General Awareness section plays an important role in every competitive and recruitment test.This section contains questions on stock G.K.(General Knowledge) and current affairs.Current affairs
updates till 9 August 2015 are given below.These updates are very useful for upcoming recruitment
tests like IBPS,RBI Recruitment,SBI Recruitment,SSC (Staff Seection Commission) Recruitment,
Insurance,Postal and other state level recruitment tests.
1.Four Indian students won medals(1 Silver and 3 bronze) at the International Informatics
Olympiad one of the most Toughest competitions held at Kazakhstan.
2.Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has developed medicine which is poly herbal for the treatment of leucoderma (white patches on skin).This medicine has been introduced into the market by a private firm.
3.Government has decided to start the Aadhar card enrollment of NRI (Non-Resident Indians) , Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizen of India to authenticate their identity digitally.
4.Typhoon Soudelor hits Taiwan with strong wind and torrential rain cutting down the power in many regions.Hundreds of flights were cancelled because of the bad weather conditions.
5.Potluri Supreetha (Andhra Pradesh) won gold medal at the Asian Youth Chess Championship held at South Korea. She achieved this feat in the Under-14 segment.
6.United Nations (UN) decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam as World Students Day.October 15 is celebrated as a day for students all around the world.
7.Mysore topped the Swachh Bharat rankings among 476 cities in the country.
8.Indian lab won battle to patent cheaper iodised salt. A public sector laboratory from Bhavnagar has humbled the giant multi national corporation Hindustan Unilever Limited to restore the control over a patent to produce the everyday commodity iodized salt.
9.Government to launch Suraksha Bandhan in the event of Raksha Bandhan festival to push social security plans through innovative schemes like gift cheques and special deposits.