• Daily Current Affairs News 19th Sept, 2016

    Sep 19 • September 2016 • 465 Views

    Daily Current Affairs News 19th Sept, 2016 for Govt. Exams

    Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News 19th Sept, 2016.

    Q-1 Which is the youngest (22nd) District of Haryana?

    Dadri

    Jhajjar

    Rewari

    Bhiwani

    National News Updates

    1. Haryana’s 22nd District- Dadri

    i) As announced by the Manohar Lal Khattar ( Haryana’s Chief Minister) Dadri will be sworn as the 22nd district of Haryana.

    ii) Dadri is the biggest sub-division in Bhiwani District of Haryana.

     

    Sports News Updates

    1. Nico Rosberg clinched singapore Grand Prix-2016

    i) On 18th September, 2016 Nico Roseberg Grabbed his 8th win of season at Singapore Grand Prix.

    ii) The  respective 2nd and 3rd position were grabbed Daniel Ricciardo and Lewis Hamilton.

    2. ISSF Junior World Cup

    i) India clinched Seven medals including 3 gold medals.

    ii)It is the world shooting championship.

     

    Answers-

    1-a

     

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  • Daily Current Affairs News 18th Sept, 2016 Targeting Govt. Exams

    Sep 18 • September 2016 • 190 Views

    Daily Current Affairs News 18th Sept, 2016 for Govt. Exams

    Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News 18th Sept, 2016.

    Q-1 Which Warship was recently launched in arabian sea for testing from Mazagaon dockyard?

    a) INS Vikrant

    b) Mormugao

    c) Viraat

    d) Asthadharini

    Q-2 Which country recently observed the first case of Euthanasia?

    a) Netherlands

    b) Bolivia

    c) Belgium

    d) United States of America

     

     

    National News Updates

    1. India’s New warship launches on 17th September.

    i)   New guided missile destroyer whose name is “Mormugao” was launched in Arabian Sea.

    ii)  It will go through various tests for next 3 years and will be commissioned in 2020.

    iii) It was launched at the Mazagaon dockyard in Mumbai.

    International News Updates

    1. The first Euthanasia case for Belgium.

    i) A 17 year old Belgian was euthanized on 17th September, 2016.

    ii) This is for first time since the country adopted the legalization of euthanasia.

    iii) Euthanasia refers to mercy killing or killing with one’s own concern.

    Business News Updates

    1.  ICICI augments Rs 1635 crore from anchor investors.

    i) Foreign investors such as Goldman Sachs, Nomura, Morgan Stanley and Govt. of Singapore contributed ICICI Prudential Life in raising Rs 1635 crore.

    ii) ICICI Prudential’s IPO  has fixed a price band of Rs.300 to Rs.334 per share.

    iii) Also , it opens from Monday to Wednesday 

    2. Framework for Advanced Night Vision Products- BEL 

    i) Bharat Electronics Limited- A Navratna Company is all set to establish a factory to produce Night Vision Products.

    ii) As announced on 17th September, the factory will be established in Krishna district of  Andhra Pradesh.

    Sports News Updates

    1. Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez thrashed Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni on 17th September.

    i) The match took place under the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie at the R.K. Khanna Stadium on 17th September.

    ii) Earlier Rafael and Lopez clinched the Olympic title also.

    Answers-

    1-b

    2-c

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  • Daily Current Affairs News 17th Sept, 2016 aiming Government Exams

    Sep 17 • September 2016 • 133 Views

    Daily Current Affairs News 17th Sept, 2016  for Government Exams

    Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News  17th Sept, 2016 for Government Exams.

    Q-1 What is the Name of the Space laboratory launched by China on 16th September?

    Tyongang-2

    Tiangong-2

    Pangong-2

    Chinigong-2 

    Q-2 Recently World’s Oldest Textile was found in which country ?

    Peru

    Venezuala

    Brazil

    India

    National News Updates

    China Launches Space Laboratory

    i)  On 16th September, 2016 China Successfully launched its Space Laboratory.

    ii) The name of the Space lab is Tiangong-2.

    iii) This is a step towards China’s Plan of “manned Space Station”

    iv) The lab was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.   

     

    International News Updates

    1. Oldest textile found

    i)  A 6200 year old textile (fabric) has been found in Peru on 16th September, 2016

    ii) The fabric is Indigo-Blue in color.

    iii) It is the Oldest Known fabric in world.

     

     

    Business News Updates

    1.  Indowind invest Rs 65 crore.

    i) In order to establish a 10 MW Wind power plant in Karnataka Indowind Energy invests Rs 65core.

    ii) The Chairman of Indowind is Bala.V . Kutti.

    2. UCC and PAN are compulsory for transactions- SEBI

    i) Securities and Exchange Board of India announced on  16 September, 2016 that for commodity exchange transactions UCC and PAN are compulsory.

    ii) UCC stands for Unique Client Code and PAN stands for Permanent account number.

    3.  Photocopying standard books – No copyright Violation 

    i) As per the new verdict given by Delhi High court on 16th September, 2016 one can photocopy the course packs prepared by the Delhi University.

    ii) There will be no copyright violation in photocopying the study material   provided by the Delhi Universit

     Science and Technology News Updates

    1. Astronomers detects new Planet

    i)  A team of astronomers found a small Planet which is 176 light years away from earth using radio telescopes.

    ii) The planet shows the characteristics of exoplanet.

    Answers-

    Answer to Question-1  Tiangong-2

    Answer to Question-2 Peru

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  • Daily Current Affairs News 16th Sept, 2016 for Government Exams

    Sep 16 • September 2016 • 342 Views

    Daily Current Affairs News 16th Sept, 2016

    Important Questions from Daily Current Affairs News 16th Sept, 2016 for Government Exams.

    Q-1 On which Date International Day of Democracy is observed?

    i)   12 September

    ii)  13 September

    iii) 14 September

    iv) 15 September

    Q-2 Who is appointed as the New Batting Coach to Australian team?

    i)   Graeme Smith

    ii)  Graeme Hick

    iii) Rahul Dravid

    iv) VVS Laxman

    Q-3 Who is the Brand Ambassador of “Samajwadi kisan Beema Yojana”

    i)   Shahrukh Khan

    ii)  Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    iii)  Amitabh Bachchan

    iv) Amar Singh

    National News Updates

    1. Nawazuddin siddiqui -New Brand Ambassador of UP farmers’ scheme

    i)  This was announced by the Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Mr. Akhilesh Yadav on 15 September, 2016

    ii) Nawazuddin will be the brand ambassador for “Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojana”.

    iii) Under this scheme treatment worth 2.5 lakh and Organ Transplant treatment worth 1 lakh will be provide to the needy.

    2. 17th Non Alignment Movement (NAM) Summit

    i)  Vice President Mr. Hamid Ansari will Represent India at 17th NAM Summit.

    ii) The 17th NAM summit is scheduled on 17-18 September,  2016.

    iii) The Venue of the Summit is Margarita, Venezuela.

    International News Updates

    1. International Day of Democracy-15 September

    i) International Democracy Day is being observed on 15th September each year.

    ii) It is observed to raise public awareness about the democratic system. 

    iii) The 2016  year’s theme is “Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.

    iv) It was First observed in year 2007.

     

    Business News Updates

    1. Rs 1.3 lakh Crore investment for 3 expressway projects.

    i)   As announced by the Union minister of Transport and Roads (Nitin Gadkari) , Government will launch 3 new expressways.

    ii)  These include  Delhi – Amritsar – Katra, Delhi – Jaipur and Vadodara- Mumbai.

    iii) The total Project cost is of 1. 32 lakh crore.

     

    Sports News Updates

    Graeme Hick – New Australian Batting Coach.

    He belongs to Former england Team

    He has been appointed as the permanent Batting Coach upto year 2020.

    Answers-

    1-d

    2-b

    3-b

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  • Current Affairs News Updates 15th September, 2016

    Sep 15 • September 2016 • 512 Views

    Current Affairs News Updates 15th September, 2016 for Government Exams

    Important Questions from Current Affairs News Updates 15th September, 2016 for Government Exams

    Q-1 Who is the current Chief commission of European Union?

    Tim cook

    Jean Claude Juncker

    Francois Hollande

    Prince Charles 

    None of these

    Q-2 Who is the winner of prestigious Lemson-MIT award 2016?

    Sunder Pichai

    Ramesh Raskar

    Satya Nadella

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Q- Who acquired the US based company ‘Mosanto’ Recently?

    Sun Pharma

    Bayer AG

    Cipla

    Biocon

     

    National News Updates for Government Exams

    1. Lemson-MIT award Indian-american Scientist

    i)   Ramesh Raskar grabbed the renowned Lemson- MIT Prize.

    ii)  The Prize is of worth $500000 and was given for exceptional contribution in the field of improving Lives of people.

    iii) Ramesh is a Nasik – born scientist who is also the founder of camera culture research group at MIT.

     

    2.  Reliance communication to merge with Aircel Ltd.

    i)   The Joint Venture will now be the Fourth largest Telecom Industry of India.

    ii)  Rcom and Maxis Communications Berhad (MCB) will hold 50-50% shares.

    International News Updates for Government Exams

    1.  Bayer AG to acquire to US based Monsanto.

    i)   The deal is worth $ 66 Billion.

    ii)  Monsanto is seed and weed – killer company.

    2. Special task force for BREXIT.

    Jean Claude Juncker announced implementation of special task force for negotiations with Britain.

    He is present Chief of European Commission.

    On June 23rd , 2016 Britain announced its exit from European Union.

    3. U.S.A – Israel Military deal

    i)  US and Israel signed an agreement worth $38 billion  for military assistance

    ii) This is highest  ever military deal by us to another country.

    Business News Updates for Government Exams

    1.  Indian Oil Corporations Limited (IOCL) Plans to invest Rs. 1.8 lakh crore investment.

    i ) The motive is capital Expenditure- Oil Refineries, petrochemical plants etc.

     

    Sports News Updates for Government Exams

     

    1. Team ‘India Blue’ wins Duleep Trophy on 14 September, 2016.

    i) The venue of Duleep trophy Final was Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex.

    2. Barcelona thrashed Celtic in the first match of champions league on 14th September, 2016

    i) Barcelona won by 7-0 and the venue of the match was Manchester city.

    Answers-

    1-b

    2-b

    3-b

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  • Current Affairs News Updates 14th September, 2016

    Sep 14 • September 2016 • 126 Views

    Current Affairs News Updates 14th September, 2016

    Important Questions from Current Affairs News Updates 14th September, 2016.

    Q-1 Who became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals in Paralympics games?

    Jitu Rai

    Devendra Jhajaria

    Mushkil Nath

    Tushar Kumar

    Q-2 Who is the new chairman of Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) appointed recently?

    Vivek Jain 

    Priyanka Karmakar

    Preeti Kumar

    Sumit Gupta

     

     

    National News Updates

    1. Claude Lila Parulekar dies

    i) Claude Lila Parulekar – The eminent animal activists and daughter of great nasaheb parulekar dies on 13 September

    ii) She dies at the age of 81.

    2. According to the recent list released by “Fortune” India’s top women bankers are in top 50 powerful women of world outside US.

    i) In this Ms. Arundhati bhattacharya bagged 2nd position, Ms Chanda Kochar bagged 5th position and Ms Sikha sharma grabbed 19th position.

    ii) These three are Chief Executing officers of SBI, ICICI and Axis bank respectively.

    International News Updates

    1. Britain introduces Polymer Banknotes

    i) New Banknotes made up of polymer were circulated on 13 September, 2016 by the britain.

    ii) The Britain is the first European country to Introduce such notes.

    iii) These notes are also waterproof.

    iv) Firstly, Banknotes worth 44o million will be issued at initial phase.

    Business News Updates

    1. Srilanka  signals Red to NTPC’s coal plant plan.

    i) NTPC’s plan to build a coal based plan was scrapped by srilanka’s ministry of power and Energy on 13 September.

    ii) The announcement came in order to switch to Renewable resources based energy instead of Non Renewable based.

    iii) The plant was planned to be built in Triconmalee in Sri Lanka.

    Sports News Updates

    1.  Vivek Jain Sworn as the new Chairman of RWITC

    i) RWITC refers to Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC)

    ii) Its 101st meeting was held on Monday.

    iii) The venue of the meeting was Mahalaxmi Racecorse, Pune.

    iv) Vivek Jain was chosen out of 8 nominations.

    2. Devendra jhajharia Clinches gold at Rio Pralympics

    i) He became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals

    ii) He grabbed gold in Javelin throw event in Paralympics

    Answers-

    1- b

    2-a

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  • Current Affairs News Updates 12th September, 2016

    Sep 12 • September 2016 • 383 Views

    Current Affairs News Updates 12th September, 2016

    Important Questions from Current Affairs News Updates 11th September, 2016.

    Q-1 Which Country recently demanded as the status of Nuclear Power State?

    i) South Korea

    ii) North Korea

    iii) Somalia

    iv) Kazakhastan

    Q-2 The Name of Joint naval exercise conducted by Russia and China recently is?

    i) Ruchi-2016

    ii) South China Sea Exercise-2016

    iii) Joint Sea-2016

    iv) none of these

     

    National News Updates

    1. Sharrmadaa Baluu and Dhruthi Venugopal clinched the title.

    i) Baluu and Dhruthi clinched the ITF  Women’s tennis Tournament.

    ii) They Thrashed  Suzy Larkin and Linnea Malmqvist respectively.

    iii) The Tournament name is $10000 ITF Women’ s tennis Tournament.

    iv) Suzy Larkin and Linnea Malmqvist belongs to Great britain and Sweden respectively.

     

     

    International News Updates

    1. “Joint Sea-2016”

    i) China and Russia conduct joint naval exercises in South China Sea.

    ii) The name of the Exercise is Joint Sea- 2016.

    iii) The Exercises will comprise of Navy surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft, ship-borne helicopters marine corps.

    2. North Korea demands for Nuclear Country status world wide.

    i) This demand came as a result of recently conduction of Nuclear test by North Korea.

    ii) The Demand is of as a Recognized Nuclear power State.

    Sports News Updates

    1. Angelique Kerber grabs the US Open Title.

    i) On 10th September, Angelique Kerber thrashed Karolina Pliskova to clinch US Open Title.

    ii) She became the World no.1 with this win.

    2. 18-year old Aditi Ashok marks her first top-10 finish.

    i) She ranked among top 10 as a professional in  Ladies European Tour at ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters.

    ii) She grabbed the 9th Place.

    iii) The Venue of the tournament was Golf Club Hubbelrath in Germany.

    iv) The first position was bagged by  28-year-old Korean In-Kyung Kim.

     

    Science and technology news updates

    1. New Technology to read closed books found.

    i) Scientists of Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (MIT) developed a new technology to read a closed book.

    ii) The technology is based on Terahertz waves.

    iii) This will help archaeologists read antique books without opening them.

    Answers-

    1-ii

    2- iii

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  • Current Affairs News Updates 11th September, 2016

    Sep 11 • September 2016 • 555 Views

    Current Affairs News Updates 11th September, 2016

    Important Questions from Current Affairs News Updates 11th September, 2016.

    Q-1 Which country has recently established the longest Bullet Train Network in the world ?

    i)   Russia

    ii)  China

    iii) India

    iv) United States of America

    Q-2 The host of Asian junior judo championship is-

    i) India

    ii) Pakistan

    iii) China

    iv) China

    Q-3 Who clinched Gold medal in the Paralympic Games on 10 Sept, 2016.

    i) Thangavelu

    ii) Pv Sindhu

    iii) Jitu rai

    iv) Gopichand

    National News Updates

    1. Thangavelu Maritappan clinches gold in Paralympic Games on 10 Sept, 2016

    i) He is the 3rd Indian to Join the club of Gold Medal winners in Paralympic games.

    ii) Furthermore, He clinched the gold medal in the Event of High Jump.

    iii) Varun bhati won the bronze medal in the same event.

     

    International News Updates

    1. China becomes country with world ‘s longest bullet train network-

    i) On 10 Sept, 2016 China completed its 20000 km of Bullet railway network.

    ii)  This Landmark was achieved with completion of Zhengzhou-Xuzhou corridor.

    Business News Updates

    1. KVIC introduces new toll free number.

    i) Khadi and Village Industries commission introduces a Toll-free Number to facilitate service.

    ii) The initiative was taken for fastening the access to all sector-related schemes and information.

    2. JPVL bara project Phase-II operations starts.

    i) JPVL- Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd. announced the beginning of  unit-2 operations on 10th September.

    ii) The Power Project is of 1980 MW.

    3. As per the Data Released by Reserve Bank of India-India’s foreign exchange reserves uplifted to $367.76 billion.

    Sports News Updates

     

    1. On the opening day of the Asian junior judo championship North korea , South korea and Uzbekistan nailed Gold Medals.

    i) This the 17th Asian Junior judo championship.

    ii) The venue of the games was Rajiv Gandhi khel stadium , kochi.

    iii) Furthermore, India Clinched two bronze  medals in the championship.

    iv) Yamini and Malaprabha clinched the Bronze medals.

    Answers-

    1-ii

    2-i

    3-i

     

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  • Current Affairs News Updates 10th September, 2016

    Sep 10 • September 2016 • 458 Views

    Current Affairs News Updates 10th September, 2016

    Important Questions from Current Affairs News Updates 10th September, 2016.

    Q-1 Who is the Current Minister of Human Resource Development?

    a) manohar parrikar

    b) Narendra Modi

    c) Prakash Javedkar

    d) Smriti Zubin Irani 

    Q-2 The President Of North Korea is –

    a) Jim yong kun

    b) Yim Jong un

    c) Kim Jong un

    d) Xi Jinping

    Q-3  ICICI prudential life insurance company to hit marktes on sep 19, 2016 with Initial Public offering of ?

    a) 6055 crore

    b) 6057 crore

    c) 6050 crore

    d) 6000 crore

    Q-4 Who thrashed Serena williams in semi final of US open 2016?

    Karolina Pliskova

    Carolina Marin

    Angelique Kerber

    None of these

     

    National News Updates

    1. President Pranab Mukherjee honours Defence Services Staff  College (DSSC).

            i) President awarded the president colours to DSSC on 9th September, 2016

           ii) DSSC is now the first training institution to grab the honour.

    2. All Academic certificates to be made digital by the end of 2017.

           i) This will be done under governments Digital India Programme

          ii) Prakash Javedkar (Minister for Human Resource Development) announced this on 8th September, 2016.

     

    International News Updates

    1. North Korea carry outs its 5th Nuclear test

              i) North Korea confirmed it on 8th September, 2016

            ii) The President of North Korea is Kim Jong-un

     

    Business News  Updates

    1. ICICI prudential Life Insurance Company to whip the markets with huge public offering on September 19. 2016.

              i) The Initial Public Offering is worth Rs. 6057 crore.

            ii) This is for the first time by an Insurance company.

           iii) The offers closes on 21st September, 2016 for ICICI Shareholders.

    Sports News Updates

    1. B. Adhiban thrashed Erwin L’ami Chess Olympiad on 8th September, 2016

          i) Also India got a sole lead over Netherlands by this win.

         ii) Furthermore, the Venue of the Olympiad was Baku, Azerbaizan

     

    2. Karolina Pliskova thrashed Serena Williams in Semi finals of US Open on 8th September, 2016

    i) Karolina Pliskova to meet world no.1 Angelique Kerber.

    ii) She belongs to Czech Republic.

     

    Answers-

    1-c

    2-c

    3-b

    4-a

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  • Current Affairs News Updates 9th September, 2016

    Sep 9 • September 2016 • 123 Views

    Current Affairs News Updates 9th September, 2016

    Important Questions for Government Exams from Current Affairs News Updates 9th September, 2016

    Q- Which is India’s largest bank in private sector?

             a) Axis bank

             b) ICICI bank

             c) Kotak Mahindra bank

             d) HDFC bank

    Q- Which satellite was launched by ISRO on 8th September, 2016?

            a) INSAT-1B

            b) INSAT-3DR

            c) INSAT- 2B

            d) INSAT- 1DR

    Q- The Opening Ceremony of Rio Paralympics marked on ?

           a) 7th Sept

           b) 8th Sept

            c) 9th Sept

           d) 10th Sept

    National News Updates 

    1.  “Into the Hidden Valley” bags the UK based MM bennetts award for Historical fiction, 2016.

           i) The book is based on an Indian tribe and the name of the tribe is Apatani Tribe.

          ii) Furthermore the origin of tribe from Arunachal Pradesh.

         iii) In addition the Author of the book is Stuart Blackburn and the book is published by Speaking Tiger.

    International News Updates 

    1. Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev to be acting president of Uzbekistan.

            i) The Decision was approved by the parliament of Uzbekistan on 8th September, 2016

          ii) Also he is the most possible contender to succeed Islam Karimov.

    Business News Updates

    1. Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CJI)  invests in BYJU’s.

          i) This is the first Asian investment from CJI.

        ii) Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a philanthropic investor created by Facebook for various private companies.

       iii) Priscilla chan is wife of facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. 

       iv) The investment is of Rs 332 crores.

       v) BYJU’s is the Bangalore based Edu-Tech company which provides online education for various levels. 

    2. ICICI bank introduces Software Robots to cut “Response Time”.

         i) In order to speed up services and banking transactions ICICI introduces software robots as announced on 8th September, 2016.

        ii) ICICI is the India’s Largest Private Sector Bank. 

    Sports News Updates

    1. Rio de Janerio marks the opening ceremony of Paralympics games 0n 8th September, 2016.

          i) Around 4300 athletes are participating and china has highest no. of paralympians.

     

    Science News Updates

    1. ISRO puts INSAT-3DR into orbit Successfully.

          i) GSLV-F05 is based on cryogenic technology.Hence the engine was cryo-engine which built indigenously. 

         ii) Also it is the 10th Flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launching Vehicle.

        iii) INSAT-3DR is an advanced weather satellite.

        iv) It was put into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

        v) Furthermore the Satellite was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre , sri harikota, 

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