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  • Mar 2, 2015
  • 1 Rana Bhagwandas first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rana Bhagwandas, 72 year old first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan passed away February 24,2015 in Karachi, Pakistan. Rana Bhagwandas was the first Hindu and the second non-Muslim (Alvin Robert Cornelius) to head of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Alvin Robert Cornelius was Chr

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  • 2 Chris Gayle becomes first batsman to hit double century in World Cup history [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In first time in history of World Cup, Chris Gayle hit double century on February 24,2015. Chris Gayle is a West Indies opener batsman and made this record by scoring 215 runs off just 147 balls (which help of 10 fours and 16 sixes) in a Pool-B match against Zimbabwe held at Manu

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  • Feb 27, 2015
  • 1 Witness Protection Law Passed by SriLanka Parliament [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sri Lankan Parliament has passed the Assistance to and Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses Bill and this bill aims at protecting the rights of criminal victims and witnesses especially in human rights accountability.

    Important fact of enacted law

    According to the act, C

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  • 2  Himachal Pradesh to present India’s first paperless budget [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Himachal Pradesh under Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will present the first paperless budget in India on March 11 in 2015 budget session in Parliament which used to already country’s first green assembly and all documents related to budget estimates would be made available onlin

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  • 3 Surya Kiran Military Exercise Between India and Nepal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Surya Kiran 8th joint military exercise was held between India and Nepal on 23 February. It being conducted in the foothills of Salaj-handi in Nepal and is a part of ongoing defence cooperation between India and Nepal.

    This military exercise will make both sides familiar with ea

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  • 4 PM Shri Narendra Modi flags off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU train [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM inaugurated the station and flagged off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU train after inaugurating Hazaribagh town railway station. This project was started 16 year ago and the first stage of the Hazaribagh-Koderma-Barkakana-Ranchi railway line of the East-Central Railway.

    First decisio

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  • Feb 25, 2015
  • 1 Oscar Awards 2015 [ Awards ]

    87th Academy Award was held at Los Angeles, the US which is called Oscar Awards and were conferred on 22 February 2015. It was presented by the AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) in 24 categories.

    Oscar Awards were produced by Neil Meron and Craig Zadan and dire

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  • 2 Anirban Lahiri won Indian Open title of Golf [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian Star golfer Anirban Lahiri hailing from Bangalore on 22 February 2015 won the Indian Open title at the Delhi Golf Club and he won over SSP Chowrasia on the first playoff hole.

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  • Feb 24, 2015
  • 1 Peshawar Massacre - Attacks, Casualties and Aftermath [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Background: This heinous attack was carried out on 16th December 2014 by a terrorist militant group, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan in North Waziristan. It is believed to be carried out by this terrorist organization basically for 2 reasons:

    It is a reply to the offensive strategies

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  • 2 Things to Know - H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic Background: H1N1 influenza commonly known as swine flu is a respiratory disease which first was common among pigs but now in the recent years has been observed in humans too. It spreads only through air, water and mucous. It was first observed in the early

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  • 3 4th Time in Power in Bihar - Nitish Kumar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nitish Kumar has sworn in as the Chief Minister (CM) of Bihar for the 4th time. He succeeded by Jitan Ram Manjhi, who had resigned as CM ending a month long political turmoil in Bihar on 20 February 2015.

    Governor of Bihar Keshri Nath Tripathi administered the oath of office and

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  • Feb 23, 2015
  • 1 🌟 Tapan Misra appointed as Chief of ISRO’s Space Application Centre [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eminent and respected scientist Tapan Misra was appointed as the Chief of ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) at Ahmedabad, Gujarat on 21 January. He replaced by AS Kiran Kumar, who was appointed as Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently.

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  • 2 🌟 International Mother Language Day observed on 21 February 2015 [ Important Days ]

    International Mother Language Day (15th anniversary in 2015) observed on 21 February 2015. This day was celebrated as a first time in 21 February 2000 which to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism and organized by the General Conference of the United Nati

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  • 3 🌟  At a first, women join Sarang team [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sarang display team is a team of Indian AirForce that performs helicopter display. Sarang implies peacock in Sanskrit and peacock is the national bird of India. The team flies four modified HAL Dhruv helicopters or ALH (Advanced Light Helicopter).

    1. The team was formed in October

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  • Feb 19, 2015
  • 1  10 Things You Must Know about Obama’s Visit to India as Guest of Honour on Republic Day-2015 [ Important Days ]

    Background of India-US Relationship: International relations that exist between India and US have seen lots of ups and downs in the past. Post-independence, India’s relations with US were cold mainly due to US’s closeness with Pakistan. This relationship in the upcoming years saw

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  • 2  Charlie Hebdo Attacks - Background, Attacks and Aftermath [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Background: Charlie Hebdo is a satirical newspaper published in France on weekly basis which has been under immense scrutiny since its publication. It was first published under the name ‘Hara Kiri’ in the year 1961 and was briefly banned but be continued to publish. In 1969 the H

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  • Nov 17, 2014
  • 1 विशिष्ट पहचान संख्या : आधार (Unique Identification Number Aadhar Card - In Hindi - 2014) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: सूचना एवं संचार क्रान्ति के इस युग में यदि लोगों को अपनी पहचान को लेकर अनेक प्रकार की समस्याओं का सामना करना पड़े तो इससे निश्चित तौर पर न केवल देश की तरक्की में बाधा पहुँचेगी बल्कि शान्ति एवं सुव्यवस्था कायम करना भी कठिन होगा। व्यक्ति की पहचान से संबंधित मामला उसके

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  • 2 मार्स मंगलयान (Mars Mangalyan - In Hindi - 2014) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: अन्तरिक्ष ने प्रारम्भ से ही मानव को अपनी ओर आकर्षित किया है। पहले मनुष्य अपनी कल्पना और कहानियों के माध्यम से अन्तरिक्ष की सैर किया करता था। अपनी इस कल्पना को साकार करने के संकल्प के साथ मानव ने अन्तरिक अनुसंधान प्रारम्भ किया और उसे बीसवीं सदी के मध्य के दशक में इस

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  • Nov 14, 2014
  • 1 जय ललिता केस(Jaya Lalita Case - In Hindi - 2014) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: भ्रष्टाचार की वजह से जहाँ लोगों का नैतिक एवं चारित्रिक पतन हुआ हैं, वहीं दूसरी ओर देश को आर्थिक क्षति भी उठानी पड़ी है। आज भ्रष्टाचार के फलस्वरूप अधिकारी एवं व्यापारी वर्ग के पास व मंत्रियों के पास काला धन अत्यधिक मात्रा में इकट्ठा हो गया है। इस काले धन के कारण अनैत

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  • 2 प्रधान मंत्री जन-धन योजना (Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana - In Hindi - 2014) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: यदि जरूरत पड़ने पर हमारे पास पैसे हो तो हमारी सारी चिन्ताएँ दूर हो जाती हैं। जीवन में आपात स्थितियाँ कभी न कभी आ जाती हैं। ऐसे में अगर पैसा पास में हो, तो किसी के सामने हाथ फैलाना नहीं पड़ता, परन्तु आज की पीढ़ी भौतिकतावाद से प्रभावित है। उनके जीवन का मूलमंत्र है - कमा

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  • Nov 13, 2014
  • 1  विदेशी नीति मोदी सरकार (Foreign Policy - Modi Government - In Hindi - 2014) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: किसी देश की विदेश नीति उसके राष्ट्रीय हितों के अनुरूप दूसरों देशों के साथ आर्थिक, राजनीतिक, सामाजिक तथा सैनिक विषयों पर पालन की लाने वाली नीतियों का समुच्चय होती है, न तो किसी देश की परिस्थिति एवं न ही दुनिया की परिस्थिति सदैव एक समान रहती है। इसलिए बदलती अन्तर्राष

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  • Jun 15, 2014
  • 1 SPOT7 to be launched by ISRO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    French satellite SPOT 7 is an earth monitoring satellite that will be launched by ISRO this year. ISRO is all set to launch its next rocket PSLV C23 that will carry 5 satellites including two from Canada, one each from Germany and Singapore along with a French remote sensing sate

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  • Jun 10, 2014
  • 1 Visit the complete portal of Current Affairs at DoorStepTutor [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The month wise current affairs is now available at DoorStepTutor which provides the complete package for current affairs. You will find lots and lots of multiple choice questions for current affairs that are helpful for competitive exams. For more information email at contactus@d

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  • Apr 5, 2014
  • 1 🌟 Graphene the wonder material [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Graphene is a form of carbon also known as the wonder material. It is the strongest and the thinnest material that exists on earth. The power to conduct electricity and heat is great for graphene. It is also pliable. It has been discovered nearly a decade ago, but is now gaining

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  • Jan 20, 2014
  • 1 Biocon's new venture: CANMAb [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Biocon along with Malyan pharmaceuticals (US-based company) have released a new drug to treat breast cancer named as CANMAb. “CANMAb”, will be available in 440 grams and 150 grams and at a 25 % lesser price than that of the already available breast cancer drug “Roche Herceptin”.

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  • Nov 26, 2013
  • 1 What is Yutu? [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Yutu or Jade Rabbit is the first moon rover project of China. Yutu is a symbol of kindness, purity and agility, and is identical to the moon rover in both outlook and connotation. Yutu also reflects China’s peaceful use of space.

    In Chinese folklore, Yutu is the white pet rabbit

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  • 2 More Birds get endangered [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The birds have been divided into four categories, of which the “critically endangered” species is the most worrisome. The white-backed vulture is one of the 15 birds in this category, which also includes the pink-headed duck and the Himalayan quail which are considered extinct fo

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  • 3 Raheel Sharif - New Pakistan army commander [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lt Gen Sharif replaces Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, who retires on Thursday. The government has also named Lt Gen Rashid Mahmood as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. His appointment is vital to fight Taliban and to determine army’s role in politics.

    Gen Shari

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  • 4 What is E-Cigarette? [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that look like cigarettes and deliver an aerosol of nicotine and other chemicals. It is promoted as safer alternatives to cigarettes and smoking cessation aids. These are rapidly gaining popularity among adults and youth in the USA and wor

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  • 5 Who is Silvio Berlusconi? [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, media tycoon, frequent criminal defendant and convicted tax evader who served three times as Prime Minister of Italy, from 1994 to 1995,2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. He is expected to be influential in Italian politics bu

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