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- Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has submitted his resignation to state Governor Vajubhai R. Vala following the defeat of the ruling Congress in the May 12 assembly elections.


2-The newly elected Karnataka BJP legislators on Wednesday elected B.S. Yeddyurappa as their legislative party leader. He staked claim to form the new government in Karnataka.

 


3-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy has accused the BJP of offering Rs 100 crore and cabinet posts to its newly elected legislators.

 


4-Nokia has launched a ‘Smartpur’ digital village project with the aim of developing 500 digitally integrated villages across the country in five years.


5-Four tribal students, including a girl, of ashram schools in Maharashtra have scaled the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest.


6- Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Bhopal to attend the convocation ceremony of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication.


7-The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of an integrated multi-modal logistics hub in Nangal Chaudhary area in Mahendragarh district of Haryana.


8- The Kerala Tourism Facebook page has been ranked the first place among FB tourism pages of all states across the country in 2017.


9- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved an initial corpus of Rs 5,000 crore to set up a dedicated fund under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) to expand the area under micro-irrigation.


10-The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of the National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) in Bhopal.


11- The Union Cabinet has approved an agreement signed with Brunei on the exchange of information and collection of taxes.


12-The Union Cabinet agreed for setting up a central university in Andhra Pradesh and approved a provisioning of Rs 450 crore for its first phase.


13-The Finance Ministers of Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and the Chief Minister of Puducherry to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday to complain about the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission.


14-Manipur will soon launch an air ambulance service to reach out to the hill and rural areas.


15-The foodgrain production in the country this year will be a record 279.51 million tonnes. It is an increase of 4.4 million tonnes over last year, the Agriculture Ministry said in its third advance estimates report.


16-President Ram Nath Kovind will preside over the ninth convocation of Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry on May 22.


17-Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has invited BJP’s Yeddyurappa to form a government.

 


18- ADR– Association for Democratic Reforms; MWCD– The Ministry of Women and Child Development


19- The Centre has announced Madhya Pradesh’s Indore as one of the cleanest cities in India, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh as per the Swachh Sarvekshan 2018 conducted in 4,203 cities.


20-The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of a branch of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand.


21-NAFTA– North American Free Trade Agreement


22-Deputy lower house of parliament speaker Maria Rosaria Carfagna met members of Italy’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex community in Rome.


23-70-year-old Chinese double amputee Xia Boyu scaled Mount Everest in his fifth attempt.


24- Award-winning writer and journalist Tom Wolfe has passed away in the US. He was 88. The Bonfire of the Vanities, ‘The Right Stuff’ and ‘The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test’ are some of his notable creations.


25-Microsoft has banned cryptocurrency ads on Bing search engine.


26-Anwar Ibrahim, former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister jailed for sodomy, was released.


27- USGS– The US Geological Survey


28-Russian President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated a highly-controversial bridge linking the Russian mainland to Crimea.


29-Pakistan has tested 1st metro train in Lahore under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).


30-India’s Deputy National Security Adviser Rajinder Khanna to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Summit’s (SCO) security meet in Beijing.


31-The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a new cybersecurity strategy.


32-The Bangladesh Supreme Court has upheld bail for opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in a corruption case.


33- UNCTAD– UN Conference on Trade and Development


34-After US, Guatemala has inaugurated embassy in Jerusalem.


35-Nepal’s Kami Rita Sherpa has set a new world record by scaling Mount Everest for the 22nd time.


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