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Current Affairs One-Liner : 5th April 2023

Published on April 05, 2023
  • Amit Kshatriya is the Indian origin engineer who has been appointed to lead NASA’s ‘Moon to Mars’ Programme
  • Richard Verma is named as the deputy secretary of state from management and resources by the US Senate
  • Rajib Kumar Mishra takes over as the permanent chairman and MD of PTC India
Current Affairs One-Liner : 5th April 2023
  • Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger were inducted into premier league hall of fame
  • Herballife company recently became the official partner of TATA IPL 2023
  • Shakib Al Hasan surpasses Tim Southee to become the leading wicket taker in T20 cricket
  • Lekhnath Chhetri authored the book titled ‘Phoolange’
  • World Bank provides USD 363 million loan to Karnataka for clean drinking water supply
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty wins Swiss open super 300 doubles title of 2023
  • Vardhaman Mahavir’s Jayanthi was celebrated across the country on 4 th April
  • In the finals of Madrid Spain Master Badminton Tournament, P. V. Sindhu was the runner up
  • Chattisgarh’s first digital radio station ‘Radio Sangwari’ was inaugurated
  • The world’s deepest swimming fish was seen 8 Km below the sea level in Japan
  • Important Days:
  • Government of India is organizing ;Prevention of Blindness Week' from 1st 7th April:
    • The GoI observes the Prevention of Blindness week every year between 1st 7th April.
    • The main aim of this campaign is to support visually impaired persons, and also to promote the services pertaining to eyes and vision.
    • From 1 st April to 7 th April all the government organizations and NGO’s organize free eye check up and conduct different awareness programs.
    • World Sight Day is celebrated every year on 12 th October.
  • Vardhaman Mahavir's Jayanti celebrated across the country on 4th April:
    • Mahavir Jayanti has been celebrated across the country on 4 April 2023.
    • It is one of the most important religious festivals of the Jain community.
    • It is also known as Mahavir Janma Kalyanak.
    • Lord Mahavira was the last and 24th Tirthankara.
    • Mahavir Jayanti is known as a great Tirthankara and a teacher of Jainism.
  • National News:
  • Punjab government issues 'Hue and Cry' notice against fugitive Khalistan supporter Amritpal Singh:
    • Recently, the Punjab government has issued a 'Hue and Cry Notice&'against fugitive pro-Khalistan campaigner Amritpal Singh.
    • These notices are governed by specific rules and procedures and are used sparingly to emphasize the seriousness of the matter and create a stir among the public.
    • The 'hue and cry' rule simply meant that if a suspect or criminal was running down the street in front of some passers-by, each of them had to shout to help the police identify and apprehend them.
  • Jammu's Basholi painting and Ladakh wood carving got GI tag:
    • NABARD has given Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Basholi paintings of Kathua district and Ladakh wood carvings in Jammu and Kashmir.
    • The world’s famous Basholi painting from Kathua district is the first independent GI tag from the Jammu region.
    • This process of giving the GI tags was started by NABARD in the year 2020.
  • Sports:
  • In the final of Madrid Spain Master Badminton Tournament P.V. Sindhu was the runner-up:
    • The Madrid Spain Masters 2023 was held from 28 March – 02 April 2023 in Madrid, Spain.
    • The tournament was won by Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung.

Questions:

Q.1 On which day was Vardaman Mahavir’s Jayanthi was celebrated?
a. 3rd April
b. 4th April
c. 5th April
d. 6th April
Q.2 According to the world bank, India’s GDP growth rate is likely to moderate to
how much in 2024 FY?

a. 6.5%
b. 6.4%
c. 6.2%
d. 6.3%
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