Latest Current Affairs of 13th April 2018

Defence Minister gives award to winners of “Solution to Problem” challenge:Six experts from Chennai won the second prize for an innovative technology that can enable location-based tactical messaging.

Union minister Smriti Irani on two-day visit to Amethi:The Union Minister inaugurated Antodaya Health camp in Gauriganj.

PM Modi to launch health and wellness centre in Chhattisgarh:PM will launch the first Health and Wellness Centre, a component of the Ayushman Bharat Programme.

PM Modi iaugurates Dr Ambedkar National Memorial at 26 Alipur Road in New Delhi:While going for the inauguration PM Modi won hearts on the way as he allowed the common man to have their selfies with him.

Home Minister: Government taking steps to boost medical tourism:The Union Home Minister said that given the huge income disparity in India, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the Ayushman Bharat scheme to provide the best healthcare for the poor and needy.

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi to ask for death penalty for child rape:Maneka Gandhi said her Women and Child Development Ministry would move a cabinet note on Monday to amend POCSO

Kathua rape case: SC notice to BCI, J-K Bar bodies:The decision came after a group of Supreme Court lawyers approached the Court and sought action against Kathua Bar Association & Jammu Bar Association.

CBI detains Unnao gang-rape accused MLA Kuldip Singh:UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asserted that a zero-tolerance policy has been adopted on such incidents

PM Modi to inaugurate Dr Ambedkar National Memorial in Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Dr Ambedkar National Memorial at Alipur Road in Delhi  on the eve of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s birth anniversary; The open constitution book shaped memorial built at a cost of 100 crore rupees is an amalgamation of Modern and Buddhist architecture.

PM Modi to launch health and wellness centre in Chhattisgarh:The Prime Minister’s visit to Bijapur will give wings to the aspirations of people in the remotest parts of India to become a rightful partner in India’s growth story.

Nepali New Year: Preparations completed to welcome Bikram Sambat 2075:Nepal follows Bikram Sambat as its official calendar and New Year starts on the first day of Baishakh month.

Nawaz Sharif stands disqualified for life, rules Pakistan SC:Sharif, a three-time prime minister, was ousted by the judiciary in July 2017 over corruption charges which he is currently facing in Pakistani courts.

Philippines’ President Duterte publicly apologizes for 2010 Hong Kong tourists killing:Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made a public apology on Thursday for the August 2010 killing of eight Hong Kong tourists during a bus hostage incident in Manila, a gesture which his predecessor had declined to make.

‘Immediate priority is to avert the danger of war’, says Russia:Russia’s U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia urged United States and its allies on Thursday to refrain from military action against Syria over a suspected chemical weapons attack and said the “immediate priority is to avert the danger of war.”

CWG 2018: At 15, Anish Bhanwala wins gold and creates history:Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala, aged 15, today created history by becoming the country’s youngest ever gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games.

CWG 2018: Tejaswini shoots gold, Moudgil bags silver as Indians dominate:Tejaswini Sawant on Thursday added another gold medal to her decorated Commonwealth Games resume en route to shattering the games record in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event while putting in the shade silver winner Anjum Moudgil’s remarkable resilience.

Vinod Khanna honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award:Vinod Khanna is the 49th recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

88% Delhiites are Vitamin D-deficient: Report:Around 88 per cent of the Delhi-NCR population surveyed suffered from Vitamin D deficiency which causes chronic muscle pain, spasms, low energy levels, depression etc, according to a recent report.

UN launches road safety trust fund:Citing tragic road accidents in India and Canada, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed termed traffic deaths an urgent global concern as the world body launched a trust fund aimed at spurring action to help save lives in road accidents.

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