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President launches logo, web portal for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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The 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is observed in the form of two year long celebrations from October 2, 2018 to October 2, 2020 across the country and all over the globe.

Government organises All India Pension Adalat for pensioners’ welfare

2 days ago
The All India Pension Adalat is one of the largest exercises for pensioners’ welfare ever undertaken by the Government as part of good governance dedicated to central government pensioners. On the occasion, all the central government ministries would be conducting their respective pension adalats.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 18 September 2018

2 days ago
18 September 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 merger of Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank; under-five mortality rate and 70th Primetime Emmy Awards among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 September 2018

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The Union Finance Ministry on September 17, 2018 announced the proposal to merge three public sector lenders - Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank. The combined lending entity will create India’s third largest bank with a total business of more than Rs 14.82 lakh crore.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 September 2018

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu have been jointly recommended for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honour. If approved by Sports Minister, Kohli will become the third cricketer to get the Khel Ratna after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.

Despite progress, estimated 6.3 million children died in 2017: UN report

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Despite substantial progress in reducing mortality among children, in 2017 alone, an estimated 6.3 million children and young adolescents died, mostly from preventable causes. The children under the age of 5 years accounted for 5.4 million of these deaths.

Vodafone Idea Board approves merger with Aditya Birla Telecom

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The amalgamation will give management control to Vodafone Idea to run businesses of the subsidiaries, strengthen its financial position and raise resources against the assets owned by ABTL such as investments in mutual funds, Indus Towers stake including monetisation of such assets.

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to be first private passenger on SpaceX’s Lunar BFR Mission

2 days ago
The successful landing of Yusaku Maezawa on the Moon will enable access for commoners who dream of traveling to space. Till now, only two dozen people have been to the Moon, with the final Apollo Mission of 1972, marking the last time a human visited the moon.

70th Primetime Emmy Awards: Game of Thrones wins Outstanding Drama

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The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on September 18, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States. For the first time in almost 20 years, HBO didn’t dominate the Emmy Awards. The channel had to settle for a tie with Netflix with 23 awards each.

Government proposes merger of Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank under Alternative Mechanism

2 days ago
The state-owned Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank will be merged to create the country's third largest lender after the SBI and ICICI Banks, as part of efforts to revive credit and economic growth. The scheme of amalgamation, which will now be formed, will be laid before Parliament. However, it would require no change in the banking law.

Supreme Court lifts ban on Saridon, 3 other FDCs

2 days ago
The Supreme Court of India has allowed the sale of popular painkiller Saridon and three other banned fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) in medical stores across the country. The Fixed Dose Combination drugs are two or more drugs combined in a fixed ratio into a single dosage form.

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.

India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project inaugurated

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the country's first ‘smart fence’ pilot project along the India-Pakistan International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. The smart fence pilot project is expected to be a massive boon for monitoring security situations in border areas.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 September 2018

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The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from January 21 to January 23, 2019. The theme of the 2019 will be “Role of Indian Diaspora in Building a New India”.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 September 2018

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The Union Ministry of Power has launched the Chiller Star Labelling Program, an ambitious program to encourage the deployment of energy efficient chiller systems in the country. The program has been launched on a voluntary basis and will be valid up to December 31, 2020.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 17 September 2018

3 days 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 International Day of Democracy, Chiller Star Labelling Program and 'smart fence' pilot project among others.

Union Power Ministry launches Chiller Star Labelling Program to improve energy efficiency

3 days ago
Through the chiller star labelling Program, it is estimated that more than 500 million units of electricity would be saved in 2019 along with Green House Gases (GHG) reduction of 0.5 million-ton equivalent of CO2.

Delhi, Seoul sign MoU to tackle air pollution, improve infrastructure

3 days ago
The Delhi government has signed a 'Friendship and Cooperation Agreement' with the Seoul Metropolitan Government to work closely in the fields of environment, tourism, waste water and solid waste management, infrastructure and public health.

DRDO conducts first successful test of man portable-anti-tank guided missile

3 days ago
India’s Defense Research and Development Organisation has conducted the first successful flight test of its new indigenously designed and developed man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MP-ATGM) at Ahmednagar test range in Maharashtra.

Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’ begins in Uttarakhand

3 days ago
This is the 14th edition of the joint military exercise hosted alternately by both countries. The two-week exercise will witness participation of about 350 personnel of the US Army and similar strength of Garud Division of the Indian Army.

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