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Current Affairs in Short: 12 November 2018

10 hrs ago
The Supreme Court has declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench in January.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 5 November to 10 November 2018

2 days ago
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has released Rs 113.36 crore to 6 Border States under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) to improve the condition of people living in these isolated locations. These 6 Border States are Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 November 2018

3 days ago
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inducted three major artillery gun systems, including the globally combat proven M777 A2 Ultra Light Howitzers, K-9 Vajra-Tracked Self Propelled Guns and 6x6 Field Artillery Tractors into the Army.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 November 2018

Nov 6, 2018
The Union Government has approved the operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens to ensure availability of tomato, onion and potato throughout the country round the year without price volatility.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 November 2018

Nov 5, 2018
India and Japan signed loan agreement worth Rs 1817 crore for construction of Turga Pumped Storage Hydel Project. On completion, this project will contribute to Industrial Development and Living Standard Improvement in the West Bengal.

Current Affairs in Short: 2 November 2018

Nov 2, 2018
The Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogi established an in house ‘think tank’ to strengthen the knowledge infrastructure of Supreme Court of India. To this end, the CJI redefined the mandate of Centre for Research and Planning (CRP) to meet the “fast expanding knowledge needs of judiciary”.

Current Affairs in Short: 1 November 2018

Nov 1, 2018
The Supreme Court on October 31, 2018 ruled that a live-in partner can seek maintenance under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005. The bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices U.U. Lalit and K.M. Joseph observed that the 2005 Act provides an “efficacious remedy” for maintenance even if the victim is not a legally wedded wife.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of October 2018

Nov 1, 2018
Jagranjosh.com brings to you October 2018 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as the Statue of Unity, Rafale deal, Ayodhya Verdict, #MeToo movement, 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and Nobel Prize 2018 among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 October 2018

Oct 31, 2018
India’s largest bank will reduce the daily cash withdrawal limit for Classic and Maestro debit cards to Rs 20,000 per day, from Rs 40,000 earlier from today, October 31.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 October 2018

Oct 30, 2018
The Statue of Unity, which honours India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhai Patel will be unveiled on October 31, 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The tribute to Sardar Patel is twice the size of the Statue of Liberty in New York city in the United States.

Current Affairs in Short: 29 October 2018

Oct 29, 2018
The Indian Railways plans to use aircraft-like pressurised coaches in its trains for the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line along the India-China border, which will be the world’s highest rail track, so that passengers do not have breathing difficulties on board.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 22 October to 27 October 2018

Oct 27, 2018
In a dramatic midnight action, the Union Government on October 23, 2018 removed CBI Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana from their posts. While divesting Director Verma of his charge, the government and the Central Vigilance Commission cited that Verma had not been cooperating with the CVC’s inquiry into allegations made by Asthana against him through a letter on August 24 to the Cabinet Secretary.

Current Affairs in Short: 26 October 2018

Oct 26, 2018
Olympic and world championship silver medallist P V Sindhu has once again regained her world no. 2 spot in the latest BWF rankings, which were released on October 25, 2018.

Current Affairs in Short: 25 October 2018

Oct 25, 2018
NATO's biggest military maneuvers began in Norway that involves restoring the Scandinavian country's sovereignty after an attack by a "fictitious aggressor. Russia, which shares a border with Norway, was briefed by NATO on the Trident Juncture 2018 drill and invited to monitor it, but Moscow is still angered by the exercise.

Current Affairs in Short: 24 October 2018

Oct 24, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the 'Main Nahin Hum' portal and mobile application. The launch was conducted while the PM interacted with IT and electronic manufacturing professionals across India through video-conferencing.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 October 2018

Oct 23, 2018
The Supreme Court referred a plea seeking collegium-like selection process the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs) to a 5-judge Constitution Bench. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and SK Kaul considered submissions raised by lawyer Prashant Bhushan and said the issue of appointment of CEC and ECs will be taken up by a larger Constitution Bench.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 October 2018

Oct 22, 2018
The Supreme Court said that it would be deciding the date for hearing the petitions seeking review of its Sabarimala verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the temple tomorrow, October 23.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 15 October to 20 October 2018

Oct 20, 2018
Union Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar resigned from his post on October 17, 2018 over sexual harassment charges levelled against him by several women journalists in the wake of #MeToo movement.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 October 2018

Oct 18, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released operational guidelines to facilitate payments among prepaid instruments (PPI) such as mobile wallets. The guidelines elaborate on requirements for achieving inter-operability for mobile wallets and cards, and norms for customer protection and grievance redressal.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 October 2018

Oct 17, 2018
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) analysed top 100 Bank Frauds till 2017 in which it identified loop holes and suggests systemic improvements. The Vigilance Commissioner Dr T M Bhasin said, the study was done in 13 sectors comprising Gems and Jewellery, Manufacturing, Agro sector, Aviation, Service Sector, Trading sector, IT Sector, Exports sector, Fixed deposits and Demand Loan.

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