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2017 The banned chemicals include antimony, lithium, mercury, arsenic and lead in any form whatsoever. The responsibility to ensure compliance particularly in Sivakasi is given to the Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation (PESO). About PESO: Petroleum And Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) was formed to control and administer the usage of explosives, petrol stations in India. The agency issues licenses for Operation of Petrol Stations, Licenses to operate Petroleum Product Transportation vehicles, Licenses for Refineries, Petrochemical Complexes, etc. The Department is headed by Chief Controller of Explosives and is headquartered at Nagpur in the State of Maharashtra in India. It functions under DIPP. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign.
  1. April 2018 Current Affairs (Other Important News) Sourabh Jain


  2. Opposition parties led by Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad have submitted an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India_- Dipak Misra The Russian military has successfully tested its latest intercontinental ballistic missile named SARMAT O The Indian Air Force (IAF) is going to conduct its biggest ever combat exercise along Pakistan and China borders - Gagan Shakti, 2018 O A two-day coastal security exercise 'Sagar Kavach'began on 24th April at Kerala


  3. The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games commenced in Gold Coast, Australia Indian women's cricketer-has become the most capped player in women's OneDay International (ODI) cricket - Mithali Raj O Amazon has launched an Android Web browser app called for emerging markets - 'Internet' O India and which country have reached an accord on the tax dispute with Nokia under the Mutual Agreement Procedure - Finland


  4. Axis Bank has appointed global recruitment firm-to find a successor for MD and CEO Shikha Sharma - Egon Zehnder SAIL and AAI have signed an MoU on utilisation of airstrips under the Regional Connectivity Scheme - UDAN To improve higher defence management, govt has constituted a committee headed by- NSA Ajit Doval


  5. O The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has approved establishment of the first multipurpose 'Van Dhan Vikas Kendra' on the pilot basis for establishment in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh The Prime Minister has announced a new scheme that on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti_ 5th May 2018- Gram Swaraj Abhiyan would be organised starting from 14th April to O The Haryana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with for setting up a biomethanation plant in Faridabad Indian Oil Corporation