Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2019 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC etc

  • Jul 26, 2018
  • 1 केन्द्र कावेरी जल एमजीएमटी प्राधिकरण को सूचित किया है(Kaveri Water: MGMT Auth. - in Hindi) (Part 2) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    केन्द्र कावेरी जल एमजीएमटी प्राधिकरण को सूचित किया है- एक जून को केन्द्र सरकार ने कावेरी जल प्रबंधन प्राधिकरण (सीडब्ल्यूएमए) के लिए अधिसूचना जारी की। प्राधिकरण कर्नाटक, केरल और तमिलनाडु और केन्द्र शासित प्रदेश पुडुचेरी राज्यों के बीच नदी के पानी के साझाकरण का निर्णय लेगा।

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  • 2 भारत ने किया बचपन सूचकांक रैंकिंग में सुधार(India Improved Childhood Index Ranking - Hindi) (Part 1) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    भारत ने किया बचपन सूचकांक रैंकिंग (श्रेणी) में सुधार- भारत ने विश्व बचपन सूचकांक में अपनी रैंकिंग में सुधार किया है, लेकिन वैश्विक बाल अधिकार समूह, ’सेव (बचाना) द (यह) चिल्ड्रेन (बच्चे) ’ द्वारा अनुक्रमित 175 देशों की सूची में यह अब भी 113वें स्थान पर है।

    • ’एंड (और) ऑफ़ (का) चा

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  • 3 Traffic Incident Emergency Management System (TIMS) of NHAI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Highways Authority of India is rolling-out an integrated setup through the Traffic Incident Emergency Management System (TIMS). Many highways are already covered by ambulances, patrol vehicles and tow-away cranes through incident management services provided by BOT a

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  • 4 Rs 46,000 Crore Initiative for New Express Highways, Elevated Roads and Road Safety [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government has undertaken initiatives for building new express highways and elevated roads at an estimated cost of Rs. 46, 416 crore to ease traffic in major cities. The initiatives include:

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    • Eastern Peripheral Expressway

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  • 5 National Policy for Domestic Workers [ Policy/Governance ]

    Labour ministry is planning a national policy to protect the interests of domestic workers and to guarantee them minimum wages and social security which has been pending for almost three years now.

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    Image of National Policy for Domestic Workers

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  • 6 HRD Ministry Initiatives Under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Campaign [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Government of India has launched an initiative ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) ’ to foster national integration. The initiative would be a coordinated mutual engagement process between States, Union Territories, Central Ministries, Educational Institutions and general publ

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  • 7 Manufacture of Light Weight Bullet-Proof Jackets- Make in India [ Defense ]

    Government has adopted multi-prolonged approach towards indigenous development and manufacture of lightweight bulletproof jackets and steps have been taken in this regard. DRDO has also collaborated with academic institutions for development of lighter next generation Bulletproof

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  • 8 13 Intangible Cultural Heritage Elements from India Inscribed on UNESCO’S List Till Date [ Culture ]

    Paying tribute to the legacy of diverse cultures, UNESCO has inscribed a list of Intangible Cultural Heritage that does not limit itself to monuments, collections of objects or a particular places; it also includes traditions that have been passed through generations as a way of

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  • 9 Airport Authority of India Employs Its First Female Fire-Fighter [ Awards ]

    The last all-male bastion of Indian aviation has fallen with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) appointing its first ever woman fire fighter. The state-run Airport Authority currently employs 3, 310 firefighters at its airports across the country.

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    Image of India’s First Female Fire-Fighter

    Image of India’s First Female Fire-Fighter

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  • Jul 25, 2018
  • 1 43 Lakh Manuscripts Documented, 2.85 Lakh Digitized by National Mission for Manuscripts [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    The National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) has documented 43 lakh manuscripts (including rare ones) and digitized 2.85 lakh manuscripts containing 2.95 crore pages which are stored in DVDs and hard disks.

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  • 2 Def Expo 2018 – Showcasing ‘India: the Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ [ Defense ]

    The objective of this year’s DefExpo was to brand India as a defense exporter of defense systems and components for all three services and showcasing strengths of India’s growing private industry and emerging Defense MSMEs base. The tagline of DefExpo 2018 is ‘India: The Emerging

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  • 3 🌟 National Institute of Fashion Technology to Conduct National Size Survey- Indian Clothes (Important) [ Education ]

    The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi would conduct a National Sizing Survey to develop a comprehensive size chart dubbed as Size India, for ready-to-wear industry based on the body measurements of the Indian population.

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  • 4 Cabinet Approves Anti-Trafficking Bill Draft [ Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 for introduction in the Parliament, which also proposes a punishment of life imprisonment for repeat offenders.

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  • 5 Successful Flight Test of ATGM NAG (Important) [ Defense ]

    India successfully test-fired Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) Nag in desert conditions. The third-generation fire-and-forget ATGM has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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    Image of Characteristics of NAG Missile System

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  • 6 ‘Namaste Shalom’ Launched (India and Israel) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    “Namaste Shalom”, a magazine on India-Israel relations was launched. The magazine ‘Namaste Shalom’ was edited by Tarun Vijay, former MP. “Namaste Shalom” is a regular monthly magazine on bilateral relations between the two friendly nations.

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    Image of Timeline of Indi, Israel Relationship

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  • Jul 24, 2018
  • 1 List of MoU Signed by India [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    India had signed many MoUs with countries like Jordan, Vietnam, Fiji etc in different fields. Jordan - Jordan is a sovereign Arab state in western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the nor

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  • 2 SC Legalizes Passive Euthanasia, Allows ‘Living Will’ for Terminally Ill Patients (Important) [ Policy/Governance, Health ]

    Over a decade after NGO Common Clause filed a petition seeking the right for terminally ill patients “to die with dignity, ” India’s Supreme Court has decreed that passive euthanasia is legally valid across the country.

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    Image of The World on Euthanasia

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  • 3 Juno Spacecraft: Raging Cyclones and Jet Streams on Jupiter Perplex Scientists [ Science/Technology, Space/ISRO ]

    NASA’s Juno spacecraft is continuing to deliver new information about Jupiter. What are the New Findings about Jupiter? - The gas giant’s atmospheric winds are nothing like the atmospheric winds of Earth, the latest findings show. They run deeper into the atmosphere and have lon

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  • 4 Flat Gallium Joins New 2-D Materials [ Science/Technology ]

    Scientists during Rice University and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have detected a process to make atomically prosaic gallium that shows guarantee for nanoscale electronics.

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    Image of Flat Gallium Joins New 2-D Materials

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  • 5 Special Status of States: Details on Special Category Status [ Policy/Governance ]

    ‘Special category’ status is a classification given by Centre to assist in development of those states that face geographical & socio-economic disadvantages like hilly terrains, strategic international borders, economic & infrastructural backwardness and non-viable state finances

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  • 6 How is Gold Used in NASA Telescopes: Oscars Statuettes and NASA Now Use Same Gold Coating [ Science/Technology, Awards ]

    NASA telescopes and Oscars trophies have gold coating is made by the same company- Epner Technology uses gold electroplating for NASA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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    Image of Gold Used in NASA Telescopes

    Image of Gold Used in NASA Telescopes

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  • 7 Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 (Important) [ Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    Based on expert opinion from around the world, the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption worldwide, released by Berlin-based non-government organisation Transparency International (TI). The CPI uses a scale of zero (highly co

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  • 8 India to Get Control of Chabahar Port in Iran for 18 Months-Faster Pace at Farzad-B Gas (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Iran signed a pact, which gives New Delhi operational control of a part of the strategically located Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman for 18 months. Indian and Iran are also reaching appropriate results in energy cooperation, including on Farzad-B gas field.

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  • Jul 23, 2018
  • 1 What are Letter of Credits and Letter of Undertaking? RBI Scraps Bank LoUs (Important) [ Policy/Governance, Economy ]

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has scrapped quasi bank guarantee instruments such as the Letter of Undertaking (LoUs) and Letter of Comfort (LoCs). The move is an attempt to plug a loophole and improve banks’ due diligence in trade credit.

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  • 2 Aadhaar Data Breach- Aadhaar Security [ Science/Technology, Policy/Governance ]

    A recent report revealed that access to any Aadhaar holder’s details could be gained, through a mere payment of Rs. 500, via an anonymous service on WhatsApp. As per the report, the payment allowed the person to be designated as an ‘agent’, which in turn granted him access to the

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  • 3 Vodafone and Nokia to Create First 4G Network on Moon for Audi Lunar Quattro [ Science/Technology, Space/ISRO ]

    Vodafone plans to create the first 4G network on the Moon to support a mission by ’PTScientists’ in 2019. The project will last for about 11 days because of massive change in temperature on the moon. Vodafone has appointed Nokia as its technology partner.

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    Image of Vodafone and Nokia to Create First 4G Network on Moon

    Image of Vodafone and Nokia to Create First 4G Network on Moon

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  • 4 National Science Day 2018 (28th Feb) [ Science/Technology, Important Days ]

    National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated in India on February 28 each year to mark the discoveries of Indian physicist CV Raman and to spread the message about the importance of science in daily life of individuals. On 28 February 1928, Raman led experiments at the IACS with coll

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  • 5 2017 - Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill [ Economy, Bills ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 that seeks to protect the interest of lenders left high and dry by absconding corporate defaulters. Once voted into law, the new legislation will empower investigating agencies to confiscate, and vest with them

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  • 6 Government Nod for UGC Formula to Hit SC/ST, OBC Faculty Numbers [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    The number of SC, ST and OBC faculty in all central universities is set to shrink significantly with HRD Ministry accepted the University Grants Commission’s new formula for implementing reservation in teaching posts.

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  • 7 Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE): Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards [ Awards ]

    The President of India inaugurated Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) in New Delhi. He also presented Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards. The festival aims to celebrate creativity and innovations.

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    Image of Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards

    Image of Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards

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