Current Affairs Assam, North East, India – 19 April 2018
19 April 2018
ASSAM, NORTHEAST CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Rastrakavi Kuvempu Pratisthana, a Karnataka-based literary organisation, to present its prestigious ‘Kuvempu National Award’ to two Assamese writers, Nilamoni Phookan and Homen Borgohain
- Bishnupur has become the second open defecation-free (ODF) district in Manipur after Senapati.
INDIA, INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
- Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Odisha’s second longest bridg( a 2.5-km-long bridge) built over the Ib river in Sambalpur district.
- The India-Wiesbaden Conference 2018 will be held on New Delhi, India
- Scientists from Britain and United States have discovered “PETase” an enzyme that can digest some commonly polluting plastics.
- Facebook has started rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply with forthcoming EU rules
- Amazon has launched an international shopping feature that will enable customers across the world
- Aditi Rao Hydari won Dada Saheb Phalke excellence award 2018 for the Best Leading Lady (Critics Award)