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-Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda said that India’s digital health initiative would be adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) as its first resolution on digital health.


2- A little-known Italian university law professor and political novice, Giuseppe Conte,has been picked as Italian Prime Minister.


3-Air India Goa flight made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai following a hydraulic failure.


4-JD-S leader and Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, discussed government formation.


5-UAE has landed first crude oil cargo for Karnataka’s Mangaluru strategic reserve.


6-Two bogeys of a train, going from Delhi to Visakhapatnam, caught fire in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior district.


7-Legendary singer Asha Bhosle was conferred the Banga Bibhushan, the West Bengal Government’s highest award.


8- Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been re-elected for a six-year term.


9-OPCW-Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons; JDP– Jharkhand Disom Party


10- The India women’s badminton team thrashed Australia 4-1 in the second group match of the Thomas and Uber Cup in Bangkok.


11- For the furtherance of NCC activities, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das and his Kalyani University counterpart Shankar Kumar Ghosh were granted the rank of Honorary Colonel by the Central government.


12-An Alliance Airplane, with around 70 passengers, overshot the runway while landing at the Shirdi Airport at Ahmednagar (Maharashtra). The pilots managed to bring it to a halt.


13-Pakistan‘s Election Commission recommended holding general election in the country between July 25 and 27.


14-The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached more properties of Nirav Modi worth Rs 171 crore as part of its probe in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud.


15-India and China discussed security and law enforcement cooperation. It took place when Deputy National Security Adviser Rajinder Khanna met Chinese Public Minister Zhao Kheji in Beijing.


16-Former shooter and national coach Pawan Singh has been appointed at the helm of the Result Timing Score (RTS) Jury by the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) for the World Cup in Munich.


17-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has given ‘3D’- determination, devotion and dedication mantra to ministers after his BJD government completed the fourth year of its fourth consecutive term in power.


18-Bala Prasath won Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship at Coimbatore.


19-First human-to-human heart transplant has been performed in eastern India i.e in Kolkata. Doctors transplanted the heart of a 21-year-old man who died in Bengaluru a day back on a 39-year-old patient from Jharkhand.


20-Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and his cabinet colleagues on Monday chose public transport vehicles for commuting to attend functions in Shimla related to President Ram Nath Kovind‘s events.


21-Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) along with 17 other firms to be delisted from the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) from May 30.


22-Facebook enlisted US-based chipmaker Qualcomm for its gigabit Wi-Fi project.


23-Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that his informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take bilateral ties to a new level.


24-Choudhary Rajinder Singh, brother of former Minister and BJP leader Choudhary Lal Singh, was booked for using abusive language against J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.


25-President Ram Nath Kovind has refused to accept an honorary doctorate that was to be conferred on him by the horticulture and forestry university at its annual convocation in Nauni near Solan.


26-Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone of a LPG bottling plant of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in Odisha’s Balangir district.


27-Google’s ‘Internet Saathi’ programme reached 15mn women, to expand to 4 new states.


28-Nipah virus (NiV), has claimed three lives in Kerala’s Kozhikode district. It poses no threat in other parts of the country.


29-Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said as many as many 19 cancer hospitals will be set up in Assam within two years, including one in Guwahati.


30-Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor will host a two-hour prelude to the Indian Premier League (IPL) finale

 


31-Actress Preity Zinta has apologized on behalf of her team Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for losing to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).


32-Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Delhi Dynamos has appointed Mridul Banerjee as the new assistant coach of the club.


33-Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived S inochi (Russia) on a nine-hour visit during which he will hold an informal summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.


34- India has successfully conducted the first test of the BrahMos cruise missile aimed at increasing its life from 10 to 15 years.


35-At least two coaches of the A.P. Express caught fire near Birlanagar in Madhya Pradesh.


36-Billboard Music Awards- Ed Sheeran won not only the Top Artist but Top Male Artist Award, and Taylor Swift lifting the Top Female Artist trophy.


37-Actress Patricia Morison died. She was 103.


38-China launched a relay satellite to set up a communication link between Earth and the planned Chang’e-4 lunar probe.


39-Britain to introduce new laws to make social media safer by outlawing “wild west” elements of the internet.


40-Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro re-elected as Venezuelan President.


41-Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal won his eighth Italian Open title, dethroning Germany’s Alexander Zverev.

Rafael Nadal


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