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Current Affair For PRELIMS – PART 1


Note- Important parts are highlighted or Italicized. We have tried to keep it extremely “To the Point” for Prelims, although there are certain aberration like the NGT issue or CBI where it is little elaborate but it is elaborate because it is important. […]

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Daily Current Events – 11 Jan 2017


World Bank cuts India’s FY17 growth forecast to 7% The World Bank has lowered its growth forecast for India to 7 per cent from 7.6 per cent in 2016-17, citing a slowdown in consumption and manufacturing due to demonetisation and an ongoing decline in private investment and credit constraints due to impaired bank balance sheets. […]

Daily Current Events – 11 Jan 20172017-01-12T07:47:26+05:30

Daily Current Events – 10 Jan 2017


Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY) On the sidelines of the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention,the PM has announced a scheme to skill Indian youth seeking jobs abroad. […]

Daily Current Events – 10 Jan 20172017-01-12T07:03:50+05:30

Daily Current Events – 09 Jan 2017


Jallikattu Background – Jallikattu is again in news and has been in the news since Supreme Court banned it in 2014. Recently the CM of Tamilnadu has wirtten to center in this regard and famous personalities including Kamal Hassan has voiced their support for this sports. Jallikattu – Jallikattu also known as Eruthazhuvuthal  or Manju virattu is an event of controlling bull held in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations Those who support the sports claim that it is not a bull fight but a bull control sports. […]

Daily Current Events – 09 Jan 20172017-01-09T16:41:54+05:30

Daily Current Events – 07 Jan 2017


India’s GDP growth expected to be slower at 7.1% in 2016-17: CSO + According to growth projection released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to grow at a slower pace at 7.1% in 2016-17 as compared to 7.6% in 2015-16. World Bank holds meet with India on Indus Water Treaty […]

Daily Current Events – 07 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:42:58+05:30

Daily Current Events – 06 Jan 2017


2017 – International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development The United Nations (UN) has declared 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development” to celebrate and promote the contribution of the tourism sector to building a better world. The International Year aims to support a change in policies, business practices and consumer behavior towards a more sustainable tourism sector that can contribute effectively to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). […]

Daily Current Events – 06 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:43:05+05:30

Daily Current Events- 05 Jan 2017


Ken-Betwa river-linking project faces new hurdle A new hurdle has come in the way of the Ken-Betwa river interlink project in its terms of financing. The NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) has recommended that Madhya Pradesh contribute 40% of the project cost, with the Centre contributing 60%. The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) has opposed this and requested that 90% of the funds be routed through the Centre.A lack of clarity on the funding pattern could mean more delays to the Rs. 10,000-crore project that would be the first ever inter-State river interlinking project. […]

Daily Current Events- 05 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:43:10+05:30

Daily Current Events – 04 Jan 2017


Government issues notification of ‘Indian Skill Development Service’ The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued the notification of setting up of Indian Skill Development Services (ISDS). This service has been created for the Training Directorate of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. […]

Daily Current Events – 04 Jan 20172017-01-08T13:43:14+05:30