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

  • Dec 9, 2015
  • 1 By replacing CSK and RR respectively Pune, Rajkot become interim IPL franchises [ None ]

    Through the inverse bidding process Pune and Rajkot have become the new interim franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL). And with this they have replaced the suspended teams of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) for two years.

    • Kolkata-based company New Ris

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  • 2 Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament [ None ]

    The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament. Earlier in August 2015 it was passed by Lok Sabha and later in Rajya Sabha in December 2015. With the objective to make cheque-bounce filing of cases more convenient for check payees (person who rece

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  • Dec 8, 2015
  • 1 First red alert on pollution stated in Beijing by China [ None ]

    Due to hazardous air quality caused by severe air pollution the Chinese government has issued its first red alert on pollution (smog) in its Capital Beijing. The level of warning was improved from the earlier second highest orange alert.

    Image of Smog Laden Beijing

    Image of Smog Laden Beijing

    China Issues Red Alert for Beijing

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  • 2 2015 Parliamentary election of Venezuela won by Centre-right MUD coalition [ None ]

    Parliamentary elections of Venezuela 2015 have won by opposition Centre-right Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) coalition. The MUD coalition has won the Election by taking 99 seats from 167 seats. And with this it has bit the ruling party United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV

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  • 3 High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015 [ None ]

    The High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015 has been passed by Lok Sabha. The Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958 and the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954 was

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  • 4 Maharashtra becomes first state to introduce online questions for MLAs [ None ]

    By launching online mechanism Maharashtra government has become the first in the country which allow its members to send questions and move different indications in the House. And regarding state government has launched a website www.mls.org.in for Digital MLAs initiative in the

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  • 5 Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015 introduced in Lok Sabha to fast track nuclear power projects [ None ]

    Union Government has introduced Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015 in Lok Sabha to facilitate and fast track setting up of new nuclear projects in the country. Atomic Energy and Space Union Minister of State (MOS) Dr. Jitendra Singh has introduce it.

    The Bill pursues to modify

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  • 6 China has permitted production for manned electric aircraft gets license for the first time [ None ]

    China has approved a license for production for manned two seater electric aircraft RX1E known as RX1E by the Civil Aviation Administration of China for first time. Shenyang Aerospace University and Liaoning General Aviation Academy in northeastern Liaoning province has designed

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  • 7 According to ISFR 2015 India’s forest & tree cover increased by 5, 081 Sq. km. [ None ]

    According to India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2015 released India’s forest and tree cover has been increased by 5081 Sq. are kilometer. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has released this report in New Delhi.

    Key facts

    • The 24.16 % of the total geographical area ar

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  • 8 By beating Belgium Australia wins Hockey World League Final [ None ]

    By beating Belgium Australia has won the 2014 - 15 Men’s Hockey World League Final at Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Stadium, Raipur. Australia has beet Belgium by 2 - 1 goals. India has earned third place in this league after beating world two time champions Netherlands by 3 - 2 goal

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  • 9 First consignment of Uranium has been sent by Canada to India [ None ]

    As part of bilateral civil nuclear cooperation between both countries Canada has successfully sent the first consignment of 250 tonnes of uranium to India. According to the contract with Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) it was sent by Canada’s Cameco Inc. , and the contract was

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  • Dec 8, 2015
  • 1 Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan has been launched by Union Government [ None ]

    Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan (Accessible India Campaign) has been launched by Union Government which is a nationwide campaign in order to attempt to achieve universal accessibility to persons with disabilities. Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley and Union Minister of Social Justice

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  • 2 International festival on Birds has been launched by Uttar Pradesh Government [ None ]

    The International festival on Birds has been launched by Uttar Pradesh Government as attempt to promote state as an international bird-watching destination. This festival is named as first-of-its-kind of festival.

    • At the National Chambal Sanctuary (NCS) Chief Minister Akhilesh Y

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  • 3 Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill, 2015 has been passed by Delhi Assembly [ None ]

    For establishing of legal anti-corruption ombudsman the Delhi Assembly has solidly passed the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill, 2015. The Bill allows Lokpal to act against any government functionary as well as those of the Centre and in the national capital territory (NCT) of Delhi with its

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  • 4 To band citizenship Australia passes Anti-Terrorism law [ None ]

    Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill, 2015 was passed by the Australia’s Federal Parliament to band citizenship of guilty persons on terrorism charges. According to the new law government has authority to band dual nationals of their citizenship if they

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  • 5 By Introducing Rotavirus vaccination project Himachal Pradesh become first state [ None ]

    As per the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) by introducing Rotavirus vaccination project Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in the country to start. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has launched this project from Dharamsala in district Kangra by managing the Rotaviru

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  • 6 Bio-diesel for trains has been introduced by South Western Railways Zone [ None ]

    Bio-diesel for trains has been introduced by the South Western Railways (SWR) Zone with headquarters in Hubli and Karnataka which is working under its zone. From Hubli the first Bio-Diesel train of SWR was flagged off named Janshatabdi Express, it will run between Hubballi-Bengal

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  • Dec 7, 2015
  • 1 Mauritius is replaced by Singapore as top source of FDI into India [ None ]

    During the first half of the current fiscal year 2015 - 16 Mauritius has replaced by Singapore as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India. According to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) data of April to September 2015 period it was clea

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  • 2 First double decker Goa-Mumbai train was flagged off by Indian Railways [ None ]

    The first inaugural service of the Goa to Mumbai double-decker air-conditioned Shatabdi train was flagged of by Indian Railways. Suresh Prabhu Union Railway Minister has flagged off the fully air-conditioned double-decker train was the first of its kind in the country from Panaji

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  • 3 Commemorative coins on Dr. B R Ambedkar released by Union Government [ None ]

    Two memorial coins on Dr. B R Ambedkar are launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the 125th birth anniversary year celebrations of the architecture of Indian Constitution. On the 60th Mahaparinirvan Divas of Baba saheb Ambedkar these coins are released it will be of

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  • 4 NSA level talks between India and Pakistan will held in Bangkok [ None ]

    India, Pakistan will holds National Security Advisor (NSA) level talks in Bangkok, Thailand which was attended by India’s NSA Ajit Doval and Pakistani counterpart Naseer Khan Jajuan. Foreign secretaries S. Jaishankar (India) and Aziz Ahmad Chaudhary (Pakistan) were also attend th

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  • 5 $500 million Transformative Carbon Asset Facility was launch by World Bank [ None ]

    $500 million dollars Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF) has launched by the World Bank to help developing countries pay for emission reductions and combat climate change as decided in COP 21. It is market-based scheme specially designed to help developing countries for

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  • 6 Paris Climate Summit - Developments and Highlights [ None ]

    United Nation Climate change conference 2015 (COP 21 on COP 11) was held in Le Bourget, Paris from November 30. It was 21st yearly session of conference of parties from 1992 and 11th session for the meeting of the Parties from 1997.

    Understanding Climate Change

    • The change cont

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  • Dec 4, 2015
  • 1 Mark Zuckerberg announced charity of 99% stocks of Facebook on birth of her baby girl [ None ]

    The most popular social networking site Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced to donate 99 % stocks of his in Facebook to charity it is estimated around $45 billion, to welcome his baby girl named MAX. Mark Zuckerberg had announced her wife Dr. Priscilla Chan’s pregnancy in

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  • 2 At IIT-Delhi First India International Science Festival has begins [ None ]

    At the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Delhi campus the first ever India International Science Festival (IISF) has begun which has been organized by Union Ministry of Science. The IISF is expected as platform to explore biggest Technology and Industrial Expo for Over Countr

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  • 3 Broad coalition of nations has announced Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation [ None ]

    Broad coalition of nations has announced adaptation of Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change, river basin organizations, business and civil societies from across the globe. In 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Conference of Parties (COP-21) held at Le Bourget, Paris

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  • 4 The postage stamp has released by Union Government to mark centenary year of ZSI [ None ]

    To mark the Centenary year of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) postage stamp has been Union launched by Government. In New Delhi the postage stamp was launched by Union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the presence of Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadek

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  • 5 The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 has passed by Lok Sabha [ None ]

    To establish Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Lok Sabha has passed The Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 by a voice vote. The Bill substitutes the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 and by launching the BIS as a national standard body it will help in development of standard

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  • Dec 3, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet has permitted to establish 6 new IITs [ None ]

    The proposal of 6 new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country has been approved by The Union Cabinet. They will be set up in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Karnataka.

    Key facts:

    • In the first year of each new IIT will have an i

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  • 2 National Food Security Act, 2013 was launched by Goa Government [ None ]

    For the benefit of more than one third part of the state’s population Goa Government has launched the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013. To the food security programmers and schemes of Central Government which is existed, it will bring more than one third population of the

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