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Bhupesh Baghel sworn in as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh

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Baghel was named for the post after four days of discussions with legislators and Congress President Rahul Gandhi and AICC observer Mallikarjun Kharge. Baghel had staked claim to form the government in the state after his election as leader of the Congress Legislature Party.

Sri Lankan President reinstates ousted PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister of the country, after suddenly dismissing him from the post nearly two months ago. The President clarified that his move to terminate the Prime Minister was done in "good faith" and the reinstatement was done to uphold parliamentary traditions and democracy.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 December 2018

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Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath was sworn in as the 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17. Nath is one of the longest-serving and senior-most members of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 December 2018

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India and Maldives signed four agreements on various fields in New Delhi. The agreements were signed after delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

COP24: Member countries finalise ‘Katowice package’ rules to implement 2015 Paris Climate Agreement

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One of the key components is a detailed transparency framework to promote trust among nations. It sets out how countries will provide information about Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 17 December 2018

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The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Jnanpith Award 2018, BWF World Tour Finals and Miss Universe 2018 pageant among others.

Kamal Nath takes oath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

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Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath was sworn in as the 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17, 2018. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Lal Parade Ground in Bhopal, capital city of Madhya Pradesh.

PV Sindhu claims maiden BWF World Tour Finals Title

9 hrs ago
Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu made history on December 16, 2018 by becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals. With the win, Sindhu claimed her 14th title overall and the first for this year, which had followed up with a series of disappointments after she was unable to win even a single tournament.

PM Modi inaugurates 175 Km Sewerage Network in Prayagraj; NMCG sanctions funds for Kumbh Mela

9 hrs ago
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs. 113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals in Uttar Pradesh during Kumbh Mela 2019.

Current Affairs Questions asked in 64th BPSC Prelims Exam 2018

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The 64th BPSC Prelims Exam 2018 was conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission on December 16, 2018 in the noon session. This year, around 4 lakhs aspirants appeared for the exam, competing for 1465 notified seats.

Miss Philippines Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018

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Miss Philippines Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe after she won the final round of the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, held in Bangkok, Thailand on December 17. The final three contestants included Miss Philippines, South Africa and Venezuela.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 10 December to 15 December 2018

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10 December to 15 December 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics such as Assembly Elections 2018, new RBI Governor and Human Rights Day among others.

Noted writer Amitav Ghosh honoured with Jnanpith Award 2018

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Amitav Ghosh is an Indian-American author best known for his work in English fiction. His most recent book, The Great Derangement; Climate Change and the Unthinkable, a work of non-fiction, was released in 2016.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 10 December to 15 December 2018

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Ashok Gehlot is likely to be sworn-in as Rajasthan Chief Minister for the third time. While, Sachin Pilot will take oath as the Deputy CM of Rajasthan. The decision was announced on December 14, 2018 after Congress President Rahul Gandhi met both Gehlot and Sachin Pilot in Delhi on December 13, 2018.

Supreme Court dismisses all petitions alleging irregularities in Rafale Deal

2 days ago
The Supreme Court has dismissed a group of petitions that demanded an independent probe into the controversial Rafale fighter jet deal, stating that it was satisfied with the procurement process. The court stated that the perception of individuals cannot be a ground for the Court to interfere.

Government announces to set up ‘National Medical Devices Promotion Council’ under DIPP

2 days ago
The manufacturing and trade in MDI is growing steadily in double digits. However, it is largely import-driven with imports accounting for over 65 percent of the domestic market. The setting-up of the Council will spur domestic manufacturing in this sector as Indian companies and startups have stated moving towards creating innovative products.

ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-7A

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India will launch its latest communication satellite, GSAT-7A aboard Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle on December 19, 2018 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. GSAT-7A, which weighs about 2,250 kg, is the 35th communication satellite built by ISRO.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 December 2018

3 days ago
The Congress has named Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan's next chief minister and Sachin Pilot his deputy after party president Rahul Gandhi successfully brokered peace between the veteran leader and his younger colleague following several rounds of discussions.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 December 2018

3 days ago
The Supreme Court on December 14, 2018 dismissed a group of petitions that demanded an independent probe into the controversial Rafale fighter jet deal, stating that it was satisfied with the procurement process. The court stated that the perception of individuals cannot be a ground for the Court to interfere.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 14 December 2018

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14 December 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like National Medical Devices Promotion Council, 2019 Climate Change Performance Index and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh among others.

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