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-BJP led Central government has earmarked around Rs 1,000 crore for implementation of various schemes for Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) in the Northeast region during the current financial year.


2-Rani Mukerji‘s Hichki film will now be released in Kazakhstan with a Russian voiceover.


3-Spain finally reached its first Women’s U-20 World Cup final with a tough 1-0 victory in Vannes (France) over host nation France.


4- The US has welcomed newly-elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans statement emphasizing the importance of peace with India and Afghanistan.


5-The Indian women’s kabaddi team outclassed Sri Lanka 38-12 in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.


6- Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma bagged the gold and bronze medals respectively in the Men’s 10 meter Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.


7-Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Meerut resident Saurabh Chaudhary, who bagged gold in the Men’s 10 meters Air Pistol final in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.


8- India finished seventh in the ranking round of the women’s recurve archery event at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.


9-At least one rocket struck Kabul followed by several explosions, during an address to the nation by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ahead of Eid al-Adha.


10-KNMA– Kiran Nadar Museum of Art;  TLDs– Top-level domains


11- WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels met Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and promised to step up action to prevent the circulation of fake news and misinformation on its platform.


12- Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed senior leader Ahmed Patel as the party treasurer and Rajya Sabha member Anand Sharma as the chairperson of its Foreign Affairs Department.


13- Lenovo India announced the appointment of Shailendra Katyal as Executive Director and India PC and Smart Devices Business Group (PCSD) Consumer Leader.


14-The UAE has pledged $100 million for flood-battered Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced.


15-Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput clinched a silver medal in the men’s 50-meter Rifle 3 Positions event at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.


16- The Supreme Court ruled that NOTA (None of the above) option cannot be allowed in the Rajya Sabha elections.


17- Sports performance brand, ASICS have roped in Indian fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as their first brand ambassadors in the country.

 


18-Indian wrestler Divya Kakran took bronze in the women’s 68-kilogram freestyle category at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.


19-Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh announced that Naya Raipur smart city will be renamed as Atal Nagar in honor of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on August 16 in New Delhi.


20-The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has cleared a Bill proposing to restore the provision of anticipatory bail in the state.


21-The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has registered its new constitution as approved and directed by the Court with the Registrar of Societies of Tamil Nadu in Chennai.


22-The ‘asthi visarjan’ (immersion of ashes in the river) ritual of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be held on Triveni Sangam in Chhattisgarh’s town Ranjim on August 23.


23- American hospitality major Marriott International has launched the first Indian beach resort near Chennai.


24- Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry said that the PTI government has lifted all political censorship in state-run media outlets.


25- The railways will promote wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vignesh Phogat to the rank of a gazetted officer after they won gold medals at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.

 


26- Reliance Foundation (RF) Chairperson Nita M. Ambani announced a donation of Rs 21 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, besides relief materials worth around Rs 50 crore.


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