2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Sep 6, 2016
  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw a Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited honored with the “Knight of the National Order” a Legion of Honour of France for her great contribution to biosciences and research.

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    Gumthala Garhu Village of Kurukshetra district became the first Wi-Fi hotspot village in Haryana circle. Chief Minister Manohar Lal has inaugurated this service at Chandigarh under the bulk plan of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) of providing internet services to… (200 more words) …

  • Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao the Governor of Maharashtra had taken oath as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu under the admonition of Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the Madras High Court according to the provisions of Article 159 of Constitution… (242 more words) …

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a special package for Jammu and Kashmir of 200 crore rupees with the aim to engage youth of the state and encourage constructive sporting activities.

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  • Assam’s Majuli a beautiful river line island declared as the world’s largest river island by the Guinness World Records which is located in the Brahmaputra River with 880 km2 (340 miles2) area.

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  • After Maharashtra and Jharkhand, Gujrat become third state to sign a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for new 11 small airports and airstrips.

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  • Solung festival celebration has been started in Arunachal Pradesh among the Adi tribe. It is annual socio-religious festival of and celebrated for 5 day in first week of September.

    Arunachal Pradesh location on India map

    Arunachal Pradesh location on India map

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  • In the New Zealand on Friday at 4.37 pm a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake generated waves of about 21 cm for about 16 minutes. In nearby Tokomaru Bay, Marlene Kipa heard the civil defence warning sirens and her mind went… (228 more words) …

  • India is participating in a major Indian Ocean-wide tsunami mock drill on 7-8 September and in this drill many different states peoples will be vacated, and this will be attended by approximately 23 Indian Ocean nations.

    What are Tsunamis?

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  • Sep 5, 2016
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    Much awaited Goods and Service Bill will be now going to approval of President Pranav Mukherjee, after getting minimum number of sates approval when Odisha Assembly has passed the Goods and Services Tax Constitution Amendment Bill with the support of… (223 more words) …

  • Amar Chitra Katha and the Union Ministry of Urban Development have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on publishing and distribution of comic book focusing on Swachh Bharat Mission to generate more awareness among children by a simple and attractive… (264 more words) …

  • New deputy chief of the Indian Army is Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat; he has replaced Lt General MMS Rai due to his completion of his tenure. Along with this Lt Gen P M Hariz has replaced Bipin Rawat as the… (203 more words) …

  • Ashok Chawla a Former Finance Secretary appointed as the new Chancellor of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University as decided in the governing council meeting of TERI held on 19th August 2016.

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  • Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Surendra Patwa has inaugurated the two day BRICS Convention 2016 on Tourism in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh at UNESCO World heritage site Khajuraho for encouraging intra-regional tourism as a pioneer of the BRICS… (220 more words) …

  • Sep 2, 2016
  • Union cabinet has given green signal to the A project Development fund (PDF)  so now Indian economy came in the row of the CLMV countries such as Cambodia, Laos Myanmar and Vietnam with 5000 crore and also kept in Department… (147 more words) …

  • Gujarat has created history by distributing 2 crore LED bulbs within just a 96 days of UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) Scheme launch with the average of 2 lack bulb per day.

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    Yogeshwar Dutt’s becomes second Indian wrestler to won Silver medal in 2012 London Summer Olympics in men’s 60kg freestyle category. His medal is upgraded from bronze to Silver after Russia’n wrestler Besik Kudukhov (Silver Medal winner in 2012 London Summer… (261 more words) …

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    Director general K. Durga Prasad has announced Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu as brand ambassador of CRPF after she was convinced to represents India’s largest paramilitary force as its ambassador.

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    Indian computer emergency response Team (CERT-In) and CERT-UK had signed Memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Cyber security in May 2016 between CERTS-In and Ministry of Cabinet Office, UK (United Kingdom) at a unit of the Cabinet Office.

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  • Aug 31, 2016
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    In September 2012, as the chief minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi launched a yojana, SAUNI- Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation through which he promised to fill up 115 dams of drought prone Saurashtra with excess flood waters of Narmada in South… (338 more words) …

  • Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw have signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) related to infrastructure, renewable energy and traditional systems of medicine to increase cooperation and bilateral relations after delegation level talks… (98 more words) …

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    The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) of 1,000 MW capacity reactors successfully connected with the southern power grid and with this second reactor of KKNPP electricity will be generates and supplied  to the grid.

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    Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Ashton Carter Secretary of Defence in Washington, D.C has signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) and this agreement enables both the countries to use repair and replenishment of defence supplies.

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    The Madhukar Gupta Committee on border protection has submitted its report which include detailed study on risk management and recommendations of border protection other issue such as gaps and perviousness in border fencing Border to the Union Ministry Home Affairs… (208 more words) …

  • Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of Delhi honored Eminent Padma Sachdev the Dogri languages Poetess and novelist by the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2015 in New Delhi for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete’ which was published in 2007 in Dogri language.

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    29th August is being observed as the International Day Against Nuclear Tests annually across the world to aware peoples about “about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their cessation… (202 more words) …

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    First flyby of Jupiter (most massive planet of solar system) has been successfully completed by the Solar-powered Juno spacecraft of NASA by passing 4,200 kilometres above the clouds.

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    Image of Juno spacecraft

    Image of Juno spacecraft

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  • Automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) has introduced a cloud based technology solution (mobile/tablet app) DiGiSENSE for tracking vehicle information system in India for its own vehicles.

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    Logo of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited

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  • Aug 31, 2016
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    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad inaugurated by the Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar in Karnataka at the temporary campus in Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) at Belur village near Dharwad city.

    • For the inauguration program around 1000… (144 more words) …
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    29 August observed as the National Sports Day in India every year to pay tribute to legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and to celebrate this day President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports Awards to the sports… (246 more words) …