Point-Wise Current-Affairs and General Studies Articles (inclduing PIB) 2017 with Map-Locations, Facts and Figures- IAS, State PSC, CBSE NET, Banking, SSC

  • Sep 18, 2017
  • मुक्त व्यापार: - पश्चिम देशों ने व्यापार विस्तार करने और विकासशील देशों के संसाधनों का दोहन करने के मकसद से विश्व व्यापार संगठन का गठन कर मुक्त व्यापार के समझौते किए। लेकिन, चीन सहित कई विकासशील देशों ने सस्ती श्रम… (8169 more words) …

  • परमाणु हथियार: - 6 बार तबाही की दर से लौटी दुनिया। करगिल युद्ध के दौरान जनरल परवेज मुशर्रफ भारत पर परमाणु हमला करने की तैयारी में थे। वही एक अमरीकी सैन्य कमांडर (सेनाध्यक्ष) ने कहा यदि राष्ट्रपति ट्रंप कह… (9039 more words) …

  • Sep 19, 2017
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    डीप (गहरा) स्पेस (अंतरिक्ष) हैबिटैट (वास): -नासा के वैज्ञानिक एक ऐसे डीप स्पेस हैबिटैट (डीएसएच) का निर्माण कर रहें हैं, सिसके जरिये अंतरिक्ष यात्रियों को लंबे समय के लिए अंतरिक्ष में भेजना संभव हो सकता है। यह खगोलीय अन्वेषण… (3270 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: -डेरा सच्चा सौदा प्रमुख गुरमीत राम रहीम सिंह को दोषी करार दिया गया हैं। रेप (बलात्कार) केस (प्रकरण) में पंचकूला की विशेष सीबीआई की विशेष अदालत ने उन्हें दोषी पाया है। अब उन पर 28 अगस्त को सजा सुना… (10844 more words) …

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    The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launching Deep Ocean Mission for research in ocean science and developing technology to harness ocean resources to Explore India’s 7, 500 km coastline and 2.4 million square km of exclusive economic zone (EEZ).… (281 more words) …

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    Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) granted geographical indication (GI) status to Gobindobhog rice, a specialty from Burdwan district of West Bengal. South Damodar belt is traditional area of Gobindobhog rice cultivation.

    Map of Native Areas of Cultivation

    Map of Native Areas of Cultivation

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    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) - UN global nuclear watchdog opened world’s first Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank in Oskemen in Kazakhstan. First of its kind LEU bank not to be under control of any individual country.

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  • Sep 18, 2017
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    (NITI) Aayog has suggested judicial performance index (JPI) to check delay in finalization of cases in lower judiciary. Suggested as part of ’Three Year Action Agenda (2017 - 20) recommendations” for reforms to expedite justice delivery system, particularly lower courts.… (249 more words) …

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    CAG is constitutional office under article 148 appointed by President of India for period of 6 years or up to age of 65 years, whichever earlier. CAG is ranked 9th highest office and enjoys the same status as a… (346 more words) …

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    Assam Government extended the term of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958 declaring entire state “Disturbed Area” for six months under Section 3 of AFSP Act. First time a state government has extended AFSPA and Disturbed Area provision on… (416 more words) …

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    Swedish defence company-SAAB and India’s Adani Group have agreed to collaborate in defence manufacturing. Partnership for design, development, and production of single engine Gripen fighter jets under ‘Make in India’.

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    Image of Collaboration for Defence Manufacturing

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  • Sep 17, 2017
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    Nirmala Sitharaman (58) became first full time woman Defence Minister of India. She is second woman to become Defence Minister, first being Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who held additional defence portfolio from 1980 - 82.

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    Image of Nirmala Sitharaman

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    Earth-sized planets orbiting ultra-cool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star likely have great amounts of water and might be habitable as found by joint team of European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA.

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    Image of TRAPPIST-1 System

    Image of TRAPPIST-1 System

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    Breakthrough Listen project detected 15 fast radio bursts (FRBs) coming from a dwarf galaxy about 3 million light years away from earth with Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia.

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    Image of Breakthrough Listen Project

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    BRICS Inter bank Cooperation Mechanism (ICM) Banks agreed to establish and cooperate on local currency credit lines. Allows five banks to extend credit lines in local currencies to BRICS ICM members and BRICS companies against guarantees of signatory banks.

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    The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued alert Locky ransomware that can lock computers and demand ransom for unlocking them. Advanced malware uses cryptoviral extortion encrypting victim’s files, making them inaccessible.

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    Image of Average Monthly Mbps of Attacks

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    A Grant Agreement of USD 24.64 million for “Ecosystem Service Improvement Project” was signed with World Bank Global Environment Facility (GEF). Project entirely financed by the World Bank out of its GEF Trust Fund for 05 years.

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    North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre will be set up in Delhi soon in line with the priority of North East region. Centre to act as cultural and information hub of the North Eastern Region.

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    FASTag is a NHAI program for Electronic Toll Collection on Toll Plazas on National Highways. FASTag device employs Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for making toll payments directly from the linked prepaid account.

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    Image of How Does RFID Work?

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    A 6-member all-woman Indian Navy team is sailing around the globe on INSV Tarini in a first-ever first ever such effort by Indian women. Following are important facts: Sailing around the world is called circumnavigation.

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  • Sep 17, 2017
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    Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) came into existence in 1987. It is a national-level apex organization functioning under Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

    Organization functioning under Ministry of Tribal Affairs

    Organization functioning under Ministry of Tribal Affairs

    Organization functioning under Ministry of Tribal Affairs

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  • Sep 14, 2017
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    India is a signatory to the “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” resolution (2030 Agenda) adopted by the United Nations in 2015. Goal 5 is a standalone goal to “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and… (413 more words) …

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    For supporting your answers you can use following data on Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) for converting streetlights retrofitted to LED lights: Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a government of India company has become world’s largest street light management company.

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    The Ministry of Defence will delegate administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) upto the level of Chief Engineer and Task Force Commander to avoid delays.

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    Image of Border Roads In India Map

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    ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan aimed to prepare a physical health and fitness profile cards for more than 12 lakh Kendriya Vidyalaya students.

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    Image of Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat programme

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    The CCTNS system links elements of Criminal Justice System like Criminal Justice System such as the police, courts, prisons, prosecution, forensic laboratories, finger prints and juvenile homes with the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) database.

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  • Sep 13, 2017
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    India’s exclusive rights to explore polymetallic nodules from seabed in Central Indian Ocean Basin (CIOB) were extended by five years. Rights over 75000 sq. km of area in international waters allocated by International Seabed Authority for developmental activities for polymetallic… (481 more words) …

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    CSCs work on multiple-services-single-point model for providing facilities for multiple transactions at a single location. They were approved in September 2006. Forms a strategic component of the National eGovernance Plan.

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    Image of CSCs work on multiple-services

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    Young CEOs at the “Champions of Change - Transforming India through G2B partnership” initiative organized by NITI Aayog at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra heard the Prime Minister’s second address in this series, following his interaction with young entrepreneurs last week.

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    Public Sector Banks can now amalgamate through an Alternative Mechanism (AM) facilitating consolidation of Nationalized Banks into strong and competitive banks. Decision for creating strong and competitive banks.

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