2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Aug 24, 2016
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    India sweep down its ranks at 39th with 1.35 citizens subscription in fixed broadband adoption list among the 53 Asia Pacific countries according to the recent report “State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific 2016: Uncovering the Widening… (231 more words) …

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    China creates history by opening the world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to visitors in central China between two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

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    Olympic Order the highest Oylmpic Movement award honored to N. Ramachandran a president Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach.

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    The prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) of France will going to be honored to Prominent film actor Kamal Haasan for his high level creative excellence and distinguished career achievements.

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  • Aug 23, 2016
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    Indian-origin and former longest-serving Singapore President Sellapan Ramanathan (S. R. Nathan) passes away due to a stroke at the age of 92 years. He was the sixth President of Singapore from 1999 to 2011 and was closely associated with the… (201 more words) …

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    Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and become second women to hold this post after Sujata Manohar in 1994 by replacing CJ Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela due to his retirement.

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    VP Singh Badnore (69) has taken oath as the new Governor Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh at the ceremony held in Punjab Raj Bhawan Chandigarh.SJ Vazifdar a Chief Justice of Haryana High Court has administered his oath to the office.He… (169 more words) …

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    The prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 has been honored to Hindi scholar, novelist, writer and Hindi and English literature poet Sunita Jain by West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi for her poetry collection Kshama (published in 2008).

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    By drafting own internal security legislation under the Act of “The Maharashtra Protection of Internal Security Act (MPISA), 2016” which is proposed to set up Special Security Zones, Maharashtra became the first state in the India.

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    Dr. Urjit R Patel (52) appointed as 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by Union Government for three year tenure, he will replace Dr. Raghuram Rajan a former International Monetary Fund chief economist.

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    Jamaica has created history by wining 3rd Gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016 after winning gold medal in 4x100m relay final at the Rio Olympics and with this he become first athlete to win 9 gold medals in sprinting… (261 more words) …

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    Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu makes India prouder by winning the silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at 2016 Rio Olympics, she lost finals with 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 score but her achievement is very inspiring and she becomes… (242 more words) …

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    19 August is being celebrated as the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) every year to appreciate and honor all of those who work for humanitarian personnel and have lost their lives while working for humanitarian causes and to make people aware… (242 more words) …

  • Aug 22, 2016
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    The board of directors of State Bank of India has approved proposed of share swap merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) with itself and become first Indian lender to get ranked in world’s top 50… (197 more words) …

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    India’s first ever comprehensive ‘Crime Criminal Tracking Network System’ (CCTNS) has been launched by Maharashtra Government through the operationalization of 42 cyber laboratories across the Maharashtra to fight agents increasing cybercrimes.

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    Lausanne, Switzerland based the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has banned Narsingh Yadav an Indian wrestler for four year from all competitive sporting events based on appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because they didn’t find any evidence which… (272 more words) …

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    India has spotted 66th position from 81st (in 2015 GII) in the 2016 Global Innovation Index (GII) so came 15 spots up according to the annual index published by France-based international business school INSEAD and World Intellectual Property… (192 more words) …

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    Gobind Tej a well-known Odia actor and director passed away during the undergoing treatment at Bhubaneswar, Odisha in a hospital at the age of 88 years.In his 50 years career he had served in many Odia feature films as an… (115 more words) …

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    Under the Namami Gange programme the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur has adopted five villages in Uttar Pradesh and its civil engineering department expertise will work to restrict the flow of sewage into the river.

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    Airlander 10 the world’s largest (longest) a hybrid aircraft has taken off its maiden flight at an airfield in Cardington in central England. Hybrid Air Vehicles had made it in United Kingdom.

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    India got its first medal in summer Rio Olympics 2016 by Freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik (23) with the bronze in the 58kg category and with this she become the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal.

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    According to recent agreement between China and ten member countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) a framework for a code of conduct to ease tension in disputed South China Sea will formed by mid of 2017.

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  • Aug 22, 2016
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    The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has introduced a portable kit to determination Chromium contamination in drinking water which will be very beneficial for leather steel, chrome plating, paint manufacturing and wood preservation kind of industries.

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    The New York based Tamil Sangam has honored Oscar winning music composer AR Rahman with the Tamil Ratna Award after his concert at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) chamber which was organized to honoured M.S. Subbulakshi, the doyen of… (249 more words) …

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    The first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Youth Parliamentarians Conference kicked off in Islamabad, Pakistan and the key theme of the conference is “Peace and Harmony for Development” it is two-day conference starts from August 16… (254 more words) …

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    Former Union Minister Dr Najma Heptulla appointed as 18th Governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee after she resigned as a Union Minority Affairs Minister in the Union Cabinet of NDA Government in July 2016.She has succeeded Shanmuganathan because… (206 more words) …

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    The world’s first quantum satellite dubbed is successfully launched as Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite by China to build a coveted “Hack-proof” communication system with potentially important military and commercial application from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in… (217 more words) …

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    The online authentication has been allowed by Union Government using Aadhar for new mobile connections for this Aadhaar Electronic-Know Your Customer (e-KYC) has been issued by Department of Telecom (DoT).

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    Jnanpith awardee Gurdial Singh a one of the greatest Punjabi writer, novelist and short story writer passed away at Bathinda, Punjab at the age of 83 years.His novels and short stories are mainly focus on the economically and socially marginalized… (188 more words) …

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    Joao Havelange, former FIFA (Federation International de Football Association) president of Brazil. Joao Havelange recently passed away in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. He knows as a global government body of football. He was 100 year.

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