English Current Affairs 23-04-2018National News
-> Prime Minister Narendra modi honoured officials for making Manipurs Karang the first cashless island of the country and implementing the GST and other
-> Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu rejected the Opposition’s impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra.
-> The central government has declared “Digambarpur gram panchayat” of west Bengal in south 24 parganas district as the best panchayat in the country.
-> In a bid to make India an export hub for electronics, the government plans to set up at least one SEZ or special economic zone in every State under the proposed electronic policy.
-> The 6th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) and Conclave of Chiefs is being hosted by Iran at Tehran from 23 to 25 April 2018.
-> Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg said he will write a $4.5 million cheque to cover this year’s S. financial commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.
-> Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be S Secretary of State, could be the first cabinet appointee to be voted down by a concerned Senate committee in more than seven decades.
-> External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked Indians and Chinese to learn each other’s language as it will help them overcome communication barriers, resulting in further strengthening the relationship between the two nations.
-> Rafael Nadal won monte carlo masters final, Nadal also became the first man in the Open era to win the Monte Carlo title 11 times and moved one ahead of rival Novak Djokovic for career Masters titles.
-> India’s top woman player Joshna Chinappa beat former World No. 1 Nicol David 11-8, 11-8, 11-8 in the second round of the El Gouna International squash tournament in El Gouna (Egypt) for her first-ever win over the legendary Malaysian.
-> Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released three books based on Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran movement of 1917. The Champaran movement is acknowledged as the first Satyagraha movement inspired by Mahatma Gandhi.