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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 : 22 Oct 2020

'Meri Saheli' initiative launched by RPF in Amaravathi Express

'Meri Saheli' initiative launched by RPF in Amaravathi Express

  • The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has launched a new initiative named 'Meri Saheli' in Amaravathi Express (Train No.07225) between Vijayawada-Hubli. The objective of this initiative is to provide a safe and secure environment for lady passengers traveling in trains throughout their journey.
  • Highlights;
    - The all-women team headed by one RPF lady Sub-Inspector and few Constables have been constituted at Vijayawada Railway Station to assist the women passengers on the train.
    - The women team inspected the entire coaches of Amaravathi Express and briefed the women passengers on precautions to be taken during the journey and 182 Emergency helpline in case of any emergency, along with COVID-19 protocol and guidelines.
    - Besides, Emergency helpline no 182 is also launched.
'INS Kavaratti' commissioned into Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam

'INS Kavaratti' commissioned into Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam

INS Kavaratti, an Anti-Submarine Warfare stealth corvette was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The Army Chief General Ma....

Published On : 22 Oct 2020

Odisha Chief Minister launched 'Mo Bidyut' portal and app

Odisha Chief Minister launched 'Mo Bidyut' portal and app

The 14th Cheif Minister of Odisha state Shri Naveen Patnaik (age 74 years) has launched an electricity consumer service portal and its mobile app named 'Mo Bidyut - www.mobidyut.com....

Published On : 22 Oct 2020

6th India International Science Festival will be held in December 2020

6th India International Science Festival will be held in December 2020

The 6th edition of the India International Science Festival (IISF) will be held from 22nd to 25th December 2020. The announcement by Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.....

Published On : 22 Oct 2020

Every year on 21st October Police Commemoration Day celebrated

Every year on 21st October Police Commemoration Day celebrated

Every year on 21st October Police Commemoration Day is celebrated throughout the country. The motto of this day is to honor the loyalty and supreme sacrifice of police perso....

Published On : 22 Oct 2020

'Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside' book by N. K. Singh

'Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside' book by N. K. Singh

N. K. Singh (Full Name - Nand Kishore Singh) has released his autobiography 'Portraits Of Power: Half A Century of Being at Ringside'. The book has been published by Rupa Pu....

Published On : 22 Oct 2020

UP Governor launches Women’s Safety Campaign named 'Safe City Project'

UP Governor launches Women’s Safety Campaign named 'Safe City Project'

The 28th Governor of Uttar Pradesh Smt. Anandiben Patel (age 78 years) has launched a Women’s Safety Campaign named 'Safe City Project' in Lucknow. H....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

India successfully test-fired the SANT 'Stand-off Anti-tank' missile

India successfully test-fired the SANT 'Stand-off Anti-tank' missile

India has successfully flight-tested its indigenously developed SANT 'Stand-off Anti-tank' missile from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Odisha coast. Highlights,....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

India’s first multi-modal Logistic Park opened in Assam

India’s first multi-modal Logistic Park opened in Assam

India’s first multi-modal logistic park will be opened in Jogighopa in the Bongaigaon district in the state of Assam. Union Minister ....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

India secured 2nd place in OECD International Migration Outlook Report

India secured 2nd place in OECD International Migration Outlook Report

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its annually 44th edition of the International Migration Outlook report 2020.....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

Elavenil Valarivan won Gold in Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship

Elavenil Valarivan won Gold in Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship

21-years-old Indian Shooter from Tamil Nadu Elavenil Valarivan won the Gold medal in Women’s 2020 Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship. Besides....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

Petroleum Minister launched a trial run of Delhi's buses on Hydrogen-blended CNG (HCNG)

Petroleum Minister launched a trial run of Delhi's buses on Hydrogen-blended CNG (HCNG)

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan (age 51 years) has launched a trial run of Delhi's buses on Hydrogen-blended CNG (HCNG). Besides, he has also an inaugurated Indi....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

Health Minister launched CUReD website on Repurposed Drugs for Covid-19

Health Minister launched CUReD website on Repurposed Drugs for Covid-19

On 20th October 2020, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan had launched a CUReD website on Repurposed Drugs for Covid-19. This website will give us comprehensive informat....

Published On : 21 Oct 2020

Australian Navy joined Malabar Naval Exercise with India, US & Japan

Australian Navy joined Malabar Naval Exercise with India, US & Japan

India has invited the Australian Navy to participate in the 2020 Malabar Naval Exercise. It will be scheduled in November 2020, in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. The....

Published On : 20 Oct 2020

Nozomi Okuhara & Anders Antonsen clinches Women's & Men's Singles title at Denmark Open

Nozomi Okuhara & Anders Antonsen clinches Women's & Men's Singles title at Denmark Open

In Badminton, Japanese Nozomi Okuhara (age 25 years) won the Women's Singles title at the Denmark Open. In the finals, she defeated Carolina Marin by 21-19, 21-17.....

Published On : 20 Oct 2020

World Osteoporosis Day celebrated on 20th October Each year

World Osteoporosis Day celebrated on 20th October Each year

Each year on 20th October the World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is celebrated across the globe to raise global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporos....

Published On : 20 Oct 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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