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India’s Department of Biotechnology, Wellcome Trust of UK complete 10 year of partnership

Nov 13, 2018
The partnership was announced in 2008. The aim of setting up the fellowship jointly with Wellcome Trust was to create a system comparable to the best in the world, taking India on the path of becoming a leader in key areas of life sciences and biomedical research.

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ISPRL, ADNOC sign MoU to explore storage of crude oil at Padur

Nov 13, 2018
India is an important oil market and the MoU underscores the strategic energy partnership between the UAE and India that leverages the UAE and ADNOC’s expertise and oil resources. Under the agreement, ADNOC is expected to store crude in compartments at Padur.

Amnesty International strips Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi of 'Ambassador of Conscience' Award

Nov 13, 2018
Suu Kyi, the Burmese State Counsellor, has been widely criticised for turning a blind eye to the violence and military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state that forced more than 700000 Rohingya Muslims to seek refuge in Bangladesh, creating one of the world's biggest refugee crisis.

Union Environment Minister launches Global Cooling Prize

Nov 13, 2018
The Global Cooling Innovation Summit was inaugurated by Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on November 12 in New Delhi. The two-day summit is a first-of-its-kind solutions-focused event, which has been organised to explore concrete means to address the climate threat that comes from the growing demand from room air conditioners.

Pneumonia may kill over 17 lakh children in India by 2030: Study

Nov 12, 2018
More than 17 lakh children in India are likely to die of pneumonia by 2030, despite the infection being easily curable, as per a global study released by UK-based NGO 'Save the Children'. The study found that the infectious disease is likely to kill over one crore children under five by 2030.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 November 2018

Nov 12, 2018
12 November 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 33rd ASEAN Summit, National Education Day and Global Cooling Innovation Summit among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 November 2018

Nov 12, 2018
The Supreme Court has declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench in January.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 November 2018

Nov 12, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 12, 2018 inaugurated an Inland Multi-Modal Terminal Port on river Ganga at Ramnagar in Varanasi. Constructed at the cost of Rs 207 crore, this inland waterways terminal is the first of the four Multi-Modal Terminals being constructed on National Waterways-I on River Ganga.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Inland Multi-Modal Terminal Port in Varanasi

Nov 12, 2018
Constructed at the cost of Rs 207 crore, this inland waterways terminal is the first of the four Multi-Modal Terminals being constructed on National Waterways-I on River Ganga as part of the World Bank-aided Jal Marg Vikas project of the Inland Waterways Authority of India.

Ladakh’s LAMO Centre wins UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award, 2 Mumbai projects get Honourable Mention

Nov 12, 2018
Apart from Ladakh’s centre, two Mumbai projects fetched Honourable Mention under the 2018 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards. These two projects are Rajabai Clock Tower & University of Mumbai Library Building of Mumbai; and Ruttonsee Muljee Jetha Fountain, both belonging to the colonial-era.

Public Service Broadcasting Day observed across India

Nov 12, 2018
The Public Service Broadcasting Day was observed across India on November 12. The day is observed every year to commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.

33rd ASEAN Summit begins in Singapore

Nov 12, 2018
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will not be seen in attendance at the Summit. The Vice President Mike Pence will represent the US, while the Chinese side will be represented by Premier Li Keqiang.

France unveils bronze statue commemorating role of Indian soldiers in World War I

Nov 12, 2018
A statue commemorating the role of Indian soldiers in World War I was unveiled on November 11, 2018 in the town of Laventie, France to mark the end of the First World War in 1918. The martyred Indian soldiers largely went undocumented as the forces sent from the subcontinent at the time were either British Empire soldiers or soldiers of Indian princely states.

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away: A glimpse of his political career

Nov 12, 2018
He was among a few party leaders, besides former CM BSYeddyurappa, who can be credited for the growth of BJP in Karnataka, bringing the party to power in 2008 and making it the first saffron government in South India.

World leaders mark 100 years since end of First World War

Nov 11, 2018
World leaders gathered in Paris on November 11, 2018 to lead the global commemorations to mark 100 years since the end of the first World War. The occasion saw around 70 leaders come together including US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice in the French capital.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 5 November to 10 November 2018

Nov 10, 2018
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has released Rs 113.36 crore to 6 Border States under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) to improve the condition of people living in these isolated locations. These 6 Border States are Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.

India, Singapore bilateral naval exercise ' SIMBEX 2018' begins

Nov 10, 2018
The 25th edition of SIMBEX, an acronym for Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise is scheduled to be held from November 10- 21, 2018 in the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal. The 2018 edition will be the largest edition since 1994 in terms of scale and complexity.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 9 November 2018

Nov 9, 2018
India plans to resume exporting raw sugar to China beginning 2019, almost after a decade. The move is a part of a larger goal of shifting focus to the overseas markets to shed surplus stocks that have muted prices and created financial distress in the Indian sugar mills.

Current Affairs in Short: 9 November 2018

Nov 9, 2018
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inducted three major artillery gun systems, including the globally combat proven M777 A2 Ultra Light Howitzers, K-9 Vajra-Tracked Self Propelled Guns and 6x6 Field Artillery Tractors into the Army.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 9 November 2018

Nov 9, 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 first WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution, Central Tribal University and re-election of India to ITU council among others.