- 1 Daily 27th April 2017 Current Affairs
- 1.1 Today’s Highlights – National and International News
- 1.2 Daily Current Affairs 27th April 2017 – Business
- 1.3 Latest 27th April 2017 Current Affairs – Trendy News
Daily 27th April 2017 Current Affairs
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Today’s Highlights – National and International News
Today- World Intellectual Property Day
World Intellectual Property Day (WIP) is celebrated on April 26, to learn about the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright) play in encouraging innovation and creativity. WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information, and cooperation. Theme for 2017 – “Innovation – Improving Lives”.
China launched its First home-built aircraft carrier
China has launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier'(Type 001A)’, which was bought from Ukraine. The launching ceremony took place in Dalian, Liaoning province, China. The payload is of 50,000 – ton.
International Conference on Dara Shikoh
The International conference on “Dara Shikoh – Reclaiming Spiritual Legacy of India will be held on April 27 and 28. Indian Council OfCultural Relations (ICCR) organises the council. The objective of the conference is to highlight Dara Shikoh’s contributions to bringing about spiritual homogenisation of Hinduism and Islam and his initiatives in building a cohesive social and cultural edifice in India.
White House names Randolph Ailes as new Director of Secret Service
The White House has named a retired Marine major general Randolph Ailes as the new Director of the Secret Service. Ailes was in the Marine Corps for 35 years. He has been the acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection and previously oversaw the agency’s air and marine division.
India’s First Underwater Metro Tunnel – connects Howrah with Kolkata
A gigantic Tunnel Boring Machine is being used to build an underwater tunnel in the river Hooghly which connect Howrah with Kolkata. The two 520 meter structures are part of 10.8 km underground stretch and are crucial to the East-West Metro project. They are being built at a cost of Rs 8900 crores.
Daily Current Affairs 27th April 2017 – Business
India, Armenia sign 3 agreements
India and Armenia have signed three agreements after Vice President Hamid Ansari held a bilateral meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan in Yerevan, Armenia. The Three agreements are.
- The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on peaceful uses of outer space.
- Another MoU on cooperation in youth matters.
- Program of cultural cooperation for the years 2017-2020.
Yes bank ties up with Paisa bazzar.com
Yes Bank announced the alliance with Paisabazaar.com, through which the bank will offer conditionally approved loans to its existing customers. Mr. Rana Kapoor is the Founder, Managing Director & CEO of Yes Bank.
Latest 27th April 2017 Current Affairs – Trendy News
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day on April 26
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day observed on April 26, 2017. On December 8th, 2016 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution designating April 26 as International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day. An explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 spread a radioactive cloud over large parts of the Soviet Union Federation.
Bill Gates praises PM Modi for Swachh Bharat Mission
Microsoft Co-founder and the world’s richest person, Bill Gates has praised PM Narendra Modi for the Swachh Bharat Mission. Clean India started with 42 percent of Indians but today it achieved more than 60% successfully. The Government has a detailed plan to finish the job by October 2, 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth.
Indian businessman appointed Kazakhstan’s Honorary Consul
The government of Kazakhstan has appointed the Chairman of Kirtilals Jewellers Suraj Shantakumar as its Honorary Consul for the southern states i.e Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala. Chief Guest of the function is national vice president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Shyam Jaju.