Monthly Current Affairs 2018 Highlights (One-Liners) for Competitive Exams

Current Affairs One Liner- Study the current affairs related knowledge which is equally helpful for all competitive exams. The questions-answer on current affairs for the coming exams as – IAS, PCS, Bank and other exams are very important.

1. Person appointed as the Prime Minister of Mali – Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga
2. Cricket player banned recently for five months for failing dope test – Yusuf Pathan
3. According to researchers, this eatable is likely to get extinct in 30 years – Chocolate
4. These two nations have become the first in Gulf to introduce VAT – UAE and Saudi Arabia
5. North Korea re-opened a communication channel with this country after months of hostility – South Korea
6. This Prominent poet, who translated the Bhagwad Geeta into Urdu, passed away at the age of 71 on 2 January 2018 – Anwar Jalalpuri
7. The Union Cabinet has approved a MoU in the oil and gas sector between India and this nation – Israel
8. This Indian state has been declared as a disturbed area till June 2018 – Nagaland
9. The United States has suspended security aid to this nation – Pakistan
10. World Hindi Day (WHD) is observed every year on – 10 January
11. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved five projects worth – Rs 295.01 crore
12. This country recently confirmed its withdrawal from UNESCO following the withdrawal of US – Israel
13. This country became the first to enforce equal pay for women and men – Iceland
14. These countries formally joined UNSC as the new non-permanent members – Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, and Poland
15. Recently popular musician AR Rahman was appointed the brand ambassador of the state– Sikkim
16. The United States cut off its financial aid to this nation on the first day of the New Year – Pakistan
17. This state government has banned the use of electronic cigarettes – Bihar
18. This nation has extended its nationwide state of emergency by another three months – Egypt
19. A country which has become the first country to legalize equal pay for men and women – Iceland

20. Colour of new Rs 10 note to be issued by RBI – Chocolate Brown
21. The Indian government has banned this type of flag to be used – flag made from plastic
22. According to researchers, 2 degrees Celsius rise in global warming will lead to the increase in threat of – Drought
23. The country which recently banned cotton buds – England
24. Israel has issued notice to migrants from this place to leave the country or face imprisonment – Africa
25. This Indian tennis player is the highest-ranked in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings – G Sathiyan
26. The Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has unveiled the official logo of her state– West Bengal
27. Union Cabinet recently approved establishment of AIIMS under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana at – Bilaspur
28. CCEA approved construction, operation and maintenance of 2-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel in – Jammu & Kashmir
29. The country where the first transporter Walkway Glass Bridge was started with special effects – China
30. Union Cabinet approved amendments in the Model Concession Agreement (MCA) to boost – Port Sector
31. This former cricketing legend has been appointed as the coach of the Delhi Daredevils franchise for the upcoming IPL 2018 – Ricky Ponting
32. This supercomputer, nation’s first and fastest was inaugurated by Union Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan on 8 January – Pratyush
33. India has signed the bilateral annual Haj 2018 Agreement with this nation – Saudi Arabia
34. The Supreme Court of this nation ruled that child's rights are sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges – India
35. This state government is going to use robots to clean sewers – Kerala
36. With the launch of PSLV-C40, India has in total launched these many of its own satellites till date – 100
37. This nation set a new record with its wind energy production in 2017 – Denmark
38. India on 12 January, 2018 launched these many satellites including Cartosat-2 – 31
39. India is going to be a reliable and close neighbour of this nation – Maldives
40. First Indian to win an international medal in skiing at Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup – Aanchal Thakur