General Awareness for various competitive examination
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1- North Korea recently built Intercontinental ballistic missiles at a factory at Sanumdong. It has produced the country’s first missiles which are capable of reaching the United States.
2-US President Donald Trump decided to grant India the STA-1 trading status equivalent to American allies for procurement of military weapons. What is the full form of STA?
Ans- Strategic Trade Authorization
3- J.Satyanarayana is the Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the nodal agency of Government of India for implementing Aadhaar. He is retired 1977 batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.
4- e-Aksharayan free software has been launched by the Union IT Ministry for converting scanned printed Indian Language documents into a fully editable text format in Unicode encoding.
5-WhatsApp chat app has recently launched four-person group video calling. WhatsApp has officially released its group calling feature on both Android and iOS
6-Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf sought the support of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) to form the federal government.
7- Assam is the only state in India that has an NRC (National Register of Citizens). The Assam government in a bid to identify the illegal Bangladeshi migrants released the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) list with names of 28,983,677 citizens in Assam.
8-Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has signed MoU With Ministry Of Electronics And Information Technology recently.
9-HDFC bank has been awarded the best performing primary lending institution in Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme(CLSS) for the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) and LIG (Low Income Group) category. The award was given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
10-British introduced the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture in India in the late 19th century.
11- Reliance Industries defeated TCS and became India’s Most Valued Company.
12-The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The head-quarters of FDA is located at Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.
13-RBI’s monetary policy committee in its third bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2018-19, increased repo rate to 6.5%.
14-Neeraj Chopra won Gold Medal at Savo Games in Finland.
15- India levies 25% safeguard duty on import of solar cells.
16-SC/ST (PoA) Amendment Bill, 2018 Bill rules out any provision for anticipatory bail for a person accused of atrocities against people from SC and ST communities.
17-Taiwan’s Wistron, a contract manufacturer of Apple iPhones in India, is all set to invest Rs.1,150 crore in Karnataka during the first phase of operations.
18-Ram Sewak Sharma has been re-appointed as TRAI Chairman till September 2020.
19-The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill outlaws talaq-e-biddat.
20-The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has been granted recognition by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the year 2018-2019.
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