Tag Archives: Events 2018

Tut2learn’s Events 2018 Section is a compilation of recent current events. This section is updated almost daily.Tut2learn publishes relevant fact based Current events almost daily basis. This current events section 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 all competitive examinations.

First human head transplant!

An Italian surgeon Dr Canavero claims he is ready to perform the first full human head transplant and he already has a volunteer. Experts have debunked his claims and insist that the operation is still many year from reality. According to Canavero, the operation will be a 36-hour procedure involving 150 people, including doctors, nurses,


Sachin joins Salman, Bindra as Rio ambassador

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has joined Olympic shooting champion Abhinav Bindra and Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as India’s goodwill ambassador for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Reportedly, the Indian Olympic Association had also requested music composer AR Rahman to become one of the India’s brand ambassadors for Rio Olympics but Rahman is yet to confirm.


US rejected Indian products citing adulteration

MoS for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that over the past 5 years, the US health regulator has refused entry of 12012 Indian products citing reasons including adulteration and misbranding. She added that the government has taken steps to tighten rules regarding labeling and pre-export inspection. The minister said that standards and


Largest violet diamond found!

A violet diamond, one of the rarest gems in the world,  has been found at Australia’s remote Argyle Mine. The largest-of-its-kind,  the germ originally weighed 9.17 carats and had etchings, pits, and crevices. Named as Argyle Violet, the diamond has now been polished down to an oval shaped gem weighing 2.83 carats. Argyle mine is


Indian origin startup acquired by Google

Google acquired a teach start-up Synergyse, founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur, Varun Malhotra s part of its plans to teach Google Apps to its users. The Toronoto-based start-up, launched in 2014, aims to teach users on using Google Apps. No financial details have been disclosed by the firms. The Google Apps including Gmail, Calendar, Drive


Haryana cops to get a weekly off

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that policemen in the state will be entitled to a weekly off. He also said that in order to reduce pressure on the policemen, the government will soon be filling up half of the 12000 vacancies in the state police. So far the cops were not entitled


J&K government moves SC seeking exemption from NEET

The Jammu and Kashmir government plans to move the Supreme Court requesting to exempt the state from the National eligibility cum entrance Test (NEET). The government argues that they want to continue their own established process of recruiting students to medical courses. They said considering the state’s  special status, it should be exempted from the


Viay Mallya resigns as Rajya Sabha MP

Independent MP liquor baron vijay Mallya has resigned from his Rajya Sabha post on Monday. The move came after RS’s ethics Committee recommended expulsion of Mallya from the house after it found that he has not declared changes in his assets and liabilities for 10 years, a mandatory duty of all MPs. Also , his


No liquor shop licenses along national Highways: Centre to States

The centre government  has asked state governments not to give licences for liquor shops along the national Highways. In India around  1,18,840 road accidents have occurred in the last five years due to drunken driving. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said interceptors with breath analysers will be placed along the highways to check


Breakthrough! 3 Earth-like planets discovered

An international team of scientists from MIT, NASA and university of California have discovered a trio of Earth-like planets suitable for life outside the solar system. The planets orbit an ultracool dwarf star, ‘only’ 40 light years away, and are likely comparable in size and temperature to Earth and venus. Othere factors like cloud cover


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