December 2016 Current Affairs

November 2016 Current Affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS

October 2016 Current Affairs
31 OCT
NEWS
27 OCT
NEWS
26 OCT
NEWS
25 OCT
NEWS
24 OCT
NEWS
22 OCT
NEWS

September 2016 Current Affairs
30 SEP
NEWS
29 SEP
NEWS
28 SEP
NEWS
27 SEP
NEWS
26 SEP
NEWS
24 SEP
NEWS

August 2016 Current Affairs
31 AUG
NEWS
30 AUG
NEWS
29 AUG
NEWS
27 AUG
NEWS
26 AUG
NEWS
25 AUG
NEWS

Francois Fillon wins France's Conservative Presidential primary

Francois Fillon wins France's Conservative Presidential primary
29 November 2016 Current Affairs: Former Prime Minister, Francois Fillon has won France’s conservative presidential primary, defeating opponent Alain Juppe by a landslide. 

He will be up against National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the final presidential race, scheduled to be held in 2017.  His vote count amounted to about 69.5% in comparison to Juppe’s 30.5%. 

While Fillon’s political campaign mainly revolved around the promise of radical economic reforms, Juppe was more on the moderate side and warned of encroaching populism.

Some campaign promises made by Fillon

 Cutting down on public spending

 Reduce immigration to a minimum

Support for traditional family values 

Friendlier ties with Russia and its President- Vladimir Putin

While Juppe’s ideology was more or less similar to that of Fillon’s when it came to the country’s economy like reducing the number of civil servants, raising the retirement age from 62 to 65 and ending the 35-hour work week, his ideology towards Russia was completely different, as he felt instead of extending a friendly hand, France should put more pressure on Putin. 

Juppe also had a more tolerant attitude towards the country’s ethnic, religious and social diversity, which probably played a major role in making him the initial favourite in the race. However, he lost out when there was an unexpected surge in Fillon’s supporters in the last few weeks. 

For Fillon, his toughest challenge still remains, as his opponent, Le Pen is running an anti-establishment campaign targeting mainly immigrants, France’s large Muslim minority and the European Union. Current President Francois Hollande is also yet to announce whether or not he will be running in the race next year. 

However, as far as the polls go, 62-year-old Fillon, who served as the Prime Minister of France from 2007- 2012, has an incredibly good chance of winning the presidential elections.


December 2016 Current affairs

November 2016 Current affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS




October 2016 Current affairs
31 OCT
NEWS
27 OCT
NEWS
26 OCT
NEWS
25 OCT
NEWS
24 OCT
NEWS
22 OCT
NEWS

September 2016 Current affairs
30 SEP
NEWS
29 SEP
NEWS
28 SEP
NEWS
27 SEP
NEWS
26 SEP
NEWS
24 SEP
NEWS

August 2016 Current affairs
31 AUG
NEWS
30 AUG
NEWS
29 AUG
NEWS
27 AUG
NEWS
26 AUG
NEWS
25 AUG
NEWS



FreshersLive - No.1 Job site in India. Fresherslive Current Affairs 2016 section offers informative quiz questions with answers regarding latest current affairs today for all sorts of competitive exams like UPSC, TNPSC , IFS, IAS, IPS, railway exams (RRB) and banking exams like IPBS PO, IPBS clerk, Federal Bank PO, ICICI, SBI, RBI legal officer & Grade officer posts and much more. Register with us to get latest Current Affairs Updates. Also get latest Current Affairs news and quiz Updates for free alerts daily through E-mail

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.