IASGateAdmin | 20, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 20.02.2020

1. Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Why in News? The Cabinet has approved the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets-18.01.2020

1. Fuel Conservation Campaign: Saksham Why in News? An annual one-month long “People centric fuel conservation campaign” of the Petroleum…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets-09.01.2020

1. MoU on cooperation in Polar Science Why in News? Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and Sweden on…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets- 02-01-2020

1.Millimeter’ Spectrum Why in News? The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) plans to auction the 24.75 – 27.25 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets- 28-12-2019

1. National Anthem Why in News? On December 27, 1911, the National Anthem was first sung at the Calcutta session…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 14-12-2019

1.IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Why in News? Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 04-12-2019

1. Purana Quila Why in News? The Government/Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will set up a museum at Purana Quila…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 02-12-2019

1.Hornbill Festival Why in News? The 20th Edition of Hornbill Festival began at Naga Heritage Kisama in Nagaland recently. About:…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-10-2019

1.International Film Festival of India (IFFI) Why in News? Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting announced that Golden Jubilee Edition…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 01-10-2019

1.International Astronomical Union (IAU) Why in News? The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid, discovered in 2006, after…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 11-09-2019

1.Cryodrakon Boreas Why in News? Paleontologists have identified a new reptile species, named it Cryodrakon boreas, and declared that it…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 10-09-2019

1.World Suicide Prevention Day Context: World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is being observed on 10th September, 2019 About: World Suicide…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 05-09-2019

1.National Award to Teachers, 2019 Why in News? The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Award…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Aug 2019


Why in news? Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival) was celebrated on 17th August, 2019 in Leh-Ladakh. Highlights: Aadi Mahotsav is…

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