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-H.D. Kumaraswamy was sworn in as the Chief Minister of a Janata Dal-Secular-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.G Parameshwara sworn in as Deputy CM.


2-As many as 18 construction majors including Reliance Infrastructure and L&T are in the race for the proposed Rs 46,000-crore Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway project.


3- Rajinikanth has condemned the Tamil Nadu’s government’s unlawful police firing at the anti-Sterlite copper smelter plant protesters in Tuticorin.


4- IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Cabinet has approved the setting up of an additional 4,072 mobile towers at an investment of Rs 7,330 crore.


5-Japan thrashed India in the third and final Group A tie at the Uber Cup badminton tournament at Bangkong.


6-86 ancient tombs have been unearthed in central China’s Hunan province.


7-The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first National Sports University in Manipur.


8-The Madras High Court has stayed the construction work at Vedanta Ltd’s second copper smelter plant at Thoothukudi, around 650 km from Chennai.


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10-Olga Tokarczuk, a 56-year-old author from Poland, won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for her novel ‘Flights’. It deals with travels in the 21st century and human anatomy.


11-The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a MoU between India and Turkey on the import of poppy seeds.


12-Unai Emery of Spain has been named as the new manager of English Premier League side Arsenal.


13-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stones for several projects, including an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).


14-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway (Eastern Peripheral Expressway) project on May 27. This was said by a Haryana government spokesman in Chandigarh.


15-Maharashtra Congress legislator Niranjan Davkhare quit the party and his legislative council seat.


16- Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect.

 


17-The Cabinet Committee has approved the waiving of penal interest on government loans to Visakhapatnam Port Trust amounting to Rs 250.89 crore.


18-FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon.


19-Former Australia women’s captain Belinda Clark, Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer and New Zealand coach Mike Hesson included in Kumble-led ICC cricket committee.


20-The ninth China Satellite Navigation Conference opened in Harbin, capital of China’s Heilongjiang Province.


21-Page from Karl Marx manuscript sold for $524,000 i.e 3.34 million yuan.


22-Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced a 10 per cent pay cut for ministers in his Cabinet.


23-Philip Roth, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist has passed away in New York.


24- Former Union Minister and BJP parliamentarian Bandaru Dattatreya‘s only son Bandaru Vaishnav, died of a massive heart attack. He was 21.


25-The US private space firm SpaceX launched two new Earth-observing satellites for NASA. It has also launched five commercial communications satellites for Iridium on a used Falcon 9 rocket in a ride-share mission.


26- NAB– National Accountability Bureau


27-33 passengers of Puri-Howrah Shatabdi Express have fallen ill after consuming the breakfast served on board.


28-Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman, and Virender Sehwag led the salutations after South African batsman AB de Villiers announced his retirement from international cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar


29-Cabinet approved an ordinance amending the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).


30-Lebanon Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri re-elected Speaker for the 6th time.


31-Rs 2.04 lakh cr projects have been sanctioned for smart cities since the inception of the project four years ago.


32-China to develop a prototype middle-to-low-speed magnetic-levitation train with a speed of 200km/hour by 2021.


33-French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has cancelled a planned trip to Israel for domestic reasons.


34-SpiceJet on Wednesday said it will launch 10 new flight services across south India region from May 25 to June 16.


35-The Odisha government is planning to develop a smartphone application


36-Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) to introduce Riyal coins starting from Thursday to gradually replace the Riyal notes.


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