Current Affairs 23rd April 2019

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Current Affairs 23rd April 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. India’s First Foreign Interactive Bird Park Launched In Mumbai.

  -India’s first exotic Bird Park ‘Essel World Bird Park’ was launched by Essel World Leisure Pvt. Ltd, the entertainment arm of the $6-billion Essel Group in Mumbai.

  1. Rongali Bihu Festival Celebrated In Assam.

  -Assam’s most awaited festival – the Rongali Bihu, also known as ‘Bohaag Bihu’ which marks the beginning of the new Assamese calendar year started.

  1. Home Expo India 2019 Begins in Greater Noida.

  -The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 opened at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida. The three-day exhibition has been organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicraft (EPCH).

INTERNATIONAL

  1. China Develops World’s First Armed Amphibious Drone Boat.

  -The world’s first armed amphibious drone boat named ‘Marine Lizard’ and guided by China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, has been successfully tested by China.

BANKING

  1. IDRBT Sets Up 5G Lab For Banking, Financial Sector.

  -The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, and arm of Reserve Bank of India, has launched a 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector.

  1. Banks’ Credit Growth Up 13.24% in FY2019: RBI Data.

  -The financial year 2019 has ended on a relatively robust note for banks. They clocked a 13.23% year-on-year credit growth against 9.85% in FY2018.

AWARDS

  1. NY Times, Wall Street Journal Win Pulitzers For Trump Probes.

  -The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family.

  1. 2019 Pulitzer Prize Announced: Complete List of Winners.

  -The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievement in newspaper, magazine and online journalism,literature, and musical composition in the United States.

  1. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo To Receive 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize.

  -Reuters journalists, Kyaw Soe Oo, and Wa Lone have been selected for UNESCO/Guillerno Cano Press Freedom Prize 2019. Currently, they are serving 7-year prison sentences in Myanmar.