- 1 18th April 2017 Current Affairs
- 1.1 18th April 2017 Current Affairs – National
- 1.2 Latest Current Affairs 18th April 2017 – International
- 1.3 Daily Current Affairs News 18/04/2017 – Business & Economic
- 1.4 Today Latest Highlights – 18th April 2017 Updates
18th April 2017 Current Affairs
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18th April 2017 Current Affairs – National
PM Narendra Modi’s Gujarat visit: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Kiran Multispeciality Hospital in Surat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated Kiran Multi Super Speciality Hospital and Research Centre, built by a private trust, according to reports. “Tomorrow in Surat, will inaugurate a multi-speciality hospital at Katargam and a diamond manufacturing unit at Ichhapore,” PM Modi had tweeted.
Supreme Court summons Home Secretaries of six states over vacancy in police force
The Supreme Court took strong note on Monday of huge vacancy in police force in six states, including Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, and asked their Home Secretaries to either personally appear or depute an officer to assist it.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launches new rail coach with glass roof, GPS
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday inaugurated the new Vistadome coach which has glass roof, LED lights, GPS-based info system and rotating seats among other features.
Latest Current Affairs 18th April 2017 – International
President Recep Erdogan wins Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum on Sunday that will tighten his grip on power, but the knife-edge result left the country bitterly divided and the opposition crying foul.
China’s GDP posts 6.9 p.c. growth exceeds government target
China’s economy beat the government target and grew by 6.9 per cent in the first quarter. This year mainly due to a surge in infrastructure investment and exports. Showing signs of a steady development in the world’s second largest economy.
Depression in the Bay of Bengal turns into tropical cyclone ‘Maarutha’
The depression over East-central Bay of Bengal has turned into the tropical cyclone ‘Maarutha’. Prompting the Met office to advise distant warning signal No. 2 for maritime ports in Bangladesh.
China to launch first cargo spacecraft for space lab
China’s first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 is to be launched into space between April 20 and 24 to dock with the orbiting experimental space station.
Daily Current Affairs News 18/04/2017 – Business & Economic
Union Bank of India retrieved hacked $171 million in 6 days
Government-owned Union Bank of India, which lost $171 million (1,100 crore at today’s rates). Because of a hack last year, worked with the RBI and government to track and retrieve the amount within six days.
Wholesale Inflation falls to 5.70% in the month of March
Inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) slipped to 5.70% in March. As manufactured goods showed cost decline even as food prices hardened.
Rupee down 3 paise against dollar in early trade – National Stock Exchange
The rupee was trading lower by 3 paise at 64.44 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Monday on the foreign fund. outflows amid increased demand for the American currency from importers and a lower opening of the domestic equity market.
Today Latest Highlights – 18th April 2017 Updates
- IUML set to overhaul LDF in Malappuram by poll
- Air India to impose fine of Rs. 5 to 15 lakh on unruly passengers
- Himachal celebrated 70th ‘Himachal Day on 15th April
- Hanchinal receives M.S. Swaminathan Award
- San Francisco Film Fest Honoured Shah Rukh Khan
- Indian engineer Trupti Jain wins ‘Cartier Women’s Initiative award’