Current Affairs 12th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Malaysian Government abolishes Capital punishment: The Malaysian government decided to scrap capital punishment following strong domestic opposition to the practice. Currently, Capital punishment in Malaysia is mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking, among other crimes. World Bank’s Human Capital Index: Singapore Tops, India Ranks 115th: As part of […]

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Current Affairs 11th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman In France On 3-Day Visit: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has left for Paris on a three-day visit to France. Ms Sitharaman will hold wide-ranging talks with her French counterpart Florence Parly on ways to deepen strategic cooperation between the two countries and also deliberate on major regional and global issues of […]

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Current Affairs 10th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Clear Sky 2018: Ukraine Launches Air Exercises With NATO Countries Ukraine began a series of large-scale air force exercises with the United States and other NATO countries. The “Clear Sky 2018” war games are being held in western Ukraine.  Some 700 troops are taking part, half of them from NATO member countries including the United […]

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Current Affairs 09th-October-2018

NATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Government reconstitutes Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority: Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA). This comes after tenure of the last EPCA expired on October 3, 2018. Government sanctions 5 new battalions of Rapid Action Force: Union Ministry […]

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Current Affairs 08th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS President Ram Nath Kovind In Tajikistan On 3-Day Visit: President Ram Nath Kovind has reached Tajikistan on a three-day visit to Central Asian Country. He arrived in Dushanbe and was received by Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan Zokirzoda Mahmad Toir.  He is scheduled to hold talks with the top leadership of Tajikistan to strengthen ties […]

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Current Affairs 07th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS World’s first full-sized Hyperloop capsule unveiled in Spain: The world’s first full-sized Hyperloop passenger capsulehas been unveiled in Spain giving those in attendance a glimpse of the future. California based company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (Hyperloop TT) revealed the slimline capsule, which can reach speeds of 1,220 kilometres per hour. Other useful information: […]

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Current Affairs 05th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Aung San Suu Kyi, 1st Person To Lose Honorary Canadian Citizenship: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of the honorary Canadian citizenship for her role in gross human rights violations against the Rohingya people.  The Canadian Senate formally revoked the symbolic honour that was bestowed on Suu Kyi […]

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Current Affairs 04th-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Dubai’s BurjKhalifa pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi: Pictures of Mahatma Gandhi and his messages were beamed on Dubai’s BurjKhalifa to mark his birth anniversary. Indian embassies had arranged LED projections highlighting Mahatma Gandhi’s life and philosophy at over 120 locations globally. NATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Russian President Vladimir Putin In India On 2-Day […]

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Current Affairs 03rd-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS India releases commemorative stamps in Netherlands to mark Gandhi Jayanti: The Indian embassy in the Netherlandsreleased commemorative stamps in honour of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. The stamps were released in the country’s iconic Peace Palace, home to the International Court of Justice, by the Indian Postal Department and were presented by […]

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Current Affairs 02nd-October-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Nobel scandal: French photographer imprisoned for rape The French photographer, Jean-Claude Arnault, who has close links to the Swedish Academy and was embroiled into controversies for sexual assault, was convicted. The 72- year-old has been sentenced to two years in prison for rape. India, Uzbekistan join hands for developing ICT Sector: Minister […]

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