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Monthly Current Affairs 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for Year 2017

Feb 6, 2019
The Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards are conferred every year by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, is an autonomous body of the Union Ministry of Culture.

Transport Minister launches highway projects in Odisha

Feb 6, 2019
The Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has launched three major highway projects with an investment worth Rs 2,345 crores in Odisha. The projects are aimed at ensuring speedy development in the state.

NBWL grants wildlife clearance to Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

Feb 6, 2019
The Rs 1 trillion Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project has a track-length of 508 km. It will begin from the Bandra Kurla Complex of Mumbai and terminate at the Sabarmati in Gujarat.

Government to conduct survey of all agricultural households in India

Feb 6, 2019
The government has decided to conduct a survey of all agricultural households in the country to assess the plight of farmers for the current crop year (July-June). It would mainly focus on assessing the income, expenditure and indebtedness of the agricultural households for the current crop year.

Trump proposes new missile treaty with potential to include India

Feb 6, 2019
US President Donald Trump has proposed a new nuclear missiles treaty that could possibly include India as he delivered the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. Some of India’s Prithvi and Agni class missiles could fall under the ambit of such a treaty.

2nd Trump-Kim Summit: President Donald Trump to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on February 27

Feb 6, 2019
The first Trump-Kim Summit was held in Singapore on June 12, 2018. During the first historic delegation level talks, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un signed a historic agreement.

India’s communication satellite GSAT-31 launched from French Guiana

Feb 6, 2019
Indian Space Research Organisation’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched by Arianespace aboard its launch vehicle Ariane 5 from the spaceport in French Guiana on February 5, 2019.

06 February 2019: Daily Current Affairs

Feb 6, 2019
The objective to create the Current Affairs QnA video is to assist you in your preparation for various competitive exams like IAS, PCS, Banking, SSC, Railways etc. This video covers important Current Affairs questions and its explanations.

Government launches Shehri Samridhi Utsav to extend outreach of DAY-NULM

Feb 5, 2019
The Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Urban Livelihoods Mission extends coverage to all the 4041 statutory cities and towns, there by covering almost the entire urban population.

European nations set up transaction channel 'INSTEX' to trade with Iran

Feb 5, 2019
The United Kingdom along with other European nations such as Germany and France on January 31, 2019 set up a new transaction channel called INSTEX that will allow companies to continue trading with Iran despite US sanctions.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 5 February 2019

Feb 5, 2019
5 February 2019: 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 Interim Budget 2019, new FDI norms for the e-commerce sector and Gaganyaan mission among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 February 2019

Feb 5, 2019
UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on February 3, 2019 signed the order to extradite Indian business tycoon and liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the United Kingdom to India. Mallya now has a 14-day window to appeal against the order to a higher court.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 February 2019

Feb 5, 2019
The Supreme Court has directed the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before CBI and faithfully cooperate with the agency in the investigation of cases arising out of the Sarada chit fund scam probe.

UK government approves Vijay Mallya's extradition order

Feb 5, 2019
UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has signed the order to extradite Indian business tycoon and liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the United Kingdom to India. Mallya now has a 14-day window to appeal against the order to a higher court.

Kisan Credit Card: IBA advisory waives off processing and other charges for KCC; Government to launch campaign for financial inclusion

Feb 5, 2019
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare announced the launch of campaign with immediate effect to saturate farmers for financial inclusion under Kisan Credit Cards (KCC). This campaign will be launched through the Financial Institutions including Commercial Banks, Cooperative Banks and Regional Rural Banks in collaboration with the State Governments.

Ministry of Coal signs MoU with Poland’s Ministry of Energy

Feb 5, 2019
The Union Ministry of Coal has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Energy, Republic of Poland. The key objective of the MoU is to foster relations in the field of coal mining and clean coal technologies through the already established joint coal working group as well as research institutes and academia between the two countries.

Interim Budget 2019: How Income Tax slabs have changed since 2014?

Feb 5, 2019
As per the Interim Budget, the direct tax collection has increased substantially. The number of returns filed have increased from 3.79 crore to 6.85 crore, showing 80 percent growth in tax base since four years.

Video: Quiz based on Budget 2019-20

Feb 5, 2019
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget 2019-20 on February 1, 2019. In this Budget 2019 Quiz video, we have prepared some of the most important questions based on this year Union budget. These questions will help you in understanding the budget in more nuanced way and it will also prepare you for the coming exam in 2019.

Union Budget 2019 Quiz: Questions Based on Interim Budget 2019

Feb 5, 2019
We have prepared the Questions based on the Interim Budget 2019 which will help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the Budget 2019 at ease. It will help you prepare the Budget 2019 facts and figures in quick time.

ISRO sets up Human Space Flight Centre for Gaganyaan mission

Feb 4, 2019
The Indian Space Research Organisation has unveiled its Human Space Flight Centre at ISRO Headquarter campus in Bengaluru, Karnataka for its maiden manned space mission Gaganyaan. The centre shall be responsible for implementation of Gaganyaan project which involves end-to-end mission planning.

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