Current Affairs in Short: 21 January 2019

8 hrs ago
Prominent Lingayat seer of Tumakuru-based Siddaganga Math, 111-year old Shivakumara Swamiji, who was known as the Walking God, passed away on January 21, 2019 after a prolonged illness. The highly revered seer was born on April 1, 1908 in Veerapura village in Karnataka.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 January 2019

3 days ago
Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna were sworn-in as Supreme Court judges. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office to justices Maheshwari and Khanna during the swearing-in ceremony.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 January 2019

Jan 17, 2019
Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the 10th edition of the India Rubber Expo - 2019 in Mumbai on January 17, 2019. The India Rubber Expo is Asia's largest rubber expo. The event offers a unique opportunity for Indian companies to meet and collaborate with overseas companies.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 January 2019

Jan 16, 2019
In Rajasthan, senior leader of Congress and former Central Minister C.P Joshi was elected as Speaker of the 15th Legislative Assembly. Leader of the Rajasthan house, Ashok Gehlot proposed Joshi’s name for the speaker which was seconded by Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, leader of opposition Gulab Chand Katariya, and leaders of other parties.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 January 2019

Jan 15, 2019
71st Army Day was celebrated across India on January 15, 2019 to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Indian Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 January 2019

Jan 14, 2019
The main camera onboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been shut down after it encountered a hardware problem. The camera was installed by spacewalking astronauts during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009. Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space, providing an unobstructed view into the universe.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 7 January to 12 January 2019

Jan 12, 2019
Sacked CBI Chief, Alok Verma announced his resignation from service, refusing to take charge of the new role as DG, Fire Services. The move comes a day after a high-powered selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed him from the post of CBI Director in a 2:1 vote.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2019

Jan 11, 2019
ISRO has announced that it is well prepared to meet the targets of launching Gaganyaan manned mission to outer space by December 2021. The space agency is also conceiving a mission to Venus by 2023.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 January 2019

Jan 10, 2019
The Supreme Court of India has fixed the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case for January 29, 2019. The Constitution Bench hearing the case is to be reconstituted after Justice UU Lalit recused himself from the case.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 January 2019

Jan 9, 2019
The Supreme Court has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case. The bench will be headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and also comprise of Justices S A Bobde, N V Ramana, U U Lalit and D Y Chandrachud.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 January 2019

Jan 8, 2019
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) imposed a ban on single-use plastic items at its 129 airports across the country. The Authority undertook various steps to eliminate single-use plastic items at passenger terminals and city side. These steps include banning of single-use plastic items like straws, plastic cutlery, plastic plates etc.

Year 2019: Revisiting the Top Events of 2018 that changed the world

Jan 8, 2019
As we bid adieu to 2018 and welcome 2019, take a quick look at important events of 2018, crucial happenings, decisions and discourses that are very important to remember in terms of current affairs. JagaranJosh is providing you with brief and essential information of 50 most important events that took centre stage in the year 2018.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 January 2019

Jan 7, 2019
The North Central Railway, NCR has launched a mobile application to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela starting from January 15. The app will also provide information regarding all the 'Mela special' trains that will run during the period.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 31 December to 5 January 2019

Jan 5, 2019
Veteran Bollywood actor-director and scholar, Kader Khan passed away on January 1, 2019 following a prolonged illness in Toronto, Canada. He was 81. He is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.

Current Affairs in Short: 4 January 2019

Jan 4, 2019
The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case to January 10. The matter is listed before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul. The bench is likely to constitute a three-judge bench to look into the matter.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of December 2018

Jan 4, 2019
Jagranjosh.com brings to you December 2018 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as the SDG India Index 2018, Niti Aayog's Strategy for New India @75, RBI, Supreme Court Verdicts, State Assembly Elections 2018, UN Human Rights Prize, G20 Summit, Paris Climate Deal and ISRO Missions among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 3 January 2019

Jan 3, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 106th Indian Science Congress at Lovely Professional University in Phagwara near Jalandhar on January 3, 2019. He delivered the inaugural address before Nobel laureates, eminent scientists, policymakers, young researchers and school children from across the country and abroad.

Current Affairs in Short: 2 January 2019

Jan 2, 2019
Two women of menstruating age group made history on January 2, 2019 when they stepped into the Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa, breaking a centuries-old tradition defying dire threats from the Hindu right.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 December 2018

Dec 31, 2018
The Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri has announced that the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana loan subsidy for middle-income group has been extended till March 31, 2020. About one lakh beneficiaries have taken benefit of the scheme so far.

Current Affairs in Short: 28 December 2018

Dec 28, 2018
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has bettered Rahul Dravid's long-standing record of most runs scored by an Indian in a calendar year overseas, adding another feather to his illustrious cap.

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