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April 30, 2016

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 9

Who has been recently appointed as the new Chairman of Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB), a Dharwad-headquartered regional rural bank ?

According to recent reports, India is home to 2,226 tigers, representing __________ % of the global tiger population.

Recently, Italian officials and financial institutions have formally agreed to set up a €5 billion fund, to help stressed banks unload bad loans and raise capital. Name it ?


April 29, 2016

29th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (29th April) is International Dance Day / World Dance Day.
    • The day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute.
    • The date was chosen to commemorate the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre, who was born in 1727, a French dancer and ballet master and a great reformer of dance. 
  • Today is the "Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare".
    • This day is officially recognised by the United Nations (UN) and has been celebrated since 2005.
  • Myanmar has banned all logging operations in the country's forests as part of its efforts to tackle deforestation. 
    • Myanmar had earlier banned the export of raw timber logs in 2014 to boost its own production and slow deforestation. 
    • Myanmar Forest Ministry data has revealed that the country's forest cover fell to 47% in 2010 from 58% in 1990.
  • Belgium's Health minister Maggie De Block has revealed plans to distribute anti-radiation iodine pills to 11 million Belgian citizens in case of nuclear accidents. 
    • Recently, Belgium's Tihange 2 and Doel 3 reactors resumed service after being shut following signs of metal degradation. 
  • The US Congress has formally invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the Congress on June 8, during his visit to the country. 
  • India extended a Line of Credit (LoC) of 1 billion US dollars to Mongolia.
    • The LoC was extended after delegation-level bilateral talks between the Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh and Mongolian Foreign Minister Lundeg Purevsuren in New Delhi.
    • The two countries also agreed to exchange sentenced persons.
    • Important Points to Note
      • Lundeg Purevsuren was on a three-day state visit to India from 27 April to 29 April 2016.
      • This visit was a part of the intensified bilateral exchanges following the upgrade of bilateral relations during Modi's visit.

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April 28, 2016

28th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (28th April) is Workers' Memorial Day / World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
    • This is an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work.
    • Theme of 2016 : Workplace Stress: a collective challenge
  • The United States has announced more than $86 million in additional aid to South Sudan
    • The new funding is to provide safe drinking water, emergency healthcare, food, shelter and training to the most vulnerable families and communities. 
    • Note : The US also warned that South Sudan's failure to implement a peace deal could result in sanctions or an arms embargo.
  • Pakistan and China have launched production of a new variant of the JF-17B multi-role combat jet
    • The jets, which are to be inducted into the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) by April 2017, will enhance training value and operational capability. 
    • Note : The latest models reportedly have an enhanced electronic warfare capability.
  • Eight satellite-monitored 'laser walls' have been activated along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab, to guard areas where barbed wire fencing cannot be installed. 
    • The BSF took the decision to install the infra-red and laser beam intrusion detection system two years ago. 

India successfully places IRNSS-1G into Orbit - Important Details you should know

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today (28th April 2016) launched a PSLV rocket carrying the IRNSS-1G navigation satellite. The launch, which took place at Sriharikota Spaceport, Andhra Pradesh, completes deployment of the first-generation IRNSS constellation, giving India a fully-operational regional navigation system.This is the seventh and last satellite of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) constellation

27th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (27th April 2016) is International Guide Dogs Day.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee embarks on a 5 day state visit to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand from 28th April to 2nd May.
    • This is the first ever state visit of the President of India to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand which is expected to open a new era in bilateral relations of india with these countries.
    • The five day visit is aimed at energising and upgrading bilateral relations.
  • The Cabinet of Saudi Arabia kingdom has approved the Vision 2030, a broad-based economic reform plan.
    • The Vision charts out the roadmap for diversifying the Saudi economy in next 14 years and to ensure that Saudi Arabia can live without oil by 2020.

April 27, 2016

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 8

The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed on ?

A Soviet Union (USSR) cosmonaut undertook first successful human space flight on 12th April 1961. Who is he ?

Which country has topped the Global Connectivity Index 2016 ?

Haryana government has decided to rename its largest city Gurgaon to _____________


April 26, 2016

26th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (26th April) is World Intellectual Property Day.
    • The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to "raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life" and "to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across the globe".
    • 26 April was chosen as the date to celebrate this day because it coincides with the date on which the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization entered into force in 1970.
    • Theme of 2016 Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined.
  • In the first bilateral meeting since the Pathankot attack, Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today met his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary on the sidelines of the 'Heart of Asia' conference in Delhi. 
    • Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit confirmed that “all outstanding issues, including the Jammu and Kashmir dispute” were discussed during the meeting.
  • Japan is going to declassify two files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by the end of this year.

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

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 23rd 2016. Happy reading :)

Topic 1 : "On going beyond 'Bommai'"

  • Verdict - an ​opinion or ​decision made after ​judging the ​facts that are given (Judgement)
  • Unconstitutional - not ​allowed by the ​constitution (= set of ​rules for ​government) of a ​country or ​organization
  • Dismissal - a ​decision that someone or something is not ​important / rejection
  • Unequivocally - ​totally or ​expressed in a ​clear and ​certain way
  • Endorsed - to make a ​public ​statement of ​your ​approval or ​support for something or someone
  • Ascertain - make sure of something
  • Merits - advantages
  • Contention - the ​disagreement that ​results from ​opposing ​arguments
  • Dissident - a person who opposes official policy
  • Legislator - a person who makes laws
  • Sting - carefully planned
  • Inducement - bribe
  • Perhaps - used to express uncertainty or possibility
  • Breakdown - a failure of a system
  • Controversy - a lot of ​disagreement or ​argument about something, usually because it ​affects or is ​important to many ​people
  • Symptomatic - showing the proof of something
  • Judicial - related to a law court or judge
  • Beyond - outside of the limit
  • Seminal - strongly influencing later developments
  • Restraint -  ​calm and ​controlled ​behaviour
  • Gubernatorial - relating to a governor
  • Discretion - the ​ability to ​decide something
  • Nay - used to ​introduce a second and more ​appropriate phrase in a ​sentence when the first phrase was not ​strong enough
  • Machination - secret plans / schemes
  • Incumbent - the holder of an office or post
  • Legitimate - allowed by ​law
  • Cobble up - to put something together carelessly
  • Mitigate - make (something bad) less serious or less painful
  • Cling on to something - to ​try very hard to ​keep something
  • Partisan - a strong supporter of a party
  • Manipulate - handle or control something in a skilful manner
  • Defection - to ​leave a ​country, ​political ​party, etc., ​especially in ​order to ​join an ​opposing one
  • Cynical - believing that ​people are only ​interested in themselves and are not ​sincere
  • Vitiate - to ​destroy or ​damage something
  • Severe - very great
  • Fetters - a ​pair of ​chains that were ​tied round the ​legs of ​prisoners to ​prevent them from ​escaping

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 7

Which country has recently offered Sri Lanka 500 million Yuan (approximately Rs. 513 crore), to assist Sri Lanka in improving investment zones and speeding up the industrialization process ?

A proposal titled "Venus Interior Probe Using In-situ Power and Propulsion", by an Indian-origin scientist, has been selected for NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts programme. Name him ?

US Defence Secretary has recently visited India. Name him ?

who has became the Miss India World 2016 ?


April 25, 2016

25th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (25th April) is World Malaria Day.
    • This day recognizes global efforts to control malaria.
    • Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria.
    • Important Note :
      • Wolrd Malaria Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns currently marked by the World Health Organization (WHO).
      • Remaining days are,
        • World Health Day,
        • World Blood Donor Day,
        • World Immunization Week,
        • World Tuberculosis Day,
        • World No Tobacco Day,
        • World Hepatitis Day and
        • World AIDS Day.
    • Theme for World Malaria Day 2016 : End Malaria For Good

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

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 22nd 2016. Happy reading :)

Topic 1 : "Reasons and excuses for violence"

  • Excuse - a ​reason that you give to ​explain why you did something ​wrong
  • Provocation - action or speech that makes someone angry
  • Underlying - used to ​describe something on which something ​else is ​based
  • Unrest - a state of dissatisfaction / disturbance
  • Emerges - to ​appear by coming out of something or out from behind something
  • Trigger - an ​event or ​situation, etc. that ​causes something ​bad to ​start
  • Outrage - an extremely strong reaction of anger
  • Protest - an action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
  • Molestation - to ​touch or ​attack someone in a ​sexual way
  • Stationed - to assign to a specified place for a particular purpose, especially a military one
  • Contested - to participate in a competition to get something
  • Distrust - the ​feeling of not ​trusting someone or something
  • Dismantling - to get ​rid of something, usually over a ​period of ​time
  • Normalcy - the condition of being normal
  • Precisely - exactly
  • Resentment - to ​feel ​angry because you have been ​forced to ​accept someone or something that you do not like
  • Factual - using or consisting of ​facts
  • Assault - to make a physical attack
  • Spark - a first ​small ​event or ​problem that ​causes a much ​worse ​situation to ​develop
  • Perceived - become aware or conscious of (something)
  • Repressive - to ​control what ​people do, ​especially by using ​force
  • Subsequent - following (coming after something)
  • Protest - an action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
  • Aggravated - to make a ​bad ​situation ​worse
  • Out of harm’s way - in a safe place
  • Dispiriting - causing someone to lose enthusiasm and hope
  • Takeaway - a ​main ​message or ​piece of ​information that you ​learn from something you ​hear or ​read
  • Recur - occur again repeatedly
  • Eludes - escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), in a skilful or cunning way
  • Defend - protect from harm or danger
  • Deployment - to send military troops into duty
  • Citing - refering / stating
  • Obtrusive - too ​noticeable
  • Alienation - to ​cause someone or a ​group of ​people to ​stop ​supporting and ​agreeing with you
  • Sporadic - occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places
  • Crossfire - gunfire from two or more directions passing through the same area
  • Demolished - defeated
  • Persisting - continue to exist
  • Substantive - having a separate and independent existence
  • Densely -  ​containing a lot of ​matter in a ​small ​space
  • Accountability - responsibility
  • Fragile - broken (easily destroyed)

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 6

Recently, the Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel officially launched the state-wide implementation of National Food Security Act, which has been renamed as ?

A post-apocalyptic role-playing game was adjudged the Best Game of the Year at 2016 British Academy Games Awards. Name it ?

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has ranked India ____th in its biggest military spenders list for 2015.


April 24, 2016

24th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today is World Day for Laboratory Animals.
    • Theme of 2016 : Funeral
  • Today is Pinhole Photography day.
  • Nepal has observed the first anniversary of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of around 9,000 people last year. 
    • Several people gathered at the Durbar Square in Nepal's capital Kathmandu and released around 9,000 balloons, the same number as the earthquake victims, to remember them. 
    • The balloons were released at the exact time the earthquake had struck.
  • US Air Force (USAF) invites the Indian Air Force to take part in the Air Exercise, “Ex-Red Flag-16-1” which is scheduled from 28th April 2016 to 13th May 2016 at Eielson AFB Alaska. 
    • The Exercise Red Flag is a multinational air exercise, originally conceived in 1975 by USAF to provide operational exposure and mutual exchange of Op capability of friendly Air Forces. 
  • US President Barack Obama is on a visit to Hanover, Germany today.
    • During this visit, he will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of his closest allies.

April 23, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 21st April 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 21st 2016. Happy reading :)

Topic 1 : "Rollback redux"
  • Rollback - reduction / withdraw something
  • Redux - brought back
  • Backed off - to ​stop being ​involved in a ​situation
  • Enforce - to make ​people ​obey a ​law / to make a ​particular ​situation ​happen or be ​accepted
  • Provident fund - an ​amount of ​money consisting of ​regular ​payments by an ​employee and an ​employer over a ​period of ​time that the ​employee receives when they ​leave a ​company or ​retire
  • Backtracked - to go back
  • U-turn - a complete change of plan to opposite one
  • Implication - the ​effect that an ​action or ​decision will have on something ​else in the ​future
  • Forfeit - to lose something
  • Provision - the action of providing or supplying something for use
  • Accumulation - an ​amount of something that has been ​collected
  • Backlash - a strong negative reaction by a large number of people
  • Notified - informed in formal / official manner
  • Murmurs - complaints that are ​expressed ​privately
  • Discontent - dissatisfaction
  • Violent - used to ​describe a ​situation or ​event in which ​people are ​hurt or ​killed
  • Protest - an action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
  • Deferral - delay
  • Scrapped - discarded or removed
  • Ceding - give up something
  • Vulnerable - exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed
  • Take something for granted - to never ​think about something because you ​believe it will always be ​available or ​stay ​exactly the same
  • Desperation - the ​feeling of ​needing or ​wanting something very much
  • Rationale - the ​reasons that ​cause a ​particular set of actions
  • Fritter away something - to ​waste something
  • Undergone - ​experienced something that is ​unpleasant or something that ​involves a ​change
  • Paradigm shift - a ​time when the ​usual way of doing something ​changes ​completely
  • Contractualisation - replacing of regular workers with temporary workers who receive lower wages with no or less benefits
  • Tenure - the ​right to ​remain ​permanently in a ​job
  • Nudge - to push (to make people doing something)
  • Persist - to continue in an opinion even though there is difficulty or opposition
  • Micromanaging - to control every part of something
  • Redoubling - make something much greater

23rd April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day is being observed today.
    • This day is organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
    • The first World Book Day was celebrated on 23 April 1995.
    • Important Points to Note :
      • Wroclaw, the largest city in Poland chosen as the World Book Capital 2016
      • Incheon was the World Book Capital 2015

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April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 5

The World Health Day, a global health awareness day, is observed on ?

What is the theme of World Health Day 2016 ?

A 33 year-old has became the first transgender person to contest in Tamil Nadu's assembly elections. Name her ?

Odisha Government has recently launched a project to provide modern schools facilities on the lines of Kendriya Vidyalayas in the underdeveloped rural areas of the state. Name it ?


April 22, 2016

22nd April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • 46th International Earth Day is being observed today.
    • The world's first ever Earth Day was celebrated on 22nd April 22 1970, in the United States of America to increase public awareness about environmental problems. 
    • It was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson.  
    • The aim of the day is to bring attention to environmental issues to spark changes that will result in a healthy, sustainable environment. 
    • Theme of 2016 : Trees for the Earth

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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 20th April 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 20th 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the Topic Titles to read the Editorials 

Topic 1 : "Of populism and prohibition"

  • Populism - ​political ​ideas and ​activities that are ​intended to get the ​support of ​ordinary ​people by giving them what they ​want
  • Prohibition - the ​act of ​officially not ​allowing something
  • Embarked - to begin an action
  • Gradually - slowly over a ​long ​period of ​time
  • Initiated - to ​cause something to ​begin
  • Brew - to make ​beer
  • Panic - sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety
  • Grips - have a strong or serious effect on something
  • Unanimous - fully in agreement
  • Resolution - an ​official ​decision that is made
  • Countered - to ​react to something with an ​opposing ​opinion or ​action
  • Pledge - a ​serious or ​formal ​promise
  • Affirming - to ​publicly show ​your ​support for an ​opinion or ​idea
  • Grappled - to ​fight (especially in ​order to ​win something)
  • Consequence - a result or effect
  • Indebtedness - owing ​money to someone
  • Domestic violence - the ​situation in which someone you ​live with (husband / wife / father) ​attacks you and ​tries to ​hurt you
  • Vestige - a ​small ​part or ​amount of something ​larger
  • Regime - a system or ordered way of doing things
  • Abandoned - left
  • Spate - a ​larger ​number of ​events than ​usual, ​especially ​unpleasant ​ones, ​happening at about the same ​time
  • Sustain - to ​cause or ​allow something to ​continue for a ​period of ​time
  • Creep - to ​move ​slowly, ​quietly, and ​carefully in ​order to ​avoid being ​noticed
  • Nanny state - a ​government that ​tries to give too much ​advice or make too many ​laws about how ​people should ​live ​their ​lives, ​especially about ​eating, ​smoking, or ​drinking ​alcohol
  • Overhang - to have a ​negative ​effect on a ​situation
  • Inhibits - prevents
  • Shedding - getting rid of something / leaving
  • Hypocrisy - a ​situation in which someone ​pretends to ​believe something that they do not really ​believe
  • Advocacy - public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy
  • Pragmatic - ​solving ​problems in a ​sensible way that ​suits the ​conditions that really ​exist now, ​rather than ​obeying ​fixed ​theories, ​ideas, or ​rules
  • Consumption - the ​act of using, ​eating, or ​drinking something
  • Disastrous - causing great damage
  • Consequences - results / effects
  • Bootlegging - making / selling something illegally
  • Spurious - fake
  • Complicit - involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong
  • Deprives - prevents from having or using something
  • For instance - for example
  • Excise - a ​tax made by a ​government on some ​types of ​goods ​produced and used within ​their own ​country
  • Splurge - an act of spending money freely
  • Pioneering - involving new ideas or methods
  • Virtuous - having good ​moral ​qualities and ​behaviour

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6 Indians in TIME Magazine's Most Influential List

The TIME Magazine has released the 'List of 100 most influential people in the World'. This list featured Six Indians including RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra. (Note : The Indian actress has also appeared on the cover of the TIME magazine). Tennis ace Sania Mirza, environmentalist Sunita Narain along with Flipkart Co-founders Sachin and Binny Bansal were other Indians on the list. The list also featured Indian-origin Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

Important : Complete List of 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Honoring achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition for the year 2015, the Pulitzer Prizes 2016 were recently awarded by the Pulitzer Prize Board. This year's announcement marked the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzers, which began in 1917 after a bequest from newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. Each winner receives a certificate and a US$10,000 cash award. The winner in the public service category of the journalism competition is awarded a gold medal. This year, the Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for reporting on abuse in the seafood industry that helped free 2,000 slave labourers, and Reuters and The New York Times shared the breaking news photography award for images of the European refugee crisis. Here are some important names of Pulitzer Prize 2016 winners list. Happy Reading :)

April 21, 2016

21st April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • China’s mainland population reached 1.373 billion at the beginning of November, up 33.77 million since the last census was held in 2010.
    • Note : China’s population is set to peak at about 1.45 billion by 2050 when one in every three is expected to be more than 60, with a shrinking proportion of working adults to support them.
  • In a sign of suddenly accelerated contact between India and China, President Pranab Mukherjee is going to visit Beijing by this month en
    • The President, who will also travel to Singapore on the same visit is expected to be in China in May last week, and will travel to Beijing and the South Eastern Chinese business hub of Guangzhou, also known for its Buddhist connection to India. 
  • Europe has become the world’s first region to wipe out Malaria, a mosquito-borne vetor disease with zero cases reported in the year 2015. 
    • It was revealed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its World Malaria Report 2015. Particular region or country is declared Malaria free by WHO after it has zero locally acquired malaria cases for at least three consecutive years.

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 19th April 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 19th 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the Topic Titles to read the Editorials

Topic 1 : "Grounding Vijay Mallya"

  • Heed - to ​pay ​attention to something (​especially ​advice or a ​warning)
  • Enforcement - to make ​people ​obey a ​law
  • Summons - an order to appear before a judge
  • Money laundering - the ​crime of ​moving ​money that has been ​obtained ​illegally through ​banks and other ​businesses to make it ​seem as if the ​money has been ​obtained ​legally
  • Probe - an ​attempt to ​discover ​information by ​asking a lot of ​questions
  • Prompt - an ​action done ​quickly, without ​delay
  • Non-compliance - not obeying a ​rule or ​law
  • Revocation - cancelling something with authority
  • Baron - an important or powerful person in a specified business or industry
  • Revoked - officially cancelled
  • Impound - seize
  • Portray - to ​represent someone
  • Victim - a person harmed as a result of a crime / accident
  • Calumny - the making of false statements about someone in order to damage their reputation
  • Asserts - to say that something is ​certainly ​true
  • Intention - aim / plan
  • Abscond - to go away ​suddenly and ​secretly in ​order to ​escape from ​somewhere
  • Allegation - a ​statement, that someone has done something ​wrong or ​illegal
  • Liabilities - debts
  • Quantified - to ​measure or ​judge the ​size or ​amount of something
  • Elbow room - freedom to do what you ​want
  • Shrinking - becomeing smaller in size or amount
  • Consequences - results / effects
  • Perception - a ​belief or ​opinion
  • Profligate - spending ​money in a way that ​wastes it and is not ​wise
  • Malfeasance - an ​example of ​dishonest and ​illegal ​behaviour
  • Flamboyant - very ​confident in ​behaviour, and ​liking to be ​noticed by other ​people
  • Wilful - intentional
  • Defaulter - someone who does not ​pay ​interest or other ​money that they ​owe
  • Credibility - the quality of being trusted and believed in
  • Authentic - real / true
  • Ease - make something less serious / difficult / painful etc
  • Recourse - a source of help in a difficult situation

20th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • India has jumped three places to rank 133 out of 180 countries in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders. 
    • Finland has ranked first for the sixth consecutive year, and is followed by Netherlands and Norway. 
    • Among India's neighbours, Bangladesh has ranked 144, Pakistan has ranked 147 and China has ranked 176.

Important Update about SBI Clerks Online Applications

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April 20, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 18th April 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 18th 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : There were No Editorials in The Hindu on 17th April 2016
Topic 1 : "Country without a pause"

  • Closed-door meeting - Not open or accessible to the public (held in privacy)
  • Office-bearer - a person holding a position of authority in an organization
  • Legislatures - the ​group of ​people in a ​country or ​part of a ​country who have the ​power to make and ​change ​laws
  • Advocated - publicly recommended or supported
  • Manifesto - a public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate
  • Evolve - develop slowly (step by step)
  • Expenditure - the action of spending funds
  • Impart - make (information) known
  • Stability - a ​situation in which something is not ​likely to ​change
  • Simultaneity - the property of two events happening at the same time
  • Populism - the ​ideas and ​opinions of ​ordinary ​people
  • Code of conduct - a set of ​rules about how to ​behave and do ​business with other ​people
  • Firmly - forcefully
  • Inkling - a ​feeling that something is ​true or ​likely to ​happen, ​although you are not sure
  • Mandating - giving (someone) authority to act in a certain way
  • Square up - assume the attitude of a person about to fight
  • Mop up something - to ​finish the last ​part of a ​job after most of it has been ​completed
  • Untenable - not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection
  • Militate against something - to make something less ​likely to ​happen or ​succeed
  • Partisan - a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person
  • Inhibiting - to ​prevent someone from doing something by making them ​feel ​nervous or ​embarrassed
  • Envisaged - to ​imagine or ​expect something in the ​future (​especially something good)
  • Persuade - to make someone to ​believe something
  • Sporadic - ​happening sometimes (not ​regular or ​continuous)
  • Overlapping - partly coincide in time
  • Rejig - organize (something) differently / rearrange
  • Aspirant - a person who has ambitions to achieve something

19th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela has announced that the country will adopt international tax reporting standards by 2018.
    • He also said an expert committee will be set up in six months to improve transparency.
  • During the 2016 Rio Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to promote the ‘Make in India initiative’. 
    • The Indian Embassy in Rio will host several cultural exhibitions to highlight the country’s progress in self-sustenance. 
    • A kabaddi match, involving India’s best players, will also be showcased, in an attempt to push the sport towards Olympic legitimacy.
  • The 14th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Republic of India and the People's Republic of China was held in Moscow, Russian Federation.
    • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Union Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India Sushma Swaraj, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Wang Yi took part in the meeting.
    • Note : The Ministers decided to hold the next trilateral meeting in India.

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 16th April 2016

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Topic 1 : "Oceanic opportunities"

  • Oceanic - relating to the ocean
  • Region - a ​particular ​area
  • Seafaring - ​connected with ​travelling by ​sea
  • Baffling - impossible to understand
  • Inward-looking - not interested in or taking account of other people or groups.
  • Maritime - connected with ​human ​activity at ​sea
  • Summit - an ​important ​formal ​meeting between ​leaders of ​governments
  • Agenda - a list of items to be discussed at a formal meeting
  • Ambitious - having or showing a strong desire to succeed
  • Infrastructure - the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities needed for the operation of a society or enterprise
  • Hinterland - the ​land behind the ​coast or the ​banks of a ​river
  • Ad hoc - created or done for a particular purpose as necessary
  • Reap - gather
  • Untapped - not ​yet used or taken ​advantage of something
  • Emphasis - special importance / value given to something
  • Integrate - combine
  • Warehouse - a ​large ​building for ​storing things
  • Logistics - the ​careful ​organization of a ​complicated ​activity so that it ​happens in a ​successful and ​effective way
  • Overtures - a ​communication made to someone in ​order to ​offer something
  • Firm up something - to make something more ​certain or less ​likely to ​change
  • Fleet - a group of ships sailing together
  • Littoral - the ​part of a ​river, ​lake, or ​sea ​close to the ​land
  • Pivotal - central and ​important
  • Piracy - the practice of attacking and robbing ships at sea
  • Multilateral - involving more than two ​groups or ​countries
  • Humanitarian - ​connected with ​improving people's ​lives and ​reducing ​suffering
  • Foray - a sudden attack into enemy territory, especially to obtain something (raid)
  • Converging - to become ​similar
  • Reaffirmed - state again strongly (to confirm something)
  • Posturing - ​behaviour or ​speech that is ​intended to ​attract ​attention and ​interest

Complete Details you should know about Manipal 1 Year PGDBF Course

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Why Banks are recruiting POs through this channel ? ?
Banking sector has become too competitive these days and the ground level front-runners i.e junior scale officers have a larger role to play in its success.

Banks are looking foward for a candidate well versed in banking and finance .

It sounds like banks want tailor made material who are right on target from day 1. That's the reason for this selection.

April 19, 2016

18th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (18th April) is International Day for Monuments and Sites.
    • This day also commonly known as World Heritage Day.
    • This day was established by UNESCO in the year 1983.
    • The main aim of this day is to  to raise public awareness about the diversity and vulnerability of the world’s built monuments and heritage sites and the efforts required to protect and conserve them.
    • Theme for 2016 : The Heritage of Sport
  • A ban has been imposed with immediate effect on the use of animals in tests for manufacturing soaps and detergents, animal rights group PETA announced today. 
    •  PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Karnataka Bank Scale I Officer Interview experience

Hi Friends, I am Ramesh. I have attended Karnataka Bank Scale I officer interview on 16th April at 8:30 am.

If anybody thinking to attend interview on 22 and 23 April no need to be worried too much. Here is the detail what happened in the interview.

April 18, 2016

17th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (17th April) is World Hemophilia Day.
    • This day aims at raising awareness about haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders.  
    • Haemophilia  - a ​rare ​blood ​disease in which ​blood ​continues to ​flow after a ​cut or other ​injury because one of the ​substances which ​causes it to ​clot does not ​work ​correctly.
    • Theme of 2016 : Treatment for all is the vision of all
  • French President Francois Hollande has announced €100 million in aid for Lebanon over the next three years as it currently hosts over a million Syrian refugees. 
  • On the first leg of her Two Nation - Three Day visit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached Iran.
    • She and her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif held delegation level talks to review bilateral relations. 
    • The focus of the talk was to increase Indian investment in energy, ports, and connectivity in Iran. 
    • Note : India has already lined up a $20 billion investment in Iran's oil and gas and petrochemical and fertiliser sectors.
  • India has decided to allow People belonging to minority communities of Pakistan, staying in India on a Long Term Visa,  to buy property, open bank accounts and get PAN and Aadhaar cards.
  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is on his first official visit to China
    • During the visit, Mr Parrikar will hold talks with the country's top political and defence leaders.

Vocabulary from Indian Express Editorial dated 16/04/2016

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Pratik Ankar here.

I am sharing vocabulary from Indian Express editorial dated 16/04/2016.

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Feedback of RRB 18th April Exam

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My name is Ravi Babu Gupta from Allahabad, UP.

I am sharing few questions which I remember and faced today at Allahabad centre.

1) around 3 questn from Alpha betical rearrangement.
2) 2 questn from simplification e.g.-   (+,-,*,/) symbols ko correctly place karke right Answer?

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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Exam Postponed

Friends, the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Exam Postponed. In a recently released notice, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced that the SSC CGL Exam (Combined Graduate Level Examination) of the year 2016 which was scheduled to be held on 8th and 22nd May 2016 has been postponed. Now the exam will be held in the month of August 2016. The new dates will be out soon. Check the detailed notice released by the SSC from below link. 

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 4

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is observed on ?

Who has been recently appointed as the country head of Lamborghini India Pvt. Ltd ?

In its bi-monthly monetary policy review on 5th April 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the repo rate by ____________basis points to a five-year low of 6.5%.


April 17, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 15th April 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 15th 2016. Happy reading :) 

Topic 1 : "The waning of the pink tide"

  • Waning - to ​become ​weaker in ​strength or ​influence
  • Tide - the alternate rising and falling of the sea
  • Relegation - assign to a lower position
  • Former - the first of two ​people
  • Run-off - a further competition / election, after a tie
  • Reign - the period of rule of a king
  • Repressive - to ​control what ​people do, ​especially by using ​force
  • Notorious - famous for something ​bad
  • Resuscitate - make (something) active again
  • Populism - political ​ideas and ​activities that are ​intended to get the ​support of ​ordinary ​people by giving them what they ​want
  • Succeed - to take an ​official ​job or ​position after someone ​else
  • Setback - something that ​happens that ​delays or ​prevents a ​process from ​developing
  • Ascendancy - a ​position of ​power, ​strength, or ​success
  • Regime - government
  • Relinquish - to give up something (power)
  • Possibly - * used when something is not ​sure
  • Referendum - a ​vote in which all the ​people in a ​country or an ​area are ​asked to give ​their ​opinion about an ​important ​political or ​social ​question
  • Retain - to ​keep or ​continue to have something
  • Meanwhile - until something ​expected ​happens / while something ​else is ​happening
  • Impeachment - to make a ​formal ​statement that a ​public ​official did something wrong (related to his job)
  • Protest - an ​occasion when ​people show that they ​disagree with something by ​standing ​somewhere, ​shouting, ​carrying ​signs, etc
  • Mobilisation -  to ​organize or ​prepare a ​group of ​people, for a ​purpose
  • Upsurge - a ​sudden and usually ​large ​increase in something
  • Elites - the ​richest, most ​powerful ​group in a ​society
  • Skewed - suddenly changed direction or position
  • Exacerbating - to make something that is already ​bad ​even ​worse
  • Poverty - the ​condition of being ​extremely ​poor
  • Statism - the ​principle that the ​government should own or ​control most of a country's ​industry and ​economy
  • Fuelled - to make something active / more stronger
  • Commodity - a product that can be traded / bought / sold
  • Weaning - to make someone ​slowly ​stop using something that is ​bad for them
  • Extraction - the ​process of ​removing something, ​especially by ​force
  • Malfeasance - an ​example of ​dishonest and ​illegal ​behaviour, ​especially by a ​person in ​authority
  • Crisis - a ​time of ​great ​disagreement, ​confusion, or ​suffering
  • Garner - to ​collect something, usually after much ​work or with ​difficulty
  • Successors - someone that comes after another ​person
  • Cunning - ​clever at ​planning something so that you get what you ​want
  • Efficacy - the ​ability of ​achieving something / to ​produce the ​intended ​result
  • Recalibration - to ​change the way you do or ​think about something
  • Boom - a ​period of ​sudden ​economic ​growth, ​especially one that ​results in a lot of ​money being made
  • Charisma - a ​special ​power that some ​people have ​naturally that makes them ​able to ​influence other ​people and ​attract ​their ​attention and ​admiration

16th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left for a two-nation three-day visit to Iran and Russia.
    • Her  Iran visit is aimed to step up engagement in a range of areas including oil and trade as the strategically important Persian Gulf nation is now ready to resume business as usual after lifting of sanctions under a historic nuclear deal.
    • Note : Iran is an important country for India for its energy security as well as to get access to oil and gas-rich Central Asian nations.
    • From Iran, She will leave for a two-day trip to Moscow to attend the annual Foreign Ministers' meeting of Russia, India and China.

Vocabulary from Indian Express Editorial dated 15/04/2016

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Pratik Ankar here.
I am sharing vocabulary from Indian Express editorial dated 15/04/2016.

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Success Story of Allahabad Bank PO - Soham Guha

I (Soham Guha)  never thought of sharing any such success story with all of you but eventually I have started scribbling down.

I pursued my graduation in engineering from a private college in Kolkata and  completed it in 2013.Even I was absorbed  by a renowned MNC  from my college campusing  which I joined in 2014 April. But never really did I desire to be in the private sector, not even in a MNC. So I thought to take preparations for govt service but could not start before April 2015.After nearly 1 year in service much to the chagrin of everyone  I took a LOP(Loss of pay) from the company which was a boon for my preparations.

April 16, 2016

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 3

India’s National Maritime Day is observed on ?

United Nations' Mine Awareness Day (International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action) is observed on ?

What is the theme of International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2016 ?

Novak Djokovic has recently won the Miami Open titile. This is his _____th ATP Masters title.


Success Story : Pain is Temporary but Pride is Forever

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Baripada (Odisha)

B.Tech in Electronics n Telecommunication

IBPS Clerks V Joining Formalities of Allahabad Bank out

Friends, the Allahabad Bank has released the list of required documents to be submitted by IBPS Clerks V selected candidates. The candidates have to submit self attested photocopies of the following documents by 26th April 2016 by Speed Post to the Head Office of Allahabad Bank.

April 15, 2016

15th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has announced that they have started joint patrols with the Philippines in the South China sea
    • This comes amid China's territorial claims in the region and opposition to US patrols in the South China sea.

Vocabulary from Indian Express Editorial dated 14/04/2016

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Pratik Ankar here. I am sharing vocabulary from Indian Express editorial dated 14/04/2016.

Get the editorial from here .

Correct me if I got wrong somewhere. Sorry, I sent it late due to my health issue.

SIDBI Officers Grade A Recruitment Final Results out

Friends, the  Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has released the Final Results of it's SIDBI Assistant Managers Grade 'A' Recruitment 2016. As you know, the organization has conducted online exam for the recruitment  of above mentioned posts on 24th January 2016 (Sunday) and conducted Interviews for the shortlisted candidates during 10th March 2016 to 29th March 2016. Now it has came out with the Final Result of this recruitment. You can check the Registration Numbers of the Candidates shortlisted for the post of Officers in Grade ‘A’ from the official website of SIDBI or from below link. All the Best :)

Airports Authority of India (AAI) Recruitment 2016

Friends, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is recruiting Junior Executives in various streams for the year 2016. There are 220 vacancies in total. You can apply online from 18th April 2016 to 17th May 2016. Check complete details below. All the Best :)

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 2

Who is the new President of Vietnam ?

Who took over as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Urban Development ?

Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan ?


April 14, 2016

14th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • The United Nations for the first time observed the 125th birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar at its headquarters in New York. 
  • South Pacific island nation Nauru has become the 189th member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.
    • Note : Nauru applied for membership in the Washington-based IMF and World Bank in April 2014, after joining the United Nations in 1996 as the world’s smallest independent republic.

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 14th April 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 14th 2016. Happy reading :)

  1. Lie ahead of - Going to happen soon or in the future.
  2. Hasty - Impatient / Thoughtless.
  3. Firmly - Steadily.
  4. Accelerated - To cause greater development.
  5. Turning the corner - Situation starts to improve after a difficult period.
  6. Conclusive - Certainly true.
  7. Decline - Decrease.
  8. Expansionary - Tending towards expansion.
  9. Cumulative - Increasing by successive additions.
  10. Cracking open the champagne - Used to indicate success or growth.
  11. Disposable income - The part of a person's income remaining after deducting personal income taxes.
  12. Flip side - Opposite side.
  13. Nominal - Being such in name only.
  14. Adversely - Unfavourable effect / Negatively.
  15. Crucial - Important.
  16. Reiterated - To say or do again / Repeatedly.
  17. Perhaps - Maybe / Possibly.
  18. Concerted - Performed together.
  19. Prompted - Induce to action.
  20. Poised - Ready for particular situation.
  21. Leap - Sudden increase.
  22. Bountiful monsoon - Great monsoon / Favouring monsoon.
  23. Erratic - Abnormal / Not Following regular pattern.
  24. Wild card - Qualities are unknown / Unpredictable.
  25. Spoilsport - Spoiling the pleasure of others.
  26. Ample - Fully sufficient.
  27. Distress - Great pain.
  28. Shore up - Doing something in order to support the weak one.
  29. Bottomlines - Deciding factors.
  30. Juncture - Important times (here)
  31. Benevolence - Act of kindness / Desire to do good to others.

Highlights of March 2016 Current Affairs (One-Liners)

Friends, here are the Major Current Affairs Highlights of March 2016. These one-liners cover all important International, National, Banking, Technology, Books & Authors, Sports affairs of March month (from 1st to 31st March 2016). We will try to provide the pdf version soon, but we advise you to write these on your own so that you wont forget them again. All the Best :)

Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 13 April 2016

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Pratik Ankar here. I am sharing vocabulary from Indian Express Editorial dated 13/04/2016.
Happy Reading.

“Who Needs Public Banks” Section

Leverage (Noun) – Strategic advantage, power to act effectively.  उत्तोलन की शक्ति.
Ex: He stresses the importance of getting out of one’s stance quickly while maintaining good balance and leverage.

April 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 1

The Prevention of Blindness Week 2016 was observed from _______ to ________ of April 2016.

According to a central notification, all tobacco products produced from April 1 will have ___________% pictorial warnings on the packaging space.

An imprisoned Egyptian novelist and journalist, was recently selected for the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award. Who is he ?


English Vocab from Hindustan Times Part-5

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I am sharing English Vocab from Hindustan Times dated 13 April 2016

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1. Sinecures (noun)- a position requiring little or no work but giving the holder status or financial benefit
eg- No sinecures for the higher judiciary.

April 13, 2016

13th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • The Shanghai government has announced plans to lower the credit score of its citizens who do not visit their elderly parents
    • This policy, aimed at ensuring that financial and emotional needs of parents are met, will take effect from May 1.
  • The Union cabinet has given its formal approval for adopting the Statute of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN)
    • With this, India will become member of SAWEN, a regional inter-governmental body in combating wildlife crime in the region and beyond. 
    • By becoming member of SAWEN, India will strengthen its ties with the member countries for controlling the trans-boundary wildlife crimes through coordination, communication, collaboration, cooperation and capacity building in the region. 

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 13th April 2016

Hai Friends I'm Kani. Due to some unavoidable personal reasons, I was unable to share Vocabulary posts for past 20 days. I know how important these posts to you. I am happy to announce that I have resumed my work, and from today onwards you will get regular vocabulary updates. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated April 13th 2016. Happy Reading :) 

12th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • Today (12th April) is the International Day of Human Space Flight.
    • This day is observed to commemorate the date of the first human space flight in the history of mankind. 
    • On this day in 1961, Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet Union (USSR) cosmonaut undertook first successful first human space flight
    • This historic event opened the way for space exploration for the benefit of all humanity. 
    • In Russia and some other former USSR countries, this historic day is celebrated as Cosmonautics Day. 
    • Note : 2016 is the 55th anniversary of First Human Space Flight.

Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial dated 12/04/2016

Hello Friends,
Pratik Ankar here. I am sharing vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial page dated 12/04/2016, as some of friends suggested.
  • Revamp (Verb) – To change or arrange something again, in order to improve it. मरम्मत करना, पुननिर्माण करना, पैबंद लगाना.
  • Coalition (Noun) – The joining together of different political parties or groups for particular purpose. मेल, संघ, गटबंधन.
  • Albeit (Conjunction) – Although. हालांकि.
  • Dissidence (Noun) – A person who publicly disagrees with and criticizes their government. मतभेद, विचार भिन्नता.
  • Teeter (Verb) – To appear to be about to fall while moving or standing. डगमगाना, लडखडाना.
  • Brink (Noun) – The point where a new or different situation is about to begin. कगार.
  • Coalesce (Verb) – Connecting and combining. संगठित होना.
  • Erstwhile (Adjective) – Former / Previous. भूतपूर्व, पूर्व.
  • Emancipated (Adjective) – Not limited socially or politically. बंधनमुक्त.
  • Entrant (Noun) – A person who becomes a member of group or organization. नया सदस्य, प्रवेशक.
  • Loath (Adjective) – Unwilling to do something. अनिच्छुक.
  • Jettison (Verb) – To get rid of something or someone. फेंक देना, प्रक्षिप्त माल.
  • Wryly (Adverb) – Showing that you find a bad or difficult situation slightly funny. व्यंगपूर्ण ढंग से.
  • Heft (Verb) – To hold, lift or carry something heavy using your hands. तौलना.
  • Scotch (Verb) – To prevent something from being believed or being done. रोकना.
  • Interregnum (Noun) – A period when a country or organization does not have a leader. व्यवस्था क्रम भंग.
  • Ethos (Noun) – The set of beliefs, ideas, etc. about the social behavior and relationships of a person or group. स्वभाव, चरित्र, लोकाचार.
  • Stewardship (Noun) – Someone’s stewardship of something is the way in which that person controls or organizes it. प्रबंधन.
  • Ignominy (Noun) – Public embarrassment. अपमान, बदनामी.
  • Fray (Verb) – Tearing and breaking into pieces. उधेड़नेवाला, घिस जानेवाला.
  • Perennially (Adverb) – Lasting a very long time. निरंतर, शाश्वत रूप से.
  • Oust (Verb) – To force someone to leave a position of power, job, place or competition. बेदखल
  • Brazen (Adjective) – Obvious, without any attempts to be hidden. निर्लज्ज, बेशर्म.
  • Pique (Noun) – A feeling of anger. चिढ़ा हुआ.
  • Cessation (Noun) – Ending or stopping. अंत, रोकना.
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April 12, 2016

Vocabulary from Indian Express Editorial dated 12/04/2016

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Here I am sharing Vocabulary from Indian Express’s Editorial page dated April 12, 2016.
Hope this will help you.

Words from “Know Your Kashmir” Section.
  • Dissension (Noun)- Disagreement that leads to discord.
  • Discern (Verb) – Recognize or find out.
  • Nipped in the bud (Phrase) – Suppress or destroy something in an early stage.
  • Intervention (Noun) – Interference by a state in another’s affair.
  • Crescendo (Noun) – The progressive increase in intensity / The most intense point reached.
  • Dissuade (Verb) – Persuade someone not to take a particular course of action.
  • Turbulent (Adjective) - Characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm.
  • Transpire (Verb) – Secret come to be known, revealed /  happen, occur.
  • Accolades (Noun) - An expression of praise or admiration.
  • Desecrate (Verb) – Treat a sacred place or thing with violent disrespect.
  • Sanctity (Noun) - The state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly
  • Instigate (Verb) – Bring about or Initiate an action.
  • Imprudently (Adverb) – Not showing care of the consequences of action.
  • Discretion (Noun) - The quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information
  • Fervour (Noun) – Intense and passionate feeling.

English Vocab from Hindustan Times Part-4

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I am sharing English Vocab from Hindustan Times dated 12 april 2016

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1. Underage(adj)-(of a person) too young in a particular activity, especially drinking alcohol
Eg- Marketing professional killed by an underage driver of a Mercedes in Delhi

Success Story of Dipak Mayatra (Gujarat)

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Qualification - B.E (E.C) 2012 pass out

Post - PO

Bank - Canara Bank

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Malaysia Open (badminton) Winners List 2016

The Malaysia Open is an annual badminton tournament that has been held since 1937. It is now also known as the Malaysia Super Series. Malaysian Chinese professional badminton player Lee Chong Wei has won the Malaysian Open 2016 title in Men's Single category by beating Chen Long of China. It was his 11th Malaysia Open title (he won this title in the years 2004, 2005, 2006 and consecutively from 2008-2014). Here is the complete winners list of Malaysia Open (badminton) for the year 2016.

Vocabulary form 11/04/2016 Indian Express Editorial Page

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My name is Pratik Ankar. Here I am sharing Vocabulary from today’s Indian Express, Editorial page.
Hope this will help you.
  • Articulated (Adjective) – Having two or more sections connected by a flexible joint.
  • Enraged (Adjective) – Very angry, Furious.
  • Infidel (Noun) – A person who has no religion or whose religion is not that of the majority.
  • Opium of the people (Phrase) – Something regarded as inducing a false and unrealistic sense of contentment among people.

April 11, 2016

11th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

International Affairs
  • The US topped the Global Connectivity Index 2016. 
    • Singapore and Sweden were ranked second and third, respectively. 
    • The report measures the progress of 50 nations, divided into three groups of starters, adopters and frontrunners, in investment and deployment of information and communications technology. 
    • Note : India, which was placed in the starters category, was ranked 44th.

English Vocab from Hindustan Times Part-3

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1. Two-way street(idiom)- a reciprocal situation.
Eg- This is a two-way street, you know. You will have to help me someday in return.

10th April 2016 - Important Current Affairs updates

National Affairs
  • Information and Broadcasting Ministry has formed a 3 Member Committee to oversee the guidelines set for government advertisements by the Supreme Court are followed.
    • This committee to be headed by : B BTandon (former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC))
    • The Chairman will be assisted by two members.
      • Rajat Sharma (TV journalist) 
      • Piyush Pandey (ad-man) 
    • Note : The committee was constituted based on the recommendation of the three-member selection committee comprising Press Council Chairman Justice C K Prasad.
  • Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom is on a two-day visit to India.
    • India and the Maldives commemorated 50 years of diplomatic relations last year and both countries have historically close relationship.
    • Important Points to Note : 
      • President Gayoom’s first visit after assumption of office was to India in January 2014. 
      • He was amongst the SAARC leaders who attended the swearing-in of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter is on a Three-day visit to India.
    • During his visit at the invitation of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Mr. Carter will be in Goa and Delhi.
    • Both countries will discuss further cooperation in Defence Technology and Trade Initiative.

Meet the Miss India 2016 - Priyadarshini Chatterjee

Priyadarshini Chatterjee of Guwahati, Assam, has won the Femina Miss India title for the year 2016. This is the 53rd edition of the beauty pageant. Miss India 2015 Aditi Arya (Last year's winner) has crowned Priyadarshini Chatterjee as Miss India World 2016 on 9 April 2016 in Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. Sushruthi Krishna (Bangalore) was crowned as the first runner up and Pankhuri Gidwani (Lucknow) was crowned as the second runner-up. Priyadarshini will now represent India at the International platform of Miss World 2016, while Krishna will be eligible to take part in Miss International 2016, and Gidwani will take part in Miss Grand International beauty pageant 2016.
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