Thursday, 14 November 2019

Current Affairs | KAS, UPSC, SSC | October 28 to November 13

  • Person who recently appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Kerala Health

                Dr. Mohan Kunnummal
  • Director of the film ‘Gandhi Ki Prerana Kasthurba’ based on the life

of Kasthurba who was the wife of Gandhi
                Maneesh Takur
  • First public sector company in India to make Echosounder indigenously

                * Making echosounder for Indian Navy
  • Winner of the literature award for 2019 by Vayalar Ramavarma

Samskarika Vedi
                Dr. Puthussery Ramachandran
  •  Winner of the Kamala Surayya short story award 2019

                Dr. Ajitha Menon
                * Awarded for the short story ‘Havlockile Honeymoon’
  • India-France bilateral military exercise recently held in Rajasthan

                Exercise Shakti 2019
  • Country named the ‘Kyaar Cyclone’ which formed at Arabian Sea in

October 2019
  • Person who appointed as the president of Botswana

                Mokgweetsi Masisi
  • Indian state recently launched a scheme which gives a free meal for

one kilogram of plastic waste
  • First woman prime minister of Belgium

                Sophie Wilmes
  • Fastest Indian to finish Ironman Triathlon fastly which held in Malaysia

                Lt. Col. Swaroop Singh Kuntal
  • Person who represents India in Shanghai Co-operation Organisation

(SCO) which will held in Uzbekistan
                Rajnath Singh
                * Defence Minister of India
  • Person who elected as the Chief Minister of Haryana

                Manohar Lal Khattar
  • Country recently decided to buy ‘Brahmos’ missile from India

  • Indian Cricketers who won Wisden India Almanack Cricketer of

the Year Award 2019
                Jasprith Bumrah, Smrithi Mandana
  • Athlete who won gold for India in World Deaf Tennis Championship

2019 recently held in Turkey
                Prithvi Sekhar
  • Indian actor who won Golden Dragon Award in Cardiff International

Film Festival
                Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • Person who will be appointed as the President of Argentina

                Alberto Fernandez
  • First Heritage Beach in Kerala

                Azhikode Munakkal Dolphin Beach
                * This beach in Thrissur is also known as Gateway of Muziris
  • Person who put a record by climbing world’s 14 tallest mountains

in a short period
                Nirmal Purja (Nepal)
                * Climbed in 189 days (6 months 6 days)
  • Person who appointed as the Director General of International

Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
                Rafael Grossi (Argentina)
  • Author of the book Unquiet River : A biography of the Brahmaputra

                Arupjyoti Saikia
  • Person who will be appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India

                Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
  • Block Panchayath which achieved ISO certification for quality

under the leadership of Kerala Institute of Local Administration
                Irinjalakuda (Thrissur)
  • Institute recently formed a Brain Atlas for the first time in India

                International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
  • Hindi writer who conferred with 28th Vyaas Samman (2018)

                Leeladhar Jagudi
                *Awarded for the work ‘Jitne Lok Utne Prem’
  • Military operation conducted by America to find and kill Islamic

states leader Abu Baker al-Baghdadi
                Operation Kayla Mueller
                * Kayla Mueller is an American who was killed by Islamic states
   in Syria in 2015
  • Hollywood star who won Governors Award which is known as Special

Oscar in film industry
                Jenna Davis
  • Winners of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 Cricket tournament

  • Union Territories in which central government is going to setup Bamboo

Technology Parks
                Jammu Kashmir, Ladakh
  • Venue of the 35th ASEAN Summit

                Bangkok, Thailand
  • State recently celebrated Chhath Festival

  • Winner of the Ezhuthachan Award 2019, which is the highest literary award

given by Kerala government
                                P. Sachidanandan (* His Pen name is Anand)
                                Award consists of 5 lakh rupees and a citation.
                                Winner in 2018 is M. Mukundan
  • Winner of the ONV Memorial Award 2019 given by Kerala University

                                T. Patmanabhan
                                *Award consists of 1 lakh rupees, a citation and a statuette
                                Winner in 2018 is Sugathakumari
  • Indian city in which 21st North East Book Fair was held

                                Guwahati (Assam)
  • Person who recently appointed as the director general of Armed Forces

Medical Services
                                Lt. Gen Anup Banerji
  • Person who recently appointed as the Additional Secretary of the

Ministry of Power
                                Sanjiv Nandan Sahai
  • ‘The Parrot Green Saree’, which is the book written by

                                Nabaneeta Dev Sen
  • Indian state which implimented a law for contract farming for the first time

                                Tamil Nadu
  • Name given for India’s first Brain Atlas

                                IBA 100
  •      Venue of the 5th India International Science Festival (IISF)

  • New Chairperson of the Central Coconut Development Board

                G. Jayalekshmi
  • Author of the book ‘Suncatcher’

                Romesh Gunesekera
  • Indian state which launched the ‘Drink from Tap Mission’, to supply

pure water for the people
                (Scheme launched with the help of UNICEF)
  • Indian state in which National Research Institute of Unani Medicine

was started recently
  • Venue of the world’s annual climate conference COP 25

                Madrid (Spain)
  • Tamil film star who will honour with icon of golden jubilee award 2019 at

international film festival which will be held in Goa
  • Indian city which entered Guiness book as the world’s most polluted city

 kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
  •                                 Person who appointed as the chairman of Land Ports Authority of

                Aditya Mishara
  • District in Kerala which won Bharana Bhasha Award 2019 given by

Kerala Government
  • India’s place according to the FIFA ranking launched recently

  • Person who conferred with Dr. Palpu Award 2019

                P.V. Chandran
  • Indian state which is going to institute Sri Guru Nanak DevJi Award

  • New Indian Ambassador to United Arab Emirates

                Pavan Kapoor
  • State recently banned 15 years old government vehicles to curb

  • Railway station which became visually challenged friendly recently

                *Indias 4th visually challenged free railway station after Mysore,
  Bengaluru and Boriwali
  • Cyclone recently formed in Bay of Bengal

                * Country which named this cyclone is Pakisthan
  • India’s rank as per the ‘Country Report on Terrorism - 2018’ by

American government which lists the most terrorism affected
                Four (1st Rank : Afghanistan)
  • Person who conferred with Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Award

for Excellence in Journalism 2019 given by the Press Council of
India (PCI)
                Gulab Kothari
                *Current Chairman of Rajasthan Pathrika
  • Institute which made India’s first Standing Wheel chair

                Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Country recently withdraw itself from Regional Comprehensive

Economic Partnership (RCEP)
  • Day which observed as National Cancer Awareness Day

                November 7
  • Indian state recently decided to form English Medium from class

one to Eight in Government Schools
  • Winner of Miss Asia Global 2019 recently held in Kochi

                Sara Damnjanovic (Serbia)
  • Person who is appointed as the President of United Arab Emirates (UAE)

                Sheikh Khalifa
  • State recently decided to bann diesel autorikshaws

  • India - Indonesia bilateral Naval exercise recently held at Bay of Bengal

                Samudra Shakti
  • Indian city in which 10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine

will be held
                New Delhi
  • World’s third largest startup hub as per the report of Nasscom

  • Asia’s biggest Palm leaf manuscript museum recently started at

                Fort Central Archives
  • India’s first Global Mega Science Exhibition recently going to be held

in Mumbai
                Vigyan Samagam
  • American Actress who won Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2019

                Geena Davis
  • Fast Patrol Vessel recently commissioned by Indian Coast Guard

                ICGS Annie Besant
  • Author of the book The First Sikh : The Life and Legacy of Guru Nanak

                Nikky - Guninder Kaur Singh
  • Persons recently won gold for India in World Military Games 2019

                Shivpal Singh (Javelin Throw)
                Anandan Gunasekharan (Para Athletics)
  • Italian film which is going to show as Inaugural film in 50th

International Film Festival which is to be held in Goa
                Despite the Fog
                 *Direction : Goran Paskaljevic
  • Judges of the Bench of Supreme Court which announced Ayodhya

Case verdict
                Justice Ranjan Gogoi (Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India)
                Justice Ashok Bhushan
                Justice S Abdul Nazeer
                Justice D Y Chandrachud
                Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
  • Theme for the BRICS Summit 2019

                Economic Growth for an Innovative Future
  • Venue for the 19th Indian Ocean Rim Association’s Ministerial meeting

                Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Country which will host Men’s world cup Hockey in 2023

  • First Electric airplane constructed b y NASA

                X - 57
  • Film which is going to show in the clsoing ceremony of International

Film Festival of India which is going to be held in Goa
                Marghe and her mother
                (Direction : Mohsen Makhmalbaf)
  • Day which is observed as Legal Services Day in India

                November 9
  • Venue of the No Money For Terror, Ministerial Meeting

  • Only Indian Male Cricketer who played 100 International

Twenty 20 matches
                Rohit Sharma
  • First Indian to be appointed as the General Vice President of the

International Organization Deveolopment Association (IODA)
                Dr. Vinaya Shetty
  • Author of the book Kashmir : History, Politics, Representation

                Cithralekha Zutshi
  • Person who won Balamani Amma Award 2019 which is given by

Kochin International Book Festival Committee
                T. Padmanabhan
                * Award consists of 50,000 Rps and Citation
  • First Malayali Chief Election Commissioner of India who passed away

                T.N. Seshan
                *He was the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India (1990-96).
  Won Ramon Magsasay Award in 1996
  • Day which observed as National Education Day in India

                November 11
  • Former Malayali Union Secretary who passed away recently

                P.S. Krishnan
  • Lake in Jammu & Kashmir which is going to be declared as Eco-sensitive

zone by Central Government
                Dal Lake
  • First Port in the world to introduce a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

Port terminal
                Bhavnagar Port (Gujarath)
  • Indian City which will host first Ever Sanskrit World Conference

                New Delhi
  • First ever sexually transmitted dengue in the world is reported at

                Madrid (Spain)
  • Name given for two new species of Spider discovered recently from

the Kerala, Tamilnadu and Gujarath region
                Marengo Sachintendulkar
                Indomarengo Chavarapatera
                * Name was given by a researcher called Dhruv Prajapati
  • Theme for World Pneumonia Day 2019 (November 12)

                Healthy Lungs for all
  • New Chief Justice of Tripura Highcourt

                Justice Akil Abdul Hamid Kureshi
  • Place in which India’s first elephant memorial going to setup

                Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Day which is observed as Public Service Broadcasting Day by All India

Radio to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s first and only visit
                November 12
  • Person who is appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the Republic

of Mali
                Anjani Kumar
  • Monument from India which entered in World Monuments Watch List

                Suranga Bawadi
                                * This is the Ancient Water System in the Deccan Plateau
                Located in Bijapur of Karnataka
  • New Chief Justice of Patna Highcourt in Bihar

                Justice Sanjay Karol
                * He is the 43rd Chief Justice of Patna Highcourt
  • First Indian cricketer to achieve a hatrick wicket in International

twenty 20 cricket
                Deepak Chahar
                *Cricketer who holds worlds best bowling record in International
 twenty 20 cricekt
  • Theme for 39th India International Trade Fair which will be held in

                Ease of Doing Business
  • Winners of the Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2019

                Ankur Ranjan Phukan
                Monoranjan Bori
  • Newly appointed manager of Google India

                Sanjay Gupta
  • Person who appointed as the Governor of Goa

                Sathyapal Malik
  • 2022 Women’s World Cup Hockey hosting countries

                Spain, Netherlands
  • Place in which Kerala’s first Cyclone Shelter will launch

                Mararikulam (Alappuzha)
  • Person who reappointed as the Prime Minister of Mauritius

                Pravind Jugnauth            

Friday, 8 November 2019

UPSC Previous Year Question Papers | യു പി എസ് സി കഴിഞ്ഞ 25 വർഷമായി നടത്തിയ പരീക്ഷകളുടെ ചോദ്യപേപ്പർ

Practice makes a man perfect; it is true that a student with proper practice can excel in any kind of exam. Practicing previous year question papers is very important for preparation, as these papers are the most reliable and dependable source of information for students writing both prelims and main examination. A student should never neglect the importance of previous year question papers and sample papers. You can here download 25 years prilims question papers conducted by UPSC which will helps you in the preperation of  KAS examination.


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Friday, 1 November 2019

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Monday, 28 October 2019

Current Affairs | KAS, UPSC, SSC | October 27

  • India’s first International Prize going to institute by Gandhi Mandela

Foundation recently
Gandhi Mandela Award

  • Keralite who recently appointed as the governor of Mizoram

P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

  • First Kerosene free district of Gujarath


  • Indian Union Territory which is going to celebrate Literature Festival

in October 2019

  • State in which 2000 years old trade centre recently discovered by

Archaeological Survey of India, located
Andhra Pradesh
* Situated at the banks of Swarnamukhi River

  • Person who recently appointed as the first lieutenant governor of

Jammu Kashmir
Gireesh Chandra Murmu

  • Person who recently appointed as the first lieutenant governor of Ladakh

Radhakrishna Mathur

  • Person who recently appointed as the administrator of Lakshadweep

Dineswar Sharma

Current Affairs | KAS, UPSC, SSC | October 26

  • Person who recently appointed as the secretary of The Ministry of 

Minority Affairs
Promod Kumar Das

  • New Indian Ambassador to Iraq

Birender Singh Yadav

  • Person who represents India in the 18th Non - Aligned Movement summit

going to held in Azerbaijan
M. Venkaiah Naidu
* Vice President of India

  • South American country recently allows Indians to visit the Country without Visa


  • School from India recently entered guinness book of records as the

biggest school in the world based on the number of students
City Montessori School, Lucknow

  • Person who won Sakharov Prize for human rights by European Parliament

Ilham Tohti
* He is recently imprisoned by China for seperatism

  • Author of the book ‘Measuring Poverty Around the World’ 

Anthony B. Alkinson

  • Oldest Airport in China which had shutdown recently

Nanyuan Airport, Beijing

Current Affairs | KAS, UPSC, SSC | October 25

  • State which recently launched ‘Mukhyamantri Kanya Sumangala

Yojana’ for Girl child

  • Person who conferred with Udyog Rattam Award 2019 by Institute

of Economic studies
Thakur Anup Singh

  • Person who appointed as the Chairman of Airports Authority of

India (AAI)
Arvind Singh

  • Indian city in which Global Bio-India summit 2019 will held

New Delhi

  • Programme going to launch by Srilanka with the help of United

Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for halving the Nitrogen
Pollution by 2030
Columbo Declaration

  • Public Sector Companies recently accorded ‘Maharatna’ status by

India Government
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
 Power Grid Corporation

  • Person who is going to get appointed as the chairman of 6th Kerala

State Finance Commission
S.M. Vijayanand

  • Venue for the Military World Games 2019

Wuhan (China)

Current Affairs | KAS, UPSC, SSC | October 24

  • First Indian to win a gold in Wushu World Championship

Praveen Kumar (48 kg category)

  • Day which celebrated as Ayurveda Day in India

October 25

  • Military exercise going to conduct by India in the deserts of Rajasthan

in 2019 November
Sindhu Sudarshan

  • World’s loudest  bird which founded recently 

White Bell bird

  • Author of the book Ten Studies in Kashmir: History and Politics

which unveiled recently
Kashi Natha Pandita

  • Block Panchayath of Kerala which won Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar 2019 recently

  • Stadium which named as World’s first Air Conditioning Stadium recently

Khalifa International Stadium, Doha

  • First Bank in India which implemented OTP based ATM money

withdrawal system
Canara Bank