Current Affairs 2019: April- Set 1

  1. Solicitor general of India- Tushar Mehta.
  2. The Serious Fraud Investigation Office(SFIO) arrested former Vice Chairman of financial services firm IL&FS.
  3. Elections to LokSabha and Assembly will be held simultaneously in Sikkim. Current CM Pawan Kumar Chamling is the longest serving CM in India since 1994. He founded Sikkim Democratic Front.
  4. Meghalaya Chief Minister is Conrad K. Sangma of National People’s Party.
  5. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister is Jairam Thakur.
  6. Nyuntan Aay Yojna(NYAY)- Every family that earns less than 12000 will get rs 72000 per year in their bank accounts.
  7. PSLV C45, carrying EMISAT and 28 international satellites, marked the first mission of PSLV-QL, a new variant of PSLV with four straps-on motors.
  8. EMISAT It @is country’s first electronic surveillance satellite. Space based electronic intelligence or ELINT from 436 kg satellite. EMISAT put on 748 km orbit.
  9. ISRO Chairman : K. Sivan.
  10. Triamool Congress has given 40% of its election tickets to women followed by Biju Janta Dal 33% in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019. Total eligible voters are 90 crore in the country.
  11. In kerela women voters are more than men by 8 lakh, highest in India. In UP, men outnumbers women by 1.2 crore…..worst imbalance.
  12. In march 2017 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max flight crashed minute after take off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. Other Max 8 casualty happened in October 2018 of Lion Air(Indonesia).
  13. Bihar last year remained in news due to Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case. The cas came to when Bihar Social Welfare Department filed an fir based on Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Social audit which found that several inmates of the Muzaffarpur shelter home were allegedly raped and sexually abused.
  14. UAE highest civilian award , the ‘Order of Zaved’ will be given to Narendra Modi for developing strategic partnership between two countries in 2019.
  15. Prominent politician of Bihar, Lalu Yadav forthcoming book is “Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey”.
  16. Pompeii ancient Roman city(Italy was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD (Europe’s biggest Volcano).
  17. World no.1 in Chess is Magnus Carlsen of Norway. Viswanathan Anand is jointly at 2nd rank with Sergey Karjakin.
  18. President of All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Vice President of Asian Football Confederation, Praful Patel has been elected in FiFa Council(first Indian). India hosted U-17 World Cup in 2018 and will host U-17 women’s world cup in 2020.
  19. US has withdrawn zero duty entry of Indian exports under its Generalised Scheme of Preferences(GIP).

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