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  • Lok Sabha passes Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017

    The Bill inserts a provision allowing a court trying an offence related to cheque bouncing, to direct the drawer to pay interim compensation to the complainant.

    Jul 25, 2018
  • Indian Air Force participates in Australia’s ‘Pitch Black Exercise’ for first time

    The Exercise Pitch Black is a multinational exercise hosted by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Exercise Pitch Black began in 1981 and has expanded gradually to become the hemisphere’s largest air force training exercise.

    Jul 25, 2018
  • Parliament passes Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018

    The Bill introduces the offence of giving a bribe as a direct offence. However, a person who is compelled to give a bribe will not be charged with the offence, if he reports the matter to law enforcement authorities within seven days.

    Jul 25, 2018
  • India, Uganda sign four MoUs in various fields

    PM Modi visited Kampala, Ugandan capital on the second leg of his three-African nations’ tour after concluding his Rwanda visit. On the last leg of his five-day visit to Africa, Modi will attend 10th BRICS Summit at Johannesburg in South Africa.

    Jul 25, 2018
  • WCD Ministry launches ‘Childline1098’ contest

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a contest, #Childline1098, inviting people to share images of the Childline 1098 logo that they spot at unique locations and send it with a tagline, to mark World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • Lok Sabha passes National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017

    The Bill seeks to grant retrospective recognition to those approved Central and State Institutions and Universities that conduct teacher education courses but do not have recognition under the NCTE Act, 1993.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 July 2018

    The Bihar Assembly has passed amendments to a prohibition law to stop the misuse of the bill’s provisions against the innocent and bring the punishment in proportion to the crime. The bill contains 16 amendments that offer relief to people found violating the various provisions of the law.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 24 July 2018

    Uttar Pradesh government filed before Supreme Court the first draft report of its vision document on protection and preservation of Taj Mahal in Agra. The entire zone will be declared no-plastic zone and all polluting industries in the region will be closed.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 24 July 2018

    24 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 topics such as 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, new committee on mob lynching and Public Affairs Index 2018 among others.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • In Detail: Government sets up High Level Committee chaired by Union Home Secretary to check mob lynching

    Government has condemned incidents of mob lynching and made its stand clear in the Parliament that, as per the Constitutional scheme, 'Police' and 'Public Order' are State subjects. State Governments are responsible for controlling crime, maintaining law and order, and protecting the life and property of the citizens.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • Bihar Assembly passes amendments to liquor ban law to stop its misuse

    The Bihar Assembly had passed a bill to amend some of the stringent provisions of the prohibition law in order to prevent its misuse and make the quantum of punishment proportionate to the nature of offence.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • File a detailed affidavit related to appointment of Lokpal: SC to Centre

    The bench described the affidavit filed by the Centre as "insufficient” and directed the Department of Personnel and Training to file a fresh affidavit with full particulars in four weeks time.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • NITI Aayog signs SoI with Lupin Foundation for collaborating in Aspirational Districts

    Phase I of cooperation between NITI Aayog and Lupin Foundation will focus on the districts of Dholpur in Rajasthan, Nandurbar in Maharashtra and Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh. It will help develop a comprehensive district-level action plan that integrates various initiatives and interventions.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • India, Rwanda sign 8 agreements

    India and Rwanda signed eight agreements on July 23 following delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. The agreements were signed in the fields of defence, trade, agriculture, leather and allied products and dairy.

    Jul 24, 2018
  • Indian banks, financial institutions sign agreement to speed up bad loan resolution

    Indian banks and financial institutions signed an inter-creditor agreement on July 23 to fast-track the resolution of stressed assets of Rs 500 crore or above that are under consortium lending. Under the pact, each resolution plan will be submitted by the lead lender to an Overseeing Committee.

    Jul 24, 2018