Monthly Archives: January 2017

  • Daily Current Affairs: 31st January, 2017

    Posted on January 31, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. AP Singh is Interim Head of Postal Bank India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), floated by the postal department, has received Reserve Bank of India’s final nod to commence commercial operations. The Centre has appointed AP Singh, who was earlier Joint Secretary in the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, as the interim Managing Director and CEO of IPPB. Singh was also in the founding team of the Unique Identification Authority of India. 2. Amulya Patnaik to be The Next Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik (1985 batch IPS officer of AGMUT cadre) has been appointed to be the next… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 30th January, 2017

    Posted on January 30, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. Denmark to Appoint World’s First ‘Digital Ambassador’ Denmark has announced it will appoint a ‘digital ambassador’ to manage its relationship with technology giants like Google and Apple, becoming the first country to do so. “Such companies have become a type of new nations and we need to confront that,” said Denmark’s Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen. The companies’ market values are large enough to enter G20, he added. Denmark Capital: Copenhagen Currency: Danish Krone 2. IndiaPost Becomes 3rd Entity to Receive License to Start Payment Bank Operations IndiaPost has become the third entity to receive a final license last week… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 29th January, 2017

    Posted on January 29, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. India Ranks Sixth on Eight Great Powers in 2017 India is ranked at the sixth spot, behind China and Japan, in a list of eight great powers for the year 2017 by a leading American foreign policy magazine. The list is topped by the US, whereas China and Japan are at tie for being on the second spot. Russia (fourth) and Germany (fifth) are the other two countries ahead of India. Iran is ranked seventh and Israel is on the eighth spot. India is the world’s largest democracy, home to the second-largest English-speaking population in the world and boasting… Continue Reading
  • Important Notice Regarding SSC CHSL (10+2), 2015 Exam

    Posted on January 28, 2017 by in SSC Exams
    The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has published a notice regarding change in the medium of Skill Test of Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Exam,2015. Notice is given below: Click Here To Download the Notice Continue Reading
  • NIACL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale-I Interview Call Letter Out

    Posted on January 28, 2017 by in Insurance Exams
    The NIACL has published the interview call letter for the post of Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale-I. Link is given below: Click Here To Download Your Call Letter Important Dates Commencement of Call letter Download: 25.01.2017 Closure of Call letter Download: 25.02.2017 Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 28th January, 2017

    Posted on January 28, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. India to Become the Fastest Oil Consumer by 2035 Having pipped Japan to become world’s third largest oil consumer, India’s oil consumption growth will be the fastest among all major economies by 2035, BP Statistical Review of World Energy said. India, Asia’s second-biggest energy consumer since 2008, had in 2015 overtaken Japan as the world’s third-largest oil consuming country behind US and China. India, it said, will overtake China as the largest growth market for energy in volume terms by 2030. 2. Pharmaceutical Firm Johnson & Johnson to Buy Actelion for $30 Billion The U.S. healthcare giant Johnson &… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 27th January, 2017

    Posted on January 27, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. US President Trump Orders 2,000-Mile Wall to be Built on Mexico Border President Donald Trump has signed directives to build a wall along the US border with Mexico and crack down on US cities that shield illegal immigrants, proceeding quickly on sweeping and divisive plans to kerb immigration and boost national security. The Republican President is also expected to take steps in the coming days to limit legal immigration, including executive orders restricting refugees and blocking the issuing of visas to people from several Muslim-majority Middle Eastern and North African countries including Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran, Libya and… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 26th January, 2017

    Posted on January 26, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. China Builds World’s Biggest Solar Park China has finished building the Longyangxia Dam Solar Park in the western province of Qinghai, China. Built at a cost of about 6bn yuan (£721.3m), Longyangxia now has the capacity to produce a massive 850MW of power – enough to supply up to 200,000 households. 2. Nikki Haley Confirmed as New US Envoy to UN The Senate of USA has confirmed South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (44-year) as the next Ambassador to the United Nations. Haley was approved by the Senate on a 96-4 vote. She will replace Samantha Power at the UN,… Continue Reading
  • Daily Current Affairs: 25th January, 2017

    Posted on January 25, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth Sworn in as PM of Mauritius New Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth who assumed office after his father Anerood Jugnauth, 86, stepped down from the post. Anerood Jugnauth, who has been in his post since 2014, announced that he was resigning in favour of a “younger and more dynamic leader”. Pravind Jugnauth, 55, is the leader of the main political party Militant Socialist Movement (MSM), and had already formed his ministerial cabinet after receiving an appointment letter from President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. Mauritius Capital: Port Louis (Port Louis) Currency: Mauritius Rupee 2. Govt. to Invest Rs.… Continue Reading
  • Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (17-24 Jan, 2017)

    Posted on January 25, 2017 by in Current Affairs
    1. The new Adoption Regulations which has replaced the Adoption Guidelines-2015 to strengthen the adoption programme in the country by streamlining the process came into force from _____. a) 1st January 2017 b) 15th January 2017 c) 16th January 2017 d) 22nd January 2017 e) None of these 2. Who among the following Indian film actor turned politician has bagged the 62nd Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award -2016? a) Vinod Khanna b) Shatrughan Sinha c) Mithun Chakraborty d) Amitabh Bachchan e) None of these 3. National Day of Patriotism is being observed on _______. a) 12th January b) 23rd January c)… Continue Reading
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