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- US President Donald Trump announced the trade pact with Mexico saying that both have reached an agreement on revising the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.
2-Satya S. Tripathi has been appointed as UN Assistant Secretary-General. He will head the UN Environment Programme’s New York office. Satya S. Tripathi is Development and environment expert.
3- Indian athletes Dutee Chand and Hima Das have qualified for the women’s 200 meters semi-finals being played at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
4-Australia’s new cabinet was sworn in after an internal dispute of the ruling Liberal Party dispute. Australian Prime Minister is Scott Morrison.
5-Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in New Delhi with six states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin to deal with the water crisis.
6-M.K.Stalin was elected as the DMK President unopposed at the party’s General Council meeting held in Chennai.
7-The 26th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards to take place on January 26, 2020.
8- Indian archers got silver in the Compound Women’s Team category following a loss to South Korea at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
9-Google has announced contributing $1 million (nearly Rs 7 crore) to the relief and restoration work in Kerala.
10-Indian star shuttler and third seed P.V. Sindhu was lost to World No.1 Tai Tzu-Ying of Taiwan with a margin of 21-13, 21-16 in just 34 minutes.
11-The Indian men’s table tennis team won the bronze medal following a 3-0 loss to South Korea in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
12-Computer chip manufacturer NVIDIA has become NITI Aayog’s deep learning partner for ‘MoveHack’.
13- India’s first manned space flight Gaganyaan is likely to send three persons into space for seven days.
14-The Maharashtra Police arrested Maoist ideologue Varavara Rao in Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
15-Google on Tuesday renamed the Tez app as Google Pay.
16-India has named Ruchi Ghanashyam, a 1982-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, a new envoy to Britain.
17-Malaysia has defeated Indonesia 2-1 to win gold in sepaktakraw men’s Regu finals at the 2018 Asian Games at the Ranau Hall of the Jakabaring Sports City in Jakarta.
18-As per the fourth advanced estimates issued by the Agriculture Ministry, the Food grain production in the country in 2017-18 crop year will be a record 284.83 million tonnes.
19-T-Series artiste Guru Randhawa is the most viewed Indian singer on YouTube.
20-Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that about 6,000 railway stations will be Wi-Fi enabled in six to eight months.
21-French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot has announced his resignation on a live radio programme.
22-The New Kabaddi Federation of India (NKFI) is all set to launch Indo International Premier Kabaddi League, the first of its kind in the country.
23-India’s Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson won the gold and silver medals respectively in the 800 meters race at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
24- After Tamil, Bengali and Telugu across Search, Google said it would soon be adding support for other Indian languages, starting with Marathi.
25-India and Vietnam discussed bilateral cooperation at the 16th Joint Commission meeting co-chaired by India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh at Hanoi.
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