Current Affairs Questions for competitive Exams Feb2014

1) Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram presented the interim budget 2014-15 in Lok Sabha on 17 February 2014. This was the budget of Chidambaram?
(A) 5th
(B) 8th
(C) 4th
(D) 10th

2) Who became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the Under-19 World Cup recently (Feb 2014)?
(A) Amir Gani
(B) Deepak Hooda
(C) Sanju Samson
(D) Kuldeep Yadav

3) Tarun Tejpal who has been charged by Goa police with rape, sexualharassment case on 17 Feb 2014 was the founder and former editor of?
(A) Times of India
(B) Aaj Tak
(C) Tehelka

4) State Transport Corporation of which state recently (Feb 2014) created Guinness record by conducting largest blood donation camp?
(A) Kerala
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Karnataka
(D) Tamil Nadu

5) Who has been appointed as the new Pakistan High Commissioner to India on 17 February 2014?
(A) Salman Bashir
(B) Abdul Basit
(C) Ramallah Azad
(D) Salman Basit

6) Rakesh Maria has been appointed new Mumbai Police Commissioner, on 15 February 2014, after his predecessor Satyapal Singh resigned to join which political party?
(A) Congress
(B) Aam Aadmi Party

7) Which state government recently (Feb 2014) became the first to enact the Lokayukta Bill within the three-month deadline following the passage of the Lokpal Bill by Parliament in December 2013?
(A) Odisha
(B) Gujarat
(C) Delhi
(D) Karnataka

8) Renaud Lavillenie of France on 15 February 2014 broke pole-vault great Sergei Bubka’s ........... year old indoor pole vault world record by crossing 6.16 meters?
(A) 15
(B) 16
(C) 20
(D) 25

9) Who became the first cricketer of New Zealand to score a triple century (302) in Test cricket by achieving the feat against India in the recently concluded Test series (Feb 2014)?
(A) Ross Taylor
(B) Corey Anderson
(C) Kame Williamson
(D) Brendon McCullum

10) Mount Kelud volcano which started erupting on 14 February 2014 is situated in which country?
(A) Indonesia
(B) South Korea
(C) Russia
(D) Netherlands


1) Ans.(B) 8th
2) Ans. (D) Kuldeep Yadav
3) Ans. (C) Tehelka
4) Ans. (D) Tamil Nadu
5) Ans. (B) Abdul Basit
6) Ans. (D) BJP
7) Ans. (A) Odisha
8) Ans. (C) 20
9) Ans. (D) Brendon McCullum
10) Ans. (A) Indonesia

Current Affairs Question and Answer Feb 2014

1) Name the Delhi Lt Governor who recommended President's rule in Delhi on 15 February 2014?
(A) H. Rajesh Prasad
(B) Najeeb Jung
(C) Shivraj Patil
(D) A. K. Singh

2) Rakuten Inc on 15 Feb 2014 announced that it would purchasemessaging app provider Viber Media Ltd for $900 million. Rakuten Inc is the company from which country?
(A) Japan
(C) China
(D) Finland

3) Defending champions India opened their campaign beating Pakistan in the U19 World Cup on 15 Feb 2014. Which country is hosting U19 World Cup 2014?
(A) Australia
(B) India
(C) Bangladesh

4) Which among the following Indian player hit his maiden Test Century in the recently concluded Test Match series against New Zealand (Feb 2014)?
(A) Rohit Sharma
(B) Virat Kohli
(C) Ajinkya Rahane
(D) Shikhar Dhawan

5) Which bank has opened sixty-one 24x7 electronic branches across 33 cities, on 15 Feb 2014, offering self-service solutions round-the-clock?

6) India’s first 4G mobile service was launched on 14 February 2014 by Bharti Airtel in association with Apple in which city?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Delhi
(C) Chennai
(D) Bangalore

7) Which country is planning to build the world’s longest underwater tunnel beneath the Bohai Sea by 2026, connecting the port cities of Dalian in Liaoning province and Yantai in Shandong province as announced on 16 Feb 2014?
(A) South Korea
(B) Indonesia
(C) China
(D) Japan

8) Global tech giant is acquiring SlickLogin, an Israeli developer of sound-based password alternative, in an "acqui-hiring deal" as announced on 16 Feb 2014?
(A) Facebbok
(B) Google
(C) Yahoo
(D) Microsoft

9) Which film won the best movie award in the 67th BAFTA Awards presented on 16 February 2014?
(A) 12 Years A Slave
(B) Gravity
(C) The Wolf Of Wall Street
(D) American Hustle

10) Brendon McCullum along with which other player posted highest sixth-wicket partnership in Test history on 16 February 2014?
(A) Corey Anderson
(B) Nathan McCullum
(C) Ross Taylor
(D) BJ Watling


1) Ans. (B) Najeeb Jung
2) Ans. (A) Japan
3) Ans. (D) UAE
4) Ans. (C) Ajinkya Rahane
5) Ans. (A) ICICI
6) Ans. (D) Bangalore
7) Ans. (C) China
8) Ans. (B) Google
9) Ans. (A) 12 Years A Slave
10) Ans. (D) BJ Watling

Apply PA/SA 2013-2014 in Online Procedure with Screenshot

Friends.. Application submission for Postal/Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) Exam 2014 started on 26 February 2014. Applications are to be submitted online. Candidates have to visit the for submittingonline applications. For your help in this post, we are bringing you the detailed procedure for submitting the application online along with screen shots. This will certainly help you applying without any doubts. (This time application procedure has been made very simple. In most cases you have to just select credentials from the drop down menu available).

Note: Before starting feeding of inputs the applicant should be ready with the Percentage of marks scored in qualifying 10+2/12th class up to two decimals and Year of passing, Date of birth, soft copies of passport size Photo (in size of 10KB to 20 KB in .jpg/jpeg format) and scanned Signature (in size of 5KB to 10 KB in .jpg/jpeg format) which are required to be uploaded after filling up of the inputs and uploading the application on-line.

>> The applicant has to use an Internet enabled work station, personal computer/laptop and should open the website to find the link “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” on the home page for Registration of On-line Application.
Step1: Tick the box (I have read Advertisement....). Click on "Click Here to Apply"

Step2: You will be prompted to another page where you have to enter the following details
(A) Personal Information & Educational Qualification (10+2)

1) Name of Applicant (As per Matriculation/SSC Certificate):
2) Name of Father (As per Matriculation/SSC Certificate):
3) Sex :
4) Applicant Category :
5) Applicant Sub-Category :
5.1: Ex-Serviceman Enter total length of Service rendered in Armed Force:
5.2: Serving Govt. Employee (With at least 3 yrs. of service) :
6) Date of Birth (As per Matriculation/SSC Certificate) :
7) Year of Passing in 10+2 Exam:
8) Percentage of Marks in 10+2 Exam:
9) Name of Recognised Board / University :
10) Whether Studied English in 10+2 Std.
11) Whether Studied local Language of the State / U.T. of the Postal Circle concerned or Hindi as a subject atleast in Matriculation Level :
12) Nationality Indian :
13) Mobile No. (Only 10 digits, don't prefix '0') :
14) Email ID :

(B) Complete Address for Correspondence:

15) Address Line 1 :
16) Address Line2
17) Address Line 3 :
18) City / Town :
19) PIN Code :
20) State / U.T. :

(C) Postal Circle Applied For
16) Postal Circle: (Select from drop down menu)

(D) Post Applied For
17) Preference can be selection from among (PAPO, SARMS, PASBCO, PACO-RO, PAFPO, PAMMS, PARLO)
(i).1st Preference (ii)2nd Preference (iii).3rd Preference
(iv).4th Preference (v).5th Preference (vi).6th Preference
(vii).7th Preference

(E) Preference of Division / Unit
18) A total of 10 preference will be asked.

(F) Examination City
19) A total of 03 preferences will be asked.
(G) Declaration: Declarations as given the application form have to be undertaken.
20. Declaration - Click tick in the box

Step 3: Click Save Data. Now a message will be shown as follows " Your Data Saved successfully. Please upload Photo and Signature."

Step 4: Click on the button Upload Photo/Sign situated near the button "Save Data" as shown in Screen Shot. A pop up box will open (If pop up is blocked click on the box and enable it). A screen as shown in the below screen shot appears.

Please remember the following:
PHOTO – A recent and sharp Photo of Applicant in color of Passport size is to be uploaded. Do not sign on the photograph and do not get the photograph attested. A soft/scan copy of photo is to be Uploaded in jpg/jpeg format of size not more than 20KB. Applicant's Photo shall be used for the official record and during the Examination process. In case there is a variation in the Photograph at the time of Examination in Paper I/II candidate is not allowed to take the

SIGNATURE– Signature of Applicant. A sharp scanned copy of recent Signature is to be Uploaded in jpg/jpeg format of size not more than 10KB. The Applicant's signature shall be used for the official record and during the Examination process. In case there is a variation in the Signature at the time of Examination in Paper I/II candidate is not allowed to take the examination.

Step 5: Select Photo and Signature and click Upload button. If you follow the correct specification a message showing successful upload of Photo & Signature will come.

Step 6: Now you will again come to the earlier page where details have been entered. Now click on "Preview" button available near "Upload Photo/Sign" button. When you click on that, a sheet showing the details you entered along with your Photo and Signature will appear. If he/she wants to change, he can go back and make required changes and Save once again. He/she can once again see Preview and only after he/she is satisfied can finally presses SUBMIT button.
It is mandatory for the applicant to see that his/her PHOTO & SIGNATURE are seen with good clarity and fits into the boxes given in the PREVIEW. If PHOTO / SIGNATURE are found to be blurred or smaller /bigger than the box at the later stage its application & his/her candidature will be cancelled without any communication and no FEE will be refunded.

Step 7: If all details are correct now it is time to submit the application. Click on Submit button.

Step 8: This button finally saves the application. Please note that no changes in the Application Data will be permitted after this stage. Applicant is Prompted with the message “Registration has been done successfully” and (a Unique) Registration Number is generated for the application. This Registration Number along with a Password is sent to applicant’s email ID and also through a SMS on Applicant’s Mobile for future login and references. If applicant is not getting email, please check the Junk email/ SPAM too in the email account.

Step 9: After successfully submitting the application, the following LOGIN page will appear. You can log in using the Registration Number and Password provided.

Step 10: On successful LOGIN the following page will appear where he/she finds the links PRINT CHALLAN TO PAY FEE, CHECK PAYMENT STATUS & PRINT REGISTRATION SLIP.

Step 11: Click on Print Challan to generate challan for payment of fees. On clicking link for “PRINT CHALLAN TO PAY FEE” applicant generates FEE Challan needed to pay FEE. It has to be printed using a Laserjet or Inkjet printer ONLY on an A4 size sheet. The screen shot of the challan is shown below.
Step 12: Go to ePayment Post office to Pay Fee. (Click Here to see name of ePayment Post Offices). Applicant is required to carry hardcopy printout of FEE CHALLAN (Three copies one A4 sheet) to one of the ePayment Post Offices and pay FEE in CASH. The sheet contains Three copies of challan. Two copies will be collected by the Counter and applicant can retain Applicant’s Copy for future reference. On payment of FEE in CASH Applicant will get a paper RECEIPT which is also to be retained for future reference. Before leaving Counter, Applicant is required to match Registration details printed on the RECEIPT with FEE CHALLAN for its correctness.

Step 13: Login and Check payment status. For checking the “Payment Status” Applicant is to LOGIN after 3 days. If your payment till then has not been reflected in the Registration System, to do enquiry applicant can send a query on the email ID If Payment Status is “Paid” you may proceed to next for printing of Registration Slip.

Step 14: Print Registration Slip. On getting status of “You have PAID the FEE”, applicant is required to print REGISTRATION SLIP for future reference.WITH THIS REGISTRATION PROCESS COMPLETES.

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Number of Vacancies in Postal Department all over India 2013-2014

           Good news to all, Now We can apply PA/SA direct recruitment in 2013-2014. Its has been started from 26Feb2014, through portal

Number vacancies shown below all over India. kindly check it the same from Above portal. Screenshot taken on 26.02.2014 08:00 hours

Notification for Direct Recruitment of (PA/SA) Exam 2013-2014

Notification for 2013-2014

Applications are invited from the eligible applicants for filling up of posts of Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants/Postal Assistants (Savings Bank Control organization)/Postal Assistants (Foreign Post Organization)/Postal Assistants (Returned Letter Offices)/Postal Assistants (Mail Motor Services) And Postal Assistants (Circle And Regional Offices) for the year 2013-2014 in 22 Postal Circles in the Country in the Pay Band 5200-20200 with 2400 Grade Pay + other admissible allowances for the years 2013-2014.

Age limit: 18-27 years:

(a) For General Category (Unreserved Applicants ) the applicable relaxation is provided to persons belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-servicemen Candidates as per the extant orders. The age limit will be as on 27/03/2014

Educational Qualification:-

 (1) 10+2 standard or 12th class pass from a recognized university or Board of School Education or Board of Secondary Education with English as a compulsory subject (excluding vocational streams).

(2) The applicants should have studied local language of the State or Union Territory of the concerned Postal Circle or in Hindi as a subject at least in Matriculation level or equivalent.
The aspiring candidates are requested to access the website:   for further details like vacancies, eligibility criteria, details of fee etc. The Applications are to be submitted on line and the last date for registration of applications on line is 23:59 Hours of 27th March, 2014.

Click Here to see letter of Recruitment Division of India Post in this regard.

Apply Online :

Online REGISTRATION for PA/SA Direct Recruitment Exam 2014 STARTS from 00:00Hrs on Feb 26, 2014.