One Liner Current Affairs 2018 (PART 1) - Important Current Affairs Collection for Competitive Exams

One Liner Current Affairs 2018 (PART 1) - Important Current Affairs Collection for Competitive Exams

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One Liner Current Affairs 2018 (PART 1) - Important Current Affairs Collection for upcoming govt jobs, competitive exams


1. Good news for Anganwadi and ASHA workers
> PM Narendra modi increased  remuneration/wages for them
> Will be effective from October 2018
2. Election commission withdraws the NOTA (none of the above) option from elections ballet papers to State Legislative council and Rajya sabha
> It will be available only for state Legislative assembly and Lok sabha
3. Samsung opened a mobile experience centre in Opera house, Bengaluru
> Its world’s largest mobile experience centre
4. 1st Bus service started between Bihar and Nepal
> Bihar CM Nitish kumar flagged off the 1st bus service
5. Arunachal pradesh’s 1st Sainik School started from 11 september 2018
> Inaugurated by Arunachal pradesh CM Perna Khandu
6. Rajasthan announced 4% reduction in VAT (value added tax) on diesel and petrol
> Andhra pradesh announced Rs.2 reduction in VAT (value added tax) on diesel and petrol
7. Chennai, Tamil nadu will host the ‘Global investors Meet 2019’
8. 1st tripartite meeting of 3 nations held in Kabul, Afghanistan
> Between India, Afghanistan and Iran
9. World economic forum on ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) started in Vietnam
> Theme – Entrepreneurship and 4th industrial revolution
10. Balzan Prize 2018 announced > for Humanity, Peace and Fraternity 
> Terre des Hommes wins the prize of USD 1 MILLION for helping mothers during childbirth by saving infants
11. Indian american professor Arul Chinnaiyan wins  “Outstanding Investigator Award” to identify cancer biomarkers
12. New MD and CEO of HDFC life > Vibha Padalkar
13. Infosys signed a deal for 3 years with Australian Open as official digital innovation partner
14. Padma Bhushan awardee and Agricultural economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passes away

Day 2 (Current Affairs 2018)

1. As per the National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, Model International Center for Transformative AI (ICTAI) setup in Bengaluru
> It’s a collaboration of Intel, NITI aayog and TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
> This AI (airtificial intelligence) solutions will work on major areas like agriculture, smart mobility, healthcare
2. Piyush Goyal (Minister of Railways and Coal) launched ‘RAIL sahyog’ for corporate collaborations
> Now corporate sectors and public sector undertakings can contribute in Indian rail upgradation works in technology, infrastructure, hygiene
3. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana will also cover Child cancer treatment, announced by NITI Aayog
> PMJAY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana) was started to provide medical insurance to every poor
4. New digital network launched by India named e-VidyaBharati and e-ArogyaBharati; will digitally connect India and Africa
> Objective – build and growth of health services and education sectors
5. Nagpur, Maharashtra celebrated the Marbat festival
6. Bills passed in Haryana assembly to rename universities in Haryana
> YMCA University, Faridabad to the JC Bose University
> Vishwakarma Skill University to Shri Vishwakarma Skill University
7. To provide emergency help for women in distress, GOA government launched helpline number 181
8. Haryana signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Indian Oil Corporation to build an Ethanol plant in Bohali, Panipat
9. World hindu congress, Chicago, U.S.
> Indian vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu visits U.S. to participate in World hindu congress
10. As per Reuters report, Iraq overtake Saudi Arabia in Oil supply to India (August 2018)
> Iran remains in the third rank
11. India and Bangladesh inaugurates 3 new projects
> India will supply power through Baharampur (W.B.)
> Railways construction work will start > Akhaura-Agartala rail link
> Bangladesh railways rehabilitation work in Kulaura-Shahbazpur section
> Meeting was attained by Indian PM Narendra modi, Bangladesh PM Sheikh hasina, CM of West bengal Mamata Banerjee and CM of Tripura Biplab kumar deb; through video conference
12. “Nomadic Elephant 2018” > a joint military exercise began in Mongolia
> Between India and Mongolia
13. VOSTOK 2018 > the largest military exercise began in Russia
14. NTPC approved investment of Rs.9785 crore to expand it ‘Talcher plant’ in Odisha
15. APSARA-U (upgraded version) of APSARA reactor, starts its operations at BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)
> APSARA is the 1st research reactor in Asia which started in the year 1956 at BARC
> Then it was shut down in the year 2009
16. WiFi leadership awards 2018 announced in New Delhi –
> Most promisin wifi brand – UTStarcom India Telecom
> Best home wifi product > D-link
> Best wifi service provider – BSNL
> Easter India best wifi service provider – BSNL
> Western India best wifi service provider – One OTT intertainment
> Southern India best wifi service provider – BSNL
> Northern India best wifi service provider – BSNL
17. Arpinder Singh, first Indian to win medal in IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Continental cup in Triple jump event

Day 3 (Current Affairs 2018)

1. A new regional workshop named RERA (Real estate regulatory authority) started in Pune, Maharashtra
> Inaugurated by Hardeep Puri (Housing and urban affairs minister of state)
2. MILEX-18 a military exercise will start in Pune
> Participants – Bhutan, Bangladesh, Indian army, Myanmar, Srilanka
> Nepal will not take part
3. NRTI (national rail and transportation institute) started functioning in Vadodara, Gujarat
> Its India’s 1st rail and transportation university
4. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal started a new service i.e. ‘Doorstep Delivery’ of 40 different services in Delhi
> To start the services, you have to dial 1076 to place a request and documents verification
5. Two irrigation structures from Telangana, India will be register in World Heritage Irrigation Structures (WHIS)
> They are – Sadarmatt Anicut & Pedda Cheruvu irrigation tank
6. ‘Ayushman Bharat’ call centers inaugurated in Bengaluru
> Ayushman Bharat is a national health protection program
7. From the year 2019, ‘Bengaluru international airport’ will start the facial recognition facility 
> It will be first in India to start such service
8. NGT (National Green Tribunal) started 3 committees named Regional Monitoring Committees, Apex monitoring Committee and State level committees to monitor disposal of garbage
9. President Ram nath Kovind returned from his 3 nations tour
> They are Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic
10. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) started the ‘Sandbox’ method for testing insurance products
11. University of Engineering & Management (UEM) in Kolkata conferred ‘Honoris Causa’ degree to Bibek Debroy 
> Bibek Debroy is the chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister
12. New ambassador of India to Kyrgyz republic – Alok Amitabh Dimri
13. New ambassador of India to Azerbaijan – Vanlalvawna
14. Sports ambassador of Assam – Hima das
> She is an athlete who wins gold in International track event
> She is the only Indian athlete to win gold in international track event
15. US open Tennis 2018 updates –
> Venue – USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, US
> Men’s singles won by – Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
> Women’s singles won by – Naomi Osaka (Japan) 
16. ‘The Rule Breakers’ – a book by Preeti Shenoy
> Preeti Shenoy is a forbes nominated author

Day 4 (Current Affairs 2018)

1. “MOVE” inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in New delhi
> MOVE is a First 2-days Global mobility summit 2018
> Organised by NITI ayog
> NITI Ayog CEO – Amitabh Kant 
2. India and France signed an agreement on ‘Mobilise your city’ (MYC)
> Objective – To reduce green house gas emission, for urban planning
3. ‘Hazratganj Chauraha’ in Lucknow will be renamed as ‘Atal Chowk’
> This name is given after PM Atal bihari vajpayee
4. Sarala Puraskar given to Satrughna Pandav (Odia poet)
> For his poetry Misra Dhrupad
5. New MD and CEO of Axis Bank – Amitabh Chaudhry  
> Previously he worked as MD of HDFC life
6. For the Gaganyaan mission 2022, ISRO unveiled space suit
> Space suit developed in Vikram sarabhai space centre, Thiruvananthapuram
7. Duleep cricket trophy won by India Blue team
> India blue team defeated India red team
> Nikhil gangta – Man of the match

Day 5 (Current Affairs for 2018)

1. International Geriatric Orthopaedic Conference held in New Delhi AIIMS
> Inaugurated by Rajnath Singh (Home affairs minister)
2. ‘Particulate emission pollution’ index – Delhi highest among 14 major cities
> Particulate matter – complex mixture of small harmful liquid droplets in the air which can effect lungs and heart; can also cause serious health issues
> Other top 3 cities are – Bhopal, Chandigarh, Vijaywada
3. Rajnath singh (home minister) announced ‘Bharat ke veer’ as a trust and declared that all contributions to ‘Bharat ke veer trust’ will be exempted from Income tax (under 80 G))
> ‘Bharat ke veer’ was formed by Akshay kumar (bollywood actor) and Pullela Gopichand (badminton champion) in the year 2017
> Later it was headed by home affairs ministry
> Its an initiative to raise funds for families of Indian armed forces (martyr)
4. ‘Yudh abhyas’ a combat exercise will take place from 16th to 29th september 2018
> Its a combat exercise between Indian and US army 
5. Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Amendment bill 2018 passed by Rajasthan Assembly
6. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) will get a business investment of $400 million from Singapore based global investment firm TEMASEK
7. A panel will be created under the chairmanship of former RBI governor Bimal Jalan to select  the new Chief Economic Advisor
8. For climate change survelliance purpose China launched HY-1C satellite 
> Satellite was launched on Long March-2C rocket
9. NASA send 3rd FOXSI (Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager) to observe Sun 
> The 1st was launched in 2012
> The 2nd was launched in 2014
10. Google launched a new search engine for scientific community named ‘Dataset Search’
11. AIBA (International boxing association) world championship 2018 result –
> Best team – Russia
> Best men boxer – Dzhambulat Bizhamov from Russia
> Best women boxer – Charlie Cavanagh from Canada
> Venue – Hungary
12. M. Venkaiah Naidu (vice president of India) released a book named ‘Constitutionalizing India: an Ideational Project
> Book is authored by Bidyut Chakraborty’
13. World International Literacy Day – 8 september 2018

Day 6 (Current Affairs of 2018)

# Bilateral maritime exercise “JIMEX 18” started at Visakhapatnam, India
> This exercise is between India-Japan
# Arunachal pradesh govt launched 2 new agricultural yojana –
1. Krishi samuh yojana
2. Sashakt kisan yojana
# ‘Quintero One’ is world’s 1st full scale Hyperloop passenger capsule
> This capsule will start for transportation from 2019
# Nepal won the Tourism award in the ‘Annual travel awards’ ceremoney in New delhi
# Ruhaan rajput won ‘Mid-day young achiever icon award 2018’
> This award is given every year to youngsters for their work in different fields
# India wins the U-19 Asia cup title by defeating Sri lanka by 144 runs
> Match Venue – Sher e bangla national cricket stadium, Dhaka
# Indian girl ‘Keerthana Pandian’ wins U-16 snooker championship
# Geeta Upalekar ‘woman with the Lamp’ passes away
> Her featured painting ‘glow of hope’ is very much famous where she is standing with a glowing lamp
# World Postal day – 9 october 2018
# Indian air force day – 8 October 2018
> This was the 86th anniversary of IAF (Indian air force)

Day 7 (Current Affairs 2018)

# Russian President Vladimir Putin came to New Delhi as his 2 day visit to India
> Sushma swaraj (External affairs minister) received him
> Putin attended 19th India russia annual bilateral summit 2018 which held in New delhi
# Maharashtra government launched ‘Maha madat’ app to analyze drought situation in state
# Rajasthan govt launched a new scheme to provide free electricity to farmers
# Karnataka govt launched ‘Unnati’ scheme to help Business entrepreneurs
# Richie Benaud honoured as ‘Australia sport legend Hall of Fame’

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