Personalities: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Feb 9, 2019
  • 1 PM Pays Tributes to Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya on His Jayanti [ Personalities ]

    PM pays tributes to Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya on his Jayanti. “Remembering Mahamana on Jayanti. He made everlasting contributions to our freedom Movement and in education” The Prime Minister said.

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    Image Of Madan Mohan Malaviya

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  • Feb 8, 2019
  • 1 Sadaiv Atal’—Samadhi of Bharat Ratna & Former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee to Be Dedicated to the Nation [ Personalities ]

    The Prime Minister dedicated the Samadhi of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to the nation on 25th Dec, 2018. The number nine holds significance and represents the navarasas, navaratras and navagrahas.

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  • 2 Ms. P.V. Sindhu Became the 1st Indian to Win BWF World Tour Finals [ Sports, Personalities ]

    Ace Badminton Player Ms. P. V. Sindhu scripted history by becoming the 1st Indian to win BWF World Tour Finals. PV Sindhu, the 2016 Rio Olympic silver medallist, created history on 16th December 2018 as she became the first Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals.

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  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 1 Sachin Tendulkar’S Coach Ramakant Achrekar Passes Away [ Sports, Personalities ]

    Dronacharya awardee cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar, who is credited with shaping the early career of Sachin Yendulkar, Died on 2nd Jan, 2018. “He (Archrekar Sir) is no more with us. He passed away this evening, ” his kin Rashmi Dalvi told over phone.

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    Image Of Recognition For Hard Work

    Image Of Recognition For Hard Work

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  • Jan 28, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is Election Commision: Shri Sunil Arora Takes New Chief Election Commissioner of India [ Political Science, Personalities ]

    Sunil Arora assumed charge as 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. He succeeded OP Rawat who retired on 1st Dec. , 2018. Lets take this opportunity to dig into details of Election Commission of India.

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    Image of The Modal Hierarchy

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  • 2 A.M. Naik Appointed as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation [ Personalities ]

    Union Government has appointed Anil Manibhai Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is currently Group Chairman of engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

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    Image of The AM Naik

    Image of The AM Naik

    About AM Naik:

    • AM Naik was born on 9th

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  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 1 Mary Kom Clinches Gold in World Boxing Championship [ Sports, Personalities ]

    India’s boxing legend Mary Kom won gold medal at World Women’s Boxing Championships held in New Delhi. It was her 6th medal in World Boxing Championships. In final, she defeated 22-year-old Ukrainian boxer Hana Okhaya of Ukraine.

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    Image of Mary Kom Clinches Gold in World Boxing Championship

    Image of Mary Kom Clinches Gold in World Boxing Championship

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  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 1 Statue of Sir Chhotu Ram Unveiled, Foundation Stone of Rail Coach Refurbishing at Karkhana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Personalities, Railways ]

    PM has unveiled 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram at his native village Sampla in Rohtak dist. of Haryana. Statue is sculpted by renowned sculptor & Padma Bhushan-recipient Ram Vanji Sutar. Also foundation stone of rail coach refurbishing factory was laid at Ka

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  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 1 Arvind Saxena Appointed UPSC Chairman [ Education, Personalities ]

    President appointed Arvind Saxena as Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC conducts examination to select bureaucrats, diplomats & police officers. He will have tenure till 7th Aug. , 2020, when he attains age of 65 years.

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  • Jan 5, 2019
  • 1 VS Naipaul, Fiery Novelist and Nobel Laureate [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Awards, Personalities ]

    Indian origin writer & famous British novelist Sir V. S. Naipaul died in London on 12th Aug. 2018. He was 85 years old. Naipaul was known as ‘Sir Videya’ among fans. He has written insensitivity on imp. issues like colonialism, idealism, religion & politics.

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  • 2 🌟 Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies at 80 [ Education, Policy/Governance, Personalities ]

    Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General passed away after a short illness. He was 80. Kofi Annan Foundation described him as “global statesman & deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for fairer & more peaceful world”.

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  • Dec 25, 2018
  • 1 Indian-Origin Mathematician Akshay Venkatesh Wins Fields Medal [ Education, Awards, Personalities ]

    Akshay Venkatesh, Indian-Australian mathematician, was awarded Fields medal at International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Akshay Venkatesh is one of 4 winners of Fields medal.

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    Image of Child Prodigy to Acclaimed Researcher

    Image of Child Prodigy to Acclaimed Researcher

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  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 1 Ice President Releases Autobiography ‘Enadhu Porattam’ in Chennai [ Education, Personalities ]

    Vice President of India was addressing gathering after releasing autobiography ‘Enadhu Porattam’ on Shri Mylapore Ponnusamy Sivagnanam (Ma. Po. Si) at commemoration of in 23rd Anniversary, in Chennai.

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  • Sep 11, 2018
  • 1 PM in Madhya Pradesh: Dedicates Mohanpura Irrigation Project to the Nation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Personalities ]

    PM dedicated Mohanpura Project to Nation. This project will facilitate irrigation of agricultural land in Rajgarh district on 23rd June. It will provide drinking water to villages in area on death anniversary of Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee.

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    Map of Mohanpura Project

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  • Aug 19, 2018
  • 1 Who Was Shujaat Bukhari? [ Personalities ]

    Shujaat Bukhari, renowned Kashmiri journalist, was shot dead in attack outside his office in Srinagar. Shujaat Bukhari was Editor-in-chief of Kashmiri publication Rising Kashmir. He was recipient of World Press Institute (WPI) USA fellowship & Asian Centre for Journalism Singapor

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  • Jul 1, 2018
  • 1 Stephen Hawking Dies at 76 [ Science/Technology, Personalities ]

    Scientist and author Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. His family confirmed that he had died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, Britain. What were Discoveries of Stephen Hawking? - In 1970, Hawking realised the mathematical approaches he developed with mathematician Roger Penro

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  • May 10, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Leninism and Marxism? What Was October Revolution? Who is Vladimir Lenin-? (Important) [ Political Science, Personalities ]

    Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov or Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924.

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  • Mar 30, 2018
  • 1 🌟 ‘Exam Warriors’, PM Narendra Modi’S Book for Students (Important) [ Education, Personalities ]

    Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister and External Affairs Minister (EAM) launched ‘Exam Warriors’, a book written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for students to help spread smiles during examinations, viewing them as occasions to celebrate learning with festive joy. The bo

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  • Mar 21, 2018
  • 1 Jhulan Goswami First Female Cricketer to Take 200 ODI Wickets [ Sports, Personalities ]

    Goswami achieved the feat of taking 200 one-day internationals wickets during the second ODI between India and South Africa. The 35-year-old, playing her 166th ODI, dismissed opener Laura Wolvaardt for her 200th wicket.

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    Map of Chakdaha in Nadia District of West Bengal

    Map of Chakdaha in Nadia district of West Bengal

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  • Dec 31, 2017
  • 1 Dr. Lalji Singh: Father of DNA Fingerprinting in India Passes Away [ Personalities ]

    Eminent scientist and father of DNA fingerprinting in India Dr. Lalji Singh passed away. He was instrumental in making DNA fingerprinting mainstream in India for research and for forensic applications.

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    Image of DNA Fingerprinting

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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 Co-Operative Movement- Sahakar Bharati of Shri Laxman Madhav Rao Inamdar [ Personalities ]

    Lakshman Rao Inamdar or “Vakil Saheb” was born in Khatav village 130 kms south of Pune on 21st September 1917. He was third among 7 brothers and two sisters. Vakil Saheb thus learned the caring, sharing, and coexistence very early in life- making him true advocate ‘cooperation’.

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