Current Affairs in Short: 20 March 2019

1 day ago
Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created history in Canada by entering the House of Commons as the first non-white leader of a major opposition party in the country. The 40-year-old was elected as the leader of the New Democratic Party in the federal by-elections, held on February 25.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 March 2019

2 days ago
Over 1000 people are feared to be dead due to Cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique in March 2019. So far, officially 84 deaths have been registered. More than 100,000 people are in danger.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 March 2019

3 days ago
Ahead of its planned second forum to promote its much-touted Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China for the first time announced plans to seek global partners to join the project which drew criticism over its "predatory loans" leaving smaller countries in huge debt.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 March 2019

Mar 15, 2019
The Election Commission launched a mobile application that will help poll observers to submit reports timely. Over 1800 IAS, IPS and IRS officials, officials of Central services will be deployed as observers in the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019 and State Assembly elections.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 March 2019

Mar 14, 2019
The first meeting of the three-member mediation committee on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case has begun in Ayodhya. The mediation meeting led by former SC Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla was attended by panel members spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 March 2019

Mar 12, 2019
The United Nations has again requested Sri Lanka to establish a hybrid court consisting of international judges, lawyers and investigators to probe war crime allegations during three-decade long LTTE war.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 4 March to 9 March 2019

Mar 9, 2019
The International Women's Day 2019 was observed across the world on March 8, 2019 with an aim to empower women in all settings, be it rural and urban, and celebrate the activists who work constantly to assert women’s rights and realise their full potential.

Current Affairs in Short: 8 March 2019

Mar 8, 2019
The BCCI in the latest list of Central Contracts rewarded the young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant with a Grade A retainership while demoted senior opener Shikhar Dhawan from the elite A plus category.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 March 2019

Mar 6, 2019
Three cities in Madhya Pradesh bagged top awards in Swachh Survekshan 2019 announced by the union government at a function in New Delhi on March 6, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 March 2019

Mar 5, 2019
India nominated NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand for the post of the new Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Director-General. The election of the Director-General is scheduled to take place in June 2019 to pick the successor to Brazilian economist Jose Graziano da Silva, who has served two terms since 2011.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 25 February to 2 March 2019

Mar 2, 2019
The 91st Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscar Awards, were conferred on February 24, 2019. Bohemian Rhapsody, nominated for five Oscars, won the most Oscars at the award show.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of February 2019

Mar 2, 2019 brings to you February 2019 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as Geneva Convention, Most-Favoured Nation status, Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018, PM-KISAN, Seoul Peace Prize 2018, Vande Bharat Express, Padma Awards 2019, National War Memorial, Oscars 2019 and Chabahar port among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 1 March 2019

Mar 1, 2019
The Union Government has banned the Jamat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for five years under anti-terror law on grounds that it is in close touch with terror outfits and is expected to escalate secessionist movement in the state.

Current Affairs in Short: 28 February 2019

Feb 28, 2019
The Income Tax Department on February 28, 2019 said that it will only issue refunds via e-mode into bank accounts of taxpayers which are linked with PAN. Those who have not linked their PAN with their bank account should provide it to their home bank branch and also validate this over the e-filing website of the IT Department.

Current Affairs in Short: 27 February 2019

Feb 27, 2019
Bihar government has issued notification to provide 10 percent quota for weaker sections in general category in jobs and educational institutions. The reservation is meant for individuals whose annual earning is below Rs 8 lakh and who possess less than 5 acres of agriculture land.

Current Affairs in Short: 26 February 2019

Feb 26, 2019
The Supreme Court suggested another round of mediation in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. A five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said it will pass an order on the 5 March on whether to refer the case to a court-appointed mediator.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 18 February to 23 February 2019

Feb 23, 2019
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, visited India on February 19-20, 2019. The Prime Minister and His Royal Highness condemned in the recent Pulwama terror attack on Indian security forces on February 14, 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 February 2019

Feb 22, 2019
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), the retirement fund manager under the Union Labour Ministry, raised the interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) accumulations to 8.65 percent for 2018-19.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 February 2019

Feb 21, 2019
As part of the global celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Seoul Campus of Yonsei University. During his two-day visit to South Korea, Modi will hold bilateral talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and will receive the Seoul Peace Prize.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 February 2019

Feb 20, 2019
The Supreme Court constitution bench will hear the Ayodhya-Babri land dispute case on February 26, 2019. The Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices S.A. Bobde,, D.Y. Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S.A. Nazeer be hearing the plea.

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