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Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 September 2018

Sep 7, 2018
India and the United States on September 6, 2018 signed the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA). The agreement was signed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 September 2018

Sep 7, 2018
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, which provides poor and vulnerable families coverage for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation was launched in Jammu on September 6. The scheme will be launched across the country on September 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan to head panel to select new Chief Economic Advisor

Sep 7, 2018
The Union Government has appointed former Reserve Bank of India governor Bimal Jalan as the head of the panel that has been tasked with selecting India’s next chief economic advisor (CEA). The government has received around 20 applications but the panel will be shortlisting applications from it and then set up interviews.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate India's first Global Mobility Summit

Sep 7, 2018
India’s first-ever Global Mobility Summit - MOVE will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on September 7. The two-day summit, organised by Niti Aayog, will deliberate on steps to promote electric vehicles and shared mobility.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 September 2018

Sep 6, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate MOVE: India’s ever first Global Mobility Summit organized by NITI Aayog at Vigyan Bhawan, New delhi on September 7, 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 6 September 2018

Sep 6, 2018
A Five Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on September 6, 2018 decriminalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) by partially striking down some of its provisions.

What is Section 377 of IPC?

Sep 6, 2018
The article explores the controversy surrounding the Section 377 of IPC and traces the legal battle on its Constitutional validity. The section was decriminalised by a five judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on September 6, 2018 in a historic judgement.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of August 2018

Sep 6, 2018
Jagranjosh.com brings to you August 2018 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as the 18th Asian Games, ISRO's Gaganyaan Mission, India Post Payments Bank, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Assam's NRC, Indus Waters Treaty, controversy about Article 35-A of the constitution and Sabarimala temple row among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 September 2018

Sep 5, 2018
India has reportedly declined an invitation from Russia to attend a multilateral conference on Afghanistan after Afghanistan itself decided against attending the conclave. Russia is organising the conference to bring peace in Afghanistan.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 September 2018

Sep 5, 2018
The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) candidate, Arif Alvi on September 4, 2018 won the Pakistan Presidential Election 2018, defeating his two rival candidates Fazal-ur-Rehman and Aitzaz Ahsan.

International Day of Charity 2018 observed globally

Sep 5, 2018
The Day commemorates the death anniversary of Mother Teresa who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her charity work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress.

International Women Entrepreneurs Summit begins in Kathmandu

Sep 4, 2018
The International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018 was inaugurated by the Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal on September 3, 2018. The main objective of the 3-day summit is to bring together achievers, women business leaders, professionals, international service providers, resource organisations and experts on one platform.

Current Affairs in Short: 4 September 2018

Sep 4, 2018
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence James Mattis in New Delhi for the 2 plus 2 Dialogue on September 6, 2018.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 4 September 2018

Sep 4, 2018
Alastair Cook, former captain of England’s national cricket team has decided to retire from international cricket after the fifth and final match against India at the Oval, starting September 7, 2018. The 33-year-old is known as one of England’s greatest test players.

International Aviation Summit begins in Delhi

Sep 4, 2018
The International Aviation Summit began in New Delhi, India on September 4. The seminar has been jointly organised by the Airports Authority of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation and International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Current Affairs in Short: 3 September 2018

Sep 3, 2018
The US military has decided to cancel 300 million dollars aid to Pakistan over its failure to take decisive actions against terror groups. US President Donald Trump since assuming office has been tough on Pakistan over its inaction against terror groups.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 September 2018

Sep 3, 2018
The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on September 1, 2018 launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The initiative seeks to leverage the expansive network of the postal department to ensure financial inclusion for the masses.In fact, simultaneous launch events were held for the IPPBs at 650 branches and 3,250 access points.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 27 August to 1 September 2018

Sep 1, 2018
India’s first flight powered by Biofuel landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on August 27. The test flight had taken off from Dehradun. The experiment is first-of-its-kind in India.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 August 2018

Aug 31, 2018
Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on August 31, 2018 inaugurated the widows’ home ‘Krishna Kutir’ at Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 August 2018

Aug 31, 2018
The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing on petitions challenging constitutional validity of Article 35 A to second week of January 2019. The Article empowers the Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define the state’s permanent residents and their special rights.

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