Current Affairs in English – August 8 , 2019

Daily Current Affairs in Telugu and English for all Competitive exams covering National, International, Regional, Sports, Awards, Appointments and Economy

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Current Affairs in English – August 7 , 2019

Veteran BJP Leader, Former Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away in New Delhi last night after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. She was 67. The country has lost a much loved leader who epitomised dignity, courage and integrity in public life. The President said, she will always be remembered for her service to the people of India. Swaraj was an excellent administrator, outstanding Parliamentarian and a remarkable orator. Swaraj was the first woman to serve as chief minister of delhi. An excellent administrator,Swaraj…

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Current Affairs in English – August 6 , 2019

Lok Sabha passes bill to ban commercial surrogacy Lok Sabha has passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 that prohibits commercial surrogacy, but allows altruistic surrogacy. It defines surrogacy as a practice where a woman gives birth to a child for an intending couple with the intention to hand over the child after the birth to the intending couple. There are 2000 to 3000 surrogacy clinics running illegally in the country.  The purpose of the Bill is to ensure effective regulation of surrogacy.  Commercial surrogacy is banned and considered illegal in…

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Current Affairs in English – August 4 – 5 , 2019

Bhasha Mukherjee  Crowned “MISS ENGLNAD” Bhasha Mukherjee, an Indian-origin doctor, has been crowned MISS ENGLAND in Miss England competition in London. The event was held from 31 July to 1 August. The winners bagged over GBP 30,000 worth of prizes, which include a luxury holiday to Mauritius. Alisha Cowie was crowned MISS ENGLAND 2018. Bhasha Mukherjee is a indian Haryana origin girl about 23 year old from Derby. She holds two different medical degrees. She is fluent in five languages. She has started new job as a junior doctor in…

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Current Affairs in English – August 3, 2019

Chandrayaan 2 successfully undergoes fourth orbit raising manoeuvre Lunar lander spacecraft Chandrayaan 2 was given its fourth orbit raise on August 2 afternoon as scheduled. With this the spacecraft goes around Earth in an elliptical orbit of 277 km x 89,472 km — having risen by over 17,000 km at the far end. “All its parameters are normal,” Indian Space Research Organisation said in an update. It will continue orbiting Earth until August 14. Meanwhile it will undergo its final orbit manoeuvre on August 6. Engineers handling the spacecraft from…

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Current Affairs in English – August 2, 2019

Foreign Ministers from South East Asia attend 52nd ASEAN summit Foreign Ministers from South East Asia are attending the 52nd ASEAN summit in Bangkok. The annual meeting opened with a call from the host Thailand for deeper integration to expand trade and bolster prosperity in the region amid rising global challenges. The meeting takes place in the shadow of rising security tension on the Korean Peninsula, China’s aggressive territorial claims in the South China Sea and the US-China trade war. ASEAN, seeking to boost its own voice as a global…

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Current Affairs in English – August 1, 2019

☛  US Gifts 480 Million Dollar to Srilanka The United States (US) has asserted that the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s 480 million US dollar aid to Sri Lanka was a gift from the people of the US and not a loan. US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz in a letter to President Maithripala Sirisena the agreement is transparent and is designed to foster the prosperity, the President seeks to deliver to the people of Sri Lanka. The ambassador noted that the agreement has a five-year term and will not establish…

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డైలీ కరెంట్ అఫైర్స్, సెప్టెంబర్ 2 – 2018

హామిల్టన్ కు ఇటలీ గ్రాండ్‌ప్రి టైటిల్ మెర్సిడీస్ జట్టు డ్రైవర్ లూయిస్ హామిల్టన్.. ఇటలీ గ్రాండ్‌ ప్రి ఫార్ములావన్ రేసు విజేతగా నిలిచాడు. ఇటలీలోని మోంజాలో సెప్టెంబర్ 2న జరిగిన రేసులో హామిల్టన్ 53 ల్యాప్‌ల దూరాన్ని గంటా 16 నిమిషాల 54.484 సెకన్లలో పూర్తిచేసి అగ్రస్థానంలో నిలిచాడు. ఫెరారీ డ్రైవర్ రైకోనెన్ రెండో స్థానం, మెర్సిడెస్‌కే చెందిన బొటాస్ మూడో స్థానం, ఫెరారీ మరో డ్రైవర్ వెటెల్ నాలుగో స్థానం దక్కించుకున్నారు. భారత్‌కు చెందిన ఫోర్స్ ఇండియా డ్రైవర్లు ఒకాన్, పెరెజ్ వరుసగా ఏడు, ఎనిమిది స్థానాల్లో నిలిచారు. ఆసియా క్రీడలు – 2018 ఇండోనేషియాలోని జకార్తా, పాలెంబాంగ్ నగరాల్లో 2018 ఆగస్టు 18 నుంచి సెప్టెంబర్ 2 వరకు 18వ ఆసియా క్రీడలు జరిగాయి. ఈ క్రీడల్లో 45 దేశాలు పాల్గొన్నాయి. ఈ క్రీడల్లో…

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