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Important About Banking & Financial Awareness (October 2016)

Important About Banking & Financial Awareness (October 2016) 1. First domestic bank of India to open a branch in Yangon, Myanmar___State Bank of India. Note: Ghanshyam Srivastava has been appointed as the chief executive of SBI Yangon branch. The Yangon branch is the 54th foreign branch of State Bank of India (SBI).   2. Which currency has officially become a member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)&rs Read More


Obituaries (October, 2016)

Obituaries (October, 2016)   1. Malayali painter and was known for his contribution to the world of abstract and contemporary art has recently passed away inbBangaluru__Yusuf Arakkal.   2. Eminent Manipuri theatre personality passed away at his Langol Tarung residence in Manipur__ Heisnam Kanhailal. Note: He had contributed to the field of experimental theatre for more than 40 years. He was awarded the P Read More


Important Honours & Award (October, 2016)

Important Honours & Award (October, 2016)   1. Short film has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF)__Murga. Note: The short film promotes the idea of clean India in which “Murga” as the metaphor depicts the victims that citizens have made of themselves and of the children by not keeping the surroundings clean.   2. Who has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology o Read More


Important Sports News (October, 2016)

Important Sports News (October, 2016)   1. Who has smashed her own national record in Javelin throw to become the first Indian woman to cross the 60-metre mark_____ Annu Rani. Note: She has thrown 60.01 meters at the 56th Open National Athletics Championships in Lucknow (UP).   2. Who has won Malaysia Grand Prix Formula One World Championship 2016 ___Daniel Ricciardo. Note: He is an Australian racing driv Read More


Important Books & Authors (October 2016)

Important Books & Authors (October 2016)   1. The book “Far and Away:Reporting From the Brink of Change” has been authored by _____ Andrew Solomon. Note:  It is a big, sumptuous collection of those pieces of reportage and travel writing   2. The book “Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy” has been authored by____Surendra Kumar. Note:  The book outlines the Read More


Important Date (October 2016)

Important Date (October 2016)   1. The International Day of Older Persons is observed on ____1st October. Note: It is also a day to appreciate the contributions that older people make to society. The theme of this year is “Take A Stand Against Ageism”.   2. The World Vegetarian Day (WVD) is observed on___ 1st October.   3. The International Day of Non-violence is observed on ____ Read More


Important Current Affairs October, 2016

Important Current Affairs October, 2016   Media regulatory authority of which country has decided to enforce a complete ban on Indian TV and radio contents from 21 October 2016? Pakistan On which day the Police Commemoration Day is observed across India? (It is observed in memory of 10 CRPF Personnel who were martyred on that day in 1959 at Hot Springs Read More


(Important Sports News , September 2016)

(Important Sports News , September 2016)     1. The Mercedes driver has won the 2016 Italian Grand Prix ___ Nico Rosberg. Note:  It is Rosberg’s 7th victory of the 2016 Formula One season.  It was the 14th round of the 2016 Formula One season and marked the eighty-sixth running of the Italian Grand Prix.   2. Indian Olympic gold medallist has announced his retirement from shooti Read More


Obituaries (September 2016)

Obituaries (September 2016)   1. The President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov who recently passed away ____ Islam Karimov. Note:  He was the first President of Uzbekistan, in office since 1990.   2. Noted poet who wrote Sindur ki Raakh has passed away recently_____Kashmiri Lal Zakir.   3. Famous humanist French photographer who passed away recently ___Marc Riboud.   4. The vetera Read More


Banking & Financial Awareness (September 2016)

Banking & Financial Awareness (September 2016)   1. Recently, India has signed an agreement with the country in the area of Maritime Transport in New Delhi_____Egypt. Note:  The agreement will strengthen cooperation and provide sustained mutual assistance and advice on merchant shipping and other related maritime matters. This is the first presidential visit to Egypt from India since the visit of then Presid Read More


New Appointments (September 2016)

New Appointments (September 2016)   1. The Kerala government has recently appointed the Legendary Cricketer as brand ambassador for anti- liquor and anti-drug campaign______ Sachin Tendulkar. Note:  It will create awareness among people against alcoholism and drug abuse. The Kerala government has also decided to open up more de-addiction centres for the benefit of the addicted.   2. Who has been swo Read More


Important Dates (September 2016)

Important Dates (September 2016) 1. The International Literacy Day (ILD) is observed every year on ____September 8th. Note: The theme of 50th edition of ILD 2016 is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”.  The day was established in 1966 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).   2. The World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed every year on _____Sep Read More


Important (Books & Authors - September 2016)

Important (Books & Authors - September 2016)  1. The book ‘Munnu: A Boy from Kashmir’ has been authored by_____ Malik Sajad. Note:  This book is a poignant, heart-stopping account of what it means to be a young boy growing up in a conflict-ridden land.   2. The book “Leaping Poetry: An Idea with Poems and Translations” has been authored by ____ Robert Bly.   3. Th Read More


Important News September , 2016

Important News September , 2016 INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS Who on 25 August 2016 won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2015-16? (He won the award for the second time in three years.) Cristiano Ronaldo Which country recently opened one of the world's biggest suspension bridges (1.4 km long) across the Bosphorus Strait connecting Asia Read More


Important Obituaries (August 2016)

Important Obituaries (August 2016)   1. Chemistry Prof and Nobel Laureate has passed away in United States__ Ahmed Zewail. Note: He won the Nobel Chemistry Prize in 1999 for his pioneering work in femto chemistry, the study of chemical reactions in ultra-short time scales. He was professor at the California Institute of Technology and a Science Advisor to President Barack Obama and was the first Arab scient Read More


Important Honours & Award ( August 2016)

Important Honours & Award ( August 2016)   1. Bollywood film-maker who will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the 8th edition of Goa State Film Festival 2016___N Chandra.   2. Indian artist has won the 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants___ Anita Gopalan. Note:He will be honoured at Awards Ceremony in New York in February 2017. PEN America is a renowned literary organization of the Read More


Banking & Financial Awareness (August 2016)

Banking & Financial Awareness (August 2016)   1. Name of the portal launched by the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) to curb illegal money pooling by firms___Sachet. Note:  The portal “sachet.rbi.org.in” will help public to obtain information about entities allowed to collect deposits.  The portal will facilitate filing, tracking of complaints, besides providing information about whether a Read More


Important Sports News (August 2016)

Important Sports News (August 2016) 1. How many sports has been included by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for 2020 Tokyo Olympics___5 sports . Note: The 2020 Tokyo Games will feature 33 sports and about 11,000 athletes, compared to the usual number of 28 sports and 10,500 athletes.   2. Women’s singles title in the 2016 Rogers Cup ___ Simona Halep. Note:- She defeated Madison Keys (7-6, Read More


Important Appointments (August 2016)

Important Appointments (August 2016)    1. Who has been appointed as the new Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi___ Bhaskar Khulbe. Note:- Earlier, he was the additional secretary in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).   2. Newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal____Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda). Note: He is the chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre).   3. Who ha Read More


Important Books & Authors (August 2016)

Important Books & Authors (August 2016)   1. The book “Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata” has been authored by __Karthika Nair. Note: It is a poetic retelling of the Mahabharata from the perspective of many of its minor characters.   2. The book “India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears” has been authored by ___ Ravi Velloor. Note:The book captures the notable events of t Read More


Important Dates (August 2016)

Important Dates (August 2016)   1. The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on ____ 9th August. Note:- It will promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population.The 2016 theme “Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education” is devoted to the right to education of indigenouspeople as a critical education gap exists between indigenous peoples and the Read More


Important Current Affairs August, 2016

Important Current Affairs August, 2016   NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS - AUGUST 2016   Which state (As of August 2016) has become the first Indian state to distribute 2 crore LED bulbs under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme? Gujarat Name the ace badminton player who was made brand ambassador by Central Reserve Police F Read More


Books & Authors (July 2016)

Books & Authors (July 2016)   1. The book “Rustom and the Last Storyteller of Almora” has been authored by__.Gaurav Parab. Note:-  The book is a scintillating debut about a man ready to embrace death to redeem his life.   2. The book “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” has been authored by__.Atul Gawande. Note:- The book is a masterful exploration of Read More


Banking & Financial Awareness (July 2016)

Banking & Financial Awareness (July 2016)   1. The bank who has signed agreements with the World Bank for a $625 million credit facility to support grid connected rooftop solar programme in India.__. State Bank of India. Note:- This will help SBI in financing grid connected rooftop solar photovoltaic projects at very competitive rates. The eligible beneficiaries under the facility would be developers, aggregators Read More


New Appointments (July 2016)

New Appointments (July 2016)   1. Who has been appointed as the Acting Director General of Police (DGP), Meghalaya__. S K Jain.   2. Newly appointed head of the United Nations Military Observer Group (UNMOGIP) in India and Pakistan__. Per Gustaf Lodin. Note:-The UNMOGIP observes and reports on ceasefire violations along and across the Line of Control (LoC) and the working boundary between the nuclear-armed So Read More


Important Dates (July 2016)

Important Dates (July 2016)   1. The United Nations World Population Day is observed every year on July 11 to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issue. The 2016 theme is____. Investing in Teenage Girls. Note:- As per the theme, if a teenage girl has the power, the means and the information to make her own decisions in life, she is more likely to overcome obstacles that stand between her and a healthy, Read More


Important Sports News July 2016

Important Sports News July 2016   1. Who has won the 2016 Women’s Singles Wimbledon Championship___.Serena Williams. Note:-She defeated Angelique Kerber in the final by 7–5, 6–3 in London, United Kingdom. With this win, Williams equaled Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 major singles titles.   2. Winner of 2016 Formulae One British Grand Prix championship___.Lewis Hamilton Note:-H Read More


Science & Defense (Important News July 2016)

Science & Defense (Important News July 2016)   1. The leading global healthcare firm that inked a pact with the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) for manufacturing global pharma major Bristol-Myers Squibb’s daclatasvir tablets used for the treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is - Zydus Cadila.   2. India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things (CoE– IoT) has been launched in____.Bengaluru, Read More


Obituaries (July 2016)

Obituaries (July 2016) 1. The noted music director who co-composed in many films with his uncle including Mahua and died in Mumbai is___. Om Prakash Sonik. Note:- He was composer part of the Sonik-Omi duo consisting of Master Sonik and his nephew Omi. Some of their best-known works are Bhakti Mein Shakti, Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966), Dharma, Sawan Bhadon, Aabroo, and Raftaar.   2. The author of the famous book The Rise o Read More


Awards & Honours July 2016

Awards & Honours July 2016   1. Who has been conferred with the 2015 Jnanpith Award___. Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari. Note:-The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has recently conferred the 51st edition of the Jnanpith Award 2015 to Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari at a function held at Parliament Library Building, New Delhi. The award consists of a citation plaque, a cash prize of Rs.11 lakh and a bronze replica of Saraswati, the Read More


Important Dates July, 2016

Important Dates July, 2016   1. The United Nations World Population Day is observed every year on July 11 to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issue. The 2016 theme is____. Investing in Teenage Girls. Note:-   As per the theme, if a teenage girl has the power, the means and the information to make her own decisions in life, she is more likely to overcome obstacles that stand between her and a he Read More


New Appointments July , 2016

New Appointments  July , 2016   1. Who has been appointed as the Acting Director General of Police (DGP), Meghalaya__. S K Jain.   2. Newly appointed head of the United Nations Military Observer Group (UNMOGIP) in India and Pakistan__. Per Gustaf Lodin. Note:-  The UNMOGIP observes and reports on ceasefire violations along and across the Line of Control (LoC) and the working boundary between the nuclea Read More


IMPORTANT BOOKS & AUTHORS : JANUARY TO JULY 2016

IMPORTANT BOOKS & AUTHORS : JANUARY TO JULY 2016   JANUARY Anything But ➨ Khamosh Bharati S Pradhan MARU BHARAT SARU BHARAT“(My India Noble India) ➨ Jain Acharya Ratnasundersuri swarji Maharaj Objective Railway Engineering Track, Works & Others ➨M M Agarwal The Z Factor ➨Shri Subhash Chandra(Autobiography) The Turbulent Years – 1980-1996 – Vol II ➨ Pranab mukherjee Tolera Read More


Important News July 2016

Important News July 2016  Which bill was recently passed by the Union Cabinet which seeks to evolved a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of the transgenders? Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 Name the 26-year old Indian model and actor who has become the first Asian to win the Mr World title? Rohi Read More


States News (June 2016)

States News (June 2016) 1. Uttar Pradesh Government has approved the Detailed Project Report of __.Varanasi.   2. The state that decided to raise the retirement age of state government doctors as per the age of doctors of Central Health Services as notified by Union Government is – Haryana.   3. The age of superannuation of all doctors of Central Health Services was extended by Union Government to - 65 yea Read More


National News (June 2016)

National News (June 2016)   1. India’s rank in the 2016 Global Slavery Index_.  4th. Note:- India has been ranked 4th out of 167 countries in the 2016 Global Slavery Index. The list is topped by North Korea, followed by Uzbekistan, Cambodia, India and Qatar.   2. Percent of government equity in India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) that will be set up under the Department of Posts - 100 percent.   Read More


Sports News (June 2016)

Sports News (June 2016)   1. First Indian judoka to qualify for the Olympics under 90kg weight since 2004.- Avtar Singh Note:- He is South Asian Games gold medalist.   2. Cricketer whose name will be used by Kerala Government in a campaign against drug and liquor abuse in the state - Sachin Tendulkar.   3. The Sri Lankan Cricketer who has been announced retirement from Tests with immediate effect - Read More


Obituaries (June 2016)

Obituaries (June 2016)    1. Muhammad Ali, who died recently, was a professional boxer from which country__. United States   Note:- Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, he is considered as the greatest heavyweight in the history of the sport.   2. The former Eden Gardens curator who recently passed away is - Prabir Mukherjee.   3. The Tamil actor-director, known for movies Anb Read More


Banking & Financial Awareness (June 2016)

Banking & Financial Awareness (June 2016)    1. The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 that came into effect on 1 June 2016 has been incorporated into which of chapter of the Finance Act, 2016 – Chapter X.   2. The provisional estimates of national GDP for 2015-16 released by Central Statistical Office (CSO) is pegged at – 7.6%   3. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs r Read More


Science & Defense (June 2016)

Science & Defense (June 2016)    1. A new civilian high-resolution mapping satellite “Ziyuan III 02" has been successfully launched by__. China. Note:-  Ziyuan III 02 will be used in land resource surveys, natural disaster prevention, agricultural development, water resources management and urban planning, among other tasks. It is the second satellite in the remote-sensing mapping system which China p Read More


Important Awards & Honours (June 2016)

Important Awards & Honours (June 2016)    1. Indian banker who has been honoured with the 2016 Green Economy Visionary award-  R Seetharaman Note:- He has been awarded for his contribution in environment-friendly activities and for promoting green economy for nearly two decades.   2. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs  approved the hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy for kharif Read More


National & International Appointment (June 2016)

National & International Appointment (June 2016) 1. Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)___.- Rahul Johri Note:- He is the former media professional has taken charge as the first-ever Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).   2. Name of the country who is hosting the Copa America cup 2016- United States Note:- Read More


Important Agreements & Committees (June 2016)

Important Agreements & Committees (June 2016) 1. India has recently signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to upgrade 176 Kilometers of State roads in State of Jharkhand__.- $200 million.    2. The Union Government and World Bank have signed a US 9.2 million dollar grant agreement for the Efficient and Sustainable Project.- City Bus Service.    3. A committee has been constituted t Read More


Important Dates (June 2016)

Important Dates (June 2016) 1. The World Milk Day is observed every year to recognize the importance of milk as a global food.- June 1.    2. 2016 World Environment Day has been observed on 5 June 2016  With theme - Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in wildlife   3. The World Oceans Day is observed every year on June 8 to raise awareness of the challenges humanity faces to protect the world&r Read More


Important Schemes (June 2016)

Important Schemes  (June 2016)   1. “DVAT M SEWA” mobile app has been launched by _.  Delhi Government The Delhi Government has launched ‘DVAT M SEWA’ mobile app through which city traders can register themselves with the VAT department of the state government. Through the ‘DVAT M SEWA‘ app, traders won’t be required to submit the application for registration at Read More


Important News June 2016

Important News June 2016   French Open 2016 Highlights Title Winner Runner-up Men's Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Andy Murray (Britain) Women's Singles Garbine Muguruza (Spain) Serena Williams (USA) Read More


Important News (International & India) - May 2016

Important News (International & India) - May 2016   Name of the malaria vaccine that according to study done by American researchers can offer protection against malaria for more than a year – PfSPZ vaccine.   The Iranian port that will be developed with the help of India and will enable India bypass Pakistan to have access to Afghanistan – Chabahar Port   The state whose governor promulga Read More


Important State News (May 2016)

Important State News (May 2016)   Chief Minister of Uttarakhand who has won the composite floor test in the legislative assembly – Harish Rawat.   The state where use of light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, was banned in six major cities of which state by National Green Tribunal (NGT) – Kerala.   The six regional languages in which the official website of Prime Mi Read More


Important Obituaries (May 2016)

Important Obituaries (May 2016)   The former Jana Sangh President who died in New Delhi is – Balraj Madhok   The Spiritual leader and chief of Nirankari Mission who died in a road accident in Montreal, Canada is – Baba Hardev Singh Note:-Sant Nirankari Missssion was established in 1929 by Baba Buta Singh who previously belong to the Nirankari sect. Baba hardev singh was born to Gurbachan Singh and Read More


Awards & Honours (May 2016)

Awards & Honours (May 2016)   The Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has been announced by recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the momentous detection of – Gravitational Waves.   Name of the actor who has won National Film Award for Best Actor – Amitabh Bachchan.   Maharashtra’s well-known businessman-politician also called ‘The Man with t Read More


Sports (May 2016)

Sports  (May 2016) Egyptian professional Squash player has become the youngest ever Women’s squash World champion – Nour El Sherbini. Note:- She won the 2015 Naza PSA Women’s World Championship held at Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by defeating Laura Massaro of England.   The German Formula 1 Mercedes Driver has won the 2016 Russian Grand Prix – Nico Rosberg.   The Ind Read More


Important Deals & Agreements (May 2016)

Important Deals & Agreements (May 2016) The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Russia and the United States to get Syria’s ceasefire implemented in – Latakia and Damascus regions.   In order to regulate the mining sector in the country, Rajya Sabha passed Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015 that amends – Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. &n Read More


IMPORTANT DATES (MAY 2016)

IMPORTANT DATES (MAY 2016)   Labour Day is observed on – 1st May Note: The theme of the International Labour Day – Celebrating the international labour movement.   The World Press Freedom has been observed on 3rd May 2016 across the world with the theme – Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms – This Is Your Right!   World Asthma Day has been observed Read More


SCIENCE & DEFENCE (MAY 2016)

SCIENCE & DEFENCE (MAY 2016)   The ship will participate in the ADMM Plus Exercise on Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism – INA Airavat.   The telescope used by Astronomers at ESO’s La Silla Observatory to discover three planets with sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth – TRAPPIST telescope.   The strain of bacteria that was found to inject into mosquitoes t Read More


Important Books & Authors (May 2016)

Important Books & Authors (May 2016)   Book titled Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up authored by- Rana Ayyub.    The author of the novel named The Drowned Detective is - Neil Jordan.    The book titled Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East is authored by - Patrick Cockburn.    The author of Shashi Kapoor’s biography titled &l Read More


Important Committees in MAY 2016

Important Committees in MAY 2016 1. Supreme court has appointed which committee to oversee the functions of the Medical Council of India?- RM Lodha committee Note:   The Supreme Court has  appointed a three-member high-powered committee headed by former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha to oversee the functions of the Medical Council of India. Other two members of the panel are Vinod Rai, former Comptroller and Auditor Ge Read More


NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS (May 2016)

NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS (May 2016) ................. became the first Union Territory (UT) to sign "24x7 Power for All" document. The document chalks out a plan to increase solar capacity of the region from 2.15 MW to 8.45 MW. Lakshadweep Name the mobile application launched by President Pranab Mukherjee which aimed at turning the President' Read More


Important Schemes in May, 2016

Important Schemes in May, 2016 1. Name of the state government who has launched Adi Praman, a web-based application for tribal caste validity certificate is- Maharashtra.   2. The scheme that was launched by PM Modi  to provide cooking gas connections to five crore below-poverty line beneficiaries over the next three years-  Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.   3. The e-enabled application that was launche Read More


New Appointments in May, 2016

New Appointments in May, 2016 1. Indian American Sikh woman from California has been elected as the newest national committee woman of the Republican National Committee - Harmeet Kaur Dhillon Gdgd.   2. Former Chief Executive of Future Group who has been appointed as Managing Director of Bharti Retail is - Kishore Biyani.  (Note:- National Statistical Commission is an advisory body on all statistical matters, set up Read More


Important News April 2016

Important News April 2016 Important News   1. World’s first graphene electronic paper has been developed by which country – China   2. Which Indian personality has been invited to address joint session of United States Congress – Narendra Modi   3. India’s rank in global doping report for year 2014 by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) – Third   4. As per recent Read More


Important News April 2016

Important News April 2016   51. Which actress has been conferred with the DadasahebPhalke Film Foundation Award 2016 ? Ans: Priyanka Chopra DadasahebPhalke Film Foundation Award for the year 2015 : veteran film actor and director Manoj Kumar. The DadasahebPhalke Film Foundation Award is organised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The First DadasahebPhalke award Winner Devika Rani.   52. Pakistan Read More


MATCH POINT (APRIL 2016)

MATCH POINT (APRIL 2016) The fourth edition of Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) was held at Washington, United States.   Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) first female house speaker.   Kachhabali village has become first liquor-free village in Rajasthan.   K Surana has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Read More


Important Questions April, 2016

Important Questions April, 2016   1. Name the Campaign which recently launched by PM in Madhya pardesh? Ans: Gramodaya se BharatodayaAbhiyan (village self-governance) This Program is Started on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar. (14Th April).   2. India’s first aadhaar-based atm launched by which bank? Ans: DCB BANK   3. Which country placed topped positi Read More


SHORT REVIEW (March Current Affairs 2016)

SHORT REVIEW (March Current Affairs 2016)  Who has became the first Asian to win Golden Reel Award - Resul Pookutty    Who has took charge as Delhi Police Commissioner - Alok Kumar Verma    Who has acquired cement units of Jaiprakash Associates - UltraTech    Name the committee constituted to consider ST status to six communities of Assam - Mahesh Kumar Singla committee   Read More


March (Important News)

March (Important News)   New Appointments 1.New Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) – Parmod Kohli 2. New President of the Central African Republic – Faustin Archange Touadera  3. Who appointed a member of the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions (ICC) Bureau in Geneva – HL Dattu 4. Who has been named as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Na Read More


March (Important News)

March (Important News) Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan has been appointed as the Chairperson of the 21st Law Commission   Vinod Rai, Former CAG of India has been appointed as Chairman of Bank Board Bureau   Purno Agitok Sangma,a politician from the Northeast, passed away   Christine Lagarde gets second term Read More


February (Important News)

Pandora Box (February Important News)   Elephanta island, famous for its cave sculptures and located around 10 km off Mumbai coast will get electricity for the first time from which date?  15th August 2016     India has been ranked _______ among the top five most disaster hit countries in 2015  2nd   Read More


February (Important News)

February (Important News)   Where SONADIA Island is located?  Bay of Bengal     India's OPERATION RAHAT is concerned with which country?  Yemen     Which Tech Company will make public emergency alerts for floods available in India? Google &nbs Read More


February (Important News)

February (Important News) The government announced the transfer of Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court, Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela, to the ________ High Court  Bombay     Which Indian State is top in internet readiness index? Maharashtra     Which Country unveiled a new cyber Security N Read More


February (Important News)

February (Important News) The project launched by the Geological Survey of India targeting deep seated and concealed mineral deposits is named Operation Khanijkhoj     Who took the charge as TERI new director General  Ajay Mathur     The Indian smartphone company which has lau Read More


February (Important News)

February Important News Wild pig declared as the vermin of the year for Uttarakhand     National Science film festival Mumbai     Oracle to open its 1st Campus in India at Bengaluru     Apple to set up 1st technology centre (in Read More


February (Important News)

February (Important News) The United Nations Postal Administration has released _______ new postage stamps promoting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people 6     Who has been appointed as the commander of the NATO forces in Afghanistan John Nicholson     Who is the Governor Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS 1st total primary education attained state Kerala     India's 1st fully organic state Sikkim     1st state to sign UDAY scheme Jharkhand     New unit of HAL was inaugurated in Tumkur, Karnat Read More


February Important News

The only floating national park in the world is   Keibul Lamjao     Indian Armed Forces had gained control of Siachen Glacier from Pakistan after launching ______ Operation in 1984 Meghdoot     India occupied the area in 1984 by defying Simla agreement of ________ and Karachi Accord of 194 Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS The Golfer voted as the Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of the Month for December 2015 Miguel Tabuena     The recently released logo for the Make in India week Laman Diva     Winners of the Women's Doubles title of the Brisbane International 2016 Sania Mirza & Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS The film awarded as the best picture (drama) award at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards The Revenant     The city which recently hosted the 28th edition of the International Kite Festival Ahemdabad     The country recently elected to the UNICEF executive board, repres Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS The city where Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB) is located Hisar     The Organisation which won the National Award on e-Governance 2015-16 EPFO     Winner of the FIFA Women Player of the Year award Carli Lloyd (US)   Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS The head of the committee set up to simplify the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Justice RV Easwar     Winner of the favourite Actress in a new TV series award, the People's Choice Award 2016 Priyanka Chopra     The venue of the annual World Economic Forum (W Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS  Appointed as the Vice President, Chief  Investment Officer of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Dr DJ Pandiyan     Appointed as High Commissioner to India by Australia Harinder Sidhu     The suburban section of Railway Zones, Union Minister of R Read More


Appointments In February

APPOINTMENTS Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Atulesh Jindal     Chairman and Managing Director of the General Insurance Corporation of India (GICRe) Alice Vaidyan     Executive Director of Greenpeace India , a Non Government Organisation (NGO) Ravi Chellam Read More


February Important News

FEBRUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : Which Indian State was declared the 1st total primary education attained state Kerala     India's 1st fully organic state Sikkim     1st state to sign UDAY scheme Jharkhand     New unit of HAL wa Read More


February Important News

February Important News     Who has been named as European Tour's Golfer of the year Rory Mcllory     Who bagged gold medal in the 10metre Air Rifle at 59th National Championship Apurvi Chandela     Who has been appointed as India's High Commissioner to Maldives Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : The state which recorded the highest per capita income in the country during Fiscal Year 2015 New Delhi     The country which bagged the Rs98,000 crore project to build India's first bullet train Japan     The bank which will mobilise Dollar 5 billion towards climate Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : The athlete honoured as Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine Serena Williams     The mascot of the 12th South Asian Games (OC-SAG) Tikhor (a one horned Rhino)     The country which launched its first UNESCO Biosphere reserve (Inle lake) Myanm Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : The Indian firm which has made it to Top 50 league of the World's biggest companies in terms of R&D investments, topped by Volkswagen - TATA Motors   The amount cleared by the SIDBI to support venture capital funds - Rs 930crore   The new chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Food Regulator , Food Safety an Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : 46th IFFI-2015, the Chief Guests at the opening ceremonies were Anil Kapoor and AR Rehman 46th IFFI 2015, was held in Goa, the Golden Peacock award was given to Embrace of the Serpent (Colombian Film) Golden Peacock award is given to the  Director and Producer of the Best Film In 46th IFFI 2015, the special jury award was given to Spanish Film (Sealed C Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : Indian Business Card means that it is for the business community of 7 SAARC Nations   Miss World 2015 was held at Beauty Crown Grand Tree Hotel, Sanya, China Miss Spain declared as Miss world 2015. Her name is Miss Mireia Lalaguna Royo. Miss Russia Sofia Nikitchuk is the 1st runner up Miss World 2014 was Rolen Strauss o Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : Giorgi Kvirikashvili has been elected as 12th Prime Minister of Georgia   Gyanendra D Bandagaiyan has been appointed as Director General in National Centre for Good Governance under Department of Personnel & Training   Delhi became first to implement recommendations of Supreme Court appointed committee under KS Radh Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : Sania Mirza (India) and Martina Hingis (Switzerland) has been named as 2015 ITF women's Doubles World Champions   AB de Villers has been awarded the Best ODI player for 2015   Haryana Government has appointed film actor Dharmendra and MP Hema Malini as brand ambassador of Tourism Department Read More


JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : ANDHRA PRADESH government has launched the Janma Bhoomi Maa Vooru Programme   1) Syed Kirmani has been awarded with Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award in Mumbai (BCCI awards) 2) Col CK Nayudu was Country's First Test Captain   Virat Kohli has been awarded with Polly Umrigar Trophy for C Read More


January Important News

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS : 1) 16 agreements were signed with Russia, the main agreements were12 nuclear reactors, manufacturing of KAMOV - 226 in India 2) India's First project for a major defence platform under the "MAKE IN INDIA" mission is the Manufacture of KAMOV 226 Helicpoters   California , Signed Right to Die bill for terminally ill people i Read More


APPOINTMENTS IN JANUARY 2016

MAIN APPOINTMENTS IN JANUARY, 2016 Atul Sobti Appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of BHEL     GD Bandgaiyan Appointed as Director General of National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG)     RK Singh Bhadauria Took over as Deputy Chief f the Air Staff & Read More


January Important News

January Important News ANWESHA SCHEME was launched by ODISHA for the free education of SC/ST students   The top performing states during Digital India week were 1st Chattisgarh, 2nd Himachal Pradesh, 3rd Meghalaya   SAFF was played at Thiruvanatapuram, India won from Afghanistan. The top scorer was Khaibar Amani whereas the b Read More


January Important News

JANUARY , 2016 1) Asia largest underground railway station, covering a total area of 147,000 square meters opened in CHINA. 2) It is opened in Southern SHenzhen city   1) PIA ALONZO WURTZBACH won the Miss Universe 2015 Crown 2) Miss Universe 2014 was PAULINA VEGA from Colombia To know more about this, see this link htt Read More


PANDORA BOX (JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS)

JANUARY IMPORTANT NEWS     MERRY BARRA appointed as the Chairman of General Motors   1) SACHIN TENDULKAR is named as the brand ambassador for 'Changing Diabetes' Campaign. 2) NOVO NORDISK, World's Leading Diabetes care company announced this   1) ARUNIMA SINHA , the amputee mou Read More





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