Tamil Nadu: Point-Wise State Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2020 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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  • May 23, 2016
  • 1  J Jayalalithaa Take Oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for Sixth Time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ms. J Jayalalithaa has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for record sixth successive time after winning 2016 state assembly election with absolute majority. State Governor Dr. K. Rosaiah administered the oath of office and concealment to her at oath taking ceremony h

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  • May 11, 2016
  • 1  Shashank Manohar Taken Charge as BCCI President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With immediate effect Shashank Manohar has stridden down as President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) He also has submissive as the characteristic of BCCI on the International Cricket Council (ICC) and also from the Asian Cricket Council He has submissive hardly s

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  • Apr 21, 2016
  • 1  Rahul Johri First CEO of BCCI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is Rahul Johri. Mr. Johri will crash to the BCCI secretary and shall be given independence to work individually in BCCI’s set-up that was consistently measured by honorary office-bearers.

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  • Apr 20, 2016
  • 1  Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Protracted to More 61 Districts with Low Child Sex Ratio [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government has protracted the Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme in supplementary 61 districts across 11 States and Union Territories with low Child Sex Ratio, the Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has announced it at New Delhi.

    About Beti Bachao, Beti Padh

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  • Mar 23, 2016
  • 1 Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve of India Now Part of World Network of Biosphere Reserves of UNESCO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve (ABR) of India was included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) along with other 19 sited at the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (ICC

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  IRCTC Survey Has Released That Surat is Cleanest a-1 Railway Station in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the recently published survey of Indian Railways Surat (Gujarat) was declared as the cleanest railway station in the country. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have jointly conducted the survey at 407 railway stations, which included 75 A-1 stat

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  • Mar 18, 2016
  • 1  FCI’S Depot Online System Has Been Launched by the Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Depot Online System of state run Food Corporation of India (FCI) has been launched by the Union Government to carry transparency and minimize storage losses of food grains. The Union Food and public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan have launched this system in New Delhi as

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  • Feb 25, 2016
  • 1 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation Will Be Host by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation will be hosted by India. It will starts from 12 April 2016 to save tigers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate it. 13 tiger range countries (TRCs) will participate in this conference and they are:

    • Bangladesh,
    • Bhutan

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  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 1 Haryana Will Soon Become India’s First State to Complete Aquifer Mapping [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Haryana is ready to become Indi’s first state to complete aquifer mapping for its groundwater resources up to May 2016. “Aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing rock from which groundwater can be extracted. “

    Key facts:

    Aquifer mapping: To assess the groundwater situat

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  • Feb 17, 2016
  • 1 Behavioural Change Communication Award Has Been Won by Tiruchirapalli City [ Awards ]

    Behavioral change Communication Award has been won by Tiruchirapalli city in Tamil Nadu for best city performer. At the Swach Survekshan function Trichy city commissioner Vijayalakshmi has received this award from Union Minister of urban Development Venkaiah Naiadu.

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  • Feb 16, 2016
  • 1 K Prithika Yashini Has Become India’s First Trangender Police Officer [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    K Prithika Yashini First Indian Trangender who will take Charge as Police Officer. Due to her gender previously she was rejected by the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) so she had started her fights legally in the Madras High Court and appointed as a Sub-I

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  • 2 Rajamani a Noted Music Director is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rajamani a Popular music director and composer have passed away due to cardiac arrest at Chennai, Tamil Nadu at the age of 60 years. He had mainly served in Malayalam film industry. He has composed music for around 70 films.

    About Rajamani:

    • Rajamani was born into a family of C

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  • Feb 15, 2016
  • 1 New Director of Iimr is Vilas Tonapi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Director of Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) is Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi. He was serving as the Principal Scientist at Seed Science and Technology of the IIMR before he is appointed as director of IIMR. About Vilas Tonapi:

    • At New Delhi based Indian Agricultural Resear

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  • Feb 11, 2016
  • 1 Maharashtra Ranked First in Internet Readiness Index According to Iiris Report [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra ranked first in terms of the overall Internet readiness index according to recently released Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States (IIRIS) report. Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indicus Analytics has jointly issued this report.

    Key highli

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  • Feb 9, 2016
  • 1 Indian Handloom Tag Has Been Given to Chettinad Cotton Saree [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian Handloom Brand tag has been given to Chettinad cotton saris for its unique designs and identity by the Union textile Ministry. The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has examine its several quality parameters stipulated and then after chettinad cotton saree get this ta

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  • Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 Indian Vaccine Maker Greensignal Bio Pharma Has Been Certified with Pqp Certification [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chennai based Indian vaccine maker GreenSignal Bio Pharma has been certified with PQP (Pre-qualification of Medicines Programme) certification by a UN Health agency World Health Organization (WHO) for manufacturing a BCG (Bacillus Calmette–Guerin) vaccine. And now with this certi

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  • Feb 4, 2016
  • 1 61st National School Athletics Championship Has Been Won by Kerala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 61st National School Athletics championship has been won Kerala (host) for the 19th consecutive time. It was organized at Kozhikode. Out of 20 reported records state has won 10 meet records. Kerala has got 306 points and win 39 gold, 29 silver and 17 bronze medals in this edi

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  • Feb 2, 2016
  • 1 1st Woman DG of Sashastra Seema Bal: Archana Ramasundram [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The new Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) is IPS officer Archana Ramasundram. She is the first women police officer to lead a central police force that guards the country’s international borders. And she will serve as DG till the date of her retirement 30 September 20

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 Union Government Shortlists 20 Cities of India under Smart Cities Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the shortlist of the cities by Union Ministry: In the list of first batch of Smart Cities Mission, the Union Ministry of Urban Development has nominated 20 cities from 11 States and Delhi Union Territory from India. These nominated cities were selected on the basis of Smart

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  • 2 2015 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 won by Pietro Fittipaldi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pietro Fittipaldi da Cruz was born 25th June 1996. He is a Brazilian-American racing driver and the grandson of two time Formula 1champion Emerson Fittipaldi. He began his racing career in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

    About his other championship:

    • In 2014, he won the

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  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 1 2016 Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to Actress Rekha [ Awards ]

    The third edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to popular Bollywood actress and Rajya Sabha MP Rekha for her talent and contribution to the film industry. The award was conferred upon her by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of.

    About Rekha:

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  • Jan 26, 2016
  • 1 2016 Padma Awards [ Awards ]

    The names of recipients of year 2016 for 112 Padma awards have been announced by President Pranab Mukherjee. Padma Awards is the highest civilian awards of Country. This Awards are conferred in three Categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

    And this year list i

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  • Jan 21, 2016
  • 1 NFHS 4: Sex ratio down, knowledge rate up in women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4- first phase which is released recently the sex ratio in many states in India has significantly decreased and knowledge rate has increased in women’s. Mumbai based International Institute has started the conducted this first phase of

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 14th January celebrated as Makar Sankranti and in South as Pongal in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the festival Makar Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is a kite’s festival celebrated in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and many other countries. Makar Sankranti marks the conversion of the sun into the astrological sign of Makara means Capricorn on its cosmic path.

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  • 2 ‘Sahayog – Kaijin 2016’: India and Japan joint Coast Guard exercise [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About ‘Sahayog – Kaijin 2016’ exercise: ‘Sahayog – Kaijin 2016’ exercise is the 15th edition of bilateral exercise by the Indian Coast Guard and its Japanese counterpart. ‘Sahayog – Kaijin 2016’ has begun off the coast of Chennai, Tamil Nadu in the Bay of Bengal.

    • It is a part

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  • Jan 13, 2016
  • 1 Supreme Court gives notification to center for lifting ban on Jallikattu [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Supreme Court will give notification to the Union Government for lifting ban on traditional bull taming sport Jallikattu during the festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu. And for this the apex court rejected the request of Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and Tamil

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  • Jan 11, 2016
  • 1 2016 Chennai Open title has been won by Stan Wawrinka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Chennai Open title of tennis has been won by the World No. 4 Stanislaus Wawrinka from Switzerland by beating Aljaz Bedene from Slovenia with 6 - 3,6 - 4 score. With this he had won ATP Chennai Open title for 3 times continually in 2014,2015 and 2016, and overall fourth t

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award will honored to Singer Sanjay Subrahmanyam [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award will be honored to notable south Indian classical singer Sanjay Subrahmanyam. The renowned mathematician Manjul Bhargava will honor him with this awared at 89th annual conference of the Madras Music Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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  • Dec 30, 2015
  • 1 Gujarat wins Maiden Vijay Hazare title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 14th season of prestigious Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy for season 2015–16 has been won by Gujrat for first time in its history of championship. At the finals Gujrat has beat Delhi by 139 runs played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru (Karnataka).

    About Vijay Hazare Trophy

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 For 2015 Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award Syed Kirmani has been nominated [ Awards ]

    For prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C. K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Syed Kirmani India’s former wicket-keeper has been nominated. He was honored for his contribution to Indian cricket. When in 1983 for the first time Indian team has won the World Cup he was a member

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