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  • Sep 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chief Justices of Calcutta and Kerala High Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice G C Gupta has taken oath as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, his oath was administered by West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi according to Article 219 of Constitution.

    Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar was also sworn in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and o

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  • 2 Navtej Sarna: New Ambassador to the US [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Navtej Sarna (59) is appointed as the Ambassador to the United States by Union Government in place of Arun Kumar Singh. Mr. Singh retired from the service. In his new role, he will face the task of engaging with the new administration of United States following the November 2016

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – General Studies [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A primary needs are food, shelter and clothes. Having a roof on head ensures a sense of security. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is a social welfare program, started by Indian government on June 25,2015. It was previously known as “Housing for all scheme”.

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  • 2 Net Neutrality – What to Know? [ Science/Technology ]

    Net neutrality is the fight between the consumer and the network providers. Net neutrality requires that the entire internet be open for any and all types of traffic. What is Net Neutrality: Net Neutrality across the Globe. The principle, that internet, … (333 more words) …

  • 3 Insight Into Jan Dhan Yojana – General Studies [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The central government lead by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched various social welfare schemes throughout the country within a short span of time. Jan Dhan yojana was one of those schemes. This was a financial inclusion campaign launched on 28th August 2014.

    Around 1.5

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  • 4 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The requirement for any occupation is skill. The better the person’s skill, the better they perform and earn. In India since the competition for a particular job is high, certified skills are more important. For this reason, the Government of INDIA took an initiative known as Pra

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  • 5 MUDRA Bank Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 8th April 2015 with a corpus of Rs. 20,000 crore and a credit guaranteed corpus of Rs. 3,000 crore, The Prime Minister of India launched the promised Micro Units Development And Refinance Agency Ltd (Mudra). The launch was… (429 more words) …

  • 6 Digilocker – General Studies Mains [ Science/Technology ]

    Digital India is one of the most dramatic dreams of our Prime Minister till date. It actually resonates with our forward thinking nation. Digilocker is a digital locker service launched by the GOVERNMENT OF INDIA in February 2015.

  • 7 Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 9th of May 2015, at Kolkata the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched a scheme known as Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana. It is government backed scheme related to life insurance. It was originally and officially announced in 2015 Budget speech by the then finance minister o

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  • 8 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act [ Economy ]

    MGNREGA stands for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural employment Guarantee Act, formally known as NGERA, National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. This is an Indian job guarantee scheme, which was enacted by legislation on 25th August 2005. It provides legal guarantee of employment for

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Beti Bachao Beti Padhao-An Initiative for a Better Tomorrow [ Education ]

    Beti Bachao Beti Padao is a scheme launched by the government of India. This scheme aims to spread awareness and improve the welfare efficiency services for women. This scheme was launched by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 22nd January 2015 at Panipat, Haryana. The scheme w

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  • 2 Pradhan Mantri Atal Pension Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian government is working hard to easy the life of the old people by providing them economic support. Initiation of the ATAL PENSION YOJANA is one such step towards the progress of the senior citizens. Atal Pension Yojana is a government-endorsed pension scheme in India fo

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  • 3 School Nursery “No Better Combination Than That of Students and Trees” [ Education ]

    Terrorism, inflation, defecation etc. are the problems that the world is facing. The biggest crisis that the world is facing is pollution and to check that, the only remedy is forestation. To tackle this problem, the union government has launched the School Nursery Yojana in orde

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  • 4 Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To doctor the lack of security in the lives of general and poor people, the Prime Minister of India has introduced the PMSBY scheme in Kolkata on 9th May 2015, simultaneously with two other insurance- and pension-related schemes. It is an accidental death and disability insurance

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  • 5 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan [ Policy/Governance ]

    For a country like India with huge population, cleanliness is one of the most important concerns. For this reason, our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 2nd October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, on the 145 birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, officially launched the campaign known as Swachh

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  • 6 Sagar Mala Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India lies in the Indian Ocean. The location of India is both decisive and fractural. On one hand it is bound with a big coastal area and on the other, the threat to the coastal region is also real. Real problem lies with securing the coastline but not the borders and hence the M

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  • 7 Smart City [ Policy/Governance ]

    A smart city is an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology, in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets. The city’s assets include schools, libraries, transportation systems, hospitals, power plants, water supply networks, waste management

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  • 8 Pradhan Mantri Make in India [ Policy/Governance ]

    Narendra Modi, launched this scheme to bring development and investment to the country. According to the ruling government, to generate fresh employment, bring foreign direct investment, and to change the landscape of the country, few sectors need to be developed.

    The prospectiv

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 [ Bills ]

    The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 was passed by Rajya Sabha on August 3,2016. It will be significant and game changer economic reform for India. GST will simplify indirect tax structure, tax incidence, tax computation, tax payment, compliance, credit utilization

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  • 2 Startup India and Start-Up Hubs [ Policy/Governance ]

    Startup India aims to build strong ecosystem for development of startups in the country and for their economic growth. The aim is ultimately to create more job opportunities. Prime Minister of India launched this scheme on 16th January 2016. It main policy direction for this sche

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  • 3 Baluchistan Controversy [ Policy/Governance ]

    Baluchistan is the province of the Pakistan, its provincial capital and the largest city is Quetta. Baluchistan shares the border with Punjab (India). Baluchistan is known for its ancient culture and dry desert climate.

    Baluchistan History

    • Pakistan Baluchistan had become part o

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  • 4 Stand Up India [ Policy/Governance ]

    Stand up India scheme supports entrepreneurship among SCs, STs and women to empower them. It was launched on 5th April 2016 by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Stand up India scheme offers up to ₹10 lakh and ₹1 crore bank loans for SCs STs and women for their new businesses.

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  • 5 Gold Monetization Scheme and Bond Scheme [ Economy ]

    The effectiveness, the all-new Gold Monetization scheme of the central government is still somehow doubtful. Experts have critically analyzed all the aspects of these schemes and they have concluded that if not properly tackled then this scheme will create many types of difficult

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  • 6 7th Pay Commission in India [ Economy ]

    The Government of India has introduced 7th Central Pay commission. Former Finance minister P Chidambaram had announced approval of 7th Pay Commission by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 25th September 2013, which was intended to come into effect from 1st January 2016. On 4

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  • 7 Anhad Jawanda Won Gold Medal at ISSF Junior World Cup [ Sports ]

    Anhad Jawanda won the gold medal in 25m games gun singular event at the junior shooting World Cup and he was also part of the triumphant group. With his achievement, India has won three gold medals in ISSF Junior World Cup.

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  • 8 Rail Budget and General Budget Merger [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved the proposals of Ministry of Finance to merge of railway budget and general budget. It will came in the effect from the Budget 2017 - 18.92-year-old tradition that was started in year 1924 will come to an end. Since then the tradition was followed a

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 MSK Prasad Appointed as New Head of Selection Committee [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    MSK Prasad the former wicketkeeper is appointed as the head of selection committee by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) he will succeed Sandeep Patil who had played 29 Tests and 45 ODIs for India, whereas new head MSK Prasad has played 6 Tests and 17 ODIs.

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  • 2 Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 is Approved [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill 2016 has been unanimously passed by the Union Cabinet, which was recommended by Union Ministry of Shipping to discard five archaic admiralty statutes associated with the powers of the High Courts for sea and navi

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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 HAL Become APAQG Member with Voting Rights [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian State owned aerospace Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) achieved prestigious membership of Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) as a ‘Full Member with voting rights’ and with this membership India become seventh nation to join the APAQG.

    • Other APAQG’s member nat

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  • 2 New Technique Introduced to Observe Marks of Life on Mars [ Science/Technology ]

    A novel spectroscopic technique has been introduced by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Scientists to observe marked of present or former extraterrestrial life on the Mars.

    • The technique combined as SHERLOC (Scanning Habitable E

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