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Current Affairs in Short: 1 August 2018

Aug 1, 2018
The Supreme Court overruled its 21-year-old verdict and held that benefit of any ambiguity in notification related to tax exemptions must be interpreted in favour of the State.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 July 2018

Jul 31, 2018
The Union IT ministry has launched a desktop software e-Aksharayan to enable editing of text printed on scanned documents. The software will convert scanned printed Indian language documents into a fully editable text format in Unicode encoding.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 July 2018

Jul 30, 2018
The Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) has been taken away from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and has been brought under the domain of the Union Finance Ministry.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 23 July to 28 July 2018

Jul 28, 2018
Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party on July 26, 2018 emerged as the single largest party after the Pakistan Elections 2018 that were held on July 25, 2018. With just the half of the votes counted, PTI secured 119 seats in the National Assembly. The majority mark in the National Assembly is 137 seats.

Current Affairs in Short: 27 July 2018

Jul 27, 2018
The Union Government has extended the due date for filing income tax returns for certain taxpayers by one month till August 31. Earlier the date for filing income tax returns for assessment Year 2018-19, was July 31.

Current Affairs in Short: 26 July 2018

Jul 26, 2018
The US Congress on July 25, 2018 agreed to waive sanctions on India under the Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for buying Russian military equipment.

Current Affairs in Short: 25 July 2018

Jul 25, 2018
The government has out rightly rejected the opposition claim of forceful detention and delisting of voters in Assam. The government said that the entire activity is being carried out as per the directions of the Supreme Court.

Current Affairs in Short: 24 July 2018

Jul 24, 2018
Uttar Pradesh government filed before Supreme Court the first draft report of its vision document on protection and preservation of Taj Mahal in Agra. The entire zone will be declared no-plastic zone and all polluting industries in the region will be closed.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 July 2018

Jul 23, 2018
The Centre has suggested to the Supreme Court that video recording and live streaming of judicial proceedings can be undertaken on a trial basis in constitutional matters being heard by the Chief Justice of India's court.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 16 July to 21 July 2018

Jul 21, 2018
A bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 18.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 July 2018

Jul 19, 2018
A bill to amend the Right to Education (RTE) Act to abolish the 'no detention policy' in schools was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 18, 2018.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 July 2018

Jul 18, 2018
The European Union and Japan have signed one of the world's biggest free trade deals, covering nearly a third of the world's GDP. The agreement shows the unshaken political will of Japan and the EU to lead the world as the champions of free trade at a time when protectionism has spread.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 July 2018

Jul 17, 2018
The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of section 377 of Indian Penal Code which criminalises consensual gay sex. The verdict is likely to be pronounced before October 2, 2018 as Justice Misra would be retiring as CJI on that day.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 July 2018

Jul 16, 2018
The Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced that the Central Government will soon launch an ambitious scheme to test sports ability of two to three crore children across the country.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 9 July to 14 July 2018

Jul 14, 2018
The Telecom Commission on July 11, 2018 approved the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) net neutrality recommendations that bar service providers from discriminating against internet content and services by blocking, throttling or granting them higher speed access.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 July 2018

Jul 13, 2018
Himachal Pradesh’s Kagra district has introduced a new rule at its petrol pumps –‘No helmet, no petrol’. According to an order issued by the Kangra deputy commissioner- Sandeep Kumar, if two-wheeler riders land up at any of the 71 petrol pumps in the district without helmet, they shall not be served.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 July 2018

Jul 12, 2018
India was ranked 57th in the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings, which were released in New York on July 10, 2018. India was ranked 60th in the year 2017 and 81st in 2015.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 July 2018

Jul 11, 2018
The Centre has told the Supreme Court that it would leave it to the wisdom of its judges to decide on the constitutional validity of Section 377 on the issue of criminalising unnatural intercourse between two consenting adults.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 July 2018

Jul 10, 2018
Spouses of the Indian nationals getting married abroad will no longer have to face difficulties in converting their tourist visa to dependent visa as the government plans to change existing rules.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 July 2018

Jul 9, 2018
Satyarup Siddhanta has become the second Indian mountaineer after Malli Mastan Babu to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world. Satyarup is also set to be the first Indian to climb Mt Sidley, the highest volcano of Antarctica.

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