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

  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 Sherif Ismail take oath as Prime Minister of Egypt [ None ]

    About Sherif Ismail and his different posts: Sherif Ismail Mohamed born on 6th July 1955 in Egypt. He is an engineer by profession. He had served as the minister of petroleum and mineral resources from 16th July 2013 to 12th September 2015.

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    Image of Sherif Ismail

    New Prime Minister of Egypt

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  • 2 Dr. P Sivakumar promoted as Distinguished Scientist by Union Defence Ministry [ Defense ]

    About Dr. P. Sivakumar: Dr. P. Sivakumar had completed his Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy in 1980. He started his career at Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) as Scientist in 1984.

    Image of Dr. P. Sivakumar

    Image of Dr. P. Sivakumar

    Distinguished Scientist by Union Defence Ministry

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 World Championship 200 meter title winner Usain Bolt [ None ]

    About Usain Bolt: He was born on 29th August 1986. He is a Jamaican athlete. He is named as the fastest person in the world. He is nicknamed as the Lightning Bolt by the media. He is highest paid athlete ever. He is also known as the world’s most wanted athlete.

    About his achi

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  • 2 ‘Thiru Onam’ famous crop festival in Kerala [ None ]

    About Thiru Onam: It is the Hindu festival celebrated in Kerala. It is also the biggest crop festival celebrated by the Keralites across the world. This festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam which comes in August – September.

    • This marks memorial of Vamana avatar

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  • 3 29 August celebrated as Natinal Sports Day worldwide [ Important Days ]

    About the national sports day: Every year it is mandatory that 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day worldwide. This day marks the birth anniversary of Hockey Expert Major Dhyan Chand.

    • This day is celebrated by conducting open matches between different Indian hockey t

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  • 4 Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awarded to ITBP Jot Singh [ Awards ]

    About Inspector Jot Singh: He was born on 1st January 1965. He is from Malna village of Uttarkashi region from Uttarakhand. He is known as one of the best mountaineer of ITBP (Indo - Tibetan Border Police). He has also undertaken many missions from ITBP and known as special force

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  • 5 Shamim Hanfi, the Urdu scholar has got Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award [ Awards ]

    About Shamim Hanfi: Shamim Hanfi was born on 17th May 1939 in Sultanpur. He had served as a faculty in Aligarh Muslim University. He is also an artist and he is patent in his passion of performance in arts, painting, pottery etc.

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    Image of Shamim Hanfi

    Winner of Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award

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  • 6 Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI President is passes away [ None ]

    Jagmohan Dalmiya who was the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India is passes away in Kolkata, of West Bengal at age of 75 due to a heart attack. About Jagmohan Dalmiya: Jagmohan Dalmiya was born on 30th May 1940 in Kolkata.

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    Image of Jagmohan Dalmiya

    BCCI Chairperson recently passed away

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  • 7 Sebastian Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One of 2015 [ None ]

    About Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel was born on 3rd July 1987 in Heppenheim, West Germany. He is a German racing driver. Currently, he is driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.

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    Image of Sebastian Vettel

    Winner of Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One of 2015

    • He wins f

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  • 8 Badminton Player, Ajay Jayaram wins silver medal at Korea Open Badminton tournament of 2015 [ Sports ]

    About Ajay Jayaram: Ajay Jayaram was born on 28th September 1987. He is a badminton player of India. He gets the support of Olympic Gold Quest which is a not - for - profit Organisation to identify and support Indian athletes.

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    Image of Ajay Jayaram

    Winner of silver medal at Korea Open Badminton tournament of 2015

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  • 9 China has launched smaller version of Long March-6 carrier rocket [ None ]

    About Long March - 6: The Long March was a military departure which was started by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People’s Liberation Army to avoid the search of the Kuomintang Army.

    • Long March - 6 is also known as Chang Zheng 6 in pinyin, it

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 E Sreedharan, Metro Man invites to serve UN High Level Advisory Group on Supportable Transport [ None ]

    About E Sreedharan: Elattuvalapil Sreedharan was born on 12th June 1932 in Palakkad district of Kerala. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is a retired Indian Engineering Service (IES) officer.

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    Image of E Sreedharan

    Invited to UN High Level Advisory Group on Supportable Transport

    • He is

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  • 2 Hybrid Vacuum Toilets develops by Indian Railways [ None ]

    About Hybrid Vacuum system: Hybrid vacuum system is designed by combining ejectors, surface condensers and liquid ring vacuum pumps. It consists of a grouping of steam ejectors operating in series, followed by a condenser where the gases are reduced.

    • Thus reduces the load of ga

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  • 3 Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stops sale of Diclofenac in multidose bottle [ None ]

    About Diclofenac: Diclofenac is a non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drug. It is taken or applied to reduce irritation and as pain - relieving in certain conditions. The name “diclofenac” derives from its chemical name: 2- (2, 6-dichloranilino) phe n ylacetic ac id.

    • Diclofenac

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  • 4 Two Security laws pass by Japan’s Parliament to improve its pacific constitution [ None ]

    About passing of Security laws: Japan’s parliament has passed two security laws to improve its pacific constitution enclosed after World War II to allow its troops to fight out of the country.

    • These bills already have been permitted by Parliament’s lower house and it was voted

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  • 5 Jackie Collins, a Novelist passes away [ None ]

    American novelist Jackie Collins passed away in California, United States at age of 77 due to cancer of stage four. About Jackie Collins: Jackie Collins was born on 4th October 1937 in London, England.

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    Image of Jackie Collins

    Famous Novelist Who recently passed away

    • She was a

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  • 6 West Bengal government releases 64 files correlated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose [ None ]

    About Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897 and died on 18th August 1945. He is known as Netaji allover in India. He was an Indian pro - independence and proud person of the Indian independence movement.

    Image of Subhas Chand Bose

    Image of Subhas Chand Bose

    West Bengal government releases 64 files related to him

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  • 7 Narendra Modi launches IPD Scheme for 24×7 power supply in every house of Varanasi [ None ]

    About IPD Scheme: IPD Scheme stands for Integrated Power Development Scheme. Its aim is to support the broadcast and supply networks. It will provide 100 percent metering urban areas and will make it smart with information technology.

    • It was declared in Union Budget 2014 - 15.

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  • 8 Bal Pandit, expert Marathi cricket commentator passes away [ None ]

    Bal Pandit, the expert cricket Marathi commentator passed away in Pune, Maharashtra at age of 89. About Bal Pandit: Bal Jagannath Pandit was born on 24th July 1929 in Pune Maharashtra.

    Image of Bal Pandit - Recently Passed Away

    Image of Bal Pandit - Recently Passed Away

    Expert Marathi cricket commentator

    • He was an Ind

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  • 9 India signed two agreements with Laos to strengthen mutual bonds [ None ]

    About Laos: Laos is officially known as the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). It is an interior country in South - east Asia which is bounded by Myanmar of Burma and the People’s Republic of China to the north - west, Vietnam to the east which is Laos’s capital, Cambodia t

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 WWF and ZSL reports that Marine population dropped since 1970 [ None ]

    About WWF and ZSL: WWF stands for World Wide Fund for Nature. It is an international non - governmental organization which was founded on 29th April 1961. It is working for the bio diversity protection and reduces the peoples by hurting environment.

    • Its headquarter is in Avenue

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  • 2 India signs agreement with France for 36 Rafale fighter jets [ None ]

    About Rafale Fighter jets: The Rafale jet was introduced in 2001on 18th May. This is a twin engine, delta winged multirole fighter aircraft. This was designed by Dassault Aviation. Dassault Aviation is an international French manufacturer of aircrafts for military, business and

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  • 3 Islamic State rebellious group is banned by Pakistan [ None ]

    About Islamic State Rebellious Group: These are the powerful groups whose aim is to take over religious, political and military power over all Muslims worldwide. These groups are mainly led by Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria.

    • They mainly operate in Iraq and Syria and have a sm

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  • 4 2016 Rio Olympics qualified Indian women’s hockey team [ None ]

    About Indian women hockey team: This team is also named as golden girls of hockey after their 2004 victory. This team represents India in international level hockey championship. Currently Canada’s Mathias Ahrens is the coach.

    • This team’s main lead is Ritu Rani who is from Hary

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Aqeela Asifi, Afghan refugee teacher wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Aqeela Asifi: Aqeela Asifi is a teacher in Afghanistan. She has been teaching the refugee girls for more than 20 years. She and her family shifted in Afghanistan from Kabul in 1992 due to civil war in Kabul.

    Image of Aqeela Asifi

    Image of Aqeela Asifi

    Winner of UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015

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  • 2 Dutee Chand wins in 100m at 55th National Open Athletic Championship [ None ]

    Dutee Chand was born on 3rd February 1996 in Jajpur district of Odisha. She is an Indian runner by profession. She has been supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company which is a foundation that supports Indian athletes. Currently, she is the national champion in women’s 100 meters

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  • 3 Rajasthan Assembly clears bill to improve Right to Education Act [ None ]

    About Right to Education Act: Right to Education Act (RTE) is also known as Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. It is an Act of the Parliament of India passed on 4th August 2009. It gives the importance to free and compulsory education for children between ag

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  • 4 Global Innovation Index ranked India at 81 amongst 141 countries [ Bills ]

    About Global Innovation Index: The Global Innovation Index shortly called as GII. It is a yearly publication which shows a merged indicator that ranks countries or economies for their environmental innovation and their innovation productions.

    The GII analyses 143 countries arou

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  • 5 Union Government launches PMKKKY for people affected by mining [ None ]

    About PMKKKY: PMKKKY stands for Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana. It is launched by the Union Government. Aim of this launch is for safety of people who are affected by mining related operations.

    • It will provide the fund collected by District Mineral Foundations to af

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  • 6 Indian Wrestler Anil wins gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championships [ None ]

    About Anil Kumar: Anil Kumar is an Indian wrestler from Haryana. He won gold in the Men’s Greco - Roman 96 kg’s wrestling at 2010 Commonwealth Games. He had also won gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the 2014 Asian Championship by defeating Efan Aeini.

    About his vic

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