Economics: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • May 31, 2019
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions in Economy 2019 IAS/NET(Part-1)(Set-3) [ Economy ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions in Economy 2019 IAS/NET(Part-1)(Set-2) [ Economy ]

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  • May 29, 2019
  • 1 Expected Questions in Economy 2019 IAS/NET(Part-1)(Set-1) [ Economy ]

    Sunil Mehta Committee: More than 50 banks & financial institutions in India have entered into inter-creditor agreement to speed up resolution of stressed assets of Rs. 50 cr. & above that are under consortium lending. Aimed at resolution of loan accounts w/size of ₹50 cr. & above

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  • May 28, 2019
  • 1 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships was organised by Ministry of Commerce in association w/Confederation of Indian Industry & EXIM Bank of India to deepening India-Africa economic & business ties in New Delhi.

    Theme of the Conclave:

    “India & Africa:

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  • May 7, 2019
  • 1 🌟 National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill 2019 in the Parliament [ Economy, Health, Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019. The objective of the bill is to confer the status of Institutions of National Importance to National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM)

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  • Apr 25, 2019
  • 1 🌟 China’S Economy Cools in Q4, 2018 Growth Hits 28-Year Low, What is GDP? [ Economy ]

    China’s economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years

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    Image of China’s Economy

    Image of China’s Economy

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  • Apr 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is Guaranteed Minimum Income? History of Guaranteed Minimum Income [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nationwide minimum income for the poor has been a populist gambit to woo voters similar to a promise for farm loan waiver. It has been tried by various government. Like MGNREGA committed right to work, like RTI committed right to information, like Food Security Bill guarantees th

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  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 1 Online Lending Portal for MSMEs [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An online lending portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com with majority ownership of 6 Public Sector Banks (PSBs) / Financial Institutions (FIs) along with their associated companies, has been launched which facilitates in principle approval for loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterp

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  • 2 🌟 Cabinet Approves Unified Authority for Regulating Financial Services in IFSCs [ Economy, Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved establishment of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in International Financial Services Centers (IFSCs) in India through International Financial Services Centers Authority Bill, 2019.

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    Image of Details of IFSC

    Image of Details of IFSC

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  • 3 Cabinet Approves Official Amendments to the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018 [ Economy, Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet, approved Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018, pursuant to the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF). The official amendments will further strengthen the Bill in its objective to effectively tackle the menace of illicit deposi

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  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To facilitate import of capital goods for producing quality goods and services and enhance India’s manufacturing competitiveness, Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme under the Foreign Trade Policy is for manufacturer exporters with or without supporting manufacturer (s), merch

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  • Mar 31, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Recommendations of the Inter-Ministerial Committee Regarding Exploration in Petroleum and Gas [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Government is implementing the recommendations of the high level Inter-Ministerial Committee that has made several specific recommendations regarding the exploration in the Petroleum and Gas sector.

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    Image of Advantage India

    Image of Advantage India

    • India’s import depe

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  • 2 🌟 Budget Summary with Major Highlights of the Interim Budget 2019-20 [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Interim Budget 2019 - 20 besides having a major Scheme for the farmers, it provides tax sops and sets the Developmental Agenda for the years to come. A New Deal for 12 Crore Small and Marginal farmers with direct income support.

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    Image of Budget at a Glance

    Image of Budget at a Glance

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  • 3 Interim Budget: Income Upto Rs 5 Lakh to Get Full Tax Rebate; Higher Standard Deduction Proposed [ Economy ]

    Individual taxpayers having taxable annual income up to Rs. 5 lakhs will get full tax rebate and therefore will not be required to pay any income tax. While presenting the Interim Budget 2019 - 20 in Parliament today the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways &

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  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the creation of National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT). The National Bench of the Appellate Tribunal shall be situated at New Delhi.

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    Image of Goods and Services Tax

    Image of Goods and Services Tax

    • The National

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  • 2 Year End Review 2018-19: Ministry of Mines [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Mines is responsible for survey and exploration of all minerals, other than natural gases, petroleum and atomic minerals, for mining and metallurgy of non-ferrous metals like aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, gold, nickel, etc. and for administration of the Mines and Mi

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  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 1 Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers [ Economy, Health, Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers in India is the administrative unit of three departments namely: Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Department of Fertilizers, and Department of Pharmaceuticals

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    Image of The Managing Plastic Waste

    Image of The Managing Plastic Waste

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  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 1 Efficient Transportation of Coal: Rapid Loading System and Other Projects [ Science/Technology, Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In order to ensure faster evacuation of coal, Rapid Loading System (RLS) is being introduced in coal companies (like CIL, SCCL) at different loading points, where coal loading is more than 1 million tonne (MT) from any mine to minimize the loading time and enhance dispatch with

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  • Mar 7, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Amendment to the Trade Unions Act, 1926 to Make Provisions Regarding [ Economy, Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet approved amendment to the Trade Union Act, 1926, paving way for the central government to recognize trade unions. An Act to provide for the registration of Trade Unions and in certain respects to define the law relating to registered Trade Unions

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    Image Of Checklist

    Image Of Checklist

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  • Feb 27, 2019
  • 1 Cabinet Allows Inclusion of Merchant Exporters Under Interest Equalisation Scheme [ Economy ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, approved the proposal of the Department of Commerce for including merchant exporters under the Interest Equalisation Scheme (IES) for Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit by allowing them interest equalisation rate of 3 % on such cr

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  • Feb 26, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Appointment of Shri Shaktikanta Das as Governor, RBI [ Economy ]

    India’s former economic affairs secretary & current member of 15th Finance Commission Shaktikanta Das is to be appointed as next RBI Governor. He will be 25th Governor of apex bank of country.

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    Image Of Shaktikanta Das

    Image Of Shaktikanta Das

    About Shaktikanta Das

    • Shaktikant

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  • Feb 22, 2019
  • 1 Farm Crisis: Centre Doubles Export Incentive for Onion Farmers [ Economy, Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    In order to boost exports of onions from the country, the central government announced it has doubled the export incentive granted to the bulb under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) from 5 % to10 %.

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  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 1 Nearly 5 Lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals for Medical Tourism in 2017 in India [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    The estimated Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in the country on Medical purpose during the years, Foreign Exchange Earning (FEE) through Medical Tourism in India is Not Available, Separately.

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    Image Of Medical Tourism

    Image Of Medical Tourism

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    Table Of Foreign Tourist for medical Purpose

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  • Feb 16, 2019
  • 1 🌟 DBTL Under Implementation in 715 Districts [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG Scheme (DBTL) /PAHAL was launched in 54 districts of the country on 15.11. 2014 and was subsequently extended to rest of the country on 01st January, 2015.

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    Image Of Direct Benefit Transfer Of Subsidy Process

    Image Of Direct Benefit Transfer Of Subsidy Process

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  • Feb 11, 2019
  • 1 Difference Between NIMZs and SEZs: Establishment of National Investment & Manufacturing Zones [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Investment & Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs) are one of the important instruments of National Manufacturing Policy, 2011. NIMZs are envisaged as large areas of developed land with the requisite eco-system for promoting excellent manufacturing activity.

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    Image Of Investment & Manufacturing Zone

    Image Of Investment & Manufacturing Zone

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  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 1 Recommendations Made During 31stMeeting of the GST Council Held Regarding [ Policy/Governance, Economy ]

    The GST Council in its 31st Meeting on 22nd Dec. 2018 held at New Delhi has recommended to rationalize the 28 % tax rate slab by reducing rates for various items. Further, GST Council has clarified various issues relating to GST Returns, Refunds, HSN Codes, ITC, etc. and has ext

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  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 1 Merger of Dena, Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda Approved [ Economy, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Govt. on 1st JAN 2019, approved the merger of Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda. The merger will allow the combined entity under BoB more lending power. BoB will now have a global competitive identity.

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  • 2 🌟 Policy Framework Notified to Permit Exploration and Exploitation of Unconventional Hydrocarbons [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Environment/Ecology ]

    Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister approved a policy framework for exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons, a change that would allow private companies to exploit unconventional hydrocarbons including shale gas and Coal Bed Methane (CBM) from their existi

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  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 1 Government Moves Enhance Bank Recapitalisation Outlay Rs. 1, 06, 000 Crore Current Financial Year [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government will infuse an additional Rs. 41,000 crore into cash-starved public sector banks (PSBs). The outlay will go up from Rs. 65,000 crore to Rs. 1,06,000 crore in the current financial year to propel economic growth, cementing India’s position as the fastest growing ec

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  • Jan 28, 2019
  • 1 ESIC to Allow Non - IPs to Avail Medical Services from Its Underutilized Hospitals [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    Employees’ State Insurance Corporation during its 176th meeting held on 5th Dec. , 2018 took few very imp. decisions towards improvements in its service delivery mechanism. During meeting held under Chairmanship of Minister of State for Labour & Employment (I/C), it was decided t

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  • 2 🌟 Maharatna, Navratna & Miniratna Status of CPSEs: NPCC is Now a Miniratna [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Government has conferred status of Miniratna: Category–I to National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC). Empowerment of miniratna status to NPCC will help company to take speedy decisions by enhancing delegation of powers to Board.

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    Image of Maharatna, Navratna & Miniratna Status of CPSEs

    Image of Maharatna, Navratna & Miniratna Status of CPSEs

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  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 1 Commerce Minister Launches Logo and Brochure of Logix India [ Policy/Governance, Economy ]

    Logix India 2019 aims to serve as major initiative to improve logistics cost effectiveness & operational efficiencies for India’s global trade. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry & Civil Aviation launched logo & brochure of Logix India 2019 in New Delhi.

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    Image of Logistic Cost India

    Image of Logistic cost India

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  • 2 Government Launches ‘PAiSA’ Portal Under National Urban Livelihoods Mission [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Computers & ICT ]

    Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched ‘PAiSA’ – Portal for Affordable Credit & Interest Subvention Access during National Workshop on Municipal Finance & Urban Planning held in New Delhi.

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    Image of PAiSA Portal

    Image of PAiSA Portal

    PAISA Portal

    • It is centralised

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