24th - 30th APRIL 2024


5/14/20246 min read

  1. The  country with the highest military spending in 2023, with 916 billion U.S. dollars

     United States

  1. The biggest temple festival 'Thrissur Pooram 2024' has been celebrated in

      Kerala (20th April)

  1. Indian-origin Professor Kaushik Rajasekhar has been elected for International Fellowship by

     The Engineering Academy of Japan

  1. Indian milk brand 'Nandini' has become the sponsor of Scotland and Ireland team in the upcoming

     T20 World Cup

  1. The Reuters photographer has won the 'World Press Photo of the Year Award' for the year 2024, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 18  for his image of a Palestinian woman cradling the body of her five-year-old niece in the Gaza Strip

     Mohammed Salem

  1. French automaker Citroen has signed former Indian captain 'Mahendra Singh Dhoni' as the brand ambassador of

     Citroen India

  1. Recently, Hindi radio broadcasting has started for the first time in

     The Indian Embassy in Kuwait

  1.  A new species of tiger named Clouded Tiger Cat (Leopardus pardinoides) has been discovered in the dense rainforests of


  1.  The vulnerable tribal group, Shompen of Great Nicobar has participated in the voting for the first time.

  1. The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) has signed an MoU with the Ministry of Civil Service of Cambodia for cooperation in the field of

     Human resource development in the civil service

  1. Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) and IIT Delhi have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaborative research and training.

  1.  The first Female  Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University

     Professor Naima Khatoon

  1. The first International Rainbow Tourism Conference has been organized in

     'Kathmandu', the capital of Nepal

  1. 'Novak Djokovic' won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year  award

     for the 5th time at Laureus Sports Awards ceremony 2024

  1. Researchers at IIT Roorkee have discovered fossils of a prehistoric largest snake from a

     Lignite mine in Gujarat

  1. India's 'Gita Sabharwal' has been appointed as the

     United Nations Resident Coordinator in Indonesia

  1. Indian squash player Saurav Ghoshal has announced his retirement from professional squash.

  2. Famous industrialist 'Mr. Ratan N Tata' Chairman of Tata Trusts, has been honoured with 'Humanitarian Award' by

     Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)

  1. The Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of Cotton Corporation of India Limited

     Nidhi S Jain

  1. In the Chinese Grand Prix, Max Verstappen has won the Shanghai Grand Prix title

  1. Goa Governor 'P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has written a book named

     Heavenly Islands of Goa

  1.  The world's largest mobile operator in terms of data traffic consumption

     Reliance Jio

  1.  India's top female player in the (International table tennis Federation) ITTF Table Tennis World Rankings

     Sreeja Akula

  1.  Climate Strategy 2030' on the occasion of World Earth Day has been launched by

     National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

  1. Newsweek -World's Best Hospitals 2024 ranking , has declared ' Medanta' Gurugram as the best private hospital in India Fifth Time in a Row.

  2. Recently, Digital Signature Certificates (DSC) has been made mandatory for all officers in

     Jammu and Kashmir

  1.  India's largest climate clock has been installed at

     CSIR Headquarters' in New Delhi

  1. A new species of butterfly ' Neptis philyra' has been discovered in the Tale Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (TWS) located in

     Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Oceans Decade Conference 2024 has been held in

     Spain (10 - 12 April 2024)

  1. Bangladesh's famous singer 'Rezwana Choudhary Banya' has been honoured with the prestigious “Padma Shri” award by the

     Government of India

  1. Bollywood actor 'Randeep Hooda' has been honoured with

     Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar Award

  1. The brand ambassador of the upcoming  International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's T20 World Cup 2024

     Olympic legend ' Usain Bolt'

  1. The India's first all-in-one payment device BharatPe One has been launched by

     Fintech company ' BharatPe'

  1. The passing out parade of the 58th batch of the Armed Forces Medical College was held in


  1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has banned the issuance of new credit cards of

     Kotak Mahindra Bank

  1. The 'Indian Historical Records Commission' (IHRC) has adopted a new motto

     New Motto–Yatra Itihasam Bhavishyaam Prasakshantah

translates as "Where history is preserved for the future"

  1. India's first gold medal in the Asian U20 Athletic, UAE Dubai in the men's javelin throw with a distance of 70.29m has been won by

     Deepanshu Sharma

  1. The doubles title of the 2024 BMW Open Tennis Tournament have been won by

     Indian tennis player ' Yuki Bhambri and French partner Albano Olivetti

  1. C-DOT, the Telecom R&D Centre of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT),has signed an agreement with IIT Jodhpur

     To utilize the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in revolutionizing 5G and beyond networks

  1. Air India has signed a codeshare agreement with

     Japan's All Nippon Airways

  1. The youngest Prime Minister of Ireland.

     Simon Harris

  1. Narsingh Pancham Yadav has been elected as chairman of the Athletes Commission of the

      Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)

  1. G7 Summit 2024' will be organized in


  1. Amitabh Chaudhary has been re-appointed MD and CEO of

     Axis Bank

  1. Indian Air Force has successfully tested a Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Crystal Maze-2 in

     Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  1. Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVN) has commissioned India's first green hydrogen project Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station (NJHPS) in the state of

      Himachal Pradesh

  1. The state  at the top position in adopting clean energy

     Karnataka and  Gujarat

  1. Uganda has appointed Abhay Sharma as the head coach ahead of the ICC men’s

     T20 World Cup 2024

  1. In the Archery World Cup 2024, India's Jyothi Surekha Vennam , Aditi Gopichand Swamy and Praneet Kaur have won the gold medal by

     Defeating Italy in the women's final match

  1. Indian para shooter Mona Agarwal has won the gold medal in the

     World Shooting Para Sports Tournament

  1. Kerala's Gina Justus has been nominated for the

     Cambridge Dedicated Teacher Awards 2024

  1. The global education and training exhibition 'Getex 2024' has been organized at the

      Dubai World Trade Centre

  1. Senior IRS officer Anurag Chandra has been appointed Deputy Secretary in the

     Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals

  1. Actor Sidharth Malhotra has been appointed as its brand ambassador by

     Macho Sports

  1. Powerlifter Gaurav Sharma has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the

      American University for his work in the field of sports

  1. Arun Alagappan has taken over as the Executive Chairman of

     Agri business company Coromandel International Limited

  1. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Defense Ministers' meeting has been held in

      Astana, Kazakhstan

  1. Gold medal in the 21st Under-20 Asian Athletics Championship has been won by

     Harshit Kumar

  1. The National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) has estimated India's GDP growth rate at

     7.1% in the financial year 2024-2025

  1. Indian Air Force embarks on a transformative digital journey with

     DigiLocker integration

  1. National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated in India on

     24th April

  1. World Malaria Day is celebrated on

     25th April

(Theme–Accelerating the fight against malaria for a more equitable world)

  1. World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated on

     26th April

(Theme-IP and the SDGs: Building our common future with innovation and creativity)

  1. National Worm Day is celebrated in India every year on

      27th April

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated on

     28th April

(Theme-focus on ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate)

  1. International Dance Day is celebrated on

     29 April

  1. World Veterinary Day is celebrated on

     30th April

(Theme–Veterinarians are essential health workers)

  1. Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on

     30th April

  1. The sponsor for the USA and South Africa teams in T20 World cup