Tamil Nadu: Point-Wise State Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Aug 29, 2017
  • 1 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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  • 2 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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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1 Measures to Protect Women Workers Abroad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian Missions in the Emigration Check Required (ECR) countries including Gulf Countries report many atrocities on women working in foreign countries. To protect them government has taken several measures.

    Measures to Protect Women Workers Abroad

    Measures to Protect Women Workers Abroad

    Measures to Protect Women Workers Abroad

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  • Aug 18, 2017
  • 1 27 Cities Selected for Smart Cities Mission in 3rd Stage [ None ]

    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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  • Aug 9, 2017
  • 1 Export of Marine Food Products [ Economy ]

    Gujarat is the top producer. Andhra Pradesh is the second largest producer in 2015 - 16. In addition, Goa is the third largest producer. Among the union territories, Andaman and Nicobar and Dam and Diu are also important producers.

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    Image of Indian Seafood Exports

    Image of Indian Seafood Exports

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  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government Officials [ Policy/Governance ]

    Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C) launched a new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT) for State Government officials.

    ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government officials

    ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government Officials

    ‘COMMIT’ Program for State Government officials

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 Shri Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India [ Policy/Governance ]

    Shri Achal Kumar Joti has assumed charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, succeeding Dr. Nasim Zaidi making it the clear his commitment to hold free, fair, inclusive and credible elections throughout the country and ensuring that “No Voter to be Left Behind

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  • Jul 9, 2017
  • 1 Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare started the Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation in the year 2014 - 15 with an objective to promote agricultural mechanisation among small and marginal farmers and in the areas where the level of mechanisation is very low. In addit

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  • Jul 7, 2017
  • 1 5th Slum Yuva Daud- Adopt Slum Campaign - Slums in India [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Slum Yuva Daud of the Adopt Slum Campaign initiated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan involves groups like NSS, public schools, RWAs, NGOs and clubs etc. A total 11 Slum Yuva Runs have been planned of which 5 have happened.

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    Image of Not Reporting Slums

    Image of Not Reporting Slums

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  • Jul 4, 2017
  • 1 Fiscal Deficit of States Soars Reaches to Rs 4.93 Trillion in FY16 [ Policy/Governance ]

    The gross fiscal deficits of all the states have been reached to the Rs 4, 93, 360 crore in fiscal 2016 as per ’Handbook of Statistics on States 2016 - 17 a second edition of RBI’s statistical publication, which was Rs 18, 790 crore in FY1991.

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    Image of Fiscal Deficit of States Soars

    Image of Fiscal Deficit of States Soars

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  • Jun 26, 2017
  • 1 Government Announced More 30 Smart Cities [ Economy ]

    Central government has announced more 30 cities for development as smart cities so with this the number of smart city under Smart City Mission is reached to 90. The Smart City Mission was announced on 25th June 2015.

    • Total 45 cities were in the race for 40 available smart city s

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  • 2 Growth of Domestic and Foreign Tourist Visits During 2016 Gets Higher [ Economy ]

    India has marked positive growth in both domestic and foreign tourist visits during 2016 as discover by Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism. The contribution of these states was about 85 % to the total number of domestic tourist visits during 2012.

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    Domesti

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  • Jun 24, 2017
  • 1 India’S First Indigenously Build L&T Yard 55000 (Floating Dock – FDN 2) Launched [ Economy ]

    Smt Anjali Deshpande, wife of Vice Admiral DM Deshpande, AVSM, VSM, and Controller of Warship Production & Acquisition has launched India’s first indigenously (self build) Floating Dock (FDN-2) for the Indian Navy at Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) Shipyard at Kattupalli, Chennai.

    India’s first indigenously build L&T Yard 55000 Launched

    India’s First Indigenously Build L&T Yard 55000 Launched

    India’s first indigenously build L&T Yard 55000 Launched

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  • Jun 21, 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 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Science and Technology Contemporary Topics - Expected Questions 2017 Part-1 [ Science/Technology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Science and Technology Contemporary Topics and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • Jun 5, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-5 [ Defense ]

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

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    Expected Questions on Defence: UPSC IAS 2017

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  • Jun 3, 2017
  • 1 C.a. Bhavani Devi: First Indian to Win a Gold in International Fencing Tournament [ Sports ]

    C. A Bhavani Devi has won a Gold Medal in an international fencing tournament and with this achievement she becomes first Indian to win it. She has bagged gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship which was held in Reykjavik in Iceland by beating

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  • May 27, 2017
  • 1 Ravichandran Ashwin Wins International Cricketer of the Year Award [ Awards ]

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar and Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Ente

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  • May 22, 2017
  • 1 KalamSat - World’S Smallest Satellite Built by Indian Teen to Be Launched by NASA [ Science/Technology ]

    An 18-year-old boy in India’s southern city of Chennai has developed a satellite lighter than smartphone, which National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch on June 21.

    Image of the World's smallest satellite

    Image of the World’s Smallest Satellite

    Image of the World’s smallest satellite

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Endangered Mammals- 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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  • Apr 9, 2017
  • 1 India’S First Transgender Police Officer Appointed in Tamil Nadu [ Appointments ]

    Prithika Yashini told PTI that her ambition was to become an IPS officer. It was a proud moment for India’s first transgender, to be appointed as a police officer in Tamil Nadu. She visited the officer of the superintendent of police in Dharmapuri and submitted her joining docume

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  • 2 📹 Highlight 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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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 Highlight on Environmental Protection - 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 and Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 DMRC Enters Limca Book of Records [ Economy ]

    DMRC has listed by entering the prestigious Limca Book of World Records. For constructing 200 Girders in just one month on the Noida – Greater Noida corridor. This project has been executed by DMRC on behalf of Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Ltd. Maximum number of U-girders

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  • 2 RAHAT Medical Project Launched in Rajasthan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Medical project Rajasthan Heart Attack Treatment programme (RAHAT), launched by a private hospital in Rajasthan. It is to provide people timely treatment during heart attacks in remote as well as rural areas.

    Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje launched Medical Project RAHAT

    Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Launched Medical Project RAHAT

    Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje launched Medical Project RAHAT

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  • 3 India Signs $375 MN Loan Pact with ADB for Industrial Corridor [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed $375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor. It is first phase of a planned 2, 500km East Coast Economic Corridor. Earlier ADB had approved $631 million in loans and grants for

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  • 4 India State Forest Report 2015 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Forest Report is published by Forest Survey of India (FSI) on a biennial basis since 1987. Forest cover of country is mapped through indigenous RESOURCESAT -2 satellite data with a LISS III sensor. Report show increase of over 5, 000 square kilometer in total forest cover of Indi

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  • 5 ISRO Successfully Tests Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of GSLV Mk III [ Science/Technology ]

    ISRO has successfully ground tested Cryogenic Upper Stage engine meant for rocket GSLV-Mark-III. The performance of the Cryogenic Upper Stage during the test was as predicted. It was tested for 50 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu.

    ISRO Successfully Tests Its GSLV Mk III

    ISRO Successfully Tests Its GSLV Mk III

    ISRO Successfully Tests Its GSLV Mk III

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  • 6 Padma Awards 2017 [ Awards ]

    This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women. The Padma Award ceremony will be held on the occasion of 68th Republic Day.

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  • 7 Tamil Nadu Assembly Passes Jallikattu Bill [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday unanimously passed an amendment bill. Bill allows Jallikattu to be conducted across the state. Bill to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 was unanimously adopted by the House after members of all parties spoke welcoming legislat

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