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Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2019

17 hrs ago
The Department of Science and Technology along with Doordarshan has launched two science communication initiatives -DD Science and India Science. While DD Science will have a one-hour time slot on the Doordarshan National channel, India Science will be an internet-based channel, which will be made available on any internet-enabled device.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 January 2019

18 hrs ago
In Rajasthan, senior leader of Congress and former Central Minister C.P Joshi was elected as Speaker of the 15th Legislative Assembly. Leader of the Rajasthan house, Ashok Gehlot proposed Joshi’s name for the speaker which was seconded by Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, leader of opposition Gulab Chand Katariya, and leaders of other parties.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 January 2019

1 day ago
The world's largest religious and cultural human congregation, ‘Kumbh 2019’ began at Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh on January 15, 2019 and will go on till March 4, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 January 2019

1 day ago
71st Army Day was celebrated across India on January 15, 2019 to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Indian Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 January 2019

2 days ago
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on January 14, 2019 conferred with the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award. The Award focuses on the triple bottom-line of ‘People, Profit and Planet’. The award will be offered annually to the leader of a Nation.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 January 2019

2 days ago
The main camera onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been shut down after it encountered a hardware problem. The camera was installed by spacewalking astronauts during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009. Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space, providing an unobstructed view into the universe.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 7 January to 12 January 2019

Jan 12, 2019
Sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, refusing to take charge of the new role as DG, Fire Services. The move comes a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
The sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
ISRO has announced that it is well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. The space agency is also conceiving a mission to Venus by 2023.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The celebrated MC Mary Kom became the World No 1 Boxer in 45-48 kg category in the latest International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) World Rankings released on January 10, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The Supreme Court of India has fixed the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case for January 29, 2019. The Constitution Bench hearing the case is to be reconstituted after Justice UU Lalit recused himself from the case.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 January 2019

Jan 9, 2019
The Lok Sabha has passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill 2019 to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to economically backward section in the general category.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 January 2019

Jan 9, 2019
The Supreme Court has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case. The bench will be headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and also comprise of Justices S A Bobde, N V Ramana, U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 8 January 2019

Jan 8, 2019
The Supreme Court has reinstated Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation Director, three months after the government divested him of his powers and sent him on forced leave. The SC bench had questioned the overnight decision to send the CBI's top two officials Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana on sudden leave.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 January 2019

Jan 8, 2019
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) imposed a ban on single-use plastic items at its 129 airports across the country. The Authority undertook various steps to eliminate single-use plastic items at passenger terminals and city side. These steps include banning of single-use plastic items like straws, plastic cutlery, plastic plates etc.

Year 2019: Revisiting the Top Events of 2018 that changed the world

Jan 8, 2019
As we bid adieu to 2018 and welcome 2019, take a quick look at important events of 2018, crucial happenings, decisions and discourses that are very important to remember in terms of current affairs. JagaranJosh is providing you with brief and essential information of 50 most important events that took centre stage in the year 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 January 2019

Jan 7, 2019
The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on January 7, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the United States of America. The Globes this year pulled a twist at the end of the ceremony, with Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody staging upset wins.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 January 2019

Jan 7, 2019
The North Central Railway, NCR has launched a mobile application to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela starting from January 15. The app will also provide information regarding all the 'Mela special' trains that will run during the period.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 31 December to 5 January 2019

Jan 5, 2019
Veteran Bollywood actor-director and scholar, Kader Khan passed away on January 1, 2019 following a prolonged illness in Toronto, Canada. He was 81. He is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 4 January 2019

Jan 4, 2019
The Indian Parliament on January 3, 2019 passed the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018, following the approval of the Rajya Sabha. The Lok Sabha had already passed the Bill on July 23, 2018.

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