Important Current Affairs Oneliner – April 16, 2019
- The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 from April 16- 18, 2019 opened at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida.
- The capital city of Mizoram on April 15th, experienced its hottest day in 20 years as the temperature soared to 34.2 degrees Celsius.
- Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants.
- State TB cell mulls MoU with India Post to transport samples from Primary Health Centres to Cartridge Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing (CBNAAT) laboratories
- India’s overall exports in April-March 2018-19 are estimated to be USD 535.45Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 7.97per cent over the same period last year.
- Overall imports in April-March 2018-19 are estimated to be USD 631.29Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 8.48per cent over the same period last year.
- Singapore-based AM International Holdings, the holding company of SPIC and Manali Petro, has announced its foray into renewable energy by setting up a floating solar power plant.
- 2nd meeting of the Fifteenth Finance Commission by NITI Ayog on Performance Based Grants was held in New Delhi
- NASA has awarded three teams from India as part its annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge.
- Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize, as judges praised the Queen of Soul “for her indelible contribution to American music and culture.”
- DRDO successfully test fired indigenously Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile “Nirbhay” from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur Odisha.
- The Australian and Indian Navy have concluded a two-week long bilateral maritime exercise code-named AUSINDEX.
- Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff is on a bilateral visit to Thailand from 17 to 19 April 2019.
- Indian squad for World Cup 2019 – Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, M.S. Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shami.
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