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  • Dr. BR Ambedkar’s birth anniversary on 14 April
  • Recently India and the country whose Science and Technology Forum has proposed to work on virtual network to deal with COVID-19 – America
  • The International Monetary Fund has approved a proposal to cancel the 6-month loan payment of the 25 poorest countries in the world to help them deal with the coronavirus epidemic – US $ 500 million.
  • The software jointly launched by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and National Informatics Center on 13 April 2020 – CollabCAD
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently projected the percentage of India’s GDP growth to be -1.9 percent in the financial year 2020-21.
  • The World Bank recently said in a report focused on the economy of South Asia, that the growth rate of the Indian economy in 2020-21 will be as low as between-1.5 percent to 2.8 percent.
  • According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the visa of foreign nationals stranded in India has been extended till the date of – 30 April
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to extend the lockdown to 21 days ending on April 14 – May 3
  • Indian Army celebrated Siachen Day – April 13
  • The country that has approved the sale of $ 155 million missile torpedo to India- America
  • Indian Railways has also announced the cancellation of all passenger trains till May 3 after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the lockdown.
  • According to the World Bank’s ‘South Asia Economic Focus’ economic update, the country whose economic growth rate is likely to be the worst since the liberalization of 1991 in FY 2021 due to COVID-19 epidemic- India
  • In view of the recent effects of COVID-19 in the economic sector, the Indian government is trying to agree on a currency exchange agreement between India and the country to deal with any uncertainty in the coming days- America
  • The country which is at the top in the production and export of Hydroxychloroquine in the world – India
  • Recently, in view of the economic challenges posed by COVID-19 in the country, all the banks and non-banking financial companies of the country have instructed to give additional months of extra discount for repayment of loans given to their customers. – three months
  • National Safe Motherhood Day is celebrated on 11 April
  • Recently the famous Indian classical singer and the award with which Shanti Hiranand Chawla died at the age of 87 – Padma Shri Award
  • The country known as ‘The Cat’, the former Goalkeeper Peter Bonetti died in the age of 78 – England
  • International Human Flight Day is observed on – April 12
  • Recently the British driver of motorsport who died at the age of 90 after prolonged illness – Sterling Moss
  • According to the World Intellectual Property Organization, in 2019, the country was the first to apply for an international patent – China
  • According to the latest report by the Center for Monitoring Indian Economy, the employment rate came to the lowest level in March 2020 with a percentage of -38.2 percent
  • In the recently held virtual meeting of the G-20 countries in which the major petroleum producing countries have decided to cut their daily oil production by mutual consent to control the falling prices of mineral oil – Saudi Arabia
  • Recently the President of the Asian Development Bank has assured of $ billion in financial assistance to India for the response to COVID-19 epidemic – $ 2.2 billion
  • The industry body of real estate developers Naredco and the industry association Assocham have urged the Government of India to provide a relief package of as much as $ billion for Indian industries – $ 200 billion

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