28th April 2018 Current Affairs GK in English | Read Daily Current GK
1. PM Modi launched Van Dhan Scheme
- The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched the Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED.
- Under the scheme, Van Dhan Vikas Kendra is for providing skill upgradation and capacity building training and setting up of primary processing and value addition facility.
- This first model Van DhanVikas Kendra is being setup in Bijapur will have primary level processing facility for Tamarind brick making, Mahua flower storage facility and chironjee cleaning and packaging.
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2. Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons inaugurates ICI
- Newly, Indian Culinary Institute has been inaugurated by Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons in Noida.
- The institute has been inaugurated to preserve, document, promote and disseminate Indian cuisine.
- The institute will also offer various courses ranging from diploma, under graduation, post graduation to research in Culinary Arts.
3. Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra sworn in as Supreme Court judge
- Indu Malhotra took oath of office as Supreme Court judge, becoming the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly.
- It is the first time when the apex court has two women judges; the other is Justice R. Banumathi.
- Since independence, Indu Malhotra is the 7th women to be Supreme Court Judge. Justice Fathima Beevi was the first woman judge of the Supreme Court.
- Now the strength of Supreme Court rose to 25 but still having short of 6 more members in 31.
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4. Indian women boxers lead in Asian Youth Championships
- The Asian Youth Championships being organized in Bangkok where Indian women boxers claimed 3 gold medals.
- Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) claim the first gold for India while Manisha (64kg) and Lalita (69kg) also finished on top in the tournament.
- In the silver medal list also women dominated while, only one medal could be fetched by men player Ankit Khatana (60kg). Boxers Anamika (51kg), Sakshi (81kg) and Neha Yadav (+81kg) triumphed in the league.