TNPSC Group 2 Exam: Daily Current Affairs One line news – 5th November, 2018 !!

CURRENT AFFAIRS English

🍀National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) partnered up with HCL Foundation and German development agency GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) to organize “Bal Ganga Mela” at HCL’s Noida campus in Uttar Pradesh. 🍀South Korea and the United States resumed their battalion-level marine exercises “Korea Marine Exercise Program (KMEP)”,in Pohang, South Korea.

🍀India and Sharjah decided to boost economic ties at The ‘Sharjah-India Business Roundtable’, that was held in Sharjah, UAE.

🍀India announced that it would extend a $310 million loan to Zimbabwe to finance a rehabilitation project for a thermal power plant that would entail upgrading the station and extending its lifespan.

🍀The Bihar cabinet gave its nod for redevelopment of Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) into world’s largest 5462-bed hospital at an estimated cost of Rs. 5540.07 crore.

🍀Manipur government has declared a war on drugs affecting a significant number of people in the state.

🍀The US International Trade Commission (USITC) ruled against anti-dumping duty on the imports of a synthetic fluoropolymer, a key ingredient in non-stick coating for pans and other cookware, from India and China.

🍀Namrata Biji Ahuja of The Week magazine has been awarded the IPI (International Press Institute) India Award for excellence in journalism 2018.
🍀Controversial Uzbek businessman Gafur Rakhimov has been elected as the president of International Boxing Association (AIBA), the amateur boxing federation.

🍀India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) has appointed Rajesh Ram Mishra as its new President.

🍀Ms Nina Tshering La, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Congo.

🍀Indian badminton player Subhankar Dey has won the SaarLorLux Open at Saarbrucken in Germany.

🍀NASA has awarded nearly $7 million for a fresh interdisciplinary project to detect new, non-Earth-like life on Mars, Jupiter and Saturn’s icy moons.

🍀World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed all over the world on 5th November. This day aims to create awareness about tsunami and share innovative approaches to risk reduction.

🍀Ayurveda Day was observed on 5th November 2018. Ministry of AYUSH observes Ayurveda Day every year on Dhanawantari Jayanti (Dhanteras).

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