Free Current Affairs PDF Download, Free Current Affairs http://www.edristi.in Current Affairs in Hindi, Latest General Knowledge, GK Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:34:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 https://i1.wp.com/www.edristi.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/cropped-Edristi_Current_Affairs.png?fit=32%2C32 Free Current Affairs PDF Download, Free Current Affairs http://www.edristi.in 32 32 84956550 World Refugee Day http://www.edristi.in/en/world-refugee-day-2/ http://www.edristi.in/en/world-refugee-day-2/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:06:46 +0000 http://www.edristi.in/?p=51192 Question: World Refugee Day is celebrated on which date? (a) June 18 (b) June 16 (c) June 20 (d) June 15 Answer: (c) Related Facts: On June 20, 2018, ‘World Refugee Day’ was celebrated across the world. This day is celebrated for raising awareness of the situation of refugees around the world. Indeed, in the […]

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Question: World Refugee Day is celebrated on which date?
(a) June 18
(b) June 16
(c) June 20
(d) June 15
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On June 20, 2018, ‘World Refugee Day’ was celebrated across the world.
  • This day is celebrated for raising awareness of the situation of refugees around the world.
  • Indeed, in the year 2000, the United Nations General Assembly passed the resolution and decided to celebrate this day on June 20 every year from 2001.
  • According to a report by the U.H.C.R. – The UN Refugee Agency, in the year 2017, 68.5 million people were forced to displace their homes all over the world.
  • This displacement occurred as a result of opposition, violence and human rights violations.
  • By the end of 2017 there were approximately 25.4 million refugees worldwide.
  • 40 million people have been internally homeless according to the report; the number of people with Asylum Seekers is approximately 3.1 million.

Reference:
http://www.indiacelebrating.com/events/world-refugee-day/
http://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2018/6/5b222c494/forced-displacement-record-685-million.html
http://www.unhcr.org/news/press/2018/6/5b27c2434/forced-displacement-above-68m-2017-new-global-deal-refugees-critical.html

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World record of most runs in an innings of one-day internationals (men) http://www.edristi.in/en/world-record-of-most-runs-in-an-innings-of-one-day-internationals-men/ http://www.edristi.in/en/world-record-of-most-runs-in-an-innings-of-one-day-internationals-men/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:04:06 +0000 http://www.edristi.in/?p=51190 Question: World record of most runs (481) in an innings was made in the England-Australia Men’s ODI match, concluded on June 19, 2018. Against which of the following teams this record has been made? (a) Australia (b) New Zealand (c) India (d) England Answer: (d) Related Facts: England scored 481 runs for 6 wickets in […]

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Question: World record of most runs (481) in an innings was made in the England-Australia Men’s ODI match, concluded on June 19, 2018. Against which of the following teams this record has been made?
(a) Australia
(b) New Zealand
(c) India
(d) England
Answer: (d)
Related Facts:

  • England scored 481 runs for 6 wickets in Nottingham in the third match of the five-match series against Australia, and set the world record for most runs in an innings in ODIs. (June 19, 2018).
  • Earlier this record was the name of England, when team scored 444 runs for 3 wickets on the same ground in ODIs in August, 2016.
  • Alex Hales contributed 147 runs (92 balls) and Jonny Bairstow contributed 139 runs (92 balls) in these 481 runs.
  • This was the first time when the men’s cricket team has scored over 450 runs in the International One day match.
  • In this match, England defeated Australia by 242 runs and it was England’s biggest win and Australia’s biggest defeat in figure of runs.
  • Morgan scored a fiftieth on 21 balls and became the second English batsman to make the fifties on the lowest balls.
  • Earlier, Jos Buttler had scored a fiftieth century against Pakistan in 22 balls on this ground.
  • Morgan has so far scored 5443 runs in 180 ODIs for England.
  • He left behind Ian Bell’s record (161 matches, 5416 runs).
  • Although Morgan’s name is 6187 runs in total 203 ODIs.
  • Prior to England, he has scored 744 runs in 23 ODIs for Ireland.
  • England made the record of putting the second most number of sixes (21) in an innings in ODIs.
  • The world record for most 22 sixes in an innings is the name of New Zealand, which was made against the West Indies at Queenstown in January 2014.

Reference:
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cricket/2018/06/19/england-vs-australia-third-odi-live-score-updates/
http://zeenews.india.com/hindi/sports/cricket/england-smashes-new-odi-record-score-of-481-against-australia-create-records/411250
https://www.jagran.com/cricket/bouncer-england-create-world-record-after-scoring-highest-score-in-odi-cricket-vs-australia-here-are-some-more-records-jagran-special-18101516.html

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Femina Miss India, 2018 http://www.edristi.in/en/femina-miss-india-2018/ http://www.edristi.in/en/femina-miss-india-2018/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:59:14 +0000 http://www.edristi.in/?p=51188 Question: Who is the winner of the recently concluded Femina Miss India, 2018 competition? (a) Priyanka Kumari (b) Meenakshi Chaudhary (c) Anukreethy Vas (d) Shreya Rao Answer: (c) Related Facts: 55th Femina Miss India- 2018, the event took place in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium, Mumbai. In the event, Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu became […]

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Question: Who is the winner of the recently concluded Femina Miss India, 2018 competition?
(a) Priyanka Kumari
(b) Meenakshi Chaudhary (c) Anukreethy Vas
(d) Shreya Rao
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • 55th Femina Miss India- 2018, the event took place in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium, Mumbai.
  • In the event, Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu became the winner of the ‘Femina Miss India, 2018’ title.
  • After this victory, he will get an opportunity to represent India in the ‘Miss World 2018’ contest.
  • Meenakshi Chaudhary, the first runner-up of this competition and Shreya Rao from the second runner-up Andhra Pradesh.
  • Contest was held for the title of ‘Femina Miss India, 2018’ between 30 contestants in this competition.
  • In the competition Anukreethy Vas won the ‘Beauty with Purpose’ award.
  • It is known that Miss India is organized by ‘Femina’, a journal published by Bennett, Coleman & Company.

Reference:
http://www.freepressjournal.in/entertainment/femina-miss-india-world-2018-crown-goes-to-anukreethy-vas/1300027
https://thenewsmill.com/tamil-nadus-anukreethy-vas-wins-femina-miss-india-2018/

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Awareness campaign for farmers in Haryana http://www.edristi.in/en/awareness-campaign-for-farmers-in-haryana/ http://www.edristi.in/en/awareness-campaign-for-farmers-in-haryana/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:57:41 +0000 http://www.edristi.in/?p=51186 Question- Haryana Government will organize an awareness program for farmers of the state between June-July 2018. In this regard, what is not true among the given? (a) This awareness program will be held from June 20, 2018 to July 15, 2018. Under the campaign (b) Programs will be organized at village, block and district level. […]

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Question- Haryana Government will organize an awareness program for farmers of the state between June-July 2018. In this regard, what is not true among the given?
(a) This awareness program will be held from June 20, 2018 to July 15, 2018. Under the campaign
(b) Programs will be organized at village, block and district level.
(c) During the program, farmers will be provided information only about the farmers’ welfare schemes of the government.
(d) Seminars will be organized in all the districts as part of the campaign.
Answer- (c)
Related Facts:

  • During June 20, 2018 to July 15, 2018 Haryana Government will organize awareness programs for farmers at village, block and district levels.
  • During this awareness program, focus on negative effects of burning of crop residue (Parli), its other options and many farmer welfare schemes will be discussed.
  • Programs will be monitored by senior officials.
  • As a part of the campaign Seminar will also be organized in all the districts.
  • A portal has been developed by the Agriculture Department of Haryana State, from which the officers will upload the biodata of the farmers from the respective districts.
  • This portal will share information about progressive farmers.

Reference:
http://www.prharyana.gov.in/hi/haraiyaanaa-kae-karsai-evan-kaisaana-kalayaana-vaibhaaga-kae-paradhaana-sacaiva-daa-abhailakasa-1

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23rd European Union Film Festival-2018 http://www.edristi.in/en/23rd-european-union-film-festival-2018/ http://www.edristi.in/en/23rd-european-union-film-festival-2018/#respond Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:50:58 +0000 http://www.edristi.in/?p=51183 Question: Where did the 23rd European Union Film Festival-2018, started? (a) Pune (b) Mumbai (c) New Delhi (d) Jaipur Answer: (c) Related Facts: On June 18, 2018, the 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF), 2018, was launched in Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi, to highlight European cinemas. The EU Film Festival 2018 to be held […]

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Question: Where did the 23rd European Union Film Festival-2018, started?
(a) Pune
(b) Mumbai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Jaipur
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On June 18, 2018, the 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF), 2018, was launched in Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi, to highlight European cinemas.
  • The EU Film Festival 2018 to be held from 18 – 24 June.
    With a selection of 24 latest European films from 23 EU Member States, this years’ film festival brings some unusual stories for the world cinema enthusiasts.
  • The European Union Film Festival is organized by Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India partnering with the Delegation of the European Union and embassies of EU Member States in various city film clubs.
  • The festival will traverse through 11 cities in India including New Delhi, Chennai, Port Blair, Pune, Puducherry, Kolkata, Jaipur, Visakhapatnam, Thrissur, Hyderabad and Goa from 18th June till 31st August.
  • Celebrating diversity, the EUFF will screen movies from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.

Reference:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=179984

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