1. 19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference (CFC) 2017 will begin at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
2. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is on a 6-day visit to India. Two countries sign seven agreements including air services agreement and MoUs in education and sports.
3. The Madhya Pradesh government has launched an app named ‘MP e-nagarpalika’ to provide various municipal services online.
4. The Government has launched PowerTex India, a comprehensive scheme for power loom sector development, simultaneously at over 45 locations in the country.
5. Rajiv Kumar Chander has been appointed as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Offices in Geneva.
6. Justice Indira Banerjee, a sitting judge of the Delhi High Court, has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
7. Diplomat Vipul, a 1998 batch Indian Foreign Service officer took up the charge as the new Consul General of Dubai.
8. Myanmar has become the 7th member of South Asia sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
9. 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.
10. Roger Federer (Switzerland) defeated Rafael Nadal (Spain) to win Miami Open 2017 Singles title. Miami Open 2017 was held in Florida, USA.
11. The ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day was observed on April 2, 2017.
12. Justice ‘Indira Banerjee’ has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
13. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi dedicated India’s longest road tunnel, the 9 kilometre long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, to the nation.
14. Noted author and filmmaker Ajey Jhankar passed away in a private hospital. He was 57.
15. Indian professional tennis player Leander Paes & Canadian Adil Shamasdin has won the first title of the season Leon Challenger Tour tennis tournament's men's doubles trophy after a straight-set win in Mexico.
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