19 March to 25 March 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 Launch of Ayushman Bharat, Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill and Cambridge Analytica controversy among others.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch now occupies an area three times the size of France in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii with 79000 tons of plastic debris in the form of 1.8 trillion pieces.
The global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatons in 2017, after three years of being flat, due to higher energy demand and the slowing of energy efficiency improvements, according to the latest report by International Energy Agency.
The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) of ISRO at Thiruvananthapuram has successfully developed the technology to produce space grade Li-ion cell and demonstrated the performance of the cell under various testing conditions.
As per a new study published in Nature's Scientific Reports, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean, contains up to 16 times more waste than previously thought.
India and China exchanged views on ways to improve border management during the meeting of 11th round of the ‘Working Mechanism on Consultation and Coordination for India-China Border Affairs’.
23 March 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 launch of Ayushman Bharat, first Indian Sign Language Dictionary and National Security Adviser to US President Donald Trump among others.
The Union Government has launched India’s first sign language dictionary. The dictionary has been developed with the aim of removing the communication barriers between the deaf and hearing communities.
The first phase of the Naipunya Ratham launch will cover 13 districts and 28 smart villages in collaboration with Hewlett Packard (HP), Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India and Guide Foundation for Development.
INS Ganga, an indigenously built frigate of the Indian Navy, was decommissioned in Mumbai on March 22, after over three decades of service. INS Ganga (F22) was a Godavari-class guided-missile frigate of the Indian Navy.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has cleared Indian pacer Mohammed Shami's central contract after its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) freed him of corruption charges levelled by his wife Hasin Jahan. Shami has been given a Grade 'B' annual retainership contract, which will fetch him 3 crore rupees.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on March 21, 2018 apologised for the data debacle that has dragged the social media giant into a huge controversy and said that he was ready to testify before the Congress.
22 March 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 International Forest Day 2018, Cambridge Analytica controversy and World Water Day among others.
‘We Are Sikhs’ campaign, a campaign to create awareness of Sikhism and its followers in the United States and fight prejudice has won a top US award for excellence in public relations programming to promote public causes.