2016: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Jul 4, 2016
  • 1 In Food and Beverages Sector FSSAI Inks MoU with ASCI to Check Misleading Advertisements [ None ]

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has inked a MoU with Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) to check misleading advertisements in the food and beverages sector.

    The MoU was signed by FSSAI CEO Pawan Agarwal and ASCI chairman Benoy Roychoudhry.


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  • 2 Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Makes History Again, Becomes First Indian to Feature in Europa League [ None ]

    Gurpreet Singh Sandhu makes history again, becomes first Indian to feature in Europa League. Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was named in Norwegian club Stabaek FC’s squad for their Europa League qualifying match against Welsh Premier League side Connah’s Quay Nomads FC,

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  • 3 Amul Become the Official Sponsor of Indian Contingent at Rio Olympics 2016 [ None ]

    India’s biggest food products marketing organization Amul has become the official sponsor of Indian contingent to the 2016 Rio Olympics. In this concern, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which sells its product under the brand Amul, has inked an agreement wi

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  • 4 World Bank Group Sign an Agreement with ISA for India’S Solar-Energy Program [ None ]

    The World Bank (WB) Group has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to provide more than 1 billion dollars to support India’s solar energy program. In New Delhi, the agreement was signed in the presence of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, Union P

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  • 5 India’S First Integrated Defence Communication Network Launched [ Defense ]

    India’s first integrated Defence Communication Network (DCN) was launched by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who inaugurated the network at South Block, emphasized on the need to keep the network completely secure all the time.

    Delhi Th

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  • 6 National Doctors’ Day: 1 July [ Important Days ]

    The National Doctors’ Day is celebrating on 1 July every year across to increase the awareness about the doctor’s role in day-to-day life. It marks the birth anniversary (and death anniversary) of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy (1182 - 1962).

    Importance of the day:

    • The importance of the

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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • 1 Online Teacher Education Portal Union HRD Ministry Launched known as Prashikshak, [ None ]

    The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched ‘Prashikshak’- an online teacher education portal for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs). Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani dedicated ‘Prashikshak’ - a teacher

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  • 2 ZSI to Record Impact of Climate Change on Animals in Five Himalayan States [ None ]

    The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has launched long-term monitoring studies project for the document of the impact of climate change on animal biodiversity in five Himalayan states.

    These five Himalayan states include Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Hi

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  • 3 The Successfully Test-Fired Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Developed by India and Israel [ None ]

    A model of the Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile. A new generation Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM), developed by India and Israel, was successfully test-fired twice on a day. In the test, the missile was launched from a mobile launcher in the Integrated Test Range (

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  • 4 National Mineral Exploration Policy Approved by the Union Cabinet. [ None ]

    The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP). The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The primary aims of NMEP is fast-tracking the exploration activity in the country through improved participation of the pri

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  • 5 Union Cabinet Deliberates Model Shops and Establishments Bill, 2016 [ None ]

    The Union Cabinet has deliberated the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016. This Bill will be sent to States/UTs, so that they can modify their individual Acts, if they want. The States/UTs can either approve the Bill as it

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  • 6 National Statistic Day of India is Celebrated on 29th June [ Important Days ]

    The National Statistics Day celebrated every year on 29 June to create public awareness about its importance of statistics in their daily life and in the process of planning and development. It is the tenth edition of National Statistics Day, which is celebrated in 2016.


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  • 7 Indian Navy Inducts Anti-Submarine Torpedo ‘Varunastra’ [ None ]

    Indigenously developed heavyweight anti-submarine torpedo named Varunastra has been successfully inaugurated in the Indian Navy making India one of the eight countries in the world to have the capability to design and build such anti-submarine torpedo system.

    Image showing the anti-submarine torpedo system.

    Image Showing the Anti-submarine Torpedo System.

    The capability to design and build such anti-submarine torpedo system.

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  • 8 Rodrigo Duterte Takes Oath as President of Philippines [ None ]

    Rodrigo Duterte takes oath as the 16th President of Philippines for six years period. He takes oath to the office by the justice of Supreme Court at the Malacanang presidential palace of Manila, Philippines.

    About Rodrigo Duterte:

    Image shows the Rodrigo Duterte

    Image Shows the Rodrigo Duterte

    Rodrigo Duterte is lawyer by profession but later he had entered into the politics

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  • 9 Great Immigrants Award of 2016 Given to Four Indian-Americans in US [ Awards ]

    Four Indian-Americans have honoured with prestigious Great Immigrants named as ‘The Pride of America Award 2016’. They are among 42 famous US personalities representing from more than 30 countries around the world.

    All of these personalities denote many of personal immigration s

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  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 1 2016 Presidential Election of Iceland Won by Gudni Johannesson [ None ]

    History professor and political newcomer Gudni Johannesson was announced on Sunday as the winner of the 2016 Icelandic presidential election held on Saturday. The newly elected president will assume official responsibility as Iceland’s sixth president as of next August to succeed

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  • 2 Sakhi-One Stop Centre to Help Woman Opened in Nagaland [ None ]

    The Government of Nagaland P B Acharya has recently launched woman helpline ‘181’ and “Sakhi-One Stop Centre”, an institute that support women affected by violence, at the district hospital Dimapur in Nagaland on June 27

    • ‘Sakhi-One Stop Centre’ is a centrally sponsored scheme by

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  • 3 World’S First ‘Electric Road’ Introduced by Sweden [ None ]

    First Electric road’s test stretch in the Country, was inaugurated in Sandviken to conduct test with electric power on public road for heavy transports. In the world Sweden becomes first country to have electric road. This is one way of developing environmentally smart transports

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  • 4 Majuli: India’S First Island District [ None ]

    Majuli is decided as India’s first island district of Assam by the Assam Government and it will cover 400 square kilometers island in the Brahmaputra River. At the state cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati Decision in this regard was taken.

    • An

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  • 5 NS Vishwanathan: New Deputy Governor of RBI [ None ]

    NS Vishwanathan has been appointed as a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

    • NS Vishwanathan will serve for three years and he will succeed Harun R K

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  • 6 उत्तराखंड के जंगलों में आग (Fire in Uttarakhand Forest Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - उत्तराखंड के जंगलों में लगी आग अन्य राज्यों के जंगलों तक पहुंच रही है। इस पर काबू पाने के प्रयास तो काफी किए जा रहे थे पर फिलहाल उस समय तक सफलता नहीं मिली थी। छिटपुट आग तो हर साल लगती है और तीव्रता के लिहाज से देंखें, हर चार-पांच साल में ऐसी भयंकर आग लगती ही रहती ह

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  • 7 उच्च 6 समाचार भाग 2 (Top Six News Part 2 Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - यहां पेश हैं कानून से लेकर सीमा की सुरक्षा, राजनीति, चुनाव सुधार, पर्यावरण और जनस्वास्थ्य से जुड़ी छह बड़ी खबरों पर जाने-माने विशेषज्ञों के नजरिए से विश्लेषण हैं। प्रस्तुत सब समाचारों के विशेषज्ञों द्वारा विशेषण करने से यह तो पता पड़ता है कि व्यक्ति के जीवन शैली में क

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  • 8 जानलेवा सेल्फी (स्वयं दव्ारा खींचा गया चित्र) (Murderous Selfie -Essay in Hindi ) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - सेल्फी समाज का बदलता व्याकरण है। काफी कुछ मानवीय अस्तित्व का घोष है। स्मार्ट कैमरा (तीक्ष्णबुद्धि से फोंटो खीचना) फोन आपसे खुद को परिभाषित करने को उकसाता है। सोशल (सामाजिक) मीडिया सेल्फी को अपलोड करने का माध्यम है। युवाओं ने सबसे पहले स्वीकारा। अब सभी इसमें शामिल ह

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  • 9 विप्रेषित धन (Foreign Remittances Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: -देश से बाहर गए भारतीय जो पैसा अपने परिवारों के लिए भेजने हैं, वह देश की अर्थव्यवस्था को मजबूती देता रहा है। मंदी के संकट में सहारा बना रहा है। पर पिछले कुछ वर्षों से इसके प्रवाह में कमी आनी शुरू हुई और 2015 में यह 2014 के मुकाबले 1.5 अरब डॉलर तक घट गया। आखिर क्यों आ

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  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 1 नये जिद व आविष्कार ( New Stubbornness and Inventions- Essay in- Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - पूर्व में भी हमने कुछ जिद करने वाले लोगों के बारे में आपको बताया जिन्होंने अपनी जिद से कई लोगों की जिदंगी बदल दी। अब भी ऐसे कई लोग है जो जिद करके लोगों की जान बचाते है और उनको नया जीवन प्रदान करते हैं। अभी महाराष्ट्र में बिच्छु की एक प्राणघातक प्रजाति से रोज मौतें

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  • 2 पांच राज्यों के चुनाव परिणाम घोषित (Election Result Declared for 5 States Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - पांच राज्यों में हुए विधानसभा चुनाव नतीजो में राजनीतिक दलों के लिए ’कहीं खुशी तो कहीं गम’ लेकर आए हैं। दिल्ली और बिहार विधानसभा चुनाव में करारी हार के बाद भाजपा को असम की जीत से संजीवनी मिली है, वहीं एक के बाद एक हार झेल रही कांग्रेस को एक ओर झटका लगा है। इन चुनाव

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  • 3 बोतल बंद आक्सीजन गैस (दिल्ली में) (Bottled Oxygen Gas in Delhi- Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - रोटी, कपड़ा और मकान के तो पैसे चुकाने ही पड़ते हैं लेकिन प्यास बुझाने के लिए प्याऊ लगाकर पुण्य कमाने वाले देश के लोगों को झटका तक लगा, जब बोतलबंद पानी खरीदने के बारे में उन्हें सोचना पड़ा। पानी की बिक्री के बाद अब मामला इससे भी आगे, बोतलबंद हवा के करोबार तक पहुंच गया

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  • 4 नया दिवालियापन विधेयक (New Bankruptcy Bill Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - केंद्र सरकार ने आर्थिक सुधार की दिशा में कदम उठाते हुए नई दिवालियेपन संहिता विधेयक पारित करा लिया लेकिन इस विधेयक को जिस तेजी से पारित कराया गया, उसके पीछे की कहानी उलझी हुई है। ऐसा समझा जा रहा है कि उद्योगपति विजय माल्या के भारी-भरकम कर्ज लेकर विदेश बैठ जाने के सं

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 “Kilo-Core” World’S First 1000-Processor Microchip [ None ]

    KiloCore the scientists have developed a microchip, named that has the world’s first 1000 independent programmable processors has been developed by the scientists with highest clock-rate processor ever designed at the university level.

    Key Facts:

    • A team of scientist from the Un

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  • 2 Mahashangar: the SAARC Cultural Capital for 2016-17 [ None ]

    The 3rd century BC archaeological site in Bogra, Bangladesh Mahasthangarh, has been confirmed as the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) cultural capital for the year 2016 - 17. From October 2016 to September 2017 SARRC cultural capital, the historic place wil

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