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  • Oct 6, 2017
  • 1 ‘SWACHHTA’ Ranking - 2017 of Higher Educational Institutions [ Education ]

    The ‘SWACHHTA’ rankings focus on water & electricity conservation, promoting cleanliness and managing waste for smart campus. Award ceremony based on ‘SWACHHTA’ Ranking 2017 of Higher Educational Institutions was held in New Delhi.

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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 28, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Defence: Indigenous Development of Trawl System [ Defense ]

    The Trawl system recently crossed a major milestone with the successful completion of blast trials in collaboration with HEMRL Pune, which demonstrated the survivability of the equipment, when subjected to successive series of blast directly underneath it

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  • Sep 27, 2017
  • 1 🌟 10 Must Know Facts on Sardar Sarovar Dam- Now Dedicated to the Nation [ Policy/Governance ]

    PM dedicates Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation and attended the closing ceremony of Narmada Mahotsav at Dabhoi. The occasion was marked by prayers and chanting of hymns at the Dam at Kevadia.

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  • Sep 14, 2017
  • 1 Street Lighting National Programme Illuminates 50,000 Km (Supporting Data) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For supporting your answers you can use following data on Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) for converting streetlights retrofitted to LED lights: Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a government of India company has become world’s largest street light management company.

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  • Sep 10, 2017
  • 1 All About Election Commission (Important): Shri Sunil Arora New Election Commissioner [ Policy/Governance ]

    Shri Sunil Arora assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner of India in August 2017. Details of the election commission are given below. 1980 batch IAS officer from Rajasthan cadre, superannuated on 30th April 2016 as Secretary, Information & Broadcasting.

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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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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Government to Launch “Progress Panchayat” in Mewat- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Progress Panchayat will connect minority’s communities, especially Muslims to make the special policies, programmes and schemes related to education, health, and employment and eliminate their fear and misgivings with the government.

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  • 2 🌟 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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  • 3 🌟 Rajasthan: First State to Adopt LED Street Lights in All ULBs- Important [ Science/Technology ]

    Rajasthan is 1st state of India to adopt Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) of Central Government in all urban local bodies (ULB) of state. It will begin replacing around 5 lakh conventional street lights with LED street lights across the state.

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  • 4 🌟 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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  • 5 🌟 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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  • 6 🌟 📹 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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  • 7 🌟 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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  • 8 🌟 📹 Important Topis 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

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 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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  • 2 🌟 Indian Nuclear Power Programme (Important) [ Economy ]

    India has vital peaceful nuclear program with substantial research on utilization of thorium in nuclear fuel cycle, and on the development of Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) using thorium based fuel on a large scale.

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  • 3 🌟 Indian Systems of Medicines (AYUSH- Important) [ Health ]

    The National Health Policy 2017 provides for access and choice to the patients by promoting different systems of medicine, an enabling regulatory framework and encouraging cross referrals across these systems. National Policy on Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy 2002 also

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  • Aug 28, 2017
  • 1 Solar Energy Installed Capacity Reached 13652 MW [ Environment/Ecology ]

    As on 31.07. 2017, the cumulative Solar Energy capacity installed is 13652 MW while the same at the end of 2014 - 15 was 3743.97 MW. Map shows the solar irradiance in India. The States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Telangana have

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  • 2 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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  • 3 Salt Farming Industry in India: Revival Plans [ Economy ]

    India is the third largest salt producer after China and USA with global annual production about 230 million tones. In 1947, salt was imported from the United Kingdom & Adens but today India is in a position of exporting surplus salt. Production of salt during 1947 was 1.9 millio

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  • Aug 20, 2017
  • 1 Swadesh Darshan and Prasad Schemes: Theme Based Religious, Wildlife, and Forest Tourism Schemes [ Policy/Governance ]

    For integrated development of Theme-Based Tourist Circuits, the Ministry of Tourism in 2014 - 15 launched Swadesh Darshan Scheme. Schemes ‘Swadesh Darshan’ and ‘PRASAD’ provide Central Financial Assistance to States and Union Territories, for tourism projects upon adherence to th

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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1 27 Cities Selected for Smart Cities Mission in 3rd Stage [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    27 cities have been selected by the Union Ministry of Urban Development from 12 States for the third phase of Smart Cities Mission based on the scores of the Smart City Challenge competition in which total 63 cities had participated.

    • Amritsar of Punjab state has topped the list

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  • 2 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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  • Aug 11, 2017
  • 1 Integrated Security System at Stations,Waste Disposal Plants,Smart Stations,Accessibility [ Environment/Ecology ]

    For security, 202 stations identified as sensitive for the purpose of installation of an Integrated Security System (ISS) to strengthen surveillance. Railways have proposed a pilot project for disposal of municipal solid waste generated at major railway terminals in an environmen

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 Environment Ministry Approves Projects in 3 States Under NAFCC [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Environment Ministry approved three projects for climate change adaptation in three states- Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim. The projects would be funded under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC).

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 Skill India and SANKALP- Biggest Global Skill Park to Be in Bhopal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s biggest Global Skill Park will come up on 37 acre land allotted in Bhopal. It will be established with the support of Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education and Education Services (ITEES).

    About Global Skill Park

    • Prepare

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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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  • Jul 9, 2017
  • 1 ADB Inks $220 Million Loan Agreement for Rajasthan State Highways Investment Program [ Policy/Governance ]

    Union Government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed $220 million loan agreement on State Highways of Rajasthan. Part of first part of the $500 million Rajasthan State Highways Investment Program, approved by ADB Board in May 201 7 to upgrade about 2,000 kilometers of state h

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