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Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 January 2018

11 hrs ago
Thomson Reuters has published its debut ‘Top 100 Global Technology Leaders’ list, which was topped by Microsoft, followed by Intel Corp and Cisco Systems at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. India with five tech leaders on the list is placed third, behind Japan and Taiwan that are tied at the second place and the United States, which is at the top with the most number of tech leaders.

Current Affairs in Short: 17 January 2018

11 hrs ago
17 January 2018: The section covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams such as Cartosat-2’s first image, NITI Aayog’s first course on Sustainable Urban Planning and China’s new guided-missile frigate among others.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 17 January 2018

12 hrs ago
17 January 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 like ‘Vajra Prahar’ military exercise, ‘Top 100 Global Technology Leaders’ list and MoU for development of logistics sector among others.

Five Indian tech companies feature in ‘Top 100 Global Tech Leaders List’

13 hrs ago
Thomson Reuters Corp has published its debut ‘Top 100 Global Technology Leaders’ list, which was topped by Microsoft, followed by Intel Corp and Cisco Systems at the 2nd and 3rd position respectively. The list aims to identify the industry's top financially successful and organisationally sound organisations.

Defence Acquisition Council clears procurement of small arms worth Rs 3,547 Cr

15 hrs ago
The Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the procurement of 72,000 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines on a fast track basis to meet the immediate requirement of the troops deployed along the borders.

India, US to conduct joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’

17 hrs ago
The Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ will be undertaken at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle, US in the third week of January. The exercise would see a 45-member Special Forces team from Indian Army’s Southern Command train alongside US soldiers.

Department of Commerce, CII sign MoU for development of Logistics sector

19 hrs ago
The Department of Commerce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for setting-up of an institutional mechanism for the integrated development of Logistics sector in the country.

Morning Current Affairs: 17 January 2018

19 hrs ago
The United States has withheld more than half of the 125 million dollars worth initial aid that it had planned to give to the United Nations Relief and Welfare Agency for the Palestinians. The move is expected to lead to devastating consequences for hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2018

1 day ago
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.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 16 January 2018

1 day ago
16 January 2018: The one liner of 16 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like new Chief of Staff of Western Naval Command, Rajasthan’s first oil refinery and ban on Khap Panchayats among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 January 2018

1 day ago
16 January 2018: The section covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams such as agreement for the return of displaced Rohingyas, 'Free Karachi' campaign, return of 26/11 survivor and voter felicitation in Meghalaya among others.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 January 2018

1 day ago
16 January 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 like new Chief of Staff of Western Naval Command, Rajasthan’s first oil refinery and ban on Khap Panchayats among others.

Union Government ends Haj subsidy to empower minorities without appeasement

1 day ago
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.

PM Modi inaugurates project commencement of Rajasthan's first Oil Refinery

1 day ago
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the project commencement of the Rajasthan oil refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district of the state. The project was undertaken as a joint venture between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and the Rajasthan government at a cost of Rs 43000 crores.

Interference by khap panchayat in inter-caste marriage absolutely illegal, says SC

1 day ago
The Supreme Court has termed the attack and interference by Khap panchayat or similar associations against an adult man and woman opting for marriage, especially inter-caste marriage as ‘absolutely illegal’.

Vice Admiral AB Singh appointed as Chief of Staff of Western Naval Command

1 day ago
Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM took over as Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command, succeeding Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, AVSM, NM. Prior to his appointment to the post, Vice Admiral AB Singh served as the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Forces Command.

India, Sri Lanka sign four agreements for collaboration in ICT sector

1 day ago
India and Sri Lanka have signed four agreements for collaboration in the Information and communication technology (ICT) sector, setting up of an e-office system and connecting of National Knowledge Network (NKN) for collaboration among universities and academics.

Morning Current Affairs: 16 January 2017

1 day ago
The Supreme Court of India has announced the composition of a 5-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Mishra to hear crucial cases. Some of the cases falling in the line-up of crucial cases include challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act and the 2013 apex court judgment re-criminalising gay sex between consenting adults.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 January 2018

2 days ago
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced face authentication as an additional means of Aadhaar authentication along with fingerprint and iris scan. The move will enable easy authentication for those individuals who face difficulties in other biometric authentication such as fingerprint and iris scan.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 15 January 2018

2 days ago
15 January 2018: The one liner of 15 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like: • International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. • Re-imposition of ban on women buying alcohol. • Death of former Union Minister Raghunath Jha.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 15 January 2018

2 days ago
15 January 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 like renaming of historic war memorial after Israeli city, signing of MoUs between India and Israel and new Aadhaar authentication means among others.

India, Israel sign 9 MoUs for cooperation in cyber security, space, oil & gas sector

2 days ago
India signed 9 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Israel during the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India. Netanyahu is the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit India in the span of the last 15 years and the second one overall. The only other Israeli Prime Minister to visit India was Ariel Sharon in 2003.

UIDAI to introduce face recognition for Aadhaar authentication

2 days ago
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced face authentication as an additional means of Aadhaar authentication along with fingerprint and iris scan. The move will enable easy authentication for those individuals who face difficulties in other biometric authentication such as fingerprint and iris scan.

Historic War memorial Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city Haifa

2 days ago
The Teen Murti Chowk in central Delhi was formally renamed as Teen Murti-Haifa, after Israeli city Haifa in a solemn ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

WEF ranks India 30th on global manufacturing index; Japan tops list

2 days ago
Among BRICS nations, Russia is ranked 35th, Brazil 41st and South Africa at 45th place. India has been placed in the 'Legacy' group along with Hungary, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Thailand and Turkey, among others. China figures among 'leading countries', while Brazil and South Africa are in nascent ones.

7th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav begins in Karnataka

2 days ago
The seventh edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme, has begun in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme was launched in 2017 to promote engagement among the people of different states to enhance mutual understanding and bonding.

Nepal to get internet connection from China ending India’s monopoly

2 days ago
The Nepal Telecom teamed up with the China Telecom Global (CTG) to provide alternate cyber-connectivity to Nepal. China Telecom Global (CTG) is a Hong Kong and Beijing based company formed in 2012. Nepal was fully dependent on Indian telecom companies like Tata Communications and Bharati Airtel for internet services using optical fiber connections through Biratnagar, Bhairahawa and Birgunj.

India, UK sign MoU on illegal migrants' return

2 days ago
India signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the United Kingdom on 11 January 2018 for the return of Indians, who have been residing in Britain as illegal migrants, and sharing of criminal records and intelligence.

Morning Current Affairs: 15 January 2017

2 days ago
The 70th Army Day was observed across the nation on 14 January 2018. The day is celebrated annually to commemorate the day when General KM Carriappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces post Independence.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 8 January to 14 January 2018

3 days ago
8 January to 14 January 2018: JagranJosh weekly quizzes will help you revise for competitive exams at an ease, as it hosts the most important occurrences of the week. The quizzes in this week’s segment cover topics including 75th Golden Globe Award, Cartosat-2 satellite launched and Khelo India logo among others.

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