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

  • Sep 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chief Justices of Calcutta and Kerala High Court [ None ]

    Justice G C Gupta has taken oath as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, his oath was administered by West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi according to Article 219 of Constitution.

    Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar was also sworn in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and oa

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 is Approved [ None ]

    The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill 2016 has been unanimously passed by the Union Cabinet, which was recommended by Union Ministry of Shipping to discard five archaic admiralty statutes associated with the powers of the High Courts for sea and navi

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  • 2 Rail Budget and General Budget Merger [ None ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved the proposals of Ministry of Finance to merge of railway budget and general budget. It will came in the effect from the Budget 2017-18.92-year-old tradition that was started in year 1924 will come to an end. Since then the tradition was followed as

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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 HAL Become APAQG Member with Voting Rights [ None ]

    Indian State owned aerospace Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) achieved prestigious membership of Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) as a ‘Full Member with voting rights’ and with this membership India become seventh nation to join the APAQG.

    • Other APAQG’s member natio

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  • 2 India at 112th Place in 2016 World Economic Freedom Index [ None ]

    India grabbed 112th position in the 2016 World Economic Freedom Index (WEFI) out of 159 countries according to the report released by the Economic Freedom. The report is prepared on the base of economic freedom which has analyzed the policies and institutions of all 159 countries

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Anandi Ramalingam: First Woman Director of BEL [ None ]

    Anandi Ramalingam appointed as the Director Marketing of the Public sector Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and with this she becomes a first woman who is appointed as director of BHL.

    Image of Anandi Ramalingam

    Image of Anandi Ramalingam

    Image of Anandi Ramalingam


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  • 2 Charkhi Dadri: 22nd District of Haryana [ None ]

    Charkhi Dadri is become 22nd district of Haryana as the recent announcement by state Government. Before this Charkhi Dadri was the part of was Bhiwani district which is the largest district of the state.

    Location of Charkhi Dadri in Haryana

    Location of Charkhi Dadri in Haryana

    Location of Charkhi Dadri in Haryana

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  • 3 Kunwar Bai: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mascot [ None ]

    105-year-old Kunwar Bai of Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh is selected as the ’Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot by the Union Government. So in this regard Prime Minister Narendra Modi has honored the old but strong lady on 17th September 2016 in a function held in New Delhi to mark

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  • 4 Most Advanced Guided Missile Destroyer “Mormugao” Launched [ None ]

    The most Advanced Guided Missile Stealth Destroyer ‘Mormugao’ of  Indian Navy was launched in Mumbai, Maharashtra by Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba’s wife Reena at a function at Mazagaon Docks.

    “Mormugao” Indian Navy

    “Mormugao” Indian Navy

    “Mormugao” Indian Navy

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  • 5 Ganga Rejuvenation and Agriculture Ministry Sign MoU for Speedy Execution of Namami Gange Programme [ None ]

    For the immediate implementation of Namami Gange programme the Union Water Resources Ministry and the Union Agriculture Ministry have join their hands by signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

    • Under this MoU farmers of across the 5,000 villages located neared to Ganga River w

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  • 6 Alka Sirohi: New UPSC Chairman [ None ]

    IAS officer Alka Sirohi is appointed as chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by the President Pranab Mukherjee according to the Article 316 of Constitution.She has succeeded Deepak Gupta.

    Image of Alka Sirohi

    Image of Alka Sirohi

    Image of Alka Sirohi

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 India Declares Itself Bird Flu Free [ None ]

    The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India as Avian Influenza (H5N1) or bird flu free and has notified the same to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

    • After no any cases of Avi

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  • 2 Swachhta Saptah the Cleanliness Drive of Indian Railways [ None ]

    Swachhta Saptah (Cleanliness Week) the cleanliness drive has been launched by the Indian Railways to mark the ‘Swachh Paryavaran Diwas’ (Clean Environment Day), it is nine-day public cleanliness outreach programme which will be celebrated from 17 to 25 September 2016.

    • It was laun

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  • 3 Gionee and Haryana Government Signed MoU to Set Up Manufacturing Hub in Faridabad [ None ]

    The Gionee India and Haryana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishment of its phone manufacturing hub in Faridabad.In this regard Gionee Mobiles Chairman Liu Lirong and Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC)

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  • 4 500 Crore Rupee Projects Approved for Development of Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir [ None ]

    500 crore rupees project is announced by the Union Ministry of Tourism for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir under Swadesh Darshan scheme which was approved by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee as part of Development Package of Prime Minister R

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  • 5 Aadhaar Details Sharing Banned [ None ]

    The Union Government has barred Aadhaar number possession agencies to publish or post the information openly to stop the misuse of such a personal details by publicize the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued notification under the Aadhaar (Targeted Deliver

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  • 6 BHVS Narayana Murthy: New Director of Research Centre Imarat [ None ]

    The new Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a premiere laboratory of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) located at Hyderabad is BHVS Narayana Murthy the avionics scientist.

    BHVS Narayana Murthy

    BHVS Narayana Murthy

    BHVS Narayana Murthy


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  • Sep 16, 2016
  • 1 National Humanities Medal 2015 Will Be Honored to Indian-American Abraham Verghese [ None ]

    The prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal will be honored to the Indian-American physician-author, Abraham Verghese for his reminding us that the patient is the centre of the medical enterprise at a ceremony to be held in Washington on 21st September 2016 by President Barack

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  • 2 #AskVijayRupani: Gujarat CM Host Twitter Townhall [ None ]

    For the first time in India, Gujrat CM Shri Vijay Rupani is going to host Twitter townhall on 23rd September 2016, previously former CM of Gujrat Shri Narendra Modi and US President Barak Obama had interacted with common people via social media.

    • In this regard any one can ask que

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  • 3 BRICS Stand Against Terror Groups [ None ]

    BRICS have agreed to stand for intensified cooperation against terror groups such as IS in West Asia and North Africa region (WANA) to steps against the threat of terrorism at G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey.

    The main objective of this decision is “peace building” in the violence-

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  • Sep 15, 2016
  • 1 Aircel and Reliance Communications Going for Merge Business to Build a New Brand [ None ]

    Reliance Communications and Aircel has signed agreement to merge their wireless telecom business to create the 3rd biggest mobile phone operator of the with asset base of more than Rs 65,000 crore with 50 per cent partnership each.

    Image of Aircel and Reliance

    Image of Aircel and Reliance

    Image of Aircel and Reliance

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  • 2 Ramesh Raskar India-Born Scientist Wins 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize [ None ]

    The prestigious 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize has been won by the India-born innovator and scientist Ramesh Raskar has won for his co-invention of an ultra-fast imaging camera which can see around corners, low-cost eye-care solutions and a camera using which without opening a book some

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  • 3 1924 - Toll Free Number for Postal Complaints Launched [ None ]

     ‘1924’ a toll free number has been launched by the Union Government for registration of complaints regarding to postal which was launched by the Department of Posts (DoP) after Twitter Sewa for redressal of telecom and postal grievances was introduced before a month.

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  • Sep 14, 2016
  • 1 3rd BRICS Urbanization Forum Meet Kicked Off in Vishakhapatnam [ None ]

    The third edition of three days BRICS Urbanization Forum Meet has been kicked off at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. N. Chandrababu Naidu the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has inaugurated this conference and Union Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu was also has at

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  • 2 The Model Guidelines Issued for States to Curb Ponzi Schemes [ None ]

    Model guidelines “The Direct Selling Guidelines 2016 framework” have been issued for states by the Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi to standardize the level of direct selling and multi-level marketing businesses in order to keep the customer

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  • 3 14 September Observed as National Hindi Divas [ None ]

    14 September is being celebrated as the National Hindi Divas, an annual literary-day in Hindi speaking regions of India and other countries to spread Hindi language, its cultural heritage and values and also to promote the “Matra Bhasha” (mother tongue of India) and its importanc

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 Rahul Bhatnagar: New Chief Secretary of UP [ None ]

    IAS officer Rahul Bhatnagar is appointed as new Chief Secretary of UP by the Chief Minister of UP Akhilesh Yadav. He has succeeded former Chief Secretary Deepak Singhal who has taken charge on 7th July 2016 by succeeding Alok Ranjan due to his retirement.

    Image of New Chief Secretary of UP Rahul Bhatnagar

    Image of New Chief Secretary of UP Rahul Bhatnagar

    Image of New Chief Secretary of UP Rahul Bhatnagar

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  • 2 Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chanda Kochhar and Shikha Sharma Ranked in Fortune List [ None ]

    Arundhati Bhattacharya Chairperson of SBI and top women banker of India have ranked at second position in the list of 50 most powerful women outside US in Fortune List. Along with her two other influential women’s Chanda Kochhar (Chief of ICIC bank) and Shikha Sharma (CEO of AXIS

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  • 3 Enhancement of the Buffer Stock of Pulses Up to 20 Lakh Tonnes Approved [ None ]

    The enhancement of the buffer stock for pulses up to 20 lakh tonnes has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) which was proposed by the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

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  • 4 New Guidelines for Flexi-Fund Issued for CSS [ None ]

     The new flexi-fund guidelines have been issued by Union Finance Ministry for the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) which will enable states for spending more spending money under the CSS to meet local developmental requirements.

    • Flexi-fund guidelines are prepared according to th

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