Thursday, 20 April 2017

Current Affairs

  1. According to World Bank’s report on South Asian Economy, Indian economy will claw back to 7.2 percent growth in the current financial year 2017-18 and rise further to 7.5 per cent in 2018-19.
  2. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged-off ‘Vistadome’, India’s First Train with Glass Ceiling, LED Lights and Rotable Seats
  3. Asia’s largest solar power plant will be set up in Rewa city of Madhya Pradesh. World Bank Group IFC has said that Madhya Pradesh has signed project agreements with solar power companies for Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park.
  4. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries surpassed IT giant Tata Consultancy Services to reclaim its tag of India’s most valued company.
  5. HRD Ministry launched a ‘Fund and reform tracker’ app, with the help of which, higher education stakeholders and institutional leaders will now be able to track the progress of projects under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).
  6. Naval Ship ‘INS Chennai’, a ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, has been dedicated to Chennai
  7. Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner became the batsman with the most number of fifties in IPL after he smashed his 34th against Kings XI Punjab.
  8. Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Defence Limited (RDL) has entered into a strategic partnership with a leading South Korean defence major to jointly manufacture military hardware for India’s armed forces.
  9. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based annual inflation rate in March eased to 5.7%, against a three-year high of 6.55% in February.
  10. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 3rd edition of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES-2017).

Saturday, 1 April 2017

01-April-2017 Current Affairs for Sarkari Naukri

  1. Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has become the world’s second-richest person with a net worth of $75.6 billion.
  2. The Lok Sabha passed all four GST related Bills.
  3. Global financial services major Nomura appointed Prabhat Awasthi as the new head of its India operations.
  4. Women employees will now be able to get paid maternity leave of 26 weeks, up from 12 weeks, as per a new law. President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017.
  5. Srinath Narayanan from Chennai has become India’s 46th chess Grandmaster after defeating Spanish Grandmaster David Anton Guijarro at the Sharjah Masters.
  6. Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched a new mobile app 8-11 to double its customer base.
  7. Healthcare providers apex body NATHEALTH has elected Dr Lal PathLabs Chairman & MD Dr Arvind Lal as the President of the federation for 2017-18.
  8. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 175 million loan to Power Grid Corporation to expand its solar energy transmission network in the country. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 175 million loan to Power Grid Corporation to expand its solar energy transmission network in the country.
  9. Famous sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has written a book ‘Master on Masters’ on 12 Indian musicians.
  10. United Nations General Secretary Antonio Guterres has appointed David Beasley as head of the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP).

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

28thMarch-Current Affairs for Sarkari Naukri

  1. Tanushree Pareek became the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in the 51-year history of the Border Security Force.
  2. Actor Anupam Kher has been honoured with the Kala Ratan Award by Vice President Hamid Ansari.
  3. HDFC Bank managing director Aditya Puri’s name has been featured in the list of world’s 30 best CEOs, published by American financial magazine Barrons.
  4. According to a latest report of Sydney-based aviation think-tank Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA), India’s domestic air passenger traffic stood at 100 million in 2016 and India has become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic, beating Japan. America is ranked first and china second in this list.
  5. Ravindra Jadeja became the 10th Indian player to accomplish the all-round ‘double’ of 1000 runs and 100 wickets in Test cricket.
  6. Ferrari’s driver Sebastian Vettel defeated Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton to win the Australian Grand Prix title.
  7. China-backed bureaucrat Carrie Lam has been elected as Hong Kong’s first woman Chief Executive.
  8. State-run Pawan Hans has joined hands with public sector chopper maker Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) to train helicopter pilots.
  9. Indian men’s compound archery team won a gold medal at the 2017 Asia Cup ranking tournament.
  10. Mumbai’s Gauri Singhvi (14) has become the first girl to swim from Bandra–Worli Sea Link to the Gateway of India, which is a 36 km long route.

Friday, 16 December 2016

Jammu & Kashmir – JK Police Recruitment 2017 – 5381 Constable Vacancies – Last Date 20 December 2016

JK Police Recruitment 2017

Jammu & Kashmir Police invites applications for the post of 5381 Constable (IRP Battalions, Executive Police & Armed Police). Apply before 20 December 2016.

Job Details :

Post Name : IRP Battalions
No of Vacancy : 4340 Posts
Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200/-
Grade Pay : Rs. 1900/-
Post Name : Armed Police
No of Vacancy : 386 Posts
Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200/-
Grade Pay : Rs. 1900/-
Post Name : Executive Police
No of Vacancy : 655 Posts
Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200/-
Grade Pay : Rs. 1900/-
Eligibility Criteria for JK Police Recruitment :

Educational Qualification : Candidates should have passed matriculation examination/ equivalent from any Government recognized board.
Nationality : Indian
Age Limits : 18 to 28 years as on 01.01.2016
Job Location: Jammu & Kashmir

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on written test, physical endurance test, physical standard test, medical examination.

Application Fee : Candidates have to Pay Rs. 300/- through online or use the services of Common Service Centers & in case of non availability of online payment facility, deposit through Bank Challan.

How to Apply JK Police Vacancy : Interested candidates may Apply Online through the website from 14.11.2016 to 20.12.2016.

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Starting Date for Submission of Online Application : 14.11.2016
Last Date for Submission of Online Application : 20.12.2016
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South Indian Bank Recruitment 2016

South Indian Bank invites application for the post of 02 Assistant General Manager & Chief Manager. Apply before 28 December 2016.

Job Details :

Post Name : Assistant General Manager (Chief Dealer- Forex)
No. of Vacancy : 01 Post
Pay Scale : Not Specified
Post Name : Chief Manager (Chief Dealer- Forex)
No. of Vacancy : 01 Post
Pay Scale : Not Specified
Eligibility Criteria for South Indian Bank Recruitment :    

Educational Qualification :
For Assistant General Manager : Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University with Minimum 10 years of experience as a Forex dealer in any Commercial Bank/ Reputed Financial institutions/ Corporate, of which 5 years experience as a trader/ Chief Dealer.
For Chief Manager : Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University with Minimum 5 years of experience as a Forex/ Fixed income dealer in any Commercial Bank/ Reputed Financial institutions / Corporate.
Nationality : Indian
Age Limit : As on 31.12.2016

For Assistant General Manager : 45 years
For Chief Manager : 40 years
Age of Relaxation :

SC & ST Category : 5 years
Job Location : Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Selection Process : The selection will be made on Personal Interview.

How to Apply South Indian Bank Vacancy :  Interested candidates may apply in prescribed application form along with relevant documents send to General Manager (Admin), The South Indian Bank Limited, Head Offcie Personal Department SIB House Mission Quarter, Thrissur-680001 on or before 28.12.2016.

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Current News

1. A renowned Indian-origin orthopedic surgeon, Dr Anan Shetty has been awarded the prestigious ‘Hunterian Professorship and the Medal for 2017’ by UK’s Royal College of Surgeons for his research on stem cells in articular cartilage repair.

2. Former South African opener Sid O’Linn died. He was 89.

3. Kavita Sanghvi has been recognised for her experiential method of teaching physics as principal of MET Rishikul Vidyalaya in Mumbai by ‘The Global Teacher Prize 2017’.

4. United Nations ‘cultural body UNESCO have officially included Rio de Janeiro in its list of ‘World Heritage Sites’ in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches.

5. Indian and Russian Navy have started their eight-day exercise ‘Indra Navy-2016’ in the Bay of Bengal. This exercise is the ninth edition of Indra- Navy and will be conducted from 14 December to 21 December.

6. Private sector’s second-largest telecommunications company Vodafone has announced the launch of ‘Vodafone M-Pesa PAY’, a digital payment solution for merchants and retailers to receive cashless payments from customers.

7. According to the recently released 2016 IHS Jane’s Defence Budgets report, India has become the world’s fourth largest defence spender.

8. Two-time Olympian and World Championships’ bronze medalist Shiva Thapa won a gold medal at the National Boxing Championships in the lightweight (60 kg) category.

9. Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016, of International Cricket Council (ICC). Mandhana is the only Indian in ICC’s first-ever women’s team of the year.

10. Rajya Sabha has passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014. The bill repeals Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act of 1995.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

World News

1. India and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement under which a hotline will be set up between officials of the two countries to address the fishermen crisis.
2. Famous Hungarian pianist and musician Zoltan Kocsis died. He was 64.
3. Two Indian films ‘Ishti’ and ‘Sahaj Paather Gappo’ (Colors of Innocence) have been selected to compete with 13 foreign films in the ‘International Competition’ section of the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
4. Industrialist Ajay Piramal will head the UK-India CEO Forum, replacing ousted Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry.
5. Former Union Minister of State and BJP leader Jayawantiben Mehta passed away. She was 78.
6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first ever International Agro-biodiversity Congress at New Delhi.
7. Britain’s star tennis player, Andy Murray defeated American John Isner to win the Paris Masters title.
8. Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal of the English Premier League.
9. L&T-MHPS Boilers, a joint venture of Larsen & Toubro and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Japan, has signed a Technology Licence Agreement for Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems.
10. Henri Kontinen and John Peers won the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 team title at the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris.