National International Current affairs 14 April 2020

Current Affairs 14 April 2020

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Day Wise Current Affairs 14 April 2020

♦ April 12: International Day of Human Space Flight 2020

♦ 14 April 2020: Ambedkar Jayanti, Poila Boishakh, Vishu

♦ Poila Boishakh or Pahela Baishakh is the first day of Bengali Calendar

Vishu is a Hindu festival celebrated in Kerala, Tulu Nadu region in Karnataka and Pondicherry, its first day of Medam, the 9th month in the solar calendar followed in Kerala. Vishu literally means equal

♦ Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar born on 14 April 1891 in the Central Provinces now in Madhya Pradesh. He is Indian jurist, economist, politician, social reformer, India’s first law and justice minister and architect of the Constitution of India.

  • Babasaheb Ambedkar awarded Bharat Ratna (posthumously) in 1990.

♦ Fit India and CBSE to organise first-ever live fitness sessions for school students in the 2nd phase of lockdown, live sessions will commence from 15th April 2020 at 9:30 am on Facebook and Instagram handles of Fit India Movement and CBSE

♦ Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister M.V. Rajasekaran died in Bengaluru at age of 91 years. He served as Union Minister of State for Planning in Dr Manmohan Singh government

♦ The Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) written to the Health Ministry to revoke the Indian patent on Remdesivir, a potential antiviral drug under testing for COVID19 patients. Remdesivir is produced by Gilead Life Sciences

♦ ICMR nods for clinical trial plasma therapy treatment, Kerala becomes the first state to commence clinical trial plasma therapy treatment in India

♦ MaxLifeIns, YES Bank extended bancassurance tie-up for 5 years. Bancassurance, its relationship between the bank and an insurance company aimed to offer insurance products, benefits to the bank’s customers. They dedicated FY21 as “Year of the Customer”

♦ World Bank South Asia Economic Focus estimated Indian economy to grows at 1.5 – 2.8% in FY21 while South Asian at 1.8 – 2.8%

♦ India becomes top Hydroxychloroquine producer & exporter with 70% annual global share

♦ Sara Ali khan appointed as the new ambassador of JBL, American company manufactures audio equipment

♦ The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, DPIIT constituted 25-member development council for pulp, paper and allied industries headed by A S Mehta

♦ National Innovation Foundation, NIF developed herbal dewormer “wormivet” for livestock owners

♦ India to host 2020 Asian Boxing Championships in November to December 2020

♦ Padma Bhushan awardee and Former Attorney General Ashok Desai passed away at 77 years

♦ Manipur government introduced ‘Food Bank’ initiative for poor and needy people

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