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Cordial Welcome to Jobrefresher Current Affairs 2018. To remain updated with current affairs is prime need in case you want to pass any competitive exam. Even if one is not preparing for Govt Exams one should also be aware about national and international affairs. Intellectual abilities of a candidate are mostly judged through his general knowledge. This is the main page where you can grasp important updates and alerts on national and international events, news related to sports, business, banking, arts, science, defence and world scenarios etc.

Published On : 12 Dec 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman rank 41 in the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Nirmala Sitharaman rank 41 in the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

  • Forbes Magazine has released the 17th annual list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. In this list, Four Indian Women secured its place.
    1. India's Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ranked 41st position on the list.
    2. HCL Chairman Roshni Nadar Malhotra secured the 55th position.
    3. Biocon Founder Kiran Mazumdar Shaw secured the 68th position.
    4. Whereas, Landmark Group Chairman Renuka Jagtiani ranked 98th position.
  • Forbes List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women;
    1. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
    2. Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank
    3. Kamala Harris, Vice President-elect of the United States
    4. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
    5. Melinda Gates, Co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    6. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors
    7. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
    8. Ana Patricia Botín, Executive Chairman of Banco Santander
    9. Abigail Johnson, President-CEO of Fidelity Investments
    10. Gail Koziara Boudreaux, CEO of Anthem
  • About Forbes,
    Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Integrated Whale Media Investments and the Forbes family. The first issue was published on 15th September 1917. Its headquarter is in New Jersey, US. It published 8 times a year, it features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics.
Brazil's Carolina Araujo won 2020 Ramanujan Prize

Brazil's Carolina Araujo won 2020 Ramanujan Prize

Brazilian mathematician, Dr. Carolina Araujo won the 2020 Ramanujan Prize in the Young Mathematicians category for her significant work in algebraic geometr....

Published On : 12 Dec 2020

International Universal Health Coverage Day celebrated on 12th December Each year

International Universal Health Coverage Day celebrated on 12th December Each year

Each year on 12th December International Universal Health Coverage Day is celebrated across the globe to provide access to quality and affordable health care to every person....

Published On : 12 Dec 2020

Breakdancing - New Status for 2024 Olympic Games

Breakdancing - New Status for 2024 Olympic Games

In an official notification, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced 'Breakdancing' as the newest status for the 2024 Olympic Games. Its obj....

Published On : 12 Dec 2020

PM Modi addresses 2020 International Bharati Festival

PM Modi addresses 2020 International Bharati Festival

Prime Minister Modi addressed the 2020 International Bharati Festival through video conferencing. Highlights,- This festival is organized by the Vanavil Cul....

Published On : 12 Dec 2020

International Day of Neutrality celebrated on 12th December Each year

International Day of Neutrality celebrated on 12th December Each year

Each year on 12th December International Day of Neutrality is celebrated throughout the globe to raise public awareness of the value of neutrality in international relations....

Published On : 12 Dec 2020

Sheikh Sabah - New Prime Minister of Kuwait

Sheikh Sabah - New Prime Minister of Kuwait

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid al-Sabah has been re-appointed as the Prime Minister of Kuwait by Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. Sheikh Sabah ....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

BSNL join hands with Skylotech India to launch satellite-based NB-IoT

BSNL join hands with Skylotech India to launch satellite-based NB-IoT

BSNL join hands with Skylotech India to launch satellite-based NB-IoT (Narrow Band-Internet of Things). Due to this partnership, India will....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

International UNICEF Day celebrated on 11th December Every year

International UNICEF Day celebrated on 11th December Every year

Every year on 11th December International UNICEF Day is celebrated throughout the globe. The purpose of this day is to protect the rights of every child everywhere and works....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

2023 Indian Ocean Island Games will be hosted in Madagascar Island

2023 Indian Ocean Island Games will be hosted in Madagascar Island

Due to COVID-19, the 2023 Indian Ocean Island Games will be hosted in Madagascar Island. Prior to this, Maldives was to host Indian Ocean Island Games. Hig....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

Annika Sorenstam - New President of International Golf Federation

Annika Sorenstam - New President of International Golf Federation

Former Swedish Golfer Annika Sorenstam has been appointed as the new President of the International Golf Federation (IGF). She replaced Peter Dawson, who is stepping down af....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

Ladakh Literature Festival 2020 began

Ladakh Literature Festival 2020 began

The Lt. Governor of Ladakh R. K Mathur virtually inaugurated the Ladakh Literature Festival 2020 in Leh. Highlights,- It is a 3 days long festival.- It....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

International Mountain Day celebrated on 11th December Each year

International Mountain Day celebrated on 11th December Each year

Each year on 11th December International Mountain Day is celebrated throughout the globe. The objective of this day is to create awareness about the importance of mountains ....

Published On : 11 Dec 2020

Raj Kamal Jha won 2020 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize

Raj Kamal Jha won 2020 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize

Indian newspaper editor & novelist Raj Kamal Jha (age 54 years) won the 2020 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for his book 'The City and the Sea'. The book reflects th....

Published On : 10 Dec 2020

Ministry of Education release 'Policy On School Bag 2020'

Ministry of Education release 'Policy On School Bag 2020'

Ministry of Education released a new 'Policy on School Bag 2020'. Under this scheme,- School bags should not be more than 10% of the bodyweight of students across clas....

Published On : 10 Dec 2020

2021 World Economic Forum Meet will be held in Singapore

2021 World Economic Forum Meet will be held in Singapore

The 2021 World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Singapore from 13rd to 16th May 2021. Prior to this, it was scheduled at Lucerne-Burgen....

Published On : 10 Dec 2020

How to Prepare For Current Affairs And General Awareness?

UPSC Exam Pattern now carries more focus on all round information on current affairs, besides knowledge of aspirants in other fields. The stalwarts or beginners appearing for the UPSC exam are mostly apprehensive about what will be in store for them during UPSC Exams. They are very unsure what to prepare and study relevant to the current pattern of exams. Here is how they should start their preparation.

The first thing regarding preparations that aspirants need to know for UPSC exams is referring to the previous year’s question papers. Those papers should include both the Prelims and Main stream exams. These papers will reveal the pattern they should follow.

They would know more by learning through these papers about how the questions papers are framed and what type of questions they will face in UPSC exams. They can also practice by solving the questions in those papers. This would be more of a skill development exercise, and this will help them to study on the similar lines and get through the UPSC exams.

How to prepare for current affairs section for UPSC exams?

The knowledge about the current affairs is the key for the aspirants to succeed in exams. However, they still might be confused about how to go for it. Here is a guideline how to perform well in the current affairs section of the UPSC Syllabus that most aspirants find a bit intriguing.

Read newspapers & magazines

The easiest source of current affairs information is the internet, newspapers, and magazines. You must read the leading newspapers religiously every day and follow current issues concerning regional, national, and international areas

You should read them carefully and discuss with your friends and seniors. You can get plenty of topics covering developments in medical science, technology, economics, sports, political developments, environmental studies, and a variety of other topics.

Study government planning

Never miss on the different plans and schemes of government to benefit different sections of societies. Those may include schemes to provide skills to unskilled people, old-aged people, young girls for their education, housing schemes, and plans for farmers etc.

Focus on information from some organizations

There are few organizations like ministry of finance, HRD, and RBI that offer some news updates relevant to the question papers in exam. Focus on them and try to read all about them. You must understand all about the important information that may affect the lives of people and country.

Stay updated and analyze

Do in-depth study on various achievements and analyze them. These include political decisions in Kashmir, India’s expedition in space and other developments in science & technology across the world. Try to reach out to the core of all of its aspects and find answers for ‘how, why, where, and what’ of different situations and achievements. Sometimes, aspirants choose to ignore most frequently appearing news items, although those normally are part of the UPSC exam papers.

Historical Aspects

Knowing about the history of the countries and cultures is a skill that you could adopt by indulging in it. Try to get acquainted with the historical events, modern & ancient history of India. Make note of game-changing historical events and try to understand their impact. Remembering dates is also a very important ritual of studying history.

Information on Geographical & International Affairs

International affair in geographical context has a prominent place in the question papers of UPSC exams. Prepare on the international affairs, keeping in mind the ever-changing political scenarios, especially across the country’s borders. Do not forget to refer world atlas to understand the geographical impact in relation to international affairs. This will help you to address real political & geographical issues of the regions.

Ways to hone your skills

When you come to know about the pattern of questions asked in UPSC exams, you must proceed to hone your skills in general knowledge related to current affairs. You can also enhance your GK through daily or weekly current affairs quiz programs available in different websites. You need to read regularly on sports and entertainment also.

If you follow the above referred guidelines on current affairs, you can get past UPSC exams easily.

Importance of Current Affairs

General Knowledge about current affairs help us analyze the pros and cons of a situation and with current affairs one can attain academic as well as personal growth. Jobrefresher is the best website for following current affairs. Randomness is the most important characteristics of competitive examinations. Nowadays, in most of competitive exams and interviews, there is a defined section for General Knowledge which plays central role in final merit list.

Current Affairs mainly has three parts:
1. Static Events like India launched Agni Missile.
2. Dynamic Events which has regular updates like- Nirav Modi case.
3. Periodical Events like- Elections, Annual Budget etc.
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