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Nov 29, 2021
In Life @ IIM
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Believers' Zone
Nov 29, 2021
In Life @ IIM
After clearing management exams, an extortionate fee of business schools becomes an elephant in the room for many aspirants, especially for those who belong to low-income families. Although equipped with qualities and talents, many students murder their dreams due to financial constraints. To remove this impediment, a student may avail of a loan or apply for a scholarship. Read about various scholarships and financial assistance here - https://www.believerszone.com/post/scholarship-and-financial-assistance-for-iims #believerszone #iim #ipmatindore #ipmatrohtak #jipmat #iimindore #iimranchi #iimrohtak #iimjammu #iimbodhgaya
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. 3-day Rashtra Raksha Samparpan Parv will be held in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. 19th of November is the Birth Anniversary of Rani Lakshmi Bai, the epitome of bravery and courage and a great National icon of Rashtra Raksha and India’s Independence struggle. As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Rashtra Raksha Samparpan Parv will be organized from November 17 to November 19, 2021. This event is being organized by the defense ministry in association with the Government of Uttar Pradesh. On November 19, the programme will witness the participation from Defence Minister, Minister of State for Defence, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Anandiben Patel, and Chief Minister of UP, Yogi Adityanath. 2. The WePOWER India Partnership Forum was held through a virtual platform on November 9, 2021, to boost the South Asia Women in Power Sector Professional Network (WePOWER) in India. The event was organized by the World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in association with the India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF). The event saw a panel discussion on expanding job opportunities for women in India’s Clean Energy Transition’. 3. India’s first ‘grass conservatory’ or ‘germplasm conservation centre’ spread over an area of 2 acres was inaugurated at Ranikhet in Almora district of Uttarakhand. This conservatory is funded under the Central Government’s CAMPA (Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority) scheme and is developed by the research wing of the Uttarakhand Forest Department. To create awareness about the importance of grass species, promote their conservation, and facilitate research in the field. 4. Ministry of Commerce & Industry released its data on Wholesale Price Index (WPI). As per Ministry’s data, provisional Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation have been accelerated to a five-month high to 12.54% in October 2021 as against 66% recorded in September. This rise was attributed to an increase in fuel and manufacturing prices. The report notes that, benchmark inflation print has remained in double digits for seven consecutive months. 5. A book titled ‘The Disruptor: How Vishwanath Pratap Singh Shook India’ was authored by Debashish Mukerji. The book presents a detailed account of India’s eighth Prime Minister (PM), Vishwanath Pratap Singh (V P Singh), who served as PM between December 1989 to November 1990. He also served as the Defence Minister of India & the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. 6. World COPD Day is observed on the third Wednesday of November every year to raise awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and improve COPD care throughout the world. The World COPD Day 2021 falls on November 17, 2021. The 2021 theme is Healthy Lungs – Never More Important. The day is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) in collaboration with health care professionals and COPD patient groups throughout the world. The first World COPD Day was held in 2002. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease that blocks airflow and makes it difficult to breathe. 7. In India, November 17 is observed every year as National Epilepsy Day by the Epilepsy Foundation, to create awareness about epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain characterized by recurrent ‘seizures’ or ‘fits’. The month of November is observed as ‘National Epilepsy Awareness Month’. The National Epilepsy Day is a national-level campaign initiated by the Epilepsy Foundation of India to reduce the prevalence of Epilepsy in India. The Epilepsy Foundation of India in Mumbai, Maharashtra was established by Dr. Nirmal Surya in 2009. Epilepsy Foundation of India is a non-profitable charitable organization to help people with seizures to have a fulfilling life and to change their view about epilepsy in society. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Vowed (V) - to make a determined decision or promise to do something. 2. Victor (N) - the winner of a game, competition, election, war, etc... 3. Backlash (N) - a strong, negative reaction to something, esp. to change. 4. Backyard (N) - the territory close to a particular country, regarded with proprietorial concern. 5. Close On The Heels Of (Phrase) - very soon after something else. 6. Efficacy (N) - the ability to produce a desired or intended result. 7. Ramped Up (Phrasal Verb) - increase the level or amount of something sharply. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Audit Diwas is celebrated to mark the historic origin of the institution of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and the contribution it has made to the governance, transparency, and accountability over the past several years. Currently, former Lt. Governor of UT of Jammu Kashmir G. C. Murmu is serving as CAG of India. He is the 14th CAG of India. His tenure started in August 2020. CAG is the Constitutional Authority in India. It was established in accordance with Article 148 of the Constitution of India. CAG is empowered to Audit all receipts and expenditures of the central as well as state governments. 2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 341-km long Purvanchal Express in Sultanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. The expressway links state capital Lucknow with Ghazipur and has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 22,500 crore. PM Modi landed on the Purvanchal Expressway airstrip in a military transport aircraft. The key feature of the Expressway is the 3.2 km long airstrip to enable landing and take-off of Indian Air Force fighter planes in case of emergency. This expressway is set to give a boost to the economic development of the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh especially the districts of Lucknow, Barabanki, Amethi, Ayodhya, Sultanpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau, and Ghazipur. 3. Two Delhi-based teenage brothers Vihaan (17) and Nav Agarwal (14) have won the 17th annual KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize for tackling pollution in their home city by recycling household waste. The duo received the prestigious award from Indian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi. Vihaan and Nav have developed a “One Step Greener” initiative for segregating rubbish and organizing waste pickups for trash from thousands of homes, schools, and offices. The International Children’s Peace Prize is given annually by the International children’s rights organization KidsRights based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is given to a child who has made a significant contribution to advocating children’s rights and improving the situation of vulnerable children such as orphans, child laborers, and children with HIV/AIDS. 4. National Press Day is observed on 16th November every year to celebrate free and responsible press in India. On this day the Press Council of India started functioning as a moral watchdog to ensure that the press maintains high standards and is not constrained by any influence or threats. It also commemorates the day when the Press Council of India started functioning. In 1956, the First Press Commission was planning to form a Press Council to protect freedom of the press in India. On 4 July 1966, the Press Council was established in India. It came into effect on 16 November 1966. Therefore, 16 November is celebrated as National Press Day every year. 5. The eminent historian, orator, and noted author from Maharashtra, Balwant Moreshwar Purandare has passed away. He was 99. The author was popularly known as Babasaheb Purandare. Purandare wrote extensively about Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. He had earned the moniker ‘Shiv Shahir’ which literally means Shivaji’s bard. He was felicitated with India’s second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, on 25 January 2019. 6. Renowned author Mannu Bhandari has passed away. She was 90. She was born in Bhanpura city of Madhya Pradesh in 1931 and grew up in Rajasthan’s Ajmer. Her father Sukhsampat Rai was a freedom fighter, who worked on English to Hindi and English to Marathi dictionaries. Bhandari was also one of the key members of the Nayi Kahani movement of Hindi literature. 7. India successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica on November 15, 2021. The first batch of its contingents comprising of 23 scientists and support staff has reached the Indian Antarctic station Maitri. Four more batches will be landing in Antarctica by mid-January 2022. The Indian Antarctic program began in 1981 and has completed 40 scientific expeditions. The team of 48 members at the 41st expedition is being led by Dr. Shailendra Saini, Scientist National Centre for Polar & Ocean Research (Voyage Leader). Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Temptation (N) - the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire. 2. Rushing (N) - the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner. 3. Supercilious (N) - showing or feeling strong dislike or disrespect. 4. Personages (N) - a person, usually someone famous or important. 5. Vested Interest (N) - a personal reason for involvement in an undertaking or situation, especially an expectation of an advantage from it. 6. Into A Tizzy (Phrase) - feeling very nervous or confused. 7. Riposte (N) - a quick and clever remark, often made in answer to criticize. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Meghalaya state observed the 44th edition of ‘Wangala’, the festival of 100 Drums Festival begins. It is a post-harvest festival of the Garos tribe which is being held every year to honor ‘Saljong’, the Sun God of Garos, which also marks the end of the harvest season. Celebrated since 1976, it’s the most important festival of the Garo tribe and attracts a lot of tourists. During the Wangala, tribals offer sacrifices to please their deity Saljong, the Sun God. 2. Children’s footwear brand Plaeto has announced the appointment of celebrated Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid as its brand ambassador and mentor. Plaeto is India’s first D2C foot-health-focused footwear brand designed specifically for Indian children. Plaeto was founded in March 2020 by Ravi Kallayil, Sara Kilgore, and Pavan Kareti. The brand has announced the partnership along with a campaign featuring Dravid. 3. BharatPe launched the World’s 1st Merchant Shareholding Program (MSP) for its merchant partners. It is a $100 million worth program, under which the company offers its merchant customers an opportunity to buy BharatPe’s equity shares and become a partner. The company plans a public listing by 2024 and targets a public listing value of $1 billion. 4. India’s Defence Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar has released a book titled ‘FORCE IN STATECRAFT’ in New Delhi. The book is a compilation of essays on topics such as counter-insurgency operations, conflict in the North East, airpower, nuclear posture, etc. contributed by all stalwarts of the Armed Forces, who have vast operational experience and understanding of several important cornerstones of forces and its application. 5. World Diabetes Day is observed on 14th November every year. The campaign aims to raise awareness around the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2021-23: “Access to Diabetes Care ”. In 2007 General Assembly adopted resolution 61/225 designating 14 November as World Diabetes Day. The document recognized “the urgent need to pursue multilateral efforts to promote and improve human health, and provide access to treatment and health-care education.” 6. On 14th November, Children’s Day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Children’s Day is popularly known as ‘Baal Diwas’ in India. The day aims at increasing the awareness of the rights, care, and education of children. On this day, many educational and motivational programs are organized across the country, by and for children. Jawaharlal Nehru, who was India’s first Prime Minister, was quite famous among children and was popularly known as ‘Chacha Nehru’. Following his death in 1964, it was decided that to move the celebrations of Children’s Day to November 14 as a mark of respect to him and to commemorate his fondness for children. 7. The Habibganj railway station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh has been renamed after 18th-century Gond Queen of Bhopal, Rani Kamlapati. PM Modi will inaugurate the revamped Rani Kamlapati railway station on November 15, during his visit to Bhopal. The railway station has been redeveloped with modern airport-like amenities at a cost of Rs 450 crore under Public Private Partnership mode in three years. Rani Kamlapati was the last Hindu queen of Bhopal and pride of the Gond community. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Brushed Aside (Phrasal Verb) - bar from attention or consideration. 2. Atrocity (N) - a cruel and violent act. 3. Excreta (N) - waste matter discharged from the body, especially feces and urine. 4. Mitigate (V) - to make something less harmful, unpleasant, or bad. 5. Downplaying (V) - make (something) appear less important than it really is. 6. Dissent (V)-to disagree with other people about something. 7. Tame (V)-to bring under control. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Spanish-German Actor Daniel Brühl has been named the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP). He has joined the WFP’s mission to reach a world with Zero Hunger. As the goodwill ambassador, he will inform about the main drivers of hunger and showcase the efforts of UN WFP to tackle both immediate needs and root causes of hunger. In his role as a Goodwill Ambassador, Bruhl will raise awareness for the millions of people going to bed hungry every night and engage his supporters in advocacy for a Zero Hunger world. 2. The 32nd edition of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy is being conducted from 12–14 November 2021. Indian Naval Ship (INS) Karmuk, an indigenously built Missile Corvette and His Majesty’s Thailand Ship (HTMS) Tayanchon, a Khamrosin Class Anti-submarine Patrol Craft, along with Maritime Patrol Aircraft from both navies are participating in the CORPAT. CORPAT builds up understanding and interoperability between navies and facilitates the institution of measures to prevent and suppress unlawful activities like Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery, and piracy. 3. 4th Scorpene submarine of the Project-75, Yard 11878 was delivered to the Indian Navy which will be commissioned as INS (Indian Naval Ship) Vela. Project-75 includes the construction of six submarines of Scorpene design by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai (Maharashtra) in collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France. Currently, three submarines under Project-75 are functional with the Indian Navy viz. INS Karanj, INS Kalvari, and INS Khanderi. 4. In continuation of a tradition that started in 1950, Nepal Army Chief Gen Prabhu Ram Sharma was conferred with the honorary rank of ‘General of the Indian Army’ by President Ram Nath Kovind. Nepal conferred the honorary rank of ‘General of Nepal Army’ to Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane during his visit to Kathmandu in November last year. Nepal is important for India in the context of its overall strategic interests in the region, and leaders of the two countries have often noted the age-old “Roti Beti” relationship. Land-locked Nepal relies heavily on India for the transportation of goods and services. Nepal’s access to the sea is through India, and it imports a predominant proportion of its requirements from and through India. 5. A book titled “Unshackling India: Hard Truths and Clear Choices for Economic Revival” authored by Ajay Chhibber and Salman Anees Soz. A new book examines whether India can use the next 25 years, when it will reach the hundredth year of independence, to not only restructure its economy but rejuvenate its democratic energy and unshackle its potential to become a genuinely developed economy by 2047. 6. World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated from 18-24 November every year. The World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, and policymakers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections. The 2021 theme, Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance, calls on One Health stakeholders, policymakers, health care providers, and the general public to be Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness champions. 7. An idol of Goddess Annapurna that was stolen from Varanasi about 100 years ago and later found in Canada recently is all set to be back at its rightful place and will be gracing the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. It is 17 cm in height, 9 cm in breadth, and 4 cm in thickness. The idol which has reached Delhi will be taken to Aligarh, from where it will be taken to Kanauj on November 12 and then a day later will go to Ayodhya on November 14. After that, the idol will be finally taken to Varanasi on November 15 to be taken to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The return of the Annapurna idol comes in the wake of many such antiquities being identified and returned to the country in the past couple of years. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Intangible (Adj) - incapable of being touched or seen. 2. Entitlements (N) - the fact of having a right to something. 3. Cremate (V) - dispose of (a dead person's body) by burning it to ashes. 4. Revulsion (N) - the violent feeling of disgust. 5. Foment (V) - instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action). 6. Unequivocally (Adv) - in a way that leaves no doubt. 7. Inflation (N) - a general increase in prices and a fall in the purchasing value of money. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hardeep S. Puri has unveiled the statue of Rani Lakshmi Bai at the Maharani Lakshmi Bai college for Women, Bhiwani Rohilla in Hisar (Haryana) through video conferencing. Describing Rani Lakshmi Bai as a major symbol of revolt against the repression of the British Raj, the Minister said that her life has been inspiring nationalism and Indian women for generations who led the freedom revolution of India with the utmost bravery, skill, and force against British rule. 2. Games24x7 fantasy cricket platform ‘My11Circle’ announced Indian Cricketer Mohammad Siraj as its new brand ambassador. Other brand ambassadors of My11Circle –Saurav Ganguly, Ajinkya Rahane, VVS Laxman, etc. Mohammed Siraj plays for the Indian team and represents Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. With a user base of over 25 million players, My11Circle is one of India’s top fantasy sports platforms and is known for its innovative campaigns that have always kept the fans at the center stage, allowing them to think, meticulously plan, strategize and test their skills. 3. India’s first Physical National Yogasana Championships has been organized in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from November 11-13, 2021. The National Yogasana Sports Championships 2021-22 has been organized by the National Yogasana Sports Federation (NYSF) in association with the Odisha state. Around 560 young Yogasana Sports athletes from across 30 states would be taking part in the event. The event aims to promote yoga and create a global brand around it, portraying it as a competitive sport with high standards and benchmarks. 4. Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated on 12 November every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate the first and only visit of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947. On 12 November 1947, Mahatma Gandhi addressed the displaced people (a refugee from Pakistan), who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition. The day was declared as Public Service Broadcasting Day or (Jan Prasaran Diwas) in 2000, after it was conceptualized by Suhas Broker, Convenor, Jan Prasar. 5. World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on November 12 every year to raise awareness, promote prevention and treatment and produce action to combat the disease. World Pneumonia Day 2021 is an annual event that was first celebrated in the year 2009. The day was celebrated on November 12 in 2009 by the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia. Since then the day has provided an annual forum for the world in standing together against the disease. The day is celebrated all over the world through various events and activities related to Pneumonia. 6. FW (Frederik Willem) de Klerk, the former president of South Africa and the last white person to head the country, has passed away due to cancer. He was head of state between September 1989 and May 1994. In 1993, De Klerk and Nelson Mandela jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize for their work towards ending apartheid. 7. Falguni Nayar, the CEO and founder of beauty and fashion eCommerce platform Nykaa, has become the richest self-made woman in India. She founded Nykaa in the year 2012. She holds a 53.5% stake in Nykaa and has a net worth of USD 7.48 billion. This comes after the IPO of FSN E-Commerce Ventures which is Nykaa’s parent entity. This is also the first woman-led unicorn to list on the stock exchange. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Went To Great Lengths (Phrase) - to try very hard to achieve something. 2. Transient (Adj) - lasting for a short time only. 3. Endure (V) - to experience and bear something difficult, painful, or unpleasant. 4. Spruced Up (Phrasal Verb) - to make (someone or something) look cleaner, neater, or more attractive. 5. Culmination (N) - the highest point of achievement or excellence. 6. Fortnight (N) - a period of two weeks. 7. Astute (Adj) - able to understand a situation quickly and see how to take advantage of it. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Amway India, a Direct Selling FMCG company announced the appointment of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador. It is a time at the moment as the two brands have come together to proliferate messages on the significance of holistic health & wellness, women empowerment, and inspiring youth towards entrepreneurship for a progressive India. As a part of the momentous association, he will endorse the brand Amway and all the Nutrilite products by Amway. 2. Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar has been named as the next Chief of the Naval Staff by the GOI. He is presently posted as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command. He will take on the new role with effect from November 30, 2021. He will replace the incumbent Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Karambir Singh, who will complete his tenure on November 30, 2021. 3. A book titled “Nehru: The Debates that Defined India” is co-authored by Tripurdaman Singh and Adeel Hussain. A new book serves as a revisionist exploration of India’s first and longest-serving prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and investigates the overlooked role of his contemporaries and opponents in shaping his political vision. 4. Trinidadian cricketer Dwayne Bravo, the former captain of the West Indies cricket team has confirmed his retirement from international cricket. He has played in all seven T20 World Cups and he has been a part of the West Indies team that won the T20 Title in 2012 and 2016. He has scored 1245 runs at an average of 22.23 and a strike rate of 115.38 and he has picked up 78 wickets. 5. India finished the inaugural ISSF President’s Cup with five medals, including two Gold, two Silver, and one Bronze. The invitation-only tournament was held at the Wroclaw in Poland, featuring the top-12 shooters in each of the shotgun, pistol, and rifle categories. India’s Manu Bhaker bagged two gold medals. 6. In India, the National Education Day is celebrated on 11 November every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India. The day was announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on 11 September 2008. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad served as education minister from 15 August 1947 to 2 February 1958. 7. Well-known educationist, teacher, and philosopher, Koneru Ramakrishna Rao passed away. He was an internationally recognized psychologist and served as president of the US-based Parapsychological Association and the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2011. Ramakrishna Rao was instrumental in bringing in numerous curricular reforms to link classrooms with the community during his tenure as the Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University and Chairman of the APSCHE. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Believers' Zone
Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Fraternity (N) - a feeling of friendship and support. 2. Staving Off (Phrasal Verb) - to stop something bad from happening. 3. Civil Strife (N) - violent activity such as rioting or fighting in public places, especially involving many people. 4. Amphibious (Adj) - relating to, living in, or suited for both land and water. 5. Undernourishment (N) - not having enough food to develop or function normally. 6. Salutary (Adj) - beneficial, useful, valuable, helpful, profitable. 7. Accustomed (Adj) - familiar with something. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 25, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. India ranked 18th out of 30 countries in the 1st edition of the Global Drug Policy Index which was released by the Harm Reduction Consortium in November 2021. The index ranked Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, the United Kingdom (UK), and Australia as the top 5 countries on humane and health-driven drug policies. Top 5 countries - 1. Norway 2. New Zealand 3. Portugal 4. UK 5. Australia Bottom 5 countries - 26. Mexico 27. Kenya 28. Indonesia 29. Uganda 30. Brazil 2. Indian batter Rohit Sharma has completed 3000 T20I runs and became the third cricketer in the world to achieve this feat. Rohit reached the 3000 run mark in the ICC men’s T20 World Cup match against Namibia. Virat Kohli is at the top of the tally with 3227 runs, which is followed by New Zealand’s Martin Guptill & India’s Rohit Sharma with 3115 and 3008 runs respectively. 3. IBM Corp. launched a client innovation center in Mysuru with support from the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) to attract companies to set up operations in cities beyond Bengaluru. This initiative aims at supporting the rapid, high-tech-driven economic growth in tier-2 and -3 regions while providing comprehensive hybrid cloud and AI technology consulting capabilities. 4. Manohar Lal Khattar, CM of Haryana released the book titled “MODERN INDIA: For Civil Services and Other Competitive Examinations” authored by Poonam Dalal Dahiya, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Gurugram. 5. World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated each year on November 10. This day is celebrated to highlight the important role that science play in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. The year 2021 marks the 20th edition of World Science Day for Peace and Development. 6. International Week of Science and Peace (IWOSP) is a global observance celebrated every year from November 9 to 14. The event is celebrated to encourage people to develop better technology and cultivate peace in their countries. The annual celebration of this event contributes towards the promotion of science, technologies, and peace as well as generating awareness in the general public. The participation and awareness of the events contribute to the right application of science for promoting peace all through the year. The International Week of Science and Peace was first observed in 1986 and the event was quite successful. 7. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is among the 49 cities selected worldwide to join the UNESCO creative cities network (UCCN). PM Modi hailed the inclusion as a “fitting recognition” for the vibrant cultural ethos of the old city. It has been designated as a creative city of craft and folk arts, UNESCO. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 24, 2021
In Daily GK & VOCAB
1. Tweak (V) - to make a minor alteration. 2. Exchequer (N) - the funds of a government or institution or individual. 3. Envisaged (Adj) - contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event. 4. Laudable (Adj) - (of an action, idea, or aim) deserving praise and commendation. 5. Leeway (N) - freedom to act within particular limits. 6. Trickle-Down (Phrasal Verb) - to have an effect gradually or after a long time. 7. Edifices (N) - a complex system of beliefs. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 24, 2021
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1. China has launched the world’s first Earth-science satellite, Guangmu or SDGSAT-1 into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern Shanxi Province. The satellite was launched by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and developed by the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS). 2. Rajib Kumar Mishra shall exercise the power of chairman and managing director of PTC India Ltd, subsequent to relieving of Deepak Amitabh. PTC India Ltd. (formerly known as Power Trading Corporation of India Limited), was incorporated in 1999 to undertake the trade of power to achieve economic efficiency & security of supply & to develop a vibrant power market in the country. Mishra joined PTC India in 2011 as executive director and is now a whole-time director since February 2015. 3. Domestic credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings has estimated the gross domestic product (GDP) of India at 10 - 10.5 percent in the current financial year, i.e. in 2021 - 22 (FY22). Earlier this was estimated at 9 percent. Brickwork Ratings is a SEBI registered Credit Rating Agency with headquarter in Bengaluru. It expects the GDP growth for Q2 FY22 to be at 8.3 percent (year-on-year), on the back of a 7.4 percent contraction in Q2 FY21. The country’s GDP grew at 20.1 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2022. 4. 3rd Goa Maritime Conclave 2021 has been organized by the Indian Navy from November 07 to 09, 2021 at Naval War College, Goa. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh would chair the conclave. The theme for 2021 GMC is “Maritime Security and Emerging Non-Traditional Threats: A Case for Proactive Role for IOR Navies”. 5. Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat will inaugurate the 14th edition of ‘c0c0n’, an annual Hacking and Cyber Security Briefing, which will be held virtually from Nov 10 - 13. The conference, which is being conducted by Kerala Police in association with two non-profit organizations, Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB) and Information Security Research Association (ISRA), would primarily discuss online scams and defenses during the lockdown period. The theme of this year’s ‘c0c0n’ is Improvise, Adapt and Overcome. 6. Noted Economist and former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India, Dr. Shankar Acharya has authored a new book titled “An Economist at Home and Abroad: A Personal Journey”. The book features the professional and personal life of the most accomplished policy economist Dr. Shankar Acharya. 7. In India, 09 November is celebrated as “National Legal Services Day” every year by all Legal Services Authorities, to commemorate the enactment of the Legal Services Authorities Act 1987. The Day is celebrated to make people aware of the various provisions under the Legal Services Authorities Act and the right of the litigants. On 11 October 1987, the Legal Services Authorities Act 1987 was enacted, while the act took effect on 9 November 1995. Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 23, 2021
In DI & LR video lectures
Recommended video lectures links for data interpretation (DI & LR) to assist learning and to increase knowledge retention. Note - None of the video lectures are made by Believers' Zone. All of the video lectures are uploaded on YouTube and are recommended by us, we are not related to them in any form. Also, we are not trying to seek glory achieved by others. Instead, we are trying to help students to reach them.​ Links (COPY THE LINK AND PASTE IT ON GOOGLE OR ANY OTHER SEARCH ENGINE) - Data interpretation - 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N4gzsrCit4 Data interpretation - 2 - https://youtu.be/_GJwYJI6rRc Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 23, 2021
In DI & LR video lectures
Recommended video lectures links for data sufficiency (DI & LR) to assist learning and to increase knowledge retention. Note - None of the video lectures are made by Believers' Zone. All of the video lectures are uploaded on YouTube and are recommended by us, we are not related to them in any form. Also, we are not trying to seek glory achieved by others. Instead, we are trying to help students to reach them.​ Links (COPY THE LINK AND PASTE IT ON GOOGLE OR ANY OTHER SEARCH ENGINE) - Data sufficiency - 1 - https://youtu.be/blkzss4S0-0 Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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Nov 23, 2021
In DI & LR video lectures
Recommended video lectures links for statistics (DI & LR) to assist learning and to increase knowledge retention. Note - None of the video lectures are made by Believers' Zone. All of the video lectures are uploaded on YouTube and are recommended by us, we are not related to them in any form. Also, we are not trying to seek glory achieved by others. Instead, we are trying to help students to reach them.​ Links (COPY THE LINK AND PASTE IT ON GOOGLE OR ANY OTHER SEARCH ENGINE) - Statistics - 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5MfGgMr2N4 Also check, Mock test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/mock-test Previous year papers - https://www.believerszone.com/community/previous-year-papers Sectional test - https://www.believerszone.com/community/sectional-test Study material - https://www.believerszone.com/community/study-material PI & WAT support - https://www.believerszone.com/pi-and-wat Recommended video lectures - https://www.believerszone.com/video-lecture
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