Current Affairs International 2017(English)

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Which country has lifted the ban on movie theatres after 35 years?

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Saudi Arabia will have its first public cinemas in more than 35 years, after the government announced the lifting of ban on movie theatres

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For how many seats the assembly elections for seven provinces were held in Nepal recently?

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Left alliance comprising of Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist–Leninist (CPN-UML) and CPN Maoist-Centre have won the parliamentary elections of Nepal. The alliance won 113 seats out of 165 seats of House of Representatives under the First-Past-the-Post. The alliance is also leading in proportionate representation. Besides, the Left Alliance has also come in majority in provincial assembly election. The alliance won 235 seats out of 330 seats of seven provincial assemblies.

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Which country's president has signed a Space Policy directive to send manned missions to Moon and Mars?

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The US President Donald Trump has directed NASA to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972. This will help to prepare for a future Mars trip. The goal of the new Moon missions would include "long-term exploration and use" of its surface.

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Which among the following food company ordered recall over salmonella fears?

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Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.

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Where will Russia assist Egypt to set up its first nuclear power plant at a cost of $21 billion?

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Egypt and Russia have signed a contract to build Egypt's first nuclear power plant. A final contract to start work constructing Egypt's first nuclear power plant was signed on 11 December 2017, in Cairo. The  Dabaa nuclear power plant is expected to cost an estimated $21 billion (€17.8 billion) and would be finished in either 2028 or 2029.

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Which among the following EU member states have not have signed up for the pact, for PESCO?

I. Austria

II. Germany

III. Malta

IV. Denmark

V. Britain

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All of the EU member states except Denmark, Malta and Britain, which is leaving the bloc -- have signed up for the pact, known as permanent structured cooperation on defence (PESCO). 

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Yesterday's

Consider the following statements with respect to new gel developed to treat eye injuries:

I. The gel is named PNAPIM [P(N-isopropylacrylamide).

II. It has been developed by researchers at University of Southern California.

III. It changes from a fluid to a super-strong semi-solid when applied to the eye.

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All the statements are correct.  The researchers at University of Southern California (USC) have developed an on-the-spot, temperature-sensitive gel that could seal eye injuries on the battlefield. The developed gel is reversible and temporary and it changes from a fluid to a super-strong semi-solid when applied to the eye. The material the group worked with for retinal implants is a hydrogel called PNIPAM, poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), which has a unique attribute that makes it a natural fit for this application.

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How many medals in diving were won by India at the Indonesia Open Aquatic Championship 2017?

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Indian Diving Team won 6 medals (1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals) in Indonesia Open Aquatic Championship 2017. The five-day championship concluded on December 9, 2017 in Jakarta.

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The researchers of which University have developed an underwater robot, MantaDroid, for underwater mapping and surveillance?

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The researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed an underwater robot named MantaDroid. The underwater robot is inspired by manta ray fish. The MantaDroid can swim for up to 10 hours and could help carry out underwater mapping and ocean bed surveys, besides military reconnaissance.

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Which country won the Silver medal of the just-concluded Hockey World League final played at Bhubaneshwar?

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Australia beat Argentina 2-1 to win the second straight gold of Hockey World League Final (HWLF) final at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. For the bronze play-off India defeated Germany 2-1 to finish the HWLF tournament at third place.

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11 December 2017

UN rejects U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of _______?

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UN rejects U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

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_____ has been fully liberated from ISIS?

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Iraq fully liberated from ISIS

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10 December 2017

With which country India has signed MoU for technical cooperation in the implementation of transport projects?

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An Implementation Agreement on Sustainable Urban Transport project between Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Germany’s GIZ is signed in Coimbatore, Bhubaneshwar and Kochi

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IAF Mountaineering Team leaves for Mt Vinson to complete _______

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 A team of IAF mountaineers has successfully scaled highest peaks of six continents and is now embarking on the culminating expedition to Mt Vinson in Antarctica to complete 'Mission Seven Summits

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Who has been appointed as the Performance Director for women's boxing?

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Italian coach Raffaele Bergamasco, has been elevated to the position of Performance Director for senior women pugilists.

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09 December 2017

Tokyo Olympic organisers unveiled _________ Olympic mascot probable

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Tokyo Olympic organisers unveiled a shortlist of three official 2020 Games mascots from bug-eyed cartoon heroes to cuddly raccoons.

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Which country is to establish robot station on Moon?

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China is planning to establish a robot station on the moon to conduct bigger and more complicated experimental research on lunar geography

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Which among the following player has won his 5th Ballon d'Or award as best player?

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Cristiano Ronaldo has won 5th Ballon d'Or award as best player.

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08 December 2017

With which country India has signed MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector?

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India and Cuba signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector

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The US President Donald Trump recognised ______ as capital of Israel.

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US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced plans to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Which Airlines has been banned from European Union skies after a commission determined it no longer meets international safety standards?

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Venezuela's Avior Airlines has been banned from European Union skies after a commission determined it no longer meets international safety standards.

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07 December 2017

At which place the 3rd DRC-NITI Aayog Dialogue was held?

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The 3rd edition of the Dialogue between the NITI Aayog and the Development Research Council of China, the DRC- NITI Aayog Dialogue was held in Beijing

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Which country has been banned by IOC from Next Winter Games?

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Russia’s Olympic Committee has been banned from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and ordered to pay $15m in costs.

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06 December 2017

UAE Armed Forces along with the UK, US and French armies are participating in joint exercises in ________?

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UAE Armed Forces along with the UK, US and French armies are participating in joint exercises in Abu Dhabi

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05 December 2017

What is the name of largest-ever joint drill exercise launched by the United States (US) and South Korea?

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The five-day joint drill exercise between the US and South Korea is named Vigilant Ace, which involves 230 aircraft, including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters, and tens of thousands of troops.

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Who won the Pune International Marathon held on December 3, 2017?

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In men’s category, the first position was grabbed by Ethiopia’s Getachew Besha with a time of 2 hours 15.15 sec. The second and third position was grabbed by Zelalem Lema Dlema and Deveje Kasaw respectively. Among Indian runners, Karan Singh from Pune clocked 2:28.01s to win the category.

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Which country has announced to pull out from the “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants" adopted by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in September 2016?

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The Donald Trump administration announced to pull out the United States (US) from a United Nations (UN) pact to improve the handling of migrant and refugee situations, deeming it “inconsistent” with its policies. The pact called “Global Compact on Migration” or “New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants “ was adopted by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in September 2016.

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The long-lost revision sheets of “Origin of Species” will be auctioned at the Christie’s auction house in the U.K. To which scientist does this seminal work belongs?

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The long-lost revision sheets of Charles Darwin’s “Origin of Species” will be auctioned at the Christie’s auction house in the U.K. It is expected to fetch up to £5,00,000. The revision sheets specified corrections for the second edition of the foundational work of evolutionary biology.

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Which University's researchers have developed a software to identify people from their DNA in minutes?

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The researchers at Columbia University, US have developed a software that can accurately identify people from their DNA in minutes. The findings were published in the journal eLife. The software is designed to run on the MinION, an instrument the size of a credit card that pulls in strands of DNA through its microscopic pores and reads out sequences of nucleotides, or the DNA letters A, T, C, G.

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