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February 2018 Current Affairs

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.

Endangered snow leopard population witnesses a rise

Mar 23, 2018
The wildlife wing of Himachal Pradesh's forest department has spotted a significant rise in the number of snow leopards in Chichim valley of Lahaul Spiti in the recent times.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 March 2018

Mar 20, 2018
Indian actress Katrina Kaif has been named as the new ambassador of the international award-winning non-profit organisation, Educate Girls. With Katrina as an advocate, the NGO hopes to unite voices and amplify conversations on the subjects of gender equity and girls' education. It also hopes to contribute to the national mission of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'.

Investigation necessary before arresting public servant under SC/ST law: SC

Mar 20, 2018
The Supreme Court of India took note of the rampant misuse of the stringent Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Act against government servants and held that there shall be no immediate arrest on any complaint filed under the law.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 20 March 2018

Mar 20, 2018
20 March 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 Varuna military exercise, new ambassador of Educate Girls and new Governor of Odisha among others.

Katrina Kaif appointed ambassador of International NGO 'Educate Girls'

Mar 20, 2018
Indian actress Katrina Kaif has been named as the new ambassador of the international award-winning non-profit organisation, Educate Girls. For over a decade now, the NGO has been partnering with the Indian government in bringing out-of-school girls back to school.

SC directs Centre to frame model scheme for welfare of construction workers

Mar 20, 2018
The Supreme Court of India has commanded the Union Government to frame a model scheme to address the concerns of construction workers within a period of six months. The scheme is expected to include the issues of education, health, social security, old age and other benefits that are necessary to lead a life of dignity.

NITI Aayog releases SATH-E project roadmaps

Mar 20, 2018
NITI Aayog has released comprehensive roadmaps and detailed timelines for its initiative ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital in Education (SATH-E)’ project in New Delhi.

Karnataka Government approves ‘religious minority’ status for Lingayats

Mar 20, 2018
The Karnataka state government has decided to recognise the Lingayat community as a religious minority, leaving the final decision with the centre. The Lingayats are worshippers of Shiva and have distanced themselves from traditional Hinduism, especially from the Vedic version and the caste system.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 March 2018

Mar 19, 2018
Vladimir Putin, who has literally been at the helm of Russian politics since the turn of the century, cruised through another historic victory by winning a fourth term in Russia’s Presidential elections on March 18, 2018.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 19 March 2018

Mar 19, 2018
19 March 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 Russian Elections 2018, Worldwide Cost of Living report 2018 and WEF Energy Transition Index among others.

E-cigarettes can harm liver: Study

Mar 19, 2018
According to a new study, using electronic cigarettes may lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver, consequentially causing harm to the vital organ. The study was conducted on mice, which were exposed to e-cigarettes.

Russia Elections 2018: Putin wins historic fourth term

Mar 19, 2018
Vladimir Putin cruised to a landslide win in Russia's Presidential elections on March 18 with a record vote. The thumping mandate gives Putin another six years of power. The leader, however, rejected the possibility of staying in power indefinitely.

India clinches Nidahas Trophy in last-ball thriller

Mar 19, 2018
India pulled off an unforgettable chase beating Bangladesh by four wickets in the Nidahas T20 tri-series final at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The nerve-breaking victory came as a result of an incredible performance by wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik who hit a six off the last ball.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 12 March to 18 March 2018

Mar 18, 2018
12 March to 18 March 2018: 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 like new Civil Aviation Minister, International Kochon Prize 2017 and SIPRI report among others.

Singapore, Paris are world’s costliest cities; Chennai, Bangalore among cheapest

Mar 18, 2018
No North American city was ranked among the ten most expensive cities. The two top-ranked US cities New York and Los Angeles fell back this year to the 13th and 14th position respectively from their ninth and 11th position last year.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 12 March to 17 March 2018

Mar 17, 2018
Global Human Rights body Amnesty India has launched 'Halt the Hate' website to track alleged hate crimes in India against marginalised people such as the Dalits, Adivasis, religious minority groups and transgenders.

India, ADB sign $120 million loan to improve rail infrastructure

Mar 17, 2018
The Union Government has signed a $120 million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank for completion of works for double-tracking and electrification of railway tracks along high-density corridors to improve operational efficiency of Indian railways.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 March 2018

Mar 16, 2018
The state assembly of Haryana has passed the Criminal Law (Haryana Amendment) Bill, 2018 proposing death penalty or rigorous imprisonment of not less than 14 years for rape or gang rape of girls below the age of 12 years.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 March 2018

Mar 16, 2018
16 March 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 latest report by World Bank, Newton-Bhabha Fund and Indian Science Congress among others.

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