Current Affairs-03/12/2016

1. NICO RETIRES DAYS AFTER FORMULA ONE TITLE *Nico Ros-berg stunned formula one on Friday with the shock announcement of retiring days after winning his first world championship. The 31-year-old Mercedes driver will leave with 23 wins in 206 races and as only the second son of a champ to take the title 2. SC JUNKS PLEA FOR ANTHEM IN…

Current Affairs – 25/11/2016

1.USE OLD RS 500 NOTES BU DECEMYBER 15 ♦The Government tonight extended the last date for use of the scrapped Rs 500 notes till December 15 while with drawing Rs 1000 notes and doing away with the over the counter exchange of cash with immediate effect . 2.EX PM MANMOHAN CALLS NOTE BAN ORGANISED LOOT ♦The Rajya Sabha today saw…

Current Affairs – 09/11/2016

1.RS 500 AND RS 1000 NOTES DEFUNCT  ♦Aimed a eradicating black money and corruption in the country Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that rs 500 and rs 1000 notes ceased to be legal tender from November 8 Midnight. 2.AMERICANS VOTE TO ELECT 45TH PRESIDENT  ♦Millions of Americans today voted to elect either the country first women President or a…

Current Affairs – 08/11/2016

1.UK TO EASE VISA NORMS FOR FREQUENT FLIERS ♦British Prime Minister Theresa May today made a strong pitch for increased trade  and economic co operation with India on the second day of her three day visit here. 2.BLANKET BLACKLISTING ENDS NEW POLICY TO CHECK DEFENCE DEAL GRAFT ♦The Ministry of Defennce today approved a new blacklisting policy that will tackle…

Current Affairs -03/11/2016

1.POLITICAL WAR OVER SUICIDE BY VETERAN  ♦Suicide by an Army veteran Ram Kishan Grewal over One Rank One Pension today turned into a massive political  showdown with the Congress and AAP accusing the Narendra Modi Government of betraying soldiers on its promise. 2.Rs 3000 CR DRUG HAUL IN RAJASTHAN RAIDS  ♦In the Biggest ever drug haul the Directorate of Revenue…

Current Affairs – 28/10/2016

1. PAKISTAN SUMMONS INDIAN ENVOY EXPELS HIGH COMMISSION OFFICIAL  ♦Hours after India expelled a Pakistan High Commission staffer India for espionage Pakistan summoned the Indian envoy in Islamabad and asked that an Indian official Surjeet Singh leave Pakistan. 2.SC TO HEAR PLEA AGAINST MAKING DND TOLL FREE ON FRIDAY  ♦The Supreme Court will hear a plea on Friday against an…

Current Affairs – 26/10/2016

1. PARRIKAR PLACATES ON RANK DOWN OF FORCES  ♦Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today asked for an internal cross checking of facts to ascertain if a circular on equivalence of ranks of armed forces visa vis civilian counter parts was issued erroneously. 2.3 FOLD SALARY HIKE PLAN FOR PRESIDENT VICE PREZ  ♦The salary of the President and the Vice President may…

Current Affairs – 25/10/2016

1.57 BORROWERS OWE BANKS RS 85000 CRORE SC TOLD  ♦Only 57 borrowers have defaulted on bank loans worth a whopping Rs 85000 Crore 2. TATA TO MISTRY GROUP RATAN RETURNS  ♦In a sudden and dramatic turn of events Cyrus Mistry was today sacked as chairman of India largest conglomerate Tata group and replaced by his predecessor Ratan Tata in the…

Current Affairs – 24/10/2016

1.GOT  BACK BLACK MONEY WITHOUT SURGICAL STRIKE : MODI  ♦Prime minister Narendra Modi while speaking at a function in Vadodara joked that the government brought back black money without doing a surgical strike. 2.AIR INDIA SETS WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST NON STOP FLIGHT  ♦Flying Delhi to San Francisco over the Pacific Ocean instead of the Atlantic has earned Air India…

Current Affairs – 22/10/2016

1. BSF KILLS 7 PAKISTAN RANGERS AFTER JAWAN HURT IN TRUCE VIOLATION  ♦The Border Security Force today claimed to have killed seven Pakistani Rangers and a terrorist in retaliatory firing on the international border in the Hiranagar sector of Jammu and Kashmir. 2.TRAI IMPOSES HUGE FINE FOR BLOCKING JIO  ♦The Indian telecom regulator on 21/10/2106 slapped a cumulative penalty of…

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