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Current Affairs – 28

Bogibeel, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, is being built over which river? Ans: Brahmaputra

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  • Which country won Azlan Shah Hockey Cup 2019 by defeating India? Ans: South Korea
  • Which organisation releases World Press Freedom Index every year? Ans: Reporters Without Borders
  • Who were conferred the 2019 Bharat Ratna Award on 25th January 2019, Indias highest civilian honour, by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind ? Ans: Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika
  • Sri Lanka on April 18, 2019 has launched its first satellite into space from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility on Virginias East Shore. What is the name of this satellite? Ans: Raavana-1
  • Who won the 2019 Australian Open Womens Singles title by defeating Petra Kvitová in the final? Ans: Naomi Osaka
  • Name the eminent Hindi poet and Jnanpith awardee who passed away at the age of 84? Ans: Kedarnath Singh
  • Which country won the 5th Womens Asian Champions Trophy 2018 (Hockey)? Ans: South Korea
  • Which city hosted the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018? Ans: New Delhi
  • What is the name of Indias first humanoid robot developed by Asimov Robotics which was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Kerala for induction into its police force? Ans: KP-BOT
  • Which Indian was on 26th September 2018 awarded with the prestigious UN Champions of the Earth Award 2018, the highest environmental honour of the United Nations? Ans: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has freezed its trade ties with which nation over its interference in Gulf Kingdoms internal affairs? Ans: Canada
  • Which Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) merged with IDFC Bank to create IDFC First Bank? Ans: Capital First
  • At which place India International Science Festival 2018 with the focal theme Science for Transformation was held from 5th to 8th Oct 2018? Ans: Lucknow
  • Name the film maker and actor who won the 2016 Dada Saheb Phalke Award. Ans: Kasinadhuni Viswanath
  • Which country won the Fair Play Award in the FIFA Football World Cup 2018? Ans: Spain
  • Bogibeel, Indias longest rail-cum-road bridge, is being built over which river? Ans: Brahmaputra
  • Name the Afghan cricket player who has become the youngest captain in international cricket at the age of 19 years 165 days? Ans: Rashid Khan
  • Who was awarded with the Best Actress award in feature films at the 65th National Film Awards? Ans: Sridevi
  • In which state Gauri Sawant has been appointed by the Election Commission of India as the first transgender election ambassador? Ans: Maharashtra
  • On which day the World Humanitarian Day was observed across the world? Ans: 19th August
  • Which country has banned the use of Indian currency notes of Rs 2000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 denominations in the country? Ans: Nepal
  • Government of which state banned manufacturing, distribution, sale, purchase, display and advertisement of electronic cigarettes? Ans: Bihar
  • Which indian heritage place have been adopted under Adopt a Heritage scheme? Ans: Red Fort
  • Which country has granted citizenship to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange? Ans: Equador
  • Which Indian athlete ended Indias 48-year wait for a gold medal in the mens triple jump event at the Asian Games? Ans: Arpinder Singh
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