2018: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Mar 18, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Growing Influence of China in Indian Ocean Region (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    China is increasing its influence in the area to gain control over the region. In addition to the Belt and Road Initiative that we have covered extensively, following are some other ways adopted by China to increase its influence in this region.

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  • 2 CCEA Approves Jal Marg Vikas Project on NW-1 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved implementation of Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 (NW-1). Project is expected to complete by March, 2023.

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    Image of Jal Marg Vikas Project

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  • Mar 16, 2018
  • 1 📹 Ministry of Information & Broadcasting: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting: New Print Media Advertising Policy

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    IAS Prelims 2018 GS Paper 1 - Expected Questions on Schemes and Yojanas (Part 1) (In English)

    Dr. Manishika Jain discusses IAS Preli

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  • 2 📹 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: National Strategic plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22), Role of Private hospitals in treating non-communicable diseases in urban India, Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), Nat

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  • 3 📹 Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects –2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC): Draft National Forest Policy- 2016

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    Dr. Manishika Jai

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  • 4 📹 Ministry of Tourism: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Tourism: Heritage Scheme (Apni Dharohar Apni Pehchan Project) and Swadesh Darshan Scheme

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  • 5 📹 Ministry of Human Resource Development: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development: Swayam: study webs of Active - learning for young aspiring minds, Prashikshak, Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme, Smart India Hackathon 2017, Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan, ShaG

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  • 6 📹 Ministry of Home Affairs: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs: Operation Muskaan, National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), Operation Muskaan II, Digital Police portal, and Anti-Narcotics Scheme

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  • 7 📹 Ministry of Science & Technology: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Science & Technology: Solar Power Tree, MANAK (Million Augmenting National Aspiration and Knowledge), NIDHI (National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations), Biotech-KISAN, AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Ski

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  • 8 📹 Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects –2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology: New IT Ministry to have say over UIDAI and NIC, Digital India Awards 2016, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, and Cyber Swachhta Kendra.

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  • 9 📹 Ministry of New Renewable Energy (MNRE): Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of New Renewable Energy (MNRE): National wind-solar Hybrid Policy, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects, and Solar Cities scheme

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  • Mar 16, 2018
  • 1 📹 Ministry of Civil Aviation: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Civil Aviation: Civil Aviation Policy and Regional Connectivity Scheme “UDAN (UDE Desh Ka Aam Naagrik)

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  • 2 📹 Ministry of Women and Child Development: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Women and Child Development: SwadharGreh scheme, e -dropbox, Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana, POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses) e-Box, Mahila Police Volunteer Initiative, National Alliance against onl

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  • 3 📹 Ministry of Finance: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Finance: Atal Pension Yojana (APY), Income Declaration Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana- 2016 (PMGKY), Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana, and Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK)

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  • 4 📹 Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects–2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE): National Skill Development Mission, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana, Indian Institute of

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  • 5 📹 Ministry of Power: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Power: Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme, GARV - II App, Coal Mitra, 24×7 Power for All, Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DUGJY), UJALA Scheme (Unnat Jyo

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  • 6 📹 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana, Sugamaya Pustakalaya, National Workshop on Autism Tools INCLEN and ISAA, Vayoshreshtha Samman – 2016

    Key Confusions- UJJWALA: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, I

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  • Mar 15, 2018
  • 1 आसियान देश (ASEAN Countries- in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -आगामी 26 जनवरी को दक्षिण पूर्वी एशियाई देशों के संगठन एसोसिएशन ऑफ (के) साउथ (दक्षिण) ईस्ट (पूर्व) एशियन नेशन्स (आसियान) के 10 देशों के प्रमुख हमारे गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह में मुख्य अतिथि के रूप में आमंत्रित किए गए हैं। आसियान के सदस्य देशों इंडोनेशिया, फिलीपीन्स, सिंगा

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  • 2 आर्टिफिशियल (कृत्रिम) इंटेलीजेंस (बुद्धिमत्ता) (Artificial Intelligence - in Hindi) [ Computers ]

    प्रस्तावना: - एआई यानी आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलीजेंस (कृत्रिम बुद्धिमता) पर सरकार ने भी नई कवायद शुरू की है। आम बजट में डिजिटल (अंकसबंधी) इंडिया (भारत) को बढ़ावा देने के लिए पिछले वर्ष की तुलना में राशि दोगुनी की गई है। जनकल्याण के लिए एआई का उपयोग एक बेहतर विकल्प है लेकिन इसमें कुछ खतर

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  • 3 GOLD and ICON of NASA to Explore the Ionosphere [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    NASA has announced two missions to explore the little-understood area of 96 km above Earth’s surface called Ionosphere. The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission was launched in January 2018, and the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) will be launched

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  • 4 What is AIHES? HRD Ministry Releases All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE). [ Edu., Policy-Governance ]

    According to HRD Ministry, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education has registered an increase from 24.5 % in 2015 - 16 to 25.2 % in 2016 - 17 according to latest All India Higher Education Survey (AIHES) released by HRD Ministry.

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  • 5 Who is a Whip? Union Government Launches E-Sansad and E-Vidhan in Parliament and State [ Policy-Governance, Pol Sci. ]

    The Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs (MoPA) proposed e-Sansad in Parliament and e-Vidhan in State Legislatures to digitize and make their functioning paperless. They are environment-friendly initiatives in line with the Go Green initiative of the government.

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  • 6 Vulnerable Odisha Tribe First to Benefit from Forest Act. [ Env. ]

    Mankidia, one of the 13 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) in Odisha, were denied habitat rights inside the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) under the historic ‘Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act’, 2006.

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    Map of Simlipal National Park

    Map of Simlipal National Park

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  • 7 Pratyush, India’S Fastest Supercomputer Unveiled [ Sci-Tech, Computers ]

    India’s fastest and first multi-petaflops (PF) supercomputer named Pratyush was unveiled at Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM). The supercomputer has been named as ‘Pratyush’ meaning Sun.

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    Image of Pratyush: India’s Fastest Supercomputer Unveiled

    Image of Pratyush: India’s fastest supercomputer unveiled

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  • Mar 13, 2018
  • 1 देश-विदेश (Country and Abroad - in Hindi Feb 2018) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी की फलस्तीन ओमान और संयुक्त अरब अमीरात की यात्रा महत्वपूर्ण रही। फलस्तीन जाने वाले मोदी तकनीकी रूप से भारत के पहले प्रधानमंत्री बने तो पुराने सहयोगी ओमान के साथ रिश्तों पर कड़वाहट को हटाने की कोशिश भी की। यह भी देखना है कि यूएई से निवेश आकर्

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  • 2 रासायनिक हथियार (Chemical Weapon- in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - जर्मनी ने लीबिया से रासायनिक हथियारों के आखिरी जखीरे को सफलतापूर्वक नष्ट कर दिया है। ये हथियार पूर्व लीबियाई तानाशाह मोअम्मद गद्दाफी के रासायनिक हथियार कार्यक्रम का हिस्सा थे। जर्मन सरकार की एक कंपनी (संघ) गेका ने अपने देश के मुंस्टर में बने एक केन्द्र में इसे नष्ट

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  • 3 🌟 Top 5 Changes in the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Important) [ Bills ]

    Cabinet approved amendments to the Companies Act, 2013 to ease compliance requirements and certain other provisions to: Remove complexities, Improve ease of doing business, Strengthen corporate governance standards, Prescribe strict action against defaulting companies.

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  • 4 National Programme for Control of Viral Hepatitis: Free Treatment for Hepatitis C [ Health, Schemes & Proj. ]

    The health ministry is set to roll out a National Programme for Control of Viral Hepatitis from the 2018 - 19 with a budget of Rs. 600 crore for the next three years. The focus will be on anti-viral treatment of Hepatitis C, which will be provided free at all government health se

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  • Mar 12, 2018
  • 1 विज्ञान और विश्वास (Science and Faith - in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    प्रस्तावना: - विज्ञान की अवधारणा मानव को एक बेहतर जीवन के लिए अग्रसर करती है। आग जलाने और पहिए के आविष्कार से मानव ने विज्ञान के ककहरे को सीखा, चाहे अनजाने में ही। तब से वर्तमान तक मानव विज्ञान के सिद्धांतों को आत्मसात कर रहा है। लेकिन कई बार विश्वास के चश्मे से विज्ञान पर संदेह

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  • 2 रॉकेट (अग्निबाण) (Rocket- in Hindi) [ Space and ISRO ]

    प्रस्तावना: - नासा ने दुनिया का सबसे शक्तिशाली रॉकेट (अग्निबाण) स्पेस (अंतरिक्ष) लॉन्च (प्रक्षेपण) सिस्टम (प्रबंध) (एसएलएस) बनाकर तैयार कर लिया है। नासा के मुताबिक -इस रॉकेट (अग्निबाण) के इंजन आरएस-25 का परीक्षण सफल रहा है। इसी के साथ रॉकेट ने भी आकार ले लिया है। अब सब कुछ ठीक र

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