Dear Aspirants , In this article we are providing a summary of current affairs of the day . This will help you for preparation of general awareness sections of competitive (ssc /banking) exams. The questions of general awareness section are mostly from current affairs. So, Find the important events of the day described below.
Vibrant North East 2018 :
The ‘Vibrant North East 2018′, an event in which people would be made aware of central government’s schemes and programmes, was held in Guwahati, Assam. The event is organised by Delhi-based NGO, Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD). The main purpose of the event is to disseminate information about the schemes, grants and projects of the Central Government to ensure that they are implemented as envisaged officially.
India ranked 11th in FDI Confidence Index 2018 :
India was ranked 11th position in the FDI Confidence Index 2018 released by global consultancy firm A T Kearney. It has slipped by three notches in 2018 as it was ranked 8th in 2017 and 9th in 2016. This is first time India fell out of the top 10 since 2015.
Maharashtra will rename North Maharashtra University after poetess Bahinabai Chaudhari :
The Maharashtra government decided to recommend the decalartion of an ordinance to rename the Jalgaon-based North Maharashtra University after poetess Bahinabai Chaudhari. This decision was taken by the Maharashtra state cabinet chaired by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
India’s Neeraj Goyat is WBC Asia boxer of the year :
Indian pugilist Neeraj Goyat has been conferred with the ‘WBC Asia Boxer of the Year Award’. Neeraj is the current WBC Asia champion in welterweight category.
Noted Malayalam novelist Pushpanath passes away
Noted detective novelist” Kottayam Pushpanath, who expanded the world of horror fiction in Malayalam literature, died due to age related ailments. He was 80. Many of his novels have been translated into other South Indian languages. His first detective novel Chuvanna Mnushyan (the Red Man) was published in 1968.