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December 31, 2014

31st December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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National Affairs
  • First 1,000 MW unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project begins commercial power generation, after getting approval from the  following permission by NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd).
  • President Pranab Mukherjee gives nod to the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) bill that seeks to scrap the collegium system of appointing judges to higher judiciary.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government has declared the Amir Khan starrer film 'PK' tax free in the state.
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Marketing Practice Test - Set 30

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  1. Actuary is ?
    1. a person employed by an insurance company to calculate risk involved in an insurance
    2. plan where illegal shares and currency is bought
    3. both 1 and 2
    4. a research team
    5. none of these
  2. ROI stands for ?
    1. Return of Investment
    2. Return on Investment
    3. Rate of Investment 
    4. Ratio of investment to inventory
    5. none of these
  3. Wear and tear refers to 
    1. depreciation
    2. appreciation
    3. cost of production 
    4. purchase price
    5. none of these
  4. The term "Primary Industry" does not include 
    1. agriculture
    2. fishing 
    3. mining
    4. services 
    5. none of these
  5. Monetary policy of India is determined by 
    1. RBI
    2. Department of Economic Affairs 
    3. Ministry of Finance 
    4. Ministry of Commerce
    5. none of these
  6. What is ISO series ?
    1. Documentation of Production processes
    2. Engineering process flowchart 
    3. Quality management and quality assurance standards 
    4. Internal servicing process
    5. none of these
  7. What term is used to denote a systematic record of a country's exports and imports of visible items of merchandise ? 
    1. Balance of Trade
    2. Balance of Payments
    3. Budget of Trade
    4. Budget of Payments 
    5. none of these
  8. As Dalal Street is for Mumbai Stock exchange, "Wall Street" is for _____________ stock exchange. 
    1. London
    2. Paris 
    3. Melbourne
    4. New York 
    5. none of these
  9. CRR stands for 
    1. Cash Reserve Ratio
    2. Current Reserve Ratio 
    3. Current Ration Ratio 
    4. Cash Rationalization Reserve 
    5. none of these
  10. Agenda :
    1. flag used to represent a country / company 
    2. an agent of a company secretary working for another company 
    3. list of things to be discussed in a meeting 
    4. all of these 
    5. none of these
  11. Letter of credit means ?
    1. undertaking given by the importer's bank 
    2. letter given by the creditor 
    3. document of loan issued by bank 
    4. undertaking given by the exporter's bank 
    5. none of these
  12. Which of the following is a progressive tax ?
    1. income tax
    2. entertainment tax
    3. customs duty 
    4. sales tax
    5. none of these
  13. When an economy faces a situation of high inflation along with a high rate of unemployment, then it is called 
    1. hyper inflation 
    2. stagflation 
    3. running inflation 
    4. cyclical unemployment 
    5. none of these
  14. The point where total costs equal to total revenue is known as ?
    1. expansion point 
    2. break even point 
    3. shut down point 
    4. focal point 
    5. none of these
  15. In India, which price index is used to formulate economic policies ?
    1. wholesale price index
    2. retail price index 
    3. both 1 and 2
    4. consumer price index
    5. none of these
  16. An Affidavit is ?
    1. a record of the proceeding of a meeting 
    2. an agenda for a meeting 
    3. an order from court 
    4. a written declaration under oath 
    5. none of these
  17. An inventory is ?
    1.  a set of modern inventions 
    2. an itemized list of goods
    3. a sophisticated technical specification 
    4. a tool for measuring altitudes 
    5. none of these
  18. Out sourcing means ?
    1. option to buy shares at a certain price 
    2. legal right to hold someone's goods until a debt has been paid
    3. obtaining services from specialist companies rather than employing full time staff 
    4. all of these
    5. none of these
  19. Bullion means 
    1. stock of shares
    2. gold or silver bars
    3. expects a rise in prices of shares 
    4. falling market 
    5. none of these
  20. Positioning of a product is based on 
    1. the price charged for the product
    2. the promotional pitch for the product 
    3. product characteristics 
    4. all of the above 
    5. none of these

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RBI Recruitment of Junior Engineers 2015

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Friends, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is inviting online applications from eligible Indian citizens for filing up the posts of Junior Engineer (Civil) and for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical). You can apply online from 29th December 2014 to 17th January 2015. Work Experience required to apply for these posts. Check complete details below. All  the Best.
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December 30, 2014

30th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Tamu Lhochhar, the biggest cultural festival of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism is being observed by the Gurungs at different places in Nepal with gaiety and fervor.
    • This festival is observed as the New Year festival by the people of the Tamang, Sherpa, Gurung, Magar, Thakali, Jirel, Nesyangwa, Bhote, Dura and Lepcha communities, among others.

National Affairs
  • Father of India's space programme, Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai's (12 August 1919 – 30 December 1971) Death Anniversary today.
  • Government has sanctioned over 568 crore rupees for the next three years to provide Soil Health Cards to 14 crore, 50 lakh farmers.

Sports
  • Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh‬ Dhoni has decided to retire from Test cricket, citing strain of playing all formats.
    • The 33-year-old, who made his debut in 2005 and was captain for 60 of his 90 Tests, quit after India drew the third Test against Australia today.
    • In 60 matches as captain, Dhoni had a decent 27 wins, 18 losses and 15 draws to show.
    • In the 90 Tests that he was part of, Dhoni scored 4876 runs at an average of 38.09 with six hundreds and 33 50s to his credit.
    • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) called Dhoni "one of India's greatest Test captains".
    • Virat Kohli will be the captain of the Indian Team for the Fourth and Final Test against Australia to be played in Sydney from the 6th of January 2015
Deaths
  • Eminent journalist B G Verghese, a Ramon Magsaysay award winner and former editor of leading dailies Hindustan Times and Indian Express, died today.
    • His books include Waters of hope, India’s North East, Fourth Estate (2005) and his autobiography First Draft: Witness to Making of Modern India.

New Appointments
  • Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Mizoram for the remainder of his term.
  • Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Uttarakhand for the remainder of his term.
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Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Interview Schedules of Officers and Office Assistants out

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Friends, the Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank has released the Interview Schedule of Officers and Office Assistants 2015. As you know, the bank has invited online applications from IBPS RRB CWE III qualified candidates for filling up the posts of Officers and Offices Assistants from 5th December 2014 to 22nd December 2014. Based on the received applications the bank has shortlisted 1157 candidates for Office Assistants Interviews and 572 Candidates for Officers Scale I Interviews.

The interviews for Officers are scheduled to be held from 5th January 2015 to 12th January 2015.
The interviews for Office Assistants  are scheduled to be held from 5th January 2015 to 24th January 2015. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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Marketing Quiz for SBI Associates Clerks Online Exam 2015 - Set 29

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  1. Which is the base of customer - oriented concept of marketing ?
    1. Customer is the servant of market
    2. Customer is king of market
    3. Customer knows nothing
    4. Customer is always busy
    5. None of these
  2. The marketing concept is based on ___________ period ?
    1. Short run success
    2. Long run success 
    3. Immediate Success
    4. Medium range success
    5. None of these
  3. Which of the following is not the concept of Marketing ?
    1. Social marketing concept
    2. Product disposal planning concept 
    3. Product concept 
    4. All of these 
    5. None of these
  4. Which of the following is not the pillar of Marketing Concept ?
    1. Integrated management with marketing fulcrum
    2. Cost
    3. Customer Satisfaction
    4. Welfare of Customer 
    5. All of these
  5. Sales promotion is a tool of ?
    1. Old concept of marketing
    2. New concept of marketing
    3. Accounting 
    4. Cost
    5. Budget
  6. Which of the following is the element of Marketing Concept ?
    1. Consumer satisfaction
    2. Goal of the organization
    3. Marketing of product with Co-ordinated efforts 
    4. All of these
    5. None of these
  7. Social marketing is ?
    1. Marketing of social assets
    2. it is a social product
    3. is the design, implementation and control of programmes seeking increase the acceptability of a social idea or practice in a target
    4. is tool of social transaction 
    5. All of these
  8. Which is Bye - Product of a bank ?
    1. ATM card provided by the bank on opening of a savings account 
    2. Credit Card
    3. Master Card
    4. All of these
    5. None of these
  9. Sales growth of bank depends on ?
    1. Cost planning
    2. Price
    3. salary
    4. wage policy
    5. Respective product life cycle
  10. Which is "P" of marketing ?
    1. Problem with Price and People
    2. Price
    3. Positivity 
    4. Planning
    5. All of these
  11. Which of the following is one among the 4P's of Marketing ?
    1. Product
    2. Price (a price which is charged by firm)
    3. Place
    4. Promotion
    5. All of these
  12. Who is the father of Four P's of marketing ?
    1. Mc Carthy
    2. Neil H. Borden
    3. Martin Marshall
    4. Rath
    5. Stanton
  13. Who said that marketing mix is a pack of four sets of "P" ?
    1. Mc Carthy 
    2. Stanton, Hills and Philip Kotler 
    3. Rath
    4. Govoni
    5. Drucker
  14. Which of the following is the nature of marketing mix ?
    1. Mix of mixes 
    2. Helpful in marketing 
    3. Integrated marketing strategy 
    4. All of these 
    5. None of these
  15. Product Mix is / are 
    1. Brand name
    2. Product quality or design
    3. Style 
    4. Packaging 
    5. All of these
  16. Which of the following is / are the factors of Pricing ?
    1. Cash discount and allowances 
    2. Period of credit 
    3. Condition of period 
    4. All of these 
    5. None of these
  17. Prime mix of a product involves ?
    1. Sales management and planning
    2. Advertisement 
    3. Packaging 
    4. Quality 
    5. Re-sale price 
  18. Promotion mix includes 
    1. Direct marketing
    2. Sales Team
    3. Public relation or publicity 
    4. Advertisement
    5. All of these
  19. Which of the following is among the four C's of marketing ?
    1.  Customer Solution 
    2. Customer Cost
    3. Convenience
    4. Communication 
    5. All of these
  20. Four C's of marketing expresses _____________
    1. Market's view
    2. Seller's view
    3. Buyer's or customer's view
    4. Product's view 
    5. All of these

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Sarva UP Gramin Bank Recruitment of Officers and Office Assistnats 2015

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Friends, the Sarva UP Gramin Bank is inviting online applications from eligible aspirants who have appeared and cleared the IBPS CWE III which was held during September 2014 for filling up the posts of Officer in Middle Management Grade (Scale III), Officer in Middle Management Grade (Scale II), Officer in Junior Management (Scale I) Cadre and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). You can apply online from 30th December 2014 to 14th January 2015. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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Computer Knowledge Practice Test - Set 58

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  1. The 3 functional elements of a digital computer are Input Device, Output Device and ?
    1. ALU
    2. Register Unit
    3. CPU
    4. Control Unit
    5. Monitor
  2. Expand CHDL ?
    1. Computer Heat Distribution Language
    2. Computer Hardware Description Language
    3. Conversion of Hardware Device Loop
    4. Community for Hardware Development Language
    5. Conference for Hardware Development Ltd
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United India Insurance AO (Specialist) Online Exam Reviews

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Review shared by Neha Gupta

Hello,

My name is Neha Gupta from Ujjain. I gave my UIIC –AO exam on 28th December 2014 in Finance Stream. I feel that exam level is medium.

Firstly I attempted reasoning.
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December 29, 2014

29th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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National Affairs
  • The Union Cabinet today approved amendment to the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, stating that the owners of land acquired via laws exempted under the Act will now be eligible for a similar compensation.
  • The government today granted its approval to the Airports Authority of India (AAI)'s proposal to lease some of its land spread over four airports, including the one at Porbandar in Gujarat, to the Navy and the Coast Guard for various projects.
    • The leasing of the requisite land at proposed airports will facilitate the coast guard/navy to establish various facilities for better surveillance of coast line.
  • The Government of India today held a day-long National Workshop on 'Make in India' to formulate short term (1 year) and medium term (3-year) sectoral action plans in consultation with Indian industry and improve the ease of doing business in consultation with Chief Secretaries of States.
    • Inaugurated by Union Finance Minister - Arun Jaitley
  • Taking cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch for SMART Policing, the Home Ministry has decided to establish one such model police station in each state and has asked the state governments to submit their proposal by January 31, 2015.
    • The Prime Minister had said at a meeting of the country’s top police brass in Guwahati last month that he wanted a force which takes care of the country’s law and order in an efficient and SMART manner. 
    • SMART Policing
    • S for Strict but Sensitive
    • M for Modern and Mobile
    • A for Alert and Accountable
    • R for Reliable and Responsive and
    • T for Techno-savvy and Trained
  • Kerala‬ Chief Minister ‎Oommen Chandy‬ today laid the foundation stone for a Global Artists Village at a function held at Sreekantapuram in Kannur district.
    • The village, promoted by the Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi, is touted as the first of its kind in the country to be established with state support.
    • The government has sanctioned 75 lakh rupees for the project. 
    • The Global Artists Village will have studios and residential complexes, where artists from across the globe can stay and work together.
  • Lieutenant Governor ‎Najeeb Jung‬ today allocated additional seven crore rupees to ‎Delhi‬ Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) to shelter the homeless in the bone-chilling cold in the city.
    • This is in addition to the five crore rupees allocated to DUSIB recently. 
    • Mr Jung has made an exception and instructed DUSIB to set up tents under flyovers and bridges till first week of February 2015.
  • One killed and three injured in an explosion at Church Street in Bengaluru.
    • To strengthen the State intelligence division, the Karnataka Government will create a separate intelligence information cadre that will coordinate with the intelligence inputs from various other agencies, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said after this incident.
Bilateral Issues
  • Eighth Meeting of the India – Republic of Korea Joint Commission in Seoul
    • In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea today decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.
    • Indian External Affairs Minister - Sushma Swaraj
    • South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs - Yun Byung-se 
Business & Economy
  • Delhi has become the First City to achieve 100 per cent enrolment under Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).
    • Bank accounts of more than 31.63 lakh families have been opened under the scheme in the national capital. 
  • Employee unions of ING Vysya Bank today demanded safeguarding of their interests post-merger with Uday Kotak-led Kotak Mahindra Bank and threatened to go on strike on January 7 — the day on which the Bengaluru-headquartered lender will seek shareholders’ nod to approve the Rs 15,000-crore merger deal.
People in News
  • Mumbai attack key planner Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is likely to be released from jail with Islamabad High Court (IHC) today suspending the notification detaining him under a public security order after he was granted bail by a court in the 26/11 case.
  • IIT Delhi Director Raghunath K S Shevgaonkar has resigned with more than two years of his tenure left amid a controversy over the circumstances under which he quit including alleged pressure put on him by the Human Resources Development(HRD) Ministry.
Science & Technology 
  • The Yahoo Directory, the core part of how Yahoo itself began in 1994, officially closed today, five days ahead of when Yahoo had said the end would come.
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New India Assurance Company Ltd (NIACL) Administrative Officers Online Exam 2015 Call Letters out

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Friends, the New India Assurance Company Ltd (NIACL) has activated the download link of Administrative Officers Online Exam Call Letters 2015. You can download your call letter from the official website of New India Assurance Company www.newindia.co.in or from below link. The exam will be held on 10th, 11th January 2015. All the Best :)

Exam Pattern : The exam will be of 200 marks, it consists the Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness and Quantitiatvie Aptitude Sections with the difficulty level of Bank POs'. Negative Marking (1/4th) is there. Check the complete pattern of the exam from the Information Handouts below.
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IBPS RRB CWE III Cutoff Details and Interview Schedule of Prathama Bank out

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Friends, the Prathama Bank has released the Interview Schedule of Office Assistants (Multipurpose) and Officers Scale I, II and III along with the Post wise & Category wise cutoff details. According to a recently released notification by Prathama Bank, the Interviews for Office Assistants are starting from 12th January 2015 and the Interviews of Officers (Scale I, II & III) are starting from 19th January 2015. Check complete details bellow.
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UIIC Assistants (Clerks) Online Exam 2015 Call Letters out

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Friends, the United India Insurance Company Ltd (UIIC) has activated the Call Letters download link for its Assistants Online Exam 2015. You can download your call letters from the official website of United India Insurance (UIIC) www.uiic.co.in or from below link by entering your Registration Number and Date of Birth / Password. The exam will be held on 3rd and 4th January 2015 (The details of exact date, time and venue are indicated in the call letters). All the Best :)
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UIIC Assistants Online Exam 2015 Dates out

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Friends, the United India Insurance Company Ltd (UIIC) has been sending mails about the UIIC Assistants Online Exam 2015 dates and time to all candidates who have applied for this exam. According to this mail, the Online Exam for the Recruitment of Assistants (Clerks) is scheduled to be held on 3rd and 4th January 2015. The call letters will be available soon.
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Download your Call Letters of SBI Associates Clerks 2015 Pre-Exam Training now

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Friends, the State Bank of India (SBI) has activated the Pre-Exam training Call Letters download link for  SBI Associates Clerks 2015. Those candidates who have applied for Pre-Examination Training (Only those candidates who belongs to SC / ST and Minority Categories) can download their call letters from below link by entering their Registration Number and Date of Birth / Password. All the Best :)
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December 28, 2014

28th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) formally ended its war in Afghanistan today, holding a low-key ceremony in Kabul after 13 years of conflict that have left the country in the grip of worsening insurgent violence.
    • US General ‎John Campbell‬, who is the commander of US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) led the ceremony
  • Taliban in Pakistan has accused its Army of using them for blood game and proxy war in Jammu & Kashmir in the name of so-called freedom and also in Afghanistan.
    • The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan in a new video, listed the atrocities committed by the Pakistani forces including killing of millions & raping of women during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.
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Today's (28th December 2014) UIIC AO Exam Reviews

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Morning Shift Review shared by Priya
Hai ,

This is Priya, from Andhra Pradesh. First of all Thank you gr8ambitionz for providing us with good material to prepare for competitive exams. I gave my UIIC AO exam today (28 dec,2014) morning shift.

This is the first time i'm writing any kind of insurance exams. I have already written other bank exams , so i was not nervous.
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Marketing Aptitude Quiz for SBI Associates Clerks Online Exam 2015 - Set 28

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  1. Which of the following statements is true about Marketing ?
    1. Marketing is a Human Activity
    2. Marketing is a Product
    3. Marketing is a Knowledge 
    4. All of these
    5. None of these
  2. Marketing includes which of the following ?
    1. Consumer - Oriented Process
    2. Certain Market
    3. Socio - Economic Activity 
    4. All of these
    5. None of these
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December 27, 2014

27th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • India has announced one million US dollar contribution to United Nation (UN) fund and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) for strengthening early warning systems for natural disasters.
    • The decision comes ten years after a massive Tsunami triggered by an earthquake smashed the coastline of around 14 nations.
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SBI Clerks Previous Paper 2014 (Completely Solved) - Pdf Download

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Dear SBI Associates Clerks Online Exam 2015 aspirants, here we are giving you the Completely Solved Previous Paper of SBI Clerks 2014. This pdf file consists all the questions of SBI Clerks Online Exam, which was held on 27th July 2014. Try to solve it on your own. Later check with the key given at the end of the paper. If you have any doubts, you can refer to the detailed solutions given at the end of the paper. We hope this solved paper will help you in getting the basic idea of SBI Associates Clerks Online Exam 2015. We will try to upload more previous and practice papers of SBI Clerks soon. Happy Reading :)
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Questions Asked in Today's Syndicate Manipal Online Test

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Hi friends, I am Keshav Lawaniya from Jaipur (Rajasthan). Today (27th December 2014) I have appeared for Syndicate Banks Online Test. Here I am sharing some General Awareness questions asked in that exam. Happy Reading :)
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National Insurance Company Ltd (NICL) Recruitment of Administrative Officers (Scale I) 2015 - 362 Posts

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Friends, after the United India Insurance and New India Assurance companies,  the National Insurance Company Ltd has also came out with the recruitment notification of Administrative Officers (Scale I) for the year 2015. There are 362 Posts in total (170 Specialist and 192 Generalist). You can apply online from 5th January 2015 to 24th January 2015. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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December 26, 2014

26th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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New Appointments
  • Senior BJP leader Raghubar Das will be sworn in as the 10th chief minister of Jharkhand on Sunday.
    • He will be the first non-tribal CM of the state, 14 years after it was carved out of Bihar.
People in News
  • World's biggest software maker Microsoft's chief executive officer Satya Nadella met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at Delhi.
    • He is the third major tech executive to meet PM Modi, after Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.
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List of Recent Summits and Conferences - Pdf Download

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Friends, here is the complete list of recent Summit & Conferences of 2014-15. This list will be helpful for your upcoming competitive exams. You can download pdf version of the same from here. Happy Reading :)

List of Recent Summits and Conferences

  • BRICS Summit 2014
    • Core BRICS Members (5) :
      • Brazil – Russia – India – China – South Africa
    • 6th BRICS Summit 2014 – Fortaleza, Brazil [Theme “Inclusive Growth : Sustainable Solutions]
    • 7th BRICS Summit 2015 – Ufa, Russia
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Download your Karnataka Bank Clerks Interview Call Letters and Online Application now

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Friends, as you know the Karnataka Bank is going to conduct interviews for the posts of Clerks from 2nd January 2015 to 19th January 2015. The bank has activated the Call Letter download link for the same. You can also download bio data form and your Online Application forms from below links. All the Best. 
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Tripura Gramin Bank Recruitment of Office Assistants 2015

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Friends, the Tripura Gramin Bank, a Regional Rural Bank based on Tripura is recruiting Office Assistants (Multipurpose) for the year 2015. Those aspirants who have appeared and cleared the IBPS RRB CWE III can apply online from 23rd December 2014 to 7th January 2015. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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Saurashtra Gramin Bank Recruitment of Officers and Office Assistants 2015

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Friends, the Saurashtra Gramin Bank, a Regional Rural Bank of Gujarat (Head Office Rajkot), Sponsored by State Bank of India is inviting online applications from eligible Indian aspirants who have appeared and cleared the IBPS RRB CWE III for filling up the posts of Officer in Junior Management (Scale I) Cadre and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). You can apply online from 1st January 2015 to 15th January 2015. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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December 25, 2014

25th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Christmas being celebrated across the globe with traditional fervour and gaiety.
  • Amidst a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" online in an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening of the comedy depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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Complete Sports 2014 : A Quick Review- Pdf Download

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Friends, we've already post quick reviews of Cricket, Tennis and Badminton of the year 2014.  Here we are giving you the Complete Review of Sports 2014. This pdf file consists all important  winners and Runners up lists of Cricket, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Hockey, Chess, Football, Volleyball, Squash, Golf, Basket Ball, Wrestling, Shooting, Snooker, Boxing, Table Tennis, Archery, Kabaddi, Athletics along with the winners and runners up lists of important sports events like events like Winter Olympics, Football World Cup (FIFA), IPTL, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and IPL. You can download pdf version from below link. Don't forget to share this with your friends if you feel our efforts are useful. Happy Reading :)
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List of Sport Related Terms and Associated Trophies

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Friends, we have already learnt important updates of Cricket, Tennis and Badminton of the year 2014. Today we shall learn another important topic  which have been frequently asking in competitive exams, i.e., Sports related trophies and Sports Terminology. Happy Reading :)





Sports related Terminology and Trophies

Sport
Related Trophies
Related Terms
Cricket
Irani Trophy, Netwest Trophy, ICC Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Rani Jhansi Trophy, Sheesh Mahal Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Rohington Baria Trophy, Cooch Bihar Trophy, Vinoo Manked Trophy
Hat-trick, Maiden, Follow-on Gully, Yorker, Bouncer, Pull, Googly, Hook Fick, Stumped
Lawn Tennis
Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Open, US  Open, Davis Cup, Hoopman Cup
Backhand Stroke, Ace, Love, Slice, Volley, Ground Stroke, Deep Volley, Double Fault, Delice, Half Volley, Let, Slice, Smash
Football
Baradoloi Trophy, Santhosh Trophy (National Championship), DCM Trophy, Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy, B.C Ray Trophy, Nagari Trophy, Ashutosh Trophy, Begum Hasrat Mahal Trophy
Central Pass, Back Pass, Mid Field, Goal Keeper, Corner, Free kick, Indirect kick, Striker, Forward, Direct kick, Lines Man, Goal Kick, Scissor Kick, Dribble, Extra time, Abbey, Marking, Sliding tackle, Flag, Touch Line, Lines man, Volley, Send off, Foul,  Cross, Booking, Fair Change, Sudden Death, Second Half
Hockey
Dhyan Chand Trophy, Khan Abdulgaffar Khan Trophy, K. D. Singh Babu Trophy, D. C. M. Srivam Trohpy, Lady Ratan Tata Trophy, B.M.W Trophy
Soda Line, Tiebreaker, Infringement , inside Right, Sudden Death, Hat Trick, Polley, Right Back, Left Back, Under Cutting, Cricle, Roll in, Push in, Shooting Circle, Centre Foreward, Gloves, Pad, Half Volley, Long Corner, Short Corner, Penalty Stroke, Reverse Flick, Lines man, Scoop, Penalty Corner
Basketball
V. C. Gupta Trophy, Golden Eagle Trophy, National Championship, European Championship
Pack, Dribbling, Three Point, Head Ball, Lay up, Goal Tending, Turn Over, Jumb Ball, Assist, Tap, Throw, Streal, Pivot, Post Screening, Tip in
Volley ball
Mannarket M. M. Joseph Trophy, Poorning Trophy, Indira Pradan Trophy
Tennis, Hoosk Serve, Lines Man, Double fault, Dig, Love, Power serve, Floater, Block, Forearm pass, Set up, Aerialsmash, Double hit, Rotation, Net ball, Net fault, Floater, Service, Volley Pass, Base Line, Blocking, Heave, Foot Fault, Himp Set
Table-tennis
Ramanujam Trophy, Padmavati Trophy
Foil, End Line, Centre Line, Back Spin, Late Control end, Penholder Grip, Rally, Reverse Sandwich, Swing Stroke, Service Top Spene, Net Grip, Chinese Grip, Counter hitting, Side Spin, Push Stroke
Golf
Lincoln Trophy, Paralaondi Trophy, Topolino Trophy
Founsane, Putting, Caddy, Tee, Put, Link, Vrily, Bogey, Hole, Nivilick, Bunker, Best Ball, Fairway, Gred Holes, Rough, Stymied
Badminton
Thomos Cup, Uber Cup, Narang Cup, Agarwal Cup, Sudhirman Cup, Challenge Cup, Konica Cup, Yonex Cup
Drop, Deuce, Smash, Love, Double Fault, Touch, Base Line, Backcourt, Bird, Carry, Clear, Center Line, Court, Drive, Kill, Rally
Base Ball

Perfect Game, Home, Pitcher, Put out, Strike
Billiards & Snooker
Walker Trophy, Thomas Cup
Cue,Canon, Long Jenny, Short Jenny, Frame in-off
Boxing
Federation Cup, Val Baker Trophy
Rounds, Knock Out, Jab, Hook, Punch, Count Down
Bridge
Holkar Cup, Rana Gold Cup
Rubber, Trump, Little Slam



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December 24, 2014

24th December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Japan's Parliament today re-elected Shinzo Abe as Prime Minister.
  • The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has decided to Ease decades-old Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
    • The FDA today announced that it will recommend lifting the lifetime ban early next year, replacing it with a policy barring donations from men who have had sex with another man in the previous 12 months.
    • The change would overturn a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified, given advances in HIV testing.
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Badminton 2014 - A Quick Refiew

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Friends, we've already posted quick reviews of Cricket and Tennis for the year 2014. In this post we shall see a quick review of Badminton 2014.

Important Points to Note :
  • Indian Badminton Player Ajay Jayaram won the Dutch Open Tournament beating Maulana Mustafa (Indonesia)
  • H. S. Prannoy won Indonesian masters title defeating Indonesian Firman Abdul Kholik.
  • Saina Nehwal (India) won Australian Open Super Series Title 2014 after defeating Caroline Marin (Spain)
  • Japan won the Thomas Cup 2014 for the first time after defeating Malaysia.
  • China won the Uber Cup 2014 by defeating Japan.
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Tennis 2014 - A Quick Review

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Friends, in our previous post, we gave you a quick review of Cricket 2014 (you can check that post from here). In this post we shall see the list of various important Tennis tournaments of the year 2014 (including Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Open and US Open) along with the Winners and Runners up. Happy Reading :)
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NABARD Recruitment of Officers Grade A and Grade B for 2015

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Friends, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) , India's apex development bank having its headquarters situated in Mumbai (fully owned by the Government of India and Reserve Bank of India) is inviting Online Applications from eligible aspirants for filling up the posts of Assistant Manager (Grade ‘A’) in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS), Rajbhasha Service, Legal Service, Protocol & Security Service and Manager (Grade ‘B’) (RDBS) in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). You can apply online from 24 December 2014 and 15 January 2015. Check complete details below. 
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General Insurance Corporation Of India Recruitment of Scale I Officers

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Friends, the General Insurance Corporation Of India, a 15th  largest Reinsurance Company in the world,  fully owned by Government of India  is inviting online applications from eligible Graduates / Post Graduates for filling up the posts of Scale I Officers. There are 65 Posts in total. You can apply online from 25th December 2014 to 24th January 2015. Check complete details below.
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Cricket 2014 - A Quick Review

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Friends, here are some important updates of Cricket from the year 2014 from Competitive Exams' point of view. Happy Reading :)

ICC :
  • ICC – International Cricket Council
  • Headquarters – Dubai
  • 1st Chairman of ICC – N. Srinivasan (India)
  • President of ICC – Mustafa Kamal (Bangladesh)
  • Present CEO of ICC – David Richards (South Africa)
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December 23, 2014

Complete List of Obituaries (Deaths) of 2014

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Friends, we have already shared the complete list of Appointments of the year 2014. Today we are giving you the complete list of Obituaries (from January to December) of the year 2014. This list is a  compilation of notable people who passed away in the year 2014, leaving behind a legacy that continues to influence people today. You can download this list from below mediafire link or from here. All the Best.
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23rd December 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Emperor and people of Japan on the eve of the National Day of Japan (Emperor Akihito’s Birthday) today. 
Recent Committees in News
  • The committee headed by the well-known economist Vijay Kelkar, appointed to study the issue of balanced development of various regions of Maharashtra, has recommended autonomous status for Vidarbha, noting that the region's population feels neglected.
    • It has also recommended shifting of the state secretariat (Mantralaya) to Nagpur, the state's second capital, for the month of December every year.
  • The Government today constituted a committee to look into various grievances relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
    • The committee comprises of Justice G. P. Mathur (Retired Judge of Supreme Court of India) as Chairman and J. P. Aggarwal, Joint Secretary (Judicial) in the Ministry of Home Affairs as Member Secretary.
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Important Missiles of the Republic of India

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Friends, as you know, Science & Technology is one of the important and promising sections in the General Awareness section of Competitive Exams. So, today we shall learn about some important missiles of republic of India. Below list give you a brief overview of important missiles of India which have been frequently asked in competitive exams. Happy Reading :)
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IBPS Specialist Marketing Officers CWE III Previous Paper 2014 (Professional Knowledge) Section - Pdf Download

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Friends, from the day we posted previous paper of IBPS IT Officers 2014, people have been asking about the previous Marketing officer paper. So today we are giving you the previous paper of IBPS Specialist Marketing Officers CWE III which was held on 8th February 2014. This pdf file consists all the questions of Professional Knowledge Section (Marketing) asked in that exam. This will help you to estimate the pattern and difficulty level of the exam. We will try to upload detailed syllabus and study material soon. Keep visiting us and happy reading :)
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Karnataka Bank Clerks Interview Schedule out

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Friends, the Karnataka Bank Ltd has released the interview schedule for the recruitment of Clerks 2015. As you know, the bank has conducted Online Exam for clerical recruitment during 25th and 26th October 2014 and released the results of the same on 16th November 2014. Now it has came out with the Interview Schedule. According to a recently released notification by the bank, the Interview for Recruitment of Clerks is scheduled to be held from 2nd January 2015 to 19th January 2015. The call letter download link for interviews will be available by next week. All the Best :)
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