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  • Mumbai to install UAV surveillance, panic buttons to ensure women's safety

    The Mumbai police are planning to use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for surveillance and install `panic buttons' in order to enhance the safety of women in the city. Upon pressing the panic button, an alert will be sent to the nearest police station, which can immediately rush its personnel to the spot.

    May 26, 2018
  • Indian Navy commissions fourth ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV

    The ship is commanded by Lieutenant Commander Munish Sethi and has a complement of 05 officers, 41 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition.

    May 26, 2018
  • Congress-JD(S) coalition wins floor test in Karnataka assembly

    The Janata Dal-Secular (JDS)-Congress coalition headed by H D Kumaraswamy won the floor test in the Karnataka assembly on May 25, ending the 10-day political drama. The BJP MLAs led by former CM Yeddyurappa staged a walkout over the farm loan waiver issue just before the trust vote.

    May 25, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 25 May 2018

    India ranked at 44th place in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by International Institute for Management Development (IMD).

    May 25, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 May 2018

    US President Donald Trump has cancelled the historic Singapore Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, accusing North Korea of ‘tremendous anger and open hostility’. The meeting would have marked the first face-to-face encounter between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader.

    May 25, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 25 May 2018

    25 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 topics such as exercise SURYA KIRAN-XIII, 2018 IMD’s competitiveness rankings and first national sports university among others.

    May 25, 2018
  • UGC approves online degree, diploma courses from upcoming academic session

    The University Grants Commission has decided to allow the higher educational institutions and universities to offer graduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes online from the upcoming academic session.

    May 25, 2018
  • 15th Finance Commission constitutes High Level Group for balanced expansion of Health Sector

    It will examine strength and weaknesses of the health sector for enabling a balanced yet faster expansion of the health sector, keeping in view the India’s demographic profile.

    May 25, 2018
  • Nepal becomes first country in South-East Asia to eliminate Trachoma: WHO

    Trachoma is an eye disease that is caused by infection with the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The disease gets spread through contact with infective eye or nose discharges.

    May 25, 2018
  • Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education

    The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on May 24, 2018 launched Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels.

    May 25, 2018
  • INSV Tarini team conferred Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017

    The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi presented the prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 to the members of the INSV Tarini team in New Delhi on May 24. A six-member crew led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi undertook the first ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women Indian crew.

    May 24, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 24 May 2018

    The United States has ordered two top Venezuelan diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours, in a response to a similar action taken by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against two of its top diplomats.

    May 24, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 May 2018

    The Union Cabinet on May 23, 2018 approved the ordinance to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC), heaving a sigh of relief to homebuyers who have invested in housing projects of real estate companies that have gone bankrupt.

    May 24, 2018
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 24 May 2018

    24 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 2018 Man Booker International Prize, SURYA KIRAN-XIII exercise and United States has disinvited China among others.

    May 24, 2018
  • Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International prize 2018

    Tokarczuk’s book 'Flights' was chosen over the works of five other finalists including Iraqi author Ahmed Saadawi’s novel ‘Frankenstein In Baghdad’.

    May 24, 2018