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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Nirupama Rao : the Next Foreign Secretary of India : Current Affair Update

The government of India on Tuesday named Nirupama Rao, currently Ambassador to China, as its next Foreign Secretary. She will succeed Shiv Shankar Menon, who retires at the end of July .

Courtesy : The Hindu online
N.B : -Usually these types facts become the subject matter of PSC questions.

Monday, June 29, 2009



Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be conducting interviews
for the selection of Consultant, Specialist, Resident Doctors and technicians
shortly. for more visit Gulf Assignments

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The Butterfly Gland : Science Quiz

Which is the butterfly gland ?

Pituitary gland

Thyroid gland



Comment your answer here..

Friday, June 26, 2009

Teaching Professionals Required for Oman :

I m giving here the mail I got from jeeva.. some of my friends got placement there in oman .. so any body wants to go abroad for teaching profession, this is a better chance don’t miss it.

It has been quite sometime since we exchanged mails last. We would like to take this opportunity to share with you a few milestones achieved by us.We are proud to inform you that we have shifted to our own state-of-the-art IT Park on the OMR, the famed IT corridor in Chennai. Please find below our complete contact details and the road map.

Our total strength of teaching professionals working with the Government Educational Institutions in Oman has crossed 650 and counting.We are back with the following requirement for the next semester starting September, 09.

Engineering : ENGG909
• Electronics & Telecommunication
• Electrical Power
• Mechanical
• Oil & Gas
• Engg Drawing CAD/CAM
• AC & Refrigeration
• Quantity Surveying
• Civil
• Architecture
• Computer Science & Engineering
• Building Services Engineering
• Applied Mechanics
• Instrumentation & Control Engineering
• Industrial Engineering
• Mechatronics
• Engineering Graphics
• Health & Safety
IT : IT909
• Software Engineering (Java)
• Hardware Engineering
• Networking (CCNA)
• Operating Systems (Unix)
• Internet & e-Security
• E-Commerce
• Network Security & Auditing
• Database (Oracle)
• Web Technology
• Computer Graphics
• Multimedia (Imaging, 3D Animation & Audio)
• Artificial Intelligence
• Oracle (Certified)
• Java (Certified)
• Applied Mathematics
• Pure Mathematics
• Statistics
Business Studies : BS909
• General Management
• H R M
• Office Management
• E- Business
• Accounting / Finance
• Economics
• M.I.S
• Business Statistics
• Marketing
• Business Mathematics
Applied Science : AS909
• Analytical Chemistry
• Organic Chemistry
• Inorganic Chemistry
• Physical Chemistry
• Physics
• Environmental Science
- Ph.D. [or] Masters degree in the relevant subject (Bachelors & Masters degree should be in the same subject)
- 5 years of teaching experience in college level after completing Masters degree. Industry experience would be an added advantage.
- Should be fluent in English. Age limit: 50
- Should have a valid passport.
You may send in your updated resume with passport size photo by e-mail mentioning the respective Job Codes in the subject line to You can also refer your friends / colleagues who are meeting the above eligibility criteria. Interviews will be held in 1st / 2nd week of July ‘09.
We are giving below a collage of what the academicians who joined us recently say. If you have already been interviewed / placed, please forward this to your friends, who may be interested.

We thank you for your continued support and patience. We are committed to provide quality service in the placement of suitable academicians in the Government Engineering Colleges in Oman.
With Best Regards,

• Please note that we don’t charge anything for the placement and it’s 100% on merit.

Disclaimer : Not responsible for any loss or any thing in the future.
qblp team



On-Line Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Management Executives in State Bank of India (SBI). Candidates selected as Management Executives are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

For more information and Online Application visit


Exam Date : 29/08/2009 Time : 03.00 PM to 04.15 PM

Number of applicants : 1,11,063

Syllabus: An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation)based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

Main Topics
Part I – General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
Part II- General English.
(Maximum Marks : 100)
(Duration:1.15 Hours)
(Medium of Questions: English)

Comment from qblp team : As you know the number of applicants for this post is more than one lakh, there will be tight competition, so start the preparation from today itself.

Courtesy for this info : official website Kerala PSC

HSST in various Subjects : PSC Notification

Category No.
(NCA Notification)
Online only H.S.S.T. Statistics in Higher Secondary Education
Category No.
(NCA Notification)
Online only H.S.S.T. Mathematics in Higher Secondary Education
Category No.
(NCA Notification)
Online only H.S.S.T. Geography in Higher Secondary Education
Category No.
(NCA Notification)
Online only H.S.S.T. English in Higher Secondary Education

For more info :

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Applications are invited for the post of Engineer, Technical Assistant and Technician @ LPSC

Appliations will be received On-line Only. interested candidates may visit LPSC website . Candiadtes can register their applications ON-LINE for the post of Scientist/Engineer-'SC'(542) only from 29-06-2009 11:00 AMto 20-07-2009 11:00AM and for the post of Technical Assistant & Technician'A'only from 29-06-2009 01:00 PMto 20-07-2009 01:00 PM.
For more info visit

Courtesy for this information :

What is UIDAI ?

UIDAI : Unique Identification ( Number ) Autority of India

This Project aimed at providing a unique identity to the targeted population of the Government's flagship schemes like the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan and Bharat Nirman. Nandan Nilekani Infosys Technologies Co-Chairman will be the Head of this project. Mr Nilekani will have the rank and status of a Cabinet minister.

Courtesy : Hindu Online Daily News

Monday, June 22, 2009 : Pledge against Terrorism : Website Review

Use your minds eye, you will see certain truths. Will you look with wide open eyes at this world, listening to your hearts expressions?

What do you see in the dewdrops on the leaves or on the chariot of the rainbow? What are the magic chants that reverberate on earth the temple of life of all beings animate and inanimate and in the sky?

The force behind the website

An organization capable of making a difference. A loving band of men with faith in humanity and the guiding soul with humanity as philosophy and practice is your very own and dearest Lalettan. Awaiting you to guide you into that.

For further reading visit and take pledge against terror.

What is Rankmaker Software ?


A software prepared for practising ,preparing , and memorising the questions previously asked for various competitive examinations like kerala PSC , MPSC , UPSC , RRB and Bank Examinatinations. Each Question are displayed as objective type and can be answered by the user by clicking the right answer using mouse. RankMaker make use of dynamic and growing database that can be retrieved, added, modified and deleted by the user.


1. Quiz like Platform

2. Online Right Answer Display with Score

3. Arranged in various Titles as Who's Who , Science , Sports , National etc

4. A search Mechanism for quick reference

How to Install RankMaker in your PC / Laptop


1. Download the setup program just by clicking the link

2. Double Click / Run The autorun program file

3. Authenticate the software by giving the password 'qblp'

For any help / query related with 'RankMaker'

Contact Mobile : 09947911861 ( Faisal )

Contact mail : /

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Malayalam Literature : Who's Who Kerala

Pen Names of Malayalam writers

Kakkanadan : George Varghee

Mali : V Madhavan Nair

Vilasini : M. K Menon

Uroob : P C Kuttikrishnan

Thikkodian: P Kunjananthan

Nandanar : P.C Gopalan

Cynic : M Vasudhevan

Sanjayan : M.R Nair

Omcheri : N Narayana Pillai

Kovilan : V V Ayyapppan

E & OE

Technical Assistant ( Computer Application )

Technical Support Assistant ( Computer Application )

CenikTense Labs, R & D Division of CenikTense Info Dev Pvt Ltd at Trivandrum looking for Technical Assistant with One or Two years of experience .

Qualification : B.Sc Computer Science / PGDCA

Salary : 6,000/- and above

Forward your resume to or call 9947911861 ( Faisal )

Friday, June 19, 2009

BDO Main Examination : Some of the Questions Asked

BDO Main Examination : Some of the Questions Asked

Write short notes on the following

1. Marthandom Project
2. People campaign for decentralised planning in Kerala
3. Council for Advancement of People's action and Rural Technlogoy
4. Advantages of investment in National Savings Scheme
5. Women empowerment in Panchayati Raj Institutions
6. BPL Census in Kerala
7. Nirmithi Kendra
8. Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission
9. Sulabh International
10. National Literacy Mission

If any body knows the syllabi of BDO Main Exam Please share with the readers of this Blog .

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

What is BRIC ? Which are the member Nations

BRICs is an acronym that refers to the fast growing developing economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. The acronym was first coined and prominently used by Goldman Sachs.

BRIC Nations

Brazil, Russia , India and China

Recent News about BRIC

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Chinese President Hu Jintao with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh participated at the BRIC summit 2009 in Yekaterinburg, Russia

Monday, June 15, 2009

Do You agree with PSC revising the minimum qualification for LDC and LGS? Poll Result

Do You agree with PSC revising the minimum qualification for LDC and LGS? Poll Result

Number of Readers participated in the poll : 483

Yes : 318

No : 145

No Comment : 20

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Actors of the Decade: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan

Actors of the Decade: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan : News from Bollywood

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan were declared ‘Actors of the Decade’ at the IIFA awards and Asin bagged Best Female Debut award.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Swine flu vaccine: Novartis produces H1N1 vaccine : GK Update 2009

Swine flu vaccine: Novartis produces H1N1 vaccine
Novartis AG , Swiss pharmaceuticals company has successfully produced a first batch of swine flu vaccine. The vaccine was produced at a Novartis plant in Marburg, Germany.

What is Swine Flu?
Swine flu is common in swine and rare in humans. People who work with swine, especially people with intense exposures, are at risk of catching swine influenza if the swine carry a strain able to infect humans. However, these strains rarely are able to pass from human to human. Rarely, SIV mutates into a form able to pass easily from human to human.


In humans, the symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of influenza and of influenza-like illness in general, namely chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, severe headache, coughing, weakness and general discomfort. ( Coutresy : wikipaedia )

News update on Swine Flu:
World Health Organisation had declared A (H1N1) as a Phase 6 pandemic.

Prepared by qblp team

Recruitment of Social Security Assistant @ EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION (EPFO) : 2382 Vacancies

Invites Applications for recruitment of Social Security Assistant

Pay Band: 5,200-20,200 Grade Pay 2,400 (Pre-revised Scale 4,000-6,000)

Nature of Duties: Maintenance of Accounts and Compliance Records and
Settlement of Claims; Preparation of Reports, Cash Books, R & P Accounts etc.
and assisting functions of EDP and Administration.

Educational Qualifications:
a) Must possess the Degree of a recognized University or equivalent on the closing
date of application.
b) Possessing a speed of at least 5000 Key depressions per hour for Data Entry Work.
Should possess a Computer Training Certificate from a recognized Institute.

(ii) Age Limit:
Between 18 to 27 years as on 08.07.2009.
Age relaxation is applicable as per Government of India Guidelines. The age is
Relaxable for:
a) SC/ST upto 5 years,
b) OBC upto 3 years,

LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : 08.07.2009 [15.07.2009 for far - flung areas ]

Courtesy for this info :

Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination ( IES/ISS ), 2009

Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination ( IES/ISS ), 2009

(Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 06.07.2009)
Approximate No.of Vacancies:
(a) Indian Economic Service - 15
(b) Indian Statistical Service - 40

Last Date : All applications must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069" either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier, on or before the 06th July, 2009

Minimum Educational Qualifications:
A candidate for the Indian Economic Service must have obtained a Post-graduate degree in Economics/Applied Economics/Busines Economics/Econometrics and a candidate for the Indian Statistical must have obtained a Post-Graduate degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Applied Statistics

For more info and Exam Syllabi ( Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination ( IES/ISS ), 2009) visit

Courtesy of this info:

Monday, June 8, 2009

Karia Munda : New Loksabha Deputy Speaker

Seven-time member of Parliament Karia Munda was unanimously elected Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

French Open 2009 Men's Champion : Roger Federer

French Open 2009 Men's Champion : Roger Federer : Tennis News Update

Roger Federer won the French Open by beating Robin Soderling. He won all four Grand Slams and also reaching Pete Sampras's 14 Grand Slams.The Swiss wins French Open in his 11th attempt and equals Sampras’s record.

Library Assistant 'A' and Technical Assistant in Laborataries at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Library Assistant 'A' : Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. Proficiency in Open Source Library Management Software, Salary : Rs 9300 - 34800 + Grade Pay Rs 4200/-

Technical Assistant in Laborataries : Diploma in Computer Science with MCSA / RHCE / CCNA : Sal 9300 - 34800 + Grade Pay Rs 4200/-

For more info pls visit

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Svetlana Kuznetsova : Women's Champion : French Open 2009 Winner

Svetlana Kuznetsova : Women's Champion : Tennis News update

Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Dinara Safina in an all-Russian final of the French Open on Saturday to take away her second Grand Slam title.

What is UNEP ?

The United Nations Environmental Programme ( UNEP ) is an organization that coordinats the environmental activities of the UN . The Headquaters of the UNEP is in Nairobi, Kenya . It was founded in 1972.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The London Diary: A Blog Review: General Awareness about UK

The London Diary: A Blog Review: General Awareness about UK

The London diary, a travelogue by Prof. N.G is very interesting to read and very useful guide for travelers looking for general awareness about UK. Prof N.Govindan had endeavored to unravel before you almost all aspect of Britain ranging from its beautiful landscapes, untrustworthy weather, gentlemanly British ways, relentless queuing that comes naturally plus glimpses of the wayward teenagers affectionate embraces .. for all the world to see. By reading the Blog we know that how an admirer of Britain turns to a Lover. Prof N.G made 100% trustworthiness in describing each and every wayside views .

The author Prof N.Govindan was the former English Professor , Malabar Christain College, Calicut .

Tale End: I, the blogger also was a student of Malabar Christain College during his era.

Kerala State Film Awards : 2008 – Malayalam Film Awards 2008

Kerala State Film Awards : 2008 – Malayalam Film Awards 2008

Minister for Education and Culture M A Baby announced Malayalam Film awards for 08
Best Film : ‘ Oru Pennum Randanum ‘
Best Director : Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Best script writer : Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Best Actor : Lal ( for his role as a policeman in 'Thalapavu' )
Best Actress : Priyanka (for her role in 'Vilapangalkapuram' )
Best second film: Bhomi Malayalam directed by T V Chandran
Second best actress : Praveena
Second best actor: Anoop Menon
Best story wrtiter: Aryadan Shoukath, Vilapangalkappuram
Best article on cinema : Vadakkan Pattu Cinimakal by P S Radhakrishanan
Best playback singer (Femala):Manjari ,Vilapangalkappuram
Best playback singer (Male): Shankar Mahadevan ( Madampi )
Best music director: M Jayachandran ( Madampi )
Best lyricist : ONV Kurup , Gulmohar
Best child artist: Nivedha Thomas ( Veruthe Oru Bharya )
Best polpular film: Innathe Chintha Vishayam

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Facts about Group of Eight – G8

Group of Eight – G8

G8 is an international forum of eight governments. The member nations of the Group of Eight are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, US and Russia. The G8 heads of governments meet once in every year.

Outreach Five ( O5 ) or the Plus Five

Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa. These counties participated as guests in G8 meeting , Which are sometimes called G8 + 5.

The group does not have a permanent secretariat or offices for its members. The presidency of the group rotates annually among the member countries.

NB: PSC asked questions about G8 and its members several times in various PSC examinations.

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