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Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

Current Affairs

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.

 

Current Affairs One-Liners help a lot.

 

Watch below some of Current Affairs- One-Liners

 

Find Latest Current Affairs 2017


1- North Korea will reopen a suspended inter-Korean communication line with S.Korea.


2-Germany has started implementing new hate speech law with the New Year.


3- Facebook has replaced micro-blogging site Twitter to live stream Golden Globes’ red carpet.


4- Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma hopes that actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan will contests all seats in Andhra Pradesh like actor Rajinikanth is doing in Tamil Nadu.

Ram Gopal Varma

Ram Gopal Varma


5-Democrat Senator Al Franken has officially submitted his resignation after sexual harassment claims.


6-An US domestic flight was canceled after a rat was spotted jumping into the aircraft.


7- US President Donald Trump, while responding to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un‘s claim of having a nuclear button on his desk, has made it clear that he too has one which is ‘much bigger’ and ‘more powerful’.


8-The Iranian government has blocked messaging app Telegram amid nationwide protests.


9-US President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for wildfire-hit California.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump


10- City football giants Mohun Bagan has appointed Shankarlal Chakraborty as head coach.


11-Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik has been arrested in Srinagar.


12-The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper on National Telecom Policy 2018.


13- A new endangered species of flowering plant from the Primulaceae family was discovered in China.


14-The Union Cabinet has approved bi-directional Zojila Tunnel construction.


15-The Union Cabinet has approved an agreement to help border crossing issue between India and Myanmar.


16- SMS alerts will be given for departure delays of over an hour to more than 1,000 trains. This is applicable to premium and superfast express trains as well.


17- Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 search operation has resumed.

MH370

MH370


18-AMD– Age-related macular degeneration; HWL– Hockey World League.


19- AIIMS in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, at a cost of Rs 1,351 crore has been coming up.


20-The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) waterway project on Ganga.


21-Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been named the Belgian football player of the year award.

Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard


22-Railways to install GPS devices on 2,700 electric locomotives in order to provide real-time train information.


23-Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has gifted free laptops to degree college students of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) communities.


24-Israel’s parliament has given a preliminary approval for a bill allowing the death penalty for Palestinian attackers.


25-Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has laid the foundation stone for the 100-seat Tura medical college in western Meghalaya.

Mukul Sangma

Mukul Sangma


26-National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) President is Justice M.M. Kumar.


27-The Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and the Israel Space Agency to launch a group of three nanosatellites into space in 2018.


28-The 63rd National School Games kicked off in New Delhi.


29-ED has attached Rs 117 cr assets of Indu Projects promoter.


30-Congress President, Rahul Gandhi to visit Bahrain. He is scheduled to address an NRI conclave on January 8.

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi


31-Eight Meghalaya legislators will be joining the NDA-affiliated National People’s Party (NPP).


32- Search giant Google has begun testing its Fuchsia Operating System (OS) on the $1000 Pixelbook hybrid laptop.


33-A new case of avian influenza (bird flu) was discovered.


34-The Norwegian government has suspended weapons sales to UAE over Yemen war.


35-Another IT corridor will come up in in Budvel area in Hyderabad, Telangana.


36-ETMs– Electronic Ticketing Machines.


37-Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) against typhoid fever has received pre-qualification from the World Health Organisation (WHO).The manufacturer is Bharat Biotech.


38-Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said that all 650 branches of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) are expected to be launched by April 2018.


39-The Union Cabinet has approved an agreement with London traffic body.


40-War of words took place in Lok Sabha over making Hindi official language at the United Nations.


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