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Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 March 2019

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India gets its first Lokpal six years after the passage of Act, former Supreme Court judge, Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on March 19, 2019 appointed as India’s first Lokpal also known as the anti-corruption ombudsman.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 March 2019

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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created history in Canada by entering the House of Commons as the first non-white leader of a major opposition party in the country. The 40-year-old was elected as the leader of the New Democratic Party in the federal by-elections, held on February 25.

Current Affairs 20 March 2019 Digest 4: 33rd edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol commences; India, Sri Lanka to conduct joint exercise 'Mitra Shakti-VI'

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The 33rd edition of the India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol began on March 19, 2019. The coordinated patrol aims to underscore India’s peaceful presence and solidarity with friendly maritime neighbours in order to ensure good order in the maritime domain.

Current Affairs 20 March 2019 Digest 3: Kazakhstan's President abruptly resigns after nearly 30 years; Germany initiates move to ban Masood Azhar

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Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev abruptly announced his resignation from the position on March 19, 2019 after nearly three decades in power. The 78-year-old leader has ruled the central Asian nation ever since it emerged after the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s.

Current Affairs 20 March 2019 Digest 2: GST Council approves transition plan for new tax rates for real estate sector; SpiceJet joins global airlines grouping IATA

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The builders will be given a one-time option to continue with the old tax rate of 8 percent or 12 percent with input tax credit (ITC) on ongoing projects where construction and actual booking started before April 1, 2019 and have not been completed by March 31, 2019.

Current Affairs 20 March 2019 Digest 1: Pinaki Chandra Ghose appointed as India's first Lokpal; IBBI, SEBI sign MoU for better implementation of IBC

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India gets its first Lokpal six years after the passage of Act, former Supreme Court judge, Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on March 19, 2019 appointed as India’s first Lokpal also known as the anti-corruption ombudsman.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 March 2019

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Over 1000 people are feared to be dead due to Cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique in March 2019. So far, officially 84 deaths have been registered. More than 100,000 people are in danger.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 March 2019

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Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Goa in a late-night ceremony, hours after his predecessor, Manohar Parrikar was cremated with state honours.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 19 March 2019

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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 new Goa Chief Minister, Global Recycling Day 2019 and Special Olympics World Games 2019 among others.

Current Affairs 19 March 2019 Digest 3: India Post releases special stamp cover on Ice Stupas

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The Department of Post has released a special stamp cover on Ice Stupa. The special stamps aim to create awareness about depleting glaciers and affect the ecology around the Himalayas. Global warming and ecological imbalance have caused irreparable damage to the Himalayas in the past several years.

Current Affairs 19 March 2019 Digest 2: India bags 188 medals at Special Olympics; PCB pays compensation to BCCI

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Indian paddlers have made history at the Special Olympics World Games by clinching four gold medals and one silver medal in table tennis singles event. India’s medal tally so far comprises 50 gold, 63 silver and 75 bronze medals.

Current Affairs 19 March 2019 Digest 1: Pramod Sawant sworn-in as Goa Chief Minister; Mukesh Ambani rescues Anil Ambani in Ericsson Payout Case

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Just a day before the expiry of Supreme Court set deadline, the Reliance Communications (RCom) on March 18, 2019 cleared the outstanding dues by paying Rs 458.7 crore to Swedish telecom equipment maker, Ericsson. Mukesh Ambani provided over Rs 450-crore help to younger brother Anil Ambani, rescuing him from the Ericsson Payout Case.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 March 2019

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Ahead of its planned second forum to promote its much-touted Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China for the first time announced plans to seek global partners to join the project which drew criticism over its "predatory loans" leaving smaller countries in huge debt.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 March 2019

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The Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions on March 15, 2019 announced the increase in incentives of Central Government employees acquiring higher qualifications while serving in the job.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 18 March 2019

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18 March 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 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020, Manohar Parrikar passed away and 2020 Tokyo Olympics among others.

Current Affairs 18 March 2019 Digest 4:Government increases incentives of Central Government staff for acquiring higher qualifications; Who is Pinaki Chandra Ghose?

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A sum of Rs 20,000 will be given for earning post graduate degree or diploma within one year or less and these qualification having duration of more than one year will hold Rs 25,000 as incentives for the employees.

Current Affairs 18 March 2019 Digest 3: India, Maldives sign three agreements, IIT, IISc collaborate on Climate Change Initiative

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India and Maldives have signed three agreements on visa facilitation for diplomatic and official passport holders, development cooperation and renewable energy after extensive talks between Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid.

Current Affairs 18 March 2019 Digest 2: India to host FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020; Second Scorpene Class Submarine INS Khanderi to be inducted soon

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India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020. The 2020 World Cup will be the seventh edition of the U-17 Women's tournament.

Current Affairs 18 March 2019 Digest 1: India pilots resolutions on single-use plastics, sustainable nitrogen management; NGT directs CPCB to prepare noise pollution maps

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India piloted resolutions on two key global environmental issues, single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management, at the fourth session of United Nations Environment Assembly. The UN Environment adopted both the resolutions with consensus.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passes away at 63

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He continued to serve in the office despite his illness and mostly operated from his private residence. It was during his illness, he presented the Goa Budget 2019-20.

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