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Current Affairs 2017

Delhi Police chief Alok Verma appointed new CBI Director

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Alok Kumar Verma as the new CBI Director. His appointment will be for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge of his office. Shri Alok Kumar Verma, currently Delhi Police commissioner, is a 1979 batch Indian Police Service officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre.

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INTERNATIONAL INDIAN FILM ACADEMY (IIFA) AWARD

The International Indian Film Academy is a first-of-its-kind effort to promote Indian Cinema globally, thus reaching out to millions of its fans. This pioneering effort is spearheaded by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., India’s first and premier event management and entertainment agency. The International Indian Film Academy propelling Indian Cinema to glorious pinnacles beyond Indian shores.

As global cinema rapidly emerges, a prominent place for Indian Cinema is reserved. IIFA constantly endeavours to showcase to the world the wealth of talent Indian Cinema has to offer.

International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award 2014

Best FilmBhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best DirectorRakeysh Omprakash Mehra for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best ActorFarhan Akhtar for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best ActressDeepika Padukone for Chennai Express
Best Entertainer of the YearDeepika Padukone
Best Debutant (Male)Dhanush for Raanjhanaa
Best Debutant (Female)Vaani Kapoor for Shuddh Desi Romance
Best Supporting ActressDivya Dutta for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Supporting ActorAditya Roy Kapur for Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani
Best Male Playback SingerArijit Singh for Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2
Best Female Playback SingerShreya Ghoshal for Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2
Best Lyrics WriterMithoon for Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2
Best StoryPrashoon Joshi for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Performance in a Comic RoleArshad Warsi for Jolly LLB
Best Performance in Negative RoleRishi Kapoor for D Day
Outstanding Contribution to Indian CinemaShatrughan Sinha
Best CinematographyBinod Pradhan for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best ScreenplayPrasoon Joshi for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best DialoguePrasoon Joshi for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best EditingP S Bharti for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Production DesignWasiq Khan for Goliyon Ki Rasleela- Ramleela
Best ChoreographyRemo D'souza for Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Best ActionSham Kaushal &Tony Ching Siu Tung for Krrish 3
Best Sound DesignNakul Kamte for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Song RecordingVinod Verma for Lungi Dance
Best Sound MixingAnup Dev for Chennai Express, Debajit Changmai for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Background ScoreShankar-Ehsaan- Loy for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Special EffectsKeitan Yadav &Haresh Hingorani - Red Chillies VFX
Best Costume DesigningDolly Ahluwalia for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Best Make-upVikram Gaikwad for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Dronacharya and other National Sports Awards 2016

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years; Arjuna Award is given for consistently outstanding performance for four years; Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events, Dhyan Chand Award for life time contribution to sports development and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is given to the corporate entities (both in private and public sector) and individuals who have played a visible role in the area of sports promotion and development. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2016 Name of awardee Discipline P.V. Sindhu Badminton Sakshi Malik Wrestling Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics Jitu Rai Shooting Dronacharya Award 2016 Name of awardee Discipline Nagapuri Ramesh Athletics Sagar Mal Dhayal Boxing ...

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What is Basel III?

"Basel III" is a comprehensive set of reform measures, developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, to strengthen the regulation, supervision and risk management of the banking sector. These measures aim to: Improve the banking sector's ability to absorb shocks arising from financial and economic stress, whatever the source Improve risk management and governance Strengthen banks' transparency and disclosuresThe reforms target: Bank-level, or microprudential, regulation, which will help raise the resilience of individual banking institutions to periods of stress Macroprudential, system wide risks that can build up across the banking sector as well as the procyclical amplification of these risks over time

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Genetically Modified Food or Crops

Genetic Modification Genetic modification refers to techniques used to manipulate the genetic composition of an organism by adding specific useful genes. A gene is a sequence of DNA that contains information that determines a particular characteristic/trait. All organisms have DNA (genes). Genes are located in chromosomes. Genes are units of inheritance that are passed from one generation to the next and provide instructions for development and function of the organism. Crops that are developed through genetic modification are referred to as genetically modified (GM) crops, transgenic crops or genetically engineered (GE) crops. Over the last 30 years, the field of genetic engineering has developed rapidly due to the greater understanding of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as the chemical double helix code from which genes are made. The term genetic engineering is used to describe the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism can be altered using “recombinant DNA technology.” This ...

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Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter ...

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