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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 7 April 2016

Apr 7, 2016 19:21 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    7 April 2016 was observed as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in this African country - Rwanda

•    The theme of the World Health Day 2016, which was observed globally on 7 April 2016 is - Halt the rise: beat diabetes

•    The city where the foundation stone of Haryana’s first horticulture university  was laid is - Karnal

•    The state where BHEL commissioned a seasonwise tiltable canal top solar PV plant is - Andhra Pradesh

•    The CEO of Tech Mahindra appointed as the Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is - CP Gurnani

•    Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal along with the State Chief Minister launched two schemes to distribute Energy Efficient Smart Agriculture Pumps & Fans on 7 April 2016 in - Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

•    Union Cabinet approved the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission on fiscal deficit targets and additional fiscal deficit to States for the award period - 2015-20

•    The Beausejour Cricket Ground in St Lucia of West Indies on 6 April 2016 was renamed as - Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium

•    The Union Cabinet gave approval to Exim Bank of India for increasing the framework agreement with this country’s central bank - Central Bank of Iran

•    The Union Cabinet gave its approval to implement a Project that provides for establishment of National Water Informatics Centre (NWIC) as an independent organization -   National Hydrology Project

•    Indian men won the Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament on 6 April 2016 with a 3-1 victory over - Vietnam

•    To help rural and urban population to have a reliable access to electricity, Union Government on 5 April 2016 launched the low cost micro solar device, named - Surya Jyoti

•    In a bid to improve operational efficiency, Union Cabinet allowed public sector oil companies to have their own independent crude import policy based on their - commercial requirements

•    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its ex-post facto approval for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) with effect from – 1 July 2014

•    CCEA cleared conversion of Working Capital Term Loan (WCTL) of 29.91 crore rupees extended by Bank of Baroda to this public sector undertaking (PSU) into equity shares - Andrew Yule & Co. Ltd. (AYCL)

•    Iceland ruling coalition on 6 April 2016 named this person as the Prime Minister of the country - Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson

•    With a view to lay down procedures for providing availability of unclaimed dead bodies to the medical colleges for the purpose of studying the human anatomy, the Union Cabinet promulgated - Andaman and Nicobar Islands Anatomy Regulation, 2016

•    This Japanese player won the men’s singles title at 2016 Yonex Sunrise India Open badminton championship - Kento Momota

•    The 2-day National Summit on Family Planning was held with the theme – New Choices, New Horizons

•    This State launched Adarsh Vidyalaya project to provide modern schools on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas in the underdeveloped rural areas - Odisha

•    As per the WHO’s Global Report on Diabetes, this many million adults were living with diabetes in 2014 across the world – 422 million

•    The Government of this State/Union Territory decided to build a permanent memorial for former President APJ Abdul Kalam – NCT of Delhi

•    This 32-year-old native of Porbandar was named the captain of Oman's national cricket team – Ajay Lalcheta

•    This Thailand badminton player won the women’s singles title at 2016 Yonex Sunrise India Open - Ratchanok Intanon

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