Current Affairs, April 2024

13th April-2024, Current Affairs:

• The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued an advisory to the e-commerce companies, directing them to remove all drinks and beverages including Bournvita from the category of 'health drinks', on their portal and platforms.
• IIM-Ahmedabad is among the top 25 institutions globally for business and management studies while IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Calcutta are among the top 50, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

11th April-2024, Current Affairs:

• Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated today.
• Sixty-nine Indian universities made it to the rankings with 424 entries in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
• Simon Harris became Ireland's new prime minister, replacing Leo Varadkar after he abruptly quit last month citing personal and political reasons.

9th April-2024, Current Affairs:

• The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is in judicial custody in a money laundering case linked with the alleged excise scam, challenging his arrest.
• The 9-day long festival of Navratra, which marks the worship of Goddess Durga, began today with religious fervor and gaiety.

4th April-2024, Current Affairs:

• Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in for his third term as President. Sisi had won the Presidential election with 89.6 percent of the vote in December last year.
• The filing of nominations for the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections end today. The Elections will be held in 88 Lok Sabha seats in 12 States and Union Territories.
• In Tennis, Italy’s Jannik Sinner won the Men’s Singles title of Miami Open tournament in the United States.

3rd April-2024, Current Affairs:

• At least seven people were killed, while more than 700 others were injured after an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale struck Taiwan.
• Savitri Jindal tops the list of richest women in the country with a net worth of $35.5 billion. She is the chairperson of the Jindal Group, a conglomerate with interests in steel, power, cement, and infrastructure.
• The Indian economy is projected to grow at 7.5 per cent in 2024, the World Bank has said, revising its earlier projections for the same period by 1.2 per cent.
• Luís Montenegro sworn in as the Prime Minister of the Portuguese Republic.

2nd April-2024, Current Affairs:

• Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi has informed that for the first time ever, India’s coal and lignite production has crossed one Billion tonnes.
• Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh has said that for the first time the country’s defence Exports have crossed 21 thousand crore rupees mark in 2023-24.
• Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his Australian partner Matthew Ebden defeated Croatia’s Ivan Dodic and American Austin Krajicek 6-7, 6-3, 10-6 to clinched men’s doubles final at the Miami Open on Saturday. The 44-year-old Bopanna became the oldest man to win an ATP Masters 1000 title and the second Indian to reach the finals of all nine ATP Masters 1000 events.

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