Current Affairs : 24-08-2018 in English


  • The Tourism Ministry has organized 'International Buddhist Conclave 2018' in - New Delhi.
  • The proposed 'policy for prevention and control of hemoglobinopathy' is regarding with - Thalassemia and sickle cell anemia.
  • This High Court directed to set up Special Investigation Team (SIT) in all 13 districts to investigate the rape and murder case of minors - Uttarakhand.
  • Center for Economic Policy and Research (CEPR) organized 'India Banking Conclave 2018' in - New Delhi.


  • These four countries gave 20 recommendations for the safety of the Indian Ocean region - India, Australia, Japan and America.
  • NASA track Kerala flood situation with the help of this satellite - GPM (Global Preparation Measurement Mission Core Satellite).


  • In order to create awareness among the SME enterprises in the state, this state government inked an agreement with BSE and NSE - West Bengal.


  • In Asian Games 2018, India won this many medals in sanda format of the Wushu Sport - Four Bronze.
  • The India-England Test Series with Five matches is playing in - England (at Nottingham).

Person In News

  • This experienced writer and journalist died on 23 August in New Delhi - Kuldeep Nayyar.
  • Brand ambassador of Sanjay Gandhi National Park of Mumbai - Ravina Tandon.

General Knowledge

  • First International Buddhist Conclave – 2004.
  • Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) established in the year - 1875 (9th July).
  • India's first demutualized electronic exchange - National Stock Exchange (NSE) (1992).
  • First Asian Games was organized in 1951 at - New Delhi (India).
  • UK (Great Britain / UK) is the group of - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Britain's national currency - Pound Sterling.
  • GPM (Global Weather Management Mission Center Satellite) is a joint mission of – NASA (US) and JAXA (Japan).
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