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

  • Dec 25, 2017
  • 1 Universal Immunization Programme(UIP)- Mission Indradhanush & Intensified Mission Indradhanush [ Defense ]

    India’s UIP is one of the largest public health programmes in the world targeting 3 crore pregnant women and 2.7 crore new born annually and conducting more than 90 lakh immunization sessions.

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    Image of Mission Indradhanush

    Image of Mission Indradhanush

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  • 2 🌟 Summary of Health Schemes, Bills and Policies for Achieving Universal Health Coverage (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Health coverage in India is still very poor. Health expenditure is also very small portion of GDP. Following are the details of important government policies and schemes for achieving goal of Universal Health Coverage.

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  • Dec 17, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is Universal Health Coverage? Karnataka Finalizes the Road (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    Karnataka’s amended the law governing private medical establishments to provide universal health coverage in the State. It provides for basic components of healthcare reform: Lays down treatment standards.

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    Image of World Health Organization

    Image of World Health Organization

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  • 2 48th International Film Festival of India Held in Goa [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was held in Panaji in Goa. The closing ceremony was held at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium in Bambolim. Following are key points:

    International Film Festival India

    International Film Festival India

    International Film Festival India

    • Around 200 films from 82 cou

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  • Dec 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains Geography Optional 2017 – Paper 2 (Part 2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    Geography optional paper was very predictable based on the recent happenings around the globe –indeed many concepts were similar to those asked in our past test series. In the 2018 Geography optional Test Series, we have reserved 2 mock test for the month of March to cover the co

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  • Dec 11, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Wassenaar Arrangement Admits India – What is Wassenaar Arrangement? (Important) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Multilateral export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) at the meeting of the grouping in Vienna admitted India as its new member, raising India’s stature in non-proliferation and helping acquire critical technologies.

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    Image of Arms Control

    Image of Arms Control

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  • Dec 10, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra (PMMSK) (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet approved a new Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme to empower rural women through community participation for targeting declining child sex ratio and providing rural women an interface to approach the government for availing entitlements.

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    Image of Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra

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  • Dec 5, 2017
  • 1 📹 COP 23 / CMP 13 - Bonn, Germany Highlights (Current Affairs / GS 2017-18) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Next Week! ! Ease of Doing Business. 👌 Work is advanced through sessions of the following bodies: COP – Supreme. decision making body for Convention. CMP - Supreme decision making body for Kyoto Protocol. CMA - Supreme decision making body for Paris Agreement.

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  • Dec 4, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is UNs District Energy in Cities? EESL Launches $454 Million (Important) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    EESL’s projects, under one of the largest funding by GEF until date, will mitigate 60 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent through the use of new technologies under the new program “Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency”.

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    Image of District Energy in Cities

    Image of District Energy in Cities

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  • Nov 24, 2017
  • 1 📹 Yojana November 2017(Summary): Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) [ Yojana ]

    Key Issues: Aim to build strong industries in India. Employ 11 crore people & 17 % of GDP. Challenges: Untimely access to credit. Lack of infrastructure. Inability to resource technology for upgradation. Access to marketing. Competition from neighboring nations. Poor finance. Li

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  • Nov 23, 2017
  • 1 INS Sarvekshak to Carry Joint Hydrographic Survey with Tanzanian Navy in Dar-Es-Salaam [ Science/Technology ]

    To bolster bilateral relations with friendly foreign countries and navies in the Indian Ocean region, INS Sarvekshak, a hydrographic survey ship of Southern Naval Command, arrived in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania for joint Hydrographic Survey along with the Tanzanian Navy.

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    Map of Pemba Channel

    Map of Pemba Channel

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  • Nov 22, 2017
  • 1 📹 Yojana September 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Housing for All [ Yojana ]

    Housing for All by 2022. Urban areas have 1/3rd population & contribute to 3/5th GDP. Housing has interlinkage with 269 industries. Housing is at center of New Urban Agenda of Habitat, 2016. Sustainable and resilient housing – to meet commitment to Sendai Framework & Paris Agreem

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  • 2 📹 Yojana July 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Social Security [ Yojana ]

    Why? By 2026: Elderly population in India – 173 million. Majority: Poor, underprivileged & women – need financial & psychological support. Social security provided in Article 43 of Constitution. “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are

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  • 3 📹 Yojana June 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Empowering Youth [ Yojana ]

    Indian Youth: Emerging Power: Youth Indian population of Age group (15 - 19): 27.5 of the total population. UNESCO: Transition from childhood to adulthood. New initiatives/programs by Govt.

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    Yojana June 2017 Summary: Empowering Youth (In English)

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  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 1 Gujarat First Big State to Use EVMs with VVPAT [ Policy/Governance ]

    Gujarat will be first big state to use Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) equipped with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in coming Assembly elections to make elections more transparent. It will be second after Goa to use VVPAT system for the Assembly elections in entire s

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  • 2 World Habitat Day (1st Monday of Oct) and International Day of Non-Violence (2nd Oct) [ Important Days ]

    The World Habitat Day and International Day of Non-violence are observed on 2nd October 2017. International Day of Non-violence remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary as not only the leader of Indian independence but also the pioneer of philosophy of non-violence (ahim

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  • Nov 8, 2017
  • 1 SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NITI Aayog and Govt. of Assam launched SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital for pushing health sector reforms in Guwahati. State consultative workshop in Guwahati launched the SATH to provide support in identifying key health priorities to transform health and

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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 Reducing Infant Mortality Rate and Gender Gap- SRS Bulletin Points to Significant Decline in India [ Economy ]

    India registered significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) as released by SRS bulletin- IMR declined by three points (8 % decline), from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year.

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    Image of Infant Mortality Rate and Estimated Infant Deaths

    Image of Infant Mortality Rate and Estimated Infant Deaths

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is National Child Labour Project? Platform for Effective Enforcement (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

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    Image of PENCIL Portal

    Image of PENCIL Portal

    • PENCIL is an electronic platform i

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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 India Joins 5G Ecosystem and First Ever India Mobile Congress 2017 [ Science/Technology ]

    More than 100 leading global companies are expected to participate in India’s first ever Mobile Congress 2017 organized from 27thSeptember to 29th September 2017. Led by Department of Telecom as the nodal ministry

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    Table Contain Shows the 5G vs 4g

    3G VS 4G VS 5G

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    Deployment

    2004 - 05

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    2mbps

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    Technology

    Broadband with/CDMA/IP technology

    Unified IP and seamless combination of LAN/WAN/WLAN/PAN

    4G + WWWW

    Service

    Integrated high-quality audio, video and data

    Dynamic information access, variable

    Dynamic information access, variable devices with all capabilities

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  • Oct 22, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Intensified Mission Indradhanush (UIP, MI and IMI), ImTeCHO & PMSMA (Important) [ Health ]

    Intensified Mission Indradhanush aims to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme – reducing maternal and child mortality.

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    Intensified Mission Indradhanush Image

    Intensified Mission Indradhanush Image

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  • Oct 16, 2017
  • 1 TFR in India: Mission ParivarVikas- Health Ministry Launches Two New Contraceptives [ Health ]

    The total fertility rate of India stands at 2.2 as of 2017. Majority of Indian states fertility rate has fallen well below the replacement level of 2.1. High focus districts are in 7 states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Assam.

    Map of Majority of Indian States Fertility Rate

    Map of Majority of Indian States Fertility Rate

    Map of Majority of Indian States Fertility Rate

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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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  • 2 Navika Sagar Parikrama - Circumnavigating the Globe on Indian-Built Sail Boat INSV “Tarini” [ Defense ]

    A 6-member all-woman Indian Navy team is sailing around the globe on INSV Tarini in a first-ever first ever such effort by Indian women. Following are important facts: Sailing around the world is called circumnavigation.

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    Image of Navika Sagar Parikrama

    Image of Navika Sagar Parikrama

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  • Sep 14, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Data Generation for Gender Indicators of Sustainable Development Goals (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    India is a signatory to the “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” resolution (2030 Agenda) adopted by the United Nations in 2015. Goal 5 is a standalone goal to “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”.

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    Image of Sustainable Development Goals

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  • Sep 12, 2017
  • 1 Important International MoUs (Part- 2) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Following map shows the growing influence of China. Application of genomic in Zebu Cattle and their crosses and buffaloes. To counter this India has signed a number of MoUs with other countries. Most important are given below

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    Image of China’s Worldwide Reach

    Image of China’s Worldwide Reach

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  • Sep 9, 2017
  • 1 ‘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.

    Map of Various countries Covers Elephant Range

    Map of Various Countries Covers Elephant Range

    Map of Various countries Covers Elephant Range

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  • 2 MoU Between India and BRICs for BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    Ex-post facto approval was given by cabinet for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and various BRICs countries for establishment of the BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP).

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    Image of BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP)

    Image of BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP)

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  • 3 Government Efforts to Developing Domestic Cruise Industry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cruise tourism is a high-end luxury tourist segment of tourism sector. India has a huge potential of hosting nearly 40 lakh cruise tourists. Government plans to promote the number of tourist ships visiting India up from the present 158 to about 955 per year.

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    Advantages of Cruise Tourism

    Advantages of Cruise Tourism

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Seismic Zones in India (Important) [ Economy ]

    Earthquake-prone areas identified based on seismicity, past earthquakes, and tectonic setup of the region. Bureau of Indian Standards has grouped the country into four seismic zones: Zone II, III, IV and V. Of these, Zone V is seismically the most active, while zone II is the lea

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