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Lok Sabha General Elections 2019: All you need to know!

2 hrs ago
The Narendra Modi- led NDA government hopes to replicate its 2014 Lok Sabha performance and come back for a second term with a thumping majority.

Things to know about VVPAT: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

3 hrs ago
The voters cast their vote by pressing the ballot button opposite the symbol of the candidate of your choice on the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) linked to the VVPAT unit.

What is VVPAT? How does VVPAT work?

4 hrs ago
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.

India adopts new standard definition of Kg, kelvin, mole and ampere

7 hrs ago
The definition of the base units has been changed from being linked to artefacts to being based on the fundamental constants on nature.

'Celestial Bodies' wins Man Booker International Prize 2019 - Current Affairs

7 hrs ago
The Man Booker International Prize, an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom, is a counterpart to the ‘Man Booker Prize’ that is awarded only for English-language novels.

Radar imaging satellite RISAT-2B; NITI Aayog proposal for AI push - Current Affairs

8 hrs ago
RISAT-2B launched successfully by ISRO from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikottah.

International Day for Biological Diversity observed

8 hrs ago
In past hundred years, more than 90 percent of crop varieties have vanished from farmers’ fields. Therefore, loss of varied food is directly linked to health risk factors.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 May 2019

1 day ago
The stakes are high for the Narendra Modi- led Bharatiya Janta Party in most western, northern and eastern states.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May 2019

1 day ago
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Metrology Day, new silent cafe and new President of Indonesia among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 May 2019

1 day ago
Joko Widodo was on May 21, 2019 re-elected as President of Indonesia for the second term, defeating rival Prabowo Subianto. Widodo belongs to Indonesian Democratic Party.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Women Candidates List: Urmila, Hema Malini, Kirron Kher, Sadhvi Pragya, Smriti Irani, Kanimozhi among others

1 day ago
The polls to elect India’s 17th Lok Sabha concluded successfully, sealing the fate of 8,049 candidates, including over 715 women candidates. Have a look at some of the key women candidates such as Urmila Matondkar, Hema Malini, Kirron Kher, Kanimozhi, Sadhvi Pragya, and others.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: States where BJP has high stakes including UP, Bihar, MP, Odisha, West Bengal, Maharashtra

1 day ago
The 2019 elections are extremely significant for the ruling NDA government, which hopes to replicate its 2014 performance.

Lok Sabha General Election results 2019: states where opposition has high stakes West Bengal, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan among others

1 day ago
There are some states where opposition parties are expecting stronghold this time. For example Kerala, Tamilnadu, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan etc are among high expectation states for opposition parties.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu calls for protecting Ongole cattle breed

1 day ago
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu highlighted that Brazil has imported these cattle breeds and produced hybrid Ongoles to earn huge revenue through export.

Google suspends business with Huawei

1 day ago
Future Huawei phones will not have access to Google apps such as Chrome, Gmail, YouTube and Google Play.

NASA researchers found evidence of water on Ultima Thule Surface

1 day ago
Ultima Thule is 4 billion miles from Earth and has captured scientists' curiosity since they discovered it had a snowman-like appearance.

Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 likely to be delayed due to tallying of VVPAT slips

1 day ago
The Supreme Court had earlier directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to increase the random checking of VVPAT slips from 1 EVM to 5 EVMs in each assembly of a parliamentary constituency.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 May 2019

2 days ago
On a plea seeking 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in CTET, 2019 Supreme Court of India seeks responses from the Centre and CBSE.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 20 May 2019

2 days ago
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 Lok Sabha Elections 2019, World Day for Cultural Diversity and SIMBEX 2019 among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 May 2019

2 days ago
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will carry out seven mega missions over the next 10 years. Apart from much awaited and ambitious some other mega missions will be conducted.
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