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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 Feb 2020

5-days National Winter Games will be held at Gulmarg, J&K

5-days National Winter Games will be held at Gulmarg, J&K

  • This year 5-days National Winter Games will be held at Gulmarg, J&K UT from 7th March under the banner of 'Khelo India'.
  • There will be 30 events under 5-major activities: Snowboarding, Snow Skiing, Cross Country, Snow Show in which 800 players from across the country will participate.
  • Gulmarg is a World's famous Skiing destination in the Baramulla district of J&K.
  • Currently, Lieutenant Governor of J&K is Girish Chandra Murmu.
6th Engiexpo 2020 held at Vadodara, Gujarat
6th Engiexpo 2020 held at Vadodara, Gujarat
The 6th edition of the Mega Industrial Exhibition 'Engiexpo 2020' has held at Vadodara, Gujarat from 15th to 17th February 2020. It has been organized by the Federation of S....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

Former Cricketer Robin Singh appointed as UAE's Director of Cricket
Former Cricketer Robin Singh appointed as UAE's Director of Cricket
Former Indian Cricketer Robin Singh (age 56 years) has been appointed as United Arab Emirates (UAE) Director of Cricket.Robin had represented India in....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

Japanese Baseball player Katsuya Nomura passed away at 84
Japanese Baseball player Katsuya Nomura passed away at 84
Japanese Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) Catcher and Manager Katsuya Nomura passed away due to heart failure on 11th February 2020. He was 84 years. He was awar....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

PM Modi Government Appointed Debasish Panda As New Finance Secretary
PM Modi Government Appointed Debasish Panda As New Finance Secretary
The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) appointed Senior IAS officer (UP cadre) Debasish Panda as the new Finance Secretary. He replaced the Cu....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

Rajendra K. Pachauri passed away at 79
Rajendra K. Pachauri passed away at 79
Former Director-General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Rajendra K. Pachauri passed away at the age of 79 at Escorts Heart Institute in New Delhi. Lis....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

Noted Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passes away
Noted Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passes away
Noted Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks had passed away on 12th February 2020 at his home in Goa. He was 59 years. He was also an activist for social causes....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

Abhinav Kashyap released Dhiren Tiwari novel 'The Crossfire of Love'
Abhinav Kashyap released Dhiren Tiwari novel 'The Crossfire of Love'
Filmmaker Abhinav Kashyap (age 45 years) released the Dhiren Tiwari novel 'The Crossfire of Love' today. It is a racing psychological romantic thriller nove....

Published On : 15 Feb 2020

Rajiv Bansal elected as new Air India CMD
Rajiv Bansal elected as new Air India CMD
The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) appointed Senior IAS officer (Nagaland cadre) Rajiv Bansal as the new Chairman cum Managing-Director (CMD) of ....

Published On : 14 Feb 2020

Rishi Sunak appointed as new UK Finance Minister
Rishi Sunak appointed as new UK Finance Minister
Rishi Sunak (age 39 years) has been appointed as a new UK Finance Minister. He replaced Pakistani Chancellor Sajid Javid. Rishi is the son-in-law ....

Published On : 14 Feb 2020

Manipur CM N. Biren Singh launched Anganphou Hunba program
Manipur CM N. Biren Singh launched Anganphou Hunba program
The 12th Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh (age 59 years) launched the 'Anganphou Hunba (Early Paddy Crop)' program at Arapti Mayai Leikai in Imphal ....

Published On : 14 Feb 2020

PM Modi govt renamed 2-prominent institutes named after Sushma Swaraj
PM Modi govt renamed 2-prominent institutes named after Sushma Swaraj
PM Modi led Union Government has renamed 2-prominent institutes named after Sushma Swaraj in honor of the late External Affairs Minister. The two institutions are:....

Published On : 14 Feb 2020

Manpreet Singh named as IHF Player of the Year 2019
Manpreet Singh named as IHF Player of the Year 2019
Manpreet Singh (age 27 years) from Jalandhar named Player of the Year for 2019 by the International Hockey Federation. Indian Men's Hockey Team Ca....

Published On : 14 Feb 2020

Noted journalist from Mumbai Nandu R. Kulkarni dies
Noted journalist from Mumbai Nandu R. Kulkarni dies
The noted journalist from Mumbai Nandu R. Kulkarni passed away due to a heart attack at a Suburban Hospital. He was 69. He started his career in 1976 with The Indi....

Published On : 14 Feb 2020

5th Ajeya Warrior-2020 Military Exercise began in UK
5th Ajeya Warrior-2020 Military Exercise began in UK
The 5th edition of India-UK Joint Military Exercise titled 'Ajeya Warrior-2020' begins at Salisbury Plains, the United Kingdom from 13th to....

Published On : 13 Feb 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind presented President's Colours to INS Shivaji
President Ram Nath Kovind presented President's Colours to INS Shivaji
The 14th President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind (age 74 years) presented Colour to ....

Published On : 13 Feb 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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