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Merger of CAPF exam with IAS/IPS exam

What are Armed police forces? The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to security forces under the authority of Ministry of Home Affairs. They are 1. Border Security Force (BSF) 2. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)z 3. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) 4. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) 5. National Security Guard (NSG) 6. Sashastra Seema […]

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Fiscal Health of Delhi Government

SUBSIDISED SCHEMES RUN BY DELHI GOVERNMENT • Free bus rides for women in Delhi. • Subsidy for those using less than 400 units of electricity. • Free water for families that use less than 20,000 litres a month. • Free treatment, medicines and test facilities in nearly 200 mohalla clinics. But the maximum stress of […]

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Sri Lanka wants India’s Help to Pay China’s Debt

WHAT SRI LANKAN PM SAID IN AN INTERVIEW TO THE HINDU We didn’t discussed the Trinco projects, but we did talks about the Eastern Terminal [in Colombo] which India and Japan are jointly investing in, and the LNG terminal. Whatever was signed [in 2017] was not even pursued by the last government. President [MRS Sirisena] […]

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New Delhi to get Washington type Missile Shield

NASAMS 2 NASAMS (National/Norwegian Advanced Surface to Air Missile System) is a distributed and networked medium to long range air-defence system. There are 11 official operators as of 2019 MISSILES The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of the US government said that the proposed sale to India included 5 AN/MPQ-64Fl Sentinel radar systems, 118 AMRAAM AIM-120C-7/C-8 […]

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Locust Invasion on India, Pakistan and Iran

FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION In 1945, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) was created In Quebec City, Canada, by the first session of the newly created United Nations. FAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Headquarters: Rome, Italy LOCUST A locust is a large, mainly tropical grasshopper […]

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NASA Launches Solar Orbiter

Mission Overview Solar Orbiter is an international cooperative mission between ESA (the European Space Agency) and NASA that addresses a central question of heliophysics: How does the Sun create and control the constantly changing space environment throughout the solar system? Solar Orbiter is slated for an early 2020 launch. The Solar Orbiter will spend about […]

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Unparliamentary Language

PM Modi – ‘’I heard a Congress leader say yesterday that youth will hit Modi with sticks in 6 months. I have decided that I will increase my frequency of ‘Surya Namaskar’ so that my back becomes so strong that it can bear the hit of so many sticks.’’ As Rahul Gandhi appeared to be […]

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India’s Raising Defence Pension Bill

Defence Budget in 2020-21 = Rs 3.375 lakh crore (a marginal rise) Pension 2019 Budget = Rs 1.12 lakh crore Pension 2020 Budget = Rs 1.33 lakh crore (19% increase) Both together – Defence Budget = Rs 4.71 lakh crore. The Statistics for Defence pensions Budget for 2020-21 has allocated Rs 1,33,825 crore to defence […]

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India and 50 African Countries Sign Lucknow Declaration

NUMBER OF COUNTRIES IN AFRICA? 54 fully recognised states are all members of the United Nations and the African Union. LUCKNOW DECLARATION The ‘Lucknow Declaration’ was adopted in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his counterparts from 12 African nations and heads of delegations from 38 other African countries. Overall, 50 African […]

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Bhutan ends Free Travel for Indian Passport Holder

BHUTAN Kingdom of Bhutan Landlocked country in South Asia. Official languages – Dzongkha Currency – Ngultrum INDIAN TOURISTS IN BHUTAN In 2018, of the 2,74,000 tourists visiting Bhutan, the council estimated that about 2,00,000 were from the S.A, of which about 1,80,000 were from India. (65% of total tourists in Bhutan are from India) Bhutan […]