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-Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of US President Donald Trump and one of his closest advisers, received a permanent security clearance.


2-NASA Mars rover Curiosity’s drill offline has now successfully tested a new drilling method on the Red Planet. It made a 50-millimeter deep hole in a target called ‘Duluth’.


3-Facebook unveils a three-pronged strategy to stop false news from spreading on its platform.


4-IED – improvised explosive device; LTV– Long Term Visa


5-Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced that the India-Bangladesh border in the state will be completely sealed by December.


6-India and The Netherlands have explored cooperation across multiple sectors at a CEOs Round Table attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.


7-The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has eased the market access for foreign investors in IFSC (International Financial Service Centre).


8-Higher Educational Institutions (HEI) can now offer certificate, diploma and degree programmes in full-fledged online mode, subject to certain conditions.


9-Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina will attend the 49th convocation of the Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan.


10-Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) member S. Rath said that the plans are there to connect the northeastern states with a gas pipeline.


11-Delhi University has announced that it will translate ‘world classics’ in the Hindi language to bolster cultural ties with foreign nations and educate Indians about other cultures.


12- The Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline will be commissioned by 2020.


13-In view of the cyclonic storm Mekunu brewing in the southwest Arabian Sea, Swimming has been banned off Goa for 72 hours.


14-FIFA has announced 2018 World Cup national slogans. With 32 participating teams, the logo of hosts Russia is “Play With an Open Heart.”


15-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go on state visits to Indonesia and Singapore from May 29 to June 2.


16-The Congress across the country would observe as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’ the 4th anniversary of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government on Saturday.


17-North Korea has destroyed its only known nuclear test site with a series of explosions.


18-Manipur has emerged as the new source of cross-border human trafficking in India.


19- US President Donald Trump has cancelled US-North Korea summit.


20-The Nipah virus has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now.


21-Bollywood actress Kajol got a wax statue at Madame Tussauds Singapore.


22- Two more states Maharashtra and Manipur along with five Union Territories will roll out the intra-state e-way bills from Friday.


23-Reliance JioPhone grabbed the top spot in the global feature phone market in the first quarter of 2018 followed by Nokia HMD, iTel, Samsung, and Tecno.


24-PUBG– Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds; AFA– Football Association of Argentina


25-The 15th Finance Commission constituted a high-level group headed by AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria on Health Sector.


26-The 2014 Sunanda Pushkar suicide case has been transferred to a special fast-track court. Congress Lok Sabha member and her husband Shashi Tharoor has been charge-sheeted for abetment to suicide.


27-Reliance Industries (RIL) has partnered with PROLINE to co-brand sports apparels.


28- Airtel Payments Bank announced the appointment of Anubrata Biswas as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.


29-BBC is official radio broadcaster for ICC World Cup to be held in England and Wales next year.


30- Facebook-owned Instagram‘s new feature to allow users to ‘mute’ other accounts.


31-Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte in New Delhi ahead of bilateral talks.


32-US President to consider possible import duties on automobiles.

 


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