Daily Current Affairs (One Liner) – 19-20 May 2024

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Economic Affairs

1. Recently, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has provided $500 million loan to which bank for providing microloans to women in rural areas? – HDFC bank


Science & Technology

2. What is ‘Dyson Sphere’, recently seen in the news? – A hypothetical engineering project to harness a star’s energy



3. According to a recent report released by the NOAA, how much of the world’s coral reefs have bleached in the past year? – 60%


4. Recently which country’s Yellowstone National Park has discovered a 1.5 billion-year-old “giant” virus? – America



5. Which country was declared the host of the Women’s World Cup 2027? – Brazil


6. Who ranked first in the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2024’ rankings released by Forbes? – Cristiano Ronaldo 


Short News

Persons in News

7. Who has recently been appointed as the Prime Minister of Croatia? – Andrej Plenkovic


Places in News

8. Recently, where was the ‘India’s Progressive Path in the Administration of Criminal Justice System’ conference held? – Guwahati


9. Where was the Bharat-Bangla Baul Music Festival organized? – Dhaka


10. Where is the India Skills Competition 2024 organized? –  New Delhi


Exercises & Operations

11. Where was the 2nd edition of India-Australia-Indonesia Trilateral Maritime Security Workshop held? – Kochi


State Current Affairs

12. Ramsar site Kanwar Lake is located in which state? – Bihar



13. Which institution is the best-ranked institute in India as per the Times Young University Rankings 2024? – Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala


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