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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 7 January to 13 January 2019

Jan 13, 2019
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics such as 2019 Golden Globe awards, new reservation quota for general category and the world's most powerful passport in 2019 among others.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 7 January to 12 January 2019

Jan 12, 2019
Sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, refusing to take charge of the new role as DG, Fire Services. The move comes a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri receive honorary membership of Sydney Cricket Ground

Jan 12, 2019
Indian national cricket team's captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri have received the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground for their contribution to the sport of cricket. The Indian team defeated Australia 2-1 in the four-match Test series, ending the country's 71-year-old wait for a rare series win Down Under.

Six states sign agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project

Jan 12, 2019
Six states - Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand signed an agreement for Renukaji Dam Multipurpose Project on January 11. The project is aimed at meeting the drinking water needs of these states.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
The sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 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 topics such as Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid land dispute case, Gaganyaan manned mission and Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
ISRO has announced that it is well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. The space agency is also conceiving a mission to Venus by 2023.

CBI Dispute: Alok Verma resigns after PM Modi-led panel removed him as CBI Chief

Jan 11, 2019
Sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma has announced his resignation from service. The move comes a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post.

Environment Ministry launches National Clean Air Programme

Jan 11, 2019
The Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has launched the National Clean Air Programme, a time-bound national level strategy for pan India implementation to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
The Union Cabinet on January 10, 2019 approved the establishment of three more AIIMS to boost healthcare infrastructure in the country. Among them, while two will be set up in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba and Pulwama districts, the third AIIMS will be set up in Rajkot, Gujarat.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
10 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 campaign ‘Web - Wonder Women’, Nandan Nilekani led Committee and OPEC nations among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The celebrated MC Mary Kom became the World No 1 Boxer in 45-48 kg category in the latest International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) World Rankings released on January 10, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The Supreme Court of India has fixed the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case for January 29, 2019. The Constitution Bench hearing the case is to be reconstituted after Justice UU Lalit recused himself from the case.

Mary Kom becomes 'World No 1' Boxer in latest AIBA World Rankings

Jan 10, 2019
‘Magnificent Mary’ became the most successful boxer in world championships history when she claimed the 48kg category top honours in November 2018, her unprecedented sixth world title triumph

Harendra Singh removed as head coach of Indian men's hockey team

Jan 10, 2019
Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh has been sacked from the position and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation. Harendra Singh is the 25th coach of the men's hockey team who has been sacked in as many years, and the sixth in last six years.

Women and Child Development Ministry launches ‘#www: WebWonderWomen' Campaign

Jan 10, 2019
Through the ‘#www: WebWonderWomen’, the Ministry and the Campaign’s Partners aim to recognise the strength of Indian women stalwarts from across the globe who have used the power of social media to run positive campaigns to steer a change in society.

India set to become third-largest consumer market: WEF

Jan 10, 2019
India is set to become the third-largest consumer market behind only the US and China and consumer spending in India is expected to grow from USD 1.5 trillion at present to nearly USD 6 trillion by 2030, as per a World Economic Forum report.

RBI forms Nandan Nilekani led Committee to boost digital payments

Jan 10, 2019
The five-member committee will be headed by UIDAI’s former Chairman Nandan Nilekani. The committee will review the existing status of digitisation of payments and suggest ways to bridge any gaps in the ecosystem.

SEBI constitutes advisory panel to link research to policy making

Jan 9, 2019
Market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India has constituted a "research advisory" committee that will assist in formulating policy to undertake research relevant for development and regulation of capital markets.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 9 January 2019

Jan 9, 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 topics such as Ayodhya land dispute case, Ocean Dialogue and Citizenship Amendment bill among others.

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