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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 : 30 Nov 2019

Renowned poet Akkitham awarded Jnanpith Award for 2019

Renowned poet Akkitham awarded Jnanpith Award for 2019

  • Renowned Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboodiri (age 93 years) awarded with the 55th Jnanpith Award.
  • List of Awards He was Received:
    i) Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Poetry (1971)
    ii) Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award (1973)
    iii) Vayalar Award (2012)
    iv) Ezhuthachan Award (2008)
    v) Padma Shri (2017)
  • The Jnanpith Award is an Indian literary award presented every year by the Bharatiya Jnanpith to an author for their outstanding contribution towards literature.
  • In 2018, the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh had won the 54th Jnanpith Award.
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare observed today
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare observed today
The Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is observed every year on 30th November across the world as a tribute to the victims of chemical ....

Published On : 30 Nov 2019

Indian Navy commissions sixth Dornier aircraft squadron INAS 313
Indian Navy commissions sixth Dornier aircraft squadron INAS 313
Indian Navy commissions sixth Dornier aircraft squadron 'I....

Published On : 30 Nov 2019

Former Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101
Former Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101
Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the longest-reigning Prime Ministers of Japan died in Tokyo at the age of 101 years. He was the oldest living former Japanese prime minister. ....

Published On : 30 Nov 2019

Piyush Goyal inaugurates 5th edition of Global Exhibition on Services in Bengaluru
Piyush Goyal inaugurates 5th edition of Global Exhibition on Services in Bengaluru
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal (age 55 years) inaugurated the 5th edition of Global Exhibition on Services in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It is an ....

Published On : 30 Nov 2019

DRDO Chairman Awarded Honorary Fellowship by UK Royal Aeronautical Society
DRDO Chairman Awarded Honorary Fellowship by UK Royal Aeronautical Society
Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy awarded the Honorary Fellowship by United Kingdom Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) during the awards ceremony in Lon....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

Deepika Kumari bags Gold medal at 21st Asian Archery Championships
Deepika Kumari bags Gold medal at 21st Asian Archery Championships
Deepika Kumari (age 25 years) from Ranchi, Bihar wins a Gold medal in the Women's individual recurve event of the 21st Asian Archery Championships. ....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

Uddhav Thackeray pledge as 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Uddhav Thackeray pledge as 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
The son of Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray pledge as the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra state. The 22nd Governor of Maharashtra, Bhaga....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

Indian Journalist Neha Dixit awarded 2019 International Press Freedom award
Indian Journalist Neha Dixit awarded 2019 International Press Freedom award
Indian Journalist Neha Dixit awarded with the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Neha is an aw....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

The book 'Hemant Karkare - A Daughter’s Memoir' released today
The book 'Hemant Karkare - A Daughter’s Memoir' released today
The book "Hemant Karkare - A Daughter’s Memoir" released by Jui Karkare Navare (daughter of Hemant Karkare) in Mumbai, ....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

P. C. Ghose launches new 'Logo & Motto' of Lokpal
P. C. Ghose launches new 'Logo & Motto' of Lokpal
The Chairman of Lokpal Pinaki Chandra Ghose (Retired Judge) launched the new 'Logo & Motto' of Lokpal. On the occasion, A new motto "Ma Gridha....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

Indian Army inducted Anti-Tank Guided Missile 'Spike' in J&K
Indian Army inducted Anti-Tank Guided Missile 'Spike' in J&K
The Indian Army has inducted Israel made Anti Tank Guided Missiles Spike along the LoC in the northern command theatre in Jammu and Kashmir to bolster defense along the border with Pakistan.....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

India attends 8th WATEC Conference 2019
India attends 8th WATEC Conference 2019
India attended the 8th edition of the WATEC Conference in Israel, it was organized by Kenes Exhibitions. The Union Minister of Jal Shakti Shri Gaj....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

Abhishek & Jyothi bags Gold in Mixed Pair at Asian Archery Championships
Abhishek & Jyothi bags Gold in Mixed Pair at Asian Archery Championships
Indian archer's Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam won the Gold medal in Mixed Pair event at the 21st Asian Archery Champions....

Published On : 29 Nov 2019

Chhattisgarh set-up a new Tiger Reserve Park in Kotiya district
Chhattisgarh set-up a new Tiger Reserve Park in Kotiya district
The Government of Chhattisgarh has announced to set up Guru Ghasidas National Park in Kotiya district as its 4th Tiger Reserve Park....

Published On : 27 Nov 2019

American singer Billie Eilish won Billboard Woman of the Year for 2019
American singer Billie Eilish won Billboard Woman of the Year for 2019
American singer Billie Eilish (age 17 years) won the Billboard Woman of the Year for 2019. In another category, Taylor Swift will be honored at th....

Published On : 27 Nov 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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