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

  • Mar 30, 2015
  • 1 ISRO won Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 [ None ]

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) won Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 and selected by the jury under the chairmanship of the PM Narendra Modi. The Jury that selected the ISRO for the award were PM Modi, Justice H L Dattu (Chief Justice of India)Mallikarjun Kharge (leader of the s

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  • 2 Fortune released the list of 2015 roster of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders [ None ]

    Fortune Magazine has released the list of 2015 roster of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and PM Modi of India at 5th rank and Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi at the 28th rank. Apple CEO Tim Cook was a first position of the list and European Central Bank President Mario Dragh

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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • 1 Twitter Samvad launched for direct communication between Government and Citizens [ None ]

    Union Government launched new platform named Twitter Samwad which associated with social networking giant Twitter by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 24 March 2015 during his meeting with Twitter (Chief Executive Dick Costolo).

    1. Twitter Samwad launched to purpose of bo

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  • 2 Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries sanctioned 17 Mega Food Parks [ None ]

    Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries sanctioned 17 Mega Food Parks (MFPs). These parks are aimed at creating state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities to reduce food wastage and create value addition.

    1. The 17 Mega Food Parks (MFPs) will be spread across 11 States. While K

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  • 3 Gujarat Philatelic Exhibition Gujpex-2015 inaugurated in Ahmedabad [ None ]

    Gujpex-2015 was inaugurated by the Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial in Ahmadabad and it is 13th state level philatelic exhibition of Gujarat postal circle on 24 March 2015.

    • This exhibition will run from 24 March to 27 March 2015 and th

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  • 4 Amitav Ghosh among the 10 finalists shortlisted for 2015 Man Booker International Prize [ None ]

    Indian author Amitav Ghosh was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2015. Author Amitav Ghos is the only Indian among the 10 finalists shortlisted for the prize and his age is 56 years old.

    At present, Amitav Ghosh was shortlisted for his contribution to the English

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  • Mar 25, 2015
  • 1 Madhav Gadgil and Jane Lubchenco won Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 2015 [ None ]

    Indian ecologist Madhav Gadgil and US Scientist Dr. Jane Lubchenco selected for the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement 2015 and they will share the 200000 US Dollar cash prize.

    • In 1991, MS Swaminathan was the first Indian to receive the award and Ecologist Madhav Gadgil be

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  • Mar 24, 2015
  • 1 Novak Djokovic won Wells Open Tennis Titles [ None ]

    Men’s Singles Title- Novak Djokovic of Serbia has won the Indian Wells Open Tennis Men’s Singles Title who defeated in the final match he defeated Switzerland’s Roger Federer by 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-2 score. Djokovic won his fourth Indian Wells Open title.

    • Women’s Singles Title - Roma

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  • 2 Lee Kuan Yew the founding father of Singapore died [ None ]

    Lee Kuan Yew was the statesman and founding father of Singapore died on 23 March 2015 at the Singapore General Hospital in the age of 91 years. In 1959, Kuan Yew became the first Prime Minister of Singapore and he transformed Singapore from a small port city and a malaria-infeste

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  • 3 Union Government of Environment reconstitutes SEAC-II in Maharashtra [ None ]

    Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted the 2nd SEAC (State Expert Appraisal Committee) in Maharashtra on 22 March 2015. Till October 2016, SEAC-II will have appointed seven members and will be headed by retired IAS officer Johny Joseph

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  • 4 Amitabh Bachchan Brand Ambassador for Campaign against Hepatitis B [ None ]

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was appointed as the brand ambassador for Union Government’s campaign against Hepatitis B, a critical public problem in India. In April 2015, the campaign against Hepatitis B will be launched and it is a part of the Union Government’s ambitious child imm

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  • 5 Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser died [ None ]

    Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser died due to a brief illness on the age of 84 year. Fraser was the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Liberal Party.

    1. Fraser won the largest majority in two subsequent Elections of 1977 and 1980 in Australian politi

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  • 6 Union Ministry of Environment to launch National Air Quality Index in April 2015 [ None ]

    National Air Quality Index launched by Union Ministry of Environment in April 2015. The main purpose of launched the National Air Quality Index will measure of air quality of the environment.

    1. National Air Quality Index will measure the eight major pollutants that impact health an

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  • 7 Union Cabinet approved 33 percent women reservation in police forces of all Union Territories [ None ]

    The Union Cabinet approved 33% reservation for women in police forces of all Union territories (UTs) including Delhi police announced by in the Union Cabinet meet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    • Women will be selected by direct recruitment in non-gazetted posts like const

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  • Mar 23, 2015
  • 1 Meira Kumars book released Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy Speakers Perspective [ None ]

    Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar’s book released “Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy – Speaker’s Perspective” and its first copy of book was presented to the President Pranab Mukherjee at a function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. “Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy – Speake

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  • 2 Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became first Captain to register 100 ODI wins [ None ]

    Mahendra Singh (Captain of Indian ODI Cricket team) became the first Indian captain and third in the history of the game, to lead his country to 100 ODI wins. MS Dhoni joined the Australian pair of Ricky Ponting (165 wins) and Allan Border (107 wins) by achieving this record.

    Image of MS Dhoni - Indian Cricketer

    Image of MS Dhoni - Indian Cricketer

    First Captain to register 100 ODI wins

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  • 3 Union Ministry of Railways constitutes Kaya Kulp council [ None ]

    Kaya kulp’ Council was constituted by Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu in order to fulfill the promise made in the Railway Budget Speech. Kaya kulp’ Council is an innovation council for Indian Railways which seeks to re-engineer business and introduces a spirit of innovat

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  • 4 Nobel winner sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan named as President of Britain’s Royal Society [ None ]

    Nobel winner Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was named as the President of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society and he will replace geneticist Sir Paul Nurse (Nobel Laureate). Nickname of Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is Venky who is scientist based at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular

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  • Mar 20, 2015
  • 1 Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana presented Budget 2015-16 [ None ]

    Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana presented its state Budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 and the state budget was presented in the state assembly by Finance Minister of Haryana Abhimanyu. Total amount of Haryana state budget is 68985.87 crore rupees that includes 5231

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  • 2 Maharashtra Government announced to rename Girgaum Chowpatty as Swaraj Bhoomi [ None ]

    Maharashtra Government announced to rename Girgaum Chowpatty as Swaraj Bhoomi to honour veteran freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Girgaum Chowpatty is the oldest and most famous beach of Mumbai and it is also called “Chau-pati” because of four channels of water that existed th

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  • 3 Astra missile successfully test fired from ITR Chandipur in Odisha [ None ]

    Astra (air-to-air missile) was successfully test fired at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha and it was test-fired aboard a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft. Astra (air-to-air missile) is a beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) that is capable of engaging it

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  • 4 Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar presented Budget 2015-16 [ None ]

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar presented the state budget for the financial year 2015-16 by prepared sate finance minister. The total amount of state budget is 120685.32 crore rupees that includes plan expenditure of 57437 crore rupees and non-plan expenditure of 63259 cror

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  • Mar 19, 2015
  • 1 Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai Japan [ None ]

    The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) was held in Sendai City from 14 March to 18 March 2015 in Japan. The 3rd UN World Conference was hosted by the Government of Japan in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Th

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  • 2 India to host seventh Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2016 [ None ]

    Developing country India will host the 7th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in 2016 and this announced by Home Minister of India Rajnath Singh at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan(recently held in 2015).

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  • 3 Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Seychelles [ None ]

    PM of India Narendra Modi visited Seychelles from 10 March and 11 March 2015 and PM Modi became the first Prime Minister of India to visit Seychelles in 34 long years. President of Seychelles James Michel received PM of India Modi at the Seychelles International Airport. During t

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  • 4 HDFC Bank launched mobile app “Chillr” [ None ]

    HDFC Bank launched a mobile app (application) “Chillr“for instantly transfer money to any person in India. Chillr app is a first-of-its kind application that is linked directly to customers’ bank accounts and is exclusively for customers of HDFC Bank. The bank launched the Chillr

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  • Mar 18, 2015
  • 1 Indian researcher Minoti Apate named as woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales [ None ]

    Indian eminent researcher Minoti Apate has been selected for Woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales (NSW). Minoti Apate contributed in the field of medical research, Indian community and the tertiary education.

    1. At present, Minoti Apate is Professor of Medicine at the South West

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  • 2 India and Kyrgyzstan signed MoU to strengthen bilateral cooperation on textile and clothing [ None ]

    India and Kyrgyzstan signed MoU to bilateral cooperation on textile and clothing by Minister of State for Textiles Santosh Kumar Gangwar and his counterpart Minister of Energy and Industry of Kyrgyzstan Kubanychbek Turdubaev in New Delhi. The MoU was signed into three filed which

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  • 3 Ashu Suyash appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL [ None ]

    Recently, Ashu Suyash appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL by the Board of Directors of the Company. Ashu Suyash will replace Roopa Kudva and will take charge from June 2015.

    1. Rupa Kudva had joined CRISIL in 1992 who appointed as MD and CEO of CRISIL

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  • 4 Union Ministry DoNER announced to appoint Mary Kom as the brand ambassador of the NE region [ None ]

    Union Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) was appointed as Olympic Bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom as the brand ambassador of the North-East region. She was selected by DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh who region which offers 2.4 trillion rupees business oppor

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