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Current Affairs in Short: 13 June 2018

Jun 13, 2018
US government has approved a deal to sell the Indian military six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for 930 million dollars. The agreement has been passed to the US Congress for approval and if no US lawmaker raises an objection, the contract will go ahead.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 June 2018

Jun 12, 2018
The United Kingdom has assured India of full co-operation towards bringing to book anybody whether it is Vijay Mallya or Nirav Modi who is wanted in India by Indian courts or agencies.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 June 2018

Jun 11, 2018
The United Nations General Assembly voted to elect Germany, Belgium, South Africa, the Dominican Republic and Indonesia for a two-year term in the Security Council with effect from January 1, 2019.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 4 June to 9 June 2018

Jun 9, 2018
India is among the top five e-waste generating countries in the world besides China, the US, Japan and Germany, according to a report released by Assocham and NEC.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 June 2018

Jun 8, 2018
Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the US have begun exercise Malabar 2018. They will practice surface and anti-submarine warfare operations and combined carrier strike group operations off the Coast of Guam Island in the western Pacific during the exercise.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 June 2018

Jun 7, 2018
The Health Ministry has barred 82 medical colleges in the country to admit students for the academic session 2018-19, based on the recommendation of the Medical Council of India.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 June 2018

Jun 6, 2018
The Union Government has constituted a group of eminent persons headed by Baba Kalyani, Chairman of Bharat Forge to study the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy of India.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 June 2018

Jun 5, 2018
Saudi Arabia has banned frozen and processed fruit and vegetable imports from Kerala amid concerns over the deadly Nipah virus outbreak. Earlier, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) also banned imports from the state.

Current Affairs in Short: 4 June 2018

Jun 4, 2018
The Haryana government would be providing sanitary napkins at just Re 1 to girl students of government schools starting from August 2018. The scheme will cover women belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families too.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 28 May to 2 June 2018

Jun 2, 2018
The Tripura government has set August 15 as the deadline to phase out plastic carry bags completely from the state, as part of the ‘Himalayan Cleanup’ programme. The government urged people to replace their plastic bags with biodegradable ones.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 May 2018

May 31, 2018
Assamese singer Zubeen Garg would be honoured with the 'Hero to Animals Award' from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for his recent appeal to end animal sacrifice at the Kamakhya Temple in Assam.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 May 2018

May 30, 2018
The Madras High Court has issued a direction to Central Board of Secondary Education to ensure that even private schools affiliated to it, follow only NCERT textbooks and not those of private publishers.

Current Affairs in Short: 28 May 2018

May 28, 2018
The state government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to promote organic farming in a big way and plans to adopt an integrated approach for promoting organic and zero budget natural farming system.

Current Affairs in Short: 25 May 2018

May 25, 2018
India ranked at 44th place in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by International Institute for Management Development (IMD).

Current Affairs in Short: 24 May 2018

May 24, 2018
The United States has ordered two top Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours, in a response to a similar action taken by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against two of its top diplomats.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 May 2018

May 23, 2018
The first commercial flight to Arunachal Pradesh landed at Pasighat Airport in East Siang district on May 21, 2018 with 25 passengers, including Chief Minister Pema Khandu on board.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 May 2018

May 22, 2018
The state of Chhattisgarh would soon be getting a specialised anti-Naxal combat force called the ‘Black Panther’. The force would be set up on the lines of Greyhounds unit, a special force in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh that is dedicated to anti-insurgency operations against Naxalites and Maoists.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 May 2018

May 21, 2018
With the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa from CM’s post after failing to gather the required numbers to form a majority government, H D Kumaraswamy who heads the Congress-JDS coalition is set to become Karnataka’s new Chief Minister. He would be sworn in on May 23.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 14 May to 19 May 2018

May 19, 2018
The Kerala High Court has observed that merely watching certain videos and speeches will not be a reason to implicate a person as a terrorist. A division bench comprising justices A M Shaffique and P Somarajan made the observation while considering an appeal filed by one Muhammed Riyas, challenging an NIA court order denying bail to him.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 May 2018

May 17, 2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that the EU countries agreed that the Iran nuclear deal was ‘not perfect’ but insisted it should be preserved. The statement comes after Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the accord, throwing its future in doubt.

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