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One Liner GK Current Affairs- 23August 2018

One Liner GK Current Affairs- 23August 2018
Daily Current Affairs & GK Update 23August 2018
In the Current Affairs & GK Update of 23August 2018 we cover  all important National,International,Financial,Sports news, nominations, agreements which are relevant for upcoming SBI PO,SBI Clerk,SSC,IBPS RRB exams.We at Achieversrule regularly provide One Liner Current Affairs and GK Updates to keep our candidates prepared for Current Affairs section of Banking,Insurance exams and current affairs exam.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a day-long visit to Gujarat visited Junagadh. He announced 13 development projects for the city. The prime minister also attended multiple events throughout the day.
  • The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has emerged as the second fastest growing airport in the world in the first half of 2018 in terms of actual growth in number of passengers.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the sixth edition of International Buddhist Conclave 2018 in New Delhi.the theme of the conclave is 'Buddha Path-The Living Heritage'.

  • Iran has unveiled its first domestic fighter jet named 'KOWSAR".
  • The 4th BIMSTEC Summit will be held on August 30 and 31 in Kathmandu,Nepal.India is actively rooting for BIMSTEC as New Delhi has already hosted its leaders at the BRICS Outreach Summit in 2016 in Goa.

  • Union Minister Arun Jaitley resumes charge as Finance and Corporate Affairs minister.Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has assumed the additional charge of the Finance and Corporate affairs portfolio.

Financial news:
  • Reliance Industries on Thursday became the first company to cross Rs 8 trillion in terms of market capitalisation (market-cap), becoming the country's most valued firm.RIL's market capitalisation (m-cap) stood at Rs 8.01 trillion. The stock ended at Rs 1,266.90 on the NSE, up 1.6%, extending its gains over the past four trading days.

  • In the Forbes list of World's highest paid actors George Clooney emerged at the top followed by Dwayne Johnson and Robert Downey Junior.Bollywood actor Mr. Akshay Kumar has made it to the seventh rank while Salman Khan made it in 9th rank.

  • Former England Captain David Beckham will receive the UEFA President's award for his contribution to football and promoting the sport in "every corner of the planet".David Beckham has become the third Englishman to receive the UEFA President's award.

  • Veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha member Kuldip Nayar passed away at 12.30 a.m. on Thursday after a brief illness. He was 95.mr.Nayar was known for his stand against the Indira Gandhi government during the Emergency as the editor of popular News daily The Statesman.

  • The Chief minister of Gujarat:Vijay Rupani.
  • Governor of Gujarat: Om Prakash Kohli.
  • President of Iran: Hassan Rouhani.
  • Kampegowda International Airport is situated in Bangalore,Karnataka.
  • Full form of BIMSTEC:The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation.
  • Member countries of BIMSTEC: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar,Sri Lanka,Thailand,Bhutan and Nepal.
  • Current chair of BIMSTEC: Nepal.
  • BIMSTEC was founded in 1997.
  • Ram Nath Kovind:14th President of India.

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