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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 JUNE 2015
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1.  CHENNAI GETS FIRST PHASE OF METRO RAIL:
i.   Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa launched first phase of Chennai metro Rail Service.
ii.  first phase of Metro Service covers the 10 km elevated stretch which connects Alandur in South Chennai to Koyabedu in the North.

2.  MUMBAI ECONOMIC ZONE:
i.   GFH financial Group signed pact with Adani Group for developing Mumbai Economic Zone.
ii.  GFH is a Bahrain based financial Group.

3. WEATHER-BASED CROP INSURANCE SCHEME:
i.    Bajaj Allianz launched weather-based crop insurance scheme for 3 districts of Maharashtra.
ii.   Insurance covers orange crops in Nagpur, Hingoli and Washim districts of Maharashtra

4.  ASIA INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK:
i.  50 countries have signed articles of Agreement for China initiated Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank.
ii.   Out of 57 founder member countries, remaining seven –Denmark, Kuwait, Malaysia, Philippines, Holland, South Africa and Thailand did not signed the agreement.

5.   NELSON PIQUEST JR WON FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE:
i.    Nelson Piquet Jr won the inaugural FIA formula E championship title.

ii.  Brazilian Racer Nelson piquet jr. drove for Chinese team Nextev.

Monday, June 29, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 28-29 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 28, 29JUNE 2015
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1.  SPACE X FALSON-9 ROCKET BROKE APART IN FLAMES:
i.   Space X Falcon-9 rocket broke apart in flames minutes after lifting off from Cape Canaveral.
ii.  The accident occurred in only two and half minutes after the launch.
iii.  This incident is the third failure to send supplies to the ISS in the last 8 months.
       ISS- International Space Station.

2.  SRI LANKAN PRESIDENT DISSSOLVED PARLIAMENT:
i.   Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved Parliament
ii.  Sirisena dissolved the parliament within 160 days after assuming his office
iii.  This dissolution ends the term of the coalition government that was appointed for a period of 100 days after the presidential election.

3.  CANADA BADMINTON TOURNAMENT 2015:
Category
Player won
Player lost
a.      Men’s Single
Lee Chang Wei (Malaysia)
Ng KaLong Anglus (Hong Kong)
b.      Women’s Single
Michelle Li (Canada)
Kaori Imabeppu (Japan)
c.       Women’s Double
i.        Jwala Gutta (India)
ii.      Ashwini Ponappa (India)
Eefje Muskens (Dutch Pair)
Selena Pick
d.      Mixed Doubles
i.        Li Junhui (china)
ii.      Liu Yuchen (China)
Kaixiang Huang (china)
Sijie Wang (China)

4.  SATNAM SINGH BHAMARA JOINED NBA:
i.  Satnam Singh Bhamara become first Indian basketball player to join NBA.
ii. Punjab born Satnam Singh is only 19 year old and is 52nd overall pick at the 2015 draft by the Dallas Mavericks
iii. Earlier , Sim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the NBA.


Saturday, June 27, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 26,27 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 26, 27 June 2015
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1.  WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT 2015:
i.   UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2015.
ii.  The report was titled as, ‘Reforming International Investment Governance’.
iii.  UNCTAD- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

2.  FIRST UNIT OF BENGAIGAON THERMAL POWER PROJECT COMMISSIONED:
i.   BHEL commissioned first 250 MW unit of NTPC’s Bongaigaon Thermal Power Project of NTPC in Assam.
ii.  BHEL is executing the NTPC’s project for setting up three units of 250 MW each as coal- based project which will be completed by 2016.
iii.  BHEL- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.
iv.  NTPC- National Thermal Power Corporation.    

3.  INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT TRAFFICKING:
i. International Day Against Drug abuse and illicit trafficking was observed globally on 26th June 2015.
ii.  The theme for the day was, “Let’s Develop our lives, Our Communities, our identities without drugs”.

4.  SACHIN TENDULKAR NAMED AS GREATEST TEST PLAYER OF 21ST CENTURY:
i.  Former Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is voted as the best Test player of 21st century in an online poll.
ii.  Sachin Tendulkar got 23% votes and was followed by Srilanka’s Kumar Sangakara (14% votes) and Australia’s Adam Gilchrist (13% votes).

5. ANSHULA KANT BECOMES CFO AND DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR OF SBI:
i.  Anshula Kant is appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Managing Director of State Bank of India.
ii.  Anshula Kant succeeded P.K.Gupta, who is promoted as Chief Executive Officer of SBI capital.

6. RBI RELEASED FSR 2015:
i.  RBI has released Financial Stability Report June 2015.
ii. This is the Eleventh issue of its half yearly publication.

7.  DEADLINE FOR EXCHANGING PRE-2015 CURRENCY NOTES EXTENDED BY 6 MONTHS:
i.  RBI has extended the deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes by 6-months i.e. till 31st December 2015.
ii.  Earlier on 23rd December 2014, it extended the deadline for echanging pre-2005 notes of various denominations by another six months till 30th June 2015 for previous 31st December 2015.
Note: Past-2005 notes have added security features and will help in curbing the menace of fake currency.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 24-25 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 24, 25 JUNE 2015
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1.  IPO NORMS FOR TECHNOLOGICAL STARTUPS RELAXED:
i.   SEBI relaxed the IPO Norms for Technological start-ups to raise funds from capital market.
ii.  It reduced the post listing lock in period for tech start up promoters to six months, instead of three years for other IPOs
iii.  SEBI – Securities and Exchange Board of India
iv.  IPO – Initial Public Offering

2.  LUCKNOW ZOO RENAMED AFTER LAST NAWAB WAJID ALI SHAH:
i.   Uttar Pradesh Government renamed the Lucknow Proni Udyan, popularly known as Lucknow Zoo, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, Prani Udyan , Lucknow.
ii.  Lucknow Zoo was established in 1921 and named after England’s Prince Wales.           

3.  ASIAN ATHLETICS GRAND PRIX:
i.  Inderjeet Singh and Jinson Johnson won Gold Medals at Asian Athletics Grand Prix
ii.  India won a total of 8 medals out of which 2 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze.
iii. Inderjit Singh won Gold in Shotput (men) and Jinson Johson won Gold in 800 mt event.
iv.  The venue for Asian Athletics Grand Prix, 2015 is Bangkok ,Thailand.

4.  STEFFI GRAF IS APPOINTED AS KERALA’S AYURVEDA BRAND AMBASSADOR:
i.  Steffi Graf is appointed as Kerala’s Ayurveda Brand Ambassador.
ii.  Steffi Graf is a German Tennis Player who had bagged 22 Grand Slam titles.
iii.  Chief Minister of Kerala- Oommen Chandy.

5. GLOBAL PEACE INDEX 2015:
i.  IEP has released Global Peace Index 2015.
ii. The GPI 2015 measured peace, its causes and its economic value during 2014.
iii.  India is placed at 143rd position, the same as 2014.
iv. Iceland is the most peaceful country.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 22-23 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 22-23 JUNE 2015
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1.  INDIA AT 61ST POSITION IN TERMS OF FOREIGNER’S MONEY IN SWISS BANKS:
i.   India is placed at 61st position in terms of foreigners money in Swiss Banks.
ii.  India’s money in Swiss Banks declined by over 10% to about 1.8 billion Swiss Francs in 2014.
iii.  United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) holds the largest shares of the foreign clients money with Swiss Banks.

2.  SANGITHA SALANIDHI AWARD 2015:
i.   Sanjay Subrahmanyam is selected for sangitha Kalanidhi Award for the year 2015.
ii.  Sanjay Subrahmanyam is a renowned Carnatic vocalist.
iii.  Sangitha Kalonidhi Award belong to Madras Music Academy.

3.  FIRST INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY OBSERVED GLOBALLY:
i.  First Ever International Yoga Day was observed on 21st June 2015 around the globe.
ii.  Earlier National Yoga Day was celebrated in India on 3rd June 2015.
iii.  Around 36000 participants performed asanas and 84 Nationalities joined the official observation at Rajpath in New Delhi.

4.  NONGFU SPRING WORLD CUP OF SNOOKER 2015:
i.  China won Nongfu spring World Cup of Snooker2015.
ii.  China defeated Scotland to win the cup.

5. ANDY MURRAY WON MEN’S SINGLE OF AEGON CHAMPIONSHIP:
i.  Andy Murray of Britain won Men’s single of Aegon Tennis Championship at the Queen’s Club.
ii.  Andy Murray defeated South African Kevin Anderson in the final clash.

6.  FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP 2015:
i.  Serbia won the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015.
ii.  Serbia defeated Brazil in the final Match.
iii.  U-20 FIFA World Cup, 2015 held at New Zealand.

7.  ROGER FEDERER WON GERRY WEBER TITLE:
i.  Swiss Tennis player Roger Federer won Gerry Weber open tennis title for 8th time.

ii.  Roger Federer defeated Italy’s Andreas Seppi in the final clash.

Monday, June 22, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 20-21 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 20-21 JUNE 2015
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1.  CHINA AND AUSTALIA SIGNED FTA:
i.   China and Australia have signed free Trade agreement.
ii.  The agreement was signed by China’s Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng and Australia’s Trade Minister Andrew Robb at Canberra in Australia.

2.  INDIA , TANZANIA SIGNED 6 MOUS:
i.   India and Tanzania have signed 6 MoUs during the visit of president of Tanzania to India.
ii.  The agreement was inked between Prime Minister of India and President of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikete.
About Tanzania: Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wildness areas.
      Capital – Dodoma
      Currency- Tanzanian Shilling
      Prime Minister- Mizengo Pinda

3.  350TH FOUNDATION DAY OF SHRI ANANDPUR SAHIB CELEBRATED;
i.  Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) celebrated the 350th foundation day of Shri Anandpur Sahib.
ii.  Shri Anandpur Sahib, the holy city of Punjab was founded by the 9th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Teg Bahadur in 1665.
iii.  Shri Anandpur Sahib is the new name of Chak Nanki.

4.  WEATHER ALERT SERVICE ‘NOWCAST’ LAUNCHED:
i.  Union Government of India has launched weather alert service, ‘NOWCAST’.
ii. Union Agriculture minister ‘Radha Mohan Singh’ launched the Service.
iii. Radha Mohan Singh also launched Insurance Web-Portals for Farmers.

5. TWO COMMITTEES FOR FACILITATING IMPLEMENTATION OF GST:
i.  Union Minister of finance has formed two committees for facilitating implementation of GST.
ii.  GST Bill was approved by the Lok Sabha and is pending with Rajya Sabha.
iii.  Committees will be headed by Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Ministry of Finance.

Note: Arvind Subramanian is current Chief Economic Advisor.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

STATE BANK OF INDIA PO EXAM HELD ON 20 JUNE 2015 ( ANALYSIS OF THE EXAM)

State Bank of India PO EXAM ANALYSIS (20th June 2015)
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*Paper was Easy to Moderate
*Attempt 20 questions in each section to clear cut off
* Good attempt 60-70

* REASONING -
1. Syllogism 5 Possibility Type Qn.
2. Inequality/ (Symbol) - 5 Qn.
3. Coding- 5 Questions
4. Line Puzzle - 5 Questions
5. Circle Sitting - 5 Questions
6. Data Sufficiency - 5 Questions
7. Blood Relation - 3 Questions

* MATHS -
1. Simplification - 5 Ques
2. Number series - 5 Ques
3. Quadratic Equation- 5 Ques
4. Data interpretation( Table & Line ) -10 Ques
5. Time & Work - 1 Ques
6. Probabilty- 1 Ques
7. Simple Interest - 1 Ques
8. Trains - 1 Ques
9. Profit & loss - 1 Ques
10. Ages - 1 Ques
11. Allegation & Mixture - 1 Ques

* ENGLISH-
1. Sentences Correc  - 5 Ques
2. Fill in blanks - 5 Ques
3. Para jumble - 5 Ques
4. Comprehension - 10 Ques
5. Cloze Test - 5 Ques

Paper was not tough so try to clear individual cut off in each section.

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Friday, June 19, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 JUNE 2015
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1.  NUMBER OF WORK DAYS INCREASED UNDER MGNREGA:
i.  Union Government has decided to increase the number of work days under MGNREGA in drought hit areas.
ii.  Union government has decided to increase it from 100 days to 150 days.
iii.  MGNREGA- Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

2.  INCLUSION OF UTTARAKHAND, JHARKHAND AND CHATTISGARH IN NATIONAL DAIRY PLAN-I:
i.   CCEA has approved the inclusion of Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh in National Dairy Plan-I.
ii.  NDP-I is being implemented in 15 states which accounts for more than 90% of the country’s milk production.

3.  INDIA’S TRADE DEFICIT NARROWED TO 10.4 BILLION US $:
i.  India’s trade deficit in May 2015 has narrowed down to 10.4 billion US dollars.
ii.  The decline in trade deficit came along with decline in exports and imports in May 2015 to 20.19% and 16.52% respectively.

4.  SHARAD PAWAR RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF MCA:
i.  Sharad Pawar is re-elected as the president of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).
ii.  Sharad Pawar is a veteran leader of Nationalist Congress Party.
iii.  Sharad Pawar defeated Vijay Patil by 34 votes to retain the post.

5. ELECTION COMMISSION SUSPENDED NPP:
i.  Election Commission of India has suspended Recognition of National People’s Party (NPP).
ii.  NPP is a state party in Meghalaya headed by former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma.
iii.  The decision was taken in lieu of its failure in filing the election expenditure statement related to 2014 Lok Sabha General Elections within the prescribed limit of 90 days.


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