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Monday, December 28, 2015

Daily Free Current Affairs 26 Dec. 2015 ( Free GK Updates )

(DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 26 DEC 2015
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1. INDIAN ORIGIN SOFTWARE ENGINEER GRABBED UK AWARD
i.   Indian-origin software engineer Nandagopal Lakshminarayanan has been honoured with UK award in the UK.
ii.  He has been honoured  for inventing an innovative electronic smart key system which enables the creation and management of keys and locks that cannot be copied or picked.
2. SRI LANKAN WICKETKEEPER KUSAL PERERA BANNED FOR 4-YEARS
i.   Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kusal Perera is banned for a four-year ban after his B sample test came positive.
ii.  The ICC has stated that as his urine sample was tested positive in Qatar after the investigation team had originally found that his urine contained banned substance.
iii. He is a second Sri Lankan player to flunk  in a dope test.
iv. Earlier Left-hand batsman Upul Tharanga was suspended for three months after testing positive for a banned substance during the 2011 World Cup.

3. AMWAY INDIA ANNOUNCED BOLLYWOOD ACTOR FARHAN AKHTAR AS ITS BRAND AMBASSADOR TO PROMOTE NUTRILITE RANGE OF THE PRODUCTS
i.   Amway India announced Farhan Akhtar as his brand ambassador to promote Nutrilite products.
ii. Anshu Budhraja CEO of Amway  stated they need a strong and credible face who could help people to understand the role of supplementation in daily life in addition to balanced diet and exercise for a  healthy lifestyle.
iii. Nutrilite is a leading brand of vitamins and dietary supplements.

4. VETERAN ACTRESS SADHANA PASSES AWAY IN MUMBAI
i.   Famous Hindi film actress Sadhana passed away in Mumbai.
ii.  She is known for popularising the fashionable Sadhana cut (fringe haircut) and known for her on-screen simple looks
iii. Some of his memorable films, such as Love in Shimla, Parakh,woh Kaun Thi, Waqt ,Mera Saaya, Geeta Mera Naam among others.

5. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATIVE PAYMENT SOLUTIONS
i.   The Reserve Bank of India has invited applications  to encourage innovative solutions in the field of Payment and Settlement System.
ii. “Payment System Innovation Awards” is presented to those which will come with innovative idea in the field of banking technology
iii. Some broad areas which the contest will hope to cover are:
a.          Payment security including fraud prevention
b.         Customer convenience and cost reduction
c.          Mobile payments
d.         Acceptance/electronic payment infrastructure
e.          Use of emerging technologies for payments
iv. RBI has already issued new licenses to 10 small banks and 11 payment banks that would use technology to disrupt banking.

6. CHINA LAUNCHED DAMPE SATELLITE TO SHED LIGHT ON MYSTERIOUS DARK MATTER
i.   China launched the Dark Matter Particle Explorer known as DAMPE,Satellite to shed light on mysterious dark matter.
ii. It was the country's first space telescope launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

iii. The purpose of the satellite is to search for smoking-gun signals of dark matter, invisible material making most of the universe's mass.
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Free GK Quiz-6 Based on IBPS Clerk Mains Booster 2015

Free GK Quiz -6 Based on IBPS Clerk Mains Booster
Now we are going to share GK Quiz 6 with all our students. Download the word file from below link  and practice these GK Quiz Questions
1.       Who won the Men’s single US open Tennis Title:
a.        Novak jokovic                       b. Peet Samprass
c.   William Sam                            d. Roland Cale
2.        Who won the Women’s single US open Tennis Title:
a.        Martina Hingis                      b. Gorden Lee
c.    Sarena Williams                     d. Flavia Pennetta
3.       2022 Asian Games will held in:
a.        Brazil                                      b. Peru
c.     New York                               d. Hangzhou
4.       Who won the Singapore Grand Prix of formula One:
a.        Juan Manual                          b. Sebastian Vettel
c.    Alain Prost                              d. John Carter
5.       India won three match test series against Srilanka on Srilankan soil after a gap of _____ yrs:
a.        20 yrs                                     b.25 yrs
c.    22 yrs                                      d 30 yrs
6.       22nd Commonwealth Games 2022  will held in:
a.        Brazil                                      b. Peru

c.     New York                               d. Durban

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Sunday, December 27, 2015

GK Booster-2 For IBPS Clerk Mains 2015

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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Free GK Quiz-5 Based on IBPS Clerk Mains Booster 2015

FREE GK QUIZ -5 FOR IBPS CLERK MAINS 2015
In this Free GK Quiz Series for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam, Now on this day (26th Dec. 2015) we are going to share with you FREE GK QUIZ-5. We have already share 4 GK Quiz with you guys and in future we are going to share more study material related to the GK Stuff. So stay with us to make your GK Strong enough to crack GK section in any examination.

1). Who is awarded with 2015 Hridaynath Mangeskar Award:
a. Guljar                                 
b. Sonu Nigam
c.  A.R Rehman                      
d. Asha Bonsle

2). Who is the author of novel ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’:
a. Marlon James                    
b. Carl Fleming
c.    John Wilson                    
d. Soul Harding

3). Who was chosen as ‘Asian Finance Minister of the year’ Award:
a. Lobsang Sangay               
b. Arun Jaitley
c.  Bikram Setha                    
d. Subash Mehta

4). Who was named as the Asian Central Bank Governor of the year 2015:
a. Lobsang Sangay               
b. Salisbury Mary
c.  L.K Bishop                        
d. Atiur Rahman

5). Who is awarded with Harvard Humanitarian of the year award:
a. Vijay Lamba                      
b. Sumit Mazumdar
c.  Kailash Satyarthi              
d. Ramesh Sharma

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Friday, December 25, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 25 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK Updates )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 25 DEC 2015
(Daily News India)
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1.UN ANNOUNCED 5TH NOVEMBER AS WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY
i.The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution to observe 5th November every year as World Tsunami Awareness Day.
ii.The observance of the day will help to spread awareness among people across the world in matters related to the dangers of tsunami.

2.BIOCON LAUNCHED GENERIC VERSION OF HEPATITIS-C DRUG HARVONI IN INDIA
i. Biocon Limited launched the generic version of hepatitis – C drug in the Indian market.
ii.The generic version of the drug named Harvoni will be sold under the brand name CIMIVIR-L.
iii.Hepatitis-C is a viral disease that causes liver inflammation leading to diminished liver function or liver failure.

3.IDEA BECAME THIRD MOBILE OPERATOR TO LAUNCH 4G SERVICES IN INDIA
i. Idea Cellular became the third mobile operator in India to launch 4G services in India.
ii. Earlier the Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India had launched 4G services in India.

4.LOK SABHA PASSES BILL TO HIKE BONUS LIMIT
i.The Lok Sabha has passed the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015 which  will allow doubling of wage ceiling for calculating bonus of factory workers.
ii.The Bill will amend the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965.
iii.The Bill provides for enhancing monthly bonus calculation ceiling to Rs 7,000 per month from the existing Rs 3,500.
iv.The amendment bill will be made effective from April 1, 2015

5.CCEA APPROVES RS 3,000 CRORE SCHEME FOR FISHERIES SECTOR
i.Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for implementation of an umbrella scheme for development and management of fisheries.
ii.The Scheme is sponsored by central government on Blue Revolution that will be implemented  with an outlay of 3,000 crore rupees for a period of five years
iii.The scheme will cover will initiatives for development and management of inland fisheries, aquaculture and marine fisheries

6. NORTH INDIA'S FIRST CABLE BRIDGE INAUGURATED AT BASOHALI TOWN OF J&K
i.Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar dedicated the first cable bridge of North India to the nation  in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir  .
ii.The 592-metre bridge was constructed over river Ravi on Dunera- Basohli-Bhadharwah road.
iii.It would provide close connectivity between three northern states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.
iv. It is fourth Cable Bridge in India and first in North India and Jammu and Kashmir.

7. ZIMBABWE ANNOUNCED TO ADOPT CHINESE CURRENCY YUAN
i. Zimbabwe announced it is going to adopt the Chinese Yuan as legal tender.
ii.Yuan will be a function of trade between China and Zimbabwe and acceptability with customers in Zimbabwe.
iii. China has become the largest investor in Zimbabwe.
iv.To stabilize its hyperinflation crisis, the nation has adopted foreign currencies, mostly the US Dollar and South African Rand, as legal tender.
v. This adoption helped the country to boost its economy.

8. FIFA’S INDEPENDENT ETHICS COMMITTEE BANNED SEPP BLATTER AND MICHEL PLATINI FROM FOOTBALL FOR 8 YEARS
i.The Ethics Committee banned FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Vice-President of Committee of FIFA for 8 years.
ii.They were banned for eight years from all football-related activities including administrative, sports or any other national and international events.

9. 10TH WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ADOPTED NAIROBI PACKAGE
i. The 10th World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya.
ii.The conference has adopted the Nairobi Package that is aimed to benefit poor member countries.
iii. The conference was attended by trade ministers of 162 member countries of the WTO.
iv.India was represented by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman.
v.The Nairobi Package contains a series of six Ministerial Decisions on agriculture, cotton and issues related to least-developed countries.

10. INTERNATIONAL TENNIS FEDERATION ANNOUNCED WINNERS OF 2015 WORLD CHAMPIONS
i.The International Cricket Council announced the winners for the 2015 ICC Awards in Dubai, UAE.
ii.The awards were based on performance of individuals and teams, both men and women.
iii. List of awardees:
a)  Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year is given to Steven Smith (Australia)
b)  ICC Test Cricketer of the Year - Steven Smith (Australia)
c)   ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year - AB de Villiers (South Africa)
d)  ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year - Meg Lanning (Australia)
e)  ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year - Josh Hazlewood (Australia)
f)    ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year - Khurram Khan (UAE)
g)  ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year - Faf du Plessis (South Africa)



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Free GK Quiz-4 Based on IBPS Clerk Mains Booster 2015

Free GK Quiz for IBPS Clerk Mains
IBPS CLERK MAINS BOOSTER TEST-4
1.     Who is elected as new President of Nepal:
a.     Pradip Paudel               b. Bidhya Devi Bhandari
c.   Jyoti Acharya                d. Vikram Serpa
2.     Headquarter of ‘Bank for International Settlements’ (BIS) is situated at:
a.      New York                     b. Washington
c.     Switzerland                  d. Germany
3.     Who is elected as Defence Minister of Canada:
a.     Pradip Paudel               b. Bidhya Devi Bhandari
c.   Jyoti Acharya                d. Harjit Sajjan
4.     Who is elected as President of Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of commerce and Industry (FICCI) :
a.     Pradip Paudel           b. Harshavardhan Neotia
c.   Jyoti Acharya                d. Vikram Serpa
5.     Who is elected as Union Minister of State for Home Affairs:
b.    Vikram Singh                b. Vijay Kumar
c.   Kiren Rijiju                     d. Sachin Goda
6.     Who is elected as new President of Argentina:
a.     Mauricio Macri              b. Tony Willison
c.   George Bathe                d. Jastin Lipton
7.     Who is appointed as a Director to the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI):
a.     Vijay Kumar                  b. Raj Kashyap
c     Shaktikanta Das           d. Manish Jai Singh
8.     Who is sworn as the First Female Vice President of Tanzania:
a.     Samia Hassan Suluhu    b. Urashi Kunjial
c.    Tunkin Sam                  d. Goine Raha
9.     Who is nominated as Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) :
a.     Tunkin Sam                   b. Justin Lam
c.    Roelant Oltmans           d. Swati Dandekar
10.  Who is appointed as the Chairman of India’s Oscar Jury Film Federation of India (FFI):
a.     Anil Kapoor                   b.Utpal Dutt

c.   Amol Palekar                 d. Dharmendra

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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 24 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK Updates )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24 DEC 2015
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1. BIHAR GOVERNMENT BANNED 15-YEAR-OLD DIESEL VEHICLES IN PATNA
i. Bihar government banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles in the Capital city Patna.
ii. The decision is taken in to decrease pollution.
iii. The Bihar State Pollution Control Board has stated that the air quality index of Patna has broken all its past record.

2. GAUTAM H BAMBAWALE APPOINTED AS INDIA'S HIGH COMMISSIONER TO PAKISTAN
i. Gautam H Bambawale was appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Pakistan.
ii. He is presently serving on  the post of  Indian ambassador to Bhutan.
iii. Gautam H Bambawale will replace TCA Raghavan who will retire on 31st december2015.

3. UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED TWO MOBILE APPS FOR FARMERS
i. Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched two mobile apps namely Crop Insurance and AgriMarket Mobile.
ii. The apps were launched to celebrate the birth anniversary of former Prime Ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Choudhary Charan Singh.
iii. The Mobile app Crop Insurance will help the farmers to find out complete details about insurance cover available in their area and to calculate the insurance premium for notified crops.
iv. Mobile app AgriMarket Mobile can be used by the farmers to get the market prices of crops in the mandi within 50 km radius of the device and other mandis in the country.

4. PAWAN KUMAR AGARWAL APPOINTED AS CEO OF FSSAI
i. Pawan Kumar Agarwal appointed as Chief Executive Officer of food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
ii. He will replace Yudhvir Singh Malik, who was shifted as Additional Secretary in Niti ayog.
iii. Yudhvir singh Malik is believed to be the man behind the ban on popular noodle brand Maggi, which has now been removed.

5. PANDORUM TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPED INDIA’S FIRST ARTIFICIAL LIVER TISSUE USING 3D PRINTING
i. Pandorum Technologies Private Limited developed India’s first artificial liver tissue with the help of 3-D printing technology.
ii. The development is a major step forward in the on-demand manufacturing of 3D printed human organs.
iii. The artificial liver tissue performs critical functions of a human liver including, metabolism, secretion of biochemical’s such as cholesterol and albumin and detoxification.

6. DR. RAKESH K. JAIN SELECTED FOR 2015 NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE
i. Indian American professor Dr. Rakesh K. Jain has been selected for 2015 National Medal of Science of the United States.
ii. He will be presented this top award for his achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology
iii. National Medal of Science is an annual award established in 1959 by U.S Government.

7. RBI EXTENDS DEADLINE TO EXCHANGE PRE-2005 NOTES TO JUNE 30, 2016
i. Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes of different denominations by another six months to June 30, 2016.
ii. Facility for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes will only be available at identified bank branches and Issue Offices of the RBI.
iii. Earlier RBI had set the last date for public to exchange pre-2005 banknotes notes as December 31, 2015

8. 24TH DECEMBER IS OBSERVED AS NATIONAL CONSUMER DAY
i. National Consumer Day is observed on 24th December.
ii. The day is observed on 24th because on this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the assent of the President

iii. The Act aims to provide consumers with effective safeguards against different types of exploitation such as defective goods, unsatisfactory services and unfair trade practices. 
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