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-Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman is Bibek Debroy.
2-The United Nations’ cultural agency has awarded the World Press Freedom Prize Monday to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer Mahmoud Abu Zeid. He is a photojournalist, also known as Shawkan.
3- Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed MoU to utilise airstrips under the Udan air regional connectivity scheme.
4-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district.
5-Coal Ministry’s Additional Secretary Suresh Kumar has assumed the additional charge as its Chairman and Managing Director.
6-Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu has rejected an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Dipak Misra.
7-MSMEs- Micro, small and medium enterprises; CPEC– China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
8-Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said hostel students belonging to SC, ST and OBC families will be entitled to 15 kg of foodgrain per month at subsidized rates.
9- Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) has been removed from Meghalaya and reduced it to eight police stations in Arunachal Pradesh.
10-Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrived in Beijing to take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meeting.
11-Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned.
12-At $69 bn India is the highest recipient of remittances in 2017, said World Bank.
13-Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a two-day state visit to Nepal on May 11.
14-Wikipedia has deployed a new ‘page previews’ feature to make browsing easy.
15- Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, named by UK-based Financial Times a possible candidate for Bank of England top job.
16-France’s National Assembly has approved a controversial immigration bill.
17-India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Chinese President Xi Jinping and they had a crucial one-on-one meeting with Vice President Wang Qishan.
18-Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William, gave birth to a baby boy.
19-Paraguay’s ruling Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo Benitez elected Paraguay president.
20-Russia has banned Google’s IP addresses to block Telegram.
21-Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik are set to become parents.
22-All India Council of Sports (AICS) President is Vijay Kumar Malhotra.