Current Affairs in Short: 6 December 2018

Dec 6, 2018
The members of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil-producing countries are scheduled to meet in Vienna to discuss ways to manage the oil output, supply glut and demand slowdown.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 December 2018

Dec 5, 2018
The United States re-established a "permanent diplomatic presence" in Somalia for the first time in 27 years. The department spokeswoman Heather Nauert called the new move another step forward in formalising US diplomatic engagement in Mogadishu.

Current Affairs in Short: 4 December 2018

Dec 4, 2018
Croatian Captain and midfielder Luka Modric, who had led Croatia to its maiden Cup final before they lost to France in the summit clash, has won the 2018 Ballon d'Or. With the win, the 33-year old has become the first player other than Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo or Argentina’s Lionel Messi to claim the award in more than a decade.

Current Affairs in Short: 3 December 2018

Dec 3, 2018
Qatar decided to withdraw its membership from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from January 2019. The announcement was made by Qatar’s Energy Minister, Saad al-Kaabi at a press conference in Doha.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 26 November to 1 December 2018

Dec 1, 2018
Nearly four years after moving to a new GDP series, the Union Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOSPI) on November 28, 2018 released the revised Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for the years 2004-2005 to 2010-2011.

Current Affairs in Short: 29 November 2018

Nov 29, 2018
University Grants Commission decided to set up a Consortium of Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) which will prepare a fresh list of credible quality journals in the non-science disciplines. The the percentage of research articles published in poor quality journals is reported to be high in India which has adversely affected its image.

Current Affairs in Short: 28 November 2018

Nov 28, 2018
The International Cricket Council on November 26, 2018 submitted its bid for the inclusion of T20 women's cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Cricket has made just one appearance at the Games previously, with men playing in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur.

Current Affairs in Short: 27 November 2018

Nov 27, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will soon launch ‘HysIS’, the country's first hyperspectral imaging satellite for advanced Earth observation. About 30 small satellites of foreign customers will be its co-passengers on the PSLV launcher, numbered C-43.

Current Affairs in Short: 26 November 2018

Nov 26, 2018
The Uttarakhand government has decided to rename the Dehradun airport after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpaye. The proposal to rename the Jolly Grant airport after Vajpayee was approved by the state cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 19 November to 24 November 2018

Nov 24, 2018
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 November 2018

Nov 23, 2018
Popular Indian singer Nahid Afrin of Assam has been appointed as the first 'Youth Advocate' of the north-eastern region by the UNICEF to fight for child rights. The UNICEF engages 'Youth Advocates' to harness their voice as agents of change in society.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 November 2018

Nov 22, 2018
Filmmaker Nandita Das will be honoured with the International Federation of Film Producers Associations Award at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane on November 29, 2018. Das will be presented the award in recognition of her achievement in film in the Asia Pacific region.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 November 2018

Nov 21, 2018
Patients across the country have saved around Rs 15,000 crore under government’s initiative of ensuring ‘Affordable, Quality Medicines for All’. It is a big step in ensuring that no citizen suffers due to lack of affordable and good quality medicines.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 November 2018

Nov 20, 2018
The RBI board has decided to set up a high-powered committee to examine issues related to surplus capital of Rs 9.69 lakh crore with the central bank and advised it to consider a scheme for restructuring stressed assets in the MSME sector.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 November 2018

Nov 19, 2018
The Delhi Government has formed a committee to revise auto fares. The 11-member fare revision committee chaired by Special Commissioner of Transport Anil Banka will submit its report to the government in 30 days. The auto fares were last revised by the Sheila Dikshit government in 2013.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 12 November to 17 November 2018

Nov 17, 2018
The 33rd edition of the ASEAN Summit concluded on November 15, 2018 at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre, Singapore. The Summit also saw the conclusion of other related summits like 13th East Asia Summit (EAS), 2nd Regional Comprehensive Economic Summit, (RCEP) and ASEAN plus summits.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 November 2018

Nov 15, 2018
The State Transport Department proposed to decentralise the lone auto-rickshaw testing unit in Delhi. This comes after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pulled up officials for not having enough anti-corruption measures in place.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 November 2018

Nov 14, 2018
Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been given the charge of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs following the untimely demise of incumbent Minister Ananth Kumar on November 12. President Ram Nath Kovind assigned the charge to Tomar.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 November 2018

Nov 13, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch the modern communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard the rocket GSLV-Mark-Three. The flight would take place from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 November 2018

Nov 12, 2018
The Supreme Court has declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench in January.

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