2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Sep 20, 2016
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    An Integrated Grievance Redressal Mechanism (INGRAM) has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and consumers affairs ministry to solve consumer complaints speedy by single platform to the all stakeholders including consumers, government agencies, private companies, regulators and call centers… (191 more words) …

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    Subhankar Pramanick a young shooter of Indian has won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala, Azerbaijan in 50-metre rifle prone event with overall 205.5 score to finish top of the… (308 more words) …

  • 105-year-old Kunwar Bai of Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh is selected as the ’Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot by the Union Government. So in this regard Prime Minister Narendra Modi has honored the old but strong lady on 17th September… (213 more words) …

  • The most Advanced Guided Missile Stealth Destroyer ‘Mormugao’ of  Indian Navy was launched in Mumbai, Maharashtra by Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba’s wife Reena at a function at Mazagaon Docks.

    “Mormugao” Indian Navy

    “Mormugao” Indian Navy

    “Mormugao” Indian Navy

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  • For the immediate implementation of Namami Gange programme the Union Water Resources Ministry and the Union Agriculture Ministry have join their hands by signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

    • Under this MoU farmers of across the 5,000 villages located neared to… (226 more words) …
  • IAS officer Alka Sirohi is appointed as chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by the President Pranab Mukherjee according to the Article 316 of Constitution.She has succeeded Deepak Gupta.

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    Image of Alka Sirohi

    Image of Alka Sirohi

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India as Avian Influenza (H5N1) or bird flu free and has notified the same to the World Organization for Animal Health… (202 more words) …

  • Swachhta Saptah (Cleanliness Week) the cleanliness drive has been launched by the Indian Railways to mark the ‘Swachh Paryavaran Diwas’ (Clean Environment Day), it is nine-day public cleanliness outreach programme which will be celebrated from 17 to 25 September 2016.… (119 more words) …

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    The Fellows of Nature (FON) South Asia Short Story Award has been won by the writer Meghna Pant h in category of Nature writing for her short story “People of the Sun” at Kumaon Literary Festival in October 2016.

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  • The Gionee India and Haryana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishment of its phone manufacturing hub in Faridabad.In this regard Gionee Mobiles Chairman Liu Lirong and Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) has inked… (191 more words) …

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    The Arjuna Award has been honored to two Indian cricketers Ajinkya Rahane for the year 2016and Rohit Sharma for the year 2015 for their contributions to sport of cricket and in this regard Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel has presented… (252 more words) …

  • 500 crore rupees project is announced by the Union Ministry of Tourism for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir under Swadesh Darshan scheme which was approved by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee as part of Development Package… (220 more words) …

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    16th September is being celebrated as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer annually across the world to aware peoples about the how Ozone Layer is getting harm by over activities and how to prevent it.… (315 more words) …

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    The prestigious 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar has been won by the Dinesh Bharadia an Indian-born researcher for his outstanding contribution in the research of send and receives radio (wireless) signals, including mobile telephony and data on the… (182 more words) …

  • The Union Government has barred Aadhaar number possession agencies to publish or post the information openly to stop the misuse of such a personal details by publicize the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued notification under the Aadhaar… (191 more words) …

  • Sep 19, 2016
  • The new Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a premiere laboratory of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) located at Hyderabad is BHVS Narayana Murthy the avionics scientist.

    BHVS Narayana Murthy

    BHVS Narayana Murthy

    BHVS Narayana Murthy

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  • Sep 16, 2016
  • The prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal will be honored to the Indian-American physician-author, Abraham Verghese for his reminding us that the patient is the centre of the medical enterprise at a ceremony to be held in Washington on 21st… (214 more words) …

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    Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is going to launch a website and mobile app for All India Radio’s Balochi service to be connected with all the people who speak the language across the world.

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  • For the first time in India, Gujrat CM Shri Vijay Rupani is going to host Twitter townhall on 23rd September 2016, previously former CM of Gujrat Shri Narendra Modi and US President Barak Obama had interacted with common people… (190 more words) …

  • BRICS have agreed to stands for intensify cooperation against terror groups such as IS in West Asia and North Africa region (WANA) to steps against the threat of terrorism at G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey.

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    15th September is being observed as the International Democracy Day every year on to raise public awareness about the democratic system and it also provide platform to review the state of democracy in the world.

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  • Sep 15, 2016
  • Reliance Communications and Aircel has signed agreement to merge their wireless telecom business to create the 3rd biggest mobile phone operator of the with asset base of more than Rs 65,000 crore with 50 per cent partnership each.

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    2016 (128th edition) Durand Cup Football Title has been won by Army Green, they have beating Neroca FC with 6-5 penalties score because both the teams were failed to score the goal at the finals played at Ambedkar Stadium… (175 more words) …

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    Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament 2016-17 has been won by the India Blue played with a pink ball by beating India Red at finals played with great score of 355 runs at Greater Noida. It was 55th season of Duleep Trophy.… (211 more words) …

  • The prestigious 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize has been won by the India-born innovator and scientist Ramesh Raskar has won for his co-invention of an ultra-fast imaging camera which can see around corners, low-cost eye-care solutions and a camera using which without… (174 more words) …

  •  ‘1924’ a toll free number has been launched by the Union Government for registration of complaints regarding to postal which was launched by the Department of Posts (DoP) after Twitter Sewa for redressal of telecom and postal grievances was introduced… (176 more words) …

  • Sep 14, 2016
  • The third edition of three days BRICS Urbanization Forum Meet has been kicked off at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. N. Chandrababu Naidu the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has inaugurated this conference and Union Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu… (208 more words) …

  • Model guidelines “The Direct Selling Guidelines 2016 framework” have been issued for states by the Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi to standardize the level of direct selling and multi-level marketing businesses in order… (250 more words) …

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    An online portal for Global Scouting Programme (GSP) has been jointly initiative of Sports Authority of India (SAI) and All India Football Federation (AIFF) by Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel in New Delhi.

    Federation International de Football Association

    Federation International de Football Association

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  • 14 September is being celebrated as the National Hindi Divas, an annual literary-day in Hindi speaking regions of India and other countries to spread Hindi language, its cultural heritage and values and also to promote the “Matra Bhasha” (mother tongue… (189 more words) …