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India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of healthcare access: Lancet Study

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Though India saw improvements in the Healthcare Access and Quality Index from 2000 to 2016, the gap between the country's highest and lowest scores widened from 23·4-point difference in 1990 to 30·8-point difference in 2016.

Everything Explained: Model Contract Farming Act 2018 finalised; Contract farming excluded from APMC Act

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A ‘Registering and Agreement Recording Committee’ or an ‘Officer’ will be available at district or taluka level for online registration of sponsor and recording of agreement.

Railway Group D Mock Questions & Model Paper: Daily Current Affairs Practice Set

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To help the aspiring students, Jagranjosh has prepared the RRB Group D-2018 model question paper for Current Affairs/General Awareness seeing the huge demand from students. It will be uploaded daily and you can Free Download RRB Group D-2018 Previous Papers Pdf from here.

National Convention on Rejuvenation of Krishna River held

6 hrs ago
The convention was organised as part of the Telangana government’s initiative to rejuvenate the Krishna River by involving government organisations from Krishna river basin states.

Union Finance ministry ties up with 40 companies for extending loans under Mudra scheme

17 hrs ago
These companies will identify people who need loans under the Mudra Yojana, endorse them and the loans will be extended to them under the scheme.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 May 2018

20 hrs ago
The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has launched 'My MP Rojgar Portal' to provide jobs to youths as per their educational qualification, skills and interest and ensure availability of able candidates to employers as per the need of their business.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 May 2018

20 hrs ago
22 May 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 Queqiao relay satellite, My MP Rojgar Portal and Nipah virus among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 May 2018

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The state of Chhattisgarh would soon be getting a specialised anti-Naxal combat force called the ‘Black Panther’. The force would be set up on the lines of Greyhounds unit, a special force in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh that is dedicated to anti-insurgency operations against Naxalites and Maoists.

Government to set up national registry of crimes against women

20 hrs ago
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is in the process of creating a national registry of crimes against women. The records will be sourced from the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems.

Sony to buy EMI Music Publishing in USD 1.9 billion deal

22 hrs ago
EMI is the second-largest music publishing company by revenue and holds the rights to 2.1 million pieces of music including classics by the likes of Queen, Sam Smith, Pharrell Williams and Drake.

UAE launches 10-year residency visa programme for exceptional talents

23 hrs ago
The United Arab Emirates would be issuing long-term residency visas for up to 10 years to international investors and ‘exceptional talents’ including professionals and students. The new system will increase the chances of attracting investors and competencies, increasing the country's economic competitiveness globally.

Madhya Pradesh launches 'My MP Rojgar Portal'

1 day ago
The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has launched 'My MP Rojgar Portal' to provide jobs to youths as per their educational qualification, skills and interest and ensure availability of able candidates to employers as per the need of their business.

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 observed globally

1 day ago
The theme of International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 was ‘Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity’ as the year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Explained: Nipah Virus Outbreak in India

1 day ago
The Nipah virus (NiV), member of the family Paramyxoviridae, was first isolated and identified during the 1999 outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States.

PM Modi’s visit to Russia: Key Points

1 day ago
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first informal Summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 21. During the high-level delegation meet, the two leaders agreed that the Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia is an important factor for global peace and stability.

India ranked 6th wealthiest country

1 day ago
The AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review ranked India as the 6th wealthiest country in the world with a total wealth of $8,230 billion, while the United States was ranked as the wealthiest with a total wealth of $62,584 billion.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 May 2018

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Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes inaugurated his country's Israel embassy in Jerusalem on May 21. With the decision, the nation becomes the third one to take the controversial step of moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 May 2018

1 day ago
With the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa from CM’s post after failing to gather the required numbers to form a majority government, H D Kumaraswamy who heads the Congress-JDS coalition is set to become Karnataka’s new Chief Minister. He would be sworn in on May 23.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May 2018

1 day ago
21 May 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 world’s first floating nuclear power plant, 'Bastariya' battalion and Zojila tunnel project among others.

Home Minister commissions anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion

1 day ago
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh commissioned the 'Bastariya' battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force into service in Chhattisgarh. The anti-Naxal battalion has been created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youth from Chhattisgarh.

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