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March 31, 2016

31st March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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National Affairs
  • Haryana Assembly today passed two Bills mandating minimum educational qualification for contesting urban local bodies polls in the state. 
    • The minimum educational qualification for a general male candidate will be Class X, while that for women and those belonging to SC category would be Class VIII. 
    • Note : Haryana had earlier fixed similar qualification for gram panchayat elections as well.
  • Under the new rules of Lokpal Act, all central government employees have been asked to declare details of assets and liabilities including those of their spouses and children by April 15.
    • The employees also have to furnish details of deposits made in foreign banks.
  • According to a new directive by Kerala's Transport and Road Safety Commissioner, Tomin J
    Thachankary, people who purchase two-wheelers will get complimentary ISI-approved helmets with their vehicles from April 1. 
    • The buyers will also receive accessories such as front and rear number plates, rear-view mirror, sari guard, crash guard, and handle grip for pillion riders free of cost.
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Karnataka Bank Officers (Scale I) Interview Call Letters out

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Friends, the Karnataka Bank Ltd., has released Call Letters for it's Officers (Scale I) Interviews 2016. As you know, the bank has conducted online exam on  20th February 2016 (Saturday) for the recruitment of Officers (Scale I) and released the results of the same on 6th March 2016. Now it has came out with the Interview Call Letters of the same. All the candidates who have qualified  in the online exam can download their interview call letters from the official website of Karnatka Bank www.karnatakabank.com or from below link by entering your Roll Number / Registration Number and Date of Birth / Password.  All the Best :)
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30th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Brussels (Capital city of Belgium) in the first leg of his three nation tour.
    • During this visit, he attended the 13th India-EU summit today.
    • He will leave for Washington on Thursday to attend the Nuclear Security Summit hosted by US President Barack Obama. 
    • He will then head to Saudi Arabia for a bilateral visit.
  • The 4th Nuclear Security Summit -2016 will begin in Washington DC, the United States (March 31st).
    • A total of 53 countries and five international organizations including the UNO, International Atomic Energy Ageny -IAEA will take part in the two-day summit that was initiated by President Barack Obama in 2009.
    • The last three summits were held in Washington, Seoul and The Hague in the Netherlands in 2010, 2012 and 2014 respectively.
    • The fourth summit which is the last summit under the current format and also under the presidency of Obama is expected to take stock of the measures being taken by all countries to safeguard nuclear materials and facilities and also prevent non-state actors gaining access to them.
  • Thailand is facing its worst drought in over 20 years, with water levels in the nation's largest dams below 10%. 
    • Of the 76 provinces in the nation, 22 have been affected by the drought, and numerous reservoirs are below 50% of their water capacity. 
    • Meanwhile, the nation has begun pumping water from the Mekong River into its waterways.
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) had announced that Ebola is no longer an international health emergency and the risk of virus spreading is now low.
    • Note : Worldwide, there have been 28,639 cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) and 11,316 deaths as of 13 March, 2016.
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IBPS CWE IV Reserve Lists for POs, Clerks and Specialist Officers out

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Friends, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released Combined Results for IBPS Probationary Officers IV, Clerks IV and Specialist Officers IV Provisional Allotment (Reserve Lists). The organization has also been sending confirmation mails and messages to all the Provisionally allotted candidates. Check complete details below. You can also check your chance of Provisional Allotment under Reserve List by entering your Registration Number / Roll Number and Password / Date of Birth at the appropriate link related to your post. All the Best :)
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March 30, 2016

29th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Myanmar’s President Thein Sein lifted a state of emergency and curfew in Rakhine, where communal clashes left over 200 people dead in June 2012. 
    • The decision means the military will not provide day-to-day security in the area
    • The nighttime curfew, lasting nearly four years, was imposed after clashes between the minority Rohingya Muslims and majority Buddhists displaced over 100,000 people.
  • UK news organisation The Independent on Saturday published its last print edition after its launch in 1986, to shift completely to the digital-only format. 
    • The final edition also carried four magazines that look back at the newspaper's history.
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BOB Specialist Officers Recruitment 2016

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Friends, the Bank of Baroda is inviting Online Applications for the recruitment of Specialist Officers for the year 2016. There are 250 posts in total. No IBPS Score requried to apply for these posts.  Post-qualification experience required for all the posts. You can apply online from 30th March 2016 to 13th April 2016. Check complete details below before applying online. All the Best :)
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 15

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The World Sparrow Day is observed on ?


What is the theme of World Sparrow Day 2016 ?


The government has formally withdrawn the recognition of DSE after it was derecognised by markets regulator SEBI in November 2014 for "serious irregularities" in its functioning. Expand DSE ?


World Down Syndrome Day is observed on ?

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Syndicate Bank PO Online Exam 2016 Marks out

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Friends, the Syndicate Bank has released the Marks Secured by Unsuccessful candidates in PGDBF PROGRAMME 2016-17 Online Exam. As you know,  the organization has conducted online exam on 8th February 2016 for it's 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) course in tie-up with Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd. Bangalore (MaGE) and Nitte Education International Pvt Ltd. Greater Noida (NEIPL) and released  the results of the same on 29th February 2016. Now it has came out with the marks secured by non-qualified candidates in the exam. You can check your marks from the official website of Syndicate Bank or from below link by entering your Roll Number / Registration Number and Date of Birth. All the Best :)
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March 29, 2016

28th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cancelled his official trip to the United Kingdom after a suicide bomb attack at a park in Lahore. 

National Affairs
  • President Pranab Mukherjee has given the final clearance to the Aadhaar Bill, which will now allow the government to make the 12-digit unique identity number compulsory to access government services and benefits
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today inaugurated the 9th edition of the DefExpo, which showcases land, naval and Internal homeland security systems, at Naqueri-Betul village in Goa. 
    • The four-day event will host companies from 47 countries along with official delegations from 44 countries and 750 business delegations. 
    • Parrikar also unveiled the Defence Procurement Policy at the event.
  • The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's recommendation to make 112 the number for all emergency services such as Police, Ambulances, and the Fire Brigade in India was today accepted by the Telecom Commission. 
    • An SMS facility will also be available on this number. The new number will reportedly be rolled out within months.
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has announced that private educational institutes operating under it would have to lower their fees to comply with the National Fee Committee's recommendations
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IBPS Specialist Officers V Scores for Interview Shortlisted Candidates out

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Friends, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released Scores of Candidates who are Shortlisted for IBPS Specialist Officers V Online Exam 2016. The organization has conducted online recruitment exams for I.T  Officers (Scale I), Agricultural Field Officers (Scale I), Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I), Law Officers (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officers (Scale I) and Marketing Officers (Scale I) during the month of February 2015 and released the results of the same on 26th February 2016. Now it has came out with the Scores Secured by the Qualified Candidates in IBPS SO V Online Exam. You can check your IBPS SO V Scores from the official website of IBPS wwww.ibps.in or from below link by entering your Registration Number / Roll Number and Password / Date of Birth.  All the Best :)
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 24th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 24th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "The message in the Brussels attack"

  • Security threat - a possible danger that manages the security and cause harm
  • Massive - large and heavy
  • Crackdown - a ​situation in which someone ​starts to ​deal with ​bad or ​illegal ​behaviour in a more ​serious way
  • De facto - in ​fact (whether by right or not)
  • Perpetrator - someone who has committed a crime
  • Establishment - organization
  • Several - some (more than two but not many)
  • Neighbourhood - surrounding / nearby area
  • Combing - to search thoroughly (look through)
  • Reportedly - ​according to what many ​people say
  • Tragic - very sad
  • Bluntly - ​to speak without ​trying to be ​polite or ​considering other people's ​feelings
  • Context - the ​situation within which something ​exists or ​happens
  • Faraway - a ​long way away
  • Setback - something that ​happens that ​delays or ​prevents a ​process from ​developing
  • Caliphate - an ​Islamic ​state, ​especially one ​ruled by a ​single ​religious and ​political ​leader
  • Sheer - completely / nothing other than
  • Rationale - the ​reasons that ​cause you belive in something
  • Territory - an area of land that is considered as ​belonging to a ​particular ​person or country
  • Relevant - closely connected with what is ​happening
  • Recruit - a new ​member of an ​organization (​especially the ​army)
  • Panic - sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety
  • Cohesion - the ​situation when the ​members of a ​group or ​society are ​united
  • Reap - to collect / gather
  • Dividend - profit
  • High on something - stood at top position of something
  • Hit list - a ​list of ​people / organization who someone ​intends to ​murder or take ​unpleasant ​action against
  • Pluralistic - different ​types of ​people, who have different ​beliefs and ​opinions, within the same ​society
  • Cautiously - very carefully
  • Imperil - to put something or someone at ​risk or in ​danger
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Lakshmi Vilas Bank POs & Clerks Online Exam Results out

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Friends, the Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited has released the Results of it's POs (Probationary Officers) and Probationary Clerks Online Exams 2016. As you know, the organization has conducted Online Exams for Probationary Officers on 20th March 2016 and for Probationary Clerks on 19th March 2016. Now it has came out with the results of those exams. You can check the Roll numbers of qualified candidates in LVB POs and Clerks online exams from the official website of Lakshmi Vilas Bank or from below link. All the Best :)
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Reviews of Today's (29th March 2016) RRB Exam

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Questions shared by Tonjam Govind
  • Currency of Thailand
  • Language Speak in Brazil
  • Minimum age Lok Sabha Member
  • Last Mughal Emperor
  • Environment Day
  • Lanlocked country
  • Human organ that grow and regenerate.
  • Paper invented in which country.
  • UNESCO Headquarters
  • A question on Green House effect
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 14

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Which state government has decided to observe 2016 as the 'Year of Farmers Self-respect' in view of the prevailing drought across the state ?


The 'International Day of Happiness' was observed on ?


What is the Theme of 5th International Day of Happiness ?


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March 28, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 23rd March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 23rd March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Wise counsel needed in Uttarakhand"
  • Counsel - advice
  • Crisis - a time of great difficulty or danger
  • Inevitably - unavoidably
  • Delegations - a group of representatives
  • Dismissal - the act of ordering someone to leave
  • Majority - the ​difference in the ​number of ​votes between the ​winning ​person or ​group and the one that comes second
  • Rebel - a person who rises in opposition against an established government or leader
  • Unconstitutional - not ​allowed by the ​constitution (set of ​rules for ​government) of a ​country or ​organization
  • Apprehensions - anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen
  • Imposing - to ​force someone to ​accept something (law)
  • Meanwhile - while something ​else is ​happening
  • Expelled - to officially make someone leave an organization
  • Revolt - take violent action against an established government (because they ​refuse to be ​controlled or ​ruled)
  • Loyalists - strong supporters
  • Portfolio - a ​particular ​job of a ​member of a ​government (his area of responsibility)
  • Uncertainty - a ​situation in which something is not ​known
  • Grass-roots level - basic level
  • Genuine - sincere (truly what something is said to be)
  • Responsive - reacting quickly and positively
  • Contrast - difference
  • Coalition - the ​joining together of different ​political ​parties or ​groups for a ​particular ​purpose
  • Constituency - a group of voters in a specified area
  • Stints - a ​fixed or ​limited ​period of ​time ​spent doing a ​particular ​job or ​activity
  • Rivalry - a ​situation in which ​people ​compete with each other for the same thing
  • Spilled over - to ​continue for a ​longer ​time than ​expected
  • Outright - ​completely or ​immediately
  • Front runner - the ​person that is most ​likely to ​win something
  • Perceived - become aware or conscious of (something) / come to realize or understand
  • Ambit - the ​range or ​limits of the ​influence of something
  • Nastily - unpleasantly
  • Propriety - correct ​moral ​behaviour or ​actions
  • Sanctity - the ​quality of being very ​important
  • Extraneously - coming from outside
  • Lax - not sufficiently strict / careful
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President confers 56 eminent personalities with Padma Awards

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President Pranab Mukherjee today (28th March 2016) honoured 56 eminent personalities with Padma awards at the Civil Investiture Ceremony to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. There were 5 Padma Vibhushan, 8 Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awardees at the function. Here is the complete list of recipients.
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IRDAI Junior Officers Phase II Exam Call Letters out

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Friends, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has released the Call Letters of IRDAI Junior Officers Phase II Online Exam 2016. As you know, the organization has conducted Phase I Online Examination for the recruitment of above mentioned posts on 27th February 2016 and released the results of the same on 9th March 2016. Now it has came out with the Phase II Exam call letters for the shortlisted candidates. The Phase II Exam is scheduled to be held on 3rd April 2016. All the shortlisted candidates can download their Call Letters and Information Handouts from the official website of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India www.irdai.gov.in or from below link. All the best :)
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27th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today (27th March) is World Theatre Day (WTD).
    • This day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute.
  • Malaysian Prime Minister NajibRazak announced that the country will set up its first counter-messaging centre in a bid to curb the influence of the Islamic State in the cyber world.
  • At least 53 people were killed and 100 were injured after a bomb exploded outside a public park in Pakistan's Lahore today. 
    • Following the blast, an emergency was declared in all hospitals of the city and security was put on high alert.
  • A 5 member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) from Pakistan today arrived in New Delhi to carry out a probe into the terror attack at the Indian Air Force base Pathankot.
    • The team will visit Pathankot tomorrow for the probe into the attack carried out by Pakistan-based terror group on 2nd of January.
  • China has launched its first cybersecurity public organisation aimed at better safeguarding national cybersecurity and guiding internet companies in perform their duties.
    • The CyberSecurity Association of China, launched in Beijing consists of academic institutes, individuals and internet companies including Tencent and popular internet security company Qihu 360.
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Questions Asked in Today's RRB Exam - 1st Shift

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Questions Asked in Today's RRB Exam
  1. Aruna Asif Ali is related with which famous incident
  2. By which Constitutional Amendment the voting age was reduced from 21 years to 18 years? Sixth first Amendment
  3. cyprus capital?
  4. Cyprus capital? Nicosia
  5. Establishment of the panchayati Raj System was recommended by— Balwant Rai Mehta Committee Report 1957
  6. First international cricket match was played between? USA and Canada
  7. first international cricket match was played between??
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63rd National Film Awards Complete winners List

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The 63rd National Film Awards were announced today (28th March 2016). 308 films were considered by award committees, while the final decision was taken by the 11 – member jury headed by filmmaker Ramesh Sippy. Baahubali has won the Best Film award. Amitabh Bachchan won the Best Actor award for his role in ‘Piku’while Kangana Ranaut won Best Actress for her role in ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns. The award ceremony will be held on 3 May 2016. Here is the complete list of winners. 
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 13

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World Sleep Day is observed on ?


What is the Theme of World Sleep Day 2016 ?


Who is the new CEO of AirAsia India ?


The Indian Air Force recently demonstrated its combat and fire power capabilities as part of the mammoth Exercise Iron Fist 2016. This exercise was  held in the in the deserts of ?


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March 27, 2016

26th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today (26th March) is the Independence Day of Bangladesh.
    • This day commemorates the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan in the year 1971.
    • Important Points to Know about Bangladesh
      • Capital - Dhaka
      • Currency - Taka
      • National language - Bengali
      • President - Abdul Hamid
      • Prime Minister - Sheikh Hasina
      • Chief Justice    Surendra Kumar Sinha
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 12

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Which country topped as the happiest country in the world, in the World Happiness Report 2016 published by the United Nations?


What was India's rank in World Happiness Report 2016 ?


As many as 14 Indians have figured in a list of top 100 global venture capitalists (VCs), according to investment tracking firm CB Insights. Name the top-ranked Indian-origin investor in the list ?


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March 26, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 22nd March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 22nd March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Back to the Hindutva basics"

  • Back to basics - returned to the main principles of something
  • Executive - someone in a high ​position, who makes ​decisions and puts them into ​action
  • Set the tone (for something) - to ​establish a ​particular ​mood or ​character for something
  • Deliberations - considering or ​discussing something
  • Battle line - a line defining the positions of opposing groups in a fight or controversy
  • Dissent - a ​strong ​difference of ​opinion on a ​particular ​subject
  • Slogans - a ​short ​easily ​remembered phrase (​especially used to ​promote an ​idea or a ​product)
  • Touch on something - to ​mention a ​subject ​quickly when ​speaking or writing about another ​subject
  • Primacy - importance
  • Nationalism - ​great love of ​your own ​country
  • Patriotism - the ​feeling of ​loving ​your ​country more than any ​others and being ​proud of it
  • Portraying - describing / showing
  • Solidarity - ​agreement
  • Allegedly - used to say that someone has done something ​illegal or ​wrong without giving ​proof
  • Hypocritical - behaving in a way that you have higher standards or more noble beliefs than you actually have
  • Imposed - to ​officially ​force a ​rule, ​tax, ​punishment, etc on someone
  • Emergency - a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action
  • Resolution -  an ​official ​decision that is made after a ​group or ​organization has ​voted
  • Illustrious - well known / respected / famous
  • Pedigree -  ​family ​history
  • Swipe - to hit somebody
  • Aggressively - behaving in an ​angry and ​violent way
  • Setback - something that ​happens that ​delays or ​prevents a ​process from ​developing
  • Divisive - something that ​causes ​great and unfriendly ​disagreement within a ​group of ​people
  • Adopted - choose to take up or follow (an idea / method / action)
  • Upholding - confirm or support something
  • Reiteration - to say or do something again
  • Obligation - something that you must do
  • Pronouncement - a formal or authoritative announcement or declaration
  • Janus-faced- having two completely different characteristics
  • Seemingly - ​appearing to be something
  • Contradictory - different from each other
  • Polarise - to ​divide ​people into two ​completely ​opposing ​groups
  • Discourse - communication / debate
  • Plausible - seeming ​likely to be ​true / reasonable
  • Deniability - the ability to refuse something especially on the basis of being officially uninformed
  • Above the fray - not involved in a particular argument
  • Battle - fight
  • Beacon - signal
  • Messiah - a ​leader who is ​believed to have the ​power to ​solve the world's ​problems
  • Dog-whistle - a small political message which is aimed for, and can only be understood by a particular group
  • Invocation - to make someone have a ​particular ​feeling or ​remember something
  • Majoritarian - a person who supports government by a majority
  • Agenda - a ​list of ​aims or ​possible ​future ​achievements
  • Saffron - orange yellow colour
  • Stormtroopers - a group of specially trained and violent soldiers
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 11

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The maiden flagship initiative of the Union Ministry of Shipping, is scheduled to be held from 14th to 16th April 2016 at Mumbai. Name it ?


Who has been recently elected as the 9th President of Myanmar ?


______________ is the partner country of Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016).


An American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist was recently passed away. Name him ?


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March 25, 2016

25th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today (25th March) is International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade.
    • Theme for the year 2016 : Remember Slavery: Celebrating the Heritage and Culture of the African Diaspora and its Roots
  • Good Friday, the day commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is being observed across the world.
  • Authorities in China's capital Beijing have passed a new family planning rule to allow remarried couples to have a second child
    • The new law also grants 128 maternity leaves (98 earlier) for mothers and a 15-day holiday for fathers
    • This comes months after China scrapped its three-decade-old one-child policy, following a sharp increase in people aged above 60 years.
  • Iran President Hassan Rouhani is on a 2-day visit to Pakistan.
    • During the visit, Mr Rouhani is expected to discuss a pipeline project for transporting Iranian natural gas to Pakistan.
  • Sri Lanka's much-awaited Right to Information (RTI) Bill was tabled in Parliament today fulfilling an election promise of the Sirisena government.
    • The Bill provides for the establishment of a Right to Information Commission and the appointment of information officers among other things to uphold the people’s right to know.
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 21st March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 21st March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Note : There were No Editorials in The Hindu on 20th March 2016

Topic 1 : "The challenge in Jammu & Kashmir"

  • Of late - recently
  • Uncertainty - a ​situation in which something is not ​known
  • Strategically - in a planned manner
  • Significant - sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention
  • Undoubtedly - without doubt
  • Separatist - a person who supports the separation of a particular group of people from a larger body on the basis of caste, religion, or gender
  • Discourse - communication in ​speech or writing
  • Mainstream - the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most people and considered as normal
  • Demise - a person's death
  • Culminated - reach a climax point (at the end)
  • Crisis - an ​extremely ​difficult or ​dangerous ​point in a ​situation
  • Coalition - the ​joining together of different ​political ​parties or ​groups for a ​particular ​purpose, usually for a ​limited ​time
  • Accusing - saying that you ​think someone has done something ​bad
  • Abiding - stick to a specific emotion / feeling without changing
  • Treaty - a written ​agreement between two or more ​countries / organizations, ​formally ​approved and ​signed by ​their ​leaders
  • Estrangement - to have had a ​serious ​argument with someone and no ​longer ​friendly with them
  • Unpopular - not liked by many people
  • Vague - not ​clearly ​expressed / ​known / decided
  • Alliance - an ​agreement to ​work with someone ​else to ​try to ​achieve the same thing
  • Forthright - honest or ​direct in ​behaviour
  • Insurgency - an ​occasion when a ​group of ​people ​attempt to take ​control of ​their ​country by ​force
  • Deficit - the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small
  • Battered - damaged (hurt by being ​repeatedly ​hit)
  • Skilfully - with great skill
  • Successive - following one another
  • Backing - help / support
  • Bilateral - involving two countries / parties
  • Vulnerable - exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed
  • Alienation - the ​act of making someone ​stop ​supporting and ​agreeing with you
  • Scuttle - to ​escape
  • Subvert - try to ​destroy or ​damage something (​especially an ​established ​political ​system)
  • Horse-trading - ​unofficial ​discussion in which ​people make agreements that ​provide both ​sides with ​advantages
  • Cultivate - to ​try to ​develop and ​improve something
  • Bargain - an agreement between two or more people or groups as to what each will do for the other
  • Deadlock - a ​situation in which ​agreement in an ​argument cannot be ​reached
  • Ramification - the ​possible ​results of an ​action
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 10

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The Common wealth Day is observed on ?


What is the Theme of Common Wealth Day 2016 ?


The European and Russian space agencies have successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft on a mission to find evidence of alien life that exists or may have existed on Mars. Name it ?

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APGVB Phase I Joining Details out

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Friends, the Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) has released the first phase joining details of Officers (Scale I, Scale II & Scale III) and Office Assistants. The first phase of candidates who are provisionally selected have to report on 30th March 2016 at  DIVYA DEEPTHI BHAVAN (Beside Balavikasa), Fathima Nagar, Kazipet, Warangal district with all your original documents. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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March 24, 2016

24th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • World Tuberculosis (TB) Day was observed today. 
    • Theme of the year 2016 : Unite to end TB
    • Important Points to Note :
    • This day is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. 
    • 8.6 million new cases of tuberculosis occur each year globally, of which 2.2 million occur in India.
    • This day is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO). The remaining 7 are, 
        1. World Health Day
        2. World Blood Donor Day
        3. World Immunization Week
        4. World Malaria Day
        5. World No Tobacco Day
        6. World Hepatitis Day 
        7. World AIDS Day.
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 19th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 19th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Undermining the SYL Canal"

  • Undermining - destroying the base or foundation of something
  • Thumb your nose at someone - to show no ​respect toward someone or something
  • Status quo - the ​present ​situation or ​condition
  • Unanimously - without opposition (with the agreement of all people involved)
  • Emotive - causing ​strong ​feelings
  • Wind down - slowly lose power
  • Political adventurism - the willingness to take risks in politics
  • Consensus - a general agreement.
  • Unilateral - ​involving only one ​group or ​country
  • Repudiation - rejection of a proposal or idea
  • Onus - something that is one's duty or responsibility
  • Reiterate - say something again or a number of times
  • Redline - a boundary or limit which should not be crossed
  • Rehabilitation - to ​return something to a good ​condition
  • Assent - approval or agreement
  • Scooping - digging
  • Flora - the plants of a particular place
  • Fever pitch - a state of extreme excitement
  • Frenzied - uncontrolled and ​excited
  • Crisis - a ​time of ​great ​disagreement, ​confusion, or ​suffering
  • Legislation - a ​law or set of ​laws ​suggested by a ​government and made ​official by a ​parliament
  • Reneged - to ​fail to ​keep a ​promise or an ​agreement
  • Riparian - relating to or situated on the banks of a river
  • Abdication - to ​stop ​controlling or ​managing something that you are in ​charge of
  • Aggravated - to make a ​bad ​situation ​worse
  • Wilful - doing something bad intentionally
  • Reap - gather
  • Dividend - the ​profit (of a ​company) that is ​paid to the ​people who own ​shares in it
  • Spectre - the ​idea of something ​unpleasant that might ​happen in the ​future
  • Barren - ​unable to ​produce ​plants or ​fruit
  • Riot - a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd
  • Outrage - an extremely strong reaction of anger
  • Fomented - to ​cause ​trouble to ​develop
  • Coalition - the ​joining together of different ​political ​parties or ​groups for a ​particular ​purpose (usually for a ​limited ​time)
  • Dispute - a disagreement or argument
  • Amenable - willing to ​accept or be ​influenced by a ​suggestion
  • Populist - representing or ​relating to the ​ideas and ​opinions of ​ordinary ​people
  • Groundwork - preliminary or basic work
  • Repudiation - rejection of a proposal or idea
  • Squarely - directly
  • Condemned - express complete disapproval of something
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 9

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World Day against Cyber Censorship was observed on ?


Who is the new Chairman of the 21st Law Commission ?


Chattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has recently presented Chattisgarh Budget 2016-17. The outlay of this budget is ?

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March 23, 2016

23rd March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today is World Meteorological Day.
    • This day is celebrated every year on 23 March to commemorate the entry into force in 1950 of the convention that created the World Meteorological Organization.
    • Theme of the year 2016 : Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the Future
    • Theme of the year 2015 : Climate Knowledge for Climate Action
  • Today (23rd March) is Pakistan Day.
    • This day commemorates the historic Pakistan Resolution on March 23, 1940 - a day which marks the the birth of a separate state for Muslims.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina today launched two historical projects between two countries.
    • According to these, India will supply 100 MW of electricity to Bangladesh and in return receive 10 Gigabits per second internet bandwidth. 
  • Nepal was officially made a dialogue partner of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a Beijing-based regional security grouping. 
    • In this regard, Nepal signed memorandum during Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli official visit to China. 
    • Important Points to Note
    • As a dialogue partner, Nepal will be able to participate in the multi-field cooperation of the SCO. 
    • It will also create new opportunities for the SCO’s mutually beneficial cooperation and benefit people living in the extensive region that the SCO covers.
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NABARD Assistant Managers & Managers Recruitment Online Application Link Activated

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Friends, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has activated the online application link for it's Assistant Managers (Grade ‘A’) and Managers (Grade ‘B’) recruitment. You can apply online from Today (23rd March 2016) to 13th April 2016. Check complete details below. All the best :)
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GIC Scale I Officers Recruitment 2016 Online Application Link activated

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Friends, the General Insurance Corporation Of India has activated the Online Application link for it's Assistant Managers (Scale-I)  recruitment 2016. You can apply online from today (23rd March 2016) to 11th April 2016. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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22nd March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today (22nd March 2015) is World Water Day.
    • This day is a United Nations initiative to celebrate clean water and bring attention to those who don’t have enough of it.
    • The first World Water Day was celebrated in 1993 after the United Nations approved of the same. 
    • Theme of World Water Day 2016 : 'Better water, better jobs'
    • Theme of World Water Day 2015 : "Water and Sustainable Development"
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March 22, 2016

NABARD Assistant Managers & Managers Recruitment 2016

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Friends, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), India's apex development bank is recruiting Assistant Managers (Grade ‘A’) and Managers (Grade ‘B’) in the Rural Development Banking Service (RDBS). There are 100 Assistant Manager (Grade A) posts and 15 Managers (Grade B) posts in total.No IBPS Score Required to Apply. You can apply online from 23rd March 2016 to 13th April 2016. Check complete details below. All the best :)
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 18th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 18th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Be bold in revisiting the sedition law"

  • Revisiting - considering a situation or problem again or from a different point of view
  • Sedition - ​language or ​behaviour that is ​intended to ​convince other ​people to ​oppose ​their ​government
  • Reconsideration - review / the act of considering something again
  • Indication - a ​sign that something is ​true
  • Fallout - the ​unpleasant ​results or ​effects of an ​action
  • Chastening effect  - the effect which makes someone ​understand that they have ​failed or done something ​wrong
  • Invoking - to make someone have a ​particular ​feeling or ​remember something
  • Draconian - extremely harsh and painful
  • Overreach - to ​fail by ​trying to do more than you can ​manage
  • Luminaries - a person who inspires or influences others
  • Ingredient - one of the ​parts of something ​successful
  • Imminent - about to happen
  • Relevant - connected with what is ​happening or being ​discussed
  • Statute book - a book in which laws are written
  • Convened - to ​bring together a ​group of ​people for a ​meeting
  • Pointed - expressing criticism in a direct way
  • Defending - to ​protect someone or something against ​attack or ​criticism
  • Climbdown - an ​occasion when you ​change ​your ​opinion or ​admit that you were ​wrong
  • Repealing - if a ​government repeals a ​law, it ​causes that ​law no ​longer to have any ​legal ​force
  • Disaffection - no ​longer ​supporting or being ​satisfied with an ​organization or ​idea
  • Vague - not ​clearly ​expressed / known / described / decided
  • Over-broad - not sufficiently restricted to a specific purpose
  • Offences - illegal acts
  • Merely - just / only
  • Provocative - causing anger or another strong reaction
  • Innocuous - not harmful or offensive
  • Upholding - confirm or support something
  • Invoked - to use a ​law in ​order to ​achieve something
  • Pernicious - having a harmful effect
  • Disorder - a state of confusion
  • Excite - to cause someone to feel very enthusiastic and eager
  • Contempt - the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless
  • Disloyalty - not ​supporting someone / something that you should ​support
  • Enmity - a ​feeling of ​hate
  • Upheld - confirm or support (something which has been questioned)
  • Flagrant - a ​shocking bad ​action which is very common
  • Invoke - to use a ​law in ​order to ​achieve something
  • Strident - expressed in ​forceful ​/ harsh language
  • Scathing - criticizing someone or something in an ​unkind way
  • Mischief - misbehaviour
  • Rational - based on ​clear ​thought and ​reason
  • Scrap - to not ​continue with a ​system or ​plan
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General Insurance Corporation Of India (GIC) Scale I Officers Recruitment 2016

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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 recruiting Officers in the cadre of Assistant Managers (Scale-I)  for the year 2016. There are 20 Posts in total. You can apply online from 23rd March 2016 to 11th April 2016. Check complete details below. All the Best :)
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 8

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Which city was ranked as the world's most expensive city by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ?


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently successfully launched its 6th navigation satellite into the Earth’s orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. Name it ?


The Union Cabinet recently approved a Rs 8,000-crore scheme to provide cooking gas (LPG) connections free of cost to women members of poor households. Name it ?


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March 21, 2016

21st March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • The fourth 'International Day of Forests' is being observed today.
    • This day was initiated by the United Nations to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and trees. 
    • As per the UN, around 1.6 billion people, including over 2,000 indigenous cultures, depend on forests for their livelihood.
    • Theme for 2016 : Forests and water
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UPSC Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) Recruitment Test Results out

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Friends, the Union  Public  Service  Commission (UPSC) has released the results of  Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) Recruitment Test 2016. The organization has conducted a recruitment test for filling up of  170  Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner posts on 10th January 2016. Based on the performance in this test, the commission  has released the list of  shortlisted  candidates who are eligible for Interviews. You can check your result from the official website of the Union  Public  Service  Commission www.upsc.gov.in or from below link. All the best :)
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 17th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 17th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Caste atrocities and political abdication"

  • Atrocity - an ​extremely ​cruel, ​violent, or ​shocking ​act
  • Abdication - failure to fulfil a responsibility or duty
  • Fspect - a particular part or feature of something
  • Resurgence - a new ​increase of an ​activity (which had been ​forgotten for some ​time)
  • Disregard - pay no attention to something / ignore
  • Conflict - a serious disagreement
  • Hegemonic - the ​position of being the ​strongest and most ​powerful and ​therefore ​able to ​control ​others
  • Anachronistic - old-fashioned
  • Notion - a ​belief or ​idea
  • Mercenaries - people who ​fights for anybody who ​pays them
  • Brutally - in cruel / ​violent manner
  • Slay - kill a person (or animal) in a violent way
  • Wounded - ​injured (especially with a ​cut or ​hole in the ​skin)
  • Merely - only / just
  • Lack of something - the ​fact that something is not ​available
  • Disquieting - causing worry
  • Pursue - follow / chase
  • Honour killing - the killing of a relative (especially a girl or woman) who brought dishonour on the family
  • Dishonour - a state of shame (loss of people's ​respect)
  • Rendering - the way that something is ​performed
  • Transgressor - person who violates a rule / crosses his (or her) limits
  • Victim - a person harmed, injured, or killed
  • Mores - the ​traditional ​customs of society
  • Deemed - to ​consider or ​judge something in a ​particular way
  • Riot - a violent disturbance of the peace by a group of people
  • Emphasis - special importance / value
  • Vengeance - the ​punishing of someone for ​harming you or ​your ​friends or ​family
  • Alleged - said something without proof
  • Assertion - a ​statement that you ​strongly ​believe is ​true
  • Regrettable - making you ​feel ​sad and ​sorry about something
  • Condemn - express complete disapproval
  • Seldom - rarely (not often)
  • Confront -  to ​face a ​difficult ​situation
  • Arrogance - ​being unpleasantly ​proud and ​behaving as if you are more ​important than other ​people
  • Patronage - the ​support given to a group by someone
  • Lobbies - people who have good control over political parties / government
  • Fulsome - expressing a lot of ​admiration or ​praise for someone
  • Adherents - people who supports a particular party / caste / group
  • Shallow - not ​so ​serious or ​careful
  • Consciousness - the ​state of ​understanding and ​realizing something
  • Reform - make changes in something in order to improve it
  • Futile - having no ​effect or ​achieving nothing
  • Credence - to believe that something is true
  • Denied - to say that something is not ​true
  • Disgraceful - shockingly unacceptable.
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Today's ESIC Online Exam Review

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Hello guyz,

Today overview for ESIC exam which I gave in first shift.

General Awareness - easy
Mainly questions came from - polity like articles,  president, monuments place,  who built, kingdoms, 
Some questions from when is World science day, national park,  who governs Chandigarh, who made qutub minor,  like....
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 7

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World Kidney Day is observed on ?


The World Kidney Day 2016 was observed on ?


What is the Theme of World Kidney Day 2016 ?

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ESIC UDC MTS Exam Review (Maharastra Region) Dated 21st March 2016

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Name : Anurag Meshram

Exam : ESIC UDC maharashtra state

Date  :   21st March

Time  :  9 AM
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March 20, 2016

20th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today (20th March) is World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People.
  • The 5th 'International Day of Happiness' was observed today by the United Nations to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. 
    • Theme of the year 2016 : Angry Birds Happy Planet
  • Today is World Sparrow Day. 
    • It is an international initiative by the Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and numerous other national and international organisations across the world.
    • This day is designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations.
    • This year's theme :  I LOVE Sparrows
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 16th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 16th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Mutual benefit in an unnatural alliance"

  • Alliance - a union or association formed for mutual benefit
  • Reversal - a change to an opposite direction
  • Nothing short of something - almost (or equal to) something
  • Stakeholder - a ​person who own a ​share in a ​business
  • Ideological - shared ideas or beliefs
  • Opponent - someone who competes with or opposes another in a contest, game, or argument
  • Strongholds - a position that is ​strongly ​defended
  • Keen - having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm
  • Wrest - forcibly pull something from somebody
  • Align - give support to somebody
  • Nuance - a very ​small ​difference
  • Perceive - become aware or conscious of (something) / come to realize or understand
  • Elaborate - detailed
  • Circumstance - a ​fact or ​event that makes a ​situation the way it is
  • Cogent -  clear, logical, and convincing
  • Slightly - to a small degree / not considerably
  • Coherent - logical and clear
  • Disparate - different in every way
  • Recourse - a source of help in a difficult situation
  • Dilemma - a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives
  • Ceded - to ​allow someone ​else to have or own something (especially ​unwillingly or because you are ​forced to do so)
  • Coalition - the ​joining together of different ​political ​parties or ​groups for a ​particular ​purpose
  • Rivals - people ​competing with ​eachother for the same thing or in the same ​area
  • Distinct - different in nature from something else of a similar type
  • Patronage - the ​support given to an ​organization by someone
  • Capitalise - take the chance to gain advantage from something
  • Electorate - all the ​people who are ​allowed to ​vote
  • Acquisition - the ​process of getting something
  • Controversies - a lot of ​disagreement or ​argument about something
  • Sting in the tail - an unexpected / unpleasant / problematic end to something
  • Rendering - the way that something is ​performed
  • Referendum - a ​vote in which all the ​people of an ​area are ​asked to give ​their ​opinion about an ​important ​political or ​social ​question
  • Tenure - the ​right to ​remain ​permanently in a ​job
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IBPS Law Officers Interview Experience

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Name : Sid

Post Applied for : Law Officer

Venue : Panchkula

Panel : 3 

Interview Date : 18 march 2016
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March 19, 2016

19th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • The UK today lifted a 15-year-old ban on the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISFY), a pro-Khalistan group. 
    • The House of Commons claimed "sufficient evidence" did not exist to link the ISFY with terrorism. 
    • Note : The group, established in the 1980s in Punjab, has been accused of assassinations and bombings. 
    • The ISFY continues to be banned in other countries.
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ESIC Online Exam Reviews and Questions

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Review Shared by Siddharth Dev from Gorakhpur , Uttar Pradesh

English was moderate.Rest all sections were easy.
I attempted
49 Reasoning
46 English
41 Quant
31 GS

GS got  a mixture of questions including Current Affairs, History,Books and Authors etc.

Reasoning included verbal and non-verbal.

English was moderate with comprehension and Cloze 10 questions each...some from find errors..rearrangement etc.

Quant was also easy with DI ques very easy..some questions needed simple mathematics.

Overall paper was nice.
Hope to clear it.
All The Best to others .
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Interview Experience of IBPS Specialist Officers - Marketing

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Hello friends i am Rohit, my IBPS SO Marketing interview took place on 16th at 1 pm.   

Venue : Bank Of Maharashtra , Regional Office Mumbai

Panel : 4

There were 25 candidates in my batch. Staff was very co-operative. Interview panel consisted of 5 members and 1 female member. My turn came at 4-30 pm.
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ESIC UDC ONLINE EXAM REVIEW (18-03-2016 2nd SHIFT)

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Hi. This is Gitanjali D.

Time : 12:30

Center : Guwahati (Assam)

Aaj mera esic udc ka exam tha. Paper was not so tough. English section was little lengthy.
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March 18, 2016

18th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today (Friday of the second full week of March) is 9th World Sleep Day.
    • Aims :
      • to celebrate the benefits of good and healthy sleep 
      • to draw society attention to the burden of sleep problems and their medicine, education and social aspects
      • to promote sleep disorders prevention and management
    • This day was introduced in 2008 by the World Association of Sleep Medicine.
    • Theme of 2016 : Good Sleep is a Reachable Dream
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 15th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 15th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Why marital rape must be a crime"

  • Marital - relating to marriage or the relations between a married couple
  • Offence - an illegal act
  • Stand - an attitude towards a particular issue
  • Context - the ​situation within which something ​exists or ​happens
  • Poverty - the state of being extremely poor
  • Myriad - a countless or extremely great number of things
  • Mindset - a person's way of ​thinking and ​their ​opinions
  • Sacrament - a religious ceremony
  • Formulation - the action of creating or preparing something
  • Ruin - to ​spoil or ​destroy something ​completely
  • Institution - a ​custom or ​tradition that has ​existed for a ​long ​time and is ​accepted as an ​important ​part of a ​particular ​society
  • Stall - stop
  • Reform - make changes in something, in order to improve it
  • Coverture - the legal status of a married woman, considered to be under her husband's protection and authority
  • Dictum - a short statement that expresses a general truth or principle
  • Guilty - responsible for ​breaking a ​law
  • Lawful - recognized by law or rules
  • Consent - permission for something to happen or agreement to do something
  • Hath - past tense of Have
  • Retract - to take back an ​offer or ​statement, etc
  • Abandoned - left
  • Progressive - happening or developing gradually or in stages
  • Sweeping - ​affecting many things / complete
  • Offences - illegal ​acts / crimes
  • Exempts - to ​excuse someone from something
  • Consensual - with the ​willing ​agreement of the ​people ​involved
  • Inherently - in natural manner
  • Consent - permission for something to happen or agreement to do something
  • Stem - originate in or be caused by
  • Notion - a ​belief or ​idea
  • Ought to - have to
  • Perceived - become aware or conscious of something
  • Integrity - the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles
  • Penal - relating to legal system
  • Purview - the scope of the influence of something
  • Intervene - to ​intentionally ​become ​involved in a ​difficult ​situation in ​order to ​improve it or ​prevent it from getting ​worse
  • Spouse - a husband or wife
  • Jettison - to get ​rid of something / to ​decide not to use an ​idea or ​plan
  • Implied - suggested but not directly expressed
  • Uphold - confirm or support something
  • Bodily - ​relating to the ​human ​body
  • Autonomy - freedom from external control or influence / independence
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 6

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Mumbai is going to host a 3 day conclave of BRICS countries from 14th April 2016. Name it ?


The ICICI Bank has recently launched a new initiative that allows women employees to work from home for up to a year. Name it ?


Which country has won the 2016 Asia Cup T20 trophy for a record sixth time after beating Bangladesh by 8 wickets in the final ?


Which country has recently announced that it will help India to develop 3 Indian cities (Kochi, Coimbatore and Bhubaneswar) as Smart Cities ?


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STATIC GK : 10 IN A DAY Part-35 HEADQUARTERS (61 - 70)

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Hello everyone…. I am Meenakshi

In this part of “STATIC GK: 10 IN A DAY” Part-35 HEADQUARTERS (61-70) we will learn Headquarters of Banks in India.

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March 17, 2016

17th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • According to the World Happiness Report 2016 published by the United Nations, India has ranked 118th out of 156 nations in a global list of happiest nations.
    • India comes below nations like Somalia (76), China (83), Pakistan (92), Iran (105), Palestinian Territories (108) and Bangladesh (110).
    • Denmark takes the top spot as the happiest country in the world.
    • Top 5 countries in the list are
      • Denmark
      • Switzerland
      • Iceland
      • Norway
      • Finland
  • The US imposed new sanctions on North Korea today, after North Korea's recent nuclear tests. 
    • The US can now freeze any property of the North Korean government in the US and prohibit export of goods to the country. However, the US has not had a comprehensive trade ban against North Korea and limited sales to North Korea were allowed.
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 14th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 14th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Note : There were No Editorials in The Hindu on 13th March 2016

Topic 1 : "Protecting the homebuyer"
  • Homebuyer - a person who buys a house or flat
  • Anticipated - to ​imagine or ​expect that something will ​happen
  • Rivalries - opponents (a ​situation in which ​people, ​businesses, etc. ​compete with each other for the same thing)
  • Stalled - stopped
  • Legislative - having the power to make laws
  • Muster - support
  • Enacted - make (a bill or other proposal) law
  • Inhibit - to ​prevent someone from doing something by making them ​feel ​nervous or ​embarrassed
  • Beware - used to ​warn someone to be very ​careful about something or someone
  • Breach - an ​act of ​breaking a ​law, ​promise, ​agreement
  • Alleviation - the act of reducing something unpleasant
  • Sheer - important
  • Foster - encourage the development of something
  • Fair play - ​fair and ​honest ​treatment of ​people
  • Equity - the quality of being fair and impartial
  • Haphazard - not having an ​obvious ​order or ​plan
  • Unscrupulous - behaving in ​dishonest or ​unfair way in ​order to get what you ​want
  • Escrow - an ​agreement between two ​people or ​organizations in which ​money or ​property is ​kept by a third ​person or ​organization until a ​particular ​condition is ​met
  • Mandatory - compulsory
  • Consent - permission for something to happen or agreement to do something
  • Provisions - a ​statement within an ​agreement or a ​law that a ​particular thing must ​happen or be done
  • Tandem - having two things arranged one in front of the other
  • Stringent - having a very ​severe ​effect, or being ​extremely ​limiting
  • Disclosure - the ​act of making something ​known
  • Desirable - ​worth having and ​wanted by most ​people
  • Quotient - a degree or amount of a specified quality or characteristic
  • Credibility - the quality of being trusted and believed in
  • Facilitate - to make something ​possible or ​easier
  • Prospective investors - people who are ​expected to invest on something
  • Rests with somebody - if a ​responsibility or ​decision ​rests with someone, they are ​responsible for it
  • Proof of the pudding - said to ​mean that you can only ​judge the ​quality of something after you have ​tried, used, or ​experienced it
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STATIC GK : 10 IN A DAY Part-34 HEADQUARTERS (51 - 60)

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Hello everyone…. I am Meenakshi

In this part of “STATIC GK: 10 IN A DAY” Part-34 HEADQUARTERS (51-60) we will learn Headquarters of Banks in India.

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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 5

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After Jayapur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has selected another village for adoption in his Varanasi Constituency of U.P. for development under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY). Name it ?


Name the Indian Public Sector Bank, which have been given preliminary approval to open fully-owned branches in Myanmar ?


The High Commissioner of India to New Zealand, has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to the Independent State of Samoa. Name him ?


Who is the winner of 3rd season of Pro Kabaddi League ?

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STATIC GK : 10 IN A DAY Part-33 HEADQUARTERS (41 - 50)

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Hello everyone…. I am Meenakshi

In this part of “STATIC GK: 10 IN A DAY” Part-33 HEADQUARTERS (41-50) we will learn Headquarters of Banks in India.

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SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment 2016 Final Results out

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Friends, the State Bank of India (SBI) has released the Final Results of SBI Specialist Officers recruitment 2016. You can check the lists of selected candidates in SBI as Specialist Officers from below links or from the official website of State Bank of India www.sbi.co.in. All the Best :)
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March 16, 2016

16th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • The world’s first fully electric-powered double-decker bus has been unveiled in London a month ahead of its road release.
    • The five models, built by Chinese manufactures BYD, will be able to travel 180 miles on a single charge.
  • Holi, Diwali and Easter may soon be declared official holidays in Pakistan, based on a resolution adopted by Pakistan's National Assembly today. 
  • Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry today exchanged courtesies at the SAARC dinner in Nepal. 
    • The meet marks the first official interaction between the two foreign secretaries since the January 2 terror attacks on the Pathankot airbase, which derailed bilateral ties between the nations.
  • 7th meeting of the Governing Board of the Indo-German Science and Technology Centre (IGSTC) was held in New Delhi.
    • The meeting was chaired by the Union Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
    • During the meeting, Dr. Vardhan highlighted the achievements and progress of IGSTC in accelerating the bilateral Science & Technology collaboration.
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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 12th March 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 12th March 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Heeding the spirit of the amendment"

  • Heeding - pay attention to something
  • Amendment - a minor change or addition to improve something
  • Address - a formal speech
  • Contest - an event in which people compete for authority
  • Tenures - the ​period of ​time during which you were in a position (PM, CM etc)
  • Obligation - something that you must do
  • Undermine - to make someone less ​confident, less ​powerful, or less ​likely to ​succeed
  • Taken something for granted - to not show that you are grateful for someone or something, and forget that you are lucky to have them
  • Embarrassment - a feeling of shame
  • Alliance - a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between political parties
  • Halfway - in the middle of a period of time
  • Hints - something that you say or do that ​shows what you ​think or ​want (usually in a way that is not ​direct)
  • Forge - to make or ​produce something, ​especially with some ​difficulty
  • Consensus - a general agreement
  • Agenda - a list of items to be discussed at a formal meeting
  • Unencumbered - not having any burden
  • Coalition - the ​joining together of different ​political ​parties or ​groups for a ​particular ​purpose, usually for a ​limited ​time
  • Lack of something - something is not available
  • Inventive - having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally
  • Outreach - the extent or length of reaching out / reach further than something
  • Instance - example
  • Defection - the ​act of ​leaving a ​country, ​political ​party, etc. to go to another one
  • Dispute - a disagreement or argument
  • Accord - an official agreement
  • Contentious - controversial
  • Mobilised - to ​organize or ​prepare a ​group of ​people for a ​purpose (fight)
  • Vital - important
  • Curb - to ​control or ​limit something that is not ​wanted
  • Underprivileged - people who are not enjoying the same standard of living or rights as the majority of people in a society
  • Fray - fight / argument
  • Cite - refer to
  • Heed - pay attention to / take notice of
  • Follow-up - a continuation or repetition of something that has already been started or done
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SBI Recruitment of Officers in Specialized Positions 2016

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Friends, the State Bank of India (SBI) is recruiting Officers in Specialized Positions for Wealth Management. There are 152 posts in total. Almost all posts need Work Experience. You can apply online from 16th March 2016 to 31st March 2016. Check complete details below. All the best :)
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15th March 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Today is World Consumer Rights Day.
    • In India this day is celebrated as Viswa Upabhokta Adhikar Diwas. 
    • On March 15, 1962 US President John F. Kennedy gave a speech on consumer rights which led to the creation of the Consumer Bill of Rights.
    • Consumer rights activist Anwar Fazal later proposed the observance of a "World Consumer Rights Day" marking that date, and from 15 March 1983 consumer organizations began observing that date as an occasion to promote basic rights of consumers.
    • Theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2016 : Antibiotics off the menu
  • A WHO (World Health Organization) study has found that almost one in four deaths (around 12.6 million) every year are caused due to environmental risks. 
    • The study also found that two-thirds (around 8.2 million) of these are due to non-communicable diseases which have seen a significant rise in 10 years. 
    • Note : This reportedly is the first major WHO assessment of environmental risks after 2006.
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March 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 4

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The first Raisina-Dialogue 2016 was recently held at which Indian city ?


What is the The theme of Raisina-Dialogue 2016 ?


The government recently appointed the CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) N Chandrasekaran and two others as Part-time non-official directors to the board of RBI. The government can nominate up to how many non-official directors to the RBI board ?


President Pranab Mukherjee recently inaugurated a two-day National Conference of Women Legislators in New Delhi. What was the theme of this conference ?

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2016 All England Super Series Premier Winners List

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The All England Super Series Premier for the year 2016 was held from 8th March to 13th March 2016 at  Birmingham, England. This was the first Super Series tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series. Here is the complete winners list of the tournament.
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March 15, 2016

IBPS Specialist Officers (IT) Interview Experience 2016

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Hi friends, I am Lekshmi

I had attended IBPS IT Officer interview on 15th March at 8.30am.

Venue: Canara Bank, Trivandrum, Kerala.

My certificate verification started at 9 am as I was the third member.
Panel members- 5 males and 1 female
Entered the room after seeking permission
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IRDAI Junior Officers Online Exam Marks & Cutoff Details out

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Friends, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has released the Marks and Cutoff Details of IRDAI Junior Officers Phase I Online Exam 2016. As you know, the organization has conducted Online Examination (Phase I) for the recruitment of above mentioned posts on 27th February 2016 and released the results of the same on 9th March 2016. Now it has came out with the marks secured by the candidates in that online exam along with cutoff details to qualify for Phase II Exam.  You can check your marks of of IRDAI JO (Phase I) Online Exam from the official website of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India www.irdai.gov.in or from below link. All the best :)
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