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Current Affairs in Short: 17 October 2018

3 hrs ago
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) analysed top 100 Bank Frauds till 2017 in which it identified loop holes and suggests systemic improvements. The Vigilance Commissioner Dr T M Bhasin said, the study was done in 13 sectors comprising Gems and Jewellery, Manufacturing, Agro sector, Aviation, Service Sector, Trading sector, IT Sector, Exports sector, Fixed deposits and Demand Loan.

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Lady Irwin College, Ministry of Rural Development sign MoU for establishing ROSHNI

4 hrs ago
Roshni aims to work with women collectives for social action on FHNW interventions for supporting implementation of convergent action plan under POSHAN Abhiyaan. Roshni will learn from Swabhimaan and similar models, and extend support to DAY-NRLM for expanding the scope of FHNW interventions.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 October 2018

4 hrs ago
WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi clarified recently that victims of child sexual abuse can file a complaint at any time irrespective of their present age. The Minister noted that often, children are unable to report such crimes as the perpetrator in most cases is either a family member or a closely known person.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 17 October 2018

5 hrs ago
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 new CEO of ICICI Bank, Rashtriya Mahila Kisan Diwas and Paul Allen among others.

NITI Aayog launches guidelines for public-private partnership in treatment of NCDs

5 hrs ago
NITI Aayog has launched the model guidelines for Public-Private partnership in Non-Communicable Diseases. Under the guidelines, the private partner will invest in upgrading, building and deploying human resources. They will be responsible for operational management and service delivery.

Victims of child sexual abuse can file complaint at any time, irrespective of present age: WCD Ministry

7 hrs ago
The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi clarified recently that a victim of child sexual abuse can file a complaint at any time irrespective of his or her present age. She further urged the victims to report the cases through POCSO e-Box.

After Uruguay, Canada becomes second country to legalises use of cannabis

8 hrs ago
Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis.

RBI approves appointment of Sandeep Bakshi as MD & CEO of ICICI Bank

9 hrs ago
Chanda Kochhar had quit the bank on 4 October, six months before her current tenure was about to end. She also resigned from all subsidiaries of the bank, including ICICI Securities where she had sought reappointment as the Chairperson.

International Day for Eradication of Poverty observed globally

12 hrs ago
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed across the world on October 17, 2018. The 2018 theme of the day is - coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 October 2018

1 day ago
16 October 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 Museum on Prime Ministers of India, Allahabad renamed as Prayagraj and air quality warning system in Delhi among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 October 2018

1 day ago
Private sector lender ICICI Bank on October 16, 2018 announced that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the appointment of Sandeep Bakshi as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICICI Bank for three years.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 October 2018

1 day ago
The United Nations has observed that at least three million Afghans are in urgent need of food and could face famine if they do not get help. A dry spell mainly across northern and western Afghanistan has devastated crops, livestock and water supplies, forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.

Central Warehouse set up to facilitate distribution of Jan Aushadhi medicines

1 day ago
The Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya has inaugurated the hi-tech Central Warehouse of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana at Bilaspur, Gurugram. The warehouse would facilitate seamless distribution of Jan Aushadhi generic medicines to all PMBJP Kendras functional across the country.

ICFRE signs two MoUs to spread awareness on forests and environment

1 day ago
The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education has signed two Memorandums of Understanding with Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS). The agreements were signed to launch ‘Prakriti’ programme that aims to promote environmental awareness among the students.

Union Government launches Award Scheme under 'Saubhagya'

1 day ago
Eight States which have already achieved more than 99 percent household electrification prior to launch of Saubhagya scheme are ineligible for participation under the award scheme. These eight states are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu. All the remaining States and their Discoms are eligible for the award.

UP Cabinet approves changing name of Allahabad to 'Prayagraj'

1 day ago
The Uttar Cabinet has approved the proposal of the state government to rename the city of ‘Allahabad’ as ‘Prayagraj’. The decision has been vehemently opposed by the opposition parties.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65

1 day ago
Allen stayed on Microsoft’s Board of Directors for several years until 2000 while establishing his own philanthropic foundation, along with his investment firm ‘Vulcan’, which managed his business and philanthropic interests.

Transport Ministry launches youth road safety learners licence programme

1 day ago
The Road Transport and Highways Ministry has launched the youth road safety learners licence programme to help the government achieve its target of reducing road accidents by 50 percent by 2020. Some of the major factors resulting in high road accidents include rash driving, drunken driving and the lack of adequate safety measures.

Government lays foundation stone for Prime Ministers’ Museum at Teen Murti Estate

1 day ago
The proposed Museum will include an orientation space, souvenir shop, space for organising talks and discussions, seminar halls, auditorium, workshop areas, library, documentation room, laboratory and archive areas.

International Day of Rural Women observed globally

2 days ago
The International Day of Rural Women was observed globally with the theme, “Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”.

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