Current Affairs For Railway Group-D Exam 2018 : Day 2


Railway Group D 2018 Exam is just 3 weeks away from now on. General Studies carries irresistible weightage in every prominent govt exam and Railway Group D Exam is no exceptional when it comes to General Studies Section’s importance in the exam. Nowadays to check the aspirants’ presence of mind and social awareness, Current Affairs based questions are frequently asked in these Competitive Exams. Railway ALP 2018 Exam is itself a notable example of this.Current Affair based questions are something to pay heed on and uphold a major significance which can play a vital role to perform consummately and make headway in the final merit of Exam. Other than that current affairs is a must to do task for other government exams as well.

Factoring in it, our motive is to prepare you in every aspect and to make you perform like an all rounder and hence Current Affairs for Railway Group-D Exam 2018 will be provided on daily basis on SSCADDA and ADDA247 to make you efficient and prepared for Railway Group-D Exam 2018 which is to be held from 17th September 2018. 

➤ Suresh Prabhu Launches Mobile App ‘ReUnite’

i. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu launched a mobile application called ‘ReUnite’ which helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India.
ii. The app is multiuser where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children, and provide detailed description like name, birthmark, address, report to the police station, search and identify missing kids.

➤ Dutee Chand Sets New National Record In Women’s 100m

i. India sprinter Dutee Chand set a new national record in the women’s 100-metre race when she clocked 11.29 seconds at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships being held in Guwahati, Assam.
ii. The previous record of 11.30 seconds was also held by Dutee, which she achieved at the Indian Grand Prix in 2017. Dutee has qualified for the Asian Games in 100m and 200m by breaching the qualifying timings at the Inter-State Championships.





➤ Rani Rampal Announced Captain of Indian Women’s Hockey Team

i. Forward Rani Rampal was named as the captain of India’s 18-member squad for the women’s hockey World Cup to be played in London in July 2018. Hockey India announced the 18-member Indian women’s team for the prestigious tournament.
ii. India has been placed in Pool B alongside hosts and world no. 2 England, world no. 7 USA and world no. 16 Ireland. Goalkeeper Savita has been named vice-captain.

➤ NASA To Launch World’s Lightest Satellite Designed By Chennai Students

i. The four first-year engineering students from Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science near Chennai, Tamil Nadu have developed the world’s lightest satellite which will be launched from a NASA facility in the US by August 2018.
ii. The students built the 4cm ‘cube’ satellite ‘Jaihind-1S’ with a 3D printed outer casing from polylactic acid (PLA) nylon material, making it lighter than a medium sized egg, at just 33.39 grams.
  • NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • NASA was founded in 1958.
  • Jim Bridenstine is the 13th Administrator of NASA.



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