Current Affairs-7th-December-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS Dubai Crown Prince launches world’s largest Arabic audio library Dubai Crown Prince Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the largest Arabic audio library in the world. The Dubai Audio Library, which targets seven million visually impaired people in the Arab world, was an initiative undertaken by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in collaboration with […]

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Current Affairs-6th-December-2018

National News 1. India Signs An Agreement With Peru For Co-operation In Customs Matters i. India signed an agreement with Peru for co-operation and mutual assistance in Customs Matters. It provides a legal framework for the sharing of information and intelligence between the Customs authorities of the two countries. ii. The agreement will also help in the proper application of Customs laws, prevention […]

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Current Affairs-5th-December-2018

National News 1. India, UAE Sign Currency Swap Agreement i. India and UAE have signed an agreement on Currency Swap. The two countries also signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Development Cooperation in Africa. The documents were signed after the 12th session of India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting for Economic and Technical Cooperation. ii. The meeting was jointly co-chaired by External […]

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Current Affairs-4th-December-2018

  NATIONAL NEWS 80th session WCO policy commission held in Mumbai The 80th Session of the three-day Policy Commission of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) will begin in Mumbai. Issues like trade facilitation and controlling illicit financial flow will be discussed during the three-day event, the opening session of which will be addressed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The meeting is […]

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Current Affairs-3rd-December-2018

INTERNATIONAL NEWS Katowice Climate Change Conference 2018 Held in Poland Following a year of devastating climate disasters around the globe, from California to Kerala, and Tonga to Japan, the annual UN climate change conference (COP24) opened in the Polish city of Katowice on December 3 with the goal of finalising the implementation guidelines for the Paris Climate […]

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Current Affairs-1st-December-2018

International News   1: Australia Become 1st Country To Recognise ‘Orphanage Trafficking’ As Slavery i. Australia has become the first country in the world to recognise ‘orphanage trafficking’ as a form of modern slavery. Children from smaller countries are recruited in orphanages in the West for the purpose of profit through foreign aid. ii. According to the US State Department, “many orphanages […]

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Current Affairs-30th-November-2018

International News 1. N Korea releases photos of its latest, highest-ever ICBM The missile reached an altitude of around 4500 km over 10 times higher than the orbit of NASA’s International Space Station, before landing off Japan’s coast. N Korea claims that the ICBM is capable of hitting all of the US mainland. 2. Al-Qaeda […]

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Current Affairs-29th-November-2018

International News 1.Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Oxford Award. Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the Freedom of Oxford Awardover her inaction in handling the raging Rohingya refugee crisis. Oxford city council in London voted unanimously to permanently remove the honour given to 72-year-old Suu Kyi […]

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Current Affairs-28th-November-2018

National News 1. PM Modi inaugurates 30-km Metro rail line in Hyderabad PM inaugurated the first phase of Hyderabad Metro Rail. The metro line will have 24 stations with fares ranging from Rs.10 to Rs.60. 2. 12-yr-old boy helps his village become cleanest in Manali A boy from Bran village in Himachal Pradesh’s Manali helped […]

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Current Affairs-27th-November-2018

International News 1. 40k flee as Indonesia raises volcano alert to highest level This comes after authorities issued highest level warning following eruption from the Mount Agung volcano. Authorities closed the Bali island’s airport and 445 flights were cancelled, leaving 59,000 passengers stranded on the island. 2. NZ gets world’s first AI politician ’SAM’ can […]

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