2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Jun 10, 2015
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    Former bureaucrat Dr. Mahesh N. Buch who was formally known as the architect of modern Bhopal, passed away following a brain stroke in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh at the age 80 years. Dr. Buch was born on October 5, 1934, in

  • Jun 8, 2015
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    Fortune released the 61st edition of list of top 500 companies for 12.5 trillion US dollar in revenues, 945 billion US dollar in profits and 17 trillion US dollar in market value and employs 26.8 million people worldwide. The revenue

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    Volvo Auto India appointed Tom von Bonsdorff as Managing Director. Tom von replaced Tomas Ernberg. After that resign Tomas Ernberg is moving back to Sweden in a new role. Earlier this appointed, he had worked as a Market Area Director

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    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) was awarded the Miniratna (Category -1) status by the Department of Public Enterprises under the Union Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises. Behalf of this proposal allow based on capital expenditure on

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    State Government of Maharashtra has launched stringent provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against ration mafia. Launching aim at weeding out the widespread corruption by taking stringent action against those who tamper the public distribution system

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    World Bank which headquarters in Washington Dc has approved 250 million US dollars loan for Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). International Development Association (IDA) and World Bank was funded the loan credit from concessionary

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    India and United States (US) have inked a new strategically important 10-year defence framework agreement. This agreement was signed between Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and visiting US Defence Secretary Dr. Ashton Carter in New Delhi. According to the agreement,

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    Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Belarus signed six agreements to enhance bilateral co-operation during his state visit to Belarus on 3 June. President Pranab Mukherjee is on two nation’s tour viz Sweden and Belarus. Both countries signed agreements are -

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    Bangladesh government has granted permission to LIC (Life insurance Corporation) which India’s state-owned insurance group to do business in the country. It was announced by M Shefaq Ahmed who is Chairman of Bangladesh Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA).

    • LIC
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    Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has launched IAP (Indian Academy of Pediatrics) HealthPhone programme in New Delhi. It is the world’s largest digital mass education programme to address malnutrition in women and children: Union Ministry of

  • Jun 8, 2015
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    Irwin Rose was awarded 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering molecule Ubiquitin passed away at the age 88. Irwin Rose had shared this noble prize with Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko for discovery of Ubiquitin which destroys or cleans

  • Jun 3, 2015
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    Pawan Munjal appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) & CEO of Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL). Pawan Munjal replaced his father Brijmohan Lall Munjal who resigned on 1 June 2015 but Brijmohan Lall will continue to be the guide

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    Rio Ferdinand from Landon announced his retirement from football. Ferdinand had an illustrious career of 18 years as a professional footballer. In March 2015, Ferdinand last played for Queens Park Rangers (QPR). Ferdinand joined QPR after getting released from the

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    Republic of China has successfully developed the first automated teller machine (ATM) with facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology based ATM was developed by researchers from Tsinghua University and technology firm Tzekwan.

    1. This ATM of machine has unique security feature
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    Former Indian ace cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V V S Laxman have selected the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI’s) which is newly-constituted Cricket Advisory committee. The Cricket advisory committee will guide BCCI in all matters

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    India and Sweden singed six agreements, during the visit of President Pranab Mukherjee to Sweden. Mr. Pranab Mukherjee is the first Indian President to visit Sweden. Both countries signed MoU Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) of India and Swedish

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    Government of Mauritius has appointed as Ameenah Gurib-Fakim who is first president of Mauritius by Mauritian Parliament approval. Ameenah was designated as Ocean island nation’s first woman and sixth President in this country. She is biodiversity scientist and biologist.

    • Ameenah
  • Jun 1, 2015
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    Veena Jain was appointed as Director General (news) in Doordarshan. She was appointment by the Union Ministry of information and broadcasting (I&B). Veena Jain replaced senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Akshay Rout. Earlier, Veena Jain has also served as

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    FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter was re-elected as President for the fifth time in history. Sepp Blatter was chosen for the post by the 65th FIFA Congress held in Zurich. Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan (39- year) defeated by

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    Abhinav Bindra who is India’s only individual Olympic gold medalist won a berth for 2016 Rio Olympic in men’s air rifle event. Abhinav Bindra became the 4th Indian shooter who won a quota place for the Rio Olympics and

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    Book Ahmedabad: A City in the World: released by authore Amrita Shah. This book‘s story based on India’s seventh-largest city Ahmedabad and its all too frequent complicity in communal violence. The six-hundred year old former textile town in Kaka-style development

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    Pradeep Kumar Sinha was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary to the Union Government with effect from 13 June 2015. Sinha replaced Ajit Seth. Sinha was appointed by the Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). The ACC also approved the appointment of

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    Eminent scientist Dr. Selvin Christopher has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Dr. Selvin Christopher along with will also severe as Secretary at Department of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D) for a

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    US-educated Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodeyar who is a 23-year-old economics graduate from the University of Massachusetts and he adopted son of Pramoda Devi Wodeyar, is crowned as the titular head of the erstwhile Mysuru royal family. The ceremony took place

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    United Nations annual hunger report released that India tops in World Hunger List with 194 Million People , surpassing China. The corresponding figure dropped to 795 million in 2014-15, from 1 billion in 1990-92 as per the global level. East

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    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the New Bank Note Paper Line unit of 6000 metric tonne capacity at Security Paper Mill in Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh. India will become self-reliant in producing Bank Note Paper for big denominations with

  • Jun 1, 2015
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    PM Narendra Modi and Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina will jointly inaugurate a border ‘haat’ (market) at Kamalasagar district of Sipahijala in Tripura and borders Brahmanbaria district of Bangladesh. The ‘haat’ would jointly inaugurate the second border ‘haat’ (market) in Tripura

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    Anand Kumar is founder of Super 30 founder and mathematician. He was honoured by Legislature of British Columbia (Speaker Linda Reid) in Canada at Toronto University for his pioneering work in the field of education. Anand Kumar was invited by

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    Smt. Harsimrat Kaur badal Ministry of Food Processing Industries who had inaugurated Mega Food Park to M/s North East Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. at Nalbari, Assam. This park was inaugurated by Honble Chief Minister, Assam, Shri Tarun Gogoi

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    ISRO announced that ASTROSAT will be launched in October 2015 by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-34 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. ASTROSAT carries four X-ray payloads, one UV telescope and a charge particle