Current Affairs For SSC CGL 2018: Day 32

Current Affairs For SSC CGL 2018

As we have analysed the exam analysis of SSC CGL & SSC CPO exams, there were 4-5 questions from current affairs. So, for those students who still have to appear for exam can prepare from these current affairs. Railway Exam is also nearby and the foremost opportunity. It is a well known fact that General Awareness is an undeniable section in Govt Exams these days. And 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.
➤ India’s R Praggnanandhaa Becomes World’s 2nd Youngest Chess Grand Master

i. India’s R Praggnanandhaa has become the country’s youngest and the world’s second youngest Grand Master at the age of 12 years, 10 months and 13 days after reaching the final round of the ongoing Grendine Open in Italy.

ii. The Chennai-based player was paired with Grand Master Prujjsers Roland in the final round, which ensured that he would achieve the feat.

iii. Ukraine’s Sergey Karjakin remains the youngest ever GM, having achieved the feat at the age of 12 years and seven months in 2002.

➤ Gujarat Launches ‘Suryashakti Kisan Yojana’ For Farmers
i. The Gujarat government launched a solar power scheme for farmers- Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) enabling them to generate electricity for their captive consumption as well as sell the surplus power to the grid and earn an extra buck.
ii. As per the scheme, farmers having existing electricity connection will be given solar panels as per their load requirements. The State and Central governments will give 60% subsidy on the cost of the project. The farmer is required to take 5% cost, while 35% will be provided to him as an affordable loan with interest rates of 4.5-6%.
  • Gujarat CM- Vijaybhai R. Rupani, 
  • Governor- Om Prakash Kohli.

 IIFA Awards 2018 Announced: Complete List of Winners
i. At the Indian International Film Awards (IIFA), late star Sridevi won Best Actress (posthumously) for MOM while Irrfan Khan was given the Best Actor Award for Hindi Medium. 
ii. The award ceremony was held in Bangkok. Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu was awarded the Best Film trophy. Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh hosted the show.

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