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.

 

Current Affairs One-Liners help a lot.

 

Watch below some of Current Affairs- One-Liners

 

Find Latest Current Affairs 2017


1-SpaceX has launched secretive Zuma spacecraft.


2-Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. He also met Foreign Minister Prince Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. There was a discussion between them on sports and cricket ties between the two countries.

Rahul Gandhi


3- 4th International Dharma-Dhamma Conference on State and Social Order in Dharma-Dhamma Traditions in Rajgir will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in Nalanda district in Bihar.


4-IBC– Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code; SEZ– Special Economic Zones


5-The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM) building is not going to lose World Heritage site tag by converting offices into a museum, claimed by Railway Ministry officials.


6-Apple’s legendary Lisa operating system (OS) is going to be released for free by the Computer History Museum in California.


7-Nearly 8,500 railway stations across the country will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an estimated cost of Rs 700 crore ($110 million).


8- Four Kashmiri cricketers arrested for ‘respecting’ Pakistan national anthem.


9- Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, 101 years, got standing ovation at the 75th Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles.

Kirk Douglas

 


10-US President Donald Trump has delayed ‘Fake News Awards of 2017’ to January 17.


11- Indian-American actor-comedian Aziz Ansari has won his first Golden Globe Award.

Aziz Ansari


12-National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has appointed Dilip Asbe as its Managing Director and CEO.


13-Punjab tech varsity’s ex-VC Rajnesh Arora has been arrested for financial irregularities.


14-South Africa has defeated India by 72 runs in first Test at Cape Town.


15-Aditya Mehta won the Kolkata Open 2018 International Invitation Snooker Championship at the Hindustan Club in Kolkata.


16-Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie ‘Padmavati’, now rechristened as ‘Padmavat’, will be released on January 25 all across India but not in Rajasthan.

Padmavat


17- 24th edition of Casablanca‘s international publishing and book fair will be held in Morocco and Egypt will be its Guest.


18-Saudi Arabia women will be allowed to enter sports stadiums to watch football matches for the first time.


19-India’s first all-women station Matunga in Mumbai has entered Limca records.


20-British tennis player Andy Murray had undergone hip surgery in Melbourne, Australia.

Andy Murray


21-Book on data about Indian elections, constituency wise, was released at World Book Fair in New Delhi.


22- Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman was announced the first brand ambassador of Sikkim.

A.R. Rahman


23-Telangana government began work on the IT tower in Karimnagar.


24-Indian-origin chemist discovered new theory for how life on Earth may have begun.


25-Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the Indian Naval Base INS Hansa in Goa to participate in the ‘Raksha Mantri’s Day at Sea’ programme.


26-Rafael Nadal of Spain maintained the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings.

Rafael Nadal


27-India to launch 31 satellites including earth observation spacecraft Cartosat, on January 12.


28-Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched a pilot ‘Delhi Common Mobility Card’ for Metro, buses.


29-International Scotch Day, (in honour of Scotland’s whisky), will take place on February 8.


30-Britain”s Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire resigned over ill-health.


31-Bangladesh has lifted ban on the export of India’s national fish hilsa.


32-A new coir policy and Cori-Vision 2020 will come up, Minister of State Giriraj Singh said.


33-Sridevi’s revenge drama film ‘Mom’ is set to be screened in Armenia this month.

Mom


34-Oprah Winfrey has become the first African-American woman, who has been honoured with the annual Cecil B DeMille Award at the 75th Golden Globes ceremony.

Oprah Winfrey


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