Latest Current Affairs 08th April 2018

Gehlot: Govt committed to protect the rights of SC, ST :Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot said that government is committed to protecting the rights of Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes and there is no change in its policies in providing reservation to the people belonging SC and ST community.

PNB Scam: NBW Against Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi:Non-bailable warrant issued against multi-crore PNB scam kingpin Nirav Modi and Mehul choksi CBI special court in Mumbai issues the warrant.

BJP accuses Congress of divisive politics:BJP accuses Congress of dividing the country into various groups and not thinking of the country as whole; Senior leader Ananth Kumar alleges, the Siddaramaiya government in karnataka follows English divide and rule policy.

PM Modi assures Nepal of India’s continued support for its economic development:Prime Minister Narendra Modi held extensive deliberations with Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, covering entire expanse of bilateral relationship and vowed to boost ties in key areas of defence and security, connectivity and trade.

India and Equatorial Guinea sign four agreements:India and Equatorial Guinea sign four agreements after  delegation-level talks between President Ram Nath Kovind and Equatorial Guinea President;  Both countries express deep concern over the rising threats of terrorism, call for strengthening  cooperation in fight against this menace.

Indian Air Force holds war exercise Gagan Shakti:An all-encompassing coordinated and composite exercise named Gagan-shakti is being conducted by the Indian Air Force from Sunday to the 22nd of this month.

India should move WTO to protect its interests: Suresh Prabhu:Union Commerce, Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu speaks out against trade wars amid growing trade confrontation between US and China;  says India should move WTO against protectionist tendencies of countries hurting its interests, asserts the interests of Air India’s employees would be protected after disinvestment.

CWG 2018: India work hard for 4-3 win over Wales in Men’s hockey:S.V. Sunil’s late goal helped India’s men’s hockey team overcome a lower-ranked Wales with a 4-3 win in a Pool B match of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Sunday.

CWG 2018: India’s women’s TT team clinches maiden Gold:Singles star Manika Batra won two matches as India’s women’s table tennis team upset favourites Singapore to clinch its maiden Gold medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games 2018: M C Mary Kom enters semis:Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom has assured herself of a medal on debut at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.The 35-year-old Olympic bronze-medallist entered the semi-finals in Gold Coast with a 5-0 win over Scotland’s Megan Gordon.

Gold Coast CWG 2018: Medal rush continues for India:Medal rush continues for India at the Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast; Weight-lifter Poonam Yadav wins fifth gold for the country in Women’s 69 kilogram event while shooter Manu Bhaker wins 6th gold and Heena Siddhu bags silver in 10 metre air pistol event; India’s women’s table tennis team outplayed fancied Singapore 3-1 to clinch the 7th gold medal for the country.

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