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Tut2learn’s general knowledge section is a compilation of recent current events. This general knowledge section is updated almost daily.Tut2learn publishes relevant fact based Current events almost daily basis. This general knowledge section helps you to keep a watch on current happenings and may be useful for General Awareness part of IBPS Banking, SSC-CGL, Bank Clerical, UPSC and other all competitive examinations.



World Combat Day to Desertification and Drought

The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought, worldwide on 17 June every year since 1995 . Its purpose is to highlight ways to prevent desertification and recover from drought. Each annual celebration has a different theme.  

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World Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. On this day people used to honour their fathers or the father like persons

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World Blood Donor Day

Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). World Blood Donor Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with World Health Day, World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Hepatitis Day, and World AIDS Day. The event, established in 2004, serves to raise awareness of

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Maharastra BJP Government renames health scheme

A health scheme, which was aimed at providing cashless treatment to poor, ‘Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana’, named after the former Prime Minister of India, has been renamed by the BJP-led Maharastra government. The scheme has now been named after social reformer Mahatma Phule. This step by the state government received criticism from Congress, which

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Eminent journalist KK Katyal passes away

KK Katyal, aged 88 senior most journalist and former Delhi Bureau Chief of ‘The Hindu’ passed away in Delhi on Wednesday due to illness. The veteran scribe had also worked for leading dailies The statesman and the Hindustan Times. Katyal hailing from Pakistan’s Jhang province was a known figure among political and diplomatic circles. He

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Why Pregnant Women’s skin glows

Renowned US Gynaecologist Dr Felish Gersh stated that the reason behind pregnant women having a glowing skin was because of increased flow of blood. Gersh reasons that the blood flow naturally increases during pregnancy, and thereby causes blood vessels to open up and to placenta. This rush of blood in the whole body to the

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PM Modi address joint meeting of US Congress

Narendra Modi has become the 5th Prime Minister of India to address the Joint meeting of the US Congress at Capitol Hill in the US. Modi stated the constitution as his government’s holy book. The PM in his speech focused on India and United States partnership in fighting terror. Modi slammed India’s neighborhood for incubating

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Tennis Player Maria Sharapova banned for two years

The International Tennis Federation on Wednesday has banned Maria Sharapova from playing for the next two years. The Russian who was tested positive for a drug Meldonium during the Australian Open in January, had been temporarily banned in March. Sharapova, aged 29 stated that drug she took since 2006 due to health issues, had been

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UPSC releases notification for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer post

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for the recruitment of Enforcement Officer / Accounts Officer Posts. 257 posts are up for grap with a basic qualification of Bachelors Degree in any stream. Candidates can apply online through the boards official website. The last date for the application is June 23, 2016.

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RBI keeps interest rates unchanged at 6.50%

The Reserve Bank of India has kept it policy interest rate unchanged at 6.50% percent on Tuesday. Also, Rev Repo Rate (6%) and cash Reserve Ratio (4%) haven’t changed. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said inflationary pressure is a key concern. He added that April retail inflation was something that was not expected. The central bank

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