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  • Jun 3, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-1 [ Defense ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Defense and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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    Expected Questions on Defence: UPSC IAS 2017

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  • 2 C.a. Bhavani Devi: First Indian to Win a Gold in International Fencing Tournament [ Sports ]

    C. A Bhavani Devi has won a Gold Medal in an international fencing tournament and with this achievement she becomes first Indian to win it. She has bagged gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship which was held in Reykjavik in Iceland by beating

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  • 3 Now Poll Candidates Have to Declare Their as Well as Spouse’S Source of Income [ Policy-Governance ]

    Law minister has declared that candidates will now have to declare their and their spouse’s income sources when they are applying for nominations to contest polls, these steps will get more transparency in the Election.

    • Currently poll contestants have to give details of assets a

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  • 4 World’S Largest Telescope’S Construction Starts in Chile [ Sci-Tech ]

    Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) construction has been started in Chile and it will be the world’s largest optical telescope. ELT will be five times larger than the top observing instruments which are currently used.

    • The telescope will be constructed at the middle of the Atacama

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  • May 31, 2017
  • 1 Nagpur India’S First City to Get Electric Mass Mobility System [ Sci-Tech ]

    India’s first ever multi-modal electric vehicle project was inaugurated by Maharashtra’s chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Nagpur Airport Complex. The pilot project will have 200 electric vehicles such as taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and auto rickshaws and these all public tran

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  • 2 First Official Store of Apple in South East Asia Opens at Singapore [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    First official store of Apple of Southeast Asia is opened at Singapore in upmarket shopping district and according Apple this store may be the most popular stores in the world. iphone is the primary earning source of Apple and it gives tough fight in saturated market.

    • Apple has

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  • 3 PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone of AIIMS at Changsari, Assam [ Policy-Governance ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lays the foundation stone in Guwahati to setup All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Changsari of Kamrup District, Assam under the ’Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana’.

    • The institute will be 26 km far from Guwahati and will be c

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  • May 29, 2017
  • 1 World Economic Forum: Mumbai and Kota Among World’S Most Crowded [ Eco. ]

    World Economic Forum citing UN-Habitat data has named two Indian cities-Mumbai and Kota among the world’s most crowded cities. Dhaka has topped the list followed by India’s financial capital Mumbai.

    Mumbai and Kota among World’s most crowded

    Mumbai and Kota Among World’s Most Crowded

    Mumbai and Kota among World’s most crowded

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  • 2 Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme Launched [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha has launched three new initiatives, namely, BSNL’s satellite phone service, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Award Scheme, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme.

    Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

    Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

    Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

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  • 3 PM to Inaugurate Country’S Longest Bridge in Assam [ Eco. ]

    On the third anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s longest river bridge – the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam. The construction of the bridge began in 2011. The cost of the project is about Rs. 2056 crores.

    PM to Inaugurate Country’s Longest Bridge in Assam

    PM to Inaugurate Country’s Longest Bridge in Assam

    PM to Inaugurate Country’s Longest Bridge in Assam

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  • May 27, 2017
  • 1 Ravichandran Ashwin Wins International Cricketer of the Year Award [ Awards ]

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar and Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Ente

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  • 2 James Bond Actor Roger Moore Passes Away [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    British actor Roger Moore, best known for his role as James Bond in films such as “Live and Let Die” and “The Spy Who Loved Me”, passed away in Switzerland after a brief battle with cancer. The star was pictured last year entertaining an audience at the Royal Festival Hall.

    James Bond Actor Roger Moore

    James Bond Actor Roger Moore

    James Bond Actor Roger Moore

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  • 3 Swachh Bharat App Launched [ Sci-Tech ]

    Ministry of culture launched ‘Swachh Bharat App’. The app will help spreading awareness about government’s cleanliness mission among the tourists visiting museum and monuments. The Swachh Bharat App will be monitored by the Ministry of Culture.

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    Image of the Swachh Bharat App

    Image of the Swachh Bharat App

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  • 4 Reader with Guidelines for Raising Happy Children Released by WCD Ministry [ Health ]

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a reader titled ’Raising Happy Children and Providing Safe Childhoods to protect children from being involved in delinquent behavior through early detection, counselling and positive engagement

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    Image of the Happy Children

    Image of the happy children

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  • 5 World’S Smallest Nation Nauru Ratifies International Solar Alliance Pact [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Nauru, world’s smallest republic and tiny island nation, on 23 May 2017 ratify the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework pact initiated by the Indian and French Governments Nauru became the sixth country to ratify ISA pack.

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    Image of International Solar Alliance

    Image of International solar Alliance

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  • 6 Paytm Launches Payments Bank [ Eco. ]

    Digital payment wallet service Paytm on 23 May 2017 launched its payment bank operations by launching its first physical branch in Noida. The Paytm Payments Bank will be the first bank in the country to offer cashbacks on deposits.

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    Image of the Paytm Payments Bank

    Image of the Paytm payments Bank

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  • May 26, 2017
  • 1 India Becomes Second Largest Steel Producer in the World [ Eco. ]

    India has become the second largest stainless steel producer in the world after China. India overtook Japan as the second-biggest producer in 2016 according to data released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF)

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    Image of the Steel Product

    Image of the steel product

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  • 2 India’S Rohan Chakravarty Wins WWF International President’S Award [ Awards ]

    Rohan Chakravarty, a young Indian wildlife and environment cartoonist has won this year’s WWF International President’s Award for his efforts to inspire change and attitudes towards nature. The award ceremony was held recently in Manado, Indonesia.

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    Image of Rohan Chakravarty

    Image of Rohan Chakravarty

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  • 3 Astronomers Create the Largest Map of the Universe [ Sci-Tech ]

    The first and largest map of the large-scale structure of the universe has been created by the astronomers based on the positions of quasars. Quasars are glowing rings of matter and energy around supermassive black holes, and are incredibly bright.

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    Map of the Universe

    Map of the universe

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  • 4 NASA Names Bacterium Found on ISS After APJ Abdul Kalam [ Env. ]

    In incredible news for India, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has decided to name a newly discovered organism after one of the most loved former Indian Presidents, APJ Abdul Kalam.

    Image of Indian Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam

    Image of Indian Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam

    Image of Indian Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam

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  • 5 22 May: World Biological Diversity Day [ Important Days ]

    Every year, May 22 is observed as International Day for Biodiversity or World Biodiversity Day to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Diversity in species, ecosystems and landscapes attracts tourism and promotes economic growth.

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    Image of the International Biodiversity Day

    Image of the international Biodiversity Day

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  • 6 Tejas Express Makes First Trip on May 22, 2017 [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Tejas Express — India’s first semi-high speed full AC train — arrived in the city. Make its first trip from Mumbai to Goa. The luxury train is expected to complete the journey in less than nine hours

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    Image of the Tejas Express

    Image of the Tejas Express

    Facts on India’s New

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  • 7 Scientists Discover First Natural Human Antibodies Against Ebola Virus [ Sci-Tech ]

    A team of scientists from the United States of America discovered a possible cure for Ebola viruses. They have discovered the first natural human antibodies that are capable of neutralizing and protecting animals against all three major disease-causing Ebola viruses.

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    Image of the Ebola Virus

    Image of the Ebola virus

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  • 8 Indian Boy Wins Intel International Science Award in US [ Awards ]

    An Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. Prashant Ranganathan is a student of Carmel Junior College in Jamshedpur.

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    Image of Indian Boy Wins Intel Internationl Award in US

    Image of Indian boy Wins Intel Internationl Award in US

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  • 9 Hassan Rouhani Wins Iran’S Presidential Election [ Appointments ]

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has won re-election. This will be his second term as Iran’s President. He was elected as president for his first term in 2013. He won 2013 elections by pledging to end Iran’s isolation and improve civil rights.

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    Image of Hassan Rouhani

    Image of Hassan Rouhani

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  • May 26, 2017
  • 1 Scientists at IIT Delhi Develops Cheapest Respiratory Filter [ Sci-Tech ]

    Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi developed cheapest respiratory filter, named ‘Nasofilters’. This is capable of restricting up to 95 % of dust and air pollutants.

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    Image of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

    Image of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)

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  • 2 GST Council Announces GST Rates [ Eco. ]

    The good and services Tax (GST) fixed the GST rates for specific products. The council has fixed the rates of 1211 items most of which will likely become cheaper. It will decide rates of some other items and services in the coming days.

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    Image of the Good and Services Tax (GST)

    Image of the good and services Tax (GST)

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  • 3 21-Year-Old Woman Undergoes India’S First Uterus Transplant [ Health ]

    21-year-old Solapur woman will become the first in India to undergo a uterus transplant in Pune on May 18, 2017. Mother has donated her uterus to her 21-year-old daughter. The woman, who suffers from congenital absence of uterus

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    Image of the India’s First Uterus Transplant

    Image of the India’s first uterus transplant

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  • May 24, 2017
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approves Pharma Mission to Develop Bio-Pharmaceuticals [ Eco. ]

    The CCEA has approved a collaborative mission between industry and academia called ‘Innovate in India empowering biotech entrepreneurs and accelerating inclusive innovation‘ that is aimed at accelerating discovery and research for early development of bio-pharmaceuticals.

    Union cabinet Approves Pharma Mission

    Union Cabinet Approves Pharma Mission

    Union cabinet Approves Pharma Mission

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  • 2 Indian Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni Wins Prestigious Dan David Prize [ Awards ]

    Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni has won the prestigious Dan David prize as recognition for his contribution in the field of astronomy. Mr Kulkarni is a professor of astrophysics and planetary science at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.

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    Image of Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni

    Image of Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni

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