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December 2018 Current Affairs

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 December 2017

Dec 21, 2017
21 December 2017: 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 Indian army's major exercise 'Hamesha Vijayee', India’s MoU with Myanmar over Rohingya Muslims and new acting Chairperson of NGT among others.

Scientists discovered new frog species Odorrana Arunachalensis

Dec 21, 2017
The new species discovered from Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) is one of the five discovered in India in the recent times and the 59th in the world. There are over 50 species of frogs belonging to the genus Odorrana.

Lok Sabha passes Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Dec 21, 2017
The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Harsh Vardhan on 18 December 2017. The Bills replaces the Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017. Under the Indian Forest Act, the definition of tree includes palms, bamboos, stumps, brush-wood, and canes. The Bill amends this definition of tree to remove the word bamboos.

Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 21 December 2017

Dec 21, 2017
21 December 2017: 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 India’s MoU with Myanmar over Rohingya Muslims, bilateral military exercise ‘Naseem-Al-Bahr’ and new acting Chairperson of NGT among others.

India, Myanmar sign MoU to develop Rakhine state for Rohingya community’s safe return

Dec 21, 2017
India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Myanmar to develop Rakhine state, the region from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims had fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown, resulting in one of the world’s biggest refugee crisis.

Indian Navy conducts Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr with Oman Navy

Dec 21, 2017
The Indian Navy ships along with four Royal Navy of Oman ships Al Rasikh, Khassab, Al Mubashir and Al Bushra are currently sailing for the sea phase of the exercise. For the first time, an Indian Navy submarine along with versatile long range maritime aircraft P8I are participating in the exercise.

Parliament passes Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2017

Dec 21, 2017
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 was passed by the Parliament with Rajya Sabha, the Upper House, approving it on 19 December 2017. The Lower House of the Parliament, Lok Sabha had already passed the bill in July 2017 during its monsoon session.

MEA launches SAMEEP to take foreign policy to classroom

Dec 21, 2017
The Ministry of External Affairs has launched a new program SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program). It’s an "outreach" mission by MEA to take to take India’s foreign policy and its worldwide engagements to students across the country.

Cabinet approves MoU between India, Cuba on cooperation in Health and Medicine field

Dec 21, 2017
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cuba on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. The MoU was signed on 6 December 2017 in New Delhi.

Morning Current Affairs Quiz: 21 December 2017

Dec 21, 2017
21 December 2017: 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 Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill 2017, superannuation of NGT Chairperson and India’s US$ 125 million worth finance agreement among others.

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India, Italy for cooperation in Health sector

Dec 21, 2017
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Italy for cooperation in the field of Health and Medical Sciences. The MoU was signed on 29 November 2017 in New Delhi.

Union Cabinet approves establishing India's first National Rail and Transportation University

Dec 21, 2017
This university will help India become a global leader in transport sector by promoting 'Make in India' initiative of the Union Government. It will support 'Startup India' and 'Skill India' programmes by delivering expertise, fostering entrepreneurship and generating large scale employment opportunities.

Morning Current Affairs: 21 December 2017

Dec 21, 2017
India and Myanmar have signed a MoU to develop Rakhine State, from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh following a military crackdown. The MoU is the first government to government agreement that focuses on the socio-economic development and livelihood initiatives in the State.

Lower House passes Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Dec 20, 2017
The Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by the Lower House of the Parliament, Lok Sabha on 20 December 2017. The bill was moved by newly appointed Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 December 2017

Dec 20, 2017
Government’s think-tank Niti Aayog is planning to set up a Methanol Economy Fund with a corpus of Rs 4,000-5,000 crore. The Methanol Economy Fund will be utilized to promote the use of methanol fuel, which is safer, cheaper, and pollution free.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 20 December 2017

Dec 20, 2017
20 December 2017: The one liner of 20 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like Moortidevi Award 2017, Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 and International Human Solidarity Day among others.

Parliament passes Companies Amendment Bill

Dec 20, 2017
The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that aims to bring about major changes in the Companies Act, 2013, was passed by the upper house of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha on 19 December 2017 by a voice vote.

Current Affairs Quiz: 20 December 2017

Dec 20, 2017
20 December 2017: 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 Moortidevi Award 2017, Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 and International Human Solidarity Day among others.

India, Sri Lanka complete 2nd phase of joint oceanographic survey

Dec 20, 2017
The Indian Navy in collaboration with the Sri Lankan navy successfully completed the second phase of the joint oceanographic survey conducted off the South Western Coast of Sri Lanka. The survey was initiated on 26 October 2017 with the arrival of the Indian Naval Ship Sutlej in Sri Lanka.

India signs US$ 125 million worth financing agreement with World Bank

Dec 20, 2017
India has signed a financing agreement worth US$ 125 million with the World Bank for ‘Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (Strive) Project”.

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