2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Jun 13, 2016
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    The first country in the world to prohibit deforestation is Norway. And for this Parliament of Norwegian had assured to make government’s public procurement policy deforestation-free. The Norwegian Government has taken this step based on official recommendations of Norwegian Parliament’s… (162 more words) …

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    Four proposed names for the four new elements have been announced by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) which were added in periodic table in January 2016. The nuclear researchers have discovered the element and give those… (280 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय ने अप्रेल के प्रारंभ में विश्वविद्यालयों व महाविद्यालयों पर अखिल भारतीय रैकिंग 2016 जारी की है। सरकार की ओर से रैकिंग जारी करने का यह पहला प्रयास है। इस पहल के साथ ही सरकार… (1190 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - विश्व श्रमिक दिवस (1 मई) देश-दुनिया के किसी भी कोने में चले जाइए, श्रमिकों की हालत एक जैसी मिलेगी। भारत में श्रमिक कल्याण व सुरक्षा की उच्चस्तरीय बातें भी ऐसे ही साबित हो रही हैं।

    देश: - विकसित… (2210 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - उत्तराखंड में राष्ट्रपति शासन हटने से कांग्रेसी मुख्यमंत्री हरीश रावत ने राहत की सांस ली है। करीब डेढ़ माह से चली राजनीतिक उठापटक ने उत्तराखंड में राजनीतिक दलों और नेताओं की अवसरवादिता की पोल खोली ही, साथ ही… (3148 more words) …

  • Jun 10, 2016
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    As recently released India-US Joint Statement released President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi both are looking forward to India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime” (MTCR).

    About the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

    • It was established in… (628 more words) …
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    Maria Sharapova former Russian World No. 1 tennis player has been banned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for two years due to doping charges which was begin on 26 January 2016. During the Australian Open in January 2016 she… (307 more words) …

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    India and the United States (US) have signed six agreements to improve bilateral cooperation in various fields after inclusive range of bilateral talks between Prime Minster Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama in Washington.

    • The signed agreements were in… (280 more words) …
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    The global growth forecast reduced up to 2.4 % in 2016 by World Bank as recently released global economic prospects report and at 2.8 % in 2017 is also can be lower than its earlier forecast of 2.9 % and… (237 more words) …

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    Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya (founder of Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) ) an Eminent Indian-origin professor has been awarded with prestigious Regius Professorship in Manufacturing by Queen Elizabeth II for his outstanding contribution in manufacturing.

    Image of Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

    Image of Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

    Lord Kumar… (187 more words) …

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    Ban Ki-moon the UN Secretary-General has been honoured with Order of Friendship Award by Russia for his special evidences in strengthening peace, friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding between peoples. Vladimir Putin a Russian President has inked a verdict awarding the… (157 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - देश का ज्वैलरी उद्योग उत्पाद शुल्क की मार झेल रहा है। इसकी वापसी को लेकर ज्वैलरी व्यवसाइयों ने करीब डेढ़ महीने की हड़ताल की लेकिन सरकार टस से मस नहीं हुई। फिलहाल मामले पर समिति बना दी गई… (1927 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - पानी को पानी की तरह बहाने का ही नतीजा है कि देश के 12 राज्य एक-एक बूंद पानी को तरस रहे हैं। केंद्र सरकार खुद मान रही है कि देश की एक-चौथाई यानी 33 करोड़ की आबादी सूखे… (5286 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: -देश के राजनीतिक दलों में चुनावी वादे करते समय मुफ्त योजनाओं का प्रलोभन देने का दौर चल सकता है। ये रंगीन टीवी, लेपटॉप, मकान, मिक्सी, बिजली-पानी और यहां तक कि मंगलसूत्र तक मुफ्त देने के वादे कर डालते हैं।… (1618 more words) …

  • Jun 10, 2016
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    प्रस्तावना: - रक्षा उपकरणों से संबधित सौदों का विवादों से चोली-दामन का साथ है। अधिकतर सौदों में दलाली कितनी ली गई और किसने ली सुर्खियों में आती है लेकिन इसे देश का दुर्भाग्य ही कहा जाएगा कि ये आरोप केवल… (7028 more words) …

  • Jun 9, 2016
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    The 2016 Malware Infection Index (MII) has been topped by Pakistan from the list of 19 countries figuring in the Asia-Pacific according to recently report of technology giant Microsoft. India is ranked at 8th position.

    Key Facts:

    • The index… (241 more words) …
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    India has beaten Japan to become the world’s third-largest oil consumer according to recently released BP Statistical Review of World Energy with request of 4.1 million barrels a day (bpd), India is the third-largest consumer after the United States and… (190 more words) …

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    The 2016 Junior Men’s hockey World Cup is being hosted by Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh as announcement made by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) from 8th to 18th December 2016.

    • The eleven-daylong event and 16 teams will… (176 more words) …
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    Every year 8th June is being observed as World Oceans Day globally to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans. The day also aims to offer a unique occasion… (220 more words) …

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    Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission as resent report of the World Health Organization (WHO) so in this regard; Health Minister of Thailand was honored with the certificate of validation during a ceremony at… (246 more words) …

  • Jun 8, 2016
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    India is going to co-chair the Working Group on Maritime Situational Awareness (WG-MSA) under Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) and during the 19th Plenary Session of the CGPCS held in Mahe, Seychelles from 31… (248 more words) …

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    RajVayu mobile application for sharing information about air quality index of Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur launched by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the eve of World Environment Day (5th June).

    • With this launch Rajasthan becomes first state of India… (215 more words) …
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    India has secured second position in the 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) which was released by London-based business consultancy A T Kearney. India has flown 13 positions from last year (2015) to rank second among 30 evolving countries on… (181 more words) …

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    Dia Mirza is named as the ambassador for Swachh Saathi (student internship) programme because of her active campaigner and a youth icon for Swachh Bharat (Clean India) Mission which aims to make country clean.

    Image of Dia Mirza ambassador for Swachh Saathi programme

    Image of Dia Mirza ambassador for… (195 more words) …

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    Guwahati of Assam state becomes first city in the country which has its own city animal Gangetic River dolphin after Kamrup metropolitan district administration declared its official mascot.

    Image of Gangetic River dolphin

    Image of Gangetic River dolphin

    Gangetic River dolphin city animal of Guwahati… (370 more words) …

  • Jun 7, 2016
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    The Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) is a strategic lever for Indian economic development before independence and after independence period, and it includes all those economic activities that are owned and managed by government agencies some examples are: education organization,… (630 more words) …

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    The first Solar Policy has been launched by Delhi government with the goal of making the Capital an environment-friendly solar city and it was permitted by Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as it is part of one… (255 more words) …

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    V Narayanasamy a Congress Party leader has sworn in as Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Puducherry his oath of office and secrecy is administered by Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi at a function held at the historic Gandhi Thidal… (159 more words) …

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    The Afghan-India Friendship Dam Prime has been jointly inaugurated by Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in Herat province in Western Afghanistan during PM Narendra Modi’s first stop to Afghanistan as part of his five- nation tour.

    Key… (273 more words) …

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    Every year 5 June is observed as World Environment Day (WED) to increase global awareness to take confident environmental action to defend nature and the planet Earth. Go Wild for Life (Zero tolerance for the illegal trade in wildlife) is… (251 more words) …