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

  • Dec 16, 2015
  • 1 अनोखा समझौता (Marriage Agreement - Unique Solution to Social Problems of Women - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - महिलाओं की हकों की दशा में केंद्र सरकार ने विवाह से पूर्व लिखित करार का प्रस्ताव तैयार किया है। बदलते सामाजिक परिदृश्य के मद्देनजर सरकार की ओर से कवायद की जा रही है। यानी तलाक की स्थिति में महिला को कोर्ट-कचहरी के चक्कर नहीं काटने पड़े इसके लिए इस प्रस्ताव के स्तर प

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  • 2 ग्लोबल वार्मिंग (Global Warming Causes and Consequences - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - फ्रांस की राजधानी पेरिस में आज से शुरू हो रहा जलवायु परिवर्तन सम्मेलन होने जा रहा है जिसका लक्ष्य ग्रीन हाउस गैसों के उत्सर्जन को सीमित कर धरती के तापमान को बढ़ने से रोकने के लिए एक वैश्विक समझौते पर पहुंचना है। इस मौके पर प्रधानमंत्री मोदी सहित अमेरिका बराक ओबामा,

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  • Dec 14, 2015
  • 1 In Ladakh region of J&K Losar Festival has begun [ None ]

    In Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir the Losar Festival has begun to mark the beginning of New Year in this Himalayan region. It is 15 day long festival began with illumination of religious and residential places and by visiting monasteries for prayer.

    • Losar is came from Tibeta

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  • 2 TAPI gas pipeline project construction work has begun [ None ]

    At Mary, Turkmenistan ground breaking ceremony of 1800-kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project has been started. Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif

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  • 3 2015 South East Asia Write Award has been given to J M Sali [ Awards ]

    Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali Indian-Singapore writer has been awarded with prestigious 2015 south East Asia Write Award. At the annual ASEAN regional award for literary excellence in Bangkok, Thailand this award has been given to him.

    Image of JM Sali - 2015 Award

    Image of JM Sali - 2015 Award

    Awarded South East Asia Write Award 2015

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  • 4 Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to legendary actor Dilip Kumar [ Awards ]

    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar at the age of 93 has been awarded with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, country’s second highest civilian award. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have awarded him with Padma Vibhushan at his residence i

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  • 5 14 agreements ink by India and Japan [ None ]

    14 agreements have been inked by India and Japan in various fields with the aim to enhance bilateral co-operation between both countries. During ninth annual Indo-Japan summit talks organized in New Delhi this agreements were signed.

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese

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  • 6 As Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmad Javed has been appointed [ None ]

    Senior IPS officer Ahmad Javed has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia by Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). With this appointment the vacancy of the post of Ambassador in Indian Embassy in Riyadh since April 2015 will be filled after retirement of Hamid A

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  • 7 High Speed Rail on Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector - MoC signed by India & Japan [ None ]

    In order to introduce High Speed Rail (HRS) on Mumbai Ahmedabad sector India and Japan have signed historic Memorandum of Co-operation (MoC) to revolutionize Indian Railways. The MoC was signed in New Delhi in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Japanese Prime M

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  • 8 Myanmar’s First UNESCO biosphere reserve Inle Lake of Myanmar has been launched [ None ]

    The country’s first United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Biosphere Reserve Inle Lake in Shan state has been lunched by Myanmar. For bio-diversity and eco-system conservation commitment Myanmar opens a new section by lunching this.

    • In June 2015

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  • 9 Registration of new diesel-run vehicles in Delhi has been banned by NGT [ None ]

    Registration of new diesel-run vehicles in Delhi has been banned by National Green Tribunal (NGT) to curb the growing menace of air pollution in the capital city. Justice Swatanter Kumar Chairperson of NGT has given this ruling and he also questioned Delhi government’s odd-even f

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  • Dec 14, 2015
  • 1 For establishment of IIITs at Ranchi, Nagpur & Pune Union Government inks MoU [ None ]

    For establishment of three Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) in the country the Union Government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). And regarding to this the agreement which effect was signed between Department of Higher Education (DoHE) and private a

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  • 2 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to Salman Rushdie [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to India-born author Salman Rushdie. He has been awarded 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement award to give owner to fully exercising his freedom of creativity and thrived on dialogue and debate.

    Image of Salman Rushdie

    Image of Salman Rushdie

    2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement

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  • 3 Lifetime achievement award has been honored to Naseeruddin Shah [ Awards ]

    At the 12th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), legendry Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has been honored with the lifetime achievement award. As well as French actress Catherine Deneuve, French-Tunisian actor Sami Bouajila and Egyptian actor Ezzat Al Alayli als

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  • 4 Double taxation avoidance pact protocol has been signed by India and Japan [ None ]

    With the aim of modifying the existing convention for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to income taxes India and Japan have signed a Protocol. In 1989, the existing Agreement for avoidance of double taxation and tax evasion was signed bet

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  • 5 Sharad Joshi the Renowned agro-economist passes away [ None ]

    Sharad Anantrao Joshi, renowned agro-economist and veteran leader of farmers passed away in Pune, Maharashtra at age of 81. He was founder of Shetakari Sanghtana (farmers’ Organization) an NGO dedicated to the cause of farmers in Maharashtra.

    About Sharad Joshi

    • Born: 1935 in Sa

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  • 6 UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network has designated Varanasi and Jaipur as their members [ None ]

    As UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network (UCCN) India’s two cities have been designated as members for first time. Two cities are Varanasi City: It is located at Uttar Pradesh has been added in the City of Music category of network.

    • Varanasi was advocated as a perfect example of Indi

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  • Dec 11, 2015
  • 1 India and South Korea has ink MoU on taxation treaty [ None ]

    New memorandums of understanding (MoU) on suspension of collection of taxes during pendency of mutual agreement procedure have been inked by India and South Korea. During the pendency of Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) proceedings burden of double assessment for taxpayers in bot

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  • 2 World’s 1st Dengue fever vaccine named Dengvaxia has been approved by Mexico Government [ None ]

    Key facts: Mexico Government has created history by approving world’s first-ever Dengue fever vaccine branded as Dengvaxia for the public use. French pharmaceutical manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur has manufactured Dengvaxia.

    • To protect people in age groups of 9 - 45 from all four su

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  • 3 Arrow ballistic missile interceptor has been successfully test fired by Israel [ None ]

    To measures the face of regional threats as its Defence upgradation Israel has successfully tested Arrow ballistic missile Weapon System. By collaboration of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the US aviation giant Boeing this has been developed.

    Arrow ballistic missile interceptor

    Arrow Ballistic Missile Interceptor

    Test fired recently by Israel

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  • 4 The Nobel Peace Prize 2015 has been win by Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet [ None ]

    Prestigious 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was picking up by Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (NDQ) at a ceremony held in Oslo, Norway. Trade unionist Hassine Abassi; human rights activist Abdessatar Ben Moussa, Mohamed Fadhel Mahfoudh and Ouided Bouchamaoui has collected this award.

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  • 5 10-point Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue has be announced by India and Pakistan [ None ]

    For new 10-point Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) India and Pakistan are agreed to resume structured dialogue between them. Earlier Resumed Dialogue was structured dialogue with 8-point Composite Dialogue Process (CDP) it is replaced by the 10-point CBD.

    India Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue

    India Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue

    Comprehensive 10 point agenda

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  • Dec 10, 2015
  • 1 Amendments to The National Waterways Bill, 2015 has been approved by cabinet [ None ]

    Amendments in The National Waterways Bill, 2015 have been officially approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairperson of Union Cabinet. Inland waterways as the national waterways based on the recommendations of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Cultur

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  • 2 For 2015 Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award to Indian-American Businessperson Frank Islam [ Awards ]

    For the prestigious 2015 Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award Indian-American businessperson and contributor Frank Islam (63) has been selected. Regarding to his achievements and outstanding contributions in a foreign country he has been chosen for this award for appreciation.

    Image of Frank Islam

    Image of Frank Islam

    Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award 2015

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  • 3 To fight agents malaria scientists naturally modify Anopheles Gambia mosquito species [ None ]

    To fight the deadly disease of malaria scientists have naturally modified malaria-causing mosquito Anopheles Gambia species to fight. The research was successfully conducted by team of researchers under the leading of London based Imperial College.

    It was published in the journa

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  • 4 Carolina Marin wins Female Player of the Year award [ Awards ]

    Carolina Marin World number one women shuttler of Spain has won the 2015 Female Badminton Player of the Year award. In Dubai president of Badminton World Federation (BWF) Poul-Erik Hoyer has awarded her with this award.

    Image of Carolina Marin

    Image of Carolina Marin

    Winner of Female Player of Year Award

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  • 5 10 December is observed as Human Rights Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year 10th December is observes as Human Rights Day (HRD annually in order to memorialize the day when United Nations (UN) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948.

    • The theme for the year 2015 HRD is “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always”.
    • It symbols i

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  • Dec 9, 2015
  • 1 Chinese Researchers invented World’s first brain driven Car [ None ]

    About brain-driven Car Chinese researchers has invented world’s first brain driven car in history. After two years long research scientists of Tianjin, China has designed this care which can drive solely by the brain power.

    • As if now with the help of brain power the car can mov

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  • 2 India is now Alibaba Group’s second largest market [ None ]

    Alibaba. com world’s largest business-to-business e- retailer has earned second largest market in India. Alibaba. com has second largest in India globally; the first position is reserved by China. This website has 4.5 million registered users from India.

    • Alibaba. com has provide

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  • 3 Eight new Ecological Observatories has been setup by India [ None ]

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that new eight Ecological Observatories will be set up in India at Himalayas and Western Ghats for mapping of climate change impact in long term.

    • Currently one Ecological Observatories is present at Mudumalai in 50 hectare fro

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