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23rd Oct -5th November  2016

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Following are the important current terms important for exams, discussions and interview.

Why following ‘Terms’ and ‘Events’ are important

  • What is Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index?
  • Who is associated with the initiative “Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat”?
  • What is the theme of first National Ayurveda Day?
  • The RBI permitted start ups to raise ECBs in a financial year.

 What do you mean by?

  • National Academic Depository (NAD)
  • Masala Bonds
  • Satan 2
  • James Webb Space Telescope
  • Kabaddi World Cup 2016
  • Cyrus P. Mistry andRatan Tata

Important Terms for Discussion and interviews

  • Where the Commodity Exchange is likely to lose recognition hence forth?
  • E-Postal ballot will now be available for whom.
  • What is 4-tier GST tax Structure?
  • Who is S. Ramasori?
  • What do you mean by Open Defecation Free (ODF).
  • Name the states topped to implement ODF program.

The Swedish newspaper was recently asked it to delete the reference made by President Pranab Mukherjee to the Bofors scam in an interview to it, as a claim protested by the Indian Government on 27 May 2015. India has expressed disappointment over the disrespect shown to the President, the newspaper has defended its right to publish what was said during the interview.

Know, who is Vijay Kelkar and what is PPP !

Vijay Kelkar is a renowned economist and a former Finance Secretary. He was appointed head of newly constituted committee to give recommendations to recast the model of Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) model in India. India is one of the largest PPP market with over 900 projects. The Kelkar committee will review the PPP policy, suggest a better risk-sharing mechanism between private developers and the government after analysing such projects.

Know, who is Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar !

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar was crowned as the new Maharaja of of Mysuru (Mysore) royal family. He is the 23-year old grandson of Princess Gayathri Devi, who was the eldest daughter of the last Maharaja of Mysore, Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar. The coronation was held at Mysuru’s famous Amba Vilas Palace, which was decked up for the occasion.

Know about Sepp Blatter!

Swpp Blatter, was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term at the 65th Annual Congress of FIFA held at Zurich for four year term.

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan stood against Blatter in this election. It is worth mentioning that FIFA is going through a major controversy regarding corruption in the organisation with two FIFA vice presidents and a recently elected FIFA executive committee member still in custody.


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