• Karnataka received the most supportive government award-2017 at the International Awards ceremony given by WE Connect International,
  • Service tax will be exempted on train tickets booked online for a further period till June 30.
  • India seeks $2 billion funding from New Development Bank for infrastructure development
  • NTP Chas hit 50GW capacity  in Uttar Pradesh which contributes 24% of India’s power generation.
  • Mizoram has become the 27th state to join UDAY scheme will Rs 198 crore
  • The 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference held at Dehradun-based Forest Research Institute will focus on biodiversity
  • Mizoram becomes 27th state to join UDAY which gets overall benefits of Rs 198 crore.
  • The 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference at Dehradun-based Forest Research Institute will focus on biodiversity.
  • South AsiaSub regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) pledged to improve intra-regional connectivity to boost trade and tourism by 2025
  • The CM of UP Yogi Adityanath directed that ‘Rani Laxmibai Aatmaraskha Kaaryakram’ and Yog Shiksha Kaaryakram’ w compulsory in government schools.
  • Union government approved setting up Rail Development Authority (RDA),to recommend passenger and freight fares and set service level benchmarks.
  • India’s travel and tourism sector ranks 7th in the world in terms of its total contribution to the country’s GDP.
  • DRDO successfully test-fired an anti-tank weapon“Arjun MK-II”having a strike range of 5 km  at Odisha coast.
  • Haryana government has decided to observe Mahavir Jayanti as ‘Ahimsa Diwas’  on April 9th every year.
  • Rajeev Sharma, CMD of PFC, presented a token of remittance of 56.43 croretowards ‘Swachh Bharat Kosh’
  • TATA Power Renewable Energy, has commissioned a 100 MW wind farm at Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Manonmaiam Sundaranar University (MSU) in Tirunelveli has announced to provide free education to transgender from this academic year.


  • The new carrier of China is being named Shandong will be launched by People’s Liberation Army (Navy) of China..
  • Canada is expecting double-digit growth in tourism with the introduction of a new non-stop flight between Mumbai and Toronto.
  • The Canadian made efforts to attract more visitors in 2017, the 150th anniversary of its foundation.
  • India and Malaysia strengthen their strategic partnership for mounting an effective response to common challenges of terrorism
  • Noor Ouarza zate IV, the world’s largest solar power plant was launched in Morocco by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI. It is spread over 137 hectares
  • India and Malaysia agreed to strengthen their strategic partnership for effective response to common challenges of terrorism and extremism
  • Noor Ouarza zate IV, the world’s largest solar power plant was launched by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI. Which is spread over 137 hectares.
  • World Bank figures and .new study by ‘Price Water House’ China will be in the first place by 2050 in terms of economic growth.
  • India and K announces Green Growth Equity Fund  invest up to 120 million each
  • A 174-km long underground high-speed rail link will connect China’s Beijing with Lanzhou was set to be completed by 2022
  • South Korea has successfully test-fired a new 800-km range missile which is a strong warning message to North Korea
  • India ranksninth among 41 countries in bribery and corrupt practices in businesses, in a recent EY Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) Fraud Survey 2017.
  • India has taken over full operational control of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP).
  • India has jumped 12 places to 40th rank globally in travel and tourism competitiveness list by World Economic Forum.


  • Tamil Nadu gets Rs.1712-cr drought relief and Rs.1,234cr received by Karnataka
  • SBI gets Rs 1,400 crore loan from European Investment Bank to fund solar power project
  • IISC found way to recycle e-waste by crushing into nanosize particles very low temperature of -50 to -150 degree Celsius.
  • Vijaya Bank signed an MoU with Enable India Solutions for enhancing the competency of the specially-abled employees of the bank.
  • Vijaya Bank signed an MoU with Enable India Solutions for enhancing the competency of the specially-abled employees of the bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank has cut its base rate by 20 basis points from April 1. The new base rateof the PSB is 5%.
  • The Aditya Birla Groupsaid it has received licence from the Reserve Bank of India to start payments bank.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)kept the key policy rate or the repo rate, unchanged and raised the reverse repo rate to 6%, from 5.75%.
  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB)announced it had cut India’s economic growth projection to 4 per cent for 2017-18, from an earlier estimate of 7.8 per cent.
  • Tencent Holdings, a Chinese internet titan best known for its We Chat  messaging service and gaming, has overtaken Wells Fargo


  • Tapan Singhel re-appointed Bajaj Allianz General CEO for five years
  • Diplomat Vipul,took charge as the new Consul General of Dubai.
  • Vipul Takes Charge As New Consul General Of Dubai
  • Kishor Kharat, appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Indian Bank
  • IPS officer Geetha Johri became the first woman to be appointed as DGP of Gujarat.
  • Mahesh Kumar Jain assumed charge as MD & CEO of IDBI Bank.
  • Kenichi Yokoyama has taken over as country director of India Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank
  • NASSCOM appointed Raman Roy, as its chairman for 2017-2018. Rishad Premji, has been appointed Vice Chairman. 


  • Bob Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize for literature 2016, months after ceremony


  • New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott retires from international cricket
  • Sindhu wins India Open Super Series title by defeating Marin.
  • Roger Federer and Johanna Konta wins the Miami Open in Men’s and Women’s Singles Tournament
  • The All India Football Federation launches a new invitational annual international tournament to be named Champions cup
  • Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei broke four world records as she stormed to victory at the Prague Half Marathon.
  • Pakistan’s most successful skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will retire after the upcoming Test series against the West Indies,
  • Chennai City FC signed a long term co-operation agreement with  Finnish club JS Hercules for opportunities including education and work placements
  • Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu reached her career-best world number two ranking in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.


  • Apr 2 – World Autism Awareness Day. Theme of 2017:“Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination”.
  • April 5 – National Maritime Day.The year 2017 was the 54th edition of National Maritime Day.
  • April 6th – International day of sport for development and peace It launches the digital campaign ‘We Play Together’
  • April 7th – “World Health Day ”This year’s Theme: “Depression: Let’s Talk”.


  • James Rosenquist, a leading pioneer of Pop Art has died in New York
  • Gandhian Ho. Srinivasaiah passed away in Bengaluru. He was 93. He headed the Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi.

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