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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 April 2016

Apr 22, 2016 19:04 IST

The Recap of the Day section of Jagranjosh.com Current Affairs provides to its readers the important events of national and international importance in bulleted form so as to help them in revising and contemplating the Current Affairs of the Day with ease.

•    The theme of International Mother Earth Day observed on 22 April 2016 is – Trees for the Earth

•    For the first time, an African-American lady, will replace Andrew Jackson as the portrait gracing the US $20 bill – Harriet Tubman

•    The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 April 2016 conferred the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration to civil servants on the occasion of - 10th Civil Services Day

•    The service launched by Commerce and Industry Ministry to address issues and grievances of startups, exporters and importers, and other stakeholders is - Twitter Seva

•    The famous comedian featured in the famous sitcom Dinnerladies, who passed away on 20 April 2016 is - Victoria Wood

•    The Indian environmentalist and political activist included in the TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World is - Sunita Narain

•    Name the person appointed as Lokayukta of Goa on 20 April 2016- Justice PK Mishra

•    Name the music legend who died on 21 April 2016 and was known for his album Purple Rain- Prince Rogers Nelson

•    Name the person elected as the President of Chad on 21 April 2016- Idriss Deby

•    ISRO Scientists at Thiruvananthapuram indigenously manufactured the world's lightest synthetic material called -Silica Aerogel

•    Pakistan and China signed an agreement on 20 April 2016 for the launch of a special satellite to monitor the development of - China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects

•    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended the accreditation of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory on 21 April 2016 in- Beijing

•    India's national carrier that featured in an official commemorative album launched to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday celebrations - Air India

•    India needs to grow at this percentage to become ten trillion dollar economy and eliminate poverty by 2032 – 10 percent

    This Bollywood actress  bagged the best actress in an international narrative feature honour at 2016 Tribeca Film Festival for her performance in anthology film "Madly" - Radhika Apte

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