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Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

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


1-  HARERA– Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority; PWM– Parikh Worldwide Media


2-Niti Ayog said 31.1 lakh new jobs were created in the formal sector between September 2017 to February 2018.


3- Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th US Secretary of State replacing Rex Tillerson.


4-Senior lawyer Indu Malhotra was sworn in as Supreme Court judge.

Indu Malhotra

Indu Malhotra


5-China to launch advanced type of space cargo transport aircraft that will take its maiden flight in 2019.


6-The Central Bank of Myanmar to introduce quarter tical gold coins with a new design to meet high demand.


7-Google has celebrated freedom fighter, women’s rights activist, Hindi poet and Jnanpith awardee Mahadevi Varma with a doodle on April 27th.

Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma


8-UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Christine Schraner Burgener for Myanmar in refugee crisis.


9-The Madras High Court has dismissed a petition for early release filed by S. Nalini, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.


10- Telugu Superstar Mahesh Babu, after the success of ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’, is set to get his own wax statue at Madame Tussauds.


11- Assamese film ‘Village Rockstars’, Bengali drama ‘Mayurakshi’ and controversial Malayalam film ‘S Durga’ to be screened at the 13th Habitat Film Festival.


12- Indian-American film ‘Love Sonia’ featuring Richa Chadha and Rajkummar Rao will open the Bagri London Indian Film festival.


13-Bollywood actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will be heading to Cannes to for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.


14-Miftah Ismail, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s adviser on finance took oath as the country’s Minister for Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs.


15-South Africa has shown dissatisfaction over the world athletics governing body IAAF‘s new regulations on female testosterone.


16-Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, popularly known as KCR said the proposed non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front will trigger tremors in national politics.


17-The Madras High Court HAS dismissed a petition seeking disqualification of 11 AIADMK legislators, including Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam during a confidence motion moved by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami last year.


18-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to India for an informal summit in 2019.


19-The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son Louis Arthur Charles.


20-South Africa pacer Junior Dala will replace injured Chris Morris for Delhi Daredevils for the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign.


21-The CISF took over the security of the sensitive Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) data center at Manesar in Gurugram.


22-Youtube star Sahil Khattar has turned host for an Internet show ‘Mission Commander’ for ‘The Expedition’.


23-Former MP Hema Gamang has resigned from Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).


24-FCCB– Foreign Currency Convertible Bond


25-Veteran goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh has replaced midfielder Manpreet Singh as captain of Indian hockey team.

P.R. Sreejesh

P.R. Sreejesh


26-American comedians-actors Colin Jost and Michael Che to host the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC.


27-The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved DRDO-designed NAG Missile System and thirteen 127 mm calibre guns for the Navy.


28-DGCA sets-up 2 member panel to probe a snag reported in the aircraft which ferried Congress President Rahul Gandhi to Hubballi in Karnataka.


29- Indian writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen and renowned painter Jatin Das will be conferred an honorary Doctor of Literature degree by the Rabindra Bharati University.


30-Commonwealth Games champion Neeraj Chopra has been recommended for the country’s highest sporting honour the Khel Ratna Award by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).


31- Former skipper Gautam Gambhir was dropped from the Delhi Daredevils side.

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir


32-InterGlobe Aviation has appointed Rahul Bhatia as its interim Chief Executive Officer.


33-The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the appointment of Aashish Kapoor as chairman of its All-India Junior Selection Committee.


34-Anudeep Durishetty topped and Anu Kumari secured the second rank in 2017 Civil Services Exam.


35-Budget passenger carrier IndiGo’s President Aditya Ghosh has resigned.


36-SGFI-The School Games Federation of India


37-Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi took additional charge of Manipur in absence of its Governor Najma Heptullah.

Jagdish Mukhi

Jagdish Mukhi


38- Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has laid the foundation stone for 151 companies at the fourth groundbreaking ceremony of ‘Momentum Jharkhand’ in Deoghar.


39-Women’s Asia Cup T20, to be held in Malaysia.


40-World football’s governing body FIFA has banned the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) head Marco Polo Del Nero for life.


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