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Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 October 2018

15 hrs ago
Union Health Minister JP Nadda on October 21, 2018 announced that nearly a month after the roll out of the health insurance scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)’ (Ayushman Bharat), one lakh people have availed of the ambitious programme.

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ILC submits 2nd Report on Cross Border Insolvency; recommends adoption of UNCITRAL Model Law

15 hrs ago
The ILC recommended the adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law of Cross Border Insolvency, 1997 as it provides for a comprehensive framework to deal with cross border insolvency issues. The Committee also recommended a few steps to ensure that there is no inconsistency between the domestic insolvency framework and the proposed Cross Border Insolvency Framework.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 October 2018

16 hrs ago
The Supreme Court said that it would be deciding the date for hearing the petitions seeking review of its Sabarimala verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the temple tomorrow, October 23.

Green fund approves $1 billion to assist poor countries to tackle climate change

16 hrs ago
A UN-backed fund has approved more than $1 billion for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change. The green fund, considered a key vehicle for climate-related development programs, was originally meant to receive over $10 billion from rich countries by 2018.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 22 October 2018

17 hrs ago
22 October 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 the topics like Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Shahi litchi got the GI tag and Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty among others.

PM Modi launches National Police Memorial; announces Award in name of Subhas Chandra Bose

18 hrs ago
A 30-foot granite pillar, weighing around 238 tonnes, has been installed at Chanakyapuri, Delhi to honour the policemen. The sculpture was conceptualised by Advaita Gadanayak of the National Gallery of Modern Art.

US to pull out of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia

18 hrs ago
The United States has decided to pull out of its three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, which it had signed with Russia during the Cold War. Explaining the decision, Trump alleged that Russia has violated the agreement. He said that they have been violating it for many years.

One lakh benefitted under Ayushman Bharat in one month of its launch: JP Nadda

22 hrs ago
Ayushman Bharat, the government-sponsored health insurance scheme, provides free coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year in any government or even empanelled private hospitals all over India. The Ayushman Bharat programme is funded with 60 percent contribution from the Centre and the remaining from the states.

Government notifies special courts for trial of benami transaction cases

22 hrs ago
The Union Government has issued a notification stating that sessions courts in 34 states and union territories, will act as special courts for the trial of offences under the benami transaction law.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 15 October to 20 October 2018

2 days ago
Union Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar resigned from his post on October 17, 2018 over sexual harassment charges levelled against him by several women journalists in the wake of #MeToo movement.

Sajjan Jindal elected as Treasurer of World Steel Association

2 days ago
The appointments were made during the worldsteel General Assembly in Toyko, Japan during which the Board of Directors elected new officers for 2018-19 at the. The new officers were elected for a one-year period.

Union HRD Ministry releases revised CBSE affiliation bye-laws for smooth functioning

3 days ago
The new affiliation bye laws aim on achieving academic excellence through mandatory teacher training. Even the Principals and Vice Principals of every school are expected to undergo two days mandatory training.

12th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit begins; Vice President Venkaiah Naidu leads Indian delegation

Oct 19, 2018
The 12th Asia-Europe Meeting brought together Heads of state of 30 European and 21 Asian countries, besides top representatives of the European Union and Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 18 October 2018

Oct 18, 2018
18 October 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 the topics like MJ Akbar resigns, Global Competitiveness Index 2018 and Man Booker Prize 2018 among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 October 2018

Oct 18, 2018
Union Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar resigned from his post on October 17, 2018 over sexual harassment charges levelled against him by several women journalists in the wake of #MeToo movement.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 October 2018

Oct 18, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released operational guidelines to facilitate payments among prepaid instruments (PPI) such as mobile wallets. The guidelines elaborate on requirements for achieving inter-operability for mobile wallets and cards, and norms for customer protection and grievance redressal.

Not a single mobile phone faces disconnect threat: Department of Telecommunications

Oct 18, 2018
There is no need for telecom companies to delete authentication logs. If anybody wishes to get Aadhaar eKYC replaced by the fresh KYC, he or she can request the service providers for delinking of Aadhaar as per earlier DOT Circulars on mobile KYC.

WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index 2018: US tops; India ranked 58th

Oct 18, 2018
India was ranked as the 58th most competitive economy with a score of 62.0 on the Global Competitiveness Index 2018. India jumped five spots from 2017, the largest gain among G20 economies.

Irish Author Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize 2018 for her novel 'Milkman'

Oct 18, 2018
Milkman is an exploration of Northern Ireland's three decades of violence told through the voice of a young woman. The novel chronicles the struggles of a middle sister in a family as she confronts rumour, social pressures and politics amid violent sectarian divisions in her community.

ESA to send spacecraft to Mercury in a first-of-its-kind mission

Oct 18, 2018
In a first-of-its-kind mission, a UK-built spacecraft will set off for Mercury to determine whether the plant, which is the closest to the Sun, contains water. The European Space Agency's (ESA) BepiColombo mission will send two orbiters to explore the planet where the surface temperatures reach about 450 degrees Celsius.

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