Current Affairs - October 27th 2017

Current Affairs - October 27th 2017
1.Which city is hosting the International Conference on Green Initiatives & Railway Electrification?
Ans.New Delhi

2.India has signed how much amount of loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support coastal protection in Karnataka?
Ans.$65.5 million

3.Who has been honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award 2017?
Ans.Javed Akhtar

4.What is the theme of the 2017 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAH)?
Ans.Discover, remember and share

5.Which country has been named the best country to visit in 2018, according to Lonely Planet ‘Best in Travel 2018’ list?
Ans.Chile

6.Which state/UT Cricket Association has become the newest associate member of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)?
Ans.Puducherry

7.The Sai Yok National Park (SYNP) is located in which country?
Ans.Thailand

8.Digamber Singh, who passed away recently, was related to which field?
Ans.Politics

9.Which country is hosting the 14th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law (SAARCLAW) Conference?
Ans.Sri Lanka

10.The 2017 Infantry Day is celebrated on which date in India?
Ans.October 27
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Current Affairs - October 26th 2017

Current Affairs - October 26th 2017
1.Which Indian origin couple has won the 2017 IHV Lifetime Achievement Award for AIDS research?
Ans.Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim

2.Which country hosted the first-ever meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine?
Ans.India

3.What is the theme of the 2017 Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW)?
Ans.My Vision-Corruption Free India

4.Which state will be the ‘Focus State’ at World Food India (WFI) 2017?
Ans.Odisha

5.What is the India’s passport position in the Global Passport Power Rank 2017, as per global financial advisory firm Arton Capital?
Ans.75th

6.Which union ministries have jointly launched a new scheme “SAATHI”?
Ans.Ministries of Power and Textiles

7.Girija Devi, who passed away recently, was the renowned classical singer of which gharana?
Ans.Seniya and Banaras gharanas

8.The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) is located in which state?
Ans.Kerala

9.Who is the author of the e-book “India 2017 Yearbook”?
Ans.Rajiv Mehrishi

10.Which country is hosting the 2017 global conference on consumer protection?
Ans.India

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Current Affairs - October 25th 2017

Current Affairs - October 25th 2017
1.Who will be head of the newly constituted task force of RBI on Public Credit Registry (PCR)?
Ans.M Deosthalee

2.Who has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)?
Ans.Suresh Sethi

3.Which Indian bank has recently signed MoU with Escorts for tractor financing?
Ans.State Bank of India

4.Irruppam Veedu Sasidaran, who passed away recently, was the legendary personality of which field?
Ans.Film Industry

5.EEPC India has signed pact with which Indian bank for export finance?
Ans.Punjab National Bank

6.Gaur Kishore Ganguli, the noted freedom fighter passed away. He hailed from which state?
Ans.West Bengal

7.Which Indian state has topped in digital initiatives, as per recent report by Coeus Age Consulting?
Ans.Madhya Pradesh

8.RBI will make LEI compulsory for companies with over Rs 5 crore exposure. What does ‘LEI’ stands for?
Ans.Legal Entity Identifier

9.The Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary (TWS) is located in which state?
Ans.Jharkhand

10.The Government of India (GoI) has constituted a Commission under which article of the Constitution to examine sub-categorization of OBCs in the central list?
Ans.Article 340
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Current Affairs - October 24th 2017

Current Affairs - October 24th 2017
1.The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will analyse social media trends & data in monitoring security. Where is the headquarters of CISF?
Ans.New Delhi

2.Who has been appointed as the new Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
Ans.Rakesh Asthana

3.Who will be the new chief executive of India operations of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd (HSBC)?
Ans.Jayant Rikhye

4.Which state election department has entered the Limca Book of Records for formation of biggest human logo?
Ans.Meghalaya

5.Who has been named as the 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Player?
Ans.Cristiano Ronaldo

6.The 2017 World Polio Day (WPD) is observed on which date?
Ans.October 24

7.The 2017 United Nations Day (UND) is observed on which date?
Ans.October 24

8.The 56th raising day of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has celebrated on which date?
Ans.October 24

9.Which country to host the 2nd edition of World Congress on Marxism?
Ans.China

10.The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (PWS) is located in which state?
Ans.Karnataka

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Current Affairs - October 23rd 2017

Current Affairs - October 23rd 2017
1.Which country’s team has won the 2017 Men’s Hockey Asia Cup tournament?
Ans.India

2.Which Indian golfer has clinched the 2017 Macao Open golf tournament?
Ans.Gaganjeet Bhullar

3.Which Indian sportsperson has won the 2017 Denmark Open Superseries Badminton tournament?
Ans.Kidambi Srikanth

4.The Ratapani Tiger Reserve (RTS) is located in which state?
Ans.Madhya Pradesh

5.India’s first Roll On-Roll Off (Ro-Ro) ferry service has launched in which state?
Ans.Gujarat

6.Which state government has recently signed a pact with National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB) to develop technologies relating to banana production?
Ans.Andhra Pradesh

7.Who is leading Indian delegation in the 4th ASEAN Defence Minister’s Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) -2017?
Ans.Nirmala Sitharaman

8.India’s first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) for Skilling in Smart Cities has come up in which city?
Ans.New Delhi

9.Who has been appointed as the Government of India (GoI) representative to hold sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)?
Ans.Dineshwar Sharma

10.The 2017 World Development Information Day (WDID) is observed on which date?
Ans.October 24

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Current Affairs - October 19th,20th,21st and 22nd 2017

Current Affairs - October 19th,20th,21st and 22nd 2017
1.The first-ever International tri services joint exercise “INDRA – 2017” has started between which countries?
Ans.India and Russia

2.Who has been appointed as the new chairman of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)?
Ans.Sunny Verghese

3.Prof. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber has won the 2017 Blue Planet Prize. He hails from which country?
Ans.Germany

4.Which Indian-American personality has won the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?
Ans.Gitanjali Rao

5.As per RBI’s revised guidelines on interest subvention scheme, banks will provide funds to women SHGs in rural areas at how much percentage under DAY-NRLM for FY18?
Ans.7.0%

6.Which country to host 4th ADMM (ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting)-Plus meeting 2017?
Ans.Philippines

7.Roy Dotrice, the veteran actor passed away. He hailed from which country?
Ans.England

8.Which state government has launched Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna (BBY) for farmers?
Ans.Madhya Pradesh

9.The National Police Commemoration Day (NPCD) is observed on which date in India?
Ans.October 21

10.Which committee has been constituted to select candidate for post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)?
Ans.A Surya Prakash committee
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Current Affairs - October 18th 2017

Current Affairs - October 18th 2017
1.Which union minister has signed pact with Japan for a Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)?
Ans.Dharmendra Pradhan

2.Which of the following commodity exchange has launched India’s first commodity options in gold?
Ans.Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX)

3.Which online campaign has launched by Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) to end gender bias in women against women?
Ans.#IamThatWoman

4.Who has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize?
Ans.George Saunders

5.The Chhilchhila Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) is located in which state?
Ans.Haryana

6.The 2017 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is observed on which date?
Ans.October 17

7.Which e-commerce company has tied up with Union Ministry of Textile to promote handloom industry?
Ans.Myntra

8.Who has been chosen for the 2017 Padma Prabha Puraskaram?
Ans.Prabha Varma

9.Who has become the India’s first-ever woman wrestler to sign for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)?
Ans.Kavita Devi

10.Shamsher Khan, who passed away recently, was associated with which sports?
Ans.Swimming
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