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-Wrestler Bajrang Punia, who won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 65 kg category at Asian Games dedicated his medal to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
2-Cheteshwar Pujara (56) and skipper Virat Kohli (54) helped India take their overall lead to 362 at lunch as India were 194/2 in their second innings on the third day of the third Test against England in Nottingham on Sunday.
3-Shooter Deepak Kumar clinched silver in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle category at Asian Games in Jakarta.
4-Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his government has abandoned plans to set an emissions reduction target in legislation.
5- Actress Sujata Kumar, who played late veteran actress Sridevi’s sibling in the film ‘English Vinglish’ has died of cancer, revealed by her sister Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, the actress-singer.
6-Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi paid homage to his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary.
7-The Indian women’s kabaddi team won the second win at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games as they defeated Thailand 33-23 in Jakarta.
8-Pakistani-origin Mehreen Faruqi became the first Muslim Australian senator.
9-Shooter Apurvi Chandela bowed out of the women’s 10m Air Rifle finals as she finished fifth in the category in Jakarta.
10-Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has defeated Switzerland’s Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the Western & Southern Open in Mason (United States).
11-Sixteen members of newly-elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s 21-strong cabinet took oath at a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad.
12-A memoir of legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne will be published in October. Shane Warne is widely regarded as one of the finest bowlers in the history of the game.
13-Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before an accountability court in Islamabad for the hearings of the two remaining corruption references against him.
14-A court in New Delhi granted bail to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh‘s son Vikramaditya who has been accused of money laundering.
15-A case was filed against cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu in a Bihar court for insulting Indian Army by hugging Pakistan Army Chief at the swearing-in of Imran Khan as Prime Minister of that country.
16-India’s shooter Lakshay won the silver medal by finishing second in the men’s trap final at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.
17- Northern states have unanimously decided to set up a common secretariat, to be based in Panchkula near Chandigarh in a fight against narcotic drugs.
18-Four players have been expelled from Japan’s men’s basketball team at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia for allegedly hiring sex workers.
19-Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold. She defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in the 50-kilogram women’s Freestyle final.
20-CAIT– The Confederation of All India Traders
21-The Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that IIT-PAL lectures will now be available on the ‘Swayam’ platform and can be accessed on mobile phones anytime.
22-CAMPA-Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority
23-Westland Publications Pvt. Ltd. has announced the acquisition of former Indian cricketer V.V.S. Laxman‘s autobiography.
24- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi has tendered his resignation.