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Monday, December 7, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 6 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 DEC 2015
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1. SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAYS ZONE STARTED BIO DIESEL FOR TRAINS
i. The South Western Railways Zone has introduced biodiesel for trains, operating under its zone.
ii. 1st train Hubballi-Bengaluru Janshatabdi Express powered by five per cent biodiesel was flagged off from Hubli.
iii. The main aim of the initiative is to reduce greenhouse gases emission and also to make fuel consumption more efficient.
iv. Biodiesel is a green fuel that provides quasi-renewable energy for cleaner alternatives as sustainable fuel for diesel locomotives and reduces dependency on fossil fuel especially diesel.
v. It is commonly obtained from crops such as sugarcane, cassava, corn, potato and beetroot.

2. SINGAPORE REPLACES MAURITIUS AS TOP SOURCE OF FDI INTO INDIA
i. Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment into India for current fiscal year 2015-16.
ii.India has attracted 6.69 billion dollars FDI from Singapore while it received 3.66 billion dollars from Mauritius.
iii.Maximum foreign investment in india was received by  Computer software and hardware sector followed by services and automobile sector.

3. MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS FLAGGED OFF FIRST DOUBLE DECKER GOA-MUMBAI TRAIN
i. Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the first Goa to Mumbai double-decker Shatabdi train from Panaji, Goa.
ii.The fully air-conditioned double-decker train is the first double decker train inIndia.
UNION RAILWAY MINISTER: SURESH PRABHU

4. INDIA RECEIVED FIRST INSTALLEMENT OF URANIUM FROM CANADA
i. India received its first uranium installment of 2730 tonnes from Canada.
ii.The uranium is shipped to India for the country’s nuclear power reactors.
iii.The consignment was shipped under a contract with India’s Department of Atomic Energy during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Ottawa in 2015.
iv.Earlier Canada had completely banned exports of uranium and nuclear hardware to India after it protested strongly about India’s first nuclear test in 1974.

5. INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY OBSERVED ON 5TH DECEMBER
i. The International Volunteer Day was on 5 December observed across the world.
ii.The Theme  of the day is ‘The world is changing. Are you? Volunteer’
iii.This year's theme challenges everyone to be a part of implementing the newly launched Global Goals, and Agenda’s for Sustainable Development.

iv.The International Volunteer Day  was established by the United Nations General Assembly .
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MONTHLY GK CAPSULE (NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS) NOV. 2015

Monthly GK Capsules of NOV. Month
This Time we are going to share the official PDF file of AAA-Bright Academy which contains Monthly GK updates of NOV. Month. 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.

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

IBPS CLERK PRELIMINARY EXAM PATTERN 2015

IBPS CLERK PRILIMANRY EXAM PATTERN
Exam Held on 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th  DEC 2015
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Dear students AAA-bright academy is sharing complete exam pattern as this is very useful for the students who are going to appear In IBPS clerk exam on the following Dates 6,12,13 DEC 2015.

AAA-Bright Academy Made this After analysing 5th Dec. 2015 question paper. All the best to all the students who are going to appears under this examination.

ENGLISH
Comprehention-   10 qn -easy
Cloze Test        -      5 qn - Easy
Errors.               -     5 qn - easy
Para jumble.     -     5 qn - Moderate
Sentence improv. -5 qn - moderate

QUANT
Series.             5 qn. - easy
Calculation    10 qn. - easy
DI.                     5 qn - easy
Mix qn             10 qn - Moderate

REASONING
Inequality.                  - 5 qn easy
Coding.                         -5 qn moderate
Alphabet series         - 5 qn easy
Sitting arrangement- 10 easy
Puzzle -                         -5 easy
Mix                                 - 5 qn - easy
Blood relation , direction, ranking etc

*****Suggestion to students*****
In Math: Math is calculative so avoid long questions (try 20 qns)

In Reasoning: Try to solve 25 qns

In English: Avoid comprehension

All the best for exam

Team -AAA BRIGHT ACADEMY
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Daily Current Affairs 5 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK Quiz)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 DEC 2015
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1. HIMACHAL PRADESH FIRST STATE TO LAUNCH ROTAVIRUS VACCINATION PROJECT
i. Himachal Pradesh has became the first state of India to launch Rotavirus vaccination project.
ii. The vaccine will help in controlling the child mortality rate due to diarrhoea.
iii. Rotavirus vaccines are given to infants in three dose course at ages of six, ten and fourteen weeks.
iv. Rotavirus is a most common cause of diarrhea among infants below 11 months age group in India.

2. UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED ACCESSIBLE INDIA CAMPAIGN FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED
i. Union Minister of Finance, Arun Jaitley, and Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot  launched Accessible India Campaign.
ii. This campaign is also known as Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan.
iii. Accessible India Campaign is a nationwide campaign which aims to enable persons with disabilities to gain universal access, equal opportunity for development, independent living and participation in all aspects of life in an inclusive society.

3. 44TH NAVY DAY OBSERVED ON 4 DECEMBER
i. 4th December is observed as navy day.
ii. The Navy day is celebrated every year to commemorate the success of Operation Trident of Indian Navy on Karachi Harbour during the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF: ADMIRAL RK DHOWAN
 DEFENCE MINISTER OF INDIA: MANOHAR PARRIKAR

4. BELGIUM TOPPED IN THE LIST OF NOVEMBER 2015 EDITION OF FIFA WORLD RANKINGS
i. Belgium topped the list of the November edition of the FIFA World Rankings.
ii. Indian team jumped six places to reach the 166th spot from 172nd rank.
iii. Top 5 teams in November 2015 edition are Belgium, Argentina, Spain, Germany, Chile.

5. RBI ANNOUNCED REVISED PRIORITY SECTOR LENDING NORMS FOR REGIONAL RURAL BANKS
i. The Reserve Bank of India released revised Priority Sector Lending norms for Regional Rural Banks.
ii. The PSL target was increased to 75 percent of total outstanding from the existing 60 percent. The revised target will be effective from 1 January 2016.
iii. The PSL norms have been revised considering the significance of RRBs in pursuit of financial inclusion agenda
iv. In revised PSL Norms Medium enterprises, social infrastructure and renewable energy were included under PSL category.

v. Limits of agriculture loans to farmers has been increased from 10 lakh to 50 lakh.
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Friday, December 4, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 04 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 DEC 2015
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1. LOK SABHA PASSES THE BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS BILL, 2015
i. The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 is passed by Lok Sabha.
ii. Loksabha has passed the bill to establish Bureau of Indian Standards.
iii. It will replaces the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 and establishes Bureau of Indian Standards as a national standard body for development of standardization, assessment and quality assurance of goods, articles, services, processes and systems.
iv. The Bureau of Indian Standards will formulate, certify and implement certain standards of quality for goods.

2. ADIDAS INDIA’S PULIN KUMAR GRABBED INBA AWARD
i. Pulin Kumar Senior Legal and Compliance Director of Adidas India, was honoured with the Indian National Bar Association's General Counsel of the year 2015 in New Delhi.
ii. The award was given by Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani to Pulin on the occasion of INBA's Annual International Conference.

3. INDIA RE-ELECTED AS MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME COUNCIL
i. India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization.
ii. India was elected to the council under Category ‘B’ at the 29th session of the Assembly of the International Maritime Organization held recently in London.
iii. The IMO is an specialised agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships with 171 members

4. FIRST INDIA INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL BEGINS AT IIT DELHI
i. The First India International Science Festival has been started at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi campus.
ii. The Festival has been organised by Union Ministry of Science and Technology.
iii. The India International Science Festival is expected to be the country’s biggest ever Technology and Industrial Expo.
iv. 4,000 delegates from India and abroad are expected to take part in the festival.
iv. The Festival will showcase the achievements of Indian scientists and institutions.

5. DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AWARDED WITH E-INDIA AWARD
i. The Delhi Development Authority was awarded with the E-India Award.
ii. The award is given for adopting technology to serve the public  with better resources through mobile applications.
ii. The award was received by VS Tomar, Director Delhi Development Authority during the e-INDIA SUMMIT 2015 under the category of Digital India IT initiatives for extraordinary IT initiatives in the field of land protection and engineering projects.


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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 3 Dec 2015 (Daily GK)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 DEC 2015
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1. JUSTICE TIRATH SINGH THAKUR SWORN IN AS 43RD CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA
i. Justice Tirath Singh Thakur sworn in as 43rd Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati  Bhavan, New Delhi.
ii.He has replaced Justice H L Dattu who retired on 2 December 2015.
iii.Justice Thakur headed the bench which delivered the verdict to in the spot-fixing scandal during IPL.
iv. He also headed the bench which ordered probe into the multi-crore chit fund scam known as Saradha scam.

2. BRAZIL ENTERED LONGEST RECESSION SINCE 1930S
i. Brazil’s economy is contracting from last some months, now it has contracted by 1.7 percent during July-September 2015 compared to April-June .
ii. It was Brazil's third consecutive quarter of contraction starting from January 2015 and makes the country's longest recession period since the 1930s.
iii. Inflation has risen above 10 percent in Brazil highest in 12 years.
Reasons for recession in Brazil: Main reasons for recession in Brazil are continuing global economic slowdown, decline in exports and scandal at the government-run oil company Petrobras.

3. INDIAN ECONOMY GREW BY 7.4% IN Q2 OF FY 2015-16: CSO
i. Central Statistical Office announced that India’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 7.4 percent in the second quarter of 2015-16 financial year.
ii. Central Statistical Office is a part of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
iii. India continues to be the fastest growing economy in the world in 2015 with growth rate of 7.4%.
iv. Recently India had overtaken China as the world’s fastest growing major economy.

4. UNION CABINET APPROVED MOU BETWEEN INDIA AND GERMANY FOR SOLAR ENERGY
i. The Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Germany to expand bilateral development cooperation in Solar Energy.
ii. It will help in increasing use of solar energy in India through technical and financial cooperation.
iii. India has set target of having 100000 MW for solar power generation capacities by 2022 under the National Solar Mission.

5. UNION CABINET APPROVED MOU WITH ISRAEL ON WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION
i. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for Memorandum of Understanding between India and Israel in sectors relating to the field of water resources management and development cooperation.
ii. The MOU will help both the countries in strengthening the techniques in efficient use of water, micro-irrigation, re-use of waste water techniques.

6. VIJAY KUMAR CHOUDHARY ELECTED AS BIHAR ASSEMBLY SPEAKER
i. Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary was elected as new Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly.

ii. Recently Elections has been conducted in Bihar for the new government, Nitish kumar sworned in as new CM of Bihar.
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 02 Nov. 2015 (Daily GK)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 DEC 2015
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1. UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES GIAN SCHEME TO BOOST HIGHER EDUCATION
i. Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched Global Initiative of Academic Networks Scheme to boost the quality of higher education in India.
ii.The scheme was launched by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani at the Indian Institute of Technology  campus.
iii. The Scheme aims at improving the quality of higher education in the country through international collaboration.
iv.The scheme will Facilitate participation of high quality international academicians for delivering short-term courses and programs in Indian institutions.
UNION MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: SMRITI IRANI

2. INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY OBSERVED ON 2ND DECEMBER
i. The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery was observed globally on 2 December.
ii. The day is observed for the elimination of human trafficking, child labour and other forms of modern-day slavery.
iii.International Day for the Abolition of Slavery  focuses on eradicating different  forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, and the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.

3. THAKUR ANOOP SINGH WON GOLD MEDAL IN WORLD BODYBUILDING AND PHYSIQUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
i. India’s Thakur Anoop Singh has won gold medal in the 7th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Championships.
ii. He won the medal in the fitness physique category.
iii.India won 11 medals in the championships and it was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

4. MAHARASHTRA IS BIGGEST STATE ECONOMY: BRICKWORK REPORT
i.Credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings has stated Maharashtra is the biggest economy among the states in India.
ii.In the list of biggest economies Maharashtra  is followed by Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
iii.Maharatra received  maximum revenues through taxes and is followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
iv.In case of  Services sector Growth Karnataka leads in the list is followed by Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
v.Fastest growing state is Bihar followed by Madhya Pradesh  and Goa.
vi. Slowest growing states is Telangana followed by Punjab, Rajasthan .

5. PRESIDENT GAVE HIS ASSENT TO LABOUR LAWS (GUJARAT AMENDMENT) BILL 2015
i. President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill 2015.
ii.The Bill passed by the Gujarat Assembly in February 2015 now became an Act after the assent of President.
iii.The bill was passed by the Assembly with an aim to relax labour laws and give an impetus to industrialisation of the state.


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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 1 Dec. 2015 (Daily GK)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 DEC 2015
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1. 1ST DECEMBER IS OBSERVED AS WORLD AIDS DAY
i. 1st December is observed in  World as  World Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome Day.
ii. The day is observed to raise awareness about the human immune deficiency virus infection.
iii. The Theme of the day is ‘Getting to zero, End AIDS by 2030
iv. World Health Organization has started World AIDS Day.

2. WORLD LEADERS LAUNCHED MISSION INNOVATION FOR ACCELERATING CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION
i. World leaders launched Mission Innovation for accelerating clean energy revolution across the world.
ii. The mission was launched by 20 countries, including India, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris, France.
iii. The main aim is to promote global clean energy innovation with an objective to make clean energy widely affordable.

3. ‘DR ABDUL KALAM IGNITE AWARD’ PRESENTED BY PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE
i. President Pranab Mukharjee presented Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE awards 2015 to 40 school students of 27 districts from 18 states.
ii. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award is a national competition of original technological ideas and innovations by children up to class 12 or those out of school up to the age of 17 years.
iii. The awards of IGNITE competition are announced every year on 15 October on the birth anniversary Dr APJ Abdul Kalam which is celebrated as the Children's Creativity and Innovation Day.

4. HINDUJA BROTHERS HONOURED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT ASIAN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FORUM 2015
i. Hinduja Brothers were honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum Series in Dubai.
ii. The award recognizes the most powerful and influential business leaders.
iii. The Asian Business Leadership Forum Series is Asia’s most prestigious annual business leadership event series.

5. WEALTH-X RELEASED WORLD'S 20 MOST GENEROUS PEOPLE LIST
i. Wealth-X released the World’s 20 Most Generous People list.
ii. The list was prepared after considering all the donations given by individuals till date.
iii. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has topped in the list of philanthropist in the world Sand Wipro’s Chairman Azim Premji was the only Indian in the list and he secured fourth position.


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