10th April 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.The first meeting of the NITI Forum for the North East was held in Agartala, aiming to give a boost to the development projects in the region by identifying constraints and streamlining resources.
2.Union home minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the regional hub complex of the elite anti-terror force National Security Guard (NSG) at Ibrahimpatnam, Hyderabad.
3.Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India’s first all-electric high-speed locomotive in Bihar.
4.President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the international conference on human rights in South Asia.
5.Rishad Premji, a Board member of Wipro Ltd., has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2018-19.
6.India’s teen shooting sensation Manu Bhaker will be the brand ambassador of Haryana’s Measles and Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign.
7.The first international conference on ‘Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership’ has started in Kathmandu.
8.Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated a scientific convention on the World Homoeopathy Day in New Delhi.
9.The UN Security Council was holding an emergency meeting over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.
10.Robert Pitcairn, a full-bore shooter has become the oldest competitor to debut at the Commonwealth Games.
11.Singapore and China have inked a deal that paves the way for closer partnerships between their companies in other countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
12.The SBI has announced the launch of its UK subsidiary, SBI (UK) Limited, with an initial capital commitment of 225 million pounds from its parent entity.