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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 11 April 2016

Apr 11, 2016 19:15 IST

Jagranosh.com brings for its readers the current affairs recap of the day covering important events of the national and international importance in bulleted forms which will be immense help for the aspirants of IAS/PCS, Bank, SSC, MBA and other exams.

•    The State Government that announced two percent employment reservation in various departments for meritorious sportspersons of the state on 10 April 2016 – Jharkhand

•    The Union Corporate Affair Ministry on 11 April 2016 exempted the housing finance companies from- XBRL filing

•    She is an investigative journalist of Azerbaijan who was chosen to receive the UNESCO or Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2016 on 8 April 2016- Khadija Ismayilova

•    The winner of the FBB Femina Miss India World 2016 is - Priyadarshini Chatterjee

•    The badminton player who won the men's singles title at the 2016 Malaysia Open is - Lee Chong Wei

•    The boxer who won the 2016 International Boxing Federation heavyweight title is - Anthony Joshua

•    The former Audi India executive appointed as Head of Lamborghini India Operations is - Sharad Agarwal

•    The golf player who won the US Masters golf tournament is - Danny Willett

•    World number two shuttler Kento Momota of Japan was axed from Japan’s badminton team for the 2016 Rio Olympics for - Gambling at an illegal casino

•    Former Union Minister and Congress leader who died on 9 April 2016 in Aizawl district of Mizoram due to heart failure - C Silvera

•    At least 110 people were charred to death in a fire accident at Puttingal Devi temple on 10 April 2016 during a festival at Paravur of – Kerala

•    The UN-backed ceasefire came into force in this country from midnight of 10 April 2016 between Shi’ite Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition supporting government forces - Yemen

•    Chinese researchers in April 2016 introduced a new approach for making an all-weather solar cell that can generate electricity even during rains by making use of - Graphene

•    India in April 2016 offered to invest up to 20 billion US dollars in this country’s energy industry, subject to provision of concessional Rights - Iran

•    Group of Seven (G7) industrialized countries two day meeting started on 10 April 2016 in - Hiroshima

•    Scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, discovered a way to forecast earthquakes based on slow fault movements caused by moving sub layers of Earth - Deepa Mele Veedu

•    Ukraine Prime Minister who on 10 April 2016 announced that he will resign in this week, blaming politicians’ failure to enact real changes - Arseniy Yatsenyuk

•    A four-member Indian professional boxing team who will compete in the WBA Oceanic undercard bouts in Jinghong, China on 11 April 2016 are - Mukesh Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Sandeep Singh and Pramod Kumar

•    Union Government on 10 April 2016 recommended 1304 crore rupees for drought relief to a state under National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) to – Uttar Pradesh

•    The United Nations will observe the birth anniversary of an Indian historical personality and social reformist for the first time to commemorate his 125th birth anniversary - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

•    Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat unveiled Swami Vivekanand's statue in - Palampur town of Kangra district

•    Maldivian President who arrived in New Delhi on 10 April 2016 on a two-day visit to India - Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom

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