Lt Governor of Puducherry & Delhi

Daily News GS II Polity Union and State

Why in news? Lt Governor (LG) of Puducherry, Kiran Bedi, claimed that she has powers to overlook the Legislature based on circumstances and can correct mistakes in the Budget. What are the powers of…

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Prelim Bits 16-01-2017

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Saksham – 2017: Saksham is a month long awareness programme by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is aimed to create awareness towards judicious utilization and conservation of pe…

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Report on Industrial Policy

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Why in news? The Standing Committee on Commerce submitted a report on ‘Industrial Policy in the Changing Global Scenario’ last month. What are the recommendations? Industrial reforms …

January 15, 2017 0 247

Report on SSA and Mid-Day-Meal Scheme

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Why in news? The Standing Committee on Human Resource Development submitted its report on the implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Mid-Day-Meal Scheme (MDMS).  What is SSA? SSA …

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Prelim Bits 15-01-2017

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Highest altitude telescope: China has started the construction of the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave telescope – Ngari N0 1, in Tibet to detect primordial gravitational wav…

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India’s Foreign Trade

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Why in news? RBI released a data on the condition of Indian foreign trade What is the situation? I. Merchandise Trade Exports In consonance with the revival exhibited by exports in the last…

January 14, 2017 0 265

Prelim Bits 14-01-2017

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Socio-Economic Caste Census: Niti Aayog had setup a panel headed by Sumit Bose, to define poverty line and to identify the beneficiaries for various anti-poverty schemes. According to the panel&rs…

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Budget Delay

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Why in news? The representations of several opposition political parties seek a postponement of the revised Budget date, which is scheduled earlier this year. Why was the demand made? The Opposit…

January 13, 2017 0 281

Prelim Bits 13-01-2017

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INS Khanderi: INS Khanderi is a submarine and second of the navy’s six scorpene-class stealth submarines. The six scorpene class stealth submarines are built under the Project – 75. T…

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Prelim Bits 12-01-2017

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National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange: NCDEX is an online commodity exchange based in India. It provides a commodity exchange platform for market participants to trade in commodity derivat…

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