Current Affairs June 30, 2017

1) India becomes 1st country to give to UN Tax Fund with $100000 contribution •India has contributed $100,000 to a UN fund to help developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues, becoming the first country to make the contribution. The UN Tax Trust Fund aims to support the work of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters. •The UN Tax Committee, a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), has provided guidance on current issues such as double taxation treaties, transfer pricing (profit shifting) taxation of the extractive industries and taxation of services. 2) Govt. unveils new hydrocarbon policy •Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan… Read More

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The HINDU Notes June 30, 2017

Heaviest satellite of ISRO launched GSAT-17 will join 17 communication satellites in orbit •A 39-minute dusk launch at the South American space port of Kourou placed GSAT-17 in space as the newest Indian communication satellite. The launch took place at 2.45 a.m. IST on Thursday. •The 3,477-kg spacecraft, the heaviest built by the Indian Space Research Organisation, will soon join the ring of 17 working national communication satellites that are already in orbit. It will add to the services they provide for broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT services, meteorology, search and rescue, among others, ISRO said. •Said to have over 40 transponders in different bands, “GSAT-17 is designed to provide continuity of… Read More

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The HINDU Important Articles June 30, 2017

FRONT PAGE IndiGo ofers to buy AI overseas operations  Rawat in Sikkim as China demands troop withdrawal NATIONAL Odisha moots first night safari Heaviest satellite of ISRO launched India gets a sharper eye in the sky Army, PLA in a tug of war over Doklam Plateau INTERNATIONAL Trump to meet Putin at G-20 summit  Modi’s visit to upgrade relationship with Israel OPINION The task before the sentinel A welcome sale Making the House rules The plains truth Should the sedition law be scrapped? Preserving the NLS’s national character BUSINESS China’s Midea to set up factory GST transition to pose hurdles: ADB

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The HINDU Notes June 29, 2017

Sea pollution blamed for mass fish death along Ganjam coast ‘Presence of high levels of ammonia near the fishing jetty’ •Seepage of urea from the fertilizer godowns at Gopalpur port is responsible for the mass death of fish and other marine animals in Ganjam district of Odisha, according to the State fisheries department. Continuous rain •Since June 26, a large number of dead fish and other marine animals have washed up along the fishing jetty adjacent to Gopalpur port. This happened after a few days of continuous rain. •Since Tuesday, a team of the State fisheries department has been conducting an investigation into the mass death. Fisheries department deputy director… Read More

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Current Affairs June 29, 2017

1) India’s communication satellite GSAT-17 successfully launched •India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-17 has been successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana. GSAT-17 with a lift-off mass of about 3,477 kg carries payloads in Normal C-band, Extended C-band and S-band to provide various communication services. •The Satellite also carries equipment for meteorological data relay and satellite-based search and rescue services being provided by earlier INSAT satellites. This was third satellite launch by ISRO this month, the other two being first developmental flight of GSLV MkIII and PSLV C-38 missions launched from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh. 2) 6th Joint Trade Committee Meeting between India and Myanmar held in New Delhi •The… Read More

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Bank of Baroda Interview & GD Call Letter Out!

  Bank of Baroda has released the Call Letter for Interview and Group Discussions and also activated the link of Application Reprint for the nine months Post Graduate Certificate in Banking and Finance (PGCBF) course in Baroda Manipal School of Banking. The Online written exam was held on 27th May 2017 in two shifts. The candidates who have appeared in BOB PGCBF (PO) Exam and cleared his/her written exam can download the call letter from the link provided below. Important Dates: Commencement of Call letter Download: 24th June 2017  Closure of Call letter Download: 16th July 2017 Click for Interview call Letter Click for Application Reprint

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SSC CGL 2017

About SSC CGL SSC CGL 2017 is held for recruitment to government jobs in India. Get details on the syllabus, form, online application process, result and more. Staff Selection Commission(SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination for recruitment to Group B and Group C posts in various ministries, government departments and offices across the country. Eligibility 1. Nationality A candidate must be one of the following: (a) A citizen of India. (b) A subject of Nepal or Bhutan. (c) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 01/01/1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. (d) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from other countries… Read More

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SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Official Notification Out

Staff Selection Commission has officially released the SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification. The SSC CGL Tier I exam will take place from 1st August 2017 to 20th August 2017 in different slots. The SSC had first given an advertisement in newspapers, now they have released the Official Notification on SSC Website. You can fill the online application form for SSC CGL 2017 through the direct link in a single click. Click here to view the official SSC CGL 2017 notification You can fill the online application form here

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