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-Mumbai girl Nehal Chudasama was crowned the Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva Miss Universe 2018 and she will compete at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant in Bangkok in December.
2-Vedanta’s Interim Chief Executive Officer K.K. Kaura has resigned.
3- State Bank of India (SBI)’s e-facilitation and e-corner facility for Indian army veterans at the Army Complex near Fort William in Kolkata has been inaugurated.
4-The Supreme Court-appointed third judge, Justice M. Sathyanarayanan, of the Madras High Court has reserved his decision relating to disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators.
5- Union Minister Harsh Vardhan has stressed the need of establishing an eco-tourism development board to advise on the methods of eco-tourism and policy implementation.
6-Cheteshwar Pujara scored an unbeaten 132 runs in the fourth Test at Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton. It helped India post 273 all-out in the first innings and take a 27-run lead on day 2.
7-Former President Pranab Mukherjee has dismissed reports that Pranab Mukherjee Foundation (PMF) could collaborate with the RSS in Haryana.
8-Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said that farmers of India, need to double their livestock production over the next 20 years to ensure more and safe food.
9- India’s women’s hockey team confined to a silver medal at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta for the second time as it lost 1-2 to Japan in the final at the Gelora Bung Karno Hockey Field in Jakarta.
10- Former India and Tamil Nadu batsman Subramaniam Badrinath has quit all forms of Cricket.
11- Congress President Rahul Gandhi has arrived in Kathmandu from Delhi for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
12-Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) in Delhi to ensure speedy financial inclusion for people across the country.
13-Chitra Sarwara, Shamina Shafiq appointed for the posts of General Secretaries of All India Mahila Congress (AIMC).
14- Kamineni Hospital in Narketpally in Telangana slammed four employees for their shocking act of taking a selfie with the body of TDP founder NTR’s son N. Harikrishna after he sustained road accident injuries and struggling for life.
15- The World Health Organization said that Eleven Southeast Asian countries will hold a five-day meeting in New Delhi to discuss priority health issues.
16- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli agreed to sign up railway line survey agreement in the Himalayan nation.
17-Jamshedpur FC signed India U-17 World Cup players Aniket Jadhav and Amarjit Singh till 2021.
18- Master artist Satish Gujral, iconic musician T. N. Krishnan and theatre doyen Ratan Thiyam were conferred lifetime achievement awards by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. They were presented in the Indian arts and culture space.
19-President Ram Nath Kovind will make a tour of Central Europe from September 2 which will cover Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic.
20- India will begin a census operation which will for the first time include a count of the backward classes. India is the second most populous country with 1.34 billion people.
21-Rajasthan’s new Chief Electoral Officer Anand Kumar has assumed charge.
22-The Delhi High Court stayed the Central Government’s ban on Oxytocin drug till October.
23-The Supreme Court has quashed an FIR lodged in Hyderabad against Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier, following her wink song from the film ‘Oru Addar Love.’
24-Mumbai neurosurgeon Dr. B.K. Misra has been named for Dr. B.C. Roy award.
25-Two Indian nationals, Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk were given the Ramon Magsaysay award. This award is popularly known as Asia’s Nobel Prize.
26-SoC– System-on-a-chip; WFP– The UN World Food Programme
27- Congress MP Kapil Sibal will be releasing a new book titled ‘Shades of Truth: A Journey Derailed’
28-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda inaugurated the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Bolangir.
29-Five Kerala team members were suspended by the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) and it fined another eight for dissent against captain Sachin Baby.
30- Indian men’s squash team lost to semi-final match to Hong Kong and settled for a bronze medal at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
31-Kerala flood-affected advised to take treatment for leptospirosis, mostly spread by rodents.
32-Consuming an extract of Camu Camu a fruit native to the Amazon can likely prevent obesity finds a study.
33-Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull retired from politics and resigned from Parliament.
34-Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s ‘Manto’ to be screened at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival. The film is helmed by actress-filmmaker Nandita Das.
35-Akshay Kumar featuring Gold is the first Hindi film to release in Saudi Arabia.
36-Reliance Animation and Rohit Shetty Picturezs Little Singham won the Best Property IP Award (Entertainment Licensing Property) at India Licensing Expo (ILE).
37-National award-winning Director Rituparno Ghosh is remembered on his 55th birth anniversary.
38- Dasho Tshering Wangchuk, Chief Advisor of the interim government of Bhutan met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Bimstec Summit in Kathmandu.
39- Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar won a silver medal in the 49er FX women sailing competition. Harshita Tomar won bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 category at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.
40-Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Thailand counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the Fourth Bimstec Summit in Kathmandu.
41-India, Pakistan discusses the implementation of Indus Waters Treaty projects during the 115th meeting of the India-Pakistan Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) in Lahore on August 29-30.
42-The Delhi government announced that people living in the national capital will get doorstep delivery of about 100 services starting from September 10.
43- Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh was admitted to the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) in Shimla for treatment of chest infection.
44-The Fourth Bimstec Summit concluded in Kathmandu after issuing an 18-point Kathmandu Declaration.
45-A court in New Delhi has issued a production warrant against former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and granted bail to his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav and some others in connection with a 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract case.
46-Google Assistant will now be able to understand and speak more than one language at a time.
47- President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organisation (WTO).