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November 11, 2014

11th November 2014 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Three Nation Visit (10-day visit) to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji today.
    • "India looking forward to discuss strategy for stregthening of international norms and regional cooperation for peace and stability", he said.
  • Modi today met the President of Myanmar, Mr. U Thein Sein, at the Presidential Palace, shortly after arrival in Nay Pyi Taw (capital city of Burma).
    • This was the first meeting between the two leaders, and focus was on connectivity, cultural contacts and commercial ties, during the 45-minute meeting.
  • 56 people were killed and several injured today morning, following a collision between a bus and a trawler near Theri Bypass in Sindh's Sukkur district of Pakistan.
  • According to the World Malnutrition Index Report, the Percentage of children who die from malnutrition in India is more than Nepal, SriLanka and China.
    • World Malnutrition Index
      1. Bangladesh:19/%
      2. Pakistan:19.1%
      3. India-17.8%
      4. Nepal:16.4%
      5. Sri Lanka:15.1%
      6. China:05.4%
National Affairs
  • Today (11th November 2014) is National Education Day.
    • This day is being observed throughout the country to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (first education minister of India).
  • Supreme Court lifts ban on female make-up artists to work in Bollywood
  • 8 women dead in botched sterilization surgeries at Chhattisgarh govt camp
    • Four health officials including Chief Medical Health Officer of Bilaspur were suspended following the incident.
    • Centre constitutes a three member committee to probe into this incident..
  • Govt imposes fresh curbs on foreign tours by bureaucrats saying that they should restrict their overseas visits to 4 in a year.
  • Union Home Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh has adopted Beti village in the district under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna.
New Appointments
  • Economic Affairs Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi was today designated as Finance Secretary. 
Awards & Honors
  • Famed Hollywood actress Meryl Streep, music icon Stevie Wonder and journalist Tom Brokaw are among the 19 Americans who would receive Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honour for their “extraordinary contributions“.
    • The awards will be presented on November 24 at the White House in a ceremony marking their achievements.
People in News
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited former cricketers Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar to be part of his tour to Australia.
  • Income Tax Settlement Commission imposes 57 crore rupees tax penalty on Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi.

Business & Economy
  • Kerala became the first State in the country to have bank accounts for all families under the Prime Minister's Jan DhanYojana.
  • The Reserve Bank of India has tightened the regulatory framework for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs).
    • Like banks, they will be subject to 90-day overdue norms for identification of bad loans, will be required to make higher provisioning for non-standard assets and have to put in place ‘fit and proper criteria’ for directors.
  • Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has ruled out the privatization of Air India in the near future.
Sports
  • Badminton World Federation suspends Malaysian star shuttler Lee Chong Wei on doping charge.
  • In Chess, Viswanathan Anand wins the third Game against champion Magnus Carlsen at Sochi.
  • Due to enormous demand, the publishers of Sachin Tendulkar’s record-breaking autobiography, Playing It My Way has decided to translate the book in Indian regional languages.
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32 comments:

  1. Sushmita RoyChoudhuryNovember 11, 2014 at 10:45 PM

    thnk u......

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  4. Plz help me with this question.
    A & B together together can complete a work in 12 days.A alone can complete it in 20 days.If B now does the work only for half a day daily, then number of days required to complete the work by A & B together is?

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  5. Work taken by b is 20×12/8=30 days.. but works only half day so 60 days.. so a and b both witll b 20x60/80=15 days

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  7. B alone can do a work in 30 days.Now if B does the work only for half a day daily means B alone can do a work in 60days.Now calculate the work done by both and A & B i.e (60*20)/(80)=15 days.

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  8. What is ur Ans??

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  9. Yes the ans was 15.thanks i understood

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  10. don't lose hope & courage at any time

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  11. Sbi clerk ka result kab declare krenge??
    Any idea??

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  12. Veeramanikandan MurugesanNovember 13, 2014 at 9:40 AM

    Hi pratiba can you please reply me
    possible sylloragism asked in exam??
    inequalities with symbols r directly they given equation such x>y=z>w like this?
    Blood relation given with symbols?

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  13. Hi ranjana. can you reply me answer for below questions.

    possible sylloragism asked in exam??

    inequalities with symbols r directly they given equation such x>y=z>w like this?

    Blood relation given with symbols?

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  14. the ques were direct like it was M>l=P<G and the set had 5 ques easy to ans,
    blood relation ques were in form of paragraph and one set had 5 ques so that was another plus point. we had ques regarding conclusions like statement one is enough or statement 2 is enough..............than had ques of all pen are pencils 5 ques..............ques was 8 friend on circular table 5 ques from this........and 5 ques from 8 people standing in parallel line some face north and some facing south .....................

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  15. thank u so much pratiba... floor type question with any professionals ??? strong arugment weak argument/cause and effect/inference these questions came in exam pratiba...

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  16. Hi, can anybody pls tel me if the pattern for SBI PO and SBI ASSOCIATE PO are the same ? or any difference in type of questions asked ?.....can I prepare from even SBI PO previous years papers itself....or do I have to prepare separately from only SBI ASSOCIATE PO papers?....thanks in advance...and all the best for all your exams.

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  17. Thank u fr shrng u r experiance...pls tell me whether thy r providing paper for our rough calculation during objective session?

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  18. pattern is same but difficulty level is different you can prepare from sbi po papers also

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  19. thanks Ranjana....and from all the reviews given here looks like it might be a little easier than SBI PO...thanks once more and all the best for your result :)

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  20. Frnds pls tell me whether thr s a possibility of using paper for calculation during objective session?

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  21. Frnd pls tell me whether thr s possibility of using paper for calculation during objective session?

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  22. yes you will get rough sheets for objective

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