Category: Economic Term

Daily GK Update 30 May 2017

National news EPFO gives nod to hike in stock investment to 15 per cent The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has approved hike in investment limit in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15%, from the existing 10%, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya stated EPFO came...

List of office & holders in India

Constitutional Political offices Prime Minister of India:-  Narendra Modi Speaker of the Lok Sabha :-  Sumitra Mahajan Political official Minister of Defence  :- Arun Jaitley Minister of External Affairs :–   Sushma Swaraj Minister of Finance :-   Arun Jaitley Minister...

Daily GK Update 29 May 2017

 National News  IOC overtakes ONGC to become India’s most profitable PSU Indian Oil Corporation has overtaken Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to become India’s most profitable state-owned company. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries retained the crown of being India’s most profitable private company for...

Daily GK Update 27 & 28 May 2017

National News    Nagpur gets India’s first fleet of electric vehicles The Orange City (Nagpur) has become India’s first city to have electric mass mobility system. It will have a fleet of 200 electric vehicles including taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and autorickshaws,...

Daily GK Update 25 May 2017

National News IIT-Kharagpur signs MoU with Madhya Pradesh for measuring Happiness Index Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur’sRekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness has signed an MoU with Madhya Pradesh Govt Prof P P Chakrabarti is the Director of IIT...

Daily GK Update 20 May 2017

National News Visakhapatnam railway station cleanest, Darbhanga dirtiest says survey The Visakhapatnam railway station is the cleanest, followed by Secunderabad, among the 75 busiest stations in the country. According to a survey, the report of which was released by railway minister...

Daily GK Update 17 May 2017

National News IIEST creates India’s first smart grid project IIEST has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy.  The project will be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee Dr. Kopillil Radhakrishnan is the...

Daily GK Update 16 May 2017

National news India-Chile expanded PTA comes into effect The expanded Preferential Trade Agreement, PTA between India and Chile has come into effect. Under this trade agreement, both the countries have offered to lower or eliminate duties on a number of items traded...

Daily GK Update 14 & 15 May 2017

 National news Govt revised base year of WPI, IIP to 2011-2012 from 2004-05  The government has revised the base year of Wholesale Price Index, WPI and Index of Industrial Production, IIP to 2011-2012 from 2004-05. ii. As per the new series,...

Daily GK Update 13 May 2017

National News Rajnath Singh launches mobile app for paramilitary forces to lodge grievances Union home minister Rajnath Singh launched a mobile phone app ‘MHA Mobile Application’to remain ‘just a click away’ from troopers of all central forces to address their grievances. Rajnath Singh...