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

  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 2016 में मोदी सरकार के केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल में फेरबदल के बाद नए मंत्री Modi Government in 2016 After the Cabinet Reshuffle, New Minister) [ Policy/Governance ]

    प्रस्तावना:- नए मंत्रियों के शपथ के समय सामान्य लग रहा मोदी जी का मंत्रिमंडल के फेरबदल में जबरदस्त परिर्वतन हुए हैं, रात में मंत्रालयों के बंटवारा होते-होते भारी उलटफेर में बदल गया है। इससे सबसे बड़ा झटका केंद्रीय मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्री स्मृति ईरानी को लगा, जिन्हें कम महत्व वाले

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  • 2 ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष के क्षेत्र में खोज Research in Field of Science Technology and Space [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना:- हमारे देश-विदेश में हर क्षेत्र में खोज होती रहती है अभी हाल ही में ज्ञान-विज्ञान और अंतरिक्ष के क्षेत्र में कई प्रकार की खोज हुई जिसका फायदा आने वाले भविष्य में देखने को मिल सकता हैं। जो इस प्रकार हैं-


    • चाइल्ड ट्रैकिंग सिस्टम (बच्चों की विशेष व्यवस्था):-

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 Now Chilli-Based PAVA Shells Can Be Used as Alternative to Pellet Guns [ None ]

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given green signal to the use newly developed Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA or Nonivamide) shells as alternative of pellet guns for mass controlling in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • They contain less poisonous compared to pellet guns and s

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  • 2 Winner of 2016 Italian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg [ None ]

    The 2016 Italian Grand Prix of Formula one won by the Nico Rosberg a Germany Mercedes driver at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Monza, Italy. This was eleventh championship F1 title of in Nico Romberg’s career.

    Image of Nico Rosberg

    Image of Nico Rosberg

    Image of Nico Rosberg

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  • 3 Mother Teresa: Idolized as Saint [ None ]

    A Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary Mother Teresa was announced as a Saint during the ceremony held in Vatican by Pope Francis. Previously announcement in this regard was mad during March 2016.

    Image of Mother Teresa

    Image of Mother Teresa

    Image of Mother Teresa

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  • 4 Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya a Well-Known Assamese Poet is No More [ None ]

    Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya a well-known Assamese poet, author and literary critic has taken his last breath in Guwahati, Assam after suffering from age-old ailments at the age of 95 years.

    Image of Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya

    Image of Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya

    Image of Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya

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  • 5 Kiran M Shaw Honored with the Franc’S “Knight of Legion of Honor” [ None ]

    Kiran Mazumdar Shaw a Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited honored with the “Knight of the National Order” a Legion of Honour of France for her great contribution to biosciences and research.

    Image of Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    Image of Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

    Image of Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

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  • 6 First Wi-Fi Hotspot Village of Haryana: Gumthala Garhu [ Science/Technology ]

    Gumthala Garhu Village of Kurukshetra district became the first Wi-Fi hotspot village in Haryana circle. Chief Minister Manohar Lal has inaugurated this service at Chandigarh under the bulk plan of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) of providing internet services to rural areas.

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  • 7 C Vidyasagar Rao Has Taken Oath as Acting Governor of Tamil Nadu [ None ]

    Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao the Governor of Maharashtra had taken oath as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu under the admonition of Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the Madras High Court according to the provisions of Article 159 of Constitution at the Raj Bhavan, Chennai.

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  • 8 Narendra Modi announced Rs 200cr package to engage J&K youth in sporting activities [ None ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a special package for Jammu and Kashmir of 200 crore rupees with the aim to engage youth of the state and encourage constructive sporting activities.

    Key facts

    • Using this package J & K government will construct indoor sporting halls in al

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  • 9 Majuli: World’S Largest River Island [ None ]

    Assam’s Majuli a beautiful river line island declared as the world’s largest river island by the Guinness World Records which is located in the Brahmaputra River with 880 km2 (340 miles2) area.

    • From the last 30-40 years the island has lost one-third of its area because of frequent

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 Gujarat and Centre Government Signs MoU on Construction of 11 Small Airports [ None ]

    After Maharashtra and Jharkhand, Gujrat become third state to sign a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for new 11 small airports and airstrips.

    Centre’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) will

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  • 2 Solung an Adi Tribe Festival Started in Arunachal Pradesh [ None ]

    Solung festival celebration has been started in Arunachal Pradesh among the Adi tribe. It is annual socio-religious festival of and celebrated for 5 day in first week of September.

    Arunachal Pradesh location on India map

    Arunachal Pradesh Location on India Map

    Arunachal Pradesh location on India map

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  • 3 7.1 Magnitude Earthquakes in New Zealand Generates Tsunami, but No Damage, Say Officials [ None ]

    In the New Zealand on Friday at 4.37 pm a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake generated waves of about 21 cm for about 16 minutes. In nearby Tokomaru Bay, Marlene Kipa heard the civil defence warning sirens and her mind went to other disasters.

    What is earthquake?

    • The natural vibrat

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  • 4 India to Take Part in Indian Ocean-Wide Tsunami Mock Drill [ None ]

    India is participating in a major Indian Ocean-wide tsunami mock drill on 7-8 September and in this drill many different states peoples will be vacated, and this will be attended by approximately 23 Indian Ocean nations.

    What are Tsunamis?

    • These are gaint waves caused by earthquake

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  • Sep 5, 2016
  • 1 GST Bill Gets 50% States Approval, Now Awaits for President’S Approval [ Bills ]

    Much awaited Goods and Service Bill will be now going to approval of President Pranav Mukherjee, after getting minimum number of sates approval when Odisha Assembly has passed the Goods and Services Tax Constitution Amendment Bill with the support of all political parties.

    With th

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  • 2 Union Government and Amar Chitra Katha Inked MoU [ None ]

    Amar Chitra Katha and the Union Ministry of Urban Development have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on publishing and distribution of comic book focusing on Swachh Bharat Mission to generate more awareness among children by a simple and attractive way.

    Key Facts

    • The book w

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  • 3 Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat Appointed as Deputy Chief of the Indian Army [ None ]

    New deputy chief of the Indian Army is Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat; he has replaced Lt General MMS Rai due to his completion of his tenure. Along with this Lt Gen P M Hariz has replaced Bipin Rawat as the Southern Command chief and a new signal officer-in-chief in Lt Gen A R P

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  • 4 Ashok Chawla: New Chancellor of TERI University [ None ]

    Ashok Chawla was a Former Finance Secretary appointed as the new Chancellor of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University as decided in the governing council meeting of TERI held on 19th August 2016.

    Image of Ashok Chawla

    Image of Ashok Chawla

    Image of Ashok Chawla

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  • 5 BRICS Convention 2016 on Tourism Kicked Off in Madhya Pradesh [ None ]

    Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Surendra Patwa has inaugurated the two day BRICS Convention 2016 on Tourism in Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh at UNESCO World heritage site Khajuraho for encouraging intra-regional tourism as a pioneer of the BRICS Summit going to be held

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  • Sep 2, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Gives Green Single to Creation of PDF to Catalyze Indian Economic Presence in CLMV countries [ None ]

    Union cabinet has given green signal to the A project Development fund (PDF)  so now Indian economy came in the row of the CLMV countries such as Cambodia, Laos Myanmar and Vietnam with 5000 crore and also kept in Department of Commerce

    • EXIM Bank will operate it.
    •  The Inter-Ministe

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  • 2 Gujarat: First State of India to Distribute 2 Crore LED Bulbs Under UJALA Scheme [ None ]

    Gujarat has created history by distributing 2 crore LED bulbs within just a 96 days of UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) Scheme launch with the average of 2 lack bulb per day.

    • 42 lack households of Gujarat got the benefits of this scheme.
    • This two crore LED bulls will

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  • 3 Yogeshwar Dutt’S Medal Upgraded to Silver [ Sports ]

    Yogeshwar Dutt’s becomes second Indian wrestler to won Silver medal in 2012 London Summer Olympics in men’s 60kg freestyle category. His medal is upgraded from bronze to Silver after Russia’n wrestler Besik Kudukhov (Silver Medal winner in 2012 London Summer Olympics) tested posi

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  • 4 PV Sindhu: Brand Ambassador of CRPF [ Sports ]

    Director general K. Durga Prasad has announced Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu as brand ambassador of CRPF after she was convinced to represents India’s largest paramilitary force as its ambassador.

    Image of Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

    Image of Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

    Image of Pusarla Venkata Sindhu

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  • 5 Union Cabinet Announced CERT-in and CERT-UK MoU on Cyber Security [ Science/Technology ]

    Indian computer emergency response Team (CERT-In) and CERT-UK had signed Memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Cyber security in May 2016 between CERTS-In and Ministry of Cabinet Office, UK (United Kingdom) at a unit of the Cabinet Office.

    Image of India & UK map

    Image of India & UK Map

    Image of India & UK map

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 SAUNI Yojana for Diverting waters from Flooded Narmada [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In September 2012, as the chief minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi launched a yojana, SAUNI- Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation through which he promised to fill up 115 dams of drought prone Saurashtra with excess flood waters of Narmada in South Gujarat. The main mission is to

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  • 2 India and Myanmar Ink Four Agreements to Enhance Bilateral Cooperation [ None ]

    Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw have signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) related to infrastructure, renewable energy and traditional systems of medicine to increase cooperation and bilateral relations after delegation level tal

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  • 3 Second Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit and Southern Grid Connected [ Science/Technology ]

    The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) of 1,000 MW capacity reactors successfully connected with the southern power grid and with this second reactor of KKNPP electricity will be generates and supplied  to the grid.

    • Previously this plant becomes operational i

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  • 4 India and US Sign LEMOA for Defence Supplies to Repair and Replenishment [ Defense ]

    Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Ashton Carter Secretary of Defence in Washington, D.C has signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) and this agreement enables both the countries to use repair and replenishment of defence supplies.

    Minister Manohar Parrikar and Ashton Carter

    Minister Manohar Parrikar and Ashton Carter

    Minister Manohar Parrikar and Ashton Carter

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  • 5 Madhukar Gupta Committee Recommends Border Protection in Report Submitted to UHM [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Madhukar Gupta Committee on border protection has submitted its report which include detailed study on risk management and recommendations of border protection other issue such as gaps and perviousness in border fencing Border to the Union Ministry Home Affairs (MHA).

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