Current Affairs 2018

Current Affairs Pocket : 29th – 31st Dec. 2018

PM Modi Renames 3 Islands of Andaman & Nicobar Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled 150-feet tall tricolor to mark Netaji’s hoisting of the national flag 75 years ago in Port Blair. The three renamed islands of Andaman and Nicobar are: Ross renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep Neil renamed as Shaheed Dweep Havelock renamed

Current Affairs Pocket : 28th Dec. 2018

Nepal Caps Expenditure Of Its Citizens In India Nepal imposed a monthly limit on the amount of Indian currency its citizen can spend in India. A spokesperson of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) stated that a Nepali citizen would be unable to spend more than INR 1 lakh per month while paying for goods and

Current Affairs Pocket : 27th Dec. 2018

Andhra Pradesh Gets New High Court in Amaravati The separate High Court for Andhra Pradesh will start functioning from January 1. Ministry of Law and Justice notified the constitution of the High Court in Amaravati. Andhra Pradesh High Court will be the 25th High Court in the country. The Hyderabad High Court has been functioning

Current Affairs Pocket : 25th- 26th Dec. 2018

PM Modi releases Rs 100 commemorative coin in honour of ex-PM Vajpayee Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s 94th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a ₹100 commemorative coin in the memory of the former premier. The front of the Rs 100 coin features the National Emblem of India along with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ in Devanagari script inscribed

Current Affairs Pocket : 21st – 24th Dec. 2018

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-IV missile India successfully test fired nuclear-capable long-range Inter Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-IV. The strategic surface-to-surface missile was flight tested from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. This was the 7th trial of Agni-IV missile. The test was part of a user trial by

Current Affairs Pocket : 20th Dec. 2018

Capital First Merged With IDFC Bank to Create IDFC First Bank IDFC Bank and non-banking financial company (NBFC) Capital First has announced the completion of their merger, creating a combined loan asset book of Rs 1.03 lakh crore for the merged entity IDFC First Bank. The merged entity to be called IDFC First Bank, subject

Current Affairs Pocket : 19th Dec. 2018

ISRO To Launch GSAT- 7A Communication Satellite: Watch The Space The countdown is progressing smoothly for the launch of GSLV F 11 carrying GSAT 7A at the Space research Centre Sriharikota. The process of propellant filling of liquid strap-ons had begun. The last launch of this year is a dedicated mission for updating and increasing

Current Affairs Pocket : 18th Dec. 2018

Jammu and Kashmir Becomes 1st State To Bring Law Against ‘Sextortion’ Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to enact a law banning sexual exploitation of women “by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant”, Under Section 354E of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC). Any