30th March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale 2018 – Software edition in New Delhi.
2.The First National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, and Mental Illness was held in New Delhi.
3.The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland regarding cooperation and Exchange of Information for the Purposes of Combating International Criminality and Tackling Serious Organised Crime.
4.The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between India and Canada to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).
5.Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched ‘181-Sakhi’, a toll-free helpline number for women.
6.Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath, a chicken breed has got the Geographical Indications (GI) tag.
7.Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the longest elevated road in the country in Ghaziabad. The elevated six-lane road is approximately 10 kilometers-long and built on 227 single pillars.
8.India has received its first LNG cargo from the US under a long-term supply deal when a ship carrying super-cooled natural gas arrived at Dabhol in Maharashtra.
9.R.Dinesh, The joint managing director of TV Sundaram Iyengar and Sons, has been elected chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region for 2018-19.
10.Darren Lehmann has resigned as head coach of Australia’s men’s Cricket team.