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Monthly Current Affairs 2019

  • Parliament passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019

    The Parliament has passed the Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018, which seeks to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce. Leprosy is being removed as a ground for divorce as it is now a curable disease as against the earlier notion of it being incurable.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • NITI Aayog signs agreement to document systemic transformation in education

    The NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to codify, document and share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on their collective experiences of working with various state governments in India.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • States’ Budget 2019: Bihar Budget 2019-20 presented; Education gets highest allocation

    Bihar Chief Minister and Finance Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on February 12, 2019 presented the Rs 2,00,501 crore state budget in the Bihar Assembly with focus on education, rural development and energy sectors.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • Defence Ministry begins process of procurement of 111 Naval Helicopters for Indian Navy

    The foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have been mandated to set up dedicated manufacturing line, including design, integration and manufacturing processes for NUH in India.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • 13 February 2019: Daily Current Affairs

    The objective to create the Current Affairs QnA video is to assist you in your preparation for various competitive exams like IAS, PCS, Banking, SSC, Railways etc. This video covers important Current Affairs questions and its explanations.

    Feb 13, 2019
  • Textiles Ministry to organise outreach programme for stakeholders

    The Union Ministry of Textiles would be organising an outreach programme for textiles sector MSMEs in New Delhi to hold interactions with the stakeholders to help them avail the support and outreach for 100 days programme announced by the Prime Minister.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 12 February 2019

    The decade from 2014 to 2023 could end up being the warmest in over 150 years of records. The global average temperature between now and 2023 is predicted to remain high. For the next five years, it will be one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 February 2019

    The Supreme Court on February 12, 2019 referred the petition seeking withdrawal of minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University to a seven-judge bench. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench to determine the correctness of minority status of AMU.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Top Current Affairs Quiz: 12 February 2019

    12 February 2019: 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 Dan David Prize 2019, Swachh Shakti 2019 and 2019 World Cup among others.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Minority Status of Aligarh Muslim University: Supreme Court refers case to 7-Judge bench

    A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench to determine the correctness of minority status of AMU and to define the parameters for granting minority status to the institution.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • US President signs executive order to prioritise research in Artificial Intelligence

    US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritise research and development in Artificial Intelligence. The order follows huge investment pledges from China and other countries intended to advance and apply AI technology in fields ranging from warfighting to health care.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • PM Modi presents Swachh Shakti-2019 Awards; inaugurates development projects in Haryana

    The Swachh Shakti 2019 was attended by women panches and sarpanches from across the country. Over 15,000 women took part in Swachh Shakti event that was aimed at empowering women. This was the third edition of the Swachh Shakti programme.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Hungary to give life tax exemption to women with 4 children

    Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced new measures, under which increasing financial aid and subsidies will be provided to families that have more than three children. The measures are meant to encourage women to have more children and to reverse Hungary's population decline.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Indian historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam wins Israel's Dan David Prize 2019

    The Dan David Prize laureates are required to donate 10 percent of their prize money towards scholarships for graduate or post-graduate researchers in their respective fields to encourage and foster new generations of scholars.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • India, Norway launch ‘India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative’ to combat Marine Pollution

    The launch of the initiative came after the Indian and Norwegian governments signed an MoU to establish the ‘India-Norway Ocean Dialogue’ during the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s visit to India in January 2019.

    Feb 12, 2019