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Month: November 2018

UPSC IAS Prelims_21

●UN Global Compact on Migration;- ↪It sets out 23 objectives to deal issues ranging from factors that compel people to move, legal channels for migration, combating trafficking and smuggling, harnessing the economic benefits of migration & return of the migrants •compact is the first intergovernmental agreement agreed upon by all the UN member states ‘minus […]

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24 November 2018

●Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre;-{GoI to observe the remembrance of 100 years}↪It’s also known as the Amritsar Massacre↪On 13th April 1919, thousands of people were gathered at Jallianwala Bagh. [This day marks the beginning of New Year for the Sikhs, also celebrated as ‘Baisakhi festival’ all over Punjab]●Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana;-↪Is a conditional cash transfer scheme […]

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23 November 2018

●Manipur Sangai Festival;-↪Sangai Festival is an annual cultural extravaganza in Manipur.(to promote Manipur as a world class tourism destination)◆‘Festival’ is named after the State animal, Sangai[engendered], the brow-antlered “deer” found in its natural habitat only at Keibul Lamjao National Park,Manipur●Kartarpur Sahib pilgrim corridor;-↪stands on the bank of the Ravi, about 120 km northeast of Lahore.[ […]

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22 November 2018

●Who are Sentinelese?;-↪are a negrito tribe who live on the North Sentinel Island of the Andamans.↪their numbers are believed to be less than 150 and as low as 40.[Every foreigner, except citizen of Bhutan, who desires to enter & stay in protected or restricted area, is required to obtain special permit]◆An American national was killed […]

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21 November 2018

●Witness protection scheme;-↪to ensure that the investigation, prosecution & trial of criminal offences is not prejudiced [because witnesses are intimidated or frightened to give evidence without protection from violent]•Supreme Court has directed all the states to implement the draft witness protection scheme●7th International Tourism Mart;-{Mo Tourism,GoI in association with Tripura and the North Eastern States}↪Is […]

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