Monday, May 1, 2017

Current Affairs -2017 April - 21 to 25 (Chapter-02)

Current Affairs -2017
April - 21 to 25

26. Name the persons who had recently discovered new type of blood cells ‘Dendritic cells’.
Rahul Satija & Karthik Shekhar

27. Which country has replaced Japan as world’s number two importer of liquefied petroleum gas or LPG?

28. Pakistan has leased the Gwadar Port to a company belonging to this country for 40 years.

29. What is the theme of the India Pavillian during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017?
Yoga and Wellness

30. Name the Bollywood Actress, who has been received Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2017
Saiyami Kher

31. What was the 2017 theme of ’World Malaria Day’, observed on April 25, 2017?
End Malaria for Good

32. How much can GST boost India's GDP growth by, according to the US Fed Reserve?
4.2 percent

33. Who is the first female President of Nepal was on an official visit to India from 17 to 21 April, 2017?
Bidya Devi Bhandari

34. Which hospital is India’s first public hospital to start plaque brachytherapy facility for the treatment of eye tumours?
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

35. Who will be honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award?
Kapil Dev

36. Which Indian personality has won the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize?
Prafulla Samantra

37. Name the Stamps, which have been sold at 500,000 pounds at an auction in UK?
Gandhi Stamps

38. Which country achieved its first ever coal-free day on April 21, 2017?
United Kingdom

39.  Which country has signed an MOU for defence industry cooperation in shipbuilding with India in April 2017?
South Korea

40. The Sports which have been removed from the 2018 Asian Games.
Cricket, Skateboarding, Sambo and Surfing

41. Who won the Monte Carlo Masters title 2017 in men’s double category?
Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas

42. The high court judges of which state have decided to give up the red beacon lights much before the set deadline?

43. The National Panchayati Raj Diwas is celebrated on which date in India?
April 24

44. Who has been appointed as Badminton Association of India’s interim President?
Himanta Biswa Sarma

45. Giusi Nicolini who won a UNESCO Peace Prize is the mayor of which Italian island?

46. What is the theme of the International Mother Earth Day 2017?
Environmental & Climate Literacy

47. Which state government inaugurated ‘Pariskara Vedika‘, a call centre meant for public grievance redressal?
Andra Pradesh

48. Dr Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as Doctor Didi, was recently presented with Padma Shri award at her residence to recognise
her service to the poor. Which state does she belong to?
Madhya Pradesh

49. Who has won the 2017 Men’s Singles title of Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament?
Rafael Nadal

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