30.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Economist Intelligence Unit set to bring down Indias growth outlook for 2019-20   Both Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI)earlier this month cut their 2019-20 growth projection for India to 7.2 per cent from 7.4 per cent earlier, blaming rising risks to global economic growth as well as weakening domestic investment activity. … Read more

28-29.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Dance Day: 29 April 2019   International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.   The event takes place every year on 29th April, the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre … Read more

27.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Veterinary Day 2019 is observed on 28th April   The World Veterinary Day 2019is observed on 28th April. It is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society. The theme for the day is the Value of Vaccination. The day is initiated by the World Veterinary Association. The World Veterinary Association (WVA)will … Read more

26.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Intellectual Property Day: 26 April   World Intellectual Property Day observed across the globe on 26 April.   Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind, inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names and images used in commercial activities.   The day is observed across the world to spread awareness about the … Read more

25.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Singapore Changi airport got world’s tallest 131-ft indoor waterfall   The world’s tallest indoor waterfall, 131-foot-tall, opened for the general public at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport. The waterfall is housed inside a dome-shaped complex which has gardens growing over four storeys, more than 280 retail and food outlets, a hotel and a movie theatre. The structure … Read more

24.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   UAE adopts National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031   The UAE Cabinet has adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031.   Its aims at positioning the UAE as a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2031 and to develop an integrated system that employs artificial intelligence in vital areas in the country.   The … Read more

23.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Saudi Arabia to host G20 Summit in 2020, first in Arab world   Saudi Arabiawill host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital Riyadh. This will be the first G20 Summit to be hosted in the Arab  Japan will host this year’s G20 summit in Osaka, which will be held June 28-29, as well as ministerial … Read more

21-22.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Earth Day 2019: 22 April   Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22.   Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.   It was first celebrated in 1970, now this event includes events in more than 193 countries.   Theme: ‘Protect Our Species’     UAE adopts … Read more

20.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Rainwater conservation: Centre alerts State   Union Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha has called for a coordinated and integrated action plan by the Centre as well as the State Governments to conserve water.   The Cabinet Secretary has asked the Central Ministries to convey to the State Governments the total financial provision for … Read more

19.04.19 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL SpaceX to fly its DART planetary defence mission   NASA announced that SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defencemission. The total launch cost for NASA is estimated to be about $69 million.   DART – Double Asteroid Redirection Test   It is a planned space probe that will demonstrate the kinetic effects of crashing an impactor … Read more

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