Page-9 of Current Affairs - April, 2022
In one of the tech world’s biggest deals, Elon Musk has taken control of the social media site Twitter. Through this deal, he will be acquiring the social network for around USD 44 billion with the shares of the company being valued at $54.20. Overview: On 14th April 2022, Musk announced his plans of taking ..
A report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on World Military Expenditure stated that India was the world’s third-highest military spender behind the US and China. The global defence expenditure in 2021 reached an all-time high and stood at USD 2.1 trillion despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Top 5 military spenders According to the ..
Asia’s biggest international food and hospitality fair named AAHAR-2022 is being organized by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in collaboration with the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) at New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan. Overview: This fair began on 26th April 2022. This fair will be held till 30th April 2022. This ..
The European Union and India have agreed to establish a Trade and Technology Council with the aim of addressing the challenges to ensure security and trusted technology keeping in line with rapid geopolitical changes. Overview: The decision of setting up such a council is a first for India with any of its partner nations. The ..
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Kerala has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Netherlands for a project that is named ‘Cosmos Malabaricus.’ This project will be helping to further illustrate Kerala’s history in the 18th century. Overview: The state will also be collaborating with the Netherlands to establish paint academies in Malappuram and Kollam. The agreements have been ..
The government of Meghalaya’s Planning Department’s initiative of the “e-Proposal System”, has won the UN Award – World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum Prizes 2022. The “e-Proposal System” is a part of Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA), which eliminates 75 per cent physical work of files in all government departments in the state. About ..