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    Agriculture - Budget 2016-17

    4/14/2016

    Agriculture

    Key Announcements a) Irrigation Creation of a dedicated long term irrigation fund in NABARD with an initial corpus of about Rs. 20,000 crore and raising the agriculture credit target to Rs. 9 lakh cro ......Read More

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    Economic Survey And India''''s Growth

    4/10/2016

    Growth and development

    The context: Amidst the volatile economic environment globally, India is a stable economy & an outpost of opportunities backed by its stable microeconomic parameters founded on the Government's commit ......Read More

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    Economic Survey and Agriculture

    4/10/2016

    Agriculture

    I. Irrigation Focus should be 'more crop per drop'with adoption of appropriate technologies such as micro irrigation through suitable pricing. There is a need for expansion of irrigated area, arrest t ......Read More

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    National Mineral Policy

    4/4/2016

    Minerals

    About the Policy 1. The policy is formulated as “The Indian Mineral Policy, 2008” for non-fuel and non-atomic minerals strength of the country. 2. It focuses on optimal utilisation of finite non-renew ......Read More

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    National Court of Appeal

    4/28/2016

    Judiciary

    The Supreme Court agreed to consider the possibility of setting up a National Court of Appeals with regional seats in Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata following the public interest litigation by advocate V ......Read More

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    Obama Doctrine

    4/30/2016

    Indo US

    In 21st century, India - U.S. has witnesses a fundamental change in their relationship. President Bill Clinton demonstrated a tilt towards India during his second term, and subsequently the George Bus ......Read More

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    Kohinoor controversy

    4/21/2016

    Indo EU

    The controversy over the Kohinoor started after a Supreme Court bench presided over by Chief Justice T S Thakur sought the government’s stand on the retrieval of the 105-carat Kohinoor diamond. In res ......Read More

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    Human embryo ''gene-editing'' experiments

    4/26/2016

    Biotechnology

    In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward “designer babies,” Britain gave scientists approval to conduct experiments in which they will try to edit the genes in ......Read More

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    GM Mustard (DMH-11)

    4/25/2016

    Biotechnology

    A team of scientists at Delhi University led by former vice-chancellor Deepak Pental has bred DMH-11 (Dhara Mustard Hybrid), a genetically modified (GM) mustard hybrid. Hybrids are normally obtained b ......Read More

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    3D Printing

    4/25/2016

    Information Technology

    3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additi ......Read More

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    Virtual reality

    4/25/2016

    Information Technology

    Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment. On a computer, vi ......Read More

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Khandagale Dhammapal Rank-1020 Year-2017 (IAS)
Dear Sir thank you for your warm wishes. I always had conviction in my abilities and the constant support and guidance from teachers and mentors like you helped me a lot in this strenuous journey , I would also like to thank you from the bottom of the heart for taking pains of providing questions on my DAF for personality test and sending me interview preparation book from Delhi to remote location of Latur in Maharastra. Once again thank you for helping me realize my dream.
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    United Nations TIR Convention

    India has become the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention. The ratif...

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    National Council of Senior Citizens (NCSrC)

    Second Meeting of National Council of Senior Citizens (NCSrC)’ was organized by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowermen...

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    BIO International Convention

    The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) BIO 2017 was held in the San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego. India is als...

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    Sardar Sarovar Dam

    Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has given the final go ahead to the Gujarat government to close the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) ...

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    Anti-profiteering authority

    The GST Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister has approved the anti-profiteering rules. As per this, a five-member anti-...