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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 2) [ Economy, Environment/Ecology, Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    Trade & Development report 2017 - Trade & Development report 2017 was recently released by United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report pegs India’s rate at 6.7 % in 2017, down from 7 % in 2016.

    • In its recent report titled Beyond austerity towards a glo

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  • 2 List of Important Committees in India- 2018 (Part - 2) [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Six Member Committee on Film Certification - Chairperson Shyam Benegal, Purpose To lay down the procedure of certification within the guidelines of Cinematograph Act 1952 and suggest a suitable staffing structure for more efficient service.

    • Recommendations CBFC should only be a

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  • 3 List of Important Committees in India- 2018 (Part - 3), Culture and Disaster Management [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Corporate Insolvency and liquidation panel - Chairperson Uday Kotak, Purpose To consolidate and amend laws relating to reorganization as well as insolvency resolution of corporate persons, partnership firms and individuals in a time bound manner.

    International Organisation of Se

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  • 4 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 4) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Yojana ]

    Neeranchal National Watershed Project - To further strengthen and provide technical assistance to the Watershed. It is assisted by World Bank. Bring about institutional changes in watershed and rainfed agricultural management practices in India.

    • Build systems that ensure watersh

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  • 5 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 8) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    UK, India Launch Joint Research Projects on Clean Water & Energy - United Kingdom and India launched joint research projects on ‘Water Quality Research’ and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’.

    • ‘Water Quality Research’ program has 8 projects and ‘Energy Demand Reduct

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  • May 16, 2018
  • 1 NE Venture Fund for Startups [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister of State (I/c) for Development of North Eastern Region has invited young Start-Ups from across the country to avail of the “Venture Fund” facility being provided by the ministry to anybody who wishes to set up an entrepreneurship in the region, particularly in frui

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  • Apr 20, 2018
  • 1 🌟 National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change & Its 8 Missions: Activities Under Climate (Important) [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    “The National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC) is a Central Sector Scheme which set up in the year 2015 - 16. Aim of NAFCC is to support concrete adaptation activities to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 1 📹 North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary (Part – 1) [ Yojana ]

    Forthcoming Issue: Nutrition - North East is about pleasant tourist spot, fabulous handlooms and handicrafts or its friendly people, Due to its Geographical Isolation and perceived difference, the region has, faced backwardness and indifferent development in many sectors.

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  • 2 📹 North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary (Part – 2) [ Yojana ]

    Economic Survey: Recommendations - Tariff Rationalization, Classification of new commodities; Tariff rationalization; rationalization of coal tariff; Expansion of freight basket through containerization; New policy guideline for station to station rates; liberalized Automatic Fr

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  • 3 📹 North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary (Part – 3) [ Yojana ]

    The Fallacy of Socio-Cultural Isolation - Coined by British civil servant Alexander Mackenzie, the term ‘Northeastern Frontier’ in the contemporary time comprised of 8 Indian states viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

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  • Apr 11, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 1) (Set - 3) [ Education ]

    CCEA approves new Integrated Scheme for School Education - Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved new Integrated Scheme on School Education for period 2018 to 2020 to be formulated by Department of School Education and Literacy.

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  • Apr 10, 2018
  • 1 Location of New Sainik Schools [ Education, Defense, Geography ]

    The Sainik Schools are a system of schools in India established and managed by the Sainik Schools Society under Ministry of Defence. They were conceived in 1961 by V. K. Krishna Menon, the then Defence Minister of India.

    Aim

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  • Apr 9, 2018
  • 1 Assam- ‘India’S Expressway to ASEAN’ Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018 [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018 was help to position Assam as India’s Expressway to ASEAN. ‘Advantage Assam’ will be the largest ever investment promotion and facilitation initiative by the Government of Assam.

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  • Apr 6, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Environment 2018 - IAS / NET (Part 2) - (Set - 3) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Government forms committee to probe illegal cultivation of HT Cotton - Department of Biotechnology in Ministry of Science and Technology constituted Field Inspection and Scientific Evaluation Committee (FISEC).

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  • Apr 4, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Environment 2018 - IAS / NET (Part 1) - (Set 3) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Solid Waste Management in India - Solid Waste Management term used to refer to the process of collecting and treating solid wastes. 📝 Changes to improve waste management in India: Behaviour modification among citizens and institutions, Municipal bodies should have an integrated

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  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1 Mukhya Mantri Anila Bhagya Yojane of Karnataka Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas asked Karnataka Government to implement Mukhya Mantri Anila Bhagya Yojane (MMABY) as a complementary Scheme of PMUY. The ministry also asked the Karnataka Government to follow the procedure of implementing the Scheme through Oil Marketin

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  • Apr 2, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for GK – AIIMS 2018 (Part - 2) [ AIIMS Upd. ]

    Prof. Yashpal - Indian scientist, educator and educationist, Known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, Chairman of UGC from 1986 to 1991, Made Marconi Fellow in 1980 for his work at the Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad.

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  • Apr 1, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana March 2018 Summary: Union Budget 2018-19 (Part - 1) [ Yojana ]

    Taking the Economy Forward - The main focus of budget is on spending more money on agriculture and rural economy which is a part of doubling the income of farmers by 2022. There is an increase in the budget allocation for rural livelihood programs.

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  • Mar 31, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra March 2018 Summary: Budget - (Part - 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Gender Budget Allocation for financial year 2018 - 19 is Rs. 121,961 crores. Increased allocation of budget for women will help in addressing the socio-economic and health needs for women. Expansion of budget allocation will empower women in all dimensions.

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  • Mar 28, 2018
  • 1 📹 Economic Survey 2018 - Vol. 2, Ch.8: Industry and Infrastructure [ Economy ]

    Industry - Several industry specific reform initiatives taken by the Government since 2014 have significantly improved the overall business environment in the country. 📹 📝 Some of the reforms are

    • implementation of the Goods and Services Tax

    • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

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  • Mar 22, 2018
  • 1 🌟 DASTAK Campaign of UP Government In Association With UNICEF (Important) [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Uttar Pradesh State government in association with UNICEF has launched a massive door-to-door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) disease in the state. Understand the following article as an experiment in Social and

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  • Mar 19, 2018
  • 1 Second Rural Connectivity Investment Programme for India: ADB Commits $250 [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $250 million loan to finance the construction of 6,254 km all-weather rural roads in 5 different states. The rural roads are being constructed under the Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Programme (PMGSY).

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  • Mar 18, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Special Committee on Interlinking of Rivers? Gigantic Project (Important) [ Policy/Governance, Environment/Ecology, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    ‘Linking of rivers’ aims at transferring water from water surplus basins to water-deficit basins. Based on National Perspective Plan (NPP) prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation, now Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD, & GR) in Augu

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  • Mar 16, 2018
  • 1 📹 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: National Strategic plan for Malaria Elimination (2017 - 22), Role of Private hospitals in treating non-communicable diseases in urban India, Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), N

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  • Mar 8, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra February 2018 Summary: Agriculture for Prosperity (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Preserving Soil Health for Sustainable Production - Increasing population and shrinking land resources increases pressure on soil beyond boundaries—soil sustains production depending on soil health.

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra February 2018 Summary: Agriculture for Prosperity (Part - 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Organic farming practices in India - Organic farming addresses soil health, human health and environmental health & is eco-friendly, best option for crop production and crop yield sustainability, greater economic benefits to farmers, crucial for achieving food security, maintains

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  • Feb 22, 2018
  • 1 ASI Survey to Trace 50 Missing Monuments in the Country [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    As many as 24 monuments have been declared “untraceable” by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Out of these, 11 monuments are in Uttar Pradesh, two each in Haryana, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan, while one each in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh,

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  • Feb 6, 2018
  • 1 What is a Jute Year? What is ICARE? Government Schemes for Boosting Jute Industry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Recently Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave approval for mandatory packaging of food grains and sugar in the jute material for the Jute Year 2017 - 18 to sustain the core demand for the jute sector and support the livelihood of the workers and farmers dependent on the sec

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  • Feb 4, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is NRC? 1.9 Crore Legal Citizens in First National Register of Citizens Draft (Important) [ Policy/Governance, Political Science ]

    Total of 1.9 crore names were released by Assam in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) from total number of applicants 3.29 crores. The rest of the names after verification will be out in another draft.

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  • Jan 31, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana January 2018 Summary: Banking Reforms (Part - 2) [ Yojana ]

    📹 📝 Resolving Insolvency: India improved ease of doing business world ranking by 30 places to 103rd position than previous 136th rank in 2017. Insolvency and Bankruptcy code with Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in 2016 – insolvency arises when firm cannot pay its dues t

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