Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2022 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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Aug 20, 2021

Nita Ambani Becomes First Indian Woman Member of IOC 

The chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambanihas been elected as an individual member of the International Olympiad committee (IOC) . She becomes the first Indian women to join the world body, which governs Olympic sports in the world.

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Sports

India & Bangladesh Sign MOU for Training 1800 Bangladesh Civil Servants in National Centre 

India & Bangladesh have signed an MOU for training 1800 Bangladesh Civil Servants at National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) an institute under Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DAR & PG) , Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Govt. of I…

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International Relations & Organizations

🌟 Appointment of Shri Shaktikanta Das as Governor, RBI 

India՚s former economic affairs secretary & current member of 15th Finance Commission Shaktikanta Das is to be appointed as next RBI Governor. He will be 25th Governor of apex bank of country.

About Shaktikanta Das

  • Shaktikanta Das is 1980 batch IAS officer of Tamil N…

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Economics

Harmonized System Code to India’s Khadi 

India՚s Khadi has been allocated a separate harmonized system Code by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Harmonized system is a six-digit identification code being developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) . This code is also referred to as the Universal Economic Lang…

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EconomicsGovernment Schemes/Projects

Union Government launches “Sugamya Pustakalaya” E-Library for visually disabled 

Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar and Thawar Chand Gehlot has launched Accessible E-Library ‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’ for visually disable person under Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan of Prime Minister with more than 2 lakhs books in different languages at a function held…

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Government Schemes/Projects

भारत और इजरायल ( India and Israel In Hindi) 

प्रस्तावना:- भारतीय और यहूदी दो महान सभ्यताएं हैं। आधुनिक विश्व में भले ही दोनों देशों का वर्तमान स्वरूप लगभग सात दशक ही पुराना है, लेकिन सदियों से हमारे बीच संबंध रहे हैं। एक ओर जहां भारत भौगोलिक और जनसंख्या की दृष्टि से विराट है वहीं इजरायल दोनों की पैमानों पर काफी छोटा है। लेक…

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News Snippets (Hindi)

Solar Power Lights up Sundarbans Island 

Solar Power Lights up Sundarbans Island

  • After Cyclone Amphan hit the Sundarbans, the island territory remained in darkness for more than two weeks.
  • Cyclone Amphan
    • Uprooted trees
    • Electric poles
    • Snapped wires
  • Now, a part of Satjelia Island within Gosaba block is managing to get some ligh…

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Science & TechnologyHealthBased on Down-to-Earth

🌟 Indian Railways Inducts 09-3x Dynamic Tamping Express Machines for Track Maintenance (Important) 

Indian Railways has inducted three 09 - 3X Dynamic Tamping Express machines to improve mechanised track maintenance. Three operations including manual interface is now combined in one machine.

High-output integrated tamping machine can carry out mult…

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Railways

World Bank’S Ease of Doing Business 2019: India Jumps 23 Spots to 77th Rank 

India ranked 77th among 190 countries by leapfrogging 23 ranks in World Bank՚s Ease of Doing Business (EODB) 2018 rankings. In 2017 rankings, India ranked 100th & had jumped 30 places. In 2016,2015 & 2014, India had not improved much & was placed at 130,131 & 134 respectively, in…

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Policies & GovernanceEconomicsCountry & State Rankings & Indices

🌟 Bharatmala Project: New Mumbai-Delhi Expressway Will Be Greenfield Project (Important) 

Mumbai-Delhi Expressway would be access-controlled highway, built under Bharatmala Pariyojna to connect national capital & financial capital of India, & reduce travel time from 20 hours to mere 12 hours.

  • Expressway will …

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