04th April 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed on 04th April.
2.Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) has been declared as the cleanest and best-maintained airport in the country.
3.Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Vipin Parmar launched Mother’s Absolute Affection (MAA) programme in the state to promote breastfeeding.
4.The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched the beta version of the virtual ID (VID) feature. The service providers will soon start accepting the VID number in lieu of the Aadhaar number.
5.The 9th India-Japan-US trilateral meeting was held in New Delhi.
6.Study Khazana, an e-portal founded by CA Sana Baqai has been awarded “For best emerging online Education Portal in North India”.
7.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin launched the construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant in the Mediterranean Mersin region.
8.Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma were unanimously elected as the President of the Badminton Association of India (BAI).
9.The 21st edition of Commonwealth Games was started at the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia.
10.The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has constituted a high-power committee to examine the system of conducting Class 10 and Class 12 examinations to prevent question paper leaks. The committee will be chaired by VS Oberoi, former secretary of the Ministry of Human Resources.