Important Current Affairs Questions of the Day: 30th April

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1
The 2018 International Day of Dance is celebrated across the world on which of the following dates?
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Who: International Day of Dance
What: was celebrated across the world
When: published on 29th April 2018

On April 29, the International (World) Dance Day is celebrated. The day has been celebrated since 1982 by UNESCO's decision on the birthday of French choreographer Jean-Georges Nover, a choreographer reformer and theoretician, who goes into history as "the father of contemporary ballet".

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.novinite.com/articles/189795/April+29+-+International+Day+of+Dance
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As per the recent news, who among the following will be the new MD and CEO of SBI Capital Markets?
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Who: C Venkat Nageswar
What: will be the new MD and CEO of SBI Capital Markets
When: published on 27th April 2018

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India has reshuffled the portfolio of its top management: Padmaja Chunduru will now be in charge of SBI’s global treasury operations, while C Venkat Nageswar will be the new MD and  CEO of SBI Capital Markets.

Apart from rejigging its portfolio, SBI also promoted nine chief general managers to the deputy managing director (DMD) rank late on Wednesday evening. The nine new deputy managing directors are PN Prasad, DA Tambe, Sanjeev Nautiyal, Anil Kishora, Ramesh Babu Boddu, Sujit Kumar Varma, Hardayal Prasad, Pratha Pratim Sengupta and Challa Srinivasulu Setty.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/banking/sbi-rejigs-portfolio-of-top-brass/articleshow/63934495.cms
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Which of the following companies has recently been conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, "Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar" gold award for the year 2017?
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Who: Parijat Industries
What: conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, "Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar" gold award for the year 2017
When: published on 29th April 2018

Leading Indian agrochemical company, Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd, has recently been conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, "Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar" gold award for the year 2017.

Parijat Industries has received this award for its exemplary monitoring and implementation of effective safety systems and procedures during the assessment year.
 
The award was presented by Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/parijat-industries-wins-prestigious-nsci-sarvashrestha-suraksha-puraskar-118042900056_1.html
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As per data provided by Union Finance Ministry, Government has collected Rs _______________ trillion in taxes in the first year of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ending 31st March 2018.
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Who: Government of India
What: has collected Rs 7.41 trillion in taxes in the first year of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ending 31st March 2018
When: published on 27th April 2018

As per data provided by Union Finance Ministry, Government has collected Rs 7.41 trillion in taxes in the first year of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ending 31st March 2018.

Rs. 7.41 trillion collection includes Rs 1.19 trillion of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), Rs 1.72 trillion of State Goods and Services Tax (SGST), Rs 3.66 trillion of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) and Rs 620.21 billion of cess for first eight months and Rs 240 billion addition for March 2018.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/modi-government-collects-rs-7-41-trillion-from-gst-in-2017-18-118042700525_1.html
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Which private sector bank has recently launched interactive humanoid IRA 2.0 in Bengaluru?
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Who: HDFC Bank
What: has launched interactive humanoid IRA 2.0 in Bengaluru
When: published on 27th April 2018

HDFC Bank has announced the launch of IRA 2.0, its interactive humanoid. In its new avatar, IRA will enhance user experience for customers visiting the Koramangala branch in Bengaluru.

IRA will interact with customers, answer bank-related queries, frequently asked questions, and guide them inside the branch with voice-based navigation.

HDFC Bank also launched its virtual assistant ‘EVA’ on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/hdfc-bank-launches-interactive-humanoid-ira-2-0-in-bengaluru/articleshow/63942568.cms
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Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 30th April 2018

1. Zimbabwe is second African nation to license marijuana cultivation.
(GK and Current Affairs Quiz 30th April 2018)

Zimbabwe has become the 2nd African nation to legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal or scientific purposes.

Prior to its legalization, production or possession of cannabis in Zimbabwe was punishable by up to 12 years in prison.

2. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans has appointed as the 1st ever female director Saudi Aramco.
(30th April 2018 Current Affairs in Shorts)

World's largest oil producer, Saudi Aramco, has appointed Lynn Laverty Elsenhans as its Director.

With this Elsenhans will become the 1st -ever female director of the organization.

3. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) launched its very own franchise-based T20 league.
(Top 10 Current Affairs Questions of 30th April 2018)

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has recently launched its very own franchise-based T20 league, to be held in the UAE in October, but the
BCCI is expected to maintain its current stand of not allowing Indian players to turn freelancers.

The ACB claims that 40 overseas cricketers have shown interest in the league to be staged in Sharjah from 5-24 October.

While the top officials of Afghanistan board wanted BCCI to allow at least its non-contracted players to take part in the inaugural edition, India won’t make exceptions for one particular private league, even though it is a venture of a long-time ally.

The BCCI has not allowed its cricketers to play in any T20 league outside the IPL and it is unlikely to change its stance for the Afghanistan Premier League (APL).

4. Sumit Sangwan has won the gold medal in 91 Kg category at the Belgrade International Boxing Championship.
(30 April 2018 Current Affairs Quiz)

Indian boxers did the nation proud after clinching gold medals at the Belgrade International Boxing Championship.

Sumit Sangwan and Nikhat Zareen won gold medal in 91 Kg and 51 Kg respectively and were amongst the three gold medalists in the boxing tournament. The third gold was bagged by boxer Himanshu Sharma in 49 Kg category.

The Indian boxers brought home three gold, five silver and five bronze medals collectively.

5. Pawan Chamling Chief Minister of Sikkim has become the longest-serving chief minister.
(Important Current Affairs Questions of 30th April 2018)

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has become the longest-serving chief minister of any state as he completed 25 uninterrupted years in office. He broke the record of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, who held office for 23 years.

The founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) became chief minister in December 1994.

With the slogan "New Sikkim, Happy Sikkim", he launched policies and programmes to transform the state.

The celebrations in state capital Gangtok, however, looked muted, though his supporters organised an event to honour him.

6. HDFC Bank has launched interactive humanoid IRA 2.0 in Bengaluru.
(Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30th April 2018)

HDFC Bank has announced the launch of IRA 2.0, its interactive humanoid. In its new avatar, IRA will enhance user experience for customers visiting the Koramangala branch in Bengaluru.

IRA will interact with customers, answer bank-related queries, frequently asked questions, and guide them inside the branch with voice-based navigation.

HDFC Bank also launched its virtual assistant ‘EVA’ on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

7. Government of India has collected Rs 7.41 trillion in taxes in the first year of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
(Top 10 Current Affairs Quiz 30th April 2018)

As per data provided by Union Finance Ministry, Government has collected Rs 7.41 trillion in taxes in the first year of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ending 31st March 2018.

Rs. 7.41 trillion collection includes Rs 1.19 trillion of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), Rs 1.72 trillion of State Goods and Services Tax (SGST), Rs 3.66 trillion of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) and Rs 620.21 billion of cess for first eight months and Rs 240 billion addition for March 2018.

8. Parijat Industries conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, "Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar" gold award for the year 2017.
(Daily Current Affairs Capsule 30th April 2018)

Leading Indian agrochemical company, Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd, has recently been conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, "Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar" gold award for the year 2017.

Parijat Industries has received this award for its exemplary monitoring and implementation of effective safety systems and procedures during the assessment year.
 
The award was presented by Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

9. C Venkat Nageswar will be the new MD and CEO of SBI Capital Markets.
(Important Current Affairs MCQs of 30th April 2018)

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India has reshuffled the portfolio of its top management: Padmaja Chunduru will now be in charge of SBI’s global treasury operations, while C Venkat Nageswar will be the new MD and  CEO of SBI Capital Markets.

Apart from rejigging its portfolio, SBI also promoted nine chief general managers to the deputy managing director (DMD) rank late on Wednesday evening. The nine new deputy managing directors are PN Prasad, DA Tambe, Sanjeev Nautiyal, Anil Kishora, Ramesh Babu Boddu, Sujit Kumar Varma, Hardayal Prasad, Pratha Pratim Sengupta and Challa Srinivasulu Setty.

10. International Day of Dance was celebrated across the world.
(30th April 2018 Current GK Questions)

On April 29, the International (World) Dance Day is celebrated. The day has been celebrated since 1982 by UNESCO's decision on the birthday of French choreographer Jean-Georges Nover, a choreographer reformer and theoretician, who goes into history as "the father of contemporary ballet".
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