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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 APR 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 APR 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      SURESH PRABHU LAUNCHES DIGITAL INITIATIVE FOR EASE OF EXPORT
i. Union Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu launched digital initiatives by Export Inspection Council  for ease of export at New Delhi.
ii. EIC is the official export certification body of Government of India and has launched this flagship project of Digital India Initiative to keep pace with changing dynamics of the world.
ii. Three portals have been developed to reduce transaction time and cost in a transparent manner. The portals will play an important role in the Go Green initiative by reducing paper usage and saving millions of trees.

2.      HRD MINISTRY RELEASES ‘NIRF INDIA RANKINGS 2018’
i. The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, MrPrakashJavadekar, released the National Institute of Ranking Framework India Rankings 2018 in various categories on the basis of performance of Higher Educational Institutions in a programme held in New Delhi.
ii. The top 3 Overall Institutes in India are:
1. Indian Institute of Science (IISc Bengaluru),
2. Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
3. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
iii. The top 3 Universities in India are-
1. Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru,
2. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi,
3. Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi.

3.      INDIA-JAPAN-US TRILATERAL TALKS HELD IN NEW DELHI
i. The crucial dialogue between the three leading democratic powers India, Japan and the USA of the Indo-Pacific region was held in New Delhi.
ii. The India-Japan-US trilateral was launched in December 2011.
iii. It was elevated to ministerial level in September 2015. The last ministerial dialogue was held in New York in September 2017.

4.      TRIAL RUN OF 1ST INDIA-BANGLADESH CONTAINER TRAIN FLAGGED OFF
i. The trial run of the first container train between India and Bangladesh was flagged off from Kolkata city.
ii. The train left for Bangladesh with 60 containers loaded with almost 1,200 tonnes of de-oiled cake, used as a raw material for animal feed.

5.      HRD MINISTRY CONSTITUTES COMMITTEE TO PREVENT EXAM PAPER LEAKAGES
i. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has constituted a High Powered Committee to examine the entire system of conducting Class X and Class XII examination conducted by the CBSE .
ii.The  committee is formed  to  prevent leakages.
ii. Mr Vinay Sheel Oberoi, Retd. Secretary (Higher Education), MHRD will be the Chairperson of the 7 member High Power Committee.

6.      COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018 STARTS AT GOLD COAST IN AUSTRALIA
i. The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games begun in Gold Coast, Australia, with a colourful opening ceremony.
ii. Carrara Stadium has been chosen as the venue to host the opening ceremony.
iii.These Games marked the 5th time that Australia has hosted the games.
iv. India was represented at the opening ceremony by a contingent of over 200 athletes who were led by flag-bearer P V Sindhu. 

OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

Q1. UNION COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY AND CIVIL AVIATION MINISTER, SURESH PRABHU LAUNCHED DIGITAL INITIATIVES BY EIC FOR EASE OF EXPORT AT NEW DELHI. EIC STANDS FOR ____________________.
(A) Export International Corporation
(B) Export Import Council
(c) Export Import Corporation
(D) Export Inspection Council
Q2. THE UNION MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, MR. PRAKASH JAVADEKAR, RELEASED THE NIRF INDIA RANKINGS 2018 IN VARIOUS CATEGORIES. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTION HAS EMERGED AS THE BEST OVERALL INSTITUTE IN INDIA?
(A) Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
(B) Indian Institute of Science (IISc Bengaluru)
(C) Indian Institute of Technology Madras
(D) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Q3. THE CRUCIAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE THREE LEADING DEMOCRATIC POWERS VIZ. _____________________ OF THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION WAS HELD RECENTLY IN NEW DELHI.
(A) India, Japan, and the USA
(B) India, Indonesia, and the USA
(C) India, Japan, and Indonesia
(D) India, Malaysia, and the USA
Q4. THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT HAS CONSTITUTED A HIGH POWERED COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE ENTIRE SYSTEM OF CONDUCTING CLASS X AND CLASS XII EXAMINATION CONDUCTED BY THE CBSE WITH A VIEW TO PREVENT LEAKAGES. THIS COMMITTEE WILL BE HEADED BY ______________.
(A) Devesh Pathak
(B) Neelima Sinha
(D) Devendra Jhajharia
(D) Vinay Sheel Oberoi

ANSWERS:
1-D      2-B      3-A      4-D

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