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IASGateAdmin | 03, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 03-10-2019

1.Vayoshreshtha Samman Award Why in News? President of India conferred the “Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019” on the eminent senior citizens and institutions…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 26-09-2019

1.Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) Why in News? Government of India has recently reconstituted the Economic Advisory…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 21-09-2019

1.Vaccine Hesitancy Why in News? The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared vaccine hesitancy one of the ten biggest threats…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 20-09-2019

1.Area 51: Why in News? On September 20, some two million people plan — or claim to plan — to…

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IASGateAdmin | 19, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 19-09-2019

1.Bio-Fencing Why in News? Uttarakhand government has decided to carry out bio-fencing to check man-animal conflict. According to officials leopards…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 17-09-2019

1.Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) Why in News: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) joined hands with the US Consulate in…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 16-09-2019

1.International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer Context: Every year September 16 is marked as the International Day…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 09-09-2019

1.In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Why in News: Setting a record of sorts, a 74-year-old woman delivered twins after five decades…

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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 | 03, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 03-09-2019

1.Tibetan Democracy Day Context: September 2 marks the anniversary of the establishment of the democratic system of the Tibetan people…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 02-09-2019

1.Gaja Bandhu Scheme of Odisha Context: Odisha Govt is contemplating ‘Gaja Bandhu’ initiative to curb elephant deaths. About: With rising…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 29-08-2019

1.Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) Context: BPR&D observed its 49th Foundation Day on August 28, 2019. About BPR&D:…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 26-08-2019

Bavar-373 Context: Iran has officially unveiled Bavar-373 air defense system About: It is Iran’s new home-grown air defence system. It…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-08-2019

OP-BLUE FREEDOM Context: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and former India football captain Baichung Bhutia flagged off the Delhi leg of…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 22-08-2019

SARAL Context: Ministry of Power launched the State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index (SARAL) during the Review Planning and Monitoring (RPM)…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 20-08-2019

BIOSIMILAR MEDICINES Context: Dr Reddy's launched Roche's biosimilar Avastin in India for treatment of various types of cancers. About Biosimilar…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Aug 2019

KOSI-MECHI RIVER INTERLINKING PROJECT

Why in News? The Centre has approved the Rs 4,900 crore project for interlinking of Kosi and Mechi rivers of…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 08-08-2019

ELBRUS Context: An eight-member expedition team set out from New Delhi to scale Europe's highest peak, Mt Elbrus About: It…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-08-2019

PATTAMADAI SILK MAT Context: The Geographical Indications Registry has granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Pathamadai Silk Mat About:…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Jul 2019

Prelim Snippets 29-07-2019

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY 2019 Context: World Hepatitis Day 2019 is being observed on July 28, 2019. Theme: “Invest in eliminating…

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