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January 2019 Current Affairs

  • Morning Current Affairs: 6 January 2018

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on 4 January 2018 announced to launch two missions to explore 60 miles (96 KM) of area above Earth's surface. The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission will be launched aboard a commercial communications satellite in January 2018 itself, while the other mission Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will be launched later in 2018.

    Jan 6, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 January 2018

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 5 January 2018 introduced the Rs 10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series, bearing signature of Governor Urjit R. Patel. However, all the banknotes in the denomination of Rs 10, issued by the Reserve Bank in the earlier series, will continue to be legal tender.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 5 January 2018

    5 January 2018: The one liner of 5 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like suspension of US security aid, Technology Mission for Indian Railways and launch of first digital Oncology Tutorial among others.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 5 January 2018

    5 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 the topics like new Rs 10 banknote, United States suspended security aid to Pakistan and coach of the Delhi Daredevils franchise among others.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • RBI introduces Rs 10 banknote in Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series

    The new denomination has motif of Sun Temple, Konark on the reverse, depicting the country's cultural heritage. The base colour of the note is Chocolate Brown. The dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm x 123 mm.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • NMCG approves Namami Gange projects worth Rs 295 crore

    Out of 5, three projects pertain to sewage management in West Bengal at an estimated cost of Rs 278.6 crore, one relates to sewage management in Uttarakhand at an estimated cost of Rs 4.68 crore and one project worth Rs 11.73 crore is related to ghat improvement works in Varanasi.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • GOI launches 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018

    The Government of India has launched 7.75% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2018 scheme to enable resident citizens/HUF to invest in a taxable bond, without any monetary ceiling. This new saving scheme will commenced on 10th January 2018.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Child's rights sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges: Supreme Court

    The court noted that human rights also encompasses the dignity of an individual and same extends to the children as well. Section 30 of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 provides for setting up of the Human Rights Courts and to appoint special public prosecutors.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Defence Ministry clears arms procurement contracts worth Rs 2,420 crore for Navy, Army

    The Ministry of Defence has approved the procurement of P-8I Training Solution and Low-Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS), at a total cost of Rs 2419.32 crore. These contract proposals were approved by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • US suspends security aid to Pakistan

    The United States of America has suspended over 1 billion US dollar security assistance to Pakistan, accusing the nation of harbouring terror groups like the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network within its border and showing the unwillingness to take ‘decisive actions’ against them.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Union Health Ministry, Tata Memorial Centre jointly launch first digital Online Oncology Tutorial

    Online Oncology Tutorial course is intended for physicians, gynecologists, dentists and other healthcare professionals who are not oncologists, but can play a very crucial role in early detection and diagnosis of cancers.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Three Ministries sign MoU for a Technology Mission for Indian Railways

    Three Ministries of the Union Government, the Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Department of Science & Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi for joint funding of Technology Mission for Indian Railways.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Morning Current Affairs: 5 January 2018

    The state government of Maharashtra has decided to form an international education board to prepare the syllabus for the non-English medium schools. In the first phase, 100 selected Marathi schools will function according to the new syllabus.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 4 January 2018

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 3 January 2017 approved mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in the jute material for the Jute Year 2017-18. The Jute Year 2017-18 period is from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

    Jan 4, 2018
  • Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 4 January 2018

    4 January 2018: The one liner of 4 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like International Table Tennis Federation rankings, India’s pact to improve public transport and Swachh Survekshan 2018 among others.

    Jan 4, 2018