Current affairs 27th April


Dear Aspirants , In this article we are providing a summary of current affairs of the day . This will help you for preparation of general awareness sections of competitive (ssc /banking) exams. The questions of general awareness section are mostly from current affairs. So, Find the important events of the day described below.

Indu Malhotra, first senior woman advocate to become SC Judge :

In a first, senior advocate Indu Malhotra is set to become the first woman lawyer to be appointed as Supreme Court Judge. The Union Law Ministry has reportedly cleared her name for the position. With the decision, Malhotra will be the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed from the Bar as a Judge in the Apex Court.

PM Modi Launched Van Dhan Scheme to Help Increase Tribal Income :

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched the Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED, during the celebrations of Ambedkar Jayanti at Bijapur, Chattisgarh. The Van Dhan scheme along with others like Jan Dhan and Gobar-Dhan schemes had the potential to change the tribal-rural economic system. Under Van Dhan, 10 Self Help Groups of 30 Tribal gatherers would be constituted.

Microsoft is India’s Most Attractive Employer: Randstad Survey :

Technology giant Microsoft India declared the most attractive employer brand, followed by e-commerce giant Amazon India. The winners were named by HR service provider Randstad’s Employer Brand Research (REBR) 2018. Sector-wise, Tata Consultancy Services is most favored in IT, while Larsen & Toubro tops Infrastructure & Construction and Hindustan Unilever emerges the winner in FMCG.

World Intellectual Property Day :

World Intellectual Property Day is observed every year on 26th April to learn about the role that intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.  “World Intellectual Property Day” or “World IP Day” was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000.  The theme for World Intellectual Property Day 2018 is “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity”.

CSIR won National Intellectual Property Award 2018 :

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is awarded the National Intellectual Property (IP) Award 2018 in the category “Top R&D Institution / Organization for Patents and Commercialization”.  

India to host Asian Weightlifting C’ships :

Indian will host the prestigious Asian Weightlifting Championship in 2019. The Championship was awarded to India at the Executive Board Meeting and Congress of the Asian Weightlifting Federation held on April 22 at Urgench, Uzbekistan.