07th April 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.World Health Day was celebrated on 07th April. This year theme is “Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere” and the slogan is “Health for All”.
2.The Indian Air Force (IAF) is going to conduct its biggest ever combat exercise ‘Gagan Shakti 2018’ along Pakistan and China borders.
3.Patna has come on top among 20 largest cities in India in terms of 4G connectivity, a report by OpenSignal.
4.Tamil Nadu government has come out with a mobile application ‘Uzhavan (farmer) app that will allow ryots to have access to nine types of services including details about their crop insurance.
5.Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) as part of their ‘Customer First’ initiative launched Internet of Things (IoT)-based customer feedback application on a pilot basis at its Cathedral branch, Tamil Nadu.
6.The Government of India, Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank have signed a USD 420 million project to help small and marginal farmers in the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra.
7.Chhattisgarh bagged the ‘State of the Year’ Award under the ‘business leader’ category as part of the India Business Leadership for the remarkable increase in business and services activities in various sectors.
8.The Union government appointed Rakesh Kumar Vats as an additional charge of the chairman of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) with immediate effect.
9.Noted Assamese film director, Munin Baruah has passed away.