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Monday, April 4, 2016

Daily Current Affairs 3rd April 2016


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 APRIL 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. NIFTY LAUNCHES NEW INDEX FOR MID AND SMALL CAP STOCKS
i. The National Stock Exchange has launched a new index Nifty MidSmallcap 400.
ii. It will represent the mid and small market capitalization segments of the stock market.
iii. The new index will include 400 companies which are the constituents of Nifty Midcap 150 and Nifty Smallcap 250 indices.

2. MEHBOOBA MUFTI TO BE SWORN IN AS FIRST WOMAN CM OF JAMMU & KASHMIR ON APRIL 4
i.PDP President Mehbooba Mufti wil sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on April 4.
ii. After the death of her father who headed PDP-BJP coalition government Mehbooba had been reluctant to take over as CM of the PDP-BJP coalition government.
STATE GOVERNOR: N N VOHRA.

3. BANKS ADOPTED NEW RATE FORMULA FOR LENDING
i. A large number of banks, including ICICI, Bank of India, IDBI today joined their peers like HDFC Bank,SBI and Axis Bank to make a shift to lending rates based on marginal cost of funds .
ii. Consumer loans became cheaper with new banking formula.
iii.It will have a new way of setting lending rates following RBI’s diktat to ensure faster and effective transmission of its policy rate cuts to borrowers.
iv. RBI had asked banks to price fixed rate loans of up to three years based on marginal cost of funds from April 1.
v.The lending rate based on marginal cost of funds is lower than base rate.

4. JAPAN TO LEND RS.14, 000 CRORE FOR INDIAN PROJECTS
i. The Government of Japan has committed a loan of 242.2 billion for various projects across Indian states.
ii.The funf will be used for integrated sanitation improvement project, a road network connectivity improvement project and micro drip irrigation projects.

5. MUMBAI TO GET INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION CENTRE BY AUGUST
i. Mumbai Financial capital of India will get the International Arbitration Centre.
ii. This will be the India’s first arbitration centre for dealing the financial disputes.
iii. The financial disputes of India presently dealt in the Singapore Arbitration centre.

6. RAJIV GAUBA TAKES OVER AS SECRETARY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY
i. Rajiv Gauba took over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Urban Development.
ii. He also served in the International Monetary Fund representing the Country for four years on the Board of IMF.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT MINISTER: VENKAIAH NAIDU

Daily Current Affairs 4th April 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 APRIL 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. RANVEER SINGH TO BE HONOURED WITH 'MAHARASHTRIAN OF THE YEAR'
i. Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, will be honoured with the ‘Maharashtrian of the Year’
ii. The 'Lokmat Maharashtrian of The Year' award recognises and honours the individuals who brought laurels for Maharashtra.

2. PM NARENDRA MODI CONFERRED SAUDI ARABIA’S HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONOUR
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour  the King Abdulaziz Sash.
ii. The prestigious award was bestowed upon Indian Prime Minister by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Court

3. WEST INDIES WINS 2016 ICC T-20 CRICKET WORLD CUP
i. West Indies has won the ICC Cricket World Men’s T-20 Cup 2016 by defeating England by 4 wickets in the final match played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
ii. Player of the series Virat Kohli .
iii. ICC Cricket World Women’s T-20 Cup 2016 won  by West Indies

4. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MINE AWARENESS AND ASSISTANCE IN MINE ACTION OBSERVED ON 4TH APRIL.
i. International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed on April 4
ii. The theme of the year 2016 is Mine Action is Humanitarian Action.
iii. The day is observed to work together to advance the goal of a world free of the threat of mines and explosive remnants of war.

5. INDIA SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH GERMANY’S KFW FOR 500 MILLION EURO LOAN TO NAGPUR METRO
i. India and Germany’s Development Bank KfW inked an agreement to provide loan assistance of 500 million Euro for the modern and sustainable metro system for Nagpur city.
ii. This is the first German assistance to Metro project in the country.
iii. Nagpur Metro is the first metro to be financed under the Indo-German partnership for clean, socially inclusive and climate friendly mobility for people in cities.

6. WORLD'S FIRST WHITE TIGER SAFARI INAUGURATED IN MADHYA PRADESH
i. Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javdekar  inaugurated a White Tiger Safari at Mukundpur in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh.
ii. The Safari is situated adjacent to the Mukundpur Zoo which is spread over 75 hectares.
iii. The safari houses three white tigers, including one male named Raghu and two females named Vindhya and Radha.

7. INDIA RANKS 6TH IN 2015 TOP-10 MANUFACTURERS LIST
i. India has been ranked sixth among the world’s Top-Ten largest manufacturing countries in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization 2015 Yearbook report.
ii. India has jumped by three positions to sixth position compared to earlier ninth position in the previous report.
iii. Top 5 countries are China, United States, Japan, Germany and South Korea.
iv. UNIDO is a specialized agency in the United Nations headquartered at Vienna, Austria.
v. The main Objective is to Promote and accelerate industrial development in developing countries

8. NOVAK DJOKOVIC WINS 2016 MIAMI OPEN TITLE
i. World Number One tennis player Novak Djokovic has grabbed the 2016 Miami Open Title in the men’s singles category at Crandon Park Florida, US.
ii. He defeated Kei Nishikori of Japan.
iii. In Women’s single category Victoria Azarenka of Belarus won the 2016 Miami Open Title


Daily Current Affairs 2nd April 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 APRIL 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. UNION GOVERNMENT IMPOSES SAFEGUARD DUTY ON IMPORT OF STEEL PRODUCTS
i. The Union Finance Minister has extended the safeguard duty on import of some steel products by two years till March 2018.
ii. The safeguard duty will be imposed on steel products hot-rolled flat products of non-alloy and other alloy steel
iii. The duty will be on the products which are imported at or above the minimum import price which helps to set a floor price mainly to discourage imports below this price.
iv. The main objective of this move is to protect domestic industry from onslaught of cheap steel supplies from China.

2. JAILED EGYPTIAN NOVELIST AHMED NAJI TO RECEIVE PEN/BARBEY FREEDOM TO WRITE AWARD
i. Novelist Ahmed Naji will receive PEN/Barbey freedom to write award at Pen America's annual Literary Gala at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
ii. Naji is the author and a journalist at the state-funded Akhbar al-Adab literary magazine.
iii. In 2015, he was charged with violating public modesty after a private citizen complained that an Naji’s novel ‘The Use of Life’ had given the reader heart palpitations due to its sexual content.

3. SHIVA THAPA WINS SILVER MEDAL AT ASIAN/OCEANIA QUALIFYING EVENT IN CHINA
i. Ace Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has won the silver medal at the Asian/Oceania Qualifying Tournament held in Qian’an, China in the 56 Kg category.
ii. The Gold medal was won by Thailand’s Chatchai Butdee.
iii. Earlier Shiva won   World Championship bronze-medallist in the Bantamweight category held in Doha in 2015.

4. UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED VIDYUT PRAVAH MOBILE APP TO EMPOWER PEOPLE TO DEMAND 24X7 POWERS.
i. Union Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Minister of State Piyush Goyal launched Vidyut PRAVAH- Electricity, Price Availability and Highlights mobile application in New Delhi.
ii. The mobile application provides highlights of the power availability in India on real time basis.
iii. The app will empower common people to demand 24X7 power from the states and will take transparency to the next level and make state governments more accountable.

5. WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2016 CELEBRATED ACROSS THE WORLD
i. The World Autism Awareness Day 2016 was celebrated across the world on 2 April 2016.
ii. The Theme for the day is Autism and the 2030 Agenda: Inclusion and Neurodiversity.
iii. The day is observed to raise awareness about children with autism throughout the world.
iv. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that manifests itself during the first three years of life.


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 is Live Now

Today SBI launched an official Notification in which they are inviting all Indian candidates for the recruitment of Clerk posts all over India. Those who are interested in these Government Bank jobs can apply online through the official link. We share the link below for official detail.

Profile Name: Clerk
Education: All Indian graduates can apply.

Last Date: 25-04-2016

For Full Official Detail CLICK HERE
 To Apply online CLICK HERE

MONTHLY GK CAPSULE (NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS) March 2016

Monthly GK Capsules of March 2016
Here is the new Monthly GK Capsules. This time we are going to shareofficial PDF file of AAA-Bright Academy which contains Monthly GK updates of March 2016. So if you are preparing for any Government, Bank, Railways, SSC Examination this PDF file is very helpful to you. All the best to all participants for the upcoming Examination.

To Download Monthly GK CLICK HERE

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