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

  • Jun 17, 2016
  • 1  Civil Aviation Policy 2016 Approved by Union Cabinet [ None ]

    The Civil Aviation Policy 2016 has been approved by the Union Cabinet to enhance the domestic aviation sector and offer passenger-friendly fares. Since Independence for the first time an integrated Civil Aviation Policy has been approved by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (M

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  • 2  India’S Membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program Approved [ None ]

    India’s membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP) association has been approved by the Union Cabinet regarding to this Union Government has signed a MoU with the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for geosciences.

    Under the M

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  • 3  Contract of Exploration of Poly Metallic Sulphides Approved by Union Cabinet [ None ]

    15 years contract for undertaking exploration and other developmental activities related to Poly-Metallic Sulphides (PMS) has been approved by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences and the International Seabed Authority (ISA).

    • The examination and other growing actions has been as

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  • 4  5 Associate Banks Will Merge with SBI Soon [ None ]

    Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) and its associate banks have been approved by the Union Cabinet to bring the state-owned entity on a par with global lenders. And the 5 associate banks of SBI are:

    1. State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
    2. State Bank of Hyderabad
    3. State

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  • 5  India and Bangladesh Transit Facility “Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura” Becomes Operational [ None ]

    The transit facility “Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura” under the revised Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol between India and Bangladesh became operational after Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed it during his visit to Dhaka in June 2015.

    Transit facility route of India and Bangladesh

    Transit Facility Route of India and Bangladesh

    Transit facility route of India and Bangladesh

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  • Jun 16, 2016
  • 1 🌟  European Refugee Crisis – Statistics & Causes General Studies Paper 2 [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    European Refugee Crisis: Since 2011 huge number of refugees and migrants has been shifting to Europe, from many countries particularly from Syria and they see European Union (EU) as their asylum because of the natives don’t want any more, the whole situation has developed into a

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  • 2  MoU Between ISRO and Canadian Space Agency Approved by Union Cabinet [ None ]

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been approved by the Union Cabinet on cooperation in the field of outer space and in this regard the MoU was signed by two parties in Ottawa, Canada in April 20

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  • 3  2016 Pen Pinter Prize Won by Margaret Atwood [ None ]

    2016 Pen Pinter Prize will be honored to Margaret Atwood a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist at a public event scheduled to be held on 13th October 2016 at the British Library.

    About Margaret Atwood

    • She was born on 18th November 1939

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  • 4  1000 MW CTU- Connected Wind Power Project Scheme Launched by Union Government [ None ]

    New scheme has been launched by the Union Ministry of new and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for setting up of 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Wind Power Project connected to transmission network of Central Transmission Utility (CTU).

    • The main objective of the scheme is to provide supply of wind p

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  • 5  Kepler1647b a Jupiter-Like Planet Orbiting’S Two Suns Discovered [ None ]

    A Jupiter-like circumbinary planet which is named as Kepler1647b orbiting a system of two stars has been discovered by Scientists using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope. The astronomers of Goddard Space Flight Centre and San Diego State University (SDSU) have discovered the planet.

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  • 6  President of 71st Session of United Nations General Assembly is Peter Thomson [ None ]

    Fijian diplomat Peter Thomson is elected as President of 71st session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the secret canvass election for the post by beating Andreas Mavroyiannis of Cyprus with 94 to 90 votes, with one abstention.

    Image of Peter Thomson

    Image of Peter Thomson

    Peter Thomson President of 71st session of United Nations General Assembly

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  • Jun 15, 2016
  • 1  RBI Launched Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets [ None ]

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the guidelines which are named as Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A). The S4A was formed by RBI as an optional framework for the resolution of large stressed accounts.

    The main aim of these guidelines are:

    1. St

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  • 2  Mudrarakshasa the Well-Known Hindi Writer is No More [ None ]

    Mudrarakshas the famous Hindi novelist and critique passed away due to old age related causes in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh at the age of 82 years. He was notable Hindi writer, activist, thinker and cultural personality.

    • His write-ups habitually hinged on various vital social disput

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  • 3  Australian Great Barrier Reef Rodent the First Mammal Species Dabbed Out [ None ]

    The first animal species which is driven to extinction by human-induced climate change is Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent or Bramble Cay melomys, it was discovered after researchers in general analysis (searches) has failed to find a single example from its only recognized h

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  • 4  195 MW Units at Muzzafarpur Commissioned by BHEL [ None ]

    195 MW units has been Commissioned by Public Sector Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station in Bihar. This is the second 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2×195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station Stag

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  • 5  The Highest Civilian Award of Ivory Coast Honored to President Pranab Mukherjee [ Awards ]

    The highest civilian award of the West African country National Order of the Republic of Ivory Coast is honored to President Pranab Mukherjee during his two days visit to Ivory Coast on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.

    • And with this Mukherjee becomes the first In

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  • 6 🌟 📹  CBSE UGC NET July 2016 Preparation for Higher Education in India - Paper - I [ Education ]

    CBSE Board is going to conduct CBSE UGC NET July, 2016 from 10th July 2016. So many of the students have many confusion how, what and from where to prepare for Paper –I, Preparing for Paper-1 is a must because if Competitive Exams paper 1 is not cleared with cutoff then subject p

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  • Jun 14, 2016
  • 1  Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad Sworn in as Chief Justice of Manipur HC [ None ]

    Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad the most senior Judge of the Manipur High Court has taken charge of the Chief Justice of the High Court by succeeding Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra due to her relinquished the charge of office.

    President Pranab Mukherjee had transferred Justice Rakes

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  • 2  India and Ghana Inked Three Agreements [ None ]

    Three bilateral agreements signed by India and Ghana to support co-operation in varied fields after designation level talks between President Pranab Mukherjee and his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama at Accra.

    • The signed agreements includes
    1. visa waivers for holders of

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  • 3  Hubble Telescope Revealed Solitary Dwarf Galaxy UGC 4879 [ None ]

    A mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy known as UGC 4879 revealed by Hubble Space Telescope of NASA. The galaxy is smaller and messier than its cosmic cousins and lacks the majestic swirl of a spiral or the coherence of an elliptical.

    Key Findings

    • The galaxy UGC 4879 is very inacce

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  • 4  World Blood Donor Day Observed on 14th June [ Important Days ]

    Every year 14th June is observed as the World Blood Donor Day across the world in order to increase the public awareness about the necessity for safe blood donation. The main aim behind observation of this day is to spread awareness about the requirement for safe and secure blood

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  • 5  Stricter KYC and Disclosure Norms Issues by SEBI for P-Notes [ None ]

    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) the markets regulator has relived the stricter KYC (Know Your Customer) norms and disclosure regime for Participatory Notes (P-Notes). Registered foreign institutional investors (FII) has released are offshore/overseas derivative inst

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  • 6 🌟  UGC Going to Introduce Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) [ Education ]

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to introduce Choice based Credit System as a part of New Education Policy (NEP) initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Govt. in order to promote higher education in our country.

    In this regard UGC has already int

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  • Jun 13, 2016
  • 1 Champaran Satyagrah Express Train Flagged Off by Union Railways Ministry in Bihar [ None ]

    Champaran Satyagrah Express train has been flagged of by Union Railways Ministry by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu at a function in Motihari, Bihar. This train will run between Bapudham, Motihari to Anand Vihar, Delhi.

    • Champaran Satyagrah Express train has been familiarize

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  • 2  ‘Internet Sathi’ Launched by Google and Tata Trusts in West Bengal to Empower Rural Women [ None ]

    ‘Internet Saathi’ program has been launched by the Indian unit of search giant Google Inc. and Tata Trusts have jointly launched in Purulia district of West Bengal. The initiative has been launched as part of Google’s ‘Helping Women Get Online’ campaign to create alertness about

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  • 3  Gordie Howe the Legendary Canadian Ice Hockey Player is No More [ None ]

    Gordie Howe the Legendary Canadian ice hockey player passed away at Toledo, US at the age of 88 years, during his career he got nickname Mr. Hockey and had spent most of his career with the Detroit Red Wings, winning the Stanley Cup four times.

    Image of Gordie Howe

    Image of Gordie Howe

    Gordie Howe the Legendary Canadian ice hockey player

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  • 4  Surya Mitra Mobile App Launched by Union Ministry of Power [ None ]

    Surya Mitra mobile App has been launched by Piyush Goyal the Union Power Minister to serve customers in the field of renewable energy at National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power held in New Delhi. The App will work for customers as at their doorsteps with quality installation, re

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  • 5  New Print Media Advertisement Policy Announced by Union Government [ None ]

    A New Print Media Advertisement Policy announced by the Union Information and Broadcasting for Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP). The aim of the policy is to support transparency and accountability in distributing advertisements in print media.

    Key highlight

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  • 6  Satya Pal Jain: Part Time Member of 21st Law Commission [ None ]

    Satya Pal Jain an additional Solicitor General of India and former Parliamentarian was appointed as a part-time member of the 21st Law Commission of India to present charge as an Additional Solicitor General of India.

    About Satya Pal Jain

    • Satya Pal Jain is a well-known constitu

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  • 7  12 June is Being Observed as World Day Against Child Labour [ Important Days ]

    Every year 12th June is observed as the World Day against Child Labour across world to spread awareness against child labour. ‘End child labour in supply chains – It’s everyone’s business. ’ is the theme of 2016.

    Importance of the day:

    • The observation of the day is aims to brin

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