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Assam NRC: Supreme Court extends NRC claims submission deadline to December 31

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The Assam government released the final draft of NRC on July 30, 2018. The list incorporates names of 2.89 crore people out of 3.29 crore applicants. The names of 40.07 lakh people have been left out.

Shaktikanta Das assumes charge as 25th Governor of Reserve Bank of India

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Das joins the RBI at a time when Indian Economy is facing major challenge of constant depreciation of domestic currency ‘Rupee’. The rupee ended 53 paise lower, at Rs 71.87 against the US dollar on December 11, 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 December 2018

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The Indian National Congress (INC) emerged as the single largest party in Rajasthan, winning 99 seats in the 2018 Rajasthan Assembly Elections. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trailed behind with 73 seats and others fetched 27 seats. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) showcased an impressive run by winning six seats, and Hanuman Beniwal-led Rashtriya Loktantrik Party won three seats.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 December 2018

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The Manipur Government has honoured AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medallist MC Mary Kom with the title "Meethoileima" at a function in Imphal. Kom was adorned with attires particularly worn by a queen of Manipur as a mark of ‘highest woman’ of the state while conferring the title.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 December 2018

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12 December 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 Results of assembly elections 2018, National Pension Scheme and Cauvery Water Management Authority among others.

SC bars media, police from revealing identities of victims of rape, sexual assault

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The Supreme Court has directed the print and electronic media not to reveal the identity of victims of rape and sexual assault even in a remote manner. The court said that it was "unfortunate" that such victims were being treated as "untouchable" by the society.

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2018: Congress claims majority by winning 68 seats; puts an end to Raman Singh era

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Post the result declaration, Chief Minister Raman Singh of BJP resigned from his post after serving the state for 15 years. He took the responsibility for BJP’s poor performance in Chhattisgarh and refused to pass the blame on the BJP’s national leadership over the setback after 15 years of the party’s rule in the state.

Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Congress wins 99 seats; emerges single largest party in Rajasthan

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Following the declaration of results, Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje of the BJP tendered her resignation to the Governor Kalyan Singh, though she won from her constituency Jhalrapatan and defeated her Congress rival Manvendra Singh.

Madhya Pradesh Elections 2018: Congress wins 114 seats, falls short of majority

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The neck-to neck battle between the Congress and the BJP in the Madhya Pradesh legislative assembly elections, which continued late into the night, ended with the Congress emerging as the single largest party with 114 seats, while the BJP fell to the second place with 109 seats.

Telangana Assembly Elections 2018: TRS wins sweeping majority for second straight term

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The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi has secured a simple majority in the 119-member state assembly of Telangana by winning 87 seats on December 11, 2018. While the Congress came second with 19 seats, the TDP managed to win 2 seats, the BJP won one and the others won 9.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 December 2018

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The Supreme Court directed that names and identities of victims of rape and sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. The bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal the identity of victims of rape and sexual assault even in a remote manner.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 December 2018

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The counting of votes for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018 began on December 11, 2018, with the Congress currently racing ahead with 105 seats, while the BJP following it with 80 seats and BSP lagging behind with just 3 seats in hand.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 11 December 2018

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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 yellow vest protests, resignation of RBI Governor and 2018 Asian Tour Order of Merit among others.

Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: MNF wins clear majority

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The Mizo National Front, a former ally of the BJP has won majority in the Mizoram State Assembly Elections 2018. In a crystal clear mandate, the party won 26 seats, followed by Congress in the second position with 5 seats.

National Pension System streamlined: Government's contribution to NPS hiked to 14 percent

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The proposed changes to NPS would be made applicable immediately once time critical decisions are taken in consultation with the other concerned Ministries and Departments.

Ukrainian to end two-decade-old friendship treaty with Russia

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill ending the two-decade-old treaty on friendship, cooperation and partnership between Ukraine and Russia. The friendship treaty between Ukraine and Russia was signed in 1997 and brought into effect on April 1, 1999.

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

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The missile has been designed to hit the designated target point accurately, guided by the on-board computer with the support of a Ring Laser Gyro-based Inertial Navigation System, the Micro Inertial Navigation System, fully-digital control system and advanced compact avionics.

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor: How Indian Economy fared under Urjit Patel?

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With his resignation, Patel became the first RBI governor since 1990 to resign before the completion of the term. Patel’s three-year term was scheduled to end in September 2019.

UK court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya

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The UK court has ordered the extradition of Indian businessman and liquor baron Vijay Mallya from Britain to India to face charges of fraud filed against him. The decision follows a nine-month-long trial on an extradition warrant, which began with Mallya’s arrest in April 2017 and ended in September.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 10 December 2018

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10 December 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 Human Rights Day, International Year of Millets and Upendra Kushwaha resigned among others.

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