Latest Current Affairs of 22th April 2018

Amit Shah addresses BJP’s national women training camp: BJP President Amit Shah today addressed the party’s national women’s training camp at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.

 14 Naxals killed in encounter in Gadchiroli: Fourteen Naxals were killed in an encounter with the police in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district.

PM interacts with BJP MPs and MLAs through Narendra Modi App: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, the mode of earning and way of living in rural India are transforming and there is a need to connect the ground capabilities with mainstream economic systems.

Earth Day being observed today: Earth Day is being celebrated across the globe today, this year the theme is ‘End Plastic Pollution’.

PM to share his thoughts in Mann Ki Baat prog on April 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in India and abroad in his Mann Ki Baat programme of All India Radio on the 29th of this month.

Cabinet nod to restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan scheme: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan scheme aimed at making rural local bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient.

Bitcoin-virtual currency racket busted in Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police on Saturday busted a Bitcoin-virtual currency racket and arrested two people for allegedly duping people.

BJP slams Cong for coining ‘Hindu terror’ term: Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah yesterday lashed out at the Congress party, asking its leaders to apologise for Hindu terror remark.

President promulgates Criminal Law (amendment) ordinance: President ram Nath Kovind promulgated The Criminal Law amendment ordinance, 2018 to amend Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act to pave way for death penalty to those found guilty of raping children upto the age of 12 years.

Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese FM: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to discuss bilateral ties and step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.

Toll from Afghanistan bombing rises to 31 : Afghan officials say the toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a voter registration center has climbed to at least 31 killed and 54 wounded.

Experts take samples from site of alleged Syria gas attack: Investigators from the global chemical arms watchdog collected samples from the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria two weeks ago, after security concerns delayed their probe.

Iran threatens to ‘vigorously’ resume enrichment if US quits nuclear deal: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that his country is ready to vigorously resume nuclear enrichment if the United States ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, and further drastic measures are being considered in response to a US exit.

Dragon boats capsize in South China, 17 killed: Two dragon boats practicing to race on a river in China have overturned and 17 people drowned, the state broadcaster CCTV reported on Sunday.

India’s pace of growth to accelerate in 2018-19: RBI Governor: RBI Governor Urjit Patel has said that the Indian economy gave a resilient performance in 2017-18 and the country’s growth is expected to accelerate next fiscal.

Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts cross Rs 80,000 cr: Total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts crossed Rs 80,000 crore mark with more people joining the flagship financial inclusion programme, according to official data.

RBI revises its KYC guidelines: The Reserve Bank of India has revised its “Know Your Customer” or the KYC guidelines.

Indian women made clean sweep at 8th South Asian Judo Championship in Lalitpur: In a glittering performance Indian women made clean sweep at 8th South Asian Judo Championship in Lalitpur, Nepal. India won all 7 Gold Medals in women’s section.

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