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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 April - 11 to 20 (Chapter-06)

Current Affairs -2017
April - 11 to 20
(Chapter-06)

126. The Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi Award for Hindi journalism will be awarded to
Rahul Dev and Baldev Bhai Sharma

127. Which state government will launch a unique programme “Ammaku Vandaman” in schools to pay tribute to mothers?
Andhra Pradesh

128. Which veteran Bollywood actor has been honoured with the Living Legend Lifetime Award by the Punjab Association?
Dilip Kumar

129. Nepal and which country held their first ever military exercise?
China

130. Which e-commerce company has received the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) approval to launch its own digital wallet in India?
Amazon

131. The National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) is observed on which date in India?
April 11

132. Scientists from which space agency have released a new global composite map of planet Earth at night as observed in 2016?
NASA

133. Which scheme has been launched to detect black money generation post demonetisation?
Operation Clean Money

134.  Kerala government has promulgated an ordinance making it mandatory for all state schools, including both private and government schools, to teach
Malayalam

135. Which committee has been constituted by the Union Government to examine the existing framework with regard to Virtual Currencies?
Dinesh Sharma committee

136. Munshi Venu, who passed away on April 13, 2017, was a veteran:
Malyalam Actor

137. Which state government has been conferred the Krishi Karman award for highest production of food grains in 2014-2015?
Himachal Pradesh

138. Which state government will re-launched ‘Adarana’ scheme for improving traditional occupations?
Andhra Pradesh

139. ‘The Hit Girl’ is the autobiography of which Bollywood actress?
Asha Parekh

140.  Who heads the committee to prepare the draft Ganga Act, and submitted its report on April 12, 2017?
Justice Girdhar Malviya

141. Which country’s team has won the 5th edition of Asian School Hockey Championship-2017?
India

142. Usage of Malayalam as official language has been made compulsory in all government offices in Kerala from:
May 1, 2017

143. Who was the president of Badminton Association of India till April 13, 2017 and a former Mayor of Lucknow ?
Akhilesh Das Gupta

144. The Union government will launch “SAMPADA Scheme” for which sector?
Food processing

145. As per a report published by Amnesty International, which country executed the most people in year 2016?
China

146. When is the International Day of Human Space Flight celebrated?
April 12

147. Which committee has been constituted by the Union government to monitor the regional air connectivity scheme “UDAN”?
R N Choubey committee

148. Which entity has joined hands with the State Bank of Indiato promote cashless transactions like ‘SBI buddy e-wallet’ and POS machines?
Department of Post

149. Name the grassroot programme to promote sports culture in India?
Khelo India

150.Which state government to launch cheap food canteen “Annapurna Bhojnalayas”?
Uttar Pradesh

151. Which American actress has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)?
Kristin Davis

152. Which country has the third largest HIV epidemic in the world?
India

153.Who has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in fiction?
Colson Whitehead

154. Who is the author of the book ‘Hope in a challenged democracy: An Indian narrative’?
Dr Ashwani Kumar

155.The first-ever G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy was held in which country?

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