Daily Current Affairs of 4th April 2016 for all competitive exams. Read Daily Current Affairs play important role in competitive exams.
1. PM Narendra Modi conferred Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour
1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour- the King Abdulaziz Sash.
2. The prestigious award was bestowed upon Indian Prime Minister by incumbent Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Court.
2. West Indies wins 2016 ICC T-20 Cricket World Cup
1. West Indies has won the ICC Cricket World Men’s T-20 Cup 2016 by defeating England by 4 wickets in the final match played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
2. In the final match, England batting first had scored 155 runs for 9 wickets. West Indies successfully chased the target by scoring 161 runs in 19.4 over at the loss of 4 wickets.
3. With this win, West Indies became the only team to win the ICC World Twenty20 title twice. Earlier it had won its first title in 2012 by defeating Sri Lanka.
Awards Player of the match: Marlon Samuels (West Indies).
Player of the series: Virat Kohli (India).
3. Novak Djokovic wins 2016 Miami Open Title
1. World Number One tennis player Novak Djokovic from Serbia has won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the men’s singles category. In the final match played on outdoor hard courts at the Tennis Centre at Crandon Park Florida, US, he defeated Kei Nishikori (Japan) by 6-3, 6-3 score.
2. It was his third consecutive and overall sixth ATP Miami Open title, equalling Andre Agassi’s Miami record total. It was also his record 28th career ATP Masters title.
3. Women’s Singles Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the women’s singles category. In the final match she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) by 6–3, 6–2 score. It was her third Miami Open Title.
4. Men’s Doubles French pair of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the men’s doubles category. In the final match they defeated pair of Raven Klaasen (South Africa) and Rajeev Ram (US) 5–7, 6–1.
5. Women’s Doubles Bethanie Mattek-Sands (US) Lucie Šafářová (Czech Republic) won the 2016 Miami Open Title in the women’s doubles category. In the final match they defeated pair of Tímea Babos (Hungary) and Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) by 6–3, 6–4 score.
4. Planet KELT-4Ab with triple-star system found
1. A research team of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics published a paper in The Astronomical Journal on their findings of a stable orbit planet with a triple-star system.
2. The team described how they came to see that a binary system once thought to be a single star, was actually a pair of stars orbiting one another, and how that led to the revelation of the triple-star system.
5. Germany’s Nico Rosberg won 2016 Bahrain Grand Prix
1. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won the 2016 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. The final race was held at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir near the capital Manama.
2. Rosberg's 16th Formula One victory was also his fifth in succession after he won the final 4 races of 2015 season and the 2016 Australian Grand Prix.
3. While Kimi Raikkonen of Finland stood at the second position, Britain’s Lewis Hamilton, winner of the 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix, secured the third place in the race.
6. Trimbakeshwar Temple Trust barred entry for all men & women
1. The Shri Trimbakeshwar Devasthan Trust (STDT) passed a resolution that bars all persons, men and women from entering the sanctum till the next decision.
2. Only the traditional and hereditary priests will be allowed to enter the sanctum of the Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik district of Maharashtra.
3. A trustee said that owing to the geographical positioning of the temple, steps leading to the sanctum sanctorum are not be in the best of condition and therefore from now on both men and women devotees will not be allowed inside