Current affairs one liners- 2020- Bits for competitive exams

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Current affairs one liners- 2020- Important bits

1-Indore has grabbed the top position in the cleanliness charts for two successive consecutive quarters among cities with population crossing over 10 lakh. Kolkata city was the worst performer.

2- Jamshedpur has achieved the first position in the cleanliness charts for two successive consecutive quarters among cities with a population of 1 lakh to 10 lakh.

3-Hardeep Singh Puri is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Hardeep Singh Puri
Hardeep Singh Puri

4- The National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has released the 2nd edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index.

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(NITI) Aayog- Important Points

  • Amitabh Kant is the CEO of NITI Aayog.
  • The National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog is a policy think tank that was established in 2015 replacing Planning Commission.
  • NITI Aayog was formed through a resolution of the Union Cabinet on January 1, 2015. It is formed to serve the needs and aspirations of the people of India in a better way.
  • NITI Aayog is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body.
  • The first vice-chairman of Niti Aayog is Arvind Panagariya. He served the position between January 2015 and August 2017. He is an Indian-American economist.
  • The president of Niti Aayog is Narendra Modi.
  • The President of India is the First Citizen of India.

5-According to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index. India’s composite score has accelerated from 57 in 2018 to 60 in 2019.

6-Kerala is the first rank holder in the composite SDG Index having a score of 70. It is followed by Himachal Pradesh at 69.

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7-Bihar found the the bottom place at Niti Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index.

8-Five states namely Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Sikkim, Karnataka, Goa, moved to the ‘Front Runner’ category (65–99) from the ‘Performer’ category.

9- NIF- National Indicator Framework

  • MoSPI- The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
  • NPF= Naga People’s Front

10- For the ninth time, Bengaluru will host the 107th edition of the Indian Science Congress. The event will be hosted by the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bengaluru.

  • The theme for the 107th edition is- ‘science and technology: rural development’. The congress has chosen the theme.
  • 15,000 delegates, including 8,000 students and 74 scientists from abroad will participate in the event.

11-PPRTMS- Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System. It is launched by the Election Commission of India.

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12-The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will develop a 2nd launch port in Thoothukodi district in Tamil Nadu.

  • The ISRO Chairman is K.Sivan.

*ISRO Headquarter is Bengaluru; It was established in 1969.

13- ‘Gaganyaan’ is India’s 1st manned mission to outer space. It will be launched by 2022.

14-The Chandrayaan–3 mission to the moon, comprising of a lander and a rover has been approved by the government.

15-President of Nepal: Bidhya Devi Bhandari has launched the ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ at Dasaratha Rangashala in Kathmandu.

Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Bidhya Devi Bhandari
  • Mythical creature Yeti is the mascot of the campaign.
  • Prime Minister of Nepal is K P Sharma Oli.

16-Nagaland Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu has died. He was the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader.

17-Chief Minister of Nagaland is Neiphiu Rio. The Governor is R. N. Ravi.

18- The re-employment of V K Yadav as the Chairman of Railway Board has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

19- The 25th Governor of RBI is Shaktikant Das; RBI Headquarter is in Mumbai; RBI is founded on 1 April 1935, Kolkata.

20- MANI-Mobile Aided Note Identifier. It is anmobile app launched by RBI to help the visually challenged people to identify the denomination of a currency note.

21-Guinea-Bissau presidential election is won by Umaro Cissoko Embalo. He is replacing the incumbent President Jose Mario Vaz.

22-The Pacific nation of Palau has become the 1st nation to ban reef toxic sun cream which is harmful to corals and sea life.

23-Tribal Museum will be set up in Ranchi Jharkhand.

24-The chief guest for the year 2020 republic day parade is Brazilian president, Jair Messias Bolsonaro.

Jair Messias Bolsonaro
Jair Messias Bolsonaro

25-The 72nd Army Day is being celebrated all across the country on January 15.

  • Indian Army Day- January 15

26-The Union minister for women and child development Smriti Irani came forward launching 3 welfare schemes for women in Goa.

Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani
  • The schemes are Yashaswini Scheme for Women Entrepreneurship, Swasthya Sahayak Project and breast cancer screening initiative handheld device helping the detection of cancer.

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27-India’s first e-waste clinic is opened in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

28-The 31st International Kite Festival began in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

29-Michael Debaprata Patra is appointed as the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India.

30-Former DG of CRPF Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar took charge as the Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Current Affairs- Grammy Awards 2018 winners list

 

 

 

Grammy Awards 2018 winners list

 

Grammy Awards
Grammy Awards 2018

A Grammy Award or Grammy is an award to recognize achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. It is presented by The Recording Academy.

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards were held on January 28, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The awards were selected honoring the best achievements from October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2017.

The R&B singer Bruno Mars took home a total of six awards including Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has registered five wins including Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Performance.

British singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran won the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album for ‘Divide’. He also won the Best Pop Solo Performance for the album’s single ‘Shape of You’.

The Recording Academy on Sunday has announced the complete list of Grammy Awards winners.

Album Of The Year

* Bruno Mars – 24K Magic (winner)

Song Of The Year

* Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like (winner)

Record Of The Year

* Bruno Mars – 24K Magic (winner)

Best New Artist

* Alessia Cara (winner)

Alessia Cara
Alessia Cara

Best rap album

*Kendrick Lamar – Damn (winner)

Best pop album

* Ed Sheeran – (winner)

Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance

* Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You (winner)

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

* Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still (winner)

Best Dance/Electronic Album:

* Kraftwerk – 3-D The Catalogue (winner)

Best Dance Recording

* LCD Soundsystem – Tonite (winner)

Best Metal Performance

* Mastodon – Sultan’s Curse (winner)

Best Rock Performance:

* Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker (winner)

Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen

Best Rock Album

* The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding (winner)

Best Rock Song

* Foo Fighters – Run (winner)

Best R&B Performance

* Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like (winner)

Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars

Best alternative album

* The National – Sleep Well Beast (winner)

Best Rap Performance

* Kendrick Lamar – Humble (winner)

Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar

Best Urban Contemporary Album

* The Weeknd – Starboy (winner)

Best Rap Song

* Kendrick Lamar – Humble (winner)

Best Rap/Sung Performance

* Kendrick Lamar feat Rihanna – Loyalty (winner)

Best Musical Theatre Album

* Dear Evan Hansen (winner)

Best Country Album

* Chris Stapleton – From A Room: Volume 1 (winner)

Chris Stapleton
Chris Stapleton

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

* La La Land (Justin Hurwitz) (winner)

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

* La La Land (winner)

Best Song Written For Visual Media

* How Far I’ll Go – from Moana (winner)

Best Music Video

* Kendrick Lamar – Humble (winner)

Best Producer

* Greg Kurstin (winner)

Greg Kurstin
Greg Kurstin

 

Best Music Film

* Various Artists – The Defiant Ones (winner)

Best Jazz Vocal Album: ‘Dreams And Daggers’, Cecile McLorin Salvant.

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: ‘Rebirth’, Billy Childs.

 

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Current Affairs Miscellaneous- November 30, 2017

 

Current Affairs Miscellaneous

Current Affairs
Current Affairs

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.

 

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Find Latest Current Affairs 2017


1-Maharashtra  stands as the Indias single largest consumer of electricity.


2-Indonesia country volcano is Bali that got alert to highest level recently.


3-N Sambasiva Rao appointed Andhra Pradesh DGP


4-Jitendra Prasad announces exclusive Rural Livelihood scheme for Northeast


5- World Health Organisation institute first time releases guidelines on child sex abuse.


6-First Indian casino game training course center developed in Goa.


7- Scientists from New Zealand have developed world’s first artificial intelligence politician named SAM.


8- Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Hyderabad Metro station on 28th November.


9-Google offers 1,30,000 scholarships for developers and students to Skill India mission.


10-Twelfth meeting of Standing Committee of Inter-State Council held at New Delhi


11-NPPA cap prices hiked for 51 medicines recently.


12-Maharashtra state Chief Minister and Tendulkar lay the foundation stone of healthcare center for children.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar


13-India and Finland country joins hands with India to boost mutual ties in IT renewable energy.


14-Punjab state Government Notifies Ban on Truckers’ cartelization.


15-Axis Bank Launches Blockchain-based International Payment Service.


16-Aditya L1 Mission ISRO first sun mission to take off in the year 2019.


17-President Ram Nath Kovind calls for strengthening justice delivery system in the country.

Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind


18-Ritu Phogat bags silver medal in U-23 World Wrestling Championship.


19-Kotak Mahindra Bank launches Smart Banking 247 e-Lobbies.


20-Indian Railways install Asia’s largest Solid State Interlocking (SSI) in Kharagpur.


21-Gopi Thonakal becomes 1st Indian man to win Asian Marathon Championship.


22- India asks UN to declare 2018 as International Year of Millets.


23-Newton film won big at Asia Pacific Screen Awards recently.


24-Golden temple place awarded as most visited place in the World.


25-China Successfully Launches Remote Sensing Satellites.


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