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May 24, 2017

24th May 2017 Important Daily Current Affairs

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Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (24th May 2017) Important Current Affairs updates. Happy Reading :)

Daily Current Affairs of 23rd May 2017

International Current Affairs
  • Taiwan's constitutional court on Wednesday ruled in favour to recognise same-sex marriage on the island.
    • Important Note : This is the first such ruling in Asia
  • The tiny island of Nauru (world’s smallest republic) has become the 6th country to ratify the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework pact
    • Important Points to Note :
      • 5 more nations namely the Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Somalia, Ghana and Djibouti have committed to ink the International Solar Alliance Framework Pact in the ongoing annual meeting of the African Development bank in Gandhinagar, India. 
National Current Affairs
  • India's first underwater tunnel, which was built under the Hooghly river for establishing a metro link in Kolkata, has been completed before the deadline.
    •  A giant tunnel-boring machine was deployed to dig the underwater tunnel that runs a length of 502 metres under the river. 
  • The Uttarakhand government is going to promote sites with a reputation for being haunted, as part of its ghost tourism project.
  • Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 24th May 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 24th May 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Continental ties - India's outreach to Africa"

  • Continental - relating to or belonging to any of the Earth’s continents
  • Outreach - the practice of providing help and advice to people in a community before they have to ask for it
  • Heavy-lifting - difficult work that needs a lot of effort
  • Transform - to make someone or something completely different
  • Strategic - carefully planned in order to achieve a particular goal
  • Forum - an organized event or meeting at which people discuss something
  • Minimal - extremely small in amount or degree

NSIC Recruitment of Executive Assistants 2017

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Friends, the National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC), one of the leading Mini-Ratna Government of India Enterprises under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), is recruiting Executive Assistants on contract basis for the year 2017. There are 16 vacancies in total. You can apply online from 20th May 2017 to 9th June 2017. Check complete details below. All the Best :)

Name of the Organization : National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC)

Name of the Posts Executive Assistants 

Vacancy Details :
  • ST - 2 Posts
  • OBC - 6 Posts
  • General - 8 Posts
    • Total - 16 Posts
Age : Under 35 years

Latest Current Affairs 2017 : Banks in News

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Hi, I am shravan again. Today I am sharing some important banking related current affairs from recent news papers. Happy reading :)
  • Karnataka Bank and SBI Card have launched co-branded credit cards for the customers of Karnataka Bank. Through this alliance Karnataka Bank and SBI Card will launch two variants of the co-branded credit card 'Karnataka Bank Platinum SBI Card' and 'Karnataka Bank SimplySAVE SBI Card'. 
  • A separate 'Enforcement Department' has been set up by the Reserve Bank of India to oversee possible breaches of rules and take punitive actions against those who violate them. It will serve as a centralized wing to deal with banks only for enforcement action. 
    • Note : The department will develop a broad policy for enforcement and initiate action against the regulated entities for violation consistent with such policy. 
  • Ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy, the country's largest bank, State Bank of India has reduced its benchmark lending rate by 0.15% (from 9.25% to 9.1%). 
    • Note : The cut in SBI's base rate was effective from 1st April, 2017. With This reduction, the equated monthly installments, or EMIs for the bank's new as well as existing bor-rowers who have taken housing or car loans at the base rate will cone down by at least 0.15%. 

English Word Power Quiz for Competitive Exams - Set 88

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  1. In cold blood means
    1. Deathly
    2. Deliberately
    3. Hesitatingly
    4. Secretly
    5. Openly
  2. Mark TRUE or FALSE, as the case may be.
    1. An orthopaedist studies stars
    2. Most of an orthopaedist's patients are children
    3. An orthopaedist can predict your future
    4. An orthopaedist specialises in bone diseases
    5. Only ascetic people can be orthopaedists

May 23, 2017

NICL AO 2017 Phase I Online Exam Call Letters out

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Friends, the National Insurance Company Ltd has released the call letters for NICL AO Phase I Online Exam 2017. As you know, the organization has invited online applications from 30th March 2017 to 20th April 2017 for filling up of 205  Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I for the year 2017. Now it has came out with the Preliminary Exam call letters for the same. You can download your call letters from the official website of the National Insurance Company Ltd or from below link by entering your Registration No / Roll No and Password / DOB on or before 3rd June 2017. All the Best :)

Thanks to Pratik Shrivastava for the update

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