2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Aug 3, 2015
  • Archery: Archery is a type of game in which player has to shoot with a bow and arrows at a target given to him or her as a sport. About World Archery Federation: The World Archery Federation also known… (256 more words) …

  • About Spices Board of India: The Spices Board is the Indian government monitoring and advertising agency for Indian spices. It’s headquarter is in Kochi. Chairman of Spices Board is Dr. Jayathilak, who is an IAS officer .

    • At its headquarters… (221 more words) …
  • United States country singer Lynn Anderson passed away at age of 67 after suffered with a heart attack in Nashville, US. About Lynn Anderson: Lynn Rene Anderson born on September 26 in 1947 in North Dakota and was raised… (134 more words) …

  • About CERN: The European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN (European Council for Nuclear Research) is a European research organization. Its work is to operate the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.

    • It was established in 1954,… (100 more words) …
  • About FIPIC: The Pacific Islands Forum is an inter-governmental organization. It aims to increase cooperation between the self-governing countries of the Pacific Ocean. It was founded in 1971 as the South Pacific Forum .

    • The name was changed in 1999… (167 more words) …
  • India’s Ranveer Singh Saini has won a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games held in Los Angeles. About Ranveer Singh Saini: Ranveer Singh Saini is belongs to Gurgaon, Haryana.

    Image of Ranveer Singh Saini

    Image of Ranveer Singh Saini

    Winner of Gold… (130 more words) …

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    About Sania Mirza: Sania Mirza born on 15 November 1986, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is an Indian professional tennis player, currently she is ranked world No. 1 in women’s doubles. She was ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association as India’s… (230 more words) …

  • About Rosneft: Rosneft is an united oil company majority owned by the Government of Russia. Rosneft’s headquarter is in Moscow’s Balchug district near the Kremlin, across the Moskva River.

    • After purchasing assets of former oil giant Yukos at state-run… (200 more words) …
  • About Tata Motors: Tata Motors is an Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company. It’s headquarter is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Its products include passenger cars, trucks, vans, coaches, buses, construction equipment and military vehicles.

    • It is the world’s 17th-largest motor vehicle manufacturing… (173 more words) …
  • Aug 3, 2015
  • IUHDSS (Integrated Underwater Harbour Defense and Surveillance System) was commissioned in Kochi, Kerala. First of its kind system in the country is part of initiatives to strengthen and beef up coastal security in the western coastline.

    About (IUHDSS):

    • IUHDSS is… (109 more words) …
  • About Procter and Gamble: Procter & Gamble also known as P&G . It is an American multinational consumer goods company. It’s headquarter is in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

    Image of David Taylor

    Image of David Taylor

    Newly appointed CEO of Procter &… (183 more words) …

  • About Kotak Mahindra bank: Kotak Mahindra Bank is the fourth largest private sector bank of India. The bank’s headquarter is located at 27BKC (Bandra Kurla Complex), Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

    • Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd was the group’s flagship… (337 more words) …
  • About Paytm: Paytm is an Indian e-commerce shopping website. It was launched by One97 Communications which primarily focused on Mobile and DTH Recharging in 2010. Vijay Shekhar Sharma is founder and CEO of this company.

    • It’s headquarter is in… (205 more words) …
  • About Fire Chat: Fire Chat is a registered mobile app for chat without network connection. It is developed by Open Garden. It enabled smartphones to connect via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or Apple’s Multipeer Connectivity Framework without an internet connection by… (146 more words) …

  • About Uber: Uber Technologies is an American international transportation network company. It’s headquarter is in San Francisco, California of United States. The company’s main focus is to provide transportation to people over a city by using its online service.… (168 more words) …

  • About Debjani Ghosh: Debjani Ghosh is vice president at Intel Corporation in the Sales and Marketing Group and managing director for South Asia. In India, her responsibility is to establish new growth areas for Intel in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan,… (178 more words) …

  • About CSF: CSF stands for Currency Stabilization Fund and also Coalition Support Funds. It is considered only in cases of high inflation. It is planned to increase a member’s resources temporarily in support of a wide-ranging exchange-rate-based balance strategy… (154 more words) …

  • About Google Translator: Google Translate is a multi-language service provided by Google. It is used to translate text, speech, images, or real-time video from one language into another. It provides web interface and mobile interfaces for Android and iOS.… (171 more words) …

  • Aug 3, 2015
  • About Microsoft: Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology. It is also known as Microsoft. It’s headquarter is in Redmond, Washington. Its work is to develop, manufacture, license, support and sell of computer software, customer electronics and personal computers… (212 more words) …

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    About Sanjiv Chaturvedi: Sanjiv Chaturvedi is an IFS ( Indian Forest Service) officer from the Haryana cadre of 2002 batch. Currently he is the deputy secretary at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

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    Image of Sanjiv Chaturvedi

    Ramon… (260 more words) …

  • Jul 30, 2015
  • About Dr. Suniti Solomon: Suniti Solomon was an Indian Physician. She did Revolutionary work in India of AIDS and she detected the first AIDS case in India in Chennai in 1985. She started the Y R Gaitonde Centre for… (122 more words) …

  • About Pendulum Clocks: This is first pendulum clock invented by Huygens. A pendulum clock is a clock that uses a pendulum which is a swinging weight. It is a timekeeping element. The advantage of a pendulum for timekeeping is that… (258 more words) …

  • InFocus has launched a series of new devices today in India. InFocus launched four new smartphones – M812, M808, M550-3D & M370. It’s price start from Rs 19,999 to Rs 5,999. Seven UHD & FHD/HD LED TVs ranging in size… (136 more words) …

  • About Sahara Mutual fund: Sahara mutual fund manages the investments of costumers, diversity of their portfolio, reduce their investment risks. About SEBI: SEBI stands for Security and Exchange Board of India.

    • It is the controller of the security… (147 more words) …
  • About e-tourist visa: The Electronic Travel Authorization facility became operational on 27 November 2014 for citizens of over 40 eligible countries, including those who are eligible for visa on arrival.

    • It is mainly issued for tourism, visiting friends and… (164 more words) …
  • Jul 29, 2015
  • About Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI): It was established in February, 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services in India, which aims is to create private sector in telecom industries. TRAI is an independent regulator… (239 more words) …

  • About Toll Tax: Toll tax is collected generally on multi-lane highways. These are used by buses/trucks and long distance travels. The toll is calculated by the distance travelled on the toll road.

    Requirement of toll tax:

    • Toll tax is… (148 more words) …
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    About Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid innovative, politician and promoter. He was President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. UN General Assembly (UNGA) Establish Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize in June 2014.

    Jorge Sampaio and Helena Ndume

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    About World Hepatitis Day: World Hepatitis Day observed on July 28 every year. Hepatitis name has derived from Greek word ‘Hepar’ means liver and ‘itis’ means infection. It is a type of infectious diseases. It is known as Hepatitis… (234 more words) …

  • Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the missile man who became popular as ‘People’s President’ died on Monday evening after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest and collapsed while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong. HRD minister Smriti Irani says Rashtriya… (186 more words) …