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Current Affairs April 2020

Current Affairs April 2020: In a quest to stand out in the competitive exams, general knowledge/current affairs will give you an edge always. With government exams dates been released with the uplifting of lockdown, being thorough with current affairs is very important.

Current Affairs are an important part of competitive exams like SSC, Bank, UPSC, MBA, Teacher Eligibility Test. Being thorough with the current affairs/general awareness will give you an edge for preparation and cracking the exams.

We, at learnerstake, are bringing to you monthly current affairs to help you brush up with what went on both Nationally and Internationally.

This article will give you the list of Current Affairs April 2020.

Current Affairs as under are for both National and International events


Odisha Day or Utkal Diwas was celebrated on1st April
To battle COVID-19, how much has the World Bank has proposed for India project$ 1 billion
Which COVID-19 tracking app was launched by the GovernmentArogya Setu
During COVID-19 lockdown, UNICEF and Odisha government launched this to engage young mindsMo Prativa
Hindustan Lever merges with which companyGSKCH India
A new coin announced by the D=Government20 rupee coin
Paytm Money CEO resignsPravin Jadhav
Name of NCLT acting President, whose tenure was extended by the GovernmentBSV Prakash Kumar
Permanent Judge of High Court of J&K, Ladakh under the India Constitution swornJustice Rajneesh Oswal
New Chairman appointed by NasscomPravin Rao
Asian Games to be hosted by China20th to 28th November 2021
The name of low-cost ventilator, developed at the Kapurthala Coach Factory by Indian RailwaysJeevan
New Channel launched by Prasar Bharti dedicated to Old ClassicsDD Retro
Secretary to the President of India, who has been appointed as the new Chief Vigilance CommissionerSanjay Kothari
A moratorium of how many months was announced by the Public Sector banks, for loan payment3 months
In Punjab National Bank, which two bank officers have been appointed as “Officers on Special Duty”OBC, UBI
Considering COVID-19, It was voluntarily agreed by The President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Governors and Members of Parliament to have a cut of how much salary for one year30%
To treat critical COVID-19 cases, ICMR has drafted a proposal to explore which therapy.Plasma Therapy
India’s top billionaire appeared on the Forbes’s 2020 list of world’s top billionairesMukesh Ambani
To monitor and record COVID-19 related challenges, the HRD Ministry has launched which portalYUKTI
Birth Anniversary of which great man was celebrated on 14th April, who fought for social discrimination against the UntouchablesB.R Ambedkar (Born on 14th April 1891)
This app was intimated as unsafe and must be refrained by all private individuals, by The Ministry of Home AffairsZoom
A growth rate of what percent has been predicted by the IMF1.9%
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre happened on which day and year in April13th April 1919
National Panchayati Raj is celebrated on this day24th April
National Civil Services Day is celebtared on this day21st April
This famous personality has been appointed as the Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund India’s Environment Education ProgrammeViswanathan Anand
As per the new proposed amendment to Epidemic Diseases Act, 1987, what is the maximum punishment for attacking health care workers7 years of Jail term
Who has been appointed as the new Head of the National Shipping BoardMalini Shankar
Who has been appointed as the Ambassador of Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) “I am Badminton” CampaignPV Sindhu
This renowned Bollywood actor passed away on 29th April 2020 at the age of 53. He represented India at global platform and acted in various Hollywood major projects.Irfan Khan
This Bollywood actor passed away on 30th April 2020 at the age of 67. He acted in the classics like Mera Naam Jocker Bobby, Karz.Rishi Kapoor


Third Asian Youth Games 2021, will be held in which countryChina
The 11th session of “Petersberg Climate Dialogue” on 28th April 2020, was hosted by which countryGermany
Name the first Mars exploration by ChinaTianwen
This nation launched the first-ever military satellite into the orbitIran
In this country, the oil prices slashed below $0, on 30th April 2020USA
Considering the COVID-19 outbreak, this country has temporarily suspended immigrationUSA
This country has stopped its funding to WHO (World Health Organisation). The step came in view of the mismanagement and alleged covering up facts related to the coronavirus.USA
This middle-east country has approved the legal cultivation of marijuana for medical purpose, thus becoming the first Arab country to do so.Lebanon
This nation assumed the Presidency of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in April 2020Dominican Republic
This Co-inventor of Duckworth-Lewis method died at the age of 78 yearsTony Lewis
Name of the CEO of twitter who pledged to donate $1 billion to battle COVID-19Jack Dorsey
He topped the list of Forbes list of World’s Billionaires in 2020Jeff Bezos
Who is the director of WHO (World Health Organisation)Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
The theme of 2020 World Malaria DayZero Malaria starts with me
World Homeopathy Day is celebrated on this day10th April
International Day of Human Space Flight 2020 was observed on this day12th April
World Heritage Day was celebrated on this day18th April
Earth Day 2020 was celebrated on this day22nd April
World Immunization Week was observed when?Last week of April
World Intellectual Property Day was celebrated on26th April
Hubble telescope, celebrated its 30 years anniversary on which day24th April
World Athletics Championship has been shifted to2022
World Games, Birmingham, Alabama have been postponed to2022

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