Important Current Affairs April 17, 2018 – One Liner


Important Current Affairs April 17, 2018 – One Liner

  • A 2.5 km long bridge built over 1b River in Sambalpur, Odisha.
  • Central government along with state government and private partners is working to promote Goa as a tourism destination and a Cargo hub.
  • Bisket Jatra celebration began in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
  • ICICI bank became the first bank in India to successfully under take pilot translations on its block chain platform for International trade finance.
  • 21st common wealth games, Gold coast, Australia. Next common wealth to be held in Birmingham, UK, 2022. Previous common wealth games (20th) held at Glasgow, Scotland.

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Mascot: Borobi – (Koala bear)

  • Medal table is top by Australia and India got the 3rd
  • India ended its campaign with a total of 66 medals (26 Gold, 20 Silver, 20 Bronze).
  • India won the highest number of medals in shooting. Anish Bhanwala, 15 year created a history by becoming the country’s youngest gold medal winner with a record.
  • Table Tennis player Manika Batra won medal in each event she participated and won 4 medals and she became the first women singles gold medal winner in common wealth.
  • Saina Nehwal first Indian to win two singles gold at the games.
  • Aditi Rao Hydari will be awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke excellence award 2018 for best leading lady (Critics Award) for movie “Bhoomi”.
  • Yuki Bhamri entered into top 100 ATP men’s singles ranking with a rank 83 for first time.
  • World Hemophilia day – April 17.

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