CURRENT AFFAIRS ( 11th April )

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NATIONAL NEWS

NGT sets up Central monitoring committee to control pollution
  • A bench headed by NGT (National Green Tribunal) Chairperson justice Adarsh Kumar Goel has formed a central monitoring committee to enforce a  national plan to reduce the river pollution.
  • India and Swedan Launches joint program on solution for smart cities, clean tech
  • India and Swedan inked a pact that will deal a range of challenges  around smart cities and clean technologies among others 

BANKING NEWS

  • Govt keeps Interest rate unchanged for General provident fund at 8% for April-June 2019-2020.
  • RBL bank partners with creditvidya to enhance the lender’s customer experience and construct customized offerings for over 15 lakh customers
  •  Indian Government clears procurement of 464 Russian tanks under the T-90 project in a deal worth over Rs 13, 500 crore.
  • Railway Wifi is live at 1600 railway station in India.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • Namami Ganga gets approved with global recognition at Global water Summit, will be held at London.
  • The 1st ever of global coalition on clean and efficient cooling was launched at first Global conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement in Copenhagen, Denmark.

AWARDS

  • Dost Education, India’s education technology start-ups conferred with ‘ next Billion’ Edtech prize 2019.
  • Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik Honoured with New Zealand Prime Minister’s sir Edmund Hillary fellowship for 2019.

APPOINTMENTS

  • Shiv Das Meena named as the chairman cum managing director of National Buildings Construction Corporation.
  • Murali Karthik, the new brand ambassador of Fantasy 11

SPORTS

  • All India Tennis Asssociation has collaborated with Serbian Tennis federation to train Indian junior players.

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