Current Affairs » April 2019 » Bus Ticketing Platform RedBus Has Appointed Cricketer Icon MS Dhoni As Its Brand Ambassador
→ A unique proposition to pay electricity bill on EMIs launched by Bajaj Finserv through its lending arm Bajaj Finance Ltd. through the campaign of #BijliOnEMI.
→ Bamboo rice has shown up in Odisha nearly after four decades.
→ Bibi Andersson, the Swedish actress who starred in classic films by compatriot Ingmar Bergman, including ‘The Seventh Seal’ passed away on 14 April 2019.
→ Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced India‘s 15-member squad for 2019 Cricket World Cup, which will take place in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14.
→ Bus ticketing platform redBus has appointed cricketer icon MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador.
→ China developed the worlds first armed amphibious drone attack boat named Marine Lizard
→ Crying Girl photo by John Moore won the World Press Photo of the Year Award
→ Former Director of Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Centre (ISAC), SK Shivakumar died at the age of 66 in Bengaluru.
→ India’s services exports rose 5.5% to $16.58 billion in February 2018-19 from $15.71 billion in the same month a year ago, as per the data from RBI.
→ Industry body India Electronics and Semiconductor Association has appointed Jitendra Chaddah as its chairman.
→ Punjab defeated Sikkim 1-0 while Karnataka thrashed Assam 5-1 in Group B matches on the 8th day of the 73rd National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy.
→ Rongali Bihu festival celebrated in Assam. It is celebrated three times a year.
→ The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress 2019 started in New Delhi
→ The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have joined hands to map, validate and protect smaller wetlands in coastal regions.
→ The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), an arm of Reserve Bank of India, has launched a 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector.
→ The Supreme Court has banned all mining activities along the Kaziranga National Park and catchment area of rivers originating in Karbi Anglong Hills in Assam.
→ World Haemophilia Day is an international observance held annually on April 17 by the World Federation of Hemophilia.
→ World Health Organization (WHO) raised alarm over a 300 per cent increase in the case of measles globally in the first quarter of 2019 compared with last year.
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