Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be held in Hyderabad

Oct 4, 2017
A high-level delegation from the Government of India and the USA met at NITI Aayog to plan the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will be held November 28-30 at the Hyderabad.

Government reduces central excise duty on Petrol and Diesel by Rs 2 per Litre

Oct 4, 2017
The Union government has decided to reduce the central excise duty on Petrol and Diesel by Rs 2 per Litre. With this reduction, the decrease in prices of Petrol and Diesel will be Rs 2.50 per litre and Rs 2.25 per litre respectively in Delhi.

UP tops all states by building 3.2 lakh toilets in 17 days

Oct 4, 2017
The Uttar Pradesh government has stated that it has built over 3.52 lakh toilet units in 17 days under the Centre's Swachhta hi Seva campaign thereby, topping other states in the  effort. The toilets were constructed between 15 September and 2 October.

Morning Current Affairs: 4 October 2017

Oct 4, 2017
The Union government has decided to reduce the central excise duty on Petrol and Diesel by Rs 2 per Litre. With this reduction, the decrease in prices of Petrol and Diesel will be Rs 2.50 per litre and Rs 2.25 per litre respectively in Delhi.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 October 2017

Oct 3, 2017
India's President Ram Nath Kovind has announced the appointment of new governors for five states of the country. The states include Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya.

Baishya elected as chairmen of two sub-committees of IWF

Oct 3, 2017
Indian Weightlifting Federation President, Birendra Prasad Baishya has been elected as the chairman of two sub-committees of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Baishya is currently serving as the Executive Board member of Asian Weightlifting Federation

Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’

Oct 3, 2017
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’ on 2 October 2017, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Speaking on creating Open Defecation Free Andhra Pradesh, the Minister said that the state government is working on making the state 100 per cent ODF by March 2018.

World Habitat Day observed globally

Oct 3, 2017
The World Habitat Day was celebrated across the world on 2 October 2017 with the theme ‘Housing Policies: Affordable Homes’. The United Nations In 1985 designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day.

India, Nepal to conduct first joint tiger count

Oct 3, 2017
Nepal and India for the first time will commence a joint tiger census next month in their forests, national parks and protected areas neighbouring the two countries using a globally-recognised method.

Five States get new Governors

Oct 3, 2017
India's President Ram Nath Kovind on 30 September 2017 announced the appointment of new governors for five states of the country. The states include Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya.

All cities and towns in five more States declared Open Defecation Free

Oct 3, 2017
The Union government has declared 5 more states- Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana , Jharkhand and Chattisgarh as ‘Open Defecation Free’ on the day when Swacch Bharat Mission completed three years.

First Woman Chief Justice of Delhi HC to head panel on OBC Sub Categorisation

Oct 3, 2017
Retired Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, G Rohini would be heading the 5-member commission appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind to examine the politically-sensitive issue of sub-categorisation of Other Backward Castes (OBCs).

Mukhya Mantri Kaushal Samvardhan and Kaushalya Yojana flagged off in MP

Oct 3, 2017
Madhya Pradesh Government has implemented the Chief Minister's Skill Promotion and Skills Scheme to provide jobs by providing employment oriented training to the youth.

Jagmeet Singh becomes first Sikh politician to lead Canada’s major New Democratic Party

Oct 3, 2017
Jagmeet Singh, a Sikh lawyer was elected the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP), becoming the first non-white politician to lead a major political party in Canada. He won the crucial first-ballot victory over three other candidates by receiving 53.6 percent of the vote.

India, Bangladesh to hold bi-annual border talks on Rohingyas, fake currency smuggling

Oct 3, 2017
The Chiefs of the border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh would be holding bi-annual talks to discuss a host of issues including movement of Rohingya immigrants across the border. The Director General-level talks, the 45th between the two sides, will be held for the duration of 4 days.

World this Week: 25 September to 01 October 2017

Oct 2, 2017
World this week 25 September to 01 October 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

India this Week: 25 September to 01 October 2017

Oct 2, 2017
India this week 25 September to 01 October 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

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