Current Affairs This Week (04-04-2021)

  • Rajinikanth gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    Rajinikanth, the larger-than-life superstar will be bestowed the government’s highest honour for Indian cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Chenab arch

    A HALF-A-KILOMETER long arch, the defining feature of the world’s highest railway bridge over river Chenab, is set to be completed on Monday. The arch bridge over Chenab, is a major leap towards the completion of the 111-km long-winding stretch from Katra to Baniha (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Justice N.V. Ramana
    Justice N.V. Ramana set to take over as 48th Chief Justice of India. He was elevated to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014 when he was the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. Justice Ramana was born in an agricultural family on August 27, 1957 in Ponnavaram village in Krishna district. (Source: The Hindu)
  • HSN code
    HSN stands for Harmonised System of Nomenclature code. It is mandatory for both B2B and B2C tax invoices on the supplies of Goods and Services. This was introduced in 1988 by the World Customs Organization (WCO) (Source: The Economic Times)
  • Indian Army Disbands Military Farms
    In line with its reform measures, the Army on Wednesday disbanded its military farms after 132 years in service, including shutting down of the military farms, housing around 25,000 head of cattle, in the country. The farms were set up by the British to ensure supply of milk to Army units. (Source: NDTV)
  • Quote of the week
    Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. – Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. (Source: Wikipedia)

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