Policies & Governance: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2022 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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Aug 20, 2021

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 

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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54th Know India Programme 

40 participants from 9 countries, namely Fiji (7) , Trinidad & Tobago (7) , Mauritius (7) , Guyana (6) , Suriname (5) , Myanmar (3) , South Africa (2) , Israel (2) and Reunion Island (1) out of which 26 are female and 14 are male have taken part in 4th Edition of Know India (KIP)…

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Rightsizing the Competition Commission of India 

Rightsizing the Competition Commission of India (CCI) is approved from One Chairperson & 6 Members to One Chairperson & 3 Members. Rightsizing will be done by not filling existing 2 vacancies of members & one more additional vacancy which is expected in September 2018.

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Air Marshal SB Deo Takes Over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force 

Air Marshal SB Deo is going to be the next Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) . He will take over from Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa who is all set to be the new IAF chief. He will hand over charge of the Western Air Command to Air Marshal. He is assuming to join the of…

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India, Bhutan Sign MoU for Green Construction 

India has signed MoU (Memorandum of understanding) with Bhutan for providing technical cooperation in infrastructure engineering. It is for green and sustainable construction in Bhutan. The MoU was signed between India՚s Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and Bhutan՚s Departm…

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Licence to Spy: NIA, CBI Among 10 Central Agencies Allowed to Snoop on Computer 🌟 

10 central agencies can now intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer” . The order will be in effect was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) by December 20.

About the Order

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Technology Advancement Ups Productivity at India’S Major Ports 

With 12 major ports handling 273.96 million tonnes cargo from April-August, 2017- the growth is attributed to technological advancement for their modernization and reforms for enhancing ease of doing business.

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Uttarakhand High Court Bans Sale of Whitener in State 

High Court of Uttarakhand has ordered a complete ban on the sale of whitener in the state and this decision came due to the death of a teenager in Bhowali town of Nainital district after he sniffed an excess for a kick.

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Union Government to Distribute Pulses Through Post Offices 

Union Government will sell subsidized pulses through the vast network of post offices across the country. The decision was taken at the meeting of the inter-ministerial committee on prices of vital commodities headed by the Consumer Affairs Secretary.

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Judge Altamas Kabir Passes Away 

Judge Altamas Kabir was suffering from a kidney ailment and related complications, died at hospital in Kolkata. He was an eminent and progressive jurist known for his path-breaking judgements. Nation has lost a distinguished public figure.

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