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QUICK REVIEW OF APRIL 2015


IMPORTANT DAYS

2nd April - World Autism Awareness Day


2nd April - International Children's Book Day
7th April - World Health Day
11th April - National Safe Motherhood day
17th April - World Hemophilia Day
18th April - World Heritage Day
21st April - National Civil Service Day
22nd April - International Mother Earth Day
23rd April - World Book and Copyright Day
24th April - National Panchayati Raj Diwas
24th April - World Day For Animals In Laboratories
25th April - World Malaria Day
26th April - International Day of the Dog
26th April - World Intellectual Property Day
28th April - International Worker's Memorial Day
30th April - International Jazz Day

NEW APPOINTMENTS

Arun Kumar Jha - CEO, Khadi and Village


Industries Commission (KVIC)
Bharat Hari Singhania - President, JK
Organizations
Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma - CEO, Essar Shipping
Ltd (ESL)
Dr Nasim Zaidi - Chief Election Commissioner,
India
Dr. Mohan Kumar - Ambassador of India to France
Dr. Nasim Zaidi - Chief Election Commissioner
(CEC), India
Dr. Vishal Sikka - Advisory Professor, East China
Normal University (ECNU)
Gulshan Rai - India's first Cyber Security Chief
Hayley Okines - HGPS patient (17 but looks like
104)
HL Dattu - NJAC (National Judicial Appointments
Commission)
Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai - First Lady Judge,
Sikkim High Court
Keshari Nath Tripathi - Governor, Mizoram
Loretta Lynch - Attorney General, US

M. Annadurai - Director, ISRO Satellite Centre


Manuel Valls - Prime Minister, France
Mohammed bin Nayef - crown prince, Saudi
Muhammadu Buhari - President Elect, Nigeria
Neeraj Kumar - Chief, BCCI's ACSU (Anti
Corruption & Security Unit)
Noel Tata - Chairman, Trent
Omar al-Bashir - President, Sudan
Pankaj More - Technology Head, Wallmart India
Pedro Cateriano Bellido - Prime Minister, Peru
Peter Jan Graaff - Head, United Nations Mission
for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER)
Raja Rajeswari - Criminal Court Judge, New York
(first India-born woman)
Rajalakshmi Devaraj - Director, Expenditure
Management Commission (EMC)
Rajiv Shukla - Governing Chairman, IPL
Ravi Narain - Member, Small Bank Panel
Shamina Singh - Member, Corporation for
National and Community Service
Shobana
Kamineni
Vice
President,
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Sitaram Yechury - General Secretary, Communist
Party of India (Marxist)
Sumit Mazumder - President, Confederation of
Indian Industry (CII)
Vijender Gupta - Leader of Opposition (LoP), Delhi
Assembly
Vikas Swarup - Spokesperson, MEA
Vivek Murthy - U.S. Surgeon-General
Vivek Priyadarshi - Head, Investigating Team on
IPL scandals
Vivek Priyadarshi - Head, SIT on IPL-6 spot-fixing

DEATHS

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - Head, Islamic State


jihadist group
Bidyut Chakraborty - Assamese Film director,
actor
Bimba Modak (Shanta) - Marathi film and stage
actress
Christopher Alan Bayly - Eminent Historian

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D Jayakanthan - Tamil Writer


EM Hanifa - Religious Singer
Gunter Grass - Nobel laureate (Writer)
Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar - Former Air Chief
Marshal
Janaki Ballabh Patnaik - Three-time Chief Minister
of Odisha
Jayakanthan - Tamil writer (Jnanpith awardee)
Kailash Vajpeyi - Hindi Poet
Lt General (retd) Hanut Singh - Mahavir Chakra
Awardee
Malli Mastan Babu - Indias ace mountaineer
Masudur Rahman Baidya - Swimmer (Amputee)
Misao Okawa - Worlds oldest person (117 yrs)
Richie Benaud - Australian Cricket Legend
Rustom Ghazali - Syria's former spy chief
Sabeen Mahmud - Pakistani human rights activist
Stanislav Gross - Former Czech Republic Prime
Minister
Sunita Tomarv- Face of India's anti-tobacco
campaign
Surya Bahadur Thapa - Fromer Nepal Prime
Minister

AWARDS & HONORS

Adonis - Kumaran Asan World Prize for poetry


2015
Amitabh Bachan - Padma Vibhushan
Amitabh Bachchan - Egypt's Academy of Arts (1st
International Winner)
Anil Kapoor - Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
Assam - Best e-Panchayat state Award
Bhalchandra Nemade - Jnanpith award 2014
Brendon McCullum - Sir Richard Hadlee medal
Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2015
Dr. Rajani Ganesh Pillai - Peltier Award
Dr. Sunitha Krishnan (Prajwala) - 24th Yudhvir
Foundation Memorial Award
DRDO - National Intellectual Property Award
2015
Gopal Das Neeraj - Sahitya Shiromani Samman
(UP)

Gopinath Pillai - Outstanding Service Award (NUS)


Hinduja brothers (S.P. Hinduja and G.P. Hinduja) Business Leader of the year 2015
K Radhakrishnan (Former ISRO chairman) Honorary D.Sc (Doctor of Science), Mahatma
Gandhi University in Kottayam
Mary Kom (movie) - Best film, Stockholm
International Film Festival
Pratap Singh - Institute of Physics (IOP) prize
S.P. Balasubramaniam - Harivarasanam Award
(Kerala)
Saina Nehwal - World No.1 Badminton Player
Sangeeta Bhatia - Heinz award
Satya Nadella - Champions of Change Award
Shah Rukh Khan - Dadasaheb Phalke Film
Foundation Award 2015
Siddhartha Gigoo (Umbrella Man) - 2015
Commonwealth Short Story Prize (Asia region)
Subadhra Devi Rai - International Achievement
Award (Nursing) 2015
Switzerland - Wolrd's Happiest Country
Xi Jinping - Nishan-e-Pakistan Award
Hevesy Medal Awards 2015 (radio and nuclear
chemistry)
o Susanta Lahiri
o Kattesh V. Katti

SPORTS

Tennis 2015 Monte Carlo Open Winners List


o Mens Singles : Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
o Mens Doubles : Bob Bryan and Mike
Bryan (USA)
Miami Open 2015 / Miami Masters 2015 Winners
List
o Mens Singles : Novak Djokovic (Serbia
o Womens Singles : Serena Williams (USA)
o Men's Doubles : Bob Bryan (USA) and
Mike Bryan (USA)
o Women's Doubles : Sania Mirza (India)
and Martina Hingis (Switzerland)
Women's World Team Chess Championship :
o D Harika - Silver medal.
o Koneru Humpy - Bronze medal

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5th Hockey India Senior Men National Hockey


Championship
o Indian Railway Hockey Team (Men) - Gold
medal
Shamkir Chess tournament - Magnus Carlsen
22nd President's Cup Open International Boxing
Tournament
o Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Pinki
Jangra (51kg) - Gold Medals
First Test team to tour Pakistan since 2009 Zimbabwe
Asian Junior Tennis championship - Y Pranjala
National youth record in boys hammer throw
(72.04m) - Ashish Jakhar
Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament 2015
o New Zealand (Champion)
o Australia (Runnerup)
o India (Third Place)
2015 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix - Lewis
Hamilton
First female tennis player from India to achieve
World No 1 rank in doubles - Sania Mirza

ISSF Shooting World Cup 2015 - Jitu Rai (bronze)


ITF Futures tournament - Yuki Bhambri
ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup - Apurvi Chandela
(bronze)
Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy - Gujarat
World Women's Chess Championships 2015
o Gold Medal Winner : Mariya Muzychuk
(Ukraine)
o Silver Medal Winner : Natalija Pogonina
(Russia)
o Bronze Medal Winner : Dronavalli Harika
(India)
International Badminton rankings
o Saina Nehwal - World No 1
o PV Sindhu - Ninth position.
o Kidambi Srikanth (Men's Category) - 4th
Place

All the Best


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