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  • Indians travel more in airplanes than AC trains: Government

    The number of Indians travelling in airplanes is more than those travelling in AC coaches of trains, revealed a document by the Union Government, on the occasion of its fourth anniversary.

    May 29, 2018
  • EU's new data protection rules come into effect

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was brought into full effect on May 25. The GDPR will set a higher bar for obtaining personal data on the internet, higher than ever seen before.

    May 29, 2018
  • China officially sets civilisation age at 5800 years

    Scholars explained that the first signs of civilisation emerged in areas around the Yellow, Yangtze and Western Liao rivers. Other parts of China developed equally advanced cultures some 5300 years ago.

    May 28, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 28 April 2018

    28 May 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 NATO's first Latin American ‘global partner’, Women Safety Division under MHA and first female Prime Minister of Barbados among others.

    May 28, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 28 May 2018

    The state government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to promote organic farming in a big way and plans to adopt an integrated approach for promoting organic and zero budget natural farming system.

    May 28, 2018
  • Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

    In a referendum, more than 66 percent of Irish voters chose to repeal the Eighth Amendment, which states that an unborn child has the same right to life as a pregnant woman. Moreover, it does not permit abortion in cases of rape, incest or fetal abnormalities.

    May 28, 2018
  • Colombia to be NATO's first Latin American ‘global partner’

    Colombia would be formally joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) next week. With the move, Colombia will become the first Latin American nation to be a part of the alliance.

    May 28, 2018
  • Hamburg to host 2018 Global Wind Summit

    The summit combines two conferences ‘WindEnergy Hamburg’ and ‘WindEurope’. Over 1400 exhibitors will gather for WindEnergy Hamburg, the world’s leading wind energy expo.

    May 28, 2018
  • US delegation is in North Korea to arrange Singapore Summit: Donald Trump

    The decision to cancel the summit took place after the United States witnessed the repeated use of sharp words from the North Korean government about the American officials.

    May 28, 2018
  • BCCI, UN Environment sign agreement to promote ‘green' Cricket in India

    The BCCI and United Nations Environment have signed an agreement to promote 'green cricket' in India. The partnership will focus on phasing out single-use plastic across stadiums in the country.

    May 28, 2018
  • India launches its second IT corridor in China

    India has launched its second IT corridor in China to benefit from the nation’s growing software market. The corridor is expected to provide the much-needed big opening for Indian IT firms to enter the Chinese software market.

    May 28, 2018
  • Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May to 27 May 2018

    21 May to 27 May 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 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize, Swachh Survekshan-2018 and first female director of CIA among others.

    May 27, 2018
  • Inter-State Council Standing Committee completes deliberations on Punchhi Commission report

    The Government of India constituted a Commission on Centre-State Relations under the Chairmanship of Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi, former Chief Justice of India on April 27, 2007.

    May 27, 2018
  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 21 May to 26 May 2018

    Recently, the state Health Department has confirmed Nipah virus (NiV) infection for the first time in Kerala with the blood and body fluid samples of two persons who died of viral fever in the past fortnight in Kozhikode district indicating the presence of the zoonotic disease.

    May 26, 2018
  • Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve wins National Biodiversity Award

    The Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve partnered with the Forest Department in 2016 to protect and conserve the 17sq km area of the Reserve adjoining the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh.

    May 26, 2018
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