Latest Current Affairs 03rd April 2018

Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot blames Congress for unrest:Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot speaks to DD News; Blames the Congress for Dalit unrest; Says they did not work for the welfare of Dalits during their tenure.

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to visit India on Friday:Prime Minister of Nepal K.P.Sharma Oli has expressed hope that his forthcoming visit to India will further strengthen age old, multidimensional friendship between India and Nepal.

Unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan:One Army Jawan martyred in Krishnaghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistan violates ceasefire; India responds effectively to unprovoked ceasefire violation.

NIRF rankings 2018: IISc Bengaluru best institution in India:Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru adjudged best institution in country; IIT, Madras is best engineering college; IIM-Ahmedabad is best management institution; HRD Ministry releases India Ranking of best Higher education institutions 2018.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh appeals for peace over SC/ST Act:Union Home Minister speaks on SC/ST Act review petition in Lok Sabha; Says government is committed to welfare of SC/ST communities and appeals for peace; Union Minister Ananth Kumar holds Congress responsible for instigating violent protests against the Supreme Court’s order.

No Maths re-examination for Class X students: CBSE:CBSE says no class 10 Maths re exam in Delhi and NCR; Takes decisions after preliminary investigation saying it is in the paramount interest of students.

Journalist accreditation could be permanently cancelled for fake news: Govt:The government on Monday said the accreditation of a journalist could be permanently cancelled if the scribe is found generating or propagating fake news, as it came out with stringent measures to contain the menace.

SC/ST Act: Supreme Court to consider review petition in ten days:Supreme Court refuses to stay its earlier order on the SC/ST Act while hearing Centre’s review petition for reconsideration of March 20th judgement; asks all parties to file written reply within 3 days; Next hearing scheduled in 10 days; Apex court says its order is not against the Act but was made to prevent persecution of innocent persons.

PM announces ex-gratia of Rs. 10 lakh each to kin of those killed in Mosul:Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday an ex-gratia payment of Rs. 10 lakh each to the families of Indians killed in Iraq’s Mosul.

Flood in Fiji leaves 4 dead, damaged roads:Floods caused by a tropical cyclone that brought torrential weekend rains to the Pacific island nation of Fiji have killed four people, with another presumed drowned, a disaster management official said on Monday.

South Africa mourns the loss of her “mama” Winnie Madikizela-Mandela:South Africans paid their tributes to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died on Monday (April 2) at the age of 81, outside her Soweto home in Johannesburg.

US adds Hafiz Saeed’s political front Milli Muslim League to terrorist list:Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed’s party Milli Muslim League declared a terrorist organization by the United States; India welcomes the decision of the US government.

Egypt’s Sisi sweeps vote with 97 percent, turnout down:Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi swept to a second term with 97 percent of valid votes, official results showed Monday, dominating an election last week that saw him face no serious rivals.

IPL 2018: Fit-again Chris Lynn bats in full flow at KKR nets:A fit-again Chris Lynn was seen batting in full flow along with Sunil Narine as two-time former champions Kolkata Knight Riders geared up for the Indian Premier League with a practice match at the Eden Gardens on Monday.

Rafael Nadal reclaims top spot after Roger Federer slips:Rafael Nadal reclaimed top spot in the men’s ATP rankings on Monday a day after Swiss rival Roger Federer crashed out in Miami to American John Isner.

No more cryptocurrency extensions on Google now:After Facebook and Twitter, Google has cracked down on malicious cryptocurrency mining extensions on its Chrome platform.

Mothers of babies with heart defect may be at risk themselves: Study:Women who give birth to infants with congenital heart defects may have an increased risk of heart problems, including heart attack and heart failure, later in life, warns a new study.

Queue that cucumber in your diet this summer!:From detoxifying your body to preventing dehydration to helping say bye-bye to summer woes, cucumber makes you healthy and enhances your beauty.

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