2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Jun 28, 2016
  • Country’s first dark sky reserve recognized by China for astronomical observation in the Tibetan prefecture of Ngari, bordering Nepal and India and it was jointly launched by the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (GDF) and the regional government… (235 more words) …

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    25 June is being observed as the day of the Seafarer every year as an expression of thanks to the seafarers for their contribution to the economy and civil society of the world. The performance of the day also recognizes… (230 more words) …

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    June 26 is observed as The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs and the day is also experiential as an expression of United Nations’ (UN) determination to strengthen… (190 more words) …

  • For the first time BrahMos Aerospace successfully demonstrated combination of the world’s most formidable supersonic journey missile system BrahMos on the Sukhoi SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) Nasik separation directed a test flight of a 2, 500… (203 more words) …

  • Yasmin Sooka a South African Indian-origin lawyer has been selected to chairman of three member UN commission (committee) to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan. The committee was founded by the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) determination… (266 more words) …

  • Zubaida Bai, an Indian social entrepreneur got place in the ten ‘2016 Global Compact SDG Pioneers’, an initiative which is launched by UN and as announced by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the 2016 UN Global Compact (UNGC)… (187 more words) …

  • A new stem cell-containing bio-ink has been developed by the scientists who allow 3D printing of complex existing matters that may be recycled for surgical implants. From the University Of Bristol, England the medical breakthrough was successfully invented by scientists.… (209 more words) …

  • Lionel Messi Barcelona FC star has announced retirement from Argentinean Football team at the age of 29 years after Argentina was defeated by Chile in the 2016 Copa America final in the penalty shootout by 4 - 2 score but… (169 more words) …

  • Sujoy Bose is appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) by the Union Government after recommendation of a search-cum-selection committee under the chairmanship of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das.

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  • Jun 28, 2016
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    The 2016 Copa America Football tournament has been won by the Defending champion Chile by beating Argentina in a penalty shootout at the finals played at MetLife Stadium, New Jersey (US) with 4 - 2 goals in the penalty shootout… (156 more words) …

  • Noted Malayalam theatre doyen Kavalam Narayana Panicker is passed away at the age of 88 years due age-related ailments in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was dramatist, theatre director and poet. He had written over 26 Malayalam plays and had played a… (180 more words) …

  • The ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects been launched from 20 different cities in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced. During the launch PM… (179 more words) …

  • The Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela has revived newly modernized and expanded Panama Canal after the launch a giant Chinese container ship Cosco become the first vessel to move through the newly-enlarged Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific… (342 more words) …

  • BGR-34, an anti-diabetic Ayurvedic drug has been launched by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) which is designed for type 2 Diabetes mellitus. BGR-34 the anti-diabetic Ayurvedic drug has been equally developed by National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI)… (198 more words) …

  • At the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) Shooting World Cup Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai secured silver medal which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan with 199.5 in men’s 10m air pistol. He tried three-time Olympic champion Jongoh Jin of South… (157 more words) …

  • India became the 35th full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) for mutual benefits in the furtherance of international non-proliferation objectives. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has signed the instrument of accession to MTCR in this regard at… (231 more words) …

  • Jun 24, 2016
  • The Meghalaya Public Service Commission was constituted on 14th September, 1972 based on Constitution of State Public Service Commission provided under Article 315 read with Article 316 of the Constitution of India The Commission includes of a Chairman and… (143 more words) …

  • प्रस्तावना: -क्रिकेट की शुरुआत भले ब्रिटेन से हुई हो लेकिन आज वह भारत में सांस लेता है। शायद ब्रिटेन से भी ज्यादा भारत में खेला जाता है। जितना महत्वपूर्ण खेल है उतना ही इसके चुनाव हैं। बीसीसीआई अध्यक्ष पद के… (3007 more words) …

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    The Union Cabinet has accepted suggestion of extending the deadline of execution time of the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) up to March 31, 2017 and with this decision75 % of ailing DISCOM (Power Distribution companies) debt take over by… (249 more words) …

  • The new President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group is Ken Miyauchi by succeeding Nikesh Arora due to the Chairman and CEO of Group Masayoshi Son wanted to continue at the helm longer than first… (159 more words) …

  • The 2-day meeting 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit has been kicked off at Tashkent, Uzbekistan which heads of state of SCO is being conducted under the presidency of Uzbekistan.

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    The twenty-fifth GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for the year 2015 is honored to the Sanjay Mittal professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for his important contributions in the area… (214 more words) …

  • Former spinner Anil Kumble (45) has been appointed as the head coach of Indian Cricket Team by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and he will serve for one year. The BCCI working committee meeting in Dharamshala,… (241 more words) …

  • Jun 23, 2016
  • Guda Anjaiah a well-known Telangana poet and lyricist passed away subsequent a transitory illness at Ragannagudem, Telangana at the age of 61 years. He has played a significant role in Telangana statehood movement by confining several songs which advanced found… (159 more words) …

  • India is ranked at 10th spot in FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) inflows as per the recently released 2016 World Investment Report with increased FDI inflows to 44 billion dollars in 2015 as compared to 35 billion dollars in 2014.… (267 more words) …

  • The minority status has been conferred by the Maharashtra Government to Jews in the state based on the provisions of the Maharashtra State Minorities Commission Act, 2004 at the state cabinet meeting which is chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis… (176 more words) …

  • All state governments have get suggestion from Union Government to link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates for school students with this Union Government has started first-of-its-kind initiative to issue these certificates to the students within 60 days while they… (227 more words) …

  • A record 20 satellites has been successfully launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in a single mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota including India’s newest earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 is launched with the use of Polar… (414 more words) …

  • Jun 22, 2016
  • प्रस्तावना: - ओलंपिक खेलों के इतिहास में अब तक हम सिर्फ 26 मेडल (पदक) जीत पाए हैं जबकि अमरीका ने 2012 के ओलंपिक में ही 46 गोल्ड सहित कुल 104 मेडल जीते थे। वर्ष 1900 से भारतीय टीम ओलंपिक में… (1955 more words) …

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    A dramatic comedy Kaneda Movie Thithi co-written and directed by Raam Reddy has won two awards in 19th Shanghai International Film Festival under the Asia New Talent Awards Category: (i) Best film and (ii) Best Script Writers

    Poster of Kannada Movie Thithi

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