TNPSC Current Affairs 2018 in English 05.12.2018 – Download as PDF

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1. India, UAE Sign Currency Swap Agreement
 The meeting was jointly co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
  • The UAE’s President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Capital: Abu Dhabi, Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham.
 
2. 2-day Conference on Partnership Between EU and India Held In New Delhi
3. India Water Impact Summit-2018 Held In New Delhi
i. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated India Water Impact Summit 2018, being jointly organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) in New Delhi.
4. Ministry Of Railways Signs An MoU With Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
 
Static/Current Takeaways Important For Canara Bank PO Exam 2018:
  • In 2017, Madame Tussauds opened its 23rd Wax museum in Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi.
  • John Mathai was the first railway minister of independent India.
5. Bilateral Air Exercise SHINYUU Maitri-18 Held In Agra
6. 1st India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit Held in New Delhi 
Participating ASEAN member countries in this summit were Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
  • 10-member ASEAN comprises of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Brunei and Laos.
  • India is a full dialogue partner of the ASEAN.
7. PM To Inaugurate India’s Longest Rail-Road Bridge: Bogibeel Bridge
8. SpaceX Launches 64 Satellites Aboard Reusable Rocket 
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
  • Elon Musk is the founder of SpaceX.
9. India’s Heaviest Satellite GSAT-11 Successfully Launched


Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
  • Director: K. Sivan, Headquarters: Bengaluru, Established in: 1969.
                            

10. State Bank of India Ropes in Swapna Barman As Brand Ambassador For YONO
Swapna won Gold medal in Heptathlon in Jakarta Asian Games with a score of 6026 and is looking to break the 6200 score barrier to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 
11. Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celebrity List 2018
12. 5th Monetary Policy: RBI Leaves Repo Rate Unchanged At 6.5%
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • Urjit Patel- 24th Governor of RBI, Headquarters- Mumbai, Established on- 1st April 1935, in Kolkata.
13. World Soil Day: 5 December
i. World Soil Day is celebrated annually on the 5th of December at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) headquarters in Rome, the regional offices and through national and local events.
ii. #StopSoilPollution is the objective of this World Soil Day on 5 December and throughout the year.
14. Admiral Sunil Lanba Released Book Titled ‘Blue Waters Ahoy!’
15. Gautam Gambhir Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

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