Current Affairs 16 April 2018

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National News:

Smriti Irani Inaugurates 7th Edition of Home Expo India

  • Seventh Edition of Home Expo India 2018 was inaugurated by Smriti Irani – union minister of Textiles
  • This event organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH),
  • Ajay Tama, Minister of State for Textiles was the guest of honour.
  • Home Expo India 2018 will generate business deals for direct import.

Himachal Pradesh Celebrates its 71st Foundation Day:

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Launched in Telangana

  • Dharmendra Pradhan the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas launches Gram Swaraj Abhiyan.
  • LPG distribution points in the State will be increased to 1,000 from the existing 707 for quicker and efficient delivery of gas cylinders.
  • Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) — the scheme providing free cooking gas connections to below the poverty line families.

LPG distribution points in the State will be increased to 1,000 from the existing 707 for quicker and efficient delivery of gas cylinders.

  1. PM Modi Leaves on 5-Day Visit to Sweden & UK
  2. Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Begins in London
  3. UN Launches Road Safety Trust Fund

Awards

  1. Dharmendra to be Conferred With Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award
  1. CWG 2018: Complete List of All the Medals Won By India
  • India finished third in the medals tally at the Commonwealth Games 2018,courtesy 66 medals including 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze medals.

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