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  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 23 July to 28 July 2018

    Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party on July 26, 2018 emerged as the single largest party after the Pakistan Elections 2018 that were held on July 25, 2018. With just the half of the votes counted, PTI secured 119 seats in the National Assembly. The majority mark in the National Assembly is 137 seats.

    Jul 28, 2018
  • Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018: Justice Srikrishna Committee submits report on data protection

    For data processors outside India, the law will apply to those carrying on business in India or other activities such as data profiling which could cause privacy harms to data principals in India.

    Jul 28, 2018
  • Blood Moon 2018: World witnessed longest Lunar Eclipse of the century

    Blood Moon or Total Lunar Eclipse, a rare celestial event, is considered to be the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century which lasted beyond 100 minutes.

    Jul 28, 2018
  • World Hepatitis Day observed globally

    The World Hepatitis Day was observed globally on July 28, 2018 with the theme "Test. Treat. Hepatitis". The day aims to scale-up of hepatitis prevention, testing, treatment and care services. Hepatitis is a chronic infection that may not show symptoms for a long period, sometimes even for years or decades.

    Jul 28, 2018
  • NGT forms monitoring committee for Clean Yamuna Project

    The National Green Tribunal has formed a monitoring committee on the cleaning of the Yamuna River. The tribunal has asked the state governments of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to assist the committee on Yamuna rejuvenation.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 27 July 2018

    The Union Government has extended the due date for filing income tax returns for certain taxpayers by one month till August 31. Earlier the date for filing income tax returns for assessment Year 2018-19, was July 31.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 27 July 2018

    The heads of state and government of all five BRICS nations including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa convened for the 10th BRICS Summit from July 25-27, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 July 2018

    27 July 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 Vodafone-Idea merger, Pakistan Elections 2018 and BRICS Summit 2018 among others.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • Parliament passes bill for quick prosecution in cheque bounce cases

    The Parliament has passed an amended bill that will allow courts to try offences related to cheque bounce expeditiously and direct the drawee to pay a minimum of 20 per cent of the cheque amount as interim compensation.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • India, China agree to maintain border tranquility

    A delegation representing the Indian pharmaceutical industry will visit China on August 21-22, 2018 as China approved the import of generic Indian cancer-treatment drugs.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • BRICS Summit 2018: Johannesburg Declaration adopted

    The Johannesburg declaration has called for definite stand on corruption and extradition of economic offenders and fugitives and their asset recovery. It also called for fighting international terrorism and early implementation of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • Trafficking of Persons Bill, 2018: Provisions and Penalties

    The Bill specifies the penalties for offences including trafficking of persons, promoting trafficking, disclosing the identity of the victim and aggravated trafficking such as trafficking for bonded labour.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • India's Bharat Vatwani, Sonam Wangchuk among 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award winners

    Bharat Vatwani is a psychiatrist who works for the mentally-ill street persons, while, Sonam Wangchuk works to harness science and culture creatively for economic progress that has improved the lives of the Ladakhi youth.

    Jul 27, 2018
  • Atal Innovation Mission and MyGov jointly launch ‘Innovate India Platform’

    The #InnovateIndia portal will serve as the common point for all the innovation happening across the nation. MyGov-AIM portal creates the much-needed innovations platform for registering both grassroots and deep-tech innovators at a national level.

    Jul 26, 2018
  • Vodafone-Idea merger gets final Government approval

    The merged identity will be known as ‘Vodafone Idea’ that will create India's largest mobile-phone company. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, will be the Non-Executive Chairman of Vodafone Idea while Balesh Sharma, Chief Operating Officer of Vodafone India, will be the CEO.

    Jul 26, 2018