TNPSC English Current Affairs 02-04-2018
# Multi Modal Logistics Park was inaugurated at Balli Station on Konkan Railway route, near Madgaon in Goa.
# Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated WorldClass tourist amenities at Konark Sun Temple in Odisha.
# West Bengal State Government has rolled out Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s dream project “Rupashree” scheme aimed at providing marriage assistance to girls coming from economically weaker families.
# According to a report released by StartupBlink, the Indian startup ecosystem, during 2017, ranked at number 37 out of 125 countries.
# India’s neighbouring country, Nepal has launched its first accessible trekking trail (for the differently-abled and the elderly) in Pokhara city.
# China will unveil the world’s longest cross-sea bridge, connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China.
# A record amount of Rs 71, 633.45 crore was digitally transacted through the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) portal.
# Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, owning a fortune of $38 billion, is Asia’s third-richest man and has secured 19 rank in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as of 2 April 2018.
# Indian Badminton players, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth have been named ‘Sportspersons of the Year’ at the inaugural ESPN Multi-Sport Awards
# Central Government appointed former chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Vineet Joshi as the Director General (D-G) of the National Testing Agency (NTA), which will conduct various entrance examinations across India.
# M L Srivastava has been appointed as the protem chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi.
Kerala defeated West Bengal and won its sixth title in the 72nd Santosh Trophy (Football) at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal.
# former Guatemalan military dictator Efrain Rios Montt died due to heart attack at his residence in Guatemala.
# 2 April 2018, World Autism Awareness Day 2018 was observed all over the world.
# 2 April 2018 SIDBI celebrated its foundation day as day of Sampark (connect), Sanwad (interaction), Suraksha (security) and Sampreshan (disseminate).
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