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    India has withdrawn the ‘Most-Favoured Nation’ status accorded to Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that led to the killing of 37 CRPF personnel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

    16 hrs ago
  • 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.

    17 hrs ago
  • 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.

    1 day ago
  • 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.

    1 day ago
  • President to confer Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

    Indian President Ram Nath Kovind would be presenting 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 on February 18, 2019.

    1 day ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • 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.

    2 days ago
  • Top Cabinet Approvals: 14 February 2019

    The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the cabinet note on the proposal for official amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 so as to modify the list of scheduled tribes of Chhattisgarh.

    2 days ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 13 February 2019

    Under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), 5,67,88,890 enrolments have been made till December 2018. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana was launched on May 9, 2015.

    3 days ago
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 February 2019

    The Reserve Bank of India has imposed monetary penalty on seven banks for non-compliance with various directions issued by the RBI on monitoring of end use of funds, exchange of information with other banks, Know Your Customer norms.

    3 days ago
  • Defence Ministry begins process of procurement of 111 Naval Helicopters for Indian Navy

    The foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have been mandated to set up dedicated manufacturing line, including design, integration and manufacturing processes for NUH in India.

    3 days ago
  • Current Affairs in Short: 12 February 2019

    The decade from 2014 to 2023 could end up being the warmest in over 150 years of records. The global average temperature between now and 2023 is predicted to remain high. For the next five years, it will be one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 February 2019

    The Supreme Court on February 12, 2019 referred the petition seeking withdrawal of minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University to a seven-judge bench. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi referred the matter to the larger bench to determine the correctness of minority status of AMU.

    Feb 12, 2019
  • Indian historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam wins Israel's Dan David Prize 2019

    The Dan David Prize laureates are required to donate 10 percent of their prize money towards scholarships for graduate or post-graduate researchers in their respective fields to encourage and foster new generations of scholars.

    Feb 12, 2019