Current Affairs Feed (The Hindu)

ONLY relevant feed from "The Hindu" newspaper in the form of MCQs. Suitable for competitive exams like UPSC, SSC CGL, IBPS, SBI PO & clerk IES etc. and all exams which require a knowledge of current affairs.

First Indian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics - Devendra Jhajharia (javelin)

Chikungunya is transmitted by Aedes Aegypti mosquito. The virus primarily targets muscle, joint and skin fibroblasts.

Polavaram Project is a multi-purpose irrigation project which has been accorded national project status by the central government. This dam across the Godavari River is under construction located in Andhra Pradesh and its reservoir spreads in parts of Chhattisgarh and Odisha States also.

India has signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement(LEMOA) with US in August 2016. It is a facilitating agreement that establishes basic terms,conditions and Procedure for Reciprocal Provisions of Logistics support,supplies,and services between armed forces of India and USA.
Logistics support,supplies and services includes food, water, billeting, transportation, petroleum, oils, lubricants, clothing, communications services, medical services, storage services, training services, spare parts and components, repair and maintenance , calibrations services and port services.
Reciprocal Logistics services would be used exclusively during authorised port visits, joint exercises, joint training, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts. It has positive and negative effects.

Sepsis occurs when chemicals released in the bloodstream to fight an infection trigger inflammation throughout the body. This can cause a cascade of changes that damage multiple organ systems, leading them to fail, sometimes even resulting in death.   

Acinetobacter, Klebsiella and E.coli - associated with over half the infections in babies with sepsis.

 Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" in Arabic, is an island forming part of the Zanzibar Archipelago, lying within the Swahili Coast in the Indian Ocean. It is part of Tanzania (Africa).

Tanzania's capital is Dodoma. Currency is Tanzanian Shilling. Official languages are Swahili and English. 

Chief Minister of Goa?

Who has been appointed as the Vice President (Sales and Marketing) of Mercedez-Benz India?

Who is the President of Microsoft India?

  Hindon River, a tributary of Yamuna river, is a river in India that originates in the Saharanpur District, from Upper Shivalik in Lower Himalayan Range

Who has been conferred with the Mohun Bagan Ratna?

Who has been appointent as Managing Editor of Network 18?

CEO of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) -  Ajay Bhushan Pandey 

Who has become the first Indian to qualify for VAULT Finals.?

 Uber has announced a new initiative - UberSHAAN - in partnership with Maruti Suzuki and National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC), to create job oppotunities for 1 million people by 2018.

I wish there were more people posting in this group..

Current affairs has always been a task for me..

Chief Minister of Gujarat - Vijay Rupani

Deputy CM of Gujarat - Nitin Patel 

Gujarat Governor- O.P.Kohli

The Bhagirathi river -  a turbulent Himalayan river in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and one of the two headstreams of the Ganga river. It originates from Gaumukh glacier.