2016: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles

  • Feb 15, 2016
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    The ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup has been won by West Indies for the first time in history. They have defended three time champions India by five wickets in finals played at Mirpur (Bangladesh). West Indies team achieved the target… (120 more words) …

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    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration to tap into energy cooperation has been signed among three countries Canada, United States (US) and Mexico at the North American Energy Ministers Meeting held in Winnipeg, Canada which… (178 more words) …

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    At the fourth World Government Summit in Dubai, UAE in the m-governance awards category Karnataka’s flagship mobile-one governance application has won gold medal. E-governance of Karnataka secretary Srivastava Krishna received the award on behalf of state government.

    About Karnataka Mobile… (74 more words) …

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    Jagat Prakash Nadda a Union Health and Family Welfare Minister has released the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) 2016 - 2030 at New Delhi with the aim to reduce mosquito borne malaria disease from the country up to 2030.… (198 more words) …

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    Anatoly Ilyin a Soviet football legend has passed away in Moscow, Russia at the age of 84 years. He was become well-known for scoring winning goal which had helped Russia to win gold medal in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics by… (110 more words) …

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    New Director of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) is Tamar Hahn from Israel. She was appointed as Director in Buenos Aires, Argentina by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She had taken the charge of the office after her appointment.

    • She was… (97 more words) …
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    Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has turned 100 years which was founded by Freedom fighter Pt Madan Mohan Malviya on 13th February 2016. In 1916 BHU was founded as important seat of higher education. It was first university in India… (198 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - संयुक्त राष्ट्र विकास कार्यक्रम लगभग दो दशक से ज्यादा समय से मानव विकास सूचकांक तैयार करने लगा है। इस सूचकांक से हमारे बीच यह तथ्य प्रकट होकर आने लगे हैं कि भारत में अमीर और गरीब की खाई… (1534 more words) …

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    प्रस्तावना: - मेक इन इंडिया कार्यक्रम के बाद उद्यमिता को प्रोत्साहित करने के लिए स्टार्टअप इंडिया को नई पीढ़ी के सपनों को साकार देने वाला कार्यक्रम माना जा रहा है। खुद प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी की मंशा भी यही है कि… (2015 more words) …

  • Feb 15, 2016
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    प्रस्तावना: - बातों ही बातों में निकल गए पौने दो साल लेकिन अब केंद्र सरकार के लिए कुछ करके दिखाने का समय है। नए वित्त वर्ष के लिए अगले महीने के अंत में जब नया बजट पेश किया जाएगा तो… (2129 more words) …

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    Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf has been banned for five years by The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after its disciplinary committee found him guilty of corrupt practices. BCCI president Shashank Manohar who had headed the disciplinary committee… (110 more words) …

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    The Make in India Centre has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Finland Prime Minister Juha Petri Sipila and Sweden Prime Minister Kjell Lofven and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis were participated in… (81 more words) …

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    New Chairman of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is Ashok Chawla a former IAS officer. The Governing Council of TERI and noted scientist B V Sreekantan has selected him. In addition he also has been appointed as Chairman of… (136 more words) …

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    Noted O N V Kurup a noted Malayalam poet and lyricist have passed away in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala at the age of 84 years. He well-known as “ONV”, Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup. He had made major contributions to the Malayalam film… (146 more words) …

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    13th February is observed as World Radio Day (WRD) globally to remember the unique power of radio that touches lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe. Importance of Day: This day is observed annually to… (172 more words) …

  • Feb 12, 2016
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    New Australian High Commissioner to India is Indian-origin Harinder Sidhu. She has succeeded High Commissioner Patrick Suckling after his retirement. From Australia she is second envoy with Indian roots after Peter Varghese that had ancestral roots to southern Indian state… (117 more words) …

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    3 IT (Information Technology) enabled apps has been launched by the Union Ministry of Railways to bring transparency in Indian Railways on the sidelines of Digital India initiative. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has launched this app project at… (105 more words) …

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    Davinder Singh (58) Indian-origin lawyer has become Vice-Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce Commission (ICC) on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption. Mr. Singh is one of the best Indian-origin lawyers in Singapore.

    • Prior to this appointment he was serving as chief… (123 more words) …
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    Now in India’s maiden Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPRs) storage UAE’s national oil company Abu Dhabi National Oil (ADNOC) Company will store crude oil. India has partner with other country for the first time ever for storing crude oil in the… (147 more words) …

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    At the Souss-Massa-Draa area in Morocco the first phase of the world’s largest focused solar power (CSP) plant has been launched. With this project more than Moroccan households will get enough energy after completion of this project up to 2018.… (215 more words) …

  • Feb 11, 2016
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    Veteran film director Aurobindo Mukherjee a topmost film director has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to geriatric problems at the age of 97 years. He has made many beautiful moves mostly cult Bengali classics with starred matinee idol… (67 more words) …

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    To improve Cooperation in Cyber Defence to counter modern forms of hybrid warfare the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and European Union (EU) have signed an agreement at headquarter of NATO in Brussels, Belgium

    • 22 member countries from both the… (86 more words) …
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    Maharashtra ranked first in terms of the overall Internet readiness index according to recently released Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States (IIRIS) report. Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indicus Analytics has jointly issued this report.

    Key… (147 more words) …

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    India is ranked at 37th position among the survey 38 countries in Intellectual Property Index (IPI) which is recently released by United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC). For about 85 % of the global GDP these 38 countries benchmarked… (147 more words) …

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    The Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for north-east India has been announced by Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural gas (MoPNG). The Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 is about to control the hydrocarbon sector for social and economic development of the north-east region listed… (267 more words) …

  • Feb 10, 2016
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    24×7 Toll Free Multi-Lingual Tourist Info Line has been launched by Union Ministry of Tourism for international tourists in 12 international languages including 10 International languages along with English and Hindi, they are:

    • French,
    • Arabic,
    • Italian,
    • German,
    • Korean,
    • Japanese,
    • Portuguese,… (77 more words) …
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    Kailash Yadav an Uttar Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister passed away in Gurgaon after reportedly suffering a brain stroke at the age of 65 years. In the present Akhilesh Yadav government he was a senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and a… (106 more words) …

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    Sushil Koirala a former Prime Minister of Nepal and Nepali Congress (NC) President has passed away due to Pneumonia in Kathmandu at the age of 79 years. Mr. Koirala has served as 37th Prime Minister of Nepal from February… (188 more words) …

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    Telecom service providers (TSPs) which are offering or charging discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content accessed by a consumer have been banned by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). TRAI has given Prohibition of Discriminatory… (300 more words) …

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    10 February is observed as National Deworming Day every year to combat parasitic worm infections among preschool and school-age children across India. This day was launched in 2015 by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) so this… (245 more words) …