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Current Affairs 27th April 2020

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Current Affairs 27th April 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Current Affairs 27th April 2020
1. Chemicals, Petrochemicals industry becomes top exporting sector for 1st time
  • India’s chemical exports rose by 7% to 2.68 lakh crore rupees during the April-January period of the last fiscal.
  • The industries became the top exporting sector in the country for the first time.
  • Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilisers : D V Sadananda Gowda.
Current Affairs 27th April 2020
2. Remittances to India likely to drop by 23% this year: World Bank
  • It is supposed to be the sharpest decline in recent history.
Current Affairs 27th April 2020
3. CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan launches Jeevan Shakti Yojana in MP
  • Under this scheme, women in urban areas can earn by making masks at home.
  • The government will pay Rs 11 per mask.
  • The mask should be made of cotton cloth.
Current Affairs 27th April 2020
4. Sanjay Kothari takes over as Central Vigilance Commissioner
  • Sanjay Kothari, a retired IAS officer.
  • Prez Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath.
  • Social distancing was strictly followed.
  • PM and Vice President were also present.
Current Affairs 27th April 2020
5. HDFC buys 6.43% stake in Reliance Capital
  • Mortgage Firm HDFC acquired 6.43% stake in debt-trapped Reliance Capital by invoking pledged shares.
  • HDFC Bank CEO : Aditya Puri.
6. International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day: April 26
  • The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was built in 1977 to provide electricity for the Soviet Union.
  • On 26 April 1986, it exploded and released harmful levels of radioactive material into the atmosphere.
  • The day was first observed in 2016.
7. NASA develops new ventilator tailored specifically to treat COVID-19 patients
  • NASA engineers developed VITAL – an easy to build, high-pressure ventilator specifically to treat COVID-19 patients.
  • VITAL = Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally
  • It can be built faster and maintained easily than a traditional
8. Allahabad high court comes up with virtual courts
  • Uttarprdesh has become the first state to have software based in house facility of virtual courts.
  • The new software for conducting court proceeding through video conference has been installed in Allahabad High Court.
  • Also installed all the district courts of the state.
  • UP Governor : Anandiben Patel.
9. Former Australian All-Rounder Graeme Watson Dies Aged 75
  • Graeme Watson, an all-rounder who featured in five Tests and two ODIs for Australia, died at 75.
  • The all-rounder earned a national call up during the 1966-67 tour of South Africa.
  • Australia Capital : CanberraDialing.
  • Australia Currency : Australian dollar.
10. Ashok Layland acquire 3.36 percent share in subsidiary Hinduja layland Finance
  • The cost of acquisition was done at a price of Rs 119 per equity share.
  • The acquisition was proposed to be completed in tranches on or before July 31.
  • Ashok Layland Headquarters ‎: ‎Chennai, Tamil Nadu‎.



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