CURRENT AFFAIRS DECEMBER 2018

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Daily CA One Liners 1 December 2018

● 1 December : World AIDS Day

● World AIDS Day 2018 Theme : ‘ Know Your Status ‘

● 1 Dec. – 7 Dec. : Armed Forces Week

● ‘ Konkan 18 ‘ India – UK Naval Exercise Held In Goa

● ‘ eDrishti ‘ Software Launched To Help Railways Minister Keep Track Of Punctuality Of Trains

● India – China Sign Agreement To Inspect Fish Meal , Fish Oil Imports

● 8 States Achieve 100% Household Electrification Under Saubhagya Scheme

● 4th India-Mozambique Joint Commission Meeting Held In New Delhi

● South Asia Regional Youth Peace Conference In New Delhi

● Indian Owl Festival , India’s 1st Owl Fest Held In Pune

● 3rd ASEAN – India Business Summit (AIBS) Held In Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia

● Indian Economy Likely To Grow At 7-7.4 % FY19 : NCAER

● AIBA Set To Introduce ‘ Protest System ’ At 2019 Men’s World Championship

● Abhinav Bindra Became The 1st Indian To Be Honoured With The ‘ Blue Cross ‘ By ISSF

● Paris City Will Strip Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Of Her ‘ Freedom Of Paris Award ‘

● Varsha Varman Won Gol Medal At 62nd National Championship For Shotgun Events

● Esha Singh Wins 3 Gold Medal’s At 62nd National Shooting Championships

● HM Rajnath Singh To Inaugurate 19th Hornbill Festival In Nagaland

● IIT Kharagpur & University Of Auckland Ink Pact For Research Tie-Up

● 13th Edition Of CII Agro Tech India – 2018 Inaugurated In Chandigarh

● Australia Become 1st Country To Recognise ‘ Orphanage Trafficking ‘ As Slavery

● Today : Nagaland Celebrates 55th Formation Day

● Today : Border Security Force Celebrating Its 54th Raising Day

● Former US President ( 41st ) George HW Bush Passes Away

● 2nd ‘ Tejas ‘ Superfast Train To Run Between Chennai And Madurai

● Ravindra Singh Become 1st Indian To Be Elected ISSF Vice President .

Daily CA One Liners 2 December 2018 .

● 15th India Health Summit Held In New Delhi

● 13th Edition Of CII Agro Tech India-2018 In Chandigarh

● India’s 1st Indigenous Film Festival To Be Held In Odisha In 2019

● India’s Chairmanship Of Kimberley Process , From January 2019

● India Has Highest Number Of Children , Teens With HIV In South Asia : Report

● 4 Indian-Origin Women Among Forbes List Of Top 50 Female US Tech Moguls

● Georgia Elects Its 1st Female President Salome Zurichishvili

● Chinese Firm Unveils Plans To Provide Free Worldwide WiFi With 272 Satellites

● Minjee Lee Becomes The 1st Woman To Win Australia’s Greg Norman Medal

● India Is The Fastest Growing E-Commerce Market : Report

● FSSAI Launches ” Heart Attack Rewind ” Campaign For Elimination Of Industrially Produced Trans-Fat

● India Is Going To Host The G20 Summit In 2022

● Cambridge Dictionary Has Declared ‘ Nomophobia ‘ As The People’s Word Of 2018

● Indian Govt. Made Registration Process Compulsory For Drones

● South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Chief Guest For India’s Republic Day Celebrations 2019

● Sunil Arora Took Charge As The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Of India

● 4th India-Mozambique Joint Commission Meeting Held In New Delhi

● 1st India – Indonesia Business Forum (IIBF) Held At Port Blair In Andaman

● Empathy Campaign Launched To Spread Pan-India Awareness About Hepatitis Disease

● RBI Moves To Ease Liquidity For Non-Banking Finance Firms .

Daily CA One Liners 3 December 2018

● 2 December : World Computer Literacy Day

● 2 December : International Day For The Abolition Of Slavery

● 3 December : International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

● Theme 2018 : ‘ Empowering Persons With Disabilities & Ensuring Inclusiveness And Equality ‘

● Qatar To Withdraw From OPEC In January 2019

● 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave In New Delhi

● Nitin Gadkari Inaugurated 2nd Edition Of Khasdar Mahotsav In Nagpur

● 2 Day Global Agriculture And Food Summit 2018 In Jharkhand

● Asia Pacific Summit-2018 Has Started In Kathmandu , Nepal

● NGT Appoints Former HC Judge U C Dhyani To Monitor Ganga Cleaning Committee

● Andrés Manuel López Obrador Became 1st Leftist President Of Mexico

● AS Rajeev Appointed MD & CEO Of Bank Of Maharashtra

● ‘ Digital Sky portal ‘ India Starts Online Registration Portal For Drones , Pilots

● IOC Sets Up Human Rights Advisory Committee Starting In 2024

● Katowice Climate Change Conference 2018 Held In Poland

● State Bank Of Mauritius Gets RBI Approval For Subsidiary

● Growth Rate Of Infrastructure Sectors Slows Down To 4.8% In October 2018

● 1st India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit Was Held In New Delhi

● Govt. Forms Rajiv Kumar Committee To Look At Selling Of OIL , ONGC Fields To Private Companies

● India-US Air Forces Exercise ‘ Ex Cope India-2018 ‘ Begins In West Bengal

● India’s 1st Locomotive-Less Train ‘ Train 18 ‘ Crosses 180 Kmph Speed Limit

● 80th Session Of World Customs Organization ( WCO ) Policy Commission In Mumbai

● GST Collection For November
Stands At Rs. 97,637 Cr

● Atlawim Debebe Of Ethiopia Wins Pune International Marathon

● 2nd Meeting Of ‘ NITI Forum For North East ’ Will Be Held In Guwahati .

Daily CA One Liners 4 December 2018

● 04 December : Indian Navy Day

● A N Jha Has Been Appointed As The New Union Finance Secretary

● Pawan Singh Becomes 1st Indian To Be Elected In ISSF’s judges’ Committee

● Croatian Captain Luka Modric Bags ‘ Ballon d’Or 2018 ‘

● 4 Day International Conference On Bears Began In Agra , UP

● Delhi Daredevils Renamed As Delhi Capitals Ahead Of 2019 IPL

● Nagaland Becomes 2nd State To Adopt Pan-India Women Helpline ‘ 112 ‘

● UAE Passport Tops The Global Passport Power Rank 2018

● India Ranked 66th In Global Passport Power Rank 2018

● Yes Bank Appoints T.S Vijayan As An Independent Director

● Ullas Narayana Won Indias 1st international Medal ( Bronze ) In Ultra Running

● World Bank Unveils USD 200 Billion In Climate Action Investment For 2021-25

● GOI & ADB Sign $85 M Loan To Support Odisha Skill Development Project

● Jon Ridgeon Appointed CEO Of The International Association Of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

● Delhi Minister Imran Hussain Gets PETA ‘ Hero To Animals ‘ Award

● European Central Bank ( ECB ) Launched ‘ TIPS ‘ Instant Payment System

● Government Puts Imports Of Gold Dore In Restricted Category

● Government Holds Workshop On Developing ‘ Ganga Museum ’ In New Delhi

● Tata Open India International Challenge 2018 (Badminton) In Mumbai

● Book ‘ Modiraj Main Kisan , Double Aamad Ya Double Afat ’ Authored By Yogendra Yadav

● Female Ballon d’Or 2018 , Went To Ada Hegerberg ( Norway )

● India GDP Will Grow 7.2% In The Year Ending March 2019 : Moody’

● State Bank Of India Ropes In Swapna Barman As Brand Ambassador For YONO App

● India Water Impact Summit-2018 To Be Held From 5th December In New Delhi

● India-Japan Bilateral Air Exercise ‘ SHINYUU Maitri-18 ‘ Commenced In Agra

● ‘ PEETHA ‘ Programme Launched In Odisha

● AB-PMJAY Scheme Launched In Jammu & Kashmir

● EAM Sushma Swaraj Inaugurated ‘ Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum ‘ In Abu Dhabi

● President Ram Nath Kovind To Be On 5-Day Visit To Myanmar From 10 December

● Gautam Gambhir Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket .

Daily CA One Liners 5 December 2018

● 05 December : World Soil Day

● World Soil Day Theme 2018 : ” Be The Solution To Soil Pollution ! “

● 05 December : International Volunteer Day

● Theme Of International Volunteer Day 2018 : “ Volunteers Build Resilient Communities ”

● Kohli India’s Top-Paid Sportsperson Of 2018 At 228 Crore : Forbes

● 1st India Japan Air Exercise ‘ SHINYUU Maitri 2018 ‘ Began At Agra , UP

● Ada Hegerberg Won The 1st Ever Women’s Ballon d’Or 2018

● Qatar Is The World’s Biggest Supplier Of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

● 8th Session Of The Foreign Office Consultations Between India & Sudan Held In New Delhi

● EDB Signed MoU With The Maharashtra Government To Promote Fintech

● Tuhin Satarkar Becomes 1st Indian To Scale Sahayadri Mountain Range

● India & UAE Have Signed An Agreement On Currency Swap

● 2 Day Conference On Partnership Between EU & India Held In New Delhi

● Ministry Of Railways Signs An MoU With Madame Tussauds Wax Museum To Boost Tourism

● Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celebrity List 2018

● Book ‘ Blue Waters Ahoy ! ’ Chronicling The Indian Navy’s History From 2001-10 Authored By Anup Singh Released

● Indian Navy Will Conduct Large-Scale Coastal Defence Exercise ‘ Exercise Sea Vigil ’

● RBI Monetary Policy Review: Repo Rate Unchanged At 6.50% , GDP Projected At 7.4 % For FY19

● ISRO’s Heaviest Satellite GSAT-11 Successfully Launched From French Guiana

● Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman on A 5 Day Official Visit To US

● Indian Navy Will Be Conducting Its Flagship ‘ Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise ‘ (TROPEX) From January 2019

● Kipchoge ( Kenya ) & C Ibarguen ( Colombia ) Won The ‘ IAAF Athletes Of The Year ‘ Awards

● IIAF Announced Budapest To Host 2023 Athletics Championship

● Footballer Kylian Mbappe ( France ) Was Named The Winner Of ‘ Kopa Trophy ‘ At Paris .

Daily CA One Liners 6 December 2018

● Indian-Origin Woman Shamila Batohi Named South Africa’s 1st Female Chief Prosecutor

● Panama 1st Latin American Nation To Join China’s Belt & Road Initiative ( BRI )

● S.Ramakrishnan Won The Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 For Novel ‘ Sancharam ‘

● ‘ eATM ‘ Instant Fund Credit Feature To Get Cash Launched By ICICI

● Number Of Patents Granted By India Shot Up By 50% In 2017 : UN

● World’s 1st 3D-Printed Functional E-Bike Made In Germany By BigRep & NOWlab

● Odisha’s Kandhamal Haldi To Get Geographical Indications (GI) Tag

● SpaceX Successfully Launches 64 Small Satellites Using Reusable Falcon 9 Rocket

● Delhi Govt Launches ‘ Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana ‘ Scheme For Senior Citizens

● PM Modi To Inaugurate Bogibeel Bridge ( India’s Longest 4.94KM Rail-Road Bridge )

● Lalit Kr Chandel Appointed Govt Nominee On ICICI Bank Board

● India & The Republic Of Peru Sign Co-Operation And Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters

● Anees Salim Has Been Awarded The Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 For Novel ( English ) ‘ The Blind Lady’s Descendants ’

● Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Launches ‘ SMART ‘ Initiative For Agribusiness , Rural Transformation

● Organization Of The Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) Set To Meet In Vienna

● Deepika Padukone Is The Highest-Earning Woman Celebrity In India

● Atul Sahai Appointed CMD Of New India Assurance

● Supreme Court Approved ‘ Witness Protection Scheme 2018 ‘

● Govt Has Approved Anti-Smuggling National Coordination Centre ( SCord )

● Annual Startup India Venture Capital Summit 2018 To Be Held In Goa

● Pune District & Sessions court Is 1st In India To Get Facility Of E-Payment .

Daily CA One Liners 7 December 2018

● 07 December : Armed Forces Flag Day ( India )

● 07 December : International Civil Aviation Day

● Theme 2018 – Working Together To Ensure No Country Is Left Behind

● Charlotte Prodger Is The Winner Of The Turner Prize For 2018

● Luxembourg To Become 1st Country To Make Public Transport Free

● Exim Bank Extends USD 500 M Loan To Tanzania For Water Supply Projects

● Govt Appoints Krishnamurthy Subramanian As New Chief Economic Advisor

● Preeti Saran Elected To UN’s Socio-Economic Cultural Panel

● Ministry Of New & Renewable Energy Conferred Skoch Award For National Significance

● Kolkata-Patna Becomes India’s 2nd Container Cargo Sector On Inland Waterways

● India Is The 4th Highest Emitter Of Carbon Dioxide In The World

● 1 In Every 8 Deaths In India In 2017 Was Attributed To Air Pollution : ICMR Report

● RBI Is Going To Introduce ‘ Ombudsman Scheme For Digital Transactions ‘

● 23rd International Film Festival Of Kerala (IFFK) 2018 Begin At Thiruvananthapuram

● 19th All India Police (AIPDM) Shooting Competition-2018 At Haryana

● Yasir Shah Becomes Fastest Bowler To Take 200 Test Wickets ( In 33 Test Matches )

● Indian Coast Guard Conducts Exercise ‘ Clean Sea-2018 ’ At Port Blair

● Rattan Lal Honoured With Glinka World Soil Prize 2018

● Govt Launches National Challenge ‘ Ideate For India – Creative Solutions Using Technology ‘

● India Has Won The Silver Medal In World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad At Turkey

● Ravija Singal Has Become The Youngest Asian Woman To Won The Iron Man Title At Australia

● Italy Wins Admiral’s Cup Sailing Regatta 2018 .

Daily CA One Liners 8 December 2018

● 08 December : Submarine Day

● Venessa Ponce De Leon ( Mexico ) Crowned As Miss World 2018

● 3 Day Annual India Water Impact Summit 2018 Held In New Delhi

● Regional Customs Enforcement Meeting (RCEM) Held In New Delhi

● Mumbai Was Termed As The World’s 12th Richest City : Oxford Economics Report

● Donald Trump Nominates Heather Nauert As Next Envoy To The UN

● FAO Council Approves India’s Proposal To Observe An International Year Of Millets In 2023

● Kotak Mahindra & Saraswat Bank Launch Various Banking Services On WhatsApp

● Trump William Barr As New Attorney General

● Cabinet Approves Implementation Of Shahpurkandi Dam On River Ravi In Punjab

● Ministry Of Shipping Approves The Development Of Freight Village In Varanasi

● Rajanish Giri Has Been Awarded The Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2018

● 1st Ever Swadesh Darshan Project In Nagaland Worth Rs. 97.36 Crore Inaugurated

● 2 Books ‘ The Republican Ethic ‘ & ‘ Loktantra Ke Swar ‘ ( Selected Speeches of Shri Ram Nath Kovind ) Launched

● ” Chang’e-4 ” China Launched The 1st Mission To Land Robotic Craft On The Far Side Of Moon

● NITI Aayog Launches Global Hackathon On Artificial Intelligence

● Surat To Be World’s Fastest Growing City During 2019-35 : Report

● Shubhankar Sharma Becomes Youngest Indian To Win ‘ Asian Tour Order Of Merit ‘

● 51.2 % Of People Around The World Will Be Using The Internet : ITU Report

● Military Literature Festival ( MLF ) 2018 Began In Chandigarh

● Cabinet Approves MOC Between India And Japan In The Field Of Healthcare And Wellness .

Daily CA One Liners 9 December 2018

● 09 December : International Anti-Corruption Day

● Theme Of The International Anti-Corruption Day 2018 : “ United Against Corruption ”

● Madhya Pradesh Tourism 1st In Asia Hosts AdventureNext 18

● India Tops In Road Deaths With 1.51 Lakh Road Deaths In 2016 : WHO

● 175th Meeting Of The OPEC Conference Held In Vienna , Austria

● 5th OPEC & Non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting Held In Vienna , Austria

● Dubai Crown Prince Launches World’s Largest Arabic Audio Library In Dubai

● India To Retain Top Position In Remittances With $80 Billion : World Bank

● Australia Became World’s Biggest LNG Exporter For 1st Time : Report

● Germen Chancellor Angela Merkel Topped The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women Of 2018 ( Forbes )

● Malala Yousafzai Won 2018 Gleitsman Award By Harvard University

● Sunil Bharti Mittal Has Received ESCP Europe’s Highest Honour ‘ Doctor Honoris Causa ‘

● Axis Bank Inducted Amitabh Chaudhry As Additional Director On Its Board

● India Inks Pact With Iran To Pay Crude Bill In Rupee .

Daily CA One Liners 10 December 2018 .

● 10 December : Human Rights Day

● Theme Of Human Rights Day 2018 : ” Stand Up For Human Rights “

● Urjit Patel Has Resigns As Reserve Bank Of India ( RBI ) Governor

● Kerala Gets Its 4th International Airport In Kannur

● Allahabad University To Be Renamed As Prayagraj State University

● Railways Launched New Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train From New Delhi

● India’s Footballer Prathamesh Maulingkar Wins Mister Supranational 2018

● Indias 1st Underwater Museum To Open Off Puducherry Coast In INS Cuddalore

● Gender Wage Gap Highest In India , Women Are Paid 34% Less Than Men : ILO Report

● 1st International Conference On ‘ Sustainable Water Management ’ Held In Mohali

● 2nd Edition Of Khelo India Youth Games To Be Held In Pune ( January 2019 )

● Arundhati Bhattacharya Appointed As SWIFT India Chairman

● 10th Edition Of ‘ INDRA NAVY ‘ Maritime Exercise Between India & Russia Held At Visakhapatnam

● Regional Conference On ‘ Good Governance- Focus On Aspirational Districts ’ Begins In Thiruvananthapuram

● 2nd Edition Of Exercise ‘ AVIAINDRA ‘ Between Indian & Russian Air Forces Held At Jodhpur

● Kerala Becomes 1st State To Have 4 International Airports

● ‘ Shi Yomi ‘ Formally Became 23rd District Of Arunachal Pradesh Inaugurated By CM Pema Khandu

● All India Annual Conference Of Heads Of Science Centre’s & Museums Begins At Itanagar

● IIT Kharagpur Won The DSCI Excellence Award 2018 For Cyber Security Education

● James Quincey Was Elected As The 14th Chairman Of The Coca-Cola Company

● Imran Siddiqui Has Been Honoured With ‘ Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award 2018 ‘

● Book ‘ Of Counsel : The Challenges Of The Modi-Jaitley Economy ‘ Authored By Arvind Subramanian Launched .

Daily CA One Liners 11 December 2018 .

● 11 December : International Mountain Day

● Theme 2018 “ Mountains Matter ”

● Shaktikanta Das Appointed As The New RBI Governor ( 25th Governor )

● Tamil Nadu Govt Launches 24-Hour Helpline 181 For Women

● DMK MP Kanimozhi Gets The Best Woman Parliamentarian Award RS

● Indian Railways (IR) Launched ‘ Rail Madad ’ Mobile App

● RBI May Introduce Live Video KYC For Customer Verification

● Virat Kohli Becomes 1st Asian Skipper To Win A Test In South Africa , England & Australia

● India Successfully tmTest-Fired Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Missile From Odisha Coast

● India & ADB Sign $31 Million Loan Agreement For Tamil Nadu

● Air Force Chief Birender Singh Dhanoa On 5 Day Visit To Japan

● Shyam Sundar Besra Has Been Conferred The Coveted Sahitya Akademi Award

● PM Modi Will Inaugurate The 4th Partners’ Forum In New Delhi

● Govt Contribution To NPS Raised To 14 Per Cent

● ‘ Lepa Rada ‘ Becomes 24th District Of Arunachal Pradesh

● Israel Becomes A Member Of Financial Action Task Force ( FATF )

● India Was Ranked 11th In The Climate Change Performance Index 2018

● SAIL Hockey Academy Wins Aga Khan Gold Cup Tournament .

Daily CA One Liners 12 December 2018 .

● 11 December : UNICEF Day

● 12 December : International Day Of Neutrality

● 12 December : International Universal Health Coverage Day

● Theme 2018 : “ Unite For Universal Health Coverage : Now Is The Time For Collective Action ”

● Manipur Govt Honoured MC Mary Kom With The Title ” Meethoileima “

● Delhi Govt Launched A ” Operation Minimum Wage “

● Golden State Warriors Named Sports Illustrated’s 2018 Sportsperson Of The Year

● Economist Surjit Bhalla Resigned From PM Economic Advisory Council

● Govt Launched A Portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission-EDEG Developed By NABARD

● Naomi Osaka’s Coach ‘ Sascha Bajin ‘ Becomes 1st Ever WTA Coach Of The Year

● RBI Fined ‘ Indian Bank ‘ Rs 1 Crore For Cyber Security Violation

● CWG 2010 Gold Medallist Krishna Poonia ( INC ) Becomes An MLA In Rajasthan

● 164 Countries Adopted 1st-ever Global Migration Agreement In Morocco

● Slain Saudi Journalist Khashoggi Named ” Time Magazines Person Of The Year “

● Congress Won Rajasthan Assembly Election 2018 With 99 Seats

● TRS Won Telangana Assembly elections 2018 With 60 Seats

● Congress Emerged As The Single Largest Party In MP By Securing 114 Seats

● Rajiv Mehrishi Appointed As Vice-Chair Of UN Panel Of Auditors

● Anushka Sharma & Kartik Aaryan Have Been Named India’s Hottest Vegetarians Of 2018 By PETA

● Home Ministry Launches ” CyberDost ” Twitter Ac To Spread Awareness About Cybercrimes

● ADB Retains Indian Growth Forecast At 7.3% For FY19

Daily CA One Liners 13 December 2018

● Zoramthanga To Be Sworn In As Mizoram Chief Minister

● Kamal Nath To Be New Chief Minister Of Madhya Pradesh

● Manika Batra Was Awarded ITTF Breakthrough Star Award 2018

● Indian Navy Launched Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) System

● Japan Chooses Chinese Character For ‘ Disaster ’ To Define Year 2018

● K Chandrasekhar Rao Sworn In As Chief Minister Of Telangana

● President Kovind Inaugurates 5th Enterprise India Show In Yangon , Myanmar

● Delhi Police Has Entered The ‘ Limca Book ‘ Of Records By Training Over 2 lakh Women & Girls

● Russia Emerges As World’s No. 2 Arms Producer : SIPRI Report

● Rajiv Mehrishi Appointed As Vice-Chair Of UN Panel Of Auditors Till 2020

● European Union Opens India’s 1st Jean Monnet Centre Of Excellence In New Delhi

● UP Based Startup ‘ HelpUsGreen ‘ Has Been Honored By UN For Its Works To Clean River Ganga

● ISRO To Launch GSAT-7A Communication Satellite On December 19

● Myanmar Announces Visa-On-Arrival Facility For Indians

● Delhi HC Ordered Puts A Ban On Online Sale Of Medicines Across India

● President Kovind Dedicates ‘ ACARE ‘ Project To People Of Myanmar

● Retail Inflation In November Slows To 17-Month Low Of 2.33% .

Daily CA One Liners 14 December 2018 .

● 14 December : National Energy Conservation Day

● 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit Held In Saudi Arabia

● Global Economic Growth In 2018 Unchanged At 3.7 %: OPEC Report

● Shri Bharat Bhushan Vyas Takes Oath Of Office & Secrecy As Member Of UPSC

● ‘ Akademik Lomonosov ‘ World’s 1st Floating Nuclear Plant Installed In Russia

● Ashok Gehlot Will Be The New Chief Minister Of Rajasthan

● 4th WHO Global Forum On Medical Devices Held At Vishakhapatnam

● B P Singh Nominated New President Of Film & Television Institute Of India (FTII)

● India Lost To Netherlands 2-1 In A Quarter-Final Encounter At Bhubaneswar

● Nepal Govt Has Decided To Ban Indian Currency Notes Above Rs 100

● EU Parliament Approves ‘ World’s Largest ’ Free Trade Deal With Japan

● Global Debt Has Reached An All-Time High Of 184 Trillion Dollars : IMF

● Jharkhand Has Been Selected For ” Krishi Karman ” Award In The Rice Category

● English Fiction Writer Amitav Ghosh Has Been Selected For Jnanpith Award , 2018

● India & ADB Sign Loan Agreement Of $60 Million For Assam

● 4 Indian PSUs Feature In World’s Top 100 Arms Producers : SIPRI Report

● Government Sets Up GoM Headed By Arun Jaitley On Stressed Power Assets

● Yes Bank Names Brahm Dutt As Interim Chairman

● Indian Coast Guard Launches ” Operation Oliva ” To Safeguard Turtles In Odisha .

Daily CA One Liners 15 December 2018 .

● 15 December : International Tea Day

● Iran Falls To 6th Biggest Oil Supplier To India In November

● Brahm Dutt Was Appointed As An Interim Chairman Yes Bank

● Dam Safety Bill 2018 Introduced In Lok Sabha

● West Bengal , Bihar , Chhattisgarh Top Beneficiaries Of Ayushman Bharat : MoSH&FW

● Bilateral Annual Haj 2019 Agreement Between India & Saudi Arabia Signed

● Tata Steel Bags Prime Minister’s Trophy For The ‘ Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant ’ For The Year 2016-17

● 23rd International Film Festival Of Kerala (IFFK) 2018 Held In Thiruvananthapuram

● T.C. Barupal Appointed As The Next Ambassador Of India To The Republic Of Guinea

● National Athletics Championship For Blind Held In New Delhi

● Australian Govt Formally Recognised West Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

● Germany Approved ‘ Diverse ‘ As A 3rd Gender Option On Official Records

● Spain’s Angela Ponce Is The 1st Transgender Contestant In Miss Universe’s

● India Post Launches Internet Banking Facility For Savings Account Users

● Govt Appointed Shri Ramphal Pawar As Director Of National Crime Records Bureau ( NCRB )

● 3rd Edition Of Women Transforming India Awards 2018

● 2018 Theme Is “ Women & Entrepreneurship ”

● JK Becomes 1st State To Have Law Banning Sexual Exploitation Of Women

● India’s 1st Private UAV Factory Comes Up In Hyderabad

● ‘ ECO Niwas Samhita 2018 ‘ Launched By Power Ministry

● Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigned

● Delhi Police Launched ” Prahari ” Community Policing Scheme .

Daily CA One Liners 16 December 2018 .

● 16 December : Vijay Diwas

● Iranian Film Dark Room Bags ‘ Suvarna Chakoram ‘ Award At Kerala Film Festival

● Ashok Amritraj Was Honoured With The French Knight Of The National Order Of Merit

● 4th edition Of Kochi-Muziris Biennale Held In Kochi

● Cyclone ‘ Phethai ‘ Winds Towards Andhra Pradesh , Tamil Nadu

● 18th Meeting Of The India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission Held In New Delhi

● Indian-American Shree Saini Has Won Miss India Worldwide 2018 Title

● Bhupesh Baghel Named As The New Chief Minister Of Chhattisgarh

● Ranil Wickremsinghe Sworn-In As Sri Lankan Prime Minister

● PV Sindhu Clinch The BWF World Tour Finals Women’s Singles Title

● India’s 1st & World’s 3rd Railway University In Vadodara Dedicated To Nation

● UAE President Declares 2019 As ‘ Year Of Tolerance ’ .

Daily CA One Liners 17 December 2018 .

● 1st National Workshop On Explosives Detection Inaugurated At Pune

● Philippines’ Catriona Elisa Gray Crowned Miss Universe 2018

● Novak Djokovic & Simona Halep Named 2018 ITF World Champions

● Belgium Hockey Team Won Their 1st Ever World Cup Title

● Virat Kohli 2nd Fastest To Score 25 Test Centuries After Sir Don Bradman

● Rajyavardhan Rathore Flags Off Special Marathon ‘ Soldierathon ‘ In New Delhi

● 37th Senior National Rowing Championship Begins In Pune

● Lok Sabha Passes Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill , 2016

● NITI Aayog Organised Women Transforming India Awards 2018 In New Delhi

● Joshna Chinappa Wins National Squash Women’s Singles Title

● India Announced A $1.4 Billion Package For The Maldives

● Bihar’s ‘ Silao Khaja ‘ Gets Geographical Indications ( GI ) Tag

● India’s Kaiga Nuclear Plant Sets World Record In longest Uninterrupted Operation .

Daily CA One Liners 18 December 2018 .

● 18 December : International Migrants Day

● International Migrants Day 2018 Theme : ‘ Migration With Dignity ‘

● 18 December : Minorities Rights Day In India

● Uday Shankar Elected Vice President Of FICCI

● Global Telecom To Set Up Research Centre In Bengaluru

● Rs 1.10 Lakh Crore Lost To Bank Frauds Since 2015 : RBI Data

● Madhavi Divan Appointed Additional Solicitor General In Supreme Court

● Merriam-Webster Has Declared ‘Justice ’ As The 2018 Word Of The Year

● Famous Classical Singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri Passed Away

● Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) Extended To All Poor Households

● Cabinet Approves The Establishment Of 2 New AIIMS At Tamil Nadu & Telangana

● Jammu & Kashmir Governor Recommending Imposition Of President’s Rule

● Indian Film ‘ Period. End Of Sentence ’ Made It To Oscars Shortlist

● 1st Ever Agriculture Export Policy 2018 Launched By Commerce Ministry

● 1st Adventure Next India 2018 In Madhya Pradesh

● Shri Prakash Javadekar Inaugurates Sangeet Kala Sangam In New Delhi

● Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih Is On A 3-Day State Visit To India

● Book ” Timeless Laxman ” Launched Based On The Famous Cartoonist RK Laxman.

Daily CA One Liners 19 December 2018

● Nageswara Rao Appointed CBI Additional Director

● Railways To Introduce 1st AC Local Train In North India In 2019

● Jaipur Wax Museum Unveils Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Statue

● Today Goa Celebrates 57th Liberation Day

● Deepika Padukone Named Top Indian Star Of 2018 By IMDb

● Assam Govt. Approves Rs 600 Cr Farm Loan Waiver For Farmers

● India Ranks 108th In WEF Gender Gap Index 2018

● Iceland Topped In WEF Gender Gap Index 2018

● Zambia Has Joined As A Member Of International Solar Alliance

● Capital 1st Merges With IDFC Bank To Create ‘ IDFC First Bank ‘
● ISRO Launched GSAT- 7A Communication Satellite

● 9th India-South Korea Joint Commission Meeting Held In New Delhi

● Haryana Govt Has Launched App Named As ‘ Shiksha Setu ’

● India’s Largest Cancer Institute , National Cancer Institute Has Opened In Jhajjar , Haryana

● Federal Aviation Administration Has Retained Highest Aviation Safety Ranking For India

● 15th Global SME Business Summit In New Delhi

● Prime Ministers Of Macedonian , Greek Get Nominated For 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

● Sonam Kapoor Named PETA India’s 2018 Person Of The Year

● Govt Releases A Commemorative Stamp On Freedom Fighter Rajkumar Shukla

● Former PM Of Nepal Tulsi Giri Passes Away

● HRD Ministry Organises ‘ Kala Sangam ‘ For Kendriya , Navodaya School Teachers

● Manmohan Singh Releases ‘ Changing India ‘ Book On His Public Life .

Daily CA One Liners 20 December 2018

● 20 December : International Human Solidarity Day

● The Lok Sabha Passed The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016

● President Rule Has Been Imposed In Jammu & Kashmir From Today

● Mandeep Kaur Sandhu Won Mrs.India Worldwide 2018

● Shaan & Arijit Singh Were Given The “ Sangeet Mahasamman ” Award By The West Bengal Govt

● ‘ Chuppi Tod ‘ App Launched In Bihar Against Child Marriage , Sexual Harassment

● Harsh Vardhan Shringla Appointed India’s Ambassador To The US

● Kabaddi Player Anup Kumar Announces His Retirement

● All-India Annual Conference Of State DGPs & IGs Begins In Gujarat

● Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel Has Resigned From The Post

● NITI Aayog Has Unveiled A Strategy Document Titled The “ Strategy For New India @75 ”

● Gujarat Has Emerged As The Best Performing State In The Startup Ranking 2018

● Mohinder Pratap Singh Appointed As The Next Ambassador Of India To Mongolia

● P K Das Has Been Appointed As Chairman Of The Central Board Of Indirect Taxes & Customs

● Ashok Kumar Appointed As The Next Ambassador Of India To The Republic Of Djibouti

● Manoj Kumar Varma Assumes Charge As BHEL Director

● South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha Arrived In New Delhi

● Pakistan Activist Asma Jahangir Honoured Wins UN Human Rights Prize For 2018 .

Daily CA One Liners 21 December 2018 .

● Infosys Appoints Nilanjan Roy As New CFO

● New Zealand To Phase Out Plastic Shopping Bags From July 1 , 2019

● India 5th Most Deadliest Place To Be A Journalist : Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

● WV Raman Appointed Head Coach Indian Women’s Cricket Team

● Conrad K Sangma Launched Meghalaya Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS-IV)

● Afghanistan Most Deadliest Place For Journalist : RSF Report

● USA Pulled Out Of The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty With Russia

● Civil Aviation Ministry & ( AAI ) Launched An App Named ‘ GAS 2019 ’

● Mamata Banerjee Awarded The Skoch CM Of The Year Award

● 40 Workers Conferred Prime Minister Shram Awards 2017

● The Lok Sabha Has Passed The Consumer Protection Bill , 2018

● ‘ Asiatic Lion Conservation Project ’ Launched By Ministry Of Environment

● Odisha ‘ Top Performer ’ In State Startup Ranking-2018

● Arti Chhabra Srivastava Has Been Appointed As The 1st Full Time CVO In SEBI

● India-China Hold 1st People-To-People Exchanges Meeting In New Delhi

● RBI Limits Total Outstanding ECBs To 6.5% Of GDP

● I& B Ministry To Organise India-China Film Festival In New Delhi .

Daily CA One Liners 22-23 December 2018 .

● Nevada Becomes 1st US State With Female-Majority Legislature

● Odisha CM Announces Rs10,000 Cr KALIA Scheme For Farmers

● 15th Global SME Business Summit In New Delhi

● Haryana CM Inaugurates Patanjali’s World Herbal Forest Project In Morni Hill

● US Defence Secretary James Mattis Resigns From His Post

● India’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Declined In This Week By USD 613.9 Million Reaching USD 393.12 Billion

● NITI Aayog Releases Sustainable Development Goals Index

● Belgium To End The Year As No.1 In FIFA Global Rankings

● Premier Badminton League (PBL) Started In Mumbai

● 106th Foundation Day Of India’s 1st Swadeshi Bank ‘ Central Bank Of India ‘

● India’s Stock Market Has Overtaken Germany’s To Become The 7th-Largest Stick Market The World

● Prime Minister Narendra Modi Will Inaugurate IIT-Bhubaneswar On December 24

● Riva Ganguly Das Has Been Appointed As The Next High Commissioner Of India To Bangladesh

● Mohinder Pratap Singh Has Been Appointed As The Next Ambassador Of India To Mongolia

● Kerla Top In Niti Aayog Index On Development Goals

● Rajeev Mehta Appointed President Of South Asian Fencing Federation ( SAFF )

● Suresh Prabhu Confers Skoch Golden Jubilee Challenger Award

● 6th Edition Of Yuva Natya Samaroh Was Inaugurated In New Delhi

● Haryana Govt Launched Mobile App ‘ Shiksha Setu ‘

● 31st Meeting Of The GST Council Was Held In New Delhi

● 3 Day Annual Conference Of DGPs , IGPs Held In Gujarat

● India Ranked At 97th Position In The Latest FIFA Ranking

● Raksha Mantri Inaugurates Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR)

● PM Announces Sardar Patel Award For National Integration .

Daily CA One Liners 24 December 2018

● 23 December : National Farmers’ Day

● 24 December : National Consumer Day

● Theme 2018 : ” Timely Disposal Of Consumer Complaints “

● India Successfully Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Agni-IV Missile

● India’s Vedangi Kulkarni Becomes Fastest Asian To Cycle The Globe

● Manmohan Singh Received Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati National Eminence Award

● Indians Stood At 12th Rank In The ” Misperception Index “

● Manipur Assembly Passed Anti-Mob Violence Bill , 2018

● B V P Rao Elected As President Of Archery Association Of India

● ‘ Nightingale Of Assam ’ Singer Dipali Borthakur Passed Away

● PM Releases Commemorative Rs 100 Coin In Honour Of Atal Bihari Vajpayee

● India’s 1st Music Museum To Be Set Up In Thiruvaiyaru , Tamil Nadu

● Indian Railways Bags 17 Awards At The National Energy Conservation Awards 2018

● Bala Rafique Shaikh Wins Maharashtra Kesari 2018

● Burundi Has Declared Gitega As The Country’s New Political Capital

● Patrick Shanahan To Replace James Mattis As US Defense Secretary

● PV Sindhu Ranked 3rd In The Latest World Badminton Rankings .

Daily CA One Liners 25 December 2018

● 25 December : Good Governance Day

● 6th Edition Of Yuva Natya Samaroh 2018 Held In New Delhi

● ‘ PNB Rupay Card ‘ Special Card For Kumbh Mela Launched By PNB

● Lewis Hamilton Was Awarded With Drivers’ Driver Of The Year 2018

● 5th Rajasthan International Film Festival Will Be Held At Jaipur

● The Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) Will Soon Introduce Rs. 20 Note

● Delhi Records 2nd Highest Pollution Level In 2018 : Report

● Govt Extends Ban On Import Of Milk Products From China For 4 Months

● Sangeeta Verma Joins Competition Commission Of India (CCI) As A Member

● P. V. Bharathi Appointed As MD And CEO Of Corporation Bank

● The Indian Navy Has Been Commissioned A Naval Hospital Ship ” INHS Sandhani “

● 55th Anniversary Of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Was Held In New Delhi

● PM Modi Launches Paika Rebellion Chair In Utkal University

● ‘ Bogibeel Bridge ‘ India’s Longest Rail-Cum-Road Bridge Inaugurated In Assam

● Government Plans To Make All Meters Smart Prepaid In 3 Years

● ‘ Sadaiv Atal ‘ Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Memorial Inaugurated In New Delhi

● 106th Indian Science Congress Will Be Held On January 2019 In LPU , Punjab .

Daily CA One Liners 26 December 2018 .

● Thailand Approved Use Of Marijuana For Medical Use & Research

● Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana Has Been Launched In Uttarakhand

● 1st Meeting Of The Follow-Up Committee Between India , Afghanistan & Iran Held In Iran

● P V Bharathi Appointed MD And CEO Of Corporation Bank

● Laxmikant Kuldakar , Usha Timothy Get Mohammed Rafi Award

● CA Kuttappa Appointed India’s New Chief Men’s Boxing Coach

● Sitar Player Manju Mehta Has Been Conferred With The ‘ Tansen Samman ’ For 2018 By MP Govt

● Haryana To Rename Childcare Institutes As ‘ Jagannath Ashrams ‘

● Aadi Sai Vijaykaran Won The “ Top Debater In The World ” Title

● Kalu Police Station ( Rajasthan ) Topped In The List Of Best Performing Police Stations 2018

● Japan Has Announced Its Withdrawal From The International Whaling Commission ( IWC ) In 2019

● Haryana Govt Launches 485 Schemes Under ‘ Digital Haryana ‘ Initiative

● Maharashtra Govt Launched Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Schools In Mumbai

● Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Admission In Schools : UIDAI .

Daily CA One Liners 27 December 2018

● Thailand Becomes 1st Country In Southeast Asia To Legalize Medical Marijuana

● Former Australia Captain Ricky Ponting Inducted Into ICC Hall Of Fame

● Bhutan PM LotayTshering Will Be On A 3 Day Visit To India

● Madhya Pradesh Govt Declares Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary As National Park

● Bimal Jalan To Head 6 Member Panel On RBI’s Economic Capital Framework

● Telangana & Andhra Pradesh States Will Have Separate High Courts From January 1 , 2019

● 26th National Children’s Science Congress Held In Bhubaneswar

● Virat Sets New Indian Record For Most Runs Overseas In Calendar Year

● India’s Largest Cancer Institute To Come Up In Haryana’s Jhajjar

● 3rd Dwijing Festival Begins Today In Assam

● NITI Aayog To Release Second Delta Ranking Under The Aspirational Districts Programme

● Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva Takes Over As DCIDS-Operations

● VP Naidu Confers ‘ Champions Of Change ‘ Award To Manipur CM

● Central Railway’s Nagpur Division Has Developed The Robot Named ‘ USTAAD ‘ .

Daily CA One Liners 28 December 2018

● All Indian Airports Set To Install Body Scanners From 2019

● NITI Aayog Released 2nd Delta Ranking Of Aspirational Districts

● 26th National Children’s Science Congress Held In Bhubaneswar

● Madhya Pradesh’s Divya Patidar Joshi Crowned Mrs. India 2018 Title

● 41st Meeting Of The Central Sanctioning & Monitoring Committee Held In New Delhi

● ‘ USTAAD ‘ Railways Develops AI-Powered Robot To Check For Faults In Trains

● Padma Shri Awardee Prof Hamidi Kashmiri Passes Away

● India Announces INR 4,500 Crore Assistance To Bhutan

● Turkmenistan Has Launched Its 1st Messaging App ‘ BizBarde ‘

● HDFC Group Has Overtaken Tata Group To Become India’s Largest Business House

● Chagari Praveen Kumar Appointed As Acting Chief Justice Of Andhra Pradesh HC

● Luka Modrić Was Named Balkan Athlete Of The Year 2018

● President Ramnath Kovind Launch ‘ Sadbhaav Utsav ’

● Centre Declares Khalistan Liberation Force Banned Organisation

● Ambika Prasad Panda Appointed CMD Of SECL

● International Camel Festival In Bikaner From Jan 12 , 2019

● Indian Oil , ONGC , NTPC Most Profitable PSUs In 2017-18

● Women’s National Boxing Championship Will Be Held In Karnataka .

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