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Gk Update 31 July 2016

1. PM Modi flags off 'Run for Rio' i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the Run for Rio event in New Delhi today to celebrate the Olympic mood in the country. ii. The mass run was announced by the Sports Minister Vijay Goel at a press conference. iii. Around 20,000 school children participated in the event, which commenced from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi. 2. SEBI's first phase of new enterprise portal goes live i. Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has initiated the first phase of its new enterprise portal to facilitate accurate and timely circulation of information to internal and external stakeholders. ii. The portal, developed by IT firm Tech Mahindra, provides an e-platform to registered and prospective intermediaries to interact in a secure, transparent, and paperless manner with SEBI. 3. PM  Modi wishes Rio-bound athletes in 'Mann ki Baat' i. PM Modi talked about various subjects such as health,

Gk update 30 July 2016

1. CM Chandrababu Naidu launches 'Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh'  i. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has launched 'Mission Harita Andhra Pradesh'. ii. With the theme 'green cover for a happy living', by planting saplings at Sunkollu village under Nuzividu mandal in Krishna district. iii. The objective of the mission is to increase the green cover in the state to 50 % by the year 2029. 2. Centre sanctions nearly Rs. 620 crore to UP as drought assistance i. Centre has sanctioned nearly Rs. 620 crore to Uttar Pradesh as assistance for the recent drought situation in the state. ii. It also approved almost 80 crores for Rajasthan which was affected by hailstorm and 15 crores to Manipur affected by earthquake. iii. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting in New Delhi chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 3. Indian-American girl becomes the youngest delegate at DNC i. An 18-year-old Indian-American girl has become the youngest delegate at t

Important Days India and International

January 01 : Global family day, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day. January 06 : World War Orphans Day. January 08 : African National Congress Foundation day January 09 : NRI day / Pravasi Bhartiya Divas. January 10 : World laughter day. January 11 : death day of Lal Bahadur Shastri January 12 : National Youth Day, Swami Vivekanand Birthday January 15 : Army Day. January 23 : Netaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday. January 24 : National Girl Child day of India. January 25 : India Tourism Day Indian Voter Day, International Customs Duty Day. January 26 : India's Republic Day January 26 : International Customs day. January 27 : International Holocaust Remembrance Day. January 28 : Lala Lajpat Rai birthday January 28 : Data protection day January 30 : National Martyrs' Day or Sarvodaya Day January 30 : World leprosy eradication day.

GK Update 29 July 2016

1. International Tiger Day being observed today i. Every year 29th July is celebrated as the International Tiger Day. ii. The day is celebrated to raise awareness for tiger conservation and to give worldwide attention to the preservation of tigers. iii. It was founded in 2010 at the St. Petersburg Tiger Summit, with the aim to double the big cat population by 2022.

Rio Olympics 2016 and India

Rio Olympic Games 2016 begins on Friday, August 5 and ends on Sunday, August 21 Among so many gringos participating in the Rio-Olympics India sustains an important place. The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation's largest ever delegation  (formerly 120 athletes, but 2 failed doping test by NADA, but are given a week's time for 2nd test;  37 larger than their previous record of 83 athletes in 2012) in Summer Olympic history. India is scheduled to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,  from  5 to 21 August 2016.  Indian athletes who are set to travel to Rio Olympics

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Gk update 28 July 2016

1. World Hepatitis Day being observed today i. World Hepatitis Day is being observed today to raise global awareness of hepatitis and encourage prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.  ii. The theme for this year's global campaign is ‘Elimination’. 2016 is a pivotal year for viral hepatitis. The goal is to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.  iii. The World Hepatitis Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the WHO along with World Health Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Malaria Day and World AIDS Day.  2. RBI imposes Rs. 27 crore penalty on 13 banks i. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed 27 crore rupees penalty on 13 public and private sector banks for violations of Foreign Exchange Management (FEMA) Act (Anti-money laundering) and lapses in Know your customer (KYC) rules.  ii. The matter relates to irregularities on the basis of inputs received from


1. State Bank of India–Smt Arundhati Bhattacharya Nationalised Banks : 2. Allahabad Bank–Rakesh Sethi 3. Andhra Bank– Suresh N Patel 4. Bank of Baroda–P.S. Jayakumar 5. Bank of India–Melwyn O Rego 6. Bank of Maharashtra–Sushil Muhnot 7. Bharatiya Mahila Bank–S.M.Swathi (ED) 8. Canara Bank–Rakesh Sharma 9. Central Bank of India–Rajeev Rishi 10. Corporation Bank–J K Garg 11. Dena Bank–Ashwani Kumar 12. IDBI Bank Ltd–Kishore Piraji Kharat 13. Indian Bank–Mahesh Kumar Jain 14. Indian Overseas Bank–R Koteeswaram 15. Oriental Bank of Commerce– Animesh Chauhan 16. Punjab And Sind Bank–Jatinder Bir Singh 17. Punjab National Bank–Usha Ananthasubramanian 18. Syndicate Bank–Arun Shrivastava 19. UCO Bank–R K Takkar 20. Union Bank of India–Arun Tiwari 21. United Bank of India–P Srinivas 22. Vijaya Bank–Kishore Kumar Sansi *************** *************** ********************* Private Banks : 23. Axis Bank–Smt. Shikha Sharma 24. Catholic Syrian Bank–Anand Krishnamu

GK Update 27 July 2016

1. Abdul Kalam’s statue unveiled in Rameswaram i. Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Manohar Parrikar unveiled a life-size statue of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam at Peikarumbu, his burial site in Rameswaram on the occasion of his first death anniversary.  ii. Kalam passed away on July 27 last year after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at IIM- Shillong in Meghalaya.  iii. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen "A. P. J." Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. 2. Manipur becomes fourteenth State to join ‘UDAY’  i. Manipur has joined the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme meant for revival of debt-stressed power distribution utilities and will get benefits of around Rs 263 crore. ii.Manipur is the 14th state to join the UDAY. It is also the first North Eastern state to opt for the UDAY for improving the efficiency of the DISCOM. 3. RBI slaps penalty on UCO Bank, Allahabad Bank, Bank of India and canara bank i

Map of Delhi Metro

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Must Do on  Fathers of Different important subjects

Dear Readers, We are providing "Must Do series" for the competitive exam on different topics and subjects. Students can go through these topics , as it will help students to understand the concepts easily and remember it for longer period of time.  This topic is very important from all exam point of view as one or two questions are asked from this topic. ALL THE BEST

India's Position in the World

-1st to introduce government supported family planning in the world. -Largest postal network in the world. -Largest livestock population. -Largest producer of milk. -Largest producer of millets in the world -Largest consumer of gold jewellery. -Largest producer of jute. -Largest producer of ginger. -Largest producer of bananas. -Largest producer of castor oil seeds. -Largest producer of mangoes. -Largest producer of safflower oil seeds. -Largest producer of papayas.

GK Update 26 July 2016

1. Kargil Vijay Diwas being observed today i. Today is 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas which named after the success of Operation Vijay. The day is observed on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War Heroes.  ii. On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, ended on 26 July and resulted in the loss of life on both sides, India and Pakistan and with the India regain possessions of Kargil.  iii. This day is celebrated in the Kargil - Dras sector and the national capital New Delhi, where the Prime Minister of India, pays homage to the soldiers at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate every year.  2. 7th Pay Commission to be implemented from August i. The Centre has published the implementation notification of the 7th Pay Commission, stating that central government employees will get the revised pay from August.  ii. As the Commission had recommended a 23.55 percent

How to fill preferences in IBPS PO – 6?

As many of the students are constantly bombarding the queries related to bank preference for IBPS PO 2016. So, we are providing here the Preference List of the banks based on various criterion which you can use for reference while filling the application form . These data are based on various market research and the choice of the students aspiring for a job in the banking sector. At first let us provide you the list of participating organisations i.e. those organisations which will be recruiting employees through the IBPS PO 6 Examination. The table clearly states that 20 banks participating but only 14 out of them have provided the number of vacancies in their banks for PO through IBPS PO 2016 examination, and 6 have not provided any vacancy. But please note that at any stage of the recruitment process, any of those 6 banks can disclose their vacancies. Now, lets see that what can be the possible criterion for a aspirant to prefer a bank?  (I) Based on Headquarters of the banks

Facts about Telangana

Telangana,  as a geographical and political entity was born on June 2, 2014 as the 29th and the youngest state in Union of India. However, as an economic, social, cultural and historical entity it has a glorious history of at least two thousand five hundred years or more. Megalithic stone structures like cairns, cists, dolmens and menhir​s found in several districts of Telangana show that there were human habitations in this part of the country thousands of years ago. Remnants of iron ore smelting found at many places demonstrate the hoary roots of artisanship and tool making in Telangana for at least two thousand years. The reference to AsmakaJanapada, part of present Telangana, as one of the 16 Janapadas in ancient India proves that there exist​ed an advanced stage of society.

Gk Update 25 July 2016

1. China unveils world's largest amphibious aircraft i. China has unveiled AG600, the world's largest aircraft which can land on both water and land and used to fight forest fires and perform marine rescues.  ii. The aircraft is around the size of a Boeing 737 - far larger than any other amphibious plane. It has a maximum flight range of 4,500 km. and can collect 12 tonnes of water in 20 seconds during emergencies. Its maximum take-off weight of 53.5 tonnes. iii. The plane AG600 has been unveiled by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) in southern port city of Zhuhai. Before the AG600, the largest amphibious cast was the H-4 Hercules, known as the Spruce Goose, used in WW2. Its wingspan is still longer than the AG600's. 2. Rs 2,048 crore sanctioned under 'Swadesh Darshan' scheme i. The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 25 projects under the Swadesh Darshan scheme worth Rs. 2048 Crore. The scheme is launched in January 2015. ii. For the North East

Must Do Series on  Different type of Measuring Instruments

Dear Readers, We are providing "Must Do series" for the competitive exam on different topics and subjects. Students can go through these topics , as it will help students to understand the concepts easily and remember it for longer period of time.  This topic is very important from all exam point of view as one or two questions are asked from this topic. ALL THE BEST

Right decision at right time changes your life!

Dear Students, Many of you are in conundrum whether to attend seminar or not. To ease you to make decision we are elaborating some points which may be in your mind regarding the same. 1)  If you have not read the GK Power Capsule even once , then you will get a place to complete that in a day only under the guidance of some very experienced faculty. 2)  If you have read the GK Capsule at least once , then it is a really good opportunity for you to revise that once again in a single day as revision is must in GA in order to recollect the correct answer in your mind during the exam. 3) If you are having  any doubt  regarding how to attempt the paper, how to study etc. then you will get a good place for that at the seminar venue. 4) You will meet with a  number of candidates who too have qualified SBI Pre exam and are going to attend the MAINS. So, you can learn from each other  as well. 5) You will get  real time discussion on the important GA topics.  So, there will be no place fo

Facts about Jharkhand

Jharkhand  is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east. It has an area of 79,714 km. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka is sub capital while Jamshedpur is the largest and the biggest industrial city of the state. Capital city:  Ranchi Chief Minister:  Raghubar Das Governor:  Draupadi Murmu          High Court :  Ranchi  High Court, Ranchi Number of Districts:  24

GK Update 24 July 2016

1. Kerala Government launches first ever Water Metro project in the country i. Kerala Government has launched Kochi Water Metro project, the first ever Water Metro project of the country. It was launched by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Kochi, Kerala. ii. The project aims to provide water connectivity to people living between islands in the Kochi agglomeration area and the city. iii. The Water Metro project would be dedicated to the nation in four years. iv. It will be built at an estimated cost of rs. 747 crore. The Water metro project involves the purchase of two variants of air-conditioned and WiFi-enabled catamaran passenger ferries with a capacity of 50 and 100 passengers. v. The project will be implemented by the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) and funded by German Development Bank (Kfw). In this regard, KMRL has also signed an agreement with German Development Bank (Kfw). It will become operational in two years. 2. Foundation stone laid for MSME technology cen

Facts about Odisha

As its name suggests,  Odisha  is situated in the very heart of India.  It is surrounded by West Bengal to the north-east and in the east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west and Andhra Pradesh to the south.  Capital city:   Bhubaneswar Chief Minister:    Shri Naveen Patnaik Governor:  Dr. S. C. Jamir High Court :  Cuttack   The Acting Chief Justice:  Justice Vineet Saran Number of Districts:  30 Population :  36,706,920 (11th) Area :  155,707 km² (9th)

GK Update 23 July 2016

1. India makes first contribution to UN Trust Fund i. India has contributed USD 100,000 to a trust fund set up for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers. The fund was established at the end of March and continues to seek funds to support services for victims and address gaps in services. ii. This is the first contribution to the Trust Fund the Secretariat has received. iii. India has historically been one of the largest troop-contributing countries in peacekeeping operations and is currently ranked as the second largest contributor of military and police personnel.  2. Suresh Prabhu inaugurates passenger amenities at Yasvantpur station i. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has inaugurated a host of passengers services and other amenities at the Yasvantpur station, one of the three railways stations that serve Bengaluru, Karnataka. ii. He inaugurated the new entry, concourse, and escalators at platform number one of Yesvantpur station. iii. He also dedicated t

Some Useful Abbreviation

HTTP का अर्थ क्या है?उत्तर:- Hyper Text Transfer Protoco. ☞. P D F का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Portable Document Format. ☞. H T M L का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Hyper Text Mark up Language. ☞. N E F T का मतलब है?उत्तर:- National Electronic Fund Transfer. ☞. M I C R का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Magnetic Inc Character Recognition. ☞. I F S C का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Indian Financial System Code. ☞. I S P का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Internet Service Provider. ☞. E C S का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Electronic Clearing System. ☞. C S T का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Central Sales Tax. ☞.CRR का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Cash Reserve Ratio. ☞.U D P का मतलब है?उत्तर:- User Datagram Protocol. ☞. R T C का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Real Time Clock. ☞. I P का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Internet Protocol.☞. C A G का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Comptroller and Auditor General.☞. F E R A का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Foreign Exchange Regulation Act. ☞. I S R O का मतलब है?उत्तर:- International Space Research organization .☞. I S D N का मतलब है?उत्तर:- Integrated Services Digital Network .☞. SAARC का मतल

GK Update 22 July 2016

1. Modi lays foundation stone AIIMS and revival of a fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and revival of fertilizer factory which was closed for the last three decades in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh. ii. Recently only, the Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of AIIMS under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) at an estimated cost of Rs. 1,011 crore. iii. The PMSSY scheme aims at correcting the regional imbalances in the availability of affordable and reliable tertiary level healthcare in the country and to augment facilities for quality medical education in under-served or backward states. Apart from it, he has also unveiled the statue of late Mahanth Awedyanath at Gorakhnath temple in the city.  2. India ranks 110th on Sustainable Development index i. In Sustainable Development index, India has ranked 110 out of 149 nations on where they stand

Important Events of Indian Freedom Struggle in India

Dear Readers, We are providing "Must Do series" for the competitive exam on different topics and subjects. Students can go through these topics , as it will help students to understand the concepts easily and remember it for longer period of time.  This topic is very important from all exam point of view as one or two questions are asked from this topic. TO BE CONTINUED… ALL THE BEST I hope you like this, so kindly comment below the post and do share your response. Thanks for reading :)

GK Update 21 July 2016

1. Seven Indian firms in Fortune 500 list i. Seven Indian companies have made it to the latest Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest corporations in terms of revenue. ii. The list is topped by the retail giant Walmart with revenue of $482,130 million, followed by State Grid (revenue of $329,601 million) and China National Petroleum ($299,271 million) at the second and third place respectively. iii. While among Indian firms, Indian Oil Corporation ranked highest at 161st place with revenue of $54.7 billion. However, another state-run firm ONGC has moved out of the rankings for 2016 and private gems and jewelry major Rajesh Exports has made its debut at the 423rd position. iv. Among the seven Indian companies, four are from the public sector while Reliance Industries (215th) is the top-ranked among private sector firms, followed by Tata Motors (226) and Rajesh Exports. Among state-run majors, Indian Oil is followed by banking behemoth SBI (232), Bharat Petroleum (358) and Hindu

Facts about Kerala

Today, we are discussing the state Kerala. With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters. Lush hill stations and exotic wildlife. Waterfalls. Sprawling plantations and paddy fields. Ayurvedic health holidays. Enchanting art forms. Magical festivals. Historic and cultural monuments. An exotic cuisine... All of which offer you a unique experience. And what's more, each of these charming destinations is only a two hour drive from the other - a singular advantage no other destination offers. Geographical view: Area:         38,863 km² Land Structure:   The topography consists of a hot and wet coastal plain gradually rising in elevation to the high hills and mountains of the Western Ghats.  

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