Daily GK Update - 29th April 2023 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 29th April 2023 Current Affairs
29-April 2023...........

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                                                         Current Affairs

                                                         National Affairs

India Meteorological Department has predicted ‘Moderate’ El-Nino in India this year.

  • El Nino is a weather condition that is associated with unusual warming of the eastern Pacific Ocean.
  • During, El-Nino Monsoon rainfall gets reduced. It hugely impacts Indian Agriculture which is largely dependent on monsoon rainfall.

Telangana Government is organizing Food Conclave-2023

  • Food Conclave-2023 will focus on Green, White, Yellow, Blue, and Pink Revolutions.
  • Green Revolution- Agriculture
  • White Revolution- Dairy
  • Pink Revolution- Meat and Poultry
  • Blue Revolution- Aquaculture
  • Yellow Revolution- Edible Oil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 91 FM Transmitters in 18 States and 2 Union Territories.

  • These 91 FM Transmitters have been set up in 85 Districts across 18 States and 2 Union Territories.

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises launches CGTMSE Scheme.

  • CGTMSE (credit guarantee Trust for micro and small enterprises) scheme was launched in Mumbai.
  • This scheme will provide easy access to credit to micro and small enterprises.
  • These 91 FM Transmitters will cover an area of 35,000 square km area.

Anji Khad Railway Bridge which is India’s first cable-stayed Bridge is being built in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Anji Khad Bridge is 725 meters long and fitted with 96 cables.
  • This bridge will provide connectivity between Jammu and Srinagar.
  • This bridge is built over the Anji River.

The 12 Feet Statue of Shivaji was unveiled in Mauritius by Deputy CM of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnvis.

  • This 12 feet statue of Maratha warrior Shivaji was unveiled at Maharashtra House in Mauritius.


Core Sector registers growth of 3.6%.

  • Five of the sectors -coal, refinery products, natural gas, fertilizers, and steel remained in positive growth. And other three sectors- crude oil, cement, and electricity registered a negative growth rate.
  • Petroleum Refinery Products have the highest weightage of 28.04% in the core industries.
  • The fertilizer sector has the lowest weightage in the core sector.

ITC Limited became the 6th largest company in India replacing Infosys.

  • Reliance Industries Limited is the largest company in India with a market cap of 16.07 Lakh Crore
  • TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) is the 2nd largest company with a market cap of 11.62 Lakh Crore.
  • HDFC Bank is the 3rd largest company with a market cap of 9.28 Lakh Crores.

                                                      Awards and Honours

68th Hyundai Filmfare Awards.

  • Best Film- Gangubaikathiwai
  • Best Actress- Aliya Bhatt, for Gangubaikathiwai
  • Best Actor- Rajkumar Rao, for Badhai Ho

Neeli Bendapudi won Immigrant Achievement Award.

  • Neeli Bendapudi is the president of Pennsylvania University.
  • American Immigrant Council gave this award.


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