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  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 18 February to 23 February 2019

    The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, visited India on February 19-20, 2019. The Prime Minister and His Royal Highness condemned in the recent Pulwama terror attack on Indian security forces on February 14, 2019.

    Feb 23, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 22 February 2019

    The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), the retirement fund manager under the Union Labour Ministry, raised the interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) accumulations to 8.65 percent for 2018-19.

    Feb 22, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 February 2019

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 22, 2019 received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The committee credited him for his efforts in promoting global peace and harmony through inclusive economic growth and improving quality of life.

    Feb 22, 2019
  • PM Narendra Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize for 2018

    The award was presented to him by Kwon E-hyock, the Chairman of the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation at a grand ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. A short film on the life and achievements of Prime Minister Modi was also screened at the event.

    Feb 22, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 February 2019

    Landmark day for India's defence sector, India's first self-made fighter jet, Light Combat Aircraft Tejas MK I (LCA Tejas) on February 20, 2019 received the Final Operational Clearance for induction into the Indian Air Force (IAF) as a fully-weaponised fighter jet.

    Feb 21, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 21 February 2019

    As part of the global celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Seoul Campus of Yonsei University. During his two-day visit to South Korea, Modi will hold bilateral talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and will receive the Seoul Peace Prize.

    Feb 21, 2019
  • India's fighter jet ‘LCA Tejas’ now fully combat-ready; gets Final Operational Clearance

    Some of the more advanced capabilities of the FOC aircraft LCA Tejas are: Beyond Visual Range Missile capabilities, Air-to-Air Refuelling, Air-to-Ground FOC earmarked advanced weapons and delivery system, and general flight envelope expansion.

    Feb 21, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 February 2019

    Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on February 19, 2019 cleared proposals to encourage investments in Start-Ups, aiming at simplifying the process of exemptions for Start-ups from the ‘Angel Tax’ under Section 56 (2) (viib) of Income Tax Act, 1961.

    Feb 20, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 20 February 2019

    The Supreme Court constitution bench will hear the Ayodhya-Babri land dispute case on February 26, 2019. The Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices S.A. Bobde,, D.Y. Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S.A. Nazeer be hearing the plea.

    Feb 20, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 February 2019

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi jointly has launched three significant initiatives to promote the safety of women in their living spaces, working spaces and the public spaces.

    Feb 19, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 19 February 2019

    Myanmar has set up a committee to discuss reforming the country's military-drafted constitution. This pits Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government openly against the powerful armed forces for the first time over the incendiary issue.

    Feb 19, 2019
  • President confers Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

    Indian President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony to Rajkumar Singhajit Singh, Bangladesh cultural organisation Chhayanaut and Ram Sutar Vanji for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively at a function held in New Delhi on February 18, 2019.

    Feb 19, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 February 2019

    India has increased customs duty on all goods originating from or imported from Pakistan to 200 per cent with immediate effect. It is not very clear whether this will affect the third-country trade which is going on between the two countries through places such as Dubai in the UAE and Singapore.

    Feb 18, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 18 February 2019

    The Central Reserve Police Force has decided to add new security features to its convoy movement in Jammu and Kashmir making its passage more safe and secured. The movement of civilian vehicles during the movement of the force has been totally stopped in the state.

    Feb 18, 2019
  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 11 February to 16 February 2019

    India has withdrawn the ‘Most-Favoured Nation’ status accorded to Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that led to the killing of 37 CRPF personnel and injuring of many others.

    Feb 16, 2019