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Current Affairs Questions - April 21 to April 30, 2017

Current Affairs Series - April 21 to April 30, 2017
In this current affair series questions are from April 21 to April 30 2017. You can check weekly current affairs questions on this website. These are selected to the points and important questions.

Dr. Bhakti Yadav: First female MBBS doctor from Indore presented with Padma Shri, the 91-year-old gynecologist, Dr. Bhakti Yadav was presented with the Padma Shri award at her residence on 20 April 2017.
INS Darshak: The Indian Navy's hydrographic survey ship, INS Darshak, jointly with Sri Lankan Navy, has undertaken a hydrographic survey of Weligama Bay.
Supreme Court Ruling: The Supreme Court (SC) of India in April 2017 set a benchmark for maintenance to be paid by a husband to his estranged wife. The Court said that twenty-five percent of his net salary should be paid for maintenance by a husband to his estranged wife. It said that this twenty-five percent of his net salary might constitute a just and proper amount as alimony.
Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017: Golfers Aditi Ashok, S.S.P Chawrasia and Ali Sher on 20 April 2017 won the second edition of the Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017.
King Maha Vajiralongkorn: The Parliament of Thailand on 20 April 2017 agreed to transfer control of royal agencies from the government to the new King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
22 April: International Mother Earth Day: The International Mother Earth Day was observed on 22 April 2017 across the world.
23 April: United Nations English Language Day: The United Nations English Language Day 2017 was observed globally on 23 April 2017.
The Day is observed every year on the date that is traditionally observed as both, the birthday and the date of death of William Shakespeare, the greatest writer ever-known in English language.
23 April: World Book and Copyright Day: The World Book and Copyright Day was celebrated on 23 April 2017 across the globe. To mark the occasion, special events were organized to promote reading, publishing and copyright across the world including India.
Kailash Satyarthi: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on 23 April 2017 was presented the P C Chandra Puraskar. Satyarthi was honoured with the award for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour.
Copyless Paste: Google on 23 April 2017 introduced the first code for its new feature ‘Copyless Paste’ in its Chrome app running on Android OS. The Copyless Paste feature will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps.
Rafael Nadal: Rafael Nadal on 23 April 2017 defeated Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1 6-3 to win the Monte Carlo Masters Men’s Singles title.
Man Kaur: Indian sprinter Man Kaur on 24 April 2017 clinched the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games held in Auckland, New Zealand.
25 April: World Malaria Day: World Malaria Day (WMD) 2017 was observed globally on 25 April 2017 with the theme Malaria prevention: let’s close the gap. With this theme, WHO is calling the countries together for closing the gap in malaria prevention.
National Youth Athletics Meet: Haryana on 23 April 2017 defeated Kerala to win the team championship at the National Youth Athletics Meet. The National Youth Athletics Meet concluded at G.M.C. Balayogi Stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2016: Renowned filmmaker and actor Kasinathuni Viswanath on 24 April 2017 won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2016.
Dinanath Mangeshkar Award: Superstar Aamir Khan was on 25 April 2017 honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his film Dangal, which was one of the biggest hits of 2016.
World’s fifth-largest military spender: India on 24 April 2017 became the world’s fifth-largest military spender, as per the figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). India spent around USD 55.9 billion for its military in the year 2016.
26 April: World Intellectual Property Day: The World Intellectual Property Day 2016 was on 26 April 2017 observed across the world with the theme Innovation – Improving Lives.
Ballabgarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister of Haryana, on 24 April 2017 announced the renaming of Ballabgarh town in Faridabad as Balramgarh. 
18th World Road Meeting: The International Road federation (IRF) on 26 April 2017 announced that India will host the 18th World Road Meeting (WRM 2017) which will be held on 13 November 2017.
The theme of World Road Meeting 2017 is ‘Safe Roads and Smart Mobility: The Engines of Economic Growth’.
Srishti Kaur: India’s Srishti Kaur on 26 April 2017 was crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017. The event was held at the Ruben Dario National Theatre in Managua, Nicaragua.
Kaur, who studies in London College of Fashion, succeeds Nieveles Gonzalez from Puerto Rico.
Vinod Khanna: Veteran actor Vinod Khanna passed away on 27 April 2017 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He was 70. Khanna was reportedly battling with cancer for years.
Agni-III ballistic missile: India on 27 April 2017 successfully test-fired 3000 kilometre range Agni-III ballistic missile from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The test was aimed at re-establishing the operational effectiveness of the weapon system.
Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, on 27 April 2017 was selected for the Pierre L'Enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017. The city was selected for the award for good and advanced town planning and engaging its residents in the planning process.
52nd Jnanpith Award: Sankha Ghosh, eminent Bengali poet and literary critic was honoured with the 52nd Jnanpith Award on 27 April 2017 by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi.


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