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Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education

46 mins ago
The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on May 24, 2018 launched Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels.

INSV Tarini team conferred Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017

14 hrs ago
The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi presented the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 to the members of the INSV Tarini team in New Delhi on May 24. A six-member crew led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi undertook the first ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women Indian crew.

Current Affairs in Short: 24 May 2018

14 hrs ago
The United States has ordered two top Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours, in a response to a similar action taken by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against two of its top diplomats.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 May 2018

14 hrs ago
The Union Cabinet on May 23, 2018 approved the ordinance to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC), heaving a sigh of relief to homebuyers who have invested in housing projects of real estate companies that have gone bankrupt.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 24 May 2018

15 hrs ago
24 May 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 2018 Man Booker International Prize, SURYA KIRAN-XIII exercise and United States has disinvited China among others.

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International prize 2018

16 hrs ago
Tokarczuk’s book 'Flights' was chosen over the works of five other finalists including Iraqi author Ahmed Saadawi’s novel ‘Frankenstein In Baghdad’.

US disinvites China from major military exercise

17 hrs ago
The United States has withdrawn its invitation to China to participate in one of the world's largest international maritime warfare exercises – ‘RIMPAC’. The exercise, held in every two years in Hawaii, involves more than 20 countries from across the world including India, Australia, Japan and the UK.

India-Nepal militaries to conduct joint battalion level exercise SURYA KIRAN-XIII

17 hrs ago
The military exercise will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities.

A sigh of relief for homebuyers, Union Cabinet approves ordinance to amend Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

21 hrs ago
The Union Government had earlier formed a 14-member Insolvency Law Committee (ILC) headed by corporate affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas to recommend amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

NITI Aayog, ABB India sign Statement of Intent

22 hrs ago
NITI Aayog and ABB India have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to support the Indian government realise its vision of ‘Make in India’ through advanced manufacturing technologies that incorporate the latest developments in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Railway Group D Mock Questions & Model Paper: Daily Current Affairs Practice Set

23 hrs ago
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.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 24 May 2018

23 hrs ago
The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Turkey on trade in poppy seeds to ensure quick and transparent processing for import of poppy seeds from Turkey.

AB de Villiers announces retirement from all forms of cricket

1 day ago
Star South Africa batsman AB de Villiers announced his decision to retire from all forms of cricket with immediate effect on May 23. The cricketer made the announcement through a video message, in which he said that he had run out of gas.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 May 2018

1 day ago
The first commercial flight to Arunachal Pradesh landed at Pasighat Airport in East Siang district on May 21, 2018 with 25 passengers, including Chief Minister Pema Khandu on board.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 May 2018

1 day ago
JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy was sworn in as the 18th Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 23. Karnataka Congress leader G Parameshwara was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 23 May 2018

1 day ago
23 May 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 BrahMos cruise missile, Nidaan software and 71st World Health Assembly among others.

No cancellation fee for flights cancelled within 24 hours of booking: Draft Passenger Charter

1 day ago
In case the passenger is not informed about the flight cancellation up to 24 hours of the scheduled departure time, the airlines must refund the full value of the air ticket.

HD Kumaraswamy sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister

1 day ago
H D Kumaraswamy was sworn in as the 18th Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 23. The JDS leader was invited by Vajubhai Vala to form government in Karnataka after B S Yeddyurappa stepped down from the post, citing the reason to be lack of required numbers to form a majority government.

Venezuela expels US diplomats in response to Trump’s sanctions

1 day ago
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the expulsion of two top US diplomats in Caracas in retaliation to the new round of US sanctions imposed over Venezuela’s widely-condemned elections.

India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of healthcare access: Lancet Study

1 day ago
Though India saw improvements in the Healthcare Access and Quality Index from 2000 to 2016, the gap between the country's highest and lowest scores widened from 23·4-point difference in 1990 to 30·8-point difference in 2016.

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