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

  • Mar 13, 2015
  • 1 Google CFO Patrick Pichette announced his retirement [ None ]

    Eminent leader Patrick Pichette of Google’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) decided his retirement from the office citing personal reasons but he was not yet finalized date. Pichette will stay at Google till the company finds a replacement.

    • In August 2008, Pichette joined Google as

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  • 2 India and Mauritius inked five MoUs to give impetus to bilateral relations [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Indian PM Narendra Modi and Mauritius PM Port Luis singed 5 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) to give new impetus to bilateral co-operation between the two nations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gone five day official tour of three ocean nations. These county names were Seych

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  • 3 Indian Railways signed MoU with LIC for implementing Railway projects [ None ]

    Indian Railways signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) for implementing Railway projects. The MoU was signed by Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissionerof Railways and SK Roy of Chairman of LIC.

    • According to MoU, LIC will make

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  • 4 1998 Asian Games gold-medalist Dingko Singh included in National Boxing Selection panel [ None ]

    1998 Asian Games gold-medallist Dingko Singh was placed in National Boxing Selection panel. At present, Dingko Singh is working as a coach at the Imphal centre of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). Arjuna awardee Gopal N Devang will be headed of the 10-member selection panel an

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  • 5 United Arab Emirates won the bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2019 [ None ]

    United Arab Emirates (UAE) won the bid to host Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup in 2019 and this game will be the 17th edition of the games. The decision was made by the AFC Executive Committee in a meeting at Manama, Bahrain.

    1. The UAE defeated Iran Football Federation

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  • 6 US President Barack Obama nominated David Hale as Ambassador to Pakistan [ None ]

    The US President Barack Obama nominated veteran diplomat David Hale as next Ambassador to Pakistan. David Hale appointment was selected by the US Senate. David Hale will replace Cameron Munter.

    1. David Hale has been the US Ambassador to Lebanon since 2013 and David Hale earlier serv

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  • 7 Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs released the data of top ten Corporate of 2014 [ None ]

    Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs released data of top ten Corporate of 2014. Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs has compared of eight public sector undertakings and two private sector undertakings. Ranking of top Ten Corporate of 2014-

    1. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) – it is the

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  • 8 Attorney General to be public authority and will be under RTI [ None ]

    Delhi High Court has decided Attorney General of India comes under the ambit of section 2(h) Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005. It is because functions performed by the AG under Article 76 (2) of the Constitution of India are in the nature of public functions.

    1. The decision was

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  • Mar 12, 2015
  • 1 Maharashtra launched “Bhagyashree scheme” for girl child [ None ]

    Maharashtra Government (Devendra Fadnavis) launched “Bhagyashree scheme” for a girl child and it replaced by Sukanya scheme. This scheme was launched by the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Bollywood actress Bhagyashree and she is also the brand ambassador of t

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  • 2  Moily selected for “Saraswati Samman 2014” [ None ]

    Senior Congress leader Mr. M. Veerappa Moily (Former Union Minister) will select for the Saraswati Samman 2014 for his Kannada poem ‘Ramayana Mahanveshanam’. Mr. M. Veerappa Moily is the second Kannada author who, receive Saraswati Samman afterS. L. Bhyrappa in 2010.

    1. Kannada poem

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  • 3 Indian-American Kumar P Barve decided to run for US Congress in 2016 elections [ None ]

    Indian-American Kumar P Barve decided to run for US Congress in 2016 elections from Democratic Party. Kumar P Barve will stand on for the seat vacated by Congressman Chris Van Hollen of Republican Party.

    1. Barve became the first Indian-American to be elected to a state legislature o

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  • 4 First Kisan Call Centre of North-East opened in Agartala, Tripura [ None ]

    Tripura Chief Minister (Manik Sarkar) was launched first Kisan Call Centre (KCC) of North-East state in Agartala, Tripura. KCC was financed by the Tripura government in the field of rural private enterprise with experts of agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and animal husbandry

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  • 5 Ashwin Mittal appointed as CFO of Walmart India Private Limited [ None ]

    Walmart India Private Limited appointed Ashwin Mittal as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ashwin Mittal replaced by Jill Anderson who will be dislodged back to Walmart in United States. Javier Rojo appointed as head of its Real Estate and Business Development in Walmart India a

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  • 6 UST Global launched Women’s Safety App “iSafe” for Thiruvananthapuram City Police [ None ]

    UST Global has launched women safety App iSafe in Thiruvananthapuram which it is mobile-based app for used women’s safety on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The women safety App iSafe was launched by Thiruvananthapuram City Police in the presence of high ranking police

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  • 7 Kumar Sangakkara announces retirement from Test cricket [ None ]

    Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara announced retirement from Test cricket after playing three-match series against India in August 2015. Ace Kumar Sangakkara had already retried from One-Day International (ODI) after the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015 and T-20 cricket

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  • 8 Prime Minister launched India’s first indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine “Rotavac” [ None ]

    PM Narendra Modi launched the first indigenously developed Rotavirus vaccine named Rotavac. Rotavac is the third such vaccine after launched GSK Rotarix and Merck’s RotaTeq which globally available for treatment of Rotavirus.

    1. This vaccine wills helpful India which to brawl young

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  • 9 President presented “Stree Shakti Puraskars” and “Nari Shakti Puruskars” for the year 2014 [ None ]

    President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented Stree Shakti puraskars (six women) and Nari Shakti Puruskars for the year 2014. These awards were given on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March) at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prize money of award is 3 lakh rupees

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  • Mar 12, 2015
  • 1 International Women’s Day 2015 observed on 8 March [ Important Days ]

    International Women’s Day was observed across the world on 8 March 2015 and this day celebrates the achievements of women in the field of economic, political and social. The theme for the year 2015 is ” Make it Happen and it encourages effective action for advancing and recognizi

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  • 2 ’Aapki Beti Humari Beti’ scheme launched in Haryana [ None ]

    ’Aapki Beti Humari Beti’ scheme launched in Haryana by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and aim to reduce the gap between boys and girl sex ration in the state for the both rural and urban areas.

    1. Manohar Lal Khattar launched the scheme by giving away a cheque of 21000 rupees ea

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  • 3 Pakistan conducts successful test launch of Shaheen-III missile [ None ]

    Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of the Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile which range of Ballistic Missile is 2,750 km and launched by senior officers from the Strategic Plans Division, strategic forces, scientists and engineers of strategic organization

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  • 4 Sri Lankan Government suspends China port city project in Colombo [ None ]

    Sri Lankan Government Ranil Wickremasinghe temporarily suspends China port city project in Colombo. Reason behind of this decision was taken Interim Report submitted by a cabinet sub-committee.

    1. Sri Lankan Government had agreed to invest through China for the single large project o

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  • 5 Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu bus service flagged off [ None ]

    The Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu bus service was flagged off jointly by India of Ambassador of India to Nepal Ranjit Rae and by Nepal of Nepal Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bimalendra Nidhi.

    1. The Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu bus service launched under the ambi

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  • 6 Jharkhand CM announces Rs 1 lakh for alcohol-free villages [ None ]

    The Chief Minister Raghubar Das will allocate Rs one lakh to villages which will become alcohol-free. Chief Minister Raghubar Das will be opened 57 more Kasturba Gandhi Girl Schools in the state who announced in the annual Budget of 2015-16.

    The Jharkhand government said those vil

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  • 7 Kerala Assembly speaker G Karthikeyan passes away [ None ]

    Kerala Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan died in Bangalore, Karnataka in the age of 66. He died in Bangalore after diagnosed with liver cancer. Senior Congress leader Karthikeyan was an eminent Congress leader in Kerala and started his political career through Kerala Students Union

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  • Mar 11, 2015
  • 1 Saina Nehwal & Prannoy win at All England Championship [ None ]

    Women’s single title - Olympic bronze medallist, Saina Nehwal of India won the All England badminton championships held in England. She defeatedBellaetrix Manuputty of Indonesia by score 21-8 21-12.

    Men’s single title - Prannoy eked won All England badminton championships held in

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  • 2 Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Raosaheb Danve resigns [ None ]

    Union Minister Danve, who Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution resigned from the office in March 2015. Raosaheb Dadarao Danve was made Maharasthra BJP president on January 2015 which seat vacant by Devendra Fadnavis when he made a CM of Maharastra.

    1. But in March 2015, Mr.

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  • 3 NRDC, CCRAS inks MoA to commercialise ayurvedic medicines [ None ]

    The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has linked between Ayurveda NRDC (National Research Development Corporation) and CCRAS (Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences) for the purpose of commercialise Ayurvedic medicines and technologies.

    1. The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signe

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  • Mar 8, 2015
  • 1 Reliance Infrastructure Ltd announced acquisition of Pipavav Defense Company Ltd [ None ]

    Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (chairman Anil Ambani) announced acquisition of Pipavav Defense Company Ltd and (PDOE Offshore Engineering Company Ltd). According to the agreement, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd will drive into the emerging business of defence production with cost of 2

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  • 2 India and Spain sign agreement on Mutual Protection of Classified Information [ None ]

    India and Spain have signed an agreement on Mutual Protection of Classified Information. According to this agreement, it provides the framework for development in the area of the defense sector between both countries.

    1. Mutual Protection of Classified Information of agreement was si

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  • 3 Maharashtra government scraps 5% education quota for Muslims [ None ]

    Maharashtra government (Devendra Fadnavis) has scrapped 5 per cent job quota for Muslims in the state. Government Resolution of BJP-Shiv Sena government to make a legal agreement the previous notification issued by the previous NCP-Congress government granting 5 per cent reservat

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