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-Martin Luther King Jr.‘s birthplace has officially become National Historical Park in the US.


2- INEGI– National Institute of Statistics and Geography


3- The World Bank has predicted that India’s economy to grow by 6.7 percent during the current fiscal year. The Indian government has estimated that it will be 6.5 percent.


4-US President Donald Trump to attend the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland.

Donald Trump


5- Nigeria’s U-20 female national team(the Falconets) is hopeful of getting one of the two African tickets to the FIFA World Cup.


6- NCDEX– National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited.


7- 42 Russian athletes have been banned for doping file Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appeals.


8- Facebook will launch a home video chat product titled “Portal” in May. It will compete with Amazon’s Echo Show and Google Assistant-enabled touchscreens.


9-Pakistan has suspended defense and intelligence cooperation with the US, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir has said.


10- The Union Cabinet has approved the creation of an additional 25 senior ranks in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).


11-SR Engineering College, Warangal in Telangana has bagged a national level award for a toy-making machine.


12- 31 satellites, including three of India and 28 of six other countries will be launched by ISRO from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.


13- The terms of Chairperson and members of the National Trust has been fixed for three years.


14- Indian designer Ruchika Sachdeva won the womenswear 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize in Florence.


15-Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President is Ajay Singh.


16-CAIT– Confederation of All India Traders


17- Ice Hockey Association of India General Secretary Harjinder Singh has been named India’s chef de mission for Winter Olympic Games. The 23rd version of the game will be held at Pyeong Chang, South Korea, from February 9 to 23.


18-The Indian cricket team will play two T20 Internationals series in Ireland before the tour of England in July.


19- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe reading a statement over a Treasury bond scam at the central bank has resulted in a violence in the Sri Lankan parliament.

Ranil Wickremesinghe


20- Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been supporting the 2018 Global Appeal against leprosy.

 


21- Leaders of all 10 Asean countries will be Guests of Honour at India’s Republic Day celebrations to commemorate 25 years of New Delhi’s close ties with the Southeast Asian bloc.


22-The Odisha government has sought a report on Andhra’s distribution of freebies in border villages.


23-The Union cabinet has approved the closure of Tungabhadra Steel Products Limited (TSPL).


24-The Union Home Ministry has sanctioned Rs 226 crore to paramilitary forces for gadgets, equipment.


25-India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup in Dubai.


26-The Army Air Defence Corps has celebrated its 25th Raising Day.


27-Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to boost plastic industry in the eastern region including West Bengal.


28- Popular Scientist K. Sivan, known as the Rocket Man has been appointed new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).


29-The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) till 2020.


30-A fire broke onboard Indian Navy’s stealth frigate INS Shivalik. No major damage reported.

INS Shivalik


31- Railway Platform tickets prices have been doubled at some major railway stations in Andhra, Telangana for Sankranti.


32-Fertiliser cooperative major Iffco has launched free delivery of Agri inputs through their digital platform Indian Cooperative Digital Platform (ICDP).


33- National Rail Museum offers ride on India’s first monorail Patiala State Monorail Tramway (PSMT) every Thursday.

National Rail Museum


34-India U-19 captain Prithvi was signed as the brand ambassador of popular protein brand Protinex for five years.


35-The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced ‘Virtual ID’ (VID) to safeguard Aadhaar cardholders’ data.


36-India will sign an MoU with the United Kingdom on illegal Indian migrants.


37-Northeast India’s first 100-feet High Mast National Flag (HMNF) was installed in Tripura capital Agartala.


38- Bollywood actress Vidya Balan to play former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi onscreen. The project has been based on author Sagarika Ghose’s book titled ‘Indira: Indias Most Powerful Prime Minister’.

Vidya Balan


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