National current affairs- January 2, 2021

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1-Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers D.V. Sadananda Gowda said the Centre would set up three bulk drug parks to make chemicals and reduce their imports from China.

2- APIs- Active pharmaceutical ingredients

NCR- National Capital Region

NCP-The Nationalist Congress Party

LDF- Left Democratic Front

JDU- Janata Dal United

3-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed that Start-ups to be build for future MNCs, and to give ‘Brand India’ new global identity.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

4-Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that in the first phase of the inoculation drive, one crore healthcare workers and two crore frontline workers to be given free vaccine.

5-Centre has drafted a law to raise legal age of smoking to 21 years from the current 18 years.

6-Passengers travelling from the United Kingdom to India are asked for mandatory self-paid RT-PCR test at the airport from from January 8 to 31.

7-The Delhi government has announced free Covid-19 vaccine doses to people in the capital city.

8- Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Prakash Javadekar said that Prime Minister Modi is the first global leader, whose popularity has been rising over the last six years.

Prakash Javadekar
Prakash Javadekar

9-Former Home Minister and Congress leader Buta Singh died. He was one of the longest serving parliamentarians.

10- Congress MP Karti P.Chidambaram said that the various committees appointed by its president Sonia Gandhi would not serve any purpose.

11-The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said India has successfully cultured UK coronavirus variant.

12-After ‘Covishield’, the Subject Expert Committee of Central Drug Standard Control Organization has recommended Bharat Biotech’s ‘Covaxin’ for emergency use.

13-Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has opposed to organize the 25th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in different venues other than Thiruvananthapuram.

14- Dry run has been conducted in India’s 125 districts, 285 sites to assess the ability to administer Covid-19 shots to hundreds of millions of people.

15-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be dedicating the ‘National Atomic Timescale’ and ‘Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya’ to the nation.

16- PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of the National Environmental Standards Laboratory on Monday.

17-Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has sought an apology from Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav over his vaccine remark.

18- The Odisha government has announced that schools will be reopened for Class 10 and Class 12 from January 8.

19-Union Home Minister Amit Shah has called up Dona Ganguly to know the health status of her husband Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian skipper and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president. Ganguly is admitted to the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after some complications in heart, due to chest pain.

Amit Shah
Amit Shah

20-BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi has alleged that the jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has been indulging in political manipulations in Bihar.

21-The Nagaland authority has hoped to contain the week-long wildfire in the famed Dzukou Valley on its border with neighbouring state Manipur.

22-Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has visited forward air bases in Arunachal Pradesh.

Bipin Rawat
Bipin Rawat

23-Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister is Nitin Patel.

24-BJP chief J.P. Nadda and the party national general secretary B.L. Santosh are likely to take part in the three-day national-level ‘Samanvay Baithak’ organised by the RSS.

25-Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) Chancellor Firoz Bakht Ahmed has sought a police probe over allegations of sex, drugs on campus.

26-Bharat Biotech has recruited 23,000 volunteers for Phase III trials of coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, across all Indian sites.

27-Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state government has decided to distribute around 22,250 scooties free to girl students to promote girls education in the state.

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Sports Current Affairs-January 1, 2021

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1- Goa’s 14-year-old Leon Mendonca has became India’s 67th Chess Grandmaster (GM). He won the Vergani Cup in Italy.

2- Pace bowler Matt Henry has replaced the injured Neil Wagner in the New Zealand Test squad.

He has been picked for second Test against Pakistan. The match will be played at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch from January 3.

3-22-year-old Nigerian forward Bright Enobakhare has joined East Bengal for the 2020-21 Hero Indian Super League season.

Bright Enobakhare
Bright Enobakhare

4-Tamil Nadu’s yorker sensation Thangarasu Natarajan has replaced Umesh Yadav in the India squad.

He will play the last two Test matches against Australia to be played in Sydney and Brisbane.

5-Before the second Test against Australia, Shardul Thakur had replaced an injured Mohammed Shami in the squad.

6-BCCI Secretary is Jay Shah. BCCI is the Indian cricket board.

7-Rohit Sharma has been named as the vice-captain of the Indian team for the last two Tests against Australia.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

8-Ajinkya Rahane is the stand-in-captain in place of Virat Kohli while playing against Australia.

9-Back from the tour of Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma tested negative for Covid-19 ahead of birth of child.

10-The third Sydney Test match between India and Australia is under threat as areas near the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) put on alert after 10 cases of Covid-19 emerged in Sydney’s vicinity.

11- The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has banned Slovakian tennis player Dagmara Baskova for 12 years for match-fixing.

12-World badminton champion PV Sindhu said that training in UK during Covid break was one of her best moves.

PV Sindhu
P V Sindhu

13-The Archery Association of India (AAI), the Indian archery body has launched online affiliation portal.

14-The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has named Priyam Garg as Uttar Pradesh captain for the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

The 15-member team includes former state captain Suresh Raina and India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

15-The Indian men’s hockey team captain is Manpreet Singh.

16- International Olympic Committee (IOC) president is Thomas Bach.

Thomas Bach
Thomas Bach

17-The 2020 Summer Olympics is an international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

18-The 2022 Winter Olympics will take place from 4 to 20 February 2022, in Beijing.

19- IOC Coordination Commission chairman is Juan Antonio Samaranch.

20- IPL- The Indian Premier League

21-Australia’s batsman Steve Smith has been recently selected by the International Cricket Council as the Test player of the Decade.

Steve Smith
Steve Smith

22- Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Awards 2020: Pakistan captain Babar Azam most valuable cricketer of the year.

23-Former spinner Pragyan Ojha said Ravichandran Ashwin is the bowling captain in this Indian team.

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International current affairs- January 1, 2021

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1-The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use.

2-UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said 3,71,504 babies will be born around the world on New Year’s Day.

3-UK has recorded highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in the country.

4-Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that in New York City, March 14 will be named Covid-19 Remembrance Day.

5-Britain and the European Union (EU) began a new relationship as the Brexit transition period has ended.

6- 1.8 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech(the Chinese biopharmaceutical company) arrived in Indonesia.

7-India has joined UNSC as India became a non-permanent member of the Security Council on Friday(January 1st).

8-Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on said the new year 2021 will be a year of growth for the country.

Imran Khan
Imran Khan

9- Bailable warrants issued against ex-Balochistan CM Aslam Raisani.

10- JUI-F- Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl

FTA- Free trade agreement

11-Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia will have a national anthem to reflect indigenous past from January 1.

Scott Morrison.
Scott Morrison.

12-China and Egypt signed a letter of intent for Covid-19 vaccine cooperation.

13-Argentina has legalised abortion untill 14th week of pregnancy. Argentina has become the largest Latin American country to legalize abortion.

14-UK Court has slapped $28.7M penalty payment to Pak High Commission.

15-China has approved first self-developed Covid-19 vaccine.

16- Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that the passport of the former premier Nawaz Sharif would be cancelled on February 16.

17-Afghan President is Ashraf Ghani.

Ashraf Ghani
Ashraf Ghani

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National current affairs- January 1, 2021

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1-The Karnataka Biodiversity Board (KBB) has requested the state government to declare the Roerich and Devika Rani Roerich Estate as a Biodiversity Heritage Site under the Biodiversity Act 2002.

2-UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said about 60,000 babies are likely to be born in India alone on January 1st.

3-Suresh Chandra Mohapatra has assumed charge as the new chief secretary of Odisha. He will also be the chief development commissioner of Odisha.

4-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged PM Modi to establish international airport at Puri.

Naveen Patnaik
Naveen Patnaik


NCB- The Narcotics Control Bureau

DCGI- The Drug Controller General of India

CCMB-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

ED: The Enforcement Directorate

CMFRI- The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute

6-Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President is MK Stalin.

7- After a gap of nearly 10 months, the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum will reopen from January 5, 2021.

8-Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader is Rabri Devi.

9-Union Health and Family Affairs Minister is Dr Harsh Vardhan.

10-Maharashtra Chief Minister is Uddhav Thackeray.

11-Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur, on January 2.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

12- The Subject Expert Committee of the Central Drug Standard Control Organisation has recommended emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s ‘Covishield’ vaccine.

13-Andhra Pradesh is the top performing state under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY -Urban).

14-BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda has thanked AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria after he and his family members recovered from Covid-19.

J.P. Nadda
J.P. Nadda

15-The International Film festival of Kerala (IFFK) will be held at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam,Palakkad and Thalassery.

16- Fake Goods and Services Tax (GST) invoicing racket worth Rs 510.28 crore was busted in Odisha.

17-Karnataka health minister, K. Sudhakar said the state will have a new health policy in next six months.

18-Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta is the new Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services.

19-Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich took over as Director General, National Cadet Corps(NCC).

20- Delhi Police personnel got a new year gift as the insurance cover for natural death, suicidal death and accidental death raised.

21- Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the movie theatres in the state will be opened from January 5.

Pinarayi Vijayan
Pinarayi Vijayan

22- After 10 months, thousands of primary schools have been reopened in Assam.

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One Liner Current Affairs-Sept 2nd, 2020

One Liner Current Affairs-Sept 2nd, 2020

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One Liner Current Affairs-National September 2nd

1- Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president is Dushyant Dave.

2- J&K Official Languages Bill got Cabinet clearance.

  • UNEP- The UN Environment Program
  • NIH- National Institutes of Health
  • BCCI- The Board of Control for Cricket in India
  • USISPF- US-India Strategic Partnership Forum
  • HOEC- Hindustan Oil Exploration Company
  • OPD- Out Patient Department
  • CBDT- The Central Board of Direct Taxes
  • NSUI- The National Students Union of India
  • PAN- Permanent account numbers
  • ISKP- Islamic State Khorasan Province
  • NCRB: National Crime Records Bureau
  • CAIT- The Confederation of All India Traders
  • NCLT- The National Company Law Tribunal
  • NHSRCL: The National High Speed Rail Corporation

3-Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has tested positive for Covid-19.

4- Ayodhya temple map was passed by the Ayodhya Development Authority (ADA).

5-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, family paid homage to late Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on the latter’s 11th death anniversary.

6-World Coconut Day is celebrated on September 2.

7-Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has launched Google App for ‘Referendum 2020’ voter registration in India.

8-Karnataka has preferred option 1 for GST compensation.

9-Railway Board members’ designations have been changed. The Chairman is now CEO.

10-Odisha has brought all universities under one Act. It has approved the promulgation of the ‘Odisha Universities (Amendment) Ordinance 2020’.

11-Hindustan Awam Morcha (HAM) has joined NDA ahead of Bihar polls.

12-Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said elimination of tuberculosis is a priority for the Indian government despite pandemic.

13-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy set an example for others as he gave way to ambulance stuck behind convoy.

14-Another fire at underground hydroelectric station Telangana’s Srisailam power plant triggered panic.

15-Military talks between India and China over Pangong Tso remain inconclusive.

16- India has jumped up four places to rank 48th in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020.

17-The Indian government has banned 118 apps over national security concerns, including the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile.

18-Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has given green signal to intra-state bus and train services from September 7th.

One Liner Current Affairs- International

1- US President Donald Trump condoled the death of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.

2-Australia has witnessed recession for the 1st time in nearly 30 years.

3-Twitter will be adding brief description to tell why it is trending on its platforms.

4-Spanish Prime Minister is Pedro Sanchez.

5- Tropical storm Laura lashed Cuba last week damaging 3,800 houses in Cuba.

6- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has extended emergency aid to workers till 2020 end.

7-Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to start book club in October.

8-French President Emmanuel Macron made his first official visit to Baghdad.

9- Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj visited reopened schools after months of closure.

10-Scotland’s First Minister is Nicola Sturgeon.

11- The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has banned 5 popular dating apps citing immoral content.

12- WHO analysis reports suggest that Cheap steroids can help saving critically ill Covid patients.

13- South Sudan and the World Health Organization (WHO) joined forces to fight viral hepatitis.

14-Foreign Minister is Wang Yi.

15-Lithuanian lawmaker Ingrida Simonyte is likely to lead Lithuania’s government.

  • He was the Finance Minister between 2009 and 2012.

16-Thailand has scrapped social distancing on rail network.

17- Remote connectivity platform TeamViewer has integrateed with Microsoft Teams.

One Liner Current Affairs- Sports

1- Odisha FC has signed experienced Brazilian footballer Marcelo Leite Pereira ahead of the seventh edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).

2-Kolkata Knight Riders’ young pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti is seeking tips from Australia pace ace Pat Cummins on managing injuries.

3-Ashok Kumar is the son of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand. He is a key member of Indias 1975 World Cup-winning hockey team.

4-Brazilian star Neymar, Argentine duo Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes tested positive for corona-19.

5-Delhi Capitals spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed details of his conversation with coach Ricky Ponting on Mankading.

Ravichandran Ashwin

6-Mumbai Indians has signed Australian fast bowler James Pattinson as replacement for Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga.

7-Chennai Super Kings has announced a sponsorship deal with Levista Coffee. CSK is the three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions.

One Liner Current Affairs-Films/Entertainment

1-The Delhi High Court has turned down on IAF request for stay on streaming of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, starring Janhvi Kapoor.

2-Author Twinkle Khanna enjoyed watching ‘Tenet’ featuring mom Dimple Kapadia in Scotland.

3- Bigg Boss 13 housemates Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana reunited in new music video.

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One Liner Current Affairs- August 30th, 2020

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One Liner Current Affairs- National

1- Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the rating star during India’s lockdown. According to a report, Modi’s Independence Day event witnessed 4.64 billion viewing minutes on television.
2-CSSE- Center for Systems Science and Engineering

UNSMIL- The UN Support Mission in Libya

NDMA: National Disaster Management Authority

IOM- The International Organization for Migration

RCB- Royal Challengers Bangalore

NBFC- Non-banking financial companiesDDMA- Delhi Disaster Management Authority

3-Dharmendra Tiwary was conferred with the prestigious Dronacharya Award for his contributions to archery.

4- The Covishield vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford, began its trial at the JSS Hospital in Mysuru

5- Varanasi International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will build Radha Gopal Mandir Vedic India Cultural Centre in Bhelupur.

6-Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is also known as motor neurone disease (MND).

7-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed the need for’Aatmanirbhar Bharat’. He has urged the citizens to bring Indian breed dogs home.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

8-PM Modi has stressed on making India toy hub.

9- Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has launched the roll-on/roll-off train service from Nelamangala in Bengaluru’s northwest outskirts to Solapur.

10-More than lakh tablets of Methamphetamine, also known as party drugs seized in Mizoram. These drugs worth Rs 3.50 cr.

11- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has mentioned Etikoppaka toys to regain past glory of this 400-year-old art of Andhra.

12- Assam state has passed an order for the release of 25 Bangladeshi nationals, who were held for visa violations.

13- Coal India Chairman is Pramod Agrawal.

14-Andhra Pradesh’s covid graph surged more than 10,000 corona cases for the fifth consecutive day. The total tally has mounted to 4.24 lakh.

15-Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has extended Covid-19 lockdown till Sept 30 with relaxations.

16-‘Yaum-e-Ashura’ was observed in Hyderabad city with traditional procession.

One Liner Current Affairs- International

1-Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supremo is Khaleda Zia.

2- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama prays for ailing Shinzo Abehe, the retiring Japanese Prime Minister.

3- According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko is the legitimate President of Belarus.

Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin

4- The US-based biotech company Moderna will be supplying 40mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Japan.

5- Pakistan lacked the effective telemetry system and modern weather forecast radars for timely prediction of flooding.

6- Montreal activists have toppled a statue of Canada’s first Prime Minister, John A. MacDonald.

7- The CEO of firewall and VPN application is Guardian Will Strafach.

8- Saudi Energy Minister Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud has announced the discovery of two oil and gas fields in the kingdom.

9- NASA has predicted that an Asteroid over 22 metres in diameter will pass by Earth on Tuesday.

One Liner Current Affairs- Sports

1- 163 countries competed in the FIDE’s first online chess Olympiad.

2- Csaba Laszlo is the head coach for the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season.

3- Kveta Peschke(Czech Republic) and Demi Schuurs(Netherlands) won the women’s doubles title at the Western & Southern Open.

4- Both India, Russia were declared joint winners of Online Chess Olympiad.

5- French tennis player Benoit Paire has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

Benoit Paire

One Liner Current Affairs- Films/Entertainment

1-Filmmaker Shenpenn Khymsar in his directorial debut, making a film, Broken Wings, based on real issues of his land i.e Gorkhaland.

2- ‘Terminator’ actress Linda Hamilton’s twin sister Leslie Hamilton Freas has passed away at the age of 63.

3- Actors Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor have marked 1st anniversary of ‘Saaho’ with a cool song, photos.

4- Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty was grilled by CBI for 3rd day in the suicide incident of the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Rhea Chakraborty.jpg

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One Liner Current Affairs- August 29th, 2020

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One Liner Current Affairs- August 29th, 2020

One Liner Current Affairs- National

1-Rajasthan BJP has launched ‘Halla Bol’ campaign protest against the Ashok Gehlot government.

2-Union Sports Minister is Kiren Rijiju.

3- Legendary sportsperson Major Dhyan Chand- 115th birth anniversary today.(August 29th).

Dhyan Chand

4- India has reported 76,472 new coronavirus cases in a single day. The total tally reached to 34,63,972.

5- August 29 is commemorated as the National Sports Day every year.

  • NEET- The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
  • JEE: Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)
  • NCB: The Narcotics Control Bureau
  • DRM: Disaster Risk Management
  • ISS: The International Space Station
  • JPC- Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • NEP- National Education Policy
  • GSTN- The Goods and Services Tax Network
  • BSF- The Border Security Force
  • TOPS: Target Olympic Podium Scheme
  • SAI- The Sports Authority of India

7- Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) lone MLA T. Raja Singh was advised by police to use bullet-proof car due to security threat.

8- Jodhpur-based Isha, along with 35 other girls across India, have launched campaign against height norms in Indian beauty pageants.

9-Chennai hospital has performed a lung transplant of a 48-year-old COVID-19 positive male patient. It is Asia’s 1st Covid positive lung transplant.

10- The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) has launched the ‘Rozgar Do’ (give employment) campaign.

11-Union Food Processing Industries Minister is Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

12-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his wishes on Telugu Language Day. PM Modi tweeted both in Telugu and in English languages on Saturday.

Narendra Modi

13-The Telangana government has permitted relaxation quarantine norms for international passengers. These will work for passengers arriving in Hyderabad by Vande Bharat or Air Transport Bubble flights.

14-Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need of mother tongue in administration.

15-Six of the eight north-eastern states capital cities will get the Rail connectivity by 2023.

16-Celebrity fitness coach and model Satnam Khatra passed away due to heart attack. He was 31.

17-PM Modi will inaugurate Atal Tunnel, earlier known as Rohtang tunnel by Sept-end.

18-Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister is Jai Ram Thakur.

19-‘Sunburn for Goa’ is online fundraiser for Goa people fighting against Covid-19.

20-President Ram Nath Kovind has congratulated Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash of Hyderabad for winning ‘World’s fastest human calculator’ title.

One Liner Current Affairs- International

1-Peru has extended emergency period for 90 days due to COVID-19 pandemic.

2-Facebook CEO is Mark Zuckerberg.

3- The Security Council has extended the mandate of UNIFIL for another year, till August 31, 2021.

  • UNIFIL- The UN Interim Force in Lebanon

4- West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne infection has claimed three victims in Spain.

5- Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel is suspended for alleged corruption.

Wilson Witzel

6- Canada has extended ban on international travel till September 30 due to the coronavirus.

7-Turkish President is Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

8- NATO Secretary-General is Jens Stoltenberg.

9- Bangladesh has extended the shutdown of schools and other educational institutions until October 3 due to corona pandemic.

10- UK’s late Princess Diana’s statue will be unveiled on 60th birthday.


11- UK Health Secretary is Matt Hancock.

One Liner Current Affairs- Sports

1-England batsman Ollie Pope has been given rest for four months due to dislocating of his left shoulder.

2-England all-rounder Ben Stokes said he is out of the Pakistan Test series midway following father’s cancer diagnosis.

Ben Stokes

3- Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal conferred with the prestigious Khel Ratna Award on Saturday.

4-International Institute of Sports Management (IISM) has received Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar.

  • Former India cricketer Nilesh Kulkarni has founded IISM, a sports management venture.

5-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has given the Biju Patnaik Sports Award to outstanding sportspersons and coaches.

6- Head coach, Albert Roca has quit Hyderabad FC and joined Spanish giants Barcelona as fitness coach.

7- Cricketer Suresh Raina’s 58-year-old uncle killed, aunt critical after attack by robbers in a Punjab town.

Suresh Raina

8- World Rapid Chess Champion Koneru Humpy has entered the FIDE Online Olympiad final.

9- On the occasion of National Sports Day, actress Shlipa Shetty tried archery. She posted the same on Instagram account.

10- Pakistan batsman Babar Azam will play for Somerset in T20 Blast 2020.

One Liner Current Affairs- Films/Entertainment

1- The demise of Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman is mourned by Bollywood. Chadwick Boseman is known for his role in ‘Black Panther’.

2- Playback legend Lata Mangeshkar’s building Prabhukunj sealed as precautionary step amid Covid. The singer and her family are safe.

Lata Mangeshkar.jpg

3- Telugu superstar Nagarjuna has turned 61 on Saturday.


4-Southern star Samantha Akkineni has joked saying that she has been pregnant since 2017.

5- The first promo of Kaun Banega Crorepati season 12 hosted by Amitabh Bachchan is out.

6-Film producer and Telugu Big Boss-2 fame Nutan Naidu’s wife Madhu Priya held for tonsuring Dalit youth.

One Liner Current Affairs- Miscellaneous

1- Facebook is testing a new feature to add your account with paid news subscription.

2-The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is situated on the Nile River.

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Current Affairs February 2, 2020- National, International, Sports & Misc.

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Current Affairs February 2, 2020, National

1-The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has hailed India’s Union Budget 2020, said more liberalization could have been possible.

2- The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (UP ATS) arrested the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) supplier from Haridwar.

3-Hindu outfit leader Ranjeet Bachchan shot dead in Lucknow.

4-The Indian government has announced mandatory for TDS deduction for big e-tailers like Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart.

5-India has provided massive relief supplies to the cyclone-hit Madagascar in the Indian Ocean region.

6- Popular Odia poet Rabi Singh has passed away at the age of 89. He died at Khapuria in Cuttack district.

7-Himachal’s Pong has witnessed a 68% rise of endangered migratory bird species i.e bar-headed goose.

8- * ITBP- Indo-Tibetan Border Police

  • VHP- Vishwa Hindu Parishad
  • NIA- The National Investigation Agency
  • NCCD- National Calamity Contingent Duty

9-Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a probe into jailbreak by 3 undertrial prisoners from the high-security Central Jail in Amritsar.

Amarinder Singh
Amarinder Singh

10-The CPI-M party’s central committee member Gautam Das would say the party will undertake a 48-day long door-to-door campaign against the NRC and NPR.

11- President Ram Nath Kovind said India’s most precious gift to the world is spirituality.

Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind

12- Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha president Ranjit Bachchan alias Ranjit Yadav was shot from point-blank range.

13-Goa Budget session to witness the heat of the Citizenship Amendment Act and the dispute between two states Karnataka and Goa over the waters of the Mhadei river.

14-Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has been immediately shifted to Ganga Ram Hospital after complaining of uneasiness.

Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi

15-AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has hinted at launching ‘jail Bharo Andolan’ to protests against the CAA, the NRC, and the NPR.

Asaduddin Owaisi
Asaduddin Owaisi

Current Affairs February 2, 2020, International

1- Iraqi President Barham Salih has named Mohamed Tawfiq Allawi as the new Prime Minister-designate.

Barham Salih
Barham Salih

2-The Philippines reported 1st coronavirus death. It has become the first country outside China to report a fatality.

3- Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister to visit Ethiopia, Senegal, and Germany from February 6 to 14.

Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau

4- An Indian-American Prem Parameswaran has been appointed in President Donald Trumps Advisory Commission.

5-A deadly H5N1 bird flu outbreak has been reported among chickens in the Hunan province of China.

6-China has banned funerals, burials and farewell ceremonies for coronavirus victims.

7- At least 20 worshippers and 16 others injured in Tanzania church service stampede.

8-The percapita debt in Pakistan has increased. Each Pakistani owes Rs 153,689.

9-US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has regretted booing former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at an event in Iowa.

Current Affairs February 2, 2020 Sports

1-Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been dropped for the Ist Test being played against Pakistan which starts in Rawalpindi on Friday, February 7.

Mustafizur Rahman
Mustafizur Rahman

2- The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) has requested Sourav Ganguly to be India’s Goodwill Ambassador at Tokyo 2020.

3-New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor is the first male Kiwi cricketer to play 100 T20Is. This record was achieved by him while against India in the fifth and final T20I in Mount Maunganui.

Ross Taylor
Ross Taylor

4-India defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets in the 5th T20I, being played in Mount Maunganui. India became the first team to whitewash the NZ in their own backyard in a T20I series.

5-Novak Djokovic won 8th Aus Open title with five-set win over Dominic Thiem.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

6-Novak Djokovic has paid his rich tribute to late basketball great Kobe Bryant after winning the 2020 Australia Open title.

7-Yuzvendra Chahal and Shreyas Iyer recreated dance moves after win in 5th T20I.

Current Affairs February 2, 2020 Films

1-Actress Pamela Anderson and producer Jon Peters split after the 12-day wedding.

Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson

2-Ayan Mukerji has directed Brahmastra: Part One movie featuring Amitabh Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

3- The big winners at the Writers Guild of America’s award ceremony are the movies ‘Parasite‘ and ‘Jojo Rabbit’.

Current Affairs February 2, 2020, Miscellaneous

1- Kshushalsar lake is located in the old Srinagar.

2-Portuguese Prime Minister is Antonio Costa.

3-Jeff Bezos- Amazon Founder and CEO

Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos

4-Turkish President is Recep Tayyip Erdogan

5-Gabriel Barbosa- Flamengo striker

6-Sourav Ganguly-BCCI President and former India cricket captain.

Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly

7-Tim Southee- New Zealand stand-in skipper.

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Current Affairs February 1, 2020- National, International, Sports & Misc.

Current Affairs February 1, 2020, have been presented below

Current Affairs February 1
Current Affairs February 1

Current Affairs February 1, 2020, National

1-Lt Gen Y.K. Joshi has assumed charge of Northern Command chief in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur.

2-Air India’s special flight brought back 324 Indians stranded in nCoV struck in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

3-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the Indian Coast Guard on its Foundation Day.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

4-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has mooted a 16-point plan to revive the agriculture and allied sectors.

5-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government has been aiming to increase the Government eMarketplace (GeM) turnover to Rs 3 lakh crore.

6-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has boosted the startup’s community saying that there will be a five-year tax holiday on employee stock ownership plan (ESOPs) for start-ups.

7-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Rs 35,600 crores have been earmarked for nutrition-related programs.

8-The Tripura High Court has granted bail to former minister Badal Choudhury in multi-crore PWD scam.

9-Debt exchange-traded fund (ETF) with G-sec announced in Union Budget 2020 for more liquidity.

10-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as part of her budget speech said India will host the G20 Presidency in 2022 and added that the government has allocated Rs 100 crore for making preparations.

Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman

11-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech proposed to provide an outlay of Rs 8,000 crore boost for quantum tech.

12-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said GST has been integrating India. She further said that in between 2006-2016, the government has pulled out 271 million people out of poverty.

13-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her 2020-21 Budget speech said that the government is committed to doubling farmers’ income by 2022.

14-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her 2020-21 Budget speech has quoted Tamil saint-poetess Avvaiyar.

15- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her 2020-21 Budget speech has proposed a health cess of 5 percent on imports of specified medical services.

16- * ADR- The Association for Democratic Reforms

  • MSME- Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • RoV- Remotely Operated Vehicle
  • FRDLA- The Fiscal Responsibility and Debt Limitation Act
  • BWF- The Badminton World Federation
  • BAI- The Badminton Association of India
  • AIFF- All India Football Federations

17-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be set up for all computer-based exams soon.

18-Indian Railways has got a budgetary allocation of Rs 70,000 crore.

19-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s 160-minute Budget presentation in Parliament enriched with Kashmiri, Tamil, Sanskrit couplets.

20-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said dividend distribution tax (DDT) has been removed and added that tax will be paid only by the recipients.

21-Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan said the Union Budget 2020 is a pragmatic, holistic and people’s budget.

22-Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during her Budget 2020 speech has lauded the center’s ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme.

23-Popular Punjabi writer, novelist Jaswant Singh Kanwal (101) died after a brief illness. He was a Sahitya Akademi Awardee.

24-Rs 85,000 crore has been allocated in the budget for the Scheduled Castes and other backward sections. Rs 53,700 crore has been allocated for the Scheduled Tribes in the union budget 2020.

25-Gopal Baglay has been appointed as High Commissioner to Sri Lanka.

26-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her union budget 2020 speech proposed to set up a ‘Kisan Rail’ through the public-private-partnership (PPP) to carry perishable goods.

27- The Centre has proposed to set up an Investment clearance cell for entrepreneurship.

28-Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami said the union budget 2020 is growth-oriented.

K. Palaniswami
K. Palaniswami

29-Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed the Delhi High Court that four convicts in the Nirbhaya case can be hanged separately.

30-Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal has termed the union budget 2020 as pro-farmer.

Sukhbir Singh Badal
Sukhbir Singh Badal

31-Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair said the country’s planned mission Gaganyaan will facilitate space tourism.

32- The Indian Coast Guard got Rs 147.49 crore more than what it received in the last budget.

33-The Centre has been planning to release a National Logistics Policy.

34- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget presentation said the government puts nominal GDP growth at 10% for FY21.

35-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar in Assam on February 7. He will attend the celebration of the Bodo peace accord.

36-Rs 263.52 cr has been allocated for cow care in military farms.

37-Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman falls sick during her marathon 160-minute budget speech in the Lok Sabha.

38-Over 54 lakh people were benefitted by a pension at the doorstep in the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government in Andhra Pradesh.

Current Affairs February 1, 2020, International

1-The UK has officially left the European Union (EU). It has finally put an end after 47 years of membership. It was more than three years after it voted to do so.

2- The US has extended travel ban to 6 more countries four of which are in Africa.

3-Indian-American Sabrina Singh has been named Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign spokesperson.

4- Over 3,000 people participated in the Great Indian Run held in Dubai to mark India’s Republic Day.

5-Global aerospace major Airbus to pay almost 3.6 billion euros ($3.9 billion) to avoid corruption proceedings in the UK, in France, and the US.

6-US President Donald Trump has lifted restrictions on US landmine use.

7- The Pakistan government has declared a national emergency over desert locust which is destroying crops on a large scale.

8- The small nation Maldives has officially re-joined the Commonwealth. In 1982, it joined the Commonwealth and withdrew its membership in 2016.

Current Affairs February 1, 2020, Sports

1-ITTF German Opens held in Berlin.

2-Former spinner Iqbal Qasim to chair Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Cricket Committee.

3-Virat Kohli and his boys to play against New Zealand in the final T20I at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Sunday.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

4- India defeated New Zealand in the Super Over after the 4th T20I match ended in a tie at the Sky Stadium.

5-India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has headed to London to consult with spinal surgeon James Allibone for a review of his back. He has been ruled out at the next Test series against New Zealand.

Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya

6- Rubigula, a flame-throated Bulbul is the official mascot of the 36th National Games of India.

7-India have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in the fourth T20I against NZ in Wellington. It was fined 40 percent of their match fee.

8-American 14th seed Sofia Kenin has defeated Garbine Muguruza in the 2020 Australian Open final to win her maiden title, being played at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

Current Affairs February 1, 2020, Films

1-Actor, Bigg Boss Tamil 3 contestant Kavin has been named the Most Desirable Man on Television 2019.

2- Singer Taylor Swift is not ready to have kids.

3-Hollywood stars Vin Diesel and John Cena get personal in ‘Fast & Furious 9’ trailer.

4- Disha Patani is bowled over by the cricketing skills of Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.

5-Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is back home after recovering from car accident treatment.

Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi

Current Affairs February 1, 2020, Miscellaneous

1-Railway Board Chairman is V.K. Yadav.

2-Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President is M.K.Stalin.

3-Biocon Chairperson is Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

4-Haryana Chief Minister is Manohar Lal Khattar.

5-Rajasthan Chief Minister is Ashok Gehlot.

6-US Secretary of State is Mike Pompeo.

Mike Pompeo
Mike Pompeo

7-Ukrainian President is Volodymyr Zelensky.

8-Michael Bloomberg is theUS media tycoon. He is a Democratic presidential contender.

9-Zalmay Khalilzad is the US special envoy on Afghan reconciliation.

10-Palestinian President is Mahmoud Abbas.

11-Arab League (AL) Secretary-General is Ahmed Aboul-Gheit.

12-French President is Emmanuel Macron.

Emmanuel Macron
Emmanuel Macron

13-Mohammad Huraira- Pakistan U-19 opener

14- Karnam Malleswari is the first Indian woman to win Olympic bronze in weightlifting (69kg category) at the Sydney Games in 2000.

15-Navjot Gulati-Writer-director- Coming up with web series ‘Happily Ever After’.

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Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020- National, International, Sports & Others

Current Affairs Jan 5

Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, National

1- Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has reached AIIMS to meet injured the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

2-Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Aeronautical Systems Director General Tessy Thomas said Science & tech essential tool for development.

3-The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Director General Trilochan Mohapatra said India worships women but do not promote them in science.

4-The Indian Navy has kicked off a first-ever three-dimensional ‘Maha-Navy Connect 2020’ in Maharashtra.

5-The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has questioned the Congress leader Navjot Sidhu’s silence on Nankana Sahib attack in Pakistan.

Navjot Sidhu

6- Himachal Pradesh is encouraging natural farming with an aim to become a pioneer in the field by 2022.

7- Over 12,000 medical practitioners from all over India and 50 odd countries to meet the four-day international conference and to discuss medical health in Taj city i.e Agra.

8Union Home Minister Amit Shah has accused Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi of misleading people on CAA.

Amit Shah
Amit Shah

9-The 88th birthday of senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh was celebrated at his Mall Avenue residence in Lucknow.

Kalyan Singh

10-Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to shortlists, migrants, from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, eligible for citizenship under the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

11-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi calling him unwavering personality on his 86th birthday.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

12-The Uttar Pradesh government has banned the use of spiked metal bits for horses over the objection raised by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.

13-All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi to hoist the national flag at historic Charminar in Hyderabad on Jan 25 midnight against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

Asaduddin Owaisi

14- SGFI- School Games Federation of India

AIFF- All India Football Federation

Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, International

1-UAE-based Indian autistic nineteen-year-old Rohithparithi Ramakrishnan fulfills dream with memory, though she was deemed unfit for school.

2-Israeli settlement activity in Palestine has been increased by 70 percent in 2019.

3- The United States President Donald Trump has threatened 52 Iranian targets if Tehran retaliates.

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

4-The Canadian-commanding NATO has suspended training mission in Iraq.

Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, Sports

1- Squash player Anahat Singh made for the final of British Junior Open squash meet in Birmingham.

2-India’s opening T20 international against Sri Lanka gets called off due to damp pitch in Guwahati.

3-Former India opener Krishnamachari Srikkanth has picked K.L. Rahul over Shikhar Dhawan for the T20 World Cup squad.

Krishnamachari Srikkanth

4-Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is against in favor of four-day Tests, a day after India skipper Virat Kohli spoke on similar lines.

Ricky Ponting

5-Former India captain MS Dhoni posted the video of his daughter Ziva playing the guitar and singing on Instagram with a caption: ‘Snow brings the best out of her.’

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni

6-Former Sweden Football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s statue toppled by vandals at Malmo (Sweden).

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

7-England pace spearhead James Anderson goes past Ian Botham and Ravichandran Ashwin to take 28th fifer in Tests.

James Anderson

8-Maharashtra team won gold at the 28th Sub Junior Artistic Gymnastics National Championship 2019.

9-Canterbury batsman Leo Carter has become 4th batsman in T20s to hit six sixes in an over.

10-The Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) gold medallist(air-rifle) Abhinav Shaw’s father Rupesh Kumar Shaw said he named his son after Abhinav Bindra.

11-Virat Kohli has received a special gift from his fan in Guwahati ahead of playing against Sri Lanka in the first affair of the three-match T20I rubber.

Virat Kohli

12-Former India opener Gautam Gambhir said the ICC’s proposal of four-day Test matches is a ridiculous idea.

Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir

Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, Films

1- Deepika Padukone has celebrated her 34th birthday with acid victims in Lucknow.

Deepika Padukone

2- Actress Deepika Padukone received a grand welcome from her fans on joining the TikTok platform. She got 1.2 mn followers on TikTok in less than 12 hrs.

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