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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 : 19 Aug 2019

Former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra passes away

Former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra passes away

  • Former 14th Chief Minister of Bihar Jagannath Mishra passed away at the age of 82 after a prolonged illness in New Delhi.
  • He was elected as Bihar CM for 3-times and the last Congress Chief Minister of the state.
  • Lalit Narayan Mishra- The Elder brother of Jagannath was the Railway Minister of India. Nitish Mishra (Son) has served as a cabinet minister in the Government of Bihar.
Deepak Punia won a Gold at Junior World Champion
Deepak Punia won a Gold at Junior World Champion
Indian wrestler Deepak Punia won a Gold medal at the Junior World Champion in 86 kg category at Tallinn, Estonia. Punia defeated Alik Shebzukov in finals to win the men&rsqu....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

2019 Aadi Mahotsav begun in Leh-Ladakh
2019 Aadi Mahotsav begun in Leh-Ladakh
The 9-day National Tribal Festival 'Aadi Mahotsav' begun in Leh-Ladakh. The Tribal Affairs Ministry & Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India are jo....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

UEFA Super Cup 2019- Liverpool win the Series for the 4th time
UEFA Super Cup 2019- Liverpool win the Series for the 4th time
Liverpool beat Chelsea by 5-4 in finals in UEFA Super Cup 2019 to win the Series for the 4th time. Man of the Match....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

Noted actress Vidya Sinha passes away
Noted actress Vidya Sinha passes away
Renowned Indian film actress Vidya Sinha passed away due to lung-cum-heart ailment at CritiCare Hospital, Mumbai. She was 71-years. During his acting career, She a....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

Cricketer V. B. Chandrasekhar dies at 58
Cricketer V. B. Chandrasekhar dies at 58
Former Indian cricketer Vakkadai Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar passed away due to a heart attack in Chennai, Tamilnadu. He was 58 years. During 1988-90, V. B.....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

H. P. Thakur Took Over As Director Of NIHFW
H. P. Thakur Took Over As Director Of NIHFW
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has been appointed Harshad Pandurang Thakur as the Director of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NI....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

Ravi Shastri Re-appoints As Indian Cricket Team Coach
Ravi Shastri Re-appoints As Indian Cricket Team Coach
Former commentator & cricketer Ravi Shastri (age 57 years) re-appointed as the Coach of Indian Cricket Team for next 2-years. His appointment ....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

Certificate Of Honor & Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards- List Of Winners
Certificate Of Honor & Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards- List Of Winners
1. Certificate Of Honor 2019:- The President Of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind (age 73 years) awarded to following scholars of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Kann....

Published On : 17 Aug 2019

Noted Anchor Neelum Sharma passes away
Noted Anchor Neelum Sharma passes away
Renowned Doordarshan (DD) News Anchor- Neelum Sharma passed away today due to cancer. She was 50-years. Noted Anchor- Neelum Sharma had received the Nari S....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

Ladakh celebrated first UT Independence Day
Ladakh celebrated first UT Independence Day
After the bifurcation of J&K state, Ladakh celebrated first UT Independence Day with local peoples and BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal (age 34 years). On 5th Au....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

Prime Minister launches Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme
Prime Minister launches Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme
On 15th August (Independence Day), Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme. PM Modi said around Rs 3,50,000 crore will be spent under this missi....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

Jyske Bank launches World's first Negative Interest rate
Jyske Bank launches World's first Negative Interest rate
The third-largest Bank of Denmark- Jyske launched the World’s first negative interest rate for Home loan, the charge is -0.5% a year. The ba....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

Renowned Palani panchamirtham won the GI tag
Renowned Palani panchamirtham won the GI tag
The renowned Palani panchamirtham, is given as ‘Prasadam’ at Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple in Palani, Tamil Nadu state,....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

15th August: Raksha Bandhan celebrated across the country
15th August: Raksha Bandhan celebrated across the country
The festival of Brothers and Sisters- Raksha Bandhan was celebrated across the country on 15th August with great enthusiasm and happiness. On this day, sisters tie....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

Ekushey Padak awardee Rizia Rahman passes away
Ekushey Padak awardee Rizia Rahman passes away
Ekushey Padak awardee- Rizia Rahman passed away in Dhaka. She was 79-years. She was a Bangladeshi novelist born on 28th December 1939 in Kolkata, India.....

Published On : 16 Aug 2019

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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