GK & CA Current Affairs This Week (17-02-2019)

Jamie Chadwick: first female driver to win MRF Challenge Series by mounting a turnaround at the final event of the season. The British driver, 20, won three of the five races in Chennai, India, to close an 18-point margin on Belgium’s Max Defourny and take the title.   First-ever Annual Conference of Media Units Organized by Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on 13th of February 2019. The purpose of the Conference is to give a unique platform to the officers of the Indian Information Service (IIS) working under different Media Units.   February … Continue reading GK & CA Current Affairs This Week (17-02-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (10-02-2019)

February 4: World Cancer Day The day is observed to save millions of preventable deaths each year through education, raising awareness and by pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action against the deadly disease.   Hoveizeh Cruise Missile It is part of the Soumar family of cruise missile and has a range of over 1,350km. It is designed to use against It is designed to use against ground targets.It needs a very short time for its preparedness & can fly at a low altitude & is manufactured by the AIO of Israel.   India’s Mithali Raj: 1st … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (10-02-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (03-02-2019)

Lev Landau He was a Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics.His accomplishments include the independent co-discovery of the density matrix method in quantum mechanics, the quantum mechanical theory of diamagnetism.   Aparna Kumar: 1st woman IPS, ITBP officer to trek South Pole Aparna Kumar has become the first woman Indian Police Service (IPS) and ITBP officer to successfully conquer the South Pole, the southernmost point on the globe situated in Antarctica.   Pune-Secunderabad Shatabdi is India’s cleanest train IRCTC survey asked passengers about toilets, linen, housekeeping to rank trains. The results of the first-ever … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (03-02-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (20-01-2019)

IIT-Hyderabad launches B Tech in Artificial Intelligence, B.Tech begin from coming academic year and IIT-Hyderabad is already offering an M.Tech course in AI-ML. Globally, IIT Hyderabad is likely the 3rd institute to offer a full-fledged B.Tech. program in AI, after Carnegie Mellon University & Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S.   MGR’s 102nd birth anniversary Paying floral tributes to the late Chief Minister MG Ramachandran on his 102nd birth anniversary on Thursday, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami released two commemorative coins in the denominations of Rs 100 and Rs 5 to mark the occasion.   India’s Satyarup becomes world’s … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (20-01-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (13-01-2019)

Andhra Pradesh bags CBIP award for Polavaram project AP Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswar Rao received the award in the category of “Best Implementation of Water Resources Project” for better planning, implementation and monitoring at an event here.   United Nations Observes First-Ever ‘World Braille Day’ Raising awareness on the importance of Braille for approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of distance or near vision impairment, the United Nations observed the first official World Braille Day on January 4.   Nasa’s Tess discovers new planet 3 times the size of Earth The newly discovered planet orbits a bright … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (13-01-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (06-01-2019)

India: 100% electrification before 2019 Republic Day The government is likely to achieve its 100 per cent household electrification target in the country ahead of Republic Day as it has already energised 2.39 crore out of the targeted 2.49 crore households under Rs 16,320 crore Saubhagya scheme, an official said.   Japan to Withdraw from the International Whaling Commission Japan announced its decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission on Wednesday, in a bid to resume commercial whaling. This will be the first time in 30 years that Japan will resume commercial hunts, but said it would no longer … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (06-01-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (31-12-2018)

India to build new vertical bridge to replace Pamban Bridge Indian Railways is building the country’s first vertical-lift bridge to connect Rameswaram to mainland India. The bridge will allow ships and steamers to pass through without any hindrance. The new bridge would replace the existing 104-year-old Pamban bridge.   Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskaar The central govt has launched Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskaar annual awards to recognition the excellent work done by individuals and institutions in the country in the field of disaster management.   China’s navigation satellite system BeiDou China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (31-12-2018)