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-GSPD- Green Skill Development Programme; GEAC– The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee; GM-Genetically Modified


2- Sanitation pioneer and founder of Sulabh International Dr Bindeshwar Pathak has been selected for Japan’s most prestigious Nikkel Asia Prize.

 


3- MSMEs– Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises


4-The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee under the Environment Ministry has allowed field trials of a Genetically Modified variety of mustard.


5-The Supreme Court acquitted former cricketer and Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in a 30-year-old road rage case for which he was awarded a three-year jail term.

Navjot Singh Sidhu


6- President Ram Nath Kovind visited the Brahma temple at Pushkar and the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer in Rajasthan.


7-Internationally acclaimed artist Jivya Soma Mashe passed away at Palghar (Maharashtra) after a prolonged illness.


8-Outgoing Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah won the Badami Assembly seat in Bagalkot district but lost in Chamundeshwari in Mysuru.


9- The former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed to the Lokpal Committee as an eminent jurist.


10-Facebook said nearly 10,000 people have marked themselves safe till now, using the social network’s “Safety Check” feature that was activated on Monday following storms across India.


11- Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy got partial relief in the solar scam case.


12-Punjab Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu said his life is dedicated to Punjab after SC quashes jail term.


13- Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President G. Parameshwara won from Koratagere Assembly constituency in Tumakuru district.


14-Noted Tamil novelist and scriptwriter V. Balakumaran died at a private hospital in Chennai.


15-Of the 30 outgoing Congress Ministers, 16 Ministers, including Chief Minister Siddaramaiah lost in Karnataka polls.


16-The Bihar government has approved a scheme where Extreme Backward Caste (EBC) students cracking the civil services preliminary tests conducted by the UPSC and the BPSC will get Rs 1 lakh and Rs 50,000 respectively.


17-Doctors in New Delhi have successfully conducted a laparoscopic surgery on a 23-year-old Iraqi woman who donated a part of her liver to her ailing son.


18-Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba accompanied by his wife Reena Lanba visited some important tourist places in the northeastern state of Tripura.


19- The subscriber base of the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) had crossed the one-crore mark on completion of three years of the scheme.


20- At least 16 persons have been killed and another four are trapped under-construction flyover that was collapsed in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


21-Facebook-owned WhatsApp rolled out better administrative controls and other features for Groups feature.


22-Ten people went missing after a boat capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh.


23-Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) won Russian award for ‘Atom on Wheels’ campaign at its 10th Atomexpo international conference in Sochi (Russia).


24-A Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic thrashed Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov in the first round of Italian Open in Rome.


25-Italy’s Roberta Vinci has ended professional tennis career.


26-US electric vehicle maker Tesla has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Shanghai.


27-US First Lady Melania Trump has undergone a successful kidney surgery at a naval hospital in Maryland.


28-The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has estimated that 300,000 workers will be employed directly in the solar and wind energy sectors by 2022.


29-India has provided the largest sum i.e 180mn for river training in Nepal in a bid to control floods.


30-China has banned India-trained wrongly educated monks from teaching Buddhism.


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