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Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 August 2018

21 hrs ago
Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on August 11, 2018 approved a proposal for setting up water aerodromes in the country.The approval comes after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued regulations in June 2018, prescribing procedures and requirement for licensing of water aerodromes.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 August 2018

21 hrs ago
India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 will now be launched in the January-March window in 2019 instead of later in 2018. The main reason for postponing the launch is a change in design, which will enable the spacecraft to land on the lunar surface.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 6 August to 11 August 2018

2 days ago
Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi will step down from the position on October 3, after helming the post for the last 12 years. Ramon Laguarta, who has worked with Pepsico for over 22 years, will be succeeding Nooyi.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 August 2018

3 days ago
The forms for claims, objections and corrections in the latest draft of National Register of Citizens have been made available at the NRC Seva Kendras in Assam from today. While claims and objections can only be submitted at the Seva Kendras, corrections can also be made online.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 August 2018

3 days ago
In its report, the T K Viswanathan committee recommended the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to seek powers to tap telephones and other electronic communication devices to check insider trading and other frauds.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 August 2018

Aug 9, 2018
Ahead of Independence Day, the government has urged all citizens not to use national flags made of plastic. The States were told to ensure strict compliance of the provisions contained in the ‘Flag Code of India, 2002’ and ‘The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 August 2018

Aug 9, 2018
JDU’s Harivansh Narayan Singh was elected as the new deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha on August 9, 2018. The NDA candidate was pitted against BK Hari Prasad, the joint candidate of the Congress-led Opposition in the voice vote. Singh won the vote with 125 votes in favour and 105 against.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 8 August 2018

Aug 8, 2018
DMK patriarch Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, passed away on August 7, 2018 after battling a brief illness at the Kauvery hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was 94. He was known as a strong Indian politician who dominated Tamil Nadu's politics for six decades along with arch-rivals MG Ramachandran and Late J Jayalalithaa.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 August 2018

Aug 8, 2018
A new study has warned that Earth is at the risk of entering an irreversible 'hothouse' condition, where the global temperatures will rise by four to five degrees and sea levels may surge by up to 60 metres higher than today, even if the targets under the Paris climate deal are met.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 August 2018

Aug 7, 2018
Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph were on August 7, 2018 sworn in as judges of Supreme Court in the order of seniority notified by the Centre.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 August 2018

Aug 7, 2018
The Indian Parliament has passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that proposes to enhance punishment for rape of a child. The Bill seeks to replace the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 following an outcry over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir and the rape of another woman at Unnao in Uttar Pradesh.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 6 August 2018

Aug 6, 2018
The Article 35A of the Indian Constitution was in news recently as the Supreme Court on August 6, 2018 adjourned the hearing on pleas challenging Constitutional validity of Article 35A pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

Current Affairs in Short: 6 August 2018

Aug 6, 2018
China has announced that it has successfully tested its first cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft, which could carry nuclear warheads and penetrate any current generation anti-missile defence systems.

20 Most Important Current Affairs of July 2018

Aug 6, 2018
Jagranjosh.com brings to you July 2018 Monthly Recap that summarises the top Current Affairs of the month, covering topics like Pakistan Elections Results 2018, National Register of Citizens, BRICS Summit 2018, Supreme Court judgements, FIFA World Cup, and Net Neutrality among others.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 30 July to 3 August 2018

Aug 4, 2018
The Supreme Court on July 31, 2018 ruled that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) prepared for State of Assam was only a draft, and hence it cannot be the basis of any action by any authority against anyone.

Current Affairs in Short: 3 August 2018

Aug 3, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Ujjwala Yojana achieved its target of providing 5 crore free LPG connections to poor families. Ujjwala aims at bringing clean cooking fuel to poor households, identified according to the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC).

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 August 2018

Aug 3, 2018
The Lok Sabha has passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill that seeks to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The crucial bill was passed unanimously by the house with over two-third majority, with all 406 members present voting in favour after an almost five-hour long debate.

Blood platelets can kill 60 per cent of Malaria parasites: Study

Aug 3, 2018
According to a new study, the platelets found in the blood are the first line of defence in patients with malaria, killing up to 60 per cent of the malaria parasites circulating in the bloodstream. The study involved 376 people, with and without malaria, from Papua, Indonesia and Sabah, Malaysia.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 August 2018

Aug 2, 2018
The Kerala government on August 1, 2018 told the Supreme Court that the custom of barring the entry of women between the age group of 10 to 50 years into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala is not permissible under the Constitution.

Current Affairs in Short: 2 August 2018

Aug 2, 2018
The US Congress has passed a defence spending bill capping its security-related aid to Pakistan at 150 Million dollars, significantly below the level of more than one billion US dollars per year.

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