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  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 4 February to 10 February 2019

    The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare on February 7, 2019 launched a platform named PM Kisan, http://pmkisan.nic.in, under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) for uploading the details of the Small and Marginal Farmers (SMF).

    Feb 9, 2019
  • 30 Most Important Current Affairs of January 2019

    Jagranjosh.com brings to you January 2019 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as Union Budget 2019-20, 2019 Bharat Ratna Award, Padma Awards 2019, Kumbh Mela 2019, 10 percent reservations for Economically Weaker Sections, CBI-Alok Verma Dispute, ICC individual awards, Indian Railways recruitment, merger of banks, Brexit and Kalamsat satellite among others.

    Feb 9, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 8 February 2019

    The Reserve Bank of India in its Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2018-19 reduced Repo Rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent. RBI's six-member Monetary Policy Committee also brought down Reverse Repo Rate to 6 percent.

    Feb 8, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 8 February 2019

    India climbed eight places in the 2019 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, ranking at 36th position among 50 countries. India’s overall score has increased from 30.07 percent in 2018 to 36.04 percent in 2019.

    Feb 8, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 February 2019

    Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on February 1, 2019 presented the Union Interim Budget 2019-20, an estimate of revenues and expenditure of the Government during a financial year 2018-19. On the similar lines, various state governments have begun presenting the budget of their respective states.

    Feb 7, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 7 February 2019

    The Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani launched the India Size project in Mumbai on February 6, 2019. A first-of-its-kind project in the history of the country aims to arrive at a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry, on the lines of the standardised sizes available in countries such as the USA and the UK.

    Feb 7, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 6 February 2019

    Indian Space Research Organisation’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched by Arianespace aboard its launch vehicle Ariane 5 from the spaceport in French Guiana on February 5, 2019. GSAT-31 is India's 40th communication satellite and derives its heritage from ISROs earlier INSAT/GSAT satellite series.

    Feb 6, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 6 February 2019

    The government allowed export of bio-fuels from Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and export-oriented units (EoUs) with certain conditions. In August 2018, the government imposed restrictions on export of bio-fuels for non-fuel purposes.

    Feb 6, 2019
  • President Ram Nath Kovind confers Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for Year 2017

    The Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards are conferred every year by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, is an autonomous body of the Union Ministry of Culture.

    Feb 6, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 February 2019

    UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid on February 3, 2019 signed the order to extradite Indian business tycoon and liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the United Kingdom to India. Mallya now has a 14-day window to appeal against the order to a higher court.

    Feb 5, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 5 February 2019

    The Supreme Court has directed the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before CBI and faithfully cooperate with the agency in the investigation of cases arising out of the Sarada chit fund scam probe.

    Feb 5, 2019
  • UK government approves Vijay Mallya's extradition order

    UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has signed the order to extradite Indian business tycoon and liquor baron Vijay Mallya from the United Kingdom to India. Mallya now has a 14-day window to appeal against the order to a higher court.

    Feb 5, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 4 February 2019

    US President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will pull out of the three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, which it had signed with Russia during the Cold War. In response to US suspension of the treaty, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would also abandon its obligations under the nuclear arms control treaty.

    Feb 4, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 4 February 2019

    To ensure due compliance of the FDI policy on e-Commerce, Press Note 2 (2018) was issued. As per the policy, an entity having equity participation by e-commerce marketplace entity or its group companies, or having control on its inventory by e-commerce marketplace entity will not be permitted to sell its products on the platform run by such marketplace entity.

    Feb 4, 2019
  • World Cancer Day 2019 observed across the world

    The Union for International Cancer Control, which organises the World Cancer Day every year, launched a new 3-year campaign with the theme “I Am and I Will”.The campaign is an empowering call-to-action, urging for personal commitment and represents the power of individual action to impact the future.

    Feb 4, 2019