April 2018 Current Affairs
December 2017 Current Affairs
- Indian Star weightlifter Meerabai Chanu won the gold medal in the women's 48 kg category in the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast. It was India' first gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Meerabai Chanu took the gold medal in the snatch round by lifting 80 kgs, then 84 and 86 kg in the third time.
- The 21st Commonwealth Games got underway on 4 April in the Australian city of Gold Coast. The event will feature about 4,300 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations who will compete across 23 disciplines.
- American tennis player Sloan Stephens defeated Yelena Oostenko by 7-6, 6-1 and won the women's singles title for the first time in the Miami Open tennis tournament. Stephen won six games in second set and won the Miami title for the first time.
- In the ISSF Junior World Cup held in Australia, India has won 22 medals. India won 22 medals with 9 gold and finished the campaign with the second place. At the same time, China was in the first place. He has 25 medals including 9 gold in his account.
- Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has become the fastest bowler to take 100 ODI wickets. In the ICC ODI bowling rankings, top-seeded Rashid Khan broke the record of Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who made this record in 52 matches. Rashid Khan made this feat against the West Indies in the final of the ICC World Cup Qualifier.
- Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro has won the title of the Indian Wells Masters Tennis Tournament 2018 by defeating Roger Federer. Juan Martin del Potro beat Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8/10), 7-6 (7/2) in the finals of the Indian Wells Masters Tennis Tournament, played on March 19, 2018.
- Karnataka has Won the Vijay Hazare Trophy of the domestic one-day cricket. Karnataka defeated Saurashtra by 41 runs in the final match played at Firozshah Kotla of Delhi on Tuesday. Once again Mayank Agarwal of Karnataka showed his superb form and he played a 90-run innings. He was given the title of Man of the Match for this innings. Simultaneously Karnataka has won the Vijay Hazare Trophy for the third time.
- Indian gymnast Aruna Budda Reddy Gymnastics has become the first Indian to win a personal medal in the World Cup. She won bronze medal in women's Vault competition.
- The biggest Pyongchang Olympics in the Winter Olympic Games has ended. In this Games, Norway has won 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze medals, including 39 medals, in the first place.
- Switzerland's tennis player Roger Federer won his career's 20th Grand Slam title after defeating Croatia's Marin Sillich in the final of the Australian Open. In the match, lasted for five sets (three hours three minutes), Federer beat Silly 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Simultaneously, he equaled the record of winning Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Australia's Roy Emerson 6-6 times Australian Open.
- The auction is over for the 11th season of the IPL, which will be held on 28th January 2018 this year. This year, all 8 franchisees bought a total of 169 players. England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive player in the IPL 2018 auction, in the same Indian players Jaidev Unadkat left everyone behind. Both of these players were bought by Rajasthan Royals for 12.5 and 11.5 million respectively. Also, Sandeep Lamichane has become the first cricketer of Nepal to get the IPL contract.
- The fifth seeded pair of Tamia Babos and Christina Mladenovic beat the Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the title of Australian Open women's doubles championship by defeating the second seeded Russian pair of Russians.
December 2017 Current Affairs
- Jitu Roy, one of India's top shooters, won gold medal with a new record in the 50 meter pistol event in the 61st National Shooting Championship.
- Haryana's pistol shooter Manu Bhakher won the gold medal in junior mixed team event in the 61st National Shooting championship competition.
- Indian captain Rohit Sharma scored a century in only 35 balls against Sri Lanka and equaled the world record for completing hundreds on the lowest balls in T20 international cricket. He equaled the record of fastest century of South Africa's David Miller.
- Indian women's team fast bowler Jhulan Goswami became the highest wicket-taker in the history of women's international cricket. Goswami is also the only Indian to take ten wickets in a Test in women's cricket.
- Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by 185 runs to clinch its maiden Under-19 Asia Cup title.
- India's star doubles pair A Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan won the bronze medal in the Seamaster 2017 World Tour Swedish Open table tennis tournament.