Daily One Liner Current Affairs 5 April 2018

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Daily One Liner Current Affairs 5 April 2018
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Financial

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on April 5, 2018 released its First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2018-19. After assessing the current and evolving macroeconomic situation in the economy, the six member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to keep the Repo Rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) unchanged at 6.0 percent.
  • PayPal, and the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), an apex international trade promotion organisation, announced a partnership to promote exports while leveraging the technology and experience of each other.
  • Indian ride aggregator Ola on Thursday launched a comprehensive in-trip insurance program with Acko for its customers across India, thereby extending the benefits of the ‘Chalo befikar’ insurance program to its customers across all categories, namely cabs, auto, and e-rickshaw.

Non-financial

  • Japanese electronics company Epson’s India faction announced the elevation of Samba Moorthy, the current Vice President of Sales and Marketing, as the President of Epson India.
  • Julius Maada Bio took oath as the President of Sierra Leone in the capital Freetown on April 5, 2018.
  • Broadcasting giants Star India today bagged the media rights of Indian cricket team’s bilateral home series as well as domestic cricket for a record Global Consolidated Rights (GCR) bid of Rs 1 crore (USD 944 million approx) for a period of next five years, till 2023.
  • P Gururaja opened the country’s account on the first competition day by claiming a silver in the men’s 56kg category at Gold Coast, Australia.
  • Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has bagged India’s first gold medal of the 21st Commonwealth Games with a Games’ record lift of 196kg.
  • Australian track star Sally Pearson pulled out of the Commonwealth Games on April 5, after failing to recover from an Achilles problem, dealing a heavy blow to the event.
  • US President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to send the National Guard to the country’s border with Mexico.

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