NEET 2019 – Important Updates

  National Eligibility Entrance Exam is common MBBS/ BDS Entrance Test conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). From 2019, instead of CBSE, NEET UG 2019 would be conducted by newly formed NTA or National Testing Agency. The official website of NEET 2019 is www.nta.ac.in. You can check www.nta.ac.in  for latest news and updates. National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct NEET 2019 entrance examination for admission in MBBS and BDS…

JEE 2019 – Important Updates

    alert            The merit list for admission to engineering colleges, including Indian Institutes of Technology, through the Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE-Main) will be based on percentile scores and not raw marks aspirants scored in the test with the introduction of a two-cycle computer-based examination system from 2019. JEE…

General Knowledge & Current Affairs ~ E-Book

This book can be an ideal reference for students preparing for any competitive or recruitment exams (esp., those conducted by UPSC and other central or state recruitment boards ~ Civil Service exams, SSC, Railway Recruitment exams, Bank exams to name a few). General knowledge and current affairs is a collection of weekly GK & CA…

      Current Affairs This Week    (16-12-2018)

EU Ambassador Opens India’s 1st Centre of Excellence at MAHE The Manipal Academy of Higher Education received country’s first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union. It was inaugurated at the DES, Manipal, by Tomasz Kozlowski to India and Bhutan.   December 9 : International Anti-Corruption Day International Anti-Corruption Day has been…

Current Affairs This Week (09-12-2018)

December 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery To raise awareness about slavery and its impact on the society. This day marks adaptation of resolution ‘Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Prostitution of Others’ by United Nations (UN) General Assembly on 2 December 1949.   First India-ASEAN InnoTech…

Current Affairs This Week (02-12-2018)

ISRO’s PSLV-C43: places HysIS, 30 foreign satellites ISRO workhorse, the PSLV, carrying 31 satellites, soared in a trajectory crossing the path of the Sun and sped to inject the country’s Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite (HysIS), dubbed ‘Sharp Eye’, in its intended orbit.   Georgia elects Salome Zurabishvili as first woman president French-born ex-diplomat had 59%…

Current Affairs This Week (25-11-2018)

Smartphone-Based System To Detect Milk Adulteration Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, the detector system measures acidity in milk using an indicator paper that changes colour according to acidity. They have also developed algorithms that can be incorporated on to a smartphone to accurately detect the colour change.   Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes It is hospital-based…

Current Affairs This Week (18-11-2018)

Indian Army inducts 3 artillery gun system Indian Army inducted three major globally combat proven artillery gun system viz. M777 A2 ultra light howitzers (ULH), K-9 Vajra-tracked self-propelled guns and ‘Composite Gun Towing Vehicle’ at Deolali Field Firing Range in Maharashtra. These are first artillery gun systems to be inducted by Indian Army in three…

Current Affairs This Week (11-11-2018)

Michael Dertouzos Michael Leonidas Dertouzos was a Greek professor in the departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science from 1974 to 2001.   Ekana cricket stadium renamed after Atal Bihari Vajpayee UP Govt has decided to rename newly-built Ekana International…

Current Affairs This Week (04-11-2018)

  Statue of Unity also a tribute to Indian engineering skills The Statue of Unity, built as a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, known as Iron Man of India, would be the tallest in the world and the quickest to be completed in just 33 months unlike China’s Spring Temple Buddha which took 11 years…

Current Affairs This Week (28-10-2018)

Police Commemoration Day: Oct 21 India’s first national police museum to be inaugurated by PM Modi. Remembering the brave policemen who sacrificed their lives while discharging their duties. Rich tributes are paid to the martyrs on this day.   PM Narendra Modi awarded 2018 Seoul Peace Prize In recognition of his dedication to improving international…

Current Affairs This Week (21-10-2018)

First India-US tri-services exercise to be held in 2019 The first India-United States tri-services exercise is likely to take place in 2019 in India. It will include all services of both countries and talks are on to include special forces. US will second country after Russia with whom India conducts tri-services exercise. Lachhu Maharaj Pandit…

Current Affairs This Week (14-10-2018)

Parker Solar Probe completes first Venus flyby: NASA NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – mankind’s 1st mission to ‘touch’ the Sun – successfully completed a flyby of Venus at a distance of about 2,415 kilometres during its 1st gravity assist from the planet.   Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen Awards 2018 The Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen awards 2018 were…

Current Affairs This Week (07-10-2018)

2018: Physics Nobel prize The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected three scientists Arthur Ashkin (USA), Gerard Mourou (France) and Donna Strickland (Canada) for the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics. They were selected for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.   First assembly of the International Solar Alliance The Prime Minister, Mr….