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26th General Conference on Weights and Measures redefines standard definition of Kg

4 hrs ago
The 26th CGPM was special and historic, as the members voted for the redefinition of 130-years-old “Le grand K – the SI unit of kg” in terms of the fundamental Planck’s constant (h). The new definitions will come into force on May 20, 2019.

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Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 November 2018

6 hrs ago
The World Toilet Day was observed across the world on November 19 to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. This is part of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, which aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of sanitation and water for all by 2030.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 November 2018

6 hrs ago
The RBI board has decided to set up a high-powered committee to examine issues related to surplus capital of Rs 9.69 lakh crore with the central bank and advised it to consider a scheme for restructuring stressed assets in the MSME sector.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 20 November 2018

6 hrs ago
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 Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge, 26th General Conference on Weights & Measures and 1857 Rebellion among others.

India asks WTO to set up panel against US for high import duty on steel, aluminium

7 hrs ago
India’s trade dispute with America has reached to a next level in the World Trade Organization (WTO), as India asked the WTO to form a panel against the USA for imposing high import duties on aluminium and certain steel products.

SC to direct states to implement draft witness protection scheme

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The Supreme Court of India has said that it would direct all the states to implement the draft witness protection scheme framed by the Centre in consultation with the National Legal Services Authority. The issue had cropped up when the top court was hearing a PIL seeking protection for witnesses in rape cases involving Asaram Bapu.

Prime Minister launches Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge

12 hrs ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Ease of Doing Business grand challenge on resolving seven identified ease of doing business problems with the use of cutting-edge technologies. The challenge is open to all young Indians, start-ups and private enterprises.

RBI Board meeting: Key decisions

13 hrs ago
Tensions between the Reserve Bank of India and the government seemed to have some what eased.The RBI appeared to have backed down on several issues such loan restructuring for small businesses, easier norms for weak banks, and pumping of more cash into the system.The decisions came at a board meeting.

World Toilet Day observed globally

14 hrs ago
The World Toilet Day was observed across the world on November 19, 2018. The day’s main focus is to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. The 2018 theme of the International Day is ‘toilets and nature’.

PM Modi inaugurates KMP Expressway, Ballabhgarh-Mujesar Metro rail link

14 hrs ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) western peripheral expressway. 3.2 km-long Ballabhgarh-Mujesar Metro rail link also inaugurated.

Commerce Minister releases report on Industrial Park Rating System

15 hrs ago
The Union Commerce Minister, Suresh Prabhu has released a report on Industrial Park Rating System. The Ministry has undertaken the exercise of studying infrastructure across states and in 3354 industrial clusters in order to assess the quality of infrastructure in industrial parks.

Baba Kalyani committee submits report on India’s SEZ policy

1 day ago
The Baba Kalyani led committee constituted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to study the existing SEZ policy of India submitted its report to Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu. The report notes that the success seen by services sectors like IT and ITES has to be promoted in other services sector like health care, financial services, legal, repair and design services.

Commerce Minister launches AirSewa 2.0 to make air travel hassle-free

1 day ago
Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app in New Delhi. The major improvements in the upgraded version include features such as secure sign-up and log-in with social media, chatbot for travellers support and improved grievance management including social media grievances.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 November 2018

1 day ago
The Maharashtra cabinet has approved separate reservation for the Maratha community in education and jobs. The Marathas will get the reservation from an independent quota and it is not expected to affect the reservations given to the Other Backward Class (OBC).

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 19 November 2018

1 day ago
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 new Revenue Secretary, Maratha Reservation Bill and India’s first cyber "war room” among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 19 November 2018

1 day ago
The Delhi Government has formed a committee to revise auto fares. The 11-member fare revision committee chaired by Special Commissioner of Transport Anil Banka will submit its report to the government in 30 days. The auto fares were last revised by the Sheila Dikshit government in 2013.

Maharashtra Cabinet passes Maratha Reservation Bill

1 day ago
The state cabinet of Maharashtra has passed the Maratha Reservation Bill, approving reservation for the Maratha community. The bill is likely to be tabled during the winter session of the state’s legislative assembly.

UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as new revenue secretary

1 day ago
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed the Unique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey as the new revenue secretary. He will succeed current Finance and Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, who is retiring on November 30.

India, Maldives released Joint Statement

1 day ago
India and Maldives have released a Joint Statement after talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives. Modi was on a one day visit to the Maldives to participate in the presidential inauguration ceremony.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 12 November to 18 November 2018

2 days ago
12 November to 18 November 2018: 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 33rd ASEAN summit, ISRO launched communication satellite GSAT 29, and multi-modal inland waterways project among others.