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Current Affairs in Short: 20 January 2018

10 hrs ago
The former Chief Minister of Gujarat, Anandiben Patel has been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as the new Governor of Madhya Pradesh. Patel would be replacing Om Prakash Kohli, who was holding the additional charge of the office of MP Governor along with the office of Gujarat Governor.

Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 15 January to 20 January 2018

11 hrs ago
The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 15 January and 20 January 2018. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include the appointment of Minister for loneliness, ‘Top 100 Global Technology Leaders’ list and the world’s largest air purifier among others.

GST Council cuts rate on 82 goods and services, introduces measures against tax evasion

15 hrs ago
The 25th GST Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has recommended rate cuts on 83 items including 53 services and 29 goods and the introduction of ‘anti-evasion measures’ to take care of faltering indirect tax revenue.

Union Government launches Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative

16 hrs ago
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative in association with National e-Governance Division and industry partners to strengthen the cybersecurity ecosystem in India.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 January 2018

1 day ago
A group of archaeologist has discovered the world’s biggest flooded cave in Mexico. The researchers connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 January 2018

1 day ago
The Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot has launched 100 accessible websites for Divyangs. The websites especially meant for the visually impaired, use features such as screen readers and screen magnifiers, which can relay website content to the user in audio format.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 19 January 2018

1 day 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 like girl child week, Whatsapp business app and world's biggest flooded cave among others.

India becomes member of Australia Group

1 day ago
India has joined the Australia Group export control regime, an informal forum that seeks to ensure that exports do not contribute to the development of chemical or biological weapons. India is the first South Asian nation to become its full-time member.

Maharashtra becomes the first state to unveil public cloud policy

1 day ago
The state of Maharashtra has become the first state to come up with a public cloud policy, virtually mandating its departments to shift their data storage onto the cloud, creating a USD 2 billion opportunity for the industry.

Morning Current Affairs: 19 January 2018

1 day ago
The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal has launched the ‘girl child week’, a week-long programme to celebrate the girl child and to create awareness about gender equality, ahead of the National Girl Child Day on 24 January.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 January 2018

2 days ago
India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed long-range surface-to-surface Intercontinental ballistic missile, Agni-5, off the coast of Odisha. Unlike other missiles of Agni series, the latest one ‘Agni-5’ is the most advanced, as it is incorporated with new technologies in terms of navigation and guidance, warhead and engine.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 January 2018

2 days ago
The Supreme Court of India has opened the doors for an all-India release of Sanjay Leela Bansali’s controversial film ‘Padmaavat’ by staying the orders issued by some of the states including Rajasthan and Haryana that prohibited the screening of the film.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 18 January 2018

2 days ago
18 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 Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016, ICC awards and world’s largest air purifier among others.

India announces $350 million Solar Development Fund

2 days ago
India announced setting up of a $350 million solar development fund for solar projects financing. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement entered into force on the 6th December, 2017, upon receipt of 15 ratifications. The ISA’s major objectives include global deployment of over 1,000GW of solar generation capacity and mobilisation of investment of over US$ 1000 billion into solar energy by 2030.

President of India confers Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2016

2 days ago
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2016 at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 17 January.

Morning Current Affairs: 18 January 2017

2 days ago
The Maharashtra state cabinet has approved one per cent reservation for orphans in government jobs under the general category. The decision is expected to help rehabilitate orphan children and secure their future.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 January 2018

3 days ago
Thomson Reuters has published its debut ‘Top 100 Global Technology Leaders’ list, which was topped by Microsoft, followed by Intel Corp and Cisco Systems at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. India with five tech leaders on the list is placed third, behind Japan and Taiwan that are tied at the second place and the United States, which is at the top with the most number of tech leaders.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 January 2018

3 days ago
17 January 2018: The section covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams such as Cartosat-2’s first image, NITI Aayog’s first course on Sustainable Urban Planning and China’s new guided-missile frigate among others.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 17 January 2018

3 days ago
17 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 ‘Vajra Prahar’ military exercise, ‘Top 100 Global Technology Leaders’ list and MoU for development of logistics sector among others.

Morning Current Affairs: 17 January 2018

3 days ago
The United States has withheld more than half of the 125 million dollars worth initial aid that it had planned to give to the United Nations Relief and Welfare Agency for the Palestinians. The move is expected to lead to devastating consequences for hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2018

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 16, 2018
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

Jan 15, 2018
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

Jan 15, 2018
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

Jan 15, 2018
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.

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