April 2009 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World


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Current Affairs of 01 April 2009

  • Amar salvo at Congress over Mulayam assets case.
  • UGC proposes severe regulations to prevent ragging
  • ‘UPA, NDA will lose partners’.
  • Pak wrong to think India gaining control in Afghanistan said McCain.
  • Indian family murder-suicide in US: Family problems suspected.

Current Affairs of 02 April 2009

  • US stocks rise on better-than-expected economic data.
  • US has begun its diplomacy on India and Pak: US officials.
  • FCI has no space to store fresh wheat stocks.
  • Law other than NSA could have been invoked against Varun: Omar.
  • The Lahore log: The Taliban threat to Pakistan.

Current Affairs of 03 April 2009

  • The Lahore log: The Taliban threat to Pakistan.
  • Sharad Pawar skips Third Front rally in Orissa.
  • International passport must for Hajj; Hajis caution Congress.
  • Congress fields candidate against LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan.
  • IMF welcomes G-20 action to support global growth.

Current Affairs of 04 April 2009

  • Wellington Test: NZ all out for 197; India 51/1 at stumps in 2nd innings.
  • Gunman who killed 13 in NY believed to be a Vietnamese.
  • Maneka Gandhi should have brought up son better: Mayawati.
  • US says it needs H1B visas to avoid ‘competitive disadvantage’.
  • Window on Pak press: Flogging shocks the world, shakes Pakistan.

Current Affairs of 05 April 2009

  • Wellington Test: India 349/5 at stumps on Day 3, lead by 531 runs.
  • Abducted UN official released in Pakistan.
  • Obama said yes we can, I say now we must: Mallika Sarabhai.
  • India tops Forbes’ list for increase in tax misery score.

Current Affairs of 06 April 2009

  • Delhi’s Ekta Choudhury is Femina Miss India Universe.
  • UPA partners do not accept Manmohan as leader: Modi.
  • With Rs 60 cr, Subba is Assam’s richest poll candidate.
  • Indonesian air force plane crashes, 24 killed.
  • FDI flow to India will remain robust: Goldman Sachs.

Current Affairs of 07 April 2009

  • Wellington Test ends in a draw, India win series.
  • CPM’s peppy rap counter to Jai Ho and Bhay Ho slogans.
  • EC glare on danseuse Shovana Narayan for flouting poll code.
  • EC removes UP home secretary.

Current Affairs of 08 April 2009

  • UN chief calls for unified response on North Korea.
  • North Korea warns of ‘strong steps’ against UN censure.
  • US think tank wants H1B cap raised to 1,95,000.
  • MCOCA invoked on Soumya murder accused.
  • Pranab hits back at Modi for calling PM weak.

Current Affairs of 09 April 2009

  • Sikh riots case: Court likely to decide Tytler’s fate on Thursday.
  • US asks Tamil tigers to release civilians in ‘no fire zone’.
  • India launches NELP-VIII, offers 70 areas for bidding.
  • No govt possible without our support: Lalu-Paswan-Mulayam trio.
  • Barcelona demolish Bayern, Chelsea stun Liverpool.
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Current Affairs of 10 April 2009

  • Red alert in Islamabad as Taliban advances.
  • Lankan Tamils blamed for beheading Nehru statue in London.
  • ‘Al Qaeda and Taliban posing threat from AfPak safe haven’.
  • 26/11 trial: Police restricts vehicle movement around court.
  • US receives only 42,000 H-1B petitions in one week.

Current Affairs of 11 April 2009

  • Somali pirates demand ransom as US Navy sends more ships.
  • JD-U plans defamation case against Rabri Devi.
  • UK to share information with Pak about its arrested nationals.
  • India invites pro-LTTE Lankan party for talks.

Current Affairs of 12 April 2009

  • Praful Patel hopes to be third time lucky.
  • Govt orders 2-day truce; Prabhakaran okays civilian evacuation.
  • PM candidates major issue in Lok Sabha polls.
  • Navy commanders meet to discuss coastal security issues.

Current Affairs of 13 April 2009

  • US: Indians accounted for 38 per cent H1B visas in 2008.
  • Indian Navy chief to undertake maiden visit to China.
  • JD-U files defamation case against Rabri Devi.
  • CRPF claims to kill more than 30 naxals in Chhattisgarh.
  • Army operation ends in Pulwama, 2 terrorists killed.

Current Affairs of 14 April 2009

  • 14 Indian sailors aboard detained vessel released.
  • Congress did not do justice to Ambedkar: Advani.
  • Ishant denies supporting Buchanan on multiple captaincy.
  • Trial in 26/11 case may not begin on Wednesday.
  • Pranab U-turn on Kasab mother.

Current Affairs of 15 April 2009

  • Infosys Quarter 4 net dips 1.71% at Rs 1,613 crore.
  • Priyanka back to work after three days in hospital.
  • Sri Ram Sene activists try to disrupt seminar in Delhi.
  • Satyam moves CLB for sale of IT company to Tech Mahindra.

Current Affairs of 16 April 2009

  • 60% turnout in Phase 1 polls amidst Naxal violence.
  • Maharashtra records 54 percent voter turnout.
  • Northeast records heavy but peaceful first phase polling.
  • Pakistan, US at odds on Obama’s war policy.
  • Tech Mahindra gets Company Law Board nod for Satyam buy.

Current Affairs of 17 April 2009

  • Assam: 2 BSF jawans injured in militant attack.
  • Flying footwear are now the weapons of mass distraction.
  • All ex-Jharkhand CMs in Lok Sabha poll fray.
  • Fake stamp case: Telgi gets 7 years imprisonment.

Current Affairs of 18 April 2009

  • Akhilesh Prasad Singh is the Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.
  • King Khan takes captaincy crown away from Ganguly, Brendon Mucllum Named New Captain of KKR.
  • Prime Minister mustn’t seek guardian angels or autographs.
  • Bombings kill 31, including 25 troops, in Pakistan.

Current Affairs of 19 April 2009

  • Bombings kill 31, including 25 troops, in Pakistan.
  • President visits Spain, Poland to improve bilateral ties.
  • Bajrang Dal activists vandalise church in Maharashtra town.
  • Over 3000 Tamil civilians move to govt-held areas in Lanka.

Current Affairs of 20 April 2009

  • Sonia’s Belgian honour: Lawyer vows to continue fight.
  • Lanka army rescues thousands of Tamils.
  • JD-U Lok Sabha nominee booked for assaulting party colleague.
  • BSP candidate in Rajasthan lodges FIR against state chief.
  • Din of campaigning ends ahead of phase-II Lok Sabha polls.
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Current Affairs of 21 April 2009

  • ‘Top Al Qaeda, Taliban leadership based in Pakistan’.
  • Affidavits show that Pappu’s mom is just 7 years older to him.
  • Indra Nooyi ranked fourth on Fortune 500 Women CEOs list.
  • Mayawati accuses EC of working on Cong directions.

Current Affairs of 22 April 2009

  • UK tabloid claims ‘backing’ from Rubina’s biological mother.
  • Pawar not optimistic about being projected as PM candidate.
  • Wipro net profit up 15 percent in fourth quarter.
  • Sri Lanka wants India to help on refugee situation.
  • Deccan Chargers beat Royal Challengers by 24 runs.

Current Affairs of 23 April 2009

  • Mullen worried about Pak nukes if descent into chaos continues
  • US: Pakistan should change its mindset toward India.
  • Indian debutante novelist gets record advance at London fair

Current Affairs of 24 April 2009

  • Menon, Narayanan in Colombo for talks with Rajapaksa.
  • No smooth sailing for top leaders in Bihar, Jharkhand.
  • Rajasthan High Court issues notice to Lalit Modi.

Current Affairs of 25 April 2009

  • SP, RJD, LJP come together in Mumbai to campaign.
  • Global financial crisis creates development emergency.
  • LeT may try to carry out more attacks, warns Petraeus.

Current Affairs of 26 April 2009

  • Jaya does a U-turn, takes up the Lankan Tamil cause.
  • Stop lecturing, help us, Pakistan tells West.
  • Ageing trio fails to bag ads after a string of flop films.
  • Jayalalitha’s separate Eelam call welcomed by PMK, Nedumaran.
  • LTTE declares unilateral ceasefire, Sri Lanka rejects it.

Current Affairs of 27 April 2009

  • Yashodhara banks on the ‘Mahal’ influence to retain family seat.
  • Mexico gets $205 mn from World Bank to combat swine flu.
  • Sri Lanka war, Taliban in Pakistan worry scribes’ association.
  • Chidambaram welcomes SL govt’s move to end combat operations.
  • LTTE supporters attack Indian, Lankan missions in London.

Current Affairs of 28 April 2009

  • Dhaka worried BDR ammunition could reach militants in India.
  • Govt issues travel advisory for visit to swine flu-hit nations.
  • Modi targets Sonia over CBI clean chit to Quattrocchi.
  • 2 Tata entities in list of 54 cos downgraded by Moody’s.

Current Affairs of 29 April 2009

  • Indians make winning start in World TT Championship.
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Phase 3-April 30, 2009.
  • Pakistan court tells authorities to complete Mumbai probe by 05 May.
  • Ambani chopper case: Letter found on Bharat Borge’s body.

Current Affairs of 30 April 2009

  • LTTE brass may escape in six hidden boats.
  • Naxal-hit Lalgarh villagers upset with measures for polls.
  • CBI seeks time to decide course of action against Quattrocchi.
  • Haryana asks its surgeons to be on alert against swine flu.
  • CIC: Reveal names of moles in 1971 spy case.

April 2009 Current Affairs and Top Latest Major Events of India and World
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