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

  • Jun 2, 2016
  • 1  2016 Monaco Grand Prix of F1 Won by Lewis Hamilton [ None ]

    2016 Monaco Grand Prix title of Formula One has been won by the Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton from Great Britain and with this Lewis Hamilton has won his first title of the season.

    • It was the sixth round of the 2016 season and was held at the Circuit de Monaco.
    Image of Lewis Hamilton

    Image of Lewis Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton Formula One Driver

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  • 2  D Javare Gowda a Noted Kannada Writer is No More [ None ]

    D Javare Gowda a noted Kannada writer and language activist has passed away due to heart failure in Mysuru, Karnataka at the age of 101 years. He was generally known as De Ja Gow and was a follower of K V Puttappa a famous Kannada poet.

    Image of D Javare Gowda

    Image of D Javare Gowda

    D Javare Gowda a Noted Kannada Writer

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  • 3  BS Bassi a Former Delhi Police Commissioner Appointed as UPSC Member [ None ]

    Former IPS officer Bhim Sain Bassi appointed as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee according to the provisions of Article 316 of Constitution he will be serving on this post till February 2021.

    Image of Bhim Sain Bassi

    Image of Bhim Sain Bassi

    Bhim Sain Bassi member of UPSC

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  • Jun 1, 2016
  • 1 🌟  Inflation of India – Fundamentals We Need to Know – General Studies Paper 3 [ Economy ]

    Inflation is the continuously rising rate of prices for goods and services and the falling of purchasing power of currency. Basically inflation occurs because of imbalance between demand and supply. For ex. Increasing taxes on products, changing in production etc.

    Indicators of

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  • 2  Japan’S Fukuoka Prize 2016 Honored to AR Rahman [ None ]

    Japan’s Fukuoka prize 2016 is honored to A R Rahman a Legendary Oscar winning Indian music composer in the Grand Prize category for his outstanding contribution towards creating, preservative and showcasing South Asian traditional fusion music.

    Image of A R Rahman a music composer

    Image of A R Rahman a Music Composer

    A R RahmanOscar winning Indian music composer

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  • 3  Retirement Age of Central Services Doctors Extended to 65 Years [ None ]

    Retirement age of all Central Health Services doctors has been extended to 65 years as declared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi; this decision will benefit about 4, 000 doctors across the country.

    • The rule is come in effect from 31st May 2016.
    • Earlier this announcement was made

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  • 4  In Index of HIV Cases by Transfusion, Maharashtra Ranks 3rd Position [ None ]

    Over the last one and half years 276 people were infected with HIV while getting a blood transfusion in Maharashtra that’s way Maharashtra ranked at 3rd position. According to the survey of National Aids Control Organization (NACO) 2, 234 people have infected HIV by blood transfu

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  • 5  In FY16 Center Met 3.9% Fiscal Deficit Target [ None ]

    In FY16 the Centre achieved the fiscal deficit target of 3.9 % or Rs. 5.32 lakh of GDP according to the Controller General of Accounts report; it is slightly lower than the revised estimate (RE) of Rs. 5.35 lakh crore.

    • The government had used number of measures such as series of

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  • 6 🌟  From 1st June 2016, 15% Service Tax Will Be Charged [ None ]

    15 % service tax will be charge from the 1st June 2016 on the most of services such as eating, Uber ride. 0.5 % will be added in to the total bill with the new Krishi Kalyan Cess. This cess will be charged addition to the usual service tax rate of 14.5%.

    • Earlier in November 201,

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1  IIT-Bombay Students Developed Fastest Sports Car of India ‘ORCA’ [ None ]

    IIT-B students has developed Indian fastest sports car which they named as ‘ORCA’ is all set to enter in to the Formula Student UK competition to compete against similar models designed by over 100 student teams from around the globe.

    • IIT-B students have designed this car in nin

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  • 2  Health Department Requested Compulsory License for Tobacco Sellers [ None ]

    Proposal, The health department has made proposal to the Rajasthan government for making compulsory licences for all vendors to sell tobacco products in Rajasthan to Control COTPA destructions for the effective implementation of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA).

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  • 3  Mulapadu Cricket Centre Inaugurated by BCCI President Anurag Thakur [ None ]

    The cricket centre on the premises of Mulapadu Cricket Stadium in Vijaywada has been inaugurated by President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Anurag Thakur. The Centre is spread over 13-acres of land.

    • It was constructed at a cost of Rs. 7 crore.
    • It has eight

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  • 4 High-Speed Spanish Talgo Train Trial Run Conducted by Indian Railways [ None ]

    The first ever trial run for high-speed Talgo trains of Spain on the 90-km Bareilly-to-Moradabad stretch has been conducted by Indian Railways in Uttar Pradesh under the Indian Railways’ strategy to increase the speed of trains.

    • With this 2nd phase of the trail run was completed

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  • 5  Kalpana Chawla Chair Set Up on Geospatial Technology by Indian Railways and PEC [ None ]

    To set up Kalpana Chawla Chair on Geospatial Technology for Indian Railways at the University Union Ministry of Railways and PEC University of Technology have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

    • In this regard the MoU was signed as the backdrop of Union Railway Minister S

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  • 6 Indigenous Submarine Assembly Workshop of India Inaugurated at Mazagon [ None ]

    Manohar Parrikar a Union Defence Minister has inaugurated state-of-the-art submarine assembly workshop at the Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is considered as a major step near self-sufficiency in the submarine construction for the Indian Navy

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  • 7  First Inflatable Room BEAM Successfully Installed to International Space Station by NASA [ None ]

    The first experimental inflatable room BEAM has been successfully attached to the International Space Station (ISS) by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). After successfully installation and pressurized the experimental expandable room named as BEAM (Bigelow

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  • 8  New Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Southern Naval Command is Vice Admiral AR Karve [ None ]

    New Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) is Vice-Admiral A R Karve, he was serving as the Chief of Personnel at IHQ MoD (Navy), at Delhi prior to this appointment.

    Image of Vice-Admiral A R Karve

    Image of Vice-Admiral A R Karve

    Vice-Admiral A R Karve apoointed as outhern Naval Command

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  • 9  2016 Indian Premier League Title Won by Sunrises Hyderabad [ None ]

    The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been won by Sunrises Hyderabad (SRH) for the first time at the finals at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore (Karnataka), SRH beaten Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight runs.

    Image of Sunrises Hyderabad

    Image of Sunrises Hyderabad

    Sunrises Hyderabad winner of IPL 2016

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1  Seema Punia Qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics [ None ]

    Seema Punia Discus thrower has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics scheduled which is going to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August 2016. And with this she becomes 19th Indian track and field athlete to qualify for Rio Olympics.

    Image of Seema Punia

    Image of Seema Punia

    Seema Punia Indian discus thrower

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  • 2 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers Observed on 29th May [ Important Days ]

    Sins 2002, 29th May is observed as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers every year to honour the work of UN peacekeepers, the main reason behind observation of the Day is to Honour the memory of the UN peacekeepers that have lost their lives in the cause of peace.

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  • 3  First Integrated Web Portal of India Launched to Support Net Zero Energy Buildings [ None ]

    First integrated web portal of India has been launched by the Union Ministry of Power and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support and mainstream Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) in India.

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    Image of Www.nzeb.in Portal

    www.nzeb.in First integrated web portal of India

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  • 4  Lakshadweep: First UT to Sign 24×7 ‘Power for All’ Document [ None ]

    Lakshadweep became first Indian Union Territory to sign 24×7 Power for All document and in this regard representative of Union Government and administration of Lakshadweep has signed the document.

    • 10 inhabited islands of Lakshadweep are mostly fed by diesel at the current time.

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  • 5  2016 UEFA Champions League Has Been Won by Real Madrid FC [ None ]

    The 2016 UEFA Champions League has been won by Real Madrid FC for the record 11th time by beating Atletico Madrid FC with 5 - 3 goals in penalty shootout. Both teams have scored 1–1 goals in regulation period in final play which have led to draw.

    • Captain of Real Madrid Sergio Ra

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  • 6  Springer Theses Award Won by Indian-American Scientist Arnab De [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Springer Theses Award has been won by the Arnab De an Indian-American scientist for his outstanding research on evolving transgenic mice to study a critical tumor-suppressor A20. New York’s Columbia University has nominated him for his PhD thesis.

    Image of Indian-American scientist Arnab De

    Image of Indian-American Scientist Arnab De

    Indian-American scientist Arnab De winner of Springer Theses Award

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  • May 30, 2016
  • 1 🌟 Women CMs' in India [ None ]

    In Indian History total sixteen women have served as the chief minister of an Indian state. And at the current time five are in office—Jayalalithaa, Anandiben Patel, Vasundhara Raje, Mamata Banerjee and Mehbooba Mufti. Total thirteen states of India have been headed by a female c

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  • 2  To Enhance R&D Capabilities in Biotech India and Australia Inked MoU [ None ]

    To improve research and development (R&D) capabilities in biotechnology by introducing a joint funding call, India and Australia have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Which was signed by India’s BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) and Horticulture

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  • 3  2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award Won by Indian Author Aditi Krishnakumar [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award has been won by the Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar her 32, 000-word manuscript titled Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus. And now the manuscript will be published by Scholastic Asia.

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    Image of Aditi Krishnakumar

    Aditi Krishnakumar winner of 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award

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  • 4  BrahMos Missile Successfully Tested at Pokaran by Indian Air Force [ None ]

    BrahMos a land-attack version of the supersonic cruise missile has been successfully tested from the Pokhran field firing range in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

    • The missile has met its mission goals and smashed a designated target.
    • Two squadrons of IAF alr

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  • 5  2016 India Biodiversity Award Won by Pakke Tiger Reserve [ Awards ]

    The ‘India Biodiversity Award 2016’ has been won by Pakke Tiger Reserve in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The tiger reserve was nominated for the conservation of threatened species category for its Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme.

    Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme:

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  • 6 🌟  Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath as West Bengal Chief Minister for a Second Term [ None ]

    Mamata Banerjee has taken oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for second successive five-year term at oath taking ceremony which was held on Red Road and State Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi has administered her oath of office and secrecy with the 42 ministers of her governm

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