Current Affairs, News & Facts of 04 Apr 2014

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  • ISRO launches IRNSS 1B - 2nd of the 7 satellites constituting the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) - the Indian equivalent of Global Positioning System of the US.   - read more cat
  • RBI replaces Wholesale Price Index (WPI) with Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the measure of inflation.  
    • The step is in sync with the suggestion of Urjit R Patel Committee that claimed CPI to be a better measure of inflation as it reflects the correct cost of living.
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has been awarded the Most Efficient Navratna Award for the year 2013.  
    • The awards recognize the significant contribution and performance of various PSUs in the country. 
    • At present there are 14 Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) which have been designated as Navratnas by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under the Union Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
  • DK Pathak becomes the new Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF).  
    • He, given a tenure till 2016, succeeds Subhash Joshi as such.
    • BSF is tasked with maintaining peacetime security and law & order at our international borders.
  • World observes "International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action" on April 4.
  • India languishes at 102nd spot in the recently released 2nd Social Progress Index (SPI) 2014. - read more cat

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