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International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and Its Abolition 2017 observed globally

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The Day marks the anniversary of the 1791 insurrection of enslaved men and women in the western part of the island of Santo Domingo, which is now known as Haiti.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 August 2017

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The 1 cm nano missile can fly by burning the red phosphorus, and hit the target of three metres distance was developed with an aim to help Army personnel in their fight against terrorism.

Fact Box: Common Services Centres (CSC) in India

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Common Services Centres (CSC) India tied-up with UIDAI for launching door step enrolment facility for the elderly, patients and others who cannot travel the Aadhaar centres.

National Sports Museum to be established in New Delhi

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The decision in this regard was taken three months back. The current venue for museum was finalized by the Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel himself.

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing passes away

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He retired from the Rajya Sabha as its oldest member in 2014 after serving two terms since being elected to the upper house in 2002.

Morning Current Affairs Updates: 23 August 2017

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As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Mumbai features amongst the 17 most-polluted cities in Maharashtra and 123 cities from the country.

Fact Box: Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat Programme

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Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card.

National Sports Awards 2017 announced

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Para athlete Devendra and hockey player Sardar Singh will be honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 August 2017

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The bench that pronounced the judgement on Triple Talaq issue comprised judges from different religious communities -- Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Hindu and Muslim.

Indian Navy inducts second ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV

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The ship is commanded by Commander Kaushik Chatterjee and has a complement of 05 officers, 46 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition.

K Chandrashekhar Rao selected for Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2017

1 day ago
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Rao launched various initiatives for the welfare of farmers in the state such as providing free power to farmers, waiving off 1 lakh loan of every farmer, supplying fertilizers in time and announced to credit 4000 per acre per crop to every farmer.

Google introduces new Android version named Oreo

1 day ago
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Android Oreo is more secure with inbuilt Google Play Protect, Security Status Front and tighter app install controls.

Supreme Court strikes Triple Talaq by 3:2 majority

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Some Muslim groups see the issue as a matter of religious right while others, including the Centre, termed it unconstitutional.

Union Government launches Digital Police Portal under CCTNS project

1 day ago
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The minister went on to state that the Interoperable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) will be a useful resource for all stakeholders including the policy makers.

Morning Current Affairs Updates: 22 August 2017

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The negotiations for the agreement, officially dubbed as the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), were launched in November 2010 to boost bilateral trade and investments.

Morning Current Affairs Updates: 21 August 2017

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The high-level panel formed by the Maulana Azad Education Foundation had said the proposed schools could work on the patterns of Kendriya Vidayala or Navodaya Vidyalaya.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 August 2017

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The Indianapolis sank in 12 minutes, making it impossible for it to send a distress signal or deploy life-saving equipment.

Polish-US writer Janusz Glowacki passes away

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His dark and absurd humour was also helpful in protecting his works from censors like the 1970 movie 'The Cruise' that in intricately showed the absurdities of life under communism in Poland.

Rahul Doshi crowned as ‘Child Genius’ in UK

2 days ago
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Rahul Doshi won the title by answering a question on 19th Century artists William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais.

Nikolay Kudashev appointed as Russia's Ambassador to India

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The appointment of Kudashev came seven months after the death of Russia's previous Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 August 2017

Aug 19, 2017
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President Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Safety Awards (Mines) for the years 2013 and 2014.

Sanjiv Gupta appointed as President and MD of General Motors India

Aug 19, 2017
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Gupta joined General Motors in 2003 and since then, he has served various critical roles in VSSM, Auto Financing, Business Planning, Corporate Finance and Financial Planning in the US and Canada.

President gives away National Safety Awards (Mines) for the years 2013 & 2014

Aug 19, 2017
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The award for each mine was received jointly by one management representative and one workers’ representative.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 August 2017

Aug 18, 2017
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Asteroid Florence is named in honour of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Reports suggest that it is about 4.4 kilometres in size.

Fact Box: Navika Sagar Parikrama

Aug 18, 2017
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The project is expected to promote Ocean Sailing activities in the Navy while depicting Union Government's thrust for ‘Nari Shakti’.

Union Government signs GEF Grant Agreement with World Bank

Aug 18, 2017
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India signed a grant agreement worth USD 24.64 million with the World Bank for Ecosystem Service Improvement Project.

Mamta Suri takes charge as Executive Director of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board

Aug 18, 2017
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Prior to this appointment, Suri was serving as the Chief General Manager of the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India.

Defence Ministry clears proposal to procure 6 Apache attack helicopters for Army

Aug 18, 2017
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6 Apache attack helicopters will be purchased at an expense of around 4168 crore rupees.

World this Week: 7 August to 13 August 2017

Aug 18, 2017
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World this week 7 August to 13 August 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

Veteran photographer S Paul dies at 88

Aug 18, 2017
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The photographer who defined photography in his own style was a winner of almost every major international prize associated with the profession.

Morning Current Affairs Updates: 18 August 2017

Aug 18, 2017
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The Foreign and Defense Chiefs of Japan and the United States have agreed to continue exerting pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile programs.

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