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Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 January 2019

15 hrs ago
National space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on January 17, 2019 launched the UNNATI (UNispace Nano-satellite Assembly and Training by ISRO) programme at the U R Rao Satellite Centre, Bengaluru.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 January 2019

16 hrs ago
Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the 10th edition of the India Rubber Expo - 2019 in Mumbai on January 17, 2019. The India Rubber Expo is Asia's largest rubber expo. The event offers a unique opportunity for Indian companies to meet and collaborate with overseas companies.

India’s Satyarup becomes world’s youngest mountaineer to climb 7 peaks, 7 volcano summits

16 hrs ago
Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has become the world’s youngest mountaineer to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents after conquering Antartica's highest point Mount Sidley.

Gandhi Peace Prize announced for years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

22 hrs ago
The 2018 Gandhi Peace Prize was conferred on Yohei Sasakawa, who is at the forefront of many philanthropic initiatives. His compassionate nature can be seen in the manner in which he has worked to eliminate leprosy in India.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2019

1 day ago
The Department of Science and Technology along with Doordarshan has launched two science communication initiatives -DD Science and India Science. While DD Science will have a one-hour time slot on the Doordarshan National channel, India Science will be an internet-based channel, which will be made available on any internet-enabled device.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 January 2019

1 day ago
In Rajasthan, senior leader of Congress and former Central Minister C.P Joshi was elected as Speaker of the 15th Legislative Assembly. Leader of the Rajasthan house, Ashok Gehlot proposed Joshi’s name for the speaker which was seconded by Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, leader of opposition Gulab Chand Katariya, and leaders of other parties.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 January 2019

2 days ago
The world's largest religious and cultural human congregation, ‘Kumbh 2019’ began at Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh on January 15, 2019 and will go on till March 4, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 January 2019

2 days ago
71st Army Day was celebrated across India on January 15, 2019 to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Indian Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 January 2019

3 days ago
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on January 14, 2019 conferred with the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award. The Award focuses on the triple bottom-line of ‘People, Profit and Planet’. The award will be offered annually to the leader of a Nation.

PM Narendra Modi conferred with first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award

3 days ago
The Philip Kotler Presidential Award has been named after Proffessor Philip Kotler, a world renowned Professor of Marketing at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.

Sushil Modi to head committee to look into GST revenue shortfall faced by states

3 days ago
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will be heading the seven-member group of ministers (GoM) that will look into revenue shortfall being faced by the states after the GST roll-out and suggest steps for augmenting collections.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 January 2019

3 days ago
The main camera onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been shut down after it encountered a hardware problem. The camera was installed by spacewalking astronauts during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009. Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space, providing an unobstructed view into the universe.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 7 January to 12 January 2019

Jan 12, 2019
Sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, refusing to take charge of the new role as DG, Fire Services. The move comes a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
The sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
ISRO has announced that it is well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. The space agency is also conceiving a mission to Venus by 2023.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The celebrated MC Mary Kom became the World No 1 Boxer in 45-48 kg category in the latest International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) World Rankings released on January 10, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The Supreme Court of India has fixed the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case for January 29, 2019. The Constitution Bench hearing the case is to be reconstituted after Justice UU Lalit recused himself from the case.

SEBI constitutes advisory panel to link research to policy making

Jan 9, 2019
Market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India has constituted a "research advisory" committee that will assist in formulating policy to undertake research relevant for development and regulation of capital markets.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 January 2019

Jan 9, 2019
The Lok Sabha has passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill 2019 to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to economically backward section in the general category.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 January 2019

Jan 9, 2019
The Supreme Court has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case. The bench will be headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and also comprise of Justices S A Bobde, N V Ramana, U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud.

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