- 1 09th April 2017 Current Affairs
- 1.1 Check April 09th Latest Highlights
- 1.2 09th April 2017 Current Affairs Awards and Honours
- 1.3 Get Today Latest International Updates – 09th April 2017 Current Affairs
- 1.3.1 India, Russia ink pact to build two nuclear reactors in Tamil Nadu
- 1.3.2 Malala to become youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace
- 1.3.3 Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha to be repackaged as Swachhagraha
- 1.3.4 Facebook’s digital assistant ‘M’ launched in the US
- 1.3.5 India Signs Mega Missile Deal With Israel For 2 Billion Dollars
- 1.4 Today Business and Economy – 9th April 2017
- 1.5 Latest Sports News on 09th April 2017 Current Affairs
09th April 2017 Current Affairs
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Check April 09th Latest Highlights
- Bangladesh PM arrives on fourday India visit.
- Deendayal Rasoi Yojna to be launched by Madhya Pradesh govt to provide food at subsidized
rate to poor.
- US President orders US flags to fly at halfmast in honor of astronaut John Glenn
- 64th National Film Awards announced.
- PV Sindhu reaches careerbest World No.2 ranking.
- 3day National Children’s Film Festival inaugurated today at Vishakhapatnam
09th April 2017 Current Affairs Awards and Honours
64th National Film Awards
- The 64th National Film Awards announced.
- Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar were among the big winners. As well as Sonam’s Neerja declared the Best Hindi Film of 2016, and also Rustom won Akshay Kumar the Best Actor award.
Hema Malini and S P Balasubramanyam win NTR National Awards
- Andhra Pradesh Government announced the NTR National Award for the years 2012 and 2013 at the Film Development Corporation office in Hyderabad.
- Also, Popular playback singer, actor and as well as music director S.P. Balasubramanyam also got the NTR National Award for 2012, while Hema Malini will receive the same for 2013.
Kirti Chakra Awards 2017
Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award, posthumously conferred on Lance Havildar Prem Bahadur Resmi Magar of Gorkha Rifles by President Pranab Mukherjee at the defense investiture ceremony.
Get Today Latest International Updates – 09th April 2017 Current Affairs
India, Russia ink pact to build two nuclear reactors in Tamil Nadu
India and Russia signed an agreement paving the way for making the third and also four reactors at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu. As well as, The pact signed between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Russia’s Atomstroyexport.
Malala to become youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai to be a UN messenger of peace, also the highest honor bestowed by the UN chief on a global citizen. Also, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced that she would focus on promoting girls’ education worldwide.
Mahatma Gandhi’s Champaran Satyagraha to be repackaged as Swachhagraha
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to connect the 100th anniversary of Champaran Satyagraha with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Also, This initiative attempts to re-envision the theme of the Champaran Satyagraha.
- Satyagraha, in this context, will, therefore, be re-interpreted as Swachhagraha – where an individual pool his efforts towards building a clean India.
Facebook’s digital assistant ‘M’ launched in the US
08 April 2017 Current Affairs GK: Ramping up the social network’s efforts in artificial intelligence, Facebook launched its digital assistant named “M” for US users of its Messenger application. Also, For users of the messaging platform, M will pop up and suggest “helpful actions” in the chat window.
India Signs Mega Missile Deal With Israel For 2 Billion Dollars
India signed a weapons deal with Israel for nearly 2 billion dollars described as the “largest defense contract” ever signed by the military exporting giant. Therefore, The deal will provide India with an advanced security system of medium-range surface-to-air missiles, launchers and also communications technology.
Today Business and Economy – 9th April 2017
Deadline for account holders to give PAN extended to June 30
The time limit for getting the permanent account number or form 60 (if PAN is not available) by banks ended on 28 February and it is now extended until 30 June. Also, Form 60 is a declaration form filed by an individual without PAN.
Yokoyama takes over as Country Director of ADB
- Kenichi Yokoyama has taken over as the new Country Director of India Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
- Also, Yokoyama was previously heading the Nepal Resident Mission of ADB
Latest Sports News on 09th April 2017 Current Affairs
Tai Tzu Ying enter final; beats Sung Ji Hyun in three games
Tai maintains her sway in the 3-game matches against Sung Ji winning her 7th 3-game battle out of 11 games.
AB de Villiers launches his mobile app
South African cricketer AB de Villiers launched his mobile app ‘AB 17’. Therefore, Available on both Android and also iOS, the app enables fans to interact with the cricketer, besides giving them updates.