1. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan became the first Indian Actor to deliver TED ( Technology, Entertainment, Design) in Vancouver, Canada
2. World Immunization Week 2017 – ( 24th April -30th April 2017) with the theme “ Vaccines work”
3. Union Ministry of water resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation launched “Jal Sanrakshan Karyakaram –Bundelkhand” an extensive water conservation program on 28th April at Bandri, Sagar in Madhya Pradesh. This program aims at drought- prone areas of Bundelkhand,Kalahandi,Bolangir, Marathwada and Koraput in Odisha
4. India’s Shrishti Kaur Crowned as Miss Teen Universe 2017 which is helad at the Ruben Dario National Theatre in Managua, Nicaragua.
5. The Delhi High Court on 26th April stated that hospitals cannot hold the patients hostage to extract money on unpaid bills.
6. NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft has made its first dive into the never –before explored region between Saturn and its rings on 26th April 2017. No space craft has entered in this region before.
7. The RBI ion 26th April 2017 issued draft guidelines on Cross border merger transactions . This draft guidelines will be known as “ Foreign Exchange Management ( Cross Border Merger ) Regulations”. These guidelines aimed at addressing the issue that may arise when an Indian Company and Foreign Company enter into scheme of merger, demerger, amalgamation or rearrangement.
8. April 29 – Day of remembrance for all victims of chemical warfare was observed by United Nations every year to pay tribute to the victims and to reaffirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical weapons to the elimination of threat of Chemical weapons.
9. The 101 year athlete Mann Kaur becomes the oldest person to sky walk around Auckland’s famous landmark sky tower which is held on 27th April 2017. She broke the Guiness World record for Javelin throw at the Trusts stadium in Waitakere, west Auckland on 26th April 2017. This Indian woman already clinched 100 m Sprint at the World Masters games held in Auckland, New Zealand on 24th April 2017
10. Uttar Pradesh Government has cancelled almost 15 public holidays that marked the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities.
11. Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar was appointed as the Director General of Central Reserve Police Force . On the other hand , Union Government also appointed R.K.Pachnanda as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
12. India notifies conformity to UN resolution which prohibits the sale of luxury goods including jewellery,gems, yacht and luxury automobiles like racing cars that could directly contribute to the development of North Korea.
13. The Niti Aayog has envisaged a new India in which all citizens by 2032 will have houses with toilets,vehicles,power,air conditioner and digital connectivity.
14. BCCI loses both revenue and governance vote at ICC meet.The satnd off between BCCI and ICC could have a deep impact on the game, as a bulk of ICC’s revenue comes from the cricketing body.
15. PM Narendra Modi launches air regional connectivity scheme “ UDAN( Ude Desh Ka Har Nagrik ) scheme”, flag off its first UDAN flight on Simla-Delhi route . Prior to this King fisher was the only airlines that operated regular flights between Delhi and Shimla till September 2012. , simultaneously he also launched the inaugural UDAN flights on Kadapa –Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad route.
16. India successfully test fired AGNI –III Ballistic Missile(3000 km range ) from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. It was developed by DRDO .
17. NASA Scientist discovered a new planet and named it as “Iceball” through microlensing.The new planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life because its star is so faint.
18. Haryana Government appoints BS Sandhu as the New Director General of Police.
19. Jonathan Demme Oscar Winning Director of” The Silence of the lamb “has passed away.
20. Bhubaneswar becomes first Indian City to win Pierre L’Enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards 2017” for good and advanced town planning and engaging its residents in planning process. This award was instituted by American Planning Association.
21. The Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has opened United Arab Emirates first solar powered gas station in Dubai.
22. The Puducherry Govt has decide to give free electricity supply to small and other farmers. This has been adopted for this fiscal year 2017-18
23. The Indian Culture centre in Egypt organized a seminar to strengthen and deepen ties between the two nations.
24. El Salvador became the first country to ban metals mining.
25. Using paytm mobile wallets , Consumer can purchase 24 K 999.99 purity gold online and store it in MMTC-PAMP’s secure vaults free of charge.
26. President Pranab Mukherjee conferred 52nd Jnanpith Award to renowned Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh for his contribution to Bengali literature.
27.UNESCO is going to screen Short film “ Azaad”as a part of World Press Freedom day Celebrations which is going to held from May 1-May 4 ,2017 at Jakrata, Indonesia. The theme for 2017 is “ Crtical minds for critical times: Media role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies “