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  • Nov 16, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Malnourishment in India- 100 in Global Hunger Index with Largest Malnourished Children (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Assocham-EY report claimed that in the decade ending in 15, there was reduction in the infant mortality rate and under-five mortality rate in India but country houses about 50 per cent of undernourished children of the world.

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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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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Dairy Schemes- Must Know: NDDB’S Operation Flood, National Dairy Plan-1 (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NDDB has implemented several major dairy development programs including ‘Operation Flood’ and is playing a leading role National Dairy Plan and Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund:

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  • Oct 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Saubhagya Scheme for Household Electrification (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With PM Modi promising free electricity for 4 crore rural households under Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna or ‘Saubhagya’ scheme. 16,320-crore scheme to supply electricity to all households by December 2018.

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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.

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  • 2 🌟 Freedom of Religion Vs. Laws Against Religions Conversions in India (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    Freedom of religion in India is a fundamental right guaranteed by Article 25 - 28 of the Constitution. However Indian states have passed laws against religions conversions. Jharkhand, become seventh state to have anti-conversion law- other six states being Maharashtra, Chhattisga

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  • Oct 3, 2017
  • 1 Hindi Diwas and Rajbhasha Awards [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the Rajbhasha Awards on the occasion of Hindi Diwas on September 14,2017. Aims to propagate Hindi language and its cultural heritage and values.

    About Nation

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  • Sep 8, 2017
  • 1 🌟 How are Castes Included in Scheduled Caste List? (Important) [ Bills ]

    Scheduled Castes are specified under the provisions of Article 341 of the Constitution of India. Government has Modalities for deciding claims for inclusion in, exclusion from and other modifications in the list of Scheduled Castes.

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  • 2 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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  • 3 Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank envisages repair and rehabilitation of 198 dams in seven states- Jharkhand (DVC), Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Uttarakhand (UJVNL). The number of dams h

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  • 4 Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Namami Gange Programme has short term, medium term and long-term activities providing continues cleaning of rivers. Short term entry level activities cover development of Ghat crematoria and river surface cleaning activities.

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  • 5 ‘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.

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  • 6 🌟 Commission to Implement Sub-Categorization Within Other Backward Classes. (Important) [ Policy/Governance ]

    Panel for sub-categorization of other backward classes was created to enable equitable distribution of quota benefits. The creamy layer ceiling was raised from Rs. 6 lakh a year to Rs. 8 lakh.

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Jharkhand: First State Implementing DBT in Kerosene PDS (Public Distribution System) - Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jharkhand is India’s first state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme for Kerosene Public Distribution System. Four districts are selected under the scheme given below it:

    1. Chatra
    2. Hazaribagh
    3. Khunti
    4. Jamtara

    The scheme will be implemented from 1st October 2017.

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  • 2 🌟 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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  • 3 🌟 📹 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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  • 4 🌟 Urja Ganga Launched in Varanasi - Important [ Science/Technology ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Urja Ganga, the highly ambitious gas pipeline project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He also launched other schemes worth of Rs. 5000 crore in his Lok Sabha constituency. Gas pipeline would provide piped cooking fuel to residents of the eastern

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  • 5 🌟 Fact Box: First National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (Important) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The Union Health Ministry and Family Welfare unveiled India’s first National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Malaria Elimination (2017 - 22) with elimination deadline set at 2027, three years ahead of the global deadline.

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  • 6 🌟 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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  • Sep 1, 2017
  • 1 Swachh Bharat New Initiatives: Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On third anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation launched third party verification survey report on progress of Mission in rural India. The Quality Council of India (QCI) conducted a third-party assessment of rural sanitation in all Sta

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  • 2 SATH: Case Study of Competitive,Cooperative Federalism-NITI Aayog Selects 6 States [ Policy/Governance ]

    Pushing competitive, cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has collaborated with Uttar Pradesh, Assam, and Karnataka to radically transform Health specifically improving healthcare delivery and key outcomes.

    In Education, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and Jharkhand have been selected to

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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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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1 Eastern and Western India Floods-2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    There were two low-pressure areas over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea at the same time bringing heavy rainfall to Saurashtra, northern Gujarat, southern Rajasthan, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and eastern Chhattisgarh.

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 IARI Gogamukh Foundation Stone Lies by PM [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Foundation Stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute is laid at Gogamukh in Dhemaji district, Assam by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gogamukh is exactly located on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

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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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  • Jun 23, 2017
  • 1 National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India Launched [ Policy/Governance ]

    ”National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India” has been launched under the ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ by Culture & Tourism Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma on the occation of birth centenary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay at Goverdhan Block, Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh at the Blo

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  • Jun 20, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Government Policies & Schemes Contemporary –Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Policy/Governance ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Government Policies & Schemes Contemporary and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • Jun 17, 2017
  • 1 NITI Aayog Introduce SATH Program [ Policy/Governance ]

    SATH ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ has been launched jointly by NITI Aayog and the State Governments to promote the agenda of cooperative federalism. The main objective of SATH initiative is to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health s

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  • Jun 14, 2017
  • 1 Presidential Election of India to Be Held on 17th July 2017 [ Policy/Governance ]

    The next Presidential election of India will be held on 17th July 2017 as announce by Election Commission and in this regard the nomination process will starts from 14th June. 28th June will be last day for submitting the nominations and candidates can withdraw their nominations

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  • May 25, 2017
  • 1 Indian Boy Wins Intel International Science Award in US [ Awards ]

    An Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. Prashant Ranganathan is a student of Carmel Junior College in Jamshedpur.

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