17th to 23rd APRIL 2024


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  1.  Kuwait's Emir has appointed the new Prime Minister of Kuwait

●     Sheikh Ahmed Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

  1.   The record of scoring most runs in IPL in 2024 has made by

●     Sunrisers Hyderabad

  1. According to the list released by Airports Council International (ACI) World, the tenth busiest airport in the world.

●      Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, Delhi

  1.  The  brand ambassador of SPACE India & SPACE Arcade

●     Sanjana Sanghi

  1.  The bronze medal in the women's 10m Air Pistol at the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) Final Olympic Qualification Championship in Rio won  by

●      Palak Gulia

  1. The first country in the world to introduce a new 5-in-1 vaccine (Men5CV) against meningitis

●     Nigeria

  1.  The GCP (Green Credit Programme) has approved the trees plantation in over 500 land parcels, covering 4,980 hectares across 10 states in the past two months. The state is leading in implementing the Green Credit Programme (GCP) of the Centre.

●     Madhya Pradesh

  1. SPACE, a premier test and evaluation centre for sonar systems set up by Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory of DRDO for the Indian Navy, has been inaugurated in

●     Idukki,Kerala

  1. Former RBI Governor Duvvuri Subbarao has launched his memoir titled

●     Just a Mercenary?: Notes from my Life and Career

  1. Australian captain 'Pat Cummins and England all-rounder Nat Sciver-Brunt' has been named as

●     Wisden Top Cricketers

  1. 'Apple' and 'CleanMax' (Clean Max Enviro Energy Solutions) have signed an agreement to advance renewable energy initiatives in

●     India

  1.  On 12 April, Trishakti Corps of the Indian Army has conducted a training exercise at a super high-altitude area of 17,000 feet, involving the firing of Anti Tank Guided Missile training in

●     Sikkim

  1. 'Tiranga Barfi' and “Dhalua Murti Metal Casting Craft' of Varanasi

have got

●     GI tag status

  1. Musician ‘A R Rahman’ and Bollywood actor 'Amitabh Bachchan' have been honoured with

●     Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award

  1. The  new Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI)

●     Senior IAS officer 'Saurabh Garg'

  1. India has announced to first test of 'Astra Mark 2 Missile' with a strike range of 130 km.

  1. The 23rd session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) has been organised in

●     New York (April 15-26, 2024)

  1. India has won a total of 09 medals (four silvers and five bronze medals)

in the

●     Asian Wrestling Championship 2024 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

  1.  The country's first locally manufactured electric dump truck (SKT105E) has been launched by

●     Sany India

  1. Bank of Baroda World mobile app 'BoB World'  has been banned by 

●     Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

  1. The 26th chief of the Indian Navy

●     Admiral 'Dinesh Kumar Tripathi’

  1. India has delivered BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to Philippines for the first time.

  1. Famous economist 'Utsa Patnaik' has been selected for

●     Malcolm Adiseshiah  Award 2023

  1.  The prestigious Hockey India's 'Asunta Lakra Award' (during the Hockey India 6th Annual Awards 2023) for the upcoming player of the year has won by

●     Deepika Soreng

  1.   Silver medal in Khelo India NTPC National Ranking Archery Competition has won by

●     Sheetal Devi (Para-archer )

  1.  Indian batsman 'Rohit Sharma’ has become the second player after M S Dhoni  to play

●     250th match in IPL  (Indian Premier League)

  1.  Indian-origin Professor 'Kaushik Rajashekara ' has been honoured with World Energy Award for his outstanding contribution in the

●     Energy sector

  1. Computer chip maker ‘Intel’ has appointed  the company's Managing Director (MD) for India

●     Santosh Vishwanathan

  1. Hamad International Airport DOHA, Qatar has been awarded the world's best airport by the

●     Prestigious 2024 Skytrax World Airport Awards

  1.  According to the World Happiness Report, the world's happiest country for the 7th time in a row.

●     Finland

  1. The first ' Automated Driving Test Track (ADTT)' by  Maruti Suzuki India Limited has been completed in

●     Ayodhya city of Uttar Pradesh

  1. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has inaugurated 'Startup Mahakumbh' at Bharat Mandapam in

●     New Delhi

  1. Recently the Indian Council of Agricultural Research has signed an MoU with Dhanuka Agritech Limited to boost

●     Agricultural Technology

  1. The 47th meeting of the 'National Committee of Archivists (NCA)' has been organised at

●     Sher-e Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC),Srinagar

  1. On 20th March 2024, The status of Miniratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) has been achieved by

●     Grid Controller of India Limited (GRID-India)

  1. Uttar Pradesh Police has launched the digital platform to help in the crime prevention and investigation in the state

●     Trinetra App 2.0

  1. India's first  integrated Oil Palm Processing unit established by 3F Oil Palm has  been started in

●      Arunachal Pradesh

  1.  The youngest chess player in the world to win the FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament 2024

●     D. Gukesh

  1.  The 39th country to join the Artemis Accords

●     Slovenia

  1. 'Amazon Pay' has tied up with 'National Payment Corporation of India' (NPCI) to launch

●     Credit services on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI)

  1. The language model Llama 3 and real-time image generator has been released by

●      META

  1. The third largest silver producing company globally

●     Hindustan Zinc Limited (Vedanta group company)

  1. ‘Jason Wilcox' has been appointed as  new technical director of

●     Manchester United

  1. Professor  of Jawaharlal Nehru University, 'Surinder. S. Jodhka' has been selected for

●      Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2024

  1. Associate Professor 'Vikas Kumar' of Azim Premji University have been nominated for

●     Elizabeth Adiseshiah Award 2024

  1. 'Balraj Panwar' has secured India's first quota in rowing for

●     Paris Olympics 2024

  1.   The new Additional Secretary in the Department of Health & Family Welfare

●     Aradhana Patnaik (IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre)

  1.  'World Haemophilia Day' is celebrated across the world on

●     17th  April

(Theme-Equitable access for all: recognizing all bleeding disorders )

  1. 'World Heritage Day' is celebrated across the world on

●     18 April

(Theme-Discover and experience diversity)

  1. 'World Liver Day' is celebrated across the world on

●     19 April

  1.  National Civil Service Day is celebrated in India on

●     21 April

  1. Earth Day is celebrated all over the world on

●     22 April (Theme-Planet vs. Plastics)

  1.  World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated across the world on

●     23 April (Theme-Read Your Way)

  1. National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated in India on

●     24 April