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

  • Jun 10, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 21) [ Science/Technology, International Relations/Organizations, Appointments ]

    Evaluation study on ‘Nai Roshni Scheme’: NITI Aayog conducted an evaluation study on ’ Nai Roshni ’ - the scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women in 2015 - 16. Main objective of the study: To assess impact of the scheme on minority women, To identify policy/programme

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  • Jun 8, 2018
  • 1 🌟 First Meeting of the NITI Forum for North East in Agartala (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    1st meeting of Newly constituted NITI Forum for North East was held in Agartala, Tripura on 10th April, 2018 to give boost to development projects in region by identifying constraints & streamlining resources.

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  • Jun 5, 2018
  • 1 Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts to Set Up 6 New Regional Centres [ Culture ]

    Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) is premier govt. -funded arts organization established on November 1985 in memory of Indian PM Indira Gandhi by PM Rajiv Gandhi. Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts Trust was constituted at New Delhi on March 1987.

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  • Jun 4, 2018
  • 1 Smart India Hackathon 2018’S Grand Finale on March 30, 31st at 28 Nodal Centres [ Policy/Governance, Computers & ICT ]

    Smart India Hackathon 2018 was unique initiative to identify new & disruptive digital technology innovations for solving challenges faced by country. Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 (Software Edition) will be 36-hour software product development competition. It will be

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  • 2 🌟 Iconic Tourist Sites Project: Important Sites (Important) [ Culture ]

    Following are major Tourist Sites selected by Tourism Minister for Iconic Tourist Sites Project. Taj Mahal & Fatehpur Sikri (UP) - One of the most beautiful monuments built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

    Map of Iconic Tourist Sites Project

    Map of Iconic Tourist Sites Project

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  • Jun 1, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary: Technology for Rural Development (Part - 3 ) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Preservation of agri-produce thru Irradiation - Radiation technology can be effectively used in preserving agriculture produce, improving food safety & enhancing international trade by overcoming trade barriers.

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary: Technology for Rural Development (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article - Rural Technology Action Groups, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana, Impact of Watershed Management Programs.

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  • 3 📹 Expected Questions on Bills, Acts, Policies - 2018 (Part - 3) [ Policy/Governance, Bills ]

    Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017 - A new draft law for resolution of financial firms has recently released for public consultation by the Ministry of Finance, government of India.

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  • 4 📹 Expected Questions on Bills, Acts, Policies - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Policy/Governance, Bills ]

    DOKLAM Pact. BRICS Summit. MoU between various nations. UAE became first country. which will participate in India’s Strategic Petroleum Reserves Program – Zakum. Nagoya Protocol. “Shared Future in a Fractured World” in Davos Summit 2018.

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  • 5 Shodhganga@INFLIBNET Platform to Make Ph.D Thesis Available to Researchers [ Education ]

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has Inter-University Centre (IUC) called INFLIBNET (Information & Library Network. Shodhganga@INFLIBNET is a repository of PhD thesis across the nation.

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    • Provides platform for resea

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 18) [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    SRISTI - SRISTI - Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India is a proposed scheme by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The proposed scheme will incentivize installation of roof top solar projects in India.

    • It aims to achieve a national solar ro

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  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 15) [ International Relations/Organizations, Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Yojana ]

    Biodiversity hotspots in Goa: Three new sites recognised - Bird Life International, a conservation organisation, has recognized three new sites in Goa as hotspots for protection. The sites have been added to their list of “Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas”.

    • The inclusion of

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  • 3 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 14) [ Science/Technology, Defense, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Yojana ]

    Intergovernmental Oceanographic commission: The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO) was established by a resolution adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO.

    • It assists governments to address their individual and collective ocean and coastal mana

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  • 4 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 13) [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Yojana ]

    Bharatmala project - National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is set to get the power to approve projects with a construction cost of more than Rs. 1, 000 crore. Currently, all such highway projects need to be approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

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  • 5 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 9) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Afghanistan Launch 2nd Air Cargo Route Linking Kabul with Mumbai - 2nd India-Afghanistan air cargo route linking Kabul to Mumbai. It was officially inaugurated at Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul.

    • Route is expected to boost export of fresh fruits and medicin

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  • 6 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 6) [ Science/Technology, Policy/Governance, Defense ]

    Mumbai 12th wealthiest city in the world - According to a report by New World Wealth, Mumbai, the economic hub of India is the 12th wealthiest city. Mumbai also features among the top to cities in terms of billionaire population.

    • The list of 15wealthiest cities was topped by New

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  • 7 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 5) [ Health, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Yojana ]

    Yatri Mitra Sewa - A Yatri Mitra can either be a Sahayak or any other person provided by IRCTC or the service provider appointed by IRCTC for this purpose. IRCTC may provide this service ‘Free of cost’ through some NGO, PSUs etc under CSR.

    • Yatri Mitra shall provide Wheel chair c

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  • 8 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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  • 9 Expected Most Important Misc Topics for UPSC/NET - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Science/Technology, Economy, International Relations/Organizations, Health, Environment/Ecology ]

    For NET Education and Environment topics are important.

    Coconut palm declared State tree of Goa - Facing criticism from the government’s allies in Goa for removing coconut palm from the list of trees, the BJP - led coalition Cabinet passed an amendment granting it the status of “

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  • May 25, 2018
  • 1 📹 Nutrition: Yojana May 2018 Summary - Part 3 [ Yojana ]

    Stretching a Hand to the Vulnerable - Social Inclusion refers to access to favourable opportunities in society to enhance one’s life chances. Constitutional Provisions: Part III of the Indian Constitution provides for 6 Fundamental Rights for Social Inclusion. These include Right

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions for Computers, IT & Geography - 2018 (Part - 3) [ Computers & ICT ]

    Big data - It is data sets that are so voluminous and complex. That traditional data-processing application software are inadequate to deal with them. Big data challenges include capturing data, search, data storage, data analysis sharing, transfer, visualization, querying, updat

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  • May 23, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Science Technology & Space 2018 - Part 2 (Set - 3) [ Science/Technology ]

    Chandrayaan-2 launch postponed to October - November 2018- ISRO postponed launch of India’s second lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’ from April 2018 to October-November 2018, Launch was postponed for additional tests suggested by national level committee to review Chandrayaan-2.

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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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  • May 11, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Economics 2018 – Part 2 (Set - 2) [ Economy ]

    👌 Export of Marine Food Products: Gujarat is the top producer, Andhra Pradesh is the second largest producer, 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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  • May 9, 2018
  • 1 Down to Earth – 16th to 30th April Summary (Part - 2) [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Oil Grows on trees- Over 67 % of current demand of vegetable oil is met by imports. Import duty increased to make the domestic market competitive. Import duties on sunflower oil, rapeseed oil and soya bean oil, which account for 38 % of imports, remain unchanged.

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  • Apr 24, 2018
  • 1 Blue Economy: 14 Coastal Economic Zones Under Sagarmala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For promoting port-led industrialization, 14 Coastal Economic Zones (CEZs) covering all the Maritime States and Union Territories have been identified under National Perspective Plan of Sagarmala Programme.

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    Image of Major Port, Non-major Port and Proposed CEZ

    Image of Major port, Non-major port and Proposed CEZ

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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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  • Apr 13, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Higher Education 2018 - NET Paper 1 (Part 2) - (Set - 2) [ Education ]

    Promoting research and innovation - Progress of nation depends on its sustained growth of education and research in science and technology, To meet the objective, our research should bear international comparison in terms of standards of attainment.

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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.

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    Map of India Sainik School

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