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Current Affairs 30 April 2020

Current Affairs 30 April 2020

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Current Affairs 30 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 30 April 2020
1. Andhra Pradesh CM launched Jagananna Vidya Deevena Scheme
  • For providing 100% fee reimbursement to all students.
  • The reimbursed amount will directly be credited into the accounts of the mothers of the students in four instalments annually.
  • CM also announced a helpline number, 1902.
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2. Assam govt announced Rs.50 lakh insurance cover to journalists
  • The frontline journalists, who have been bravely covering COVID-19 against all odds, risking their lives.
  • The announcement was passed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
  • Assam Governor : Jagdish Mukhi.
Current Affairs 30 April 2020
3. Gujarat: WCD Ministry takes unique initiative ‘doorstep Aanganwadi’ to reach out to children during lockdown
  • In Gujarat, Women and Child Development Ministry (WCD) has taken a unique initiative.
  • The initiative is called Umbare Aanganwadi, i.e doorstep Aanganwadi to reach out to children during the lockdown.
  • The ICDS Department telecasts Umbare Aanganwadi through TV.
  • It is targeted to children in the age group of 3-6 years.
Current Affairs 30 April 2020
4. Covid-19: AP launches pharmacy app for surveillance on cold, fever patients
  • Andhra Pradesh Government began tracking patients who could be suffering from cold and fever.
  • It has launched a customised mobile application- ‘Covid Pharma’ for pharmacies across the state.
  • AP tops the number of sample tests conducted per million people.
Current Affairs 30 April 2020
5. Mazumdar-Shaw recognised among world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in Biopharma
  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon Chairperson has been recognized as one of the world’s top 20 inspirational leaders in biopharmaceuticals in The Medicine Maker ‘Power List 2020’ for her contribution to the world of medicine as an innovative business leader.
  • Did you Know
  • Group: Small molecules, biopharmaceuticals & advanced medicine.
Current Affairs 30 April 2020
6. Virus-hit APEC region to post 2.7% economic contraction in 2020: Report
  • APEC = Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
  • APEC region is expected to post a 2.7% economic contraction in 2020 due to the impact of the novel coronavirus.
  • APEC has 21 members.
Current Affairs 30 April 2020
7. BRICS Foreign ministers attended COVID-19 meeting
  • External Affairs Minister Shri S Jaishankar represented India at the meet.
  • The video conference was hosted by Russia as it is the current rotating head.
  • BRICS = Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
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8. IIT-Bhubaneswar develop multi-surface sanitizer to disinfect devices
  • When the infected object was placed into the chamber, it gets exposed to UV light & will be disinfected within 15 minutes.
  • It was developed based on the results available for SARS CoV-1.
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9. Axis Bank to buy 29% stake in Max Life Insurance for Rs 1,600 crore
  • The bank raises its total holding in the life insurer to 30% after the completion of the deal.
  • Max Financial Services will hold the remaining 70% in JV.
  • Axis is looking to purchase around 556 million shares of Max.
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10. Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan dies at 54
  • Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passed away at the age of 54 years.
  • He went on to deliver memorable performances in films such as The Life of Pi, Slumdog Millionaire, The Mighty Heart and Jurassic World.
  • His last film was Angrezi Medium.
  • He had won IIFA and Filmfare Award multiple times.
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11. Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson passed away at 61
  • Robinson was part of the Liverpool squad who won a league, League Cup & European Cup treble in 1984.
  • He won 24 Republic of Ireland caps.
  • He had received the XIII International Vazquez Montalban prize.

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