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  • Aug 20, 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.

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  • 2 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 About Ram Nath Kovind- Elected 14th President of India- Took Oath on July 25th [ Appointments ]

    Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 is a lawyer and now the President of India. He is the 2nd Dalit leader to be elected to the post. Earlier served as the 35th Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 and as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from 1994 to 2006.

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  • 2 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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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 UP Board Books Replaced by NCERT Books from Next Academic Year [ Education ]

    The Uttar Pradesh state government is going to replace Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board textbooks by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to make UP Board equivalent to the CBSE.

    • NCERT books will be introduced fr

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  • 2 Prime Minister Visit to Israel (July 5, 2017) - List of MoUs/Agreements [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    In the first such visit to the country by an Indian Prime Minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Israel from July 4 - 6,2017 at the invitation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

    Important Announcem

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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 6, 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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  • 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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  • Jun 25, 2017
  • 1 70,784 More Houses Approved to UP for Urban Poor Under PMAY (Urban) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    70,784 more affordable houses have been approved by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation for the benefit of urban poor in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). These houses will be constructed at the investment of Rs. 3,528 crore for which c

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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.

    Key Facts

    Domestic

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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 Uttar Pradesh Topped List of Child Labourers [ Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    Uttar Pradesh has topped the list of child labour with 2,50,672 children involved in labour work according to the recently released CRY Report which also claimed that more than 8 lakh children of India with age group between 5 and 6 years are engaged in child labour.

    • Child Righ

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  • 2 📹 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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  • 2 Tele-Law Launched to Mainstream Legal Aid in Rural India [ Policy/Governance ]

    Tele-Law has been launched as joint initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. It will provide legal help to the marginal communities and rural areas peoples by CSC. Primarily it will be started across 1000 Common Service Centres (CSC) in Uttar Pradesh

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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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  • May 21, 2017
  • 1 New Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Against Pneumonia Launched [ Health ]

    Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has launched new Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, PCV, for Pneumonia at Lal Bahadur Shastri Medical College Hospital in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

    Highlights:

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  • May 17, 2017
  • 1 CRPF Command Shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh [ Defense ]

    The strategic anti-Naxal operations command headquarters of the CRPF has been shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh. In 2010, the central zone command headquarters was shifted from Raipur to Kolkata owing to logistics and connectivity issues.

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  • Apr 30, 2017
  • 1 Agriculture Ministry Discloses Model APMC Act [ Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    The Agriculture Ministry has come up with a new model Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act Market fee across a State and a united single trading license for cost-effectiveness of transactions. To provide farmers more freedom to sell their produce.

    • “The State/UT Agric

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  • Apr 27, 2017
  • 1 The Banning the Use of Red Beacon Decided by Union Cabinet [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Cabinet has decided to put a ban on the use of red beacons which atop cars of VIPs. Three categories had been exempted from the ban which was the President, Vice- President and Chief Justice of India. The exemption had been applied to the emergency service vehicles. Acc

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  • Apr 6, 2017
  • 1 India Becomes Net Exporter of Power for the First Time [ Science/Technology ]

    CEA, under Union Power Ministry, India for the first time has become a net exporter of electricity during the April-February period in fiscal 2016 - 17. During this period, India has exported around 5,798 million units to Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, which is 213 million units

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  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1 Government Approves 101 Cold Chain Projects to Boost Food-Processing Sector [ Economy ]

    The Government has sanctioned 101 new integrated cold chain projects across the country. To reduce wastage of agricultural produce and add value to farmers’ harvests ranging from fruits and vegetables to fish, dairy and marine products.

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  • Mar 30, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Environmental Protection - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

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  • Mar 27, 2017
  • 1 Trivendra Singh Rawat Sworn – in as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand [ Appointments ]

    BJP’s Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Saturday sworn-in as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand. The oath of office being administered by Governor Krishan Kant Paul The swearing-in ceremony that was held at the Parade Ground.

    About Trivendra Singh Rawat:

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  • 2 Yogi Adityanath Sworn in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh [ Appointments ]

    Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, placing a polarizing figure in charge of one of India’s most important states. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath enjoys good relations with predecessor Rajnath Singh, who is currently the Union home minister.

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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 Tripartite MoU to Help Scheduled Caste Artisans Signed [ Policy/Governance ]

    MoU signed among National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) , Ministry of Textiles.

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  • 2 Gopal Baglay Appointed as New Spokesperson of MEA [ Appointments ]

    Gopal Baglay has been appointed as new spokesperson of Indian foreign ministry succeeding Vikas Swarup. Former spokesperson Vikas Swarup was appointed as India’s High Commissioner to Canada. Baglay has served as deputy high commissioner to Islamabad.

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  • 3 New Train of Indian Railway’S Thought: RO–RO Service to Cut Down Traffic Woes in Delhi [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The RO-RO is a boon for Delhi as it would have a direct impact on its air ambient quality and the capital would breathe clean air. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched Roll-on Roll-off (RO-RO) service.

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