➤19th commonwealth forestry conference held in Uttarakhand
i. 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) 2017 held on 3rd April at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
➤Union Textiles Minister launches PowerTex India Scheme
i. The Madhya Pradesh government has launched an app named ‘MP e-nagarpalika’ to provide various municipal services online.
➤Sindhu lifts India Open badminton title 2017
i. Olympic silver-medallist P.V. Sindhu has defeated Carolina Marin (Spain) in straight sets 21-19, 21-16 in 47 minutes at the India Open badminton championship 2017 in New Delhi.
➤Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2017
ii. A fourth straight win over Nadal was his longest winning streak in their 13-year professional rivalry which makes Federer the oldest winner of the Miami Open.
2. Men’s Doubles- Łukasz Kubot (Poland)/ Marcelo Melo (Brazil)
➺The 5-day long 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) held in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
➺The theme of conference is ‘Forests for Prosperity and Posterity’
➺Dehradun is capital of Uttarakhand
➺Governor of Uttarakhand is Dr. K.K. Paul and Trivendra Singh Rawat is newly elected Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
➺The Government has launched PowerTex India scheme for power loom sector development
➺The Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Launched the scheme in Maharashtra
➺Madhya Pradesh government has launched an app named ‘MP e-nagarpalika’
➺The app was launched by MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
➺The mobile app will encourage the cashless transaction
➺P.V. Sindhu has lifts India Open badminton title 2017.
➺The Final match of India Open badminton title 2017 held in New Delhi.
➺Carolina Marin is a badminton player from Spain.
➺This was the second Superseries title win for Sindhu.
➺P.V. Sindhu has defeated Carolina Marin at the India Open badminton championship 2017.
➺Roger Federer wins Miami Open 2017 Singles title
➺Miami Open 2017 was held in Florida, USA
➺Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal
➺Johanna Konta from the UK won the Women’s Singles title.