Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

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Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

Current Affairs

Welcome to Current Affairs section.

These are written mainly for aspirants of Banking, SSC, IBPS, or competitive exams like UPSC,  APPSC, TSPSC, TNPSC, IAS,  RRB State Level Public Service Commission, and other exams.

 

Current Affairs bits help in the last minute preparation for various exams.

 

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Find Latest Current Affairs 2017


1-Finland’s incumbent president Niinisto was re-elected in the presidential election.

Niinisto


2-The raising Seine river in Paris led to the evacuation of about 1,500 people.


3- Actress Carrie Fisher and singer Leonard Cohen posthumously honored at the 2018 Grammy Awards.

 

Carrie Fisher

Leonard Cohen


4- Qatar and Oman signed an agreement enhancing trade and economic matters.


5- Bruno Mars’ single ‘That’s What I Like’ won the Song of the Year honor at the 60th Grammy Awards in New York.


6- The chess Grand Master Vidit Santosh Gujrathi won the Tata Steel Chess Challengers-2018 tournament at the Netherlands.


7- Rs 5,35,000 crore has been allocated for the Bharatmala Project to boost road connectivity in the country.


8- Kerala Governor and Calicut University Chancellor P. Sathasivam conferred the D. Litt on Malayalam actor Mohanlal and veteran athlete P.T. Usha.


9-Global Dimension Data has appointed Kiran Bhagwanani as the Chief Executive Officer for its operations in South Asia, Japan, and New Zealand.


10- Vijay Gokhale, IFS, took over as India’s Foreign Secretary from S. Jaishankar.


11-CPEC– China-Pakistan Economic Corridor; USPTO– The US Patent and Trademark Office


12- Indian film ‘Garbage’ is the only film at the Panorama section of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.


13-Mexico crowned CONCACAF Women’s U-20 champions for the first time in history.


14- The Economic Survey 2017-18 has highlighted 10 new facts about the Indian economy.


15-PyeongChang 2018 will be biggest Winter Olympics in history as around 3,000 athletes are set to participate.


16-Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’ is barred in cinemas in Malaysia over concerns regarding sensitivities of Islam’.

Padmaavat


17-The Economic Survey 2017-18 stressed that around $4.5 trillion worth of investments will be required by the country till 2040 to develop infrastructure.


18-Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi, Manipur’s governor Najma A Heptulla, BJP’s Lok Sabha member Hukumdev Narayan Yadav and Bhartruhari Mahatab of the Lok Biju Janata Dal chosen for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award.

 

Najma A Heptulla

Ghulam Nabi Azad


19- Ghulam Nabi Azad and Dinesh Trivedi have been selected for 2015 and 2016 respectively.


20- The Outstanding Parliamentarian Award was established in 1995. 18 eminent MPs have been received the award so far.


21- It is Chandra Shekhar of the Samajwadi Janata Party, who was the first member to receive this Parliamentarian award.


22- Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign which will help 1.13 crore children in the state.


23- The Hyderabad High Court has expressed displeasure over the failure of the Andhra Pradesh authorities to prevent cockfights during Sankranti celebrations despite its orders.

cockfights


24- Scientists at Kochi’s Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences have come out with a safer way to kill cancer cells using a biodegradable material found naturally in bones.


25-The Economic Survey 2017-18 cited the regional connectivity scheme – Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik – (RCS-UDAN) as one of the important initiatives taken to spur the growth of the civil aviation sector.


26-Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reached the top spot in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings. She defeated Romania’s Simona Halep in the Australian Open women’s singles final.

Caroline Wozniacki


27-The five-day-long annual literary festival concluded in Jaipur.


28- Uganda is set to be one of the 12 African countries that will be hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour.


29-Ramsinh Parmar was elected as Chairman of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF).


30- Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils has appointed the former Australian all-rounder James Hopes as bowling coach.


31-Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has laid the foundation stone of the supercritical thermal power plant of two 660 MW each at Udangudi in Tuticorin district.


32- The Old Birla House, also known as ‘Gandhi Smriti’ in New Delhi was being spruced up on the eve of his 70th death anniversary.


33- Mahatma Gandhi spent his last 144 days in Old Birla House.


34- Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has conferred Badminton Association of India (BAI) Lifetime Achievement Award to Prakash Padukone, who was 1983 World Championship medallist.

Venkaiah Naidu


35-Infosys Foundation joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi‘s Children’s Foundation to create child labor-free villages.


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