Here is the 28th April Latest Current Affairs for Bank Exams

National Affairs

A National Court ordered the green (NGT) today that anyone caught burn all types of waste – dry leaves, plastic, solid waste will have to pay Rs 5,000 as fine.

  • The money generated by the fine will be used for various projects related to environmental restoration.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today announced Rs 1,092 crore of compensation to farmers affected by adverse weather conditions, be paid on May 15

  • Of the total amount, Rs 720 crore will be provided by the Centre while rest will be provided by the state government, he said.

Centre cancels licenses of nine thousand non-governmental organizations for violation of the law regulation of foreign contributions.

To probe heinous crimes against women, the Centre has proposed to set up 150 survey units for violence against women in most districts prone crime in the country.

  • State Minister for Home Parathibhai Haribhai Chaudhary told Lok Sabha that the objective of these units will be to assist the local police in the investigation of heinous crimes against women such as rape, acid attacks, dowry death and human trafficking, etc.

The estimated total cost of the initiative would be about Rs 98 crore for the period of the 12th Five Year Plan and the center and the state would share the costs on a 50/50 basis.

International Affairs

Remembrance Day of international worker is observed today.

  • This is an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work.

Government of Nepal has decided to fly the national flag at half-mast Tuesday to Thursday in mourning for the dead Saturday earthquake.

New appointments

Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the new attorney general of the United States, replacing Eric Holder.

  • Lynch became the first African American woman to serve the country in the role.

Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari was sworn in as a judge of the criminal court in New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

  • She became the first woman in India to be born-appointed judge in New York.

Business & Economy

Announced iGATE Capgemini and today they have reached a definitive merger agreement whereby Capgemini will acquire iGATE for a cash consideration of $ 48 per share.

  • Note: The agreement is considered one of the largest buyout in the IT services industry.