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What is VVPAT? How does VVPAT work?

May 22, 2019
When the voter casts the vote on the EVM, printer-like VVPAT apparatus linked to the EVM generates a slip showing serial number, name and symbol of the candidate to whom the vote was made. With this slip, the voter can verify his casted vote.

How to vote in Lok Sabha Elections 2019?

May 19, 2019
The Polling for the final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 began on May 19, 2019 for 59 constituencies across 7 states and a UT. If you are above 18 years of age as on January 1, 2019, you are eligible to exercise your right to vote.

How to use EVM in India?

May 19, 2019
The Electronic Voting Machine, also known as EVM, is an electronic device used for casting votes.

Jet Airways crisis: Jet Airways top management team of CEO, CFO resigns

May 15, 2019
The grounding of Jet’s operations has put the future of over 20,000 employees at stake who were left with no work at hand. Besides facing heavy losses in the stock market, Jet also faces the challenge of passenger refunds of thousands of crores, dues to vendors and over Rs 8,500 crore bank debt.

How to vote in Uttar Pradesh: Lok Sabha Elections 2019

May 6, 2019
In the fifth phase of polls, the polling has begun in 14 parliamentary constituencies in UP including Lucknow, Raibarely, Amethi, Sitapur, Kaushambi, Gonda, Banda, Fatehpur, Faizabad, Mohanlalganj, Kaiserganj, Daurahra, Barabanki and Behraich.

Is Online Voting allowed in Indian General Elections 2019?

May 6, 2019
Despite the fact that smartphones and internet usage in India has grown massively in recent years, there is still no option for voters to cast votes online. India has been using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) since 1999 to conduct the polling.

How to vote without voter ID card: Fifth Phase of Lok Sabha Elections-2019

May 6, 2019
Read how to vote without voter ID and what other documents can be carried at polling booth.

Bajrang Punia bags Gold in Ali Aliyev Tournament; India, England retain top spots in ICC rankings - Current Affairs

May 3, 2019
Bajrang Punia won the gold medal after defeating Viktor Rassadin 13-8 in the finals of men's 65kg freestyle in the Ali Aliyev Wrestling Tournament in Kaspiisk, Russia. This is his second title in two weeks. Earlier on April 23, Bajrang won gold in the same category in the finals of the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi'an, China.

Former ISRO Chairman awarded France's highest civilian honour; ISRO to launch 'RISAT 2BR1' – Current Affairs

May 3, 2019
The award recognises A S Kiran Kumar's invaluable contribution to the development of India-France space cooperation.

Cyclone Fani - explained; World Press Freedom Day 2019 – Current Affairs

May 3, 2019
Railways, Civil Aviation and Shipping Ministries were advised to review their preparedness well in time and ensure quick resumption of their services in the event of any disruption.

Current Affairs in Short: 2 May 2019

May 2, 2019
India managed to retain top spot in Test Cricket in the annual ICC rankings and England remained the number one ranked ODI team. Fortunately, no team was dropped out of the top 10.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 May 2019

May 2, 2019
Former Sri Lanka captain, Kumar Sangakkara has become the first non-British President of the Marylebone Cricket Club, England.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 May 2019

May 2, 2019
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as UN’s designation of Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist, Khel Ratna Award and 2019 footballer of the year among others.

Kumar Sangakkara named as MCC president; Heena Sidhu, Ankur Mittal recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - Current Affairs

May 2, 2019
Sangakkara will take up the post of MCC President on October 1, 2019 and will serve the position for a period of 12 months. His nomination was announced by the current MCC President Anthony Wreford at the MCC Annual General Meeting at Lord’s.

Vladimir Putin signs controversial internet bill into law; Sri Lanka bars preaching ideologies glorifying terrorism – Current Affairs

May 2, 2019
The sovereign internet bill aims to expand government control over the Internet.

Apurvi Chandela becomes world number 1 in 10m air rifle; Hockey India nominates Sreejesh for Khel Ratna Award – Current Affairs

May 2, 2019
In February 2019, Chandela shot a world record score of 252.9 to clinch gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in New Delhi.

UN designates Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist; Benjamin Netanyahu sworn-in as Israeli PM – Current Affairs

May 2, 2019
With the addition of Azhar to the Al‑Qaida Sanctions List, he will be subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo. The move came after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist Azhar.

Labour Day 2019 observed globally - Current Affairs

May 1, 2019
The Labour Day is celebrated to commemorate the happenings of May 4, 1886, the Haymarket affair (Haymarket Massacre) in the Chicago. In India, the first celebration of the Labour Day was organised in Madras (now Chennai) by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan on May 1, 1923.

Environment Ministry constitutes committee to implement National Clean Air Programme

May 1, 2019
The National Clean Air Programme aims to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 30 April 2019

Apr 30, 2019
30 April 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Labour Day 2019, Japan’s new imperial era and Indonesia to relocate its capital among others.
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