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RRB ALP & Technician 2018: Daily Current Affairs Practice Set, Mock Questions & Model Paper

All the Candidates who have applied and those who are yet to apply for Railway Recruitment Board ALP Recruitment can check the RRB ALP practice Papers with solutions on our website every day. Daily assistant loco pilot model question paper will not only helps you to understand the nature of RRB question paper, but you can also prepare the Current Affairs for this examination.

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Publish Date : Feb 19, 2018

NASA's Kepler Mission discovers nearly 100 new exoplanets

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of nearly 100 new exoplanets. The discovery was based on the data from the second mission of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope or K2 released in 2014.

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Publish Date : Feb 18, 2018

Union Cabinet approves ratification of Minamata Convention on Mercury

India signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury on September 30, 2014. The Convention gives 5 years time to India to control and reduce emissions from new power plants and 10 years time for the already existing power plants.

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Publish Date : Feb 8, 2018

Defence Minister appoints panel to expedite capital acquisition for armed forces modernisation

To expedite capital acquisitions to bolster armed forces preparedness, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member Raksha Mantri Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects (RMCOMP). The committee will be headed by Vinay Sheel Oberoi, a former secretary in the government and the committee will have tenure untill the end of August 2018.

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Publish Date : Feb 8, 2018

India starts nationwide tiger census with more cameras and mobile app

India started the all-India tiger census 2018, the largest survey of wildlife anywhere in the world. In this national tiger census, India will use more technology, including a mobile app MSTrIPES, with more intensive ground coverage and a higher focus on the northeast to determine the country's tiger numbers. The last census, in 2014, had estimated India's tiger population at 2,226, up from 1,706 in 2010. Another big focus of the census will be to cover northeast India intensively

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Publish Date : Feb 8, 2018

Current Affairs 2018 English: Union Budget 2018-19 (Feb 1st week)

Jagranjosh team presents you the current affairs video for 1st week of February 2018. This week current Affairs Video consists of important provisions for some sectors announced by the Finance Minister in the Budget 2018-19. It will help the viewers to understand the budget in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Feb 6, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 6 February 2018

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on February 5, 2018 declared a state of emergency across the country for 15 days, before heavily armed Maldivian troops stormed the country's Supreme Court and arrested two Supreme Court judges, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and Judge Ali Hameed without specifying the charges. Former Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was also arrested amid this rising political crisis.

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Publish Date : Feb 6, 2018

Mission One Click for 30 types of scholarship distribution

With a Unique of I.D of every student in Mission One Click, double entry and duplication of scholarships have come to an end. Simplification of the process of distribution of 30 types of scholarship of 8 departments. Transparent, certified and updates information available on the portal.

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Publish Date : Jan 30, 2018

Current Affairs 2018 English: India joins Australia Group & Top News (Jan 5th week)

Jagranjosh team presents you the current affairs video for 5th week of January 2018. It consists of all the top current affairs of week including the most burning topic in details. It will help the viewers to understand the Current Affairs news in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Jan 30, 2018

US Senate confirms Jerome H Powell as Chairman of Federal Reserve

Powell will replace Janet Yellen, whose term will end in February 2018. Powell has been serving on the Federal Reserve's board since 2012. Before joining Fed in 2012, he served as a visiting scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington think tank.

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Publish Date : Jan 24, 2018

Ashok Lavasa assumes charge as Election Commissioner of India

Lavasa succeeds Om Prakash Rawat, who was elevated as the Chief Election Commissioner. Lavasa’s term as Election Commissioner would end in October 2022 and would thereafter serve as the Chief Election Commissioner.

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Publish Date : Jan 24, 2018

Anandiben Patel sworn in as Governor of Madhya Pradesh

Anandiben Patel succeeds Ramnaresh Yadav, who had retired from the post in September 2016. Meanwhile, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli was holding the additional charge as the Madhya Pradesh Governor. Anandiben Patel served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2014 to August 2016.

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Publish Date : Jan 23, 2018

Current Affairs 2018– 7.75% Savings Bonds & Top News (Jan 4th Week)

Jagranjosh team presents you the current affairs video for 4th week of January 2018. It consists of all the top current affairs of week including the most burning topic in details. It will help the viewers to understand the Current Affairs news in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Jan 23, 2018

Virat Kohli named ICC cricketer of the year

Indian Captain Virat Kohli was named the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year at the ICC annual awards that were announced in Dubai. The award is courtesy the 29-year-old’s splendid form during the qualification period, which was from September 2016 until the end of 2017.

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Publish Date : Jan 18, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2018

The Union Government has decided to end Haj subsidy from this year, as a part of its policy to 'empower minorities without appeasement'. Despite the withdrawal, a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims would be undertaking the pilgrimage this year from India after Saudi Arabia increased India's quota by 5,000.

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Publish Date : Jan 16, 2018

Union Government ends Haj subsidy to empower minorities without appeasement

The Union Government has decided to end Haj subsidy from this year, as a part of its policy to 'empower minorities without appeasement'. The Haj subsidy, besides including cheaper airfare, also included central assistance to the pilgrims to reach the specially-designed Haj departure terminals at airports.

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Publish Date : Jan 16, 2018

Current Affairs 2018– Electoral Bond & Top News (Jan 3rd Week)

Jagranjosh team presents you the current affairs video for 3rd week of January 2018. It consists of all the top current affairs of week including the most burning topic in details. It will help the viewers to understand the Current Affairs news in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Jan 16, 2018

China launches two navigation satellites into space

China successfully launched two BeiDou-3 satellites to provide navigation and positioning services to countries along the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) by the end of 2018. The BDS is being built as rival to US Global Positioning System (GPS). It consists of two separate satellite constellations; a limited test system that has been operating since 2000, and a full-scale global navigation system that is currently under construction. The March-3B carrier rocket took off from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the south western province of Sichuan.

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Publish Date : Jan 13, 2018

Rocket scientist Sivan K appointed as Chairman of ISRO

He has numerous publications in various journals to his credit and has received numerous awards throughout his career including Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from Sathyabama University, Chennai in April 2014 and Shri Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research Award in 1999.

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Publish Date : Jan 11, 2018

Current Affairs 2018– All India Survey On Higher Education & Top News (Jan 2nd Week)

Jagranjosh team presents you the current affairs video for 2nd week of January 2018. It consists of all the top current affairs of week including the most burning topic in details. It will help the viewers to understand the Current Affairs news in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Jan 9, 2018

SC stays Karnataka HC verdict on 85% pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court of India has stayed the Karnataka High Court order, which overturned the 2014 government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of the packaging space.

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Publish Date : Jan 9, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 January 2018

Rajinder Khanna, the former chief of India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA). Khanna served as the chief of India’s external intelligence agency RAW for a fixed two year period from December 2014.

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Publish Date : Jan 3, 2018

Former RAW chief Rajinder Khanna appointed Deputy NSA

The former chief of India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Rajinder Khanna has been appointed as the new Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA). Khanna served as the chief of India’s external intelligence agency RAW for a fixed two year period from December 2014.

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Publish Date : Jan 3, 2018

Year 2018: Revisiting the Top 50 Events of 2017 that changed the world

The year 2017 is toward its end and 2018 is smiling at us. There have been many such important events this year, which are very important to remember in terms of current affairs. In this issue of Current Affairs monthly magazine, JagaranJosh is providing brief and essential information of 50 selected events which occurred throughout the year.

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Publish Date : Jan 3, 2018

Current Affairs 2018 English: India in Wassenaar Arrangement & Top News (Jan 1st week)

The current affairs video for the first week of January 2018 is presented by Jagranjosh team. The consists of all the latest and importnat current affairs of the week including the most burning topic in details. It will help the viewers to understand the Current Affairs news in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

Anushka Sharma named PETA's Person of the Year 2017

Popular Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma was honoured with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) 2017 Person of the Year Award. The actress was conferred the award for her wide-reaching work for animals, from helping to protect dogs from fireworks to advocating for horses who are forced to pull carriages in Mumbai.

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Publish Date : Jan 1, 2018

विनय सहस्त्रबुद्धे आईसीसीआर के नए अध्यक्ष नियुक्त

विनय सहस्त्रबुद्धे को राष्ट्रपति रामनाथ कोविंद ने भारतीय सांस्कृतिक संबंध परिषद (आईसीसीआर) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में नियुक्त किया है. विनय सहस्रबुद्धे भाजपा में राष्ट्रीय उपाध्यक्ष हैं, वे महाराष्ट्र से राज्यसभा सदस्य भी हैं. विनय सहस्त्रबुद्धे को लोकेश चंद्र के स्थान पर नियुक्त किया गया है, लोकेश चंद्र को अक्टूबर 2014 में आईसीसीआर के अध्यक्ष के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया था. उनके तीन साल के कार्यकाल की अवधि पूरी हो चुकी है. वह एक विख्यात विद्वान और विचारक भी थे.

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Publish Date : Dec 31, 2017

Current Affairs 2017 English: US withdrawal from Paris agreement & Top News (Dec 4th week)

Jagranjosh team presents you the current affairs video for 4th week of December 2017. It consists of all the top current affairs of week including the most burning topic in details. It will help the viewers to understand the Current Affairs news in different perspective.

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Publish Date : Dec 26, 2017

बर्मिंघम 2022 में राष्ट्रमंडल खेलों की मेजबानी करेगा

ब्रिटेन में आखिरी बार वर्ष 2014 में ग्लास्गो में इनका आयोजन किया गया था. राष्ट्रमंडल खेल वर्ष 2018 का आयोजन ऑस्ट्रेलिया के गोल्ड कोस्ट में किया जाएगा.

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Publish Date : Dec 21, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 December 2017

The Ministry of External Affairs has launched a new program SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program), to make the student understand India's place in the world and its global ambitions, and also to look at diplomacy as a career option.

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Publish Date : Dec 21, 2017
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