Thursday, 20 April 2017

20-04-2017 Current Affairs for Sarkari Naukri

  1. According to World Bank’s report on South Asian Economy, Indian economy will claw back to 7.2 percent growth in the current financial year 2017-18 and rise further to 7.5 per cent in 2018-19.
  2. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged-off ‘Vistadome’, India’s First Train with Glass Ceiling, LED Lights and Rotable Seats
  3. Asia’s largest solar power plant will be set up in Rewa city of Madhya Pradesh. World Bank Group IFC has said that Madhya Pradesh has signed project agreements with solar power companies for Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Park.
  4. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries surpassed IT giant Tata Consultancy Services to reclaim its tag of India’s most valued company.
  5. HRD Ministry launched a ‘Fund and reform tracker’ app, with the help of which, higher education stakeholders and institutional leaders will now be able to track the progress of projects under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).
  6. Naval Ship ‘INS Chennai’, a ‘P15A Guided Missile Destroyer’, has been dedicated to Chennai
  7. Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner became the batsman with the most number of fifties in IPL after he smashed his 34th against Kings XI Punjab.
  8. Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Defence Limited (RDL) has entered into a strategic partnership with a leading South Korean defence major to jointly manufacture military hardware for India’s armed forces.
  9. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based annual inflation rate in March eased to 5.7%, against a three-year high of 6.55% in February.
  10. President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 3rd edition of the Global Exhibition on Services (GES-2017).

Saturday, 1 April 2017

01-April-2017 Current Affairs for Sarkari Naukri

  1. Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has become the world’s second-richest person with a net worth of $75.6 billion.
  2. The Lok Sabha passed all four GST related Bills.
  3. Global financial services major Nomura appointed Prabhat Awasthi as the new head of its India operations.
  4. Women employees will now be able to get paid maternity leave of 26 weeks, up from 12 weeks, as per a new law. President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017.
  5. Srinath Narayanan from Chennai has become India’s 46th chess Grandmaster after defeating Spanish Grandmaster David Anton Guijarro at the Sharjah Masters.
  6. Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched a new mobile app 8-11 to double its customer base.
  7. Healthcare providers apex body NATHEALTH has elected Dr Lal PathLabs Chairman & MD Dr Arvind Lal as the President of the federation for 2017-18.
  8. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 175 million loan to Power Grid Corporation to expand its solar energy transmission network in the country. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved USD 175 million loan to Power Grid Corporation to expand its solar energy transmission network in the country.
  9. Famous sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has written a book ‘Master on Masters’ on 12 Indian musicians.
  10. United Nations General Secretary Antonio Guterres has appointed David Beasley as head of the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP).

Friday, 16 December 2016

UTC Recruitment 2017

Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) invites Application for the post of 386 Driver for regular basis in Dehradun, Nainital & Tanakpur. Apply before 26 December 2016.
Post Name : Driver
No. of Vacancies : 386 Posts
Pay Scale : Rs. 5200-20200/-
Grade Pay : Rs. 1900/-
Eligibility Criteria for UTC Recruitment :
Educational Qualification : Candidates passed in 8th class and driving licences in HMV.
Nationality : Indian
Age Limit : 18 to 42 years as on 01.07.2016
Job Location : Uttarakhand
Selection Process : Selection will be based on Driving Test.
Application Fee : General/OBC Candidates have to pay Rs. 200/- and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST candidates through crossed demand draft drawn in favour of Division Manager (Operation), Uttarakhand Transport Corporation, Dehradun, Nainital & Tanakpur.
How to Apply UTC vacancy : Interested candidates may apply in prescribed application form along with Demand Draft, self attested photo copies of education qualification and one envelop Rs.40/- stamp on it send to The Office of Division Manager (Operation), Uttarakhand Transport Corporation, 66, Gandhi Road, Dehradun OR The Office of Division Manager (Operation), Divisional Workshop, Uttarakhand Transport Corporation, Kathgodam OR The Office of Division Manager (Operation), Uttarakhand Transport Corporation, Tanakpur on or before 26.12.2016.
Important Dates to Remember :
Last Date for Submission Application form : 26.12.2016
Important Links :
Detail Advertisement & Application form Link :http://utc.uk.gov.in/files/scan0273.pdf

World's News

1. A renowned Indian-origin orthopedic surgeon, Dr Anan Shetty has been awarded the prestigious ‘Hunterian Professorship and the Medal for 2017’ by UK’s Royal College of Surgeons for his research on stem cells in articular cartilage repair.

2. Former South African opener Sid O’Linn died. He was 89.

3. Kavita Sanghvi has been recognised for her experiential method of teaching physics as principal of MET Rishikul Vidyalaya in Mumbai by ‘The Global Teacher Prize 2017’.

4. United Nations ‘cultural body UNESCO have officially included Rio de Janeiro in its list of ‘World Heritage Sites’ in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches.

5. Indian and Russian Navy have started their eight-day exercise ‘Indra Navy-2016’ in the Bay of Bengal. This exercise is the ninth edition of Indra- Navy and will be conducted from 14 December to 21 December.

6. Private sector’s second-largest telecommunications company Vodafone has announced the launch of ‘Vodafone M-Pesa PAY’, a digital payment solution for merchants and retailers to receive cashless payments from customers.

7. According to the recently released 2016 IHS Jane’s Defence Budgets report, India has become the world’s fourth largest defence spender.

8. Two-time Olympian and World Championships’ bronze medalist Shiva Thapa won a gold medal at the National Boxing Championships in the lightweight (60 kg) category.

9. Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016, of International Cricket Council (ICC). Mandhana is the only Indian in ICC’s first-ever women’s team of the year.

10. Rajya Sabha has passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014. The bill repeals Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunity Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act of 1995.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

World News

1. India and Britain signed two pacts (Mou) on intellectual property rights (IPR) and bilateral cooperation on raising ease of doing business.
2. Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad laid the foundation stone of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) which is to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 20 crore.
3. The Reserve Bank (RBI) has appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as its Executive Director.
4. The Ministry of Textiles has joined hands with the ethnic apparel brand BIBA and has launched India Handloom Brand garments at BIBA’s flagship store at Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi.
5. State-run Bank of Baroda has appointed Ratnesh Kumar as managing director and CEO of its investment banking subsidiary, BOB Capital Markets.
6. Senior journalist and TV anchor Girish Nikam died. He was 59.
7. Kishore Biyani-led Future Group signed a definitive agreement to acquire the retail and allied business company Heritage Foods Limited.
8. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed S.K. Sinha, IPS (Bihar), Additional Director, IB to the post of Special Director.
9. Delhi’s young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant batted himself into the record books by scoring the fastest ever hundred by an Indian in a first-class game by hitting a 48-ball ton against Jharkhand in Ranji Trophy.
10. Raj Bisaria will be awarded with the National Kalidas Samman for the year 2015-16.This award is given by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.