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January 2019 Current Affairs

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

24 mins 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

3 hrs ago
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

16 hrs 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

17 hrs 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

18 hrs ago
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

19 hrs 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

19 hrs 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

19 hrs 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

20 hrs 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

21 hrs 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

22 hrs ago
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.

India among the most trusted nations globally: 2019 Edelman Report

1 day ago
India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business s, NGOs and media but the country's brands are among the least-trusted, as per the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 January 2019

1 day ago
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on January 20, 2019 announced that Aadhaar Cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 January 2019

1 day ago
21 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 Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials, 15th edition of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and 2019 World Economic Forum among others.

Bharat Ratna CNR Rao chosen for first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials

1 day ago
The Sheikh Saud International Prize committee unanimously decided to award Professor Rao of the Jawaharlal Nehru for Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 January 2019

1 day ago
Prominent Lingayat seer of Tumakuru-based Siddaganga Math, 111-year old Shivakumara Swamiji, who was known as the Walking God, passed away on January 21, 2019 after a prolonged illness. The highly revered seer was born on April 1, 1908 in Veerapura village in Karnataka.

India likely to surpass UK in world's largest economy rankings: PwC

1 day ago
India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world's largest economy rankings in 2019, as per a report by global consultancy firm PwC. The report has projected real GDP growth of 1.6 per cent for the UK, 1.7 per cent for France and 7.6 per cent for India in 2019.

Indians over 65 and under 15 years can use Aadhaar Card to visit Nepal, Bhutan

1 day ago
Earlier, people over 65 and under 15 years could show PAN card, driving licence, ration card, but not the Aadhaar, to prove their identity to visit the two countries. The Aadhaar card has now been added to the list.

Rio de Janeiro named as first World Capital of Architecture for 2020

1 day ago
UNESCO has named the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020. Rio will be the first city to receive the title under a programme launched together by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects in November 2018.

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