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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 : 15 Jan 2020

Kento Momota wins Men's Singles title at Malaysia Masters 2020

Kento Momota wins Men's Singles title at Malaysia Masters 2020

  • In Badminton, Japanese player Kento Momota (age 25 years) won the Men's Singles title at Malaysia Masters 2020. The tournament was held at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 7th to 12th January 2020.
  • He defeated Denmark badminton player Viktor Axelsen (age 26 years) by 24-22, 21-11 to win the title.
  • The above tournament was organized by the Badminton Association of Malaysia and sanctioned by the BWF.
14th January: 4th Armed Forces Veterans Day
14th January: 4th Armed Forces Veterans Day
Since 2017, Armed Forces Veterans Day is celebrated on 14th January annually as a mark of respect and recognition of the services rendered by Filed ....

Published On : 15 Jan 2020

Serbia beat Spain to won ATP Cup Tennis Tournament
Serbia beat Spain to won ATP Cup Tennis Tournament
In Tennis, the Serbia team led by Novak Djokovic (age 32 years) won the ATP Cup tennis tournament 2020 after defeating Spain by 2-1 in Sydn....

Published On : 15 Jan 2020

Robert Abela pledge as 14th Prime Minister of Malta
Robert Abela pledge as 14th Prime Minister of Malta
Maltese politician Robert Abela (age 42 years) elected as the 14th Prime Minister of Malta. He replaced Former PM Joseph Muscat, who had resigned from his p....

Published On : 15 Jan 2020

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal acquired DHFL General Insurance for Rs 100 crore
Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal acquired DHFL General Insurance for Rs 100 crore
The Co-founder of Flipkart Sachin Bansal acquired DHFL General Insurance from Wadhawan Global Capital (WGC) for Rs 100 crore. According to Resourc....

Published On : 15 Jan 2020

VP M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated Classical Telugu Center in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
VP M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated Classical Telugu Center in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
The Vice President of India & Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, M. Venkaiah Naidu will be inaugurated Classical Telugu Center on 21st January 2020 in the Nellore dist....

Published On : 15 Jan 2020

Michael Patra elected as the 4th Deputy Governor of RBI
Michael Patra elected as the 4th Deputy Governor of RBI
The Union Government led by PM Modi approved the appointment of Michael Patra as the 4th Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of ....

Published On : 15 Jan 2020

Nation first Cyber Crime Prevention Unit (AASHVAST) opened in Gandhinagar
Nation first Cyber Crime Prevention Unit (AASHVAST) opened in Gandhinagar
The President of BJP & the Current Home Minister of India Shri Amit Shah (age 55 years) inaugurated the Country's First Cyber Crime Prevention Unit (AASHVAST) in Gandhin....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

Tsai Ing-wen wins Presidential election of Taiwan with 57.1% of Votes
Tsai Ing-wen wins Presidential election of Taiwan with 57.1% of Votes
The Democratic Progressive Party Politician Tsai Ing-wen (age 63 years) won the Presidential election of Taiwan with 57.1% of the votes. She is th....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

PM Modi renamed Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mukherjee
PM Modi renamed Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mukherjee
The 14th Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi (age 69 years) has announced to rename the Kolkata Port Trust to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

Jasprit Bumrah will be honored with Polly Umrigar Award
Jasprit Bumrah will be honored with Polly Umrigar Award
Indian fast-blower Jasprit Bumrah (age 26 years) will be awarded the BCCI’s Polly Umrigar Award for his awesome performance for the year 2018-19 in th....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

18th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival began
18th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival began
The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen (age 72 years) has inaugurated the 18th edition of the Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF). In this f....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

Wings India 2020 will begin in Begumpet Airport Hyderabad from 12-15 March
Wings India 2020 will begin in Begumpet Airport Hyderabad from 12-15 March
The Wings India 2020 will begin in Begumpet Airport Hyderabad (Capital of Telangana) from 12th to 15th March. It is a Biennial International Exhibition and ....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

Lt Colonel Yuvraj Malik becomes new Director of National Book Trust
Lt Colonel Yuvraj Malik becomes new Director of National Book Trust
Lieutenant colonel Yuvraj Malik has been selected as the new Director of the National Book Trust (NBT) on deputation basis. He replaced Sahitya Ak....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

Dr. Bipul Behari Saha elected as IUPAC Bureau member for the year 2020-23
Dr. Bipul Behari Saha elected as IUPAC Bureau member for the year 2020-23
Dr. Bipul Behari Saha has been elected as a Bureau Member of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) for the year 2020-23. He is the 2nd Indi....

Published On : 13 Jan 2020

World Future Energy Summit will be held in Abu Dhabi on 13th January 2020
World Future Energy Summit will be held in Abu Dhabi on 13th January 2020
The World Future Energy Summit will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE on 13th January 2020 (Monday). In this summit, around 33,500 participants from 170 countries and 800 specialist....

Published On : 13 Jan 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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