2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Mar 14, 2016
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    Justice Ajit Singh has sworn in as Chief Justice (CJ) of the Gauhati High Court. Assam Governor P B Acharya as per the provisions of the Article 129 of Constitution has administrated hi oath as chief justice. President Pranab Mukherjee… (134 more words) …

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    The prestigious ‘Golden City Gate Award’ has been won by the campaign of Kerala Tourism titled ‘New Worlds’ at the International Tourismus-Borse Berlin (ITB-Berlin) 2016. The multimedia campaign contains three short films directed by the Anwar Rasheed a well-known Malayalam… (175 more words) …

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    The LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) is named as UJALA by Union Power Ministry. UJALA stands for Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All. In January 2015 the National LED based DELP programme was launched by the Prime… (154 more words) …

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    Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) has been honored to Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman and Managing Director (MD) Anand Mahindra by French Government. Francois Richier, Ambassador of France to India has presented him this award… (203 more words) …

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    New Deputy Chief of Army Staff is Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) N P S Hira. After this appointment he is moving to Army Headquarters in New Delhi. Before his appointment he was serving as Chief of Staff of Northern command… (127 more words) …

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    The multi-faceted Indian Ocean world is going to be exploring by the Project Mausam for collating archaeological and historical research and not to counter China’s Silk Route strategy. The Union Minister of State (MoS) has announced it for Culture and… (166 more words) …

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    The Arab League is Veteran Egyptian diplomat Ahmed Abul Gheit (73). In favour of Aboul Gheit 22-member league voted unanimously who was only contender for the post at its ministerial meeting held in Cairo, Egypt. He will replace Nabil El-Araby,… (165 more words) …

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    Japanese researchers have successfully secluded a bacterium species Ideonella sakaiensis 201-F6 capable of breaking down plastic polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or polyester. Their results were published in the journal Science.

    Key facts:

    • On PET film Ideonella sakaiensis relies as a primary… (127 more words) …
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    The ‘Women Transforming India’ initiative has been launched by the Union Government’s premier think-tank NITI Aayog on the International Women’s Day (8th March) in partnership with the United Nations and MyGov.

    Key facts:

    • NITI Aayog’s aim behind implementation of… (178 more words) …
  • Mar 14, 2016
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    18 metre-gauge 1350 HP Diesel Electric Locomotives will be supply by India to Myanmar in order to help the country bolster its railway transportation system. RITES (Public Sector Enterprise under Union Ministry of Railways) have signed a contract with Myanmar… (140 more words) …

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    Three major railway projects have been inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bihar at an estimated cost of 7000 crore rupees. Three projects are: Rail-cum-road Bridge at Patna over the River Ganga: It is 4.56 km long.

    • Rail-cum-road… (101 more words) …
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    An online Clean My Coach service has been launched by the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu under the Indian Railways cleanliness drive Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat and Union Government’s flagship Digital India Programme. This online service provides facility to travelers… (185 more words) …

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    On 14th March 2016 the Allahabad High Court celebrated its 150th foundation day. At this occasion President Pranab Mukherjee was the Chief Guest of the celebrations along with TS Thakur Chief Justice of India (CJI) and Union Law… (166 more words) …

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    The 70th edition of Santosh Trophy Football Championships title 2016 has been won by a Services by beating hosts Maharashtra. The Services defeated host team Maharashtra by 2 - 1 goal score in the final match played at SEC… (131 more words) …

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    The prestigious 2016 All England Badminton title in the men’s singles category has been won by the Lin Dan from China at the finals played at Birmingham, England. He has beaten Chinese teammate Tian Houwei by 21 - 9, 21… (256 more words) …

  • Mar 11, 2016
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    The National Waterways Bill, 2015 has been passed by the Parliament to clear surfaces for the conversion of 106 rivers and creeks across India into transport waterways. Earlier in December 2015 it was passed in Lok Sabha in the winter… (127 more words) …

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    The Bay of Bengal Initiative on Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters has been approved by the Union Cabinet for signing and ratification.

    The Central Authority under Article 15 of the… (184 more words) …

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    Former Supreme Court (SC) judge Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan (66) has been appointed as Chairman of the 21st Law Commission of India (LCI) by the Union Government. Presently he is serving as Chairman of the Cauvery River Water Disputes… (244 more words) …

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    The Irani Cup Cricket Title 2015 - 16 has been won by the Rest of India by beating Mumbai in the final match of the cup with four wickets. Rest of India fixed the record of victory target of 480… (147 more words) …

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    The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has been approved by the Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) for providing free of cost LPG (cooking gas) connections to women from BPL Households.

    The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas… (206 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - मेक इन इंडिया कार्यक्रम के बाद उद्यमिता को प्रोत्साहित करने के लिए स्टार्टअप इंडिया को नई पीढ़ी के सपनों को साकार देने वाला कार्यक्रम माना जा रहा है। खुद प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी की मंशा भी यही है कि… (2015 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - देश की सीमा पर कहीं घने जंगल है, कहीं अपार पानी तो कहीं दुर्गम पहाड़ियां और रेगिस्तानी इलाका हैं इनमें सबसे कठिन मोर्चा है सियाचिन ग्लेशियर का यहां पारा सर्दियों में तो शून्य से भी 60 डिग्री तापमान… (2040 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: -वेसे तो हमारे देश में कहीं प्रकार की बीमारीयां होती रहती हैं, लेकिन अभी हाल ही में एक नयी विचित्र बीमारी हमारे सामने आई है जो मच्छरों के माध्यम से पैदा होती हैं। इस बीमारी से नवजात शिशुओं… (1851 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - दुनिया में लोग एप्पल कंपनी के आईफोन और टेबलेट इस विशेषता के कारण खरीदते हैं कि उसमें संगृहीत सामग्री सुरक्षित रहे। अन्य कोई भी बिना कोड के इन फोन में मौजूद सामग्री को नहीं देख सकता है, लेकिन… (1917 more words) …

  • Mar 10, 2016
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    At Magelang in Indonesia fourth edition of the India-Indonesia Joint Training Exercise Garuda Shakti has begun. The 13 days bilateral exercise is aims to: Between the Armies of India and Indonesia building and promoting positive relations. Under United Nations Charter… (201 more words) …

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    Highly praised Brazil musician Nana Vasconcelos has passed away due to lung cancer in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife at the age of 71 years. He has won Grammy Award-winning Brazilian percussionist for 8 times. He is famously known… (141 more words) …

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    The Union Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Rao Inderjeet Singh has flagged off the first ever all girls National Cadet Corps (NCC) Mount Everest expedition in New Delhi. The aim of climbing trips in NCC is to strengthen the… (138 more words) …

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    In the first ever Maritime India Summit 2016 scheduled will be held in April 2016 in Mumbai, Maharashtra and 57 countries are participation in this summit. The Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced it on the sidelines of media… (109 more words) …

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    ICICI Bank largest private sector of India has introduced iWork@Home programme for its women employees for up to a year. It was launched on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8th March) by Chanda Kochhar, Managing Director and CEO of… (152 more words) …

  • Mar 9, 2016
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    BRICS Friendship Cities Conclave will be hosted by India in Mumbai (Maharashtra), financial capital of India from April 14 to 16, 2016. The top Urban Policy makers and Planners from BRICS Nations will attend it and they are:

    • Brazil
    • Russia… (150 more words) …