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Current Affairs April 1-7, 2022

Current affairs April 2022 has latest and important news from sports, politics, science, technology, invention, awards, events and all other happenings around the world.


All these current affairs of April 2022 updates are important for upcoming competitive exams including; Bank, SSC, IBPS, other state government exam in India.

Current Affairs April 1-7, 2022

The Armed Forces Special Powers (AFSPA) Act has been extended in 3 districts (Longding, Tirap, and Chanlang) of Arunachal Pradesh for 6 months.

7 major changes in the new Income Tax Rules 2022 applicable from April 1st.

  • Any income earned from crypto assets will be taxed at 30 percent.
  • No offsetting of Virtual Digital Assets losses by another Virtual Digital Assets gains.
  • Individuals are allowed to file updated Income Tax Return from April 1, 2022.
  • The state govt. employees will be able to deduct 14 percent of their basic pay and DA for NPS contributions.
  • The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will apply Income-tax (25th Amendment) Rule 2021.
  • No filing of ITR for senior citizens above the age of 75 years.
  • Tax Relief to Differently-abled dependents during the lifetime of parents/guardians.

Gautam Adani becomes India’s richest person and has displaced Mukesh Ambani in the Bloomberg billionaires Index.

Australia beat England by 71 runs to become World Champions in ICC Women’s World Cup 2022.

The first all-private four-member Ax-1 crew will be flown to the International space station from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary of India.

Lt. Gen Manoj Pande is likely to become the next chief of the Indian Army.

India blocks 18 Indian YouTube channels and 4 Pakistani channels for spreading disinformation.

India has named a 22-member India’s Women Hockey Team for the FIH Hockey Pro League Matches against Netherlands.

Uttarakhand Govt. launched Him Prahari scheme to stop the migration of people from the state. 

The Parliament passed the Delhi Municipal Corporation bill to merge three municipal corporations of Delhi into a single entity.

The Union Minister of State, Culture & External Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi inaugurated the The ‘Temple 360’ portal on April 2, 2022 to do online darshan of 12 Jyotirlinga and Char Dham from any location.

Prakriti, an awareness mascot launched by the Government of India for the elimination of the single-use plastic.

Bharatiya Janata Party celebrates its 42 Foundation Day on April 6, 2022.

The Ministry of Ayush organized a grand program ‘Yoga Mahotsav‘ on the occasion of World Health Day 2022 at Red Fort, New Delhi.

3 Indian self-made women billionaires have featured in the top 100 of the Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2022 list.

At the 64th Annual Grammy Awards Bruno Mars Led Leave The Door Open and Silk Sonic won Record of the year.

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