General: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • 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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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Terrorists Attack in Shopian J&K- Important [ None ]

    Terrorist activity targeted Shopian Paramilitary Convoy in Kashmir on 10th October 2016. Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers and five civilians were injured in this attack at a CRPF convoy in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

       Location of Shopian

    Location of Shopian

    Location of Shopian

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  • 2 🌟 India-Pakistan Border to Be Sealed Completely by 2018- Important [ None ]

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced that India-Pakistan border will be completely sealed by December 2018. It is an extensive plan to monitor India’s frontier security. Union Home Minister held meeting with representatives of 4 states sharing border with Pakistan in Jaisa

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  • 3 🌟 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in India - Important [ None ]

    The 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) will be hosted by India in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) at New Delhi from November 3 to 5, 2016. India is hosting this conference for the second time.

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  • 4 🌟 MS Sahoo is Chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India- Important [ None ]

    MS Sahoo a Financial markets expert was appointed as the Chairman of Union Finance Ministry constituted four-member Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). Serve as chairperson of IBBI for five years till 2021.

       Image of MS Sahoo

    Image of MS Sahoo

    Image of MS Sahoo

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  • 5 🌟 Murga: Winner of First Prize at Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival- Important [ None ]

    Murga has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF).Directed by young filmmaker Katyayan Shivpuri from Maharashtra.Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu honored Katyayan with award, certificate and cash prize of 10 lakhs rupees.

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  • 6 🌟 UR Rao: First Indian Inducted into IAF Hall of Fame- Important [ None ]

    Udupi Ramachandra Rao a former ISRO Chairman and space scientist was inducted in the Hall of Fame of International Astronautical Federation (IAF) at the closing ceremony of the 67th IAF Congress 2016 held at Guadalajara, Mexico. He is renowned for his remarkable contribution to t

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  • 7 🌟 Jharkhand: First State Implementing DBT in Kerosene PDS (Public Distribution System) - Important [ None ]

    Jharkhand is India’s first state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme for Kerosene Public Distribution System. Four districts are selected under the scheme given below it:

    1. Chatra
    2. Hazaribagh
    3. Khunti
    4. Jamtara

    The scheme will be implemented from 1st October 2017.

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  • 8 🌟 Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh’S Urban Areas Declared Open Defecation Free- Important [ None ]

    Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh’s urban areas are declared open defecation free (ODF) by the Union Urban Development Ministry on second anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission and 147th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2016. These two states are first to become open

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  • 9 🌟 Government to Launch “Progress Panchayat” in Mewat- Important [ None ]

    Progress Panchayat will connect minority’s communities, especially Muslims to make the special policies, programmes and schemes related to education, health, and employment and eliminate their fear and misgivings with the government.

    Location of Mewat Haryana

    Location of Mewat Haryana

    Location of Mewat Haryana

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 9 Indian Island for Tourism Growth-Important [ None ]

    9 Island from Andaman & Nicobar (4) and Lakshadweep (5) are selected to boost the tourism under the Niti Aayog master plan.These include azure seas, white coral beaches of Lakshadweep, and the tropical lushness of Andaman & Nicobar. This decision was inspired by how Singapore dr

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  • 2 🌟 India Suspend Talks on Indus Waters Treaty (Important) [ None ]

    The Indian Government has decided to suspend all further talks on India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty. This was decided in a meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the aftermath of the Uri attack.

    National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishanka

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  • 3 🌟 Approval Grated for First Phase of Ken-Betwa Interlinking (Important) [ None ]

    India’s first ever inter-State river interlinking project Crore Ken-Betwa gets approval of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL). At the meeting of NBWL which was chaired by Anil Madhav Dave Minister of State (MoS) for Environment and Forests. It will be completed at the estimat

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  • 4 🌟  Indian American Harmeet Kaur Dhillon Appointed as Important Republican Position [ None ]

    At the United States national level an Indian American Sikh woman Harmeet Kaur Dhillon (47) from California was elected to an important position in the Republican Party. And with this she elected as the most recent national committee woman, a key position of the Republican Nation

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  • Aug 31, 2017
  • 1 E-Trans & DEEP E-Bidding Portals Launched by Union Power Ministry [ None ]

    ‘e-Trans’ & ‘DEEP’ e-bidding web portals has been launched by the Union Power Ministry of State (IC) for Power, Coal New & Renewable Energy and Mines Shri Piyush Goyal for electronic bidding and e-reverse auction of tariff-based electricity transmission projects at New Delhi.

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  • 2 Indian Economy & Issues Relating to Planning Mobilization - 7th pay commission - Hit’s & Misses [ None ]

    The Cabinet approved recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission on pay and pensions in a decision that will boost consumption by putting extra disposable income in the hands of the central government’s 4.7 million employees and 5.3 million pensioners

    Recommendation:

    Cabinet cl

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  • Aug 18, 2017
  • 1 27 Cities Selected for Smart Cities Mission in 3rd Stage [ None ]

    27 cities have been selected by the Union Ministry of Urban Development from 12 States for the third phase of  Smart Cities Mission based on the scores of the Smart City Challenge competition in which total 63 cities had participated.

    • Amritsar of Punjab state has topped the list

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  • 2  Income Declaration Scheme 2016: Will kick start from 1st June 2016 [ None ]

    From 1st June 2016 the Income Declaration Scheme 2016 or four month window for announcement of domestic black money shall come into effect. The window offers an occasion to all people who have not professed income properly in former years to come onward and state their secret inc

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  • Aug 12, 2017
  • 1 SBI: First Domestic Bank to Open Branch in Yangon, Myanmar [ None ]

    State Bank of India (SBI) India’s largest lender will be set up its foreign branch in Yangon, the capital city of Myanmar - SBI became the first domestic bank to open a branch in Myanmar.

    • Yangon the 54th foreign branch of the SBI will spread the global presence of India’s largest

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  • Aug 8, 2017
  • 1  E-Voter Mobile App for Kerala Assembly Polls Has Been Launched by EC [ None ]

    An innovative mobile application named e-voter with comprehensive details about the forthcoming 2016 Assembly polls in Kerala by the Election Commission of India (ECI). The app is imagined for voters’ simplification for search in electoral roll, information concerning candidates,

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  • 2  New UN University Council is Indian Academician Radha Kumar [ None ]

    New United Nation’s University Council is Indian academician Radha Kumar along with other 11 people by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, she will serve for terms of either three or six years and shall express its principles and policies, consider and approve biennial budget and w

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  • 3  At Recurve Event at Archery World Cup Deepika Kumari Creates Equals World Record [ None ]

    India’s Deepika Kumari has reached to the equivalent of world record in Women’s Recurve event at the qualifying stage of Archery World Cup held in Shanghai, China with recorded a score of 686 out of 720 to finish 1st in qualifiers and equal the world.

    Image of Deepika Kumari

    Image of Deepika Kumari

    Deepika Kumari Indian athlete archery

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  • 4  New PM of Tibetan Government-in-Exile is Lobsang Sangey [ None ]

    Lobsang Sangey (48) is re-elected for consecutive term as the Prime Minister of Tibetan government-in-exile. The Tibetan election officials have announced result of election in the northern Indian town of Dharmsala which is the headquarters of the government-in-exile.

    Image of Lobsang Sangey

    Image of Lobsang Sangey

    Lobsang Sangey re-elected as PM of Tibetan government-in-exile

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  • May 7, 2017
  • 1 Veteran Actor Vinod Khanna Passes Away [ None ]

    Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passed away at 70 on April 27, 2017. The actor breathed his last at HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre Khanna was suffering from bladder cancer. Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna who was admitted to the Sir HN Relian

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  • Jan 10, 2017
  • 1 दस उच्च समाचार (Top Ten News Part - 2 in Hindi) [ None ]

    जापान:- पिछले साल जापान की होटलों में इंसानी कर्मचारीगण के स्थान पर जब रोबोटिक कर्मचारीगण के काम करने की खबरें आईं थीं, तभी से आशंका हो गई थी कि इनसे बड़ा खतरा हो सकता है। ऐसा इसलिए क्योंकि उस होटल के मालिक ने एक कर्मचारी को छोड़कर अन्य सभी नौकरों को नौकरी से निकाल दिया था। उसके बा

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  • 2 म्ांत्रियो की मौत व बीमारी के विषय में रहस्य और विवाद [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना:- कालजयी उपन्यास ’चंद्रकांता संतति’ की पटकथा के समान सियासी दांव-पेचों में रहस्य और रोमांच परत-दर-परत उलझता जाता है। नेताओं के रोग व मौत को छिपाने तथा उजागर करने के पीछे एक पूरी कवायद होती है। इतिहास गवाह है कि बड़े नेता की मौत से किसी को फायदा तो किसी को नुकसान होता है

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  • Jan 5, 2017
  • 1 Google Doodle Pays Tribute to India’S Social Reformer Savitribai Phule [ None ]

    Google dedicated a Doodle to mark the 186th birth anniversary of India’s 19th century social reformer Savitribai Jyotirao Phule. She was a social reformer and poet. She has been given recognition in the list of important figures in Maharashtra’s social reform movements.

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  • Jan 4, 2017
  • 1 Bunkar Mitra Helpline for Handloom Weavers [ None ]

    Bunkar Mitra helpline started functioning now. The helpline is meant to extend professional expertise to distressed handloom weavers. The helpline was launched by the Union Textiles Minister Zubin Irani on the occasion of Good Governance Day.

    Handloom Helpline Centre by Ministry of Textiles

    Handloom Helpline Centre by Ministry of Textiles

    Handloom Helpline Centre by Ministry of Textiles

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  • Dec 9, 2016
  • 1 Limited Use of Newspapers for Food Packaging, FSSAI Seeks [ None ]

    Printing ink and other harmful carcinogenic chemicals used in newspaper for food packaging is harmful or unhealthy.  The central food regulator restricted use of newspapers and cardboard boxes for packaging food items. Seek to update you about the recent initiatives undertaken by

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  • Dec 5, 2016
  • 1 Jayalalithaa Passes Away at Age of 68 [ None ]

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalitha has been in the hospital from past few months due to a severe health condition. Recently she had a heart attack in the hospital. From then her health condition deteriorated seriously.

    Jayalalithaa’s death was confirmed by Apollo Hospitals

    Jayalalithaa’s Death Was Confirmed by Apollo Hospitals

    Jayalalithaa’s death was confirmed by Apollo Hospitals

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