2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

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    The land boundary agreement (LBA) on the India-Bangladesh border recently swapped selection of 162 enclaves in the official national survey has ended. The survey was conducted by the Enclaves Exchange Co-ordination Committee (NECC) of both countries for determining the nationality… (130 more words) …

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    Japan has assured to cut 26 percent of the world’s sixth largest greenhouse gas emissions. For this, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe submitted its target to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Japan announced at the Climate… (152 more words) …

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    Union Government has declared that 14 States and Union Territories (UTs) have achieved or surpassed the literacy rate of 80 percent. These 14 States and UTs are Kerala, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Goa, Tripura, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, NCR-… (167 more words) …

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    Supreme Court (SC) has rejected the review appeals filed by the Union Government and Jat Organisations seeking OBC status to the Jat community. Jat Mahasabha or All India Jat Mahasabha is the premier organization of Jats in India which aim… (300 more words) …

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    Puducherry city also known as Pondicherry has emerged as the first nomination to be received by the Urban Development Ministry for a Smart City Mission. Puducherry is a Union Territory of India, Former French India formed out of four exclaves… (359 more words) …

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    Naomi Klein born on May 8, 1970 is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker renowned for political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and of corporate capitalism. She is known for “ No Logo” , a book that went… (173 more words) …

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    Edgar Lawrence Doctorow born on January 6, 1931 was an American author, editor and professor is renowned internationally for his works of historical fiction. Before becoming a novelist, he was editor-in-chief at Dial Press beginning in 1964, where he supervised… (177 more words) …

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    India has abstained from voting on a UN resolution that granted special consultative status to an American NGO that works to free political prisoners across the world. India was among the 11 countries that abstained from voting on the resolution… (170 more words) …

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    The US space agency has announced, a high-resolution camera aboard a NASA satellite has beamed back its first photograph - a spectacular view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away.

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    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday supposed that a senior Congress leader approached her for a diplomatic passport for coal scam and accused Santosh Bagrodia who is a politician from Indian National Congress was a Member of the Parliament… (177 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी की बांग्लादेश यात्रा में जा रहे है। जोकि नि:संदेह महत्वपूर्ण है। वे बहु प्रतीक्षित भूमि सीमा समझौते को अमल में लाने के लिए हस्ताक्षर करेंगे। पं. बंगाल की मुख्यमंत्री ममता बनर्जी इस बार प्रधानमंत्री के साथ… (1303 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- यह रिपोर्ट 2014 से 2015 की है जिसमें नरेन्द्र मोदी जी के कार्य को बताया गया है कि इन एक वर्ष में उन्होंने देश के विकास के लिए क्या-क्या किया है। ’अच्छे दिन आने वाले है’ के नारे को… (2889 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- नेट में फेसबुक की एक ऐसी दुनिया है, जिसमें मेलजोल बढ़ाने और लोगों को सामाजिक बनाने के लिए रचा गया था। लेकिन अपने फेसबुक अकाउंट में एक बार झांककर देखें कि आज कितने लोगों ने सकारात्मक पोस्ट डाली हैं… (2325 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- हाल ही में नेस्ले इंडिया के लोकप्रिय उत्पाद ’मैगी नूडल्स’ में तय मात्रा से अधिक सीसा (लैड)पाया गया। कुछ राज्यों ने इसकी ब्रिकी पर पाबंदी लगा दी तो कुछ ने जांच शुरू कर दी। ऐसा पहली बार नहीं हुआ… (1522 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- मोदी जी को प्रधानमंत्री बने लगभग एक वर्ष हो चुका है। इस वर्ष में उन्होंने देश के विकास के लिए कई सराहनीय कार्य किए है, इसके लिए उन्हें कई विदेशी यात्राएं भी करनी पड़ी है जिसमें कुछ विदेशी दौरे… (1922 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- एक बार फिर यह मुद्दा इसलिए गरमाया है। क्योंकि राष्ट्रपति प्रणब मुखर्जी ने स्वीडन के एक अखबार को दिए साक्षात्कार में बोफोर्स तोप सौदे को घोटाला मानने से इनकार कर दिया है। यह सौदा बहुत ही विवादास्पद रहा है।… (1707 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- काला धन, जिसे अंग्रेजी में ’ब्लेक मनी’ कहा जाता है, ऐसा धन होता है, जो व्यावहरिक रूप से आयकर विभाग की नजर से छुपा हुआ होता है। इस धन का लेखा-जोखा सरकारी आँकड़ों में कहीं नहीं होता है। यह… (2032 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना:- आम आदमी पार्टी अर्थात दिल्ली के मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल जी शुरू से ही दावा करते थे कि इनकी पार्टी औरों से अलग है पर अब दिल्ली में सत्ता संभालने के कुछ समय बाद ही इस दावे में कोई दम… (1818 more words) …

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    Union Government of India has appointed Bhanu Pratap Sharma as Chairperson Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). At present, Bhanu Pratap Sharma is Health and Family Welfare Secretary was given additional charge of FSSAI for three months. Sharma… (159 more words) …

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    Indian RBI (Reserve Bank of India) and central bank of Sri Lanka has signed a special currency swap agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBS). According to the agreement, Sri Lankan bank can draw up to 1.1 billion… (156 more words) …

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    Information and Broadcasting Ministry Prashant Pathrabe who has given additional charge to Prashant Pathrabe as Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). Prashant Pathrabe was appointed as Interim Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) by… (148 more words) …

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    Second Sohra Marathon-2015 was held in Meghalaya Mawkdok in East Khashi. Chief Minister of Meghalaya Mukul Sangma who also joined the runners in the marathon. Second Sohra Marathon event was jointly organized by Department of Sports & Youth Affairs and… (145 more words) …

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    MAIT (Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology) and IMRB International (formerly known as Indian Market Research Bureau) jointly released the ITOPS 2015 Study. According to the study deals, the performance of the IT hardware market performance between April 2014 and March… (226 more words) …

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    Veteran Telugu playback singer Vissamraju Ramakrishna who passed away due to cancer at his Venkatagiri Hills residence at the age of 68. Vissamraju Ramakrishna had sung many memorable songs for legendary south Indian actor turned politician N T Rama Rao… (97 more words) …

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    Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Union Government have approved India’s first defence industrial park. This park will be set up at Ottappalam in Palakkad district of Kerala and it has approved proposal for this defence park forwarded… (133 more words) …

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    Uruguayan soccer legend Alcides Ghiggia who has passed away due to heart attack in Montevideo, Uruguay at the age of 88. In the final match of World Cup 1950, Alcides Ghiggia had scored the winning goal against Brazil which had… (114 more words) …

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    European Union (EU) has approved a short-term loan of 7.16 billion euros to Greece after it was backed by the 28 member states. The European Financial Stabilization Mechanism (EFSM) will be given loan to the Greece and EFSM is a… (131 more words) …

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    Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin have announced plans to strengthen their defence cooperation during a joint consultative commission (JCC) meeting held in New Delhi. JCC meeting had released joint statement on various… (179 more words) …

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    Two new plant species were discovered in Edmalayalar, Pooyamkutty-Adamalayar and Neriamangalam forest regions of Western Ghats in Ernakulam district of Kerala by Professor C.N. Sunil during investigations conducted as part of a UGC-sponsored project on the flowering plants.

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    Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the redevelopment of 400 major railway stations which accelerate the redevelopment of ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category railway stations across the country. These major railway stations will be redeveloped under a… (170 more words) …