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UPSC Civil Services Examination Dates

Union Public Service Commission has announced new tentative schedule for civil services exams 2018. CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM, 2018 Date of notification: - 07.02.2018 Last date for receipt of application: - 06.03.2018 (TUESDAY) Date of commencement of exam: - 03.06.2018 (SUNDAY) Duration of exam: - 1 DAYS CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAM., 2018 Date of commencement of exam: - 01.10.2018 (MONDAY) Duration of exam: - 5 DAYS For complete notification Click Here

Indian Railway Zones and their Headquarters

Northern Railway - Delhi   North Eastern Railway - Gorakhpur   Northeast Frontier Railway - Maligaon(Guwahati)   Eastern Railway-  Kolkata   South Eastern Railway - Kolkata   South Central Railway - Secunderabad   Southern Railway - Chennai   Central Railway - Mumbai   Western Railway - Mumbai   South Western Railway - Hubli   North Western Railway - jaipur   West Central Railway - jabalpur   North Central Railway - Allahabad   South East Central Railway - Bilaspur   East Coast Railway - Bhubaneswar   East Central Railway - Hajipur   Kolkata Metro - Kolkata

Head of International Organisations

Heads of Specialized organisations and agencies of the United Nations — (1) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) — José Graziano da Silva (2) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)— Yukiya Amano (3) International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) — Fang Liu (4) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) — Gilbert Houngbo (5) International Labour Organization (ILO ) — Guy Ryder (6) International Maritime Organization (IMO) — Kitack Lim (7) International Monetary Fund (IMF) — Christine Lagarde (8) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) — Houlin Zhao (9) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) — Audrey Azoulay (10) Universal Postal Union (UPU) — Bishar Abdirahman Hussein (11) World Bank (IBRD) — Jim Yong Kim (12) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) — Francis Gurry (13) World Meteorological Organization (WMO) — Petteri Taalas (Secretary-General), David Grimes (President) (14) World Tourism Organization (U

Facts About Indian Currency

The first coins were minted (made) around 2500 years ago. Paper money was first used in China over 1000 years ago. The first "rupee” was first introduced by Sher Shah Suri. It was based on a ratio of 40 copper pieces (paisa) per rupee. Udaya K Dharmalingam is the designer of the Indian rupee Symbol, which was adopted by the Government of India in 2010. From 1953, Hindi was displayed prominently on the new notes. The Government of India took over the issue of bank notes in 1861 from the Private and Presidency Banks. The first series of coins with theIndian rupee symbol was launched on 8 July, 2011. The first 1000 Rs Note was introduced in 2000. The first 20 Rs and 5 Rs note was introduced in 2001. Decimalization started in 1957 and the rupee was divided into 100 Naye Paise. Total 15 Languages (Apart from English) are printed in Indian Rupee Note. They are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Panjabi, Sanskrit, T