Exam Power: 10 April 2018 Today Current Affairs

Exam Power: 10 April 2018 Current Affairs


President Ram Nath Kovind honours  by King of Swaziland Mswati 

President Ram Nath Kovind was honoured by King of Swaziland in Swaziland’s Mbabane on 09 April. 
President Kovind is accompanied by First Lady Savita Kovind to the three-nation tour of Africa including -Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia. Earlier on Monday in the first-ever visit of an Indian head to Equatorial Guinea, President Kovind announced to open an Indian embassy in Equatorial Guinea to strengthen the diplomatic ties between the two countries. The official trip will end on April 12.

Haryana govt announces special benefits to TB patients
Haryana state government has decided to provide special benefits, including nutritional support, to tuberculosis patients in an effort to eliminate the infectious disease by 2025.

An incentive of Rs 1,000 would be given to private providers for managing TB patients on the notification till treatment outcome through DBT,” 

With the Slogan “TB Harega-Desh Jeetega”, Vij urged people to come forward as leaders to make the world TB-free.

Besides, free services would be provided to TB patients in government hospitals of Haryana, including sputum examination and X-Ray. For this, CBNAAT machines have been provided to all districts for accurate and quick diagnosis.

Ranveer Singh to be awarded Dada Saheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018
Ranveer Singh has been finalised for the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award as Best Actor 2018 for his movie ‘Padmaavat.

He has not only received incredible acclaim for his portrayal of the merciless Alauddin Khilji but he has also delivered outstanding box office collections as he recorded his first ever 300 crore blockbuster.

Ranveer's acting as Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’ has been hailed as ‘outstanding’ and ‘path-breaking’ and both critics and audiences have unanimously credited him for giving Bollywood one of its most iconic villains of all time.

Anushka Sharma to get Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018
ollywood actor Anushka Sharma will be awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her successful movies as a producer.

The award will be given by an organization called Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation, a Mumbai-based organization, which is different from the Government of India instituted Dadasaheb Phalke Award, awarded during National Awards ceremony held annually in New Delhi.

The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest cinematic honor.

CWG 2018: India Win Badminton Team Gold For first time In CWG History
India clinched their first-ever badminton mixed team event gold in Commonwealth Gameshistory after defeating defending champions Malaysia 3-1 in the final at Gold Coast.
India's previous best performance in the mixed team event at CWG was a silver-medal finish in the 2010 edition.

Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth represented India in singles' matches of the five-member team event

CWG 2018: Indian Men's Table Tennis Team Wins Gold
India defeated Nigeria to clinch gold in the men's table tennis team event at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 2006.

With this, India joined England to bag second-most table tennis gold medals (5) at CWG.

This is the first time that India have won both men's and women's TT team events at a single CWG edition.


Sources : Indian Express, The Hindu, Economics Time, PIB,ANI

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