2016: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

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Feb 23, 2016

Vibrant North East Event is Arranged in Guwahati This Year 

The Vibrant North East a three-day event is arranged in Guwahati, Assam this year. Union Minister Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur has inaugurated this event on 18th February 2016. The Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) and ASSOCHAM has jointly organized…

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Tags: Government Schemes/Projects

Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran Singer is No More 

Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran singer has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to old-age related ailments at the age of 107 years. He was a most commended Hindustani classical singer of Gwalior Gharana.

  • He had created around 2,000 compositions and also a prolific writer and…

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By Composing 3524 Songs Sameer Anjaan Has Created New World Record 

Sameer Anjaan a Bollywood lyricist has created new world record by composing around 3524 different songs in 650 Bollywood movies. And with this he recognized as the Most Prolific Bollywood Lyricist Ever by Guinness Book of World Records officially.

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Feb 22, 2016

“Ottal” a Malayalam Film Won the Best Children’s Film Award in Berlin International Film Festival 

At the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival Ottal (The Trap) a Malayalam film has won best feature-length and best short films in the children՚s category. And with the prestigious Crystal Bear award in the ‘Generation K-Plus’ section the film was awarded.

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Tags: Awards

February 21 is Observed as International Mother Language Day 

21 February is observed as International Mother Language Day (Bhasha Divas) across the world. Importance of Day: The main objective behind observance of this day is to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity.

  • And also to show importance of mother la…

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Tags: Important Days

Feb 19, 2016

Utkarsh Bangla Scheme Has Been Launched by the West Bengal Government 

The Utkarsh Bangla Scheme has been launched by the West Bengal Government. Main aim behind this launch is to provide vocational training to school dropouts. The Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has launched this scheme in Kolkata and book on Utkarsh Bangla.

Key features of scheme:

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Union Cabinet Approved Ligo-India Mega Science Proposal 

The LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India) proposal has been approved by Union Government for research on gravitational waves. The historic detection of gravitational waves had opened up of a new window on the universe to unravel some of…

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Feb 18, 2016

रोहित की आत्महत्या (Rohit Vemula- Dalit Suicide - Essay in Hindi) 

प्रस्तावना:- हैदराबाद विश्वविद्यालय के दलित छात्र रोहित वेमुला ने ‘व्यवस्थाओं’ से खिन्न होकर खुदकुशी कर ली। ये कहीं ना कहीं सामाजिक ताने-बाने में गुथीं हुई समस्याएं थी जो इस दुखद घटना के रूप में सामने आई। अब राजनीतिक आरोप-प्रत्यारोंपों का दौर शुरू हो गया है। सत्ता पक्ष अपने बेगुन…

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Tags: News Snippets (Hindi)

First Pakistan Province to Adopt Hindu Marriage Bill is Sindh 

The first Pakistan province to adopt landmark Hindu Marriage Bill, 2015 is Sindh which allow the minority community to register their marriages. ins formation of Pakistan in 1947 this is for the first such a law is being passed to safeguard rights of Hindus, a second largest reli…

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Feb 17, 2016

From China First Silk Road Train Arrives in Tehran 

At the Iranian capital city Tehran, the first long distance cargo train connecting Iran and China has arrived after starting its journey from China. From China՚s eastern Zhejiang province the train has started its journey and reached after 14 days to final destination.

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