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Weekly Current Affairs PDF

Weekly Current Affairs PDF in English for Competitive Exams in 2024 for free download. GK Now is exclusively cover all the important events, incidents and news useful for students preparing for UPSC, SSC, Bank and other Government jobs examinations. The weekly edition includes the one liners, topic wise detail news and MCQ extracted from the current affairs of that week.

Weekly Current Affairs PDF 2024

The week wise current affairs PDF Magazine are listed below :

09 June to 15 June 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
09 June to 15 June 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 22

01 June to 08 June 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
01 June to 08 June 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

26 May to 31 May 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
26 May to 31 May 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 18

19 May to 25 May 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
19 May to 25 May 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 19

12 May to 18 May 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
12 May to 18 May 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 18

05 May to 11 May 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
05 May to 11 May 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

28 April to 04 May 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
28 April to 04 May 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 16

21 April to 27 April 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
21 April to 27 April 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 18

14 April to 20 April 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
14 April to 20 April 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

07 April to 13 April 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
07 April to 13 April 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 18

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
01 April to 06 April 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 24

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
24 March to 30 March 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 19

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
17 March to 23 March 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 24

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
10 March to 16 March 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 22

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
03 March to 09 March 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 19

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
25 February to 02 March 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 18

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
18 February to 24 February 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
11 February to 17 February 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 23

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
04 February to 10 February 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 23

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
28 January to 03 February 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
21 January to 27 January 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 16

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
14 January to 20 January 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
07 January to 13 January 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 21

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
01 January to 06 January 2024
Medium : English
Pages : 20

Current Affairs 24 December to 31 December 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
24 December to 31 December 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 17

Current Affairs 17 December to 23 December 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
17 December to 23 December 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 19

Current Affairs 10 December to 16 December 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
10 December to 16 December 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 20

Current Affairs 03 December to 09 December 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
03 December to 09 December 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 17

Current Affairs 26 November to 02 December 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
26 November 02 December 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 20

Current Affairs 19 November to 25 November 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
19 November to 25 November 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 19

Current Affairs 12 November to 18 November 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
12 November to 18 November 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 21

Current Affairs 05 November to 11 November 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
05 November to 11 November 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 29

Current Affairs 29 October to 04 November 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
29 October to 04 November 2023
Medium : English
Pages : 24

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G7 summit , from June 13th to 15th, 2024 in Apulia, Italy

The recent G7 summit in Apulia, Italy, which took place from June 13th to 15th, 2024. The leaders from the G7 member states (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US) along with representatives from the European Union attended the submit. India was also invited as an Outreach Country to discuss global issues and strengthen bilateral cooperation with Italy.

The Russia-Ukraine conflict, climate change and energy security, food security, and migration were prominent topics. Leaders discussed ways to address these challenges and promote a more stable and prosperous world.

Q: In which of the following locations and during what timeframe did the G7 Summit 2024 occur?

a) Tokyo, Japan in 03th to 05th April 2024
b) Apulia, Italy from June 13th to 15th, 2024
c) Berlin, Germany in 10th to 12th May 2024
d) Ottawa, Canada in 23th to 25th December 2023

Ans : b) Apulia, Italy from June 13th to 15th, 2024

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Hajj, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, began in Saudi Arabia

The annual Hajj pilgrimage, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, officially began in Saudi Arabia on Friday (14 June 2024). Two million Muslim pilgrims embarked on their spiritual journey. After circling the Kaaba, Islam’s holiest site, and converging on a vast tent camp in the nearby desert, the pilgrims engage in a day and night of prayer. 

Nearly 1.75 lakh pilgrims from India are participating in the Haj rituals. Out of the Indian pilgrims, 1,40,020 have traveled through the Haj Committee, and about 35,000 through private operators. Over 5,000 Indian women are participating in the pilgrimage without a Mehram (male guardian).

Q.: Where does the Hajj, an annual Muslim pilgrimage take place?

A) Jerusalem
B) Mecca
C) Medina
D) Cairo

Correct Answer: B

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Divya Deshmukh won the World Junior Girls’ Chess Championship

India’s Divya Deshmukh won the World Junior Girls’ Chess Championship at the Gift City Club in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, on 13 June 2024.

  • Divya defeated Bulgaria’s Beloslava Krasteva in the final round.
  • She secured her maiden U-20 title by winning the 10th round in 26 moves.
  • Divya finished the championship unbeaten, with nine wins and two draws.

Q: Who won the World Junior Girls’ Chess Championship in 2024?

A) Beloslava Krasteva
B) Divya Deshmukh
C) Magnus Carlsen
D) Viswanathan Anand

Ans : B) Divya Deshmukh

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Pramod Kumar Mishra reappointed as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Pramod Kumar Mishra has been reappointed as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The order from the Department of Personnel and Training states that his appointment will be effective from June 10, 2024.

Dr. P. K. Mishra, a retired IAS officer, belongs to the 1972 batch has been closely associated with Prime Minister Modi for the past decade and has previously served as the additional principal secretary to the Prime Minister from 2014 to 2019.

Question: Who has been reappointed as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

A) Pramod Kumar Mishra
B) Amit Shah
C) Ajit Doval
D) S. Jaishankar

Answer: A) Pramod Kumar Mishra

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Ajit Doval Reappointed as National Security Adviser (NSA)

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will continue in his role in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government. The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment as NSA, effective from June 10, 2024. A 1968 batch IPS officer, Doval is a renowned counter-terrorism expert.

Ajit Doval first became NSA in May 2014, soon after PM Modi’s first term began, and continued in this role during the previous BJP-led NDA government.

Q: Who has been re-appointed as the National Security Advisor (NSA) in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government?

A) Rajiv Gauba
B) Amit Shah
C) Ajit Doval
D) S. Jaishankar

Answer: C) Ajit Doval

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NEET-UG Exam: Scorecards 0f 1,563 Students with Grace Marks Canceled, Re-Test on June 23

The National Testing Agency (NTA) informed the Supreme Court that the scorecards of 1,563 candidates who received grace marks in the 2024 NEET-UG exam will be cancelled.

The retest is scheduled for June 23, and results are expected before June 30 to ensure that the July counselling process is not delayed.

Following the Supreme Court’s observations on the NTA’s High Powered Committee report, the compensatory marks awarded to these candidates were withdrawn.

Multiple petitions were filed in the Supreme Court seeking the recall of NEET-UG 2024 results and a fresh examination due to alleged malpractices.

Aspirants have reported issues including question paper leakage, the awarding of compensatory marks, and anomalies in the NEET 2024 questions.

NEET-UG is the entrance examination for admissions into MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and related courses in government and private institutions across India, conducted by the NTA.

Q: What is the purpose of the NEET-UG examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA)?

A) For admissions into engineering courses
B) For admissions into MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and related courses
C) For admissions into law courses
D) For admissions into management courses

Answer: B) For admissions into MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and related courses

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Around 40 Indians died, 50 Injured in a fire at a labour housing facility in Kuwait

Around 40 Indians died and over 50 were injured in a fire at a labour housing facility in Mangaf, Kuwait on June 12, 2024.

The Indian Embassy in Kuwait is working with Kuwaiti authorities and the involved company to gather full details. Injured individuals are receiving medical care in five government hospitals, with most in stable condition.

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar discussed the incident with his Kuwaiti counterpart Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya. Dr. Jaishankar was assured that the incident will be fully investigated and responsibilities will be assigned.

Q: Around 40 Indians died, and 50 were injured in a fire at a labour housing facility in which country on June 12, 2024?

A) United Arab Emirates
B) Saudi Arabia
C) Kuwait
D) Qatar

Ans : C) Kuwait

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N. Chandrababu Naidu took the oath of office as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

N. Chandrababu Naidu took the oath of office as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 12 June 2024. This is Naidu’s fourth term as Chief Minister and Second term since the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014. Previously served as Chief Minister from 1995 to 2004 and from 2014 to 2019.

Ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers Amit Shah, J.P. Nadda, and Nitin Gadkari. Oath administered by Andhra Pradesh Governor S. Abdul Nazeer. Cabinet consist of 21 MLAs from TDP, three from Janasena Party, and one from BJP.

Notable attendees: former Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan, Naidu’s son Nara Lokesh, Union Minister Rammohan Naidu, actors Chiranjeevi, Rajnikanth, and Nandamuri Balakrishna.

Naidu led TDP-BJP-Janasena National Democratic Alliance to a landslide victory in assembly and parliamentary elections. TDP holds majority in 175-member assembly with 135 MLAs. Janasena Party has 21 MLAs, BJP has eight MLAs. Opposition YSR Congress Party has 11 legislators.

Q: Who became the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 12 June 2024?

A) Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
B) Pawan Kalyan
C) N. Chandrababu Naidu
D) K. Chandrashekar Rao

Answer: C) N. Chandrababu Naidu

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Pema Khandu elected Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh for the third term in a row

BJP leader Pema Khandu was re-elected as leader of the BJP Legislature Party in Arunachal Pradesh. Pema Khandu will become Chief Minister for the third term in a row. He will take the oath of office along with his cabinet on 13 June 2024. He became Chief Minister for the first time in 2016.

BJP won 46 seats in the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh assembly in the elections. A meeting of the newly-elected BJP MLAs was held in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party’s central observers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Tarun Chugh and Pema Khandu was unanimously elected as the leader of the legislative party. Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju, who is an MP from the state, was also present at the meeting.

Q: Who has been elected Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh for the third time in 2024?

A) Kiren Rijiju
B) Nabam Tuki
C) Pema Khandu
D) Tapir Gao

Answer: C) Pema Khandu

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