Daily Current Affairs | 23rd to 25th April 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs

23rd April 2016

  • The 22nd edition of CORPAT which started in Andaman Sea is an Exercise between India and Thailand
  • A Joint Conference of Chief Justices of High Courts and Chief Ministers of States will be held at New Delhi
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) company will be opening its 21st overseas office in New York in near future
  • Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Paragonimiasis Research Lab (PRL) in Nagaland
  • Recently a research lab on Paragonimiasis, a food borne parasitic infection, was opened in a North East State. The infection is caused by Eating undercooked crab or crayfish
  • Andhra Pradesh will be provided with a plastic park by the Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers at a cost of 1000 crore rupees
  • Cuba removed the ban on its citizens from leaving or entering the country by sea
  • Trade Facilitation Agreement of World trade Organisation (WTO) was ratified by India
  • Russia is the 77th country to ratify the Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO after India being 76th

24th April 2016

  • President Pranab Mukherjee has nominated of six eminent members to Rajya Sabha
  • India, France launch $1 Trillion Potential Solar Programme under ISA
  • Union Government has launched India’s first online interactive heritage portal named Sahapedia was in New Delhi
  • Union Government notifies new rules to revamp SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act
  • Salman Khan named as Indian contingent’s Goodwill Ambassador for 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta signed an anti doping law in a move aimed at helping the country avoid sanctions from World Anti-Doping Agency
  • EP100 is the name of the campaign that is led by The Climate Group to promote energy production
  • The Climate Group led the EP100 campaign which is aimed to increase the energy production
  • Paris climate agreement that Union government signed along with other 174 nations in New York
  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted the high-level ceremony at New York for the historic Paris climate agreement 2016 that was signed by 175 Countries
  • Law of the Sea Convention agreement that was ratified by as many as 119 countries on a single day before Paris climate agreement 2016
  • Japan, USA, Russia &China are internationally recognised as having successfully developed and flown manned stealth jets
  • Union government constituted the inter-ministerial panel to prepare a blueprint for doubling farmers’ income by 2022

25th April 2016

  • 25th April : World Malaria Day
  • Nabard lends Rs 1,000 crore to HSWC for wheat procurement
  • Tata Trusts signs pact with Odisha for Malaria elimination
  • Cadbury inaugurates largest Asia-Pacific facility in India
  • India banned milk, mobile phones import from China
  • China, Pakistan ink agreement to launch satellite to monitor CPEC projects
  • Rafael Nadal wins Barcelona Open to equal clay-court record
  • India to host 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships
  • The theme of the World Malaria Day 2016 that was observed is End Malaria For Good
  • The Indian Wrestler Sandeep Tomar secured an Olympic quota place for India in the men’s 57kg freestyle category
  • The doubles tennis players Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan won the 2015 Barcelona Open Men’s Doubles tennis title
  • The American natives saw a full moon. The moon is also called as the Pink Moon