About Pace Acedamy

PACE is a premier institute of Gurgaon specialized in imparting quality education to the students of various competitive examinations such as SBI/IBPS-CWE for Bank PO/Clerk/Specialist Officer, SSC (CGL & HSL), HTET/CTET, DSSSB Teachers, Railway, LIC, CPO (SI), CPF (AC), CDS and Delhi Police (SI & Constable).
The Director, VK Bhardwaj (Ex. Bank Officer, SBOP), laid down the foundation of PACE in 2009 with a sacred objective of fulfilling students’ ambitions of joining prestigious government jobs in countries’ top public sector banks and other government departments. With a short span of three years, today PACE has emerged as No. 1 Institute of gurgaon due to its quality education and highest rate of success in competitive exams.

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TOP HEADLINES:-07.03.2017

1. India's tallest national flag, measuring 360 feet, was hoisted at the Attari-Wagah joint check post in Punjab. 

2. American Sam Querrey defeated Rafael Nadal to win the ATP Mexico Open tennis tournament title. 

3. Filmmaker Onir's documentary "Raising the Bar" has been selected by the annual Maryland International Film Festival. 

4. A book 'Digital Madhya Pradesh', penned by Bhopal-based journalist and author Sarman Nagele, was released in Tokyo, Japan by Asian Productivity Organisation Secretary General Santhi Kanoktanaporn. 

5. Ravichandran Ashwin overtook Anil Kumble to become the bowler with most balls bowled in a Test cricket season. 

6. Australia Women captain Meg Lanning became the first women cricketer to register 10 ODI centuries. 

7. DATRI, the largest unrelated blood stem cell donors’ registry in India, has won the Global NGO Excellence Award under the Best Healthcare NGO category. 

8. Finance Ministry has agreed in-principle to allow public sector banks to offer stock options to their employees (ESOPs). 

9. Famous singer-songwriter Tommy Page, died. He was 46. 

10. The Swedish passport has been rated the World's most valuable passport by the consulting firm Nomad Capitalist. The Indian passport was ranked 160th, while Afghanistan's and Pakistan's passports were among the least valuable. 

 

2017-03-07 08:30:09

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS :-02.03.2017

1.World Trade Organization (WTO) head Roberto Azevedo has been elected for a second four-year term as the Director-General.

2. According to the Annual Survey of India's City-System (ASICS), Delhi has slipped two places to rank ninth while Thiruvananthapuram retains its number one position in the annual city governance ranking 2016. This survey has been was undertaken by not-for-profit institution Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (JCCD).

3. The country's first integrated heliport was inaugurated in the national capital. 

4. Sanjiv Singh has been appointed Chairman of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), the country's largest commercial enterprise.

5. Senior tribal leader from Chhattisgarh and ex parliamentarian Nand Kumar Sai assumed charge as the chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) in New Delhi. 

6. India-Oman Joint Army Exercise AL NAGAH-II 2017 will be conducted between the Indian and Oman Army from 6 to 19 March in the Dhauladhar Ranges at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh. 

7. 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', which was denied a release certificate by the censor board, has won the audience award at the Glasgow Film Festival. 

8. Central Statistics Office (CSO) has retained its projection for full-year GDP growth at 7.1 per cent for the current fiscal year 2016-17. 

9. Senior police officer D R Doley Barman has been appointed as Director of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad. 

10. The World Bank will provide $63 million loan to India to empower 6.8 lakh adolescent girls in Jharkhand under the ‘Tejaswini’ project. 

 

2017-03-02 06:26:53

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS :1.03. 2017

1. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated a medical project Rajasthan Heart Attack Treatment programme (RAHAT) to provide people timely treatment during heart attacks in remote and rural areas. With this, Rajasthan became the second state in the country after Tamil Nadu to launch health programme against Heart Diseases.

2. India Test skipper Virat Kohli has been named as the 'Captain of the Year' at the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo Awards.

3. The Haryana government has set up an online system called sex ratio monitoring dashboard as part of the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ Scheme to monitor the sex ratio in the Panipat district.

 4. India and Germany have ratified a comprehensive Social Security Agreement (SSA) to improve investment flows between the two countries. It will come into force from May 1, 2017.

5. Former Indian women's cricketer Shantha Rangaswamy has become the first female cricketer to be nominated for the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award.

6. India and Ukraine have agreed to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two countries through the medium of Cinema.

7. Iran's navy has test-fired the latest versions of the Nasr and Dehlaviyeh missiles during military exercises in the Gulf.

8. Former Union Minister P Shivshankar, a Nehru-Gandhi family loyalist who quit Congress in his twilight years, passed away. He was 90.

9. South African batsman AB de Villiers scored the fastest ever 150 in ODI cricket. He took 64 deliveries to reach 150.

10. Ankur Mittal has clinched silver in the men’s Double Trap event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi.

 

2017-03-01 05:00:53

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS:-25.02.2017

1.Belgium captain and Olympic silver medallist John-John Dohmen and Netherlands' Naomi van As won the International Hockey Federation's male and female Player of the Year (2016) awards respectively. 

 2. Tata Group's Indian Hotels Company Ltd has elected N Chandrasekaran as the Chairman of its board of directors. 

3. The Government of India and the State of Sikkim signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), for operational improvement of the State’s Power Distribution Department. With the signing of MoU, the total number of States covered under UDAY has reached 22.

4. The ninth BRICS Summit will be held in China's Xiamen city from September 3-5.  ????? ??????? ??????? ??? ?? ???? ?????? ?? ??? ?? ??????? ??? ??? ?????? ?????

5. Eminent Malayalam author M P Veerendra Kumar will be given the 30th Moortidevi award by Bharatiya Jnanpith organisation on March 4. 

6. Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin surpassed Kapil Dev to become the highest wicket-taker for India in a domestic Test season.

 7. Former Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara became the second Asian, after Mahela Jayawardene, and 16th overall to feature in 1,000 matches across all forms of the game. 

8. The Haryana government has made it mandatory for all private schools to install solar systems. A special grant of ?20,000 per kilowatt will also be given to the schools for installing solar power plants.

9. Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has been chosen as the brand ambassador for the government's cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission. 

10. India beat Iran in the finals to win the Rollball World Cup 2017, both in Men's and Women's event. 

 

2017-02-25 04:29:13

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS:-24.02.2017

1.Senior British officer Cressida Dick has been appointed as the commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police, becoming the first woman to lead Scotland Yard in its 187-year history. 

2. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India's growth rate is projected to slow to 6.6 per cent in 2016-17 fiscal.

 3. China and France signed agreements on nuclear energy and science. 

4. Queensland University of Technology of Australia has signed an agreement with IIT Madras to undertake joint applied research in information security, combustion and health technologies.

 5. Bharti Airtel announced buying out Telenor’s India operations for Rs 7,000 crore. 

6. The government granted its approval to the signing of Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Greece which allows the airlines of the two countries to fly in each other's territory. 

7. Kenneth J Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel Prize for economics has died. He was 95. 

8. Indian Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat will be decommissioned from service on March 6. 

9. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the Antyodaya Express, a new fully unreserved train for the 'common man'. 

10. The government has launched free anti-virus softwares for mobiles and personal computers named 'Mkavach' and 'Samvid' respectively. 

 

 

2017-02-24 11:48:52

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS :- 23.02.2017


 

1.Indian Coast Guard commissioned 'Shaunak', the fourth ship in the series of six off shore patrol vessels (OPV) in South Goa's Vasco. 

2. Bharat QR code, the world's first inter-operable payment acceptance solution, was launched as part of efforts to move towards less-cash economy at an insignificant cost.

3. Dish TV has tied-up with private lender ICICI Bank for digital payments. 

4. Tamil, Hindi and Sanskrit scholar and author P. Jayaraman will be awarded with the 'Sahitya Akademi Translation Award' for the year 2016 along with 22 language translators. 

5. Noted economist and retired Special Chief Secretary of the undivided State of Andhra Pradesh, V K Srinivasan, passed away. He was 76. 

6. Switzerland government has appointed Sebastien Hug as its Consul General in Bengaluru. 

7. The first heliport in India will be inaugurated by Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in North Delhi on February 28. 

8. According to the latest New World Wealth report, Australia witnessed the largest number of millionaire inflows at 11,000 in 2016. 

9. Mehriban Aliyev was appointed as the first Vice President of Azerbaijan. She is also the first women Vice President. 

10. According to PR firm Burson-Marsteller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the most followed world leader on Facebook, with nearly 40 million followers. 

 

2017-02-23 06:15:31

21.02.2017

1.Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away. He was 68.

2. India became the 12th largest holder of US government securities in 2016. Japan is on the first place with holdings worth USD 1.09 trillion.

3. Veteran Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket, bringing to an end his 21-year career. 

4. Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang resigned as Chief Minister of the state. 

5. A book titled 'Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl' will be released in October 2017. It has been authored by Ram Kamal Mukherjee.

6. Political satire 'Newton' has won the International Federation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) award at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. 

7. Former Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Shibaji Banerjee passed away. He was 68. 

8. Senior journalist Raj Chengappa has been re-elected as the President of the Editors' Guild of India. 

9. Sakura Mori of Japan defeated Swedish rival Ekholm Matilda to win the women's singles title at the ITTF World Tour India Open. 

10. Movie 'Moonlight' has bagged the best original screenplay prize at 'Writers Guild of America award' (WGA), while sci-fi film 'Arrival' won best adapted screenplay award. 

 

2017-02-21 04:55:40

Top Headlines - 14.02.2017

1.The Indian blind cricket team defeated Pakistan by nine wickets to win the Twenty20 Blind World Cup title for the second time. 

2. Indian Navy’s survey vessel INS Sarvekshak, based at the Southern Naval Command in Kochi became the first naval ship to go green by installing a solar power system on board.

3. Veteran actor Nana Patekar will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bodhisattva International Film Festival (BIFF) in Patna for his contribution to Indian cinema. 

4. Former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected as the new president of Germany. 

5. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) elected Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey as its president and Naveen N D Gupta as its vice president. 

6. Young emerging Indian doubles pair of Arjun Madathil Ramachandran and Ramchandran Shlok won the men's doubles title at the 26th Iran Fajr Badminton Tournament title. 

7. 'La La Land' won five awards at the 70th British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, including the award for Best Film and Actor Dev Patel was named the Best Supporting Actor for 'Lion'. 

8. Indian Air Force will induct the country's first indigenous all-weather Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEWACS), also called the 'eye in the sky', on February 14.

 9. Singer David Bowie's 25th and final studio album 'Blackstar' won five awards at the 59th Grammy Awards posthumously. 

10. Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated the second edition of 'Hunar Haat'. 

 

2017-02-14 05:07:41

Top Headlines - 11.02.2017

1.The government appointed three non-official directors - Ashok Gulati, Manish Sabharwal and Rajiv Kumar on the all-powerful central board of Reserve Bank of India. These Directors have been appointed for four years. 

2. Hemant Bhargava has been appointed as the Managing Director of Insurance Company Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India.

 3. Technology major Google will set up the world's Google Station in Pune. Google has bagged the ?150 crore contract in collaboration with IBM, Larsen & Toubro and RailTel from the Pune Smart City Development Corporation. 

 4. Physicist Peter Mansfield died. He was 83. Mansfield was awarded with the Nobel Prize for helping to invent MRI scanners. 

 5. Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel industry, has been named Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as its 'primary technology partner'. 

6. Additional Chief Conservator of Forests in Himachal Pradesh N. Nanda has been appointed as expert member of the National Green Tribunal. 

7. A book ‘Pakistan – Courting the Abyss’ by Security expert, Tilak Devashar was released in Jaipur. 

8. For the first time, two Indian players, Akshay Verma and Priyanka Prabhakara, have been selected in a 67-strong international group of boys and girls for the NBA and FIBA's third annual 'Basketball without Borders' Global Camp in New Orleans, USA. 

9. Indian football team lost a place in the latest FIFA World Rankings to reach 130th position. 

10. Indian captain Virat Kohli surpassed the legendary Sir Donald Bradman and Rahul Dravid by becoming the first batsman to score double hundreds in four successive Test series.

 

2017-02-11 07:49:27

Top Headlines - 10.02.2017

1.Dr Shawna Pandya, a neurosurgeon working at Canada's Alberta University Hospital has been selected for a space mission. With this, she would be the third Indian-origin woman to go to space. 

2. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh released the book titled ‘Veerappan, Chasing the Brigand’, written by K. Vijay Kumar, Senior Security Adviser, Ministry of Home Affairs. 

3. National Stock Exchange (NSE) has appointed IDFC chief Vikram Limaye as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. 

4. Surgeon P Raghu Ram has been awarded with the prestigious Dr B C Roy national award 2016 for outstanding service in the field of socio medical relief. 

5. According to a report by the US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC), India has been ranked 43rd in the list of 45 global economies in the intellectual property index. 

6. Former Prime Minister of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, sworn in as the new president of the country. 

7. The government approved signing of an agreement between India and Senegal in the field of health and medicine which includes cooperation in AIDS control, integrated disease surveillance and emergency relief. 

8. Sony BBC Earth will be launched soon. This factual entertainment channel has appointed Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan as its brand ambassador. 

9. Jeff Sessions has been confirmed to be the next attorney general of USA. 

10. Cab aggregation service provider Ola has appointed Badri Raghavan as its Chief Data Scientist. 

 

2017-02-10 05:17:17

Top Headlines - 09.02.2017

1.Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent in its sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review. With this all the major policy rates are unchanged.

2. N Chandrasekaran, chairman designate of Tata Sons has been elected as Chairman of Tata Steel Board. He is currently the CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services. 

 3. Surakhpur village in south-west Delhi became the first fully digital payment enabled village of the national capital. 

4. Private sector lenders HDFC Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank have gone live with the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS). The BBPS is a centralised system created by the National Payments Corporation, involving banks and non-banks. 

5. Jovenel Moise sworn in as Haiti's President. He will serve a five-year term. 

6. Enforcement Directorate (ED) chief Karnal Singh has been given a fixed tenure of two years. 

7. India will host the first-ever meeting of national security chiefs of BIMSTEC member countries to discuss action against terrorism, extremism and radicalization.

8. Ministry of Tourism, NPCC, NBCC and Government of Jammu and Kashmir signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementation of Tourism projects in Jammu and Kashmir. 

9. Sourabh Varma defeated Lakshya Sen to win the men’s singles title at the 81st Senior Badminton National Championship. 

 10. The Odisha government accorded in-principle approval to a proposal for hosting the 14th Men's Hockey World Cup-2018 in Bhubaneswar. 

 

2017-02-09 04:36:24

Top Headlines - 08.02.2017

1.Renowned Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor has been selected for Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize for his commitment to Jewish values. 

2. China's newly-formed Rocket Force has held an exercise with advanced DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile with a range of over 1,000 kms. 

3. Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar will be conferred with D.Litt by the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) for her contribution in the field of music. 

 4. The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) announced that India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years.

5. Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has partnered with Indian mobile wallet major, MobiKwik to introduce digital ticket payment across its fleet of 8000 passenger buses. The tie-up will enable commuters to book tickets by scanning a QR code within seconds without standing in queues. 

6. Member (Finance) in Prasar Bharati, Rajiv Singh took over as the acting CEO of the country's public service broadcaster. 

7. Sports Minister Vijay Goel laid the Foundation Stone at Sector – 25 Gandhinagar, Gujarat for the first ever training centre dedicated for Para Athletes.

8. Aiming to empower women, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly will host the country's first National Women’s Parliament in Amravati. The three-day event will see girl students connecting with 401 women legislators, 91 women Members of Parliament and 300 social and corporate women leaders of India and overseas. 

9. India and Austria signed a protocol to amend their existing bilateral taxation treaty to prevent tax evasion. 

10. Private lender IDFC Bank picked up a 5 per cent stake in financial services major IIFL Holdings.

2017-02-08 05:07:16

Top Headlines - 06.02.2017

1.The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign as part of Universal Immunization Programme in Bengaluru.

2. Sports Minister Vijay Goel lays the Foundation Stone for the first ever training center dedicated for Para Athletes at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

 3. World’s smallest pacemaker dubbed as Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) was successfully implanted by US scientists. It is one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker and is the only wireless pacemaker approved for use in the US.

4. Indian Navy has launched an Integrated Underwater Harbour Defense and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) in Mumbai.

5. A 16 member committee of experts has been constituted by Ministry of AYUSH to prepare a Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control. The Committee is headed by Dr. H.R. Nagendra.

6. India and Vietnam share a strategic partnership. Defense cooperation, including supply of defense equipment, is an important aspect of this partnership.

 7. Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-SAM) and Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MR-SAM) are jointly developed by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI).

8. The Finance Act, 2016 amended the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) to provide that 40% of the amount payable to the employee subscriber of NPS on his closure of account or his opting out of the scheme, shall be exempt from tax. 

 

2017-02-06 09:04:54

Top Headlines - 04.02.2017

1.India and Sri Lanka signed an agreement to construct a multi-ethnic tri-lingual school in a north central district of the island nation. 

2. Indian Railways has inked a pact with Italian Railways for improving the safety level of the Indian railways.

 3. Virat Kohli maintained his top spot in the latest ICC rankings of T20 batsmen while India have gained a spot by virtue of their series win against England to climb to the second spot in the team rankings. 

4. Realty firm Godrej Properties announced a major shuffle in the leadership of the company with Adi Godrej assuming the charge as Chairman Emeritus position in the company. 

5. China tested a new version of Dongfeng-5C missile that can carry up to 10 nuclear warheads.

6. United States Federal Reserve has kept its interest rates unchanged. Benchmark interest rates are kept in a range of 0.5% to 0.75%. 

7. Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu unveiled the logo and the tag line 'Gati se Pragati' of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). 

8. Champion cueist Pankaj Advani won the Indian National Snooker Championship by defeating Pandurangaiah of Railways in the final match. Its Advani's 29th national title. 

 9. The 15-year-old shuttler from Uttrakhand, Lakshya Sen, created history by becoming the number one junior singles badminton player in the world in the latest rankings of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). 

10. An institute dedicated to building collaboration in the areas of cancer prevention, research and care called the Centre of Integrative Oncology was inaugurated in New Delhi. 

 

2017-02-04 08:04:14

Top Headlines - 03.02.2017

1.The World Bank has signed an agreement with the government to provide USD 201.50 million loan for quality engineering education across several states in India. 

2. Veteran stage artist, theatre director, painter and writer Asim Basu died. He was 82. 

3. Senior IPS officer PVK Reddy has been appointed as the new Director General in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). 

4. S C Bajpai has been appointed the new director general of Ordnance Factories and the chairman of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). 

5. The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has started its Twitter Seva ‘DARPGSEVA’. 

6. Former Exxon Mobil Corp chairman and chief executive, Rex Tillerson sworn in as the Foreign Minister of USA.

 7. Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal became the first Indian bowler to take a 6-wicket in an innings of a T20 International match. 

8. The Income Tax Department launched Operation Clean Money (Swachh Dhan Abhiyan), an e-platform to analyse large cash deposits made during the demonetisation. 

9. The 19th Bharat Rang Mahotsav (National Theatre Festival) commenced in New Delhi. The 21-day festival will conclude on 21 February 2017. 

 10. Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge, was nominated to the US Supreme Court by President Donald Trump, making him the youngest nominee in 25 years.

 

2017-02-03 05:43:22

Top Headlines - 02.02.2017

1.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha. This is his fourth budget as Finance Minister. It is the first time that Union and railway budget have been presented together. 

2. Government has marginally revised the GDP growth rate for 2015-16 to 7.9 per cent from the earlier estimate of 7.6 per cent. 

3. Actress Anushka Sharma has been appointed the ambassador of the Swachh Bharat campaign by the Ministry of Urban Development. 

4. President Pranab Mukherjee approved the Jallikattu bill. 

 5. Hinduja Ventures elevated its whole-time director Ashok Mansukhani as the new managing director and chief executive. 

6. Former Union Minister E Ahamed passed away. He was 78.

7. Former Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma took over as the Director Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). 

8. India has slipped to fourth place in the latest One-Day International Rankings. 

9. Car maker Tesla unveiled the world's largest battery storage plant in California. 

10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the 'Guest of Honour' at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia. 

 

2017-02-02 05:29:12

Top Headlines - 01.02.2017

1. The Supreme Court appointed a committee of four administrators headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai to manage the affairs of BCCI.

2. Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the first ever Apparel and Garment Making Centre in the home constituency of Meghalaya’s Chief Minister Mukul Sangma. 

3. Former Delhi state football captain and national referee Syed Nasir Hasan passed away. He was 73.

4. Chad's Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected as the chairman of the African Union (AU) commission. 

5. Cab aggregator Uber commenced the operations of its bike-sharing product 'uberMOTO' in Hyderabad. 

6. Australian government has partnered with Indian major Tata group and US-based XPRIZE to start a water conservation award 'Water Abundance Prize'. 

7. Government appointed Amulya Kumar Patnaik as Commissioner of Delhi Police, a post that fell vacant after Alok Kumar Verma was made CBI Chief.

8. The Reserve Bank of India announced that limits placed on daily cash withdrawals from ATMs will be withdrawn from February 1, 2017. 

9. Dushyant Chautala has been appointed as the new President of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI).

10. According to Financial Times Global MBA Ranking-2017, ISB which was in the 29th position last year climbed to 27th this year and IIM-B shot to 49th position from 62 last year.

 

2017-02-01 04:39:40

Top Headlines - 26.01.2017

1.Flipkart new CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy has resigned from its post along with two more senior executives, Hari Vasudev and Ashish Agrawal, have also resigned from Flipkart this week.

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 2. China has deployed advanced DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in Heilongjiang province. The missiles have a range of up to 15,000 km and are capable of delivering 10 nuclear warheads.

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 3. Japan has launched its first military communications satellite to boost the broadband capacity of its Self Defense Forces.

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 4. Turkey, Russia and Iran have reached agreement on forming a three-party mechanism to monitor ceasefire violations in Syria in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.

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5. Meryl Streep remains most nominated actor in Oscars history. She was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for her role in 'Florence Foster Jenkins'.

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 6. All India Football Federation (AIFF) has launched India's first ever women's professional football league, Called the "Indian Women's League".

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 7. Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh died. He was 30 years old.

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 8. US President Donald Trump named Indian-American Ajit Vardaraj Pai as the 34th chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

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9. Cabinet approves Short term market borrowing by NABARD in order to lend funds to Cooperative banks. Initially Rs.20, 000 crores was authorized for on-lending to Cooperative Banks at 4.5 percent rate of interest.

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 10. The Union Cabinet has given its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017). It is a part of Government’s commitment for financial inclusion and social security.

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2017-01-27 05:17:17

Top Headlines - 25.01.2017

1.Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has awarded the first ever Hugo Chavez Prize for Peace and Sovereignty to Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

2. China has built the world's largest solar park in Qinghai province. It can produce about 850 MW of power. 

 3. The government has extended the term of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar for one year, whose term was to end on January 28. 

4. Two small finance banks -Suryoday and Utkarsh have commenced operations. 

5. Former Australian cricketers Matthew Hayden and David Boon have been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame. 

6. Former India opener and the current mentor of Kings XI Punjab, Virender Sehwag has been named as the brand ambassador of the team. 

7. Mutual fund industry veteran Vetri Subramaniam has been appointed as the Group President and Head of Equity of UTI Asset Management Company (UTI AMC).

8. Prolific opening batsman David Warner has won Australian cricket's top individual prize for the second year in a row. 

9. According to the Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG's) annual list of world's 50 "Most Innovative Companies", Technology giant Apple has been named as the most innovative company for the year 2016. Apple has topped the list for the 11th straight year. 

10. Dubai International Airport remained the world's busiest airport for international passengers in 2016, with annual traffic rising to 8.36 crore passengers during the year. 

 

2017-01-25 05:01:55

Top Headlines - 24.01.2017

1.China has commissioned its 31st stealth warship, rapidly expanding its fleet. 

2. Renowned Urdu poet and lyricist Jaswant Rai Sharma, known to the world by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri, died. He was 88.

3. India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament title. 

4. China has set up a 100 billion yuan (approximately ?1 lakh crore) fund to support investment in the internet sector. 

5. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the modern IT building, ‘Jyothirmaya’ at the Infopark in Kochi.

6. Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur has been unanimously elected head of the Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association (HPOA) for a four-year term. 

7. Cab aggregator Ola has appointed a former PepsiCo executive, Vishal Kaul as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). 

 8. Goa will become the first state in India and across the globe to opt for electronic transmission of postal ballot to service voters in the upcoming elections. 

9. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Serbia for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics.

10. Singapore's first satellite which was launched from the International Space Station (ISS), AOBA VELOX-III, is claimed to stay in orbit for twice as long as similar satellites.

2017-01-24 04:24:13

Top Headlines - 21.01.2017

1.Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma has been appointed as the Director of CBI, country's premier investigating agency. 

2. US President-elect Donald Trump has named former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the agriculture minister. 

3. Asia's oldest stock exchange BSE Ltd, will become the first listed stock exchange of the country. The first IPO of BSE ltd will come on January 23, 2017. 

4. Adama Barrow was sworn in as the third President of Gambia. 

5. Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba became the major sponsor of Olympic Games until 2028. 

6. Wax statue of US President-elect Donald Trump was unveiled at Madame Tussauds museum. 

7. Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh declared Dharamshala as the second capital of the state. 

8. Manchester United became the world's richest football club, with a record revenue of over ?4,300 crore for the 2015-16 season.

9. All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel has been appointed member of FIFA's all-important finance committee for a four-year term. 

10. India registered its 23rd 350+ score in ODI cricket during the Cuttack ODI against England, becoming the team with the most 350-plus totals in the 50-over format. 

 

2017-01-21 05:01:57

Top Headlines - 20.01.2017

1.Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has won the 'Favourite Dramatic TV Actress' at the People’s Choice Award 2017. 

2. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a dedicated web portal 'ShaGun' for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in New Delhi. 

3. According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017 report, India's economy is projected to grow by 7.7 per cent in the financial year 2017 and 7.6 per cent in 2018.

4. The government approved the signing of an agreement between India and the United Arab Emirates in the area of agriculture and allied sectors. 

5. According to JLL's fourth annual City Momentum Index, Six Indian cities have made it to the world's 30 most dynamic places with Bengaluru topping the chart. Other Indian cities in the list are Hyderabad (5th), Pune (13th), Chennai (18th), Delhi (23th) and Mumbai (25th). 

 6. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the India International Garment Fair (IIGF) 2017. 

7. Former England women's cricket captain Rachael Heyhoe-Flint has died. He was 77. 

8. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal for India’s taking full membership of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Governing Council.

9. A book 'The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox' authored by Ullekh NP was released. 

10. Professor CV Vishveshwara who did pioneering work on black holes, passed away. He was 77. 

 

2017-01-20 05:19:23

Top Headlines - 19.01.2017

1.Legendary cricketer and India's World Cup winning team captain Kapil Dev was inducted into legends club 'Hall of Fame'. 

2. British poet Jacob Polley has won the 2016 T.S. Eliot prize for his fourth collection, 'Jackself'. 

3. Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service gave a Baa3 rating to State Bank of India's (SBI) proposed US dollar denominated senior unsecured notes. 

4. Antonio Tajani of the EPP Christian Democrat group has been elected president of the European Parliament. 

5. According to the annual global CEO survey of consultancy giant PwC, the top two markets from the growth point of view are the US, as voted by 43 per cent of CEOs, followed by China (33 per cent). After this, Germany is on third, the UK is on fourth, Japan is on fifth and India is on sixth position. 

  6. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu unveiled 'Mission 41k' to save Rs. 41000 crore in the next decade in Railways’ energy costs.

7. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi signed MoUs with NBCC (India) Limited, HSCC (India) Limited and with HITES HLL Life Care Ltd to expand infrastructure and other facilities. 

8. Actress Shabana Azmi has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category for the upcoming 11th Asian Film Awards, to be held on March 21 in Hong Kong. 

9. Indian passport has been ranked at 78th position in the global ranking of the world's most powerful passports. Germany has been placed on the first place in this list of 196 countries and Afghanistan has been placed last. 

10. India became an Associate Member State of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). 

 

2017-01-19 04:57:51

Top Headlines - 18.01.2017

1.According to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report, India has been ranked 60th among 79 developing economies, below neighbouring China and Pakistan, in the inclusive development index.

 2. According to the '2017 Edelman Trust Barometer', India is the second most trusted nation in terms of its institutions by general population. China is at the first place in this report. 

3. India has slipped 3 places to 92nd rank on the global index of talent competitiveness that measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent, a list topped by Switzerland. 

4. Bollywood Actor Shah Rukh Khan launched famous filmmaker Karan Johar’s biography 'An Unsuitable Boy'.

5. HP Inc. unveiled the world's first workstation called Z2 Mini in India. 

6. The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Govt. of Mauritius, Soomil duth Bholah signed on MoU for Cooperation in the field of Cooperatives & related areas. 

7. Astronaut Eugene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 and the last man to walk on the moon, has died. He was 82. 

8. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India's growth forecast for the current fiscal 2016-17 to 6.6 per cent from 7.6 per cent estimated earlier. 

9. Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has been named in Forbes' 30 under 30 list for Europe in the 'Social Stars' category. 

 10. Wholesale inflation broke the 3-month declining trend and rose to 3.39 per cent in Decembe

2017-01-18 05:06:46

Top Headlines - 16.01.2017

Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala,passed away. He was 91.

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2. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into a Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreement on the with Indian subsidiary of a Japanese trading company.

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3. Britain's star tennis player, Johanna Konta defeated Agnieszka Radwanska to win WTA Apia International in Sydney.

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4. Arth Patel, an Indian-American student has won a $5,000 scholarship for writing an essay on contribution of dental health on the well-being of children and families in the US.

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5. India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka to construct 3000 rain water harvesting systems in Rin Jaffna District at a cost of 300 million Rupees (Sri Lankan).

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6. The Mumbai Cricket Association nominated its vice president Ashish Shelar to fill up the post as its interim chief.

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7. Portugal Government conferred the National Order of Knighthood on former Union Minister of State for External Affairs Eduardo Faleiro.

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8. Rajeev Singh will take charge as the interim CEO of Prasar Bharti. 

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2017-01-16 06:33:39

Top Headlines - 15.01.2017

According to the United Nations International Labour Organisation's 2017 World Employment and Social Outlook report, Unemployment in India is projected to witness marginal increase between 2017 and 2018, signalling stagnation in job creation in the country.

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2. India and the US have signed a MoU to collaborate in the fields of developmental activities and aid in third world countries.

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3. Continuing a yearly tradition, US President Barack Obama signed a proclamation to declare January 16 'Religious Freedom Day'.

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4. William Peter Blatty, the author of the novel 'The Exorcist' and writer of its Oscar-winning big-screen adaptation, has died. He was 89.

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5. BSNL has launched 'Sanchar Aadhar' for Aadhar based eKYC and digital customer engagement.

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6. According to a study prepared by the London School of Marketing, Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer was the world's most marketable sports person in 2016. N

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7. Genetics researcher Oliver Smithies, who won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2007, died. He was 91.

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8. Bharat Sanchar Nigam has partnered with Tata Communications to deliver a high-quality mobile experience and accelerate how its subscribers use Wi-Fi internationally.

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9. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) inaugurated its first 'robot pharmacy' in Dubai.

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10. Mexico appointed Geronimo Gutierrez, head of the North American Development Bank, as the new ambassador to the US.

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2017-01-16 06:07:53

Top Headlines - 14.01.2017

N Chandrasekaran, the chief executive officer of Tata Consultancy Services, has been appointed chairman of Tata Sons.

2. President Barack Obama has awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honour.

3. Pinaka rocket Mark-I, which has now transformed into guided Pinaka rocket Mark-II, was successfully test fired from an Integrated Test Range situated in Chandipur.

4. India's largest information technology company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has appointed Rajesh Gopinathan as the new chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director.

5. Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, Army Commander of Jaipur-based South Western Command, has been appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff.

6. India's first ever solar powered boat called 'Aditya' was launched at Kochi's Vembanad Lake in Kerala.

7. India jumped six places to the 129th spot, their best football ranking in over a decade, according to world governing body FIFA.  

8. India's first Madame Tussauds museum to open in Delhi in June. UK-based Merlin Enterprises will be foraying into the Indian market with the launch of Madame Tussauds in the national capital.

9. India's retail inflation eased to a three-year low of 3.41% in the month of December, as against 3.63% in November 2016.

10. South Africa's Hashim Amla scored an unbeaten 125(221) against Sri Lanka, becoming the eighth batsman in Test history to score a hundred in his 100th Test.


 

2017-01-16 05:44:34

Top Headlines - 13.01.2017

Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT- In) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology of the Government of India and the Department of Homeland Security, Government of the United States of America have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of cyber Security. 

2. Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine that has superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack with torpedoes as well as tube-launched anti-ship missiles whilst underwater or on surface, was launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL). 

3. K.M. Philip, a whole-time Director of MRF Ltd and the first Asian to become the President of the World Alliance of YMCA, died. He was 104. 

4. Kiranmeet Kaur Baljeet Singh Jassal will represent Malaysia at the Miss Universe 2016 finals at Manila. Kiranmeet Kaur Baljeet Singh Jassal, won Miss Universe Malaysia title in 2016.

 5. China's Navy has commissioned a sophisticated electronic reconnaissance ship named CNS Kaiyangxing or Mizar, capable of conducting all-weather, round-the-clock observation on multiple targets. 

 6. Russian rhythmic gymnast Yana Kudryavtseva announced her retirement at the age of 19. 

7. Sprinter Usain Bolt and football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo have been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award. 

8. The Myanmar government has appointed U Thaung Tun as the National Security Advisor. 

9. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Digidhan Mela organized in Guwahati. 

10. According to the Dutch railway company, All Dutch trains have become 100% powered by wind energy since January 1.

 

2017-01-13 04:31:38

Top Headlines - 12.01.2017

1.World Bank has estimated that India's GDP growth rate will be 7 per cent in the current fiscal 2016-17. 

2. Congress leader and former Union Minister Manish Tewari has been appointed senior fellow of US-based think tank Atlantic Council.

3. US President Barack Obama chose four Indian-American scientists for the highest honour given to science and engineering professionals - Presidential Award. These scientists are Pankaj Lal from Montclair State University, Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University, Manish Arora from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Aradhna Tripati from University of California, Los Angeles. 

4. Railways launched a new ticketing App, IRCTC Rail Connect, to facilitate booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way.

5. Delhi Airport has become the first aerodrome in the world to adopt unique performance and benchmarking digital platform, Arc.

6. Buddy Greco, the popular singer and piano player, has died. He was 90. 

7. The two day 20th National Conference on e-Governance concluded in Visakhapatnam. 

8. Former German President Roman Herzog passed away. He was 82. 

 9. Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara named Daniel Kablan Duncan as the country's first vice-president. 

10. The 21st National Youth Festival will commence from 12 January 2017 in Rohtak, Haryana. It is organised every year on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. 

2017-01-12 05:29:06

Top Headlines - 11.01.2017

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first international exchange –India INX — at the International Financial Service Centre (IFSC) of GIFT City. 

2. Pakistan successfully test fired its first submarine-launched nuclear-capable missile 'Babur-3'. It has a range of 450 km (280 miles). 

3. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Best Male Player Award for the 4th time. 

4. China's space research agency has sent three satellites into space through its indigenous rocket Kuaizhou-1A (KZ-1A) under its first commercial mission. 

 5. Global brokerage Citigroup has lowered India's growth forecast to 6.8 per cent for this fiscal 2016-17 from 7.2 per cent.

6. Flipkart has appointed Kalyan Krishnamurthy as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the company. He has replaced co-founder Binny Bansal, who has been elevated to the position of Group CEO. 

7. Renowned singer and music director Gangai Amaran has been selected for Kerala's prestigious Harivarasanam award-2017, in recognition of his contribution to religious harmony and national integration. 

8. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and French Space agency (CNES) has signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology.

9. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured by the US Embassy to acknowledge his immense contribution to the India-US ties on tuberculosis.

10. Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has launched a portal 'EXIM Mitra' primarily for providing information on financial products available to facilit

2017-01-11 04:51:59

Top Headlines - 10.01.2017

India and Portugal signed six agreements - including one on defence cooperation.

2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY), a skill development program targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment.

3. The tax department said that General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) will kick in from April 1, 2017.

4. Union Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal dedicated the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) to the nation. It is the World’s Largest Street Light Replacement Programme.

 5. 'National e-Governance award' will be conferred upon Gurugram district administration at the 20th national conference on e-Governance. 

6. An IIT Kharagpur alumnus, Parag Havaldar has won the prestigious Technical Achievement Award, popularly called the `Technical Oscar', awarded by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. 

7. Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died. He was 82.

8. Sunil Amrith, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University has been awarded Infosys Prize 2016 in Humanities. 

9. Novak Djokovic from Serbia won the 2017 Qatar Open tennis title in the men’s single category.

10. Cuesports ace Pankaj Advani defeated two-time defending champion Aditya Mehta by 5-1 to win the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship 2017.

 

2017-01-10 06:59:45

Top Headlines - 09.01.2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Portuguese counterpart Dr Antonio Costa inaugurated the main convention of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Bengaluru. 

2. Delhi Government has approved 'Good Samaritan Policy' to encourage people to help road accident victims in emergency situation. 

3. China is setting up the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave observatory in a Tibet. 

4. Former human rights lawyer Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in as new president of Ghana.

5. The ninth edition of Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) began in Jaipur.

6. Sania Mirza, Bethanie Mattek-Sands wins 2017 Brisbane women’s doubles title Brisbane International women’s doubles title. 

7. Union Home Minister inaugurates the CISF Eastern Sector Headquarter and lays foundation stone of the CISF Residential Complex in Ranchi.

8. Ferry Craft Manohar was inducted into assets of the Commodore of the Yard division by Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM, Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command.

9. Veteran All India Forward Bloc leader and former West Bengal minister Saral Deb passed away. He was 82.

2017-01-09 08:19:35

Top Headlines - 07.01.2017

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has declared the year 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. 

2. Yes Bank has partnered with Gupshup, a leading bot platform, to launch 'Yes mPower' - a banking chat bot for its loan products. 

3. Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has tied up with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) for augmenting capital support to enterprises in the country. 

 4. Veteran actor Om Puri has passed away. He was 66. 

5. China launched its longest high-speed train service. The train, named 'Shangri-la of the World'. 

6. Classical singer Ustad Fateh Ali Khan died. He was 82. 

7. India and Kazakhstan signed an agreement to amend the two-decade old bilateral tax treaty under which information exchanged between the two can be shared with other law enforcement agencies. 

 8. The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of an Agreement for cooperation between India and Portugal in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors.  ???????? ?????????? ?? ???? ?? ????????? ?? ??? ???? ?? ???? ??????? ????????? ??? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????????? ?? ?????? ???

 9. The National Cadet Corps and Kyrgyzstan have joined hands for a youth exchange programme to create awareness and appreciation of socio-cultural and socio-economic realities prevailing in each other’s countries. 

10. Indian teenagers, Darpan Basak and Ankit Kumar won the prestigious Travel Photographer of the Year award 2016.

 

2017-01-07 04:49:17

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Directions (Q. 1-4): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

 

Mr X is trying to make a team of four players for a tennis tournament. He has seven players for that purpose. Among them. A, B and C are males and M, N, O and P are females. All players are of equal ability and there must be at least two males in a team. For a team of four, all players must be able to play with each other. Player B cannot play with player M. Player C cannot play with Player P. Player M cannot play with Player O.

 

1.If Player O is selected and Player B is rejected then the team will consist of which of these four

 

players?

 

 

1) A, C, M and O

2) A, C, N and O

3) A, C, P and O

4) A, N, P and O

5) None of these

 

2.If Player M is on the team, which other players must be there on the team?

1) A, B and N

2) A, C and N

3) A, C and O

4) A, C and P

5) None of these

 

 

3.Which statement(s) is/are false considering the above information?

 

Player B and C are never selected together.

 

Player C and O are never selected together.

 

Player C and N are never selected together.

1) Only A

2) Only B

3) Only C

4) Only A and B

5) A, B and C

 

 

4.Which statement is certainly true?

 

If M plays, A also plays.

 

If O plays, B also plays.

 

If M plays, O also plays.

1) Only C

2) Only B

3) Only A

4) Only A and B

5) Only A and C

 

 

Directions (Q. 5-9): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

 

There are ten friends sitting in two parallel rows numbered I and II. In each row, there are five persons and there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. Members in row I are facing the members of row II.

 

A, B, C, D and E are sitting in row I, facing south. P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in row II, facing north. All ot them are not necessarily sitting in the same order. C is facing R. B and E are not facing S. A sits at one of the ends. T is fourth to the right of P and is facing E. Q sits between R and P.

 

5.Who is facing Q?

 

 

1) A

2) D

3) Either A or D

4) B

5) None of these

 

6.Which of the following pairs are sitting diagonally opposite?

1) A, P

2) E, P

3) T, E

 

 

4) B, T                                                 5) None of these

 

7.Which of the following pairs occupies the middle position of the row?

 

1) B, S

2) E, T

3) R, C

4) D, Q

5) None of these

 

8.Which of the following is S’s position?

 

1) Between Q and T

2) Second to the right of P

 

3) Facing B

4) On the immediate left of T

5) None of these

 

 

 

9.Which of the following gives the sitting order of persons sitting in row I from your right to left?

 

1) B, D, C, A, E

2) A, B, C, D, E

3) E, D, C, B, A

4) E, C, B, D, A

5) None of these

 

2017-01-06 07:01:18

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2017-01-06 06:05:05

Top Headlines - 06.01.2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as India's limited-overs captain.

2. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump appointed Indian-American Raj Shah as Deputy assistant and Communications and Research Director. 

3. Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan died. He was 88.

4. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Kenya on bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. 

5. Indian women's football team won their fourth consecutive South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) women's championship title by defeating Bangladesh 3-1 in the final at the Kanchenjunga Stadium.

6. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, announced two new initiatives for small and medium businesses in India - 'Digital Unlocked' and 'My Business Websites'.

7. Government approved an agreement between India and Uruguay on co-operation and mutual assistance on Customs matters.

8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a postal stamp dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh to mark his 350th birth anniversary. 

9. Pakistani batsman Younis Khan became the first player in cricket history to score centuries in 11 nations.

10. Technology giant Apple has confirmed that it will invest $1 billion in a $100 billion technology fund being set up by Japan’s SoftBank Group.

2017-01-06 04:24:25

Top Headlines - 05.01.2017

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) appointed Rio Olympic medalist and Arjun Awardee Deepa Malik and first female amputee to climb Mount Everest Arunima Sinha as brand ambassadors for its Swachh programme. 

2. 30 Indian-origin innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders have been featured in the 2017 edition of Forbes list of 'super achievers' under the age of 30. 

3. Osmanabad has become the first district in Maharashtra to issue Aadhaar cards to children aged from 0-5 years, who avail government health facilities for vaccination. 

4. Paul Ryan was re-elected as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives for another term by the House of the 115th Congress.

 5. Former Australia cricketer Arthur Morris was inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Hall of Fame. 

 6. Andhra Pradesh Government has launched 'NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme' to provide the medical treatment to the people Above Poverty Line (APL) at Rs. 1200 premium per annum.

 7. Technology giant IBM has appointed Karan Bajwa Managing Director of its India operations.

 8. Power Sector Company, Tata Power has nominated S Padmanabhan as the chairman of the board of directors of the company. 

9. The Reserve Bank of India announced that it has appointed Surekha Marandi as the new Executive Director (ED). 

10. Reserve Bank of India gave its final approval to Paytm to formally launch its payments bank.

2017-01-05 04:46:12

Top Headlines - 04.01.2017

David R Syiemlieh has been appointed as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee.

 2. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi has partnered with digital payments firm MobiKwik to enable cashless payment facility for doctors, staff and patients using the company's mobile wallet.

3. According to HSBC Holdings data, India has ranked third among the countries offering the highest average annual salary to expatriates. Switzerland offers the highest in the world and almost twice the global average.

 4. John Berger, the Booker prize-winning novelist and pioneering art critic, has passed away. He was 90. 

5. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took oath as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan.

6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 104th Indian Science Congress at Tarakarama Stadium of Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. 

7. Britain's prominent travel and tours operators association (Association of British Travel Agents) ranked Kerala 8th in the '12 destinations to watch in 2017'.

8. Preeti Sudan, IAS assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. 

9. Anoop Kumar Srivastava, an IAS officer of 1981 batch of Assam-Meghalaya Cadre has taken over the charge of Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. 

10. HDFC bank has launched a chatbot service called 'OnChat' to allow users to make payments through Facebook Messenger.

2017-01-04 07:32:34

Top Headlines - 03.01.2017

India successfully conducted the final test of the nuclear-capable Agni-IV missile from a road-mobile launcher on Odisha's Abdul Kalam Island. 

2. The Supreme Court removed BJP MP Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI President. 

3. India's star singles player Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis. 

4. An Indian-origin Saudi-based entrepreneur, Shaikh Rafik Mohammed has been appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan. 

 5. India's largest LNG importer Petronet has signed an agreement to set up a $950 million liquefied natural gas import project in Bangladesh. 

6. Sikkim has become the first state in India to go fully organic. 

7. India and Pakistan exchanged the list of their nuclear installations and facilities under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear installations. 

8. General Bipin Rawat took charge as the 27th Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) of India. 

9. Air Chief Marshal Birendra Singh Dhanoa took over as the new IAF Chief.

 10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a scheme to provide pregnant women financial aid of Rs 6,000 as part of efforts to bring down the maternal mortality rate. The scheme will be applicable over 650 districts of the country. 



 

2017-01-03 06:08:57

SSC MTS Recruitment 2017 Notification - Non Technical

Posts – Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff

Important Dates

Starting Date of Applications: 31st December 2016

Last Date of Applications: 30th January 2017

Starting Date of Fee Payment via SBI Challans: 31st December 2016

Last Date of Fee Payment via SBI Challans: 25th January 2017

Last Date of Fee Payment via Online: 30th January 2017

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2017-01-02 06:02:50

State Cooperative Bank Limited Recruitment 2017

State Cooperative Bank Limited Recruitment 2017

 

Post Date : 31 Dec 2016
 

Qualification :  Graduate Pass Can Apply
 

 Last Date :11 Jan 2017


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2017-01-02 05:54:24

Vocabulary Words - 02.01.2017

FRAILTY (NOUN): Weakness

Synonyms: defect, fallibility 

Antonyms: advantage, perfection

Example Sentence:  Despite her frailty she manages to work hard.

2. GRANDIOSE (ADJECTIVE): Theatrical

Synonyms: ambitious, bombastic

Antonyms: trivial, moderate

Example Sentence: He produced several grandiose schemes for a holiday resort but no resort was ever built.

3. PAUCITY (NOUN): Scarcity

Synonyms: dearth, insufficiency

Antonyms: sufficiency, enough

Example Sentence: The paucity of trained medical professionals is a major challenge for India.

4. PERILOUS (ADJECTIVE): Dangerous

Synonyms: hazardous, rugged

Antonyms: calm, firm

Example Sentence: Efforts were made to escape the necessity of accepting the perilous aid.

5. IMPETUS (NOUN): Stimulus

Synonyms: catalyst, impulse

Antonyms: block, discouragement

Example Sentence: What the economy needs is a new impetus.

6. INNOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): Harmless

Synonyms: inoffensive, insipid

Antonyms: delicious, yummy

Example Sentence:  Krishana’s decision to quit the job was innocuous.

7. BENEVOLENCE (NOUN): Charity

Synonyms: altruism, compassion

Antonyms: cruelty, harshness

Example Sentence:  Mother Teresa is known for her benevolence.

 8. SPORADIC (ADJECTIVE): On and off

Synonyms: desultory, isolated

Antonyms: common, frequent

Example Sentence: A city subjected to sporadic bombing raids.

9. FLAMBOYANT (ADJECTIVE): Extravagant

Synonyms: glamorous, ornate

Antonyms: dull, plain

Example Sentence: He always wears flamboyant clothes to make people notice him.

10. ADULATION (NOUN): Overenthusiastic praise

Synonyms: applause, commendation

Antonyms: abuse, criticism

Example Sentence: The book was received with adulation by the critics. 

 

2017-01-02 05:26:25

Vocabulary Words - 01.01.2017

EXASPERATE (VERB): provoke

Synonyms: agitate, annoy 

Antonyms: appease, pacify

Example Sentence:  He was exasperated by the continual interruptions.

2. DETERRENT (NOUN): restraint

Synonyms: disincentive, hindrance

Antonyms: assistance, help

Example Sentence: Nuclear deterrent does not necessarily create a sense of security for the people of the nation. 

 3. BOISTEROUS (ADJECTIVE): Noisy and mischievous

Synonyms: uproarious, raucous

Antonyms: moderate, solemn

Example Sentence: A boisterous crowd spoiled the market.

4. APPALLING (ADJECTIVE): horrifying

Synonyms: astounding, dreadful

Antonyms: delightful, pleasant

Example Sentence: Food victims are struggling to survive in appalling conditions in Orissa.

5. RAPPORT (NOUN): understanding between people

Synonyms: harmony, empathy

Antonyms: discord, incompatibility

Example Sentence: We had a real good rapport with the company.

6. PUNITIVE (ADJECTIVE): concerning punishment

Synonyms: penal, retaliatory

Antonyms: beneficial, rewarding

Example Sentence:  Punitive methods are restricted in Montessori.

7. FALLACY (NOUN): illusion

Synonyms: deception, heresy

Antonyms: truth, accuracy

Example Sentence:  People had fallacies about Chandraswami.

8. IMPROMPTU (ADJECTIVE): unrehearsed

Synonyms: offhand, spontaneous

Antonyms: deliberate, planned

Example Sentence: Dean explained to his stepfather Cynthia's impromptu trip to the shore after receiving Atherton's letter.

9. SOLECISM (NOUN): misuse

Synonyms: abuse, barbarism

Antonyms: accuracy, correctness

Example Sentence: Students should not do any type of solecism with their teachers.

10. SOPORIFIC (ADJECTIVE): sleepy; sleep-inducing

Synonyms: anesthetic, calming

Antonyms: upsetting, conscious

Example Sentence: He is taking a soporific drug for his disease.

 

2017-01-02 05:13:11

Top Headlines - 01.01.2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an Aadhaar based mobile payment application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). 

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2. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani dedicated India's first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post at Shamlaji of Aravalli district. 

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3. Romania’s president named social-democrat Sorin Grindeanu as the nation’s new prime minister. 

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 4. Tata Power CEO Praveer Sinha has been awarded the 'Central Board of Irrigation and Power Award' for his contribution in the power distribution sector. 

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 5. Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil passed away. He was 84. 

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6. Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor's autobiography titled "Khullam Khulla" will be released on 15th January next year. 

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7. Archana Nigam will take over as the next Controller General of Accounts in the Department of Expenditure under the Ministry of Finance on January 1, 2017. 

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8. The Cochin Shipyard delivered ICGS AYUSH, the 20th Fast Patrol Vessel, to the Indian Coast Guard. 

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9. President Pranab Mukherjee approved the promulgation of the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Ordinance, 2016. 

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10. Shankar Balasubramanian, an Indian-origin British professor has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science and medicine. 

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2017-01-02 05:06:17

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017

 

WISH YOU A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR..

2016-12-31 08:17:27

Top Headlines - 31.12.2016

1.President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 77th Session of Indian History Congress at Thiruvananthapuram. 

 

2.Noted playback singer Anuradha Paudwal will be conferred with honorary D. Litt degree by the D Y Patil University on its 5th convocation ceremony, to be held in Kolhapur.

 

 

3.Two new Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghanshyam Kumar Devansh have been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016. 

 

4.Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda and Union Minister of Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar launched 'Swachh Swasth Sarvatra' initiative. 

 

 

5.Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba took over as the chairman of the chief of staff committee (CoSC).

 

6.China inaugurated the world's highest bridge that rises 565 metres above the Nizhu river canyon and connects the southern provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou.

 

 

7.Bank of Baroda and Heritage Foods Ltd (HFL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide dairy loans to farmers through the lender's branches across the country. 

 

8.Intellect Design Arena announced that MF Utilities has won the Banking Technology Award 2016 in the Best Industry Infrastructure Initiative Category. 

 

 

9.The Union Ministry for Petroleum & Natural Gas has met the 1.5-crore target for LPG connections that were to be added under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in the 2016-17 financial year.

 

10. Ex-Manchester United forward Carlos Tevez has reportedly become the highest paid footballer in the world after signing a $40 million (around ?270 crore) per season deal with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. 

2016-12-31 07:23:39

RRB NTPC EXAM CALL LETTERS DATE OUT

RRB NTPC EXAM CALL LETTERS DATE OUT.

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2016-12-30 11:53:28

SSC NOTIFICATION- CHSL EXAM REVISED DATE AND SHIFTS

SSC has released a notification regarding the final result of SSC CHSL 2015, and CHSL 2016 exam. 
The Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination 2016, (Tier-I) will be held by the Commission, in the Computer Based Mode, from 7th January 2017 to 8th February 2017. 
 
The Examination would be held: - in Two (2) (Shifts) 
1. First Shift from (10.00 AM to 11.15 AM) 
2. Second Shift from (4.15 PM to 5.30 PM) on the first three days of the examination i.e. from 7th January 2017 to 9th January 2017;
 
And thereafter - in Three (3) shifts 
1.First Shift from (10.00 AM to 11.15 AM), 
2.Second Shift from (1.15 PM to 2.30 PM) 
3.Third Shift from (4.15 PM to 5.30 PM) for the remaining period from 10th January 2017 to 8th February 2017. 
 
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2016-12-30 11:47:13

Vocabulary Words - 30.12.2016

DISORIENT (VERB): Baffle

Synonyms: puzzle, bewilder 

Antonyms: orient, balance

 Example Sentence: Luisa is disoriented about Leo’s question.

2. STIRRING (ADJECTIVE): Rousing

Synonyms: stimulating, inspiring

Antonyms: boring, monotonous

Example Sentence: His act was stirring.

3. NARCOTIZE (VERB): Anesthetize

Synonyms: deaden, desensitize

Antonyms: enliven, revitalize

Example Sentence: He prescribed a medicine that does not heal but merely narcotizes.

4. GENUFLECT (VERB): Kowtow

Synonyms: bow, kneel

Antonyms: disrespect, disregard

Example Sentence: I just genuflect before almighty.

5. GOOF (NOUN): Err 

Synonyms: mistake, flub

Antonyms: correct, fix

Example Sentence: He admitted his goof . 

6. GLOAT (VERB): Exclaim triumph

Synonyms: relish, crow

Antonyms: be sad, commiserate

Example Sentence: I gloated over my victory. 

7. STICKLER (NOUN): Perfectionist

Synonyms: disciplinarian, pedant

Antonyms: beginner, trainee

Example Sentence: Aamir is a stickler .

8. STARTLE (VERB): Astonish

Synonyms: astound, surprise

Antonyms: calm, compose

 Example Sentence: Marlene was startled over his performance. 

9. STEELY (ADJECTIVE): Brutal

Synonyms: callous, barbarous

Antonyms: compassionate, gentle

Example Sentence: Nele gave her a steely look. 

10. UNSWAYABLE (ADJECTIVE): Unyielding

Synonyms: insistent, intransigent

Antonyms: flexible, irresolute

Example Sentence: Alisa is an unswayable colleague. 
 

2016-12-30 07:05:00

Top Headlines - 30.12.2016

According to Fortune Magazine's latest issue on India's largest 500 corporations, Ruchi Soya has been ranked as the number one company in the Food and Agri product sector in India. It is the only food and agri company in the Top 100 of the Fortune India 500 list. 

2. Scarlett Johansson has been named the top grossing actor of 2016 by Forbes magazine. 

3. Former Union Home Secretary Anil Baijal has been appointed the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. 

4. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a China-backed 340 MW nuclear power plant in its Punjab province. 

5. Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal was sworn in as the 88th President of Indian Medical Association (IMA). 

6. Twitter and ICICI Bank announced a partnership that integrates a slew of digital customer care support features for the bank. ICICI Bank is the first bank in India to implement the new features to its Twitter account '@ICICIBank_Care' for customer care. 

7. Jharkhand government signed a MoU with IIM, Ahmedabad for setting up an international standard ‘Jharkhand Innovation Lab’. 

8. The fourth International Hindi Conference will be held in port city Visakhapatnam from January 6 to 8 with the main aim of building a bridge between experts of the language in India and abroad. This is the first time the conference is being held outside the USA. 

9. Former world number one and 2008 French Open winner Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from professional tennis. 

10. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted the European Sportsperson of the Year by the Polish news agency PAP. 


 

2016-12-30 06:59:11

SSC CGLE Age Relaxation Notification

SSC CGLE Age Relaxation Notification.

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2016-12-29 10:07:41

Vocabulary Words - 29.12.2016

REPRESS (NOUN): Apprehension

Synonyms: anxiety, worry   

Antonyms: assurance, composure

Example Sentence: She had some kind of trepidation in her mind.

2.NONCHALANT (ADJECTIVE):Indifferent

Synonyms: insouciant, disinterested

Antonyms:concerned, anxious

Example Sentence: Genelia is a nonchalant girl.

3. ERUDITE (ADJECTIVE):Scholarly

Synonyms: educated, learned 

Antonyms: unintellectual, absent-minded

Example Sentence: Ella is one of the erudite students of the class.

4. UNIMPEACHMENT (ADJECTIVE):Irreproachable

Synonyms: Blameless. Impeccable

Antonyms: Impeachable, culpable

Example Sentence: He is a man with unimpeachable.

5. UNTOWARD (ADJECTIVE):Inappropriate

Synonyms: unexpected, unanticipated   

Antonyms: appropriate, anticipated

Example Sentence: Let us take a pledge that no untowardevent will disturb this meeting.

6. GUZZLE (VERB):Drink down fast

Synonyms: gulp, swig

Antonyms: abstain, sip

Example Sentence: James would guzzle his ale.

7.TRAMP (NOUN):Vagrant

Synonyms: vagabond, derelict

Antonyms:resident, local

Example Sentence: Carlotta is the leader of a gang of tramps.

8. ARSON (NOUN): Intentional burning

Synonyms: pyromania, incendiarism   

Antonyms:fireproof, douse

Example Sentence: There were many motives for arson.

9. BALMY (ADJECTIVE): Comfortable with respect to weather

Synonyms: moist, gentle

Antonyms: violent, harsh

Example Sentence: Stella noticed that air was balmy that night.

10. DUMBFOUND (VERB): Astound

Synonyms: astonish, flabbergast   

Antonyms:clarify, clear up

Example Sentence: Norah was dumbfounded at his performance.

 

2016-12-29 09:48:13

Top Headlines – 29.12.2016

1.According to a report ‘Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations 2008-2015’ released by Congressional Research Service (CRS),India has emerged as the second largest purchaser of arms among developing nations after Saudi Arabia. 

 

2.Viral V Acharya has been appointed as the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). 

 

3.Eminent Rajasthani litterateur Dr Satya Narayan was chosen for the 26th Bihari Puraskar 2016 by the K K Birla Foundation. He has been chosen for his Hindi book titled ‘Yeh Ek Dunia’ published in 2010. 

 

4.Veteran politician Ratnasiri Wickremanayake who served twice as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka passed away. He was 83. 

 

5.China successfully launched a pair of high-resolution remote sensing satellites ‘SuperView-1 01/02’ to get commercial images. 

 

6.China started operations of one of the world’s longest high-speed railways ‘The Shanghai-Kunming line’ (2,252 km in length) that links the country’s prosperous eastern coast to the less-developed southwestern part of the country. 

 

7.Veteran BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Sunderlal Patwa passed away. He was 92. 

 

8.The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has given its clearance for the Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project, paving the way to begin work for linking two rivers. 

 

9.Wholly owned subsidiary of state-run power company NTPC, NTPC Power Trading Corporation limited signed a power purchase agreement with the Nepal Electricity Authority. 

 

10.Mobile wallet firm, MobiKwik said that RBI has given it a principle approval for setting up Bharat bill payments Operating Unit (BBPOU). 

 

2016-12-29 09:44:14

Vocabulary Words - 27.12.2016

NOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): Harmful

Synonyms: damaging, injurious

Antonyms: beneficial, harmless

Example Sentence: Weed is nocuous to health.

2. STUPEFACTION (NOUN): Confusion

Synonyms: perplexity, bewilderment

Antonyms: clarity, assurance

 Example Sentence: She gazed at Rita in stupefaction.

 3. UNDAUNTED (ADJECTIVE): Fearless

Synonyms: steadfast, undettered

Antonyms: coward, timorous

Example Sentence: David is an undaunted man.

4. TREPIDATION (NOUN): Apprehension

Synonyms: anxiety, worry

Antonyms: assurance, composure

Example Sentence: She had some kind of trepidation in her mind. 

5. UNBLENCHING (ADJECTIVE): Audacious 

Synonyms: heroic, daring

Antonyms: meek, afraid

Example Sentence: Mona is an unblenching lady. 

6. FROTHY (ADJECTIVE): foamy

Synonyms: bubbly, yeasty

Antonyms: flat, oblate

Example Sentence: Ammy beated the eggs until until the mixture become frothy. 

7. SNAPPY (ADJECTIVE) : Crotchety

Synonyms: peppery, irritable

Antonyms: pleasant, nice

Example Sentence: Grorge is a snappy boy.

8. BEDAUB (VERB): Smear

Synonyms: smudge, daub

 Antonyms: cleanse, deodorize

Example Sentence: Every wall of the room was bedaubed with paint.

9. VITRIOLIC (ADJECTIVE): Bitter

Synonyms: antagonistic, acerbic

Antonyms: pleasant, kind

Example Sentence: Her vitriolic comments about my dress hurt my feelings. 

10. DECREPITUDE (NOUN): Infirmity

Synonyms: weakness, debility

Antonyms: strength, fitness

Example Sentence: The social and political decrepitude of India is religion based politics.

 

2016-12-27 08:58:41

Top Headlines - 27.12.2016

1.India successfully test-fired 'Agni-V', its longest range surface-to-surface nuclear-capable missile, from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. 

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2. The Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO) successfully flight tested the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW), from an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft. SAAW, an indigenously designed and developed 120 kg class smart weapon, developed by DRDO, is capable of engaging ground targets with high precision up to a range of 100 kms. 

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3. Eminent modern Bengali poet Shankha Ghosh was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for the year 2016. He is the 52nd recipient of Jnanpith Award. 

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4. The foundation stone of India’s first 2G (Second Generation) Ethanol Bio-refinery was laid in Bathinda, Punjab. 

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5. IDFC Bank has launched 'Aadhaar Pay' in association with Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). This service will use a retailer's smartphone to enable digital payments. 

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6. Google India has partnered with the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs to launch nationwide Digitally Safe Consumer campaign to raise awareness among consumers about online safety. 

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7. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been conferred honorary doctorate by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University for contribution towards promotion of Urdu culture. 

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8. British pop singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the band Wham! has died. He was 53. 

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9. Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri won the title of the ITF Hong Kong F4 Futures. 

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10. India’s largest private sector bank ICICI Bank launched EazyPay mobile application for merchants as an all-in-one acceptance payment platform. 

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2016-12-27 05:31:28

IBPS RRB Exam Result 2016

IBPS RRB Exam Result 2016

 RRB Exam Officer Scale -I, II, III Result .

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2016-12-27 05:28:17

Top Headlines - 26.12.2016

1.According to Icra, India's gross value added growth is likely to be at 6.6 percent in 2016-17 as economic activity will take more time to normalise following the government's move to demonetise high-value notes. 

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2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the Foundation for a Rs 3,600-crore grand memorial for Shivaji Maharaj off the city coast.

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3.The government launched Lucky Grahak Yojana for Consumers and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana for Merchants in New Delhi.

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4. The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched 'Twitter Seva' to directly engage with citizens in country and abroad, tourists and business travellers for speedy resolution of their visa and passport queries.

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5. The Union Government has launched ‘Smart Consumer’ mobile App and an ‘Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)’ to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances.

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6. The government think tank NITI Aayog rolled out a ‘Performance on Health Outcomes’ index that will rank various States on the basis of their performance on measurable health indicators.

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7. According to the Japanese brokerage firm, Nomura, "The expected growth of India's economy will be largely unchanged at 7.1 per cent in 2017, but to rise sharply to 7.7 per cent in 2018”.

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8. The Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank launches bank Sakhi scheme.

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Vocabulary Words - 26.12.2016

Vocabulary Words - 26.12.2016

 1.RAUCOUS (ADJECTIVE): Noisy

Synonyms: discordant, strident 

 Antonyms: mild, subdued

 Example Sentence:  James is interrupted by a raucous yell.

2. ANIMUS (NOUN): Enmity 

 Synonyms: animosity, antagonism

Antonyms: affinity, adoration Why is there an animus in your mind against him?

 3. ABORIGINAL (ADJECTIVE): Ancient

Synonyms: endemic, primitive

 Antonyms: modern, new

 Example Sentence:  The aboriginal inhabitants of Africa had an important influence on their colonial history.

 4. PERVASIVE (ADJECTIVE): Extensive

Synonyms: omnipresent, common

Antonyms: uncommon, rare

Example Sentence:  Corruption is a pervasive issue that touches all communities.

 5. MENACING (ADJECTIVE): Intimidating

Synonyms: alarming, dangerous

Antonyms: unthreatening, aiding

Example Sentence: Radhika growled in a deep, menacing voice.

6. RUMINATIVE (ADJECTIVE): Thoughtful 

Synonyms: absorbed, calculating

Antonyms: thoughtless, nonreflecting 

Example Sentence:  He is very ruminative in nature.

7. INTREPIDITY (NOUN): Courage 

Synonyms: bravery, bravura

Antonyms: cowardice, timidity

Example Sentence:  This intrepidity is certainly worth noticing.

8. RAGAMUFFIN (NOUN): Tattered

Synonyms: vagrant, beggar

Antonyms: sophisticate, slicker

Example Sentence:  David is a ragamuffin.

9. IDYLLIC (ADJECTIVE): Perfect

Synonyms: bucolic, idealized

Antonyms: flawed, imperfect

Example Sentence:  She has an idyllic family.

10. VERBOTEN (ADJECTIVE): not allowed

Synonyms: forbidden, banned

Antonyms: allowable, permissible

Example Sentence: Smoking is verboten act at public places. 

 

2016-12-26 06:24:26

Vocabulary Words – 25.12.2016

1.PERSECUTE (VERB): Crucify

Synonyms: ill-treat, victimize 

Antonyms: console, protect

Example Sentence:  He was persecuted by his landlord.

2.PESTILENT (ADJECTIVE): Baneful 

Synonyms: contagious, deleterious

Antonyms: harmless, innocuous

Example Sentence:  No matter what I do the pestilent squirrels keep invading my garden.

3.PERPETRATE (VERB): Be responsible for

Synonyms: carry out, commit

Antonyms: halt, stop

Example Sentence:  why would he perpetrate such a complex fraud?

4.PARRY (VERB): avoid

Synonyms: dodge, bypass

Antonyms: confront, encounter

Example Sentence:  Mathili put on her sunglasses to parry his probing eyes.

5.MIASMIC (ADJECTIVE): Catching

Synonyms: virulent, communicable

Antonyms: uncommunicable, germless

Example Sentence: That peculiarly miasmic atmosphere generated by factories.

6.RAKISH (ADJECTIVE): Charming and immoral 

Synonyms: dashing, jaunty

Antonyms: moral, upright 

Example Sentence:  Lio gave her a rakish smile as she blushed.

7.MOSSY (ADJECTIVE): Damp 

Synonyms: moist, downy

Antonyms: dry, bare

Example Sentence:  His room smelled like a mossy garden.

8.ADMIRER (NOUN): Person who holds someone in high regard.

Synonyms: adherent, believer

Antonyms: enemy, foe

Example Sentence:  He is a great admirer of Sachin Tendulkar.

9.MOUTHY (ADJECTIVE): Talkative

Synonyms: chatty, gabby

Antonyms: reticent, silent

Example Sentence:  Kavish is very mouthy in nature.

10.MIDDLING (ADJECTIVE): adequate

Synonyms: mediocre, passable

Antonyms: extreme, exceptional

Example Sentence: Madhur was of middling stature. 

2016-12-26 06:16:59

Top Headlines – 25.12.2016

1.According to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 List 2016(Annual Earnings), Salman Khan(Rs 270.33 crore) is on top position followed by Shahrukh Khan(Rs 221.75 crore) and Virat Kohli (Rs 134.44 crore). While Deepika ranked 6th and Priyanka stood at 8th in the list.

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2.Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully launched a solid fuel rocket named Epsilon-2 from the Uchinoura Space Center in southern Japan.

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3.The Indian Under-19 cricket team beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs to win the 2016 edition of the Youth Asia Cup, their third consecutive title win.

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4.The 5th Session of India – Kazakhstan Joint Working Group on Trade & Economic Cooperation was held in New Delhi on 22-23 December. Both countries expressed satisfaction by signing Free Trade Agreement between Eurasian Economic Union & India.

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5.The Government of India has launched Lucky Grahak Yojana for Consumers and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana for Merchants in order to encourage digital payment methods on 25 December at Vigyan Bhavan. The schemes will be implemented by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). 

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6.Technology major Google has announced the launch of its free high-speed Wi-Fi at Udhagamandalam, Ooty making it the 100th railway station in India with the service. 

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7.The UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements, despite Israel urging the US to veto the resolution. This is the first resolution adopted by UNSC on the Israel-Palestine issue in nearly 8 years. 

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8.The Ministry of Textiles has decided to establish a “Bunkar Mitra-Handloom Helpline Centre” where professional queries of weavers will be answered by the experts in the field. This helpline will function from 10.00 a.m to 6 p.m. and initially it will be provided in 7 languages viz., Hindi, English, and 5 other regional languages (Telugu, Tamil, Kannada Bengali & Assamese).

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9.The Ministry of External Affairs announced revised passport application rules, under which producing birth certificate is not mandatory and Aadhar cards will be accepted as proof of birth. 

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10.The National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a complete ban on burning of waste in open places across the country and announced a fine of Rs. 25,000 on each incident of bulk waste burning.

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2016-12-26 05:19:11

Top Headlines - 24.12.2016

An Indian-American engineer, Pradeep Gupta has been elected as Mayor of South San Francisco city in the US state of California. 

2. Nepal SBI Bank, the largest overseas subsidiary of SBI, has started point-of-sale (POS) services to push digital transactions. 

3. India jumped two places to finish 2016 at 135, their best in the last six years, in the FIFA rankings. 

4. The Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik formally inaugurated the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy (NEIAH), an autonomous Institute under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, in Shillong, Meghalaya. 

5. Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigned from his post. 

6. Indian forward Jeje Lalpekhlua was named 2016's AIFF Player of the Year, an award given to the best footballer in the country.

7. The Union Ministry of Coal has launched 'Coal Mitra', a web portal for allowing flexibility in utilization of domestic Coal. It was launched by Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. 

8. India defeated South Korea by 3-0 to win the bronze medal in the women's U-18 Asia Cup hockey held in Bangkok. 

9. India's Shiva Keshavan won a gold medal at the Asian Luge Championships in Japan. 

10. Recently released Global Wage Report 2016-17 released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has found that India suffers from huge gender pay gap (30%). 

 

2016-12-24 07:20:54

Current Affairs :23.12.15

1. China launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite 'TanSat' to understand climate change. 

 

2. Praful Patel has been re-elected unopposed as the president of All India Football Federation (AIFF) for a four-year term for the third time.

 

3. Jerry Pinto, Nasira Sharma and Sitanath Acharya are among 24 writers who have been named for this year's prestigious Sahitya Akademi award. 

 

4. Japanese funding agency JICA has inked a tripartite consultancy pact with Railway Ministry and National High Speed Rail Corporation for the high-speed railway project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. 

 

5. Kaisa Matomaki and Maksym Radziwill have jointly won the 2016 SASTRA-Ramanujan award for mathematics for their ‘revolutionary’ collaborative work on short intervals in number theory. 

 

  6. India conducted the flight test of indigenously-designed and developed long range subsonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. 

 

7. Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin has been named the ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year during the ICC awards. 

 

8. Virat Kohli has been named the captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year, which also features Indian batsman Rohit Sharma and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. 

 

9. BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) have signed a loan agreement of 525 million yuan (75 million Dollars) for solar project in China.

 

10. Private lender HDFC Bank signed a MoU with Bihar State Power Holding Company to enable residents pay electricity bill online.


 

2016-12-23 12:35:34

Current Affairs : 21.12.16

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the first ever 'Indian Institute of Skills' in the country at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

 

2. Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has lowered the interest rate Employee Provident Fund (EPF) deposits to 8.65 per cent in 2016-17 from 8.8 per cent. This is the lowest rate of interest in four years.

 

3. Assam government has appointed Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra as the brand ambassador of the state's tourism for two years.

 

  4. Karnataka batsman Karun Nair became the second Indian to score a triple-century in Tests. Nair, in his third Test, finished not out on 303 as India declared with their highest score in Tests, a massive 759/7, at the iconic MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

 

5. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) of Ministry of Women and Child Development has been conferred the Skoch Silver and Skoch Order-of Merit award for POCSO e-Box.

 

6. Noted journalist, environmentalist and water conservationist Anupam Mishra passed away. He was 68.

 

7. Veteran women's rifle shooter and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Kuheli Gangulee, won the Women's 50m Rifle Prone event at the 60th National Shooting Championship Competitions.

 

8. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of state for communications and Railways, Manoj Sinha launched State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet. MobiCash is a product of State Bank of India (SBI) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).

 

9. Australia signed a 50 billion dollars deal with France for 12 sophisticated submarines.

 

10. Amazon has infused fresh ?2,010 crore capital in India, making it the single largest investment made by the e-commerce major in the country.

2016-12-22 04:41:22

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