Important April 27 Current Affairs – One Liner



  • Comprehensive strategy to implement BharatNet in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur and Tripura will be linked through broadband connectivity on satellite media by December 2018 at an estimated cost of Rs 733 crore.
  • Mission Indradhanush’ aim was to ensure 100% immunisation of children under the age of two and pregnant women, he said.
  • The ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ (village self-governance campaign) was rolled out in 74 village panchayats in Vellore district.
  • The Indian Culinary Institute (ICI), Noida campus was inaugurated today by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism.
  • PM Modi launched the Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED on 14th April, 2018 to change the tribal-rural economic system during the celebrations of Ambedkar Jayanti at Bijapur, Chattisgarh.
  • A first of its kind Israeli Modern Art Exhibition to be inaugurated in the The National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi on the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
  • Vistara 3rd Indian carrier to be a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Air India and Jet Airways are the two other airlines in India that are IATA members.
  • IndiGo on Friday announced that its President Aditya Ghosh will be resigning from the company and its promoter Rahul Bhatia will become the interim CEO.
  • Britain’s royal palace says the infant son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been named Louis Arthur Charles.
  • In the highland plateaus of the Western Ghats parts of Goa, scientists have identified a new species of frog called Fejervarya goemchi.
  • Olive Ridley hatchlings of over 6 lakhs are emerging from eggshells at the Gahirmatha nesting ground in Odisha’s Kendrapara district and started crawling towards the sea.
  • The annual visit of the Olive Ridley turtles along Odisha coast, billed as the world’s largest nesting ground of these aquatic animals at the Gahirmatha beach.
  • India are joint 6th in list of doping violations:World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published its report as per samples collected in 2016.
  • The Asan World Prize, given by the Asan Memorial Association once in three years, will be presented to Chilean poet Raul Zurita in connection with the Asan World Prize Literary Festival.
  • Santosh Gangwar Ministry of Labour & Employment gives away NSCI Safety Awards – 2017 in four awards categories – Sarva Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar, Shreshtha Suraksha Puraskar, Suraksha Puraskar and Prashansa Patra. 

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