Month Wise Current Affairs GK 1 January to 31 January, 2018-19

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Current Affairs GK Monthly Current Affairs GK from 1 January to 31 January, 2018, some important career affairs related to international, national, sport related, science, business and banking have been included for all the competitive examiners Current Affairs GK.

National Monthly Current Affairs GK from 1 January to 30, 2018 –

  1. The Central Government has canceled Mine Counter-Major Vessels (MCMV) Defense Deal of Rs.32640 crores with Kangnam, a South Korean country company under Make in India.
  2. Low rate of 1% was notified for the manufacturers who chose the option of Integrated Composition Scheme under GST.
  3. In Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, where the AIIMS establishment of All India Institute of Medical Sciences was approved.
  4. MoU was approved under the agreement with Transport for London to improve public transport in India by the Union Cabinet.
  5. For the first time in the state of Punjab, CNG supply was started.
  6. To maintain the high level of medical education, a national level policy making is being formed to set up National Commission for Medical Education.
  7. The Bihar team, which will return to Ranji Trophy 17 years after the directive issued by the Supreme Court.
  8. Guidelines have been issued by the NCPCR Government Agency regarding the safety of schools.
  9. The High Court of Delhi state ruled that women are eligible to work in the Territorial Army (TA).
  10. The Maharashtra State Government has ordered the judicial inquiry of Bhima-Koregaon violence.
  11. The 18th All India Whip Conference was held in Rajasthan State.
  12. Famous composer AR Rahman was appointed Brand Ambassador of Sikkim State.
  13. Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has unveiled the official logo of her state.
  14. The Government of Delhi has started Common Card for traveling in bus, metro.
  15. It is compulsory to teach about Adi Shankaracharya’s famous historical Shaiv Acharya in the schools of Madhya Pradesh.
  16. The government has banned the use of plastic made tricolor.
  17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first Overseas Parliamentary Conference in the Overseas Center in New Delhi City.
  18. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Earth Sciences has dedicated India’s fastest and super computer country in Pune city.
  19. In the Satyam scam the audit firm Price water house was banned for 2 years.
  20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received third place in the survey conducted by Gallup International, the world’s most popular leader.
  21. The National Youth Day celebrated every year in the memory of Swami Vivekananda.
  22. Manisha Nanda has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.
  23. Henryta H. Fore, as Executive Director of United Nations Children’s Fund.
  24. The three statues of Murthy Chowk, located in the city of Delhi, have been changed to three statues Haifa Chowk.
  25. The Deputy Prime Minister approved the Door Step Delivery Scheme proposed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
  26. Army Day is celebrated on the 15th of January.
  27. Adani Group announces to invest Rs 750 crores in West Bengal.
  28. The first sports radio channel in India, named Sports Flashes, is started.
  29. Prime Minister’s website “PM India” is available in 13 languages.
  30. The countries of Bangladesh, India and Nepal have agreed on operating procedures for movement of passenger vehicles.
  31. The State Government of Jammu and Kashmir has constituted an Expert Group to study the developmental deficit.
  32. Kumari Najia, the prestigious India Award will be given on the Republic Day of 2018.
  33. Gita Chopra award will be given posthumously on the occasion of Republic Day of the year 2018.
  34. As per the Republic Day-2018 celebrations by the Central Government, the India gate Program will be organized from 26 to 31 January 2018 on the Red Fort in Delhi.
  35. The President has sanctioned the award of 2017 to the 44 persons for the Jeevan Raksha Padak Award, out of which 7 awards will be given posthumously.
  36. Indian Railways has announced the launch of India’s fastest train till June 2018. This high speed train has been given the name ‘Train-18’ as it is being launched in 2018.
  37. Former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel took oath as the new governor of Madhya Pradesh.
  38. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court constituted the constitutional bench of five judges.
  39. The central government has collected revenue of 86703 crores under GST in December 2017.
  40. Vijay Gokhle took over as Foreign Secretary.
  41. The tableau of Maharashtra State won the first prize in the Republic Day 2018 parade.
  42. Maharashtra State Government has sanctioned Rs.750 crore for Law University in Nagpur.
  43. President Ramnath Kovind has given his approval to the Bill of 200 percent increase in the salary of the Supreme Court and the High Court judges.
  44. Chandra Eclipse, which is visible on January 31, 2018 across the globe including India, is known as Super Blue Blood Moon.
  45. The Airports Authority of India has allocated Rs.3400 crores for the development and up gradation of airports in the North-Eastern Region.
  46. India is 6th in the list of the world’s richest countries released by New World Wealth.

Sports Monthly Current Affairs GK 1 January 1 to 31 January, 2018 –

  1. In the latest ICC rankings for the team, the Indian team is first in the Test, second on the ODIs and third on T20.
  2. In the latest rankings of the International Table Tennis Federation, Indian player Jai Sahai has reached 49th place.
  3. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore launches logo related to sports games.
  4. England’s batsman Alastair Cook Ashcheyas became the youngest player to score 12,000 runs in Test cricket by overtaking Sachin Tendulkar.
  5. The General Manager of the Board of Control for Cricket in India has been appointed as Kareem.
  6. BCCI has suspended Yusuf Pathan for 5 months due to failing in the Dope Test.
  7. The name of the Indian batsman who has the fastest century in T20 cricket is Rishabh Pant.
  8. India and Israel signed an agreement on film-production with Daniel Carmon (Israel’s ambassador to India) on behalf of Israel.
  9. Indian boxers have won 11 gold medals in the 7th National Cup Tournament in Sombor, Serbia.
  10. Gurbir Singh Grewal, the first Sikh of Indian origin, had the opportunity to become an attorney general of New Jersey.
  11. Virat Kohli, who was awarded ICC Cricketer of the Year award.
  12. Steve Smith was selected as Test Cricketer of the Year.
  13. India is the world leader in coconut production and productivity.
  14. Former tennis player Prakash Padukone was honored with the Life Time Achievement Award by the Indian Battistion Association.
  15. Bruno Mars received the Song of the Year award in the Grammy Awards in 2018.

International Current Affairs GK from 1 January to 31 January 2018 –

  1. The notes of two rupees have completed 100 years on 2 January 2018. It was started in the British Raj. On 2 January 1918, the British government issued a two-and-half (5) rupees note.
  2. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced a 40% increase in minimum wage.
  3. Pakistan’s country’s navy successfully tested the ‘Herba’ naval cruise missile built in the country.
  4. The Trump Administration has proposed an 18 billion US dollar to build a wall on the border of Mexico.
  5. 25 years of Indian friendship with international alliance ASEAN.
  6. The United States has put Pakistan in special monitoring list of countries which have seriously violated religious freedom.
  7. The ‘Transport for London’ MoU has been approved by India between India and the U.K
  8. Nicole Kidman Award for Best Actress in the 75th Golden Globe Awards.
  9. Indian officials have been banned from the 96 gurdwaras in America.
  10. Iceland, which has become the first country to make equal pay valid for men and women.
  11. China Country introduced the first transporter Walkway Glass Bridge with special effects.
  12. The United States has approved the sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan nation.
  13. Sikkim state in which people were given permission to build a relationship of brotherhood with trees.
  14. China has claimed to make the world’s highest (100m) ‘air Purifier’ to reduce air pollution.
  15. ICC imposes penalty on South Africa captain and team for slow over-throw
  16. According to the report of Sanctum Wealth Management, India will become the fastest growing economy in the world, surpassing China in 2018.
  17. The UK government has created a new ‘National Security Dialogue Unit’ to deal with the growing problem of Fake News

Business /Banking Current Affairs GK from 1 January to 31 January 2018 –

  1. Indian Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) has tightened network connectivity rules under telecom companies; new rules for telecom interconnection will be applicable from February 2018.
  2. Indian company Reliance Industries Limited has recently launched the world’s largest gas cracker refinery (ROGC) in Jamnagar, Saurashtra, and Gujarat.
  3. In November 2017, there has been an increase of 6.8% from eight major areas of Indian economy.
  4. The World Bank institution has estimated India’s growth rate to be 3 % in 2018 and 7.5 % in the next two years.
  5. The Cabinet has approved MoU between India and Israel for cooperation in the oil and gas sector.
  6. The printing of coins has been stopped by the Reserve Bank of India in all four Mints.
  7. Maharashtra State decided to give 1% reservation to orphans in government jobs.
  8. The Central Government has announced a capital infusion of Rs 88,139 crore in 20 public sector banks, which are struggling with capital constraints.
  9. The Central Government has decided to cancel the registration of 20 lakh companies who are slow to adhere to rules under the campaign against black money
  10. According to the Economic Survey, fiscal deficit is estimated to be 2 percent in 2017-18.
  11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Oil Refinery in Barmer district of Rajasthan.
  12. According to the Economic Survey 2018, agriculture and food grain sector registered a growth rate of 9% in 2016-17.
  13. The Drug Controller General of India has banned the import of 6 major Chinese pharmaceutical companies from the use of materials used in pharmaceuticals, citing poor quality.

Environment/ Science Current Affairs GK from 1 January to 31 January 2018 –

  1. Scientists have discovered four new planets outside the solar system with the help of the Haetsouth Tyscope, these planets are called exoplanet because it is outside our existing solar system.
  2. Union Cabinet approved the consent memorandum between India and Canada for cooperation in science and technology.
  3. Indian company Reliance Jio has announced the launch of Crypto currency on the lines of Bitcoin.
  4. The world’s longest (347 km) submerged tunnel was discovered in Mexico.
  5. INSV Tarni has entered Port Stanley (Falkland Islands) today during its first revolving campaign of full earth. This is India’s first such move to revolve around the earth in which all members of the crew are women.
  6. Vinod Paul, Member of the Policy Commission, was honored by the World Health Organization by the prestigious Ehsaan Dogramachi Family Health Foundation Award.
  7. The Central Government has done an Indian Space Research Organization on January 10, 2018, to Kesivan Senior Space Scientist.