Major Events and Top News Headlines of 27 April 2015:
- The BioSURE HIV Self Test is the first HIV self testing kit which carries the European wide specialist CE marks and on sale in UK through its only dedicated website. This device is 99.7 percent accurate according to the report.
- The leader of ISIS terrorist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died on April 27, 2015 due to serious injuries in a US-led coalition air strike in March as per the Radio Iran’s report.
- Delhi comes under seismic zone 4, the High Damage Risk Zone, and thus flyovers and hospitals have been inspected by the Public Works Department on April 27, 2015.
- Country’s largest power producer NTPC Limited has introduced Mobile Science Lab, a vehicle fitted with LCD TV carrying working science model, on April 27, 2015 to promote scientific learning in Rural India.
- Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Tel Aviv, the capital of Israel, Mayor Ron Huldai agreed to cooperate in building smart cities in a meeting Smart City partnership held on April 27, 2015.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev has been re-elected as President of Kazakhstan with 97.7 percent vote on April 27, 2015.
- Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has been re-elected on April 27, 2015 by winning 94 percent of the vote in balloting that was boycotted by opposition groups and marred by low turnout.
- Indian women chess team crashed against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women’s Team Chess Championship on April 27, 2015 by 2.5-1.5 score.
- Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar claimed to be enrolled as an advocate and obtained his law degree from a Bihar-based University. While that University told the Delhi High Court on April 27, 2015 that provisional certificate is fake and don’t exist in the university record.
- Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani regained his top position in Forbes list of World’s richest Indian on April 27, 2015 Pushing Sun Pharmaceuticals founder Dilip Shanghvi back to the second spot after seven weeks.
- The Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday said that it would provide 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by February 2016 across the capital city.
The government has now cancelled licences of 8,975 NGOs for failing to file annual returns for three years after suspending foreign funding of Greenpeace India and putting foreign donor Ford Foundation on its watchlist.