21st April 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.The Civil Services Day in India was observed 21st April.
2.Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the two-day Civil Services Day event in New Delhi.
3.First ever International SME Convention-2018 will be held in New Delhi from 22nd to 24th April.
4.Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel inaugurated the new office of Central Project Monitoring Unit for the e-Vidhan project of the Government at the Parliament House Annexe.
5.Prince Charles is confirmed as the successor to Queen Elizabeth II as next Head of the Commonwealth.
6.Private sector lender ICICI Bank has introduced a ‘digital form’ which will help open current accounts in a few hours.
7.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left for China to participate in a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
8.The Commonwealth countries have unanimously agreed to take action on cybersecurity by 2020. In a landmark declaration at the end of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London.
9.The 16th Federation Cup Junior National athletics championship began at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
10.Nagaland Power department launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – “Saubhagya” scheme, aims to achieve universal household electrification in all parts of the country in a time-bound manner.