Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

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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- The Central government has approved the upgradation and expansion of Lucknow, Chennai and Guwahati airports at a cost of over Rs 5,000 crore.


2-WHO data found 14 most polluted cities are from India with Kanpur at the top and Delhi at the sixth position.


3-Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has launched the online event clearance system for conference participants.


4- The Union Cabinet has approved acceptance of a WHO protocol to eliminate the illicit trade in tobacco products.


5-The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has welcomed the draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018.


6- President Ram Nath Kovind said the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi to mark India’s resolve for just society.


7-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wants inclusion of ‘non-violence’ in Preamble as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.


8-Budget passenger carrier AirAsia India’s MD & CEO Amar Abrol has resigned.


9-Top Indian corporate Mahindra Group at a UN summit in Bonn announced 11 new commitments to cut emissions.


10-The BJP-led government has approved an extension by two more years of a scheme that aims to double farmers’ income by 2022.


11-IAMAI– The Internet and Mobile Association of India


12- The legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray‘s 97th birth anniversary was celebrated with fanfare in Kolkata.


13-Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra to discuss their export potential with regards to the United Arab Emirates.


14-Two youth teams, Delhi (boys) and Bengaluru (girls), to represent India in the upcoming Junior NBA World Championship from August 7 to 12 in Orlando.


15- Investment limit for Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana has been doubled from Rs 7.5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh.


16-MsDP– Multi-Sectoral Development Programme; PMJVK– Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram; IDC– International Data Corporation


17-The Afghanistan government to ensure the security of journalists.


18-Cabinet has approved subsidy of Rs 5.5 per quintal to cane farmers.


19-French President Emmanuel Macron referred to Australian Prime Minister

‘s wife as delicious.

 


20-A Special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Court has sentenced to life imprisonment to mafia don Rajendra S. Nikhalje alias Chhota Rajan. The same punishment was also given to eight others, who found guilty in the sensational June 2011 killing of journalist J. Dey.


21-Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav met Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in Hyderabad. Both discussed the latter’s proposal for the formation of a Federal Front.


22- Cabinet has approved a Green Revolution Krishonnati Scheme to bring 11 agri schemes into one.


23-Philippines Navy has installed first ever missile system in its three new multi-purpose attack craft (MPAC).


24-The Union Cabinet has approved a plan to set up 20 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) across the country.


25-Defender Sunita Lakra to lead the 18-member Indian women’s squad at the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament to be held in Donghae in South Korea from May 13.


26-ICC has cleared Pakistan’s off-spinning all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez to bowl in international cricket.


27-Just like .com or .org, Google has now rolled out .app top-level domain (TLD) for app developers.


28-The US state of Arizona has declared a state of emergency over a wildfire.


29-Panini Pandit, the son of late veteran actor Raaj Kumar to launch new digital platform ‘Papa Plays’.


30-Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed Harshwardhan Sapkal, Varsha Gaikwad, and Sudhanshu Tripathi as AICC Secretaries to Madhya Pradesh.

Rahul Gandhi


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