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