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

  • Jul 25, 2016
  • 1 Indian Shooters Manavaditya Rathore and Anant Naruka Win Bronze Medal in Junior World Cup [ None ]

    Indian shooter Manavaditya Rathore has won the trap bronze medal in the Champion of the Junior World Cup. Junior World Cup held in Porpetto, Italy. In trap event Manavaditya won the bronze medal and Anant Naruka has also won a bronze in skeet.

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  • 2 China Unveils World’S Largest Amphibious Aircraft [ None ]

    The world’s largest amphibious aircraft called as the AG600. China has completed the production of it. This aircraft was exposed by the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) in the southern port city of Zhuhai.

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    Image Shows the Amphibious Aircraft the AG600

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  • 3 Scientists to Undertake Field Trials of Oil-Degrading Bacteria in Kochi [ None ]

    Scientists have planned to undertake field trials of three new strains of oil-degrading bacteria in Kochi, Kerala. These new strains conducted Laboratory tests were successful. The Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences (MBGIPS), Kozhikode and Bharat Petroleum C

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  • 4 First Water Metro Project in the India Launched by Kerala Government [ None ]

    Water Metro project launched by Kerala Government in Kochi. This is the first ever Water Metro project in the India. This project was launched by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Kochi.

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  • 5 Neeraj Chopra Becomes 1st Indian to Set World Record in Jr Athletics Championship [ None ]

    Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has becoming first Indian Junior athlete to create a World Record in junior athletics Championship. In the IAAF Under-20 World Athletics Championship, he achieved this feat, by throwing javelin at a record distance of 86.48 m in his second attempt.

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  • 6 Bapi Lahiri Was Honoured with Mahanayak Award by West Bengal Government [ Awards ]

    Well-known Music Director and singer Bapi Lahiri was honoured with Mahanayak award by the West Bengal Government. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee deliberated the Mahanayak award to Bapi Lahiri on the occasion of 36th death anniversary of Uttam Kumar.

    CM Mamata Banerjee given the Mahanayak award to Bapi Lahiri

    CM Mamata Banerjee Given the Mahanayak Award to Bapi Lahiri

    Mamata Banerjee given the Mahanayak award to Bapi Lahiri

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  • 7 Ministry Constituted Madhav Chitale Committee to Prepare Guidelines for Desiltation of Ganga River [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Madhav Chitale committee constituted to prepare guidelines for desiltation of Ganga River. This committee constituted by Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

    • Madhav Chitale (Expert Member of NGRBA) committee includes four member.
    • Term of

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  • 8 Ganesh Singh Appointed as Chairman of JPC for Land Acquisition Bill [ None ]

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has improved the Joint Parliamentry Committe (JPC) for Land Acquistion Bill. To examine provisions of the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, 2015, BJP Lok Sabha member Ganesh Singh was appointed as Chairman of the Joint Committee of Parliament (JCP

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  • 9 Legendary Modern Artist S H Raza is No More [ None ]

    Famous modern Indian artist Syed Haider Raza passed away in New Delhi following a prolonged illness. He was 94 year. He was famous for popularising Indian concepts of art and iconography globally.

    • He was also building a towering legacy of modern art.
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    Image of Indian Artist Syed Haider Raza

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  • Jul 25, 2016
  • 1 Facebook Passes First Full-Scale Test on Aquila Internet Drone [ None ]

    Facebook has completed the first full-scale test flight of its Aquila drone. Facebook’s Internet drones named ‘Aquila’ has passed first full-scale test. This was the first time using the full-scale drone.

    • Flight test was undertaken in Yuma, Arizona (US).
    • It was only destined to

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  • 2 India Ranks 110th on Sustainable Development Index [ None ]

    In Sustainable Development index (SDI) India has been ranked a low 110th out of 149 countries. SDI evaluates countries where they stand with regard to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also their progress and certifying accountability.

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  • 3 Virat Kohli Becomes First Indian Captain to Score Double Century Outside India [ None ]

    Virat Kohli has become the first Indian captain to score a double century outside India. He is the Indian test team captain. He achieved scoring 200 runs against West Indies on second day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in Antigua, North Sound. West Indies.

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  • 4 Senior IAS Officer Ajay Bhushan Pandey Appointed as CEO of UIDAI [ None ]

    Government appointed Ajay Bhushan Pandey as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). His appointment was confirmed by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). This committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    • He is a 1984

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  • Jul 22, 2016
  • 1 7 Indian Companies Listed on 2016 Fortune 500 List [ None ]

    2016 Fortune 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations in terms of revenue in seven Indian companies made it the list. Fortune 500 list is an annual ranking of the world’s richest companies. Its compiled by the American business magazine Fortune and published globally by Time

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  • 2 Ghatampur Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh Approved by CCEA [ None ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) given approval for installation of Ghatampur Thermal Power Project (GTPS) in Ghatampur, Uttar Pradesh. GTPC project has of 1980 MW (3 X 660 MW) capacity.

    • Project would be installed through a Joint Venture (JV) Company named Neyveli Ut

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  • 3 National Electoral Roll Purification 2016 Launched by ECI [ None ]

    National Electoral Roll Purification (NERP) 2016 has been launched by Election Commission of India (ECI) in the country. The 2016 slogan of the ECI is “No voter to be left behind”. NREP 2016 will confirm single electoral register entry for every eligible elector with exclusive El

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  • 4 Union Cabinet Approves Incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company Under the Companies Act [ None ]

    Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company (SDC). It objective is to give a push to port-led economic development under aspiring Sagarmala project. This company will be included under the Companies Act, 201

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  • 5 India, Japan Ink Social Security Agreement [ None ]

    India and Japan have signed a Social Security Agreement (SSA). It will come into force on 1 October 2016. This agreement will helpful for professionals and skilled workers working in both country. It will also increase bilateral business linkages.

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  • Jul 21, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approves Signing of Air Services Agreement Between India and Mozambique [ None ]

    Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved India and Mozambique signing Air Services Agreement. Currently there is no Air Services Agreement between India and Mozambique.

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    Image Shows the Air Services

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  • 2 Union Cabinet Approves MoU Sign Between India and Switzerland for Cooperation in Skill Development [ None ]

    Union Cabinet has given approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Switzerland for cooperation in skill development. Decision was taken in the Union Cabinet Meeting in New Delhi. Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  • 3 India’s Role in a Changing Global Economy [ None ]

    India has become the fastest-growing country even in the global economy because of India got benefitted from a confluence of factor such as reduced international price of energy and elasticity in domestic private consumption

    • So, India has to continue its constant growth leadersh

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  • 4 Indian Hockey Player Mohammed Shahid is No More [ None ]

    Famous Indian hockey player Mohammed Shahid passed away because of multiple organ failure in Gurugram, Haryana. He was 56 years old. He was a member of the V Baskaran-led Indian team. He made his debut in 1979 for the Indian junior side.

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  • 5 Canada to Hold World’S First Zika Vaccine Test on Humans [ None ]

    Canadian university are going to conduct the world’s first Zika vaccine test on humans. In this test researchers from Laval University and based in Quebec City from Canada. In the world they are first international researchers team to complete all of the steps in the regulatory p

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  • Jul 20, 2016
  • 1 Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 Passed in Rajya Sabha [ None ]

    Rajya Sabha passed Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012. Bill seeks to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 to expand the scope of the law against child labour and strict punishments for infringement. The Bill is associated with

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  • 2 Supreme Court Accepts Lodha Committee’S Recommendations on Structural Reforms in BCCI [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    SC has accepted major recommendations of Lodha Committee on reforms in BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). BCCI is the world’s richest cricketing body. In January 2016, the committee had submitted its recommendations to Supreme Court.

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  • 3 Rohit Khandelwal Becomes First Indian to Win Mr. World Title 2016 [ None ]

    Rohit Khandelwal won the prestigious 2016 Mr. World title and he became first Indian and first Asian to win the Mr. World title. He is the Indian actor, model, television personality. The grand ceremony was held at Southport theatre, Promenade, Southport in England.

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  • 4 Malcolm Turnbull Sworn in as Australian Prime Minister for Second Term [ None ]

    Malcolm Turnbull was sworn as Australian Prime Minister for second term after a narrow success in the federal election. Malcolm Turnbull sworn by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove, Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in government house in Australia.

    • Malcolm Turnbull became the 29

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  • 5 CBDT Inks 7 Advance Pricing Agreements to Cut Tax Lawsuit [ None ]

    Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has signed seven one-sided Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with Indian taxpayers to reduce tax lawsuit. Number of APAs entered into by CBDT. So, CBDT has reached 77 APAs.

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  • Jul 19, 2016
  • 1 NITI Aayog- A Critical Appraisal - General Studies [ Policy/Governance ]

    The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) is a Government of India policy which was established by the Narendra Modi government to replace the Planning Commission with the aim of creating foster involvement and participation in the economic policy-making proces

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  • 2 Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 July [ Important Days ]

    Nelson Mandela International Day known as Madela Day is celebrated on 18 July every year in the world. This day is to mark birth anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former South African President Nelson Mandela.

    2016 Theme: “Take Action, Inspire Change”

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