|A total Solar eclipse to sweep across North America after 241 years||21 August 2017|
|RBI to issue new fluorescent blue Rs 50 banknotes||21 August 2017|
|Assam government to launch Compassionate family pension instead of employment||21 August 2017|
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Mentor India Campaign is a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more than 900 Atal Tinkering Labs.
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.
N.bhupathi shows comparisons with the Purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis), which was discovered in Seychelles in 2003.
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.
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.
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine is used for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive diseases caused by 13 Streptococcis pneumoniae strains.
He developed the missile for the Indian Army and local police in fighting terrorism. The missile was developed for launch through a robot.
Polymetallic nodules are rock concretions on the sea bottom formed of concentric layers of iron and manganese hydroxides around a core.
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.
Mumbai features among the 17 most polluted cities in Maharashtra and 123 cities from the country, Minister of State for Environment Pravin Pote-Patil.
World this week 14 August to 20 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.
India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 14 August to 20 August 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.
For the study, the team used a computer model to understand how earth's conditions might have looked at the end of the Cretaceous Period.
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.
As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Mumbai features amongst the 17 most-polluted cities in Maharashtra and 123 cities from the country.
Sustainable Development is an important issue in current time. Due to the impending dangers of climate change its importance has been increased significantly.
The fact that India’s position of having about enough resources to cover only three-weeks of imports in 1991, to have sufficient forex reserves to cover roughly eleven months of imports is an outcome of well executed policies of the RBI and the Union Government.
Soon passport applicants will be free of the tiresome procedure of physical police verification, as the Union Government is planning to connect the procedure with the national database of crimes and criminals.
Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card.
Para athlete Devendra and hockey player Sardar Singh will be honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
The bench that pronounced the judgement on Triple Talaq issue comprised judges from different religious communities -- Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Hindu and Muslim.
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.
The Indian Council of Medical Research along with the Union Health Ministry has signed a pact with the South Korea-based International Vaccine Institute to collaborate on vaccine research and development.
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.
As the five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court pronounced that the practice of instantaneous triple talaq as unconstitutional, we are providing all the details related to the issue covering aspects like - what is triple talaq and stance of the government and Muslim Personal Law Board on the issue.
The robot was developed by a team of 100 scientists and engineers using low-cost technology originally developed for mobile phones and space industries.
Android Oreo is more secure with inbuilt Google Play Protect, Security Status Front and tighter app install controls.
The Union Government has imposed anti-dumping duty on certain “textured toughened (tempered) glass” imported from China.
Some Muslim groups see the issue as a matter of religious right while others, including the Centre, termed it unconstitutional.
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.