Top current affairs for 18th April 2021


Top current affairs

1.      The Ministry of Finance extended the extent of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme to Rs 3 lakh crores. It plans to give relief to stressed organizations in the country. This essentially incorporates business undertakings in the travel industry, neighborliness, travel, and wearing area.



2.      The Bitcoin cash tumbled over 4% after the Central Bank of Turkey restricted the utilization of Crypto monetary standards and crypto resources for buys. The bank referred to conceivable unsalvageable harms and exchange chances as the justification the boycott.



3.      The Ministry of Rural Development announced the Gender Samvaad Event. It is a joint activity between DAY-NRLM and IWWAGE. The fundamental goal of the Gender Samvaad occasion was to make mindfulness on sex-related intercessions under the DAY-NRLM.


4.      The US President Joe Biden has wanted to lift the outcast cap by May 2021. The previous President Donald Trump had forced verifiably low cap, on exiles. Trump had before set the Refugee cap to 15,000.


5.      The United States presented its report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States. The report audited cash practices of the greatest exchanging accomplices of the US.



6.      The Indian Wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won her lady Gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship. She won the award beating Taipei’s Meng Hsuan Hsieh. Key Highlights Vinesh had before won four bronze and three silver decorations. This is her third gold decoration, however first at the Asian Wrestling Championship.


7.      The Lyrid Meteor shower is dynamic every year in the long stretch of April. In 2021, they are required to start on April 19, 2021. They are by and large alluded to as April Lyrids.


8.      The Madras High court articulated that the Right to Privacy of an expired individual can’t be acquired. What is the issue? J Deepa, niece of previous Chief Minister J Jayalalitha recorded a supplication in the High Court to stop the arrival of a biopic “Thalaivi”.


9.      The National Institute of Virology shared information showing the separation of 361 genome sequenced tests that were gathered between January and March 2021. Key Findings The examination identified the presence of twofold change in practically 61% of the examples gathered in Maharashtra.


10.   The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge. The principal objective of the EatSmart Cities Challenge is to establish a climate of right food pursues and routines.

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