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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - April 23 & 24, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - April 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.Sunderban to get Ramsar Tag. 
  • Sunderban Reserve Forest is likely to declare as Ramsar site soon.
  • Sunderban Reserve forest is a tiger reserve and biosphere reserve in India which spread across 4,260 with around 2,000 is mangrove forest and Creeks.

2.AFSPA removed in Meghalaya
  • Union Government has removed Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 from Meghalaya after  28 years.
  • AFSPA which provides special powers to Indian Armed force to bring control AFSPA implemented area. 

3.Highest recipient of remittances 
  • India becomes highest recipient of remittances worth of  $69 billion says report released by World Bank.
  • India is followed by China with $64 billion, Philippines with $33 billion. 

4.World Book Day – April 23 
  • World Book day is celebrated across the world on April 23 which is organised by UNESCO Since 1995 to tribute to books and authors. 
  • Tamil Nadu School Education K.A. Sengottaiyan said that government will take effort to increase the membership in State libraries from 74.84 lakh to at least 1 crore by 2020 

5.GI Tag for Warangal Dhurries. 
Geographical Indication certificate has given to Warangal dhurries  by the Chennai-based GI Registry.

6.National Panchayati Raj Day – April 24 
National Panchayati Raj Day has been celebrated on April 24 to marks the passing of 73rd Constitution amendment Act 1992, that came into existence with effect from 24 April 1993. 

7.Press freedom prize 
Egyptian Photographer Mahmoud Abu Zeid "Shawkan," has been selected for the 2018 UNESCO Press Freedom Prize.

8.Diu Smart City 
Dia Smart City becomes the first city to run 100 % with renewable energy during Daytime.

9.$100 billion IT company. 
Tata Consultancy Services becomes the first to become $100 billion IT Company in India.

10.Guatemala Consulate 
The Republic of Guatemala is to open honorary Consulate in Chennai.

11.Monte Carlo masters 
  • Rafael Nadal wins Monte Carlo Masters beating Kei Nishikori.
  • This was his 31st masters crown

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