17 April 2021 Current Affairs | News Headlines |

17 April 2021 Current Affairs: Daily Current Affairs plays an important role in every competitive exams like Banking, SSC, Railways, UPSC, State PSC, Technical Exams AAI, DRDO, FSSAI, NTPC, BHEL, ONGC, etc. A student can score full marks in current affairs if he/she is well versed with latest current affairs 2021. Here in this article we are sharing Current Affairs 17 April 2021 PDF.

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17 April 2021 Current Affairs

Awards and Honours

Marathi film Puglya wins Best Foreign Feature at Moscow Film Festival.

Important Points to Remember: 
  • The Marathi film “Puglya” has won the Best Foreign Language Feature award at Moscow International Film Festival, 2021.
  • The film Puglya has been directed and produced by Vinod Sam Peter under the banner Abraham Films.

National News

Education Minister launches World 1st affordable and long-lasting hygiene product DuroKea Series.

Important Points to Remember: 
  • Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on 16th April 2021 launched World 1st affordable and long-lasting hygiene product DuroKea Series.
  • This next generation DuroKea antimicrobial technology starts at 189 rupees, kills 99.99 per cent of germs instantly and leaves behind the long-lasting protective nanoscale coating up to 35 days till next wash.
  • Researcher from Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has developed this innovative technologies to combat COVID-19 virus spreading.

Obituaries News

Former election commissioner G.V.G. Krishnamurthy passeds away.

Important Points to Remember: 
  • Former election commissioner, GVG Krishnamurty passed away.
  • Krishnamurty was appointed as the election commissioner in October 1993 to September 1996.

Ranking News

India ranked 49th in Inclusive Internet Index 2021.

Important Points to Remember: 
  • India ranked at 49th the Inclusive Internet Index 2021 released by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), in partnership with Facebook.
  • This index measures the extent to which the internet is available and affordable by region, and highlights additional insight into how people around the world are using the web.
  • Top 5 Countries are Sweden, United States, Spain, Australia and Hong Kong.

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