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  • Feb 4, 2018
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    In 2015, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited joined hands with the organizers of the Sabarimala pilgrimage to support an initiative to clean up waste accumulated during the pilgrimage period.

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  • Jan 31, 2018
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    📹 📝 Resolving Insolvency: India improved ease of doing business world ranking by 30 places to 103rd position than previous 136th rank in 2017. Insolvency and Bankruptcy code with Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in 2016 –… (3111 more words) …

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    Next Issue – Public Grievance Redressal. Collecting coins in pot – burying them. Money from home to banks – interest on deposits – Investment banking and corporate banking. RBI as regulator and banker to banks. Banking system in India initially… (2101 more words) …

  • Jan 30, 2018
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    Next Week! ! International Court of Justice 📹: Why focusing on this topic? : Volcanic eruptions. Mt. Mayon, Philippines: Active stratovolcano near Legazpi, Part of Albay Biosphere Reserve declared by UNESCO in 2016.

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  • Jan 25, 2018
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    Next Week! ! VONA – Volcanic Eruptions 📹. What is Monsoon Mission? : India-UK collaboration – proposed in 2010, Launched by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Has been coordinated by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.

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    Next Issue – Agriculture. Empowering Rural Women: Way Forward: Convergence of aspects of social, economic and political life, Empowerment is a continuous process. 50 % certificates under PM Kaushal Vikas Yojana awarded to women

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    Examrace is number 1 education portal for competitive and scholastic exam preparation resources. Get free study material, exam & sample papers, information on deadlines, exam format etc. Our vision is to provide preparation resources to each and every student even… (79 more words) …

  • Feb 4, 2018
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    A mahram is a kin with whom marriage would be considered haram (illegal in Islam) or people from whom purdah is not obligatory or legal escorts of a woman during journey longer than a day and night (24 hours).

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    Bombogenesis is a popular term that describes a mid-latitude cyclone that rapidly intensifies. It means rapidly deepening extra tropical cyclonic low-pressure area. Other names for Bombogenesis: Explosive cyclogenesis.

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    • Weather bomb

    • Meteorological bomb

    • Explosive development

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    Electoral Bond is a financial instrument for donating to political parties. These are issued by Scheduled Commercial banks upon authorization from the Central Government to intending donors, but only against cheque and digital payments- it cannot be purchased by paying… (438 more words) …

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    Total of 1.9 crore names were released by Assam in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) from total number of applicants 3.29 crores. The rest of the names after verification will be out in another draft.… (323 more words) …

  • Feb 1, 2018
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    What is e-HRMS? : e-HRMS is an electronic tool for human resource management system, An online platform for central government employees to apply for leave and access their service-related information.

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    Image of eHRMS Features

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    The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ to develop and enhance standards of cleanliness on beaches. Increase upkeep and basic amenities at beaches.

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    China launched remote sensing satellites from Xichang Satellite launch centre in the southwest Sichuan province. This launch was the third batch of the Yaogan-30 project. The launch is the 260th mission of the Long March rocket family.

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  • Jan 31, 2018
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    China based Tsingshan group along with its Indian partners will set up an 18, 000 crore, cold and hot steel rolling plant in Kutch. The production of this company is expected to start by March 2019.

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    The latest global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) rankings, released on the sidelines of World Economic Forum meet in Davos saw India slip to bottom five in a list of 180 countries. India was placed at 177 position.

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    Anti-Maoist strategies are the strategies taken to counter the Maoist and their supporters. The Red Corridor is the region in the eastern, central and the southern parts of India that experience considerable Naxalite–Maoist insurgency. In 2017, red corridor has been… (585 more words) …

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    The Union Government, Tamil Nadu Government and World Bank have signed the agreement for the loan. According to the agreement, $318 million dollar will be given to the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project.

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    The second India-Afghanistan air cargo route linking Kabul to Mumbai was officially inaugurated at Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul. The route is expected to boost export of fresh fruits and medicinal plants from Afghanistan.

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  • Jan 25, 2018
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    Passing of bill: The Parliament has passed The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) Bill, 2017 after it was adopted by Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha already passed the bill in August 2017, The Bill establishes the IIPE at Vishakhapatnam,… (303 more words) …

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    Andhra Pradesh Fibre Grid project was officially launched on 27th Dec 2017 for providing affordable high-speed internet service to every household in the state at a nominal rate. Fibre Grid project also termed as Triple Play2 Services envisages to… (274 more words) …

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    The Ministry had launched following special schemes for skill development of youth belonging to minority communities: Seekho aur Kamao (Learn & Earn) - This is a placement linked skill development scheme for minorities aiming to upgrade the skills of minority… (300 more words) …

  • Jan 31, 2018
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    Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has launched the ‘Udyami Mitra’ Portal to improve accessibility of credit and handholding services to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). 38 banks and 56 RRBs are mapped on the portal.

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    Khadi artisans are self-employed artisans of the Khadi and Village Industry (V. I. ) Institutions. Government is implementing the Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) (earlier known as Khadi Karigar ‘Janashree Bima Yojana’ which was merged with Aam Admi Bima Yojana… (527 more words) …

  • Jan 30, 2018
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    The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises is administering the scheme “Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid Vehciles in India”, popularly known as FAME India scheme since 01st April 2015.

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    There are nine Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs), with 47 units & 41 Ordnance factories spread all over India. OFB: Ordnance Factory Board has developed infrastructure facilities for construction of - Missile, Tanks.

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    Construction of tunnels has been prioritized to provide all weather connectivity in the Border States. The two main passes being developed are: Rohtang pass in Himachal Pradesh, Theng in Sikkim.

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    Map of Rohtang pass And Theng Border

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  • Jan 28, 2018
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    ISRO is the acronym for Indian Space Research Organization. ISRO is the space agency of government of India headquartered at Bangalore. Major achievements since 2014 are detailed below.

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    2014 - 15 Mars Orbiter Mission

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    1098 is the phone number of hope for millions of children across India, CHILD LINE is India’s first 24-hour, helpline for children. Implemented by Ministry Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India under Centrally Sponsored Scheme namely, Integrated Child Protection… (246 more words) …

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    This Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is implementing a new scheme namely Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY), which was announced by Finance Minister in the Budget Speech of 2015 - 16.

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    Image of Schemes of M/O SJ&E for Senior Citizens

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  • Jan 27, 2018
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    Existing Problems: For NER, routing through the chicken neck corridor in Siliguri coupled with poor condition of roads escalates transport costs and time taken. Annual flash floods in Brahmaputra and Barak also wash off roads and transport infrastructure.

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    The earlier criteria for station categorization was based on the annual passenger earnings only. Stations were categorised into 7 categories which A-1, A, B, C, D, E and F. GMs will have full powers to sanction out of turn safety… (250 more words) …

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    Flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) is a set of technologies used to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from exhaust flue gases of fossil-fuel power plants, and from the emissions of other sulfur oxide emitting processes.

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  • Jan 24, 2018
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    The power obtained by harnessing the energy of the sun’s rays is known as solar energy. The calculated solar energy incidence on India’s land area is about 5000 trillion Kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year.

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    The interceptor missile is capable of destroying any incoming ballistic missile in low altitude. Supports advanced technology- mobile launcher, secure data link for interception, independent tracking and homing capabilities and radars.

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    Image of Indigenous Supersonic AAD Ashwin Interceptor Missile

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  • Jan 23, 2018
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    प्रस्तावना: - मध्यपूर्व का ऐतिहासिक शहर यरुशलम अपने में इतिहास को समेटे हुए है। मानव सभ्यता के प्रारंभ से ही यरुशलम में विभिन्न संस्कृतियों और धर्मों का समागम रहा है। अमरीका के राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप ने हाल ही में

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    विश्व: - विश्व में जहां एक ओर युवा नेतृत्व कमान संभाल रहा है, वहीं दूसरी ओर हमारे देश में अब भी बुजुर्ग राजनेता सवा सौ करोड़ से ऊपर की आबादी की दशा और दिशा तय कर रहे हैं। ये राजनेता

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    प्रस्तावना: - अपने आने के पहले शायद ही किसी नए साल ने तथ्यों पर आधारित इतनी ठोस उम्मीदें जगाई हो। यही कितनी बड़ी बात है कि दुनिया आखिरकार 2008 में आई महामंदी से उबर जाएगी। इतना ही नहीं, मेडिसिन (दवा)

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  • Jan 15, 2018
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    Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level for Mount Mayon volcano to a three on a scale of five. It indicates an improved tendency toward a risky explosion. Lava flowed less than half a mile down a… (381 more words) …

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    👌 Four Important Arms Control Regimes. Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG): Nuclear supplier countries that seek to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials, equipment, and technology that can be used to manufacture nuclear weapons.

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    Next Week! ! Monsoon Mission 📹. Weapons of Mass Destruction: By type, Biological, Chemical, Nuclear, Radiological, Proliferation, Nuclear, Chemical, Missiles. Doomsday Clock: Represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe – threat of global nuclear war.

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  • Jan 8, 2018
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    1. प्रथम मेगा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय व्यापार कार्यक्रम- “टेक्सटाइल इंडिया 2017”: भारत के वस्त्र और हस्तशिल्प उद्योग की अविश्वसनीय ताकत और रेंज दिखाने के लिए गांधीनगर, गुजरात में आयोजित। रुपये से अधिक के अनुमानित मूल्य के साथ कुल 65 एमओयू। घटना के

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    सरकार ने 2022 तक स्थापित अक्षय ऊर्जा क्षमता के लिए 175 जीडब्ल्यू लक्ष्य को प्राप्त करने के रास्ते पर हैं। वैश्विक पवन और सौर ऊर्जा स्थापित क्षमता में भारत 4 वें और 6 वां स्थान प्राप्त करता है। नवंबर 2017

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    ‘ट्रांसफॉर्मिंग इंडिया’ के लिए, मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय ने “सबको शिक्षा, अच्छे शिक्षा” (सभी के लिए शिक्षा, गुणवत्ता शिक्षा) के आदर्श वाक्य के साथ शिक्षा क्षेत्र को बदलने में एक छलांग लगाई।

    सिखने का परिणाम: आरटीई कानून के नियमों को

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    भारत विश्व खाद्य भारत 2017 “भारतीय खाद्य के कुंभ मेला” मेजबान है। विश्व खाद्य भारत वैश्विक खाद्य फैक्ट्री के रूप में भारत की स्थिति को मजबूत करता है। मेगा फूड पार्क परिचालित; दूसरों के अलावा तमिलनाडु के पेरामबलुर में लॉन्च

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    गंगा कायाकल्प -स्वच्छ गंगा के लिए राष्ट्रीय मिशन के तहत प्रमुख गतिविधियां: नमामी गांज कार्यक्रम के अंतर्गत कुल 187 परियोजनाएं हैं जिनमें विभिन्न गतिविधियों के लिए 16565.34 करोड़ रुपये मंजूर किए गए हैं। नदी के सामने विकास के

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    पर्यटन मंत्रालय विकास और प्रोत्साहन के लिए राष्ट्रीय नीतियों और कार्यक्रमों को तैयार करने के लिए नोडल एजेंसी है। यात्रा एवं पर्यटन प्रतिस्पर्धात्मकता सूचकांक 2017 में भारत का रैंक 2013 से 25 स्थानों की वृद्धि दर्शाता है। पर्यटन मंत्रालय “अतुल्य

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    I. अन्वेषण और उत्पादन: 1. HELP: भारत के अपस्ट्रीम क्षेत्र में हाइड्रोकार्बन क्षेत्र के लिए नई हाइड्रोकार्बन अन्वेषण लाइसेंसिंग नीति (HELP) । 2. खोजी लघु क्षेत्र नीति: केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने अनुमोदित लघु क्षेत्र नीति के तहत प्रस्ताव

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    वर्ष 2017 के दौरान गृह मंत्रालय (एमएचए) की गतिविधियों के मुख्य आकर्षण हैं: पुलिस बल के आधुनिकीकरण की छाता योजना। सीसीटीएनएस परियोजना के अंतर्गत डिजिटल पुलिस पोर्टल, नागरिकों को एफआईआर दर्ज करने में सक्षम बनाते हैं और पोर्टल शुरू में

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