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Mock Test : Current Affairs

I hope you have enjoyed my last article on current affairs and started preparing the topic with more energy. So I am providing a practice test to help you check how much you improved from that time. Practice questions will give you the overview of the final exam and the types of questions being asked. Further, you will be able to solve the questions within the given time period. This will increase your chances of cracking the exam on the first go. Start practicing with this practice set and judge…

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Current Affairs For Bank PO

The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs.Here are some updates from previous months . These are some interesting topics so you may also check them separately for good in depth knowledge and collect more knownledge in these domains. You can learn more by joining the eckovation app . just go to following link   Eckovation App   and use group code -254198 to get more practice papers and test series. 1. PM Modi China Visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived…

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Important: Budget Highlights 2017

FISCAL SITUATION Total expenditure is Rs. 21, 47,000 Crore. Rs.3000 Crore for implementing budget announcements under department of Economics. Defense expenses, excluding pension- Rs 2, 74,114 Crore. Expenses in science and technology- Rs. 37,435 Crore. Total resources transferred to States and UTs -Rs 4.11 lakh Crore Recommended fiscal deficit for 3 years – 3% with deviation of 0.5% of GDP. Revenue deficit- 1.9% Pegged fiscal deficit of 2017-18 at 3.2% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and remain committed to achieving 3% in the next year.    AGRICULTURAL SECTOR The fund…

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Padma Awards 2017: 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic…

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Foreign Direct Investment

Development of any nation depends upon the economy of that particular nation. Today we will talk about the concept of FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) and tries to learn the role of FDI in indian context. Toady in modern era supremacy of any nation does not depend upon the area and military power. Economy is the biggest criteria for the development of any nation. Now the war is of economy. Singapore , Hong Kong , Switzerland etc are some of the example of the dominance of economy in the world despite…

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GAAR-General Anti-Avoidance Rules: Explained With Examples

Introduction General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) is an anti-tax avoidance regulation of India. It was introduced by then Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, on 16 March 2012 during the Budget session. Tax Avoidance Avoidance means nothing but an attempt to reduce the tax liability through the legal means. The difference between Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion Evasion & Avoidance are two different entities. In Avoidance, tax reduction is done legally but in evasion, it is done illegally. GAAR in simple terms Tax Avoidance is one of the major concerns across the world….

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Jan 1: Pointers on PM’s Speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced two housing schemes, tax incentives for small traders, interest rebate for farmers and monetary assistance for pregnant women. (1) Bonanza for Home Buyers:-  In a big relief to home buyers, New Schemes under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana were announced. Now get 4 % interest relief on home loan upto 9 lakh rupees. And 3 % cut for home loan upto 12 lakh rupees. (2) Subvention on Home Improvements:- In rural areas, now you can get 3 % interest relief on loan of upto 2…

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9 Important Learning Groups for Competitive Exams

In year 2016, more than 300,000 users have showed superb trust in Eckovation and learnt from the platform. First step to join the important learning groups for Competitive Exams is to download Eckovation App: Click Here Second Step: Among more than 9000 learning group, here are the important learning groups of Eckovation for all of the people who are preparing for competitive exams are as following: 1. Current Affairs: 437819 2. General knowledge: 172893 3. Reasoning: 453921 4. Current Affairs in Hindi: 394786 5. Bank PO Test Series: 254198 6. SSC Test Series:…

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Weekly Current Affairs: January 1 to January 7, 2017

Cash withdrawal limit from ATM’s increased to Rs. 4500 per day. Election Commission of India announces poll dates for 5 state assemblies namely Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa.  An entrepreneur of Indian origin, Sheikh Rafik Mohammed, has assumed a top position in the defence department of Kyrgyzstan. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took oath as the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan after replacing Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali who retired after serving as Chief Justice for 15 months. Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared an increase in the credit…

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