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NITI Aayog to launch Mentor India Campaign

10 hrs ago
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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.

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

10 hrs ago
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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.

N.bhupathi: New frog species with pig face discovered

11 hrs ago
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N.bhupathi shows comparisons with the Purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis), which was discovered in Seychelles in 2003.

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

11 hrs ago
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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.

India grants Pfizer patent for pneumonia vaccine

12 hrs ago
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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine is used for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive diseases caused by 13 Streptococcis pneumoniae strains.

Indian student develops Nano Missile for Indian Army

13 hrs ago
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He developed the missile for the Indian Army and local police in fighting terrorism. The missile was developed for launch through a robot.

ISA extends India’s exclusive rights to explore polymetallic nodules from Central Indian Ocean Seabed Basin

14 hrs ago
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Polymetallic nodules are rock concretions on the sea bottom formed of concentric layers of iron and manganese hydroxides around a core.

National Sports Museum to be established in New Delhi

14 hrs ago
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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.

Mumbai amongst 17 most-polluted cities in Maharashtra: Pravin Pote-Patil

16 hrs ago
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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

16 hrs ago
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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: 14 August to 20 August 2017

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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.

Dinosaur-killing asteroid probably darkened earth for 2 years: Study

17 hrs ago
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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.

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing passes away

17 hrs ago
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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

17 hrs ago
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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.

Sustainable Development and India

1 day ago
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Sustainable Development is an important issue in current time. Due to the impending dangers of climate change its importance has been increased significantly.

Forex Reserves to hit USD 400 Billion: Impact on Indian Economy

1 day ago
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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.

Government to replace physical police verification of passport with online verification

1 day ago
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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.

Fact Box: Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat Programme

1 day ago
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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

1 day ago
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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

1 day ago
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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

1 day ago
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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.

ICMR signs deal with IVI for vaccine research and development

1 day ago
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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.

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.

Instant Triple Talaq Controversy: What & Why

1 day ago
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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.

British scientists create world’s smallest surgical robot named Versius

1 day ago
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The robot was developed by a team of 100 scientists and engineers using low-cost technology originally developed for mobile phones and space industries.

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.

Union Government imposes anti-dumping duty on tempered glass from China

1 day ago
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The Union Government has imposed anti-dumping duty on certain “textured toughened (tempered) glass” imported from China.

Supreme Court strikes Triple Talaq by 3:2 majority

1 day ago
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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.

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