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  • 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.

    3 hrs ago
  • 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.

    22 hrs ago
  • 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.

    22 hrs ago
  • 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.

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  • 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.

    1 day ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • 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
  • Sushil Chandra appointed as new Election Commissioner

    Sushil Chandra has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. He would be working along with Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa in the Election Commission.

    Feb 16, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 15 February 2019

    Nations from across the globe have condemned the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, with US, Russia and France asserting that they stand with India in combating the menace of terrorism.

    Feb 15, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 February 2019

    India on February 15, 2019 withdrew 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 15, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 February 2019

    The US House of Representatives has approved a resolution that would end US support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen. The resolution would direct the US President to withdraw US military forces in or affecting Yemen within 30 days unless they are fighting al Qaeda or associated forces.

    Feb 14, 2019
  • Current Affairs in Short: 14 February 2019

    The state government of Bihar has announced a universal old age pension scheme called Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna for all people above 60 years of age. The state also announced a pension of Rs 6,000 for journalists above 60 years of age.

    Feb 14, 2019
  • Third Indo-German Environment Forum held in New Delhi

    The third Indo-German Environment Forum with the theme "Cleaner Air, Greener Economy" was held in New Delhi on February 13, 2019. India and Germany have had a rich cooperation engagement for the last 60 years which extends to sectors such as natural resource management, urban environment protection and climate change adaptation.

    Feb 14, 2019