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

  • Sep 11, 2015
  • 1 Anil Kumar Jha appointed as temporary CMD of NTPC Limited [ None ]

    About Anil Kumar Jha: He joined National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited in 1977 as an executive trainee and was associated with Singrauli Project. He has rich and varied corporate experience of 38 years in areas of projects such as engineering and design, monitoring an

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  • 2 Union Cabinet agrees MFP for Progress of Hydrocarbon discoveries [ None ]

    About Marginal Fields Policy (MFP): It is the major policy initiative to develop the domestic, economic and production sector. This includes the auctioning of 69 oil & gas fields that hold reserves of 89 mn tonnes with the potential revenue of INR 70, 000 CR, as claimed by the go

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  • Sep 10, 2015
  • 1 Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 is advised by President to ISRO [ None ]

    About ISRO: ISRO stands for Indian Space Research Organisation. It is a well - known space agency of the Indian government. Its main focus is to bind space technology for national development for space science research and global survey.

    About Gandhi Peace Prize:

    • Union Govern

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  • 2 Agriculture expert Ramesh Chand appointed as full time member of NITI Aayog [ None ]

    About NITI Aayog: NITI Aayog is a Government of India policy established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his having dissolved the Planning Commission. The Union Government of India announced formation of NITI Aayog on 1st January 2015.

    • NITI stands for National Institution

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  • 3 Delhi High Court allows permanent contract for women in Indian Navy [ None ]

    About Indian Navy: The Indian Navy is the marine branch of the armed forces of India. The Indian Navy origin in 1947. Commander - in - Chief of the Navy is the President of India. A four - star officer in the rank of Admiral can be the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) and commands the

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  • 4 PM Narendra Modi initiates Badarpur-Faridabad Metro [ None ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated Badarpur - Faridabad Metro in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR). The metro corridor will connect the national capital with the satellite town and increases economic growth by successive transporation to the people.

    • It is the first environ

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  • Sep 8, 2015
  • 1 Union Government gives permission to One Rank One Pension scheme [ None ]

    About One Rank One Pension Scheme: OROP scheme will provide to the ex - servicemen of same rank and same length of service uniform pension irrespective of date of retirement. The benefit will be given with effect from 1st of July 2014 and it will benefit all three services - Arm

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  • 2 BSNL has decided to increase Broadband speed to minimum 2 Mbps [ None ]

    About BSNL: BSNL stands for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited. It is an Indian state owned telecommunication company. It’s headquarter is in New Delhi, India. It was founded in 15th September 2000.

    • It provides fixed telephony, largest broadband services with more than 60 % Market sh

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  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 1 Rajiv Mangla appointed as CTO of Snapdeal [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    About Rajiv Mangla: Rajiv Mangla has completed his study in B. Tech of Computer Science field from IIT Bombay. He was Vice President of Intersolutions Pvt. Ltd. From 1999 to 2005. Then he had worked as Senior Director of Engineering at Adobe Systems from 2005 to February 2014.

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    Image of Rajiv Mangla

    Appointed CTO of Snapdeal

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  • 2 India signs MoU with Australia to help in the Fields of Education, Training and Research [ None ]

    About the agreement: India and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support in the fields of education, research and training. The MoU was signed by Smriti Irani who is Union Minister of Human Resource Development and Christopher Pyne MP who is Minister for Educ

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  • 3 Union Government has launched telemedicine ‘Sehat’ to provide healthcare facilities in rural areas [ None ]

    About launching of ‘Sehat’: Union Government has launched a telemedicine enterprise called as ‘Sehat’ to provide healthcare facilities in rural areas in partnership with Apollo Hospitals.

    • Sehat was launched by Union Announcement and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at a functio

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  • Aug 25, 2015
  • 1 A P Shah Committee recommends MAT relief to FIIs [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    About A P Shah: Ajit Prakash Shah is a retired Justice. He was born on 13th February 1948 at Solapur. He is the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India. He had worked as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from May 2008 to February 2010 till his retirement.

    • He has comple

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  • 2 RBI committee recommends for conversion of UCBs into regular banks [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    About RBI: RBI stands for Reserve Bank of India. It is central banking organization in India. It controls the financial policy of the Indian rupee. It was started on 1st April 1935 during the British Rule.

    • It was nationalized on 1st January 1949.
    • Its four local headquarters are

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  • Aug 20, 2015
  • 1 Uttar Pradesh Minister Chitranjan Swaroop is no more [ None ]

    About Mr. Chitranjan Swaroop: Chitranjan Swarup, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs of Uttar Pradesh passes away in Delhi at age 70 because of a lengthy illness. Chitranjan Swaroop was born in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

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    Image of Chitranjan Swarup

    Uttar Pradesh Minister is no more

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  • Aug 19, 2015
  • 1 ICICI Bank launches ‘Smart Vault’ digital locker facility [ None ]

    About ICICI Bank: ICICI is stands for Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India. It provides multinational banking and financial services. It’s headquarter is in Mumbai, Maharashtra of India.

    • It is the second largest bank in India as of assets and market capitalizati

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  • 2 President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra Mukherjee is no more [ None ]

    About Surva Mukherjee: Suvra Mukherjee, President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife passes away because of a cardiac arrest in New Delhi in Research and Referral Army Hospital at age of 74.

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    Image of Suvra Mukherjee

    Wife of President Pranab Mukherjee

    • Suvra Mukherjee was born on 17th S

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  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 1 Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as Governor of Bihar [ None ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind was born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of Kanpur Dehat. Kovind is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party - BJP. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Uttar Pradesh during the two terms of 1994 - 2000 and 2000 - 2006.

    • He is als

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  • 2 NTPC signed two MoUs with NSDC and NSDF for Skill Development [ None ]

    About NTPC: NTPC stands for National Thermal Power Corporation. Its work is generation of electricity and similar activities. It is a government company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956.

    • It’s headquarter is in New Delhi.
    • Its business is generation and sale of electric

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  • Aug 17, 2015
  • 1 India signs MoU with Slovak Republic for technical support in Railway Sector [ None ]

    About Slovak Republic: The Slovak Republic also known as the Slovak State which was a client state of Nazi Germany and was existed between 14th March 1939 and 4th April 1945. It controlled the majority of the area of existing Slovakia, but without its current southern and eastern

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  • Aug 14, 2015
  • 1 Indian app developers awarded by Facebook 21 million dollars under FbStart initiative [ Awards ]

    About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service used in all over the world. It’s headquarter is in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on 4th February, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his Harvard College roommates and other fellow students Eduardo Saveri

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  • Aug 13, 2015
  • 1 Bengaluru Police to launch safety app for women and children [ None ]

    About the safety app: The Bengaluru safety app will be similar to Himmat which is an app for iPhone and Android was launched by the Delhi Police, with numbers for WhatsApp and Hike messengers.

    • Once an SOS (a distress signal) is triggered from the app, it will reach the two neare

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Mysore City gets first rank in Swachh Bharat Rankings as India’s cleanest city [ None ]

    About Mysore: Mysore formally renamed as Mysuru. It is part of Karnataka state in India. It is the third largest city of Karnataka. The population of Mysore is 887, 446. Mysore City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city.

    • The civic administration of

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  • 2 Goa Tourism Minister Mr. Dilip Parulekar awarded with PATWA 2015 award [ Awards ]

    About Mr. Dilip Parulekar: Dilip Parulekar is from Porvorim of Goa. He is Goa’s tourism minister and Secretary and Director for Tourism, Mathew Samuel (IAS). He is also member of Bharatiya Janta Party.

    • He is also part of fifth legislative assembly 2007 where he is member of com

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  • 3 BHEL contracts 500 MW thermal unit at Vindhyachal STPS [ None ]

    About BHEL: BHEL stands for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. It is maintained by Government of India and it was established in 1964. It is Manufacturer Company in New Delhi which works for manufacture power plant equipment.

    • It is work as the designing, engineering, manufacturin

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  • 4 Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP [ None ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of District Kanpur Dehat. He is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also an advocate by profession and practices his law in Delhi.

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    Image of Ram Nath Kovind

    Appointed Governor of Bihar

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  • 5 Atul Keshap appointed as US Ambassador to Maldives and Sri Lanka [ None ]

    About Atul Keshap: Atul Keshap is an Officer of career United States Foreign Service from Virginia. Keshap was born in Nigeria in June, 1971. Keshap had joined the US Foreign Service in 1994. From 2005 to 2008, he had served as the deputy political counsellor at the U. S. Embass

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  • 6 DRDO developed Lukoskin medicine to treat Leucoderma [ None ]

    About DRDO: DRDO stands for Defence Research and Development Organisation. It’s headquarter is in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1958 by the union of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production with the Defence Scie

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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 CSIR research exhibits that CNG-run vehicles release dangerous nano-carbon - a cause of cancer [ None ]

    About CSIR research Centre: CSIR stand for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. It was established in 1942 and is an independent body and India’s largest research and development (R&D) Organisation with 37 laboratories and 39 field stations with staff of over 17, 000 i

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  • 2 Delhi High Court Amendment Bill, 2015 passed by Parliament [ None ]

    About Amendment Bill: Amendment Bill is a part of constitution of India. It is the process of make changes to the nation’s fundamental law or supreme law. The Bill tries to find equal participation of Judiciary and Executive and also ensures that the appointments to the higher ju

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  • Aug 5, 2015
  • 1 NDDB wins special achievement in GIS Award [ Awards ]

    About NDDB: NDDB stands for National Dairy Development Board. It was set up by an Act of Parliament of India. It was founded by Dr. Verghese Kurien and created in 1965. Its head office is placed at Anand in Gujarat.

    • Its offices are in most of regions in all over India.
    • NDDB’s divi

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