2017: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 3) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 2) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 3 उच्च बीस समाचार(Top Twenty News - in Hindi) Part - 3 [ None ]

    भारत और ईयू: - आतंकवाद के मुद्दे पर यूरोपियन यूनियन (संघ) (ईयू) ने भारत का साथ देने की प्रतिबद्धता जताई है। यहां भारत-ईयू शिखर सम्मेलन में विश्व स्तर पर आतंक के खिलाफ मिलकर संघर्ष करने और निवेश, व्यापार, स्वच्छ प्रौद्योगिकी समेत आर्थिक क्षेत्र में आपसी सहयोग बढ़ाने की प्रतिबद्धता

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  • 4 उच्च तैरह समाचार (Main Thirteen News - in Hindi) Part - 2 [ None ]

    इजरायल और जॉर्डन: - 1994 में 26 अक्टूबर के दिन इजरायल और जॉर्डन के बीच शांति संधि हुई थी। दोनों देशों के बीच 46 साल से युद्ध चला आ रहा था इजरायल के तत्कालीन प्रधानमंत्री यिज्जाक रेबिन और जॉर्डन के सुल्तान हुसैन ने इजरायल-जॉर्डन सीमा पर स्थिति वादी अराबा के रेगिस्तान में समझौते प

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  • 5 उच्च तैरह समाचार ( Main Thirteen News - in Hindi) Part - 1 [ None ]

    बांग्लादेश: - बांग्लादेश में 16 वें संविधान संशोधन के जरिए देश के मुख्य न्यायाधीश सहित शीर्ष अदालत के अन्य न्यायाधीशों व उच्च न्यायालय के न्यायाधीशों विरुदव् महाभियोग के इस्तेमाल की शक्ति संसद को दी गई थी। शीर्ष न्यायालय ने भी जब इसे असंवैधानिक बताया तो न्यायपालिका के कार्य में

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  • 6 🌟 Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016- ‘Divyang Sarathi’ the Mobile Application (Important) [ Bills ]

    Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry launched ‘Divyang Sarathi’. It is an accessible mobile application for dissemination of information to ‘Divyangjans’. Empowers ‘Divyangjans’ by providing access of information pertaining to the schemes, scholarships, statutes, institutional

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  • 7 🌟 ‘My Home-My Neighborhood’ Scheme- “Waste to Energy” for Urban Areas (Important) [ Env. ]

    Government has been emphasizing the need for more waste management plants around the country. “Waste to Energy” is not only an opportunity but also a necessity. Huge amount of urban waste generated in India- creates an urgent need to convert the waste into energy.

    Image of Urban Waste In India

    Image of Urban Waste In India

    Image of Urban Waste In India

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  • 8 Fiji, Niger and Tuvalu Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Fiji, Niger and Tuvalu were latest countries to deposit instrument of ratification of the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in the 5th meeting of International Steering Committee (ISC) of the ISA held in New Delhi.

    Image of Place In The Sun

    Image of Place In The Sun

    Image of Place In The Sun

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  • 9 🌟 What is National Child Labour Project? Platform for Effective Enforcement (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Union Ministry launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

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    Image of PENCIL Portal

    Image of PENCIL Portal

    • PENCIL is an electronic platform i

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 Indian Navy Commissions Water Jet Fast Attack Craft, INS TARASA and INS Kalavari [ Defense ]

    INS Tarasa (T94), a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft was commissioned into the Indian Navy and India’s first ingenuously built INS Kalavari submarine was handed over to Indian Navy by state-owned Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai.

    Image of Water Jet Fast Attack Craft

    Image of Water Jet Fast Attack Craft

    Image of Water Jet Fast Attack Craft

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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Environment – Nov 2017 NET (Set - 1) [ CBSE NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on environment. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no cho

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  • 2 उच्च बीस समाचार(Top Twenty News - in Hindi) Part - 2 Oct 2017 [ None ]

    अमेरिका: - लास वेगास के रूट 91 हार्वेस्ट फेस्टिवल (त्यौहार) में जब गोलियां चलनी शुरू हुई, तो वहां जमा हुए संगीत प्रेमियों को लगा कि यह लाउडस्पीकर (ध्वनि-विस्तारक यंत्र) की खराबी है। गोलिया रूकने तक यह आधुनिक अमेरिकी इतिहास का सबसे भीषण नरसंहार बन चुका था।

    58 से ज्यादा मौते हुई औ

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  • 3 उच्च बीस समाचार(Top Twenty News - in Hindi) Part - 1 Oct 2017 [ None ]

    नेपाल चुनाव: -लंबे समय से राजनीतिक अस्थिरता से जूझ रहे पड़ोसी देश नेपाल में तय समय से पूर्व चुनावी बिगुल बज चुका है। जीत सुनिश्चित करने के लिए विभिन्न राजनीतिक दलों ने इस बार गठबंधन कर चुनावी रण में उतरने की तैयारी की है। देखना दिलचस्प होगा कि ये चुनाव नेपाल में एक स्थायी सरकार द

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  • 4 🌟 What is Warehousing Act, 2007- Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (E-NWR) System (Important) [ Bills ]

    Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry launched the web portal of “Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA) ” & “Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (e-NWR) System”.

    Image of National E-Repository Limited

    Image of National E-Repository Limited

    Image of National E-Repository Limited

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  • 5 India Joins 5G Ecosystem and First Ever India Mobile Congress 2017 [ Sci-Tech ]

    More than 100 leading global companies are expected to participate in India’s first ever Mobile Congress 2017 organized from 27thSeptember to 29th September 2017. Led by Department of Telecom as the nodal ministry

    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    3G VS 4G VS 5G

    3G

    4G

    5G

    Deployment

    2004 - 05

    2006 - 10

    BY2020

    Bandwidth

    2mbps

    200mbps

    > 1gbps

    Technology

    Broadband with/CDMA/IP technology

    Unified IP and seamless combination of LAN/WAN/WLAN/PAN

    4G + WWWW

    Service

    Integrated high-quality audio, video and data

    Dynamic information access, variable

    Dynamic information access, variable devices with all capabilities

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  • 6 🌟 Dairy Schemes- Must Know: NDDB’S Operation Flood, National Dairy Plan-1 (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    NDDB has implemented several major dairy development programs including ‘Operation Flood’ and is playing a leading role National Dairy Plan and Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund:

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  • Oct 31, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Comparing Saubhagya (Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar) with 24x7 Power for All, DDUGJY and IPDS (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Government has several schemes for providing power infrastructure to the rural and semi-rural areas. In distribution sector for example, two major schemes- DDUGJY for rural areas and IPDS in urban areas are under implementation.

    Map of Electrification Rates Across Various Indian States

    Map of Electrification Rates Across Various Indian States

    Map of Electrification Rates Across Various Indian States

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  • 2 🌟 “Saubhagya Scheme”- Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Ministry of Power launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to provide last mile electricity connectivity to all rural and urban households. Government will provide free electricity to all underprivileged households identified under Socio-Economic and Caste

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  • 3 Inter-Bank Local Currency Credit Line Agreement and Cooperation Memorandum for Credit Ratings [ Eco. ]

    Interbank Local Currency Credit Line Agreement and Cooperation Memorandum Relating to Credit Ratings by Exim Bank with participating member banks under BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism are umbrella pacts non-binding in nature.

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    Image of International Trade

    Image of International Trade

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  • Oct 29, 2017
  • 1 India International Science Festival 2017: Celebrating Science for New India [ Edu. ]

    India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 was held from 13 - 16 October 2017 in Chennai. CSIR has more than 250 new technologies in pipeline readied to solve public problems. IISF 2017 strived to be the World’s largest science festival to become ‘Science for the masses’.

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  • 2 Dams Causing Earthquakes: Capacity Building in Dam Safety Areas Under Dam Rehabilitation [ Disaster Management ]

    Pressure applied to often-fragile geological structures by the vast mass of water impounded by a big dam can give rise to earthquakes. Landslide at the Vaiont dam in Italy in 1963 triggered off by seismic activity, killed 2, 000 people.

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    Image of Dams Causing Earthquakes

    Image of Dams Causing Earthquakes

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  • 3 Diploma in Elementary Education Launched: Government to Train All Untrained Teachers by March, 2019 [ Edu. ]

    A quality programme of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) for in-service untrained teachers would provide Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed). 15 lakh teachers have enrolled so far.

    Image of Quality of Teaching India Chart

    Image of Quality of Teaching India Chart

    Image of Quality of Teaching India Chart

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  • Oct 27, 2017
  • 1 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-3) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • 2 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • 3 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • Oct 26, 2017
  • 1 Lancet India’S Million Death Study: 1 Million Children Saved [ Health ]

    According to The Lancet ‘India’s Million Death Study’, India avoided about 10 lakh deaths of children under age 5 since 2005 by significant reductions in mortality due to pneumonia, diarrhoea, neonatal infections, birth asphyxia, trauma, measles and tetanus.

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate In India 2016

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate In India 2016

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate In India 2016

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  • 2 Turtle Sanctuary in Allahabad Under Namami Gange Programme [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Turtle sanctuary in Allahabad along with a River Biodiversity Park at Sangam were approved under Namami Gange programme to protect the rich aquatic biodiversity of river Ganga from anthropogenic pressures.

    Image of Turtle In Food Chain

    Image of Turtle In Food Chain

    Image of Turtle In Food Chain

    Details of

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  • 3 🌟 Floods in Brahmaputra and Barak River Systems-Management of Water Resources (Important) [ Disaster Management ]

    Government constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, Niti Aayog. The Brahmaputra and Barak river systems account for one-third of India’s run off, are highly prone to

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  • 4 Lowest Wind Tariff of Rs. 2.64 Per kWh Achieved in Second Wind Auction of 1000 MW [ Env. ]

    The wind tariff in India touched lowest level of Rs. 2.64 per kWh in the second wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.

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    Image of Wind Tariff In India

    Image of Wind tariff In India

    • Tariff much lowe

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  • Oct 25, 2017
  • 1 Case Study of Securing Funding for Bangalore Metro Rail Project- European Investment Bank (EIB) [ Eco. ]

    Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the Finance Contract for lending of € 300 million for Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II Line R6. Project will be implemented in 5 years from date of commencement.

    Image of Funding for Bangalore Metro Rail Project

    Image of Funding for Bangalore Metro Rail Project

    Image of Funding for Bangalore Metro Rail Project

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