2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Dec 8, 2015
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    Bio-diesel for trains has been introduced by the South Western Railways (SWR) Zone with headquarters in Hubli and Karnataka which is working under its zone. From Hubli the first Bio-Diesel train of SWR was flagged off named Janshatabdi Express, it… (189 more words) …

  • Dec 7, 2015
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    During the first half of the current fiscal year 2015 - 16 Mauritius has replaced by Singapore as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India. According to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) data of… (209 more words) …

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    The first inaugural service of the Goa to Mumbai double-decker air-conditioned Shatabdi train was flagged of by Indian Railways. Suresh Prabhu Union Railway Minister has flagged off the fully air-conditioned double-decker train was the first of its kind in the… (133 more words) …

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    Two memorial coins on Dr. B R Ambedkar are launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the 125th birth anniversary year celebrations of the architecture of Indian Constitution. On the 60th Mahaparinirvan Divas of Baba saheb… (192 more words) …

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    India, Pakistan will holds National Security Advisor (NSA) level talks in Bangkok, Thailand which was attended by India’s NSA Ajit Doval and Pakistani counterpart Naseer Khan Jajuan. Foreign secretaries S. Jaishankar (India) and Aziz Ahmad Chaudhary (Pakistan) were also attend… (124 more words) …

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    $500 million dollars Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF) has launched by the World Bank to help developing countries pay for emission reductions and combat climate change as decided in COP 21. It is market-based scheme specially designed to help developing… (204 more words) …

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    United Nation Climate change conference 2015 (COP 21 on COP 11) was held in Le Bourget, Paris from November 30. It was 21st yearly session of conference of parties from 1992 and 11th session for the meeting of… (788 more words) …

  • Dec 4, 2015
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    The most popular social networking site Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced to donate 99 % stocks of his in Facebook to charity it is estimated around $45 billion, to welcome his baby girl named MAX. Mark Zuckerberg had announced… (277 more words) …

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    At the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Delhi campus the first ever India International Science Festival (IISF) has begun which has been organized by Union Ministry of Science. The IISF is expected as platform to explore biggest Technology and Industrial… (139 more words) …

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    Broad coalition of nations has announced adaptation of Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change, river basin organizations, business and civil societies from across the globe. In 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Conference of Parties (COP-21) held at Le… (183 more words) …

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    To mark the Centenary year of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) postage stamp has been Union launched by Government. In New Delhi the postage stamp was launched by Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the presence of… (188 more words) …

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    To establish Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Lok Sabha has passed The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 by a voice vote. The Bill substitutes the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 and by launching the BIS as a national… (438 more words) …

  • Dec 3, 2015
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    The proposal of 6 new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country has been approved by The Union Cabinet. They will be set up in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Karnataka.

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    For the benefit of more than one third part of the state’s population Goa Government has launched the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013. To the food security programmers and schemes of Central Government which is existed, it will bring… (200 more words) …

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    One of the top industrialist and former Member of Parliament MAM Ramaswamy passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu at the age of 84 years. He was previous chairman of the Rs. 10, 000 crore Chettinad Group of companies and the… (138 more words) …

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    For improving the Double Taxation Avoidance Convention (DTAC) Union Cabinet has approved signing and confirmation of a protocol between India and Japan. The main goal of DTAC agreement with japan is to avoid double taxation and the prevention of financial… (166 more words) …

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    Vijay Kumar Chaudhary Senior Janta Dal United (JDU) leader has been elected as next Bihar legislative assembly Speaker. Mr. Chaudhary was declared as the new Speaker of Bihar assembly by Sadanand Singh the pro-tem Speaker and Congress MLA. He was… (159 more words) …

  • Dec 2, 2015
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    Maharashtra is the biggest economy among the states in India, according to the most recent report published by credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings. On the basis of gross state domestic product (GSDP) Maharashtra accounts 16.87 lakh crore rupees in survey… (213 more words) …

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    On ICT Development Index (IDI) India has been ranked 131 out of 167 nations which is procedures the level of information and communication technology access. According to flagship annual Measuring the Information Society (MISR) Report which was discovered in UN… (208 more words) …

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    Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched new program titled Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) Scheme to increase the quality of higher education in India. Smriti Irani Union HRD Minister has launched GIAN at the Indian Institute… (159 more words) …

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    The Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill, 2015 has been approved by Pranab Mukherjee President of India. To improve 10 Acts related with labour laws the state assembly passed the Amendment Bill, the acts related to labour laws include The Industrial… (183 more words) …

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    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.75 % in its 5th bi-monthly monetary policy review in key policy interest rate. On the basis of valuation of the current and growing economic situation… (204 more words) …

  • Dec 1, 2015
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    Last week, China achieved an economic milestone. International Monetary Fund (IMF) has added the Yuan to its exclusive basket of reserve currencies; this move is designed to spur greater liberalization in the world’s No. 2 economy of China.

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    Previous Indian Test Captain and excellent spinner Anil Kumble has resigned as the Chief Mentor of Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with Mumbai due to some immediate effect. Board of Cricket Council of India (BCCI) has follows his decision that… (209 more words) …

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    Maharashtra Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was approved by President Pranab Mukherjee of Maharashtra government to allow women to work in factories in night shifts. The working of women in night shifts in the state was banned as per the amendment… (172 more words) …

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    Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) injection has launched by The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi as a part of the global polio endgame strategy in New Delhi. The launching of this injection is… (257 more words) …

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    World [Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) ] Day is being celebrated on every 1st December in order to raise awareness of the pandemic caused by the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is also celebrated to remember those… (171 more words) …

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    Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has won the $120, 000 in 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament in the women’s single category. By beating Minatsu Mitani (World No. 6) of Japan Sindhu (World No. 12) has claimed this title though… (199 more words) …

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    Indian Coast Guard interceptor boat ‘ICGS C - 422’ has been commissioned at karaikal further enhance its vigil along Pondicherry and South Tamil Nadu coast in the Bay of Bengal. ‘ICGS C - 422’ was commissioned by Puducherry Assembly Speaker… (126 more words) …

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    Saudi Arabia male dominated country has created history by allowing women to vote and become candidates in local elections for the first time. Regarding to these Saudi authorities has allowed 979 women among the 6, 917 registered candidates to be… (266 more words) …