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October 11, 2014

10th and 11th October 2014 - Current Affairs Updates


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International Affairs
  • President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two-nation visit to Norway and Finland from 12th October 2014 during which he will meet Heads of the States and important functionaries.
    • Mr. Mukherjee will be the first Indian President to visit Norway.
  • The Pentagon has approved two previously-stalled technology transfer licenses to India and in an unprecedented move has set aside USD 20 million for strategic cooperative science and technology projects with New Delhi.
  • On his maiden trip to India, Facebook co-founder and one of the world’s youngest billionaires Mark Zuckerberg called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss digital expansion in the country.
    • Facebook will extend help in developing the Clean India Mobile App that would be launched soon. 
  • Anti-EU UK Independence Party won its first British Parliament berth barely seven months before the general elections as its leader asserted that the country's politics has been shaken by the party's triumph.
National Affairs
  • Severe cyclonic storm, Hudhud lay centered about 240 kilometeres southeast of Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and 330 kilometers southeast of Gopal Pur in Odisha.
    • Andhra and Odisha on high alert.
    • Cyclone to cross north Andhra Pradesh coast by tomorrow afternoon. States to experience heavy wind speed upto 185 kilometers per hour.
    • A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister reviewing preparedness.
    • Hudhud has been named after the national bird of Israel. The name was suggested by Oman.
  • Indian Navy collaborates with NCC to provide experience of sea warrior to cadets.
    • The National Cadet Corps (NCC)and the Indian Navy, 10 NCC cadets, along with one staff member, are being provided the opportunity to sail twice a year onboard ships of the 1st Training Squadron.
New Schemes
  • Prime Minister Narender Modi launches Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
  • Highlights
    • The rural development scheme aims at improving the standard of living and quality of life of all sections of people by improving basic amenities.
    • A Member of Parliament (MP) must identify a village, other than his or her own village or that of the spouse, and turn it into a 'model village' by 2016 and two more villages to 2019. After 2019, the MP must develop five model villages till 2024 (each every year).
    • MPs must identify villages from nearby rural areas not their urban constituencies.
    • The scheme will put special focus on empowering the poor household to come out of poverty by developing a plan for every identified gram panchayat.
    • The yojna aims at turning villages into model villages not only by infrastructure development but also by gender equality, dignity of women, social justice, community service, cleanliness, eco-friendliness, peace and harmony.
    • Mutual-cooperation, self reliance, local self-government, transparency and accountability in public life will also be expected.
    • Social mobilisation and a systematic environment will be created in the model village led and guided by the MP him/herself.
    • The District Collector will coordinated the planning process of the Gram Panchayat which will be a participatory exercise.
  • The first ever National Mental Health Policy was launched in an attempt to provide universal psychiatry care to the population, 20 % of which are likely to suffer some form of mental illness by 2020.
Books & Authors
  • PM Narendra Modi releases a book on social activist Nanaji Deshmukh, "Viraat Purush Nanaji Deshmukh" which has been compiled in six volumes by the Deendayal Research Institute.
    • The book is a collection of the writings of Shri Nanaji Deshmukh.
  • Freedom fighter Captain Abbas Ali who was part of the Indian National Army (INA) died of a cardiac arrest .
People in News
  • Leading danseuse Leela Samson has resigned from the post of chairperson of Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s premiere institution for the performing arts.
  • INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala surrenders before Tihar Jail authorities following direction from Delhi High Court.
Business & Economy
  • Industrial production growth slowed down to five-month low of 0.4 per cent in August mainly due contraction in manufacturing output and lower offtake of consumer goods.
  • Mukesh Ambani's children Isha and Akash appointed directors on Boards of Reliance Jio and Reliance Retail.
  • Jan Dhan Yojana : Finance Ministry said 5.52 crore bank accounts have been opened till October 7 and deposit of Rs 4,268 crore have been mobilised under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). 

Awards & Honors
  • Child rights activists India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yusafzai win this years Nobel Peace Prize 2014. Check complete story here.
    • Satyarthi becomes the second Indian to bag the coveted award after Mother Teresa.
    • After winning this award, Kailash Satyarthi &  Malala Yousafzai agreed to work jointly to build strong relations between both countries.
  • Bollywood actor AamirKhan has been announced as Unicef’s Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia region.
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  1. Its really hard to say . but more or less the type will not vary . I think so .

  2. Its true that there many sites but none is like yours

  3. i wanna f**k you hard...

  4. ya its Austria not Australia....

  5. can any one help..i had finished my exam today...but i have one doubt...after submission was like..answered 90...marked for review 14 and not answered ## .Does it mean i attempted 104 or 90??? pls help...

  6. who the hell r u...?? @Gr8AmbitionZ team..just look at this basterd.. :@

  7. another question from GK morning session. About Lala Lajpat Rai getting killed in protest against Simon Commission

  8. have u answered the marked questions? then ur attempt is 104. but if u hvnt answered the marked for review questions, then its 90.

  9. thanku admin ur gk ebook for banking was best I was able to prepare within 2 todays I even completed the full ebook just ABBREVIATON (COMPANIES FULL FORM) section, from there also 2-3 question were there...I think for gk that ebook is best and i attempted around 20-25 question with 90+ % accuracy...

  10. u bloody fucker ppl like you never get selected don't waste your time here go and do ur real proffesion you pimp of sluts

  11. It was Austria not Australia.

  12. Subhajit ami priya. Amr exam 1 tarikhe. Amy ekta jinish bolo je typical banking theke ki kono question esechilo ?!

  13. Its raining like hell in here. Anyone sure the exam won't be cancelled?

  14. DI - 5 questions were there not Four as mentioned here.
    One DI - Double Pi Chart
    One DI - Horizental Line Chart
    One DI - Tabular DI (with Marks and Income type)
    One DI - Tabular with (vote percentages)
    One DI - Paragraph on set theory (with Latin,English, french and Another Language being spoken in a school).
    Data Sufficiency - 05
    Loss, Age Problems,Mixture allegation, Train Problem, Geometry and
    Mensuration - 10-15 (not sure, can't complete the full set of questions)

    X and Y Relation and Inequality - 05
    Series (i am not sure.
    Never seen any question. Since i have not been able to complete the full
    set of question it may be there.)

  15. G.k was d fust passage in English was havng standard (: bt rather I hv done 110... can anybody plz tell me wat shud b d cutoff dis tym??

  16. hi frnds... i also attempted on yesterday second batch
    my attempts
    q.a 16
    rsng 24
    english 27
    frnds please try to upload the qsns from g.k u remember... if all of us upload.. we can more questions..
    i remember.....(I AM ADDING NEW QUESTIONS ONLY)

    1. RUPAY card- 100% usable in all ATMs question on payments- i wrote NPCI
    **3.another qsn like sbi link up with sbi- NPCI
    4. RAVI SHANKAR is a- famous sitara player
    **5. man of missiles regarding defence- A.P.J Abdul Kalam
    6. TEASER LOANS - initially rate decreases then increases
    7.savings banks intrest calculation- daily bases
    8.NECS - 'S' means... national electronic clearing SERVICE..
    i remember additionally these qsn only... frnds please try to post new ones....
    a lot of thanks to great ambition, and also to SUBJHAT....

  17. What should be the study plan for po exams preparation

  18. thanks mam for ur helps me a lot.

  19. sbi link with mastercard

  20. australia--dollar

  21. Just got a message that exam was postponed for srikakulam Visakhapatnam vizianagaram Rajahmundry and Berhampur districts

  22. which gas is responsible for global warming?
    carbon dioxide

  23. sbi cardless scheme can be used
    1 without showing debit card
    2 without having debit card
    and 3 more options

  24. what can be the cut off for this year ?

  25. karnataka postal results are out

  26. what is the expected cut off????

  27. mam pasa results of karnataka are out after typing exam. the pdf file is in karnataka post . pls updaqte it in ur website

  28. the selected candidates are in website in pdf formqat

  29. if u answered and then marked it for review then they will take it for evaluation friend...

  30. Total how many questions you attempted? Mr sai santhosh

  31. they are asking how many language in currency not except english and hindi.....then 13 is the ans..

  32. Is not a Australia in option Austria r given in option..

  33. Can u say idea to solve DI problem sir because I have an exam on Nov 1 st

  34. Hello venky can u give a little idea to do maths DI because I'm week in maths

  35. ya 2-3 questions thakche traditional banking theke

  36. that was RIDF (Rural Infrastructure Development Fund) nt RFID...

  37. But one option was ireland also n it is in europian union but its currency is pound....

  38. hi subha.. i am asking very lately.. did you remember a question regarding ages on our exam? ages of husband and wife at the time of mrg was 7:5.. what was the sum of their...? was the question was right?? i think the correct ans was not in the options

  39. can u plz forward me gr8ambition material for gk

  40. definitely friend , i wasted around 2 min in that , correct option was not in the option . if anybody attempt that please share something about it

  41. hi sachin can u plz provide example of syllogism? dat wud be of gr8 help if u can

  42. i have attended just 7 questions from the quantitative aptitude section...and 107 in total. do i have any hope of clearing the cut-off for maths?


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