Current Affairs - April, 2019
Japan is to hold its first military drill with French and US troops in May 2021. According to Japan, the exercise is being held as it is concerned about the increasing Chinese actions in the regional waters. About the exercise The exercise will be the first large scale exercise between Japan, US and France. The ..
Former US Judge Damon J Keith, a grandson of slaves and icon in civil rights movement died in Detroit at the age of 96. He was born in 1922. He even being a grandson of enslaved people, later became sixth African American in U.S. history to serve on federal court of appeals. Lifetime Achievements He ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Barcelona FC has won Spanish La Liga title 2019 by defeating Levante FC by 1-0 goals. In the final match held at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain. the lone winning goal for Barcelona was scored by club’s Argentine superstar and team captain Lionel Messi at 61st minute. This was Barcelona’s overall 26th La Liga league ..
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Ministry of Defence awarded Defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) a Rs.6311 crore worth contract to build 8 Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts (ASWSWCs) for Indian Navy. Key Facts The Indian Navy issued the RFP (Request for Proposal) to DPSU (Defence Public Sector Undertaking) Shipyards and Indian Private Shipyards in April 2014, with ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Abhay-class corvette • Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts • ASW-SWC • DPSU • Fast Petrol Vessels • Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers • Indian Navy • integrated platform management systems • International Maritime Organization • Make in India • Safety of Life at Sea • Search Attack Unit • Stealth Frigates • Survey Vessels
According to whitepaper ‘Current State of Cybercrime-2019’, released by RSA Security (is an American computer and network security company of parent organization Dell Technologies), social media fraud has increased by 43% in 2018. It says the trend will continue in 2019 because of ease of using, absence of fees and multiple other benefits of these ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Every year 29 April is observed as International Dance Day, as a global day to celebrate dance. It aims to encourage participation and education in dance through events and festivals held on the day. International Dance Day Objective: Its aim is to increase awareness about importance of dance among general public and also to persuade ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs