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Current Affairs in Short: 17 August 2018

7 hrs ago
The mortal remains of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were consigned to flames with full state honour at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi late evening on August 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with BJP President Amit Shah, host of cabinet Ministers, many Chief Ministers and other leaders walked alongside the casket from BJP headquarters to Smriti Sthal.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 August 2018

1 day ago
The Ministry of Railway launched the “digital screens” at 22 stations as an innovative low cost solution to spread awareness among public about the opulent heritage of Indian Railways.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 August 2018

3 days ago
Ministry of AYUSH has introduced new Central Sector scheme for promoting pharmacovigilance of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy (ASU&H) Drugs.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 August 2018

Aug 13, 2018
India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 will now be launched in the January-March window in 2019 instead of later in 2018. The main reason for postponing the launch is a change in design, which will enable the spacecraft to land on the lunar surface.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 6 August to 11 August 2018

Aug 11, 2018
Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi will step down from the position on October 3, after helming the post for the last 12 years. Ramon Laguarta, who has worked with Pepsico for over 22 years, will be succeeding Nooyi.

Current Affairs in Short: 10 August 2018

Aug 10, 2018
The forms for claims, objections and corrections in the latest draft of National Register of Citizens have been made available at the NRC Seva Kendras in Assam from today. While claims and objections can only be submitted at the Seva Kendras, corrections can also be made online.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 August 2018

Aug 9, 2018
Ahead of Independence Day, the government has urged all citizens not to use national flags made of plastic. The States were told to ensure strict compliance of the provisions contained in the ‘Flag Code of India, 2002’ and ‘The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 August 2018

Aug 8, 2018
A new study has warned that Earth is at the risk of entering an irreversible 'hothouse' condition, where the global temperatures will rise by four to five degrees and sea levels may surge by up to 60 metres higher than today, even if the targets under the Paris climate deal are met.

Current Affairs in Short: 7 August 2018

Aug 7, 2018
Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph were on August 7, 2018 sworn in as judges of Supreme Court in the order of seniority notified by the Centre.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 August 2018

Aug 6, 2018
China has announced that it has successfully tested its first cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft, which could carry nuclear warheads and penetrate any current generation anti-missile defence systems.

20 Most Important Current Affairs of July 2018

Aug 6, 2018
Jagranjosh.com brings to you July 2018 Monthly Recap that summarises the top Current Affairs of the month, covering topics like Pakistan Elections Results 2018, National Register of Citizens, BRICS Summit 2018, Supreme Court judgements, FIFA World Cup, and Net Neutrality among others.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 30 July to 3 August 2018

Aug 4, 2018
The Supreme Court on July 31, 2018 ruled that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) prepared for State of Assam was only a draft, and hence it cannot be the basis of any action by any authority against anyone.

Current Affairs in Short: 3 August 2018

Aug 3, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Ujjwala Yojana achieved its target of providing 5 crore free LPG connections to poor families. Ujjwala aims at bringing clean cooking fuel to poor households, identified according to the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC).

Current Affairs in Short: 2 August 2018

Aug 2, 2018
The US Congress has passed a defence spending bill capping its security-related aid to Pakistan at 150 Million dollars, significantly below the level of more than one billion US dollars per year.

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.

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