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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Dairy Schemes- Must Know: NDDB’S Operation Flood, National Dairy Plan-1 (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NDDB has implemented several major dairy development programs including ‘Operation Flood’ and is playing a leading role National Dairy Plan and Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund:


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  • 2 India Joins 5G Ecosystem and First Ever India Mobile Congress 2017 [ Science/Technology ]

    More than 100 leading global companies are expected to participate in India’s first ever Mobile Congress 2017 organized from 27thSeptember to 29th September 2017. Led by Department of Telecom as the nodal ministry

    • Organized by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) - th

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  • 3 🌟 What is Warehousing Act, 2007- Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (E-NWR) System (Important) [ Bills ]

    Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry launched the web portal of “Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA) ” & “Electronic Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (e-NWR) System”.

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  • Oct 31, 2017
  • 1 Inter-Bank Local Currency Credit Line Agreement and Cooperation Memorandum for Credit Ratings [ Economy ]

    Interbank Local Currency Credit Line Agreement and Cooperation Memorandum Relating to Credit Ratings by Exim Bank with participating member banks under BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism are umbrella pacts non-binding in nature.

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  • 2 🌟 “Saubhagya Scheme”- Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Power launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to provide last mile electricity connectivity to all rural and urban households. Government will provide free electricity to all underprivileged households identified under Socio-Economic and Caste

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  • 3 🌟 Comparing Saubhagya (Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar) with 24x7 Power for All, DDUGJY and IPDS (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government has several schemes for providing power infrastructure to the rural and semi-rural areas. In distribution sector for example, two major schemes- DDUGJY for rural areas and IPDS in urban areas are under implementation.

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  • Oct 29, 2017
  • 1 Diploma in Elementary Education Launched: Government to Train All Untrained Teachers by March, 2019 [ Education ]

    A quality programme of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) for in-service untrained teachers would provide Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed). 15 lakh teachers have enrolled so far.

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  • 2 Dams Causing Earthquakes: Capacity Building in Dam Safety Areas Under Dam Rehabilitation [ Disaster Management ]

    Pressure applied to often-fragile geological structures by the vast mass of water impounded by a big dam can give rise to earthquakes. Landslide at the Vaiont dam in Italy in 1963 triggered off by seismic activity, killed 2,000 people.

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  • 3 India International Science Festival 2017: Celebrating Science for New India [ Education ]

    India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 was held from 13 - 16 October 2017 in Chennai. CSIR has more than 250 new technologies in pipeline readied to solve public problems. IISF 2017 strived to be the World’s largest science festival to become ‘Science for the masses’.

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  • Oct 27, 2017
  • 1 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • 2 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • 3 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-3) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • Oct 26, 2017
  • 1 Lowest Wind Tariff of Rs. 2.64 Per kWh Achieved in Second Wind Auction of 1000 MW [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The wind tariff in India touched lowest level of Rs. 2.64 per kWh in the second wind auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.

    • Tariff much lower

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  • 2 🌟 Floods in Brahmaputra and Barak River Systems-Management of Water Resources (Important) [ Disaster Management ]

    Government constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, Niti Aayog. The Brahmaputra and Barak river systems account for one-third of India’s run off, are highly prone to

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  • 3 Turtle Sanctuary in Allahabad Under Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Turtle sanctuary in Allahabad along with a River Biodiversity Park at Sangam were approved under Namami Gange programme to protect the rich aquatic biodiversity of river Ganga from anthropogenic pressures.

    Details of t

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  • 4 Lancet India’S Million Death Study: 1 Million Children Saved [ Health ]

    According to The Lancet ‘India’s Million Death Study’, India avoided about 10 lakh deaths of children under age 5 since 2005 by significant reductions in mortality due to pneumonia, diarrhoea, neonatal infections, birth asphyxia, trauma, measles and tetanus.

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  • Oct 25, 2017
  • 1 5 Day International India Water Week 2017 Attended by 1500 Delegates from 13 Countries [ Important Days ]

    India Water Week – 2017 was organized on October 10,2017 in New Delhi with about 1500 delegates from India and 13 other countries. Theme of India Water Week – 2017 is “Water and Energy for Inclusive Growth”.

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  • 2 🌟 National Mission on Bovine Productivity: (ETT) - Revolution in Bovine Breeding (Important) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    Embryo transfer technology (ETT) has revolutionized the breeding strategies in Bovines as to optimize the genetic improvement in cattle. Programme aims to conserves and develop indigenous breeds under Rashtriya Gokul Mission.

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  • 3 Case Study of Securing Funding for Bangalore Metro Rail Project- European Investment Bank (EIB) [ Economy ]

    Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the Finance Contract for lending of € 300 million for Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II Line R6. Project will be implemented in 5 years from date of commencement.

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  • Oct 23, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Prime Minister Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan Scheme (Important) [ Education ]

    Prime Minister Grameen Digital Saksharata Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) an integral component of Digital India Initiative of the Government which envisages making 6 crore citizens digitally literate in rural India. The scheme highlights significance of digital literacy in addressing issue o

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  • 2 🌟 India – EU Based on Statement During 14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi (October 06, 2017) (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The 14th annual summit between India and the European Union (EU) was held in New Delhi on 6 October 2017. The Republic of India represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and EU was represented by Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr. Jean Claude Juncker, P

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  • 3 Application of GIS Technology in Governance [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) in association with the Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) organized a workshop in Surat (October 10,2017), Gujarat in October on the role of Application of GIS technology in Governance.

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  • 4 🌟 Indian Lego Program and Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 for Lego (Important) [ Science/Technology ]

    2017 Nobel Prize for Physics paper (discover paper) has 39 Indian authors and scientists. The contributions came from nine institutions- CMI Chennai, ICTS-TIFR Bengaluru, IISER-Kolkata, IISER-Trivandrum, IIT Gandhinagar, IPR Gandhinagar, IUCAA Pune, RRCAT Indore, and TIFR Mumbai,

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  • Oct 22, 2017
  • 1 भारत और जापान (India and Japan -In Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - प्रधानमंत्री मोदी और उनके जापानी समकक्ष शिंजो आबे के बीच शिखर सम्मेलन बैठक हुई उसके बाद संयुक्त बयान में भारत और जापान ने कहा कि हमने साथ मिलकर काम करने का फैसला किया है, ताकि हमारी विशेष सामरिक और वैश्विक साझेदारी नए स्तर पर जा सके। समुद्री सुरक्षा में सहयोग बढ़ान

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  • 2 नोटबंदी फैसला का परिणाम 2017 (Results of note-taking decision 2017 - In Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - बड़े जोर शोर से लाई गई थी नोटबंदी। 50 दिन का समय मांगा गया था। कोलधन, आतंकवाद और जाली करेंसी (मुद्रा) पर नकेल कसने का बड़ा वादा था। लोगों ने भी समर्थन दिया। कालेधन के विरुद्ध आह्यन पर देश बैंको (अधिकोष) के बाहर कतारों में खड़ा रहा। लेकिन आशा के विपरीत आंकड़े आए हैं। य

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  • 3 रोहिंग्या समुदाय का मुद्दा ( Issue of Rohingya Community - in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - हमारे देश ने सदियों से बाहरी लोगों को पनाह दी है। लेकिन अब वैश्विक परिदृश्य बदल रहा है। भारत को विभिन्न मोर्चो पर अपने मानव संसाधन को और अधिक परिष्कृत करना पड़ रहा है। ऐसे में भारत अब दूसरे देशों के नागरिकों को और अधिक पनाह नहीं दे सकता है। इसे कटुता या मानवीय असं

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  • 4 🌟 Intensified Mission Indradhanush (UIP, MI and IMI), ImTeCHO & PMSMA (Important) [ Health ]

    Intensified Mission Indradhanush aims to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme – reducing maternal and child mortality.

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  • 5 Paryatan Parv to Boosts Tourism: Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in Gujarat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries and State Governments launched ‘Paryatan Parv’ showcasing cultural diversity and focus on the benefits of tourism.

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  • Oct 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Survey: Food Deficiencies and Tuberculosis (Important) [ Health ]

    According to Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Survey, nutritional deficiencies and tuberculosis are two most common ailments in India. Provides a survey with collaboration of over 12,300 researchers from 130 countries providing comprehensive picture disabilities and mortalities acr

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  • 2 अमरिका और उ. कोरिया (America and North Korea - in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - परमाणु हथियारों के सफल परीक्षणों के बाद से उ. कोरिया अमरीका के खिलाफ आग उगलता रहा है। लेकिन, अमरीका के राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप ने हाल ही में सयुंक्त राष्ट्र की महासभा में दिए अपने पहले भाषण से इस आग को और हवा ही दी। इसके बाद शुरू हुई दोनों नेताओं की तू तू- मैं मै

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