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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 February 2018

Feb 2, 2018
2 February 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 the launch of Mihir system, India Open Tournament and new Director-General of SAI among others.

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Mary Kom clinches gold medal at India Open Boxing tournament

Feb 2, 2018
The five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze medallist, Mary Kom on February 2, 2018 claimed the gold medal in the India Open International Boxing tournament at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

New tunnel at Sela Pass to boost Defence Preparedness in border areas

Feb 2, 2018
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced while presenting the Union Budget 2018 that the government would be building a tunnel through the Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh.

WEF Annual Meeting 2018: PM Modi’s presence & expected benefits to India

Feb 2, 2018
In his keynote address, Modi reiterated India’s centuries-old civilization that calls for global unity and peace and protection of the environment. He further said India’s social philosophy resonates with the theme of the 2018 WEF Annual Meeting i.e. Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.

India joins Ashgabat agreement

Feb 2, 2018
India has joined the Ashgabat agreement which envisages the establishment of an international transport and transit corridor linking Central Asia with the Persian Gulf to significantly ramp up trade and investment.

Current Affairs in Short: 1 February 2018

Feb 1, 2018
According to a new study by UNICEF, nearly 30 percent of young people aged between 15 and 24 years in countries affected by conflict and disaster are illiterate, almost triple the global rate. The children's agency stated that among these 59 million young people, girls are at the biggest disadvantage when it comes to getting an education.

Union Budget 2018: Education Sector

Feb 1, 2018
the Union Budget 2018 proposes to treat education holistically without segmentation from pre-nursery to Class 12. To improve the quality of teachers and education, the government would be initiating an integrated B.Ed. programme for the teachers.

Union Budget 2018: Agriculture Sector

Feb 1, 2018
Under the Union Budget 2018, the government would be doubling the farmer’s income by 2022 and would be working with the states to ensure that all farmers get a fair price for their produce.

Union Budget 2018: Underprivileged

Feb 1, 2018
Under the underpriviledged sector in Union Budget 2018, the government plans to build houses for all the poor in the country by 2022. To ensure the same, it launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in rural and urban areas of the country.

Shesh Anand Madhukar awarded with Sahitya Akademi's Bhasha Samman 2018

Feb 1, 2018
Madhukar has been working extensively for the development of the Magahi language. Madhukar started his career as a lecturer in Hindi at the BSK College, Methan in 1966 and eventually became a reader and professor at the Saint Columba College, Hazaribagh.

IREDA, RUMSL sign agreement to finance two large-scale solar parks in Madhya Pradesh

Feb 1, 2018
The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) signed an agreement on January 31, 2018 for financing the shared infrastructure of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 January 2018

Jan 31, 2018
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1, 2018 will present the Union Budget 2018-19 in the Lok Sabha. In the independent India, this will be the 88th budget and the fifth one of the Modi Sarkar. The Budget 2018 offers Modi Government one last chance before the General Elections 2019 to vindicate its actions and decisions that have impacted the economy profoundly such as demonetisation and rolling out of GST.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 January 2018

Jan 31, 2018
In a rare celestial occurrence, people around the world would be able to witness a total lunar eclipse and a super blue moon today, January 31, 2018. The event is being termed as a super blue blood moon and would be a rare lunar event to watch.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 31 January 2018

Jan 31, 2018
31 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 the Super Blue Blood Moon, Anti-Leprosy day and Outstanding Parliamentarian award among others.

Rural women in Maharashtra to get sanitary pads for just Rs 5

Jan 31, 2018
The state government of Maharashtra on January 30, 2017 approved a proposal to provide sanitary napkins at a subsidised rate of Rs 5 to women living in rural areas. The decision is aimed at promoting menstrual hygiene among young girls and women.

Indian Navy launches third Scorpene Class Submarine INS Karanj

Jan 31, 2018
The modern technology utilised for construction of the Scorpene class submarines ensures superior stealth features such as advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels and hydro-dynamically optimized shape.

Total Lunar eclipse, Super Blue Blood Moon to be seen around the world

Jan 31, 2018
In a rare celestial occurrence, people around the world would be able to witness a total lunar eclipse and a super blue moon today, January 31, 2018. The event is being termed as a super blue blood moon and would be a rare lunar event to watch.

India and ADB sign USD 250 million loan to improve rural connectivity in five states

Jan 31, 2018
This investment program is an addition to the USD 800 million ADB-financed first Rural Connectivity Investment Program in 2012 that added about 9000 kilometres of all-weather rural roads in the same States.

India ranked as 6th wealthiest country in the world: Report

Jan 31, 2018
A report by New World Wealth has ranked India in the sixth position in the list of wealthiest countries. It noted that India was the best-performing wealth market globally in 2017, as its total wealth increased from USD 6,584 billion in 2016 to USD 8,230 billion in 2017, registering a 25 per cent growth.

Union Budget 2018: Everything Explained

Jan 31, 2018
The union budget is an important part of Indian economy and polity. There are some changes in the budget due to its merger with railway budget. We have elaborated the entire constitutional procedure of the budget that how it is formed and presented.