2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Oct 20, 2015
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    About Saketh Myneni: Saketh Myneni was born on 19th October 1987. He is an Indian tennis player by profession. He has completed his graduation from the University of Alabama in 2010. He has skillfully won 9 ITF singles, 12… (145 more words) …

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    About Gamal al - Ghitani: Egyptian author Gamal al - Ghitani has passes away at age of 70 in Cairo of Egypt. Gamal el - Ghitani was born on 9th May 1945 at Gihena of Egypt and moved to… (157 more words) …

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    About Sultan of Johor Cup of Hockey: Sultan of Johor Cup is a yearly worldwide hockey tournament under - 21 held in Malaysia. It is the only invitational junior hockey competition which is played at international level.

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    About TRAI: TRAI stands for Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. It is the self - governing controller of the telecommunications business in India. TRAI was established on 20th February, 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services… (214 more words) …

  • Oct 19, 2015
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    About Shreehari Aney: Shreehari Aney was born in 1950 in Pune. He completed his schooling in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. He completed his B. com at Wadia college in Pune. Aney studied law at indian law society’s law school in Pune. Aney… (173 more words) …

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    About International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on 17th October in all over the world. This day’s celebration was made by Joseph Wresinski who was the… (171 more words) …

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    About Aditya Birla Group: The group was founded by Ghanshyam Das Birla in 1857. Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chairman of Aditya birla group. Aditya Birla group is india’s third largest business group. It operates in 40 countries with more… (200 more words) …

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    The Maharashtra Government has confirmed drought - like condition in 14, 708 villages. This means the drought has affected 34 % of the state and these villages have received insufficient rainfall in rainy season season 2015 which lead to a… (199 more words) …

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    One of the India’s greatest fast bowlers Zaheer Khan has declared his retirement from international cricket. He mentioned the reason that he could no longer handle the severities of the game. He is signing off his last season in domestic… (156 more words) …

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    Kundhavi Kadiresan was appointed as the Assistant Director (AD) of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific. She was appointed at the post by FAO Director.

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    Image of Kundhavi Kadiresan

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    About Missile complex: Defence Research Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) Missile Complex in Hyderabad has been renamed as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex. It was give new name after late President and Missile Man A P J Abdul Kalam on the… (180 more words) …

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    About the project: The Government of Australia has given its approval for Adani Group’s Carmichael coal mine and rail project in harmony with environment laws of country. The approval has been fixed subject to 36 of the strictest conditions in… (114 more words) …

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    Union Government has flagged off Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) with the theme of Climate Change. It was flagged off by Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan from Safdarjung railway station in New Delhi.

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  • Oct 16, 2015
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    Kalam was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He specialized in aeronautical engineering from Madras Institute of Technology.

    His Milestones:

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    The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised cost estimate for a multi - modal transit transport project. It will pass through Myanmar and will provide an substitute access route to India’s northeastern states.

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    Pranab Mukherjeebecame first Indian President to address Israeli Parliament Knesset. Pranab Mukherjee addressed the Knesset as last leg of his authorized visit to 3 countries of west Asia viz. Jordan, Palestine and Israel. He is also the first Indian President… (173 more words) …

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    About the tree: It is new coffee tree species with cherry - like fruit that was discovered in north - western Honduras in 2013. It is now critically endangered. It is about 10 metres high and covered with cream -… (91 more words) …

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    About Kailash Satyarthi: Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi is nominated for the respected 2015 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award. He has been awarded this award in recognition for defending the cause of child reform.

    • It focuses on culmination all… (166 more words) …
  • Oct 14, 2015
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    A non - steroid anti - inflammatory drug (NSAID), Ketoprofen banned to save critically endangered vulture population in the state. This drug has been banned in the three western districts of state: Erode, Coimbatore and Nilgiris

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    Features: China has operationalized the Zam Hydropower Station built on Brahmaputra River which has raised anxieties in India. The dam is considered to be the world’s highest - altitude hydropower station.

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    Musa indandamanensis, a banana species has been discovered in Andaman. Discovered by: team of scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI). Place: A remote Krishna Nalah tropical rain forest on Andaman Islands.

    About Musa indandamanensis:

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    An illusory history of the attempted killing of Bob Marley in 1976 has given Jamaica its first ever Man Booker winner. Marlon James has become the first Jamaican author to win the prize.

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    Image of Marlon James

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    Union Environment Ministry has permitted yearly plans of National Mission for Green India (GIM). Four states includes: Kerala, Mizoram, Manipur and Jharkhand. National Executive Council (NEC) has permitted the Perspective Plans (PP) and Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) of GIM… (134 more words) …

  • Oct 13, 2015
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    About his winning: The prestigious 2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences is won by micro economist Angus Deaton. He was selected for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare by Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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    Men’s Singles title: Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the 2015 Men’s Singles title of China Open. He defeated Rafael Nadal of Spain by 6–2, 6–2 score. Women’s Singles title: Garbie Muguruza of Spain won the 2015 Women’s Singles title of… (279 more words) …

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    Gopishantha better known by her stage name Manorama, also called as Aachi, was a Tamil actress born on 26 May 1937 passes away at the age of 78. For nearly six periods she had acted in above 1, 500 films,… (138 more words) …

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    About the Mitra Shakti 2015: The third India - Sri Lanka joint training exercise “Mitra Shakti - 2015” culminated after a grand closing ceremony held at Aundh Military Camp, Pune. 14 - day joint training comprised of understanding of transnational… (112 more words) …

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    Apple Stores has made a partnership with the consumer durable retail outlet Croma Retail, which will host Apple at six locations. Chroma stores in which the Apple Stores will be hosted will be Juhu, Oberoi Mall, Malad, Ghatkopar, Phoenix Mall… (77 more words) …

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    The world’s Highest Terrestrial Research Centre is established near Pengong Lake at Changla in Ladakh by defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). It is recognized as extreme Altitude Research Centre is located at 17, 600 feet above mean sea level… (95 more words) …

  • Oct 12, 2015
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    About returning of the award: Mangalesh Dabral has returned his Sahitya Akademi award. Dabral joins the writers who have returned their awards to the Akademi. Previously seven more authors on Sunday joined the ranks of literateurs who have returned their… (171 more words) …