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Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Congress racing ahead with over 100 seats

2 hrs ago
Rajasthan had gone for polling in a single phase election on December 7, 2018 for 199 out of total 200 seats. The election in Alwar’s Ramgarh seat was postponed due to the death of BSP candidate Laxman Singh and the polling will take place later.

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2018: Congress leading with 53 seats

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Early trends showing the Congress leading with 53 seats, followed by BJP with 26 seats and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and others with 9 seats. Chief minister Raman Singh, who is seeking a fourth term in the state, was leading in his Rajnandgaon constituency.

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

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The missile has been designed to hit the designated target point accurately, guided by the on-board computer with the support of a Ring Laser Gyro-based Inertial Navigation System, the Micro Inertial Navigation System, fully-digital control system and advanced compact avionics.

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor: How Indian Economy fared under Urjit Patel?

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With his resignation, Patel became the first RBI governor since 1990 to resign before the completion of the term. Patel’s three-year term was scheduled to end in September 2019.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 10 December 2018

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10 December 2018: 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 Human Rights Day, International Year of Millets and Upendra Kushwaha resigned among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 December 2018

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Urjit Patel on December 10, 2018 resigned as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with immediate effect, citing personal reasons. Urjit R Patel was appointed as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on August 20, 2016 and took charge on September 4, 2016 for tenure of three years. He succeeded Raghuram Rajan.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 December 2018

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Member of Parliament and Chief of Rashtriya Lok Samta Party Upendra Kushwaha resigned from the Union council of ministers on December 9, 2018. The move comes just a day ahead of the start of the Winter Session, triggering a realignment of political equations in Bihar.

Human Rights Day 2018 observed across the world

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This year, Human Rights Day marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document that proclaimed the rights which everyone is essentially entitled to as a human being regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, national or social origin, property, or birth.

SEBI to relax listing norms for start-ups; renames ITP as ‘Innovators Growth Platform’

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Earlier, the capital market regulator on June 12, 2018 constituted a Group to review Institutional Trading Platform (ITP) Framework to make stock market listing attractive for startups.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 3 December to 9 December 2018

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The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics such as ‘PEETHA’ initiative, India’s heaviest satellite GSAT 11 and 24th meeting of Conference of Parties among others.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 3 December to 8 December 2018

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The Supreme Court has approved the Witness Protection Scheme 2018 and directed the Central and State Governments to enforce the same in letter and spirit. The scheme will become ‘law’ under Article 141/142 of the Constitution till the enactment of parliamentary and state legislations on the subject.

Ministry of Shipping approves Rs 156 crore Freight Village in Varanasi

3 days ago
A pre-feasibility study by the World Bank discovered Varanasi as a suitable site for the freight village. The city is located strategically and is a focal point in the logistics chain of Eastern Transport Corridor of India where the National Waterways-1, Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC), National Highway-7 and National Highway-2 pass through.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 December 2018

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The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the pleas filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause, challenging the decision of the Central Government to remove Verma as the CBI chief.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 December 2018

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India, with 18 percent of the world’s population, has a disproportionately 26 percent of the global premature deaths and disease burden due to air pollution. One in eight deaths in India was attributed to air pollution in India in 2017, making it a leading risk factor for death.

CBI Dispute: SC questions CVC on overnight removal of Alok Verma as CBI Chief; reserves its order

3 days ago
Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), represented by Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta, that what prompted it to take an “overnight” decision to divest Alok Verma of his powers as CBI Director without consulting the Selection Committee.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 7 December 2018

3 days ago
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 such as Sahitya Academy Award 2018, theme of World Soil Day 2018 and India’s longest rail-road bridge among others.

Former Indian diplomat Preeti Saran elected to UN's Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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In November 2018, India nominated Saran for the Asia Pacific seat on the Council. Her nomination was circulated to UN members by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on November 23, paving the way for election.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 7 December 2018

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan. The MoC will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between India and Japan in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity and mutual benefits.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of November 2018

Dec 7, 2018
Jagranjosh.com brings to you August 2018 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as the constitutional validity of death penalty, hyperspectral imaging satellite (HySIS), Maharatna, Navratna, and Miniratna statuses, closure of the Sterlite copper plant, Kartarpur Sahib Road Corridor, North Sentinel Island, 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks Open Defecation in India, CBI-Alok Verma Dispute, 33rd ASEAN Summit, G20 Summit 2018, Delhi's Signature Bridge, appointment of Supreme Court judges, and Assam NRC among others.

Sahitya Akademi Awards 2018 announced in 24 languages

Dec 6, 2018
Mushtaq Ahmad, an Indian Information Service officer, is presently posted as Head of the Regional News Unit at Radio Kashmir Srinagar. AAKH, a collection of eighteen short stories, was published in 2012 and had earlier bagged the best book award in Kashmiri at the state level from State Academy of Art, Culture and Languages for the year 2014.

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