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  • Virat Kohli named ICC Test, ODI Player and Cricketer of the year 2018

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli on January 22, 2019 became the first cricketer to win all the top three ICC individual awards including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year for his performances in 2018.

    47 mins ago
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurated 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in Varanasi

    For the first time in the history of Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas, the event is being held in Varanasi, the cultural and spiritual capital of India. Around 6,000 non-resident Indians (NRIs) are expected to take part in the three-day event.

    3 hrs ago
  • World Economic Forum 2019 begins in Davos

    More than 100 CEOs from India are expected to participate in the meet. Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and filmmaker Karan Johar are also going to be a part of session.

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  • India among the most trusted nations globally: 2019 Edelman Report

    India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business s, NGOs and media but the country's brands are among the least-trusted, as per the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report.

    4 hrs ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 January 2019

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on January 20, 2019 announced that Aadhaar Cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan.

    21 hrs ago
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 21 January 2019

    21 January 2019: 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 Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials, 15th edition of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and 2019 World Economic Forum among others.

    21 hrs ago
  • Bharat Ratna CNR Rao chosen for first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials

    The Sheikh Saud International Prize committee unanimously decided to award Professor Rao of the Jawaharlal Nehru for Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru.

    21 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 21 January 2019

    Prominent Lingayat seer of Tumakuru-based Siddaganga Math, 111-year old Shivakumara Swamiji, who was known as the Walking God, passed away on January 21, 2019 after a prolonged illness. The highly revered seer was born on April 1, 1908 in Veerapura village in Karnataka.

    21 hrs ago
  • India likely to surpass UK in world's largest economy rankings: PwC

    India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world's largest economy rankings in 2019, as per a report by global consultancy firm PwC. The report has projected real GDP growth of 1.6 per cent for the UK, 1.7 per cent for France and 7.6 per cent for India in 2019.

    22 hrs ago
  • Indians over 65 and under 15 years can use Aadhaar Card to visit Nepal, Bhutan

    Earlier, people over 65 and under 15 years could show PAN card, driving licence, ration card, but not the Aadhaar, to prove their identity to visit the two countries. The Aadhaar card has now been added to the list.

    23 hrs ago
  • Rio de Janeiro named as first World Capital of Architecture for 2020

    UNESCO has named the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020. Rio will be the first city to receive the title under a programme launched together by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects in November 2018.

    1 day ago
  • Defence Minister launches India’s second defence industrial corridor

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor from Tiruchirappalli, taking a major step forward to boost indigenous production of defence equipment. The corridor is the second defence corridor being set up by the government to support various defence manufacturing units.

    1 day ago
  • Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 14 January to 20 January 2019

    14 January to 20 January 2019: 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 Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 and recapitalisation of EXIM Bank among others.

    2 days ago
  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 14 January to 19 January 2019

    The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, the Act providing 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of General Category, came into effect on January 14, 2019.

    2 days ago
  • PM Narendra Modi launches National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai

    Built at a cost of Rs 140.61 crore, the museum depicts the journey of over a century of Indian cinema in a story telling mode.

    3 days ago