Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 11 February to 16 February 2019

5 hrs ago
India has withdrawn the ‘Most-Favoured Nation’ status accorded to Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that led to the killing of 37 CRPF personnel and injuring of many others.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 February 2019

1 day ago
Nations from across the globe have condemned the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, with US, Russia and France asserting that they stand with India in combating the menace of terrorism.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 February 2019

2 days ago
The state government of Bihar has announced a universal old age pension scheme called Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna for all people above 60 years of age. The state also announced a pension of Rs 6,000 for journalists above 60 years of age.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 February 2019

3 days ago
Under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), 5,67,88,890 enrolments have been made till December 2018. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana was launched on May 9, 2015.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 February 2019

Feb 12, 2019
The decade from 2014 to 2023 could end up being the warmest in over 150 years of records. The global average temperature between now and 2023 is predicted to remain high. For the next five years, it will be one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 February 2019

Feb 11, 2019
The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan launched the ‘Dealer Owned Dealer Operated’ (DODO) model for setting up CNG stations. He released the general guidelines for the schemes, under which the entire earmarked dealer plot will be developed exclusively for setting up of CNG station and allied commercial activities at the discretion of CGD activities.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of January 2019

Feb 9, 2019 brings to you January 2019 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as Union Budget 2019-20, 2019 Bharat Ratna Award, Padma Awards 2019, Kumbh Mela 2019, 10 percent reservations for Economically Weaker Sections, CBI-Alok Verma Dispute, ICC individual awards, Indian Railways recruitment, merger of banks, Brexit and Kalamsat satellite among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 February 2019

Feb 8, 2019
The Reserve Bank of India in its Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2018-19 reduced Repo Rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent. RBI's six-member Monetary Policy Committee also brought down Reverse Repo Rate to 6 percent.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 February 2019

Feb 7, 2019
The Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani launched the India Size project in Mumbai on February 6, 2019. A first-of-its-kind project in the history of the country aims to arrive at a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry, on the lines of the standardised sizes available in countries such as the USA and the UK.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 February 2019

Feb 6, 2019
The government allowed export of bio-fuels from Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and export-oriented units (EoUs) with certain conditions. In August 2018, the government imposed restrictions on export of bio-fuels for non-fuel purposes.

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.

Current Affairs in Short: 4 February 2019

Feb 4, 2019
To ensure due compliance of the FDI policy on e-Commerce, Press Note 2 (2018) was issued. As per the policy, an entity having equity participation by e-commerce marketplace entity or its group companies, or having control on its inventory by e-commerce marketplace entity will not be permitted to sell its products on the platform run by such marketplace entity.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 28 January to 2 February 2019

Feb 2, 2019
The Union Minister of Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal has named India's first engineless train, Train 18 as the Vande Bharat Express, acknowledging its made-in-India status. The train was manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in the period of 18 months under the 'Make in India' initiative of PM Narendra Modi.

Current Affairs in Short: 1 February 2019

Feb 1, 2019
The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution to extend sanctions against the Central African Republic (CAR) for another year. The resolution will renew the sanctions regime, an arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze till January 31, 2020.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 January 2019

Jan 31, 2019
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who also holds Finance portfolio, presented the state annual budget of Rs 19,548.69 crore for the year 2019-20 as against Rs 17,123.28 crore for the year 2018-19, representing an increase of 14.16 percent over last year.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 January 2019

Jan 30, 2019
India and China have signed the protocol for exports of Indian tobacco leaves to China. Quality tobacco on par with international standards is available in India at competitive prices and there is a good potential for export of Indian tobacco to China.

Current Affairs in Short: 29 January 2019

Jan 29, 2019
Human Resources Development Ministry issued orders on revision of allowances and special allowances for teachers and equivalent academic cadre, Registrars, Finance Officers and Controller of Examinations in Central Universities and Colleges.

Current Affairs in Short: 28 January 2019

Jan 28, 2019
Part-time bowler Ambati Rayudu was banned from bowling in international cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after he failed to submit a test of his bowling action. He was suspended from bowling on an immediate basis by ICC.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 21 January to 26 January 2019

Jan 26, 2019
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on January 23, 2019 announced that the Indian Railways will initiate the fresh recruitment of around 2,30,000 more employees under various cadres over the next two years in two phases.

Current Affairs in Short: 25 January 2019

Jan 25, 2019
The Supreme Court on January 24, 2019 refused to stay the proposed amendments to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act that rule out any provision for anticipatory bail for a person accused of atrocities against SC/STs.

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