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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 : 14 Oct 2019

Dutee Chand Set up a new National Record 11.22 seconds

Dutee Chand Set up a new National Record 11.22 seconds

  • Dutee Chand from Jaipur set up a new National Record 11.22 seconds, in the Women's 100m semifinals.
  • 23-years-old Dutee Chand set up a record at the 59th National Open Athletics Championships, held in Ranchi (Capital of Jharkhand).
  • She surpassed her previous timing of 11.26 second which she had set at the Asian Championships in April 2019.

    About Jharkhand
    i) Governor - Draupadi Murmu
    ii) Chief Minister - Raghubar Das
    iii) Total Area - 79,714 km2
    iv) Total Population (2011) - 32,988,134
    v) Official Language - Hindi
Anil Kumble selected as Coach of Kings XI Punjab
Anil Kumble selected as Coach of Kings XI Punjab
Former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble (age 48 years) has been selected as the Head Coach of Kings XI Punjab for IPL season 2020. Pr....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to complete Marathon in 2-hours
Eliud Kipchoge became the first person to complete Marathon in 2-hours
Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge (age 34 years) became the first person to successfully complete the marathon in 2-hours. He completed the marathon of 42km in 1 hour ....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

Manju Rani bags Silver at World Women’s Boxing Championships
Manju Rani bags Silver at World Women’s Boxing Championships
Indian boxer Manju Rani has won the Silver medal in the World Women's Boxing Championships, the tournament is held at Ulan-Ude, Russia. In final, ....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

Netherlands King & Queen Arrived in India on 5-day visit
Netherlands King & Queen Arrived in India on 5-day visit
The King of Netherlands, Willem Alexander, and Queen Maxima arrived in New Delhi last night on a five-day visit to India. It will be the first state visit to India....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

13th October: International Day for Disaster Reduction
13th October: International Day for Disaster Reduction
International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed on 13th October every year around the world to encourage every citizen and government to take part in building more disa....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

C. P. Bhatt honored with Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
C. P. Bhatt honored with Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
Indian environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt has been honored with the 31st Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the years 2017 & 2018. ....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer
Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer
The Swedish Academy, Stockholm (Capital of Sweden) announced the Nobel Prize in Economics for the year 2019. Indian-American economist Abh....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly appointed as President of BCCI
Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly appointed as President of BCCI
Former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly (age 47 years) filed his nomination for the post of BCCI President at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra.....

Published On : 14 Oct 2019

India-Japan 'Dharma Guardian' Joint Military Exercise to begins at Vairengte
India-Japan 'Dharma Guardian' Joint Military Exercise to begins at Vairengte
Indo-Japan 'Dharma Guardian' Joint Military Exercise will be conducted at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte (Mizoram) from 19th Octobe....

Published On : 12 Oct 2019

Railway police launched a new Website & Mobile app
Railway police launched a new Website & Mobile app
Union Minister of State in PM Modi cabinet Mr. Nityanand Rai (age 53 years) has launched a new Railway Police website- railways.delhipolice.gov.in, and a Mo....

Published On : 12 Oct 2019

Australian player Ashleigh Barty awarded 'The Don' award
Australian player Ashleigh Barty awarded 'The Don' award
Ashleigh Barty (age 23 years) has been awarded Australian sport’s highest individual honor 'The Don' Award at the annual Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Now, ....

Published On : 12 Oct 2019

US Space Agency NASA launched Satellite to explore where air meets space
US Space Agency NASA launched Satellite to explore where air meets space
US Space Agency NASA launched a satellite to explore the mysterious, dynamic region where air meets space. The satellite - called Icon, short for Ionospheri....

Published On : 12 Oct 2019

Mary Kom bags Bronze medal at World Women’s Boxing Championships
Mary Kom bags Bronze medal at World Women’s Boxing Championships
Indian Olympic boxer Mary Kom (age 36 years) bagged a Bronze medal at World Women's Boxing Championships in the 51kg category. The 2019 AIBA Women's World Boxing C....

Published On : 12 Oct 2019

Copenhagen hosted the C40 World Mayors Summit 2019
Copenhagen hosted the C40 World Mayors Summit 2019
Copenhagen (Capital of Denmark) is hosting the C40 World Mayors Summit from 9th to 12th October 2019. The C40 World Mayors Summit will feature how....

Published On : 12 Oct 2019

World Migratory Bird Day observed today
World Migratory Bird Day observed today
The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is celebrated every year on 12th October across the world. The annual World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) conserva....

Published On : 12 Oct 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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