1. BCCI APPOINTS NEW CHIEF ADVISER OF ANTI-CORRUPTION AND SECURITY UNIT:

.    BCCI has appointed Neeraj Kumar as new Chief Adviser ofAnti-corruption and security unit (ACSU).

.    Neeraj Kumar is a 1976 batch IPS officer and was former Delhi police Commissioner.

.    Neeraj Kumar replaced Ravi Sawant to be the Chief Adviser of Anti-corruption and Security unit.

 

2.   NASIM ZAIDI APPOINTED AS CHIEF ELECTION COMMISSIONER OF INDIA:

.    Election Commission of India has appointed Nasim Zaidi to be the Chief Election Commissioner of India.

.    Nasim Zaidi succeeded Hari Shankar Brahma.

.    Nasim Zaidi is a 1976 batch IAS officer and had served as theDirector General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

 

3. INDIAN RAILWAYS LAUNCHED E-SAMIKSHA:

.    Indian Railways has launched E-Samiksha to monitor rail projects online.

.    E-Samiksha an online monitoring mechanism is designed byNational Informatics Centre (NIC).

.    E-Samiksha aims as monitoring implementation of various ongoing projects of Railways on real time basis.

 

4. CIVIL SERVICES DAY OBSERVED ON 21ST APRIL:

.    Ninth Civil Services Day was observed on 21st April, 2015.

.    Civil Services Day is observed by all civil servants to re-dedicateand re-commit themselves to the cause of the people.

Note: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a book on this event titled “Best Practices –Tomorrow is there”

 

5. NOVAK DJOKOVIC WON MONTE CARLO MASTERS TITLE:

.    Novak Djokovic has won his second Monte Carlo Masters title of Tennis.

.    Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic.

.    This was Novak Djokovic’s 23rd World tennis Title which brings him equal to Roger Federar and just 4 titles behind Rafael Nadal.

Note: Novak Djokovic is ranked World No.1 in Tennis Ranking

 

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