Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

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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- After Bahrain, All India Congress Committee(AICC) President Rahul Gandhi would visit countries like Canada and Singapore followed by another one to the Middle East.

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi


2- The cyclone Ava hit Madagascar killing twenty-nine people.


3- TPS-Temporary Protected Status; CAGR– Compound Annual Growth Rate


4- Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), began at the Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland.


5-First gay weddings took place in Australia on Tuesday.


6- China has launched a pair of 0.5-metre high-resolution remote sensing satellites.


7- Green sea turtles in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are in the state of extinction due to warmer ocean temperatures.


8-Google marks the 96th birth anniversary of Indian-American biochemist and Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana. He was the first scientist to chemically synthesized DNA molecules.


9- The Supreme Court has made it clear that playing the national anthem before screening movies in cinema halls is not mandatory.


10-Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane was voted French Coach of the Year.


11-Actress-model Joanna Lumley will host the 71st British Academy Film Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will host the ceremony.

Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley


12-The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) to help accelerate the growth of the start-up ecosystem in Andhra Pradesh.


13-The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended Ismail Watenga(Uganda’s goalkeeper) for the first game of the 2018 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN).


14-Angelo Mathews(All Rounder) has been re-appointed as the limited-overs captain of Sri Lanka.

Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews


15- Indias quota of Haj pilgrims has been hiked by 5,000, Saudi Arabia government announced.


16-Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri resigned ahead of a no-confidence vote.

Nawab Sanaullah Zehri

Nawab Sanaullah Zehri


17- The Delhi government to offer free pilgrimage trips for senior citizens(above the age of 60 years).


18- Three Swedish books translated into Hindi have been released at the ongoing 26th New Delhi World Book Fair.


19- The experimental ingestible electronic capsule has been developed by the Scientists, which can detect gases such as oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide present in the human gut.


20-FC Goa has signed India U-19 goalkeeper Mohammed Nawaz and winger Lalmuankima.


21- The Railways has launched an online vendor registration system. It will allow small and medium enterprises to become railway vendors.


22-National Indian Diaspora Council( (NIDC) has been formed in the Netherlands as part of the Indian Diaspora Day (Pravasi Bhartiya Divas) celebrations that was held at The Hague.


23-Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his 11 Cabinet colleagues to contribute Rs 100,000 each of their salary towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.


24-India skipper Virat Kohli has dropped to the No.3 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings.


25-South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada has become the numero uno spot in the ICC Test bowler’s rankings, displacing Englishman James Anderson.

Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada


26- Australia skipper Steve Smith is in the first followed by his England counterpart Joe Root in the second spot.


27-President Ram Nath Kovind will take part in Mumbai Pagoda’s ‘The Gratitude Day’ at Borivali in Mumbai on January 14.


28-Morocco hosts African ministerial conference on migration.


29-Infosys has signed an agreement with US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the lower tax rate.


30-World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos will have the first Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi participating since 1997.


31- India and Indonesia held their first security dialogue on ‘operation cooperation’ in security and counter-terrorism.


32- The eighth edition of Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF), to witness prominent writers, artists, scholars, filmmakers and journalists from India and abroad beginning on January 28.


33-Month-long India’s first multi-wavelength space observatory Astrosat expo was unveiled in Bengaluru.


34- Indian multinational Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has commissioned the 360 MW Bheramara Combined Cycle Power Plant Development Project in Bangladesh.


35- Budget passenger carrier IndiGo has expanded ATR operations from Andhra Pradesh’s Rajahmundry.


36- 25th IMC Ladies Wing Jankidevi Bajaj Puraskar 2017 was conferred on renowned social worker Shamshad Begum from Chhattisgarh.


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