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  • Dec 7, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Women in News- Women Bio-Tech Incubator, Women of India Organic Festival (Important) [ Policy-Governance ]

    In a first, the Indian Navy inducts its first woman pilot, Shubhangi Swaroop, and three more woman officers in its armament unit. Women Bio-tech Incubator was set up in Chennai and Women of India Organic Festival organized by the Ministry of Women & Child Development came to a su

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  • 2 🌟 What is National Transit Oriented Development Policy? (Important) [ Policy-Governance ]

    Transit Oriented Development (TOD) integrates land use and transport planning to develop planned sustainable urban growth centers, having walkable and livable communes with high density mixed land-use. Citizens have access to open green and public spaces and at the same time tran

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  • Dec 6, 2017
  • 1 What are Categories of IMO? India Elected to Be in International Maritime Organisation Council [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India won the election to remain a member of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the next two years with a second highest margin following Germany. This for the first time voting was held for Category-B in the IMO council since its inception. Earlier all 10 members

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  • 2 How Does IMD Name Cyclones? Do You Know 7 Classes of Cyclones? [ Geog. ]

    Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Ockhi was the most intense tropical cyclone to traverse the Arabian Sea since Cyclone Megh in 2015 and the third and strongest storm of the 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season.

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    Image of Ockhi 2017 Track

    Image of Ockhi 2017 track

    • Ockhi originated

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  • 3 What is Land Value Capture Policy? [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Value Capture as practiced widely in the world is based on the principle that private land and buildings benefit from public investments in infrastructure and policy decisions of Governments (e. g. change of land use or FSI).

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    Image of Three-Stage Value Capture Process

    Image of Three-Stage Value Capture Process

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  • 4 🌟 Project CHAMAN (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    CHAMAN project seeks to provide strategic development to the horticulture sector, to increase farmer’s income. It was launched three years back by the Ministry of Agriculture. Under mission of Integrated Horticulture Development (MIDH).

    Chart of Production of Food Grains And Horticulture

    Chart of Production of Food Grains And Horticulture

    Chart of Production of Food Grains And Horticulture

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  • 5 🌟 What is Blue Economy Vs. Ocean Economy? PRAGATI?Ferry Service- Summary of PM Speech (Important) [ Speeches ]

    Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro ferry service allows traveling from Ghogha to Dahej through the sea which in future can also link Hazira, Pipavavo, Jafrabad, Daman and Diu, and even to Bombay. Following are some important points.

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    Image of 5 Blue Growth Sectors

    Image of 5 Blue Growth Sectors

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  • 6 🌟 SAATHI to Help Small Industries (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Under the new Sustainable and Accelerated Adoption of Efficient Textile Technologies, EESL will provide energy efficient powerlooms equipment to small and medium units at no upfront cost.

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    EESL Technology Image

    EESL Technology Image

    Details of the Scheme

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  • Dec 5, 2017
  • 1 🌟 📹 Irrigation & Water Conservation: Kurukshetra November 2017 Summary (Special Edition) (Important) [ Kurukshetra ]

    PM Krishi Sinchayee Yojana – Bring water to every field – har Khet ko Pani. India support 16 % world population with 2 % land area. Increase water efficiency. “More Crop, Per Drop” – micro-irrigation like sprinkler and drip irrigation.

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    Irrigation & Water Co

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  • 2 📹 Ease of Doing Business Index & India [ Ranks & Indices ]

    Next Week! ! Urban Transportation Policy. 👌 Ease of doing business index created by Simeon Djankov at the World Bank Group. Research done by Oliver Hart (economist) and Andrei Shleifer as “The Regulation of Entry” in 2002.

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    Ease of Doing Business Index & Ind

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  • 3 📹 COP 23 / CMP 13 - Bonn, Germany Highlights (Current Affairs / GS 2017-18) [ Env. ]

    Next Week! ! Ease of Doing Business. 👌 Work is advanced through sessions of the following bodies: COP – Supreme. decision making body for Convention. CMP - Supreme decision making body for Kyoto Protocol. CMA - Supreme decision making body for Paris Agreement.

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  • 4 IAF Landing Operations on Agra-Lucknow Expressway [ Defense ]

    Indian Air Force carried out landing operations on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway, about 60 km west of Lucknow close to Bangarmau in Unnao District of Uttar Pradesh, where a 3 km stretch was specially prepared for such operations.

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    Image of IAF Landing Operations on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

    Image of IAF Landing Operations on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

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  • 5 🌟 Bharatmala Pariyojana: What is Logistic Performance Index? (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Bharatmala is a new umbrella program for the highways sector focusing on optimizing efficiency of road traffic movement across the country by bridging critical infrastructure gaps.

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    Image of Bharatmala Pariyojana

    Image of Bharatmala Pariyojana

    • Bharatmala Pariyojana aims to wil

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  • 6 Adopt a Heritage Scheme of M/O Tourism [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The ‘Adopt a Heritage Scheme’ of Ministry of Tourism was launched on World Tourism Day i. e. 27th September, 2017 by the President of India inviting private sector companies, public sector companies and corporate individuals to adopt sites and to take up the responsibility for ma

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  • 7 🌟 Mission Electrification and Railway Green Initiatives - Focus of IREEE 2017 (Important) [ Env. ]

    Indian Railways is the preferred mode of transport. 1.3 million workers dedicated to serving with commitment. Indian Railways is targeting 100 % electrification- by applying economies of scale in “an incentive cum penalty” framework scheme.

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    Electrification of Railways Chart

    Electrification of railways chart

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  • 8 NDMA Programme for CBRN Emergencies and Special Centre for Disaster Research at JNU [ Disaster Management ]

    A training programme on CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) emergencies was conducted by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for improving the preparedness of Parliament House Complex (PHC) security staff.

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    Image of CBRN Emergencies

    Image of CBRN Emergencies

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  • Dec 4, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is PFMS? Mandatory Use of Public Finance Management System for Central Sector (Important) [ Eco. ]

    Government has made use of Public Finance Management System (PFMS) for all Central Sector Schemes mandatory. PFMS ensures that the benefits of the various Government Schemes reach to the last mile.

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    Image of Public Finance Management System

    Image of Public Finance Management System

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  • 2 Exercise Indra-2017 Concluded in Vladivostok [ Defense ]

    The Indo-Russian military Exercise ‘Indra-2017’ ended at Vladivostok after eleven days of joint training in counter-terrorism operations. Following are some important details. Joint tactical exercise began on 19 October 2017 focused on combating terrorism.

    Chart of India-Russia Trade In Numbers

    Chart of India-Russia Trade In Numbers

    Chart of India-Russia Trade In Numbers

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  • 3 🌟 What is UNs District Energy in Cities? EESL Launches $454 Million (Important) [ Env. ]

    EESL’s projects, under one of the largest funding by GEF until date, will mitigate 60 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent through the use of new technologies under the new program “Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency”.

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    Image of District Energy in Cities

    Image of District Energy in Cities

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  • 4 Launch of “Food Regulatory” and “Nivesh Bandhu” Investment Portal at World Food India 2017 [ Policy-Governance ]

    “Nivesh Bandhu” is an Investor Facilitation Portal Launched during World Food India 2017, which aims to transform the food economy and double farmers’ income by bringing latest technologies evolution and best practices into the system.

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    Image of 6 Objectives of Food Regulatory Portal

    Image of 6 objectives of Food Regulatory Portal

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  • 5 🌟 Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Concerned by the slow growth in the Agriculture and allied sectors, the National Development Council (NDC), in its meeting held on 29th May 2007 called for launching Central Assistance Scheme Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).

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    Image of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

    Image of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

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  • 6 Amendment in the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 [ Edu. ]

    Union Cabinet gave approval for introduction of a Bill in Parliament to amend the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993, namely the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Act, 2017 granting retrospective recognition to the Central, State, Universities condu

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  • Dec 3, 2017
  • 1 Planning and Designing Sustainable and Clean Urban Mobility [ Policy-Governance ]

    Lewis Mamfort, the great American urban architect and historian, saod, “Building more roads to prevent congestion is like a fat man loosening his belt to prevent obesity. ” Mr. Enrique Penelosa, the present mayor of Bogota, said, “A developed country is not where the poor use car

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  • 2 Union HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar Inaugurates ‘Chintan Shivir’ [ Edu. ]

    Two-day National workshop ‘Chintan Shivir’ was organized by Department of School Education and Literacy to discuss holistic education relevant for 21st century India with key stakeholders from various NGOs, private sector and individuals.

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    Image of ‘Chintan Shivir’

    Image of ‘Chintan Shivir’

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  • 3 Cities Awarded for Best Urban Transport Practices [ Awards ]

    The Awards for the ‘Best Urban Transport Practices’ were given by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for winning cities. Mysuru, Kochi, Surat, Chittor, and Hyderabad were main winners. MP, Bhopal, Lucknow, Noida, Pune, and Thiruvananthapuram were other Award Winners.

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    Image of Awards for the ‘Best Urban Transport Practices’

    Image of Awards for the ‘Best Urban Transport Practices’

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  • Dec 1, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, (Important) [ Bills ]

    Online complaint management allows workers to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. This is for women working in both public and private organizations. The portal strives to achieve goals of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redres

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  • 2 NDMA Considering UAVs in Disaster Management [ Disaster Management ]

    National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is considering Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Disaster Management by improving the capacity of stakeholders to use UAVs and related technologies for better disaster preparedness and response.

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    Image of UN Disasters Infographics Precision Hawk

    Image of UN Disasters Infographics Precision Hawk

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  • 3 Indigenously Developed Light Weight Glide Bomb, SAAW Successfully Tested [ Defense ]

    AAW is a guided bomb released from the aircraft, which can be guided through precision navigation system, reaching targets at greater than 70 km range, with high accuracies. A glide bomb or standoff bomb is a standoff weapon with flight control surfaces to give it a flatter.

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    Image of Regular Glide Bombing

    Image of Regular Glide Bombing

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  • 4 🌟 What is a Cruise Missile? DRDO Conducts Successful Flight Trial of ‘NIRBHAY’ (Important) [ Defense ]

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successful tested ‘NIRBHAY’ at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha. Cruise missiles can carry a conventional or a nuclear warhead.

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    Image of What is Cruise Missile

    Image of What is Cruise Missile

    What is Cruise

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  • 5 🌟 What is Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India(IBBI)? Insolvency and (IBBI) (Important) [ Eco. ]

    Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) amended its Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process Regulations to ensure that as part of due diligence to approve a Resolution Plan, the antecedents, credit worthiness and credibility of a Resolution Applicant, including promoters,

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