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Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 July 2017

13 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Former BJP MP and Governor of Bihar, Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in as the 14th President of India on 25 July 2017.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 July 2017

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Harmanpreet hammered 20 fours and seven towering sixes during her blistering knock at the strike rate of 148.69, which is next only to New Zealand’s Suzie Bates’ 160.00.

Pranab Mukharjee inaugurates Bicentenary Celebration of Paika Rebellion of Odisha

Jul 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Paikas rose in rebellion under their leader Bakshi Jagabandhu and, projecting Lord Jagannath as the symbol of Odia unity.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 July 2017

Jul 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The IIIT PPP Bill, 2017 will declare the existing IIITs in Public Private Partnership as Institutions of National Importance with powers to award degrees.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 July 2017

Jul 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The Apex court decided to seek legality of the right to privacy while hearing a bunch of petitions contending that the Aadhaar scheme, which requires the mandatory parting of biometric details, is a violation of the citizens' right to privacy.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 July 2017

Jul 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Right too compulsory education amendment bill that seeks to amend the 2009 Act relaxes the provision to possess minimum qualifications if the state does not have adequate teacher training institutions.

Top 5 Stories: 17 July 2017

Jul 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The previous NDAA-2017 had designated India as a major defence partner which brings India at par with closest American partners in terms of defence trade and technology transfer.

Raipur's Swami Vivekananda Airport ranked first in Customer Satisfaction Index Survey

Jul 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Raipur airport achieved 4.84 score on a five point scale index in the latest CSI survey conducted by an independent agency for the period of January-June 2017.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 July 2017

Jul 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

With the death of Liu, the human rights movement in China and across the world has lost a principled champion who devoted his life to defending and promoting human rights and who was jailed for standing up for his beliefs.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 July

Jul 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Chinese Ships carrying personnel for its first overseas military base, in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, have set sail to begin setting up the facility.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 July 2017

Jul 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The opposition party has placed Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, as opposition candidate for the Vide Presidential Election 2017.

Fact Box: What is G20 and how it works?

Jul 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

The G20 has no permanent staff of its own & its chairmanship rotates annually between nations divided into regional groupings, which is divided into five groups.

National Book Trust launches Har Haath Ek Kitaab

Jul 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The scheme allows the people to make donations to children, between the ages of six and 12, in the form of books with a simple method.

Indian-origin boy Arnav Sharma gets 162 IQ points, more than Einstein and Hawking

Jun 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Sharma’s score in the exam, which primarily measures verbal reasoning ability, puts him in the top one per cent of the nation in terms of IQ level.

World's first ATM celebrates its 50th birthday

Jun 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The first ATM was opened on 27 June 1967 at a branch of Barclays bank in Enfield, north London, the first of six cash dispensers commissioned by the bank.

Chana and Chana Dal words added to Oxford English Dictionary

Jun 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

With this, these Indian food essentials Chickpeas (chana) and the split chickpea lentils (chana dal) join the vast list of more than 600 other words.

JNPT, India's largest container port, hit by cyber attack

Jun 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Operations at one of the three terminals at India's largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai were disrupted by the global ransomware attack.

International Yoga Day 2017: These 7 Yoga poses will help you focus better!

Jun 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

On the occasion of the third International Yoga Day, which is being celebrated globally on 21 June 2017, we bring to you some yoga poses that will not only sharpen your mind but also increase your concentration power.

Role of Yoga in Education. What does research say?

Jun 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

As the world is celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga with much pomp and circumstance, it is becomes important to understand how yoga plays a vital role in education that holds the power to transform the world.

Yoga Gurus who popularized Yoga through ages

Jun 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Yoga, which is mentioned in the Rigveda, became popular mainly around 6th and 5th centuries BCE but only gained prominence in the West in the 20th century.

Indian flights to soon provide in-flight Wi-Fi Net access

May 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Department of Telecommunications has sent a revised proposal to the Committee of Secretaries that will enable on-board Wi-Fi services.

Kiren Rijiju unveils world's first philosophical novel on God

May 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book, touted as world’s first philosophical novel on God, is penned by IAS officer Haulianlal Guite.

President Pranab Mukherjee receives first copy of book ‘Metaphysics, Morals and Politics’

May 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

In 1965, Mukhopadhyay was awarded Ph.D. degree by London University. His thesis was published in a book titled ‘The Ethics of Obedience’.

India ageing gradually; every 5th person to be 60+ by 2050

May 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The report suggested that almost 90 per cent of the population was below the age of 60 years and the working age population proportion stood at 44 per cent in 2015.

Suresh Raina launches foundation dedicated to wellness of Mother and Child

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Cricketer Suresh Raina has launched a foundation named after his daughter Gracia, which is dedicated to empowering underprivileged pregnant women and providing them with a support system.

Justice Karnan is the first High Court judge to be sentenced to jail by Supreme Court

May 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Justice Karnan has been sentenced for imprisonment for repeated incidents of contempt of court.

Puducherry farmers to get free power

Apr 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Puducherry government has decided to give free electricity supply to small and other classes of farmers.

India to host 18th World Road Meeting

Apr 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The conference is expected to be attended by over 4000 delegates across the world.

1948 Mahatma Gandhi stamps sold for record 500000 pounds

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Presently, only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake Service stamps are in circulation.

UP Government renames Gorakhpur and Agra Airports

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Gorakhpur Airforce Station was renamed after the name of Mahayogi Gorakhnath, the founder of Nath monastic movement.

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