Quantitative Aptitude 250 Word Problems E-Book

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. As a part of Target SBI PO 2017 today here I am sharing Quantitative Aptitude 250 Word Problems E-Book based on the latest pattern. As you have seen throughout in the Quantitative aptitude section of banking papers such as SBI PO, IBPS PO, IDBI, IPPB that the level is upgraded to a much higher difficulty level and pattern is changed completely, so here I am providing you with these new pattern questions with well explained solutions which will give you a head start in an arduous journey which you are about to embark.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 28th March 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 28th March 2017
APPOINTMENTS
Indian-American Vanita Gupta appointed president of ‘Leadership Conference’
  • Indian-American Vanita Gupta has been appointed as president and CEO of ‘The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights’, becoming the first woman to head the prestigious organization.
  • She will replace Wade Henderson who is stepping down after more than two decades. She will begin her new role on June 1, 2017.

Famous Temples in India: Static GK

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Today Here I am sharing the List of Famous Temples in India. There is a chance of getting atleast one question from these topic in various upcoming competative exams like SBI PO, NIACL Asst, SSC CGL, NIACL AO, South Indian Bank SO and other exams. Aspirants who are preparing for those exams can make use of this post. Happy Reading!!!

English Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017

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English Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 8): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Having imposed a visa ban on seven countries with Muslim majorities and supported plans to restrict the issuance of H-1B visas, the President’s administration is turning its attention to closing the United States “golden door” to legal migrants. Two leaked memoranda indicate the White House is planning to restrict immigrant applicants and existing migrants. The focus: those migrants likely to need or who already receive welfare benefits. In parallel, two senators have tabled a bill that would slash the number of legal migrants into the country by roughly half and cut the issuance of green cards. This bill does not have the endorsement of the White House. However, all these pointers indicate a strong political momentum towards some sort of restriction on legal migration into the US that could manifest itself tangibly in the coming months.

Statements and Arguments for SBI PO 2017

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Statements and Arguments for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Give answer
a) if only assumption I is implicit.
b) if only assumption II is implicit.
c) if either I or II is implicit.
d) if neither I nor II is implicit.
e) if both I and II are implicit.
1. Statement: “We are in talks with the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for the second tranche of Rs 1,600 crore.” - Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chairman
Assumptions:
I. DMRC has already received the first tranche of the loan from JBIC.
II. Talks for receiving the first tranche of the JBIC loan have been finalised.

Important Schemes and Programmes Launched in India

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. In the beginning of new session 2017-18, there are numbers of new schemes will be added under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). These are skill development schemes to encourage aptitude towards employable skills. This will also increase working efficiency and employment in India.

Blood Relations E-book: Target SBI PO 2017

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Today as a part of Target SBI PO 2017 here I am sharing the E-book on Blood Relations covering various types of questions that were asked in previous bank exams. The E-book consist of Blood Relations notes followed by 75 questions with detailed explanations.

Dams and Reservoirs in India: Static GK

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here I am sharing List of Dams and Reservoirs in India.
List of Dams in India: 
A dam is a barrier that impounds water or underground streams. Reservoirs created by dams not only suppress floods but also provide water for activities such as irrigation, human consumption, industrial use, aquaculture, and navigability.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 27th March 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 27th March 2017
AWARDS AND HONOURS
Ravish Kumar awarded first Kuldip Nayar journalism award:
  • Eminent TV journalist Ravish Kumar (Senior executive editor of NDTV India) has been awarded inaugural Kuldip Nayar journalism award’ for his contribution to the field of journalism at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
  • He conferred with an award plaque along with a cash amount of Rs. 1 lakh.
  • The award was set up to honor those working in vernacular media.

Reading Comprehension for SBI PO 2017

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Reading Comprehension for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 10): Read the following passages carefully and answer the questions given. Below it certain words are given in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.
Agni v, India’s most powerful long‐range ballistic missile, has lived up to the hopes of its creators at the Defence Research and Development Organisation. In its maiden flight, the missile demonstrated that it could accurately lob a dummy warhead weighing slightly over one tone to a distance of over 5,000 km. India already has nuclear‐capable missile that can reach all of Pakistan and Agni V is clearly intended to provide a similar deterrent capability with respect to China. More test flights will be necessary before the missile is inducted into the country’s strategic arsenal. V.K. Saraswat, Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister, has called the missile “a game‐changer” that can perform different roles, from carrying multiple warheads to providing anti‐satellite capability and even launching tiny satellite into orbit. Like its progenitor, Agni III, this missile has a two‐metre diameter (as compared to the one‐metre diameter of Agni I and II). Agni III and V are therefore the first Indian missiles that can potentially be equipped with several warheads each (known as Multiple Independently Targeted Re‐entry Vehicles or MIRV) MIRVs, however, pose their own technological challenges, especially the need to considerably shrink the size and weight of nuclear warheads. Deposite China’s earlier start, its ballistic missiles are still thought to be equipped with single warheads, not MIRVs. This suggests that developing an operational MIRV capability is not easy and will take time for both countries. Which is just as well because mutual security – as the superpowers discovered during the Cold War – does not lie in going down that path.

Data Interpretation for SBI PO 2017

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Data Interpretation for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following graph and answer the given questions.
Profit earned by three companies over the years (In crores)
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1. Approximately, What is the average profit earned by company B over the given years?
a) 107 cores
b) 132 cores
c) 120 cores
d) 146 cores
e) 97 cores

Reasoning Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Give Answer:
a) Only Assumption I is Implicit
b) Only Assumption II is implicit
c) Either Assumption I or II is implicit
d) Neither Assumption I nor II is implicit
e) Both Assumptions I and II are implicit
1. Statement: A major retail store announced thirty percent reduction on all food items during the weekend.
Assumptions:
I. People may still prefer buying food items from other stores.
II. Large number of customers may visit the retail store and buy food items.

Current Affairs Weekly Roundup: March 4th Week (20th to 26th)

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Current Affairs Weekly Roundup: March 4th Week (20th to 26th)
APPOINTMENTS
  • Sowmya Swaminathan, appointed to expertise and coordinate the global fight against antimicrobial resistance in UN
  • Ex-Air-Asia CFO Ankur Khanna appointed as the CFO of International Cricket Council.
  • Upendra Tripathy is appointed as the Interim Director General of the International Solar Alliance on a full time basis.

English Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017

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English Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Read each part of the sentence to find out if there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, mark your answer as (E).
1. The Competition Commission has dismissed (A)/ allegations of abuse of dominance against (B)/ Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals with respect (C)/ to supply of medicines. (D)/ No error (E)
2. Yes Bank official has been arrested (A)/ in connection with the Rs 3,700 crore (B)/ online trading scam by a (C)/ Special Investigating Team of Uttar Pradesh police. (D)/ No error(E)

Data Interpretation for SBI PO 2017

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Data Interpretation for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the line graph and answer the given question.
1. If the profit of company P and Q is same in the year 2012 then the profit of Company Q in the year 2014 is what % of the profit of Company P in the year 2013 ?
a) 43.25
b) 41.75
c) 43.75
d) 41.50
e) 45.25

Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question:-
Out of ten members A, B, C, D, E, V, W, X, Y and Z, five are sitting in a circle in which some of them facing the centre while some facing outside the center and five are sitting in a straight line in which some of them facing North direction while some facing south direction .

Data Interpretation Vol - 1 for SBI PO 2017

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Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Today I am presenting an E-Book for DATA INTERPRETATION. The E-Book is compiled as per the latest pattern of the exam, and aims to provide maximum benefits to aspirants in terms of preparation. Desire is the key to motivation, but its determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. If you don’t start now you will be left behind in this race.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 25th March 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 25th March 2017
AWARDS AND HONOURS
8th Laadli Media Awards 2016
  • The 8th Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2016 (Northern and Eastern Region) were announced at the Chinmaya Mission in Delhi.
  • Anima Pookkunnyil, Assistant Editor with BusinessLine, and Shreya Ila Anasuya, a Delhi-based freelance journalist, were awarded this year for their critical gender-sensitive reportage.

English Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017

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English Practice Questions for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word out of the alternatives suggested below each question.
1. We could not make the villagers ________ that child marriage is a ________ to progress.
a) scared, problem
b) hesitate, hesitation
c) realize, hindrance
d) feel, obstruction
e) suffer, problem

Reasoning High Level Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning High Level Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are seven girls, Neha, Mohini, Sneha, Siddhi, Varsha, Snigdha and Priyanka who participated in a game competition which started on Monday and ended on Sunday. In the first round of the competition, each of them played different games, Cricket, Chess, Badminton, Table tennis, Hockey, Carom and Basket ball, but not necessarily in the same order. They like different colours, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White, Violet and Black, but not necessarily in the same order.

Quant Equations for SBI PO 2017

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Quant Equations for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): In the following question two equations are given. You have to solve these equations and determine relation between x and y and give answer
a) x < y
b) x > y
c) x = y OR the relationship cannot be determined
d) x ≥ y
e) x ≤ y

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 24th March 2017

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 24th March 2017
AWARDS AND HONOURS
Frenchmen Yves Meyer Wins 2017 Abel Prize for Wavelets Theory
  • Yves Meyer, a French mathematician, was honored with the 2017 Abel Prize, given by Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, on March 21, 2017 in a ceremony in Oslo, Norway.
  • The 77 years old nomad was honored the prestigious award for his contribution in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets.
  • Yves will receive 6 million Norwegian krone (about £600,000) cash award from His Majesty King Harald V at an award ceremony in Oslo on May 23, 2017.
Ed Sheeran to receive Songwriters Hall Of Fame 2017 award
  • The 26 year old English singer songwriter and record producer Ed Sheeran from UK will be honoured with the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s 2017 Hal David Starlight Award
  • Sheeran will receive the award at the 48th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner on June 15, 2017 in New York.
  • Other Awardee:
    • Global Ambassador Award – Pitbull
    • 2017 SHOF inductees – Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Berry Gordy, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Robert Lamm & James Pankow p/k/a “Chicago,” Max Martin and Shawn “Jay Z” Carte
Indian journalist Ravish Kumar conferred with first Kuldip Nayar journalism awards
  • Ravish Kumar, the senior executive editor of NDTV India, was awarded the inaugural Kuldip Nayar Journalism Award at New Delhi’s India International Centre on March 19, 2017 in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the world of Journalism.
  • In the event organised by the Gandhi Peace Foundation, Ravish was presented the prestigious award by veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar after whom the award has been named.
  • He was conferred with an award plaque along with a cash amount of Rs 1 lakh. iv. Ravish has earlier won several prestigious awards including the Ramnath Goenka Award in 2013.
  • He was also awarded the best journalist of the year 2015 by Mumbai press club.
Raghu Rai honoured with Lifetime Achievement at National Photography Awards
  • Veteran photojournalist Raghu Rai on 22 March 2017 was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th National Photography Awards.
  • Rai began his career in photography in 1965. He has also served on the jury of World Press Photo and Unesco’s International Photo Contest.
BANKING AFFAIRS
Assam govt, SBI sign MoU over housing, educational loan at subsidized interest rates
  • The state government of Assam has signed two MoUs with Mumbai based State Bank of India (SBI) to provide housing loan and education loan for its employees.
  • Devajyoti Hazarika, state additional secretary of finance and Om Prakash Mishra General Manager of SBI of NE Circle have signed MoU for loan facility at subsidized interest rates.
  • Housing loan at the interest rates of 5% for women employees Housing loan at the interest rates of 5.5 % for men and Education loan for higher education for their children at 4% interest rate The maximum limit of the housing loan is Rs 15 lakh and Education loan is Rs.10 lakh
World Bank signs USD 100 million Health Care Deal for Uttarakhand
  • The World Bank has signed a USD 100 million credit agreement with the Union Government and Uttarakhand to improve quality of healthcare services in all 13 districts of Uttarakhand.
  • The agreement for the project was signed by Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary in Union Ministry of Finance; Neeraj Kharwal, Project Director for the Uttarakhand Health Systems and World Bank India Operations Manager and Acting Country Director Hisham Abdo Kahin.
  • The project aims to reduce the financial risk for its citizens and make affordable and quality health care available to all.
  • It will also strengthen the government’s ability to effectively engage with the private sector to pursue the innovations planned under this project.
IOB to get Rs.1,100­crore capital infusion
  • Chennai Based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) will get Rs 1,100 crore capital infusion from the Government
  • This was confirmed by Finance Ministry on March 22, 2017.
  • This was approved after the bank achieved the parameters set by the government as part of a turnaround linked capital infusion plan.
  • It was the second tranche of capital infusion in public sector banks to enhance their capital base while the first tranche was first announced in July, 2016.
BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
India Notifies Amended Tax Treaty With Singapore
  • The Government of India has officially notified the third Protocol amending India Singapore Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) on March 23, 2017.
  • The third DTAA will come into force from April 1, 2017.
  • The India Singapore DTAA will provide source based taxation of capital gains arising on sale of shares in a company.
  • This will curb revenue loss, prevent double non taxation and streamline the flow of investments.
  • It would facilitate relieving of economic double taxation in transfer pricing cases.
  • Capital gains on shares during the period 1st April, 2017 to 31st March, 2019 will be taxed in source country at half of normal tax rate.
  • It also inserts Article 9(2) in the DTAA which would facilitate relieving of economic double taxation in transfer pricing cases.
Bharti Airtel acquires 4G business of Tikona Networks
  • Bharti Airtel on has acquired 4G business of Tikona Networks including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) business and 350 sites across 5 circles of Tikona Digital for Rs 1600 crore.
  • Currently, Tikona has 20 MHz spectrum in the 2300 MHz band in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh circles.
  • With this acquisition, Airtel will be second company after Reliance Jio to have pan-India presence in 2300 Mhz band. The 2300 Mhz band has second largest ecosystem of 4G devices.
  • The acquisition of the 4G business in Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Himachal Pradesh will be undertaken by Airtel, while in the Rajasthan circle, it will be accomplished through Airtel's subsidiary Bharti Hexacom Limited.
DEATHS
Noted Tamil writer Ashokamitran passes away
  • Noted Tamil litterateur Thiagarajan, popularly known as Ashokamitran, passed away on 23 March 2017 following a brief illness in Chennai. He was 85.
  • A well known novelist and essayist, Ashokamitran was noted for his subtlety and refreshing creativity in expression.
IMPORTANT DAYS OBSERVED
World Tuberculosis Day 2017 observed globally
  • The World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2017 was observed globally on 24 March 2017 with the theme Unite to End TB: Leave no one behind.
  • This year, WHO places a special focus on uniting efforts to Leave no one behind, including actions to address stigma, discrimination, marginalization and overcome barriers to access care.
  • This year marks the second year of the End TB Strategy of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The strategy aims to help ensure that countries implementing it adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected.
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
India Ranks 87 in Energy Architecture Performance Index 2017
  • Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) 2017 by World Economic Forum released on March 22, 2017.
  • The 5th annual index has been topped by Switzerland while Bahrain is ranked the lowest at 127th. 
  • Top 5 Countries in EAPI 2017 are Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and France.
  • The report showed that including India, some of the other largest consumers of energy such as China (95th), Japan (45th), the Russian Federation (48th) and the United States (52nd) have either slipped in the rankings or experienced only marginal gains.
NATIONAL AFFAIRS
Five Indian cities included in World Heritage List
  • India has been placed at 87th position among 127 countries in the global
  • The Union Government informed that five Indian cities were included in the Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • The information was given by the Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) Dr Mahesh Sharmain in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
  • The five Indian cities included in the list are –
    • Ahmedabad
    • Delhi
    • Jaipur
    • Bhubaneswar
    • Mumbai
Union Cabinet approves proposal to establish a Fund of Funds for Start-ups
  • The Union Cabinet in 2016 approved the proposal to establish a Fund of Funds for Start-ups (FFS) with a total corpus of Rs 10000 crore.
  • Alternate Investment Funds (AIFs) supported by FFS shall invest at least twice the amount of contribution received from FFS in Start-ups. If the amount committed for a Start-up in whole has not been released before a Start-up ceases to be so, the balance funding can continue thereafter.
  • It was also decided that operating expenses will be met out of the FFS to the extent of 0.50 per cent of the commitments made to AIFs and outstanding.
  • The operating expenses including carrying out due diligence, legal and technical appraisal, convening meeting of Venture Capital Investment Committee, etc.
  • The operating expenses will be debited to the fund at the beginning of each half year that is on 1 April and 1 October.
Ministry of Culture Organizes 5th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in North East Region
  • The Fifth ‘Rashtriya Sanskrit Mahotsav (RSM) – 2017’ is being organized in North Eastern Region of India by Ministry of Culture from 23rd to 31st March, 2017.
  • The festival will be inaugurated at Parade Ground, Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh on 23rd March, 2017 and extend to other Northeastern states including
    • Dimapur (Nagaland)
    • Majuli (Assam)
    • Imphal (Manipur)
    • Aizawl (Mizoram)
    • Gangtok (Sikkim)
    • Shillong (Meghalaya)
    • Khowai (Tripura)
  • The essential thrust of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM) is to present rich diversity and uniqueness of Indian culture and to promote the cultural inter-linkages amongst the states to strengthen National integration and also to bid the artists of other parts of the country with the people of North East in a single thread of culture.
CCEA approved North East Road Network Connectivity Project Phase I
  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the Phase I of the North East Road Network Connectivity Project. The approval was given at a meeting of the CCEA chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 22 March 2017 in New Delhi.
  • Details related to North East Road Network Connectivity Project Phase I : Under the project, 403 kilometers of National Highways (NHs) will be developed in Meghalaya and Mizoram.
  • Out of 403 kilometers, approximately 52 kilometers will be in Meghalaya and 351 kilometers in Mizoram.  The project will be executed in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) mode.
  • The projects will be taken up for implementation during the financial year 2017-18.
NCST approves proposal for 5 additional seats for tribals in Sikkim Assembly
  • The National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST) approved the proposal for five additional seats for tribals in the Sikkim assembly.
  • The commission approved the proposal requesting the increase in the reserved seats for the Scheduled Tribes from 12 to 17 at a meeting held in New Delhi.
  • The meeting, chaired by the Chairman of the Commission Nand Kumar Sai, saw in attendance the Vice Chairperson of the Commission Anusuiya Uikey, Members Hari Krishna Damor and Harshdbhai Chunilal Vasava, Secretary of the Commission Raghav Chandra and other senior officials.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY / DEFENCE AFFAIRS
ISRO sends four teams to 36th Expedition to Antarctica
  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in March 2017 announced that it has sent four teams to install stakes on ice for Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) to validate the glacier surface velocity.
  • The teams will mount the stakes around Indian station known as Bharati and Maitri.
  • One team is from Space Application Center and the second team is from National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC). The third and fourth team belongs to IRS Dehradun and Space Physics Laboratory.
  • Based on the data collected, the teams will validate the glacier surface velocity in order to measure the thickness of snow over the land and sea using GPR’s. Further, the teams will also verify the situations of snow over the sea and land ice.
  • In addition, these four teams will study snow melt and freeze dynamics on Antarctica. They will use space-based and ground-based facts and data to research on this.
SPORTS AFFAIRS
Ankur Mittal clinches gold in double trap event in ISSF World Cup Mexico
  • Indian shooter Ankur Mittal won the gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation Shotgun World Cup in the men’s double trap event at Acapulco, Mexico on March 23, 2017.
  • Mittal beat Australia’s James Willet with a score of 75 out of 80 while Willett managed 73.
  • With this, India got its first medal of the competition where it has sent a nine member squad.
  • In the six man 80­targets final round, Ankur missed a total of 5 targets, including just two in his last 40.



Reading Comprehension for SBI PO 2017

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Reading Comprehension for SBI PO 2017
Directions (Q. 1-15): Read the passage carefully and answer the questions given below it. Certain words/phrases are given in bold to help you locate them while answering some of the questions.
On India’s 65th Independence Day in 2012, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a promise to the people that every house in every village will be electrified in five years. Despite several such announcements in the past, the ultimate goal of complete electrification eludes us, though the Union government has achieved significant success in rural electrification, primarily through its Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana.Efforts are also being made to generate and distribute electricity to remote rural areas (where the grid supply hasn’t reached or is severely restricted) through small-scale energy generation systems in an off-grid mode using locally available renewable resources such as bio-mass, water, sunlight and wind. Such rural electricity access based on decentralised renewable energy (DRE) can bolster socio-economic development and alleviate poverty. Sadly though, a number of commissioned DRE projects have failed to survive in the long run due to unresolved technical, socio-economic and institutional problems. The sustainable development of the DRE sector is hampered particularly by the high and inequitable tariffs for poor consumers, a lack of performance-based incentives and the perceived threat from the expanding centralised grid at the DRE project location. This article explains these concerns and offers suggestions.

Reasoning High Level Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning High Level Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question.
Amit, Arun, Ajay, Arvind, Amar, Amarjeet, Avinash and Ajit are eight friends studying in engineering colleges in different streams, viz Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technical Engineering, but not in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table, facing away from the centre.

Schemes And Apps Launched By Banks 2017

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here I am sharing the latest schemes and mobile applications launched by various banks. These are the Important Apps and schemes list that are launched by Indian Banks Recently to Make Banking Easy for Customers.
  • Railways launched IRCTC Rail Connect ­ a new ticketing App to facilitate booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way.
  • After its successful launch on Android, the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) an app, has been finally launched on the iOS platform by NPCI