Daily GK Updates & Daily News in India with free current affairs. You will get free Current affairs on Daily Basis and GK questions which will help you in Banking and SSC Exams. Daily News in India. Check this Current affair page on daily basis for the improvement of General awareness section. Free GK Quiz on Daily Basis.

Follow by Email For Daily Alerts

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 8 SEP 2015 ( DAILY NEWS INDIA )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 8 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY OBSERVED ON 8TH SEPTEMBER
i) The International Literacy Day was observed on 8 September to promote literacy in world.
 ii) The theme of International Literacy Day 2015 is’ Literacy and Sustainable Societies’.
iii) The theme was chosen to high light that literacy is a key element in achieving sustainable societies.

2. DOHA BANK INKED PACT WITH RELIANCE ADA GROUP TO GENERATE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
i) Doha Bank inked with Reliance ADA Group to generate business opportunities in the Gulf Cooperation Council nations and India.
ii) It will provide business opportunities and further prospects for expansion for Doha Bank and Reliance Group.
iii) It will also provide help in product development and help in infrastructure development.
iv) Doha Bank is one of the largest commercial banks in the State of Qatar
Currency of Qatar: Qatari riyal
Capital of Qatar: Doha

3. INDO-MALDIVES JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE STARTS IN THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
i) Indo-Maldives joint Training Exercise started at Pangode Military Station in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala
ii) The Aim of the Joint Exercise is to increase understanding and interoperability between Armies of both countries.
PM of Maldives: Abdulla Yameen
Currency of Maldives:Maldivian Rufiyaa

4. BALA TRIPURA SUNDARI DEVI TEMPLE RENOVATED UNDER INDIA-NEPAL ECONOMIC PROGRAMME
i) Ranjit Rae Indian Ambassador to Nepal inaugurated the newly renovated Bala Tripura Sundari Devi Temple at Tripurakot.
ii) It is situated on the bank of glacial river Thuli Bheri in Dolpa district of Nepal.
iii) Shree Bala Tripura Sundari Devi Temple is almost 900 years old, having great socio-cultural relevance in the life of the people of the Dolpa district.
Pm of Nepal: Sushil koirala
Currency of Nepal:Nepalese rupee

Share:

Monday, September 7, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 7 SEP 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 Sept. 2015
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1.  ‘ONE RANK ONE PENSION SCHEME’ ANNOUNCED BY UNION GOVERNMENT
i.  Union Government has announced one rank one pension scheme for ex-servicemen.
ii. One rank one pension means uniform pension be paid to the armed forces personnel retiring in the same rank with same length of service, regardless of their date of retirement, at present ex servicemen receive different pensions on the basis of their salary at the time of their retirement
Defense Minister: Manohar Parekar

2.  TO THE BRINK AND BACK: INDIA’S 1991 STORY BOOK BY JAIRAM RAMESH
i.   Former Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh released the Book named ‘To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story.
ii.  The Book explains the fast speed changes in the economic sector introduced by P V Narsimha Rao and Manmohan Singh.

3.  MUSIC COMPOSER AADESH DIED
i.   Famous Bollywood Singer, and Music Composer Aadesh Shrivatava died.
ii.  He had composed music for over 100 Hindi Films.

4.’ VIKAS KRISHAN’ WON SILVER MEDAL IN ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP
i.  Indian Boxing Player Vikas Krishan has won Silver Medal in the Asian championship held in Thailand

ii.  In 75 kg category he was defeated by Bektemir Melikuziess of Uzbekistan
Share:

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 6 SEP. 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 Sept. 2015
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN
1.  G-20 LAUNCHED WORLD-20 GROUPING FOR GENDER INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH
i.  G-20 Group of  World’s 20 largest economies launched W20 involving grouping of Women leaders to push for Gender inclusive Global Economic growth.
ii.  W 20 launched during G-20 summit of finance ministers and Central Bank Governor in Ankara. W20 will have 20 women leaders from G-20 countries.
     Gulden Turktan is appointed as President of W 20
     Its first meeting will held in Istanbul in 2015.

2.  GOVERNMENT TO DEVELOP BODHGAYA AS SPIRITUAL CAPITAL
i.   Union Government is going to develop Bodhgaya in Gaya District of Bihar as spiritual capital of the country in order to serve Civilization bond between India and the Buddhist world.
ii.   Bodhgaya is a religious place where Gautama Buddha have obtained enlightenment

3.  SHANE WATSON ANNOUNCED RETIREMENT FROM TEST CRICKET
i.   Australian Cricketer Shane Watson announced retirement from Test Cricket
ii.  He started cricket in 2002
Captain of Australian Cricket Team: Steve Smith

4. LEWIS HAMILTON OF BRITAIN WON ITALIAN GRAND PRIX OF FORMULA ONE
i.  Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes Racing driver from Britain won 2015 formula one Italian Grand Prix in Italy.

ii.   Lewis Hamilton won his 7th title of racing in 2015.
Share:

Friday, September 4, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 04 SEP. 2015 ( DAILY NEWS INDIA )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 SEP 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1) COMMEMORATIVE COINS OF RUPEES 125 AND RUPEES 10 RELEASED IN HONOUR OF S.RADHA KRISHNA:
i)  Prime minister Narender modi released commemoraliue Coins of Rs 125 and Rs10 in the honour of former president Sarvepalli Radha Krishna
ii) He remained 1st vice President of India from 1952-1962
iii) He was the second President of India from 1962 to 1967
Birthday of Sarvepalli Radha Krishna on  5th  sept is celebrated as Teacher’s day.

2) 11TH JOINT COMMISSION MEET OF INDIA AND UAE HELD NEW DELHI:
i) 11th joint commission meeting of India and UAE for technical and economical cooperation held in new Delhi
ii) UAE has reiterated to undertake extensive investments in india

3) SAARC COUNTRIES CONFERENCE ON DISASTER MITIGATION BEGIN IN DELHI:
i) South asian association on regional co-operation (SAARC) countries Conference on disaster mitigation begin in new Delhi .
ii) The conference is held to discuss prevalent geo climatic conditions and natural disaster and calamities in the SAARC Region
iii) India has requested all SAARC Countries to participate in south asian annual disaster management exercise (SAADMEX)
iv) It is an exercise augmenting current levels of individual and joint preparedness of member countries in the rescue , relief and response operation during disaster situations


4. RBI TO ISSUE RUPEES 5 COINS ON GOLDEN JUBILEE OF INDO PAK WAR:
i) Reserve bank of india has decided to issue coins of Rs 5 to commemorate  Golden jubilee year of indo pak war  in 1965.
ii) The war was started in April 1965 after Pakistan started operation Gibralter to infiltrate forces into Indian sovereign territory of Jammu & Kashmir Indian armed forces under the leadership of Lal Bahadur shastri retaliated Pakistan infiltration by launching a counter full scale military attack on Pakistan.
Share:

Thursday, September 3, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 03 SEP 2015 ( DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 SEP 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1.  FORWARD MARKET COMMISSION TO BE MERGED WITH SEBI:
i. Union Government has announced to merge Forward Market Commission with Securities Exchange Board of India.
ii. Forward Market Commission is the Chief Regulator of Commodity Futures market in India with its Headquarter’s at Mumbai.
iii. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced merger of Forward Market commission with SEBI  in order to Strengthen the Regulation of commodity Futures Market.

2. ‘DURBAN’ TO HOST 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES:
i.   Durban city of South Africa is selected to host 22nd Commonwealth Games in 2022
ii.  First time an African Country is chosen to host Commonwealth Games.
iii.  Gold Coast city of Australia will host 21st Commonwealth Games in 2018.
iv.  Commonwealth Games held after every 4 years.

3.  ‘SWACHHATA SANGRAM ABHIYAN’ IN MADHYA PRADESH TO OVERCOME OPEN DEFECATION:
i.   Swachhata Sangram Abhiyan launched in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh to reduce open defecation
ii. The aim of the Abhiyan is to make entire district free from open defecation by the end of financial year 2015-16.
CM of Andhra Pradesh : N. Chandrababu Naidu

4. INDIA TO PACT WITH ‘BETTER THAN CASH ALLIANCE’ TO SPEED UP ‘PMJDY’:
i. Indian Government to pact with United Nations ‘Better Than Cash Alliance’ to share success stories from the financial inclusion program ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’.
ii.  The pact will enhance Indian government’s commitment to reduce cash in Indian Economy.
iii.  India want to make Indian financial economy as digital financial economy .
iv.  Digital financial services will lower the cost of providing financial services.
 v. Better than Cash Alliance is made up of Government, Companies and International Organizations which aims to makes financial economies digitalised.


Share:

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 2 SEP 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 SEP 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1.  INDIA WON UNESCO PRIZE ‘AWARD OF EXCELLENCE’ 2015
i.  India has won UNESCO Prize ‘Award of Excellence’ 2015 for the conservation efforts of the Sree Vadakkunnatham Temple in Kerala.
ii.  Award of Excellence is given for conservation effort for take care of Heritage, Cultural and Sacred Sites.
iii.  Sree Vadakkunnatham Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple relating to Lord Shiva in Kerala.

2.  MUMBAI GRABBED BUCHI BABU MEMORIAL TROPHY
i.  Mumbai grabbed Buchi Babu Memorial trophy in All India Invitation Cricket Tournament
ii.  Mumbai defeated Tamil Nadu cricket association
Buchi Babu was  a cricket pioneer, he is also known as Father of South Indian Cricket.

3.  MT MCKINLEY HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF NORTH AMERICA RENAMED AS DENALI
i. US President Barack Obama has renamed Highest Mountain of North America Mt. Mckinley as Denali
Highest Mountain of world: Mount Everest

4. SBI AND ICICI BANK DECLARED AS ‘DOMESTIC SYSTEMATIC IMPORTANT BANKS’ BY RBI
i.  RBI has declared State Bank of India and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs)
     Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs):Some banks assume systemic importance due to their size, cross-jurisdictional activities, complexity, lack of substitutability and interconnectedness. The failure of these banks can cause significant disruption to the essential services provided by the banking system. These banks are considered Systemically Important Banks (SIBs) as their continued functioning is critical for the uninterrupted availability of essential Sbanking services to the real economy.

5.  TEJINDER PAL SINGH NAMED AS ‘AUSTRALIAN OF THE DAY’
i.   Tejinder Pal Singh an Indian Origin driver named as Australian of the day by common wealth bank of Australia
ii.  He has been deeding Homeless in Darwin for the past 3 years on every last Sunday of month.

The Commonwealth Bank has been sponsoring the Australian of the Day campaign for over 35 years
Share:

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 01 SEP 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 SEP 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1.  305 CITIES TO BE COVERED IN ‘HOUSING FOR ALL’SCHEME                 
i.  Union Government has announced list of 305 cities to be covered in Housing for All scheme
ii.  ‘Housing for All’ scheme is launched for construction of houses for the urban poor.
iii.  Recently the Union Government has announced to provide housing to all poor people before year 2022.

2.  US EXTENDS ANTI DUMPING DUTY ON INDIAN MUSHROOMS FOR NEXT 5 YEARS
i.   United States extended Anti Dumping Duty on Preserved Mushrooms for 5 years, as India is exporting maximum Mushroom to USA, UAE etc.
ii.   It will have negative impact on Indian Mushroom Exporters
Solan District of Himachal Pradesh is known as Mushroom City of India.

3.  ONE STOP CENTER FOR WOMEN IN DISTRESS ‘SAKHI’ INAUGURATED IN HARYANA
i.   One stop center for women in distress ‘SAKHI’ is inaugurated in Haryana to provide help to women in distress.
ii.  The Center will provide help to Sexually, mentally and emotionally harassed women.
CM of Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar

4. RAGHAV CHANDRA APPOINTED AS NEW CHAIRMAN OF NHAI
i.  Raghav Chandra is appointed as new Chairman of National Highways Authority of India.
ii.  Raghav Chandra replaced Vijay Chibber
NHAI is responsible for management of a network of over 70000 km of National Highways in India.

5.  RAJIV MEHRISI IS TO BE NEW UNION HOME SECRETARY
i.   Rajiv Mehrisi is appointed as New Union Home Secretary for the next 2 years.
ii.  He had replaced L.C. Goyal

6.  INDIAN WRESTLER ANIL WON GOLD IN CADET WRESTLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP:
i.   Indian Wrestler Anil won gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championship
ii.  He defeated Erfan Aeini in the 50 kg Freestyle Category
iii.  Earlier, Ankush won silver medal in 38 kg women free style in last week in Cadet Wrestling World Championship.

Venue:Sarajevo, Capital of Bosnia and Herzegov
Share:

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 31 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 31 AUG 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1.  ‘SAHAJ’ LAUNCHED FOR ONLINE LPG CONNECTION:
i.  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a Scheme ‘SAHAJ’ for online LPG Connections.
ii.  The Scheme is launched under the ambit of digital India Vision.
iii.  Earlier the Union Government has launched ‘PAHAL’ scheme for transferring LPG Gas Subsidy into direct bank account of customer.

2.  INDIAN WOMEN HOCKEY QUALIFIED FOR 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS:
i.   Indian Women Hockey Team qualifies for 2016 Summer Olympics after 36 years earlier it was qualified in 1980.
Captain of Indian Women Hockey team: Ritu Rani

3.  MARE DIBABA WON WOMEN’S MARATHON AT WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP:
i.   Ethopia’s Mare Dibaba won the women’s Marathon title at Beijing, China
ii.  Mare Dibaba is the first female to won an event at the world Championship
iii. She defeated Helab Kiprop of Kenya.

4. PRO KABADDI LEAGUE WON BY ‘U MUMBA’
i.   U Mumba won the Pro Kabaddi league 2015 after defeating Bengaluru Bulls.
ii.  8 teams participated in Pro Kabaddi league, last year the league was won by Jaipur Pink Panthars.

Pro Kabaddi league was started last year in 2014 to promote Kabaddi .This was the second edition of Pro Kabaddi league.
Share:

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30 AUG 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN
1. MOUNTAINEER JOT SINGH HONOURED WITH TENZING NORGAY NATIONAL ADVENTURE AWARD
i. President Pranab Mukherjee honoured Indo-Tibetan Border Police Officer and mountaineer Jot Singh with The Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.
i) Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award is named after Indian Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay
ii) It is given by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

2.  KANNADA WRITER DR.M.M KALBURGI DIED
i.   Senior Kannada writer and former Vice Chancellor of Kannada University Dr. M.M. Kalburgi was shot dead by unidentified persons.
ii.   He was conferred with the Sahitya Academy Award.

3.  INDIAN BANK LAUNCHED INDPAY APPLICATION
i.  Indian Bank has launched IndPay mobile application service for customers to operate Bank accounts anytime from anywhere.

i) Indian Bank was formed in 1907 as private bank but nationalized in 1969 by the government
ii) Headquarter’s at Tamilnadu
Share:

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 AUGUST 2015 (DAILY NEWS INDIA)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 29 AUG 2015
                                               (Daily News India)                 
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN
1.  ‘NATIONAL SPORTS DAY’: 29 AUGUST
i. The Birth Anniversary of Hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand is observed as National Sports Day on 29th August.
ii. President honors sports persons with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, arjuna and Dronacharya Awards on National sports day

2.  INDIA DECLARED AS MATERNAL AND TETANUS FREE
i.    World Health Organization has declared India as Maternal and Tetanus Free Country.
  ii.   Tetanus is an infection caused by  Bacteria.
iii.  It usually attacks on newly born babies and child delivering mother due to unhygienic birthing practices.

3.  TRIPURA TO IMPLEMENT NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY ACT
i.   Tripura has decided to implement National food security act from 1 September 2015
ii. Tripura has become first state from North-East region to implement National Food Security Act.
i) National Food Security Act was implemented in 2013.
ii) It provides 5 kg subsidized food grains to per person per month at Rs 1 to Rs 3 per kg to 2/3rd of population

4. UNION GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED LIST OF 98 ‘SMART CITIES’
i.  Union Government has announced list of 98 Smart Cities for modern infrastructure and to give a quality life to the citizens with clean and green environment.
ii. The Smart cities Mission was announced by PM Narendra Modi to achieve inclusive Growth.

iii.  UP has maximum no. of  cities 13 Smart Cities.
Share:

DAILY GK

DAILY GK
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS