March 01, 2018

Current affairs for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI, UPSC exams - 1 Feb 2018

1st February 2018 - current affairs for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI, UPSC exams

Current affairs for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI, UPSC exams - 1 Feb 2018

India has slipped to 42nd place on The Economist intelligence unit annual Global democracy index. Norway has stopped this list followed by Iceland and Sweden.

Maharashtra government to give sanitary pad to 700000 girls at rupees 5 a pack. It intends to increase the percentage of usage of sanitary pads to 75% from the current 17% in rural Maharashtra.

The supreme court directed that single judge benches shall not be constituted to hear matters in National green tribunal.

NASA named Seven Hills on planet Mars after the seven crew members, including India-born astronaut kalpana Chawla, of Space shuttle Columbia who lost their lives while returning from their mission.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said in his Union budget 2018 speech that India is expected to register a growth rate of 7.2 to 7.5% in the second half of the current fiscal and is on way to becoming the fifth largest economy in the world.

Indian Navy launched INS karanj, III of the six indigenous scorpene class submarine.

Axis Bank launches the 4th edition of evolve in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It is an annual multi city knowledge series for the banks SME customers.

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Union budget 2018 was presented by finance minister arun Jaitley, agriculture got Prime attention in the union budget.

In the union budget 2018 to 19, Arun Jaitley announced that no change has been made in the personal income tax rates.

In the budget, he also announced that the president's monthly salary will be increased to rupees 5 lacs from the earlier rupees 1.5 Lakh. S

In the union budget Arun Jaitley announced at the world's largest government funded Healthcare program with rupees 5 lakh annual cover for family for 10 crore poor families.

Government will pay the 12% of wages to Employees Provident Fund contribution on behalf of new employees in all sections for the next 3 years.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley in the union budget 2018 announced that 8 crore poor woman will be provided with free LPG connections under Ujjwala scheme.

Saubhagya scheme will provide power to 4 crore families and that the government will spend rupees 16000 crore on the scheme.

He said that every block with more than 50% St population and at least 20000 tribal people will have an Ekalavya model Residential School by 2022.

Social security will be provided to aged, widows and orphanage children.

Government is targeting to construct 2 crore new toilets in the next financial year.

Mr Jaitley has allocated rupees 22356.6 crore for swachh Bharat mission.

He said government will focus on strengthening rural, cultural economy.

The government will develop 22000 gramin agricultural markets.

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1st March 2018 - Current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SBI clerk, UPSC exams

1st March 2018 - current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SBI clerk, UPSC exams

1st March 2018 - Current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SBI clerk, UPSC exams
  1. What percent of GDP growth was reported by the central statistical office in the December quarter of 2017 to 18? 
  2. What is the Mascot for Tokyo 2020 Olympics selected by the elementary school kids?
  3. Which company along with its units has filed for bankruptcy in the National Company Law Tribunal Mumbai?
  4. To bring the taleban into the binding please process is the Last Stand desperate attempt by the president of Afghanistan to end the world's most incredible war. Who is the president of Afghanistan?
  5. Employees Provident Fund Organisation has made it mandatory to file online claim for withdrawal of above how much amount under the employees pension scheme 1995 question mark
  6. With which company did the Catholic Syrian Bank Limited has tied up to offer the banks customers online trading and Demat services?
  7. Which Lake has emerged as the single largest habitat of irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals?
  8. What is the growth forecast for India in 2019 according to the moody investor service Global growth forecast?
  9. Who has been appointed as the group chief risk officer of the Punjab National Bank?
  10. Which government has given its approval to a proposal to bring in a legislation that would have a provision awarding death penalty to those guilty of raping girls aged 12 years or less?
  11. Where did the Union Minister of Civil Aviation mr Ashok gajapathi Raju inaugurated the country's first aviation multi skill development centre?
  12. Which ministry has started the process to setup the country's first defence Industrial Corridor linking Chennai with 4 other cities of Tamilnadu to promote Industries manufacturing weapons and military equipment?


  1. 7.2%
  2. Blue checked, doe eyed character with pointy ears
  3. Aircel
  4. Ashraf Ghani
  5. Rupees 5 lacs
  6. Celebrus Capital Limited
  7. Chilka lake in Orissa
  8. 7.5%
  9. A K Pradhan
  10. Haryana
  11. Chandigarh airport old terminal
  12. Defence ministry

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