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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 5 November 2018

Nov 5, 2018
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Saura Jalnidhi Scheme, ‘Dharma Guardian-2018’ military exercise and India’s first indigenous microprocessor among others.

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RBI initiates process to set up digital Public Credit Registry

Nov 5, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India has initiated the process to set up a digital Public Credit Registry to capture details of all borrowers, including wilful defaulters and also the pending legal suits in order to check financial delinquencies.

30 Most Important Current Affairs of October 2018

Nov 1, 2018
Jagranjosh.com brings to you October 2018 monthly recap that summarises the top current affairs of the month, covering topics such as the Statue of Unity, Rafale deal, Ayodhya Verdict, #MeToo movement, 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme, Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and Nobel Prize 2018 among others.

Delhi Metro Pink Line: Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake - Shiv Vihar section opens for public

Oct 31, 2018
With the opening of this 17.86 km long section, Delhi Metro joined the league of top metro networks around the world which have an operational length of over 300 km like those in London, Beijing, Shanghai and New York. Delhi Metro Network has now become 314 kilometres long with 229 metro stations.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 October 2018

Oct 31, 2018
The Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake to Shiv Vihar section of the Delhi Metro Pink Line was flagged off by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on October 31, 2018.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 31 October 2018

Oct 31, 2018
31 October 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, Statue of Unity and fake news among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 31 October 2018

Oct 31, 2018
India’s largest bank will reduce the daily cash withdrawal limit for Classic and Maestro debit cards to Rs 20,000 per day, from Rs 40,000 earlier from today, October 31.

Anupam Kher resigns as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India

Oct 31, 2018
Anupam Kher took office as the Chairman of the prestigious organisation in October 2017. Prior to Kher, Gajendra Chauhan was the Chairman of FTII. Chauhan left office in March 2017.

PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue 'Statue of Unity'

Oct 31, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the bronze statue of India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Kevadia in Gujarat's Narmada district. At 182 metres, the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be the tallest statue in the world, surpassing the height of Spring Temple Buddha in China, which had held the record at 153 metres.

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2018 observed to commemorate 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

Oct 31, 2018
On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated world's tallest ‘Statue of Unity’ to the nation at Kevadiya in Narmada district of Gujarat. The Prime Minister also unveiled the ‘Wall of Unity’, a wall created with the earth samples collected from various states across the country.

Seychelles launches world’s first sovereign Blue Bond

Oct 31, 2018
The Blue Bond is a part of an initiative that combines public and private investment to mobilise resources for empowering local communities and businesses. Proceeds from the bond will be utilised for the expansion of marine protected areas, improved governance of priority fisheries and the development of the Seychelles’ blue economy.

Over 100,000 missing people in the world, says Red Cross

Oct 31, 2018
The International Committee of the Red Cross has stated that over 100,000 people around the world are missing, which has created a global “crisis.” According to the International organisation's protection adviser, Agner Coutou, this is the highest number of missing people they have ever had.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 October 2018

Oct 30, 2018
The Statue of Unity, which honours India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhai Patel will be unveiled on October 31, 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The tribute to Sardar Patel is twice the size of the Statue of Liberty in New York city in the United States.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 30 October 2018

Oct 30, 2018
30 October 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like India-Japan annual summit, World’s First Sovereign Blue Bond and new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 30 October 2018

Oct 30, 2018
The Republic of Seychelles on October 29, 2018 launched the world’s first Sovereign Blue Bond, a financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. The bond raised USD 15 million from international investors.

Sri Lankan Political Crisis: Everything you need to know!

Oct 30, 2018
Sri Lanka, one of Asia’s oldest democracies is in the midst of a political turmoil, following the sudden dismissal of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe by President Maithripala Sirisena on October 26, 2018.

NMCG approves 12 projects worth Rs 929 crore under Namami Gange programme

Oct 30, 2018
The committee sanctioned two Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) for Delhi for creating 340 MLD (Millions of Liters per Day) waste treatment capacity at a cost of Rs 580 Crore. The first STP will be of 318 MLD capacity at Coronation Pillar. The second is a project in Chattarpur assembly constituency.

13th India-Japan Annual Summit: India, Japan sign various agreements, agree to start ‘2+2’ dialogue

Oct 30, 2018
Japan and India entered into a USD 75 billion currency swap agreement that will boost Indian economy as it encounters a steep drop in the rupee’s value. This swap arrangement would be 50 percent higher than the previous swap agreement. Japan had offered a USD 50 billion currency swap in 2013.

Union Transport Minister to lay the foundation for India’s largest Dry Dock

Oct 30, 2018
The foundation stone for India's largest Dry Dock will be laid by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Cochin Shipyard in Kerala on October 30, 2018. The Dry Dock will give a major boost to the make in India initiative under Sagarmala and raise India’s share in global shipbuilding to 2 percent.

India, Qatar establish joint commission to strengthen bilateral relations

Oct 30, 2018
India and Qatar have established a joint commission to review all bilateral matters, as well as regional and global issues of mutual interest. The commission will be charged with facilitating the exchange of information and expertise and encouraging bilateral consultation in service of cooperation between the two countries.