Current Affairs for various competitive examinations
1-Bengaluru metro rail to connect the city with the international airport at Devanahalli to ferry thousands of air passengers daily by 2021.
2-US President Donald Trump has directed the US space agency NASA to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually Mars.
3-Croatia’s capital Zagreb was elected as the best Christmas market in Europe for the third year in a row.
4-Ukraine has released arrested Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili.
5-Apple has acquired music recognition app Shazam beating Snapchat and Spotify.
6-Google has beaten Facebook as top referral source for publishers
7-Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew by a seaplane from the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad to Dharoi in Mehsana district on the last day of the election campaign in Gujarat.
8-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has wished actor Rajinikanth on his 67th birthday.
9- Indian film ‘The School Bag’ has won the Best Short Film award at the Vancouver Golden Panda International Film Festival.
10-Asha Sharma has taken oath as new Ghaziabad Mayor.
11-GCX- Global Cloud Xchange; vPoP- Virtual Point of Presence
12-Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has felicitated former Indian football team captain Gurdev Singh Gill.
13-SRM Institute of Science and Technology, formerly known as SRM University won Quacquarelli Symonds, better known as QS award
14-President Vladimir Putin has allowed athletes to compete at 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea under the neutral status.
15-Actress Priyanka Chopra got Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice. She is a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador.
16- Indian dairy company Amul has wished newlyweds Virat Kohli and actress Anushka by means of an innovative ad.
17-Tripura government has announced 24 months of maternity leave to its women employees for the first two children.
18-The Odisha government will organize the 12th Toshali National Craft Mela-2017 at Janata Maidan in Bhubaneswar.
19-The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed Tufan Ghosh as the Chief Operating Officer of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.
20-Congress candidate Alpesh Thakore has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is fond of Taiwanese mushrooms which cost Rs 80,000 a kg.
21-First 2018 FIFA World Cup store has been opened in Moscow
22- Morocco was named the world’s best spa destination in Africa for the second consecutive year.
23-BJP’s Sanyukta Bhatia was sworn in as the first woman Mayor of the Uttar Pradesh capital
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