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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 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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  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 3) [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

    National Anthem in Cinema Halls - The Supreme Court has modified its earlier order regarding mandatory playing of national anthem in cinema halls. In its earlier order, the court ordered all cinema halls to play the anthem before screening a film.

    • The Supreme Court has modified

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  • 3 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 Ne

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  • 4 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 11) [ Policy/Governance, Economy, International Relations/Organizations ]

    Indian China Standoff- Indo-Bhutan Ties - Standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam (located at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan) underlines India’s relationship with Bhutan, including military responsibilities.

    • June 2017: Chinese Army (People’s Liberation

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  • 5 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 12) [ International Relations/Organizations, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    India to Join Global Foreign Exchange Committe - India will join Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) - newly-constituted forum of central bankers and experts for promotion of a robust and transparent foreign exchange (Forex) market.

    • Committee set up under guidance of the B

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  • May 25, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions for Computers, IT & Geography - 2018 (Part - 1) [ Computers & ICT ]

    “Weaving a Digital India” National Meet on Grassroots Informatics: VIVID 2018 - National Informatics Centre (NIC) had a 3-day National Meet on Grassroot Informatics – VIVID: Weaving a Digital India, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

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  • 2 📹 Nutrition: Yojana May 2018 Summary - Part 2 [ Yojana ]

    Nutritional Status in India - Realigning nutrition policy to target the 1st 1000 days of a child’s life are crucial 1st steps towards ensuring India’s development rests on steady shoulders. Policy-makers must account for 2-key facts:

    1: Direct nutrition interventions can reduce

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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 9, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Economics 2018 – Part 1 (Set - 2) [ Economy ]

    Aadhaar to be linked to driving licence - Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology announced that the Union government would now link Aadhar with driving license. Why to link Aadhar? : To help check the menace of multiple licenses.

    • Considering Aadhaar as a safe an

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  • Apr 28, 2018
  • 1 In a Historic Decision, 60 Higher Educational Institutions Granted Autonomy by UGC [ Education ]

    In a historic decision, the University Grants Commission has granted autonomy to sixty Higher Educational Institutions, which have maintained high academic standard. This was announced by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar.

    • Shri Javadekar said th

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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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  • Apr 20, 2018
  • 1 🌟 National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change & Its 8 Missions: Activities Under Climate (Important) [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    “The National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC) is a Central Sector Scheme which set up in the year 2015 - 16. Aim of NAFCC is to support concrete adaptation activities to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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  • Apr 19, 2018
  • 1 Railways to Set Up Metro, Rail Coach Factory in Maharashtra’S Latur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian Railways has decided to manufacture Metro coaches at a factory in Latur. The coaches manufactured at this plant are expected to be exported to other countries. This project is worth Rs. 600 crore.

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  • 2 DRDO Tests Rustom-2 Drone [ Science/Technology, Defense ]

    Rustome-2, also known as TAPAS-BH-201, is a medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) tested at its Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) at Challakere in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district.

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  • 3 Detailed Overview of Startup India Plan-What is a Startup According to Start-Up India? (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government of India announced ‘Startup India’ initiative for creating a conducive environment for startups in India. Various Ministries of the Government of India initiated a number of activities under the program.

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  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 1 📹 Agriculture and Allied Sectors: Kurukshetra April 2018 Summary – (Part 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Potential of Sericulture -Sericulture is imp. Industry in Japan, China, India, Italy, France & Spain. Introduction - Employment generation - farm & non-farm activity of this sector creates 60 lakh man days of employment every year mostly in rural sector.

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  • Apr 12, 2018
  • 1 Summary of Down to Earth: 31st March 2018 (Part - 1) [ Down-to-Earth ]

    World Of Cape Towns - Theewatreskloof Dam, Cape Town’s largest reservoir, has dries to just 13 % capacity after 3 years of drought. Cape Town is on notice that the day when its water will run out is very close.

    Cape Towns in India

    February 2018 Supreme Court (SC) decision on all

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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.

    Aim

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  • Apr 6, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Environment 2018 - IAS / NET (Part 2) - (Set - 1) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    India awarded Certificate of Commendation by CITES for its effort to combat illegal wildlife Trade - By Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions on Environment 2018 - IAS / NET (Part 2) - (Set - 2) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    SECURE Himalaya Project and Third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017 - 2031 - Union Government launched SECURE Himalaya, a six-year project, For conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity,

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  • 3 📹 Expected Questions on Environment 2018 - IAS / NET (Part 2) - (Set - 3) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Government forms committee to probe illegal cultivation of HT Cotton - Department of Biotechnology in Ministry of Science and Technology constituted Field Inspection and Scientific Evaluation Committee (FISEC).

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  • Apr 4, 2018
  • 1 Construction of 10 New PHWR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In a major decision to fast track India’s domestic nuclear power programme, union cabinet approved construction of 10 units of indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) of 700 MW each.

    • Flagship “Make in India” proj

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  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1 Mukhya Mantri Anila Bhagya Yojane of Karnataka Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas asked Karnataka Government to implement Mukhya Mantri Anila Bhagya Yojane (MMABY) as a complementary Scheme of PMUY. The ministry also asked the Karnataka Government to follow the procedure of implementing the Scheme through Oil Marketin

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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 31, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra March 2018 Summary: Budget - (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Ayushman Bharat: Making Rural Health UniversalAyushman Bharat Program—potential game changer for Indian health care system. National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) —newly proposed—targets a broader base of vulnerable and deprived population—designed to fulfill the legitimate ex

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  • Mar 28, 2018
  • 1 Economic Survey 2018 - Vol. 2, Ch. 7: Agriculture and Food Management [ Economy ]

    The declining share of agriculture does not undermine the significance of the sector for employment, livelihood and food security. With structural changes in agriculture, there is greater scope to broaden the range of activities related to agriculture to improve productivity and

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  • 2 Economic Survey 2018 - Vol. 2, Ch. 9: Service Sectors [ Economy ]

    International comparison - Services export growth, both for World and India, which had dipped to negative territory in 2015, returned to positive territory in 2016. As per the latest World Trade Organization (WTO) data for first half of 2017, services export growth for the World

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  • Mar 26, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Water Crisis in India- is India Heading to ‘Day Zero’? (Important) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    About 330 million people in India has been facing severe droughts issues this year. The coal-fired power plants –the major source of electricity in India are at the same time facing huge deficits, resulting in energy crisis.

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