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

  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Dr. M. M. Kalburgi, a Kannada writer passes away [ None ]

    About Dr. M. M. Kalburgi: Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi was born on 28th November 1938 in Yaragal. He was researcher of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature), Kannada epigraphist and academician.

    Image of Dr. M. M. Kalburgi

    Image of Dr. M. M. Kalburgi

    Well Known Kannada Writer

    • He also had served as the

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  • 2 UNSC vagary India pitches for anti-terror treaty [ None ]

    About anti - terror treaty: Aim of this Organization is to support the international legal anti - terror organizations like universal anti - terrorism contracts and the United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

    • This organization work for awareness raising activities and train

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  • 3 Olympic Council of Asia choose Hangzhou City of China to host 2022 Asian Games [ None ]

    About Asian Games: The Asian Games also known as Asiad. It is nationwide multi - sport event which is held every four years between athletes from all over Asia. The Games were planned by the Asian Games Federation.

    • First game was start from New Delhi of India, until the 1978.

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  • 4 RBI gives permission to ten small banks [ None ]

    About permission from RBI: The Reserve Bank of India granted the licences to 10 small banks for set um small finances banks. These all companies are microfinance and small finance companies. There are total of 72 companies who apply for permission from RBI.

    About ten banks get

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  • 5 India and Cambodia signs two MoUs for mutual support in Tourism by Mekong Ganga Project [ None ]

    About Mekong Ganga Cooperation Project: The Mekong–Ganga Cooperation was established on 10th November, 2000 at Vientiane at the First MGC Ministerial Meeting. It includes six member countries: India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

    • They emphasized four areas of c

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  • 6 Chelsea wins Champions League and Dinamo Zagreb beat 10-man Arsenal [ None ]

    About Chelsea: Chelsea is a professional Football Club of Fulham, London. It is the highest level of English football founded in 1905. Chelsea’s first major success was in 1955 by winning in the league championship.

    • It has been won 17 major trophies since 1997.
    • Chelsea has won

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  • 7 Union Government rejects NSCN-K for five years [ None ]

    About NSCN - K: NSCN stands for Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland. It is a Naga independent Military group operative in North - East India. The main goal of the organization is to establish an independent state “Nagalim” by joining all the areas settled by the Naga peopl

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  • 8 ‘Housing for all’ Scheme in 305 cities by 2022 declares the government [ None ]

    About Housing for all Scheme: Government had launched this scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in June 2015 under the guidance of Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Under this scheme, government plans to build two crore houses for the poor in urban areas by year 2022, which

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  • 9 Mare Dibaba triumphs women’s marathon at 2015 World Athletics Championships [ None ]

    About Mare Dibaba: Also known as Mare Ibrahimova in Azerbaijan. She was born on 20th October 1989. She is from Oromia region in Ethiopia. She is the reigning champ in Athletics. Also an eccentric marathon runner.

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    Image of Mare Dibaba

    Women’s marathon at 2015 World Athletics Championships

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  • Sep 17, 2015
  • 1 Swetha Prabhakaran selected for Champions of Change award in US [ Awards ]

    About Swetha Prabhakaran: Swetha Prabhakaran is a 15 years old Indian - origin girl. Swetha was born to Indian parents who had transferred to US from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli in 1998. She is the founder and CEO of Everybody Code Now which is a non - profit organization working to

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  • 2 Author Sunjeev Sahota qualified Man Booker Prize for Fiction of 2015 [ None ]

    Indian - origin author Sunjeev Sahota has been qualified for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction of 2015. About Sunjeev Sahota: Sunjeev Sahota was born on year 1981. He is a British novelist. He was encouraged to start writing his first book by the 7th July 2005 London b

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  • 3 Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh PM wins UN Award on Climate Change [ Awards ]

    About Sheikh Hasina: Sheikh Hasina was born on 28th September 1947. She is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Earlier, she was served as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001. She has led the Bangladesh Awami League since 1981.

    • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Ban

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  • 4 Labour leader Jeremy Carbyn appointed Seema Malhotra as shadow chief secretary in UK [ None ]

    About Seema Malhotra: Seema Malhotra was born on 7th August 1972. She is a British Labour and Co - operative Party politician. She has been the Member of Parliament for Feltham and Heston since 2011 by an election which was held after the death of Alan Keen.

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    Image of Seema Malhotra

    Shadow chief secretary in UK

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  • 5 Shiv Sena demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ award for Veer Savarkar [ Awards ]

    About Shiv Sena: Shiv Sena is an Indian local political party. This party is based on Marathi nationalism and Hindu nationalism. It was founded by political cartoonist Bal Thackeray on 19th June 1966. The party was begun from a movement in Mumbai.

    Image of Veer Savarkar

    Image of Veer Savarkar

    Shiv Sena demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ award

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  • Sep 16, 2015
  • 1 Malcolm Turnbull Becomes Prime Minister of Australia by Defeating Tony Abbott [ None ]

    About Malcolm Turnbull: Malcolm Bligh Turnbull was born on 24th October 1954. He is an Australian politician and now he is the Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Liberal Party. He was first elected to parliament at the 2004 central election, as the member for Wentw

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  • 2 Indian Kalarippayattu Federation grants appreciation as RSF by Sports Ministry [ None ]

    About Kalaripayattu: Kalaripayattu is the most olden martial art in the world. Kalari means training field and payattu means practice with weapons and without weapons. The Kalaripayattu culture is 3000 years existing in the world.

    • Kalaripayattu is known as the mother of all mart

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  • 3 McGill University declared as top Canadian university according to new international rankings [ None ]

    About McGill University: McGill University is a public research university in Montreal of Canada. It was legally founded by royal charter in 1821. The name of the University is from the name of James McGill.

    • James McGill was a noticeable Montreal merchant from Scotland whose do

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  • 4 RBI signs agreement with Nepal Rastra Bank for supervisory information exchange [ None ]

    About Nepal Rastra Bank: The Nepal Rastra Bank was established in 26th April 1956. It is the central bank of Nepal. It manages the banks and economic organizations in Nepal and guides financial policy.

    • It also supervises foreign exchange rates and the country’s foreign exchang

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  • 5 World Bank reports: Gujarat ranks first in ease of doing business [ None ]

    About ease of doing business of World Bank: Ease of doing business gives the ranks to economics from 1 to 189 with first place being the best. The high ranking in it means low numerical rank means that the governing environment is conductive to business operation.

    • The index ave

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Union Government introduces SAHAJ scheme for new LPG connections [ None ]

    About the SAHAJ scheme: Under the scheme, people can apply online for new LPG connection and they need not visit to the LPG suppliers for it. SAHAJ facility will enable the customers to post online request for a new connection by filing Know Your Customer (KYC) form by uploading

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  • 2 United States prolonged the anti-dumping duty of Indian preserved mushrooms for another 5 years [ None ]

    About preserved mushroom and its trade: Preserved mushroom refer to mushrooms prepared or preserved by bleaching, cleaning and sometimes slicing and cutting. It is very nutritious and rich in fiber and proteins.

    • It has high content of folic acid which is uncommon in vegetables a

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  • 3 Employees’ Pension Scheme Rs 2,000 crore released by Union government [ None ]

    About Employees’ Pension Scheme: This scheme started in 1995. In this scheme, Employees who are members of EPF (Employee Provident Fund) will automatically become the members of EPS (Employee Pension Scheme).

    • Along with the employer contribution of 8.33 % of the salary, Central

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  • 4 Manipur assembly permits Protection of Manipur People Bill [ None ]

    About the bill: Manipur Legislative Assembly has passed the Protection of Manipur People Bill, along with other two amendment bills to protect native people of state. Other two bills are Manipur Shops and Establishments (2nd Amendment) Bill, and Manipur Land Revenue and Land Refo

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  • 5 Punjab Government bags award for accomplishing rooftop solar power output [ Awards ]

    About solar rooftop power station: A solar rooftop power station, or solar rooftop system, is a photovoltaic system that has its electricity - generating solar panels fixed on the rooftop of a residential or commercial building or structure.

    • The various components of such a sys

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  • 6 SAARC countries’ talks on Disaster Mitigation in New Delhi [ None ]

    About SAARC Countries: Also known as South Asian Association on Regional Cooperation. It is an economic and organization of 8 countries that are primarily located in South Asia or the Indian subcontinent.

    • Its headquarters are in Kathmandu in Nepal.
    • The combined economy of SAARC

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  • 7 Union Government calls off registration of Greenpeace, India [ None ]

    About Greenpeace: Greenpeace was established in 1969. Greenpeace India is the subordinate of the global environmental group Greenpeace, a non - profit, non - governmental NGO. Greenpeace has its organizations in 40 countries across the world including in Europe, America, Asia and

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  • 8 Haryana Government bags Skoch Order-of-Merit National award for e-governance, IT enterprises [ Awards ]

    About Skoch Order of Merit National Award: This award is granted upon top performing government organizations and private organizations working with the government. This is given by Skoch Consultancy Services Private Limited which started in 1997, it is a tactic and management ac

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  • 9 India signs agreement with Australia to extend mutual Defense Partnership [ None ]

    About Aim of Mutual defense Partnership: This mainly focuses on maritime security links in the Indian Ocean region and recognized the importance of freedom of maritime navigation. First - ever mutual Maritime exercise AUSINDEX between both countries is scheduled to be held in Sep

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Abbott Healthcare crowds with controllers because of Indian cough syrup complaint [ None ]

    About Abbott Healthcare: Abbott Healthcare was Founded in 1888 by a young Chicago based physician Dr. Wallace Calvin Abbott. The Healthcare has been dedicated to discovering new medicines, new technologies and new ways to manage health.

    • It’s headquarter is in Mumbai.
    • Abbott In

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  • 2 Ravi Shastri will remain as India’s Team Director till 2016 T20 World Cup [ None ]

    About Ravi Shastri: Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri was born on 27th May 1962. He is a previous Indian cricketer. He is temporary Director of the Indian cricket team since August 2014. He was the member of Indian national team in Test and One - Day matches between 1981 and 1992.

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