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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 1 April 2016

Apr 1, 2016 19:36 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    The Upper House of Myanmar's parliament approved a Bill on 1 April 2016 to give more powerful role over the country's parliament and government to - Aung San Suu Kyi

•    President Pranab Mukherjee on 1 April 2016 signed ordinance to authorise expenditure beyond April 1 in Uttarakhand which is under - President's rule

•    She is the first woman to be appointed as PAC chairperson on 31 March 2016 - J Geetha Reddy

•    Union Government launched a Mobile App to empower People to demand 24x7 Power for the states on 31 March 2016 - Vidyut PRAVAH

•    The administration of this Union Territory launched the Phase I of ‘Green Initiative’ at an estimated cost of 2 crore rupees - National Capital Territory of Delhi

•    These rules were notified by the Union Government to properly manage the 484 tons per day bio-medical waste from 168869 healthcare facilities (HCFs) across the country - Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016

•    The Legislative Assembly of this State passed a bill prescribing minimum educational qualifications to contest for urban local bodies – Haryana

•    The Union Ministry that launched the Startup India portal and mobile app in New Delhi on 31 March 2016 - Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry

•    Union Government released a single window interface for information on Intellectual Property and guidance on leveraging it for competitive advantage on 31 March 2016 - Indian Intellectual Property (IP) Panorama

•    India and the United States on 31 March 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on setting up Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) in - India

•    The first woman to receive the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) gold medal, who died on 31 March 2016 due to heart attack in Miami is - Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid

•    India and Sri Lanka on 31 March 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide 150 fishing boats and fishing equipment to 300 Tamil fishermen from - Mullaithivu in North Sri Lanka

•    To protect domestic manufacturers from cheap Chinese imports, Union Government extended the safeguard duty on steel imports until - March 2018

•    The Supreme Court asked the Union Government to inform the states having drought management cells and explain - reasons for not setting up district-level disaster management authorities in many states

•    Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, the municipality that is recently viewed as a hotbed of Islamist extremism, is located in - Belgium

•    The British entertainer, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, who died on 31 March 2016 is - Ronnie Corbett

•    The village that became the first liquor-free village in Rajasthan is - Kachhabali village

•    The Director Legal & Government Affairs at Avon Beauty Products who was named as the Chairman of Indian Direct Selling Association is - Jitendra Jagota

•    The imprisoned Egyptian novelist who will be conferred the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award in May 2016 is - Ahmed Naji

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