Quick Revision

Month: January 2019

January “Quick Revision” 2019

●Mohan Reddy Committee;- ↪committee was appointed to come up with a medium & short-term perspective plan for expansion in engineering education ↪No additional seats should be approved in traditional engineering areas [More than half the engineering seats fall vacant every year] ●Khushi Scheme of Odisha;- ↪to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the […]

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26 January 2019

●70th Republic Day;-↪This is the first time in the history of Indian Army that a woman will lead the Army services corps•Theme: ‘life of Gandhi’ which is a tribute to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary◆Chief guest↪ President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa.[Nelson Mandela was the chief guest in 1995]●Contempt […]

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●World Capital of Architecture;- ↪Is intended to become an international forum for debates about pressing global challenges from the perspectives of culture, cultural heritage, urban planning and architecture. ◆UNESCO has announced that the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro will be the World Capital of Architecture for 2020 ●National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP);- ↪Is a […]

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25 January 2019

●Report on Neglected diseases;-{as per annual G-Finder survey}↪Neglected diseases are Viral, parasitic and bacterial diseases (like trachoma, buruli ulcer ,HIV etc.) that mainly affect the world’s poorest people ◆Indian government is the fourth largest funder for research and development into neglected tropical diseases•Way ahead↪unified programme on neglected diseases encompassing research and elimination measures is likely to […]

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24 January 2019

●National Girl Child Day (NGCD);-{24th January} ↪to increase the consciousness of the people and offer new opportunities to the girl child in the society ●Cabinet decides to strengthen northeast autonomous councils;- ↪As per the Sixth Schedule, the four states viz. Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram contain the Tribal Areas which are technically different from the […]

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