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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 : 26 Mar 2020

National Book Trust (NBT) launched #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks initiative

National Book Trust (NBT) launched #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks initiative

  • Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the National Book Trust (NBT) has launched the new initiative #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks today. Its objective is to encourage people to read books while at home.
  • Under this initiative, NBT will provide its and best-selling books for FREE Download in PDF format.
  • #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks,
    - Users can easily download the PDF format from the NBT's website https://nbtindia.gov.in.
    - And these books are available in Hindi, English, Asamiya, Bangla, Gujarati, Malayalam, Odia, Marathi, Kokborok, Mizo, Bodo, Nepali, Tamil, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, and Sanskrit language.
    - The books will cover all genres of fiction, biography, popular science, teacher's handbook, and especially books for children and young adults.
    - In the NBT website, there are many books which are written by Rabindranath Tagore, Munshi Premchand, and Mahatma Gandhi, etc.
  • National Book Trust,
    NBT is is an Indian publishing house that was established on 1st August 1957. Its headquarter is in Vasant Kunj, Delhi.
    - Presently, the NBT President is Govind Prasad Sharma.
Odisha state launched 'MO Jeeban' initiative
Odisha state launched 'MO Jeeban' initiative
Due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the 14th Chief Minister of Odisha state Shri Naveen Patnaik (age 73 years) has launched the 'Mo Jeeban' initiative. The o....

Published On : 26 Mar 2020

Former Indian player Sheikh Abdul Latif passed away at 73
Former Indian player Sheikh Abdul Latif passed away at 73
Former Indian football player Sheikh Abdul Latif passed away at the age of 73 years. During his football career, he had represented India;- In 1968 in Asia Cup Qualifi....

Published On : 26 Mar 2020

Finance Minister launched Rs 1,70,000 crore relief scheme under PMGK Yojana
Finance Minister launched Rs 1,70,000 crore relief scheme under PMGK Yojana
Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Rs 1,70,000 crore relief scheme under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan (PMGK) Yojana for the poor to help t....

Published On : 26 Mar 2020

Microsoft & US CDC jointly launched 'Clara' for COVID-19 self-screening bot
Microsoft & US CDC jointly launched 'Clara' for COVID-19 self-screening bot
Microsoft and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have jointly launched the 'Clara' for COVID-19 self-screening bot. The CDC has tie-up with the CDC Foun....

Published On : 26 Mar 2020

Tamil Nadu 38th District becomes 'Mayiladuthurai'
Tamil Nadu 38th District becomes 'Mayiladuthurai'
In Tamil Nadu, the new 38th district has been formed 'Mayiladuthurai' after bifurcating the Nagappattinam district. This announcement is made by the 7th Chi....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

Due to Coronavirus, 2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021
Due to Coronavirus, 2020 Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021
Due to Coronavirus, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and ....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

Ruchika Tomar wins 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel 'A Prayer for Travelers'
Ruchika Tomar wins 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel 'A Prayer for Travelers'
American writer Ruchika Tomar won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel 'A Prayer for Travelers'. Ruchika has done a ....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade celebrated today
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade celebrated today
Every year on 25th March the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is celebrated across the globe. Th....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

25th March: Telugu New Year day 'Ugadi' celebrated today
25th March: Telugu New Year day 'Ugadi' celebrated today
On 25th March 2020, Telugu New Year day 'Ugadi' celebrated across the nation and by the Telugu speaking people. On this occassion, People savor Ugadi chutne....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

Sameer Aggarwal elected as Walmart India new CEO
Sameer Aggarwal elected as Walmart India new CEO
American retail company Walmart has appointed Sameer Aggarwal as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for India from 1st ....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

Each year on 24th March World Tuberculosis Day celebrated
Each year on 24th March World Tuberculosis Day celebrated
Each year on 24th March World Tuberculosis Day is celebrated throughout the globe to raise public awareness about the effects of Tuberculosis (TB). The theme....

Published On : 24 Mar 2020

BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan becomes Madhya Pradesh new Chief Minister
BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan becomes Madhya Pradesh new Chief Minister
BJP leader Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan (age 61 years) becomes Madhya Pradesh's new Chief Minister (17th). It is the 4th time that he is elected as the Chief ....

Published On : 24 Mar 2020

Karur Vysya Bank launched Country's 1st prepaid card 'Enkasu'
Karur Vysya Bank launched Country's 1st prepaid card 'Enkasu'
Karur Vysya Bank has launched Country's 1st prepaid card ....

Published On : 24 Mar 2020

2020 Abel Prize awarded to Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
2020 Abel Prize awarded to Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
The Abel Prize for 2020 awarded to the Mathematicians Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis for 'pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynami....

Published On : 24 Mar 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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