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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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General Awareness in Hindi: From Sports

1. खेलों में सराहनीय प्रदर्शन के लिए खिलाड़ियों को ‘राजीव गाँधी खेल रत्न पुरस्कार’ किसके द्वारा प्रदान किया जाता है? →के.के. बिड़ला फ़ाउण्डेशन 2. खिलाड़ियों को उत्तम प्रशिक्षण देने के लिए व्यक्तियों को कौन-सा पुरस्कार प्रदान किया जाता है? → द्रोणाचार्य पुरस्कार 3. ओलम्पिक की व्यक्तिगत स्पर्धा में कोई पदक जीतने वाली प्रथम भारतीय महिला कौन हैं? → कर्णम मल्लेश्वरी 4. सायना नेहवाल जिस खेल से जुड़ी हैं, वह है-→बैडमिंटन 5. टेस्ट क्रिकेट में 6 गेदों का ओवर कब से प्रारम्भ हुआ? →1900 ई. 6. सर्वप्रथम किस वर्ष एवरेस्ट शिखर…

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Banking and Finance: SEBI

The Securities and Exchange Board of India The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is the regulator for the securities market in India “Its Basic function is to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development, and to regulate the securities market and for matters connected there with or incidental there to” The Securities and Exchange Board of India was established on April 12, 1992 in accordance with the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992. SEBI has to be responsive…

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Follow a Disciplined LIFE for Success; There’s No Escape Route

Are you just working hard to get a job, blindly following others footstep…amused and confused by your friend’s and mate’s advice of studying for 10-12 hours to start a good career. Do you really believe in going up with the hearsay and not practicing a disciplined life can be of any good? Have you ever thought to ‘put your thinking cap on’? Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better and YES you can be; if you work with a disciplined life. I won’t here ‘enlighten your path’ but…

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General Awareness 

List of Recently Appointed Brand Ambassadors

Today we are presenting you a short note on Recent Brand Ambassadors. This is very important for your upcoming competitive exams. Recently Appointed Brand Ambassadors Person Brand Name Remarks Amitabh Bachchan City Compost Campaign A part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ Deepika Padukone Vistara John Abraham Arunachal Pradesh Brand Ambassador Narendra Modi Incredible India Nawazuddin Siddiqui UP farmers’ scheme Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojna The scheme provides for cashless treatment up to Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs. one lakh for the organ transplant. PV Sindhu Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sachin…

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Winners of Padma Awards of 2016

The List of Winners of  Padma Vibhushan Awards of 2016 Rajinikanth : Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, popularly known as Rajinikanth, is one of the most popular film personalities in India. The superstar who works mostly in Tamil films has also acted in other industries including Hollywood, Hindi, Bengali. He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2000. Ramoji Rao : Ramoji Rao is a media entrepreneur. He is the owner of Ramoji Group, the world’s largest film production facility Ramoji Film City and film production company Ushakiran Movies.    Jagmohan : Former J&K Governor…

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General Awareness: Important Awards in India

The Indian Honour System is primarily recognized by the Indian Government. The Indian honour system is broadly classified into five types : Leadership, Literature, Civilian, Patriotic, and Particular. Leadership awards Gandhi Peace Prize awards Indira Gandhi Prize Literature awards Sahitya Akademi Award Sahitya Akademi Fellowship Bhasha Samman Translation Awards Anand Coomarswamy Fellowships Premchand Fellowship Civilian awards Bharat Ratna Padma awards Inspired Teacher Awards Patriotic Awards Wartime gallantry awards : such as Param Vir Chakra , Maha Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra  is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy,…

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Things You Must Know About Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri

The Padma Awards are given in all disciplines or fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. These awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan sometime around March or April. Padma means Lotus and Lotus flower is the national flower of India. Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. As of Jan 2016, the award has been bestowed on…

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General Science: 25 Important Questions of General Science

1. Which of the following is not a fertilizer mineral? (a) Nitrate (b) Phosphate (c) Tungsten (d) Potash (Ans : c) 2. Clean Energy Ministerial Conferences were held in– I. 2010-Washington, 2012-London, 2013-Merida II. 2013-New Delhi, 2014-Seoul, 2016-London III. 2011-Abu Dhabi, 2012-London, 2015-Merida, 2016-Islamabad IV. 2010-Washington, 2012-London, 2014-Seoul, 2016-San Francisco (a) I and III are true (b) Only II is true, (c) Only IV is true (d) None of these (Ans : c) 3. The largest island of the world is– (a) Borneo (b) Andaman and Nicobar (c) Greenland (d)…

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