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Current Affairs 2017

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters doubles crown

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted the men’s doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters after registering a hard- fought three-set win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in Monaco.

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Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore www.ada.gov.in invites applications for Project Assistant 01 post Refer website or Employment News dated 25-31 March 2017...


Best FilmBajirao Mastani
Best DirectorSanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)Ranveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)Deepika Padukone for Piku
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)Anil Kapoor for Dil Dhadakne Do
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)Priyanka Chopra - Bajirao Mastani
Best MusicAnkit Tiwari, Meet Bros. Anjjan and Amaal Mallik - Roy
Best LyricsIrshad Kamil - Agar tum saath ho (Tamasha)
Best Playback Singer (Male)Arijit Singh - Sooraj dooba (Roy)
Best Playback Singer (Female)Shreya Ghoshal - Deewani mastani (Bajirao Mastani)
Best Critics FilmPiku
Best Critics Actor (Male)Amitabh Bachchan - Piku
Best Critics Actor (Female)Kangana Ranaut - Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Lifetime Achievement AwardMoushumi Chatterjee
RD Burman AwardArmaan Mallik
Best Debut (Male)Sooraj Pancholi - Hero
Best Debut (Female)Bhumi Pednekar - Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best Debut DirectorNeeraj Ghaywan - Masaan
Best ActionSham Kaushal - Bajirao Mastani
Best ChoreographyPandit Birju Maharaj - Mohe rang do laal (Bajirao Mastani)
Best CinematographyManu Anand - Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Best DialogueHimanshu Sharma - Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Best EditingA Sreekar Prasad - Talvar
Best ScreenplayJuhi Chaturvedi - Piku
Best Sound DesignShajith Koyeri - Talvar
Best StoryVijayendra Prasad - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Swachhta Udyami Yojana

National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC), an Apex Corporation of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, has launched "Swachhta Udyami Yojana" on 2.10.2014. The objective of the Scheme is to provide concessional loan for viable community toilet projects and sanitation related vehicles to collect the garbage, to consolidate the ongoing efforts for realising the objectives of the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister on 2nd October, 2014. Under the Scheme, entrepreneurs among safai karmacharis and identified manual scavengers can avail loan upto defined ceiling at concessional rate of interest @ 4% per annum. In case of women beneficiaries, there is a rebate of 1% in the rate of interest charged. No State/ Union Territory wise budget allocations are made under the Scheme as funds are to be provide to the channelizing agencies on the basis of the proposals received from them.

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What is London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)?

London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is an interest rate at which banks can borrow funds from other banks in the London interbank market. One of the world’s most widely used benchmarks for short-term interest rates, LIBOR rates were first used in financial markets in 1986. From then on LIBOR has been growing in stature and today it is the key reference rate for financial products worth about $350 trillion. Small changes in the LIBOR can cause ripples in the money market. LIBOR is fixed on a daily basis by the British Bankers’ Association and is derived from a filtered average of the world’s most creditworthy banks’ interbank deposit rates. Countries that rely on t he LIBOR for a reference rate include the United States, Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In 2012, regulators from around the world were probing alleged manipulation of LIBOR by US and European banks. In 2013, a worldwide investigation discovered widespread manipulation of this benchmark interbank lending rates by ...

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History of Indian Cinema

India's first film "Raja Harischandra", a silent movie was first screened at Bombay's (Mumbai) Coronation Theater on May 3, 1913. It was made by Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema. It was Phalke who introduced India to world cinema at a time when working in films was restricted by social customs. After the success of his film 'Raja Harishchandra', several filmmakers in Bombay and Madras began making silent films. By the mid 1920s, Madras had become the epicenter for all film related activities. Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu, S S Vasan, A V Meiyappan set up production houses in Madras to shoot Telugu and Tamil films. The silent era came to an end when Ardeshir Irani produced his first talkie, 'Alam Ara' in 1931. If Phalke was the father of Indian cinema, Irani was the father of the talkie. The talkies changed the face of Indian cinema. Apart from looks, the actors not only needed a commanding voice but also singing skills, as music became a defining element in Indian cinema. The ...

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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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