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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 29 April 2016

Apr 29, 2016 19:10 IST

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•    He was confirmed as 29th test cricket captain of New Zealand cricket Team on 28 April 2016- Kane Williamson

•    The scientist of this country developed a new electronic paper that was in news in the last of April 2016 which has been heralded as world's first Graphene electronic paper - China

•    He resigned from the post of head of the Tata Steel sports department on 28 April 2016 - Charles Borromeo

•    Union government issued a notification banning the import of dogs for commercial breeding on 27 April 2016 with an exception to - Research or Defence purposes

•    International Dance Day 2016 that is celebrated on 29 April 2016 was dedicated to maintaining an open doors policy in -Teaching Dance

•    He smashed the fastest T20 century in just 21 deliveries in the Tobago Cricket Association’s T20 tournament at Louis D’or on 27 April 2016- Iraq Thomas

•    New Zealand’s five-dollar note, featuring Sir Edmund Hillary and South Island’s Mount Cook, won the - IBNS Banknote of the Year Award for 2015

•    The global information services company that launched a fraud detection mechanism named the Hunter Fraud Score is - Experian

•    This state government on 28 April 2016 inaugurated 100 piped water supply projects for rural areas - Odisha

•    Singapore’s DBS bank launched a mobile-only bank in India named - Digibank

•    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published its second annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report, which was topped by – Russia

•    The rank of India in WADA’s second annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report released in April 2016 – 3rd

•    The country that on 27 April 2016 announced that its Olympic athletes will wear uniforms that have been infused with insect repellent to keep mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus at bay - South Korea

•    India on 28 April 2016 extended a Line of Credit (LoC) of 1 billion US dollars to this country during its Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren’s visit to New Delhi - Mongolia

•    The Rajya Sabha on 28 April 2016 passed the Industries (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015 that bill seeks to amend - Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951

•    Rajya Sabha on 28 April 2016 passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to include certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) from - Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kerala and West Bengal

•    Former state minister and senior Congress leader who passed away after a prolonged illness, on 29 April 2016 - Satyendra Pathak

•    A Joint Committee of Parliament observed that personal ornaments beyond a prescribed limit should not be treated as - Excluded Assets

•    A women's rights activist from Swat valley of Pakistan, who became the recipient of the Nelson Mandela Graça Machel Innovation Award 2016 in Bogota, Colombia - Tabassum Adnan

•    The Parliament of this country approved Europe's strictest asylum laws permitting the government to declare a state of emergency if migrant numbers suddenly rise - Australia

•    Indian academician who was on 28 April 2016 appointed to the United Nations' 12-member University Council- Radha Kumar

•    Senior IPS officer appointed as the Director General (DG) of Railways Protection Force on 28 April 2016- Surender Kumar Bhagat

•    The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 2016 was observed on- 29 April


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