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  • Nov 15, 2017
  • 1 Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 Approved by Law Ministry Approves [ Bills ]

    Union Law ministry approved Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 to empower government to confiscate property of economic offenders and defaulters who flee India detering economic offenders from evading the process of Indian law by fleeing the country.

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    Image of Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

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  • 2 Revamped Khelo India Programme Approved by Cabinet [ Sports ]

    Revamped Khelo India programme aiming to mainstreaming sports for individual development, community development, economic development, and national development was approved by Cabinet.

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  • 3 What are Non-Banking Financial Companies? RBI Regulating Peer-to-Peer Lending Firms [ Eco. ]

    Government notified that Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platforms will be treated as non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and thus regulated by Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Ends the regulatory vacuum for P2P operation.

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    Image of Non-Banking Financial Companies

    Image of Non-Banking Financial Companies

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  • Nov 14, 2017
  • 1 What is Majuli Island? Controlling Erosion of Majuli Island-Floating B4 Boat Labs [ Env. ]

    To safeguard fast-eroding Majuli island- world’s largest riverine island using government is conducting research on floating Brahmaputra Biodiversity and Biology Boat (B4) labs along Brahmaputra River.

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    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    Image of Majuli Island Erosion

    What is Maju

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  • 2 India’S First Electric Bus Service Launched in Himachal Pradesh [ Env. ]

    India’s first electric bus service launched at Rohtang Pass area in Himachal Pradesh is first of its kind electric bus service for tourist spot and first in world at an altitude of 13, 000 feet.

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    Map of Rohtang Pass

    • Electric bus will ply between Manali an

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  • 3 🌟 Kofi Annan Advisory Commission & Bangladesh’S Five-Point Peace Plan for Rohingya Crisis (Important) [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Kofi Annan Foundation and the Office of the State Counsellor established an Advisory Commission on Rakhine State which produced its recommendation in August 2017. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina floated five-point peace proposal at United Nations- one of the points is to

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  • Nov 13, 2017
  • 1 Stratolaunch: World’S Largest Aircraft Passed Engine Tests and Osiris-Rex Spacecraft Swings [ Space and ISRO ]

    Private spaceflight company Stratolaunch tested out all 6 turbofan engines on aircraft for the first time. Engines were filled with fuel and allowed to idle one at a time at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

    Stratolaunch: World’s Largest Aircraft Passed Engine Tests

    Stratolaunch: World’s Largest Aircraft Passed Engine Tests

    Stratolaunch: World’s Largest Aircraft Passed Engine Tests

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  • 2 India Ranks 40th in 2017 Global Competitiveness Index, 3rdin Nuclear Power Installations [ Ranks & Indices ]

    India got 40th rank among 137 countries in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017 - 18 slipping one position from 39th spot in 2016. WEF’s GCI assesses competitiveness based on productivity and prosperity.

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    Image of Global Competitiveness Index

    Image of Global Competitiveness Index

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  • 3 Gujarat First Big State to Use EVMs with VVPAT [ Policy-Governance ]

    Gujarat will be first big state to use Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) equipped with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) in coming Assembly elections to make elections more transparent. It will be second after Goa to use VVPAT system for the Assembly elections in entire s

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  • 4 World Habitat Day (1st Monday of Oct) and International Day of Non-Violence (2nd Oct) [ Important Days ]

    The World Habitat Day and International Day of Non-violence are observed on 2nd October 2017. International Day of Non-violence remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary as not only the leader of Indian independence but also the pioneer of philosophy of non-violence (ahim

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  • Nov 12, 2017
  • 1 Rapid Test to Diagnose Zika and Dengue and IIT Scholars Discover New Drug to for Chikungunya Virus [ Health ]

    Researchers including those from India developed low-cost, rapid diagnostic test consisting of pan-dengue strip for diagnosing Zika and dengue viruses and differentiating four serotypes of dengue virus.

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    Image of Important VBDs With Respect to India

    Image of Important VBDs With Respect to India

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  • 2 SECURE Himalaya Project and Third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017-2031 [ Env. ]

    Union Government launched SECURE Himalaya, a six-year project for conservation of locally and globally significant biodiversity, land and forest resources in high Himalayan ecosystem spread over four states viz. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.

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    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

    Image of Himalayas As Biodiversity

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  • 3 Northern Sea Passage and Sibir- Russia’S & World’S Biggest & Most Powerful Nuclear Icebreaker Ship [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Russia has launched Sibir (Siberia) which is world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker ship built under Project 22220 at the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg. Icebreaker is a special-purpose ship which can navigate through ice-covered waters providing safe waterways for other bo

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  • 4 National Waterway 4 on Krishna River [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Muktyal to Vijayawada waterway stretch on River Krishna is part of National Waterway 4 being developed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). The 82-km inland waterway stretch will be developed as Phase-1 of National Waterway-4 under Sagar Mala project.

    Map of National Waterway 4

    Map of National Waterway 4

    Map of National Waterway 4

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  • Nov 9, 2017
  • 1 2017 Nobel Prices- Medicine, Chemistry, Literature and Peace [ Awards ]

    Five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895 are awarded for outstanding contributions in chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine. The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall (72), Michael Rosbash (7

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  • 2 🌟 Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance- Recommendations (Important) [ Committees & Bodies ]

    21-member committee on corporate governance headed by banker Uday has submitted its report to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Panel was constituted by SEBI in June 2017 and given four months to submit recommendations.

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    Image of Corporate Governance

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  • 3 Gauri Lankesh First Indian to Win Anna Politkovskaya Award & CNR Rao Selected for Von Hippel Award [ Awards ]

    Late Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh was awarded “Reach All Women in WAR” (RAW in WAR) Anna Politkovskaya Award. Eminent Scientist and Bharat Ratna Prof C. N. R. Rao was awarded 2017 Von Hippel Award, the highest international prize in materials research.

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    Image of Kannada Journalist Gauri Lankesh

    Image of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh

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  • 4 उच्च समाचार (संक्षिप्त रूप में) (Final Summery Top Ten News - in Hindi) Part - 3 [ None ]

    India will help Myanmar in upgrading a police training centre for women and strengthen the country’s police force as a whole. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between

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  • 5 उच्च समाचार (संक्षिप्त रूप में) (Final Summery Top Ten News - in Hindi) Part - 2 [ None ]

    PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd’s chairman and chief executive officer D. Shivakumar has resigned, and will be joining Aditya Birla Group as president (corporate strategy and business development).

    पेप्सिको इंडिया (भारत) के अध्यक्ष और सीईओ का इस्तीफा-

    • पेप्सिको इंडिया (भारत) हो

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  • 6 उच्च समाचार (संक्षिप्त रूप में) (Final Summery Top Ten News - in Hindi) Part - 1 [ None ]

    Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS) celebrated its 17th Raising Day on 1st October 2017. To commemorate the momentous occasion, Chief of the IDS to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Lt General Satish Dua paid homage to the valiant martyrs of the Armed Forc

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  • Nov 8, 2017
  • 1 8 PPP (Policy Promote Private) Options for Housing for All by 2022 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    New public private participation in homebuyer market aims to tap private and public lands for affordable housing under 8 PPP options. Details of all the PPP in housing markets are given below.

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    Image of Housing in India Data

    Image of Housing in India data

    2 PPP Models for Priv

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  • 2 SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    NITI Aayog and Govt. of Assam launched SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital for pushing health sector reforms in Guwahati. State consultative workshop in Guwahati launched the SATH to provide support in identifying key health priorities to transform health and

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  • 3 EESL to Procure 10,000 EVs from TATA Motors [ Policy-Governance ]

    Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is set to procure 10, 000 electric vehicles from Tata Motors selected through an international competitive bidding aimed at increased participation.

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    Map of Energy Efficiency Services Limited

    Map of Energy Efficiency Services Limited

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  • 4 नोबेल पुरस्कार (Nobel Prize - in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -नोबेल पुरस्कारों के जरिए उल्लेखनीय कार्य करने वाले लोगों और संस्थाओं को सम्मानित करने के प्रयासों को सलाम। लेकिन पिछले कुछ दशकों के दौरान इस बड़े नाम वाले इनाम पर सवालियां निशान भी लगे हैं। क्या पुरस्कार देने के पीछे कोई एजेंडा (कार्यसूची) होता है? कई ऐसे लोगों को भी

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  • 5 जापान में प्रधानमंत्री चुनाव (Prime Minister Election in Japan - in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -जापान के प्रधानमंत्री शिंजो आबे ने देश में समय से एक साल पहले आम चुनाव कराने की घोषणा की है। उन्होंने संसद के निचले सदन हाउस ऑफ रिप्रेजेंटेटिव (लोक -सभा) को भंग कर दिया। स्पीकर (वक्ता) ताडामोरी ओशिमा ने इसकी घोषणा की। जापान में 22 अक्टूबर को चुनाव कराया जा सकता है।

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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 🌟 TK Viswanathan Committee Recommendations on Curbing Hate Speech on Internet (Important) [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Expert committee headed by former Lok Sabha secretary general TK Viswanathan suggested steps to deal with cybercrimes especially online hate speech in its report to Union Home Ministry.

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    Image of Hate Speech on Internet

    Image of Hate Speech on Internet

    About the Committee

    • Comm

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  • 2 Government Notifies Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 [ Env. ]

    Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified new Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules 2017 prohibiting range of activities in wetlands replacing earlier 2010 rules.

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change Notified New Wetland Rules 2017

    Forests & Climate Change notified new Wetland Rules 2017

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  • 3 खोज (Invention - in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    चीन: - चीन के हेलियोंगजियांग प्रांत में शोधार्थियों ने बड़ी संख्या में लुप्तप्राय पौधों की प्रजाति ’वॉटरव्हील’ (जल पहिया) का पता लगाया है। समाचार एजेंसी (शाखा) सिन्हुआ के अनुसार, किशिंघी नेशनल (राष्ट्रीय) नेचर (प्रकृति) रिजर्व (आरक्षित) के शोधार्थियों ने 20 से 23 सितंबर के बीच 60

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  • 4 चीन में चुनाव (Election in China - in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - चीन ने अभूतपूर्व कदम उठाते हुए राष्ट्रपति शी जिनपिंग और उनकी विचारधारा को कम्यूनिस्ट पार्टी (साम्यवादी दल) के संविधान का हिस्सा बना दिया है। संविधान में शी को चीन के पहले कम्युनिस्ट नेता और संस्थापक माओत्से तुंग के बराबर दर्जा दिया गया है। अब जिनपिंग खुद को माओ जैस

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  • 5 Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana & Deendayal Hastkala Sankul [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Department of Science and Technology (DST) launched “Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana” to formulate and implement appropriate science and tech interventions for sustainable development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand.

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    Image of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

    Image of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

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