ð                                                                                                    Few important Points that one should know:=>

Latest updated on: 24-07-2021

       Arshad(the boy from Kerala): Enters into  Asia Book of Records (ABR) & India Book of Records for making a typographic portrait of the star 'Mamooti'.  


       Jim Whitehurst: resigned as president of IBM.


       ♦"Sankalp": is the welfare scheme launched by "Sun Pharma", for Doctors and their family members.


        Forest Festival WEek(Van Mahotsav Saptah): 01 July to 07 July.


     Glacial Lake Atlas: Of Ganga River Basin released by Ministry of  Water Resources. It should be noted that the Ganges River was given the status of National River in 2008.)


            WHO is to establish the world's 1st Biohub facility in:     Spiez (Switzerland). as part of the WHO BioHub System during the 74th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. The facility will allow the rapid sharing of viruses and other pathogens between laboratories and global partners. 


         'Botswana': an African nation, houses the world's 3rd largest diamond, too. It is the third-largest in the world, behind the 3,106 carat Cullinan stone recovered in South Africa in 1905 and the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona


          Romania Weight-Lifters Team banned: in Coming Tokyo Olympic Games, for found infected of COVID - 19.


          ♦"Report it, don't share it": is the initiative launched by 'FACEBOOK' initiative to prevent online child abuse


          "No support for Windows 10": after 14 Oct 2025announced by 'MICROSOFT'.


          The UN declared: 2021-30 as the decade of ecosystem restoration. The resolution pioneered by El Salvador was supported by calls from the international community to put the ecological restoration at the forefront of national agendas.


        India In EcoSoc: India has been elected to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), one of the six main organs of the United Nations, for the 2022-24 term, The Economic and Social Council of 54 members is at the heart of the United Nations system for advancing the three dimensions of sustainable development- economic, social, and environmental.


           Telangana Foundation Day: 02 June.


          'First In India(woman):

                                                                                                                            


          'N0 Shadow Day': Odisha's capital Bhubneshwar witnessed "No Shadow Day".  It goes twice a year for its location lies between +23.5 & -23.5 Degrees of latitude when Sun is directly overhead.

                                                                                                                               Photo Credit: ANI.


          ♦Plasma Therapy is removed from the Protocol of COVID treatment, which was once seen as the miracle treatment of COVID.    


            How tropical cyclones are named: in the 1st half of May 2021, a tropical cyclone named "TAUKTE" hit the western side of India, rose from the Arabian sea, It was named by 'Myanmar' on a Lizard found there. Now, Let's know, how it is named: Cyclones that form in every ocean basin across the world are named by the regional specialized meteorological centers (RSMCs) and Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres        (TCWCs). There are six RSMCs in the world, including the India Meteorological Department (IMD), and five TCWCs.

As an RSMC, the IMD names the cyclones developing over the north Indian Ocean, including the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, after following a standard procedure. The IMD is also mandated to issue advisories to 12 other countries in the region on the development of cyclones and storms.


          China banned synthetic cannabinoids: Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made chemicals that act on the same brain receptors as the main active ingredient in marijuana. However, they can be toxic and cause “serious side effects that are very different from those of marijuana,” 


          ♦'"Malerkotla": is the 23rd Distt. of Punjab.


          UNO projected: India will be the most populous nation by 2027.

           Read more here:   https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/india-may-overtake-china-as-most-populous-country-sooner-than-un-projections-of-2027-report/articleshow/82576669.cms 


        ♦Nations 1st mucormycosis Lab founded in: Madhya Pradesh's cities Bhopal & Jabalpur.


         Black fungus’ or ‘mucormycosis: Mucormycosis is a serious but rare fungal infection that has been affecting recovered or recovering Covid-19 patients. According to the US Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), mucormycosis or "black fungus" infection is caused by a group of molds called mucomycetes that are widely found in the environment.


         51st India-International Film Festival(IFFI): will be held during 16-24 January in Goa.

 

    "Dry Run" Exercise for COVID-10 vaccination Mission: was conducted in 4 states, viz. Punjab, Assam, Gujrat & Andhra Pradesh to know of the emergency instances that may occur during real process. 

 

         Centenary Celebration festival of Vishva Bharti University: addressed by P.M. Narendra Modi (Only 2nd PM to do so, it was in 1964, addressed by then P.M. Shastri Ji). The institute was founded in 1921 in Shanti Niketan.                                                                                                             

        

        highest-paid celebrities of 2020:  Media personality and reality TV star Kylie Jenner is the highest-paid celebrity of 2020, according to Forbes.

        Majarhat bridge in Kolkata: State Govt. has decided to rename it as "JAI HIND" to honour Netaji Subhas Chandar Bose.

         Team Halo:  Over 100 scientists from different countries have joined hands to tackle the issue of misinformation surrounding Covid-19 vaccines. These scientists have come together under Team Halo,              an initiative undertaken by  the United Nations (UN) in collaboration with The Vaccine Confidence Project at the University of London 

         New Zealand:included HIZAB in its Official Police Uniform.

         The Only White Giraffe: is in Kenya.

         World's largest Railway Platform by Indian Railway: proposed to be built in Hubli (Karnataka)

         Toy Museum: Gujrat to have world's largest Museum

         Coral Reef: A 500 meters long Coral Reef has been discovered in  The Great Barrier, situated in Australia.

=>Poland Honoured Hari Vansh Rai Bachchan: To honour this Hindi poet( Madhushala fame), Poland named one of its Square after him.

=>International Day of Poverty Alleviation: 17 October.

=>Lancent Global Health Study: says average age of Indian Persons has got a hike from 59.6 years(2010) to 70 years(2019).

=>Year 2023: it is decided by FAO to observe as International Year of Millet , on the recommendation by India.

    To read more, visit this link   https://foodtank.com/news/2019/03/2023-will-be-the-international-year-of-millets/

=>Paternity Leaves: UAE passed an act to grant paternity leaves, even in Private Sector.

 =>Pang Lhabsol Festival: is a regional festival which is celebrated in Sikkim, that attracts a no. of tourist to the state, 

     Know more from this link https://www.tourmyindia.com/states/sikkim/pang-lhabsol-festival.html

 =>Ist private Train in India run from: Lucknow to Delhi.

 =>Sikkim's Famous Chilli: got GI, it is called "Dalle Khursani Mirchi". To read more  visit here.

            =>Two women officers from the Indian Navy : have been inducted in the Helicopter Stream as observers, they are Kumudini Tyagi & Riti Singh.

            =>Haifa Day: it is a matter of utter pride, where bravery & valor of Indians was applauded world-wide. To read more about it click here

            => International Tenis Federation: renamed Fed Cup to Billie Jean King Cup.

 =>Turkey: Discovered a large Natural Gas Reserve Near the Black Sea      

 =>Guru of Kabir: Ramanand.  

 =>Longest River of World: Nile.

=>Largest River of World: Amazon.     

=>Guru of Vivekanand: Ram Krishan Param Hans.  

=>In India, the Plants of Rubber is found in: Kerala & Karnataka.    

=> India got her last Olympic gold in Hockey in: 1980  

 =>"Kamban" was in the court of: Kullotang.ð  

         =>Two women officers from the Indian Navy :have been inducted in the Helicopter Stream as observers, they are Kumudini Tyagi & Riti Singh

         =>Haifa Day: it is a matter of utter proud, where bravery & valour of Indians applauded world-wide. To read more about it click 

         =>यूनेस्को की विश्व विरासत में शामिल *भारतीय - धरोहर स्थल*

1. ताजमहल - उत्तर प्रदेश [1983]

 2. आगरा का किला - उत्तर प्रदेश [1983]

3. अजंता की गुफाएं - महाराष्ट्र [1983]

4. एलोरा की गुफाएं - महाराष्ट्र [1983]

5. कोणार्क का सूर्य मंदिर - ओडिशा [1984]

6. महाबलिपुरम् का स्मारक समूह -तमिलनाडू [1984]

 7. काजीरंगा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान - असोम [1985]

8. मानस वन्य जीव अभयारण्य - असोम [1985]

9. केवला देव राष्ट्रीय उद्यान - राजस्थान [1985]

10. पुराने गोवा के चर्च व मठ - गोवा [1986]

11. मुगल सिटी, फतेहपुर सिकरी - उत्तर प्रदेश [1986]

12. हम्पी स्मारक समूह - कर्नाटक [1986]

13. खजुराहो मंदिर - मध्यप्रदेश [1986]

14. एलीफेंटा की गुफाएं - महाराष्ट्र [1987]

15. पट्टदकल स्मारक समूह - कर्नाटक [1987]

16. सुंदरवन राष्ट्रीय उद्यान - प. बंगाल [1987]

17. वृहदेश्वर मंदिर तंजावुर - तमिलनाडू [1987]

18. नंदा देवी राष्ट्रीय उद्यान - उत्तराखंड [1988]

19. सांची का बौद्ध स्मारक - मध्यप्रदेश [1989]

21. हुमायूँ का मकबरा - दिल्ली [1993]

22. दार्जिलिंग हिमालयन रेल - पश्चिम बंगाल [1999]

23. महाबोधी मंदिर, गया - बिहार [2002]

24. भीमबेटका की गुफाएँ - मध्य प्रदेश [2003]

25. गंगई कोड़ा चोलपुरम् मन्दिर - तमिलनाडु [2004]

26. एरावतेश्वर मन्दिर - तमिलनाडु [2004]

27. छत्रपति शिवाजी टर्मिनल - महाराष्ट्र [2004]

 28. नीलगिरि माउंटेन रेलवे - तमिलनाडु [2005]

29. फूलों की घाटी राष्ट्रीय उद्यान - उत्तराखंड [2005]

30. दिल्ली का लाल किला - दिल्ली [2007]

31. कालका शिमला रेलवे -हिमाचल प्रदेश [2008]

32. सिमलीपाल अभ्यारण्य - ओडिशा [2009]

33. नोकरेक अभ्यारण्य - मेघालय [2009]

34. भितरकनिका उद्यान - ओडिशा [2010]

35. जयपुर का जंतर-मन्तर - राजस्थान [2010]

36. पश्चिम घाट [2012]

37. आमेर का किला - राजस्थान [2013]

38. रणथंभोर किला - राजस्थान [2013]

39. कुंभलगढ़ किला - राजस्थान [2013]

40. सोनार किला - राजस्थान [2013]

41. चित्तौड़गढ़ किला - राजस्थान [2013]

42. गागरोन किला - राजस्थान [2013]

43. रानी का वाव - गुजरात [2014]

44. ग्रेट हिमालय राष्ट्रीय उद्यान - हिमाचल प्रदेश

ð Turkey: Discovered a large Natural Gas Reserve Near the Black Sea

ð  

ð Guru of Kabir: Ramanand.

ð  

ð Longest River of World: Nile.

ð  

ð Finance Year of RBI,starts from 1 July.

ð 09 Museums will be made for Tribal Freedom Fighters: all will be completed by 2022, the largest being in Rajpipala(Gujrat), Others being: Ranchi (Jharkhand), Lambasingi (Andhra Pradesh), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Kozhikode(Kerala), Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh), Hyderabad (Telangana), Senapati (Manipur) and Kelsi (Mizoram). 

ð Indian Vegetable Research Institute: Varanasi.

ð GoI Principal Scientific Advisor:  K. Vijay Raghavan.

ð Rafele made by: Dassault Aviation

ð Max. FDI from: Singapore.

ð Asia's 1st FTA: Kandla(Gujrat).

ð The new Education Policy, 2020: the draft was framed by Dr. K. Kasturiranjan Committee.

ð Bible: was written originally in - Hebrew.

ð International Livestock Research Institute: H.Q. - Nairobi(Kenya), 

ð Indian Aquatic Animal: Ganga Dolphin

ð Rubella: is also  known as German Measles,                                                      

ð Kartarpur: lies on the bank of River - Ravi

ð National Farmers Day is celebrated on - 10 July.

ð Dinesh Goswami SCommittee: was related to - Electoral Reforms. 

  ORGANIZATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS (OPCW): H.Q.HAGUE.

ð Representation of the People Act: came in force in: 1951. 

ð Very Ist special Agency of UNO: ILO

ð Black Hills: mountain series lies in the USA.

ð Asia's biggest Slum Colony: DHARAVI(Mumbai).

ð Natuna Island Dispute: mainly Between China & Indonesia, 

ð Fast-Tag: uses Radio Frequency Identification(RFID)

ð Hangpam Dada Bridge: Lies in Arunachal Pradesh over river Suban Sri. 

ð The 5 Rafale Jets that came in the 1st consignment are called: Golden Arrows.

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ð Few more points:=>  

ð     1. The “World Water Development Report” is a flagship report of which organization? => UN-Water

ð     2. Mount Sinabung Volcano is in: Indonesia, 

ð     3. Next Reincarnation of Buddha(as in Mahayana): Maitreya.

ð     4. Mahadei River Dispute, between: Goa & Karnataka.

ð   5. Prithvi Raj Rupan: The members of Parliament of  Mauritius selected Prithviraj Singh Rupan as the President of Mauritius.

ð     6. Most Jain literature was composed in: Prakrit.

ð  7. State Aquatic Animal of Punjab State: Indus Dolphin.

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ð     These are few important happenings, which may find a place in GS paper of CSat 2020, acquire more details =>

ð     Coronavirus (COVID-19)

ð     Citizen Amendment Act

ð     National Register of Citizens (NRC)

ð     Article 370 

ð     Environmental conventions

ð     New acts passed by Parliament

ð     Triple Talaq Bill

ð     Issues concerning Elections in India

ð     India & Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

ð     Interstate water disputes

ð     Artificial Intelligence

ð     Impact of Social Media

ð     Increasing Heat Waves

ð     Swachh Bharat Mission

ð     Ease of Doing Business

ð     International Criminal Court

ð     US & China Trade war

ð     Data Protection - Technology and Privacy

ð     #MeToo Movement in India

ð     India's air pollution

ð     Supreme Court Judgements

ð     Reconstitution of Cabinet Sub-committees

ð     Decriminalization of Politics

ð     Iran nuclear deal

ð     Ayushman Bharat – PMJAY Scheme

ð     Draft Model Contract Farming Act 2018

ð     Environment Performance Index

ð     Women Safety

ð     Cyber Security

ð     Election funding

ð     Cryptocurrency

ð     Rural Women Empowerment

ð     Jobless growth in India

ð     Extreme Weather and Health Hazards

ð     Police Reforms in India

ð     India’s growing underwater capability

ð     Malimath Committee report

ð     Current & future prospect of the Indian economy

ð     Digital Economy

ð     Kashmir unrest & dispute

ð     US withdrawals from various International alliances

ð     Parliamentary disruptions

ð     Uniform civil code

ð     Privatization of certain Healthcare Services

ð     Marital rape

ð     The merger of PSU banks

ð     Privatization of Air India

ð     Capital Punishment/death sentence

ð     Politics and Economics of farm loan waiver

ð     National Medical Commission Bill

ð     Barring MPs from practicing law

ð     Controversy over changing the Constitution

ð     Section 377: Constitutionality Vs Morality

ð     Data Localisation

ð     Crisis in the sugar sector

ð     National Policy on Biofuels

ð     Live streaming of SC proceedings

ð     Doubling the Farmer’s income

ð     Mob lynching

ð     RTI amendments

ð     Minimum Support Price

ð     Non Performing Assets

ð     Lokpal

ð     Power & Role of RBI

ð     New Consumer Protection Act 2019, to read about here, 

ð     😕 Corona Virus in CSE 2020(expected related Questions)

ð     1. WHO named the ailment caused by CoronaVirus as: COVID-19

ð     2. It all started from: Wuhan(China)

ð     3. Corona starting from lungs, it affects other organs too.          Coronavirus damages not only the lungs but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract.

ð     4. Indian Government launched "MyGov.Corona Help Desk" on WhatsApp.

ð     5. Punjab: was the 1st state to impose a curfew for Corona Pandemic.

ð   6. Rajasthan: was the 1st state to declare "Lockdown".

ð    7. Brand Ambassador of "Aarogya Setu App":  Ajay Devgan.

ð    8 "Healthy Air" ventilator was invented by CSIR. 

ð    9. 1st COVID-19 case in India: In Kerala

ð   10. 1st COVID-19 caused death in India: Karnataka.

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ð **=>Deenbandhu: C.F. Andrew=> Charles Freer Andrews was known as Deenbandhu. He was given this name by Mahathma Gandhi for his contributions towards Indian independence. Deenbandhu means a friend of the poor.

ð **=> Desh Bandhu:  Chitranjan Das => a Bengali political leader, a lawyer. He was an activist and also fought for the freedom of India against the British. He founded the Swaraj Party in Bengal when Bengal was under British rule.   

ð   => Head Quarter of Hindustan Shipyard ltd - Vishakhapatnam.

ð **=> Santhara Ritual is associated with- Jainism.