CURRENT AFFAIRS OF 27th April 2022

Editor1 Apr 28 2022 Current Affairs

CURRENT AFFAIRS OF 27th  April 2022


  1. ‘World Stationery Day’ is celebrated every year on the last Wednesday of April. This year World Stationery Day 2022 is observed on the 27th of April.
  2. WHO’s ‘World Immunization Week’ is observed from 24 to 30 April. The theme for World Immunization Week 2022 is ‘Long Life for All’.
  3. A. P. Abdullahkutty has been elected as the Chairperson of the Haj Committee of India, while for the first time, two women have been chosen as its vice-chairpersons, Munnawari Begum and Mafuja Khatun.
  4. United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) has named Sir David Attenborough, English natural history broadcaster and naturalist, as the recipient of the ‘Champions of the Earth Award 2021’ under the Lifetime Achievement category. 
  5. F1 champion  Max Verstappen has been named the 2022 Laureus Sportsman of the Year while Jamaican Olympic Sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah has been named Sportswoman of the Year.
  6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a 500 KV Solar Plant to the nation in the unassuming hamlet of  Palli in Jammu and Kashmir’s border region of Samba making it the country’s first ‘Carbon Neutral Panchayat’.
  7. Tamil Nadu Government has announced that every year December 18 will be observed as ‘Minorities Rights Day’ at the State Level.
  8. According to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of  India (ICAI) President, Debashis Mitra, India is set to host the 21st World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), the ‘Kumbh of Accountants’, for the first time in 118 years of its existence.
  9. Robert Golob has defeated three-time Prime Minister Janez Jansa in the Slovenia Prime Minster election. 
  10.  Eminent structural biologist M. Vijayan, DAE Homi Bhabha Professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), passed away in Bengaluru.
  11.  On the occasion of the seventh China Aerospace Day, Beijing released a book titled ‘Missile Life’, in April 2022.
  12.  Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched four more astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA on 27 April, 2022.
  13. The Meghalaya Government has launched a grassroots music project in a bid to recognise and promote musical talents as well as provide support to artists for events outside the state.
  14.  HarperCollins India has published a new book titled ‘Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jinping’ authored by French Journalist Roger Faligot and translated by writer, editor and translator, Natasha Lehrer.
  15.  Former Indian women’s hockey team captain, Elvera Britto has passed away at 81 due to old-age-related Problems.


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