Monday, January 14, 2019

Current Affair: 13th January and 14th January 2019 | Daily GK

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award. The Award focuses on the triple-bottom-line of People, Profit and Planet.

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 3.80% (provisional) for the month of December, 2018 (over December, 2017) as compared to 4.64%.

Consumer Inflation down to 2.19 % in December 2018 as compared to 2.33% in November 2018.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Current Affairs: 6th Jan to 12th Jan 2019 | GK Update

President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to 10% quota bill for economically weaker section in general category.

Macedonia approves constitutional changes to rename itself North Macedonia, finalizing its part of deal with Greece.

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveiled the logo of the state agriculture fair 'Krushi Odisha 2019'. The fair is scheduled to be held from 15-19 January in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Current Affairs 4th and 5th Jan 2019: GK Update

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for four- laning of various national highway projects, in Baripada, Odisha.

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: Cabinet approves the decision to raise assistance for girls’ marriages from ₹28,000 to ₹51,000. It will put an additional burden of ₹ 35,000 crore on the state exchequer.

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: State Cabinet approves farmers loan waiver scheme. Loans of Rs. 2 lakhs taken by farmers will be waived off. Cut-off date has been set as 12 December 2018.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Current Affairs 2nd Jan and 3rd Jan 2019: GK Update

China has landed a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon.

United States President Donald Trump signs the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act 2018.

Sunil Kumar Kujur appointed Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh. Former Chief Secretary Ajay Singh appointed Chairman of Revenue Board, Bilaspur.

Sachin Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar passes away in Mumbai.(02.01.2019)

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Current Affairs 29th Dec, 30 Dec, 31st 2018 and 1st Jan 2019 : Daily GK Update

Hyderabad: Vinod Kumar Yadav takes charge as Chairman Railway Board. #Telangana

Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind administers the oath of office to Sudhir Bhargava as the Chief Information Commissioner. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also present.

India to have maximum number of births on new year day.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate Women Wall program in Trivandrum later today(01.01.2019).

Bhopal: Sudhi Ranjan Mohanty takes charge as Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Current Affairs 26th, 27th and 28th December 2018: GK Update

The Lok Sabha gave its approval to the President's Rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir on December 20.

Central Government today(28th December 2018) increased the export incentives granted for onions under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) from existing 5% to 10%.

Cabinet acts to make punishment more stringent for committing sexual crimes against children; approves amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Union Law Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad: Cabinet has approved death penalty in aggravated sexual offences under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Current Affairs 25th December 2018: Daily GK Update

Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passes away at the age of 98 years in Bengaluru. She had helped deliver more than 15,000 babies in Krishnapura, a remote village in Pavagada taluk in Karnataka.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath: A 21-metre tall statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be installed inside Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.

Assam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off the first train on the Bogibeel Bridge in Dhemaji. #Assam

Monday, December 24, 2018

Current Affairs 24th December 2018: Daily GK Update

Pakistan Media: Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years in jail in NAB reference case, acquitted in flagship reference case.

PM Modi realeases a postage stamp and a commemorative coin on the bicentenary of 1817 Paika Rebellion, also present is Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. The Paika Rebellion was an armed uprising against the British East India Company's rule in Odisha in 1817.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases commemorative Rs 100 coin in memory of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Current Affairs 23rd December 2018: Daily GK Update

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) under the Namami Gange programme has sanctioned projects worth Rs 2,192 crore for Kanpur zone to prevent the flow of sewage water into the river.

Gurugram: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today launched the Information Fusion Centre- Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR) by the Indian Navy.

Delhi: 14-year-old Arjun Bhati, a student of Greater Valley School, Greater Noida wins US Kids Junior Golf World Championship 2018 held in Malaysia in which 29 countries participated. He says, "I want to become world’s number 1 golfer & bring an Olympic gold medal for India".

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Current Affairs 22nd December 2018: Daily GK Update | New GST Rates Slab

New GST Rates
Delhi: 31st GST Council meeting begins at Vigyan Bhavan under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: 28% slab rate is only applicable on 34 items now. These are luxury items.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: Monitors and Television screens, Tyres, Power banks of Lithium-ion batteries have brought down from 28% to 18% slab. Accessories for carriages for specially abled persons have been brought down to 5%.