Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (01st to 07th December 2018)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 1st week of December 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming IBPS Clerk/IBPS SO/Canara Bank/South Indian Bank PO 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
December 1 World AIDS Day (WAD) Know your status
BSF along with Pakistan and Bangladesh celebrated its 54th Raising Day Duty Unto Death
December 2 World Computer Literacy Day
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
December 4 Indian Navy Day
December 5 International Volunteer Day (IVD)
December 7 Armed Forces Flag Day

Current Affairs: National

1) Ministry of Civil Aviation plans to introduce 15 helipads across the country to improve – Tourism prospects

2) Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to be invited to Pakistan for – South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit.

3) From January 2018 Kimberley Process Certification Scheme will be chaired by – India.

4) The chief guest at India’s 70th Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2019 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

5) India’s first engine-less train that becomes country’s fastest train is – Train 18.

6) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that 60 thousand crore rupees would be spent on – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, MGNREGA.

7) India’s longest rail-road bridge ‘Bogibeel Bridge’ has built over – Brahmaputra.

Current Affairs: International

1) The first North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Country with the female Army Chief is – Slovenia.

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Slovenia Capital Ljubljana
Currency Euro
President Borut Pahor

2) The parliament has passed a motion with the required three-fourths majority to repeal is – Maldives

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Maldives Capital Malé
Currency Rufiyaa
President Abdulla Yameen

3) The first country to recognise orphanage trafficking as slavery is – Australia.

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Australia Capital Canberra
Currency Dollar
PM Scott Morrison

4) The United Kingdom has reached a post-Brexit aviation agreement with – United States

5) UK has amended its weapons bill to ensure right to possession of kir   pans by – Sikhs

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UK Capital London
Currency Pound Sterling
PM Therasa May

6) Qatar decided to withdraw its membership from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from – January 2019.

7) The world’s biggest supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is – Qatar

8) Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum in – Abu Dhabi

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Qatar Capital Doha
Currency Riyal
President Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani

Current Affairs: State

9) The state government that has announced that it will provide free mobile phones to 28 lakh farmers to boost agriculture growth is – Jharkhand.

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Jharkhand Capital Ranchi
CM Raghubar Das
Governor Draupadi Murmu

10) Uttarakhand has been adjudged the best state at the 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF) in – New Delhi.

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Uttarakhand Capital Dehradun
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor Baby Rani Maurya

11) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Hornbill Festival of – Nagaland

12) The state that has recently signed pact with Estonian academy to enlighten the state people on the e-governance models prevailing in the world is – Nagaland.

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Nagaland Capital Kohima
CM Neiphiu Rio
Governor Padmanabha Acharya

13) India’s first international indigenous film festival will take place in – Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

14) Government, ADB sign USD 85 million loan agreement to support skill development in – Odisha.

15) Delhi government announced the launch of a common mobility card called ‘One’, with a tagline of – ‘One Delhi One Ride’.

16) Union Government (Ministry of Finance) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed $85 million loan agreement for – Odisha Skill Development Project.

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Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

17) India’s first owl festival was held in – Pune.

18) Economic Development Boardsigned MoU with the Maharashtra Government to promote – Fintech

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar Rao

19) The Centre has approved the release of Rs 353.70 crore to Tamil Nadu as assistance for the damage caused by – Cyclone Gaja

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Tamil Nadu Capital Chennai
CM E. Palanisamy
Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

1) RBI gave its approval to expand its payment services in India to – WhatsApp.

2) Reserve Bank of India to operate SBM Bank (India) Limited through Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) mode under the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 with effect from December 1, 2018 to – Mauritius based SBM group

3) Reserve Bank of India moves to ease liquidity for Non-Banking Finance Firms

4) According to the report,online retail market had a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is topped by – India.

5) European Central Bank has launched an Instant Payment System called – TIPS.

Current Affairs: Appointments

Sl.No Person Designation
1 Salom Zurichishvili First female President of Georgia
2 Sunil Arora New Chief Election Commissioner
3 David Tait World Gold Council Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
4 Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador First leftist president of Mexico
5 Raninder Singh First Indian to be elected ISSF Vice President
6 T.S Vijayan Yes Bank’s independent director to the board
7 Ravindra Kumar Verma Technical Member in the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity
8 Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey The Revenue Secretary in the Finance Ministry
9 Jon Ridgeon New CEO of The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
10 Charlotte Prodger Turner Prize for 2018
11 Swapna Barman The brand ambassador for digital banking platform ‘YONO’

Current Affairs: Resignation

Sl.No Committee Head
1 Committee to look at selling of OIL, ONGC fields to private companies Rajiv Kumar

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Sl.No Award Person
1 UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah Prize Vashkar Bhattacharjee and  Tencent
2 2018 Ballon d’Or award Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric
3 ASEAN – India Achievement award for the businessman of year, at the 3rd ASEAN India Business Summit Pradip Batra
4 The ‘Hero to Animals’ award by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Imran Hussain

 

 Current Affairs: MOU

1) India, China inked protocol on hygiene & inspection requirements for – Exports

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

Sl.No Summit And Conference Place
1 The first-ever Sustainable Blue Economy Conference 2018 New Delhi
2 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave New Delhi
3 South Asia Youth Peace Conference New Delhi
4 First India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit New Delhi
5 G20 summit in 2022 India
6 The 13th edition of the CII Agro Tech India-2018 – the biennial agro technology and business fair Chandigarh
7 COP24: 24th Conference of Parties to UNFCCC Katowice, Poland
8 The 80th Session of the three-day Policy Commission of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Mumbai
9 International conference on bears Agra

Current Affairs: Schemes and Programs

1) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) launched media campaign called – “Heart Attack Rewind”

Current Affairs: Mobile App and Portal

Sl.No Mobile App Launched by
1 eDrishti Indian Railways unveiled software that will help Union Railway Minister to keep track of punctuality of trains

Current Affairs: Defence

1) The naval exercise Konkan 18 between India and United Kingdom will be conducted from November 28 to December 6, 2018 in – Goa.

2) The militaries of China and India would hold a joint 14-day drill from December 10 in – Southwest China’s Chengdu city.

3) NASA is set to launch rocket to get a closer look at the how the earth’s atmosphere is leaking into space called – VISIONS-2.

4) Indian Navy to conduct Exercise sea vigil as a part of 2-month long Exercise called – TROPEX

5) The first manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is – Soyuz mission.

6) India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-11 successfully launched by Ariane-5 rocket to provide – Better Broadband Services.

7) SHINYUU Maitri 18: First India, Japan air exercise begins in – Agra.

Current Affairs: Sports

1) The organisation that has accepted as the Korean wrestling as one of the world’s most treasured cultural practices is – UNESCO.

2) World Chess Championship title is won by – Magnus Carlsen.

3) Ullas Narayana became the first Indian individual medal winner in an international ultra running event by winning bronze in the 2018 International Association of Ultra Running (IAU) 24 Hour Asia & Oceania Championships in – Taipei, Taiwan.

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Sl.No Name Field
1 George HW Bush 41st president of the United States in 1989

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
December 1 World AIDS Day (WAD) Know your status
BSF along with Pakistan and Bangladesh celebrated its 54th Raising Day Duty Unto Death
December 2 World Computer Literacy Day
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
December 4 Indian Navy Day
December 5 International Volunteer Day (IVD)
December 7 Armed Forces Flag Day

Current Affairs: National

1) Ministry of Civil Aviation plans to introduce 15 helipads across the country to improve – Tourism prospects

2) Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to be invited to Pakistan for – South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit.

3) From January 2018 Kimberley Process Certification Scheme will be chaired by – India.

4) The chief guest at India’s 70th Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2019 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

5) India’s first engine-less train that becomes country’s fastest train is – Train 18.

6) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that 60 thousand crore rupees would be spent on – Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, MGNREGA.

7) India’s longest rail-road bridge ‘Bogibeel Bridge’ has built over – Brahmaputra.

Current Affairs: International

1) The first North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Country with the female Army Chief is – Slovenia.

USEFUL INFO
Slovenia Capital Ljubljana
Currency Euro
President Borut Pahor

2) The parliament has passed a motion with the required three-fourths majority to repeal is – Maldives

USEFUL INFO
Maldives Capital Malé
Currency Rufiyaa
President Abdulla Yameen

3) The first country to recognise orphanage trafficking as slavery is – Australia.

USEFUL INFO
Australia Capital Canberra
Currency Dollar
PM Scott Morrison

4) The United Kingdom has reached a post-Brexit aviation agreement with – United States

5) UK has amended its weapons bill to ensure right to possession of kir   pans by – Sikhs

USEFUL INFO
UK Capital London
Currency Pound Sterling
PM Therasa May

6) Qatar decided to withdraw its membership from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from – January 2019.

7) The world’s biggest supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is – Qatar

8) Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum in – Abu Dhabi

USEFUL INFO
Qatar Capital Doha
Currency Riyal
President Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani

Current Affairs: State

9) The state government that has announced that it will provide free mobile phones to 28 lakh farmers to boost agriculture growth is – Jharkhand.

USEFUL INFO
Jharkhand Capital Ranchi
CM Raghubar Das
Governor Draupadi Murmu

10) Uttarakhand has been adjudged the best state at the 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF) in – New Delhi.

USEFUL INFO
Uttarakhand Capital Dehradun
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor Baby Rani Maurya

11) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Hornbill Festival of – Nagaland

12) The state that has recently signed pact with Estonian academy to enlighten the state people on the e-governance models prevailing in the world is – Nagaland.

USEFUL INFO
Nagaland Capital Kohima
CM Neiphiu Rio
Governor Padmanabha Acharya

13) India’s first international indigenous film festival will take place in – Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

14) Government, ADB sign USD 85 million loan agreement to support skill development in – Odisha.

15) Delhi government announced the launch of a common mobility card called ‘One’, with a tagline of – ‘One Delhi One Ride’.

16) Union Government (Ministry of Finance) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed $85 million loan agreement for – Odisha Skill Development Project.

USEFUL INFO
Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

17) India’s first owl festival was held in – Pune.

18) Economic Development Boardsigned MoU with the Maharashtra Government to promote – Fintech

USEFUL INFO
Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar Rao

19) The Centre has approved the release of Rs 353.70 crore to Tamil Nadu as assistance for the damage caused by – Cyclone Gaja

USEFUL INFO
Tamil Nadu Capital Chennai
CM E. Palanisamy
Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

1) RBI gave its approval to expand its payment services in India to – WhatsApp.

2) Reserve Bank of India to operate SBM Bank (India) Limited through Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) mode under the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 with effect from December 1, 2018 to – Mauritius based SBM group

3) Reserve Bank of India moves to ease liquidity for Non-Banking Finance Firms

4) According to the report,online retail market had a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is topped by – India.

5) European Central Bank has launched an Instant Payment System called – TIPS.

Current Affairs: Appointments

Sl.No Person Designation
1 Salom Zurichishvili First female President of Georgia
2 Sunil Arora New Chief Election Commissioner
3 David Tait World Gold Council Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
4 Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador First leftist president of Mexico
5 Raninder Singh First Indian to be elected ISSF Vice President
6 T.S Vijayan Yes Bank’s independent director to the board
7 Ravindra Kumar Verma Technical Member in the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity
8 Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey The Revenue Secretary in the Finance Ministry
9 Jon Ridgeon New CEO of The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
10 Charlotte Prodger Turner Prize for 2018
11 Swapna Barman The brand ambassador for digital banking platform ‘YONO’

Current Affairs: Resignation

Sl.No Committee Head
1 Committee to look at selling of OIL, ONGC fields to private companies Rajiv Kumar

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Sl.No Award Person
1 UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah Prize Vashkar Bhattacharjee and  Tencent
2 2018 Ballon d’Or award Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric
3 ASEAN – India Achievement award for the businessman of year, at the 3rd ASEAN India Business Summit Pradip Batra
4 The ‘Hero to Animals’ award by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Imran Hussain

 

Current Affairs: MOU

1) India, China inked protocol on hygiene & inspection requirements for – Exports

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

Sl.No Summit And Conference Place
1 The first-ever Sustainable Blue Economy Conference 2018 New Delhi
2 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave New Delhi
3 South Asia Youth Peace Conference New Delhi
4 First India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit New Delhi
5 G20 summit in 2022 India
6 The 13th edition of the CII Agro Tech India-2018 – the biennial agro technology and business fair Chandigarh
7 COP24: 24th Conference of Parties to UNFCCC Katowice, Poland
8 The 80th Session of the three-day Policy Commission of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Mumbai
9 International conference on bears Agra

Current Affairs: Schemes and Programs

1) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) launched media campaign called – “Heart Attack Rewind”

Current Affairs: Mobile App and Portal

Sl.No Mobile App Launched by
1 eDrishti Indian Railways unveiled software that will help Union Railway Minister to keep track of punctuality of trains

Current Affairs: Defence

1) The naval exercise Konkan 18 between India and United Kingdom will be conducted from November 28 to December 6, 2018 in – Goa.

2) The militaries of China and India would hold a joint 14-day drill from December 10 in – Southwest China’s Chengdu city.

3) NASA is set to launch rocket to get a closer look at the how the earth’s atmosphere is leaking into space called – VISIONS-2.

4) Indian Navy to conduct Exercise sea vigil as a part of 2-month long Exercise called – TROPEX

5) The first manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is – Soyuz mission.

6) India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-11 successfully launched by Ariane-5 rocket to provide – Better Broadband Services.

7) SHINYUU Maitri 18: First India, Japan air exercise begins in – Agra.

Current Affairs: Sports

1) The organisation that has accepted as the Korean wrestling as one of the world’s most treasured cultural practices is – UNESCO.

2) World Chess Championship title is won by – Magnus Carlsen.

3) Ullas Narayana became the first Indian individual medal winner in an international ultra running event by winning bronze in the 2018 International Association of Ultra Running (IAU) 24 Hour Asia & Oceania Championships in – Taipei, Taiwan.

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Sl.No Name Field
1 George HW Bush 41st president of the United States in 1989

 

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