Current Affairs for various competitive examinations
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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-Indian adventurist Shital Rane-Mahajan dived from over 5,000 feet in Finland with a Tricolour to mark India’s 72nd Independence Day.
2- Chilean capital Santiago has been chosen as the host city for next year’s Copa Libertadores final.
3- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Qaiser was elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly or the lower house of the country’s Parliament.
4-The Australian Senate has appointed its first female Muslim member, Mehreen Faruqi.
5-The Bangladesh Assistant High Commission in Agartala observed the country’s ‘National Mourning Day’, to mark the 43rd death anniversary of the first Bangladesh President ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
6-Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will fly an Indian astronaut into space for the first time by 2022.
7-The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated in Telangana with the launch of two major schemes – free eye screening for all citizens and life insurance for farmers.
8-NPCI-The National Payments Council of India
9-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a universal health scheme in the state that will benefit 70 lakh families.
10- The Uttar Pradesh government imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale, and transport of all plastic and thermocol items.
11- Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised a group of six women officers of the Navy for circumnavigating the globe. He said that the nation’s daughters have crossed the seven seas and painted the world in tricolor.
12- Vienna (Austria’s capital) has topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2018. It defeated Australian city Melbourne, which had topped the list for the past seven years.
13-Top 10 Cities in Global Liveability Index 2018 * Vienna * Melbourne * Osaka * Calgary * Sydney * Vancouver * Toronto * Tokyo * Copenhagen * Adelaide
14-Nation celebrates it’s 72nd Independence Day today (15th August) with patriotic fervor.
15-Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the prestigious public healthcare scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan / Ayushman Bharat Healthcare Scheme will be launched on September 25 this year.
16-PM Narendra Modi announced that Women recruited through Short Service Commission in the Armed forces will be given the status of permanent commission like their male counterparts.
17-A 10-day Pineapple Festival showcasing different varieties of the fruit has been organized in Thayong, a remote village in Manipur’s Imphal.
18-Elon Musk-led SpaceX has unveiled its Crew Dragon spacecraft and introduced four NASA astronauts for its first manned mission.
19-Iran today unveiled the next-generation of its ‘Fateh’ short-range ballistic missile in a range of between 300 and 500 kilometers amid ongoing tensions with the US.
20-Bengaluru-based e-commerce startup Flipkart today shut down eBay India, more than a year after acquiring it.
21-Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was sworn in as Chhattisgarh Governor in Raipur today. She was given additional charge of Chhattisgarh after governor Balram Das Tandon died yesterday.
22-Former Indian team spinner Ramesh Powar has been named as the Indian women’s cricket team coach.
23-Facebook won the rights to show Spanish top-flight soccer league in the Indian subcontinent. It has signed an agreement to show the ‘La Liga’ games free of charge for the next three years.
24-Major Aditya Kumar and rifleman Aurangzeb (posthumously) were awarded the Shaurya Chakra, the 3rd highest peacetime gallantry award in India.