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Current Affairs 07 April 2024

In Current Affairs for 07 April 2024, we will see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be beneficial for your upcoming NDA, CDS,...

In Current Affairs for 07 April 2024, we will see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be beneficial for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air Force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air Force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article. Let us now see the Current Affairs.

Current Affairs 07 April 2024

End Urea Imports by 2025

  • India aims to halt urea imports by the end of 2025 by boosting domestic production and promoting alternative fertilizers.
  • This is in response to the nation’s significant reliance on imports, which currently satisfy around 30% of its annual urea demand.
  • Urea production has risen steadily, reaching 284.95 lakh tonnes in 2022-23. Despite this, 30% of demand is still met through imports, with key sources being Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.
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  • The government’s approach involves reviving closed fertilizer plants across various states. Plants at Gorakhpur, Ramagundam, Talcher, Barauni, and Sindri are targeted for revival, with four already operational.
  • Encouraging the use of alternative fertilizers like nano liquid urea and nano liquid DAP is a significant part of the strategy.
  • Initiatives by entities like IFFCO and Coromandel International Limited are contributing to this effort.
  • PM Programme for Restoration, Awareness, Nourishment and Amelioration of Mother Earth’ (PM-PRANAM) The PM-PRANAM scheme, launched in 2023, incentivizes states and UTs to promote alternative fertilizers and balanced fertilizer usage.
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  • The government heavily subsidizes fertilizers, with Rs 1.64 lakh crore allocated for fertilizer subsidy in 2024-25.
  • Urea is provided to farmers at a statutorily notified Maximum Retail Price (MRP) under the Urea Subsidy Scheme (USS), while other fertilizers operate under the Nutrient Based Subsidy Policy

Mexico Suspends Relations With Ecuador

  • Mexico has suspended relations with Ecuador after arrest of former Ecuadorian Vice President Jorge Glas by Ecuadorean authorities from the Mexican embassy in Quito on Friday (5th April 2024) evening.
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  • Jorge Glas, convicted twice for corruption, had been holed up in the embassy in Quito since seeking political asylum in December, arguing he was being persecuted by the attorney general’s office.
  • Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, Police forcefully entered Mexico’s embassy in Quito before making the arrest.
  • The Mexican President called Glas’s detention an authoritarian act and a flagrant violation of international law and the sovereignty of Mexico. He said, he had instructed Mexico’s foreign minister to suspend diplomatic ties with Ecuador.
  • Earlier, Ecuador’s presidency said that Ecuador is a sovereign nation and they are not going to allow any criminal to stay free

Peter Pellegrini

  • In Slovakia, populist candidate Peter Pellegrini wins the presidential election last night. Russian-friendly, Mr Pellegrini defeated the pro-Western candidate Ivan Korcok, with 53 percent of the vote, cementing the grip of pro-Russian Prime Minister Robert Fico over the country. aThe defeated candidate, former Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok is a stalwart supporter of Ukraine and critic of Fico.
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US & China

  • The United States and China have agreed to hold “intensive exchanges on balanced growth”, the US Treasury Department.
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  • The two sides have agreed to hold talks and create two economic groups focused on a wide range of issues, including addressing US complaints about China’s economic model, growth in domestic and global economies and efforts against money laundering.
  • The agreement comes on the second day of an official visit to China by US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, during which she has urged Chinese leaders to change their domestic manufacturing policies.

Microsoft Report

  • Microsoft has warned that China is gearing up to disrupt the upcoming elections in India, the United States and South Korea by using artificial intelligence-generated content.
  • The warning comes after China conducted a trial run during Taiwan’s presidential election, employing AI to influence the outcome. Across the world, at least 64 countries, in addition to the European Union, are expected to hold national elections this year.
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  • These countries collectively account for approximately 49 per cent of the global population.
  • According to Microsoft’s threat intelligence team, Chinese state-backed cyber groups, along with involvement from North Korea, are expected to target several elections scheduled for 2024.
  • Microsoft said that China will likely deploy AI-generated content via social media to sway public opinion in favour of their interests during these elections.
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  • The threat posed by political advertisements employing AI technology to produce deceptive and false content, including “deepfakes” or fabricating events that never took place, is significant in a crucial poll year. Such tactics aim to mislead the public regarding candidates’ statements, stances on various issues, and even the authenticity of certain events.
  • If allowed to go unchecked, these manipulative attempts have the potential to undermine voters’ ability to make well-informed decisions

Kazakhstan International Badminton Challenge

  • Indian shuttlers Anupama Upadhyaya and M. Tharun have clinched Women’s and Men’s singles titles, at Kazakhstan International Badminton Challenge tournament in Astana.
  • Anupama defeated Isharani Baruah 21-15, 21-16 in an all-Indian women’s singles.
  • In the Men’s final, Tharun beat eighth-seeded Malaysian Soong Joo Ven 21-10, 21-19.
  • However, in mixed doubles, Sanjai Srivatsa Dhanraj and Maneesha K pair lost to Malaysia’s Wong Tien Ci and Lim Chiew Sien 21-9, 7-21, 12-21 in the summit clash.
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Current Affairs 07 April Question

  1. Anupama Upadhyaya And M. Tharun Seen In News Relates To
    A. Badminton
    B. Tennis
    C. Cricket
    D. Long Jump
  2. First Woman From India To Represent Country As A Jury Member In Summer
    Olympics In Paris
    A. Sofia Mir
    B. Bilquis Mir
    C. Sania Mirza
    D. PV Sindhu
  3. World Health Day Is Celebrated On
    A. 6th April
    B. 7th April
    C. 8th April
    D. 9th April
  4. Recently, Which Country Developed World’s Most Powerful Laser
    A. Bulgaria
    B. Estonia
    C. Romania
    D. Sweden
  5. Sannati Buddhist Site Is Located In Which State
    A. Karnataka
    B. Odisha
    C. Bihar
    D. Kerala
  6. Papikonda National Park, Is Located In Which State
    A. Andhra Pradesh
    B. Gujarat
    C. Kerala
    D. Tamil Nadu
  7. P-800 Onyx Missile, Is Developed By Which Country
    A. China
    B. Japan
    C. Russia
    D. India
  8. BASEL III Endgame, Is Related To Which Sector
    A. Environmental sector
    B. Health sector
    C. Agricultural sector
    D. Banking sector
  9. Pathimalai Cave Due To Ancient Rock Paintings, Is Located In Which State
    A. Kerala
    B. Tamil Nadu
    C. Maharashtra
    D. Gujarat
  10. What Type Of Comet Is “Mother Of Dragons” Comet
    A. Halley Comet
    B. Tempel Comet
    C. Encke Comet
    D. Kuiper Belt Comet
  11. Name Of World’s Oldest Man That Died At Age Of 114 Recently
    A. John Tinniswood
    B. Juan Vicente Perez Mora
    C. Yukichi Chuganji
    D. Eugenie Blanchard
  12. What Is The Main Feature Of Hume, The New Conversational AI Introduced By
    The New York-based Research Lab
    A. Image Recognition
    B. Emotional intelligence
    C. Advanced encryption
    D. Real-time audio translation
  13. What Was Total Value Of Transactions Processed By UPI In FY24
    A. ₹150 Lakh Crore
    B. ₹199 Lakh Crore
    C. ₹126 Lakh Crore
    D. ₹180 Lakh Crore
  14. Who Has Assumed Charge As Principal Director General Of The Press
    Information Bureau
    A. Manish Desai
    B. Neha Sharma
    C. Sheyphali B. Sharan
    D. Rajiv Kumar Sharma
  15. Where Is PepsiCo India Making A Hefty Investment For A New Flavour
    Manufacturing Facility
    A. Madhya Pradesh
    B. Uttar Pradesh
    C. Rajasthan
    D. Gujarat
  16. Which City In Uttar Pradesh Is Known As The “City Of Imarti”
    A. Lucknow
    B. Kanpur
    C. Jaunpur
    D. Varanasi
  17. Which Organization Has Partnered With Panasonic For Lithium-ion Cell
    Manufacturing In India
    A. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
    B. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd
    C. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
    D. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  18. Which Port Emerged As India’s Top Cargo-handling Port In Fiscal Year 2023-24
    A. Mormugao Port
    B. Kandla Port
    C. Mumbai Port
    D. Paradip Port
  19. When Is Prevention Of Blindness Week 2024 Observed
    A. April 15 to April 21
    B. April 1 to April 7
    C. March 25 to March 31
    D. April 8 to April 14
  20. Who Became The Oldest World No. 1 In ATP Rankings History
    A. Novak Djokovic
    B. Roger Federer
    C. Rafael Nadal
    D. Andy Murray

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