2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Nov 23, 2015
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    The second World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) has started in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu was inaugurated the 4 - day conference and Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister… (180 more words) …

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    Nitish Kumar leader of senior Janta Dal United (JDU) has reconfirms their sit as the Chief Minister (CM) of Bihar for the record 5th time. Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind administered him as the oath of office and confidentiality at… (282 more words) …

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    To pay Production - linked subsidy of Rs. 4.50 per quintal directly to sugarcane farmers has decided by The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in the current crushing season. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken this decision at CCEA… (258 more words) …

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    Justice AK Mathur headed 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) and he recommended 23.55 percent hike in pay and allowances of government employees. The commission has submitted their report to Union Finance Ministry regarding it in New Delhi and the… (277 more words) …

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    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been selected by 2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development. The award will be rewarded to UNHCR at their office.

    • UNHCR is giving Immeasurable contributions in assisting millions of… (258 more words) …
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    About GE: General Electric is an American multinational firm corporation of New York, U. S. It was founded in Schenectady of New York, U. S in 1892 by Thomas Edison, Charles Coffin, Elihu Thomson and Edwin Houston.

    • The company works… (159 more words) …
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    About SWAYAM: SWAYAM stands for Study Webs of Active - Learning for Young Aspiring Minds. It is a MOOC (Massive Open On - line Courses) platform which will be used to learn from anywhere regardless of their situation as long… (182 more words) …

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    About First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav: First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Janpath in New Delhi.

    • Shri N. K. Sinha who is the secretary… (131 more words) …
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    About UNESCO: UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Its purpose is to donate peace and security by promoting international partnership through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law and… (112 more words) …

  • Nov 23, 2015
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    About Ajit Prakash: Retired Justice Ajit Prakash Shah was born on 13th February 1948 at Solapur. Currently, he is the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India. He was served as the Chief Justice of Delhi High… (140 more words) …

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    About the Letter of Award: In this Letter of Award, approximately 1000 Locomotives will be manufactured at a basic cost of about 14, 656 crore rupees in a period of ten years. These modern powerful locomotives will support the mega… (133 more words) …

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    About the launching: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has launched Army Cloud, Software Defined Data Centre and Digi - Locker facilities for the Indian Army. These facilities are great use for faster documentation, information and speedy delivery of services.

    • The… (167 more words) …
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    About V. Sivaramakrishnan: V. Sivaramakrishnan had worked in Manipal Global Education Services. He had also worked with Ford Motor Company and Proctor and Gamble. He has worked as Chief Marketing Officer and then Executive President for Education Services; he has… (94 more words) …

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    About SATYAM Program: SATYAM is stands for Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation. It is developed to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation on physical and mental health and investigations on the effect of Yoga and… (177 more words) …

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    About FIFA U - 17 World Cup: FIFA is stands for Fdration Internationale de Football Association. The FIFA U - 17 World Cup founded as the FIFA U - 16 World Championship. Later, it has changed to the FIFA U… (163 more words) …

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    About Agni - IV missile: Agni - IV is the fourth missile in the Agni series of missiles which was earlier known as Agni II prime. It has been developed by India’s DRDO. It has presented a number of new… (160 more words) …

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    About launching of different programs: Saaransh, e - Pathshala and National Programme on School Standards and Evaluation Framework web portals/mobile apps were launched by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

    • The Minister also expanded upon the standard shift… (186 more words) …
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    About Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was born on 13th January 1938. He is an Indian Santoor player. The Santoor is a traditional instrument from Jammu and Kashmir.

    Image of Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma

    Image of Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma

    Aditya Vikram Birla… (178 more words) …

  • Nov 20, 2015
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    About the announcement by BCCI: BCCI announces financial benefits for former cricketers, both domestic and international. It includes monthly and one - time payments and the match fees for the umpires presiding in both domestic and international games.

    About the… (363 more words) …

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    Vijender Singh Beniwal was born on 29th October 1985. He is an Indian Boxer by Profession and earlier Unprofessional boxer from Kaluwas, Bhiwani district in Haryana. He was trained by the Indian Boxing Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu.

    • He won… (107 more words) …
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    Wasim Jaffer was born on 16th February 1978. He is an Indian cricketer. He is a right - handed batsman and a rare right arm off - break bowler. He is currently the highest run - scorer in Ranji… (168 more words) …

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    About Arundhati Bhattacharya: Arundhati Bhattacharya was born on 18th March 1956 in Kolkata. She is an Indian banker. She becomes the first woman who selected as the Chairperson of State Bank of India. In 2014, she was listed as… (154 more words) …

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    About One Rank One Pension scheme: One Rank One Pension is also called as “same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement. Itwas decided as the basis for determining the pension and… (159 more words) …

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    About Suresh N Patel: Suresh N Patel had started his career in banking as an agricultural officer in Dena Bank in 1981. He had also served as executive director of Oriental Bank of Commerce. He has completed his graduate in… (109 more words) …

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    About WHO: WHO stands for World Health Organization. The World Health Organization is a dedicated agency of the United Nations that is related with international public health. It was established on 7th April 1948 and it’s headquarter is in… (177 more words) …

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    About BrahMos missile: The BrahMos is a short range ramjet supersonic voyage missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. BrahMos missile is a joint project of the Russian Federation’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia and India’s Defence Research and… (181 more words) …

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    About Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament: Surjit Memorial Hockey Tournament is planned by Surjit Hockey Society every year in Jalandhar, Punjab which is played in memory of Surjit Singh. Sardar Surjit Singh Randhawa was born on 10th October 1951… (149 more words) …

  • Nov 20, 2015
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    Heena Sidhu was born on 29th August 1989, in Ludhiana. She is a champion Indian shooter. She is the first Indian Pistol shooter to be Ranked World No. 1 by ISSF. She is also the first Indian Pistol shooter… (198 more words) …

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    10 % of dispossession on Coal India Ltd (CIL) has approves by Cabinet of Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). This decision was taken at CCEA meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. In current time 79.65 %… (196 more words) …

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Presided of the Union Cabinet has approved setting up of National Resource Facility for Bio - medical Research (NARF) AT Genome Valley in Hyderabad, Telangana. The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) set up NARF and… (166 more words) …