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  • Sep 7, 2018
  • 1 Indian Naval Officer Commander Abhilash Tomy Selected for Golden Globe Race 2018 [ Sports, Defense ]

    Indian Naval officer Commander Abhilash Tomy is selected to participate in prestigious Golden Globe Race (GGR), which commenced from Les Sables d’Olonne harbour in France on 1st July, 2018.

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  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana July 2018: Resurgent India (Part - 1) [ Yojana ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: PMAY (U) Implementation, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Rural roads Project.

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    Resurgent India: Yojana July 2018 (In English)

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  • Sep 5, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Ten New Swachh Iconic Places Launched Under Swachh Bharat Mission (Important) [ Policy/Governance, Culture ]

    Govt. has added 10 new Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) under phase III of its flagship project Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) of Swachh Bharat Mission. 3rd phase of Swachh Iconic Places was launched at Mana villages which are situated close to Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand.

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  • Sep 3, 2018
  • 1 NITI Aayog to Release First Delta Ranking Under the Aspirational Districts Programme [ Policy/Governance ]

    NITI Aayog released 1st Delta ranking for 108 Aspirational Districts to measure their incremental progress across 5 developmental areas during 2 month period of 31st March to 31st May 2018 on 29th June, 2018. Following figure shows the indicators used in Delta rankings.

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  • Aug 31, 2018
  • 1 भारत की पहली कार्बन फाइबर (रेशे) इकाई (India’S First Carbon Fiber Unit - in Hindi) (Part 13) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    भारत की पहली कार्बन फाइबर (रेशे) इकाई- रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज (उद्योगों), लिमिटेड (सीमित) अंतरिक्ष और रक्षा आवश्यकताओं को पूरा करने के लिए भारत की पहली कार्बन फाइबर विनिर्माण इकाई की स्थापना में निवेश कर रही है।

    • यह कम लागत और उच्च मात्रा वाले समग्र उत्पादों जैसे मॉड्‌यूलर (प्रमापी

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  • Aug 28, 2018
  • 1 Environment Ministry, Teri & UNEP Strategize the Roadmap for ‘Urban Sustainability’ in the World [ Policy/Governance, Environment/Ecology ]

    Ministry of State (Independent Charge), Housing & Urban Affairs, India said that India will succeed in achieving its SDGs by highlighting importance of sustainable smart cities. By 2050, India’s population is expected to grow to 1.7 billion, adding further pressure on country’s u

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  • Aug 27, 2018
  • 1 Vision 2035 Aviation Document: Civil Aviation Ministry to Prepare a Holistic ‘Vision – 2035’ Doc. [ Policy/Governance, Economy ]

    Centre is finalising strategic vision document for fast growing aviation sector in country to address issues such as infrastructure constraints at airports, boosting air connectivity to smaller towns & developing local human resource.

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  • Aug 24, 2018
  • 1 India to Host European Union Film Festival [ International Relations/Organizations, Culture ]

    European Union Film Festival (EUFF) premiered in New Delhi on 18th June, 2018 at Siri Fort Auditorium. W/selection of 24 latest European films from 23 EU Member States, this years’ film festival brought some unusual stories for world cinema enthusiasts.

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  • Aug 12, 2018
  • 1 NITI Aayog to Launch Composite Water Management Index [ Policy/Governance, Environment/Ecology ]

    NITI Aayog announced to launch Composite Water Management Index w/aim to achieve objective of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’. Composite Water Management Index will be useful tool to assess & improve performance in efficient management of water resources.

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  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 1 Initiatives Ensure Safety and Security of Tourists [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Ministry of Tourism has taken several initiatives to ensure the safety and security of tourists so that there would be increase in tourists in India. The Ministry of Tourism has posted an advisory on the website www.incredibleindia.org indicating that India remains a safe des

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  • Jul 30, 2018
  • 1 NITI Aayog Launches Women Entrepreneurship Platform [ Policy/Governance ]

    NITI Aayog launched the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP), on International Women’s Day for building an ecosystem for women across India to realise their entrepreneurial aspirations, scale-up innovative initiatives and chalk-out sustainable, long-term strategies for their bus

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  • Jul 25, 2018
  • 1 Def Expo 2018 – Showcasing ‘India: the Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ [ Defense ]

    The objective of this year’s DefExpo was to brand India as a defense exporter of defense systems and components for all three services and showcasing strengths of India’s growing private industry and emerging Defense MSMEs base. The tagline of DefExpo 2018 is ‘India: The Emerging

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  • Jul 24, 2018
  • 1 List of MoU Signed by India [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    India had signed many MoUs with countries like Jordan, Vietnam, Fiji etc in different fields. Jordan - Jordan is a sovereign Arab state in western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the nor

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  • Jul 20, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is NIKSHAY and Active Case Finding? National Strategic Plan for TB Elimination (Important) [ Policy/Governance, Health ]

    The National Strategic Plan (NSP) 2017 – 2025 is the plan produced by the government of India (GOI). The NSP 2017 – 2025 describes the activities and interventions that the GOI believes would bring about significant change in the incidence, prevalence, and mortality from TB. This

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  • Jul 13, 2018
  • 1 Multi Modal Logistic Park at Balli [ Economy, Railways ]

    Konkan Railway & Container Corporation, inaugurated Multi Modal Logistics Park at Balli Station near Madgaon in Goa, on Konkan Railway route on 28/03/2018. In addition to container traffic, commodities transported by both open & covered wagons can also be handled from here.

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  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 1 Sindhudurg Airport Will Be a Boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Construction of new airport will be completed in 2018 in Parulechipi located in Sindhudurg dist. of Maharashtra. Project work is expected to be completed in June this year. Construction work will be completed in September before start of Monsoon & Ganesh Festival.

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  • Jul 6, 2018
  • 1 Indian Railways Fits Specially Designed Aerators in Basin-Taps of Tejas Express [ Environment/Ecology, Railways ]

    Specially-designed aerators are installed in basin-taps of Tejas Express train as step towards water conservation by Indian Railway Ministry. Measure was taken by Bhusawal Division of Central Railway zone. Aerators thru their fine pores break incoming stream of water into fine su

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  • 2 INSV Tarini Completes Historic Circumnavigation [ Defense ]

    Indian Navy’s 6-member all-women Navy crew on board of INSV Tarini vessel reached Panaji, Goa after circumnavigating around globe in 254 days under Navika Sagar Parikrama expedition.

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  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 1 PRASHAD and Swadesh Darshan Development of Tourism Infrastructure in the Country [ Economy, Culture ]

    Taking leaf from vibrant night markets in Asia that gives tourists close-up look of life there, GoI contemplating slew of measures providing gamut of experience to draw in travellers.

    Activities in BIll

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  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Important) [ Important Days, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, PM launched Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan Scheme on 24th April, 2018 to strengthen panchayat system & tackle gaps that hinder its success.

    National Panchayati Raj D

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  • Jul 2, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana June 2018: India on the Move (Part – 1) [ Yojana ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: Mission Mode Projects (MMP) under e-Kranti, Pro-Active Governance & Timely Implementation (PRAGATI), Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection & Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018.

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  • Jun 28, 2018
  • 1 Varuna 2018: Naval Exercise with French Navy [ International Relations/Organizations, Defense ]

    The Indo-French joint naval exercise Varuna-18 was held in Arabian Sea off Goa coast to explore measures to facilitate operational-level interactions between their armed forces and increase mutual cooperation, considering the common global threats.

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  • Jun 25, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Development of Eight New National Waterways (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per feasibility reports of the new National Waterways (NWs) completed so far, 36 NWs have been found technically viable for development. Government has started working on 8 new National Waterways. The details of the waterways is given in the table below.

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  • Jun 22, 2018
  • 1 Sex Ratio at Birth Dips in 17 of 21 Large States [ Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed on the need to check sex-selective abortion.

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  • Jun 20, 2018
  • 1 🌟 HRD Ministry 75 National Resource Centres for Online Refresher Programmes for Education (Important) [ Education ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development has launched initiative of online professional development of 1.5 million higher education faculty using MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) platform SWAYAM.

    • In 1st

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  • Jun 15, 2018
  • 1 JNPT Rolls Out Direct Port Delivery Transport Solution [ Economy ]

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is working on innovative transport solution to ensure seamless & faster cargo movement thru Direct Port Delivery (DPD). This will benefit 1600 importers.

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  • Jun 14, 2018
  • 1 🌟 New Integrated Scheme for School Education (Important) [ Education ]

    Department of School Education & Literacy formulated Integrated Scheme on School Education for period 2018 to 2020. New scheme will subsume existing education schemes as Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) & Teacher Education (TE) .

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  • Jun 11, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Health and Defense 2018 (Part – 3) [ Health, Defense ]

    Indian Army finalises Rs. 15000 crore indigenous ammunition project - Indian Army has finalised Rs. 15,000-crore indigenous ammunition project. Range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks will be produced indigenously.

    • It aims to overcome long delays in imports and

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  • Jun 10, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Health and Defense 2018 - (Part - 1) [ Health, Defense ]

    Usutu Virus - It belongs to “flavivirus” family along with tick-borne encephalitis, West Nile, and Dengue virus, The virus is an African origin and it was first detected in Austria in 2001. It caused a severe bird die-off, mainly of blackbirds and songbirds.

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions on Health and Defense 2018 (Part – 2) [ Health, Defense ]

    Zero Hunger Programme to be launched in October - Zero Hunger Programme through interventions in farm sector in India will be launched on occasion of World Food Day (October 16). Focus on agriculture, nutrition and health in a symbiotic manner.

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