Current Affairs for the year of 2018 - 2017

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  • Strategic Forces Command kept out of scope of RTI Act, 2005
    Miscellaneous India
    The Strategic Forces Command (SFC), which forms part of the National Command Authority (NCA), was on 30 July 2016 added to the Second Schedule of the Right to Information Act (RTI), 2005. In this regard, Union Government issued a notification mentioning SFC has been brought under sub-section (2) of...
  • Six Indian WW1 warriors became part of Digital Archive of United Kingdom
    Miscellaneous World
    Six Indian World War I (WW-I) heroes on 20 June 2016 became part of Britain’s new digital archive. The archive was launched as part of UK government’s centenary celebrations of WW-I and aims to tell the inspiring stories of war heroes. The new Digital Archive was launched by Foreign and Commonwealth...
  • Veteran journalist Inder Malhotra took his last breath
    Miscellaneous India
    Veteran journalist Inder Malhotra passed away on 11 June 2016 following a long illness. He was 86. Who was Inder Malhotra? • Malhotra worked as the resident editor of The Statesman in New Delhi from 1965 to 1971. • He was the also the India correspondent for The Guardian from 1965 to 1978. • He...
  • Maria Sharapova suspended for two years from Tennis
    Sports World
    Maria Sharapova was suspended for two years from Tennis by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on 8 June 2016 for using a prohibited drug. She will remain under suspension for two years, commencing on 26 January 2016. The Russian tennis sensation was provisionally banned in March 2016 after testing...
  • Lok Sabha passes the Anti Hijacking Bill
    Politics India
    The Lok Sabha on 9 May 2016 passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014. The Bill seeks to repeal The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982. It gives effect to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, 1970 and it’s Protocol Supplementary, signed on 10 September 2010. The Bill provides for the...
  • UNODC launches inaugural World Wildlife Crime Report
    Environment and Ecology World
    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on 24 May 2016 launched its inaugural World Wildlife Crime Report. The report highlights how the poaching and illegal trade of thousands of different species across the globe present real environmental dangers. The report also urges shared responsibility...
  • UN appointed Israel as Chair of a permanent committee
    Miscellaneous World
    The United Nations General Assembly on 13 June 2016 elected Israel to chair its Legal Committee, which is also known as the Sixth Committee. It is for the first time ever that Israel has been chosen to head one of its six permanent committees. In the secret ballot election, Israel received 109 Yes votes....
  • Brazil declared free of measles by World Health Organisation
    Miscellaneous World
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on 26 July 2016 declared Brazil free of measles. The step was taken after no case of the disease was registered in 2015. From 1985 to 2000, Brazil saw no domestic cases of measles, although it broke out in 2013 in the northeastern states of Pernambuco and Ceara. The...
  • Corridor-1 of Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-I approved by Union Cabinet
    Miscellaneous India
    The Union Cabinet on 1 June 2016 approved the proposal for Extension of Corridor-1 of Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I Project from Washermanpet to Wimconagar. It covers a length of 9.051 km at a total cost of 3770 crore rupees. Highlights of the Proposal • The project will be executed by the existing SPV...
  • 2016 Rogers Cup finished
    Sports World
    Serbian Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep of Romania on 31 July 2016 won men’s and women’s singles title in the 2016 Rogers Cup. The Rogers Cup also known as Canadian Open/Masters was held in Toronto (for men) and Montreal (for women) from 25 July to 31 July 2016. The men's competition is a Masters...
  • NASA successfully deploys Bigelow Expandable Activity Module
    Science and Technology World
    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Bigelow Aerospace on 28 May 2016 successfully deployed the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) on the International Space Station. It is the first experimental inflatable room attached to the space station. Bigelow Expandable Activity...
  • BS Bassi, the former Delhi Police Commissioner appointed UPSC member
    Miscellaneous India
    The President Pranab Mukherjee on 31 May 2016 appointed Bhim Sain Bassi, IPS (Retd) as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). He will hold the constitutional post till February 2021, from the day when he enters the office. About BS Bassi • He is an officer of Indian Police Service of...
  • Solar policy approved by Delhi Government
    Miscellaneous India
    The Delhi Government on 6 June 2016 announced implementation of its solar policy. The policy aims at making the national capital a solar city with installation of 1 GW solar power capacity by 2020. This target is proposed to double it to 2 GW during further next five years. The policy has been prepared...
  • Loan approved by World Bank to support rooftop solar program
    Miscellaneous World
    The World Bank Board on 13 May 2016 approved a 625 million US dollars loan to support the India’s program to generate electricity from widespread installation of rooftop solar photo-voltaic (PV). The Board also approved a co-financing loan of 120 million US dollars on concessional terms and a 5 million...
  • World Hypertension Day observed worldwide
    Miscellaneous World
    The World Hypertension Day (WHD) was observed across the world on 17 May 2016 with the theme Know Your Numbers. The theme know your numbers is related with the goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world. The WHD 2016 challenge is to screen three million adults....
  • China bug Chan's Megastick declared world's longest insect
    Miscellaneous World
    The Insect Museum of West China on 5 May 2016 announced that a stick insect measuring 62.4 centimeters has broken the record for length among the world’s 807625 known insects. The insect, named Phobaeticus chani or Chan's megastick was discovered two years ago in the southern province of Guangxi,...
  • Draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy 2016 publicized
    Miscellaneous India
    Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on 14 June 2016 released Draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy 2016. The policy was unveiled as part of Union Government’s attempt to reach the target of 175 Gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity from renewable energy sources by 2022. It includes 100 GW...
  • Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar wins 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award
    Miscellaneous World
    Aditi Krishnakumar, an Indian woman author in Singapore, in fourth week of May 2016 won the 'Scholastic Asian Book Award'. She was awarded for her 32000-word manuscript "Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus". She won the 10000 Singapore dollar award for her manuscript that carried contemporary feel...
  • Kiran Bedi appointed Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry
    Politics India
    BJP leader and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi was appointed as the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Puducherry on 22 May 2016. Puducherry will now have a full time Lt. Governor after a gap of two year. She will succeed Ajay Kumar Singh, the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, who was holding...
  • National Disaster Management Plan released by Prime Minister
    Miscellaneous India
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 June 2016 released the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP). The plan aims to make India disaster resilient and reduce loss of lives. It is the first of its kind of national plan prepared in India. It emphasizes on a greater need for Information, Education and Communication...
  • Rakesh Kumar Mishra appointed Director of CCMB
    Miscellaneous India
    Rakesh Kumar Mishra on 19 May 2016 was appointed the new Director of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Who is Rakesh Kumar Mishra? • Mishra is a noted expert in the study of function of genes. • He had joined CCMB in...
  • A new record created by Indian men's 4x400m relay team
    Sports India
    The Indian men's 4x400m relay team on 12 June 2016 created a new national record, clocking 3:02.17 at the International Sprint and Relay Teams Cup at Erzurum, Turkey. The team improved the previous record of 3:02.62 set at the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. On the other hand, the Indian women's 4x400m...
  • Peru's Presidential Election won by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
    Politics World
    Peruvian economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski defeated his rival Keiko Fujimori with a thin margin to become Peru’s next President. The National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) on 9 June 2016 announced that the Peruvian political organization Peruanos Por el Kambio received the most votes representing...
  • Cyclonic storm ROANU to strike Andhra Pradesh coast: IMD
    Environment and Ecology India
    The cyclonic storm ROANU that emerged in the west central Bay of Bengal was in news. It came into news after India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its prediction said that the Cyclone is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by 20 May 2016 night and will hit Andhra coast. At present, ROANU...
  • MoU to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on geospatial technology signed between Railways and PEC University of Technology
    Miscellaneous India
    Ministry of Railways and PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh on 30 May 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways at the University. The MoU was signed in the backdrop of 2016-17 Railway Minister’s Budget announcement....
  • NBCC to launch Ganga cleaning project in Bihar
    Miscellaneous India
    National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) in the last week of May 2016 announced that it will soon launch a project aimed at cleaning River Ganga in Bihar. In December 2015, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation hired NBCC to carry out the feasibility...
  • AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa sworn-in as Tamil Nadu CM
    Politics India
    All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Supremo Jayalalithaa was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 23 May 2016. Governor Dr K Rosaiah administered the oath of office and secrecy for her at the Centenary Auditorium, Madras University. This is Jayalalithaa’s second consecutive...
  • 2016 Asian 6-Red snooker title won by Pankaj Advani
    Sports India
    India’s ace cueist Pankaj Advani on 22 May 2016 won the Asian 6-Red snooker title. To win this tile for the first time, he defeated top-seeded Malaysian Keen Hoh Moh 7-5 in the finals held in Abu Dhabi. To reach the finals, he defeated Aditya Mehta, an Indian player, 6-1 in a semi final match. With...
  • Michel Barnier elected as Chief Brexit Negotiator by European Commission
    Miscellaneous World
    The European Union’s executive on 27 July 2016 appointed Michel Barnier, former French Financial Services Commissioner, as its Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom’s exit from the bloc. Barnier was appointed under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. He will be a prominent figure in the...
  • An agreement signed between Microsoft and AICTE to build app for HRD ministry's SWAYAM platform
    Miscellaneous India
    Microsoft was on 17 June 2016 selected as the technical partner to build a mobile Application (app) for Union Human Resources Development Ministry's SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) platform. The platform will launch 2000 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) for over three...
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