New Education Policy 2020: Highlights

The Union Cabinet on 29th July 2020 approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the HRD Ministry as Education Ministry. Making the announcement, Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said there would be a single regulator for all higher education institutions and MPhil would be discontinued. History of Education Policy: An Read more about New Education Policy 2020: Highlights[…]

Top investors in Reliance Jio

List of Top investors in Reliance Jio Investor Stake (%)  Investment (MN $) 1. Facebook 9.90 5700 2. Silver lake 2.1 1338 3. VISTA 2.30 1500 4. General Atlantic 1.30 873 5. KKR 2.30 1500 6. Mubadala 1.85 1200 7. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority 1.16 750 8. TPG 0.93 600 9. L. Catterton 0.39 250 10. Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia 2.3 1500 11. Qualcomm Read more about Top investors in Reliance Jio[…]

AFCAT II Notification 2020 and details

Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the notification for AFCAT 02/2020 for flying branch and ground duty (technical and non-technical) branches/ NCC special entry/ Meteorology entry for courses commencing in July 2021. The online applications for IAF AFCAT 02/2020 commenced on June 15, 2020. The interested candidates can submit online applications for AFCAT through the Read more about AFCAT II Notification 2020 and details[…]

Top Books to read for Every Aspirant: Download Free

Here is the list of some books that you can read. Reading helps every aspirant in innumerable ways. It improves your vocabulary, verbal ability and communication skills. Books can also make a long lasting impact on life skills. Books widen up your perspective about many life events. You get to know about many subjects and Read more about Top Books to read for Every Aspirant: Download Free[…]

Vocabulary Words Part 2

Memorise these words, These words are repeatedly asked in exams. Here are some Vocabulary words that are important for Every Aspirant.  Descent: The act of moving or going downward. Laudable: Praiseworthy.  Iconoclast: An image-breaker. A person who attacks or criticizes cherished beliefs or institutions. Guileless: Frank. Naive.  Germane: Relevant. Pertinent Forgery: Counterfeiting. Fake. Fastidious: Hard Read more about Vocabulary Words Part 2[…]

Reliance Jio-Facebook Deal 2020

Social media giant Facebook has picked up a 9.99 % stake in Reliance Industries’ Jio Platforms at Rs 43,574 crore ($5.7 billion) making it the largest FDI for minority investment in India. About: Jio Platforms is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited that works on digital apps, digital ecosystems and the mobile service. The investment Facebook Read more about Reliance Jio-Facebook Deal 2020[…]

World Happiness Report 2021

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations released the World Happiness Report 2021, a day before the International Happiness Day. This year it focuses on the effects of Covid-19 and how people all over the world have fared. Key Points About: The World Happiness Report ranks 149 countries  how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be. The rankings are based on polling Read more about World Happiness Report 2021[…]

Government Scheme: PM Garib Kalyan Package

PM Garib Kalyan Package The Union Finance Minister announced Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for the poor to help them fight the battle against Corona Virus. Following are the components of the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance cover of Rs 50 Lakh per health worker fighting COVID-19 to Read more about Government Scheme: PM Garib Kalyan Package[…]

E-Learning Platforms Government

Union HRD Minister asked students to continue their learning making full use of the available digital e-Learning platforms during the period the educational institutions are closed as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. Some of the digital initiatives/platforms of Ministry of HRD are as follows: DIKSHA: Diksha has more than 80000 e-Books for class 12th created Read more about E-Learning Platforms Government[…]

SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam Dates Rescheduled

The SEBI Grade A Phase I Online examination is now postponed to 17th January, 2021.   Conducting Authority Securities and Exchange Board of India Website www.sebi.gov.in Posts General, Legal, Information Technology, Engineering, Research, Official Language Mode of application Online Online Application March 7, 2020, to October 31, 2020 SEBI Grade A Phase I (Prelims) Exam Read more about SEBI Grade A 2020 Exam Dates Rescheduled[…]

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters

COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19. The best way to protect Read more about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters[…]