Latest Current Affairs 01th April 2018

BJP delegation visits violence hit Asansol, Raniganj in West Bengal :- Four-member BJP delegation visit relief camps and violence-hit Asansol and Raniganj in West Bengal to take stock of situation; Normalcy returning to affected areas.

Jammu & Kashmir: 12 Terrorists killed, 3 Jawans martyred :- Security forces eliminate12 terrorists, including two involved in the murder of Lt Ummer Fayaz in three encounters in Jammu & Kashmir, 3 army Jawans martyred.

CBSE paper leak: Three arrested, CBSE suspends official :- CBSE takes swift action in paper leak case, suspends its official found lax in supervising examination centre; Delhi court also sends 3 other accused arrested in the case to two days police custody.

Gunfight rages in twin villages of Shopian district :- One terrorist was killed and another was captured alive in an encounter with security forces at Iqbal colony Dialgam area of Anantnag district. The encounter began early this morning and ended with one terrorist being eliminated and a newly-recruited terrorist arrested. Meanwhile, another encounter has also been reported from Shopian.

NHAI awarded projects worth Rs 1.22 lakh crore in FY18 :- National Highway Authority of India or NHAI awarded 150 road projects of 7,400 km worth Rs. 1,22,000 crore in the In Financial Year 2017-18.

CBI registers PE into nexus between Videocon chief and Deepak Kochhar :- CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry into the alleged nexus between ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar’s husband Deepak Kochhar and Videocon group chairman Venugopal Dhoot.

Ultra-clean petrol, diesel in Delhi from today :- Ultra-clean Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel, at no additional price, will be supplied in the national capital from Sunday in a bid to combat alarming levels of air pollution.

Magisterial inquiry ordered in Indore building collapse :- Magisterial inquiry ordered in building collapse case in Indore; At least ten persons killed while two others critically injured; 11 persons rescued from debris; ex-gratia of two lakh rupees announced to next of kin of those killed.

Syria’s army vows to finish off last Ghouta rebels :- A deal has been reached to evacuate critically injured people from Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta region.

E-Way Bill for Inter-State movement of goods comes into force :- With the beginning of the financial year 2018-19, the e-way Bill System for Inter-State movement of goods comes into force; An E-way Bill will be required for moving goods worth over 50,000 rupees from one state to another.

Union Budget 2018 proposals comes into effect :- Several important changes will walk into the financial life of a number of Indians, courtesy April 1, it being the first day of the next financial year, 2018-19. All the proposals which were announced in the budget for the coming financial year will come into force from April 1.

Orleans Open: Mark Caljouw beat Sameer Verma in SF :- The lone Indian survivor at the Orleans Open World Super 100 tournament, Sameer Verma has lost his semi-final encounter against Holland’s Mark Caljouw 21-18, 13-21, 12-21.

ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A communication satellite :- Communication from the GSAT-6A satellite launched on March 29 has been lost and efforts are underway to establish a link with it, the Indian Space Research Organisation said today.

Easter, marking the resurrection of Christ celebrated across the world :- Easter – the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ – celebrated all over the world with fervour and gaiety on Sunday.

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