Government Schemes & Projects: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2020 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Maharashtra Government signed MoU with Foxconn [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Foxconn: Foxconn Technology is exchanged name of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company. It was founded by Terry Gou on 20 th February 1947.

    • It’s headquarter is in Tucheng district, New Taipei, Taiwan.

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  • 2 Union Government allow Aadhaar enrolments of NRIs, PIOs, OICs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Aadhaar enrolment: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a central government agency of India. It is committed to the former Planning Commission of India, now NITI Aayog.

    • Its work is to collect the biometric and demographic data of residents, store them i

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  • 3 Thane creek area declared as ‘Flamingo Sanctuary’ by Maharashtra government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Thane creek area: Thane Creek is an inlet in the beach of the Arabian Sea that separates the city of Mumbai from the Indian mainland. It covers the area between Mumbra Retibunder and the Mankhurd - Vashi Bridge.

    • The creek is divided into two parts. The first part lies bet

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  • 4 DRDO developed Lukoskin medicine to treat Leucoderma [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About DRDO: DRDO stands for Defence Research and Development Organisation. It’s headquarter is in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1958 by the union of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production with the Defence Scie

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  • 5 Atul Keshap appointed as US Ambassador to Maldives and Sri Lanka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Atul Keshap: Atul Keshap is an Officer of career United States Foreign Service from Virginia. Keshap was born in Nigeria in June, 1971. Keshap had joined the US Foreign Service in 1994. From 2005 to 2008, he had served as the deputy political counsellor at the U. S. Embass

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  • 6 Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of District Kanpur Dehat. He is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also an advocate by profession and practices his law in Delhi.

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  • 7 BHEL contracts 500 MW thermal unit at Vindhyachal STPS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About BHEL: BHEL stands for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. It is maintained by Government of India and it was established in 1964. It is Manufacturer Company in New Delhi which works for manufacture power plant equipment.

    • It is work as the designing, engineering, manufacturin

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  • 8 Rekha Menon appointed as Chairperson of Accenture [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rekha Menon: Ms. Rekha M. Menon is the Executive Director and Chief Operation Officer at Accenture India Pvt. Ltd. prior to joining the company. She headed at Talisma Corp. in India.

    • Talisma Corp. is the leading

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Scientists calculate speed of ice formation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About ice formation: Ice’s natural formation collectively describes all of the parts of the Earth’s surface where water is in frozen form is the cryosphere. Ice is an important element of the global climate, particularly in regard to the water cycle.

    • Glaciers and snow packs ar

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  • 2 Weekly Workout Can Lower Risk Of Death for People Over 60 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Study: A new study research that even a little weekly physical activity controls the risk of death among those above 60 years of age. The researchers searched databases for studies which measured risk of death according to weekly physical activity for those aged 60 and abo

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  • 3 Poet and freedom fighter Kayyara Kinhanna Rai is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Kayyara Kinhanna: Eminent Kannada poet and freedom fighter Kayyara Kinhanna Rai passed away at Badiyadkka of Kerala at age 101. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai born on 8 June 1915. He was an Indian independence activist, author, poet and journalist.

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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet approves direct release of Wages for MNREGA workers into their bank accounts [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About MNREGA: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is a changed name of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005. It is a low for Indian labours and also provides social security that guarantee to give ‘right to work’.

    • It gives support of source in rural a

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  • 2 Delhi High Court Amendment Bill, 2015 passed by Parliament [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Amendment Bill: Amendment Bill is a part of constitution of India. It is the process of make changes to the nation’s fundamental law or supreme law. The Bill tries to find equal participation of Judiciary and Executive and also ensures that the appointments to the higher ju

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  • 3 India gets $19.78 billion FDI from nations visited by Modi in Financial Year 2014-15 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About FDI: FDI stands for Foreign Direct Investment. It is a monitoring right of business enterprise in one country by a unit based in another country. Foreign direct investment is based on portfolio foreign investment which is an inactive investment in the securities of another

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  • 4 Cognizant rise in revenue by 6 percent in Q2 and beat Infosys, TCS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Cognizant: Cognizant Technology Solutions is an American multinational corporation. It provides routine information technology, accessing, and business process subcontracting services.

    • It’s headquarter is in Teaneck, New Jersey and United States.
    • Cognizant started to pro

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  • 5 Mitchell Johnson rises his guide Dennis Lillee’s record [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mitchell Johnson: Mitchell Guy Johnson is an Australian cricketer who born on 2nd November 1981. He is a left - armed fast bowler and left - handed batsman. He received the award for “the Cricketer of the Year” by International Cricket Council in 2009.

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  • 6 Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill passes by Lok Sabha, 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Negotiable Instrument Bill: A negotiable instrument is a type of document in which it guaranteeing the payment of a precise amount of money, either on demand, or at a fixed time to the payer whose name is on the document.

    • Negotiable instruments include promissory notes, b

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  • 7 World War-II hero, Colonel Harwant Singh is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    World War - II hero and Retired Colonel Harwant Singh passed away in Patiala, Punjab at age of 95. About Colonel Harwant Singh: He was appointed in 2nd Sikh Battalion of the British Army in September 1941.

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  • 8 Airtel launch 4G services in 296 cities of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Airtel Company: Bharti Airtel Limited means Airtel is the third largest global mobile services provider in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. In India, the company’s offers include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broa

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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 CSIR research exhibits that CNG-run vehicles release dangerous nano-carbon - a cause of cancer [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CSIR research Centre: CSIR stand for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. It was established in 1942 and is an independent body and India’s largest research and development (R&D) Organisation with 37 laboratories and 39 field stations with staff of over 17,000 in

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  • Aug 5, 2015
  • 1 Adani Enterprises Shares form a JV with Foxconn [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Adani Enterprises Shares: Adani Group is an Indian multinational company. It’s headquarter is in Ahmedabad of Gujarat, India. Its expanded businesses include resources, logistics, agri-business and energy sectors.

    • Mundra being the country’s largest commercial port with it

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  • 2 India’s biggest telescope inaugurated in Udaipur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s biggest multi-application solar telescope (MAST) was invested at the Udaipur Solar Observatory by Prof UR Rao, who is the chairman of the governing council of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.

    About M

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  • 3 Mercedes-Benz appoints Roland Folger as MD and CEO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Roland Folger: Roland Folger is currently CEO and president at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. He completed his education from Gottlieb-Daimler Gymnasium, Abitur in 1979. Before his joining at MB Malaysia he worked at Daimler AG as Head of Product Management and Communication/Head

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  • Aug 4, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet gives nod to Consumer protection Bill of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Customer protection Bill: In India the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 is the law governing consumer protection. About approval from union government: Union Cabinet approved Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 to deal with the growing concern over the safety of consumer products

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  • 2 New frog species named ‘Indirana Salelkari’ discovered in Goa [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About New species of Frog: Wildlife researchers have discovered new frog species in Netravali forest sanctuary of Goa. The discovered species has been named as ‘Indirana Salelkari’ after Netravali Range Forest Officer Prakash Salelkar for his contribution to conservation of wild

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  • 3 Indian Tourism government gives Incredible India ad campaign to McCann [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About McCann: McCann is an advertising agency which operates globally. Its offices are in 120 countries. McCann is a junior of the Interpublic Group of Companies. It is one of the four large land companies in the advertising industry.

    • McCann Erickson is part of McCann World gro

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  • 4 Union Government extends term of ED Director Rajan S Katoch for three months [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rajan Katoch: Dr. Rajan S. Katoch is an IAS officer. He is also serves as an Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor of National Textile Corporation Limited. Dr. Katoch serves also as an Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Comm

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  • 5 ‘Frisbee’ gets Olympic Sport recognition by IOC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Frisbee: The term Frisbee used to commonly describe all flying discs. A flying disc with the Wham-O registered trademark “Frisbee”. A flying disc is a disc-shaped sliding toy that is generally made of plastic and roughly 20 to 25 centimeters with an edge.

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  • 6 NTPC signed agreement with JBVNL to form Joint Venture for Patratu Power Plant [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NTPC: NTPC Limited stands for National Thermal Power Corporation Limited is an Indian Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

    • Its work is to generate electricity and allied activities.
    • It’s headquarter is in New Delhi.

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  • 7 Gymnastic champion Dipa Karmakar wins bronze medal at 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dipa Karmakar: Dipa Karmakar born on 9 August 1993, Agartala, Tripura. She is an Indian artistic gymnast. She is one of the few women that have successfully reached the very difficult Produnova vault in competition.

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