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  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 1 National Challenge for Youth-”Ideate for India- Creative Solutions Using Technology” [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The challenge aims to give school students across the country a platform and opportunity to become solution creators for the problems they see around them and their communities. To make the young students understand the importance of technology and give them a platform, where the

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  • 2 Ministry of Finance Releases Discussion Paper Entitled “3 Essential “S’S” [ Education, Policy/Governance, Political Science ]

    A Discussion Paper entitled “3 Essential “S”s of Climate Finance - Scope, Scale and Speed: A Reflection” on the sidelines of COP 24 to UNFCCC at Katowice, Poland, was released by Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.

    Place: Poland

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    Image of A Discussion Climate Finance

    Image of A Discussion Climate Finance

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  • Jan 30, 2019
  • 1 CSIR to Establish a High-End Skill Development Centre in Chandigarh [ Education, Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Research Laboratory CSIR-IMTECH (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-Institute of Microbial Technology) announced a new partnership w/Merck, a leading German Science & Technology Company, to establish a ‘High End Skill Development Centre’ in CSIR-IMTECH, Chandiga

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  • Jan 29, 2019
  • 1 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management at Mohali [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    1st International Conference on ‘Sustainable Water Management’ began on 10th Dec. , 2018 at Indian School of Business (ISB) in Mohali, Punjab. Conference is being organised by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) under aegis of National Hydrology Project of Union Ministry of Water

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  • Jan 24, 2019
  • 1 Defence Minister Launches ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ [ Education, Policy/Governance, Defense, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Defence Minister launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. It aimed to provide boost to IPR culture in indigenous defence industry.

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  • Jan 23, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Antarctica is Causing a Global Sea Level Rise [ Science/Technology, Environment/Ecology, Geography ]

    Scientists are working for over 200 years continuously in Antarctica to find new organisms & data that could reveal Earth’s climate history & signs of climate changes. More than 40 other countries have joined agreement & then research station on continent has grown rapidly.

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    Image of Antarctic Sea Level Rise

    Image of Antarctic sea level rise

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  • Jan 21, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Ozone Layer is Recovering [ Environment/Ecology, Geography ]

    Recent study by NASA has confirmed recovery of ozone layer due to absence of chlorine from Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) in atmosphere. Study has confirmed phenomenon by mapping chemical composition of atmosphere.

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    Image of Ozone Layer is Recovering

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  • Jan 18, 2019
  • 1 QS Asia Rankings 2019: 8 Universities from India Among Top 100 [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    QS Asia University Ranking is annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). 8 Indian universities have figured among top 100 in list of Asia’s top 50 universities.

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    Image of QS Asia University Ranking 2018

    Image of QS Asia University Ranking 2018

    Uni

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  • 2 Union HRD Minister Releases the Revised CBSE Affiliation Bye Laws [ Education, Policy/Governance, Political Science ]

    Union HRD Minister released revised CBSE Affiliation Bye Laws to ensure speed, transparency, hassle-free procedures, & ease of doing business w/Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

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    Image of New Affiliation Bye - Laws

    Image of New Affiliation Bye - Laws

    • Revised affili

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  • Jan 17, 2019
  • 1 Global Temperature Could Exceed 1.5°C in Just 12 Years: UN (IPCC) Special Report [ Environment/Ecology, Geography ]

    UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released special report on global warming in Incheon, South Korea. Report includes contributions from 91 authors & review editors from 40 countries.

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    Image of Global Mean Surface Temperature

    Image of Global Mean Surface Temperature

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  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 1 PhD Holders from Top 500 World Universities Eligible for Direct Recruitment as Assistant Professor [ Education, Policy/Governance ]

    All PhD holders who are involved w/research programmes in India or pursuing higher education in foreign universities can rejoice now. After completing their Doctoral degree, they will be eligible for direct recruitment as assistant professors in Indian universities, according to

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  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 1 Lancet Countdown 2018 Report: India Among Worst Hit by Climate Change [ International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology ]

    Lancet Countdown 2018 report has asked Indian policy makers to take series of initiatives to mitigate increased risks to health & loss of labour hours due to surge in exposure to heatwave events in country over 2012 - 2016 period.

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    Image of Lancet Countdown 2018 Report

    Image of Lancet Countdown 2018 report

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  • Jan 11, 2019
  • 1 Environment Ministry Notifies Graded Response Action Plan to Combat Air Pollution in NCR [ Policy/Governance, Health, Environment/Ecology ]

    Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified Graded Response Action Plan to combat air pollution in NCR Delhi region. MoEFCC amended laws & formally tasked SC-appointed panel w/implementing graded action plan for pollution control.

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    Image of MoEFCC Amended Laws and Formally

    Image of MoEFCC amended laws and formally

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  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 1 UGC NTA NET Result 2018 Declared on 5th January 2019

    National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared UGC NET 2018 result on 5 January, 2018 on its official website ntanet. nic. in. Candidates, who had appeared for UGC NET 2018 examination, can check their results from official website.

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    Image of UGC NTA NET Result

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  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 1 Arvind Saxena Appointed UPSC Chairman [ Education, Personalities ]

    President appointed Arvind Saxena as Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC conducts examination to select bureaucrats, diplomats & police officers. He will have tenure till 7th Aug. , 2020, when he attains age of 65 years.

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    Image of Appointed UPSC Chairman

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  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India [ Education, Computers & ICT ]

    Govt. has provided 2 lac Datasets on open data platform to provide opportunity for innovation to all. It is set-up by National Informatics Centre (NIC) in compliance w/Open Data Policy. Its objective is to provide platform for proactive access to Govt. -owned shareable data.

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    Image of Open Government Platform (OGPL)

    Image of Open Government Platform (OGPL)

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  • Jan 5, 2019
  • 1 VS Naipaul, Fiery Novelist and Nobel Laureate [ Education, International Relations/Organizations, Awards, Personalities ]

    Indian origin writer & famous British novelist Sir V. S. Naipaul died in London on 12th Aug. 2018. He was 85 years old. Naipaul was known as ‘Sir Videya’ among fans. He has written insensitivity on imp. issues like colonialism, idealism, religion & politics.

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    Image of Sir Videya

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  • 2 🌟 Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies at 80 [ Education, Policy/Governance, Personalities ]

    Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General passed away after a short illness. He was 80. Kofi Annan Foundation described him as “global statesman & deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for fairer & more peaceful world”.

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    Image of Kofi Atta Annan

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  • Jan 2, 2019
  • 1 UGC May Exempt IGNOU from Tough Norms

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has agreed to free Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) from its regulations for higher education institutions offering open & distance learning programmes in various streams.

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  • 2 JK Lakshmipat University Opens Admissions for Pinnacle MBA 2019 [ University Entrance Upd. ]

    -JK Laksmipat University has announced admissions for the fresh batch of Pinnacle MBA 2019. The Pinnacle MBA programme has been designed in consultation with Industry with a good blend of academics, industry exposure and personal mentoring by industry professionals.

    -The foundin

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  • 3 Cabinet Approves National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems [ Education, Science/Technology, Policy/Governance, Computers & ICT ]

    Union Cabinet has approved launching of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). It will be implemented by Department of Science &Technology under Ministry of Science & Technology for period of 5 years.

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    Image of The NM-ICPS

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  • Dec 31, 2018
  • 1 UGC NET December Answer Key 2018 Released on 24th Dec., 2018

    National Testing Agency (NTA) has released UGC NET Answer Key 2018 on 24 Dec. , 2018. Answer key is released online, at ntanet. nic. in. Candidates can object answer key till 1st Jan. , 2019

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    Image of UGC NET Dec Answer Key 2018

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  • Dec 27, 2018
  • 1 🌟 IISc Bengaluru is India’S Top Ranked University [ Education ]

    Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, is highest-ranked educational institution from India. Indian Institute of Technology-Indore comes 2nd, as per Times Higher Education’s (THE) world university rankings 2019.

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    Image of India’s Top Ranked University

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  • Dec 26, 2018
  • 1 📹 NTA NET December 2018 Geography (Memory Based) Questions-Answers

    Length of Indian Coastline book hundred years in geography concurrent list. Almagest highest density of population in UT. Time Space Geography Christaller – Transport. Length of Indian Coastline

    • Book Hundred Years in Geography
    • Concurrent List
    • Almagest
    • Highest density of populatio

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  • Dec 25, 2018
  • 1 Indian-Origin Mathematician Akshay Venkatesh Wins Fields Medal [ Education, Awards, Personalities ]

    Akshay Venkatesh, Indian-Australian mathematician, was awarded Fields medal at International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Akshay Venkatesh is one of 4 winners of Fields medal.

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    Image of Child Prodigy to Acclaimed Researcher

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  • Dec 24, 2018
  • 1 📹 NTA NET December 2018 Paper 1 (Memory Based) Questions-Answers & Explanation

    Open University – 1st Deemed University Categories of University IISER - new campus (From Expected Questions) CEE (Center for Environmental Education) Chairman of 1st education policy

    NTA14 and NTA15 is 157229 what is NTA

    PAN = 31, PAR = 35 what is PAT

    5472 = 9; 6342 = 6; what

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  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 1 UGC Changes Minority Scholarship Criteria

    UGC in compliance with its Under Graduate Act (UGCA), seeks Online Application Forms once in a Year through Advertisement in leading Newspaper & Employment Newspaper from Candidates belonging to Minority Category fulfilling Eligibility Conditions under Fellowship Scheme.

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    Image of UGC Changes Minority Scholarship Criteria

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  • Dec 7, 2018
  • 1 Solved! CBSE NET June 2015 Paper 1-(48-60)Answer Key Below, Explanations at Examrace Youtube Channel

    Fully Solved Set of 48-60 questions asked in CBSE NET June 2015 examination - all questions - mental ability, communication, venn diagram, age and blood relations all answered below. These solutions are fully explained in the video at Examrace YouTube Channel.

    49. Which of the co

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  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 1 Expected Questions in Political Science (Part 2)

    Law Commission Floats Consultation Paper on Family Law Reform: - Law Commission floated Consultation Paper on family law reform. Paper discusses range of provisions w/i all family laws, secular or personal & suggests number of changes in form of potential amendments & fresh enact

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  • 2 Expected Questions in Political Science (Part 1)

    Leninism and Marxism - Who is Vladimir Lenin? : - Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov or Lenin was Russian communist revolutionary, politician & political theorist. He served as head of govt. of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 & of Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924.

    • Under his administration,

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