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-World’s largest e-commerce player Amazon has invested an additional Rs 2,600 crore more in India to take on Walmart.


2- itel became the fastest growing smartphone brand in Bangladesh.


3-The Supreme Court has slammed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for not being able to protect the iconic Taj Mahal.


4- Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad has been granted five days parole to attend his elder son’s marriage in Patna on May 12.


5-The Punjab government will extend 25 to 33 percent subsidy to offer a subsidy to unemployed youth for setting up dairy farming units in the state.


6-The 157th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate and poet Rabindra Nath Tagore was celebrated in Tripura and south Assam.


7- UFBU– The United Forum of Bank Unions; IBA– Indian Banks Association; AISRF– Australia-India Strategic Research Fund


8-Ernakulam-Howrah Antodaya Express train hit an excavator near Haridaspur station in Odisha’s Jajpur district.


9-BYD Auto Co, Ltd, a leading Chinese company to set up electric vehicles plant in Hyderabad.


10- The Orissa High Court has served notice to Odisha and West Bengal on a petition seeking scrapping Geographical Indication (GI) tag to ‘Banglar Rasogolla’.


11- The major Indian ports handling 56.81 million tonnes of cargo, collectively recorded a growth of 1.78 percent during April.


12-Justice J. Chelameswar has expressed his inability to attend farewell organized by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA).


13-The CBI has filed an additional 20,000 pages of documents against former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav, including others in the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract case.


14- The food grain states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 208.5 lakh tonnes of wheat this season.


15- The Delhi High Court has asked the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in New Delhi to admit a poor man suffering from acute liver failure.


16- The 15th Finance Commission has constituted an advisory council to assist it in matters related to its terms of reference (ToR).


17-NCLAT– National Company Law Appellate Tribunal


18-Google Assistant becomes smarter, to get six new voices.


19-UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced in Havana that a climate summit is all set to take place in September 2019 in New York to review the Paris Agreement commitments.


20-Users can now book tickets, order food, make appointments and reservations from Instagram itself as the photo and video sharing app has rolled out ‘call-to-action buttons’ for businesses.


21- Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that generally affects the hands, hips and knees. Consuming one gram of fish oil every day and including spinach in the diet could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis.


22-Uber has signed a second space act agreement with NASA on ‘flying car’ concept.


23- Five Australian parliamentarians were ousted for holding dual citizenship. It comes as a fresh blow to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull‘s majority in the House.

 


24-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked 9th among 75 most powerful globally in Forbes list. Chinese President Xi Jinping topped the list. Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the only Indian businessman to feature in the list of 75.


25- London has been ranked the best city in the world for university students.


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