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Tut2learn’s Current Affairs Section is a compilation of recent current events. This section is updated almost daily.Tut2learn publishes relevant fact based Current Affairs Quiz almost daily basis. This quiz helps you to keep a watch on current happenings and may be useful for General Awareness part of IBPS Banking, SSC-CGL, Bank Clerical and other similar examinations.

10 billion habitable planets in the Milky Way

NASA has announced that 1284 new planets have been found by Kepler telescope. Of these, more than 100 planets, which are orbiting distant stars, are Earth-sized and nine planets are situated in habitable zones, meaning they may have water and even support life. Scientists working on Kepler mission said that, as per calculations, there could


Akash Missiles can become defence mainstay

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that Akash Missile, India’s indigenously developed Short Range Surface to Air Missile (SRSAM), can become the backbone of its category in Indian Defence. The Minister Manohar Parrikar was responding the questions on whether the army has chosen Isreli quick-Reaction surface-to-air missile (QRSAM) over Akash missile. He added that QRSAM is


Shashank Manohar quits as BCCI President

Shashank Manohar has quit as the President of the Indian Cricket Board, BCCI, as per reports. Reportedly, he will be taking over as the independent International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman on May 23. Also, it is said that he quit the post as implementing the RM Lodha panel recommendations was ‘impossible’.  Notably, Manohar had taken


North Eastern Capitals to be connected by railways by 2020

In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation, Rao Inderjit Singh, said that government is planning to expand broad-guage rail network to all the capitals of North-Eastern states by the year 2020. The government aims to reduce the prices of essential commodities like food grains in the


Supreme Court told States can’t hold medical entrance tests

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that all admissions to medical and dental courses would come under single national Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The apex court has rejected the states demand to conduct their own exams for MBBS and BDS. Also, Supreme Court said students who complained of not getting enough time for NEET-1 held on


Priyanka Chopra has been crowned the ‘Most Desirable Women of the year 2015’

Renowned actor Priyanka Chopra has been crowned  the ‘Most Disirable women of the year 2015’. Around 1.35 lakh voters have participated in the poll, that was conducted by leading media house Times of India. Padmashri awardee, guest of Obamas, Oscar presenter, Winner of people’s choice award for ‘Quantico’, PC is unstoppable at the moment. She


Solar Powered light-emitting cement developed!

Scientists of Michoacan’s  University have developed a new light-emitting cement that could last 100 years and illuminate roads, highways or bicycle lanes at night by absorbing solar energy during the day. The cement exists in blue or green colour, and the light intensity can be regulated to avoid dazzling drivers. However, the new cement is


AR Rahman joins in as Rio Goodwill Ambassador

Music Composer-singer AR Rahman has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for the Rio Olympics by the Indian Olympic Association. AR Rahman now joins bollywood actor Salman Khan, Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. The Academy Award winning musician said he is humbled to represent India at Rio. The musician and the cricketer were approached Salman Khan’s


Rajasthan removes Nehru from class 8 textbooks

Now students studying in Rajasthan may not know about Jawarhalal Nehru also known as Chacha Nehru. The new social science text for Class 8 reportedly has stricken off Nehru’s name, who’s a freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister of Independent India. The new text mentions Mahatma Gandhi, Subhas Chandra Bose, Sardar Patel, Veer Savarkar,


North Korea will use nuclear weapons only if attacked

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said that his country is a ‘responsible’ nuclear weapons state, which is committed to non-proliferation, as reported by state media. Addressing thousands of delegates gathered for the Worker’s Party congress, a rare political event, he praised the nation’s nuclear program and said that North Korea will only use a nuclear


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