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

  • Mar 23, 2015
  • 1 Nobel winner sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan named as President of Britain’s Royal Society [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nobel winner Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was named as the President of Britain’s prestigious Royal Society and he will replace geneticist Sir Paul Nurse (Nobel Laureate). Nickname of Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is Venky who is scientist based at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular

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  • Mar 20, 2015
  • 1 Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar presented Budget 2015-16 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar presented the state budget for the financial year 2015-16 by prepared sate finance minister. The total amount of state budget is 120685.32 crore rupees that includes plan expenditure of 57437 crore rupees and non-plan expenditure of 63259 cror

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  • 2 Astra missile successfully test fired from ITR Chandipur in Odisha [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Astra (air-to-air missile) was successfully test fired at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha and it was test-fired aboard a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft. Astra (air-to-air missile) is a beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) that is capable of engaging it

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  • 3 Maharashtra Government announced to rename Girgaum Chowpatty as Swaraj Bhoomi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra Government announced to rename Girgaum Chowpatty as Swaraj Bhoomi to honour veteran freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Girgaum Chowpatty is the oldest and most famous beach of Mumbai and it is also called “Chau-pati” because of four channels of water that existed th

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  • 4 Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana presented Budget 2015-16 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana presented its state Budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 and the state budget was presented in the state assembly by Finance Minister of Haryana Abhimanyu. Total amount of Haryana state budget is 68985.87 crore rupees that includes 5231

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  • Mar 19, 2015
  • 1 HDFC Bank launched mobile app “Chillr” [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    HDFC Bank launched a mobile app (application) “Chillr“for instantly transfer money to any person in India. Chillr app is a first-of-its kind application that is linked directly to customers’ bank accounts and is exclusively for customers of HDFC Bank. The bank launched the Chillr

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  • 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Seychelles [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM of India Narendra Modi visited Seychelles from 10 March and 11 March 2015 and PM Modi became the first Prime Minister of India to visit Seychelles in 34 long years. President of Seychelles James Michel received PM of India Modi at the Seychelles International Airport. During t

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  • 3 India to host seventh Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Developing country India will host the 7th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in 2016 and this announced by Home Minister of India Rajnath Singh at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai, Japan(recently held in 2015).

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  • 4 Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai Japan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) was held in Sendai City from 14 March to 18 March 2015 in Japan. The 3rd UN World Conference was hosted by the Government of Japan in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Th

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  • Mar 18, 2015
  • 1 Union Ministry DoNER announced to appoint Mary Kom as the brand ambassador of the NE region [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) was appointed as Olympic Bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom as the brand ambassador of the North-East region. She was selected by DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh who region which offers 2.4 trillion rupees business oppor

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  • 2 Ashu Suyash appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Recently, Ashu Suyash appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL by the Board of Directors of the Company. Ashu Suyash will replace Roopa Kudva and will take charge from June 2015.

    1. Rupa Kudva had joined CRISIL in 1992 who appointed as MD and CEO of CRISIL

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  • 3 India and Kyrgyzstan signed MoU to strengthen bilateral cooperation on textile and clothing [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India and Kyrgyzstan signed MoU to bilateral cooperation on textile and clothing by Minister of State for Textiles Santosh Kumar Gangwar and his counterpart Minister of Energy and Industry of Kyrgyzstan Kubanychbek Turdubaev in New Delhi. The MoU was signed into three filed which

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  • 4 Indian researcher Minoti Apate named as woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian eminent researcher Minoti Apate has been selected for Woman of the year 2015 in New South Wales (NSW). Minoti Apate contributed in the field of medical research, Indian community and the tertiary education.

    1. At present, Minoti Apate is Professor of Medicine at the South West

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  • Mar 17, 2015
  • 1 Times Higher Education released The World Reputation Rankings 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Times Higher Education released the World Reputation Rankings 2015. This year rankings show that the Harvard University ranks at the 1st position of the 100 Times higher education institutions in the world.

    While Cambridge University at second position followed by Oxford Univ

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  • 2 Pakistan tests 1st indigenous armed drone Burraq and laser guided missile Barq [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian neighbour Pakistan successfully tested its first built all-weather armed drone named Burraq and a under laser guided missile named Barq. By successfully testing of Burraq, Pakistan became the 9th country worldwide to develop an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) domesti

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  • 3 Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed sentenced to 13-year imprisonment [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mohamed Nasheed (Former Maldivian President) was arrested for 13-year imprisonment by country’s criminal court under the anti-terrorism laws. Mohamed Nasheed was charged under the island nation’s Anti-Terrorism Act, 1990 for his order to arrest a Criminal Court judge Abdulla Moha

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  • 4 Japan & France inks defence pact [ Defense ]

    Japan & France has signed defence pact to boost cooperation and joint development for an arms transfer agreement for military equipment, services and technology. Japan & France seek to defence sector for joint development between both countries in order to strengthen security tie

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  • 5 Kidambi Srikanth wins Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Kidambi Srikanth shutler of India won badminton’s prestigious award Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold title in Men’s singles category. Men’s single title - Kidambi Srikanth won in the final match who defeated Denmark’s champion Viktor Axelsen by score of 21-15, 12-21 and 21-14. Ace shut

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  • 6 Veteran Gandhian Narayan Desai passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gandhian Narayan Desai passed away age of 90 in Surat, Gujarat on 15 March 2015 and he is son of Mahatma Gandhi’s personal secretary and biographer Mahadev Desai. Gandhian Narayan was born on 24 Dec 1924 at Valsad in Gujarat and was brought up at Gandhiji’s Sabarmati Ashram in Ah

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  • 7 Services clinched 69th Santosh Trophy football title 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Services on have won 69th Santosh Trophy football title 2014-15 at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana, Punjab and in the final match Services defeated host Punjab by score of 5-4. Both teams in the hour of tie-breaker penalty shootout all the five players of Services including Captai

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  • 8 World Consumer Rights Day 2015 observed on 15 March 2015 [ Important Days ]

    The World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) 2015 was observed on 15 March 2015 and the theme of this year is “Helping consumers choose healthy diets”. The theme of this year was taken up by the Consumers International (CI) because unhealthy diets are linked to four of the ten biggest ca

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  • Mar 17, 2015
  • 1 Pioneer of Israeli cinema Lia van Leer passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lia van Leer was a pioneer of Israeli cinema who passed away in the age of 90 in Jerusalem on 13 March 2015. Lia van Leer was the founder of Israel Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque, Haifa Cinematheque and the Jerusalem Film Festival.

    1. She was born on August 8, 1924 in Romania b

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  • 2 Development officers working in LIC are not workmen under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 states SC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Supreme Court of India has ordered that the development officers working in Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) are not workmen under the Section 2(s) of the Industrial Disputes Act (IDA), 1947.

    • Section 2(s) of the Industrial Disputes Act (IDA), 1947 provides for defini

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  • 3 Wipro appoints Abid Neemuchwala as COO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mr. Abid Ali Neemuchwala appointed as chief Operating Officer of the company by India’s third largest IT services exporter Wipro Ltd. Mr. Abid Ali Neemuchwala was the as former TCS top executive of the Group President.

    1. Mr Neemuchwala had stated career in the age of 23 year and hea

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  • 4 Endophytic alga species found in Indian Ocean [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the Researchers, Endophytic alga has found in the Indian Ocean which belonging to Ulvella leptochaete species thriving. Endophytic alga species of alga is originally inhabitant to the seas around the British Isles and the East China Sea.

    • Endophytic means microscopic i

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  • Mar 15, 2015
  • 1 World Kidney Day observed on 12 March 2015 [ Important Days ]

    World Kidney Day was observed globally on 12 March 2015 and the theme for the year 2015 is Kidney Health for All. World Kidney Day celebrates globally health awareness campaign that focuses on the importance of the kidneys and impact of kidney disease. Annually, the second Thursd

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  • 2 Karnataka clinched eighth Ranji title of cricket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Karnataka won eighth Ranji title of cricket. Karnataka defeated Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs in Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Tamil Nadu was out for 134 in the first innings but Karnataka was scored 762 runs in the first inning after that chasing an imposing 628, Tamil Nad

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  • 3 Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers launched - Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ananth Kumar (Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers) launched the “Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme” which based on web enabled system for redressal of consumers’ grievances relating to pricing and availability of medicines. It scheme launched by the purpose of effective complaint

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  • 4 Indian-origin Ganasen Reddy awarded with KwaZulu-Natal 2015 National Teachers Awards [ Awards ]

    Indian-origin South African educator Ganasen Reddy was awarded with KwaZulu-Natal 2015 National Teachers Awards at the annual National Teaching Awards which held in Johannesburg. Ganasen Reddy was received the award by South African minister of basic education Angie Motshekga.


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  • Mar 13, 2015
  • 1 Union Government appointed Nine Executive Directors in Public Sector Banks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government appointed nine Executive Directors (EDs) in Public Sector Banks (PSBs). These appointment approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet and selection panel headed by the Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan.

    List of appointments nine Executiv

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