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

  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1 4 ISRO Teams Join 36th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO has joined the 36th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica organised by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research. ISRO has sent four teams to install stakes on ice for DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System) to validate the glacier surface velocity.

    ISRO Sends Four Teams to Antarctica

    ISRO Sends Four Teams to Antarctica

    ISRO Sends Four Teams to Antarctica

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  • 2 📹 Must to Know for Environmental Protection- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 3 WEF Released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017 [ Ranks & Indices ]

    India was ranked 87th out of 127 countries on a Global Energy Architecture Performance Index 2017, but ranks worst for pollution, released as part of report of Geneva- based World Economic Forum.

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    Global Energy Architecture Performance

    Global Energy Architecture performance

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  • 4 Environment Ministry Official to Chair Animal Welfare Board of India [ Env. ]

    The Animal Welfare Board of India, a statutory advisory body under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change will now be permanently chaired by a senior MoEF official. According to a notification made public earlier this month.

     Animal Welfare Board of India

    Animal Welfare Board of India

    Animal Welfare Board of India

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  • 5 Union Government to Launch Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment proposed launch of Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana scheme for providing physical aids and assisted-living devices for senior citizens belonging to BPL category.

    Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana for Senior Citizens

    Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana for Senior Citizens

    Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana for Senior Citizens

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  • 6 ICICI Launched Mera iMobile Application for Rural Customers [ Sci-Tech ]

    ICICI Bank Ltd. has launched mobile banking app for rural customers that allow them to access banking services as well as information on agri services. This is offering 135 agri-services, across 11 Indian languages.

    Image of the Mera iMobile application

    Image of the Mera IMobile Application

    Image of the Mera iMobile application

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  • 7 Indian Navy Successfully Test Fires Barak Missile from INS Vikramaditya [ Sci-Tech ]

    India’s navy successfully test fired its first surface-to-air Barak missile from its aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The test firing, conducted in the Arabian Sea. The missile was fired against a live low flying high speed target.

    Image of the Barak missile

    Image of the Barak Missile

    Image of the Barak missile

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  • 8 Rajya Sabha Passes the Employees Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 [ Bills ]

    The Rajya Sabha passed The Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The bill enhances the compensation in case of death and occupational injuries and makes it obligatory for the employers to inform their workers about their rights. The Bill amends the Employee’s Compensati

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 Rajya Sabha Passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014 [ Bills ]

    Crucial bill aims to ensure equal rights to people afflicted by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs, was passed by the Rajya Sabha. Health Minister JP Nadda passed the bill in the Upper House by a voice vote.

    HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill Passed

    HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill Passed

    HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill Passed

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  • 2 Cabinet Approves Setting Up of National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved setting up of NSEBC as a Constitutional body. The constitutional amendment bill for amending Constitution mainly by insertion of Article 338B will be soon introduced in the Parliament.

    Cabinet Approves setting up of NSEBC As Constitutional body

    Cabinet Approves Setting up of NSEBC As Constitutional Body

    Cabinet Approves setting up of NSEBC As Constitutional body

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  • 3 Five Indian Cities Included in World Heritage List [ Eco. ]

    Union Government information that five Indian cities were included in the tentative list of UNESCO world Heritage Sites. The cultural heritage of a country is a spectacular memorandum of its glorious past.

    The five cities included are:

    1. Ahmedabad
    2. Jaipur
    3. Delhi
    4. Mumbai
    5. Bhubaneswar

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  • 4 Highlight on Environmental Protection - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace and Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 5 Union Cabinet Approves MoU with USA on Partnership for Cyber Security [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Union Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding on the cyber security with the United States. The MoU signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and the US Homeland Security Department on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security.

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    MoU-was-signed-on-11th-jan-2017

    MoU-was-signed-on-11th-jan-2017

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  • 6 ISRO Commissions World’S Third-Largest Hypersonic Wind Tunnel [ Sci-Tech ]

    ISRO Commissions the world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel and shock tunnel, at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar commissioned two facilities –

    • A 1-m Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
    • A 1-m Shock Tunnel
    ISRO commissions World's 3rd-largest Wind Tunnel

    ISRO Commissions World’s 3rd-largest Wind Tunnel

    ISRO commissions World’s 3rd-largest Wind Tunnel

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  • 7 India Ranks 131 in Human Development Index 2016 [ Ranks & Indices ]

    India slipped to rank 131 among the 188 countries ranked in terms of human development, the 2016 Human Development Report that was released by the United Nations Development Programme. India scored 0.624 and was placed in medium human development category.

    Image of Human Development Index

    Image of Human Development Index

    Image of Human Development Index

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  • 8 Focus on Environmental Protection - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

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    National Green Tribunal

    Established under the National Green

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  • 9 Focus on Disaster Mitigation - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

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    National Disaster Management Plan, 2016

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  • Mar 28, 2017
  • 1 Government to Merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI [ Policy-Governance ]

    Government of India has Decided to merge the BMB With the SBI to ensure greater banking services outreach to women, at a faster pace. The Bharatiya Mahila Bank was founded in 2013 in order to drive economic empowerment of women.

    Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI

    Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI

    Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI

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  • 2 Forbes World’S Billionaires List 2017 Released: Bill Gates Tops the List [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The World’s Billionaires List 2017. It was The first time ever that Forbes pinned down more than 2000 ten-figure- fortunes of the billionaires. Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani tops the list of richest Indians in the Forbes’ list.

    10 Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2017

    10 Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2017

    10 Forbes World’s Billionaires List 2017

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  • 3 Scientists in Netherlands Develop New, Super-Fast Wi – Fi Network [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists have developed a new wireless Internet based on harmless infrared rays, Which is reportedly 100 times faster than existing Wireless Fidelity networks. According to the researchers, at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

    This Wi-Fi is 100 times faster

    This Wi-Fi is 100 Times Faster

    This Wi-Fi is 100 times faster

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  • 4 Roger Federer Wins ATP Indian Wells Masters Title [ Sports ]

    Indian Wells - Roger Federer defeated fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka to claim a record-equaling fifth ATP title at the Indian Wells Masters. He is defeated Stan Wawrinka 6 - 4, 7 - 5 in an all-Swiss final at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

    Roger Federer Indian Wells Title Win

    Roger Federer Indian Wells Title Win

    Roger Federer Indian Wells Title Win

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  • 5 Scientists Discover Five New Sub-Atomic Particles at CERN [ Sci-Tech ]

    Scientists using large LHC at CERN and most powerful particle accelerator have discovered a new system of five particles all in a single analysis. This discovery is unique as observing five new states all at once are very rare.

    CERN scientists discover new sub-atomic particles

    CERN Scientists Discover New Sub-atomic Particles

    CERN scientists discover new sub-atomic particles

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  • 6 Union Cabinet Approved Four GST Related Bills [ Bills ]

    Union Cabinet approved four supplementary Goods and Services Tax Bills to implement the tax reform. These Bills were earlier approved by the GST Council after clause-by-clause, discussion over 12 meetings in past 6 months.

    Union Cabinet Approves Four GST Related Bills:

     Union Cabinet approves four GST related bills

    Union Cabinet Approves Four GST Related Bills

    Union Cabinet approves four GST related bills

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  • 7 Focus on Waste Management- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

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    Image shows the Trash Treatment

    Image Shows the Trash Treatment

    Image shows the Trash Treatment

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  • 8 Japan Launches Satellite to Monitor North Korea [ Sci-Tech ]

    Japan successfully launched a new satellite to track land and maritime movements in North Korea and conduct surveys on the weapons program of the rogue state. The H-2A rocket was launched from the Tanegashima base in the south-east of Japan.

    Japan launches satellite to monitor North Korea

    Japan Launches Satellite to Monitor North Korea

    Japan launches satellite to monitor North Korea

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  • 9 Yogi Adityanath Sworn in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh [ Appointments ]

    Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, placing a polarizing figure in charge of one of India’s most important states. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath enjoys good relations with predecessor Rajnath Singh, who is currently the Union home minister.

    Yogi Adityanath chief minister of uttar pradesh

    Yogi Adityanath Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

    Yogi Adityanath chief minister of uttar pradesh

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  • Mar 28, 2017
  • 1 ICRISAT, ICAR Join Hands for Crop Improvement [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    ICAR and ICRISAT have signed an agreement to work together. They will work together on crop improvement and agronomy programmes for grain legumes and dryland cereals. It will benefit small farmers in India and Globally.

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    Loaction of ICRISAT on Map

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  • 2 Idea Approves Merger with Vodafone India [ Eco. ]

    Idea approves merger with Vodafone India an attempt to create the company’s biggest telecom operator with about 400 million customers. The merger is expected to be completed in 2018. Vodafone India is the country’s second largest operator by users and Idea Cellular the third larg

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  • 3 Cheteshwar Pujara Plays Indian’S Longest Innings [ Sports ]

    Cheteshwar Pujara created history when he registered the longest Test innings for any Indian in Test cricket, in terms of balls. His 202 off 525 balls in the first innings during the third test – match against Australia at Ranchi.

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  • 4 Trivendra Singh Rawat Sworn – in as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand [ Appointments ]

    BJP’s Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Saturday sworn-in as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand. The oath of office being administered by Governor Krishan Kant Paul The swearing-in ceremony that was held at the Parade Ground.

    About Trivendra Singh Rawat:

    Image of Trivendra Singh Rawat

    Image of Trivendra Singh Rawat

    Image of Trivendra Singh Rawat

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