Current Affairs update: 02-Feb-18

Current Affairs of 02-Feb-18 with all static facts: Current affairs update.

In all competitive exams, the General awareness section covers numerous sections in it like Current affairs, Static GK, Banking awareness, Financial awareness. We have also noticed that both the Banking awareness and Static awareness are based on Current affairs only. If we keep updating our self with Current affairs then it will be going to help us to deal with PI(personal interview) more efficiently so we do not give a fumbled answer to the interviewer simple questions. Here are the daily GK updates to get you aware of the top events that made the headlines today.

Current affairs with All relevant facts:

1. Power and New & Renewable energy minister R.K Singh has inaugurated the 7th India Energy Congress 2018 in New Delhi.

7th India Energy Congress 2018

  • NOTE 1. Theme: Energy Transition towards 2030(Energy 4.0).
  • NOTE 2. It was organised by World Energy Council India.
  • NOTE 3. R.K Singh constituency is Arrah, Bihar.

2. Economist Intelligence has ranked India at 42nd place on the Annual Global Democracy Index 2017.

democracy index 2017

  • NOTE 1. It was topped by Norway.
  • NOTE 2. Economist Intelligence Unit was founded in1946, Headquartered in London(England),                       Its Products are Forecasting, Economic research & analysis.
  • NOTE 3. Norway capital is Oslo, Currency is Krone and PM is Erna Solberg.

3. L.T. General Anil Chauhan has taken charge as the new Director-General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian army.

 L.T. General Anil Chauhan

  • NOTE 1. He succeeds over L.T. General A.k Bhatt.
  • NOTE 2. Chief of army staff is General Bipin Rawat.

4. Magahi Writer Shesh Anand Madhukar has been honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Sammon Award 2018.

Shesh Anand Madhukar

  • NOTE 1. He is a second writer of Magahi language who got this award.
  • NOTE 2. 1st Award given to Ram Prasad Singh in the year 2002.
  • NOTE 3. Total Languages comes under this is 24.
  • NOTE 4. The prize amount is 100000.
  • NOTE 5. First Bhasa Sammans Award given to Dharikshan Mishra.

5. Anu Kumar from Uttarakhand has won the 1st Gold medal of the Khelo India School Games in 1500 meters, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of New Delhi.

Anu Kumar

  • NOTE 1. Uttarakhand Capital is Deharadun, CM is Trivendra Singh Rawat. and Governor is Krishan Kant Paul.

6. World’s oldest man Franciso Nunez Olivera Passes away. He was 113 years old.

World's oldest man Franciso Nunez Olivera

  • NOTE 1. He was from Spain.
  • NOTE 2. Spain Capital is Madrid, Currency is Euro and PM is Mariano Rajoy.

7. Senior Bureaucrat Neelam Kapoor has been appointed as the Director General(DG) of the Sports Authority of India(SAI).

Senior Bureaucrat Neelam Kapoor

  • NOTE 1. Sports Authority of India(SAI) set up in the year 1984 and headquartered in Delhi.

8.The government of India(GoI) has constituted a high-level committee to look into procedures for Sharing of Infrastructure for the utilities like Telecom Cables and Water pipes. It was headed by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan.


  • NOTE1. Minister of state(IC) Ministry of Communications is Manoj Sinha. His COnstituency is Ghazipur, UP.

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