Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2018 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC etc

  • Oct 9, 2015
  • 1 83rd Air Force Day rejoiced by India [ Important Days ]

    About Indian Air Force: It was established in 1932. It is also known as Bharatiya Vayu Sena. It is the important part of the Indian Security Forces and is World’s 4th Largest Airforce. Its primary role is to safeguard Indian Territory and to conduct warfare during a battle.


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  • 2 Nobel Peace Prize conferred to National Dialogue Quartet [ None ]

    About National Dialogue Quartet: It is group of 4 organizations namely 1. Tunisian General Labour Union 2. Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts 3. Tunisian Human Rights League 4. Tunisian Order of Lawyers.

    • It was established in 2013 after the Jasmine revolu

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  • Oct 8, 2015
  • 1 2015 Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry [ None ]

    About the winners: Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar have jointly won 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has chosen these three for their work on systematic studies of DNA repair. Their work has provided essential information of working of

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  • 2 FIFA to suspend Sepp Blatter for 90 days [ Important Days ]

    About FIFA: It was established on 21st May in 1904. It is the international federation for football association. It is the chief body responsible for international football tournaments. It has control over the decision making involving the authorities in it.

    • It has a membership

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  • 3 Project Neeranchal approved by CCEA [ None ]

    About Project Neeranchal: It is a watershed management project. It is supported by World Bank. This project will help in accessing irrigation to every farmland (Har Khet Ko Pani) and help to reach the aim of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana for proper use of water (Per Drop M

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  • 4 IPCC chooses Hoesung Lee as the Chairman [ None ]

    About Hoesung Lee: He was born on 31st December 1945. He hails from South Korea. He has done his BA in economics from Seoul National University and his PhD from Rutgers University. He has formerly been one of the Vice Persons of IPCC.

    Image of Hoesung Lee

    Image of Hoesung Lee

    New Chairman of IPCC

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  • 5 Supreme Court declines voluntary use of Aadhaar card for beneficial schemes [ None ]

    About Supreme Court: It was established in 1937. It is the main legal and final court of appeal under the constitution of India. It is located in New Delhi. About Voluntary use of Aadhar Card: Aadhar card cannot be used for other services like opening bank accounts, getting phone

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  • 6 महाघूसकांड (About the Tragic Corruption Case in India - Essay in Hindi) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना -ऐसे तो हमारे भारत में अनेक प्रकार के भ्रष्टाचार व घूसघोरी होती रहती है। पर अब जो 2015 में राजस्थान का यह घूसकांड सामने आया है वह अब तक का सबसे बड़ा महाघूसकांड है। यह महाघूसकांड कोई साधारण नहीं बल्कि खदानों का घूसकांड हैं। इसमें नीचे से ऊपर तक सब अफसर लोग मिले हुए हैं

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  • Oct 7, 2015
  • 1  सिलिकॉन वैली (PM Narendra Modi’s Visit to USA - Silicon Valley - Essay in Hindi) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - वैसे तो प्रधानमंत्री जी की विदेश यात्रा का दौरा अब भी जारी है थमा नहीं क्योंकि वे चाहते हर प्रकार से हमारे देश में कुछ ऐसा हो जिससे हमारा देश विकास की राह में बढ़ सके इसलिए वे इसके लिए हर संभव प्रयास विदेश जाकर कर रहे है। अब तक वे 16 माह में 27 देशों में घूमे और इस

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  • 2 मक्का हादसा (The recent Mecca Tragedy 2015 - Essay in Hindi) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - मक्का में हुआ हादसा कोई पहली घटना नहीं है जिसमें भीड़ अनियंत्रित हुई हो और भगदड़ के कारण सैकड़ों की जानें गई हों। अन्य देशों और भारत में भी ऐसी दुर्घटनाएं होती रहती हैं। विशेषज्ञों का कहना है कि घटनाओं से सबक लेकर भविष्य में ऐसी घटनाएं न हो इसके लिए पुख्ता इंतजाम किए

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  • 3 आयात नीति (Essay in Hindi - Understanding the Import Policy) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - किसी भी देश के लिए यह एक आदर्श स्थिति जब होती है तब वह अधिकांश कमोडिटीज और दूसरी जरूरत की चीजों के लिए आयात पर निर्भर न हो। विशेषकर खाद्यान्न उत्पादन में। पर हकीकत में आत्मनिर्भरता का यह लक्ष्य हासिल करना बेहद चुनौतीपूर्ण होता है। बंपर पैदावार होने के बावजूद देश म

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  • 4 Vijay Dahiya appointed as Delhi Cricket Coach [ None ]

    About Vijay Dahiya: He was born on 10th May 1973. He was born in Delhi. He is a former Indian Cricketer. He was a right handed batsman and wicket keeper. He played for Delhi in the year 1993 - 1994. He made his first international debut against Zimbabwe in 2000 - 2001.

    Image of Vijay Dahiya

    Image of Vijay Dahiya

    Appointed as Coach by Delhi Cricket Team

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  • 5 Union Government introduces KISAN Project and Hailstorm app for farmers [ None ]

    About KISAN Project: This project will help in the use of satellites, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) and other geospatial technology to collect crop yield data and to repair the damage caused by natural calamities. Drones will help in taking high resolution image of crop calcu

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  • 6 Indian Navy introduces INS Astradharani Warship [ None ]

    About INS Astradharani Warship: It is the Indian Navy’s first initially designed and built Torpedo Launch and Recovery Vessel. It is advanced replacement for INS Astravahini which was in use for Indian Navy till July 2015. The design built is a combined work of Naval Science and

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  • 7 2015 World Cup Chess Championship conferred to Sergey Karjakin [ None ]

    About Sergey Karjakin: He was born on 12th January 1990. He hails from Ukraine and later moved to Russia. He is also called as Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin. He is a Ukrainian - born Russian Chess grandmaster. He is a mastermind in chess from the age of 12 years 7 months and hol

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  • 8 Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald won Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 [ None ]

    About Takaaki Kajita: Takaaki Kajita was born in 1959. He is a Japanese physicist and he is well - known for neutrino experiments at the Kamiokande and its inheritor Super - Kamiokande.

    Image of Takaaki Kajita

    Image of Takaaki Kajita

    Nobel Prize in Physics 2015

    • He exposed a shortage of muon neutrin

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  • 9 India signs 18 MoUs with Germany in different areas [ None ]

    About the signing of agreements: India has signed 18 agreements and memorandum of understanding with Germany in many sectors. Third edition of Indo - German Inter - governmental Consultations was held in New Delhi where at the end these agreements were signed.

    • This Indo - German

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  • Oct 7, 2015
  • 1 Henning Mankell, Swedish crime writer passes away [ None ]

    About Henning Mankell: Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell passed away in Gothenburg of Swedan at age of 67. Henning Georg Mankell was born on 3rd February 1948 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was a dramatist, crime writer and children’s author.

    • He was best recognized for a series o

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  • 2 Twitter appoints Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO [ None ]

    About Jack Dorsey: Jack Dorsey was born on 19th November 1976 at St. Louis of Missouri, United States. He is co - founder and CEO of Twitter and also the founder and CEO of Square which is a mobile payments company.

    Image of Jack Dorsey

    Image of Jack Dorsey

    Permanent CEO of Twitter

    • Square is used

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  • 3 Germany will provide 125 million euro loans for green energy projects in India [ None ]

    About the agreement: Germany will provide loans worth 125 million euro which is near about 915 crore Indian Rupees for supporting two green energy projects in Himachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh of India.

    • “Government of India and KFW (Federal Republic of Germany) signed two loa

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  • Oct 6, 2015
  • 1 सैनिको की पेंशन (Essay in Hindi - One Rank One Pension - OROP) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - आज हर कोई सरकारी इसलिए चाहता है क्योंकि उसे सरकार के द्वारा दी सुविधाओं लाभ मिल सके पर सरकार हर क्षेत्र में इसका लाभ कर्मचारियों को नहीं दे रही है जैसे पेंशन रूपी सुविधा जो किसी किसी क्षेत्र में सही रूप से नहीं मिल पा रही है जैसे सैनिक कर्मचाारियों की पेंशन इसलिए

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  • 2 सनसनीखेज अपराध (Essay in Hindi - Indrani Mukherjee - Culprits and the Case) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - वेसे तो आए दिन हमारे देश में कोई न कोई अपराध होते है रहते है लेकिन कुछ अपराध ऐसे होते है जो बहुत ही अधिक खतरनाक होते हैं। उनमें से ही एक है शीना-बोरा-ईद्राणी मुखर्जी का केस है। जिसकी बहुत ही दर्द नाक कहानी हैं। शीना की बढ़े ही खतरनाक ढंग से हत्या हुई है। जिसका सच स

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  • 3  गरिमा (Essay in Hindi - Looking back to Indian Society - Need to Check Rape Cases) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने एक अहम फेसले में कहा है कि बलात्कार के मामलों में किसी तरह के समझौते की अनुभूति पीड़िता और बलात्कार के आरोपी में नहीं दी जा सकती। शादी के नाम पर भी नहीं। सर्वोच्च अदालत ने यह भी कहा कि इस तरह के सुझाव दिया जाना समझदारी की श्रेणी में नहीं आता है। पि

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  • 4  अहमद प्रकरण (Essay in Hindi - Ahmad Case - An Analysis) [ None ]

    प्रस्तावना: - अमरीका एक विदेशी देश है यहां पर ओर देशों की तरह घटनाएं होती रहती है। ऐसी एक घटना अभी हाल ही में हुई वह है सूडानी मूल के अमरीकी मुस्लिम ‘अहमद’ के साथ जो ‘ज्यादती’ हुई भले ही उसके पीछे स्कूल और पुलिस की जागरूकता बड़ा कारण थी लेकिन अमरीकी राष्ट्रपति बराक ओबामा की सदाश

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  • 5 Visit of prime minister Narendra Modi to USA(Sept-26-30,2014) [ None ]

    “India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits America: Washington Should Recognize another Emerging Great Power”: On May 26 Narendra Modi became prime minister of India. With Modi at its helm the BJP recently handed the Congress Party the greatest defeat ever.

    Indian PM Narendra Modi at USA with Barack Obama

    Indian PM Narendra Modi at USA with Barack Obama

    Visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to USA

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  • 6 E. Nageswara Rao famous Tollywood producer passed away [ None ]

    About Edida Nageswara Rao: He was born on April 24th 1934. He was born in Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He is a famous Indian film producer in Telugu cinema. He owns a film production house named as Poornodaya Movie Creations.

    About his career:

    • He started his career as

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  • 7 Shashank Manohar chosen as BCCI president [ None ]

    About Shashank Manohar: He was born on 29th September 1957. He hails from Nagpur. He is a famous Indian Lawyer. He was the former 29th President of the BCCI from 2008 to 2011. Currently he is serving as the President of BCCI. He belongs to Vidarbha Cricket Association. He is kno

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  • 8 World’s Highest Altitude Research Centre set in Ladakh by DRDO [ None ]

    About Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO): It was established in 1958. It is an agency of Republic of India. It is under the control of Ministry of Defense of Indian Government.

    • It is the India’s largest and most vast research organization.
    • It develops several

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  • 9 Luis Leao Pinto won Asia’s MTB Himalaya 2015 [ None ]

    About winning of Portugal’s Pinto: Luis Leao Pinto of Portugal won Asia’s highest mountain biking race and got the head of ‘King of the Himalaya’ for the second time on 4th October 2015. It was a 600 km long and 7 stages biking race and he took time of 27: 29: 22. This race was

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  • Oct 6, 2015
  • 1 Nobel Medicine Prize opens week of awards [ Awards ]

    About Nobel Medicine Prize: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine managed by the Nobel Foundation. It is given one time in a year for outstanding findings in the fields of life sciences and medicine. It is one of five Nobel Prizes established in 1895 by Swedish chemist Alfre

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