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-US President Donald Trump picked Admiral Harry Harris as the next US ambassador to the South Korea.
2-The BJP lost power in Karnataka as Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned before the trust vote, as he did not have the numbers to prove his majority.
3-Following the resignation of BJP’s B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of his trust vote, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala has invited Janata-Dal-Secular’s legislative party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy to form the next government in the state.
4-SAD-The Shiromani Akali Dal
5- Prince Harry, sixth in line to the British throne, and US actress Meghan Markle married at Windsor Castle.
6-Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted Manchester United’s best-ever EPL player.
7-The Indian men and women boxers will be training in Ireland and Italy respectively ahead of the upcoming Asian Games.
8-Singer Akasa’s debut pop single ‘Thug Ranjha’ has become the most viewed Indian video worldwide on YouTube.
9- Over 30 crore light emitting diode (LED) bulbs have been distributed across the country by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) programme.
10-Tripura’s BJP government has announced new recruitment policy and it annulled the earlier employment rules framed by the previous Left Front government.
11-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a show cause notice to veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez for raising objections over the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) procedure of dealing with suspect bowling actions.
12-Activist Suhani Jalota has attended the royal wedding of Prince Hary and Meghan Markle in an elegant sari that was designed by Indian brand Raw Mango run by designer Sanjay Garg. Suhani Jalota runs Myna Mahila Foundation.
13-A court in New Delhi sentenced former Indian diplomat Madhuri Gupta to three years in jail for passing on sensitive information to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency.
14- UAE-based Aries Group to produce the film using its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to produce 1,000 regional films in the next five years under its ‘Project Indywood’.
15-West Bengal Government to honour Veteran singer Asha Bhosle on May 21.
16-Hockey India has named Rajinder Singh as its president after Mariamma Koshy submitted her resignation from the post.
17-Actress Poonam Dhillon has joined in Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Dil Hi Toh Hai’ show replacing actress Geetanjali Tikekar.
18-Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 26 on the occasion of the BJP government at the Centre completing four years in office.
19-Internationally acclaimed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra attended her friend and actress Meghan Markle’s wedding at the St. George’s Chapel in a lilac-hued outfit.
20-Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa along with co-legislator B. Sreeramulu resigned as Lok Sabha members after taking oath as the MLAs of the newly-constituted state Legislative Assembly.
21-IMG Reliance and the British Council have signed an agreement to bring global ‘Crafting Futures‘ programme to support female textile artisans.
22-Nepali photojournalist and mountaineer Purnima Shrestha scaled Mount Everest. She became the first photojournalist from the Himalayan country to stand atop.
23- NASA’s next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has successfully completed a lunar flyby on a mission to find thousands of new planets.
24- At least eight people were killed and many wounded in three consecutive explosions during a cricket match in Afghanistan‘s Nangarhar province.
25-Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day on Saturday.
26- Former BBC correspondent and veteran journalist Sir William Mark Tully was conferred the Mumbai Press Club’s RedInk Award 2018 for Lifetime Achievement.
27-Amitabh Bachchan has been feted by Tomasz Kozlowski, the European Union Ambassador to India, for being a bridge builder between India and Europe.
28-More than 100 people were killed after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed after takeoff from Havana‘s Jose Marti International Airport.