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

  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 To build Naval Base on Assumption Island of Seychelles, Seychelles government allows India [ None ]

    To build its first Naval Base on the Assumption Island in the Indian Ocean region (IOR) Seychelles government allowed India as a joint project between both countries. And regarding to this Seychelles government has allocated a plot of land on in its Assumption Island which will h

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  • 2 Atal Setu North India’s first cable bridge has been inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir [ None ]

    Atal Setu North India’s first cable-stayed bridge was inaugurated on Dunera-Basohli-Bhadharwah road in Basohali town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag ha

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  • 3 For 2015 Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award Syed Kirmani has been nominated [ Awards ]

    For prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C. K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Syed Kirmani India’s former wicket-keeper has been nominated. He was honored for his contribution to Indian cricket. When in 1983 for the first time Indian team has won the World Cup he was a member

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  • 4 5th November is term as World Tsunami Awareness Day by UN [ Important Days ]

    5th November has been designated as World Tsunami Awareness Day every year by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). With the aim to spread awareness in people across the world for matters related to the dangers of tsunami and shall stress on the importance of early warning

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  • Dec 24, 2015
  • 1 Two mobile apps for farmers has been launched by Union Government [ None ]

    Two mobile applications have been launched by Union Government which is named as Crop Insuranceand AgriMarket Mobile in order to benefit farmers. Radha Mohan Singh the Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister has lunched these applications in New Delhi at the occasion of cele

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  • 2 2015 National Medal of Science has been honored to Dr. Rakesh K. Jain [ None ]

    For 2015 National Medal of Science of the United States Indian American professor Dr. Rakesh K. Jain has been selected. President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony in January 2016 will present him with this award and other top 16 winners were also going to award they all are

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  • 3 Lucknow Metro project has been approved by Union Cabinet [ None ]

    Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase – 1 A has been approved by Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. This Metro Rail will cover a length of 22.878 (approx. 23) km with 22 stations.

    It will run between Chowdhury Charon Singh Airport and Munshi Pulia.

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  • 4 By Approving sale of dengue vaccine Dengvaxia Philippines becomes first Asian Country to sale it [ None ]

    By approving the sale of the world’s first ever dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in the country Philippines became the first Asian country to do this. French pharmaceutical manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur has manufactured this Dengvaxia vaccine.

    • It has been aimed to protect people in the 9

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  • 5 24th December observed as National Consumer Day across India [ Important Days ]

    24th December is being observed as National Consumer Day across the India. It is celebrated to remember that the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 had received the approval of the President on this day. In the country representation of this Act was considered as a historic milestone

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  • Dec 23, 2015
  • 1 For fisheries sector CCEA approves Rs 3,000 crore schemes [ None ]

    For implementation of an umbrella scheme for integrated development and management of fisheries Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval. On Blue Revolution it is central sector scheme which will be implemented at an outlay of 3, 000 crore rupees for a

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  • 2 Steve Smith has won ICC Cricketer of the year [ None ]

    ICC Cricketer of the Year award has been won by Australian captain Steve Smith at ICC Awards ceremony held at Dubai. Smith has done leading run-scorer in Tests with 1, 734 runs in 25 innings of 13 matches at an average of 82.57. This included seven centuries and six half-centurie

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  • 3 Brendon McCullum captain of New Zealand announces retirement [ None ]

    Brendon McCullum New Zealand cricket team captain has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket like tests, ODIs and twenty20 after playing two home test series against Australia in February 2016. Currently, in all three forms of the international cricket h

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  • 4 For Coal Based Thermal Power Plants Union Government notifies more strict standards [ None ]

    With the aim of minimizing pollution the Union Government has notified the revised standards for coal-based Thermal Power Plants in the country. According to this notices, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has issued notification and proposed theses

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  • 5 Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill has been passed by Parliament [ None ]

    Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament with the aim to trying children as grownups. The bill was first passed in Lok Sabha In May 2015, this Bill has passed first and in December 2015 it has passed in Rajya Sabha.

    • Now it will

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  • Dec 22, 2015
  • 1 The first prototype electric bus for MPs has been flagged off by PM Narendra Modi [ None ]

    The first prototype pollution free electric bus for Members of Parliament has been flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under Make in India campaign of Union Government this bus is introduce it is bus powered by battery.

    Key facts:

    • It is 15-seater eco-friendly bus which

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  • 2 Website for interface with industry and transparency has been lunched by the Union Defence Ministry [ Defense ]

    A new Make in India website www.makeinindiadefence.com has been lunched by Union Ministry of Defence. With the aim to make Defence acquisition process simpler and to provide an interface with industry.

    • At New Delhi, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has launch this website

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  • 3 2015 general election has been won by ruling conservative People’s Party of Spain [ None ]

    The 2015 general election of the country has been won by the ruling conservative People’s Party (PP) of Spain led Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. PP has been won by PP with acquiring 123 in the lower house of the 350-member Parliament and securing 28.7 percent vote share.

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  • 4 To build LNG ships India has joined selected club nations [ None ]

    To construct Liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships India has joined select club nations after state owned Cochin Shipyard has received certification in this regard. In India Cochin Shipyard became first shipyard to get the approval to construct LNG-transporting ships for any client w

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  • 5 SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament [ None ]

    The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015 has been passed by Parliament. In August 2015, this bill was first passed in Lok Sabha and well ahead in Rajya Sabha in December 2015. Now it will go for presidential approval.

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Miss Universe 2015: Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach [ None ]

    After beating out contenders from the United States, France, Colombia and Australia Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach has become 64th Miss Universe. 2014 Miss Universe winner Paulina Vega of Columbia has crowned her. The Second runner-up is Miss USA Olivia Jordan.

    About Pia

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  • 2 FIFA Club World Cup has been won by Barcelona FC for 3rd time [ None ]

    Barcelona FC has created history by winning the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup for a record third time. Barcelona FC has become winner by beaten River Plate FC with score of 3 - 0 goals in the final match played at International Stadium Yokoham in Japan.

    • Lionel Messi in 36 minute, Lui

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  • 3 As part of a Budget Bill US Senate ratifies IMF reforms [ None ]

    In the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the United States (US) Senate has been ratified reforms to boost the representation of emerging economies as part of a budget bill. Now it will go to President Barack Obama for agreement, after the reforms ratified in the legislation are i

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  • 4 164th member of WTO: Afghanistan [ None ]

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has globally permitted Afghanistan to become 164th member after 11 years of negotiations. At its ongoing 10th ministerial conference in the Nairobi, Kenya WTO has formally approved Afghanistan’s membership proposal.

    • WTO Director General Roberto

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  • 5 Vatican to discuss sainthood on Mother Teresa [ None ]

    In September 2016, a Roman Catholic religious sister Mother Teresa and missionary will be given Sainthood i. e. will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Regarding to this Pope Francis has approved a decree recognizing Mother Teresa’s intercession with God a second mirac

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  • 6 Proposal for formation of 5 new districts has been approved by West Bengal Government [ None ]

    Proposal for formation of five new districts in the state has been approved by the Government of West Bengal. Total number of districts of Bengal will increase and reached to 25 with this decision. In state Cabinet meeting arranged at Kolkata and chaired by Chief Minister Mamata

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  • 7 Resolution on Syria peace plan has been universally adopted by UN Security Council [ None ]

    Resolution No. 2254 outlining a peace process in Syria has been universally adopted by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). An international roadmap for a Syria peace process has been resolute by sanctions to end Syria’s five-year-long civil war.

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    • In January 201

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  • 8 2015 Indian Super League Football Champions has been won by Chennaiyin FC [ None ]

    Second edition of Indian Super League (ISL) Football tournament has been won by Chennaiyin FC. Chennaiyin FC has beaten hosts Goa FC by 3 - 2 goals score in the final played at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa.

    Till the 87th minute of final match Goa was leading by 2 - 1 goal

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  • 9 40-year-old ban on oil export ban was lifted by US [ None ]

    The United States (US) has make significant shift by lifting a 40 year ban on oil which will be grater step for the growing US oil industry. President Barack Obama will be permitted 1.1 trillion dollars will be spending bill to fund US government until 2016 this decision is taken

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Biggest wildlife rescue center commissioned of India in Nagpur [ None ]

    Biggest Wildlife Rescue Centre named as Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre in India has been commissioned at Gorewada near Nagpur, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has inaugurated this center in existence of State Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

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  • 2 Polythene bags are banned by Uttar Pradesh government across the State [ None ]

    With the aim to protect the environment and public health Uttar Pradesh government has decided to implement the ban on the use of polythene across the state. Allahabad High Court has advised Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav to prohibit polythene usage and decision r

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