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Current Affairs Inshorts: 20 February 2018

15 hrs ago
CCEA allows private companies to mine the fossil fuel for commercial use, ending the monopoly of state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL).

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 February 2018

15 hrs ago
According to a UNICEF report, India's neonatal mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) was found to be 25.4, making it the 12th worst among 52 ‘lower-middle-income countries’ that pose risk for newborns.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 20 February 2018

15 hrs ago
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved an agreement on film co-production between India and Israel. The agreement was signed during the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 20 February 2018

15 hrs ago
20 February 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 World Day of Social Justice, World Environment Day 2018 and first-ever Arab Fashion Week among others.

World is failing newborn babies: UNICEF

16 hrs ago
The UNICEF report highlighted the most alarming issue about the newborn mortality rate in World's poorest country.

India 12th worst nation for newborns: UNICEF Report

16 hrs ago
With the highest newborn mortality rates in the world, Pakistan is the riskiest nation to be born in, according to a UNICEF report. Japan, on the other hand, is the safest with the lowest newborn mortality rates.

UK, India launch joint research projects on clean water and energy

16 hrs ago
The ‘Water Quality Research’ programme has eight projects and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’ programme has four projects.

India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile off Odisha coast

17 hrs ago
Agni-II is a medium-range missile with a range of over 2000 km and can carry a payload of 1000kg.

World Day of Social Justice 2018 observed globally

17 hrs ago
The Day was proclaimed in accordance with the objectives and goals of the World Summit for Social Development (1995) and the 24th session of the General Assembly (1973).

42 Indian languages may be heading for extinction

20 hrs ago
A list prepared by UNESCO has mentioned about the 42 languages or dialects in India which are endangered and they may be heading towards extinction.

UP government signs 900 MoUs ahead of Investors Summit 2018

20 hrs ago
According to the UP’s Industry Minister Satish Mahana, more than 900 MOUs have been signed so far. He claimed that this is the highest number of agreements that have ever been signed with private companies.

Ministry of Railways extends upper age limit for ongoing recruitment

22 hrs ago
The Indian Railways has decided to increase the upper age limit for its ongoing recruitment process for Group C Level-1 and Level-2 posts. The Ministry stated that the last date for submission of the applications will also be extended suitably.

India to host World Environment Day 2018

22 hrs ago
World Environment Day is a UN Environment-led global event, the single largest celebration of environment each year, which takes place on June 5 and is celebrated by thousands of communities worldwide.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 February 2018

1 day ago
The Kerala government will soon be utilising the services of robots to clean the sewer holes in the state. The robots have been developed by a startup company called Genrobotics.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 February 2018

1 day ago
In a bid to stop cheating, the Bihar School Examination Board has ordered students sitting for the board examinations to not wear shoes and socks during the examination. The board stated in an official circular that the students will have to wear slippers on the exam day.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 19 February 2018

1 day ago
19 February 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 topics such as India, Iran MoUs, World Congress on Information Technology and oldest World no. 1 in tennis history among others.

Kerala to soon deploy robots to clean up manholes

1 day ago
The Kerala government will soon be utilising the services of robots to clean the sewer holes in the state. Named 'Bandicoot', the robots are equipped with Wi-Fi, blue tooth and control panels and have four limbs and a bucket system attached to a spider web looking extension to scoop out the waste from sewers.

Saudi Arabia allows women to open business without male consent

1 day ago
In a significant move towards achieving an open and modern economy, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has allowed women to open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative.

India, Iran sign MoU to avoid Double Taxation

1 day ago
India and Iran have signed 9 agreements to strengthen their cultural ties, boost connectivity and trade and expand cooperation in various sectors including health, medicine, agriculture, traditional systems of medicine and postal cooperation.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 12 February to 18 February 2018

2 days ago
12 February to 18 February 2018: 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 like Dastak campaign, India’s biggest bank fraud and ADR report on Chief Ministers among others.

NASA's Kepler Mission discovers nearly 100 new exoplanets

3 days ago
An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of nearly 100 new exoplanets. The discovery was based on the data from the second mission of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope or K2 released in 2014.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 12 February to 17 February 2018

3 days ago
The state of West Bengal on February 13, 2018 became the first one in India to opt out of the Union Government’s National Health Protection Scheme that was announced in Union Budget 2018-19.

Roger Federer surpasses Agassi to become oldest World No. 1 in tennis history

3 days ago
The Swiss champion re-claimed the top spot after a gap of over five years, which is the longest gap between stints as World No 1. He knocked off Rafael Nadal from the top and pushed him to the second place.

National Conference on doubling farmers' income to be held in Delhi

3 days ago
A National Conference with the title ‘Agriculture 2022 – Doubling Farmers’ Income’ will be organised by Agriculture Ministry in Delhi to build a consensus around appropriate recommendations and arrive at practicable solutions that can be implemented for the benefit of farmers in the country.

Botanical Survey of India signs MoU with UK’s Natural History Museum

3 days ago
The esteemed Indian scientific research organisation, BSI has signed a MoU with UK’s Natural History Museum to boost up scientific exchanges between the two nations to enable them to learn from each other and work collaboratively to address important scientific questions.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 February 2018

Feb 16, 2018
The Supreme Court of India on February 16, 2018 reduced Tamil Nadu’s share of Cauvery water by 14.75 tmcft water per year, diverting the same to Karnataka. The court directed the Karnataka government to release 177.25 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from its inter-state Biligundlu dam, which is down from the state’s earlier allocation of 192 TMC water.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 February 2018

Feb 16, 2018
The state of West Bengal has become the first one in India to opt out of the Union Government’s National Health Protection Scheme that was announced in Union Budget 2018-19. The announcement was made by the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who said that the state will not waste its hard earned resources to contribute its share to the programme.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 February 2018

Feb 16, 2018
16 February 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 topics such as Sci-Tech Oscar awards, Cauvery water dispute verdict and World Sustainable Development Summit 2018 among others.

Scientists discover new class of antibiotics in soil

Feb 16, 2018
These antibiotics can target the formation of the bacterial cell membrane or even destroy the cell wall.

Indian engineer awarded Sci-Tech Oscar Award

Feb 16, 2018
Sathaye received the award along with his team for their contribution towards the conceptualisation, design, engineering and the implementation of the innovative Shotover K1 Camera System that has been used to shoot several iconic films like the Hobbit and Spectre.

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