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20 states sign MoU to implement Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission

Jun 18, 2018
The health ministers belonging to 20 states have exchanged MoU with the Union Health Ministry, marking their commitment towards the launch of the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission.

Tourism Ministry launches new Incredible India website

Jun 18, 2018
The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism KJ Alphons has launched the new ‘Incredible India’ website. The interactive website is designed using trends and technologies of international standards, in order to project India as a must-visit destination, especially among its overseas travelers.

Union Cabinet approves proposal for enactment of Dam Safety Bill, 2018

Jun 18, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for introduction of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 in the Parliament. The bill will enable all states and union territories of India to adopt uniform dam safety procedures that will not only ensure the safety of the dams but will also safeguard their benefits.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 11 June to 17 June 2018

Jun 17, 2018
11 June to 17 June 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like Global Peace Index 2018, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Trump-Kim Summit among others.

World's largest iceberg set to disappear after 18-year-long journey

Jun 17, 2018
The world’s largest iceberg, which broke away from Antarctica's Ross ice shelf 18 years ago, could be nearing the end of its voyage, as per NASA observation.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 11 June to 16 June 2018

Jun 16, 2018
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced setting up of a committee to give recommendations on formation of an Asset Reconstruction Company.The committee will give recommendations in two weeks for faster resolution of stressed accounts.

India among over 90 nations without paid paternity leave for new dads: UNICEF

Jun 16, 2018
According to the new analysis by UNICEF, India is among almost 90 countries in the world without national policies in place that ensure new fathers get adequate paid time off with their newborn babies.

India to host European Union Film Festival

Jun 16, 2018
It will showcase 24 latest European movies from 23 European countries. The Festival will traverse through 11 cities in India. Slovakian Movie Little Harbour to be the opening film for the festival.  

NMCG, UP Jal Nigam and Triveni Engineering sign agreement for development of sewage infrastructure

Jun 16, 2018
Construction, operation, and maintenance of a 30 MLD STP in Masani, awarded to the Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd at an estimated cost of Rs 437.95 crore on Hybrid Annuity Mode.

World Blood Donors Day 2018 observed globally

Jun 15, 2018
The theme of the World Blood Donors Day 2018 is ‘Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life’. The theme throws light on the act of blood donation as an action of solidarity.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 14 June 2018

Jun 14, 2018
14 June 2018: 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 topics such as PMAY-U,  Nikkei Asia Prize 2018 and Solar Charkha Mission among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 June 2018

Jun 14, 2018
The Solar Charkha Mission of the Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) will be launched by President Ram Nath Kovind on June 27, 2018 in New Delhi.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 June 2018

Jun 14, 2018
India and the US agreed to hold comprehensive talks to address trade and economic issues. The decision was taken during a series of meetings by the Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

HDFC Bank gets Cabinet nod to raise Rs 24000 crore as FDI

Jun 14, 2018
HDFC, the second largest private bank had earlier sought approval for maintaining the permissible FDI or foreign holding in the bank up to 74% of its total paid-up capital, out of which the FII (foreign institutional investors) sub-limit would be 49 percent and the balance 25 percent would be FDI.

Cabinet Approvals: 14 June

Jun 14, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) for the nomination of the Union Home Minister as ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council (NEC) - a statutory body with Governors and Chief Ministers of all the eight North Eastern States as its Member.

CRIS develops ‘utsonmobile’ app to enable cashless ticketing

Jun 14, 2018
The Centre for Railway Information System has developed a mobile-based application ‘utsonmobile' to enable cashless ticketing. The initiative is another step towards digitalisation and achieving a cashless economy.

Solar Charkha Mission to be launched soon in 50 clusters

Jun 14, 2018
The Solar Charkha Mission of the Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises will be launched by President Ram Nath Kovind on June 27. The mission will cover 50 clusters and every cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans.

NITI Aayog to launch Composite Water Management Index

Jun 14, 2018
The Composite Water Management Index will be a useful tool to assess and improve the performance in efficient management of water resources.

Sulabh International founder honoured with Japan's prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize

Jun 13, 2018
Bindeshwar Pathak, noted social reformer and founder of Sulabh International, has been honoured with Japan's prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Infosys Chairman Narayan Murti are among the few Indians who have won the prize in the past.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 June 2018

Jun 13, 2018
Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, on June 12, 2018 launched the Phase III of ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ (SIP) under PM Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission.
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