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  9. April 2016 Current Affairs

Mohun Bagan and Jeje Lalpekhlua named FPAI Player of the Year

Apr 26, 2016
Nigerian striker Ranti Martins, who played for East Bengal in the I-League, was named the Foreign Player of the Year.

India to host 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships

Apr 26, 2016
This will be the first time that Commonwealth Judo Championships will be held in India. The Championships will be held in Jaipur. However, the dates are yet to be finalized.

World Intellectual Property Day 2016 observed globally

Apr 26, 2016
The theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2016 was Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined.

Indo-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise, Nomadic Elephant – 2016, commenced

Apr 26, 2016
A platoon of the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army along with a team of two observers will be taking part in the event.

Union Government launched Sahapedia, India's first online interactive portal

Apr 26, 2016
Sahapedia is a collection of resources on the diverse heritage of India. It is non-profit society, led by former TCS chairman S. Ramadorai, who is the head of the National Skill Development Agency.

Lok Sabha passed the Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Apr 26, 2016
It proposes removal of an exception made for Sahajdharis in 1944 that allowed them to vote in elections for the Board and committees instituted under the Act.

INS Karmuk Corvette participated in Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)

Apr 25, 2016
It would include participation of one warship and one Maritime Patrol Aircraft of India and Thailand with the closing ceremony being held at Port Blair.

Full Pink Moon seen across the skies of North America

Apr 25, 2016
The Pink Moon appeared to be smaller than usual because it was at its furthest point from the Earth, or apogee. This full moon comes less than one day after reaching lunar apogee, the moon’s farthest point in its monthly orbit.

Operation Sulaimani to eradicate Poverty in Kozhikode District

Apr 25, 2016
The project is named after Sulaimani as the Kozhikode is famous for food and ‘Sulaimani’ is one of such iconic items of the district.

Union Government notified new rules to revamp SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 2016

Apr 25, 2016
The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 was amended by Parliament in 2016.

World Immunization Week 2016 organised with campaign Close the immunization gap

Apr 25, 2016
The 2016 campaign additionally stresses the need for immunization among adolescents and adults - throughout life.

Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualified for Rio Olympics in 57-kg freestyle category

Apr 25, 2016
Sandeep became the fourth Indian wrestler after Sandeep Tomar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Narsingh Yada, Hardeep Singh to book a berth for the Rio Games.

Mairaj Ahmed Khan won first silver medal for India at shooting World Cup

Apr 25, 2016
This will be the first skeet medal for India at a World Cup.

India Pride Project (IPP): An Initiative to bring back India's lost artefacts

Apr 25, 2016
IPP have successfully identified popular loots such as Shiva Nataraja, Bronze (originally from Bragadeeshwara Temple, Tamil Nadu) on display in National Gallery of Australia.

World Malaria Day 2016 observed with theme End Malaria For Good

Apr 25, 2016
The World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria.

Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurated interim Secretariat complex in Amaravati

Apr 25, 2016
The government is determined to begin operations from Amaravati region from 15 June 2016. The construction of the government complex has been going on at a brisk pace to meet the deadline.

Former Finance Minister Clement Mouamba appointed as Prime Minister of Congo

Apr 25, 2016
Clement will be responsible for forming a government in consultation with the president in accordance with the 25 October 2015 constitution.

International Solar Alliance Cell and UNDP declared Cooperation for Promoting Solar Energy

Apr 25, 2016
The declaration was made on the occasion of the side event on International Solar Alliance at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Garcia-Mladenovic defeated Sania-Hingis to win Stuttgart Grand Prix tournament in Germany

Apr 25, 2016
The women’s singles title was won by Angelique Kerber of Germany who in the final clash defeated her countrywoman Laura Siegemund 6-4, 6-0.

Russia defeated China to win gold at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Apr 25, 2016
The combined results of the 2016 and 2017 world mixed doubles events will decide the seven teams who will join host South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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