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  • India among the most trusted nations globally: 2019 Edelman Report

    India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business s, NGOs and media but the country's brands are among the least-trusted, as per the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report.

    4 hrs ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 January 2019

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on January 20, 2019 announced that Aadhaar Cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan.

    20 hrs ago
  • Bharat Ratna CNR Rao chosen for first Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials

    The Sheikh Saud International Prize committee unanimously decided to award Professor Rao of the Jawaharlal Nehru for Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru.

    21 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 21 January 2019

    Prominent Lingayat seer of Tumakuru-based Siddaganga Math, 111-year old Shivakumara Swamiji, who was known as the Walking God, passed away on January 21, 2019 after a prolonged illness. The highly revered seer was born on April 1, 1908 in Veerapura village in Karnataka.

    21 hrs ago
  • Defence Minister launches India’s second defence industrial corridor

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor from Tiruchirappalli, taking a major step forward to boost indigenous production of defence equipment. The corridor is the second defence corridor being set up by the government to support various defence manufacturing units.

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  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 14 January to 19 January 2019

    The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, the Act providing 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of General Category, came into effect on January 14, 2019.

    2 days ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 18 January 2019

    Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna were sworn-in as Supreme Court judges. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office to justices Maheshwari and Khanna during the swearing-in ceremony.

    3 days ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 January 2019

    India’s star female wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian athlete to be nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award. She has been nominated for the award along with American golfer Tiger Woods and world’s other great sportspersons who made a comeback in 2018.

    3 days ago
  • NAS Shibpur to be commissioned as INS Kohassa

    Naval Air Station Shibpur will be commissioned as INS Kohassa by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba on January 24, 2019. The move is being undertaken to enhance the operational capability of Andaman and Nicobar Command.

    Jan 18, 2019
  • Union Home Minister approves report on use of space technology in border management

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved report of task force created by MHA to identify areas for use of space technology in improving Border Management. The key aim is to strengthen island and border security and facilitate development of infrastructure in border and island areas.

    Jan 18, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 17 January 2019

    National space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on January 17, 2019 launched the UNNATI (UNispace Nano-satellite Assembly and Training by ISRO) programme at the U R Rao Satellite Centre, Bengaluru.

    Jan 17, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 17 January 2019

    Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the 10th edition of the India Rubber Expo - 2019 in Mumbai on January 17, 2019. The India Rubber Expo is Asia's largest rubber expo. The event offers a unique opportunity for Indian companies to meet and collaborate with overseas companies.

    Jan 17, 2019
  • India’s Satyarup becomes world’s youngest mountaineer to climb 7 peaks, 7 volcano summits

    Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta has become the world’s youngest mountaineer to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents after conquering Antartica's highest point Mount Sidley.

    Jan 17, 2019
  • Gandhi Peace Prize announced for years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

    The 2018 Gandhi Peace Prize was conferred on Yohei Sasakawa, who is at the forefront of many philanthropic initiatives. His compassionate nature can be seen in the manner in which he has worked to eliminate leprosy in India.

    Jan 17, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2019

    The Department of Science and Technology along with Doordarshan has launched two science communication initiatives -DD Science and India Science. While DD Science will have a one-hour time slot on the Doordarshan National channel, India Science will be an internet-based channel, which will be made available on any internet-enabled device.

    Jan 16, 2019