Current Affairs Updates for 9 April 2015

Current Affairs Updates for 9 April 2015

MUDRA Bank launched in India

MUDRA Bank

  • Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd. (MUDRA) Bank launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fund the small entrepreneurs on 08th April 2015. The bank launched under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.


Dronavalli Harika won Bronze in Chess

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  • Dronavalli Harika won Bronze Medal in World Women’s Chess Championship organized at Sochi, Russia on 06th April 2015 after defeating Natalija Pogonina.

Ajay Shankar Committee constituted

  • Ajay Shankar Committee constituted by Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on 07th April 2015 to suggest simplified compliance for establishing new industries.

Mayilsamy Annadurai appointed as Director

  • Mayilsamy Annadurai appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre, Bengaluru on 01st April 2015. He has been awarded with Team Excellence Award and Rajyotsava Award for Science.

Gujarat won Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy

  • Gujarat Cricket Team won Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy for the year 2014-15, the match played at KIIT Cricket Stadium, Bhubaneshwar on 07th April 2015 after defeating Punjab. The event has organized by BCCI.

TRAI launched emergency number ‘112’

RTI


  • Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended use of a single number for all emergency services in the country i.e. ‘112’including fire brigade and ambulance etc.

SIDBI completed 25 years of its operations

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  • Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) completed 25 years of its operations on 08th April 2015.

‘Kansas’ ban on a common second trimester abortion procedure

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  • The US state ‘Kansas’ became 1st to ban on a common second trimester abortion procedure. The law signed by the Governor of Kansas i.e. Sam Brownback.

Liu Xiang announced his retirement


  • Liu Xiang, 1st Olympic Gold Medalist of China announced his retirement on 07th April 2015. He remained Olympic and World Champion in 110m hurdles.


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