Friday, 1 November 2013

DAILY GK UPDATE - 1st NOV


1.    All Syria chemical weapons placed under seal: Watchdog 
i. Syria's entire declared stock of chemical weapons has been placed under seal, inspectors said on Thursday, as international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi wrapped up a visit to muster support for peace talks. 

ii. All stocks of chemical weapons and agents have been placed under seals that are impossible to break," Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons spokesman Christian Chartier said, adding that the seals were "tamper proof." 
iii. "These are 1,000 tonnes of chemical agents (which can be used to make weapons) and 290 tonnes of chemical weapons," Chartier said in The Hague.
iv. The OPCW said earlier that Syria's declared chemical arms production equipment had been completely destroyed. 
v. The west blamed those attacks, which killed hundreds of people, on President Bashar al-Assad's regime, which denied all responsibility, instead blaming the attack on rebels.

2.    Foreign banks’ wholly owned subsidiaries will get near-national treatment: RBI
i. Foreign lenders' wholly owned subsidiaries in India will receive near-national treatment, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) assured on Tuesday.
ii. In its recently published policy, the central bank said that foreign banks would be incentivized to convert into wholly owned subsidiaries (WOS) by providing them with near-national treatment.
iii. The central bank said foreign lenders would be free to choose if they wanted to convert into wholly owned subsidiaries; however, it would not be compulsory for existing foreign lenders to convert into wholly owned subsidiaries.
iv. In the policy, the RBI said, "Taking into account the feedback received from stakeholders, a scheme of subsidiarisation of foreign banks in India is being finalised. The wholly owned subsidiaries (WOS) would be given near-national treatment, including in the opening of branches."
v. The RBI aims to systemically turn foreign banks into wholly-owned subsidiaries.

3.    India, Vietnam sign pact on transfer of sentenced prisoners
i. India and Vietnam on Friday signed a treaty for transfer of sentenced prisoners languishing in jails in the two countries.
ii. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Vietnam Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang signed the agreement on transfer of sentenced prisoners at a function here.
iii. The pact will help Indian prisoners imprisoned in Vietnam or vice-versa to be near their families for serving remaining part of their sentence.
iv. India has so far signed such agreements with United Kingdom, Mauritius, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Egypt, France, Bangladesh, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Sri Lanka, UAE, Maldives, Thailand, Turkey, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel and Russia.

4.    Six Major Central Banks Permanently Made Currency Swap Accords
i. Six major central banks in the world made currency swap arrangements permanent on 31 October 2013 as a prudent liquidity backstop  in case of future global financial strains.
ii. Previously these banks had temporary bilateral currency swap arrangements.

Names of Six major central banks

1. The Bank of Japan
2. U.S. Federal Reserve
3. European Central Bank
4. Bank of England 
5. central bank of Canada
6. central bank of Switzerland

About Central bank liquidity swap
Central bank liquidity swap/Currency is a type of currency swap used by a country's central bank to provide liquidity of its currency to another country's central bank.

About Currency Swap
A currency swap is a foreign-exchange agreement between two institutions /Countries to exchange aspects (namely the principal an interest payments) of a loan in one currency for equivalent aspects of an equal in net present value loan in another currency.

5.    Google grants Rs 21 crore to 10 Indian non-profit organisations
i. Google Inc, the world's most-popular search engine, on Thursday announced Indian winners of its Global Impact Challenge funding.
ii. The Internet search giant announced that 10 Indian non-profit organisations had been selected for a funding of Rs 21 crore under its Global Impact Challenge. Agastya, Indian Digital Green Trust, Janaagraha and Social Awareness-Newer Alternatives (SANA) will receive grants of Rs 3 crore each.
iii. The remaining six non-profit groups will receive Rs 1.5 crore each.
iv. Jacqueline Fuller, who leads Google Giving, "The organisations were short-listed after due diligence by us with use of technology as well as speaking to their funders, peer groups, beneficiaries etc."
v. The jury that selected winners of the Google Impact Challenge was comprised of Thermax Ltd Chairperson Anu Aga, Google Inc's Senior Vice-President Nikesh Arora, and Jacqueline Fuller of Google Giving that invests more than $50 million per year in tech innovators, among others.

6.    Gopal Krishna Pillai is MCX-SX new Chairman
i. MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has appointed Gopal Krishna Pillai IAS (Retd.) as Chairman and Thomas Mathew T., as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.
ii. SEBI has approved Pillai’s election as Chairman. Last month, SEBI had granted renewal to the exchange.
iii. Pillai was in the Indian Administrative Service and retired as Home Secretary to the Government of India. He belongs to the Kerala cadre of the 1972 batch of IAS.
iv. Mathew retired as current-in-charge Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India and has 36 years of experience in life insurance industry in India. He is currently on the boards of Tata Power, Voltas and Management Development Institute as Director.

7.    India, Australia to hold 3rd round of talks on nuclear deal
i. India and Australia are to hold the third round of negotiations to finalise a civil nuclear agreement that could enable the sale of Australian uranium to India, in Delhi during the week beginning November 25, it was announced on Friday.
ii. A statement issued by the Australian Foreign Ministry after talks between the Foreign Ministers of the two countries, Salman Khurshid and Julie Bishop in Perth, states that they have agreed that the conclusion of a high-quality Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement would underpin a further significant expansion of the trade and investment relationship to mutual benefit.
iii. The Ministers also confirmed that the inaugural cyber security dialogue would be held in the first half of 2014, and reiterated the two countries’ commitment to work together to address threats such as terrorism and transnational crime.

8.    India developed Surface-to-Surface Missile Pragati
i. India developed a new tactical surface-to-surface missile Pragati which has a range between 60-170 km.
ii. The missile is on offer to India’s friendly countries.
iii. It was put on display at a defence exhibition at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition (ADEX 2013).

Note: The Pragati missile is based on the Prahaar missile and it has been developed by the DRDO for the Army.


9.    Gurdeep Singh Pall Appointed as the Corporate VP of Skype
i. Microsoft appointed on 30 October 2013 Gurdeep Singh Pall as the corporate vice president of Skype, a popular and free international voiceover and messaging service and Lync communications product. He will replace the Mark Gillett.
ii. Gurdeep Singh Pall, 46, born in Chandigarh.
iii. He joined in Microsoft Company in January 1990 as a software design engineer. 
iv. He worked on many breakthrough products in his tenure, starting with LAN Manager Remote Access Service.
v. He was part of the Windows NT development team and led design and implementation of core networking technologies. 

10.  Scientists discovered a New Planet called Kepler 78b
i. Scientists discovered a new planet called Kepler 78b which has a similar mass and density to that of Earth.
ii. It orbits a star 400 light years away. Kepler78b is composed mostly of rock and iron, very similar to our own planet. It is extremely close to its host star which is a hundredth of the distance between the Earth and the Sun.
iii. The newly discovered planet belongs to a new class of ultrashort period planets. These planets complete one circuit of their host star in less than 12 hours.

11.  India won Gold in 18th Asian Archery Competition at Chinese Taipei
i. India's men's compound Archery team on 31 October 2013 won a gold medal in the 18th Asian Archery competition held at Chinese Taipei.
ii. Abhishek Verma, Ratan Singh, Sandeep Kumar forming the compound team defeated the Korean trio of Lihong Min, Yong Hee Choi and Jongho Kim 233-231 to win the gold. 
iii. The Indian compound trio showed their consistency right through the qualification round, in which they totalled 2086 points, to be ranked No.1 after they got a bye in the pre-quarters.
iv. 18th Asian Archery Championships 2013 was organized by Asian Archery Federation (AAF) in Taipei (TPE) from 29 October to 2 November 2013.


93 comments:

Anonymous said...

fci management trainee exam on 17 november. candidate download there admit card from www.fcijobsportal.com

Anonymous said...

I attempted 129 in ibps po3 with full accuracy and honesty,
i am from sc +ph category,what r my chances

Anonymous said...

rrb po status declared tonight

Anonymous said...

Good yarr

jc priya said...
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Anonymous said...

And what about rrb assistant

lovely said...

r u sure but i think status will come on november 5th..
r u sure about this??

jc priya said...

hi...i have applied for asst general managr.... i did not find any hall ticket...i guess the admit cards have only for MT!!

Anonymous said...

Lagta hai mil gya .

Zone select karna tha tumhy.

Anonymous said...

Happy dhanteras

lovely said...

happies will be after results.. r u sure whetger results will come tonight?

Anonymous said...

friend s can u tell which is the best option bob manipal mt or ibps clerk???/

Anonymous said...

bhosdike pehle clerk ka test to clear Karl aya chutiya kahin ka

Anonymous said...

RRB Secunderabad ntpc 2nd stage results out...

Anonymous said...

thanks admin

Anonymous said...

Totally fake...!!!

Anonymous said...

yar ye 5th nov jldi kyu ni aa ri................anxiety si ho ri h day by day...........

Anonymous said...

Seriously RRB result ke liye bohut anxious bohut

Anonymous said...

hiiiii frnds.......
any1 tell me wat's d difference among the programming language,programming structure nd syntex
thanx in advace from priya......

Anonymous said...

IBPS Invites Applications for the post of Hindi Translator

Anonymous said...

Do you know the syllabus....it was not given in the advertisement....is it same as ssc or like ibps...pls reply...

Anonymous said...

where to download Admit Card of FCI Management Trainee Exam . please help

Anonymous said...

It requested to student plz don't post fake news regarding exam,result etc

Anonymous said...

wish u happpy kali puja to all readers

Anonymous said...

Wish U happy Diwali && Vote for MODIji .....
n
Getlost Kapil Sibal..u hve no value In dis country...otherwise u ll beat by Indians.....

Anonymous said...

Can anyone tell me the pattern . . Syllabus of FCI
It is nt mentioned anywhere about the type n details except tht it is 1.5hr paper.

MAHA$UNDARI said...

all ppl r sayin ki in po xam math sec. s very difficult..plz can any frnd type here d type f ques. came in previous xam..as i want 2 see ki itna kitna difficult tha...FRNDZ PLZ PLZ HELP...my xam s n 10 nov. afternun........

Anonymous said...

programing language is particular language to write programs. . .programing structure is structure of the program to be followed nd syntax is like grammer and u r nt priya

sona said...

nice g a power capsule

Anonymous said...

MAHASUNDARI....Ati sundar ho tum...Math sec is nt tough ..only time taking...ok mind it.

Anonymous said...

HOARDING is written as 23191321
LIMERICK is wriiten as 21182714
then SUITABLE ???

Anonymous said...

MAHASUNDARI...Ati sundar ho tum...bdw Math sec is nt tough...its only time taking...okk mind it.

Anonymous said...

Hi

Anonymous said...

guys I had given the exam of a it company at sharada university Noida "Syntel" .is to work in a company is best than bank .suggest me guys.what about my company

Anonymous said...

Worst thing u have done .

We need quick reply if any

Its takes time after approval.

Anonymous said...

Q1
08 : 66 :: ? : 38
options a) 2 b)6 c)12 d)19

Q2
32 : 21 :: 35 : ?
options a)51 b)53 c)32 d)26

please answer with explanations

Anonymous said...

No status this time..ibps ko maine call kiya tha..Direct result on 5th...

Anonymous said...

now bnkers adda is doing ryt thing...........
any comments tht we typ ovr here will b filtred or approved by d adminstration first and aftr his permission it will b visibl to all............. its a vry gud stp taken by bankrs adda.........now no non-sense comment visibl anymore....... thnks bnkrsadda for doing this

Anonymous said...

Q1) 08 : 66 :: ? : 38
a)2 b)6 c)12 d)19

Q2) 32 : 21 :: 35 : ?
a)51 b)53 c)32 d)26

pls ans with explanation

Nipun said...

Its not tough its calculative as compare 2 thw online time alloted. 1Q taking 3-4 min.

Anonymous said...

my foot ..get lost 4m here

Unknown said...

ans1 6 (8*8)+2=66 similarly (6*6)+2=38
ans2(but not sure with logic)
(3*2)=6 then put 10th digit in 1,slace=>63
63/3=21
similarly
(3*5)=15 then put 10th digit in 1,slace=>153
153/3=51

Anonymous said...

provide compurer capsules for ibps clerk 3

Anonymous said...

SUITABLE = 40290317

Anonymous said...

Hi

Anonymous said...

thanks...good thinking on 2nd one

hina said...

wat r the answers for above question

Anonymous said...

admin plz provide compurer capsules for ibps clerk 3 because where the question comes god knows

Jhumur said...

happy Diwali frnds

Anonymous said...

1. ans is 6.

Anonymous said...

ya the logic used for the first question is correct

Anonymous said...

its computer

Anonymous said...

1) 8/66=x/38
x=(8*38)/66=4.60

2)32/21=35/x
x=(35*21)/32
x=22.96

Anonymous said...

tomara to naukri pakka yar...

prerna said...

HAPPY DIPAWALI&SAFE DIWALI

Anonymous said...

bengali je je aco bangla e bolo

Anonymous said...

nicl result will be on 8th nov

Anonymous said...

Hello friends my attempt is
Comp 12 (90% accurcy)
GK 28 (85% accurcy)
Eng 29 (80% accurcy)
Rea 20 (95% accurcy)
Open category. any chances to success????????
Apti 17 (90% accurcy)

Anonymous said...

Hapy diwali al of u.....

MAHASUNDARI said...

frndz mai bahut sundar ni bt mera naam hi mahasundari hai..well thnx 4 ur reply frnd..

MAHASUNDARI said...

happie diwali frndzz

Anonymous said...

mere liye tum bahut sundar ho ......

Anonymous said...

happie diwali

srisirisha dagani said...

Are u sure?
where did you got this news?

Jallu Mohammed said...

Thanks

Anonymous said...

Q2 32=3+2=5
21=2+1=3 difference is 2
in the same way
35=3+5=8
51=5+1=6 difference is 2

Anonymous said...

Go through Kiran ibps po model set paper if you can solve atleast 10 set, hu challenge Mary ne kahy dau k U will got 35 right in ur exam.

jc priya said...

Admin, plz upload gk capsule for the month of OCT.... n also for nov2, nov3 n nov 4.....i have ibps exam this sat.... plz reply to this request!!!!!!!!!!

jc priya said...

Admin,i have requesting from past 3 days for gk n neither my comment is visible also...y so???????????

jc priya said...

Admin, plz upload gk cpsule for oct....plz...i have exam on nov 9....

Priya c said...

plz upload gk for nov2,nov3,nov4 and oct capule for ibps exam ... i have exam on nov 9th...

Anonymous said...

really?

Anonymous said...

plz upload oct gk capsule

Priya c said...

Admin, i have exam on nov 9...plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz upload GKcapsule for OCT...plzzzzzzz

Anonymous said...

ho jaega ho jaega dont take tension

Anonymous said...

ibps rrb result to be declared 2day..ibps officials r saying u can confirmed it by caalling their toll free no. 1800222366.

Anonymous said...

yr koi mujhe batayaega rrb cwe assistant ka result kb aayega aaj ane wala tha abi tk ni aya

Anonymous said...

rrb cwe assitant ka result kb aayega aaj ane wala tha na

Prabha said...

RRB Result Declared Friends

jc priya said...

Thank you Sir....

jc priya said...

Admin, plz upload nov 2 ,nov3, nov 4 gki ma so eagerly waiting...i ma very poor in gk...thts y...plzzzzzzzz

Anonymous said...

sir why no news paper reviews..plz upload 2nd nov to 5th nov current affairs

Anonymous said...

i cleared clrk...but rrb po i failed....

Anonymous said...

no gk updates since 2nd nov... i depend wholly on this site... pls upload soon and help people like me....

Anonymous said...

ya its 100% sure i have my aunt as employee there

Anonymous said...

Read Paper .u just want to get sppon feefed food

Anonymous said...

hi ,i have selected for RRB PO& CLERKS ,special thanks to bankers adda team.i want to know how will be the interview process ?can anybady help me.

Vipin Dabral said...

where is the link of gk capsule or ibps clerk III ?...unable to find it ...

priyanka sehg said...

1nov k baad ki koi news banker adda m updatte nh show ho rahi ...................

priyanka sehg said...

2nov to prensent koi news nh shw ho rh....m hvng exam on 10nov

Anonymous said...

why no updates from bankers adda from last 4 days

keshav said...

shall i know when will be october edition uploaded?

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