2016: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

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Jul 1, 2016

National Mineral Exploration Policy Approved by the Union Cabinet. 

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 pr…

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Tags: Government Schemes/Projects

Great Immigrants Award of 2016 Given to Four Indian-Americans in US 

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 st…

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Tags: Awards

Online Teacher Education Portal Union HRD Ministry Launched known as Prashikshak, 

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 teach…

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ZSI to Record Impact of Climate Change on Animals in Five Himalayan States 

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 Hima…

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Jun 29, 2016

पांच राज्यों के चुनाव परिणाम घोषित (Election Result Declared for 5 States Essay in 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 मे…

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Tags: News Snippets (Hindi)

Jun 28, 2016

“Kilo-Core” World’S First 1000-Processor Microchip 

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 Univer…

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Tags: Government Schemes/Projects

Smart City Mission Project Launched by PM Narendra Modi in Pune 

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 Narendra Modi requested people not…

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India’S First Anti Diabetic Ayurvedic Drug BGR -34 Launched by CSIR 

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…

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India: 35th Member of Missile Technology Control Regime 

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 New Delhi.

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2016 Copa America Football Tournament Won by Chile 

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 due to both teams failed to score goal in the regula…

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Tags: Sports

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