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Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (22nd April 2018) Important Current Affairs updates. You can download the pdf version of these current affairs from below link. Happy Reading :)
Daily Current Affairs of 22nd April 2018
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International Current Affairs
- 48th International Earth Day is being observed today.
- The world's first ever Earth Day was celebrated on 22nd April 1970, in the United States of America to increase public awareness about environmental problems.
- It was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson, as a reaction to a massive oil spill in California in 1969.
- The aim of the day is to bring attention to environmental issues to spark changes that will result in a healthy, sustainable environment.
- Theme of International Earth Day 2018 : "End Plastic Pollution"
- In a bid to strengthen cooperation along economic lines, India participated at the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Washington DC.
- During this meeting, India has pressed the BRICS Nations to set up an independent credit rating agency of the five-member group.
- BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa