13th April 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has decided to invest USD $ 140 Million loans to improve Rural Connectivity in India.
2.The Union Government appointed Bhanu Pratap Sharma as the new chairman of Banks Board Bureau (BBB).
3.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Dr. Ambedkar National Memorial at 26, Alipur Road in Delhi.
4.The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed an agreement for up gradation of Yagyi Kalewa section of highway in Myanmar to two lanes with the earthen shoulder.
5.The Maharashtra government announced cash prizes for those who bagged medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games Gold Coast.
6.Late Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna has been honored with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for his contribution to the Indian cinema.
7.The World Bank has approved $55mn to expand the use of clean renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh where grid electricity cannot reach easily.
8.Anish Bhanwala (15 Year) created history by becoming the youngest ever gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) for India in the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event.
9.The Government has formed a task force headed by the minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha for fast-tracking the roll-out of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology.