Institutional Reforms

IASGateAdmin | 15, May 2020

Prelim Snippets – 15.05.2020

1.Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) Context: Recently, the comprehensive testing of the Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) has concluded but its roll…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 30.04.2020

1.Exemptions to the farming community Why in News? To ensure that there is no shortage of food grains in the…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 28.04.2020

 1.e-Gram Swaraj Portal Why in News? Ministry of Panchayati Raj has recently released a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) regarding e-Gram…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 24.04.2020

1.Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Context: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is recently seen in news About CRPF: It is…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 22.04.2020

1.Civil Services Day Why in News? Recently, the Civil Services Day is celebrated on April 21 by the Government of…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 21.04.2020

1.Bangalore Blue Grapes Context: Due to the Covid-19 lockdown has impacted the sale of Bangalore Blue variety of grapes. About…

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IASGateAdmin | 15, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets- 15.04.2020

1. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Context: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recently recommended that all…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 11.04.2020

1. TRIFED Why in News? TRIFED in collaboration with UNICEF & WHO launched digital campaign through webinar for SHGs to…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets- 02.04.2020

1. South China Sea Why in News? Recently, the Chinese fishing fleets have been seen raiding the rich waters of…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 28.03.2020

1. Lockdown: Arr-Rinam Context: Arr-Rinam is the equivalent of a lockdown imposed by consensus for 48 hours whenever an epidemic…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 27.03.2020

1. Payroll Reporting in India: An Employment Perspective Why in the News? National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 26.03.2020

1. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Context: The Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) has recently allowed Defence veterans with lifestyle…

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IASGateAdmin | 19, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 19.03.2020

1.Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 Why in News? Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 aimed to improve India’s aviation safety ratings and provide…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets – 14.03.2020

1.Bhoomi Rashi Portal Why in News? Bhoomi Rashi Portal is in news recently regarding the land acquisition process of Central…

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IASGateAdmin | 13, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets – 13.03.2020

1.ARI-516-Hybrid Variety of Grapes Why in News? Scientists from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), an autonomous institute of the Department of…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 04.03.2020

1.Mission Purvodaya Why in news? A workshop on “Enabling Procedures for Increase of Steel Usage for the Growth of Economy”…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 25.02.2020

1.Structure of SARS-CoV-19 Key Protein Mapped Why in News? Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the National…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 21.02.2020

1. North East Sustainable Development Goals Conclave 2020 Why in News? NITI Aayog is organising “Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Conclave…

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IASGateAdmin | 13, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 13.02.2020

1. Thanatotheristes Degrootorum Why in News? The scientists have recently revealed that a dinosaur fossil, found in Alberta in Canada…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets- 27.01.2020

1. Global Talent Competitiveness Index Why in News? Recently, India has moved to the 72nd position in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index…

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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 | 08, Jan 2020

CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF…

Context: The Creation of the post, Chief of Defence Staff erodes civilian supremacy over the defence establishment The Outline of…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Jan 2020

THE NEED FOR A…

Why in News? There have been multiple proposals to the government to merge the various ministries that deals with energy…

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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 | 25, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 25-12-2019

1. SDG India Index & Dashboard 2019–20 Why in news? NITI Aayog will launch the second edition of the Sustainable…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 21-12-2019

1. Digital Communications Commission (DCC) Why in News? Recently, The Digital Communications Commission (DCC) approved the recommendation of Telecom Regulatory…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 18-12-2019

1. CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite (CHEOPS) Why in News? Recently, European Space Agency has postponed the launch of CHEOPS. Objectives of…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 17-12-2019

1. Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS): Why in News? The government has started testing its Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS):…

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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 | 06, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 06-12-2019

1. Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019 Why in News? The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Dec 2019

NATIONAL COMPANY LAW APPELLATE…

Why in News? In pursuance of judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court, the Government has decided to set up a bench…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 27-11-2019

1. Lokpal Why in News? New logo and motto for Lokpal has been introduced recently. About: A new motto, “Ma…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 16-11-2019

1. A Massive Earthquake in Indonesia Why in News? A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of North Maluku…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Oct 2019

15-POINT REFORM CHARTER FOR…

Context: Our Honourable Vice President has unveiled a 15-point reform charter, while expressing severe concern over the functioning of parliamentary…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Oct 2019

CENTRE ALL SET TO…

Why in News? The Home Ministry is all set to overhaul the Indian Penal Code designed by the British. Rebooting…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Sep 2019

MULTIPURPOSE NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD…

Why in News? Announcing that the 2021 census exercise would be carried out digitally, Union Home Minister Amit Shah suggested…

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IASGateAdmin | 19, Sep 2019

NATIONAL RECRUITMENT AGENCY (NRA)

Why in News? The Finance Ministry has approved a proposal to streamline recruitment of some posts in the government along…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Sep 2019

INFLIGHT AND MARITIME TELECOM…

Why in News? Union Ministry for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology has launched the maritime communication services. Providing Maritime Connectivity:…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Aug 2019

DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE

Why in news? Raksha Mantri ShriRajnath Singh has approved setting up of a Committee under the Chairmanship of Director General…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Aug 2019

CHIEF JUSTICE ADVOCATES MORE…

Why in News? Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has recommended a comprehensive legislation to make the Central Bureau of…

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IASGateAdmin | 15, Aug 2019

CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF…

Context: In his Independence Day address, Prime Minister announced the creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff to…

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