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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 India Suspend Talks on Indus Waters Treaty (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian Government has decided to suspend all further talks on India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty. This was decided in a meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the aftermath of the Uri attack.

    National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishank

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  • Aug 28, 2017
  • 1 Bharatmala Pariyojana: Road and Highways Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharatmala is an ambitious road and highways project with total investment estimated at Rs. 10 trillion largest ever outlay for a government road construction scheme garlanding the territory of India. Bharatmala subsumes all existing highway projects including National Highways D

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  • Aug 24, 2017
  • 1 India Had 3rd Highest Terror Attacks in 2016: US [ Defense ]

    According to the Country Report on Terrorism released by the US State Department, India witnessed third highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016, more than Pakistan. Several countries routinely experience terrorist attacks.

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  • 2 Summary of Bills Passed in Monsoon Session 2017 [ Bills ]

    In monsoon session 2017, productivity of Lok Sabha was 77.94 % and that of Rajya Sabha 79.95%; 13 Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament during the Session. GST extended to Jammu & Kashmir, will lead to its Economic Integration with the rest of the Country.

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  • Aug 8, 2017
  • 1  New UN University Council is Indian Academician Radha Kumar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New United Nation’s University Council is Indian academician Radha Kumar along with other 11 people by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, she will serve for terms of either three or six years and shall express its principles and policies, consider and approve biennial budget and w

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 State Flag: Constitutional Position of State Flag- Will Karnataka Get One? [ Policy/Governance ]

    Karnataka Government constitutes a nine-member committee for possibility of designing a separate state flag. Jammu and Kashmir is only state having separate flag of its own due to special status granted by Article 370 of the Constitution.

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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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  • May 15, 2017
  • 1 World’S Highest Railway Bridge to Come Up Over Chenab River [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir will be spanned by the world’s highest railway bridge that is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower. The project is expected to be finished by March 2016 and will have a lifespan of 120 years

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  • Apr 20, 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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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Critically Endangered and Endangered - 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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  • Apr 9, 2017
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates India’S Longest Road Tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir. [ Economy ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country’s longest road tunnel that links Kashmir Valley with Jammu by an all-weather route. The tunnel is expected to give sigh of relief to travelers on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, as it will reduce the travel time on Nationa

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Flora & Fauna (IUCN)- 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

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Environmental Protection - 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 and

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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 Hero Hangpan Dada Gets Ashok Chakra [ Awards ]

    Hangpan Dada laid down his life after single-handedly killing three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year. President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Ashok Chakra on Havildar Hangpan Dada of Rashtiya Rifles on republic day. It was accepted by Dada’s widow Chasen Lowang.

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  • 2 India State Forest Report 2015 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Forest Report is published by Forest Survey of India (FSI) on a biennial basis since 1987. Forest cover of country is mapped through indigenous RESOURCESAT -2 satellite data with a LISS III sensor. Report show increase of over 5,000 square kilometer in total forest cover of India

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  • Jan 5, 2017
  • 1 📹 Themes and Issues for Policy Consultation on Higher Education [ Education ]

    Some of the major themes and questions for policy consultation on higher education are mentioned below which mainly include governance, ranking of institutes, technology enabling of institutes and more.

    1. Governance Reforms for Quality

    • Quality is a multi-dimensional concept an

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  • Dec 30, 2016
  • 1 SP Vaid Appointed Jammu & Kashmir Police Chief [ Policy/Governance ]

    Jammu Kashmir Government has confirmed SP Vaid as Director General of Police of the State. He joined Indian Police Service in the year 1986 and was allotted to J&K Cadre, which incidentally happens to be his home state. He will take charge from the incumbent State Police Chief K.

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  • Dec 10, 2016
  • 1 Water use under Indus pact [ Science/Technology ]

    Indus Waters Treaty has raised the possibility that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government may seek to alter or scrap the provisions of the 1960 pact with Pakistan. Government is under public pressure to take action against Pakistan to rein in terrorism. India looks to

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  • Dec 6, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains 2016: GS Paper 2 (Political Science and International Relations) [ Education ]

    Examrace aspirants score again! Like essay, several questions were from geography test series (bulls eye) This time questions like air mass, regionalism were core geography graduate level questions. Again, aspirants with geography optional had significant edge. Now, we expect atl

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  • Dec 2, 2016
  • 1 Yoga on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List [ Education ]

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have formally included Yoga in its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The declaration describes Yoga, an ancient Indian practice as a Human Treasure. It was unanimously sup

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  • Nov 23, 2016
  • 1 India’S Longest Expressway Inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh [ Policy/Governance ]

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at Bangarmau in Unnao district of UP Inaugurated India’s longest expressway connecting Agra and Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) built it in a record time of 23 months.

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  • Oct 27, 2016
  • 1 RGI Data: Life Expectancy Highest in Jammu and Kashmir [ Policy/Governance ]

    Jammu and Kashmir has exceeded Kerala with the highest life expectancy in India for all ages, except life expectancy at birth. This data was released by Registrar General of India (RGI). They published data of state level life expectancy- defined as the estimate of the average nu

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  • Oct 20, 2016
  • 1 India, China Conduct Joint Army Exercise in Ladakh [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and China conducted a joint military exercise “Sino India Cooperation 2016” in Ladakh along with the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian army says that the day-long exercise was focused on humanitarian aid and disaster relief.

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  • Oct 15, 2016
  • 1 2nd Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav Kicked Off in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2nd edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM) -2016 was kicked off at New Delhi after inauguration by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts. This 10-day event will highlight the rich cultural heritage of India in all its varied dimens

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 500 Crore Rupee Projects Approved for Development of Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    500 crore rupees project is announced by the Union Ministry of Tourism for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir under Swadesh Darshan scheme which was approved by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee as part of Development Package of Prime Minister R

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 3rd Phase of TEQIP Approved by Union Government [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given green signal to the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), and the project will be implemented as a Central Sector Scheme with total project outlay of 3600

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 Narendra Modi announced Rs 200cr package to engage J&K youth in sporting activities [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a special package for Jammu and Kashmir of 200 crore rupees with the aim to engage youth of the state and encourage constructive sporting activities.

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    • Using this package J & K government will construct indoor sporting halls in

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  • 2 Now Chilli-Based PAVA Shells Can Be Used as Alternative to Pellet Guns [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given green signal to the use newly developed Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA or Nonivamide) shells as alternative of pellet guns for mass controlling in Jammu and Kashmir.

    • They contain less poisonous compared to pellet guns and

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 23rd IIT Inaugurated in Dharwad [ Education ]

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad inaugurated by the Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar in Karnataka at the temporary campus in Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) at Belur village near Dharwad city.

    • For the inauguration program around 1000 stude

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  • 2 Madhukar Gupta Committee Recommends Border Protection in Report Submitted to UHM [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Madhukar Gupta Committee on border protection has submitted its report which include detailed study on risk management and recommendations of border protection other issue such as gaps and perviousness in border fencing Border to the Union Ministry Home Affairs (MHA).

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