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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 : 07 Jul 2020

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas won 2020 Austrian Grand Prix

Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas won 2020 Austrian Grand Prix

  • Mercedes F1 driver Valtteri Bottas has won the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix, which was held on 5th July 2020 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. The race was the opening round of the 2020 Formula One World Championship and the 34th edition of the Austrian Grand Prix.
  • Besides, Charles Leclerc (Ferrari’s Driver) secured second and Lando Norris (McLaren Driver) secured third place.
  • About Austrian Grand Prix,
    - It is a car racing event, which was held in 1964, 1970-87, and 1997-2003. After that, Austrian Grand Prix returned to the Formula One calendar in 2014.
    - It has been held at two different locations in the Zeltweg area located in Spielberg in southeastern Austria.
    - Firstly, It was held in 1963 at a race track on the Zeltweg Airfield and was won by Australian driver Jack Brabham.
Injeti Srinivas - New Chairman of IFSCA

Injeti Srinivas - New Chairman of IFSCA

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed the Injeti Srinivas as the new chairman of the International Financial Services Centres Author....

Published On : 07 Jul 2020

Balaram - New Agricultural Credit Scheme for Landless Farmers

Balaram - New Agricultural Credit Scheme for Landless Farmers

The 14th Chief Minister of Odisha state Shri Naveen Patnaik has launched a new agricultural credit scheme "Balaram" for landless farmers, who were facing a ....

Published On : 07 Jul 2020

Indian & Indonesia Coast Guard inked MoU to Boost Maritime Relations

Indian & Indonesia Coast Guard inked MoU to Boost Maritime Relations

In other steps to boost the comprehensive strategic partnership between India and Indonesia, an MoU has been signed between the Indian Coast Guard and Indonesia Coast Guard.....

Published On : 07 Jul 2020

Maha Jobs - Maharashtra Govt launched a New Web-Portal for Unemployed Youth

Maha Jobs - Maharashtra Govt launched a New Web-Portal for Unemployed Youth

The 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra state Uddhav Thackeray has launched a new web-portal 'mahajobs.maharashtra.gov.in' for unemployed youth. Its objectiv....

Published On : 07 Jul 2020

Ajay Puri - New Chairman Of COAI

Ajay Puri - New Chairman Of COAI

Ajay Puri has appointed as the new Chairman of Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI). At Present, he working as the Chief Operating Officer ....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

Mobile Masterjee - IIT Kanpur developed Teaching setup

Mobile Masterjee - IIT Kanpur developed Teaching setup

COVID-19 has brought the education system, particularly the classroom teaching to a standstill. The students in rural India are hit maximum by this. To solve this problem IIT Kanpur....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

LEAD - E-learning Portal launched by Delhi government

LEAD - E-learning Portal launched by Delhi government

The Delhi government has launched an e-learning portal named 'Learning through E-Resources Made Accessible for Delhi (LEAD)'. Under this, students will acce....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

CBSE partnered with Facebook to launch Free Online Courses

CBSE partnered with Facebook to launch Free Online Courses

CBSE has partnered with Facebook to launch a free and comprehensive online training program for teachers and students of its affiliated sch....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

Intzaar Aap Ka - MP Tourism launched a Campaign to Attract Tourists

Intzaar Aap Ka - MP Tourism launched a Campaign to Attract Tourists

The Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board has launched a new campaign 'Intzaar Aap Ka' to Attract Tourists in the state. Under this, the MP tourism will be inviting ....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

Akash Ganesan becomes India’s 66th Grandmaster

Akash Ganesan becomes India’s 66th Grandmaster

Akash Ganesan becomes India's 66th Grandmaster. He was born on 1st October 1996 in Chennai, Tamilnadu. At Present, Akash holds the National Record in Chess ....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

Jean Castex - New Prime Minister of France

Jean Castex - New Prime Minister of France

The President of France has appointed Jean Castex as the new Prime Minister of France. He is a former member of The Republicans (LR), and working as Mayor o....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

Mission Vriksharopan - Uttar Pradesh Plantation Program

Mission Vriksharopan - Uttar Pradesh Plantation Program

The Government of Uttar Pradesh has launched the "Mission Vriksharopan 2020" mega plantation program in the state. This initiative was launched on the occas....

Published On : 06 Jul 2020

Nigar Johar Khan - First Female Lieutenant General of Pakistan Army

Nigar Johar Khan - First Female Lieutenant General of Pakistan Army

Pakistan Army has appointed Nigar Johar Khan as its new Lieutenant General. Due to this, She becomes the first female Lt. General of Pakistan Army....

Published On : 04 Jul 2020

International Day of Cooperatives celebrated on 4th July Each year

International Day of Cooperatives celebrated on 4th July Each year

Each year on 4th July International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated across the world. The objective of this day is to increase the awareness of cooperatives. The....

Published On : 04 Jul 2020

JioMeet - Reliance Jio launches Video Conferencing App

JioMeet - Reliance Jio launches Video Conferencing App

Reliance Jio has launched the "JioMeet" Video Conferencing App. Its operating system works on iOS, Android, and Windows devices. JioMeet can easily download the app from App....

Published On : 04 Jul 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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