Current Affairs !!!
Nitin Gadkari to lay the foundation stone for development of Ghagra River as National Waterway
1 hour agoThe waterway will stretch from Manjhighat at Ganga-Gaghra river confluence to Faizabad or Ayodhya along Gaghra River for a length of 354 km. This stretch was declared as National Waterway (NW)-40 during the year 2016, as part of Government’s renewed push to develop inland waterways sector in the country.
Government’s crop insurance scheme to cover crop loss in wild animal attacks
15 hrs agoThe Union Government has decided to cover damages done to crops in case of wild animal attacks under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna in select districts on an experimental basis. The scheme did not previously cover the damages.
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 8 October 2018
17 hrs agoThe 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 elections in five states, Air Force Day and 19th India-Russia Annual Bilateral Summit among others.
Indian Naval Officer Abhilash Tomy, who was representing India in Golden Globe Race 2018, one of the world’s toughest endurance races, was brought to Visakhapatnam safely onboard INS Satpura on October 6, 2018.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on October 6, 2018 announced the schedule for the elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana.
Indian Air Force observes 86th Air Force Day
19 hrs agoThe Air Force Day was officially celebrated for the first time on October 8, 1932 as an auxiliary air force of Indian Empire. The day was observed to increase the awareness about the importance of Indian Air Force in any organisation of the national security.
Odisha launches 'Nirman Kusuma' scheme to assist children of construction workers
21 hrs agoThe Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has launched 'Nirman Kusuma' programme to provide financial assistance to the children of the construction workers for their technical education in the state. In total, around 1878 students are expected to be benefited from the programme.
CII, UN Environment sign MoU for environmental cooperation
23 hrs agoThe Confederation of Indian Industry has signed a MoU with the UN Environment for coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development. The agreement aims to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate cooperation in areas including environment, climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, resource conservation and management.
ECI announces election schedule for legislative assemblies of Chhattisgarh, MP, Rajasthan, Mizoram & Telangana
1 day agoThe Model Code of Conduct came into effect immediately from October 6, 2018 onwards in these five assemblies. All the provisions of the Model Code will be applicable to all candidates, political parties and the State Government of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana.
Indian Railways sign two agreements with Russia
1 day agoThe Union Ministry of Railways has signed a MoU with Russia’s Ministry of Transport for the development of cooperation in transport education. The main objective of the agreement is to provide organisational and methodological support to the higher educational institutions implementing joint projects in the field of transport education in the two countries.
India-Japan bilateral maritime exercise ‘JIMEX 18’ begins at Visakhapatnam
1 day agoThe conduct of JIMEX-18 after five long years is indicative of resurgence of the Indo-Japanese defence relations and the continued efforts of both Governments to work closely to enhance safety and security in keeping with ‘rule based order’.