General Awareness for various competitive examinations

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General Awareness for various competitive examinations

Welcome to GK Section.

We know the importance of Current Affairs mainly general awareness, GK (General Knowledge) in various competitive exams for aspirants.

We are publishing general awareness notes, bits and study material daily.

These notes are extremely useful for all types of exams including Bank Exams.

General Awareness bits help in the last minute preparation for various exams.

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1-Anuk Arudpragasam is the winner of the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. He is a Sri Lankan author who wrote ‘The Story of a Brief Marriage’. It has bagged the $25,000 DSC Prize.

2-Maharashtra is the constituency of the Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal.

3-South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has launched Atal Jan Aahar Yojana for poor to provide lunch at Rs 10.

4- New Delhi will host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in the year 2020. India won the bid in 2012 at Brisbane, Australia to host the Congress in 2020.

5-The Nallamala hills are located in Andhra Pradesh.

6-  Marasia is the popular folk dance of West Bengal.

7-The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will carry out its first mission to the Sun named Aditya-L1 in the year 2019. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman AS Kiran Kumar said.

8- Google announced the launch of ‘Posts’ feature in India to give users timely updates from celebrities and organizations.

9- Rs 275 crore has been sanctioned by the Government of India to set up the Global Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism in Rajasthan.

10-Rs. 1,50,000/- is the maximum deposit limit allowed in a financial year in Public Provident Fund(PPF) Scheme.

11- Lagaan actor Shrivallabh Vyas, who has passed away had appeared in over 60 Hindi films.

12-The National Institute of Advanced Studies is located in Bengaluru.

13-The Armed Forces Flag Day is being observed on 7th December throughout the country.

14-The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be hosted by India.

15-The Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development is located in New Delhi.

16-OBOPAY is the global payment solutions company that has received the license for Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) from RBI to operate a semi-closed loop wallet in India.

17- Senior Tamil journalist and humourist Ja Ra Sundaresan passed away in December 2017 at the age of 87 years.

18-Kanchanmala Pande is the first Indian to clinch a gold medal at the World Para-Swimming Championship 2017.

19- The headquarter of World Tourism Organization is situated in Madrid, Spain.

20-Rs 90,000 crore has been sanctioned by the Government of India for improving roads and highways in Northeast India for better connectivity.

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