19.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   India wins four UNESCO heritage awards   Four Indian sites have been chosen from India for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.   The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation awards were announced at a ceremony held in Penang, Malaysia, marking 20 years since its institution.   The four winners … Read more

18.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ●      Italy to introduce 3% web tax on digital giants from 2020   Italian scheme to yield about 600 million euros ($662 million) a year alternative revenues will allow it to avoid a scheduled increase in sales tax. Italy and European Union members have long complained about the way web giants collect considerable profits … Read more

17.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL International Poverty Eradication Day: 17 October   The United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 each year since 1993.   It aims to promote awareness about the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries.   2019 theme: ‘Acting together to empower children, … Read more

16.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·       World food day is observed on 16 October World Food Dayis observed on 16 October every year. The day is observed every year by people from around the world. The day aims totackle global hunger. On this day, people reaffirm their commitment to eradicate worldwide hunger for a lifetime.   The theme for 2019 is Our Actions … Read more

15.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·       India ranked 7th most valuable nation brand in the world   Indiabecame theseventh most valuable nation brand in the world. The annual report on the world’s most valuable nation brands was compiled by Brand Finance. The report showed India’s brand value increased by 19% in the year 2018-2019 to $2,562 billion. The Indian economy recovered quickly … Read more

13-14.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India, Japan to hold joint military exercise ‘Dharma-Guardian’ 2019   A joint military exercise Dharma-Guardian 2019 will be conducted between India and Japan at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte in Mizoram from October 19 to November 2.   The Indian Army and the Japanese Ground Self Defence Forces (JGSDF), comprising 25 … Read more

12.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Bangladesh becomes 2nd fastest growing economy in South Asia   Bangladesh has become the second-fastest growing economy in South Asia after Bhutan.   World Bank in its report ‘South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De) Centralization Work’ says that GDP growth rate of the country is projected to moderate to 7.2 per cent this fiscal … Read more

11.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Singapore will become the first country to ban ads for sugary drinks   Singapore will become the first country in the world to ban advertisements for the most unhealthy sugary drinks.   The health ministry called the ban as its latest move to combat rising diabetes rates.   Products deemed “less healthy” must now … Read more

10.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·       Pakistan PM Imran Khan declared as 2020 Muslim Man of the Year Jordan’s Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISSC) has declared thePakistan Prime Minister Imran Khanas Muslim Man of the Year 2020. He won the title in the recent list of the most persuasive Muslims in the world issued by the Centre. His name has … Read more

09.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Post Day: 09 October World Post Day is celebrated every year on 9 October.   It is the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern.   It was declared World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan in 1969.   Posts … Read more

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