Babu Ka Current Affairs – January 3, 2019

Daily news updates with possible questions from the same.

Current Affairs 2018
  1. Uzbekistan PM to be the key host in Gujarat business summit
  • Name the PM of Uzbekistan (Shavkat Mirziyoyev)
  • What is the capital of Uzbekistan? (Tashkent)
  1. Indian major pharmaceuticals company acquires Japan based company
  • Name the Indian company (Sun Pharma)
  • Name the Japan based company (Pola Pharma)
  1. EPC established for MSME’s
  • What is EPC? (Export Promotion Cell)
  1. PARIVESH system to be rolled at all state levels
  • What is the full form of PARIVESH? (Pro-Active and Responsive Facilitation by Interactive, Virtuous and Environmental Single-Window Hub)
  • By what date will it be rolled out? (15th January 2019)
  1. An expert committee has been set to examine MSME sector
  • Who set up the committee? (Reserve Bank of India)
  • Who will be the head of the committee? (UK Sinha)


  1. SRPHI launched by Reserve Bank of India
  • What is SRPHI? (Survey on Retail Payment Habits of Individuals)
  1. Former Padma Bhushan Justice who gave a landmark Emergency verdict passed away
  • Name the Hon. Justice (Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari)
  1. PayU India CEO to join Naspers (parent company of PayU)
  • Who was serving as the CEO at PayU money? (Amrish Rau)
  • Before PayU he was an MD of which company? (Citrus Payments)
  1. Banking Sector witnessed more cyber frauds in FY18: RBI
  • By what percent did the frauds rise in the previous year? (50%)
  • How much did the banks lose because of frauds? (Rs. 110 crore)
  1. First tender to build solar projects in J&K issued
  • By which year will the target of building 100 gigawatts of solar capacity met? (2022)
  1. Australian Commentator’s commentary blacked out in India after insulting remarks
  • Which commentator is facing the heat? (Kerry O’Keefe)
  1. Iran plans to ban Instagram over national security concerns
  • Which two social media platforms have already been banned in Iran? (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Name the President of Iran (Hassan Rouhani)
  1. Future India: Science and Technology’s 106th Indian Science Congress inaugurated by PM Modi
  • Where was the Science Congress inaugurated? (Jalandhar)
  • What did the PM add to the slogan “Jai Jawan, jai kisan, jai vigyan” (Jai Anusandhan)
  1. Expert panel on MSMEs formed by RBI
  • Who would be the head of the panel? (ex-SEBI Chief, UK Sinha)
  • How many members would this committee have? (8)
Rate this post

Babu Ka Current Affairs - January 2, 2019


Babu Ka Current Affairs - January 4, 2019

Bank Wale Babu is here to help you get the best and updated content for Bank Exams, strictly as per the new pattern.