Current Affairs One-Liner: 18th April 2021

Published on April 18, 2021
  • Amazon has announced to launch a $250 million venture fund named as ‘Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund’. The fund amount will be invested to digitize India’s SME sector. The major focus will be on SMEs, Innovation in the agri-tech sector and innovation in the health-tech sector.
  • Heath Streak (Zimbabwe Cricket Player): He is banned by the ICC for 8 years from all forms of cricket for breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
  • Awards and Recognition: Roberto Benigni: He is an Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director and will be honoured with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at 78th Venice International Film Festival.
    • Aditya Birla Group’s Birla Cellulose Limited: It has won the UN’s National Innovative and Sustainable Supply Chain Award.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 18th April 2021
  • ETMONEY has launched India’s first Aadhar based SIP Payment feature. This will allow anyone to commence SIP in an online manner and make transactions using Aadhar based OTP verification process.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of ETMONEY: Gurugram, Haryana
  • Recently, Citi Bank has announced to exit from its customer banking operations in India. The exit decision is taken to focus on the banks in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions i.e. across Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE and London.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of Citi Bank: New York, USA
  • ‘Hydrogen Economy- New Delhi Dialogue 2021’: It was basically a Hydrogen Roundtable Conference on Hydrogen Ecosystem. It was organised by the Energy Forum and Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI).
  • Important Days and Themes: 18th April 2021: World Heritage Day
    • Theme for 2021: Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures
  • Italy Launched its First Mega Food Project in India
  • Henley Passport Index: Q2 2021 Global Ranking
  • Tourism Ministry signed MoU with Cleartrip, Ease My Trip
  • Wisden Awards 2021

Question: 

Q.1 When is World Heritage Day marked?
a. 17th April
b. 18th April
c. 19th April
d. 20th April

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