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  • Sep 13, 2017
  • 1 SAMPADA Scheme Renamed to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) was renamed “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) ” for 2016 - 20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle.

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana Aims

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana Aims

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana Aims

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  • 2 तीन तलाक पर सर्वोच्च न्यायालय का ऐतिहासिक फैसला (Three Talaq Supreme Court Judgments on Divorce in Hindi) [ Policy-Governance ]

    प्रस्तावना: - सर्वोच्च न्यायालय ने अपने ताजा फैसले में मुस्लिम समाज में प्रचलित तीन तलाक को असंवैधानिक करार दिया है। मुस्लिम महिलाओं की पीड़ा का कारण रहे तीन तलाक की इस सामाजिक कुरीति को लेकर तर्क-वितर्कों का दौर चल रहा था। अब उम्मीद बंधी है कि मुस्लिम महिलाओं को उनका जायज हक मिल

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  • Sep 12, 2017
  • 1 ‘Mentor India’ NITI Aayog’S New Program [ Policy-Governance ]

    NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) promotes innovation and entrepreneurship with ‘Mentor India’ program: Envisaged to be the largest formal volunteer mentor network for maximizing the impact of ATLs.

    Image of Atal Innovation Mission:In A Nutshell

    Image of Atal Innovation Mission: In A Nutshell

    Image of Atal Innovation Mission: In A Nutshell

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  • 2 🌟 Supreme Court Judgement on Right to Privacy (Important): Privacy Laws in Other Countries [ Policy-Governance ]

    The nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar in a unanimous decision declared right to privacy a fundamental right under the constitution.

    Image of Name of 9 Judge Bench

    Image of Name of 9 Judge Bench

    Image of Name of 9 Judge Bench

    Privacy is protected

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  • 3 Important International MoUs (Part- 2) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Following map shows the growing influence of China. Application of genomic in Zebu Cattle and their crosses and buffaloes. To counter this India has signed a number of MoUs with other countries. Most important are given below

    Image of China's Worldwide Reach

    Image of China’s Worldwide Reach

    Image of China’s Worldwide Reach

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  • Sep 11, 2017
  • 1 Important International MoUs (Part - 1) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Following map shows the growing influence of China. To counter this India has signed a number of MoUs with other countries. MoU will promote development of Genomics and Assistant Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) in Cattle through joint activities. Most important are given below.

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  • 2 MoU by Election Commission with Election Management Bodies of Other Countries [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Election Commission has entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration with the Election Management Bodies of other countries and International Agencies:

    Map of Democracy Ranks Index

    Map of Democracy Ranks Index

    Map of Democracy Ranks Index

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  • 3 FarmerZone Agriculture DBT’S Smart Agriculture Conclave [ Agri. ]

    The Union Ministry of Science and Technology is creating FarmerZone- collective open-source data platform for smart agriculture based on biological research and data for benefit of small and marginal farmers.

    Image of Smart Agriculture Conclave

    Image of Smart Agriculture Conclave

    Image of Smart Agriculture Conclave

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  • 4 🌟 Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS): Joint Proposal by India & China in WTO (Important) [ Eco. ]

    India and China jointly asked for elimination of the Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS) or ‘Amber Box’ to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). These are most trade-distorting forms of farm subsidies given by developed countries.

    Image of Three Categories of Domestic Support

    Image of Three Categories of Domestic Support

    Image of Three Categories of Domestic Support

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  • 5 Record Horticulture Production in 2016-17: 300 Million Tones [ Agri. ]

    Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare released the Third Advance Estimates of Area and Production of Horticulture Crops for 2016 - 17: The area under horticulture crops increased from 24.5 million ha to 25.1 million ha

    Image of Production of Foodgrains And Horticulture

    Image of Production of Foodgrains And Horticulture

    Image of Production of Foodgrains And Horticulture

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  • 6 PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful [ Sci-Tech ]

    The forty first flight of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C39), conducted on August 31st 2017 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota, was unsuccessful. Now with satellite inside the heat shield resulted in the unsuccessful mission.

    PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite

    PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite

    PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite

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  • 7 APEDA’S New App for Farm Registration & Approval and Lab Sampling [ Agri. ]

    Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) developed Hortinet as an integrated traceability system for providing Internet based electronic services for

    • Facilitating farm registration
    • Testing and certification of grape, pomegranate and vegetables

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  • 8 All About Election Commission (Important): Shri Sunil Arora New Election Commissioner [ Policy-Governance ]

    Shri Sunil Arora assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner of India in August 2017. Details of the election commission are given below. 1980 batch IAS officer from Rajasthan cadre, superannuated on 30th April 2016 as Secretary, Information & Broadcasting.

    Model of Hierarchy & Electoral Cell Hierarchical Structure

    Model of Hierarchy & Electoral Cell Hierarchical Structure

    Model of Hierarchy & Electoral Cell Hierarchical Structure

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  • Sep 9, 2017
  • 1 Preparatory Meeting of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The two-day Preparatory Meeting of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ marks the first phase of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ organized by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). This Exercise will provide a platform to share the B

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  • 2 Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act [ Bills ]

    The Second volume of Economic Survey 2016 - 17 proposed Transparency of Rules Act (TORA), a progressive legislation to end asymmetry of information regarding rules and regulations faced by an average citizen.

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    Image of Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act

    Image of Economic Survey Proposes Transparency of Rules Act

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  • 3 Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research, Cultural Talent Discovery Scheme [ Edu. ]

    Jawaharlal Nehru University (School of Art & Aesthetics) is the only Participating Institution under the “Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research” Scheme. This Fellowship is not specific to students and covers academicians, scholars, and artistes of repute.

    Image of World's Top Languages For Cultural Research In India

    Image of World’s Top Languages For Cultural Research In India

    Image of World’s Top Languages For Cultural Research In India

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  • 4 ‘Gaj Yatra’ to Mark World Elephant Day 2017 [ Env. ]

    Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministery launched ‘Gaj Yatra’ campaign to protect elephants on World Elephant Day which covers 12 elephant range states. The campaign will be led by the Wildlife Trust of India.

    Map of Various countries Covers Elephant Range

    Map of Various Countries Covers Elephant Range

    Map of Various countries Covers Elephant Range

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  • 5 MoU Between India and BRICs for BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP) [ Agri. ]

    Ex-post facto approval was given by cabinet for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and various BRICs countries for establishment of the BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP).

    Image of BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP)

    Image of BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP)

    Image of BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP)

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  • 6 150 Universities and 230 Colleges Initiated Gender Champions Scheme [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme addresses the declining Child Sex Ratio (CSR) and related issues of women empowerment- tri-ministerial effort of Ministries of Women and Child Development, Health & Family Welfare and Human Resource Development with emphasis on mindset change

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  • 7 Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects [ Env. ]

    Namami Gange Programme has short term, medium term and long-term activities providing continues cleaning of rivers. Short term entry level activities cover development of Ghat crematoria and river surface cleaning activities.

    Image of Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects

    Image of Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects

    Image of Namami Gange Mission: Foreign Aid and Projects

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  • 8 Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with the financial assistance of the World Bank envisages repair and rehabilitation of 198 dams in seven states- Jharkhand (DVC), Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Uttarakhand (UJVNL). The number of dams h

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  • 9 Schemes for Welfare and Development of Textile Workers (Summary) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Government had also approved a special package for textile sector with an outlay of Rs. 6000 crore to boost employment generation and exports, particularly in Garmenting and Made-ups. Government is implementing various policy initiatives and schemes for the development of tex

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  • Sep 9, 2017
  • 1 Update on Gross Domestic Product and Per Capita Income [ Eco. ]

    Annual estimates of Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) and Per Capita Income (measured as per capita net state domestic product) at constant and current prices prepared by all the States and UTs except UTs of Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and Lakshadweep are given as follow

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  • 2 AGRI UDAAN- Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 [ Agri. ]

    ICAR-NAARM Technology Business Incubator (TBI), a-IDEA and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad’s (IIM-A) incubator Center for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) announced “AGRI UDAAN”- Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0.

    Programme to select startups for m

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  • 3 🌟 Antimicrobial Resistant Infections Especially Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis(Important) [ Health ]

    A person has drug resistant TB if the TB bacteria if it does not respond to, and therefore resistant to, at least one of the main TB drugs. Drug susceptible TB is the opposite of drug resistant TB. Drug resistant TB is acquired if TB treatment is inadequate or from the direct tra

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  • 4 Financial Assistance to Economically Backward Class Children [ Policy-Governance ]

    For empowerment of Economically Backward Classes (EBCs), following two Schemes are being implemented from 2014 - 15 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Dr. Ambedkar Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) Stude

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  • 5 🌟 How are Castes Included in Scheduled Caste List? (Important) [ Bills ]

    Scheduled Castes are specified under the provisions of Article 341 of the Constitution of India. Government has Modalities for deciding claims for inclusion in, exclusion from and other modifications in the list of Scheduled Castes.

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    Image of Scheduled Tribes

    Image of Scheduled Tribes

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  • 6 Government Efforts to Developing Domestic Cruise Industry [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Cruise tourism is a high-end luxury tourist segment of tourism sector. India has a huge potential of hosting nearly 40 lakh cruise tourists. Government plans to promote the number of tourist ships visiting India up from the present 158 to about 955 per year.

    Advantages of Cruise Tourism

    Advantages of Cruise Tourism

    Advantages of Cruise Tourism

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  • 7 Update on UJALA Scheme & DDUGJY: 25.28 Crores LEDs Distributed by EESL in 36 States and UTs [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    This has resulted in estimated energy savings of more than 32.84 billion kWh per year and avoided peak demand of 6575 MW. The GHG emission reductions due to this are in tune of 26.60 Million tonnes CO2 per year.

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    Image of UJALA Scheme

    Image of UJALA Scheme

    Decentralized Dist

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  • 8 🌟 Demonetization on Black Money, Widening of Tax Base and Direct Tax Collections (Important) [ Eco. ]

    Government cancelled the Legal Tender Status of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 denomination currency notes on 8th November 2016 with several objectives: Flushing out black money. Eliminate Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN).

    Image of History of Demonetization In India

    Image of History of Demonetization In India

    Image of History of Demonetization In India

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