Dear Readers, Here we have given the Current Affairs GK questions based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming Banking exams can use these questions.
1).Which state government has recently implemented the rule of not to consume alcohol around the world ?
Explanation: After enforcing complete liquor prohibition, the Bihar government recently amended service rules, forbidding government and judicial officers from consuming alcohol even outside the state and also India. Previous rules prohibited government officials from consuming alcohol on duty and at public places. Random tests and sting operation will be conducted to ensure its enforcement, officials said.
Explanation: The Indian women’s rugby team won a silver medal at the Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens Trophy in Laos. India won five matches and lost one in the two-day tournament, which included a 5-0 victory over Pakistan on the second day. Seven Asian countries, including South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, India and hosts Laos participated in the tournament
Explanation: Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae handed over the approval papers to Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister of Nepal of fund soft loan of 340 million US dollar Shri Ramesh Lekhak in the presence of Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu. Under this programme Mahalaki bridge and 15 roads will be constructed in various parts of Nepal.
Explanation: The longest non-stop distance between two railway stations in India spans 528 kilometres, between Vadodara and Kota. The Trivandrum-Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express undertakes the journey in six to seven hours, without any stops. Notably, India’s longest train journey covers a distance of over 4,200 kilometres from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, in 85 hours.
Explanation: India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu has risen to a career best BWF ranking of number five. She overtook Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi, as per the latest rankings released on Wednesday. This is the first time that Sindhu has broken into the top five.
Explanation: The list of hospitals includes hospitals like AIIMS, PGIMER (Chandigarh) and NIMHANS (Bengaluru). “Adopting Khadi for hospitals and staff is a significant symbol of Khadi being the most natural and organic skin friendly fabric,” a Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) official said.
Explanation: Photo-sharing mobile app Snapchat is reportedly planning to launch an Android smartphone focused on new camera features. The startup has reportedly built a smartphone prototype with a 360° camera and buttons that let users scroll through filters, and a one-touch capture function for easy sharing. It might also include a lock screen allowing users to access Snapchat notifications and updates.
Explanation: Spain’s defence ministry has said that one of its naval ships has rescued 112 migrants off the coast of Libya. The Spanish frigate Canarias, which is participating in a joint European mission in the Mediterranean Sea to fight human trafficking, found the migrants’ vessel adrift and rescued the migrants. Country: Spain Capital: Madrid Currency: Euro Prime Minister: Mariano Rajoy President: Mariano Rajoy Brey
Explanation: Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Capital is reportedly in talks to sell its 1% stake in digital payments startup Paytm. The company is planning to raise up to Rs.400 crore by selling its stake in One97 Communications, Paytm’s parent company. In December 2016, Paytm Founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma raised Rs.325 crore by selling his 1% stake in One97 Communications.
Explanation: A US-based startup has created a modular back cover for Moto Z smartphones that adds walkie-talkie capabilities with a range of 8 km. The cover also supports SMS, GPS location sharing, and an emergency alert button to transmit SOS signal. The accessory claims to have a battery life of 20 hours on standby.