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  • The finance bill 2015 passed by The Lok sabha on 30 April 2015.
  • India's ranking in nuclear source power generation is 13th and expects to increase the installed nuclear power capacity for 5780 MW to 10080 MW till 2019. 
  • India extends E- Tourist visa to 31 more countries including Canada & France, The E tourist visa was launched in November 2014.
  • According to the Wald Happiness report 2015 India stand at 117th Rank out of 158th countries, Pakistan is ranked at 81th & Bangladesh is at 109, India loss 06 point after 2013's report India was 111th position. Switzerland is 1st position thereafter 15 ranked of US and 21th UK.
  • Rajya sabha passed private bill on the rights of transgender rights on 24-04-2015. 
  • 2 year old Indian Origin Soldier diel Yosef with Israeli army has been awarded the president's medal for his outstanding service. 
  • National Panchayati RaJ (PR) day was observed across India on 24-04-2015.
  • India successfully test fires Agni-3 Nuclear capable ballistic Missile form wheeler island of odihsa coast, The Agni 3rd strike range of more than 3000 km.
  • Former Nepal Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa passed away in Gorgon (Haryana), He was 87 years old. Bahadur Thapa started his political career in 1950; He was first Prime Minister of Panchayat System. 
  • Satya Nadella of Microsoft CEO to be honored with Champion of Change Award by US President Barack Obama. 
  • Susanta Lahiri honored with Hevesy Medal Award 2015, Susanta Lahiri is professor of chemical sciences division saha institute of Nuclear physics Kolkata.

  • South Africa Cricketer Allan Donald Resigned as bowling coach of South Africa on April 14 2015.
  • Ministry of Home Affair (MHA) has decided to rename tourist visa on Arrival Electronic Travel Authorization scheme as eTV (e-tourist visa) scheme. 
  • Arun jaitley (Information and Broadcasting Minister) Inaugurated Vividh Bharti FM service in Delhi
  • World Bank's Report on Remittance India has topped the list of global remittances in 2014.
  • Nobel Prize winner German writer Gunter grass passed away on 13-04-2015, He was 87 years old, His was first novel The Tin Drum” that was published in 1959.
  • Yoga guru Ramdev has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Haryana to promote yoga and ayuveda in January 2015.
  • New Zealand Second time won Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament defeated Australia by 3-1 Goals in Penalty shout-out.
  • Mahavir chakra Recipient Retired Lieutenant General Hanut Sigh Passed Away, He was 82 years old. 
  • Sania Mirza is become world No. 01 Women's doubles tennis player on 12-04-2015, she was first from India to achieve this milestone. 
  • Mercedes's team Lewis Hamilton won the Chaise formula one Grand prix on 12-04-2015.
 11 April 2015
  • Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela was Won Bronze in ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in 10-metre air rifle event.
  • The capital of South Korea Seoul city was awarded earth Hour City Challenge 2015 of World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
10 April 2015
  • India and France signed 17 agreements & made three announcements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit to the country.
  • Arun Kumar Jha Appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). 
  • Former Australian Cricket Captain Richie Benaud Died, He was 84 year old. In his Test cricket career he had play 63 matches and his first match was against West Indies in 1952.
09 April 2015
  • India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile 350 km strike range from a naval ship off the Odisha coast.
  • Former Air Chief Marshal of IAF Hrushikesh Moolgavkar Died, He was 95 year old.
08 April 2015
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launched Micro Units Development Re-finance Agency (MUDRA) Bank on 8 April in New Delhi.
  • Sri Lanka’s Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara Named Wisden the Cricketer of the Year For 2014.
  • BVR Mohan Reddy Elected As new Chairman of National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2015-16. 
  • Sumit Mazumder Elected As new President of Indian Industry (CII) for Year 2015-16.
07 April 2015
  • Governor Raghuram Rajan-led Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to keep unchanged RR & CRR First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2015-16.
  • Union Cabinet Approved Amendments to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2013 were approved by the Union Cabinet on 7 April and now pending in the Rajya sabha. 
  • The World Health Day 2015 was observed across the world on 07 April 2015 .
06 April 2015
  • Prime Minister Narendra Mode today on 06 April Launched National air Aulaity index (AQI), The AQI is a monitoring system of air Quality of air in major urban centres across counters’ on real time.
  • Rajeev Shukla Re-Appointed as chairman of IPL governing council by BCCI, Shukla is former union minister and congress leader. He was chairman till 2013 when resigned after Spot fixing Scandal in IPL. 
  • Paris- based Syrian-Lebanese Arab poet Adonis Selected for 2015 Kumaran Asan World Prize for Poetry.

05 April 2015
  • Noval Djokvic & Serena Williams won the 2015 Miami open man's and women's singles titles.
  • China's chen long and Spain’s won Malaysia open titles (500000 Malaysia open super series premier badminton tournament.
04 April 2015
  • Indian's Ranks in FM Global Resilience index is 119 out of 130 Countries.
  • K.N tripathi appointed as Governor of Mizoram.
  • Minor Planet Name as 4538 replace with Vishyanand after Indian chess legend vishwananthan anand.
03 April 2015
  • BJP is become biggest party in the world by surpassing chain’s record had almost 9 crores members in their party.
  • Terrorist attacked in Kenya university Approximately 147 innocent students dead. 
  • 12 years old Muslim girl (Maryam Siddiqui) Won the Gaeta contest, his position 1st among over 3000 contestants. 
02 April 2015
  • Muhammadu Buhari became the first opposition candidate after win a presidential election in country.
  • Government of India and The World Bank signed $43 million grant & guarantee agreement towards the Partial Risk Sharing Facility for Energy Efficiency (PRSF) project.
  • Vice Admiral P Murugesan, AVSM, VSM assumed charge as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff.
  • The second Bishwaratna Dr. Bhupen Hazarika International Solidarity Award 2015 was conferred on internationally acclaimed filmmaker Adoor Gopala-Krishnan.
  • Tata Steel won 8th time prime minister's Trophy for Best Performing integrated steel plant
01 April 2015
  • Gujarat Anti-Terror Bill” passed by It’s State Assembly.
  • Muhammadu Buhari Election Victory In Nigeria by 2.7 Million Votes, He is the first Nigerian to defeat a sitting pesident through election.
  • New Zealand’s left arm spinner denial vettori Announces his Retirement form international cricket, he was already retired test and Twenty-Twenty cricket. 
  • Andhra Pradesh State Govt Approves Amaravathi as new State Capital