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April 11, 2018

11th April 2018 Events - Important Daily Current Affairs

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Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (11th April 2018) Important Current Affairs updates. Happy Reading :)

Daily Current Affairs of 11th April 2018

International Current Affairs
  • In the third leg of his 3 Nation tour, President Ram Nath Kovind has reached Lusaka in Zambia.
    • During this visit, he will hold bilateral talks with his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu.
    • Earlier during his visit to Swaziland , 2 MoUs in fields of health and visa were signed between India and Swaziland.
    • Kovind was bestowed with Swaziland's highest honor.
    • About Zambia :
      • Capital : Lusaka
      • Official Language : English
      • President : Edgar Lungu
      • Vice President : Inonge Wina
      • Currency : Zambian kwacha
  • Mauritius is going to host the 11th edition of World Hindi Conference (विश्व हिंदी सम्मेलन) in its capital city Port Lois in August 18-20, 2018. 
    • The conference provides common platform to several Hindi scholars, writers and laureates from different parts of the world to contribute the language.
    • Theme of 11th World Hindi Conference : “Vaishvik Hindi Aur Bharatiy Sanskriti“. 
National Current Affairs
  • Today (11th April 2018) is National Safe Motherhood Day.
    • This day is observed across India on 11 April to create awareness on proper healthcare and maternity facilities to pregnant and lactating women.
    • This day was launched by the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA), India, a nonpartisan, non-profit and non-governmental membership organization that aims to decrease maternal and newborn death globally
    • Theme of National Safe Motherhood Day 2018 :  ‘Respectful Maternity Care’.
  • The Indian government has amended Income Tax rules to recognise transgenders as an independent category of applicants for obtaining a Permanent Account Number (PAN).
  • The 1st meeting of the newly constituted NITI Forum for Northeast was held in Agartala, Tripura. 
    • The meeting was co-chaired by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajeev Kumar and Minister of State (Independent Charge), for DoNER, Jitendra Singh
    • Representatives of all eight member northeastern states Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura participated in it.
MOUs & Agreements
  • India and World Expo 2020 Dubai have signed participants contract for India’s pavilion in prestigious World Expo 2020 held once in 5 years. 
    • The contract provides for setting up of India pavilion at Expo 2020 on extra-large plot (about one acre) in Opportunity segment.
Banking, Business & Economic Affairs
  • China has filed a trade complaint against the United States with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over tariffs imposed on imports of steel and aluminium products. 
    • China claimed the 25% duty on steel imports and 10% duty on imports of aluminium products violate WTO's fundamental principles.
  • India today donated USD 1 million to support Swaziland's national disaster management agency and expressed commitment to developmental partnership to create local capacities in the country and across Africa.
    • The commitment came as President Ram Nath Kovind addressed Swaziland's parliament, becoming the first visiting Head of the State to do so.
Awards & Honors
  • Japan's Masazo Nonaka (112 Years) has been recognised as the world's oldest living man by the Guinness World Records. 
    • He was conferred the title after Francisco Nunez Olivera from Spain died in February aged 113. 
Recent Committees in News
  • The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has constituted 12-member committee to review enforcement of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) provisions under Companies Act, 2013. 
    • Head of this Committee : Manmohan Juneja
New Appointments
  • IT industry body Nasscom has appointed Wipro's Chief Strategy Officer and board member Rishad Premji as its Chairman for 2018-19.
    • Note : Rishad Premji is the son of Wipro's Chairman Azim Premji.
  • The Union Government has appointed AIIMS professor Balram Bhargava as Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research
  • Senior IPS officer Rajesh Ranjan has been appointed as the Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
Sports Current Affairs
  • India is going to host the Asia Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after a unanimous decision was taken by the Asian Cricket Council to move the tournament from India due to political reasons between India and Pakistan.
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