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February 14, 2015

14th February 2015 - Important Current Affairs updates

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International Affairs
  • The United States has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to send Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to Islamabad, a move seen as an effort to revive the suspended Indo-Pak talks. 
  • India today signed a loan agreement worth USD 8 million with World Bank for sustainable livelihoods and adaption to climate change.
    • The agreement was signed by Joint Secretary (MI) in Ministry of Finance Tarun Bajaj and World Bank's India Country Director Onno Ruhl.
National Affairs
  • Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Chief Minister of Delhi
    • He Promises to make Delhi first corruption-free city.
    • He allocated portfolios among the Ministers.
    • Deputy CM Manish Sisodia will hold the charge of Eduction, Finance, Planning & Revenue
    • Satyendar Jain will look after Power, Health, Industries & PWD departments.
    • Gopal Rai has been given the responsibility of Transport, Labour & Employment departments
    • Sandeep Kumar will hold the portfolios of Women & Child Development, Social Welfare and SC & ST departments.
    • Asim Ahmed Khan  will look after Food, Civil Supply & Environment and Forest departments
    • Jitender Singh Tomar has been given the charge of Law & Justice, Home, and Tourism.
    • Kejriwal will not keep any department under his charge, he will oversee the work of different departments and supervise their work.
  • The 23rd edition of 9 day long New Delhi World Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi today.
    • Inaugurated by HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
    • This year's theme : Suryodaya: Emerging Voices from Northeast India.
    • Singapore has been accorded the Guest of Honour Country status for this edition of fair while the Focus Country is South Korea.
    • Organised by National Book Trust (NBT), an apex body of the under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development. 
    • Smriti Irani said that her Ministry would approach the Railway& Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust on platforms and in airports to encourage people to read books.
  • A local court in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district has acquitted all the 70 accused in the 2002 post-Godhra riots that took place in Seshan Nava village for lack of evidence.
    • A total of 14 Muslims were killed in the riots that broke out on March 2, 2002 and two persons from the Hindu community were killed in police firing.
Science & Technology
  • India today successfully test-fired the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from INS Kolkata, the navy's most powerful and newest warship, in Arabian sea.
  • Google's ambitious Project Loon will be commercially available by 2016
    • Under the Project Loon, Google plans to provide affordable Internet to everyone through Internet beaming helium balloons which will be travel 20km above the Earth's surface, in the stratosphere.
New Appointments
  • Commodity exchange MCX has roped in BSE's Chief Business Officer B Venkataramani to head the bourse as Managing Director and CEO.
    • The top post at MCX has been lying vacant since May last year when the then MD & CEO Manoj Vaish resigned.
People in News
  • The Chairman of a Hyderabad-based English daily Deccan Chronicle T. Venkattram Reddy was today arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the alleged default of Rs 357 crore loan from Canara Bank.
Sports
  • World Cup 2015
    • Australia and New Zealand win their group matches
    • India to clash with Pakistan tomorrow.
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    50 comments:

    1. thanks a lot for the entire team

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    2. This team is doing a great work...
      We are nothing without your efforts..... Thank you so much guys. Keep going...

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    3. News paper reading kuda unda?

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    4. I'm having interview 2morow same centre n tym...will u given some suggestions pavan?

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    5. comparing to all other GK updates, urs is the best....,

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    6. Plz I want cricket related bits

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    7. wow it's nice to see that u r back...:-)...i thought u'll never be active again....btw...a big fan of urs...since ever we first met u on BA.....can i ask what happened about ur rbi grade b..tier-2??....jus asking okk...plzz don't mind.....:-)

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    8. Explain Job Profile of AG(Depot)...PLz

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    9. Nice to meet u brother
      I cleared exam waiting for interview result
      My performance is not so good in interview

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    10. difference between general and depot. job profile wise???

      and which one is better??

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    11. my dob is 20-02-1987, which is on 01/01/2015 becomes 27y 10m 11days. can i apply for the post code F, H, I

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    12. Are u sure there is no negative marks? I heard it is -0.25

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    13. Dear gr8 ambitionZ team what is the total salery and other facilities available if someone join in Accounts.

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    14. xam onlin hogi ya paper based?

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    15. Both r field area post & very tough job

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    16. kindly suggest- (specially admin)-which post is better? general or depot. both required same qualifications but posts are more in depot. m confused cos dont know the profile of depot.

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    17. the one thing i am sure about this exam is i end up losing 350 /- rupees. nothing more nothing less. still i pay coz i am cursed as i am unemployed...

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    18. This year in many interviews, the language of that region was compulsory. Will it be for this one too? Cuz I have just moved to Maharashtra for a job and I dont know marathi. Will it be a problem? I couldnt find any such declaration on the form. Kisi ko mila aisa koi point?

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    19. hi here is the pdf of advertisement. the online application starts from 16th feb....

      just read this article carefully. hope it helps you..

      https://fcijobsportal.com/AGIII2014/pages/FCI_Advt_2015.pdf

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    20. the works are simple... but getting there after this examination is quite an impossible uphill task... after all its a child of ssc exams.. so that really tells us how tough it would be...

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    21. which category you want to apply...? i mean general or technical? or je? each has varied age preferences. me too is 26.... still no job..

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    22. agr kisi ka sbi associate ka exam 14feb or 15 feb ko huya hai ,to plz gk post kro......

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    23. agr kisi ka sbi associate clerk ka exam 14feb or 15 feb ko huya hai ,to plz gk post kro......

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    24. doesn't matter.....i'm getting positive vibes for u.....hopes are high for u....god will surely divert things in ur favour....:-)....all the best....:-)

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    25. they give choclate to everyone?

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    26. hello frnds... where can i find model paper for fci assistant grade 3(general)... some one upload it please..

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    27. hello frnds... where can i find model paper for fci assistant grade 3(general)... some one upload it please..

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    28. fci assistant grade 3(general) model paper please..

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    29. Yes.. Check it in notification

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    30. Really.. Check notification..

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    31. In official site they have not put any notification regarding current vacancies....Is it fake or what???

      and another notable thing is "fcijobsportal.com" site name...chk it here " fciweb.nic.in"official site..

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    32. plz share the sbi assoc ques...

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    33. fir toh jazaa aa gaya heheh kahi toh free mile hame...

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    34. sorry I don knw hindi...

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    35. yes no fee for women,sc,st,pwd,ex serv...

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    36. error code 500 is coming when m downloading the card...plz suggest me how to download

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    37. There is any negative marking somebody tell.??

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