2015: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Apr 3, 2015
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    Dr Subadhra Devi Rai Indian-origin Singaporean nurse selected for International Achievement Award by the Florence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF) of the International Council of Nurses.

    1. Devi Rai was nominated for the award for her work in the healthcare sector of
  • Mar 31, 2015
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    The Union Cabinet chaired by the PM Narendra Modi gave its approval for the Approach and Key Components of e-Kranti: National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) 2.0. e-Kranti is an important part of the Digital India programme which launched by PM modi

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    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the fourth week of March 2015 proposed 3 policy initiatives to enhance security women in the country under the Nirbhaya Fund. The minister will address three enhance security women center

    • Central Victim
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    Hockey India conferred the inaugural Hockey India (HI) Annual Awards by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Hockey India (HI) Annual Awards conferred to recognise the dedication and hard work of hockey players, coaches and administrators

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    Himachal chief minister Virbhadra Singh launched part one of e-Vidhan Mobile apps and this app could be accessed by all the members 45 minutes before the question hours on android and tablets having information about the day business. Launching e-Vidhan

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    Indian freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya was recevied with Bharat Ratna (posthumously), highest civilian award of the country. Madan Mohan Malviya’s family recieved the award from President Pranab Mukherjee at the glittering function held at Durbar hall of

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    Eminent Katsushi Inoue was appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL). Inoue replaced Hironori Kanayama who is due to retire and He will assume charge on 1 April 2015. Earlier, Katsushi Inoue was

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    Aditi Arya belongs to New Delhi; she has won the Femina Miss India 2015 crown at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant. Miss India or Femina Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India. It is organised annually

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    Geographical indication (GI) registration tag launched organic and exotic agricultural products from Northeast India and it will help to protect these exclusive special local crops and pave way for better branding and marketing of these products both in domestic and

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    Australian cricketer Michael Clarke announced to retire from One Day Internationals (ODI) after final match of 2015 Cricket World Cup and he also said that he will remain to represent Australian cricket team in the Test matches.

    • Australian Captain Michael
  • Mar 31, 2015
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    The Vice President of India M Hamid Ansari released a book titled Faces and Places written by Prof. Deepak Nayyar who is economist and former Vice Chancellor of Delhi University. The book based on author’s photographs that have been taken

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    TC Goyal will retire post of the Managing Director realty major DLF Limited on 31 March 2015 by the company in a filing to Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). TC Goyal will also resign as director of the company which his

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    Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal first Indian women to set world badminton assured of the top spot in world rankings. The first Indian woman to achieve the title after her closest competitor Carolina Martin of Spain and lost in the Yonex

  • Mar 30, 2015
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    Ruth Porat has been selected as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of world’s largest search engine giant Google and as CFO of Google she will directly report to Larry Page, CEO and Co-Founder of Google.

    Image of Ruth Porat - New Appointment

    Image of Ruth Porat - New

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    Union Government has approved ten Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) which estimation cost of project was 2857.83 crore rupees and approved by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approves the FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) proposals under

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    First Polar Remotely Operated Vehicle (PROVe) of India was successfully operationalised for research in NIOT (North Antarctica by National Institute of Ocean Technology). Remotely Operated Vehicle (PROVe) has been deployed in Priyadarshini Lake located on the Schirmacher Oasis which is

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    Suresh Prabhu of the Railway Minister flagged off the first goods train from Lumding to Silchar in Assam. Suresh Prabhu flagged off the train through video conferencing at a function in New Delhi. The Railway Minister also announced a cash

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    International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2015 was observed globally on 25 March 2015 and the theme of the year 2015 is Women and Slavery. Theme of the year 2015 declared to

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    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) won Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 and selected by the jury under the chairmanship of the PM Narendra Modi. The Jury that selected the ISRO for the award were PM Modi, Justice H L Dattu (Chief

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    Bharat Ratna award is India’s highest civilian honour. President of India (Pranab Mukherjee) presented Bharat Ratna award to Former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his home. Former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the seventh prime minister

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    Fortune Magazine has released the list of 2015 roster of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and PM Modi of India at 5th rank and Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi at the 28th rank. Apple CEO Tim Cook was a first

  • Mar 26, 2015
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    Union Government launched new platform named Twitter Samwad which associated with social networking giant Twitter by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 24 March 2015 during his meeting with Twitter (Chief Executive Dick Costolo).

    1. Twitter Samwad launched to
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    Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries sanctioned 17 Mega Food Parks (MFPs). These parks are aimed at creating state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities to reduce food wastage and create value addition.

    1. The 17 Mega Food Parks (MFPs) will be spread across 11
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    Gujpex-2015 was inaugurated by the Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial in Ahmadabad and it is 13th state level philatelic exhibition of Gujarat postal circle on 24 March 2015.

    • This exhibition will run from
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    Indian author Amitav Ghosh was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2015. Author Amitav Ghos is the only Indian among the 10 finalists shortlisted for the prize and his age is 56 years old.

    At present, Amitav Ghosh was

  • Mar 25, 2015
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    The President of India Pranab Mukherjee awarded to three category Certificate of Honour to eminent scholars of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and Persian at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. Mukherjee also conferred the Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman to young

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    World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2015 was observed on 24 March 2015 and the theme of this year 2015 is continuation of the 2014 theme Reach the 3 Million by the World Health Organization (WHO).

    This day is annually celebrated to

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    The 62nd National Film Awards for year 2014 was announced on 24 March 2015 and these awards are presented by the President of India in the official ceremony. The National Film Awards was established in 1954 and these awards are

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    Indian ecologist Madhav Gadgil and US Scientist Dr. Jane Lubchenco selected for the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 2015 and they will share the 200000 US Dollar cash prize.

    • In 1991, MS Swaminathan was the first Indian to receive the
  • Mar 24, 2015
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    Men’s Singles Title- Novak Djokovic of Serbia has won the Indian Wells Open Tennis Men’s Singles Title who defeated in the final match he defeated Switzerland’s Roger Federer by 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-2 score. Djokovic won his fourth Indian Wells