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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 📹 Important Topics on Pollution- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    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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  • 2 🌟 📹 Important Topics on Environmental Protection - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    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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  • 3 🌟 Sweden is Running Out of Garbage, Now Imports - Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    With world’s number one recycling program to reduce waste and garbage. Sweden has finally reached a point where the country has no more garbage to recycle. It is setting an example for many countries around the world.

    Sweden location in World map

    Sweden Location in World Map

    Sweden location in World map

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  • 4 🌟 President Pranab Mukherjee Launches 100 Million for 100 Million Campaign – Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    President Pranab Mukherjee launched a ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ Campaign at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The campaign was conceptualized by Nobel peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi. It was organized by the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation.

    100 Million campaign

    100 Million Campaign

    100 Million campaign

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  • 5 🌟 Arctic Ice and Climate Change - Important [ Eco. ]

    Unless the world stops burning fossil fuels that are fueling global warming, irreversible changes in the Arctic could have disastrous effects for the people that live there and for the rest of the planet, researchers warned.

    Animals affected due to Global Warming

    Animals Affected Due to Global Warming

    Animals affected due to Global Warming

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  • 6 🌟 Upma Chowdhary: First Woman Director of LBSNAA (Important) [ Policy-Governance ]

    Upma Chowdhary has been appointed as new Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) at Mussoorie. She will be the 23rd director and first woman director of LBSNAA. She will replace Rajeev Kapoor.

    Upma Chowdhary appointed as new Director LBSNAA

    Upma Chowdhary Appointed as New Director LBSNAA

    Upma Chowdhary appointed as new Director LBSNAA

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  • 7 🌟 Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa- Chief Guest of 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    António Costa (54), the Indian origin Prime Minister of Portugal will be the chief guest at the 14th PBD Convention. The PBD Convention is to be held from January 7 to 9, 2017 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Suriname Vice president Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin will be the Special Gues

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  • 8 🌟 Indian Currency Now Travels from Press to ATM in Mere 6 Days - Important [ Important Days ]

    A 15-member team formed by the Reserve Bank of India - including managed service providers, ATM manufacturers and cash logistics firms – monitors and facilitates the recalibration and replenishment of cash machines across India.

    The intensive efforts have shortened the time from p

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  • 9 🌟 CERN Inks India as an Associate Member- Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The Geneva-headquartered European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) inked an agreement with India as the latest associate member state of the organisation.For India, Sekhar Basu, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy signed the

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Rustom-II, India’S Combat-Capable, Drone Successfully Completes Maiden Test Flight- Important [ Sci-Tech ]

    Rustam-II is the two-tonner indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platform, aka TAPAS 201 developed by defense and Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE).During the test, TAPAS 201 accomplished the main objectives flying, such as take-off, bank, level flight and landing

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  • 2 🌟 International Day for Tolerance, 16 November- Important [ Important Days ]

    The objective of this day is to generate public awareness, emphasize the dangers of intolerance, and renew the commitment and zeal of action in support of tolerance promotion and education. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) solemnly Proclai

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  • 3 🌟 What are Micro ATMs, What They Do, and How They Could Help Solve the Cash Crunch-Important [ Eco. ]

    Installing ATMs in rural areas is unviable for banks due to the lower number of accounts, low volume of transactions, low value of transactions, and high cost of setting up an ATM. Micro ATMs provide a one-stop solution bringing secure ATM services to the unbanked rural areas.

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  • 4 🌟 Appointing Judges in Higher Judiciary? Detailed Debate on Collegium System- Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    The constitution of India establishes an integrated judicial system with Supreme Court at the top and High Courts for states. Under high courts, there is a hierarchy of subordinate courts viz. district courts and other lower courts.

    This single system of courts, adopted from the g

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  • 5 🌟 India, Bhutan Signed New Bilateral Trade Agreement- Important [ Eco. ]

    Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Bhutan’s Economic Affairs Minister Tengye Lyonpo Lekey Dorji signed the Bilateral trade agreement in New Delhi to improve ease of doing trade.

    Image fo Nirmala Sitharaman

    Image Fo Nirmala Sitharaman

    Image fo Nirmala Sitharaman

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  • 6 🌟 China to Block India’S Bid for NSG Membership- Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Once again, China has decided to block India’s bid for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership. China along with few other member countries of NSG had earlier blocked India’s membership proposal in the plenary meet of NSG in Seoul.

    David Cameron calls PM Modi, extends UK support for India's NSG

    David Cameron Calls PM Modi, Extends UK Support for India's NSG

    David Cameron calls PM Modi, extends UK support for India's NSG

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  • 7 🌟 Use of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 Notes Banned by Indian Government- Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    Old 500, Rs. 1,000 notes must be deposited in bank or post office accounts from 10th November till 30th December 2016.Those unable to make a deposit by 30th December 2016 can go to the specified offices of RBI till 31st March 2017 to deposit notes after submitting a declaration f

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  • 8 🌟 Real Estate Act: Govt Notifies Rules for 5 Union Territories (UTs)- Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    The Union Ministry of Housing has notified the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) (General) Rules, 2016, to be applicable to the five Union Territories. The Act regulates the housing sector to bring transparency and ensuring timely completion of projects in UTs.

    Act dictates

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  • 9 🌟 India, Russia Agree to Double the Range of BrahMos Missile- Important [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Brahmos missile jointly developed by India and Russia is the deadliest cruise missile in the world- supersonic speed with deadly accuracy and ability to hit targets 290 km away. Missile can be fired from a standoff range without the Indian forces coming under enemy fire.

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Bindheswar Pathak Appointed as Brand Ambassador of Swachh Rail Mission- Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak was appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission of Indian Railway by the Union Ministry of Railways. He is the founder of Sulabh International.Indian Railways engaged with Sulabh International to clean important railway stations as part of the

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  • 2 🌟 Latvia is First Baltic Sea Nation to Join with China’S OBOR- Important [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Latvia became the first country in the Baltic Sea to sign a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to link up with China’s OBOR (One Belt and One Road) Initiative. MoU was signed after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s met his Latvian counterpart Maris Kucinskis in Riga (capital of Latvia)

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  • 3 🌟 “Saur Sujala Yojana” Launched in Chhattisgarh- Important [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Saur Sujala Yojana was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh on the occasion of the 16th foundation day celebration, under which solar powered irrigation pumps will be provided to farmers at a subsidized price.

    Image of Saur Sujala Yojana

    Image of Saur Sujala Yojana

    Image of Saur Sujala Yojana

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  • 4 🌟 NHPC Commissions 50 MW Wind Project in Rajasthan- Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) the largest hydropower Generation Company of India selected Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) for 50 MW wind power project (WPP).The project synchronized with the national grid in October 2016.

    Location of NHPC Commissions 50 MW Wind Project in Rajasthan

    Location of NHPC Commissions 50 MW Wind Project in Rajasthan

    Location of NHPC Commissions 50 MW Wind Project in Rajasthan

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  • 5 🌟 Kerala: 3rd Open Defecation Free State - Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    After Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh, Kerala becomes 3rd Open Defecation Free state of India under theSwachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), it was announced by the Drinking Water and Sanitation Secretary Parameswaran Iyer in New Delhi on 1st November- the foundation day of Kerala.

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  • 6 🌟 Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan- Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) has been launched to provide free health check-ups to pregnant women at government health centres and hospitals. This scheme was launched by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi.

    Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

    Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

    Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

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  • 7 🌟 India’S First Solar Storage Power Plant of India at Andaman- Important [ Sci-Tech ]

    First city-scale battery Solar Storage Power Plant of India is going to be setup at Andaman- well known for its fabulous beaches.NTPC, the largest power generation utility of India will construct two solar storage plants with total 25 mw (megawatt) capacity at Port Blair under th

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  • 8 🌟 Union Cabinet Approves IISER, Berhampur in Odisha - Important [ Edu. ]

    Union Cabinet approved Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) at Berhampur in Odisha. This is an ex-post facto approval. It will be established under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. It will start its 2016-17 academic sessions from 1st August 2016.

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  • 9 🌟 Election Rules to Allow E-Transfer of Postal Ballot- Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    Election Commission of India (ECI) has modified the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 to allow the e-transfer of postal ballot. New rules empower a returning officer in any constituency to send postal ballots to an eligible voter by electronic means.

    • Postal ballots allow voters to

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Urja Ganga Launched in Varanasi - Important [ Sci-Tech ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Urja Ganga, the highly ambitious gas pipeline project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He also launched other schemes worth of Rs 5000 crore in his Lok Sabha constituency. Gas pipeline would provide piped cooking fuel to residents of the eastern r

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  • 2 🌟 Irrigation Projects in Indus Basin on Fast Track - Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    4 project in Indus river basin planned by Union Government are not on fast track to increase irrigation area in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The area included in this project is 2.05 lakh acres. India had decided to utilize maximum amount of water from rivers, which pass through Indi

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  • 3 🌟 📹 Western Zonal Council Meeting Held in Mumbai - Important [ Policy-Governance ]

    Western Zonal Council’s 22nd meeting was held at Mumbai, Maharashtra. This meeting was held under the leadership of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Chief Ministers, Ministers of States and Union Territories administrators as well as senior officers of Union and State Governmen

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