1 to 10 April 2021 Current Affairs

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, which city has been recognized as an origin of Coronavirus?

Wuhan


Which playback singer will be conferred with ‘Maharashtra Bhushan Award’?

Asha Bhosle


‘Khelo Indian Scheme’ has been extended till which financial year?

2025-2026


As per a recent study, the heat waves occurring in India is due to the warming up of which region?

Arctic Region


Who has launched ‘Tribal TB’ Initiative to achieve ‘TB Mukt Bharat’?

Dr. Harshvardhan


Which state has become first to set up 2 Green Energy efficient towns?

Bihar


Who has launched ‘ALEKH’ publication?

Arjun Munda


Recently, ‘Operation Thiruvallur’ was in the news. It is associated with ________

Unexploded ordnance


India is helping to build the ‘Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant’ in which country?

Bangladesh


Who has been appointed as a CEO & MD of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited?

Anish Shah


The term of Personal Scientific Advisor (PSA) K. Vijay Raghavan has been extended for how many years?

One Year


Who has won ‘Bahrain Grand Prix F-1 2021’?

Lewis Hamilton


What is the name of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces Exercise, Which was conducted at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh?

VAJRA PRAHAR 2021


Which country topped the Medals Tally in The 2021 ISSF World Cup?

India


Who has been selected as the recipient of Saraswati Samman 2020?

Dr Sharankumar Limbale


Which state gets the first formal indigenous knowledge system school ‘Nyubu Nyvgam Yerko’?

Arunachal Pradesh


Who attended the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of New Development Bank 2021?

NIirmala Sitharaman


Which Company will set-up Underground Cables to connect America with Southeast Asia?

Facebook & Google


India and which country has agreed to joint production and export of military hardware?

South Korea


DD Free Dish has crossed the figure of how many million subscribers?

40 Million


What is India’s rank in the “WEF Global Gender Gap index 2021”?

140th


The 4th batch of 3-Rafale Jets are landed in which state?

Gujarat


World Bank has provided Indian GDP Growth how much percent for FY22?

10.1%


Which bank inks a $1 billion loan agreement with ‘Japan Bank for International Cooperation’?

SBI


Which got. Agency released “Investment Opportunities in India’s Healthcare Sector” report?

NITI Aayog


Government has announced how much capital infusion in 4 public sector Banks?

Rs 14,500 crore


Government has extended the “Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme” to which date?

30 June 2021


Famous Marathi writer Sharan Kumar Limbale has been conferred with which award?

Saraswati Samman 2020


Who is the author of the book “1232 Km: The Long Journey Home’?

Vinod Kapri


India signed 4 pacts with which country under Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects?

Japan


Who has announced the launch of a new feature ‘Checkout with Crypto’?

Paypal


Which bank has launched HPCL Co-branded Credit Card “UNI-CARBON CARD”?

Union Bank


Which startup company developed low-cost Internet Services called “GigaMesh”?

Astrome


Which Ministry collaborated with Vinoba Seva Pratisthan (VSP) to Promote Ayurveda?

AYUSH


Who is the author of book titled “Names of the Women”?

Jeet Thayil


Which nation has registered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals?

Russia


First-of its Kind cruise services has been  launched between Surat and which city?

Diu


Who has been honoured with 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

Rajinikanth


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamat Banerjee is contesting the Assembly Elections from which assembly constituency?

Nandigram


Who will be honoured with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

Rajnikanth


Indian Army will participate in which country’s Exercise ‘SHANTIR ORGOSHENA 2021’?

Bangladesh


Who has assumed the additional charge as Chairman and Managing Director of ONGC?

Subhash Kumar


Who will take over as Director General of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)?

Mukhmeet Bhatia


Which state government has proposed ‘Mahendragiri’ as the second biosphere reserve?

Odisha


First-of-its-Kind cruise service has been launched between Surat and which city?

Diu


Which state has announced free-travel for women in state government buses?

Punjab


Which country has hosted the World Immunisation & Logistics Summit?

UAE


Which city’s hostel ‘ITC Windsor’ achieved World’s first LEED Zero Carbon Certification?

Bengaluru


Cabinet approved how much investment in the food processing industry under ‘PLI Scheme’?

Rs 10,900 crore


When is World Autism Awareness day observed?

2nd April


Who will serve as Director-General of ESIC?

Mukhmeet S Bhatia


When is the International Children’s book observed ?

2nd April


Which movie bagged the top prize at 2021 Producers Guild of America(PGA) Awards?

Nomadland


Who took over the additional charge as ONGC CMD?

Subash Kumar


Where was ‘Ayurveda Parav’ organised by AYUSH Ministry in collaboration with Vinoba Seva Pratisthan?

Odisha


The 4th batch of 3 Rafale jets has landed in which state?

Gujarat


According to a report by ACI worldwide, which country has topped in real-time payments transactions in 2020?

India


Which Bank to sell its UK arm to OpenPayd Holdings Ltd?

Axis Bank


The DRDO lab has developed a lightweight Bullet Proof Jacket. What is the Weight of it?

9 Kg


Which cricketer has become the Brand Ambassador of “Digit Insurance”?

Virat Kohli


Which state became India’s first state to provide health insurance to every family?

Rajasthan


Centre has announced a Public Holiday on which day of Dr. BR Ambedkar’s birthday?

14th April


Which Indian railway zone became the first fully electrified Railway zone?

West Central Zone


Which Lt.General has been appointed as the Chief of staff of Western Command?

Manjinder Singh


Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the “Public Enterprises Selection Board(PSEB)”?

Mallika Srinivasan


Which former RBI-Governor has been appointed as the Additional Director of Britannia?

Urjit Patel


Who has released the book “Suparipalana” written by Shailendra Joshi?

Venkaiah Naidu


In March 2021, GST set a new record with the highest collection of how many rupees?

Rs 1,23,902 crore


India contributes how much amount to UN Women to support gender equality?

$3,00,000


Which state’s Aniyan Midhun won gold at the South Asian Wushu championship?

Kerala


Which country will host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup?

Australia & New Zealand


Which state govt. has declared, Amboli as a Biodiversity Heritage site?

Maharashtra


Eduard Heger has been appointed as the Prime Minister of which country?

Slovakia


Who launched the Joint Logistics Node (JLN) at Western Naval Command in Mumbai?

Bipin Rawat


Which city’s hotel ITC Windsor has achieved World’s first LEED Zero Carbon Certification?

Bengaluru


What is the theme of Military Exercise “SHANTAIR ORGOSHENA” 2021?

Robust Peacekeeping Operations


Which country has topped the Global Gender Gap Report 2021?

Iceland


Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the captain of which IPL team?

Delhi Capitals


Which state government has proposed Mahendragiri as the second biosphere reserve?

Odisha


Which state/UT government has announced a free travel facility for women in government buses running within the state/UT?

Punjab


Which country has topped in ‘Prime-Time Real Time 2021’ report?

India


Which state’s governor B.B.Harichandran has been awarded with Kalinga Ratna Award 2021?

Andhra Pradesh


Which country will host the “2023 Men’s Boxing World Championship”?

Uzbekistan


Who laid the foundation  stone of “Balasaheb Thackeray National Memorial” in Dadar?

Uddhav Thackeray


Which IIT became the first IIT to reduce its carbon footprint by 50%?

IIT-Delhi


UNESCAP has projected India growth how much percent for FY22?

7%


Which bank became the first bank to partner with phonPe to issue FASTags?

ICICI Bank


Who becomes first digital payments company to cross billion-transaction marks on UPI?

PhonePe


Which Ministry has approved the “National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021”?

Health Ministry


Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Capacity Building Commission?

Adil Jainulbhai


World Bank & AIIB approved a loan for $300 million Drinking water project in which state?

Punjab


Who released the book “Neelimarani – My Mother My Hero” authored by Achyuta Samanta?

Venkaiah Naidu


Who is the authored the book “Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life”?

Nitin Gokhale


Government extended the existing Foreign Trade Policy till which month due to Covid-19?

30th September 2021


Which country has ended the ban on H-1B visas?

USA


The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action celebrated on which date?

4 April


Who is the author of the book titled -Suparipalana?

Shailendra Joshi


5-day Tulip Festival has been inaugurated in which state/UT?

Jammu & Kashmir


India’s 1st Farm based solar power plant PM-KUSUM Scheme commissioned in which state?

Rajasthan


Which state government has announced Covid-19 Vaccination for Journalist of all ages ?

Uttarakhand


Which programme was launched by NITI Aayog to support deep science based startups?

AIM PRIME


“Sankalp se Siddi” – a Village and Digital Drive was launched under which ministry?

Tribal Affairs


Which state government has transferred Rs 693.94 crore to farmers under ‘KALIA Scheme’?

Odisha


Who has been appointed as the CEO & MD of L&T Technology Services?

Amit Chadha


Dutch development bank has infused how much amount in India’s Green Growth Equity Fund?

$137 million


Adani Group has won a Rs 1169.1 crore highway project in which state from NHAI?

Odisha


India’s First Environment Minister has passed away. His name is –

Digvijaysinh Zala


Sanjay Chakarvarty has passed away. He was Indian coach of which sports?

Shooting


104 feet  high flag mast has been inaugurated in which city?

Gangtok


The World Bank has approved a $32 million Project to improve Healthcare services in which state?

Mizoram


Who will be Honoured with 30th GD Birla Award for Scientific Research?

Suman Chakraborty


What is the world Merchandise Trade volume growth for 2021, projected by WTO?

8%


Who is the author of the book titled-Neelimarani: My Mother, My Hero?

Achyuta Samanta


Which film has won the top honour of outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 27th Screen Guild Awards?

The Trial of the Chicago


The UNESCAP has projected India’s Growth how much percent for FY22?

7%


Who has won the gold medal at the South Asian Wushu Championship?

Aniyan Midhun


Who has been appointed as chairman of Capacity Building Commission/Mission Karmayogi?

Adil Zainulbhai


Who has taken over as the head of “BCCI Anti Corruption Unit”?

Shabbir Hussein


In tennis, Who has won the “Miami Open title” in the men’s singles category?

Hubert Hurkacza


Which state has become the 3rd-state to pass a law on forced conversion for marriage?

Gujarat


India has topped with how many medals in “Dubai Para Badminton International 2021”?

20


Recently, Which Indian Soldiers were placed in “Guinness Book of World Records”?

Naik Velu


Which state’s 7-year old girl, Drishti Jaiswal has set a Guinness World record?

Gujarat


Which state has collected the highest amount of money from Small Savings schemes?

West Bengal


Who has won the “Sportstar of the Decade award” at the 2021 Sportstar Aces?

MC Mary Kom


Which Indian institute has topped in the “Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020”?

IISC Bangalore


Anil Deshmukh has resigned from the post of Home Minister of which state?

Maharashtra


Shashikala has passed away. She was associated with which profession?

Actress


Isamu Akasaki passed away. He had won the Nobel Prize in which field?

Physics


Which state has become the “World’s Largest Infection Hotspot” of corona patients?

Maharashtra


Which state has launched a Unique Gift scheme for promoting COVID-19 vaccination?

Uttar Pradesh


Recently, the Spices Board of India has signed an agreement with which ?

UNDP India


Recently, what is the name of the new Prime Minister of Vietnam?

Pham Minh Chinh


According to a report released on April 6, 2021, Pradhan Mantri Gram Awas Yojana-Gramin, What percentage if the target has been achieved in the first phase?

92 Percent


Recently, who has become the first state in the country to put 8 million doses of Corona vaccine?

Maharashtra


According to the new law recently signed by Russian President Putin, how long can be continue to hold the office of President of Russia?

2036


Who will assume the charge as the 48th Chief Justice of India?

N V Ramana


What is India’s estimated GDP growth rate in FY22 as per IMF?

12.5%


Which state has signed an MoU with “Wadhwani AI” for the benefit of Cotton Farmers?

Telangana


Who has developed “Advanced Chaff Technology” to protect naval ships from missile attacks?

DRDO


Who has been appointed as the Mission Director of “Atal Innovation Mission”?

Chintan Vaishnav


Who became the 1st Women Director General of ‘National Council of Applied Economic Research’?

Poonam Gupta


Which state became the 1st state to start a “Monthly Microscholarship program” for students?

Sikkim


Indian Railway completed the Arch closure of the iconic Chenab Bridge. Length of this bridge is-

1.315 km


In which city 2-SVEEP trams have been launched to increase voters’ awareness?

Kolkata


Which state/UT has imposed a night curfew till 30th April?

Delhi


Who has been appointed as the new “Revenue Secretary”?

Tarun Bajaj


Who has topped in the “Forbes’ Annual World’s Billionaires List”?

Jeff Bezos


On 7 April 2021, the government approved which schemes to promote domestic manufacturing?

PLI Scheme


Recently, which academician awarded Padma Shri passed away?

Dr. Fatema Zakaria


Recently, which cricketer has been appointed by Sportz Xchange as its brand ambassador?

Prithvi Shaw


On 7 April 2021, the Union Agriculture Minister launched which portals?

Madhu Kranti portal


Which cricketer has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of “VIVO”?

Virat Kohli


Who has been appointed as the Secretary of “Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs”?

Gyanesh Kumar


What is the real GDP projection as per RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee?

10.5%


RBI has increased the loan limit under priority sector lending from Rs 50 lakh to how much?

Rs 75 lakh


Which country became the first country to drop out of the Tokyo Olympics?

North Korea


Recently, Union Ministry Dr Harsh Vardhan and Arjun Munda launched which initiative?

Anamaya


FIFA has suspended which country’s football federation?

Pakistan


Which state will set up an International level “Ramayana Museum and Cultural Center”?

Uttar Pradesh


Which company shut down the global smartphone business?

LG


Who has launched the World’s biggest online disease surveillance platform “IHIP”?

Harsh Vardhan


Who has launched JK Public Works – Online Management Monitoring and Accounting System ?

Manoj Sinha


In which state Flipkart will establish Asia’s largest supply center?

Haryana


Radheshyam Khemka pases away. He was the president of which press?

Gita


Who has become the first and youngest J7K author to recreate the life of Habba Khatoons poetry?

Soliha Shabir


Which Birth anniversary is celebrated on 8 April?

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


Recently, “SARTHAQ” has been launched by whom?

Ramesh Pokhriyal


Recently, India has signed a memorandum of understanding academic and research cooperation and mutual exchange?

Japan


Who became the new chairman of SIDBI?

S Ramann


Which Indian Freedom Fighter celebrated their death anniversary on 8 April 2021?

Mangal Pandey


Who has become the first Woman Sailor to qualify for the Olympics?

Nethra Kumanan


Who has launched, Supreme Court of India’s first AI-driven Research Portal “SUPACE”?

S A Bobde


Who has took over the charge as the Chairman of “Airports Authority of India”?

Sanjeev Kumar


Who has been Inducted into the “WWE Hall of Fame 2021”?

The Great Khali


Which Union Ministry has launched the “Madhukranti” portal?

Agriculture


Which country has 1st Time banned entry for its own citizens & residents?

New Zealand


The Central Government has approved 14 road projects worth Rs 670 crore for which state?

Jharkhand


PM Narendra Modi has released a book titled “Odisha Itihaas”. Writer of the Book is –

Harekrushna Mahtab


Which state/UT has launched the ‘Lab on Wheels’ program for the poor students?

Delhi


Fatima Rafiq Zakari passed away recently. She was associated with which profession?

Journalist


Vjosa Osmani has been appointed as the President of which country?

Kosovo


Spices Board of India signed an MoU with which organisation for ‘e-spice Bazar’ portal?

UNDP


Which Indian Women has been appointed as the Associate Administrator of UNDP?

Usha Rao Monari


Which state has granted age relaxation for EWS category candidates in state services?

Rajasthan


Which Institute has developed a dengue detection device for a test within an hour?

IIIT Delhi


On Which day, World Homeopathy day is observed?

April 10


Which Airline has started Door to Door Bag Transfer?

Indigo


Which country won the maximum number of medals at Dubai Para-Badminton International 2021?

India


Chandra X-ray observatory of NASA has detected emission of X-ray on which planets?

Uranus


India has contributed how much amount to the United Nations agency for gender equality and Women Empowerment?

USD 300,000


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