Daily GK update for April 15 2016.General awareness is very important for any examination and candidates who are looking for a decent job in Banking and other sectors need to prepare the General awareness well. There will be questions from the General knowledge section in every examination and candidates will need to keep track of the current happening in the country and outside. Below are all the important updates for the month of April 15, 2016. Candidates can learn the details from here which will help them during the examinations.
Daily current affairs for April 15 2016 details
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Maritime India Summit 2016 inMumbai, Maharashtra. This is India’s first ever Maritime Summit and the flagship event organised by Union Ministry of Shipping. The first of its kind two day summit (from April 14 to 16, 2016) will be held at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Goregaon, Mumbai.
South Korea is the partner country for the summit and will be represented by a high level ministerial and business delegation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched National Agriculture Market portal eNAM to connect e-mandis in several States. eNAM is an online inter-connectivity of e-mandis, aimed at ushering in much needed agriculture marketing reforms to enable farmers to get better price of their produce.
India and the US have agreed to enhance collaboration on tackling offshore tax evasion and increase cooperation in sharing of cross-border tax information.
Susmita Pande, a professor at Ujjain’s Vikram University, has been appointed as the new chairperson of the National Monument Authority (NMA).
India has offered to invest up to $20 billion in oil, petrochemicals and fertiliser projects in joint ventures with Iran if Tehran provides land and cheap gas, even as there is no sign yet of an agreement on the long-pending rights to develop Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf discovered by staterun ONGC Videsh.
The New Development Bank, the latest multilateral funding institution in the financial world, has sanctioned a $250 million loan for India to fund its ambitious scheme on new and renewable energy.
Google in collaboration with RailTel, the telecom arm of the Indian Railways, has rolled out free Wi-Fi service at 9 more stations, taking the total to 10 where it will offer high-speed Internet to an estimated 1.5 million passengers and visitors.
National Capital, Delhi has been recognised as one of the 50 future-ready cities around the world that are embracing technology to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing and globalised future.
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim secured a rare distinction of having a super computer which is said to be the most powerful and fastest among all the 31 NITs and also in the entire North East region.