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Current Affairs in Short: 19 April 2018

20 hrs ago
Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State for Human Resource Development Satya Pal Singh jointly launched the Study in India programme of HRD Ministry by launching the ‘Study in India’ portal.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 April 2018

20 hrs ago
The Union Government has formed a new integrated institutional mechanism, Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to reform the process of higher defence planning. The committee is expected to drive the country’s military and national security strategy, draft capability development plans and guide and accelerate defence equipment acquisitions.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 April 2018

1 day ago
The Supreme Court of India on April 16, 2018 struck down the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that had declared the Amarnath cave shrine as a ‘silence zone’ and prohibited religious offerings such as chanting of hymns and ringing bells beyond the entry point.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 April 2018

1 day ago
The United States has notified Pakistan that the diplomats at their embassy in Washington and at consulates in other cities would not be able to travel beyond 40 kilometres of their offices without permission from May 1.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 April 2018

2 days ago
Indian tennis star Yuki Bhambri has broken back into the top-100 of ATP men’s singles ranking for the first time since February 2016. As per the latest ranking, he jumped 22 places to his career-best rank of 83.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 April 2018

2 days ago
The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) was on April 16, 2018 inducted to the Ayush Ministry's empowered committee with an objective to control misleading advertisements and exaggerated claims of its drugs.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 April 2018

3 days ago
The Supreme Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide security to the family of the eight-year-old Kathua gangrape and murder victim. The apex court also directed the state police to provide adequate security at the observation home where a juvenile accused has been kept.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 April 2018

3 days ago
The 21st Commonwealth Games concluded on April 15, 2018 at Gold Coast, Australia. Legendary boxer Mary Kom was the flagbearer for the Indian delegation at the closing ceremony.

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

Apr 14, 2018
The Supreme Court ruled on April 11 that the Chief Justice of India is the ‘first among equals’ and has the constitutional authority to decide allocation of cases and setting up of benches to hear them. The judgment came while dismissing a PIL seeking framing of guidelines for rational and transparent allocation of cases and constitution of benches to hear them.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 April 2018

Apr 13, 2018
The Day 9 of Commonwealth Games kick started with the Indian shooters adding two gold and one silver to India’s total medal tally. While, 15-year-old Anish Bhanwala became India's youngest gold medalist in the 25m Rapid Fire final, in the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions final, Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Anjum Moudgil came out at the top by winning gold and silver medals respectively.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 April 2018

Apr 13, 2018
The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on April 12, 2018 approved USD 140 Million loan to improve rural connectivity in India.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 April 2018

Apr 12, 2018
Indian ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth became World number 1 in men’s singles category after Badminton World Federation updated its weekly rankings on April 12. Srikanth has now become the first Indian male shuttler to achieve the feat in modern ranking system.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 April 2018

Apr 12, 2018
The Day 8 of Commonwealth Games 2018 saw wrestling legends Sushil Kumar and Rahul Aware clinching gold medals, while Babita Kumari opened India’s wrestling account at the games with silver in women's freestyle 53 kg and Kiran won bronze in women’s freestyle 76 kg event.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 April 2018

Apr 11, 2018
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch first privately built satellite IRNSS-1L, the backup navigation satellite with a new atomic clock.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 April 2018

Apr 11, 2018
The Day 7 of Commonwealth Games 2018 started with Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharwal bagging the Bronze in the finals of the men’s 50m Pistol event. This was followed by an exemplary performance by Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh, who shot her career-best score to clinch the gold medal.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 April 2018

Apr 10, 2018
An all-encompassing war exercise named Gagan-shakti was launched by the Indian Air Force on April 8. The two-week exercise would conclude on April 22. The main aim of the exercise is real time coordination, deployment and employment of air power in a short and intense battle scenario.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 April 2018

Apr 10, 2018
Indian shooter Heena Sidhu clinched the gold medal in the women's 25m pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia on April 10, 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 April 2018

Apr 9, 2018
The Indian men’s table tennis team matched the women’s team by claiming a memorable gold medal with a 3-0 win over Nigeria in the final on April 9. It is the first time since the sport’s induction into the Commonwealth Games’ program that India has topped both categories.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 April 2018

Apr 9, 2018
Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom has assured herself a medal on her debut appearance at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. The 35-year-old Olympic bronze-medalist entered the semi-finals in Gold Coast with a 5-0 win over Scotland's Megan Gordon.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 2 April to 7 April 2018

Apr 7, 2018
India has added another Gold to its medal tally in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games as weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam won the coveted Gold medal by winning the men's 77kg weightlifting event at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

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