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Current Affairs February, March, and April, 2024

The most important current affairs of February, March and April 2024. 

If you are a competitive exam aspirant then all these current affairs will help you to strengthen your performance in the General Knowledge section. All these current affairs are important for SSC, PSC, Bank, Insurance, Railway, and other state-based exams.

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These current affairs of February, March, and April 2024 are designed from events including sports, politics, science, world news, etc.

Important Current Affairs: February, March, and April, 2024

The 69th edition of the Filmfare Awards 2024 (Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2024) was held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

  • Best Film- 12th Fail
  • Best Actor – Ranbir Kapoor (Animal)
  • Best Actress – Alia Bhatt (Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani)
  • Best Playback Singer (Male)- Bhupinder Babbal (Arjan Vailly – Animal)
  • Best Playback Singer (Female)- Shilpa Rao (Besharam Rang – Pathaan)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award- David Dhawan

Here is the list of winners of the Australian Open 2024.

  • Men’s Singles- Jannik Sinner (Italy)
  • Women’s Singles- Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus)
  • Men’s Doubles- Rohan Bopanna (India) & Matthew Ebden (Australia)
  • Women’s Doubles- Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan)& Elise Mertens (Belgium)
  • Mixed Doubles- Hsieh Su-wei (Taiwan) & Jan Zielinski (Poland)

The government of India has appointed 4-key members of the Sixteenth Finance Commission (SFC).

  • Shri. Ajay Narayan Jha
  • Smt. Annie George Mathew
  • Dr. Niranjan Rajadhyaksha
  • Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh

LK Advani is to be awarded Bharat Ratna by the Government of India soon.

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards took place on February 4, 2024.

  • Song of the Year- Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For? from Barbie
  • Best Pop Vocal- Album Taylor Swift – Midnights
  • Best R&B Song SZA- Snooze
  • Best Country Album- Lainey Wilson – Bell Bottom Country

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced about maintaining Repo Rate at 6.5%. The repo rate remains unchanged for six consecutive times.

AIIMS launched an AI platform named iOncology.ai for the early detection of Cancer.

Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, will honour three individuals;

  • PV Narasimha Rao (Former Prime Ministers)
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh (Former Prime Ministers)
  • MS Swaminathan (agricultural scientist)

The SC collegium led by Chief Justice D Y ordered the transfer of three high court judges.

  • Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya
  • Justice Anu Sivaraman
  • Justice Sujoy Paul

On February 14 PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Abu Dhabi’s first Hindu stone temple.

Gulzar, Indian poet, lyricist and Jagadguru Rambhadracharya, Scholar of Sanskrit and Spirituality awarded the prestigious Jnanpith Award 2023.

As per the Henley Passport Index 2024, France ranked first in the world’s most powerful passports with its visa-free access to 194 countries.

MS Dhoni has been chosen captain of IPL’s greatest All-Time team.

The 70th edition of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2024 took place in Mumbai.

  • Best Actor- Shah Rukh Khan (Jawan)
  • Best Actress- Rani Mukerji (Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway)
  • Best Film- Jawan
  • Best Director- Sandeep Reddy Vanga (Animal)

PM Modi announced the names of 4 pilots currently undergoing training for the Ganganyaan Mission, India’s first human space flight mission.

  • Group Captain P Balakrishnan Nair
  • Group Captain Ajit Krishnan
  • Group Captain Angad Pratap
  • Wing Commander S Shukla

India secured 42nd position out of 55 countries in the Global Intellectual Property Index 2024.

Current Affairs March 2024

PM Narendra Modi Presented the first-ever National Creators Award.

  • Best Creator for Social Change- Jaya Kishori
  • Best Creator in Food Category- Kabita Singh (Kabita’s Kitchen)
  • Best International Creator- Drew Hicks 
  • Favourite Travel Creator- Kamiya Jani
  • and others

The Oscars 2024 award ceremony was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The film “Oppenheimer” won 13 nominations including Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Picture.

India ranks 14th on the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Inequality Index.

India’s Human Development Index ranking for 2022 improved, ranked 134 out of 193 countries.

As per the World Happiness Report Finland ranks top and Afghanistan ranks last. Here is the ranking;

  • 1 – Finland
  • 2 – Denmark
  • 3 – Iceland
  • 4 – Sweden
  • 5 – Israel
  • 6 – Netherlands
  • 7 – Norway
  • 8 – Luxembourg
  • 9 – Switzerland
  • 10 – Australia

Current Affairs April 2024

At the sixth annual Hockey India Awards event Hardik Singh and Salima Tete named players of the year for 2023 in men’s and women’s categories respectively.

Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2024

As per the Forbes 38th Annual World’s Billionaires List 2024, Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani, Chairman & CMD of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) ranked at 9th spot.

Nikhil Kamath, cofounder of Zerodha selected as the Youngest Indian Billionaire in the Forbes list.

Top 10 Billionaires in the World

  • Bernard Arnault & family (France)- $233 billion
  • Elon Musk (USA)- $195 billion
  • Jeff Bezos (USA)- $194 billion
  • Mark Zuckerberg (USA)- $177 billion
  • Larry Ellison (USA)- $114 billion
  • Warren Buffett (USA)- $133 billion
  • Bill Gates (USA)- $128 billion
  • Steve Ballmer (USA)- $121 billion
  • Mukesh Ambani (India)- $116 billion
  • Larry Page (USA)- $114 billion

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has penalised Ffve Co-operative banks with a Rs 60.3 lakh fine.

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