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Morning Current Affairs: 16 January 2017

2 hrs ago
The Supreme Court of India has announced the composition of a 5-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Mishra to hear crucial cases. Some of the cases falling in the line-up of crucial cases include challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act and the 2013 apex court judgment re-criminalising gay sex between consenting adults.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 January 2018

18 hrs ago
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced face authentication as an additional means of Aadhaar authentication along with fingerprint and iris scan. The move will enable easy authentication for those individuals who face difficulties in other biometric authentication such as fingerprint and iris scan.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 15 January 2018

18 hrs ago
15 January 2018: The one liner of 15 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like: • International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. • Re-imposition of ban on women buying alcohol. • Death of former Union Minister Raghunath Jha.

Morning Current Affairs: 15 January 2017

1 day ago
The 70th Army Day was observed across the nation on 14 January 2018. The day is celebrated annually to commemorate the day when General KM Carriappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces post Independence.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 January 2018

3 days ago
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 12 January 2018 launched 31 satellites along with Cartosat-2 satellite on its 44.4-metre tall Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) rocket. The polar rocket was launched from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Morning Current Affairs: 12 January 2018

Jan 12, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch 31 satellite in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh today. It will be the first space mission of India in 2018. Among these 31 satellites, three will be of India and 28 of six other countries. These satellites will be launched onboard the PSLV-C40 rocket.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
US travel advisory puts India at level 2: India has been ranked Level 2 (exercise increased caution), while Pakistan has been placed in Level 3 (reconsider travel). Level 1 advises travellers to exercise normal precaution, while Level 4, which has countries like Afghanistan, recommends "Do Not Travel". Railway launches SFOORTI App: In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers which provides features for monitoring and managing freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS) Views and Dashboard.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 11 January 2018 began the 28-hour countdown to launch 31 satellite in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. It will be the first space mission of India in 2018. Among these 31 satellites, three will be of India and 28 of six other countries. These satellites will be launched onboard the PSLV-C40 rocket.

Morning Current Affairs: 11 January 2018

Jan 11, 2018
Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai Division of Central Railway has entered into Limca Book of Records 2018 for posting all women staff managing the operations of the stations. Matunga Railway Station became first of its kind station in Indian Railways to post ladies staff across all departments such as operations, commercial, RPF, etc.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 January 2018

Jan 10, 2018
Top Current Affairs cover the today's most important events. It includes FDI policy liberalized: 100% FDI in Single-Brand Retail without Govt Approval, Up To 49% In Air India, Government restricts use of national flag made of plastic, India to regain top spot with GDP pegged at 7.3% in 2018-19, Cabinet approves continuation of MPLAD Scheme beyond 12th Plan, BharatNet Phase 1completed on time.

Morning Current Affairs: 10 January 2017

Jan 10, 2018
In this morning Current Affairs story, we provide you the most important current affairs of the previous day. In today's story we have covered India’s Haj Quota Increased for the second consecutive year, 1st PIO-Parliamentarian Conference held in New Delhi and Indian Railways launches transparent and efficient “New Online Vendor Registration System” in its research arm RDSO.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 January 2018

Jan 9, 2018
The Supreme Court on 9 January 2017 ruled that playing the national anthem before screening movies in cinema halls is not mandatory. The ruling modifies November 2016 order of Supreme Court that made the playing of national anthem in cinemas mandatory.

Morning Current Affairs: 9 January 2017

Jan 9, 2018
France would be conferring its highest order of merit, the 'Legion of Honour', on legendary film and theatre actor Soumitra Chattopadhyay at the 42nd International Kolkata Book Fair. The announcement was made by French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler in New Delhi.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 8 January 2018

Jan 8, 2018
The Zuma mission was originally supposed to be launched in mid-November 2017, but was postponed so that the SpaceX could take a closer look at potential problems with the payload-fairing or the nose cone part of the rocket that protects the payload.

Morning Current Affairs: 8 January 2018

Jan 8, 2018
The Uttar Pradesh government has banned the unauthorised use of loudspeaker and public address system at religious places in the state. The International Kite Festival was inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at Sabarmati Riverfront in Gujarat. BRPL's solar rooftop consumer programme launched.

Morning Current Affairs: 6 January 2018

Jan 6, 2018
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 4 January 2018 announced to launch two missions to explore 60 miles (96 KM) of area above Earth's surface. The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission will be launched aboard a commercial communications satellite in January 2018 itself, while the other mission Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will be launched later in 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 January 2018

Jan 5, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 5 January 2018 introduced the Rs 10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Governor Urjit R. Patel. However, all the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 10, issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series, will continue to be legal tender.

Morning Current Affairs: 5 January 2018

Jan 5, 2018
The state government of Maharashtra has decided to form an international education board to prepare the syllabus for the non-English medium schools. In the first phase, 100 selected Marathi schools will function according to the new syllabus.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 4 January 2018

Jan 4, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 3 January 2017 approved mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in the jute material for the Jute Year 2017-18. The Jute Year 2017-18 period is from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Morning Current Affairs: 4 January 2018

Jan 4, 2018
North Korea has reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years, as the rivals explore the possibility of sitting down and talking after months of hostility and fears of war.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 January 2018

Jan 3, 2018
Rajinder Khanna, the former chief of India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA). Khanna served as the chief of India’s external intelligence agency RAW for a fixed two year period from December 2014.

Year 2018: Revisiting the Top 50 Events of 2017 that changed the world

Jan 3, 2018
The year 2017 is toward its end and 2018 is smiling at us. There have been many such important events this year, which are very important to remember in terms of current affairs. In this issue of Current Affairs monthly magazine, JagaranJosh is providing brief and essential information of 50 selected events which occurred throughout the year.

Morning Current Affairs: 3 January 2018

Jan 3, 2018
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill will be introduced by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the upper house of the Parliament, Rajya Sabha on 3 January 2018. The bill has already been passed by Parliament’s lower house, Lok Sabha.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 January 2018

Jan 2, 2018
Union Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated the online portal 'NARI' for women empowerment. NARI stands for 'National Repository of Information for Women'. 'NARI' portal has been developed by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development. It will provide easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women to women citizens.

Morning Current Affairs: 2 January 2018

Jan 2, 2018
The Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi would be inaugurating an online portal called ‘NARI’ for the empowerment of women in New Delhi on 2 January 2018. The portal, developed by the WCD Ministry, will provide women with easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women.

Top Morning Current Affairs: 30 December 2017

Dec 30, 2017
The National Medical Commission Bill 2017 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 29 December 2017. The Bill was introduced by Union Health Minister J P Nadda. The bill provides for a dependable medical education system that ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 29 December 2017

Dec 29, 2017
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat illegal and void, be it in any form- spoken form, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS and WhatsApp or in any other manner whatsoever.

Top Morning Current Affairs: 29 December 2017

Dec 29, 2017
Lok Sabha on 28 December passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017. The Bill makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat illegal and void, be it in any form- spoken form, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS and WhatsApp or in any other manner whatsoever.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
Social Media giant Facebook in the last week of December 2017 started testing the use of Aadhaar by asking new Indian users to enter their names as per Aadhaar Card while signing up. The optional prompt is aimed at cutting the number of fake accounts on the social media platform.

Morning Current Affairs: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
The five-member committee constituted for technical and safety standards of India’s first pod taxi project or Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) on 27 December 2017 invited fresh proposals for strictest safety standards on lines of those prescribed in the United States.

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