November 12, 2017

Vocabulary #23 - One Word Substitutions for IBPS, RBI, SSC exams

Vocabulary One Word Substitutions for IBPS PO & Clerk, RBI Assistant, SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II, UPSC and other exams

  1. Cutting of a stone in the bladder
  2. Division into two parts
  3. An extract from a book of writing
  4. A child of remarkable talent
  5. To struggle hopelessly
  6. An expert in the area of fine arts
  7. A raised place on which offerings to god are made
  8. Chanting words that have magic spells
  9. Union of three of something
  10. Study of the origins and historical development of words

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  1. Lithotomy
  2. Dichototmy
  3. Excerpt
  4. Prodigy
  5. Flounder
  6. Connoisseur
  7. Mound
  8. Incantation
  9. Trinity
  10. Etymoloy

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November 2017 Bilateral & International Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, UPSC exams #1

November 2017 International and Bilateral Current Affairs for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, RBI Assistant, OICL, SSC & UPSC exams

1. India and Tunisia agreed to jointly combat terrorism and extremism while ramping up cooperation in the field of security.

2. Michael Jackson topped the Forbes lit of top-earning dead celebrities for the fifth straight year with $75 million

3. King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has arrived in New Delhi on a four day visit to India.

4. The Joint Indo-Russia Tri-Services Exercise INDRA-2017 was successfully conducted at Vladivostok in Russia
Theme INDRA 2017 - 'Preparation and conduct of operations by a joint force for suppression of International Terror Activity at the rate of a host country under UN mandate'

5. World Vegan Day is celebrated on November 1.

6. India has appointed Ajay Bisaria as the next high commissioner to Pakistan.

7. A 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force had left for Israel to participate in exercise 'Blue Flag-17'

8. Indian Air Force is participating with the C-130J special operations aircraft along with commandos, in Blue Flag-17.

9. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Global Clubfoot Conference organised by the CURE India in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in New Delhi.

10. India-US Ocean dialogue began at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography in Goa, which is being hosted by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

November 2017 Bilateral & International Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, UPSC exams

11. The ninth edition of CMS Vatavaran - an international film festival on environment and wildlife has begun in New Delhi.
Theme: Conservation 4 Water

12. Assam government has signed a MoUs and terms of reference with Singapore for skilling youth of the state.

13. Indiana, a state in US and Karnataka have signed an agreement to establish sister-state ties for cooperation in economic, educational and cultural fields.

14. A fourteen day joint training exercise 'PRABAL DOSTYK - 2017' between Indian Army and Kazakhstan Army commenced in Himachal Pradesh.

15. Odisha Skill Development Authority, OSDA and Singapore based ITE Education Services, ITEES signed a MoU for skill development in the state.

16. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 21st World Congress of Mental Health, which is being organised by the World Federation for Mental Health in partnership with Caring Foundation and other institutions in New Delhi.

17. Shri Rajesh Vaishnaw has been appointed as the next high commissioner of India to the Republic of Malwa.

18. With more than 1.5 million book titles and 1650 publishing houses from 60 countries, Sharjah International Book fair opened with a theme 'A World in My Book'.

19. UNESCO announced Sharjah as the 'World Book Capital 2019'

20. Kenneth Juster is nominated as the next US ambassador to India.

21. Bilateral dialogue between India and Armenia is conducted on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological, Cultural and Educational Cooperation, when President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan visited India.

22. A new species of orangutan 'Pongo tapanuliensis', the world's most endangered great ape, was discovered in Sumatra island of Indonesia.

23. Indian Naval Ships Tir & Sujatha and the Indian Coast Guard Ship Sarathi arrived at the Colombo port on a goodwill and training visit.

24. The government of Thailand hosted the 7th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER7) which is co-hosted by United Arab Emirates. Theme AMER7: 'Global Energy Markets in Transition; From Vision to Action'

25. China unveiled Asia's largest artificial island building ship, named- Tian Kun Hao

26. World Tsunami Awareness Day - November 5. Theme 2017: 'Reduce the Number of Affected People'.

27. The Goa government signed a trilateral MoU with the department of Bio-technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and Nobel Media, Sweden to hold the 'Nobel Prize Series - India 2018 (Science impacts life).

28. Air New Zealand has been named Airline of the year for 2018.

29. A two day International conference on 'Ramayan Circuit and Mithila-Awadh Relations' was organised at Janakpur.

30. The minister of state youth affairs and sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore went to Egypt to attend the World Youth Forum at Sharam El Shiekh, inaugurated by the president of Egypt Mr. Abdelfateh El Sisi.

31. Indians working in Brazil will soon get social security cover by retirement fund body EPFO.

32. The first Heli Expo India and International Helicopter Conclave 2017 was inaugurated in New Delhi by Uttarakhand tourism minister Mr. Satpal Maharaja. Theme: 'Enchancing Connectivity'.

33. A new round of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP23 talks started in Bonn, Germany.

34. Belgium's king Philippe and Queen Mathilde had arrived in New Delhi on a seven day visit to Iindia.

35. China has made disrespecting the national anthem a criminal offence, punishable by up to three years in prison.

36. China has launched two BeiDou-3 satellites into space through a single carrier rocket.

37. China will host the 4th World Internet Conference from 3 to 5 Dec in the river town of Wuzhen.

38. India ranked 19th in terms of number of names out of 180 countries, as per the global investigation 'The Paradise Papers' released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

39. The India Pavilion at conference of Parties COP23 was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsha Vardhan at Bonn in Germany.

40. India's theme for COP23 is 'Conserving Now, Preserving Future.'

41. The seventh edition of the India, Bangladesh Joint Military Combat exercise 'Sampriti-7' begins in Mizoram and Meghalaya.

42. New member of International Solar Alliance - Guinea

43. Indian short film 'The School Bag' has won the best short film award at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal.

44. Twitter officially expands its character count from 140 to 280.

45. Bengaluru is the best host among 45 cities worldwide according to a report from the Economic Intelligence Unit.

46. Prince of Wales, Charles Philip Arthur visited India.

47. The European Union Election Observation Mission was officially launched to monitor the general and provincial polls in Nepal.

48. The new service, Bandhan Express is the second cross-border train between the two neighbouring countries, India and Bangladesh, that runs between Kokata and Khulna.

49. The world's most visited city by international travelers , according to Euromonitor International is Hong Kong.

50. India has been re-elected as the member of the UNECO's executive board, at the 39th session of the General Conference of the UNESCO in Paris, France.

51. The Noradic-Baltic embassies will host the first ever youth film festival of the European nations in Delhi.

52. The agreement signed between New Delhi and Seoul, for strengthening cooperation in the fields of e-governance transportation and climate change and smart city is 'Establishment of Friendship City Relationship'.

53. Natalie Portman has been awarded Israel's 2018 Genesis Prize.

54. International day for preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - November 6.

55. Typhoon Damrey hit Vietnam and caused devastation.

56. The Indian Consolate in Bengaluru launched the Israel Centre at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore to mark 25 years of India-Israel Partnerhip.

57. Nepal opens the bridge on the Kaligandaki river at Jomsom area in Mustang dt, which was built by India' help.

58. Scientists have detected dust belts around Proxima Centauri, a finding that indicates the presence of an elaborate planetary system hosted by the closest star to the solar system.

59. Chennai is the third Indian city on the list of 64 cities from 44 countries that have been designated as UNESCO creative cities.

60. Astronomers have discovered the most ancient spiral galaxy in the universe which they believe existed 11 billion years ago, named A1689B11.

61. Eric Vuillard's Novel L'ordre du jour(Agenda) won the Goncourt Prize 2017.

62. International Energy Agency Ministerial meeting was held in Paris, France. Energy Security, Clean energy technology and government industry dialogue on investment and digitisation were the key focus areas for this meeting.

63. Ravinder Singh Bhalla has become the first ever Sikh Mayor of New Jersy's Hoboken city.

64. Bengaluru has been named as the best city among 45 cities for the confidence of its business ability to go digital.

65. A 3-day Organic World Congress 2017 is being organised at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida.

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