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Current Affairs of 17th November 2014

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ISRO successfully launched IRNSS 1C satellite: Indian successfully launched IRNSS 1C navigation satellite on board ISRO’s PSLV C26 rocket from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. IRNSS is called Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. The first two satellites in the series IRNSS 1A and IRNSS 1B were launched in July last year and April this year respectively. PanditDeendayalUpadhyayShramevJayateKaryakram: Prime Minister NarendraModi launched “PanditDeendayalUpadhyayShramevJayateKaryakram” scheme. Under the scheme, labourers will get Unique Labour Identification numbers, LIN, to facilitate their online registration. Prime Minister Modi will also dedicate to the nation a unified labour portal called ShramSuvidha. India, UK has signed MoU: India and United ... Read More »

Current Affairs of 16th November 2014

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Asia Cup Archery Tournament: India will host first leg of Asia Cup Archery Tournament in Delhi in January 2015. The second and third leg was allotted to Bangkok and Tehran. Bharti Airtel: Bharti Airtel has announced it has started its 2G prepaid service in Arunachal Pradesh. Airtel has become the first private telecom operator to connect Bomdila, Jameri, Zero Point and Tenga, these are the cities of Arunachal Pradesh. Norway: President Pranab Mukherjee said, Norway will soon feature in the list of few countries whose nationals get Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility in India. ‘Nirbhay’ missile: India is ready for ... Read More »

Current Affairs of 15th November 2014

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Kotak Mahindra Bank: Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched ‘KayPak’, a bank payment product for Facebook users to send money to each other. KayPay uses Facebook user id & password and a One Time Password (OTP) to authenticate a transaction. KayPak is built on top of the mobile based Immediate Payment System launched by the National Payment Corporation of India. Bharat Forge and Safran long term agreement: High tech components manufacturer Bharat Forge and global aerospace, defence and security firm Safran have announced a long-term partnership under which Bharat Forge will supply critical high integrity forged and machined components. MC Marry ... Read More »

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Keyboard Shortcuts (Microsoft Windows) 1. CTRL+C (Copy) 2. CTRL+X (Cut) … 3. CTRL+V (Paste) 4. CTRL+Z (Undo) 5. DELETE (Delete) 6. SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin) 7. CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item) 8. CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item) 9. F2 key (Rename the selected item) 10. CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word) 11. CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word) 12. CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point ... Read More »

General Knowledge Quiz of 15th November 2014

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1.Who has launched the SaansadAdarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)? A) Pranab Mukherjee B) NarendraModi C) Rajnath School D) ArunJaitley   2.Who won the Under – 17 title of the 55th Subroto Cup football tournament? A) Zee TV School, Delhi B) KDC, Patna C) GGSS School, Hisar D) DPS, Bhopal   3.Who won the women’s singles title of 20th Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship? A) PrernaBhambri B) DipikaPallikal C) SaniaMirza D) ParthanaThombare   4.Who has been appointed as a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Big Data Privacy Advisory Group? A) S.L. Bhojegowda B) Rajeev Topno C) PulakGhosh D) Shankar AggarwaL   5.Who ... Read More »

General Knowledge Quiz of 14th November 2014

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1.Who has been selected for the Noble Prize 2014 for Literature? A) Eleanor Catton B) Patrick Modiano C) JhumpaLahiri D) Alice Munr1o   2.Union government scheme ‘Sardar Patel Urban Housing Mission’ will ensure 30 million houses by _____? A) 2022 B) 2025 C) 2020 D) 2019 3.What was the name of veteran journalist, who died at the age of 93 in Manipal? A) P. Bhattacharya B) AdilZainulbhai C) Suresh Prabhu D) M.V. Kamath 4.Who won 2014 Waislitz Global Citizen Award? A) H. Devaraj B) Deepak Mohanty C) Anoop Jain D) A.K. Ganju 5.Who is Mark Zuckerberg? A) Founder of Facebook ... Read More »

General Knowledge Quiz of 13th November 2014

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1.Who was conferred with Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award 2014? A) Saiyid Hamid               B) Suresh Prabhu C) Thomas Mathew D) Adil Zainulbhai   2.How many individuals have won the Noble Prize, 2014 in the field of Physics? A) 2 B) 1 C) 3 D) 4   3.Who won the European Golf title by beating world number one Rory Mcllroy A) Adam Scott B) Sergio Garcia C) Jim Furyk D) Oliver Wilson   4.Who will be the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT)? A) Hemant Contractor B) Rajat Sharma C) Rahul Keshav Patwardhan ... Read More »

General Knowledge Quiz of 12th November 2014

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1.Who has won the Japan Open title 2014? A) Milos Raonic B) T. Berdych C) KieNishikori D) Rafael Nadal   2.Who has been honoured with Global Diversity Award 2014 by British parliament? A) Sachin Tendulkar B) NarendraModi C) Shahrukh Khan D) Ratan Tata   3.Who has won the women’s singles title of tennis China Open, 2014? A) Maria Sharapova B) A. Ivanovic C) Serena Williams D) Petra Kvitova   4.Who has been nominated for the US top National Medal of Science award? A) Rajkumar Rao B) Alok Shetty C) Thomas Kailath D) B Muthuraman   5.Who has won the Japanese ... Read More »

General Knowledge Quiz of 11th November 2014

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  1.Justin Gatlin belongs to which country? A) Canada B) US C) Germany D) Jamaica 2.How many Indian institutes are in Times Higher Education World Rankings, 2014? A) 5 B) 10 C) 2 D) 6   3.Who is the CEO of US auto giant General Motors? A) Mary T. Barra B) Martha Stewart C) GinniRometty D) Angela Braly   4.What was the name of a Noble Prize winning physicist died at the age of 87? A) Robert Drew B) Robin Williams C) Lauren Bacall D) Martin Perl   5.India’s men’s Kabaddi team won the gold medal in Asian Games 2014 ... Read More »

Current Affairs of 13th and 14th November 2014

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 Reserve Bank of India (RBI): As per the latest instruction of RBI, five free ATM transactions remains unchanged, three transactions,  inclusive of both financial and non-financial, would be free of charge if carried out at other bank ATMs located in six metro centers. A customer will be required to pay a fee of up to Rs 20 for using Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) beyond the permitted numbers of transactions in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Hyderabad. The RBI’s latest directive would be applicable from November 1, 2014.  Fenesta National Tennis Championship: Vishnu Vardhan and Prerna Bhambri were crowned winners of the ... Read More »