Set Up – Solar Venture In India

38) Jio Limited has commenced operations as a – Jio payments bank.

39) IndusInd Bank gets RBI nod to acquire – IL&FS Arm.

40) M L Srivastava appointed protem chairman of – Lalit Kala Akademi.

41) India-Japan-US Trilateral Talks Held In – New Delhi

42) An MoU was signed between the Indian Army and HDFC Bank on the – Defence Salary Package.

43) A world-class interpretation centre and other tourist facilities for visitors were inaugurated at – The Konark Sun Temple, Odisha.

44) Suresh Prabhu Launches Digital Initiative for – Ease Of Export

45) Suresh Prabhu launched digital initiatives by Export Inspection Council (EIC) for ease of export at New Delhi.

46) Ola has acquired Mumbai-based – Ridlr.

47) Sindhu, Srikanth bag top honours at – ESPN Multi-Sport Awards.

48) Name of Indo-Kyrgyzstan joint training exercise – KHANJAR-V.

49) Commonwealth Games 2018 starts at – Gold Coast In Australia.

50) Ola has introduced an in-trip insurance programme for all its customers in India starting at – just Re 1.

51) India and the United Arab Emirates signed MOU on technical cooperation in – rail sector.

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UAE Capital Abu Dhabi
Currency Dirham
President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

52) India and Canada signed MOU on foster cross-border partnerships.

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Canada Capital Ottawa
Currency Dollar
President Justin Trudeau

53) India and Afghanistan for cooperation in the field of – food safety and related areas.

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Afghanistan Capital Kabul
Currency Afghani
President Ashraf Ghani

54) FIEO, PayPal ink MoU to empower – Indian SMEs to sell globally.

55) Global Logistics Summit held in – New Delhi.

56) 10 Indian Women Achievers were presented the FLO Icon Awards.

  • The award winners are:
  1. Banking & Finance – Ms Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank
  2. Health & Wellness – Dr Aarti Vij, Chief of AIIMS’ Organ Retrieval and Banking Organization (ORBO)
  3. Media Entrepreneurship – Ms Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms
  4. Conscientious Cinema – Ms Twinkle Khanna, Entrepreneur, Author, Film Producer
  5. Digital Entrepreneurship – Ms Falguni Nayar, Founder & CEO, NYKAA
  6. Science & Technology – Dr Tessy Thomas, Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
  7. Promoting Literature – Ms Namita Gokhale, Author and Director of Jaipur Literature Festival
  8. Environmental Protection – Ms Bharati Chaturvedi, Founder of CHINTAN, Environmentalist and writer
  9. Commando Training – Dr Seema Rao, Commando Trainer, certified Doctor and MBA in crisis management
  10. Grassroots Mobilization – Ms Kamal Kumbhar, Social entrepreneur & Founder of Ekta Producer Company

57) Julius Maada Bio elected as Sierra Leone’s – President.

58) India is the third most vulnerable country to – cyber threats.

59) India pips Japan, becomes second largest manufacturer of – crude steel.

60) Flipkart Partners With MakeMyTrip To Offer – Travel Services.

61) Indo-Korean joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise – ‘SAHYOG- HYEOBLYEOG 2018’.

62) Ex-England midfielder who passes away is – Ray Wilkins.

63) World Health Day is celebrated every year on – 7 April.

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Theme Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere.

64) The country which has introduced national service for women for the first time is – Qatar.

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Qatar Capital Doha
Currency Riyal
President Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani

65) Jammu’s first tulip garden has been set up at – Sanasar in Ramban district of Jammu region.

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J&K Capital Jammu, Srinagar.
CM Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed.
Governor Narinder Nath Vohra.

66) Tamil Nadu government launched Amma Free Wi-Fi zones in – 5 cities of Tamil Nadu.

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 Tamil Nadu Capital Chennai
CM K. Palanisamy
Governor Banwarilal Purohit

 67) The bank which is 1st to get Swift’s new cross-border payment service- ICICI Bank.

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 ICICI Bank Headquarters Mumbai
CEO Chanda Koacher
Tagline We Keep You Going

68) Indian Bank has introduced Public Financial Management System (PFMS) and has launched – ‘Bharat QR’ facility.

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 Indian Bank Headquarters Chennai
CEO Kishor Kharat
Tagline Your Tech-friendly bank

69) HCL Technologies has acquired C3i Solutions for – USD 60 million.

70) Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal launched UTTAM App for – Coal Quality Monitoring.

71) Khadi Store Locator App was launched during 9th meeting of National Board of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in – New Delhi.

72) Sushma Swaraj attended NAM Mid-Term Ministerial Conference in – Baku.

73) CBDT forms Working Group to assess tax risks of – HNWIs migrating abroad.

74) TRAI proposes Wi-Fi grid to bring down cost of internet by – 90%.

75) South Africa pacer who has retire from International cricket- Morne Morkel.

76) Who has becomes Most Capped Player In Women’s ODIs – Mithali Raj

77) In badminton team event semifinals India is going to lead by – Kidambi Srikanth.

78) The National Maritime Day has celebrated on – 5th April.

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Theme

Indian Shipping – An Ocean of opportunity

79) The UIDAI has unveiled the beta version of – ‘Virtual ID’.

80) Turkey’s started its first ever nuclear plant with tie up of – Russia.

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Turkey Capital Ankara
Currency Lira
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

81) Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Vipin Parmar launched Mother’s Absolute Affection (MAA) programme with an aim to promote – Breastfeeding.

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Himachal Pradesh Capital Shimla
Chief Minister Jairam Thakur
Governor Acharya Dev Vrat

82) The Bank which has to use WhatsApp for customer service is – IndusInd Bank.

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IndusInd Bank Headquarters Mumbai
CEO Mr. Ramesh Sobti
Tagline We Make You Feel Richer

83) E-portal that has been awarded “For best emerging online Education Portal in North India” – Study Khazana

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Bank Of Baroda Headquarters Vadodara
CEO P. S. Jayakumar
Tagline India’s International Bank.

 84) Himanta Biswa Sarma has elected as President of – Badminton Association of India (BAI).

85) Weightlifter who wins silver which becomes India’s 1st medal at CWG is – Gururaja.

86) All tobacco products and cigarette packs should have the national toll-free number from – September 1 .

87) The Financial Intelligence Unit has imposed Rs.9 crore penalty on – Bank of Baroda.

88) Doha Bank sets up its first branch in – Chennai.

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Doha Bank Headquarters Doha, Qatar
CEO Raghavan Seetharaman

89) India Ratings ups India’s FY19 GDP growth to – 7.4%.

90) Anupam Kher gets Best Supporting Actor nomination at – BAFTA.

91) New MD & CEO of SBI Life – Sanjeev Nautiyal.

90) Ambassador of India To Serbia is – Subrata Bhattacharjee.

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