2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Feb 3, 2016
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    New Senior Director for the Fragility, Conflict and Violence Group in the World Bank is Saroj Kumar Jha. Senior Director is an important position in the World Bank to provide strategic leadership to address the challenge like fragility, conflict and… (89 more words) …

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    As the most valuable company in the world Alphabet Inc. the parent company of Google has overtaken Apple. In the fourth quarter Alphabet has made a profit of $4.9 billion which is valued at 548 billion dollars followed by Apple… (164 more words) …

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    10 year of implementation is completed of The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005. And with the aim to highlight the achievements MGNREGA, Union Ministry of Rural Development has organized MGNREGA SAMMELAN in New Delhi.

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  • Feb 2, 2016
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    India’s first Defence Industrial Park at Ottappalam has been permitted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Union Government by giving its final approval to Kerala Government. Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra), a Kerala government owned Public… (174 more words) …

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    The 30th edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela has begun at Faridabad in Haryana. It was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. And this year’s theme Sate is Telangana and the two focus countries are China and… (125 more words) …

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    Zika virus has declared as an international public health emergency over the explosive spread of the mosquito-borne by World Health Organization (WHO). After emergency meeting conducted by WHO for independent experts headed by WHO Director-General Margaret Chan at Geneva, Switzerland.… (262 more words) …

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    Under ‘Make in India’ initiative to cater to international demands ShinMaywa Industries of japan is planning to establish US-2 amphibious aircraft in India. And under this Indian Navy is planning to secure 6 such aircrafts between 2017 and 2022 by… (134 more words) …

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    The new Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) is IPS officer Archana Ramasundram. She is the first women police officer to lead a central police force that guards the country’s international borders. And she will serve as DG till… (118 more words) …

  • Feb 1, 2016
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    The 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title of Badminton in men’s singles category has been won by the top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth by beating Huang Yuxiang of China with 21 - 13, 21 - 14 and… (234 more words) …

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    The 2016 Australian Open Title in the men’s singles category has been won by World Number One tennis player Novak Djokovic from Serbia by beating Andy Murray of Britain in 7 straight sets by 6 - 1, 7 - 5,… (198 more words) …

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    Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba was served as Vice Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy from 2nd June 2014 to 30th Mar 2015. Previously, he has served as the Commandant of theNational Defence College at New Delhi… (198 more words) …

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    About Terry Wogan: Sir Terry Wogan, British TV and radio presenter passed away in London after suffering from cancer at age of 77. Sir Michael Terence “Terry” Wogan was born on 3rd August 1938. He was a radio and… (159 more words) …

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    Pietro Fittipaldi da Cruz was born 25th June 1996. He is a Brazilian-American racing driver and the grandson of two time Formula 1champion Emerson Fittipaldi. He began his racing career in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

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    About K. V. Krishna Rao: Former Army Chief General Kotikalapudi Venkata Krishna Rao passed away in New Delhi by having a cardiac arrest at the military hospital at age of 92. Kotikalapudi Venkata Krishna Rao but he is well-known as… (168 more words) …

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    Angelique Kerber was born on 18th January 1988. She is a German professional tennis player from Poland. She started her career as tennis player in year 2003. Currently she is ranked as world’s no. 2 tennis player by winning… (167 more words) …

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    Naresh Bedi is an Indian filmmaker and the eldest of the Bedi Brothers. He is a member of the second generation of three generations of Wildlife photographers and filmmakers. He has authored around 74 books on the subject of wildlife… (204 more words) …

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    Dr. Pandey was associated with NGO Saksham working in the field of disability. He completed his education in Science from University of Allahabad and Medical Graduation from Agra University in 1990. He was also associated with NGO Sewa Bharti where… (217 more words) …

  • Feb 1, 2016
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    About Morton Mower: Dr. Morton M. Mower is an American cardiologist and the co-inventor of the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). An ICD is a battery-powered device placed under the skin that keeps track of our heart rate.

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    About the MITRA app: MITRA stands for Mobile Initiated Tracking and Rescue Application. It is an Android application for Women’s safety. It is developed by Puducherry Police department in association with National Informatics Centre (NIC).

    Features of MITRA application:

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    Nitish Kumar was born on 1st March 1951. He is Chief Minister of Biharsince February 2015. He served as the Chief Minister of Bihar from 2005 to 2014 and also served as a minister in theUnion Government of India.… (133 more words) …

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    About the agreement of India and ADB: Union Government and Asian Development Bank have signed $80million loan agreement to improve urban services in two North Eastern cities Agartala of Tripura and Aizwal of Mizoram.

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    Nisid Hajari is well-known Indian writer and he is currently managing the editorial page of Bloomberg News’ Asia reporting for Bloomberg View. He had also worked as a top editor at Newsweek International and Newsweek magazine in New York for… (166 more words) …

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    About Gurdeep Singh: Gurdeep Singh was was serving as the managing director (MD) of Gujarat State Electricity Company Limited (GESC). He had lead several key improvements during his contract at GESC. He works in innovative solar power programmes such as… (158 more words) …

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    About Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis: Sania Mirza is a professional world’s no. 1 ranker of Indian tennis player in women’s doubles. She was also ranked as no. 1 tennis player of India from 2003 to 2013 which year she… (124 more words) …

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    About Zika virus: It is a member of the Flaviviridae virus family and the Flavivirus genus. It is transmitted by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, like A. aegypti. This virus spread eastward across the Pacific Ocean to French Polynesia, then toEaster Island… (136 more words) …

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    About the shortlist of the cities by Union Ministry: In the list of first batch of Smart Cities Mission, the Union Ministry of Urban Development has nominated 20 cities from 11 States and Delhi Union Territory from India. These nominated… (189 more words) …

  • Feb 1, 2016
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    About constitution of expert panel: The Legislative Department of Union Law Ministry has established an expert committee to review the Specific Relief Act, 1963. This constitution includes chairman and 5 members.

    • It will submit its report within three months that… (124 more words) …
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    About appointment of Sanjay Mishra: Supreme Court approved the appointment of Justice Sanjay Mishra as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. He succeeds Justice Virendra Singh, who was appointed as Lokayukta of UP in December, 2015.

    • For this appointment, court evoked its… (94 more words) …
  • Jan 28, 2016
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    With its complements With Malaysia, Singapore and Japan, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has signed cybersecurity agreement. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi at union cabinet has explained the Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) signed between CERT-In and 3 nations.

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    India has become world’s largest rice exporter in the year 2015 with exporting 10.23 million tonnes of rice and by overtaking Thailand. The Bangkok based Thai Rice Exporters Association Chairman Charoen Laodhammatas has made this announcement.

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    Thailand:

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