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  • Union Cabinet approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill, 2019

    The Union Cabinet has approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian Bill, 2019 to create more accountability to Indian citizens living abroad. The bill mainly seeks to offer more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly Indian women by their NRI partners.

    2 days ago
  • Top Cabinet Approvals: 14 February 2019

    The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the cabinet note on the proposal for official amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 so as to modify the list of scheduled tribes of Chhattisgarh.

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  • Current Affairs in Short: 13 February 2019

    Under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), 5,67,88,890 enrolments have been made till December 2018. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana was launched on May 9, 2015.

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  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 February 2019

    The Reserve Bank of India has imposed monetary penalty on seven banks for non-compliance with various directions issued by the RBI on monitoring of end use of funds, exchange of information with other banks, Know Your Customer norms.

    2 days ago
  • India’s first Aqua Mega Food Park commissioned in Andhra Pradesh

    The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has commissioned Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park at Tundurru Village in Bhimavaram Mandal, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh through video conferencing.

    2 days ago
  • Combating climate change: Government releases publication on actions undertaken to tackle climate change

    The Government also undertook few measures to minimise the impact of climate change such as generating 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, smart cities, electric vehicles, leapfrogging from Bharat Stage -IV to Bharat Stage-VI emission norms by April 2020, etc.

    2 days ago
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 13 February 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 topics such as Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018, US-India CEO Forum and India’s first Mega Aqua Food Park among others.

    2 days ago
  • RBI penalises seven banks for violating various norms

    Earlier in January 2019, the apex bank had imposed monetary penalty on Axis Bank, Syndicate Bank, and UCO Bank for their non-compliance with directions contained in circulars of the RBI.

    2 days ago
  • Parliament passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019

    The Parliament has passed the Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018, which seeks to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce. Leprosy is being removed as a ground for divorce as it is now a curable disease as against the earlier notion of it being incurable.

    2 days ago
  • NITI Aayog signs agreement to document systemic transformation in education

    The NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to codify, document and share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on their collective experiences of working with various state governments in India.

    2 days ago
  • States’ Budget 2019: Bihar Budget 2019-20 presented; Education gets highest allocation

    Bihar Chief Minister and Finance Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on February 12, 2019 presented the Rs 2,00,501 crore state budget in the Bihar Assembly with focus on education, rural development and energy sectors.

    2 days ago
  • Defence Ministry begins process of procurement of 111 Naval Helicopters for Indian Navy

    The foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have been mandated to set up dedicated manufacturing line, including design, integration and manufacturing processes for NUH in India.

    3 days ago
  • Textiles Ministry to organise outreach programme for stakeholders

    The Union Ministry of Textiles would be organising an outreach programme for textiles sector MSMEs in New Delhi to hold interactions with the stakeholders to help them avail the support and outreach for 100 days programme announced by the Prime Minister.

    3 days ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 12 February 2019

    The decade from 2014 to 2023 could end up being the warmest in over 150 years of records. The global average temperature between now and 2023 is predicted to remain high. For the next five years, it will be one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

    3 days ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 February 2019

    The Supreme Court on February 12, 2019 referred the petition seeking withdrawal of minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University to a seven-judge bench. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench to determine the correctness of minority status of AMU.

    3 days ago