DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 1 APRIL 2015
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1. HIMACHAL LAUNCHED INDIA’S FIRST E-VIDHAAN MOBILE APP:
A. Himachal Pradesh Government launched India’s First E-Vidhaan Mobile app.
B. Himachal Pradesh chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the first part of e-vidhaan Mobile app.
C. With this initiative , Himachal Pradesh Government is expecting to save about 8 crore rupees per annum that were spent on the paper.
2. CHINA INKED 5 AGREEMENTS WITH SRI LANKA:
A. China and Sri Lanka inked 5 agreements during the visit of Maithripala Sirisena to China.
B. For the first time Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena visited China and signed 5 agreements in Beijing to Strengthen ties between two nations.
a. Sri Lanka accepted China’s invitation to become a founding-member of Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
b. China agreed to provide training opportunity to 2000 young scientists from Sri Lanka
c. China agreed to set up Chinese language training centres in Sri Lanka to deepen cultural partnership between both the nations.
3. FINANCE MINISTRY APPROVED 1500 CRORE RUPEES FOR A.P. CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION:
A. Union Ministry of finance has allocated 1500 crore rupees to Andhra Pradesh for constructing its New Capital
B. The A.P Reorganization Act, 2014 mandates Hyderabad as a common capital for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for a period of 10 years.
C. New proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh is to be constructed near Vijaywada Region on the bank of Krishna river and is named as Amaravathi.
4. VICE ADMIRAL SUNIL LANBA BECOMES COMMANDING IN CHIEF OF SOUTHERN NAVAL COMMAND:
A. Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba took over charge as the flag officer commanding in chief of Southern Naval Command.
B. Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba took the charge from Vice Admiral SPS Cheema.
C. Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba took the charge at the ceremonial parade held at the Naval base in Kochi.
NOTE: Vice Admiral Cheema will now take the charge of the flag officer commanding in chief of Western Naval Command.