December 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Centre to rename 3 islands of Andaman & Nicobar The Centre has reportedly decided to rename Ross Island, Neil Island and Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island, Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep respectively. Read More …

November 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL First-ever India Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue The first-ever India Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue was held at St. Petersburg in Russia. Indian side was led by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar and Russian delegation headed by Economic Development Minister Read More …

October 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Angela Merkel to step down as German chancellor in 2021 Germany’s Angela Merkel has said she will step down as chancellor in 2021, following recent election setbacks. She also said she would not seek re-election as leader of the Read More …

September 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL $57.1 Billion loan disbursed to Argentina as the Biggest Loan in IMF’s History The International Monetary Fund staff and Argentina authorities have reached an agreement on a 36-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) totaling to US$57.1 billion through 2021 approved. Nelson Mandela Read More …

August 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World’s smallest medical robot sets Guinness record America Scientists have made a new Guinness World Record by developing the world’s smallest medical robot. The robot is only 120 nanometres in size. It would help in cancer and Alzheimer’s treatments Read More …

July 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India ranks 6th Global Optimism Index India was ranked 6th in the global optimism index with business optimism tepid in second quarter (Q2) of 2018. The index was released as part of GrantThornton’s International Business Report (IBR), a quarterly Read More …

June 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Norway World’s Best Country in Traffic Safety According to a report from organization European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Norway observes the lowest rate of traffic accidents in the world, leaving behind other European countries. Norway accounts for 20 deaths Read More …

May 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Ibrahima Kassory Fofana sworn in as PM of Guinea Ibrahima Kassory Fofana took charge as the prime minister of Guinea. He replaced Mamady Youla. Earlier, Ibrahima Kassory Fofana was minister in charge of public investment & relations with the Read More …

April 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL US senate approves Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State The US Senate voted to approve former CIA director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, after a bruising battle by Democrats against President Donald Trump’s nominee. Iran bans Banks from Read More …

March 2018 Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Sisi wins second term as Egypt President Incumbent Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been re-elected to the post for the second time. Sisi won the elections with a brute majority, amassing a massive 92 percent vote share. New Read More …