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Current Affairs in Short: 23 July 2018

5 hrs ago
The Centre has suggested to the Supreme Court that video recording and live streaming of judicial proceedings can be undertaken on a trial basis in constitutional matters being heard by the Chief Justice of India's court.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 July 2018

5 hrs ago
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee on July 22, 2018 officially launched its Olympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity at a ceremony attended by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and Committee’s President Yoshiro Mori.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 16 July to 21 July 2018

2 days ago
A bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 18.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 July 2018

3 days ago
The inaugural ‘two-plus-two dialogue’ between India and the US will be held on September 6, 2018 in New Delhi. The announcement was made by the US State Department. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis will attend the dialogue.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 July 2018

3 days ago
The Reserve Bank of India has announced that it will shortly issue Rs 100 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Dr Urjit R. Patel, Governor of Reserve Bank of India. The base colour of the note will be Lavender.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 July 2018

Jul 19, 2018
The Supreme Court on July 18, 2018 observed that banning the entry of women in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple by the temple authorities is unconstitutional and questioned the authorities regarding the same.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 July 2018

Jul 19, 2018
A bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 18, 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 July 2018

Jul 18, 2018
Delhi High Court ruled that marriage does not mean that the woman is all the time ready, willing and consenting for sexual relations. The man will have to prove that she was a consenting party.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 July 2018

Jul 18, 2018
The European Union and Japan have signed one of the world's biggest free trade deals, covering nearly a third of the world's GDP. The agreement shows the unshaken political will of Japan and the EU to lead the world as the champions of free trade at a time when protectionism has spread.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 July 2018

Jul 17, 2018
The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of section 377 of Indian Penal Code which criminalises consensual gay sex. The verdict is likely to be pronounced before October 2, 2018 as Justice Misra would be retiring as CJI on that day.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 July 2018

Jul 17, 2018
US President Donald Trump held first-ever one-to-one talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The historic summit opened with Donald Trump promising an ‘extraordinary relationship’ and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 July 2018

Jul 16, 2018
France has clinched their second FIFA World Cup title, beating Croatia 4-2 in the highest-scoring final since 1996. The win comes for France, 20 years after they claimed their first FIFA title- in 1998.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 July 2018

Jul 16, 2018
The Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced that the Central Government will soon launch an ambitious scheme to test sports ability of two to three crore children across the country.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 9 July to 14 July 2018

Jul 14, 2018
The Telecom Commission on July 11, 2018 approved the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) net neutrality recommendations that bar service providers from discriminating against internet content and services by blocking, throttling or granting them higher speed access.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 July 2018

Jul 13, 2018
Himachal Pradesh’s Kagra district has introduced a new rule at its petrol pumps –‘No helmet, no petrol’. According to an order issued by the Kangra deputy commissioner- Sandeep Kumar, if two-wheeler riders land up at any of the 71 petrol pumps in the district without helmet, they shall not be served.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 July 2018

Jul 13, 2018
The Supreme Court of India on July 12, 2018 stated that the social stigma and discrimination attached to the LGBTQ community would go if the criminality of consensual gay sex is done away with.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 July 2018

Jul 12, 2018
India has formally become the 69th shareholder of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), paving the way for more joint investment with Indian companies across the bank's regions of operation.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 July 2018

Jul 12, 2018
India was ranked 57th in the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings, which were released in New York on July 10, 2018. India was ranked 60th in the year 2017 and 81st in 2015.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 July 2018

Jul 11, 2018
The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it would leave it to the wisdom of its judges to decide on the constitutional validity of Section 377 on the issue of criminalising unnatural intercourse between two consenting adults.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 July 2018

Jul 11, 2018
For the second year in a row, Andhra Pradesh has topped the third edition of the government’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Index 2018 with a final score of 98.42 percent. Andhra Pradesh outperformed 28 other states and seven union territories (UTs) to be the best state to do business in the country.

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