Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

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Current Affairs for various competitive examinations

Welcome to the 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-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condoled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death describing him as a good friend of Japan.


2-US President Donald Trump announced that he will travel to Paris next November 11 to commemorate Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I.


3-Google featured a colorful Doodle to celebrate the start of the 18th Asian Games where athletes from 45 countries will compete in 55 events.


4-Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister. Imran Khan is the chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.


5-The State Bank of India (SBI) has donated Rs 2 crore for the Kerala flood victims.


6-JCPOA– Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action


7- Infosys Chief Financial Officer (CFO) M.D. Ranganath has resigned from the executive post.


8-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced Rs 500 crore financial assistance for flood-ravaged Kerala after a meeting with the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today.


9-Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80. He served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006 and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work for his efforts in 2001.


10-Legendary singer Aretha Franklin‘s funeral will be held on August 31 in her hometown of Detroit.


11- Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt arrived in Australia to train with professional Australian football club Central Coast Mariners.

Usain Bolt


12- Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday visited the residence of the late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee here to pay his respects to the family.

Amarinder Singh

 


13-The asthi visarjan (immersion of ashes in the river) ritual of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be held on Sunday in Haridwar.


14-The 11th World Hindi Conference begins today in Mauritian capital Port Louis.
* Theme of 11th World Hindi Conference: ‘Hindi World and Indian Culture”‘
* External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha and West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi are attending the conference.


15-Andhra Bank raises MCLR (Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate) by 0.15% for various tenors.


16-Hollywood Actress Scarlett Johansson has become the highest-paid actress in the world with USD 40.5 million, according to Forbes magazine.


17-Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected as president after defeating opposition candidate, Soumaila Cisse, in a runoff vote.


18- Oscar-winning director Ang Lee will be one of the recipients of the annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) honors 2018.


19-Indian Teen cyclist Esow Alben (17) created history by winning Silver Medal in the Men’s Keirin event of the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland.


20-The 18th Asian Games 2018 was declared open today by Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo during a colorful opening ceremony in Jakarta.
* Indonesian cities Jakarta and Palembang are jointly hosting the games.


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