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Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 May 2018

The Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has launched 'My MP Rojgar Portal' to provide jobs to youths as per their educational qualification, skills and interest and ensure availability of able candidates to employers as per the need of their business.

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Publish Date : May 22, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 May 2018

22 May 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 the topics like Queqiao relay satellite, My MP Rojgar Portal and Nipah virus among others.

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Publish Date : May 22, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 22 May 2018

The state of Chhattisgarh would soon be getting a specialised anti-Naxal combat force called the ‘Black Panther’. The force would be set up on the lines of Greyhounds unit, a special force in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh that is dedicated to anti-insurgency operations against Naxalites and Maoists.

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Publish Date : May 22, 2018

International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 observed globally

The theme of International Day for Biological Diversity 2018 was ‘Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity’ as the year 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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Publish Date : May 22, 2018

Railway Group D Mock Questions & Model Paper: Daily Current Affairs Practice Set

To help the aspiring students, Jagranjosh has prepared the RRB Group D-2018 model question paper for Current Affairs/General Awareness seeing the huge demand from students. It will be uploaded daily and you can Free Download RRB Group D-2018 Previous Papers Pdf from here.

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Publish Date : May 22, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 May 2018

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes inaugurated his country's Israel embassy in Jerusalem on May 21. With the decision, the nation becomes the third one to take the controversial step of moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Publish Date : May 21, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 21 May 2018

With the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa from CM’s post after failing to gather the required numbers to form a majority government, H D Kumaraswamy who heads the Congress-JDS coalition is set to become Karnataka’s new Chief Minister. He would be sworn in on May 23.

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Publish Date : May 21, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May 2018

21 May 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 world’s first floating nuclear power plant, 'Bastariya' battalion and Zojila tunnel project among others.

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Publish Date : May 21, 2018

Current Affairs 2018 English: Walmart acquires Flipkart (May 3rd week)

In this Current Affairs video, we have covered one of the most talked about topic and that is Walmart acquires Flipkart. It is presented by Jagran josh team to enhance the knowledge and depth of students.

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Publish Date : May 21, 2018

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 14 May to 20 May 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 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize, Swachh Survekshan-2018 and first female director of CIA among others.

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Publish Date : May 20, 2018

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 14 May to 19 May 2018

The Kerala High Court has observed that merely watching certain videos and speeches will not be a reason to implicate a person as a terrorist. A division bench comprising justices A M Shaffique and P Somarajan made the observation while considering an appeal filed by one Muhammed Riyas, challenging an NIA court order denying bail to him.

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Publish Date : May 19, 2018

BS Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa announced his resignation from the post on May 19 barely 48 hours after he was sworn in to the post.

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Publish Date : May 19, 2018

Tata Steel subsidiary acquires 72% stake in Bhushan Steel

Tata Steel, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Ltd (BNPL), has acquired 72.65 per cent controlling stake in Bhushan Steel Ltd (BSL) for around Rs 36,400 crore. The company was selected as the highest bidder in March 2018 to buy a controlling stake in Bhushan Steel, as part of bankruptcy proceedings.

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Publish Date : May 19, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 18 May 2018

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on May 18, 2018 appointed BJP legislator K.G. Bopaiah as Karnataka Assembly's Pro-Tem Speaker for administering oath to all newly elected legislators on May 19, 2018, ahead of the floor test directed by the Supreme Court.

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Publish Date : May 18, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 May 2018

CIA veteran Gina Haspel was confirmed as the US intelligence agency’s new Director with 54 votes. Haspel courted controversy for her role as chief of a CIA black site in Thailand in 2002, where prisoners were tortured with brutal interrogation techniques.

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Publish Date : May 18, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 18 May 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 Swachh Survekshan-2018, IP mascot Nani and DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 among others.

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Publish Date : May 18, 2018

Suresh Prabhu launches Intellectual Property mascot ‘IP Nani’

This mascot is also in line with the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) campaign for the World IP Day 2018 which celebrated the brilliance, ingenuity and courage of the women who are driving change in our world.

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Publish Date : May 18, 2018

Swacch Surveskshan 2018: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are Top 3 cleanest cities of India

Swacch Surveskshan 2018 assessed 4203 Urban Local Bodies, up from 73 ULBs covered in 2016 and 434 ULBs covered in 2017.

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Publish Date : May 18, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 17 May 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated that the EU countries agreed that the Iran nuclear deal was ‘not perfect’ but insisted it should be preserved. The statement comes after Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the accord, throwing its future in doubt.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 May 2018

Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Puri on May 16, 2018 released the results of the Swacch Surveskshan 2018. Indore has emerged as the cleanest city again in India for second year in a row.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 17 May 2018

17 May 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 the topics like Intellectual Property mascot, Directorate General of Trade Remedies and Karnataka elections 2018 among others.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2018

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day observed

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was observed across the world on May 17 with the theme ‘enabling the positive use of Artificial Intelligence for all’. The day aims to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other ICT can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2018

BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM

After one full day of speculation, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invited the BJP, the party that won majority seats, to form the new government in the state and asked the 75-year Yeddyurappa to take over the chief minister’s post.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2018

Union Cabinet approves National Policy on Biofuels 2018

Considering that farmers are at a risk of not getting appropriate price for their produce, the Policy allows use of surplus food grains for production of ethanol for blending with petrol, with the approval of National Biofuel Coordination Committee.

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Publish Date : May 17, 2018

Top Cabinet Approvals: 16 May 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco for cooperation in the legal field. The Cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Publish Date : May 16, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 16 May 2018

RBI has imposed lending and deposit restrictions on Allahabad Bank, including the expansion of risky assets and creation of non-banking assets.

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Publish Date : May 16, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 May 2018

With the results of the Karnataka assembly election throwing up a hung house, the role of the Governor has come into focus, in regard to whether the single largest party or the leader claiming majority with post-poll alliance should be invited to form the new government.

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Publish Date : May 16, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 May 2018

16 May 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 REPLACE plan, Global Exhibition on Services and new Minister of State in I&B Ministry among others.

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Publish Date : May 16, 2018

Karnataka Elections 2018: Governor Vajubhai Vala to take the final call

The BJP managed to grab 104 seats in the 224 seat assembly, much ahead of the ruling Congress which won 78 and Janta Dal (Secular), which won 37 seats. Though the mandate is clearly more in favour of the BJP, it has still left the party eight seats short of gaining full majority in the state.

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Publish Date : May 16, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 15 May 2018

Paytm has introduced automatic recurring payments, a new feature that would let users configure the payments app to pay for periodic recurring expenses automatically. The company expects the feature to significantly boost bank-to-bank transactions on the Paytm app.

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Publish Date : May 15, 2018
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