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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 19 April 2016

Apr 19, 2016 19:11 IST

Curent Affairs Recap of the day provided by jagranjosh.com provides the important current affairs like Odd-Even scheme on Manali-Leh highway, Monkey-hunting tribes and Laureus World Sports Award 2016 among others in bulleted form for a quick revision and contemplation.

•    The state that launched its first all-women bus service on 19 April 2016 – Jammu & Kashmir

•    The number of districts in which the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme was extended on 19 April 2016 – 61

•    Manali’s district administration took the path of Delhi’s Odd-Even scheme to beat the traffic woes on this highway – Manali - Leh  Highway

•    The states in which monkey-hunting tribes are found and were in news in April 2016 – Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka

•    He won the Sportsman of the Year of the Laureus World Sports Award 2016 on 18 April 2016 – Novak Djokovic

•    She won the Sportswoman of the Year of the Laureus World Sports Award 2016 on 18 April 2016 – Serena Williams

•    Former Pakistan captain who was appointed as the chief selector of Pakistan’s cricket team - Inzamam-ul-Haq

•    The South American country where a high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale struck and killed at least 413 people - Ecuador

•    The specialized agencies of the UN that announced to establish an alliance with an aim to make early childhood development (ECD) programme a global policy - World Bank and UNICEF

•    State government that on 18 April 2016 decided to restrict digging of borewells beyond 200 feet - Maharashtra

•    The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced a new annual global home and away league, involving world's leading hockey nations, to be launched in - 2019

•    A special court issued a non-bailable warrant against this business tycoon in a money laundering case involving alleged defrauding of IDBI Bank of 950 crore rupees - Vijay Mallya

•    The country that will host the 40th World Congress of Vine and Wine and the 15th General Assembly of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine in 2017 is - Bulgaria

•    The country that overtook France to become the world's leading wine producer is - Italy

•    The state that decided to make it mandatory to have a hologram on every alcohol bottle manufactured and sold in the state is- Maharashtra

•    The 13th session of the Islamic Summit Conference was held in - Istanbul, Turkey

•    He was Puerto Rican composer and singer who died in Colorado, United States of America on 16 April 2016- Ismael Quintana

•    The 14th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Russia, India and China was held on 18 April 2016 in –Moscow

•    The five time Emmy award winning actress who died on 17April 2016- Doris Roberts

•    The country with which India signed MoU to promote cooperation in the field of Traditional Medicine and Homoeopathy- Mauritius


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