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-Wheat prices rose across the country after the government raised duty on its import from 20 percent to 30 percent.


2-US President Donald Trump signed a bill that partially repeals the 2010 Dodd-Frank act, which is in response to the global financial meltdown of 2008.


3-The General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) comes into effect from Friday. GDPR gives citizens of the European Union (EU) more rights to control their personal information.


4- The US Senate has passed a legislation to revamp sexual harassment policies.


5-At least 15 people were injured following an explosion in an Indian restaurant in Canada’s Mississauga city.


6-Mountaineer Arjun Vajpai has conquered Kangchenjunga. He is the youngest to scale 6 peaks above 8,000m.


7-Facebook has begun labelling all political and issue ads in the US to prevent foreign interference into elections.


8-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the Visva-Bharati University at Santiniketan (West Bengal) to develop 100 villages.


9- Congress legislator K.R. Ramesh Kumar has been elected unopposed as the Karnataka Assembly Speaker.


10-Argentine tennis player Nicolas Kicker found guilty of match-fixing.


11-The US House passed its $717 billion defence policy bill.


12- Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced new guidelines for political advertisements on its platform.


13-Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is the brand ambassador for Casio’s women’s range of wrist watches Sheen, Baby-G and Enticer.

 


14-French court approved Roland Garros stadium expansion, the venue of the French Open.


15- UN World Food Programme (WFP) chief is David Beasley.


16- A new study showed that neurological health depends on signals sent by leg muscles to the brain and vice versa.


17-India office of Oxford University Press (OUP) will publish a wide range of books on Mahatma Gandhi to mark his 150th birth anniversary.


18-BJP members walked out of the Karnataka Assembly ahead of the trust vote moved by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in the House.


19-Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to set up milk plant in Odisha.


20-The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has asked people to put off unnecessary travel to Kerala where a Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak.


21-India has welcomed the work of the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in Sri Lanka and elsewhere.


22- Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy won a trust vote in the assembly.


23-Former Australia skipper Steve Smith named in marquee list for Global T20 Canada league.


24-According to a study conducted by SEMrush, a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and search analytics software, IPL is the most searched word online.


25-Filmmaker Karan Johar has celebrated 46th birthday in New York.


26-NUALS– National University for Advanced Legal Studies


27-The Indonesian parliament approved a new anti-terror law after series of attacks.


28-Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued notice to ICICI Bank, CEO Kochhar in Videocon case.


29-China to create 3D digital version of Terracotta Army guarding the emperor’s tomb.


30-Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stones for projects worth over Rs 27,000 crore in Jharkhand, including the Sindri urea plant.


31-Top Indian cricketers including skipper Virat Kohli and his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni likely to feature in a 100 ball-cricket tournament, slated to be held in in England in 2020. They are likely to get the nod from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).


32-The Supreme Court said the state governments across the country can allocate remaining seats in postgraduate medical courses in private medical colleges on the basis of all-India NEET merit list.


33- Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan began hunger strike over ‘Uddanam’ kidney ailment in the region of Srikakulam district.


34-Popular floating restaurant ‘Ark Deck Bar’, off the coast near Bandra in Mumbai sank partially under the possible impact of huge tidal waves triggered by the Mekunu Cyclone.


35-The Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh discussed a number of bilateral issues, including security and politics, in the surroundings of the Visva-Bharati University at Santiniketan founded by Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore.

 


36-The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has created a new division to deal with all issues of women safety in coordination with relevant ministries, departments and state governments.


37-NITI Aayog signed an agreement with actor Sushant Singh Rajput to support two of its initiatives i.e the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) and BHIM app.


38-President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed BJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan, as Governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectively.


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