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THE HINDU CURRENT AFFAIRS 31 DECEMBER 2018 FOR UPSC


Introduction: This post deals with top 'The Hindu Current Affairs' of  31 December 2018, These are fully analyzed and every single detail is provided with the exam point of view, All you need to do is go through it and try to read between the lines so that you can come out with your own opinion.

Current affairs 31 december 2018



Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen passed away
·        The veteran filmmaker of Indian cinema, Mrinal Sen passed away at the age of 95.
·        He was a recipient of various National Awards including Dada Saheb Phalke Award.

P.M declared renaming of three Islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
·         P.M Narendra Modi has declared renaming of three Islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands on the occasion of tricolor hoisting by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose here.
·         The names given are as follows:
1.      Ross Island to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep.
2.      Neil Island to Shaheed Dweep
3.      Havelock Island to Swaraj Dweep.
·         P.M has also released a commemorative postal stamp and Rs. 75 coin on the occasion.

A Tropical Cyclone took 22 lives in the Philippines
·         A tropical cyclone caused havoc in the Philippines and killed 22 people.
·         The cyclone caused landslides, heavy rainfall & flooding in the Central Philippines on 30 December.

The khaki uniform of Tripura force is replaced by Army Fatigue
·         The Tripura Govt. has changed the khaki uniform of the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) to Army fatigue.
·         The TSR has raised 34 years ago, i.e. in 1984.
·         It has 12 battalions.

A Helicopter crashed near the zipline of UAE
·        A Helicopter is crashed near the zipline of UAE, the world's longest zipline.
·        The crash has killed the entire crew.
·        The zipline is located in the UAE's highest mountain, Jebel Jais.

Thai cave divers are awarded the UK's New Year honour
·         British's divers who rescued junior football team stranded in flooded Thailand cave are awarded the British's Traditional New Year Honour,

Jharkhand Govt. will invest Rs. 2 crores to make 'Santhal Village'
·         Jharkhand govt. has announced to invest Rs. 2 crores to make 'Santhal Village' which will be a tourist place.
·         The village will be made to promote the Santhal community's lifestyle and culture.
·         It will be made under the National R-urban mission.

P.M will inaugurate 106th Indian Science Congress-2019 on 3rd January
·         P.M Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 106th Indian Science Congress-2019 on 3rd January 2019 in Jalandhar, Punjab.
·         It is the world's largest science meet which will be held from 3rd to 7th January 2019.
·         Theme- 'Future India: Science & Technology'.
·         The meeting will showcase what can be done & what is being done for the future of Science & Technology in India.


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