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Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 December 2017

10 hrs ago
The Government of India has launched a door-to-door campaign for 15-days in the country for early diagnosis, detection and treatment of tuberculosis to eliminate the disease. The health ministry has initiated this campaign along the lines of its anti-polio drive.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 11 December 2017

10 hrs ago
11 December 2017: The one liner of 11 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like ASEAN India Connectivity Summit, Hockey World League Final and UK’s new tallest mountain among others.

Current Affairs Quiz: 11 December 2017

10 hrs ago
11 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like ASEAN India Connectivity Summit, Hockey World League Final and UK’s new tallest mountain among others.

ASEAN India Connectivity Summit begins in Delhi

11 hrs ago
The ASEAN India Connectivity Summit (AICS) began in New Delhi on 11 December 2017. The theme of the two-day Summit is Powering Digital and Physical Linkages for Asia in the 21st Century. The main focus areas of the summit are Infrastructure, Roadways, Shipping, Digital, Finance, Energy and Aviation.

Uttarakhand government makes LED bulbs compulsory in all government offices

13 hrs ago
The state government of Uttarakhand has taken a new initiative for energy conservation by making it compulsory for all government offices to install LED bulbs. The move is expected to reduce the consumption of electricity in offices and civic areas.

Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 11 December 2017

13 hrs ago
11 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like ASEAN India Connectivity Summit, Hockey World League Final and new Performance Director for women's boxing among others.

Mt Hope new tallest mountain in British Antarctic Territory

14 hrs ago
As per new discovery from cartographers surveying Antarctica, Mt Hope is the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT). Its height is measured at 3,239 meters above sea level.Earlier, maps showed Mt Jackson with the height 3,184 meters as the tallest mountain in the territory according to researchers at British Antarctic Survey (BAS).

International Mountain Day observed globally

15 hrs ago
International Mountain Day was observed across the world on 11 December 2017 with the theme ‘Mountains under pressure: climate, hunger and migration’. More than half of the human population depends on the mountains for resources such as fresh water, food and clean energy, which are becoming increasingly scarce with time.

Govt launches door-to-door campaign against TB

16 hrs ago
The Government of India has launched a door-to-door campaign for 15-days in the country for early diagnosis, detection and treatment of tuberculosis to eliminate the disease. The health ministry has initiated this campaign along the lines of its anti-polio drive, which fetched very good result for India and successfully eliminated this disease from the country. Through this door-to-door campaign, health department workers, ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) and TB supervisors will make door-to-door visits to find TB patients and give them free medical treatment till they are cured.

Union Government to soon launch ‘Khelo India’ programme

17 hrs ago
The Union government would soon be launching the Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs 1756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. The programme aims at mainstreaming sports as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development.

Morning News: 11 December 2017

18 hrs ago
The Union government would soon be launching the Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs 1756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. The programme aims at mainstreaming sports as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 4 December to 10 December 2017

1 day ago
The Weekly Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The weekly quizzes of 4 December to 10 December 2017 cover the topics like Chabahar Port, 5th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review and Wassenaar Arrangement among others.

Human Rights Day 2017 observed globally

1 day ago
This year, the celebrations of the Day witnessed the launching of a year-long campaign '#Standup4humanrights' to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the 'Universal Declaration of Human Rights'.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 December 2017

2 days ago
While releasing the report, the Ministry declared that India is now free from ‘Infective Trachoma’, a contagious bacterial infection of the eye. With this, India met the goal of trachoma elimination as specified by the WHO under its GET2020 program.

Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 4 December to 9 December 2017

2 days ago
The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 4 December to 9 December 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include 5th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review by RBI, Jerusalem and International Solar Alliance among others.

National Trachoma Survey Report 2014-17 released: India declared free from Trachoma

2 days ago
The survey findings indicate that the active trachoma infection has been eliminated among children in all the survey districts with overall prevalence of only 0.7 per cent. This is much below the elimination criteria of infective trachoma as defined by the WHO.

International Anti-Corruption Day 2017 observed globally

2 days ago
Every year USD 1 trillion is paid in bribes while an estimated USD 2.6 trillion are stolen through corruption, which is a sum equivalent to more than 5 per cent of the global GDP. In developing countries, funds lost to corruption are estimated at 10 times the amount of official development assistance.

Now, SC/STs in Delhi can apply for Employment Loan through mobile app

2 days ago
The app will help applicants to apply for the loan with Delhi SC/ST/OBC/Minorities and Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (DSFDC) without any hassle. The Government also said that the inefficient officers, who do not process the loans on time, will be forced to take compulsory retirement.

Morning Current Affairs: 9 December 2017

2 days ago
India was declared free from infective Trachoma, a contagious bacterial infection of the eye. Trachoma causes inflamed granulation on the inner surface of the lids. This has been possible due to efforts such as provision of antibiotic eye drops, personal hygiene, availability of safe water, improved environmental sanitation and availability of surgical facilities for chronic Trachoma.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 8 December 2017

3 days ago
NASA scientists in Antarctica are set to launch SuperTIGER Balloon, a balloon-borne instrument, to study heavy cosmic particles, collect information on cosmic rays that enter Earth’s atmosphere every day. The announcement was made by NASA on 6 December 2017.

Supreme Court agrees to examine adultery provision in IPC

3 days ago
The Supreme Court of India has decided to look into whether the Indian Penal Code (IPC) provision of adultery, which treats only the man as an offender and the married woman as a ‘victim,’ is patronising and commodifies women.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 8 December 2017

3 days ago
8 December 2017: The one liner of 8 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like Wassenaar Arrangement, Kumbh Mela and The Silence Breakers among others.

Current Affairs Quiz: 8 December 2017

3 days ago
8 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Wassenaar Arrangement, Kumbh Mela and The Silence Breakers among others.

CBDT extends deadline for linking of Aadhaar with PAN to 31 March 2018

3 days ago
All taxpayers having Aadhaar Number or Enrolment Number are required to link Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number as per the provisions of recently introduced section 139AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

NASA's SuperTIGER Balloon to study Heavy Cosmic Particles

3 days ago
The most common cosmic ray particles are protons or hydrogen nuclei, making up roughly 90 per cent of the particles, followed by helium nuclei (8 per cent) and electrons (1 per cent). The remainder cosmic ray particles contain the nuclei of other elements.

Wassenaar Arrangement to admit India as its new Member

3 days ago
The participating states of Wassenaar Arrangement reviewed the progress of the membership applications and agreed to admit India. Countries like Russia, France, Germany and the United States supported India’s bid to the group.

Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 8 December 2017

3 days ago
8 December 2017: Afternoon Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like BR Ambedkar International Centre , Jerusalem and National Commission on Minorities among others.

Morning Current Affairs Quiz: 8 December 2017

3 days ago
8 December 2017: Morning Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like Wassenaar Arrangement, Kumbh Mela and Silence Breakers among others.

NGT forms panel to inspect hotels in Kullu Manali

3 days ago
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) formed a panel to look over over 1700 hotels, lodges and home stay accommodations in the pleasing Kullu and Manali towns of Himachal Pradesh. The NGT directed the panel to conduct joint inspection and give in a comprehensive report relating to management of solid waste, source of water, source of power, sewage treatment plant, and production of effluents.

UNESCO recognises India's Kumbh Mela as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

3 days ago
The inscription of ´Kumbh Mela´ was recommended by the expert committee that examines the nominations submitted by Member States. The Committee observed that ´Kumbh Mela´ is the largest peaceful congregation of pilgrims on earth.

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