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  • Mar 22, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Defence [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Defence. The schemes discussed are: Tree Plantation drive, Umbrella Scheme. and Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The schemes discussed are: Smart Ganga City Scheme, Accelerated Irrigati

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Food Processing Industries [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The schemes discussed are: Mega Food Park Scheme. and Ministry of Railways. The schemes discussed are: Nivaran, New trains announced, Insurance cover for Rail Passengers, Yatri Mitra Seva.

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  • 3 📹 Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The schemes discussed are: FMD Mukta Bharat (FMD Free India), Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), e - pashuhaat portal, Soil Health Card Scheme, Ornamental Fisheries Projects,

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  • 4 📹 Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects –2018 - Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation. The schemes discussed are: Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD), One MP-One Idea. and Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The schemes discussed are: •

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  • 5 📹 Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Commerce and Industry [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The schemes discussed are: National Standards strategy Paper, Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS), Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops (RISPC), Start –Up India Scheme.

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  • 6 🌟 DASTAK Campaign of UP Government In Association With UNICEF (Important) [ Health, Schemes & Proj. ]

    Uttar Pradesh State government in association with UNICEF has launched a massive door-to-door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) disease in the state. Understand the following article as an experiment in Social and

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  • 7 📹 Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 - Ministry of Labor & Employment [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Labor & Employment. Schemes discussed are: Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Services) Bill 2016, Central Board for Worker’s Education.

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    IAS Prelims 2018 GS Paper

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  • Mar 21, 2018
  • 1 Pelican Bird Festival at Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh [ Env., Culture ]

    The first Pelican Festival was hosted by Andhra Pradesh Tourism department at Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh. Recently, Atapaka Bird Sanctuary was recognised as one of the largest pelicanry in the world.

    Map of Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh

    Map of Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh

    Map of Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh

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  • 2 Jhulan Goswami First Female Cricketer to Take 200 ODI Wickets [ Sports, Personalities ]

    Goswami achieved the feat of taking 200 one-day internationals wickets during the second ODI between India and South Africa. The 35-year-old, playing her 166th ODI, dismissed opener Laura Wolvaardt for her 200th wicket.

    Map of Chakdaha in Nadia district of West Bengal

    Map of Chakdaha in Nadia District of West Bengal

    Map of Chakdaha in Nadia district of West Bengal

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  • 3 “Weaving a Digital India” National Meet on Grassroot Informatics: VIVID 2018 [ Computers ]

    National Informatics Centre (NIC) had a 3-day National Meet on Grassroot Informatics – VIVID: Weaving a Digital India, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The theme for VIVID 2018 is – Cyber Security and Innovation.

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    Image of National Informatics Centre (NIC) REACH

    Image of National Informatics Centre (NIC) REACH

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  • 4 Guinness World Record Attempted for Playing Ice Hockey at Highest Altitude [ Sports ]

    Attempting a Guinness Book of World record for playing ice hockey at the highest altitude, a two-day tournament was organized at Chibra Kargyam in Ladakh’s Changthang region. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture.

    Map of Chibra Kargyam in Ladakh’s Changthang region

    Map of Chibra Kargyam in Ladakh’s Changthang Region

    Map of Chibra Kargyam in Ladakh’s Changthang region

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  • Mar 20, 2018
  • 1 SC: Mining Leases Cancelled in Goa, Can’T Operate After March 15th [ Policy-Governance ]

    Supreme Court quashed all iron ore mining permits in Goa on environmental grounds, Goa is country’s top producing area for the steel raw material, New licenses need to be obtained for mining in the area after taking due environmental clearances.

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    Image of IRON ORE Production And Exports

    Image of IRON ORE Production And Exports

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  • 2 SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time [ Sci-Tech, Space and ISRO ]

    SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center carrying its payload red Tesla Roadster into orbit finally landing into the ocean. Two of the Falcon Heavy’s rocket cores successfully touched down back on Earth after takeoff.

    SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time

    SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time

    SpaceX Launches Powerful Falcon Heavy Rocket for the First Time

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  • 3 First Chat Based Job Search App ‘Empzilla’ [ All Upd. ]

    Country’s first ever chat-based job search mobile app ‘Empzilla’ has been launched to simplify the communication process between jobs seekers and recruiters. Overcomes existing limitations of employers and job seekers making selection process quick and cost effective.

    Image of The Hindu, based on Census 2011

    Image of The Hindu, Based on Census 2011

    Image of The Hindu, based on Census 2011

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  • Mar 19, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Vinay Sheel Oberoi Committee Constituted to Expedite Defence Capital Acquisition (Important) [ Defense, Committees & Bodies ]

    The Union Ministry of Defence (MoD) constituted 13-member Raksha Mantri Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects (RMCOMP) headed by former secretary Vinay Sheel Oberoi. The committee will monitor and expedite capital acquisition projects for modernization of arm

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  • 2 IREDA and RUMSL Sign Agreement for Large-Scale Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh [ Sci-Tech, Policy-Governance, Env. ]

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) and Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) signed an agreement for financing the shared infrastructure of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh.

    Map of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

    Map of Two Large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

    Map of two large Solar Parks in Madhya Pradesh

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  • 3 Second Rural Connectivity Investment Programme for India: ADB Commits $250 [ Policy-Governance ]

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $250 million loan to finance the construction of 6, 254 km all-weather rural roads in 5 different states. The rural roads are being constructed under the Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Programme (PMGSY).

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    Image of Second Rural Connectivity Investment Programme

    Image of Second Rural Connectivity Investment Programme

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  • 4 January 2018 Was Driest January in India Since 1901 [ Env. ]

    The month of January was the driest in the country since record keeping began in 1901. Just 2.2mm of average rain was recorded across India till January 24. India Meteorological Department (IMD) data spanning the past 117 years reveals that so far driest January was in 2007, when

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  • Mar 18, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Gobar Dhan Yojana: Converting Cattle Dung into Clean Fuel (Important) [ Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    The government launched ‘Gobar Dhan Scheme’ to convert cattle dung into biogas and bio-fertilizers with aim to benefit farmers and help villages sustain hygienic living conditions.

    The Gobar Dhan scheme is one of many agricultural focused announcements made in the budget this ye

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  • 2 🌟 What is Special Committee on Interlinking of Rivers? Gigantic Project (Important) [ Policy-Governance, Env., Committees & Bodies ]

    ‘Linking of rivers’ aims at transferring water from water surplus basins to water-deficit basins. Based on National Perspective Plan (NPP) prepared by the then Ministry of Irrigation, now Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD, & GR) in Aug

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  • 3 🌟 Growing Influence of China in Indian Ocean Region (Important) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    China is increasing its influence in the area to gain control over the region. In addition to the Belt and Road Initiative that we have covered extensively, following are some other ways adopted by China to increase its influence in this region.

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    Image of Growing Influence of China

    Image of growing influence of china

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  • 4 CCEA Approves Jal Marg Vikas Project on NW-1 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved implementation of Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 (NW-1). Project is expected to complete by March, 2023.

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    Image of Jal Marg Vikas Project

    Image of Jal Marg Vikas Project

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  • Mar 16, 2018
  • 1 📹 Ministry of Information & Broadcasting: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting: New Print Media Advertising Policy

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    IAS Prelims 2018 GS Paper 1 - Expected Questions on Schemes and Yojanas (Part 1) (In English)

    Dr. Manishika Jain discusses IAS Preli

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  • 2 📹 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: National Strategic plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22), Role of Private hospitals in treating non-communicable diseases in urban India, Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), Nat

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  • 3 📹 Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects –2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC): Draft National Forest Policy- 2016

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    IAS Prelims 2018 GS Paper 1 - Expected Questions on Schemes and Yojanas (Part 1) (In English)

    Dr. Manishika Jai

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  • 4 📹 Ministry of Tourism: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Tourism: Heritage Scheme (Apni Dharohar Apni Pehchan Project) and Swadesh Darshan Scheme

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    IAS Prelims 2018 GS Paper 1 - Expected Questions on Schemes and Yojanas (Part 1) (In English)

    Dr. Manishik

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  • 5 📹 Ministry of Human Resource Development: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development: Swayam: study webs of Active - learning for young aspiring minds, Prashikshak, Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme, Smart India Hackathon 2017, Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan, ShaG

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  • 6 📹 Ministry of Home Affairs: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs: Operation Muskaan, National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), Operation Muskaan II, Digital Police portal, and Anti-Narcotics Scheme

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  • 7 📹 Ministry of Science & Technology: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Science & Technology: Solar Power Tree, MANAK (Million Augmenting National Aspiration and Knowledge), NIDHI (National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations), Biotech-KISAN, AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Ski

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  • 8 📹 Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects –2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology: New IT Ministry to have say over UIDAI and NIC, Digital India Awards 2016, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, and Cyber Swachhta Kendra.

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