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  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 26 June 2018

    26 June 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 Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female drivers, E Sreedharan committee and IIFA awards 2018 among others.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 26 June 2018

    PM Modi announced a line of credit worth for Seychelles for purchase of defence hardware. The Prime Minister also gifted Dornier Aircraft to President of Seychelles, an important step towards India's commitment to augment Seychelles' defence assets and capability.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 26 June 2018

    According to recent report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) for the Asia-Pacific region, gender inequality in India is extremely high at the workplace in terms of legal protection and political voice.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2018 observed globally

    On the occasion of the 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Fourth National Awards for outstanding services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse to the institutions and individuals.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • 51 Lakh houses sanctioned in three years of its implementation under PMAY (Urban)

    The States of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh are among the best performing States. Such unprecedented performance is due to the innovative architecture of the scheme where flexibility has been given to the States/UTs to approve the projects.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • Ministry of Women and Child Development launches report on ‘Women in Prisons’

    The report covers a wide range of issues that women face in prisons. It not only considers the needs of pregnant women, but also those who have recently given birth, those who have miscarried, or those who have recently undergone abortion.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • India, Seychelles sign 6 MoUs for cooperation in various fields

    Seychelles President Danny Antoine Rollen Faure is on his first bilateral visit to India. The visit comes just days after Faure said that a joint project with New Delhi to develop a naval base at Assumption Island in his country would not move forward.

    Jun 26, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 25 June 2018

    Following the retirement of Justice J. Chelameswar, the Supreme Court on June 24, 2018 notified a new roster for the allocation of cases to judges, which will come into effect from July 2, 2018.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • Government proposes to set up 3000 Van Dhan Kendras involving 30,000 SHGs across the country

    Under Van Dhan Scheme, 10 Self Help Groups of 30 Tribal gatherers each have been constituted at Bijapur, Chhattisgarh. They are then trained and provided with working capital to add value to the products, which they collect from the Jungle.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 June 2018

    In a first, women across Saudi Arabia were legally allowed to drive for the first time since 1957 on June 24, 2018, thus, putting an end to the world’s last ban on female drivers which was seen as a symbol of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 25 June 2018

    25 June 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 3rd annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Michigan Micro Mote and Suryashakti Kisan Yojana among others.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • Saudi ARAMCO, ADNOC sign MoU for participating in Ratnagiri Refinery project of Maharashtra

    Ratnagiri Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (RRPCL) was formed as a Joint Venture Company on September 22, 2017 between IOCL, BPCL and HPCL with equity participation of 50:25:25 respectively.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • India, Bangladesh Navies agree to institute Coordinated Patrol

    Four frigates, two from the Bangladesh Navy, namely, BNS Abu Bakar and BNS Dhaleswari; and two from the Indian navy, namely, INS Satpura and INS Kadmatt, will join the CORPAT.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • In a historic first, Saudi Arabia lifts ban on female drivers

    Saudi King Salman on September 16, 2017 issued a royal decree that allows women to drive cars. The end of the ban was ordered as part of the reforms pushed by King’s young son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

    Jun 25, 2018
  • Day of the Seafarer 2018 observed by IMO

    The Day of the Seafarer (DotS) was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention.

    Jun 25, 2018