Current Affairs 30th April 2017

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Current Affairs 30th April 2017

NATIONAL:

  • 8-9 lakh registered companies not filing annual returns are potential source ofmoney laundering: Revenue Secretary
  • 1.3 lakh post offices in rural areas to be connected through broadband
  • Himachal: 23,700 street lights replaced by LED lights under SLNP
  • Vision of 2022 to provide house to every household in country is priority: Dattatreya
  • IIT Council decides to increase female representation in institutes
  • India’s Sudarsan wins World Sand Sculptures Championship
  • India’s 1st book village to come up in Maharashtra
  • Uma Bharti has launched Water Conservation Programme for Bundelkhand
  • Shah Rukh Khan becomes first Indian actor to deliver Ted Talk
  • ISRO to improve India’s communication system by launching 5 satellites

INTERNATIONAL

  • Two Indian-Americans selected for ACE fellowship
  • Trump signs executive order aimed at reducing restrictions on oil drilling in Arctic,Atlantic
  • EU leaders will endorse stiff set of Brexit at summit in Brussels
  • Montenegro parliament ratifies country’s accession to Nato

BANKING NEWS

  • RBI says, banks cannot refuse to accept faded or scribbled notes

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • Apple stops paying iPhone patent royalties to Qualcomm

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India to take on Great Britain in opener
  • 18-year-old becomes first Indian to take pole in F3 C’ship
  • Pankaj Advani loses summit clash of Asian Snooker Championship
  • Saurav, Chinappa enters semis of Asian Individual Squash Championship

OBITUARY:

  • Tamil actor Vinu Chakravarthy passes away