Category: Daily GK Update

Daily GK Update: 10th April 2019

Sports 1. Graham Reid appointed new Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Former Australian field hockey player Graham Reid (54-years) has been appointed as the men’s national team chief coach till the end of 2020. Graham Reid was a member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He was ratified

Daily GK Update: 27th March 2019

International Affairs 1. World’s largest e-waste recycling facility opens in Dubai The world’s largest e-waste recycling plant has been opened in Dubai Industrial Park,Dubai by ‘Enviroserve’ company with a total cost of USD 5 million. It will recycle Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), IT asset disposition(ITAD), refrigerant gas and specialized waste. The processing capacity of this recycling hub is 100,000 tonnes of

Daily GK Update:17-18th March 2019

Obituaries  1. Goa CM Manohar Parrikar passes away Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar (63-years) passed away in Panajion 17th March 2019 after a prolonged illness. Parrikar was diagnosed with a pancreatic ailment in February last year. Since then, he received treatment at various hospitals across Mumbai, New Delhi, Goa and the US. The popular leader would be remembered for his efforts in

Daily GK Update: 9th March 2019

Honours & Awards 1. Japanese architect Arata Isozaki wins the Pritzker Prize 2019 Japanese architect ‘Arata Isozaki’ has won the Pritzker Prize 2019. He is the 46th Pritzker laureate and the 8th Japanese architect to receive the honour. The Pritzker Prize (USD 100,000) is regarded as architecture’s equivalent to the Nobel Prize. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Palau Saint Jordi

Daily GK Update: 8th March 2019

Important Dates 1. International Women’s Day being observed today International Women’s Day (IWD) is being celebrated every year on 8th March to highlight the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievementswithout regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. The UN Women’s theme for 2019 is “Think

Daily GK Update: 7th March 2019

Honours & Awards 1. Indore awarded the cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2019 awards Indore has been awarded India’s cleanest city for the third straight year in the central government’s cleanliness Swachh Survekshan 2019 (SS 2019) awards. The second and third positions in the category were grabbed by Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh) and Mysore (Karnataka). The New Delhi Municipal Council area was given the ‘Cleanest Small City‘ award, Gauchar (Uttarakhand) was adjudged the ‘Best Ganga Town’ in the

Daily GK Update: 6th March 2019

Honours & Awards 1. Kylie Jenner becomes a youngest self-made billionaire at 21 American reality television personality ‘Kylie Jenner’ (21-years) has been named the youngest-ever, self-made billionaire by Forbes magazine (move over Mark Zuckerberg). Facebook’s Zuckerberg was 23 when he hit the big B mark. According to Forbes magazine, Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics is worth at least USD 900 million, and she owns it all. She

Daily GK Update: 5th March 2019

National Affairs 1. Rajnath Singh inaugurates project BOLD-QIT in Dhubri, Assam Today, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the project BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) under CIBMS (Comprehensive Integrated Border Management system) on India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri District of Assam. Border Security Force (BSF) is responsible for the safeguarding of 4,096 Km long International Border with Bangladesh. In January 2018, Information and Technology Wing of BSFundertook

Daily GK Update: 3-4th March 2019

National Affairs 1. PM Modi inaugurates Ahmedabad Metro service today Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has partially inaugurated the first phase of the 6.5 km-long Ahmedabad Metro train service in Gujarat. PM Modi also laid the foundation stone of the 28.28 kilometres second phase of Ahmedabad Metro project and travel some distance on the phase-I stretch. Total completion cost of Phase-II metro is estimated at Rs. 5,384.17 crores. Ahmedabad Metro is

Daily GK Update: 2nd March 2019

Defence 1. India-Bangladesh joint military exercise ‘Sampriti 2019’ in Tangail According to the Defence Ministry, Joint military exercise ‘Sampriti 2019’ between India and Bangladesh has been conducted at Tangail in Bangladesh (2nd-15th March 2019.) This will be the eighth edition of the exercise which is hosted alternately by both countries. The objective of the exercise to

Daily GK Update: 1st March 2019

National Appointment 1. IDBI Bank appoints Hemant Bhargava as non-executive Chairman IDBI Bank has appointed LIC’s Hemant Bhargava as non-executive, Chairman for three years. Currently, Mr. Bhargava is the Chairman (in-charge) and Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The life insurer is the majority shareholder in IDBI Bank with a 51% stake. LIC has also proposed a change of

Daily GK Update: 28th February 2019

Important Dates 1. National Science Day being observed today India celebrates National Science Day on 28th February of every year to commemorate the discovery of the Raman effect (in 1928) by Indian physicist Sir C.V. Raman. The objective of the day is to spread the message of the importance of science and its application among the people. The theme of National Science Day 2019 was “Science

Daily GK Update: 27th February 2019

Honours & Awards 1. PM Narendra Modi confers National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given away the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards in New Delhi. Earlier, Youth in the age bracket of 18-25 years were invited to participate in the District, State and National level Youth Parliaments. More than 50 thousand youth participated through Youth Parliaments at all levels. The best three

Daily GK Update: 25th February 2019

National Affairs 1. PM Narendra Modi inaugurates National War Memorial in New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial near India Gate, New Delhi. The memorial is a commemoration of the sacrifices made by Indian soldiers since Independence with the names of 25,942 martyrs (scope to add more names) etched in stone forever. The main structure

Daily GK Update: 23rd February 2019

National Affairs 1. Kerala police induct first ever robot ’KP-BOT’ into their force Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated India’s first Humanoid Police Robot ‘KP-BOT’ at the Police Headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The robot’s gender is declared female (ranked as Sub-Inspector) keeping in mind women empowerment and gender equality. The work on the project was started by state police Cyberdome and a

Daily GK Update: 22nd February 2019

Honours & Awards 1. PM Modi receives the Seoul Peace Prize in South Korea Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize – 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth. The award was presented to him by the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation at a grand ceremony in Seoul. PM Modi gives the prize money

Daily GK Update: 21st February 2019

National Affairs 1. The 4th India-ASEAN Expo and Summit 2019 begins in New Delhi Union Minister Suresh Prabhu & ASEAN Secretary-General have jointly inaugurated the 4th India-ASEAN Expo and Summit, 2019 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi (21-23 Feb, 2019). Trade Ministers of ASEAN Countries, Secretary-General of ASEAN, business delegations, 200 plus exhibitors from India and ASEAN are participating in the Expo and Summit.

Daily GK Update: 8th February 2019

National Affairs 1. Chennai Police launches mobile app ‘Digicop’ Tamil films actor Vijay Serthupathi has launched a mobile app “DigiCop” at the Commissioner’s office, Vepery in Chennai. Using the App, people can track the status of stolen two-wheelers and cell phones (details of 18,000 mobile phones stored), know the nearest police station and traffic alerts. Serthupathi also released a

Daily GK Update: 28th January 2019

Sports 1. Novak Djokovic wins Australian Open 2019 men’s title Serbian professional tennis player Novak Djokovic (world No.1) defeated Rafael Nadal to win his 7th Australian Open Men’s Singles title at Melbourne. He defeated Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in a largely one-sided match. The 2019 Australian Open (107th edition) was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at Melbourne Park (Australia) from 14thto 27th January

Daily GK Update: 29th January 2019

National Affairs 1. Beating Retreat ceremony held at Vijay Chowk, New Delhi Beating Retreat ceremony held at the historic Vijay Chowk (the victory square) in New Delhi. This year, 15 Military Bands, 15 Pipes and Drums Bands from Regimental Centres and Battalions are participating in Beating the Retreat ceremony. The event will end with the ever-popular tune of ‘Sare Jahan Se Acha‘. The ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony is held here

Daily GK Update: 25th January 2019

National Affairs Daily GK Update 25th January 2019 1. PM Modi inaugurates Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort (in Delhi) to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. The museum showcases various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and Indian National Army. The Prime Minister also visited the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum, which provides an authentic

Daily GK Update 24th January 2019

Appointment Daily GK Update 24rd January 2019 1. Piyush Goyal named interim Finance & Corporate Affairs minister Piyush Goyal was appointed interim finance minister a week ahead of the February 1 interim budget presentation, with Arun Jaitley undergoing surgery in the US. Currently the minister for railways and coal, Goyal will also be interim minister for corporate

Current Affairs 8th December 2018: Daily GK Update | In Hindi

अंतरराष्ट्रीय समाचार   1.संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने आतंकवाद का मुकाबला करने के लिए नया ढांचा शुरू किया i.संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासचिव एंटोनियो ग्युटेरेस ने अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आतंकवाद के संकट से निपटने और शांति और सुरक्षा, मानवीय, मानवाधिकार और टिकाऊ विकास क्षेत्रों में प्रयासों को समन्वयित करने के लिए यूनाइटेड नेशन  ग्लोबल काउंटर-टेररिज्म कोआर्डिनेशन कॉम्पैक्ट का एक नया ढांचा लॉन्च किया है. ii.नाइटेड नेशन  ग्लोबल काउंटर-टेररिज्म

Daily GK Update: 8th December 2018

Daily GK Update: 8th December 2018 National Appointment  1. Krishnamurthy Subramanian Appointed Chief Economic Adviser The Union government has appointed Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the Chief Economic Adviser for three years. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. Mr Subramanian has a PhD from Chicago-Booth and IIT-IIM alumnus, is one of the world’s leading experts in banking, corporate

Current Affairs: 07 December 2018 Highlights

Current Affairs: 07 December 2018: Here’s today’s GK dose for your upcoming banking and government exam preparation. 1) Exim Bank extends USD 500 mn loan to Tanzania for water supply projects 2) Australia becomes world’s biggest LNG exporter for 1st time 3) Cabinet approves Agriculture Export Policy to double farmer’s income by 2022 4) IT Minister launches National

Current Affairs 6th December 2018: Daily GK Update

Dear Aspirants, The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General Awareness Section are based on Current Affairs only. The questions on Static and Banking

Current Affairs 29th September 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 29th September 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 29th September 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 11th August 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 11th August 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 11th August 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 7th August 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 7th August 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 7th August 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 6th August 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 6th August 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 31th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 31th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 32th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 31th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 25th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 25th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 25th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 24th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 24th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 24th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 23th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 23th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 23th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 21th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 20th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 21th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 20th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 20th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 20th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 18th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 18th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 18th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 13th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 13th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 13th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 12th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 12th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 12th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 11th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 11th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 11th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 10th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 8-9th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 8-9th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 8-9th July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General

Current Affairs 4th July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 4th July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 4th July 2018: Daily GK Update:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked

Current Affairs 1-2nd July 2018: Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 1-2nd July 2018: Daily GK Update Dear Aspirants, Current Affairs 1-2nd July 2018:- The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. But the most important thing that you might have noticed is that both the Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General