DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 APRIL 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. RANVEER SINGH TO BE HONOURED WITH 'MAHARASHTRIAN OF THE YEAR'
i. Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, will be honoured with the ‘Maharashtrian of the Year’
ii. The 'Lokmat Maharashtrian of The Year' award recognises and honours the individuals who brought laurels for Maharashtra.
2. PM NARENDRA MODI CONFERRED SAUDI ARABIA’S HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONOUR
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour the King Abdulaziz Sash.
ii. The prestigious award was bestowed upon Indian Prime Minister by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Court
3. WEST INDIES WINS 2016 ICC T-20 CRICKET WORLD CUP
i. West Indies has won the ICC Cricket World Men’s T-20 Cup 2016 by defeating England by 4 wickets in the final match played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
ii. Player of the series Virat Kohli .
iii. ICC Cricket World Women’s T-20 Cup 2016 won by West Indies
4. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MINE AWARENESS AND ASSISTANCE IN MINE ACTION OBSERVED ON 4TH APRIL.
i. International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed on April 4
ii. The theme of the year 2016 is Mine Action is Humanitarian Action.
iii. The day is observed to work together to advance the goal of a world free of the threat of mines and explosive remnants of war.
5. INDIA SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH GERMANY’S KFW FOR 500 MILLION EURO LOAN TO NAGPUR METRO
i. India and Germany’s Development Bank KfW inked an agreement to provide loan assistance of 500 million Euro for the modern and sustainable metro system for Nagpur city.
ii. This is the first German assistance to Metro project in the country.
iii. Nagpur Metro is the first metro to be financed under the Indo-German partnership for clean, socially inclusive and climate friendly mobility for people in cities.
6. WORLD'S FIRST WHITE TIGER SAFARI INAUGURATED IN MADHYA PRADESH
i. Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javdekar inaugurated a White Tiger Safari at Mukundpur in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh.
ii. The Safari is situated adjacent to the Mukundpur Zoo which is spread over 75 hectares.
iii. The safari houses three white tigers, including one male named Raghu and two females named Vindhya and Radha.
7. INDIA RANKS 6TH IN 2015 TOP-10 MANUFACTURERS LIST
i. India has been ranked sixth among the world’s Top-Ten largest manufacturing countries in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization 2015 Yearbook report.
ii. India has jumped by three positions to sixth position compared to earlier ninth position in the previous report.
iii. Top 5 countries are China, United States, Japan, Germany and South Korea.
iv. UNIDO is a specialized agency in the United Nations headquartered at Vienna, Austria.
v. The main Objective is to Promote and accelerate industrial development in developing countries
8. NOVAK DJOKOVIC WINS 2016 MIAMI OPEN TITLE
i. World Number One tennis player Novak Djokovic has grabbed the 2016 Miami Open Title in the men’s singles category at Crandon Park Florida, US.
ii. He defeated Kei Nishikori of Japan.
iii. In Women’s single category Victoria Azarenka of Belarus won the 2016 Miami Open Title