Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: April 30, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 30, 2021:


  • Centre, States failed to prepare for predictable second wave: International Commission of Jurists
  • National Commission for Women (NCW) launches WhatsApp helpline number 9354954224 for pregnant women
  • HAL’s Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv demonstrates deck operations capabilities in ship-borne trials
  • Covid-19: Bharat Biotech reduces price of Covaxin to Rs 400 for states
  • Covid-19: India turns down UN integrated supply chain help, says it has robust system
  • Facebook blocks #ResignModi posts, restores it calling it a mistake
  • Karnataka ministers to donate one-year salary for Covid-19 relief work

Economy & corporate

  • Operation Twist: RBI to buy and sell Rs 10,000 cr market bonds simultaneously under OMO (open market operations)
  • ICICI Bank launches Merchant Stack set of digital banking services for retail merchants
  • Axis Bank board approves re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as MD & CEO for 3 years
  • CSIR-CMERI (CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute), Durgapur transfers technology of Oxygen Enrichment Unit to private sector companies


  • China launches Tianhe module, the core module of its space station Tiangong
  • Philippines: President Rodrigo Duterte refuses to stop South China Sea patrols over China’s objections
  • Astronaut Michael Collins of NASA’s 1969 Apollo 11 moon mission dies at 90




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