Latest Current Affairs of 27th April 2018

Indu Malhotra – 1st woman lawyer elevated directly – takes oath as SC judge:President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Indu Malhotra as a judge of the  Supreme Court.

J&K: Gunfight between terrorists and army restarts in Kupwara:Terrorists lobbed a grenade at a police station in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, leaving two special police officers and a civilian injured.

Karnataka election: Date for withdrawal of candidature ends today:Today is the last date for withdrawal of candidatures for Karnataka assembly polls.

PM Narendra Modi held delegation-level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the centuries old ties between India and China during a delegation-level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan. PM Modi told Chinese President that the two countries have a big opportunity to work together for the benefit of their people and the world.

A look at PM Modi’s Day 1 itenirary in China:On Day 1 of his visit to China, these are the engagements of Prime Minister Modi.

Russia condemns “fake footage” of Syria chemical weapons attack:Russia condemned the U.S. and its western allies on Thursday for claiming a chemical attack had been launched in Syria’s Ghouta this month, dismissing video showing its victims as “fake footage”.

Drought-hit Cape Town now suffers floods after heavy rainfall:Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has blocked roads and disrupted traffic in South Africa’s drought-hit Cape Town, city officials said on Thursday.

“New history of peace” begins as Kim-Moon meet gets underway at DMZ:North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held the first summit for the two Koreas in over a decade on Friday at the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the countries.

35.3 lakh new jobs generated in 6 months till February: Niti Aayog:Government think tank Niti Aayog has said 35.3 lakh new jobs were generated between September 2017 and February this year.

CBI registers case against former Aircel promoter’s companies:The CBI has registered a case against former Aircel promoter C Sivasankaran’s companies, Axcel Sunshine Limited and Finland-based Win Wind Oy for allegedly defaulting on loans worth Rs. 600 crore taken from IDBI bank.

15th Finance Commission to assess socio-economic issues in Assam:The 15th Finance Commission during its visit to Guwahati assessed the state of the finances of Assam, its socio-economic challenges and understands the efforts of the state government to tackle these.

Indian girls and boys won South Asian Under-12 Qualifying Tennis Tournament:Indian girls and boys have won South Asian Under 12 Qualifying Tennis Tournament. Both the teams have qualified for ITF Asian 12 and Under Team Championship.

After 14 years and a #MeToo campaign, veteran comedian Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault:Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted on Thursday of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004, marking the first such conviction of a celebrity since the #MeToo movement that has brought down rich and powerful men for their treatment of women in the entertainment industry in Hollywood.

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