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Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 29 December 2017

Dec 29, 2017
29 December 2017: 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 like Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Amendment bill, Indian History Congress and new Liberian President among others.

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UN Security Council denies international port access to four North Korean ships

Dec 29, 2017
The United Nations Security Council has denied international port access to four North Korean ships suspected of carrying or having transported goods banned by international sanctions targeting Pyongyang.

India successfully test-fires AAD Supersonic Interceptor Missile

Dec 29, 2017
This was the third supersonic interceptor test that took place in the year 2017. The earlier two tests were conducted on 11 February and 1 March as part of attempts to have a full-fledged multi-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system.

China successfully tests country's first photovoltaic highway

Dec 29, 2017
China has successfully tested the roads with solar panels with the presence of built-in wireless charging systems for electric vehicles and other sensors for drones. China achieved this feat of having first photovoltaic highway based on home-grown technology, in the country's eastern Shandong province.

Morning Current Affairs Quiz: 29 December 2017

Dec 29, 2017
29 December 2017: Morning Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like AAD Supersonic Interceptor Missile, Indian Science Congress 2018 and Harivarasanam Award 2017 among others.

Nepal rejects India’s offer to jointly re-measure Mt Everest

Dec 29, 2017
Nepal has rejected India’s offer to jointly re-measure the height of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, following the massive earthquake in 2015 and will carry out the measurement exercise on its own. However, the Nepal will seek help from China and India for receiving crucial data and information for this exercise.

Parliament approves extension of deadline for protection of illegal structures in Delhi

Dec 29, 2017
The Parliament has passed a bill seeking to extend the deadline of a law to protect slums, unauthorised colonies and illegal structures in the national capital from penal action for a period of three years, from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020.

Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising Instant Triple Talaq

Dec 29, 2017
The Bill defines 'talaq' as 'talaq-e-biddat' pronounced by a Muslim man resulting in instant and irrevocable divorce. Talaq-e-biddat refers to the practice under Muslim personal laws where pronouncement of the word ‘talaq’ thrice in one sitting by a Muslim man to his wife results in an instant and irrevocable divorce.

Top Morning Current Affairs: 29 December 2017

Dec 29, 2017
Lok Sabha on 28 December passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017. The Bill makes instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat illegal and void, be it in any form- spoken form, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS and WhatsApp or in any other manner whatsoever.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
Social Media giant Facebook in the last week of December 2017 started testing the use of Aadhaar by asking new Indian users to enter their names as per Aadhaar Card while signing up. The optional prompt is aimed at cutting the number of fake accounts on the social media platform.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
28 December 2017: The one liner of 28 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like AP Fiber grid project, PETA 2017 Person of the Year and ‘2018 World Economic League Table’ report among others.

Current Affairs Quiz: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
28 December 2017: 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 India to become 5th largest economy in 2018, PETA 2017 Person of the Year and India and Afghanistan second air cargo route among others.

NASA's new telescope to solve universe’s greatest mysteries

Dec 28, 2017
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, is planning to launch a next-generation space telescope that will provide the largest picture of the universe ever seen, with the same depth and clarity as the Hubble Space Telescope.

Israel passes controversial law limiting police powers

Dec 28, 2017
The Parliament of Israel has passed a controversial law, limiting the police's ability to recommend charges following their investigations after criticism that lawmakers were seeking to protect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Lok Sabha passes GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill, 2017

Dec 28, 2017
The Bill seeks to replace the Ordinance issued in September 2017 to give effect to the decision of the GST Council. The Ordinance provided for a hike in the GST cess on a range of cars from mid-size to hybrid variants and the luxury ones to 25 per cent.

Union Goverment launches Mobile Application on Livestock Disease Forewarning

Dec 28, 2017
During the launch, Union Agriculture Ministry also informed that dreaded Rinderpest disease has been eradicated from India and stressed the need to control and eradicate diseases like FMD, PPR, Brucellosis, CSF, BT, HS etc., which cause huge economic loss annually to the livestock industry.

Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
28 December 2017: 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 like PETA 2017 Person of the Year, opening of second air cargo route between India and Afghanistan and AP Fiber Grid project among others.

Delhi HC: No one can use government land as burial ground

Dec 28, 2017
The Delhi High Court in a recent ruling held that no one has the right to indiscriminately use any open land, especially that belonging to the government, as a burial ground.

President inaugurates Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project

Dec 28, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project was inaugurated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at Velagapudi, Amaravathy. The project, initiated by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, aims to expand high-speed internet facility in the state.

Morning Current Affairs Quiz: 28 December 2017

Dec 28, 2017
28 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau, CM of Himachal Pradesh and India to become 5th largest economy in 2018 among others.