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Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2018

13 hrs ago
The Union Government has decided to end Haj subsidy from this year, as a part of its policy to 'empower minorities without appeasement'. Despite the withdrawal, a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims would be undertaking the pilgrimage this year from India after Saudi Arabia increased India's quota by 5,000.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 16 January 2018

13 hrs ago
16 January 2018: The one liner of 16 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like new Chief of Staff of Western Naval Command, Rajasthan’s first oil refinery and ban on Khap Panchayats among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 January 2018

13 hrs ago
16 January 2018: The section covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams such as agreement for the return of displaced Rohingyas, 'Free Karachi' campaign, return of 26/11 survivor and voter felicitation in Meghalaya among others.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 January 2018

13 hrs ago
16 January 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 like new Chief of Staff of Western Naval Command, Rajasthan’s first oil refinery and ban on Khap Panchayats among others.

PM Modi inaugurates project commencement of Rajasthan's first Oil Refinery

15 hrs ago
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the project commencement of the Rajasthan oil refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district of the state. The project was undertaken as a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and the Rajasthan government at a cost of Rs 43000 crores.

Interference by khap panchayat in inter-caste marriage absolutely illegal, says SC

16 hrs ago
The Supreme Court has termed the attack and interference by Khap panchayat or similar associations against an adult man and woman opting for marriage, especially inter-caste marriage as ‘absolutely illegal’.

Morning Current Affairs: 16 January 2017

21 hrs ago
The Supreme Court of India has announced the composition of a 5-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Mishra to hear crucial cases. Some of the cases falling in the line-up of crucial cases include challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act and the 2013 apex court judgment re-criminalising gay sex between consenting adults.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 January 2018

1 day ago
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced face authentication as an additional means of Aadhaar authentication along with fingerprint and iris scan. The move will enable easy authentication for those individuals who face difficulties in other biometric authentication such as fingerprint and iris scan.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 15 January 2018

1 day ago
15 January 2018: The one liner of 15 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like: • International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. • Re-imposition of ban on women buying alcohol. • Death of former Union Minister Raghunath Jha.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 15 January 2018

1 day ago
15 January 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 like renaming of historic war memorial after Israeli city, signing of MoUs between India and Israel and new Aadhaar authentication means among others.

UIDAI to introduce face recognition for Aadhaar authentication

1 day ago
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced face authentication as an additional means of Aadhaar authentication along with fingerprint and iris scan. The move will enable easy authentication for those individuals who face difficulties in other biometric authentication such as fingerprint and iris scan.

Historic War memorial Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Haifa

1 day ago
The Teen Murti Chowk in central Delhi was formally renamed as Teen Murti-Haifa, after Israeli city Haifa in a solemn ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

WEF ranks India 30th on global manufacturing index; Japan tops list

1 day ago
Among BRICS nations, Russia is ranked 35th, Brazil 41st and South Africa at 45th place. India has been placed in the 'Legacy' group along with Hungary, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Thailand and Turkey, among others. China figures among 'leading countries', while Brazil and South Africa are in nascent ones.

7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav begins in Karnataka

1 day ago
The seventh edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme, has begun in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme was launched in 2017 to promote engagement among the people of different states to enhance mutual understanding and bonding.

Nepal to get internet connection from China ending India’s monopoly

1 day ago
The Nepal Telecom teamed up with the China Telecom Global (CTG) to provide alternate cyber-connectivity to Nepal. China Telecom Global (CTG) is a Hong Kong and Beijing based company formed in 2012. Nepal was fully dependent on Indian telecom companies like Tata Communications and Bharati Airtel for internet services using optical fiber connections through Biratnagar, Bhairahawa and Birgunj.

Morning Current Affairs: 15 January 2017

1 day ago
The 70th Army Day was observed across the nation on 14 January 2018. The day is celebrated annually to commemorate the day when General KM Carriappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces post Independence.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 8 January to 14 January 2018

2 days ago
8 January to 14 January 2018: JagranJosh weekly quizzes will help you revise for competitive exams at an ease, as it hosts the most important occurrences of the week. The quizzes in this week’s segment cover topics including 75th Golden Globe Award, Cartosat-2 satellite launched and Khelo India logo among others.

Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 7 January to 13 January 2018

3 days ago
The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 7 January to 13 January 2018. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include National Youth Festival, top borrower from AIIB in 2017 and launch of Cartosat-2 among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 January 2018

Jan 12, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 12 January 2018 launched 31 satellites along with Cartosat-2 satellite on its 44.4-metre tall Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) rocket. The polar rocket was launched from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 12 January 2018

Jan 12, 2018
12 January 2018: The one liner of 12 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like National Youth Festival, top borrower from AIIB in 2017 and launch of Cartosat-2 among others.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 January 2018

Jan 12, 2018
12 January 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 155th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, ISRO Launched 31 satellites and national youth festival among others.

Election Commission constitutes Umesh Sinha Committee to suggest changes to RP Act, 1951

Jan 12, 2018
• It will study the impact of new media and social media during the “silence period”, the 48 hours period prior to elections and its implication in view of Section 126 of the RP Act.• After a thorough study, it will suggest modifications to the election law and model code of conduct.

ISRO launches 31 satellites along with Cartosat-2

Jan 12, 2018
The 320-tonne rocket will place the satellites one-by-one and deploy them into the earth's lower orbit. The entire lift-off process along with the process of placing the satellites in two orbits will take the satellite 2 hours and 21 minutes. It will be the longest flight time of the PSLV C40.

Indu Malhotra, first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as Supreme Court judge

Jan 12, 2018
The senior advocate Indu Malhotra has been recommended as a judge of the Supreme Court by the collegium of Supreme Court. Indu Malhotra would become the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the highest court. Indu Malhotra will be the 7th woman judge since independence to make it to the Supreme Court. At present, Justice R Banumathi is the lone woman judge in the apex court.

Railway Ministry launches SFOORTI Application

Jan 12, 2018
A Geographic Information System (GIS) based monitoring and management tool has been designed and developed in CRIS which provides layered views of freight trains on Indian Railways network to plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations.

Morning Current Affairs: 12 January 2018

Jan 12, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch 31 satellite in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh today. It will be the first space mission of India in 2018. Among these 31 satellites, three will be of India and 28 of six other countries. These satellites will be launched onboard the PSLV-C40 rocket.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
US travel advisory puts India at level 2: India has been ranked Level 2 (exercise increased caution), while Pakistan has been placed in Level 3 (reconsider travel). Level 1 advises travellers to exercise normal precaution, while Level 4, which has countries like Afghanistan, recommends "Do Not Travel". Railway launches SFOORTI App: In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers which provides features for monitoring and managing freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS) Views and Dashboard.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 11 January 2018 began the 28-hour countdown to launch 31 satellite in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. It will be the first space mission of India in 2018. Among these 31 satellites, three will be of India and 28 of six other countries. These satellites will be launched onboard the PSLV-C40 rocket.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
11 January 2018: The one liner of 11 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like creator of iconic Old Munk rum, World Bank recently projected India’s growth rate of 2018 and first Indian to win an international medal in skiing among others.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
11 January 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 creator of iconic Old Munk rum, World Bank recently projected India’s growth rate of 2018 and first Indian to win an international medal in skiing among others.

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