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Current Affairs Today

  • ‘India is in or close to deflation territory’

    ‘India is in or close to deflation territory’

    Topics : Economy

    Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian said on Wednesday that price-wise, the economy appears to be in or close to deflation territory. (more…)

    Deflation is a phenomenon of advanced economies but India is in or close to deflation territory . Discuss the possible reasons
  • EU refugee crisis deepens

    EU refugee crisis deepens

    Topics : International Relations

    At least 12 Syrian migrants trying to reach Greece drowned on Wednesday when two boats sank in Turkish waters, the Turkish coast guard and media said, as an image of a toddler’s lifeless body washed ashore sparked horrified reactions on social media. (more…)

    Explain the cause and consequences of Europe's refugee crisis
  • Beyond the pass-fail binary

    Beyond the pass-fail binary

    Topics : Education

    The national press is abuzz with reports on whether to re-introduce the old pass-fail system or continue with the current automatic promotion (referred to as “no-detention policy [NDP]”) to the next class, brought in as part of the implementation of the Right To Education Act (RTE, 2009). (more…)

  • The case against death penalty

    The Law Commission of India has taken a historic step by declaring that the abolition of the death penalty must become a goal for India. It has recommended, for a start, the scrapping of the death penalty for all crimes except terrorism-related offences and those that amount to waging war against the state. (more…)

  • Chasing black money, with UN help

    Chasing black money, with UN help

    Topics : Economy

    The promise made by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance in the run-up to the general election in 2014, that if it won it would bring back all Indian black money, estimated in billions of dollars and stashed in foreign banks, has remained unfulfilled. The explanation is that the matter is complicated and embroiled in the domestic laws of several countries. (more…)

  • The Vizag connection to Nagarjunasagar dam

    The Vizag connection to Nagarjunasagar dam

    Topics : Society

    Signing the Immigration and National Act of 1965, the 36th President of the US, Lyndon B. Johnson said their land flourished because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and people. (more…)

  • 69 small oilfields on the block

    69 small oilfields on the block

    Topics : Geography, Resources

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new policy for the auction of 69 small and marginal oilfields to private and foreign companies that could unlock hydrocarbon reserves estimated at around Rs. 70,000 crore. (more…)

  • China has established its presence across PoK

    China has established its presence across PoK

    Topics : India and its neighbours

    To a visitor to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) travelling from Islamabad to Muzaffarabad, the Chinese presence cannot go unnoticed. For instance, there are saffron tents of Chinese workers on the banks of the Jhelum and the Neelum rivers and signboards in the Mandarin asking drivers to slow down. (more…)

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Current Affairs for Bank Exams

Current Affairs for Bank Exams 2-9-2015

  1. India wins UNESCO(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Award for conserving Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala
  2. Los Angeles to Host 2024 Olympics
  3. Durban in South Africa confirmed as 2022 Commonwealth Games host
  4. NASA’s SERVIR-Mekong project to help monitor environment in Southeast Asia
  5. Union Government frames Smart National Common Mobility Card(NCMC) Model to enable metro travel, shopping
  6. AK Jha –Who is appointed as interim CMD of NTPC Limited
  7. Mumbai wins Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy of Cricket
  8. Union Government recognizes Yoga as Sports discipline
  9. West Central Railway zone has became the first zone to eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings

 

 

New'10 Words of the Week

  • Ambulate

    Meaning: (verb) walk; ramble; step;to move about from place to place.

    Sentence: I will ambulate across the entire country.

  • Comport

    Meaning: (verb) conform; act; conduct;behave in a certain manner- especially a good manner.

    Sentence: Students who comport well will be rewarded.

  • Rectitude

    Meaning: (noun)goodness; honor; decency; thinking or being morally right.

    Sentence: Everyone liked him because of his rectitude and loyalty.

  • Callow

    Meaning: (adj) inexperienced; naive; immature; being ignorant about the world because of youth.

    Sentence: The girl was callow when she started her business, but now she learned a lot.

  • Finite

    Meaning: (adj) fixed; definite; restricted; something limited in number.

    Sentence: There is a finite number of answers.

  • Potentate

    Meaning: (noun) despot; ruler; monarch;a person with great power and absolute authority.

    Sentence: He was a potentate but he soon became kind and generous.

  • Reproof

    Meaning: (noun)object; reprimand; criticize; a statement that accuses someone.

    Sentence: The letter was a stern reproof of his bad deeds.

  • Sardonic

    Meaning: (adj) sarcastic; mocking; scathing; being scornful in a funny but sneering way.

    Sentence: He was mean and insulting while he wore a sardonic smile.

  • Risible

    Meaning: (adj) something that makes you laugh.

    Sentence: The boy wore a risible costume and everyone laughed.

  • Juxtapose

    Meaning: (verb)  to put things close together to see the differences.

    Sentence: When you juxtapose the shirts I can see which is nicer.

     

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