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

  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Regulations and Global Conventions on Child Labour (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    After the enactment of the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016, Government has recently ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions No. 138 concerning minimum age for employment and No. 182 concerning prohibition and elimination of wor

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  • 2 🌟 Malabar Naval Exercise (Important) and Quadrilateral Security Dialogue [ Defense ]

    Exercise Malabar is a trilateral naval exercise with United States, Japan, and India in the Indian Ocean. Japan became a permanent partner in 2015. Australia and Singapore were partners. It began in 1992 including activities ranging from fighter combat operations from aircraft ca

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  • 3 🌟 Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa- Chief Guest of 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Important [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    António Costa (54), the Indian origin Prime Minister of Portugal will be the chief guest at the 14th PBD Convention. The PBD Convention is to be held from January 7 to 9, 2017 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Suriname Vice president Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin will be the Special Gues

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  • 4 🌟 📹 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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  • 5 🌟 India and Russia Sign 16 Agreements Across Diverse Sectors - Important [ Policy/Governance ]

    India and Russia signed 16 agreements across diverse sectors related to the infrastructure, defence, ship, energy, space, building sectors etc. This agreement was signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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  • Sep 1, 2017
  • 1 Measles-Rubella (MR) Campaign Reaches 2nd Phase [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and 10 other WHO South East Asia Region countries resolved to eliminate measles and control rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) by 2020. Costs of Indian immunization program are shown above.

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    Measles-Rubella Campaign Reaches 2nd Phase

    Measles-Rubella Campaign Reaches 2nd Phase

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  • 2 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.

    Plastic Waste Management Rules

    Plastic Waste Management Rules

    Plastic Waste Management Rules

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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1 Ocean Observation Systems [ Science/Technology ]

    The Ministry of Earth Sciences implements Ocean Observations System programs since 1996 to acquire real-time, time series data on surface meteorological and upper oceanographic parameters from the Indian seas including from the Indian Ocean Region.

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    Image of Ocean Observation Systems

    Image of Ocean Observation Systems

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  • Aug 9, 2017
  • 1 Export of Marine Food Products [ Economy ]

    Gujarat is the top producer. Andhra Pradesh is the second largest producer in 2015 - 16. In addition, Goa is the third largest producer. Among the union territories, Andaman and Nicobar and Dam and Diu are also important producers.

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    Image of Indian Seafood Exports

    Image of Indian Seafood Exports

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  • 2 Codex Alimentarius Commission in Geneva- Three Codex Standards for Spices [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Codex Alimentarius, or “Food Code” is a collection of standards, guidelines and codes of practice adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. The Commission, also known as CAC, is the central part of the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme. Member-countries unanimously a

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  • Aug 5, 2017
  • 1 AIDS Deaths Reduced but Still Claimed 1 Million Lives in 2016: UN [ Health ]

    In 2016, 19.5 million of the 36.7 million people living with HIV had access to anti-retro viral treatment. AIDS-related deaths fell from 1.9 million in 2005 to one million in 2016. There were 1.8 million new infections, half of 3.5 million in 1997.

    AIDS Deaths Reduced but Still Claimed 1 Million Lives in 2016

    AIDS Deaths Reduced but Still Claimed 1 Million Lives in 2016

    AIDS Deaths Reduced but Still Claimed 1 Million Lives in 2016

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 Science Express [ Education ]

    In the IX Phase Science Express exhibition train on the Nationwide tour since 17 February 2017, reached Madgaon in Goa. The current theme is ‘Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) ’ focusing on Climate Change and Science & Technology

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    Image of Science Express

    Image of Science Express

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  • Jul 27, 2017
  • 1 MoU Between India and Bangladesh for Cyber Security Cooperation [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bangladesh on cyber security cooperation between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology) and Bangladesh Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-Gov CIRT) Ban

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 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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  • 2 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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  • 3 First Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centre in Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centres will provide short term job oriented skill development course for youths belonging to minority communities. Besides providing various job-oriented skill development courses, Gharib Nawaz Skill Development Centres of Ministry of Minority Affa

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  • 4 National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy 2016– Creative India; Innovative India [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    “Creative India; Innovative India: रचनात्मक भारत; अभिनव भारत. National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy lays future roadmap for intellectual property in India. It aims to create and exploit synergies between all forms of intellectual property (IP), concerned statutes, a

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  • Jun 26, 2017
  • 1 Growth of Domestic and Foreign Tourist Visits During 2016 Gets Higher [ Economy ]

    India has marked positive growth in both domestic and foreign tourist visits during 2016 as discover by Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism. The contribution of these states was about 85 % to the total number of domestic tourist visits during 2012.

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  • Jun 24, 2017
  • 1 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Observed on 17th June [ Important Days ]

    17th June is being observed as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought annually with aim to spread awareness in public about combat desertification. 17th June is declared as the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought by the United Nations General Assembly (UN

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  • 2 New UN Office of Counter Terrorism Gets UN General Assembly Approval [ Policy/Governance ]

    New United Nations office of counter-terrorism gets approval of the United Nations General Assembly which will help the Member States to implement UN’s global counter-terrorism strategy.

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    • UN will transfer the relevant functions of the UN Department of Political Affair

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  • Jun 18, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Space Research Contemporary - Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Science/Technology ]

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

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    Expected Questions on Space Research: UPSC IAS 2017

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  • 2 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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  • Jun 14, 2017
  • 1 Presidential Election of India to Be Held on 17th July 2017 [ Policy/Governance ]

    The next Presidential election of India will be held on 17th July 2017 as announce by Election Commission and in this regard the nomination process will starts from 14th June. 28th June will be last day for submitting the nominations and candidates can withdraw their nominations

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  • Jun 11, 2017
  • 1 World Bank Expected Growth Rate of India Up to7.2% in 2017 [ Policy/Governance ]

    India’s growth rate has been projected up to 7.2 % in 2017 financial year by Global Economic Prospects (GEP) of the World Bank which was 6.8 % growth in 2016. The bank also has predicted growth of India up to 7.5 % in 2018 and 7.7 % in 2019.

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Computers and Information Technology- Expected Questions 2017Part-4 [ Science/Technology ]

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

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    Expected Questions on Computers and IT: IAS/NET 2017

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  • Jun 5, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Defense ]

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

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  • Jun 3, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-1 [ Defense ]

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  • May 26, 2017
  • 1 Tejas Express Makes First Trip on May 22, 2017 [ Science/Technology ]

    The Tejas Express — India’s first semi-high speed full AC train — arrived in the city. Make its first trip from Mumbai to Goa. The luxury train is expected to complete the journey in less than nine hours

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    Image of the Tejas Express

    Image of the Tejas Express

    Facts on India’s New

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  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 1 📹 Seabed Resident Event Profiler (SREP) Robot Developed by NIO [ Science/Technology ]

    National institute of Oceanography has developed a robotic platform, Seabed Resident Event Profiler which is capable of being stationed at any water depth from 0 - 200 meters to track the oceanic processes. It has been made to regularly record the water column information at ever

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  • Apr 21, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on near Threatened Mammals and Least Concern - 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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