2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Jan 28, 2016
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    Australia’s highest Civilian awared is honored to 3 persons of Indian-origin (PIO) in 2016. For their contribution in the fields of physics, engineering and medicine. This is announced on 26th January 2016 (the Australia Day).

    Three PIOs are:

    Chennupati… (154 more words) …

  • In the recently released 21st edition of 2015 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog Transparency International (TI), India is ranked at 76th position from 168 countries.

    Key facts:

    • India has scored 38 on a… (174 more words) …
  • 28th January 2016 is 150th birth anniversary of great freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai. He is also known as Punjab Kesri. So in order to celebrate this day Punjab is organizing a state level function and special event… (346 more words) …

  • Jan 27, 2016
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    The third edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to popular Bollywood actress and Rajya Sabha MP Rekha for her talent and contribution to the film industry. The award was conferred upon her by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar… (201 more words) …

  • American actor Abe Vigoda is passed away in New Jersey, US at the age of 94 years. He was become well known in 1970s for roles in The Godfather and Barney Miller, a sitcom. The most popular role of him… (139 more words) …

  • For online booking of LPG cylinders Union Government has introduce Sahaj Scheme. Dharmendra Pradhan Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) has launch this scheme as part of Government’s 2016-Year of the Consumers initiative.

    At the initial phase… (139 more words) …

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    The India’s highest peacetime gallantry award has been conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee on 67th Republic Day celebrations. And the Ashok Chakra awared is honored to Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami. President has approved 365 Gallantry awards and other… (199 more words) …

  • 14 agreements have been signed by India and France after general talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande for enhancing the mutual cooperation in various fields such as defence, space, railways, education etc.

    Signed Agreements are:… (270 more words) …

  • Jan 26, 2016
  • Coca Cola a soft drink company has announced to introduce Dairy Drinks Segment in India and for that company has tied up with Reliance Retail. From the next month the products are available with brand name Vio.

    • Under Vio… (143 more words) …
  • The At Hingna village of Mouda Taluka in Nagpur district the first Solar Power operated Mini-Water Supply Plant of Maharashtra has got confirmation. And by the implementation of this plant villagers will get pure water supply at very low cost… (146 more words) …

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    The names of recipients of year 2016 for 112 Padma awards have been announced by President Pranab Mukherjee. Padma Awards is the highest civilian awards of Country. This Awards are conferred in three Categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma… (999 more words) …

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    Every year 26th January is observe as Republic day of India and this is 67th republic day of India. This day is observed for honors to the day on which the Constitution of India has come into force… (177 more words) …

  • Jan 25, 2016
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    The 6th National Voters’ Day has been celebrated by Election Commission of India (ECI) across the country. Theme of 2016 is “Inclusive and Qualitative Participation”. Observances: To make this day more memorize ECI has organized National level function… (148 more words) …

  • Pandit Shankar Ghosh a well-known Tabla player passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to a prolonged illness at the age of 80 years. He was the most famous tabla player in the country and belongs to the Farukhabad gharana… (149 more words) …

  • For Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin project in Andhra Pradesh state government has permitted Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). And for this project ONGC will allowed to 45 development wells and other related structure will cost over 53, 000 crore… (149 more words) …

  • The 2016 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title has been won by the top Indian Shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (World No. 12) by betting Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour (World No. 20) by 21 - 15, 21 - 9 score in… (86 more words) …

  • At Manama, capital city of Bahrain, the first Ministerial Meeting of Arab-India Cooperation is Forum. Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa has inaugurated by the meeting. It was attended by representatives of 22 Arab League nations.

    • Union External… (173 more words) …
  • As per Article 356 (1) of the Constitution, the Union cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested burden of President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh. And now this proposal will be forwarded to President Pranab Mukherjee after Union Government felt… (155 more words) …

  • In the Latin America countries thousands of birth defects due to Mosquito-borne Zika virus. New case of child born with the virus has been reported in these countries. Brazil is suffering from outbreak of Zika and it is most cases… (213 more words) …

  • At Pahari Mandir, Ranchi Largest tricolor will be flagged of by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. This flag will flagged-up for 24 hours and will be illuminated by twenty sodium vapour lights at night. It is world’s largest and the highest… (94 more words) …

  • TranServ, India’s digital payment startup company has launched India’s first Social Mobile Wallet named Udio. With the aim to reduce the gap between real and virtual modes of payment as it has more social experience. Key features of Udio Wallet… (139 more words) …

  • Jan 25, 2016
  • According to United Nations (UN) World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 Report in 2016 India will be the fastest growing big economy in the world. As per describe in report India’s growth rate is 7.3 % in the year 2016… (96 more words) …

  • In 2015 Sri Lanka has maintained its high ranking in human development index (HDI) in the South Asia Region. According to the 2015 Global Human Development Report (HDR) conducted by UN Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka was ranked 73rd… (125 more words) …

  • About Nirmala Gajwani: Nirmala Gajwani former Deputy Speaker of Gujarat Assembly and Social Activist is passed away in Rajkot, Gujarat at the age of 87 years. She was born 28, December 1928 in Rohri Sindh (now in Pakistan).

    Image of Nirmala Gajwani

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  • For Skill Development in Telecom Sector, Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has signed MoU with Department of Telecommunication (DoT) in order to implement National Action Plan for Skill Development in Telecom Sector.

    Under this MoU:

    • With simplification of… (88 more words) …
  • At the Mumbai Central Station, Google India and Indian Railways’ telecom arm Railtel has jointly launched free Rail Wire Public Wi-Fi service for railway passengers. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched this service.

    • And with this launch Mumbai Central… (156 more words) …
  • Jan 22, 2016
  • प्रस्तावना: -धन की तीन गतियां होती हैं। भोग, दान और नाश। धन की दूसरी गति में फेसबुक के सीईओ मार्क वैश्विक दानदाताओं की फेहरिस्त में जुड़ गए हैं। उन्होंने 99 फीसदी संपत्ति के दान का ऐलान किया है। अपनी ही… (1731 more words) …

  • प्रस्तावना: - केंद्र में मई 2014 में जब एनडीए की सरकार बनी तब अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर कच्चे तेल की कीमत लगभग 105 डॉलर प्रति बैरल थी। यह गिरते-गिरते अब 38 डॉलर प्रति बैरल के आसपास रह गई है, लेकिन देश… (1281 more words) …

  • प्रस्तावना: -एक ओर शराब के दुष्परिणामों को लेकर देश के विभिन्न हिस्सों में गाहे-बगाहे आंदोलन जोर पकड़ते दिखते हैं। दूसरी ओर कल्याणकारी राज्य होने का दम भरने वाली सरकारों के लिए शराब राजस्व जुटाने का बड़ा जरिया शराब बन… (1687 more words) …

  • A fabulous classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai has passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat at the age of 97 years. She was suffering health related issue due to the age from some time. She was trained in Bharatanatyam, Kathakali and Mohiniyattom dances.… (184 more words) …