Top Headlines – Current Affairs 29 April 2021

Top Headlines – Current Affairs 29 April 2021

Top Events

  1. Boxing Federation of India, in consultation with the Asian Boxing Confederation, has decided to conduct the 2021 ASBC Asian Elite Men and Women Boxing Championships in Dubai.
  2. Jio platforms and Byjus have been featured in Time Magazine’s 1st ever 100 most influential companies.
  3. Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Zoysa faces a 6-year ban for violation of ICC’s Anti-Corruption Code.
  4. Tejas, India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft, added to the fifth-generation Python-5 air-to-air missile in its air-to-air weapons.
  5. The UK has become the first country to announce the regulation of the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds at motorways.
  6. Serum Institute of India cuts Covishield’s price for states to Rs.300.
  7. Centre notifies act giving more power to Delhi Lieutenant Governor to be effective from April 27.

Appointments and awards

  1. Expenditure Secretary TV Somanathan was appointed as the Finance Secretary.
  2. Dr. Krithi K Karanth, Chief Conservation Scientist at Bengaluru-based centre for wildlife studied has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 “Wild Innovator Award.”

Days to remember

  1. April 29- International Dance Day

New books

  1. “Trail of the Tiger: Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray: A Journey” by Radheshyam Jadhav


  1. Odia writer Manoj Das passed away recently.
  2. Indian Olympic Association Vice President Janardhan Singh Gehlot passed away.

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