Daily Current Affairs | 20th April 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Frank Schloeder appointed as acting President of BMW India
  • Obama nominates Indian-American Geeta Pasi as US’ next envoy to Chad
  • Five-time Emmy winning actress Doris Roberts passes away
  • RBL Bank launches dedicated branch for start-ups
  • Costa Rican midfielder is Mumbai FC’s new head coach
  • FIH promotes India’s Durga Thakur to international outdoor umpire
  • PHDCCI, PHFI signs pact for skill development in health sector
  • India signs MoU with Mauritius for collaboration in traditional medicine and homeopathy
  • Indian firms focusing more on digital investments in IT & marketing
  • Women representation on company boards increases in India
  • India ranked 133 among 180 countries in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index
  • Finland ranked 1 in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index
  • Nick Blackwell announced his retirement from the sport
  • Steve Davis, England’s snooker great, announced his retirement from the game after 38-year career
  • Iran unveiled S-300 missile system parts at army parade
  • Bimlendra Jha in April 2016 was appointed as the CEO of Tata Steel UK
  • AES India Private Limited signed an agreement with Panasonic India to construct a 10 MW energy storage project in Jhajjar, Haryana
  • Cavendish Industries was acquired by JK Tyre and Industries Ltd
  • The 106-carat Kohinoor diamond also known as Mountain of Light in Persian came into news due to a hearing in Supreme Court of India
  • China suspended “Business 20” an anti-corruption taskforce in 2016 after taking over the G20 presidency
  • Laos’s National Assembly appointed Communist Party chief Bounnhang Vorachit as the country’s new President
  • Ethiopia declared two days of national mourning for 208 people killed in cross-border cattle raids.