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  • Oct 2, 2017
  • 1 New Intelligence Set-Up of SSB and Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB) App [ Appointments ]

    New Intelligence Set-up of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was launched to provide well-knit intelligence network. India shares 1,751 km-long border with Nepal and 699 km-long border with Bhutan.

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  • Sep 18, 2017
  • 1 In a First Assam Extends AFSPA Orders on Its Own [ Policy/Governance ]

    Assam Government extended the term of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958 declaring entire state “Disturbed Area” for six months under Section 3 of AFSP Act. First time a state government has extended AFSPA and Disturbed Area provision on its own.

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  • Sep 17, 2017
  • 1 🌟 North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre to Be Set Up in Delhi [ Culture ]

    North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre will be set up in Delhi soon in line with the priority of North East region. Centre to act as cultural and information hub of the North Eastern Region.

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  • Sep 8, 2017
  • 1 🌟 How are Castes Included in Scheduled Caste List? (Important) [ Bills ]

    Scheduled Castes are specified under the provisions of Article 341 of the Constitution of India. Government has Modalities for deciding claims for inclusion in, exclusion from and other modifications in the list of Scheduled Castes.

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  • 2 ‘Gaj Yatra’ to Mark World Elephant Day 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministery launched ‘Gaj Yatra’ campaign to protect elephants on World Elephant Day which covers 12 elephant range states. The campaign will be led by the Wildlife Trust of India.

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  • 3 Preparatory Meeting of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The two-day Preparatory Meeting of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ marks the first phase of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ organized by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). This Exercise will provide a platform to share the B

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Murga: Winner of First Prize at Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Murga has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF). Directed by young filmmaker Katyayan Shivpuri from Maharashtra. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu honored Katyayan with award, certificate and cash prize of 10 lakhs rupees.

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  • 2 🌟 Janani Suraksha Yojana Pays Dividends: Study- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) has played important role in reducing ‘socioeconomic disparities’ existing in maternal care. The study was conducted by researchers from Delhi based National Council of Applied Economic Research.

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  • 3 🌟 📹 Western Zonal Council Meeting Held in Mumbai - Important [ Policy/Governance ]

    Western Zonal Council’s 22nd meeting was held at Mumbai, Maharashtra. This meeting was held under the leadership of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Chief Ministers, Ministers of States and Union Territories administrators as well as senior officers of Union and State Governmen

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  • 4 🌟 📹 Important Topis on Flora & Fauna (IUCN)- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • 5 🌟 What is Assam Accord? Constitutional Safeguards Under Assam Accord (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Assam Accord (1985) was a Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed between Government of India and the leaders of the Assam Movement in 1985 paving way for the leaders to form a political party which formed the government in Assam soon after.

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  • Sep 1, 2017
  • 1 Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016- Complete Ban on Use of Polythene Bags in 17 States and UTs [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The Government has notified Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 to regulate manufacture, sale, distribution and use of plastic bags including carry bags of compostable plastic, and plastic sheets for packaging or wrapping applications.

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  • 2 18 Biosphere Reserves in India [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Biosphere Reserve (BR) is an international designation by UNESCO for representative parts of natural and cultural landscapes extending over large area of terrestrial, coastal, or marine ecosystems or a combination.

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  • 3 SATH: Case Study of Competitive,Cooperative Federalism-NITI Aayog Selects 6 States [ Policy/Governance ]

    Pushing competitive, cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has collaborated with Uttar Pradesh, Assam, and Karnataka to radically transform Health specifically improving healthcare delivery and key outcomes.

    In Education, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and Jharkhand have been selected to

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  • Aug 28, 2017
  • 1 Solar Energy Installed Capacity Reached 13652 MW [ Environment/Ecology ]

    As on 31.07. 2017, the cumulative Solar Energy capacity installed is 13652 MW while the same at the end of 2014 - 15 was 3743.97 MW. Map shows the solar irradiance in India. The States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have

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  • 2 Bharatmala Pariyojana: Road and Highways Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharatmala is an ambitious road and highways project with total investment estimated at Rs. 10 trillion largest ever outlay for a government road construction scheme garlanding the territory of India. Bharatmala subsumes all existing highway projects including National Highways D

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  • Aug 20, 2017
  • 1 Swadesh Darshan and Prasad Schemes: Theme Based Religious, Wildlife, and Forest Tourism Schemes [ Policy/Governance ]

    For integrated development of Theme-Based Tourist Circuits, the Ministry of Tourism in 2014 - 15 launched Swadesh Darshan Scheme. Schemes ‘Swadesh Darshan’ and ‘PRASAD’ provide Central Financial Assistance to States and Union Territories, for tourism projects upon adherence to th

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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1 Registration Dates Revised,Aadhaar Mandatory for NET Forms,Research Not Must for College Professors [ Policy/Governance ]

    Research no longer be a condition for college professors’ promotion but continue to be mandatory for university teachers’. However, teachers still have to mandatorily do a student and a community activity for a promotion. Teachers intent on research could pursue it.

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  • Aug 5, 2017
  • 1 10 Things Flagged by CAG- 2017 [ Policy/Governance ]

    In audit reports to Parliament, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) highlighted issues such as poor hygiene and food quality in trains to critical shortage of ammunition in the Indian Army. Following 10 observations were made by CAG:

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 IARI Gogamukh Foundation Stone Lies by PM [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Foundation Stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute is laid at Gogamukh in Dhemaji district, Assam by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gogamukh is exactly located on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

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  • 2 ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government Officials [ Policy/Governance ]

    Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C) launched a new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT) for State Government officials.

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  • 3 ‘White Tiger’ Spotted in Nilgiris [ Economy ]

    Rare ‘white tiger’ with a pale skin colour was spotted for the first time in the Nilgiris. The tiger spotted in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is albino but was white with golden brown patches.

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  • Jul 23, 2017
  • 1 India and Bangladesh to Construct Bridge Along Mizoram Border on Karnaphuli River [ Economy ]

    India and Bangladesh to construct a bridge over Mizoram’s Khawthlangtuipui river (also known as Karnaphuli river) for trade and communication. This was decided in a meet in Tlabung town in Mamit district of Mizoram adjacent to Khagrachari district of Southeast Bangladesh.

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 Shri Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India [ Policy/Governance ]

    Shri Achal Kumar Joti has assumed charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, succeeding Dr. Nasim Zaidi making it the clear his commitment to hold free, fair, inclusive and credible elections throughout the country and ensuring that “No Voter to be Left Behind

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  • 2 4th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems [ Health ]

    National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices, and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems is important national summit of hospital management. The theme for this year was meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Another important focus was National Health Policy, 2017 whi

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  • Jun 20, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Government Policies & Schemes Contemporary –Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Policy/Governance ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Government Policies & Schemes Contemporary and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Economics Contemporary - Expected Questions 2017 Part-1 [ Economy ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Economics Contemporary and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • Jun 17, 2017
  • 1 NITI Aayog Introduce SATH Program [ Policy/Governance ]

    SATH ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ has been launched jointly by NITI Aayog and the State Governments to promote the agenda of cooperative federalism. The main objective of SATH initiative is to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health s

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  • 2 Arunachal Pradesh Ask for Separate Time Zone to Increase Efficiency [ Economy ]

    A separate time zone has been demanded by Arunachal Pradesh in order to improve work efficiency and save electricity of the northeastern states because according to them many day hours are wasted because government offices started at 10am and closes 4pm.

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  • Jun 7, 2017
  • 1 Airtel and Telenor Merger Approved by SEBI [ Policy/Governance ]

    Bharti Airtel has announced mergers with Telenor Communications Private Ltd after getting approval by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) for the proposed scheme of merger with Telenor (India).

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