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February 28, 2015

28th February 2015 - Important Current Affairs updates

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Business & Economy
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented NDA Government's first full fledged Union Budget in the Lok Sabha today. 
    • Corporate tax to be reduced from 30 to 25 per cent over the next four years; No change in individual income tax.
    • Wealth tax abolished; two per cent additional surcharge on super-rich with above one crore rupee annual income.
    • Proposes to introduce bills to curb black money.
    • Goods and Services Tax to be in place by April 1, 2016.
    • Two crore houses in urban areas by 2022 and four crore in rural areas.
    • Two lakh rupees insurance for poor people under Jan Dhan Yojana on premium of one rupee per month.
    • AIIMS to be established in five states.
    • Three-pronged approach to use Jan Dhan, Aadhar and mobile technology to check pilferage of subsidies.
    • Proposes over 11 per cent hike to defence sector.
    • Fiscal deficit to be reduced to three per cent in the next three years.
  • In order to provide convenient online shopping experience to customers, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has tied up with Amazon.in to sell various products.
    • Under the agreement, IRCTC will leverage the huge traffic it generates being a virtual monopoly for train e-ticketing to sell products such as consumer electronic, books, shoes, apparel etc.
    • It has added a “shop on Amazon” tab on its homepage which redirects to a separate landing page on Amazon.in.
National Affairs
  • Today (28th February 2015)  is National Science Day
    • The theme of this year is Science for Nation Building.
    • On this day, the nation pays tributes to the legacy of the great scientist, Dr C V Raman, who brought Nobel Prize in Science to Asia and India for the first time for his epoch-making discovery Raman Effect.
    • Professor Raman disclosed this discovery to the world on 28th of February, 1928 and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930.
  • First President of Republic of India, Bharat Ratna, Dr. Rajendra Prasad's Death Anniversary today.
  • Observing it was “most undesirable” to let an MP or MLA continue even for a day if he or she has been elected using illegitimate means, the Supreme Court said today that special benches should be created at all high courts in the country to speedily decide election petitions.
  • First Assamese dictionary for Science and Technology terms with over 40,000 words was released by Dibrugarh University Vice Chancellor Dr Alok Kumar Buragohain today.
    • The 1,160-page dictionary covered almost all streams of science, including Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Mathematics, Geology, Geography, Computer Science, Statistics, Astronomy among others.
People in News
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted the resignation of Dr R K Pachauri from the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change.
    • Dr Pachauri had resigned from the council following the registration of a sexual harassment case against him.
    • He is also Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI, was re-nominated to the Council by the Prime Minister last year. 
    • He had been member of the Council since its inception in 2007.
  • Mukul Roy, once the second in command of the Trinamool Congress, has been removed from the post of the party’s national general secretary today.
Deaths
  • US based Bangladeshi Author Avijit Roy hacked to death by suspected religious extremists in Dhaka.
    • US terms the incident as an assault on free speech
Sports
  • World Cup 2015
    • India defeated UAE by nine wickets.
    • NewZealand become the 1st to enter quarterfinals after defeating four-time champions Australia.
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    103 comments:

    1. thanks a lot
      waited the whole day for ibps clerk score:(

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    2. Ibps clerk score? So result

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    3. Why thnks tell me wht info u got abt ibps clerk

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    4. Why thnks? Plz tell me

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    5. same here again n again check site

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    6. when will be the final result of ibps po4?

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    7. in the month of april frnd

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    8. in many website they said that clerk score will be disclosed today

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    9. last time they published the result on april 1
      in notification also they have mentioned

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    10. Tu pehle a bata ibps clerk score kab aayega

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    11. When will clerks 4 written marks for successful candidates be published?

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    12. refer advertisement ibps cc saying this

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    13. Can you tell me what consists in computer profeciancy test for new india assurance assistant,?

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    14. IBPS clerk result displayed soon freinds dont worry .

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    15. thank you......:)

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    16. Result will come in April only. We can only know the marks of the test..

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    17. Basic activities in MS Word and MS Excel like typing a paragraph, creating table, addition or subtraction using excel formulae, take a print out etc.

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    18. If ibps clerks release marks please msg me, because I don't have internet all time number 9177043818 telangana

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    19. Hi frds...In UIIC assistant interview i forget to download application form what can do?????

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    20. On what basis you told this information

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    21. First of all vacancies r more n secondly ppl who cleared ibps n SBI won't join this bank... Some of them do not join if posting is far....compared to last time branches r more this time so vacancies will be high ...

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    22. Mine is on 17th morning and I'm from TN...

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    23. How many posts for KBL so is there any chance I am from andhra

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    24. My interview experience of ibps at maharashtra bank pune

      There are five member in panel....
      M1,M2,F3,M4,M5.

      I reached 12.00 pm
      My interview was start at 2.o clock

      Me:-i enterd in interview room,i
      Greeted to sir and madam
      And my intrview start
      M1: introduced yourself
      Me: i answerd
      M1:mr satish what is a democracy and how it is beneficial to us
      Me: i answerd in detail with referance to both house loksabha and rajyasabha..
      M2:Ask me about having bank account and in which bank.how it usefull to me
      Me: answerd
      M2: He asked me about function of bank
      Me:i answerd but in between M4 inturuppt
      M4: what is mean by collatterd security
      Me: i answerd with example of agricutural loan and land as as collatral security
      F3: she asked me about BEP.CHEQUE.differance bet cost account and charter accountant and about Audit.
      And last M5: asked me about my hobby.IT ACT , And how IT important in banking sector
      ME: I answed with example of Atm, online banking , mobile banking, etc

      So such type my interview done.....now waiting for result hope so i will be there in final result..

      BEST WISHESH MY FRIENDS .......FOR UR RESULT..

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    25. It was not specified.... May be 400-500 for officers and around 1000 for clerks...

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    26. R u from pitampura ...

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    27. Cool. See you in Mangalore then.

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    28. everyone s saying that the cut -off for general will be above 50.
      I m totally terrified at these kind of statements. my score was just 90

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    29. 90 is a good score and aggregate will not be over 50. If you get a reasonably good interview score then you are in so don't worry.

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    30. are documents to be attested by gazetted officer or self attestation will do?

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    31. whn ibps clerk 4 scores coming????????????????????????????????????

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    32. wn ll wrtn tst mrks b dsplyd????

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    33. mine also on 19 aft. 1pm.

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    34. 18 march 1030am

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    35. any of u get appointment order for clerk in karnataka bank form list one ?

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    36. May be nxt weekend..

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    37. wen is ur interview

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    38. next week start from tomo na dear .so u mean in 3-4 days ?

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    39. Yours name you are from

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    40. Can you give what is the interview marked for KBL so

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    41. Ok Pooja...i m Vikram from haryana and right now I m taking caching from paramount @ Mukherjee nagar ..can be just simple friends. ...I m waiting nd hoping for best..:-)

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    42. No idea... They don't disclose abt cut off or scores even after selection... So give yo best...

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    43. do u belong to karnataka?

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    44. do u knw dat transfer certificate whch is requrd for uiiiiiii interview.plz tel me wt is dat

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    45. Hmmm.nxt week m kbi b aaa sakta h..

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    46. all the best..:)
      do well..

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    47. ur get according to place or any whr in india

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    48. I mentioned anywhere in india...u can also mention 3 preferred state other than home state ..

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    49. but ppl still mention their home state

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    50. But we mention any where in country is their response in interview

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    51. Which place your posting is they placed

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    52. Kishan where he u been posted

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    53. All the best guys who are going to face PO interview.

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    54. Erode.,, U r frm..? And ur degree...?

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    55. Kanyakumari. MCA. Ur deg?

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    56. Is Punjab ur native place

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    57. Plzzzzz... Anyone suggest me... I don't have my original degree certificate as I completed my pg in2011.... Is it mandate for intervw... Plzzzzz.. Suggest...

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    58. Haii.. Kishan... Can u suggest... Me? I have my provisional certificate of pg... Completed in 2011... Is it mandate to have original degree certificate... Plzzzzz.. Suggest me... As I have intervw on 16 th... Or suggest me The toll free number... For enquiry....

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    59. Original certificate is mandatory... U can call hr department which is mentioned on ur call letter..all the best...

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    60. I think it is mandate for interview

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    61. Thank u.. Kishan... :)

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    62. Hi frnds, am also cleared the written exam.my interview date is 18th.
      so please anyone tell me how to prepare for interview.

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    63. how many members are selected from ap

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    64. Me too same problem, I don't have OD but I do have Marks sheets with Proriginal are these sufficient for interview. If you get ans then plz reply to my mail.
      prasad.yadavolu@gmail.com

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    65. did you get the ans?

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    66. Mine also 16 mrng 10.30 from a.p

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    67. what was ur attempts in written exam

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    68. when was ur interview

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    69. hi kishan ,

      will they give preference to people give 3 states as there option in biodata form... ,were there any one selected as u know who given 3 options ?..

      will they give more preference for people who given any where in india..

      thanks.

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    70. They will select don't worry... I made a mistake by not selecting that...

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    71. They will select u...no worries

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