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

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  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 1 Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project Will Be Executed by Indian Railways Formed SPV [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To implement the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Bullet Train project Indian Railways has formed a new Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). And the entity has been named the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC) Limited.

    Key facts:

    • The high speed bullet rain project is mean to pr

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  • 2  According to ILO Report Gender Gap in Jobs, Pay Scale Isn’T Change in 20 Years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gender equality still remains intangible in the workplace according to the recently released report of International Labour Organization (ILO) titled-Women at Work: Trends 2016.178 countries are examine in the report trends in 2016 and according to that millions of women worldwid

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  • Mar 8, 2016
  • 1 Online Marketing Platform Mahila E-Haat Has Been Launched Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The New online marketing platform Mahila E-HAAT has been launched by Union Government which will be providing facilities to businesswomen to sell their products to buyers. Maneka Gandhi a Union Women and Child Development Minister has launched this in New Delhi.

    Key facts:

    • This

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  • 2 Herbal Medicine for Dengue Has Been Developed by Indian Scientists [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the first time Indian scientists have developed herbal medicine against mosquito borne dengue fever using traditional Indian medicine system Ayurveda. This is made using alcoholic extract of Cissampelos pariera Linn (Cipa extract) derived from velvetleaf, a species of floweri

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  • 3 Four Colour Classification Scheme Launched by the Moefcc for Industries Based on Pollution Index [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A new Four-colour Classification Scheme for industries based on their pollution potential has been launched by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC). The four-colour classification scheme of industrial sectors based on the Pollution Index (PI) and

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  • 4 Capital Area Bank Becomes First Bank to Get Small Finance Bank License from Rbi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Capital Local Area Bank (CLAB) Limited of Jalandhar has becomes the first financial entity in India who get Small Financial Bank License by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). CLAB Ltd will be largest local bank in the country with total 44 branches in five districts of Punjab.


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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 Raisina Dialogue 2016 Started at New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A flagship conference first edition Raisina-Dialogue 2016 on Geopolitics and Geo-economics has started at New Delhi. The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Observer Research Foundation (ORF), an independent think tank based in India have jointly organized it.

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  • 2 P K Nair a Film Scholar is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Paramesh Krishnan Nair the India’s groundbreaking film archivist and film scholar has passed away in Pune, Maharashtra at the age of 82 years. He was famously known as ‘celluloid man’ for his lifelong dedication towards the acquisition and preservation of cinematic heritage of th

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  • 3 Setu Bharatam Project Has Been Launched by Pm Narendra Modi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Setu Bharatam Project has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to make all national highways free of railway crossings up to 2019. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will be implementation body of this project.

    Project Highlights:

    • 208 places ha

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  • 4 Pa Sangma Former Lok Sabha Speaker Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Purno Agitok Sangma a Former Lok Sabha Speaker has passed away after suffering a heart attack in New Delhi at the age of 68 years. Sangma was a 9 time member of Lok Sabha. He has served as the Speaker in the 11th Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998.

    He was the important person in the de

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  • 5 Indian-American Sunil Sabharwal is Appointed as Alternate Executive Director at Imf [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An independent Indian-American investor Sunil Sabharwal has taken charge as Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund (IMF). The US Senate has confirmed his appointment had then he has taken charge and he was re-nominated to this key post at IMF by US President

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  • 6 In New York World’s Most Expensive Train Station Opened at 9/11 Site [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In New York, United States most expensive train station across the world has been opened at the 9/11 site. It has been named World Trade Center Transportation Hub. It is built next to the site of the Twin Towers in New York which were destroyed in the terror attacks in 2001.


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  • 7 For Us Temporary Work Visa Issue India Moves to Wto [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The United States has decided to impose high fees L-1 and H-1B categories of temporary working visas so India has filed complaint against US in the World Trade Organization (WTO). US had forced fees on L-1 and H-1B categories of non-immigrant temporary working visas category appl

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  • 8 3rd Season of Pro Kabaddi League Has Been Won by the Patna Pirates [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 3rd season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has been won by Patna Pirates. Patna Pirates has beaten U Mumbai by 31 - 28 score in the thrilling 40 minute play at the final match played at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

    • Captain of Patna Pirates: Manpreet Si

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 2016 Asia Cup T20 Trophy Has Been Won by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Asia Cup T20 trophy has been won by India for a record sixth time. India has beaten Bangladesh by 8 wickets in the final match played at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur. Due to spell of thundershowers the match was reduced to 15-over-per side.

    Indian has

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  • 2 E-Mail Inventor Ray Tomlinson Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Internet and e-mail inventor Raymond Tomlinson passed away in Washington, United States at the age of 74 years. Tomlinson designed direct electronic messages service between users on different machines on a certain network in 1971.

    Key pioneering inventions:

    email system:

    • The

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  • 3 Kalabhavan Mani a Popular Malayalam Actor is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Kalabhavan Mani a well-known Malayalam actor has passed away at Kochi, Kerala due to liver and kidney failure at the age of 45 years. He had acted in over 200 films in Malayalam and other South Indian languages including Tamil, and Telugu films.

    About Kalabhavan Mani:

    • Mani was

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  • 4 Melanophidium Khairei a New Snake Species Discovered in Western Ghats [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Melanophidium Khairei or Khaire’s Black Shieldtail an new species of burrowing snake has been discovered by the researchers in Northwestern Ghats. After 144 years gap it is identified correctly because earlier it was identified wrong as Melanophidium Punctatum or Pied-bellied Shi

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  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 1 Forbes Billionaires List 2016 Released and Bill Gates Again Kept World’s Richest Person Title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bill Gates Microsoft Co-founder has remains the world’s richest person the title for the 17th time in the Forbes’ 30th annual ranking of the world’s billionaires list (2016 edition) with net worth of $75 billion. Founder of Clothing retail giant Zara Amancio Ortega (Italy) is at

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  • 2 India’s First Hpv Vaccine for Public Health Programme in Schools Has Been Launched by Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for a public health programme for school children has been launched by the Delhi. With this launch Delhi becomes India’s first state to do so. This vaccination programme is divided in two phases and completed within the current academic year

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  • 3 New Md & Ceo of Mcx is Mrugank Paranjape [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) a country’s largest commodity exchange is Mrugank Paranjape. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved his appointment which is valid for three years.

    He was servi

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  • Mar 3, 2016
  • 1 2016 Brain Prize Has Been Won by the Three British Scientists [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A prestigious 2016 Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize has been won by three British Scientists for their vital insight innovation about how the human brain remembers learns and navigates.

    These scientists are:

    • Graham Collingridge: working as professor of neuroscien

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  • 2 2015 Bihari Puraskar Will Be Honored to Poet Dr Bhagwati Lal Vyas [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2015 Bihari Puraskar has been honored to Well-known poet Dr Bhagwati Lal Vyas for his anthology of Rajasthani poems ‘Katha Sun Awe Hai Sabad’ published in 2010. In his poetry he has shown the growing tendencies of commercialization and poverty of human values.

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  • 3 Martin Crowe Former New Zealand Cricket Captain Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Martin Crowe a former New Zealand cricket captain has passed away in Auckland, New Zealand after suffering from long time cancer of the immune system. He was one of the best ever batsman of New Zealand and had from the early 1980s to 1996 till his retirement.

    About Martin Crowe:

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  • 4 Aaron Phangiso South African Spinner Suspended by Icc for Illegal Bowling Action [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aaron Phangiso a South Africa left-arm spinner has been suspended by International Cricket Council (ICC) from bowling in Domestic cricket for suspect bowling action. ICC’s Panel of Human Movement Specialists has suspended him because they founded that his bowling deliveries beat

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  • 5 According to Wef Report India Ranks 90th in Terms of Energy Security, Access [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the recently released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (GEAPI) by WEF India has been ranked at the 90th place among 126 countries for the ability of securing, affordable and sustainable energy.

    Key facts:

    Top 10 countries in GEAPI Report are as below:

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  • Mar 2, 2016
  • 1 New President of Kosovo is Hashim Thaci [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In the third round of Parliament of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has been elected as the President of the country. He will replace Atifete Jahjaga. From total 120 parliaments Members 81 members has participated in the third round and Hashim Thaci has secured 71 votes out of 81.

    Hashim Th

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  • 2 Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain Has Take Over as New Chief of Staff of Eastern Naval Command [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The new Chief of Staff of the Visakhapatnam headquartered Eastern Naval Command is Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain. He has replaced Vice Admiral Bimal Verma due to his transferred as Commander-in-Chief of Andaman & Nicobar Command at Port Blair.

    About Atul Kumar Jain:

    Vice Admiral

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  • 3 According to the France Researchers Zika Virus Can Cause Severe Neurological Disorder [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the study of France researchers mosquito-borne Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS). GBS is unusual situation in which the body’s immune system attacks a part of the nervous system that controls muscle strength le

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  • 4 1st All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 Has Been Won by Rahul Sachdev [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 has been won by Rahul Sachdev at Aurangabad in Maharashtra. He has beaten Pushpender Singh of Indian Railways by 5 - 3 score. With this he had won first title of his career and this will considered as major innovatio

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