Daily Current Affairs | 22nd April 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • April 22: International Mother Earth Day
  • Twitter Seva launched by Commerce and Industry Ministry to address issues and grievances of startups, exporters and importers, and other stakeholders
  • Victoria Wood, famous comedian featured in the famous sitcom Dinnerladies, passed away
  • Sunita Narain, Indian environmentalist and political activist, included in the TIME’s 100 Most Influential People
  • Justice PK Mishra was appointed as Lokayukta of Goa
  • Prince Rogers Nelson, music legend, died. He was well know for his album Purple Rain
  • Idriss Deby elected as the President of Chad
  • ISRO Scientists at Thiruvananthapuram indigenously manufactured the world’s lightest synthetic material called Silica Aerogel
  • Pakistan and China signed an agreement for the launch of a special satellite to monitor the development of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects
  • The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended the accreditation of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory in Beijing
  • India’s national carrier Air India featured in an official commemorative album launched to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday celebrations
  • India needs to grow at 10 percentage to become ten trillion dollar economy and eliminate poverty by 2032
  • Radhika Apte bagged the best actress in an international narrative feature honour at 2016 Tribeca Film Festival for her performance in anthology film “Madly”