Current Affairs 14th April 2019

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Current Affairs 14th April 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. DoT Approves Merger of Tata Tele Unit & Airtel With Riders.

  -The Department of Telecommunications has approved the merger of Tata Teleservices with Bharti Airtel Ltd. Subject to the condition that it furnishes a Rs 7200 crore bank guarantee.

  1. India’s 1st Indigenously Built Dhanush Howitzer Inducted In Army.

  -India’s first indigenously designed and developed Dhanush artillery gun was inducted in the Indian Army during a ceremony held at Ordnance Factory in Jabalpur, MP. The Army had placed an order for more than 110 of these guns with the Ordnance Factory.

INTERNATIONAL

  1. Hong Kong’s Stock Market Overtakes Japan To Be World’s 3rd Largest.

  -Hong Kong’s equity market hs overtaken Japan to be the world’s third largest in value, behind only the U.S. and mainland China.

  1. Jean Michel Lapin Announced As Haiti’s new Prime Minister.

  -President Jovenel Moise announced that Jean Michel Lapin will be the new prime minister of Haiti. It is French-speaking Caribbean Community Country.

AWARDS

  1. 2 West Bengal Government Schemes Win UN Awards.

  -Two schemes of the West Bengal government for skill develpoment- “Utkarsh Bangla” and distribution of bicycles to students “Sabooj Sathi” have won the prestigious World Summit on the information Society awards of the United Nations.

  1. Telugu Poet K Siva Reddy Selected For Prestigious Saraswati Samman 2018.

  -Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the Prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for his collection of poetry titled Pakkaki Ottiglite. The award carries a cash prize of 15 lakh rupees, a citation and a plaque.

APPOINTMENT

  1. Gargi Kaul Appointed Secretary of Defence Finance.

  -In a bureucratic reshuffle, the Centre has appointed Gargi Kaul as Secretary, Defence Finance.

IMPORTANTS

  1. International Day of Human Space Flight: 12 April.

  -The General Assembly declared 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight to celebrate each year at the international level the beginning of the space era for mankind.