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  • Apr 2, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for GK – AIIMS 2018 (Part - 2) [ AIIMS Upd. ]

    Prof. Yashpal - Indian scientist, educator and educationist, Known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, Chairman of UGC from 1986 to 1991, Made Marconi Fellow in 1980 for his work at the Space Applications Centre in Ahmedabad.

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  • Apr 1, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana March 2018 Summary: Union Budget 2018-19 (Part - 1) [ Yojana ]

    Taking the Economy Forward - The main focus of budget is on spending more money on agriculture and rural economy which is a part of doubling the income of farmers by 2022. There is an increase in the budget allocation for rural livelihood programs.

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  • Mar 21, 2018
  • 1 Guinness World Record Attempted for Playing Ice Hockey at Highest Altitude [ Sports ]

    Attempting a Guinness Book of World record for playing ice hockey at the highest altitude, a two-day tournament was organized at Chibra Kargyam in Ladakh’s Changthang region. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture.

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  • Mar 19, 2018
  • 1 January 2018 Was Driest January in India Since 1901 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The month of January was the driest in the country since record keeping began in 1901. Just 2.2mm of average rain was recorded across India till January 24. India Meteorological Department (IMD) data spanning the past 117 years reveals that so far driest January was in 2007, when

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  • Mar 6, 2018
  • 1 Exponential Growth in Regional Air Connectivity (UDAN-2) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The ministry of civil aviation informed revisions in UDAN Scheme under 2nd Round of RCS-UDAN in areas of: priority areas, operational flexibility, helicopter operations. UDAN is a key component of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released by the Ministry on 15t

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  • Mar 4, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Seema Bhawani? BSF’S Women Bikers Make History on Republic Day-2018 (Important) [ Defense ]

    An all-woman bikers’ contingent- Women’s Motor Cycle team ‘Seema Bhawani’ of Border Security Force (BSF) made its debut on Rajpath. Women’s Motor Cycle team ‘Seema Bhawani’ of BSF was raised at Central School of Motor Transport, BSF Academy in Tekanpur on 20th October, 2016.

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  • Feb 27, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana Feburary 2018 Summary : Public Grievance Redressal (Part - 2) [ Yojana ]

    Grievance Redressal Mechanisms for Women - Timely intervention and redressal are essential, At the apex level there are: 1. Department of Administrative Reforms and Public grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. 2. Directorate of Public Grievances, Cabi

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Effect Climate on Rainfall Distribution Pattern of India. is It Due to Global Warming? (Important) [ Environment/Ecology, Geography ]

    Government has undertaken many research studies to analyze the impact of global warming and climate change on rainfall pattern in India using observed rainfall data from more than 3000 rain-gauge stations spread over the country for 115 years (1901 - 2015).

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  • Jan 25, 2018
  • 1 📹 Monsoon Mission [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Next Week! ! VONA – Volcanic Eruptions 📹. What is Monsoon Mission? : India-UK collaboration – proposed in 2010, Launched by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Has been coordinated by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.

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  • Jan 2, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Losar Festival in Ladakh (Important) [ Culture ]

    The traditional festival of Losar was celebrated in Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to mark the beginning of New Year. The 10-day festival began with illumination of religious and residential places and by visiting monasteries for prayer.

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  • Dec 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Kumbh Mela Included in UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. (Important) [ Culture ]

    The Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO inscribed ´Kumbh Mela´ on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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  • 2 Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act- Uttar Pradesh [ Bills ]

    Uttar Pradesh became first state to endorse Union Government’s draft law- Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act making the practice of instant “triple Talaq” or Talaq-e-biddat a cognizable and non-bailable criminal offence.

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  • Dec 14, 2017
  • 1 Government Plans to Transform 115 Backward Districts by 2022 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Using the concept of prabhari officers, Union Government has selected 115 backward districts for rapid transformation by 2022 which include: 35 districts affected by Left Wing Extremists (LWE) violence. 55 districts just affected by LWE. 15 including districts in Jammu and Kashmi

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  • Dec 4, 2017
  • 1 Amendment in the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 [ Education ]

    Union Cabinet gave approval for introduction of a Bill in Parliament to amend the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993, namely the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Act, 2017 granting retrospective recognition to the Central, State, Universities condu

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  • Nov 12, 2017
  • 1 SECURE Himalaya Project and Third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017-2031 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Union Government launched SECURE Himalaya, a six-year project for conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, land and forest resources in high Himalayan ecosystem spread over four states viz. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 Expected Questions for Polity – Nov 2017 (Set - 2) [ NTA NET-JRF Upd. ]

    Here we will be covering solutions of the most important questions for upcoming November 2017 NET exam on political. We will be continuing the series with environment and computers which is gaining importance based on the current trend. Also note since this time there is no choic

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  • Oct 5, 2017
  • 1 🌟 India’S Silk Industry and MoUs Between India and Japan [ Economy ]

    India’s Silk Industry is world’s second largest after China. India enjoys a unique global position in terms of production of all commercially useful varieties of silk. India produces four varieties of silk: Mulberry, Eri, Tasar and Muga.

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  • Sep 18, 2017
  • 1 In a First Assam Extends AFSPA Orders on Its Own [ Policy/Governance ]

    Assam Government extended the term of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958 declaring entire state “Disturbed Area” for six months under Section 3 of AFSP Act. First time a state government has extended AFSPA and Disturbed Area provision on its own.

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  • Sep 8, 2017
  • 1 Update on Gross Domestic Product and Per Capita Income [ Economy ]

    Annual estimates of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) and Per Capita Income (measured as per capita net state domestic product) at constant and current prices prepared by all the States and UTs except UTs of Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and Lakshadweep are given as follow

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 Ensuring Quality of Drugs: Schemes and Measures [ Health ]

    Government has taken number of steps to check the quality of drugs with National Drug Survey in the year 2014 - 16, found 3.16 % Not of Standard Quality (NS). Test reports of the Not of Standard Quality (NSQ) drugs forwarded to the State Licensing Authorities for appropriate acti

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  • 2 🌟 Indian Army’S Surgical Strikes Across LoC- Important [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Indian Army successfully completed surgical strikes across the LoC at the terror pads in the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK). First surgical strikes directed by India’s military in the response of Uri attack on India army base that killed 18 Indian soldiers.

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  • 3 🌟 Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh’S Urban Areas Declared Open Defecation Free- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh’s urban areas are declared open defecation free (ODF) by the Union Urban Development Ministry on second anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission and 147th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2,2016. These two states are first to become open

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  • 4 🌟 Murga: Winner of First Prize at Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Murga has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF). Directed by young filmmaker Katyayan Shivpuri from Maharashtra. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu honored Katyayan with award, certificate and cash prize of 10 lakhs rupees.

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  • 5 🌟 India-Pakistan Border to Be Sealed Completely by 2018- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced that India-Pakistan border will be completely sealed by December 2018. It is an extensive plan to monitor India’s frontier security. Union Home Minister held meeting with representatives of 4 states sharing border with Pakistan in Jaisa

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  • 6 🌟 Janani Suraksha Yojana Pays Dividends: Study- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) has played important role in reducing ‘socioeconomic disparities’ existing in maternal care. The study was conducted by researchers from Delhi based National Council of Applied Economic Research.

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  • 7 🌟 Terrorists Attack in Shopian J&K- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Terrorist activity targeted Shopian Paramilitary Convoy in Kashmir on 10th October 2016. Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers and five civilians were injured in this attack at a CRPF convoy in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • 8 🌟 📹 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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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Irrigation Projects in Indus Basin on Fast Track - Important [ Policy/Governance ]

    4 project in Indus river basin planned by Union Government are not on fast track to increase irrigation area in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The area included in this project is 2.05 lakh acres. India had decided to utilize maximum amount of water from rivers, which pass through Indi

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  • 2 🌟 NHPC Commissions 50 MW Wind Project in Rajasthan- Important [ Policy/Governance ]

    National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) the largest hydropower Generation Company of India selected Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) for 50 MW wind power project (WPP). The project synchronized with the national grid in October 2016.

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  • 3 🌟 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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