Thursday, July 28, 2016

1). Kargil Vijay Diwas being observed on 26 July

17th Kargil Vijay Diwas which named after the success of Operation Vijay observed on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War Heroes. 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, ended on 26 July and resulted in the loss of life on both sides, India and Pakistan and with the India regain possessions of Kargil. This day is celebrated in the... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 28 July, 2016

17th Kargil Vijay Diwas which named after the success of Operation Vijay observed on 26 July every year in honour of the Kargil War Heroes. 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

1). World Health Organisation declares Brazil free of measles

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Brazil free of measles. The step was taken after no case of the disease was registered in 2015. From 1985 to 2000, Brazil saw no domestic cases of measles, although it broke out in 2013 in the northeastern states of Pernambuco and Ceara. The WHO it had worked alongside the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) to eradicated the disease, with a joint investment of 335000 US dollar going towards measles control. The health agency also hired 165 dedicated nursing... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 27 July, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Brazil free of measles. The step was taken after no case of the disease was registered in 2015. From 1985 to 2000, Brazil saw no domestic cases of measles, although it broke out in 2013 in the northeastern states of Pernambuco and Ceara.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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1). Haryana notifies Freight Assistance Scheme for exporting MSMEs

Haryana Government notified the "Freight Assistance Scheme" for the exporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) located anywhere in the State. It has given time till September 9 to submit the claim application on the web portal of the Industries and Commerce department for the financial year 2015-16. The decision was taken in backdrop of the additional cost that is borne by the MSMEs exporting unit located in the state due to large distances from the sea ports. This distance results in making their... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 26 July, 2016

Haryana Government notified the "Freight Assistance Scheme" for the exporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) located anywhere in the State.

1.Which term is not related to banking? daily-quiz
(1) C.R.R.             
(2) N.E.E.R. 
(3) S. L. R.             
(4) Fixed Deposits 

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1.Which term is not related to banking?  (1) C.R.R.              (2) N.E.E.R.  (3) S. L. R.              (4) Fixed Deposits  2.The book “The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money" was published in the year  (1) 1930              (2) 1932  (3) 1934              (4) 1934  3.Consumer gets maximum satisfaction at the point where  (1) Marginal Utility = Price  (2) Marginal Utility > Price  (3) Marginal Utility < Price  (4) Marginal Cost = Price  4.Production function is the relationship between  (1) Production and Profit      (2) Production and Prices  (3) Production and Production factors  (4) Production and Income  5.Any factor of production can earn economicrent, when its supply will be  (1) Perfectly elastic          (2) Perfectly inelastic  (3) Elastic in nature      (4) All of the above  6.Political liberty implies  (1) people's control over the government  (2) free political activities of the people  (3) co-operation between politics and democracy  (4) voters can make and unmake their government  7.How many principles are in the UN Charter?  (1) 4              (2) 6  (3) 7              (4) 8  8.Marxian  materialism came from the idea of  (1) Hegel              (3) Darwin  (2) Feuerbach          (4) Engels  9. Article 1 of the Constitution of India declares India to be a  (1) Union of States      (2) Federal State  (3) Quasi-Federal State      (4) Unitary State  10.Residuary powers in the Indian Constitution have been assigned to  (1) Union Parliament only      (2) State Legislatures only  (3) Both Union Parliament and State Legislatures  (4) None of the above  Answers Key 1.2 2.4 3.1 4.3 5.2 6.2 7.3 8.2 9.1 10.1
Monday, July 25, 2016

1). Ganesh Singh appointed Head of Joint Parliamentary Committee for Land Acquisition Bill

BJP Lok Sabha member Ganesh Singh was appointed the new Chairperson of the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the Land Acquisition Bill. Singh replaced S S Ahluwalia, who became Minister of the State for Parliamentary Affairs in reshuffle of the council of ministers on 5 July 2016. After the appointment, Singh will have to move a resolution in the Lok Sabha seeking the seventh extension of the term of the panel.

2). Facebook's Aquila Internet drone completes first test flightContinue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 24-25 July, 2016

BJP Lok Sabha member Ganesh Singh was appointed the new Chairperson of the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the Land Acquisition Bill.

Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives. daily-quiz
1.Doctor:Hospital: : Teacher : ? 
(1) Field             
(2) Laboratory 
(3) School             
(4) Industry 

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Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.  1.Doctor:Hospital: : Teacher : ?  (1) Field              (2) Laboratory  (3) School              (4) Industry  2.1st Prime Minister of India: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru: 1st President of India: ? (1) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan      (2) Dr. Rajendra Prasad  (3) Dr. Zakir Hussain      (4) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam  3.International Literacy Day : September 8 :: International Women’s day: ?  (1)March 8          (2) June 26      (3) April 22          (4)November 4  4.ZX : AC : : VT : ?      (1)EG             (2) DF (3) AB             (4) AE  5.ABCXYZ : DEFUVW : : GHIRST : ?  (1) JNOPKL              (2) MNOLKJ     (3) JKLOPQ             (4) JOKPLN Directions (6–10): In each of the following questions, find the odd word/letters/number from the given alternatives.  6.     (1) Asis              (2) Canada  (3) Europe             (4) Africa  7.     (1) Violin              (2) Sitar  (3) Flute              (4) Piano  8.     (1) Metre              (2) Inch (3) Litre              (4) Yard  9.     (1) STU              (2) MLN  (3) QRS             (4) XYZ 10.     (1) 1, 2, 4, 7          (2) 2, 3, 4, 9  (3) 3, 2, 4, 8          (4) 4, 2, 3, 9  Answers Key: 1. (3) 2. (2) 3. (1) 4. (1) 5. (3) 6. (2) 7. (3) 8. (3) 9. (2) 10. (1)

1). Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as CEO of UIDAI

Senior IAS officer Ajay Bhushan Pandey was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). His appointment was confirmed by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ajay Bhushan Pandey is a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Maharashtra cadre. Prior to this appointment he was serving as Director General of the UIDAI since August 2015.

2). PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS and fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 23 July, 2016

Senior IAS officer Ajay Bhushan Pandey was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
Friday, July 22, 2016

1). Union Cabinet approves incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company

The Union Cabinet has approved the incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company (SDC) to give a push to port-led economic development under ambitious Sagarmala project.
SDC will be incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013, with an initial authorized share capital of 1,000 crore rupees and a subscribed share capital of 90 Crore rupees.

2). ECI launches National Electoral Roll Purification 2016

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched National Electoral Roll Purification (NERP) 2016 across the country. The 2016... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 22 July, 2016

The Union Cabinet has approved the incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company (SDC) to give a push to port-led economic development under ambitious Sagarmala project.
Thursday, July 21, 2016

1). NITI Aayog, Intel India sign SoI to start Atal Tinkering Lab Initiative for Young Innovators

The NITI Aayog signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Intel India to start the Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) initiative as a part of its flagship program Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The aim of setting up Atal Tinkering Laboratories is to build relevant skill sets among youngsters and to provide access to technology that will enable solutions.
Highlights of the Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) initiative
• These laboratories intend to impact 250000 youth with innovation skills &... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 21 July, 2016

The NITI Aayog signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Intel India to start the Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) initiative as a part of its flagship program Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

1). SC accepts Lodha panel recommendations on structural reforms in BCCI

The Supreme Court accepted major recommendations of the Lodha Committee on reforms in BCCI including a bar on ministers and civil servants and those above 70 years of age from becoming its members. However, the apex court left it to the Parliament to decide whether it should come under RTI and if betting on the game should be legalized. The apex court also accepted the recommendations of the Committee headed by retired Chief Justice of India Justice R M Lodha to have... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 20 July, 2016

The Supreme Court accepted major recommendations of the Lodha Committee on reforms in BCCI including a bar on ministers and civil servants and those above 70 years of age from becoming its members.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

1). Three Indian sites listed among UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) listed Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier’s works among its World Heritage Sites. The listed works include Chandigarh’s Complexe du Capitole, Khangchendzonga National Park and Mount Khangchendzonga. It is the first time that any country got three sites inscribed in the Word Heritage List at a single session of the committee meeting. The chosen works of Le Corbusier depict his contributions to the Modern Movement that emerged after World War I. His works emphasize on functionality,... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 19 July, 2016

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) listed Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier’s works among its World Heritage Sites.
Monday, July 18, 2016

1). Nalanda Mahavihara inscribed as 33rd World Heritage Site in India

The ruins of ancient Nalanda Mahavihara known as old Nalanda University of Bihar got inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With this, Nalanda University ruins became the second World Heritage Site in Bihar after Bodhgaya's Mahabodhi temple and 33rd such site in India. The ruins comprise the archaeological remains of monastic and scholastic institutions dating from the 3rd century BC to the 13th century AD. The ruins have large number of remains of stupas, shrines and viharas and important art... Continue reading DAILY G.K. DOSE – 17-18 July, 2016

The ruins of ancient Nalanda Mahavihara known as old Nalanda University of Bihar got inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.