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Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 January 2019

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The Article 35-A was added to the Indian Constitution (Appendix II) through a Presidential Order - The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954. It provides special rights and privileges to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 23 January 2019

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23 January 2019: 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 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, SC ruling on marriage between Hindu woman and Muslim man and World Economic Forum 2019 among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 January 2019

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India will surpass China to become the second largest oil demand growth centre globally in 2019 on back of buoyant auto fuel and LPG consumption, as per a report by research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie that released on January 22, 2019.

Article 35-A: Supreme Court to take 'in-chamber' decision on plea challenging the legislation

7 hrs ago
The Article 35A was added to the Indian Constitution (Appendix II) through a Presidential Order - The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954. It provides special rights and privileges to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Narendra Modi launches Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana under which a group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a government-sponsored tour of religious places in India twice a year. The group will be taken to the religious places of all major religions in India.

Environment Ministry notifies CRZ Regulations 2019; replaces CRZ norms of 2011

9 hrs ago
The new CRZ norms, issued under Section 3 of the Environment Protection Act, 1986, aim to promote sustainable development based on scientific principles taking into account the natural hazards such as increasing sea levels due to global warming.

Indian Navy commences largest-ever coastal defence exercise – ‘Sea Vigil’

9 hrs ago
The Indian Navy has commenced its largest-ever coastal defence exercise - ‘Sea Vigil’-off the Indian coast, ten years after the "26/11" attack. The exercise, a first of its kind, is being undertaken along the entire 7516.6 km coastline and Exclusive Economic Zone of India and is involving all the 13 coastal States and Union Territories.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort

10 hrs ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort in Delhi to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. The museum showcases various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA.

Child born out of marriage between Muslim man & Hindu woman entitled to father's property: SC

11 hrs ago
The plea was filed by Mohammed Salim, son of couple Mohammed Ilias and Valliamma (his hindu wife). Salim claimed share in the ancestral property through inheritance after the death of his father.

15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas: India, Mauritius agree upon partnership in various sectors

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For the first time in the history of Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas, the event is being held in Varanasi, the cultural and spiritual capital of India. Around 6,000 non-resident Indians (NRIs) are expected to take part in the three-day event.

Indu Shekhar Jha took oath as Member of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

1 day ago
Indu Shekhar Jha on January 21, 2019 took oath as the Member of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). R K Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy administered the oath of Office and Secrecy to Jha.

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

1 day ago
A total of 783 applications were received for the Bal Shakti Puruskar this year. The names of awardees were finalised by the National Selection Committee under the Chairpersonship of Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi.

National Women's Party launched in Mumbai

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The National Women’s Party which has been formed with the motto of women empowerment was launched in Mumbai, Maharashtra on January 21, 2019. The party has been founded by Dr Swetha Shetty, a medical practitioner-cum- activist from Hyderabad, who would also serve as its President.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 January 2019

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 such as ICC Awards, Global Trust index and 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 January 2019

1 day ago
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI ) announced a bonus of Rs 20 lakh each for the senior selection committee members following India's maiden Test series win in Australia.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 January 2019

1 day ago
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the first cricketer to win all the top three ICC individual awards including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year for his performances in 2018.

Government constitutes NITI Aayog-led Committee to monitor pricing of drugs

1 day ago
The constitution of the Committee is seen as a move that would curb the powers of the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) when it comes to regulating the prices of medicines in the country.

Vice President presents Chhatra Vishwakarma, Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana awards

1 day ago
Indian Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented the second Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards to students and their mentors and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana awards to institutions for their contribution in the holistic development of villages adopted by them.

Virat Kohli named ICC Test, ODI Player and Cricketer of the year 2018

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli on January 22, 2019 became the first cricketer to win all the top three ICC individual awards including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year for his performances in 2018.

World Economic Forum 2019 begins in Davos

1 day ago
More than 100 CEOs from India are expected to participate in the meet. Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and filmmaker Karan Johar are also going to be a part of session.

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