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

  • Jul 4, 2016
  • 1 Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Makes History Again, Becomes First Indian to Feature in Europa League [ None ]

    Gurpreet Singh Sandhu makes history again, becomes first Indian to feature in Europa League. Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was named in Norwegian club Stabaek FC’s squad for their Europa League qualifying match against Welsh Premier League side Connah’s Quay Nomads FC,

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  • 2 Amul Become the Official Sponsor of Indian Contingent at Rio Olympics 2016 [ None ]

    India’s biggest food products marketing organization Amul has become the official sponsor of Indian contingent to the 2016 Rio Olympics. In this concern, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which sells its product under the brand Amul, has inked an agreement wi

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  • 3 World Bank Group Sign an Agreement with ISA for India’S Solar-Energy Program [ None ]

    The World Bank (WB) Group has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to provide more than 1 billion dollars to support India’s solar energy program. In New Delhi, the agreement was signed in the presence of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, Union P

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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • 1 Online Teacher Education Portal Union HRD Ministry Launched known as Prashikshak, [ None ]

    The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched ‘Prashikshak’- an online teacher education portal for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs). Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani dedicated ‘Prashikshak’ - a teacher

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  • 2 ZSI to Record Impact of Climate Change on Animals in Five Himalayan States [ None ]

    The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has launched long-term monitoring studies project for the document of the impact of climate change on animal biodiversity in five Himalayan states.

    These five Himalayan states include Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Hi

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  • 3 The Successfully Test-Fired Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Developed by India and Israel [ None ]

    A model of the Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile. A new generation Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM), developed by India and Israel, was successfully test-fired twice on a day. In the test, the missile was launched from a mobile launcher in the Integrated Test Range (

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  • 4 National Mineral Exploration Policy Approved by the Union Cabinet. [ None ]

    The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP). The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The primary aims of NMEP is fast-tracking the exploration activity in the country through improved participation of the pri

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  • 5 Union Cabinet Deliberates Model Shops and Establishments Bill, 2016 [ None ]

    The Union Cabinet has deliberated the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016. This Bill will be sent to States/UTs, so that they can modify their individual Acts, if they want. The States/UTs can either approve the Bill as it

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  • 6 Indian Navy Inducts Anti-Submarine Torpedo ‘Varunastra’ [ None ]

    Indigenously developed heavyweight anti-submarine torpedo named Varunastra has been successfully inaugurated in the Indian Navy making India one of the eight countries in the world to have the capability to design and build such anti-submarine torpedo system.

    Image showing the anti-submarine torpedo system.

    Image Showing the Anti-submarine Torpedo System.

    The capability to design and build such anti-submarine torpedo system.

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  • 7 Rodrigo Duterte Takes Oath as President of Philippines [ None ]

    Rodrigo Duterte takes oath as the 16th President of Philippines for six years period. He takes oath to the office by the justice of Supreme Court at the Malacanang presidential palace of Manila, Philippines.

    About Rodrigo Duterte:

    Image shows the Rodrigo Duterte

    Image Shows the Rodrigo Duterte

    Rodrigo Duterte is lawyer by profession but later he had entered into the politics

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  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 1 2016 Presidential Election of Iceland Won by Gudni Johannesson [ None ]

    History professor and political newcomer Gudni Johannesson was announced on Sunday as the winner of the 2016 Icelandic presidential election held on Saturday. The newly elected president will assume official responsibility as Iceland’s sixth president as of next August to succeed

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  • 2 Sakhi-One Stop Centre to Help Woman Opened in Nagaland [ None ]

    The Government of Nagaland P B Acharya has recently launched woman helpline ‘181’ and “Sakhi-One Stop Centre”, an institute that support women affected by violence, at the district hospital Dimapur in Nagaland on June 27

    • ‘Sakhi-One Stop Centre’ is a centrally sponsored scheme by

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  • 3 World’S First ‘Electric Road’ Introduced by Sweden [ None ]

    First Electric road’s test stretch in the Country, was inaugurated in Sandviken to conduct test with electric power on public road for heavy transports. In the world Sweden becomes first country to have electric road. This is one way of developing environmentally smart transports

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  • 4 Majuli: India’S First Island District [ None ]

    Majuli is decided as India’s first island district of Assam by the Assam Government and it will cover 400 square kilometers island in the Brahmaputra River. At the state cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati Decision in this regard was taken.

    • An

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  • 5 NS Vishwanathan: New Deputy Governor of RBI [ None ]

    NS Vishwanathan has been appointed as a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

    • NS Vishwanathan will serve for three years and he will succeed Harun R K

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 “Kilo-Core” World’S First 1000-Processor Microchip [ None ]

    KiloCore the scientists have developed a microchip, named that has the world’s first 1000 independent programmable processors has been developed by the scientists with highest clock-rate processor ever designed at the university level.

    Key Facts:

    • A team of scientist from the Un

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  • 2 Mahashangar: the SAARC Cultural Capital for 2016-17 [ None ]

    The 3rd century BC archaeological site in Bogra, Bangladesh Mahasthangarh, has been confirmed as the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) cultural capital for the year 2016 - 17. From October 2016 to September 2017 SARRC cultural capital, the historic place wil

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  • 3 $500 Million Loan Approved to Supports ADB for Bridge Over Ganga River in Bihar [ None ]

    A 500 million dollars loan approved by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build a bridge crosswise the Ganga River in Bihar which will be used to build 9.8 km road bridge in Bihar on the Ganga River. It will be the India’s longest river bridge after completion of the project.


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  • 4 First Dark Sky Reserve in Tibet to Limit Light Pollution by China [ None ]

    Country’s first dark sky reserve recognized by China for astronomical observation in the Tibetan prefecture of Ngari, bordering Nepal and India and it was jointly launched by the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (GDF) and the regional government of

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  • 5 From SU-30 MKI Aircraft First Flight of BrahMos Missile Successfully Launched [ None ]

    For the first time BrahMos Aerospace successfully demonstrated combination of the world’s most formidable supersonic journey missile system BrahMos on the Sukhoi SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) Nasik separation directed a test flight of a 2, 500

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  • 6 Yasmin Sooka Indian-Origin Lawyer Chair UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan [ None ]

    Yasmin Sooka a South African Indian-origin lawyer has been selected to chairman of three member UN commission (committee) to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan. The committee was founded by the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) determination 31/20 which wa

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  • 7 Zubaida Bai a Social Entrepreneur Got Place UN Honour for Corporate Sustainability Initiative [ None ]

    Zubaida Bai, an Indian social entrepreneur got place in the ten ‘2016 Global Compact SDG Pioneers’, an initiative which is launched by UN and as announced by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the 2016 UN Global Compact (UNGC) Leaders’ Summit in New York, United States.

    Image of Zubaida Bai

    Image of Zubaida Bai

    Zubaida Bai a Social Entrepreneur

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  • 8 New Bio-Ink for 3D Bio-Printing with Stem Cells Invented [ None ]

    A new stem cell-containing bio-ink has been developed by the scientists who allow 3D printing of complex existing matters that may be recycled for surgical implants. From the University Of Bristol, England the medical breakthrough was successfully invented by scientists.

    • In the

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  • 9 Lionel Messi: Officially Retired from Argentinean Football Team [ None ]

    Lionel Messi Barcelona FC star has announced retirement from Argentinean Football team at the age of 29 years after Argentina was defeated by Chile in the 2016 Copa America final in the penalty shootout by 4 - 2 score but still he will continue to play his club football for FC Ba

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 First CEO of NIIF: Sujoy Bose [ None ]

    Sujoy Bose is appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) by the Union Government after recommendation of a search-cum-selection committee under the chairmanship of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das.

    Image of Sujoy Bose

    Image of Sujoy Bose

    Sujoy Bose First CEO of NIIF

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  • 2 Kavalam Narayana Panicker Noted Malayalam Theatre Artist is No More [ None ]

    Noted Malayalam theatre doyen Kavalam Narayana Panicker is passed away at the age of 88 years due age-related ailments in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was dramatist, theatre director and poet. He had written over 26 Malayalam plays and had played a pioneering role in transporti

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  • 3 Smart City Mission Project Launched by PM Narendra Modi in Pune [ None ]

    The ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects been launched from 20 different cities in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced. During the launch PM Narendra Modi requested people not

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  • 4 Extended Panama Canal Reopens [ None ]

    The Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela has revived newly modernized and expanded Panama Canal after the launch a giant Chinese container ship Cosco become the first vessel to move through the newly-enlarged Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

    • And now the e

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  • 5 India’S First Anti Diabetic Ayurvedic Drug BGR -34 Launched by CSIR [ None ]

    BGR-34, an anti-diabetic Ayurvedic drug has been launched by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) which is designed for type 2 Diabetes mellitus. BGR-34 the anti-diabetic Ayurvedic drug has been equally developed by National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI

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  • 6 Jitu Rai Earns Silver Medal in ISSF World Cup [ None ]

    At the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) Shooting World Cup Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai secured silver medal which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan with 199.5 in men’s 10m air pistol. He tried three-time Olympic champion Jongoh Jin of South Korea to win silver medal.

    Image of Jitu Rai ce Indian shooter

    Image of Jitu Rai Ce Indian Shooter

    Jitu Rai earns silver medal in ISSF World Cup

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