Current Affairs 13th-August-2018

NATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Government Provides Fund Of Rs 66000 Crore To Increase Country’s Forest Cover: The Union Government has unlocked green funds worth over Rs 66,000 crore to increase the country’s forest cover. The fund is an accumulated amount of money, which user agencies have been depositing as compensation for diverting forest land for non-forest purposes, […]

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Current Affairs 12th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Meeting Of Senior Officials Of BIMSTEC Held: A special meeting of Senior Officials of the Bay of Bengal Initiatives for Multi-Sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was held in Kathmandu today. The meeting also agreed to recommend a theme “Towards a peaceful, Prosperous and Sustainable Bay of Bengal Region” for the Summit. […]

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Current Affairs 11th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018 To Be Conducted In Russia: As part of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) initiatives, SCO Peace Mission Exercise is conducted biennially for SCO member states. The joint exercise for the year 2018 will be conducted by Central Military Commission of Russia from 22 August to 29 August 2018 at […]

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Current Affairs 10th-August-2018

NATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS PM Modi announces setting up of 12 modern biofuel reneries: Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that 12 modern biofuel refineries worth ten thousand crore rupees will be established across the country. This will provide employment to 1.5 lakh youth. He was addressing an event on the occasion of World Biofuel Day 2018 […]

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Current Affairs 09th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Ivan Duque Sworn In As Colombia’s Next President: Ivan Duque was sworn in as the newly elected President of Colombia. He pledged to unite the country and improve economic growth. He pledged changes to tackle corruption and invigorate the economy and vowed to change the peace deal with the FARC rebel group. Other useful information: […]

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Current Affairs 08th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Xingkong-2: China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft: China successfully tested its first cutting-edge hypersonic “waverider” flight vehicle (aircraft) Xingkong-2 (Starry Sky-2). Waverider is flight vehicle that flies in atmosphere and uses shockwaves generated by its own hypersonic flight with air to glide at high speed. Currently, United States and Russia have been […]

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Current Affairs 07th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Saudi Arabia Freezes Trade Ties With Canada: Saudi Arabia has announced that it is freezing all new trade and investment with Canada over its interference in its internal affairs. The Saudi foreign ministry expelled the Canadian ambassador and recalled its own envoy in Canada. Other useful information: Saudi Arabia Capital:Riyadh Currency: Saudi riyal. Canada Capital: Ottawa Currency: Canadian […]

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Current Affairs 06th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS Japan Pips China To Become World’s 2nd Largest Stock Market: Japan has pipped China as the world’s number two stock market, according to a Bloomberg report. At one of the time, the Chinese market was worth $6.09 trillion next to Japan’s $6.17 trillion. Both markets are ranked after the US which is the world’s […]

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Current Affairs 05th-August-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFFAIRS UNICEF warns of another cholera outbreak in Yemen: World Health Organization (WHO) warned Yemen may be on the verge of another cholera epidemic, which could be deadlier than previous ones because of widespread malnutrition in the war-torn country. Other useful information: Yemen Capital – Sanaa Currency – Yemeni rial President – Abdrabbuh […]

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Current Affairs 04-AUGUST-2018

NATIONAL AFFAIRS PRADHAN MANTRI UJJWALA YOJANA ACHIEVES 5 CORE MARK •Loksabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan handed over 5 croreth LPG connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to Smt Takrdiran of Delhi in the Parliament House. The 5 crore feat has been achieved in the time period of over 2 years. •PM Modi launched Pradhan Mantri […]

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