Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2020 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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  • Feb 23, 2017
  • 1 Lata Mangeshkar Honoured with ‘Legendary Award ’ 2017 [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar was honoured with ‘Legendary Award’ 2017 by Brand Laureate. She was bestowed with this award for her immense contribution to Hindi film music. Awards recognize world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies.

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  • 2 First Indian Genomics Beacon Launched in UK [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    Global Gene Corpand Global Gene Corp and Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) has launched first ever beacon for Indian genomics data. It is expected to help scientists develop more effective drug delivery systems. First Indian beacon, ggcINDIA, is a milestone for GA4

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  • 3 Science Express’ Train Flagged Off to Create Climate Change Awareness in India [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    India’s Science, Environment and Railway ministers flagged off Science Express train - world’s largest “science exhibition is on wheels. ” Train will cover a journey of over 19,000 kms in 205 days visiting 68 locations across country.

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  • 4 NALCO Signs MoU with TERI for Sustainable Rehabilitation [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    MoU has been signed between Nalco and Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It is for various scientific, technological and educational activities in area of mining rehabilitation. It will further strengthen Nalco’s initiatives being undertaken under Sustainable Development Fram

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  • 5 SC Introduces Middle Income Group Scheme [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    Supreme Court has introduced Middle Income Group Scheme (MIGS). It is a self-supporting scheme for providing legal services to middle and relatively lower income groups. Middle class people who cannot afford the expensive litigation in apex can avail services of society for a nom

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  • Jan 17, 2017
  • 1 ICAI CA 2016: Lucknow’S Eti Agarwal All India Topper [ CA Upd. ]

    Eti Agarwal topped Chartered Account (CA) final examination-November 2016 and she comes from Lucknow. CA final examination results declared by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), which is second largest professional Accounting & Finance body in the world in terms

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  • Jan 12, 2017
  • 1 PR Sreejesh Becomes Member of FIH Athletes’ Committee [ Sports ]

    The Indian hockey team captain PR Sreejesh has become a member of International Hockey Federation Athletes’ Committee. The committee comprises a total of eight current and former hockey players. Sreejesh’s role will be to seek and provide feedback to the FIH on behalf of all athl

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  • 2 Union Government Inaugurates International Conference & Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics [ Policy/Governance ]

    ICERP 2017 is the 8th in the series being organized by FRP Institute since 2002. FRP Institute organizes International Conference and Exhibition on Reinforced Plastics (ICERP) event once in every two years. It is the second largest event in Asia.

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  • Jan 11, 2017
  • 1 Union Health Ministry Introduces Rubella Vaccine in Its Universal Immunization Programme [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Health Ministry announced that it is introducing Rubella vaccine as Measles-Rubella vaccine in its Universal Immunization Programme (UIP). The Measles-Rubella Campaign aims at rapidly building up immunity for both measles and rubella.

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  • 2 US Researchers Discover the Function of Human Appendix [ Science/Technology ]

    The human appendix may actually serve as a reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria found by US researchers. US-based researchers have identified functions of human appendix. Study suggests that the appendix likely serves an adaptive purpose.

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  • 3 Indian Railways Launches IRCTC Rail Connect App [ Science/Technology ]

    The Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched new passenger mobile application named ‘IRCTC Rail Connect app’. IRCTC Rail ticketing now made simpler just by swipe, shuffle, select and book.

    Features in Application

    • New Users register and a

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  • 4 21st National Youth Festival Will Be Held in Rohtak [ Policy/Governance ]

    The 21st National Youth Festival (NYF) will be organized from January 12 to 16 at Rohtak, Haryana. It is collaboration of the Centre and Haryana government on the theme ‘Youth for Digital India’. It is organized on every year on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

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  • 5 Pakistan Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Submarine Missile Babur-3 [ Science/Technology ]

    With the successful launch of a submarine cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead Pakistan reached a new milestone. The missile was fired from an underwater mobile platform and hit its target with precise accuracy. It is having a range of 280 miles.

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  • Jan 10, 2017
  • 1 Delhi Government Introduces ‘Good Samaritan Policy’ [ Policy/Governance ]

    Delhi Government has approved ‘Good Samaritan Policy to encourage people to help road accident victims in emergency situation. Under this policy monetary incentive of Rs. 2,000 and appreciation certificate will be given to people who help road accident victims in the national Cap

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  • 2 Astronomers Discover Powerful Cosmic Double Whammy [ Science/Technology ]

    Astronomers have discovered two of the most powerful phenomena in the universe. They are a supermassive black hole and the collision of giant galaxy clusters about 2 billion light years from Earth. It was discovered by both from India’s Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) and

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  • 3 Virat Kohli Named Team India ODI, T20 Captain [ Sports ]

    Virat Kohli took over leadership for the upcoming limited-over series against England. Mahender Singh Dhoni resigned as the skipper of the ODI and T20 team of Indian cricket. Indian test captain and star batsman Virat Kohli selected to lead the team.

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  • 4 China Launches World’S Longest Bullet Train [ Science/Technology ]

    One of the world’s longest high-speed bullet train has started operating in China. Train starts from Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, to Beijing. It is named as “Shangri-la of the World. ” The train’s name highlights the world famous resort in Shangri-la of

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  • 5 ISRO, CNES Ink Pact on Satellite Launch [ Science/Technology ]

    Indian Space Research Organisation and French Space agency (CNES) signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology. The agreement was signed between ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar and CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall in the presence of visiting French Minister of Foreign

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  • 6 म्ांत्रियो की मौत व बीमारी के विषय में रहस्य और विवाद [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    प्रस्तावना: - कालजयी उपन्यास ‘चंद्रकांता संतति’ की पटकथा के समान सियासी दांव-पेचों में रहस्य और रोमांच परत-दर-परत उलझता जाता है। नेताओं के रोग व मौत को छिपाने तथा उजागर करने के पीछे एक पूरी कवायद होती है। इतिहास गवाह है कि बड़े नेता की मौत से किसी को फायदा तो किसी को नुकसान होता

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  • 7 दस उच्च समाचार (Top Ten News Part - 2 in Hindi) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    जापान: - पिछले साल जापान की होटलों में इंसानी कर्मचारीगण के स्थान पर जब रोबोटिक कर्मचारीगण के काम करने की खबरें आईं थीं, तभी से आशंका हो गई थी कि इनसे बड़ा खतरा हो सकता है। ऐसा इसलिए क्योंकि उस होटल के मालिक ने एक कर्मचारी को छोड़कर अन्य सभी नौकरों को नौकरी से निकाल दिया था। उसके

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  • 8 अंतरिक्ष (Space Missions in Hindi) [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना: - बढ़ती जनसंख्या और घटते संसाधनों ने मनुष्य को अंतरिक्ष में नए विकल्प तलाशने के लिए विवश किया है। ऐसे में वैज्ञानिक सौरमंडल के भीतर व बाहर तैर रहे खगोलीय पिंडो, ग्रहों की तरफ उम्मीद की नजर से देख रहे हैं। जिससे इन ग्रहो का गहराई से अध्ययन किया जा सके।

    मंगल ग्रह: -वह

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  • Jan 10, 2017
  • 1 ज्ञान-विज्ञान व खोज (Science and Discovery in Hindi) [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना: -विश्व के कोई भी वैज्ञानिक किसी भी विषय पर तकनीकी कार्य करते रहते है जिससे लोगो का आने वाला जीवन आनंदमय बन जाये। आज उन्हीं से हम आपके के लिए कुछ नई ज्ञान -विज्ञान व खोज से संबंधित तकनीकी लेकर आये जो निम्न हैं-

    कैब्रिज विश्वविद्यालय: - के वैज्ञानिकों ने मानव का कृत्र

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  • 2 उच्च चौदह समाचार (Top Fourteen News in Hindi) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    उत्तराखंड: - के काशीपुर में बायोइथेनॉल उत्पादन संयंत्र शुरू हो गया है। यह भारत का पहला ऐसा संयत्र है, जिसकी गिनती दूसरी पीढ़ी के संयत्रों में होती है। सबसे बड़ी बात तो यह है कि यह स्वदेश में विकसित तकनीकी से बना है जिसे डीबीटी-आईसीटी सेंटर फॉर (व्यक्ति या वस्तु या समय के लिए) बाय

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  • 3 उच्च चौदह समाचार (Top Fourteen News Part - 2 in Hindi) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    चीन व अमरीका (हथियार): - चीन ने अमेरिका के ताइवान की तरफ रुझान को देखते हुए दक्षिण चीन सागर के विवादित कृत्रिम दव्ीपो में हथियार जमा करने शुरू कर दिए हैं। सेटेलाइट (उपग्रह) तस्वीरों से पता चलता है कि अपने बनाए सातों कृत्रिम दव्ीपों में चीन ने हथियार प्रणाली तैनात कर दी है। इससे

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  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 1 Ministry of Power Unveils World’S Largest Street Light Programme [ Policy/Governance ]

    Power Ministry unveiled world’s largest street light replacement programme in South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area. It is implemented under LED based Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Uni

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  • 2 Nobel Prize Series India Exhibition in Gandhinagar Inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi [ Policy/Governance ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Nobel Prize Series Exhibition in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It has been organized by Nobel Media and coordinated by the Department of Biotechnology. Nine Nobel laureates are attending it and interact with students of Indian Universities.

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  • 3 China Launches First Commercial Space Mission with New Kuaizhou-1A Rocket [ Science/Technology ]

    China successfully sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission. It is using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket. The KZ-1A rocket was developed from the Kuaizhou-1 rocket with improvements in adaptability. It sent three small satellites into

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  • 4 Government Makes Aadhaar Mandatory for MGNREGA Work [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Government has made mandatory for people living in rural areas need to have Aadhaar under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Those who have registered under the scheme will be required to give furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar card or underg

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  • 5 PM Narendra Modi Announces Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY), a skill development program. It is targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment to make India the Skill Capital of the World. It was launched after inauguration of 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas conve

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  • 6 📹 UDAAN Project by MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) for Girl Students [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Udaan aims to provide a platform that empowers girl students and provides them with better learning opportunities. The program also aims to “enrich” and “enhance” teaching and learning of science and mathematics at the senior secondary level.

    Udaan Project has been initiated by

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