2019: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

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  • Nov 18, 2019
  • 1 Yojana November 2019 SANITATION FOR a HEALTH SOCIETY [ Yojana ]

    Background: Emergence of Sanitation as an Economy: Sanitation economy is not just about toilets but it also includes provision of clean drinking water, elimination of waste & converting them into useful resources & digitized sanitation system that optimizes date for operating eff

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  • 2 Yojana November 2019 SANITATION FOR a HEALTH SOCIETY Part 2 [ Yojana ]

    Way Forward: we must focus on circular economy for converting our waste into resources. 1st step in this regard will be 100 % achievements in terms of waste segregation. Successful disposal & streamlining waste infrastructure. We Must also focus on sustained behavioural changes t

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  • 3 Yojana November 2019 SANITATION FOR a HEALTH SOCIETY Part 3 [ Yojana ]

    People’s Policy: Swachh Bharat Revolution by Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation, ministry of Jal Shakti has also followed this 4Ps structure. Political leadership. Public financing. Partnerships. Peoples’ participation. Gram Panchayats: Beyond ODF: GoI. Signed Constitution

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  • 4 Yojana November 2019 SANITATION FOR a HEALTH SOCIETY Part 4 [ Yojana ]

    An exclusive toilet is more likely to be used if household has access to a dedicated water facility. Chances of open defecation increase if distance of drinking water source is more than 400 meters from premises instead of having a drinking water source w/I dwelling. Similarly. C

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  • 5 Yojana November 2019 SANITATION FOR a HEALTH SOCIETY Part 5 [ Yojana ]

    Solid Waste Management: Way Forward: Solid Waste Management is a major problem in India, where urbanization, Industrialization, & economic growth have resulted in increased municipal solid waste (MSW) generation, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) notifie

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  • 6 Yojana November 2019 SANITATION FOR a HEALTH SOCIETY Part 6 [ Yojana ]

    Operational in 22 States/Uts; 25 States/Uts procured land for waste SWM facilities; Waste processing facilities set up – 2028; Waste processing operational – 160; & Landfill sites identified – 1161/Operational - 37. SWM Initiatives: Initiatives Taken by CPCB Guidelines on Legacy

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  • Nov 15, 2019
  • 1 Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) Technology Part 2 [ Science/Technology ]

    AIP is a marine propulsion technology which access non-nuclear submarine to operate without access to atmospheric oxygen. On 30th Oct 2019, DRDO tested a land based prototype of an Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) for submarine.

    Needs and Its Significance to India

    • DRDO develope

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  • 2 Weather Impact and Meteorology [ Down-to-Earth ]

    The cold heavier air during winters gets settled in Delhi and the air pollution starts choking in. In Delhi use of pet coke, furnace oil and even coal has been completely banned for industrial use. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is used by the government agencies to let the public

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  • 3 Emission of by Humans Causing Mass Extinction [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Out of 43,500 gigatonnes of the total Earth’s Carbon content not even one percent is above the surface, in the oceans, on land and in the atmosphere. According to the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO), an estimated 1.85 billion gigatonnes of carbon is expected to be stored inside the

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  • 4 Climate Change WMO Climate Risks,Extreme Events and Related Impacts [ Down-to-Earth ]

    As per the latest reports of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), the climate change has already altered the oceans, Polar Regions and high snowy mountains. The Countries have been badly affected with intense marine heat waves and stronger storms. The IPCC has also

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  • 5 Snow Leopard Survey [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature and natural resources (IUCN) reclassified the snow leopard from endangered to the vulnerable category in the IUCN red list on 14 September 2019. India is planning for the first time to survey on snow leopard population and its ge

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  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 1 Warming Seas a Breath of Foul Air [ Down-to-Earth ]

    The sea level rose globally by about 15 cm relative to 1986 - 2005 on an average during the 20th century. This warming of seas is expected to rise twice as fast and could reach up to 60 cm by 2100. On September 23,2019 according to the reports of UN Climate Action Summit (UNCAS)

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  • Nov 6, 2019
  • 1 Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) Technology [ Science/Technology ]

    AIP is a marine propulsion technology which access non-nuclear submarine to operate without access to atmospheric oxygen. On 30th Oct 2019, DRDO tested a land based prototype of an Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) for submarine. The prototype operation at the naval materials rese

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  • Nov 4, 2019
  • 1 Yojana October 2019- Invaluable Legacy (Part- 1) [ Yojana ]

    Key Topics Included In This Article: Basic Argument, Trusteeship is Based on Ahimsa, Trusteeship Allows Creation Of Wealth, Trusteeship & Nature, Trusteeship In Consumption, Gandhi’s Response to Direct Violence, Gandhi’s Response to Structure violence, Gandhi’s Response to Cultur

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  • 2 Yojana October 2019- Invaluable Legacy (Part- 2) [ Yojana ]

    Mahatma Gandhi’s Eleven Vows: Object & Observances of Ashram, Truth, Non-Violence or Love, Chastity (Brahmacharya), Control of Palate, Non-Stealing, Non-Possession or poverty, Physical Labour, Swadeshi, Fearlessness, Removal of Untouchability, Tolerance,

    Gandhi as an Internation

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  • Nov 2, 2019
  • 1 Kurukshetra October 2019 - Agricultural Reforms (Part 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics Included In This Article: Research and Technology, Reforms in fertiliser Sector, Agriculture Sector In India: Current Scenario, Pradhan Mantri Kisan, Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN), Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), Kisan Credit Card, E-National Agriculture Mark

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  • 2 Kurukshetra October 2019 - Agricultural Reforms (Part 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Best Farming Techniques In Indian Scenario: Small & marginal farming families that from backbone of Indian agriculture & economy. Policy support, production strategies, public investment in infrastructure, research & extension for crop, livestock & fisheries have significantly he

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  • 3 Kurukshetra October 2019 - Agricultural Reforms (Part 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Public – Private partnership In Agriculture Sector: A public – private partnership (PPP, 3P or P3) Is a long – term cooperative arrangement between 2 or more public & private Sector. Genesis of PPP: - PPP Sell set up in 2016 in department of Economic affairs (DEA) Ministry of Fin

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  • Oct 31, 2019
  • 1 Fourth President of the United States to Face Impeachment [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    As per the announcement from the House Speaker of the United States dated 25 September 2019, a formal impeachment inquiry is likely to take place against the present President of the United States. Prior to this the last three previous cases resulted in impeachment or in the resi

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  • 2 MoU Signed Between ISRO and DRDO to Provide Technologies for Human Space Mission [ Science/Technology ]

    In a significant development in the field of Space and Technology, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to provide technologies for development of human centric systems for Hum

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  • 3 Inauguration of 50 Kilowatt “Gandhi Solar Park” at UN Headquarters [ Science/Technology, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Prime Minister of India inaugurated a 50 kilowatt ‘Gandhi Solar Park’ at the Headquarters of United Nations (UN) on 24th September 2019. The solar park was inaugurated at UN Headquarters New York City during a special commemorative event that celebrated the 150th anniversary

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  • Oct 29, 2019
  • 1 Military Veterans Employment Programme Launched by Amazon India [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    In a significant development towards strengthening Military Employment, the Amazon India (E Commerce major) launched a Military Veterans Employment programme in the country on 26th August 2019. The program is expected to create employment opportunities for military veterans inclu

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  • Oct 22, 2019
  • 1 Public Safety Act of Jammu & Kashmir [ Policy/Governance, Newspaper Editorials ]

    Under the State’s Public Safety Act, the former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir was detained for 12 hours. This act allows the state government to detain a person up to 2 years without any trial. Initially the act was brought to prevent timber smuggling and was brought in 1978.

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  • 2 Down to Earth 1 to 15 OCT 2019 [ Down-to-Earth ]

    MCQ’s Must Know! ! Vienna, the capital of Austria, is most liveable city in world, as per an index prepared by The Economist. It scored just ahead of Melbourne, Australia. India has built 100 million toilets in about 0.6 million villages and another 6.3 million in cities.

    • Accor

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  • 3 Down to Earth 1 to 15 OCT 2019 Part 2 [ Down-to-Earth ]

    26.3 per cent of the cancer cases in western Odisha are from Bargarh, a district with 1.4 million people. The spike in pesticide use was the result of a pest attack that destroyed most of the paddy crop. Pesticides were brought to Bargarh by the farmers of water-starved Andhra Pr

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  • Oct 15, 2019
  • 1 19 Medals Won by Team India at the World Skills International Competition 2019 [ Sports, International Relations/Organizations ]

    A Total of 19 medals were won by the Team India at World Skills International Competition 2019 held in Kazan, Russia. The 19 medals include one Gold, one Silver, and two Bronze medals along with 15 Medallions of Excellence across key skills. The Competition took place in Kazan on

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  • 2 Ban on E-Cigarette [ Policy/Governance, Health ]

    In a significant measure towards promoting health and welfare, the Union Cabinet of India approved the proposal to ban the production, import and sale of e-cigarettes and similar products. The Union Government is going to pass an ordinance regarding the same soon. Electronic ciga

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  • 3 Su-30 MKI Successfully Tested Astra’ Air-to-Air Missile [ Science/Technology, Defense ]

    In a significant development in the field of Defence and Technology, an indigenous air-to-air missile ‘ASTRA’ has been successfully flight tested off the coast of Odisha on 16th September 2019. As a part of user trial, the beyond-visual-range missile was launched from Sukhoi-30 M

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  • Oct 14, 2019
  • 1 Six New Measures to Boost Export [ Policy/Governance, Economy ]

    To replace the existing merchandise exports from India scheme (MEIS), the Union Finance Minister of India recently announced the remission of duties for export products (RoDTEP). The revenue would be Rs. 50,000 crore for implementation of RoDTEP.

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  • 2 Deployment of 300 Drones for Mapping the Country [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the very first time the Survey of India (SOI) will use about 300 drones to map the country. The Survey of India is responsible for mapping and surveying entire country. The Survey of India is affiliated to the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

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