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Regular current affairs viable of 28th April 2021.

Regular current affairs viable of 28th April 2021. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 28th April 2021. covering the following news headlines: Workers’ Memorial Day, Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited, Oxford Economics, NCDEX.

Daily Current Affairs update are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs Update is the complete box of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc.

Regular current affairs
Regular current affairs

So, here is the GK update of 28th April 2021 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • Appointments News
  • Banking News
  • Economy News
  • Defense news
  • Rank and Report News
  • Award News
  • Important Days

Appointments News

  1. PESB appoints Amit Banerjee as new CMD of BEML
  • The Public Enterprise Selection Board has elected Amit Banerjee to the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Earth Movers Limited, (BEML), an Indian public sector undertaking.
  • PESB made this announcement in a meeting held on April 26, 2021. Presently, he is serving as Director (Rail and Metro), BEML Limited.
  • In his professional career of more than three decades at BEML, Mr. Banerjee has worked in R&D and manufacturing operations. In his experience, design and development of different products like SSEMU, Metro car, catenary maintenance vehicle also includes etc.

Important facts for all competitive exams:

  • Bharat Earth Movers Limited Headquarters: Bengaluru;
  • Establishment of Bharat Earth Movers Limited: May 1964.

Banking News

  1. Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited started its operations
  • UP based Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited started operations as a Small Finance Bank (SFB) from 26 April 2021.
  • It is important to remember that Shivalik Mercantile Co-operative Bank (SMCB) is the first urban co-operative bank (UCB) to obtain a license from RBI to act as a small finance bank (SFB) in India.
  • The bank has been licensed under Section 22 (1) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 of the Reserve Bank of India to run the business of small finance bank in India.

Important facts for all competitive exams:

  • MD & CEO of Shivalik Small Finance Bank Limited: Suvir Kumar Gupta.

Economy News

  1. Oxford Economics reduces India’s FY22 GDP growth forecast to 10.2%
  • The global forecasting firm Oxford Economics has predicted a cut in the GDP growth rate of 10.2 per cent released for India for the financial year 2021-22.
  • Earlier it had predicted a growth of 11.8 percent in India’s GDP.
  • The cuts have been made due to the country’s serious health condition, reduction in vaccination rates and the lack of any concrete governmental strategy to prevent the epidemic.

Defense news

  1. DRDO develops single crystal blade for helicopter engines
  • The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has developed single-crystal blade technology for helicopters and for which DRDO has supplied 60 blades to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as part of their indigenous helicopter development program for engine application.
  • DRDO will develop a total of five sets (300 blades) of single-crystal blades.
  • This is part of a program undertaken by the Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL) to develop five sets of single-crystal high-pressure turbine (HPT) blades using super-flow.

Important facts for all competitive exams:

  • Chairman DRDO: Dr. G. Satish Reddy’
  • DRDO Establishment: 1958;
  • DRDO Headquarters: New Delhi.

Rank and Report News

  1. India remained the third largest military spending country in 2020
  • According to new data titled ‘SIPRI Military Expenditure Database’, released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on April 26, 2021, by the year 2020, India is the third largest country in the world in terms of Military expenditure केसेस.
  • According to the new report, the top five largest spenders in 2020 were the United States ($ 778 billion), China ($ 252 billion), India ($ 72.9 billion), Russia ($ 61.7 billion) and the United Kingdom ($ 59.2 billion).
  • These five countries together account for 62 percent of global military expenditure.

Award News

  1. Uttar Pradesh wins “E-Panchayat Award 2021”
  • The Uttar Pradesh government has won the first place in the post in “E-Panchayat Award 2021”. It is followed by Assam and Chhattisgarh in second place, while Odisha and Tamil Nadu are in third place.
  • The Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj awards, every year, the states that ensure maximum use of information technology to monitor the work done by the gram panchayats.

Important facts for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of UP: Yogi Aditya nath
  • UP Capital: Lucknow
  • Governor of UP: Anandiben Patel

Important Days

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April
  • Every year on 28 April, World Day for Safety and Health at Work means World Day for safe and healthy work at the workplace.
  • The day is celebrated to promote the Prevention of Occupational Accidents and Illnesses around the world and to raise awareness about ensuring health and safety at the workplace.
  • The 2021 theme is “Anticipate, prepare and respond to crises – Invest Now in Resilient Occupational Safety and Health Systems”.
  • The day was announced by the International Labor Organization (ILO) on 28 April every year, which the International Labor Organization has been considering annually since 2003.

Important facts for all competitive exams:

  • International Labor Organization Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland;
  • President of International Labor Organization: Cow Rider;
  • Establishment of International Labor Organization: 1919.
  1. Workers’ Memorial Day: 28 April
  • Workers’ Memorial Day, also known as International Memorial Day for the dead and injured workers, is celebrated every year on 28 April. Since 1996, this day has been organized around the world by the International Trade Union Confederation.
  • The theme of the year 2021: ‘Health and Safety is a fundamental workers’ right.’
  • The main purpose of this day is to commemorate the many workers killed by the events at work or due to work-related diseases and to honor the victims of occupational accidents and illnesses by organizing worldwide mobilization and awareness campaigns on this date.

Obituaries News

  1. Famous Gujarati poet and folk singer Dadudan Gadhvi Passes away
  • Elderly Gujarati poet and folk singer Dadudan Pratapadan Gadhvi died today. He was eighty years old.
  • He was also known as the poet Dad. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2021 for his contribution to literature and education. Apart from this, he also wrote songs for 15 Gujarati films.

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