Current Affairs 1st April, 2015: Gulshan Rai is the First Cyber Security Chief in India

Current Affairs 1st April, 2015: Gulshan Rai is the First Cyber Security Chief in India

Gulshan Rai is the First Cyber Security Chief in India

 01.04.2015: Gulshan Rai is appointed as the first Cyber Security chief in India.  He took charge on April 1st.  he is presented working as director general computer emergency response team at Department of Electronics and Information Technology.  He has more than twenty years of experience in different areas of IT. Prime minister Narendra Modi created this post in March, 2015.

World’s Oldest Person Misao Okawa Passed Away

01.04.2015: 117 years old Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person and Guinness world record holder of oldest living person died on April 1st in Japan. Misao was born and 5th March, 1898.  She has three children, four grandchildren and six great grand children.  Now the world’s oldest person is Sakari Momoi from Japan who is 112.

Muhammadu Buhari Won Presidential Elections in Nigeria

01.04.2015: Muhammadu Buhari, former military ruler won the presidential elections in Nigeria.  He defeated Jonathan by more than 2.5 million votes. Buhari is the first opposition leader the win the presidential elections in the country.

Odhisha Government Launched Aahar Cheap Meal Scheme

01.04.2015: Odhisha government launched Aahar cheap meal scheme for providing meal to urban poor at Rs. 5.  This scheme was announced by chief minister Naveen Patnaik.  The scheme is being criticized by the opposition parties in the state as the government is asking corporate houses to fund the scheme.

New Foreign Trade Policy Announced by NDA Government

01.04.2015: National Alliance Democratic government at center announced its first new foreign trade policy.  The main objective of this is to create new jobs and also to boost exports. This was announced by Nirmala Sitaraman, the commerce minister.

New Zealand Cricketer Kyle Mills Announced his Retirement from International Cricket

01.04.2015: Kyle Mills, New Zealand cricketer announced his retirement from all formats of cricket on 1st April.  Mills represented New Zealand for 14 years in 19 test matches, 170 one day international and 42 T20 matches.  He took 240 wickets in ODIs and 43 wickets in tests. Just a couple of days ago, Daniel Vettori, another New Zealand cricketer also announced retirement from international cricket.

Mustafa Kamal, ICC President Resigned

01.04.2015: Mustafa Kamal, ICC president resigned from his post.  Mustafa criticized the umpires of India-Bangladesh world cup 2015 quarter final match over a no-ball call that went against Bangladesh. Bangladesh lost the match to India and was knocked out of world cup.