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

  • Apr 6, 2015
  • 1 Gujarat leads in implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) during 2014-15 [ None ]

    Union Ministry of Urban Development’s assessment of Swachh Bharat Mission implementation released placed Gujarat as the top performing state/Union Territory (UT) for 2014-15 financial year.

    • Gujarat is the first sate which constructed 60 percent of the household toilets built in t

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  • 2 Al-shabab attacked Garissa University College in Kenya [ None ]

    Al-Shabaab carried out a massacre killing 147 people in the Garissa University College situated in Garissa County in northeastern Kenya. Garissa University’s college campus is situated 145 km away from the porous Somalia-Kenya border. Al-Shabaab were killed total 151 people which

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  • 3 ISRO successfully launched IRNSS 1-D Navigational Satellite [ None ]

    The Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) 1-D satellite was launched successfully by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

    • IRNSS 1-D satellite will base on navigation, tracking and

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  • 4 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Give it Up campaign [ None ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Give it Up campaign. It was launched at the annual energy-focussed summit Urja Sangam 2015. Give it Up campaign launched to purpose of society betterment to forego their liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) subsidy, which would be utilised in provid

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  • 5 Bharti AXA General Insurance company launched Smart Traveller [ None ]

    Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited launched Smart Traveller that offers global coverage for students, individuals, families and frequent travelers without any incontinence.

    • Bharti AXA GI offers comprehensive and affordable international travel insurance solutions for di

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  • 6 FM Global released Global Resilience Index 2015 Report [ None ]

    FM Global released Global Resilience Index 2015, according to this report the Index offers powerful insights to help business executives target their investments towards more reliable returns and to protect their customers from future prospective.

    Norway topped the list in terms

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  • 7 Iran and P5+1 gave nod for nuclear agreement Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) [ None ]

    Iran, the P5+1 and the European Union (EU) conceded on a framework agreement called as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) for the purpose to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

    • The agreement was signed at Lausanne’s Beau-Rivage Palace hotel in Switzerland and it wi

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  • 8 Muslim girl Mariyam Asif Siddiqui won Bhagwad Gita contest [ None ]

    Muslim girl Mariyam Asif Siddiqui won the first position at the Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Champion League. Asif Siddiqui is a 12-year-old Muslim girl who studies in Class 6 of Cosmopolitan High School at Mira Road near Mumbai won the contest from among 4500 students of 195 schools.


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  • Apr 4, 2015
  • 1 Abhijeet Gupta wins 19th Commonwealth Chess Championship [ None ]

    Former world junior champion and Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta who won the 19th Commonwealth Chess Championship at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Abhijeet Gupta won the gold medal after settling for a quick draw with his opponent Arghyadip Das in the ninth and final round played at Mumbai, Ma

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  • Apr 3, 2015
  • 1 Mustafa Kamal resigned from the post of President of International Cricket Council [ None ]

    Vetren cricketer Mustafa Kamal resigned as the President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and he gave the resignation letter to the ICC. Mustafa Kamal is the Bangladeshi cricketer who administrator had succeeded Alan Isaac as the 11th President of the ICC in June 2014 f

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  • 2 Rajasthan Government opened women milk bank Jeevan Dhara in Jaipur [ None ]

    Rajasthan Government opened women milk bank Jeevan Dhara in Jaipur by Health Minister Rajendra Rathore and the bank would store milk from donating lactating mothers that can be used for feeding infants who are deprived of it. The state Government of Rajasthan launched the bank in

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  • 3 RBI approved the amalgamation of ING Vysya Bank with Kotak Mahindra Bank [ None ]

    Governor of RBI sanctioned the scheme of amalgamation of ING Vysya Bank Ltd. with Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd and the Scheme will come into force with effect from 1 April 2015. According to the sanction, all branches of ING Vysya Bank will function as branches of Kotak Mahindra Bank

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  • 4 India launched Operation Raahat to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen [ None ]

    India launched Operation Raahat to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen and India govt. launched Operation Raahat which is massive air and sea operation to protect Indian people. The operation will involve total of five ships and four aircraft and this Operation Raahat was s

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  • 5 General Muhammadu Buhari won Presidential Election of Nigeria [ None ]

    General Muhammadu Buhari won the Presidential Election of Nigeria and he defeated Goodluck Jonathan. General Muhammadu Buhari belongs to All Progressives Congress (APC) and secured 15424921 votes while Goodluck Jonathan’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) secured 12853162 votes.

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  • 6 Veteran Hindi poet Kailash Vajpeyi died [ None ]

    Veteran Hindi poet Kailash Vajpeyi died on 1 April 2015 due to a cardiac arrest in a private hospital of Saket in New Delhi and he was 79 years old. Kailash Vajpeyi is survived by his wife and daughter Ananya Vajpeyi. In 1936, Kailash Vajpeyi was born at Hamirpur of Uttar Pradesh

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  • Mar 31, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet gave its approval for the Approach and Key Components of e-Kranti [ None ]

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the PM Narendra Modi gave its approval for the Approach and Key Components of e-Kranti: National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) 2.0. e-Kranti is an important part of the Digital India programme which launched by PM modi and the programme has been envisaged

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  • 2 Union Ministry of Home Affairs proposed initiatives for women security under Nirbhaya Fund [ None ]

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the fourth week of March 2015 proposed 3 policy initiatives to enhance security women in the country under the Nirbhaya Fund. The minister will address three enhance security women center

    • Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF)
    • Investigat

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  • 3 Himachal Pradesh Government launched India’s first e-Vidhan Mobile apps [ None ]

    Himachal chief minister Virbhadra Singh launched part one of e-Vidhan Mobile apps and this app could be accessed by all the members 45 minutes before the question hours on android and tablets having information about the day business. Launching e-Vidhan Mobile apps, Himachal Prad

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  • 4 Madan Mohan Malviya conferred with Bharat Ratna posthumously [ None ]

    Indian freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya was recevied with Bharat Ratna (posthumously), highest civilian award of the country. Madan Mohan Malviya’s family recieved the award from President Pranab Mukherjee at the glittering function held at Durbar hall of the

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  • 5 Katsushi Inoue appointed as President & CEO of Honda Cars India Ltd [ None ]

    Eminent Katsushi Inoue was appointed as President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL). Inoue replaced Hironori Kanayama who is due to retire and He will assume charge on 1 April 2015. Earlier, Katsushi Inoue was associated with Honda Motor Co for 29 yea

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  • 6 Aditi Arya wins Miss India 2015 title [ None ]

    Aditi Arya belongs to New Delhi; she has won the Femina Miss India 2015 crown at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant. Miss India or Femina Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India. It is organised annually by Femina, a women’s magazine published by Bennett, Coleman & C

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  • 7 9 agricultural products from north-east India accorded GI registration tag [ None ]

    Geographical indication (GI) registration tag launched organic and exotic agricultural products from Northeast India and it will help to protect these exclusive special local crops and pave way for better branding and marketing of these products both in domestic and international

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  • 8 Michael Clarke retired from ODI cricket [ None ]

    Australian cricketer Michael Clarke announced to retire from One Day Internationals (ODI) after final match of 2015 Cricket World Cup and he also said that he will remain to represent Australian cricket team in the Test matches.

    • Australian Captain Michael Clarke in his final ODI

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  • 9 Vice president released book title Faces and Places written by Prof. Deepak Nayyar [ None ]

    The Vice President of India M Hamid Ansari released a book titled Faces and Places written by Prof. Deepak Nayyar who is economist and former Vice Chancellor of Delhi University. The book based on author’s photographs that have been taken over the past four decades. Its title cap

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  • Mar 31, 2015
  • 1 TC Goyal to retire from the post of Managing Director of DLF Limited [ None ]

    TC Goyal will retire post of the Managing Director realty major DLF Limited on 31 March 2015 by the company in a filing to Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). TC Goyal will also resign as director of the company which his resignation has been accepted by the Board of Directors of DLF Li

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  • 2 Saina Nehwal first Indian women to set world badminton ranking [ None ]

    Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal first Indian women to set world badminton assured of the top spot in world rankings. The first Indian woman to achieve the title after her closest competitor Carolina Martin of Spain and lost in the Yonex Sunrise Indian Super Series semi-final.

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  • Mar 30, 2015
  • 1 Ruth Porat appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Google [ None ]

    Ruth Porat has been selected as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of world’s largest search engine giant Google and as CFO of Google she will directly report to Larry Page, CEO and Co-Founder of Google.

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    Chief Financial Officer of Google

    1. Ruth Por

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  • 2 Union Government approves 10 FDI proposals worth Rs.2857.83 crore [ None ]

    Union Government has approved ten Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) which estimation cost of project was 2857.83 crore rupees and approved by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approves the FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) propos

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  • 3 First Polar Remotely Operated Vehicle of India operationalised in North Antarctica [ None ]

    First Polar Remotely Operated Vehicle (PROVe) of India was successfully operationalised for research in NIOT (North Antarctica by National Institute of Ocean Technology). Remotely Operated Vehicle (PROVe) has been deployed in Priyadarshini Lake located on the Schirmacher Oasis wh

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  • 4 Railway Minister flagged off first goods train from Lumding to Silchar in Assam [ None ]

    Suresh Prabhu of the Railway Minister flagged off the first goods train from Lumding to Silchar in Assam. Suresh Prabhu flagged off the train through video conferencing at a function in New Delhi. The Railway Minister also announced a cash award for those involved in the Lumding-

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