Today’s Current Affairs: April 15, 2023

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Sh. Rajesh Kumar Singh takes over as Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, succeeding Shri Anurag Jain.

“The most powerful weapon for changing the world is education.” – Nelson Mandela

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Remembering Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his 132nd Birth Anniversary

  • Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is revered as India’s greatest social reformer who brought significant changes to the Indian Constitution.
  • On April 14, 2023, India celebrates his 132nd birth anniversary, honoring his contributions to society.
  • Dr. Ambedkar championed the cause of socially backward classes and women’s rights, becoming the first person to incite women’s rights.
  • His three main principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity remain an inspiration for many.

Whatsapp Introduces New Security Features for Users

  • The popular communication platform, Whatsapp, has recently introduced new security features for its users.
  • These features include Account Protect, Device Verification, and Automatic Security Codes, which provide users better control over their private texts.
  • The platform is committed to creating more tools to improve security and prevent unauthorized attempts.

Aman Sehrawat Wins India’s First Gold Medal in Wrestling

  • Aman Sehrawat won the gold medal in the men’s 57 kg freestyle category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2023 held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • This marks India’s fourth consecutive victory in the wrestling competition, with women wrestlers winning seven medals and men winning two, taking the total to 13.
  • Aman Sehrawat’s win is a moment of pride for India, and it highlights the country’s growing prowess in the field of wrestling.

PM Modi Inaugurates Healthcare Projects at IIT Guwahati

  • India’s Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, inaugurated various healthcare projects worth Rs 14,300 crores at IIT Guwahati.
  • The projects were launched at the Research and Healthcare Facility of the university, and PM Modi also visited the new building of AIMS Guwahati.
  • The ‘Apke Dwar Ayushman’ scheme is also set to launch soon, among other events lined up for PM Modi.

Qatar and Bahrain Reopen Diplomatic Relations

  • Qatar and Bahrain have reopened their diplomatic relations after a two-year gap, according to a joint declaration made by the two countries.
  • The announcement was made after the second conference of the Bahraini-Qatari Follow-Up Committee held at GCC Central Secretariat Office in Riyadh, Saudi.
  • Leaders of both countries recently visited each other, and the agreement is aimed at supporting and enhancing joint Gulf action.

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