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-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sought the measure to ensure safety and security to women from the Nirbhaya Fund.


2-US President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law Vanessa Trump was hospitalized after she was exposed to a white powder when she opened an envelope addressed to her husband, Donald Trump Jr.

Vanessa Trump


3-US President Donald Trump released $1.5 trillion infrastructure aiming to rebuild the nation’s outdated roads, railways, and other public works.


4-Italian Prime Minister‘s office in Rome will mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and India.


5-Wipro Limited and Tata Steel Ltd are the two Indian firms selected among 135 most ethical companies for 2018 by the US-based think tank Ethisphere Institute.


6-The Dubai International Airport is likely to offer temporary visas to transit passengers.


7-New Zealand’s main opposition leader Bill English has resigned and quit politics.


8-Country music singer Daryle Singletary, aged 46 passed away.

Daryle Singletary


9-Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is expected to attend the Chief of Defence Conference in Kabul.


10-ISPR– Inter-Services Public Relations; GDPR– General Data Protection Regulation; CAIT– The Confederation of All India Traders


11- Japanese speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive in first doping case in PyeongChang Winter Olympics.


12- India’s veteran medium pacer Jhulan Goswami to miss the women’s Twenty20 International (T20I) series against South Africa due to a heel injury.

Jhulan Goswami


13-The London City Airport has been reopened after an unexploded 500kg Second World War bomb was removed from the area.

London City Airport


14-Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has been appointed Rajasthan Royals mentor.

Shane Warne


15-Odisha has rejected Centre’s relaxation on paddy procurement under the Minimum Support Price (MSP) mechanism.


16-The government will build a museum fully dedicated to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in New Delhi.


17-A museum showcasing the culture of Uttar Pradesh will come up soon in Gorakhpur district.


18- Austrian Marcel Hirscher won the first Olympic gold medal after topping the Men’s Alpine Combined Slalom at the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

Marcel Hirscher


19-IWF– The International Weightlifting Federation; DAC– The Defence Acquisition Council


20-Facebook will be available on JioPhone from Wednesday, the app can be downloaded from the Jio Appstore.


21- The three-day ‘Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018 will take place in Mumbai.


22- Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat offered prayers at the Bindhyabasini temple in Nepal’s Pokhara city.


23-Human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir‘s funeral prayers held at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.


24-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Ujjwala beneficiaries to work for village cleanliness.


25-Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved the purchase of military hardware worth Rs 15,935 crore (almost $2.5 billion).


26- An 18-year-old Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier became an internet sensation with a mischievous smile and wink.

Priya Prakash


27- India will host the eighth edition of the global Theatre Olympics for the first time. 30 countries will participate in it.


28-Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal has launched a ‘Rape Roko’ movement.


29- Captain Mithali Raj with 54 runs not out helped India a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over South Africa in the first of the five women’s Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) in Potchefstroom (South Africa).

Mithali Raj


30- Opener Rohit Sharma made his maiden century on the South African soil in the fifth One-Day International at the St. George’s Park in Port Elizabeth (South Africa).

Rohit Sharma


31-Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said that 1,000 crore saplings will be planted over the next 10 years.


32-India has named Ashok Das as India’s new Ambassador to Brazil.


33-B.V. Rama Gopal has been appointed as Director (Refineries) of Indian Oil Corp.


34-Government has proposed allowing premature closure of Public Provident Fund (PPF) accounts.


35-Morocco has registered record 11.35 million tourists in 2017; 10 percent more compared to a year earlier.


36-Russia will open 130 centers for issuing fan-IDs, ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.


37-LTCG– Long-term capital gains tax; DDT– Dividend distribution tax


38- The government has proposed to increase the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40 to visit Taj Mahal


39- A Case has been filed against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over army remarks in a court in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.


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