31.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL ·       Sophie Wilmes took office as the first female PM of Belgium Former Belgian Budget Minister Sophie Wilmes has taken office as the first female Prime Minister in the country’s 189-year history. She was named as the head of the country’s next caretaker government. She was sworn in by King Philippe. She succeeded in … Read more

30.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL ·       Bangladesh holds the first phase of Bishwa Ijtema Bangladesh is to hold the first phase of Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslim community after Hajj. Bishwa Ijtema will be held from 10-12 January 2020 in Dhaka. The second phase of the Ijtema will be held from 17 to 19 January … Read more

29.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World’s first blockchain-based carbon trading exchange in Singapore Singapore-based AirCarbon Pte launched the worlds’ first blockchain-based carbon trading exchange.   This will allow airlines and other corporate buyers to buy as well sell tokens backed by carbon offset credits approved by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.   The company is applying to the Monetary … Read more

27-28.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ● Indians will No Longer Require Visas To Visit Brazil Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the South American nation will drop its requirement that visiting Chinese and Indian tourists or businesspeople obtain visas. Bolsonaro, a far-right politician, came to power at the beginning of the year and has made it a policy to reduce visa … Read more

26.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Disarmament Week: 24-30 October Disarmament Week is an annual event that is observed from 24 October to 30 October in various parts of the world. The observance revolves around raising public awareness of the dangers of the arms race and the need for international disarmament. An important focus of this week is trying … Read more

25.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Google achieves ‘quantum supremacy’   Google has officially announced that it has achieved quantum supremacy with its advanced processor that was able to surpass the world’s most powerful supercomputer.   Google says that its 54-bit Sycamore processor was able to perform a calculation in 200 seconds that would have taken the world’s most powerful … Read more

24.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL ·       Russian navy discovered five new islands in the Arctic Russian navydiscoveredfive new islands revealed by melting glaciers in Vize Bay off Novaya Zemlya, the remote Arctic. The expedition undertook by the Russian Navy in August and September charted the islands which were previously hidden under glaciers. The islands are yet to be named. … Read more

23.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Japan’s Naruhito declares himself emperor   The reign of Japan’s 126th emperor, Naruhito, has begun following a series of ancient ceremonies at the Imperial Palace. He succeeded his father, who became the first emperor to abdicate in over two centuries.   After he finished speaking, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led three “banzai” (“long … Read more

22.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL ·       Japan to hire skilled people from Pakistan   Japanhas announced that the country is to hire skilled people from Pakistan. Japan will offer the people working visas to counter a growing decrease in its population. The announcement was made by the Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda. It also announced that Pakistan was one of the top … Read more

20-21.10.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL Interpol to hold the general assembly in India in 2022   India will host the 91st Interpol General Assembly in 2022 after a proposal received the overwhelming support of member countries at this year’s congregation at Santiago in Chile.   The 91st Interpol General Assembly in India in the year 2022 will be held … Read more

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