Current Affairs April 2019 (1st Week)

by Monika Dadool 10-Apr-19

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1) Name the two banks that are merging together with Bank of Baroda to become the 3rd largest bank of India?
Dena and Vijaya


2) Who has been designated as the new MD and CEO of ICICI securities?
Vijay Chandok


3) What is the name of the company that became the first Indian Shipyard to produce and deliver 100 warships to the Indian Navy and Mauritius Coast Guard?
GRSE


4) What is the name of the application introduced to inspire elders to take part in Jammu and Kashmir elections?
"Sahulat"


5) World Autism Awareness Day was observed on which date?
2 April


6) Which Indian state has ranked number 1 in the e-learning training programme of DoPT?
Telangana


7) What is the name of the new-generation data relay satellite introduced by China?
Tianlian II-01


8) What is the theme of World Autism Awareness Day which was observed on 2 April 2019?
'Assistive Technologies, Active Participation'


9) Name the company from which "Rajan Anandan" has resigned from Vice President post?
Google India


10) The International Mine Awareness day was observed on which date?
4th April


11) Which bank becomes the first Moneylender who is going to charge for UPI transactions?
Kotak Mahindra Bank


12) Who takes charge of MD post of LIC?
Vipin Anand


13) For which State, Government of India has introduced multi-disciplinary terror monitoring group for terror-related activities?
Jammu and Kashmir


14) Who has been determined as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet?
Admiral Suraj Berry


15) Who has been designated as the industry head of Google India?
Mayoori Kangoo


16) Which district became the world's first district implementing 5G coverage?
Hongkou


17) Which social media platform has recently banned content based on "White Nationalism"?
Facebook


18) What is the name of the Indian Squash Male Player who comes under top 10 lists according to PSA ranking?
Sourav Ghosal


19) What is the theme of 56th edition of the National Maritime Day observed on 5th April 2019?
"Indian Ocean-An Ocean of opportunity"


20) Which social media platform introduced tip line to control fake news by integrating fact-checking feature?
WhatsApp


21) Which company has received a license to facilitate internet services on Airlines?
Bharatiya Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)


22) Which social media has introduced one new feature called as "why I am seeing this post"?
Facebook


23) What is the name of the village of Manipur State which has received India's first carbon positive settlement?
Phayeng Village


24) Which Indian Astrologer has been honoured with 'D. Litt in Astrology' via National American University?
Dr Sohini Sastri


25) Who has been selected as the President of the World Bank?
David Malpass


26) National Maritime Day was observed on which date?
5th April


27) What is the name of the first Indian to be nominated as a member of FIFA Executive Council?
Praful Patel


28) Which state approval for Greenfield International Airport was suspended by Supreme Court?
Goa


29) Which country has banned industrial fishing for a month to prohibit its fishing stock from reduction?
Sierra Leone


30) Which country is the winner of the ICC Test Championship mace for 3rd Consecutive Year?
India


31) What is the theme of world health day observed on 7th April 2019?
Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere


32) The KKFI has introduced one franchise-based league, in which 11 teams are participating, what is the name of that league?
Ultimate Kho-Kho


33) What is the name of the automobile organization that is going to introduce a blue link technology feature in cars to recognize Indian languages for user interaction?
Hyundai


34) The "NuGen Mobility Summit 2019" will be host in which country and city?
India, Gurgaon


35) Which Indian real estate company is constructing the biggest cultural center in Calicut?
Telenmark


36) World Health Day was observed on which date?
April 7


37) "International Day of Sport for development and Peace" was observed on which date?
April 6


38) What is the height of the bridge named as "maitri" due to which Indian army received a record-breaking feat?
260 feet


39) What is the new name given to 'Chennai Central' railway station?
'Puratchi Thalaivar'


40) Who has won Sportsperson of the Year under Female category in the ESPN Multi-Sport Awards 2018?
PV Sindhu


41) Who has been esteemed with the Presidential Award of Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman 2019?
Gyanaditya Shakya


42) In which Indian state the 7th Foreign Office consultations between India and Italy were held?
New Delhi


43) Who has come to be the youngest bowler to take a hat-trick in IPL?
Sam Curran


44) Which celebrity was given an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy via The University of Law?
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan


45) What is the name of BJP MLA who recently passed away at a private hospital in Delhi?
Dilip Sarkar


46) What is the name of Japan's new imperial era?
Reiwa


47) Who has been conferred as the highest civilian award of UAE?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi


48) Who has been selected as the director-general of the National Archives of India?
P V Ramesh


49) What is the name of a water conservation scheme introduced by Karnataka's Chief Minister?
'Jal Amrutha'


50) Who has been selected as the MD of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS)?
CS Rajan



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