10 April 2017 Current Affairs

Indian – origin educationist Asha Kemka named “Asian Business Women of the Year”:

Asha Khemka, an Indian – origin educationist in the United Kingdom (UK) has been named the “Asian Business woman of the year” at the 5 th annual Asian Business Awards Midlands, which honours the outstanding achievements of local Asian business. The award ceremony has held at Edgbagton Cricket ground in Birmingham, UK. Asha Khemka is the current principal and CEO of West Nottinghamshire College.

Rajnath Singh launches Web Portal “Bharat Keveer” in New Delhi:

Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar launched the website Bharat Ke Veer” during an event held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on 9 April 2017. The Web portal will enable the donors to contribute for the welfare of the kin of fallen soldiers. Rajnath Singh also presented bravery awards and medals to some of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

UP Govt to build music village in Bismillah Khan’s honour:

The Uttar Pradesh Govt. led by Yogi Adityanath has given its approval to building a music village named “Bismillah Khan Sangeet Gram” to honour of legendary Shehnai player Bismillah Khan. This project is planned to develop at Varanagi, it will be evolved by Padma Shri Soma Ghosh, the adopted daughter of the legendary shehnai player. It will have a museum centre, a training cum research centre and many other varities associated with musical “gharanas”.

World Homeopathy Day : 10 April 2017

Minister of State Independent Charge) for Ayush, Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the National Convention on World Homeopathy Day on 10 April 2017 at New Delhi. The event was organized to commemorate the 262 nd birth anniversary of the founder of Homeopathy Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician, who was a great scholar, linguist and acclaimed scientist. A special session is also being organized to pay tribute to him.

Harsha Vardhan launches ‘nakshe’ portal to Celebrate Survey of India’s 250 Anniversary:

The Union Minister for Science of Technology and Earth Sciences, Harshvardhan launched a new web portal called ‘nakshe’ in New Delhi on 10 April 2017. The launch commemorates the 250 th anniversary of survey of India. The event saw in attendance Y.S.Chowdary, the Minister of State for science & Technology and Earth scienes. Swarna Subbarao, the surveyor General of India and other top scientists and professional from the Geospatial Industry.

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