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  • Language Census 2011: Surge in Hindi and English speakers; Tribal language speakers decline

    Currently, 43.63 percent of India speaks Hindi including languages such as Bhojpuri that are fighting to be accorded separate status. Between 2001 and 2011, Hindi grew at a rate of 25 percent, adding about 100 million new Hindi speakers.

    Jul 6, 2018
  • Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO

    This inscription is expected to give boost to domestic and international tourism leading to increased employment generation, creation of world-class infrastructure and augmentation of sale of local handicrafts, handlooms and heritage memorabilia.

    Jul 2, 2018
  • Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 25 June to 1 July 2018

    25 June to 1 July 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like E Sreedharan committee, National Statistics Day and Pakistan on grey list of FATF among others.

    Jul 1, 2018
  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 25 June to 30 June 2018

    President Ram Nath Kovind on June 27, 2018 launched the ‘Solar Charkha Mission’ on the occasion of the UN MSME Day to mark the important economic role played by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

    Jun 30, 2018
  • Suresh Prabhu launches 'ReUnite' Mobile App

    The app is multiuser where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children, and provide detailed description like name, birth mark, address, report to the police station, search and identify missing kids.

    Jun 30, 2018
  • NITI Aayog releases first Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts

    The data was received on five developmental areas- Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure.

    Jun 30, 2018
  • International Day of Parliamentarism 2018 observed across the globe

    The Day celebrates parliaments and the ways in which parliamentary systems of government improve the day-to-day lives of people the world over. It is also an opportunity for parliaments to take stock, identify challenges, and ways to address them effectively.

    Jun 30, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 29 June 2018

    The US State Department on June 28, 2018 categorised North Korea as the "worst human trafficking country" for the 16th straight year in its annual '2018 Trafficking in Persons Report'.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 29 June 2018

    29 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 National Statistics Day, Solar Chakra Mission and International Day of the Tropics among others.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 29 June 2018

    Prime Minister Modi dedicated the underground connecting tunnel between AIIMS and JNPA Trauma Centre, and Power Grid Vishram Sadan at AIIMS along with the 500 bedded New Emergency Block and 807 bedded Super Specialty Block at the Safdarjung Hospital to the nation.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • President Ram Nath Kovind launches Solar Charkha Mission

    The mission will entail a subsidy of Rs 550 crore in the initial two years for 50 clusters and every cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • North Korea named as 'worst human trafficking country' for 16th year

    The North Korean government continued to use forced labour in prison camps and labour training centres and even encouraged forced labours of students and exported forced labour to foreign organisations.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • National Statistics Day 2018 observed in India

    On the same occasion, Vice President released a commemorative coin of Rs 125 and circulation coin of Rs 5 denomination to pay homage to Prof. Mahalanobis.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • Top Cabinet Approvals: 29 June 2018

    The Union Cabinet approved establishment of additional 6.5 Million Metric Tonne (MMT) Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facilities at two locations, i.e. Chandikhol in Odisha and Padur in Karnataka, including construction of dedicated SPMs (Single Point Mooring) for the two SPRs.

    Jun 29, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 28 June 2018

    The rupee hit the all-time low of 69.09 against the US dollar on June 28, 2018, falling past 69 mark for the first time ever. The previous record low of rupee was 68.86 on November 24, 2016.

    Jun 28, 2018