2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • May 10, 2016
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    The has released a commemorative coin of Rs. 100 and a circulation coin of Rs. 10 has been released by the Union Government on Maharana Pratap as a part of his 475th Birth Anniversary celebrations.

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    UN Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) has been released by United Nations to finance critical unfunded priorities in the response to the Zika outbreak it was launched by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters in New… (233 more words) …

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    An Indian-origin lawyer Murali Pillai from Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has been chosen member of the parliament. He got elected by collecting 61.21 % of the votes in the by-election seized at suburban Bukit Batok electorate.

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    The 2016 Mutua Madrid Open title in the men’s single category has been won by Serbian Tennis player Novac Djokovic (World no. 1) at the final match played in Madrid, Spain he defeated Andy Murray from Great Britain by 6… (285 more words) …

  • May 9, 2016
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    ICICI Bank largest private sector creditor of India has signed a MoU with the BRICS Grouping-promoted New Development Bank (NDB) for a corporation in bond issuance, co-financing, reserves management and human resources.

    • After sighning this ICICI Bank has becomes first… (215 more words) …
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    Late veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra has been honored by Switzerland Government with unveiling bronze statue at Interlaken which weighing is about 250 kilos. It was inaugurated by his wife Pamela Chopra and daughter-in-law Rani Mukherjee.

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    The third edition of the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2016 (Circle Style) has been won by Pakistan by beating India at the finals held at Pakistan Ordinance Factory Sports Complex in Wah Cantonment, Pakistan with 50 - 31 points.

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    Mickey Arthur a former South African cricketer has been selected as cricket team’s head coach as announced by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). He fills the role emptied by Waqar Younis’ resignation in April 2016 following Pakistan’s early exit from the… (192 more words) …

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    The proposal of Infosys to set up an IT/ITeS special economic zone (SEZ) in Bengaluru, Karnataka in an area spread over 4 hectares has been approved by the Union Government. An inter-ministerial Board of Approval (BoA) has takem this decision… (223 more words) …

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    New Mayor of London is Sadiq Khan of the British Labour party with comfortably outrunning of his nearest rival and with this appointment Mr. Khan became first Muslim mayor of London. His victory also marks the reoccurrence of Labour Party… (192 more words) …

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    Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba (58) is appointed as next Chief of the Naval Staff and with this he becomes 23rd chief of Indian Navy and 21st as an Indian. He will take the charge on 31st May… (231 more words) …

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    Chief of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) the aviation security wing of the Government is Senior IPS officer Kumar Rajesh Chandra as cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Seven Badminton players (shutters) of India have been officially qualified for the upcoming Rio Olympics scheduled which will be held in August 2016 in Brazil. And the qualified players are:

    1. Saina Nehwal
    2. PV Sindhu
    3. K. Srikanth
    4. Jwala Gutta
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  • May 9, 2016
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    Bangladesh Government has given its in-principle agreement to Anil Ambani-led first phase of the 3, 000 MW LNG-based power plants of Reliance Power at Meghnaghat in Narayanganj district.

    • A potential investment of over 8, 700 crore rupees (1.3 billion dollars)… (199 more words) …
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    To build a product design initiative for Indian entrepreneurs the trade body of Indian IT firms NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) has signed a MoU with Social network giant Facebook.

    • The NASSCOM-Facebook enterprise aims to catalyse the… (189 more words) …
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    For adoption of United Nations Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics the Union Cabinet has given its approval and the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi the decision in this regard was taken.

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    The 15th set of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi. The awards were conferred for the companies from various sectors of exports during… (166 more words) …

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    The Gujarat Government has discussed underground status to the Jain community in the state. State government has issued a government resolution (GR) giving minority status to the Jain community in this respect.

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    Atomic oxygen in the atmosphere of Mars has been identified by Scientists for the first time since the last observation 40 years ago. It was spotted using a tool aboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).

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    Karnataka Government has decided to establish first Rice Technology Park of Asia at Gangavati in Koppal district. Apart from this state government has also absolute to set up a Maize Technology Park at Ranebennur in Haveri district.

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    Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik two Indian women wrestlers have eligible for 2016 Rio Olympics scheduled which was held in August 2016. After defeating Avin Demirhan of Turkey 12 - 2 in the 48 kg category in the semi-final match… (185 more words) …

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    Shashi Kapoor – the Householder, the Star’ biography of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor was released which was authored by film journalist Aseem Chhabra and with forward by Karan Johar this discovers personal and professional life of actor.

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  • May 5, 2016
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    63rd National Film Awards for the year 2015 has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in various categories at the function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. 2015 Dada Saheb Phalke Award, highest official recognition (award) in Indian cinema… (245 more words) …

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    Cambridge University Scientists have developed the world’s smallest (nanoscale) working engine. And the research team was directed by Professor Jeremy Baumberg from the Cavendish Laboratory.

    The microscopic engine has been named as ANTs (Actuating Nano-Transducers).

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    An Indian-origin entrepreneur Varun Malhotra institutes the search engine Google has developed business technology startup Synergyse. The economic detail of the achievement bond was exposed by the Google.

    • In 2013 Synergyse was launched with a determination to teach operators how… (234 more words) …
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    The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015 has been passes by Lok Sabha for the creation of funds under the public accounts of Centre and respectively State in the direction of compensatory afforestation.

    • It also offers additional afforestation and penal compensatory… (301 more words) …
  • May 4, 2016
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    The 2016 World Championship title of Snooker has been won by the World’s no. one snooker player Mark Selby by beating China’s Ding Junhui with 18 - 14 score at finals played in Sheffield. With this Selby has won second… (276 more words) …

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    New executive secretary of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has selected Mexican diplomat Patricia Espinosa. She will succeed the mandatory Christiana Figueres in July 2016 after her term ends.

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    Australian tycoon and computer scientist Craig Wright has publicly recognized himself as creator of virtual currency Bitcoin. He requested that he is the actual person behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin which was launched in 2009.

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    World’s Smallest (Nano) Thermometer has been invented by Scientists using DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) structures that can fold and unfold at specifically defined temperature functions. It was established by the scientists at the University of Montreal and in this regard the… (171 more words) …