Current Affairs This Week (11-04-2021)

  • Kangana Ranaut

    Kangana Ranaut is an Indian actress and filmmaker, recipient of several awards, including 4 National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2020, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Saint Vincent volcano

    The Caribbean island of St Vincent has been blanketed in a layer of ash, bringing major disruption after a volcano erupted on Friday. White-coloured dust has covered buildings and roads around the island, including in its capital Kingstown (Source:
  • Barakah nuclear power plant
    The Barakah nuclear power plant is the United Arab Emirates’s first nuclear power station, the first nuclear power station in the Arabian Peninsula, and the first commercial nuclear power station in the Arab World. It consists of four APR-1400 nuclear reactors (one operating, three mostly completed). Total capacity is 5,600 MW (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Tribunals Reforms Ordinance
    The government has issued an ordinance which does away with certain appellate tribunals, including the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) set up to hear appeals of filmmakers, and transfers their functions to other existing judicial bodies. (Source: The Hindu)
  • Quote of the week
    Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. – Dale Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills (Source: Wikipedia)

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