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National International Current Affairs 23 April 2020

Current Affairs 23 April 2020

Daily Current Affairs 23 April 2020

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♦ April 23: World Book and Copyright Day 2020

♦ April 23: UN English language day and UN Spanish language day 2020

♦ Rajnath Singh unveiled India’s first Mobile Virology Research and Diagnostics Laboratory (MVRDL) developed by DRDO in association with ESIC Hyderabad and Private industry via video conference. This Mobile Testing Lab can process over 1000 samples per day for COVID-19 detection

♦ Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal launched #MyBookMyFriendcampaign on World Book Day, i. e., 23 April 2020 on social media

♦ Researchers at the Arayabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital found SN 2010kd, a super-luminous supernova stands out with the amount of mass as well as Nickel ejected during the explosion

♦ The Union Cabinet approved the promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, making acts of violence against medical staff a cognisable and nonbailable offence and attract punishment for such attacks will be 3 months to 5 years and fine to ₹50,000 to ₹ 2 lakhs

♦ Jawaharlal Nehru University stated as Academic Council had endorsed a resolution over the conduct of online classes and holding online semester examinations in the outbreak of pandemic COVID19

♦ RBI increased Ways and means advances, WMA limit for States/UTs to Rs 2 lakh cr from 1.2 Lakh cr for the first half of FY2021

♦ Reserve Bank of India cancelled the license of Goa’s oldest Mapusa urban co-operative bank

♦ N Kamakodi re-appointed as new MD & CEO of City Union Bank

♦ HSBC appointed Noel Quinn as new Chief Executive Officer

♦ Health ministry launched a citizen engagement platform on coronavirus called ‘COVID India Seva’

♦ Former Fiji Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase passed away at 79 years, served as the 6th Prime Minister of Fiji from 2000 to 2006

♦ Madhya Pradesh launched ‘Chief Minister COVID-19 Yoddha Kalyan Yojana’ to benefit Anganwadi workers and Assistants

♦ Delhi government developed ‘Assess Koro Na’ app for door-to-door survey in containment zones in the outbreak of COVID19

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