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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 28 April 2016

Apr 28, 2016 19:14 IST

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•    India’s seventh navigation satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System that was launched by ISRO on 28 April 2016 - IRNSS 1G

•    The theme of the 2016 World Day for Safety and Health at Work was observed across the world on 28 April 2016 is - Workplace Stress: a collective challenge

•    Renowned artist who on 27 April 2016 won the Gold Medal at ninth Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship titled The magical world of sand 2016- Sudarsan Pattnaik

•    Union Cabinet on 27 April 2016 approved to enhance investment by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in- Bharat Oman Refineries Limited

•    Union Government decided to extend the ceasefire with NSCN (R) for a further period of one year on 27 April 2016 with effect from- 28 April 2016

•    Kerala cartoonist who passed away on 27 April 2016 and was known for creating legendary cartoon characters Boban and Molly- V T Thomas

•    The athlete who, at the first stage of the World Cup in Shanghai, equalled Ki Bo-Bae's world record of 686/720 in the women's recurve event is - Deepika Kumari

•    Japan's Olympic organisers unveiled the new official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The logos are designed by - Asao Tokolo

•    The Chinese human rights activist and founder of Laogai Research Foundation who died on 26 April 2016 is – Harry Wu

•    State that on 27 April 2016 approved five percent interest subvention to flood-hit traders with effect from 1 April 2016 - Jammu and Kashmir

•    Person who was re-elected as the Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile on 27 April 2016 for the second consecutive time - Lobsang Sangey

•    State Government that on 27 April 2016 decided to increase the punishment for chain snatching up to 5 years of rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of 25000 rupees - Maharashtra

•    Two-time Olympic 400-meter hurdles gold medalist champion who announced his retirement on 26 April 2016 - Felix Sanchez

•    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on 27 April 2016 announced appointment of a former cricketer as chief selector of the Sri Lankan Cricket team - Sanath Jayasuriya

•    Haryana’s political party that merged itself with Indian National Congress - Haryana Janhit Congress (Bhajan Lal)

•    Country which decided to close a detention centre used by Australia for asylum seekers - Papua New Guinea

•    Union Cabinet approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Papua New Guinea on 27 April 2016 on cooperation in the fields of -Healthcare and Medical Science

•    The Union Cabinet approved to bring this agricultural product under the purview of imposing stock holding limits on dealers by the state governments on 27 April 2016- Sugar

•    NITI Aayog launched Urban Management Programme with the help of this country to build capacities in State Governments and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)  - Singapore


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