Current Affairs 5th April, 2015: Serena Williams wins Miami Open Title

Current Affairs 5th April, 2015: Serena Williams wins Miami Open Title

Tamil Nadu Former Agriculture Minister SS Krishnamoorthy Arrested

05.04.2015: Former agriculture minister of Tamil Nadu SS Krishnamoorthy is arrested by Crime Branch CID.  He is arrested in connection with the death of a senior engineer.  S Muthukumarasamy, a senior engineer committed suicide in Tirunelveli on February 20.

Serena Williams wins Miami Open Title

05.04.2015: Serena Williams won the Miami Open Title 2015. This is Serena’s eighth Miami open title.  She defeated Carla Suarez Navarro in the finals to win this third consecutive title.  The world number one won 66 singles trophy till now in her career.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Men’s Hockey Tournament  Kicks Off

05.04.2015: Indian men’s hockey team is going to participate in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup men’s hockey tournament in Malaysia. India is already assured a place in Rio Olympics which will be held in 2016.  India played its first match against Korea in the tournament and the match ended in a draw.

Six Political Parties Merge with Janta Parivar

05.04.2015: Lalu Prasad Yadav, the chief of RJD party announced merger of six parties in Janta Parivar. These are Samajwadi party, Janta Dal U, RJD, Janta Dal S, Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janta Party belonging to Chandrasekhar. All these parties will have one symbol and will contest the elections under one flag.

India to Host SAARC Health Ministers Meet on April 8

15.04.2015: India will host the SAARC Health ministers meet at New Delhi. The meeting is scheduled for 8th April in New Delhi.  Mr. J P Nadda, union health and family welfare minister will chair the meeting. Health ministers from other countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will participate in the event.

Iran Lifted Ban on Women Attending Men’s Sports Matches

05.04.2015: it is not allowed in Iran for women to attend men’s sports matches, but now the Iran government lifted ban on this though partially.  A few days ago, court pardoned an Iranian British woman Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was jailed for protesting this law.