UAE is set to host the world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence, AI Summit to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society. The inaugural 'AI Everything', AIE will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, between 30 April to 1st May. The two-day event will bring together world leaders to define the underlying pillars of governance, business and society.
The leader of Finland’s centre-left Social Democratic Party (SDP) Antti Rinne, has declared victory in the general election. The victory was declared after almost complete results showed his party winning by a razor-thin margin with 17.7%. The nationalist, Eurosceptic Finns party was in second place with 17.5%, according to nearly complete results published by the justice ministry. If final results confirm the outcome, Rinne could become Finland’s first leftwing prime minister since 2003. Points to Remember Finland Capital: Helsinki Currency: Euro
The world's largest aeroplane designed by Stratolaunch with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines, made its first test flight in California, USA. The mega jet carried out its maiden voyage over the Mojave desert. It is designed to carry into space and drop a rocket that would ignite to deploy satellites. The aircraft is so big its wingspan is longer than a football field, or about 1.5 times that of an Airbus A380.
President Ram Nath Kovind have greeted the nation on Vaisakhi, Vishu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha, Puthandu Pirappu. Points to Remember The list of the various new year and harvest festivals with their associated states is as follows: Vishu: Kerala Rongali Bihu: Assam Puthandu Pirappu: Tamil Nadu Poila Baisakh: West Bengal Maha Vishuba Sankranti: Odisha
Professor Najma Akhtar was appointed Vice Chancellor of New Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia. She became the first woman to head the 99-year-old university. Akhtar is the head of the Department of Training and Capacity Building in Education at the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration in New Delhi. She has been appointed Jamia vice chancellor for five years. Akthar is also the first woman vice-chancellor of any central university in Delhi.
Golf icon Tiger Woods has won his fifth Masters, the first major of the season play this week at the Augusta National course. This came 14 years after his first victory here in 2005. Tiger has undergone several back operations and endured a series of personal vicissitudes over the past 11 years. His earlier Masters victories came in 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2005.
India finished with 5 medals in the Boxing World Cup which concluded at Cologne, Germany. Meena Kumari Maisnam continued her fine run to win gold in the 54 kg. Reigning youth world champion Sakshi (57 kg) and India Open champion Pwilao Basumatary (64 kg) settled for the silver. Pinki Rani (51 kg) and Parveen ( 60 kg) won bronze.
Lewis Hamilton won the 1,000th Formula One Grand Prix. This was world champion Hamilton’s sixth victory at the Chinese Grand Prix and second in a row this season. He grabbing the lead from Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner and powering to victory in Shanghai. Max Verstappen of Red Bull was fourth and Charles Leclerc was fifth. Points to Remember Lewis Hamilton 2019 team: Mercedes
Ethiopian athletes Gelete Burka (women’s race) and Abrha Milaw (men’s race) won the 43rd edition of the Paris Marathon. They led a record 60,000 participants to the finish line through the French capital. Milaw won the men’s race with a time of 2 hours: 07 minutes and: 50 seconds. Burka was the fastest woman with 2 hours: 22 minutes and: 48 seconds. In the wheelchair race, Julien Casoli won for the third time. The Paris marathon is one of the world's most popular running events.