1.According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s forex (foreign exchange) reserves have touched record high of $424.864 billion in April 2018.

2. According to Central Statistics Office (CSO), Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had grown to7.1% in February 2017. It was mainly due to efficient performance of manufacturing sector along with higher offtake of capital goods and consumer durables.

3.NHAI signed agreement to start work on India-Myanmar-Thailand Highway.It is a 1000 km long project and will help in easy movement of goods and trade,promote tourism and boost economies.

4. 10th edition of Defence Expo (DefExpo 2018) was held in Chennai.Over 47 countries participated in it and India’s indigenously developed land, air and naval systems were showcased during the expo.

5. Indian Air Force (IAF) is going to conduct Exercise Gaganshakti 2018 along Pakistan, China borders between April 10 to 23.It will help the squadrons in preparing for 2 front day and night combat.

6. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)  successfully launched IRNSS-1I navigation satellite from Andhra Pradesh.

7. KidambiSrikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to achieve the World No. 1spot as per the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

8. In the ongoing Commonwealth Games,Indiahas so far won 25 gold,14 silver and 18 bronze medals.
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