06th April 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.International Day of Sport for Development and Peace was celebrated on 6th April.
2.The Union Minister for Railways and Coal Shri PiyushGoyal launched UTTAM App for Coal Quality Monitoring. UTTAM stands for – Unlocking Transparency by Third Party Assessment of Mined Coal.
3.The Indo-Korean joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise ‘SAHYOG-HYEOBLYEOG 2018’ kicked off at the Chennai coast.
4.Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to set up Data Sciences Lab to improve its forecasting, surveillance and early warning detection abilities.
5.Leading private lender ICICI Bank announced the launch of a service that enables Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to send money to a beneficiary in India using social media platforms like WhatsApp and e-mail.
6.The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has constituted a 5-member working committee to examine taxation aspects related to High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) who are migrating abroad to other jurisdictions. The Working Group will be headed by Pragya Sahay Saksena.
7.Qatar is introducing national service for women for the first time while extending the time served in the military by conscripted men, under a law issued by the country’s Emir.
8.Indian Cricketer Mithali Raj has become the most capped player in women’s One-Day International (ODI) cricket (192 Matches).