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Current affairs capsule- part 21

Ashish Malik is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Ashish Malik
Verified UPSC Educator@Unacademy Plus, Writer, Poet, Alignment Design engineer, Motivational speaker, YouTuber, Blogger, Counsellor

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Sir regular bhi adjective hai...
share link of capsule 1
Ashish Malik
8 months ago
Its available just next to it
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sir please recommend me should i write all this in notebook or just headline is sufficient
Ashish Malik
a year ago
its already a summary of main headlines.. u can take notes from this in point form.. writing only headlines would not solve the purpose.. all the best
Mrinal pandey
a year ago
Thankyou sir
Sir how do i find the capsule 1?
Ashish Malik
a year ago
https://unacademy.com/lesson/current-affairs-capsule-1/IL7G7MMB
Ashish Malik
a year ago
try this n search in my Unacademy account
  1. Current Affairs Capsule - Prelims 2019 (Part 21) By- Ashish Malik


  2. unacademy ABOUT ME: Ashish Malik (B.E. Civil) Appeared for UPSC CSE Mains twice (2016,2017) Freelancer and Faculty of GS Follow me on UNACADEMY at: https://unacademy.com/user/AshishMalik-8996


  3. Badshahi Ashoorkhana Telangana government and Aga Khan Trust are working to restore Hyderabad's 17th century Badshahi Ashoorkhana . The 400-year old Ashoorkhana was built by Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah It was a house of mourning, where large congregations of Muslims gathered in memory of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain during the month of Muharram The building consists of a Kaman, Naqqar Khana (where ceremonial drums are beaten), Niyaz Khana (where visitors are fed), Sarai Khana (place to rest), Abdar Khana (drinking water is stored), the chabutra plattorm and a guard ro om


  4. Odisha Starts health insurance scheme for journalists Odisha government has launched "Gopabandhu Sambadika e Under the scheme, journalists from across the state will get health . At least five members of a journalist's family would be covered e The scribes will get their health insurance card from the District Swasthya Bima Yojana" for working journalists insurance coverage up to Rs 2 lakh. under the scheme. Information and Public Relations Officer (DIPRO) in their respective districts


  5. Gopabandhu Das: Gopabandhu Das (1877-1928) was a social worker, reformer, political activist, journalist, poet and essavist from Odisha. He was popularly known as Utkalamani Jewel of Utkal or Orissa). He won election to the Legislative Council that had been created in 1909 under the terms of the Morley-Minto Reforms. . He became the first president of Utkal Pradesh Congress Committee in 1920, holding the post until 1928, and he welcomed Gandhi to the province in 1921 He started a discussion group, called Kartavya Bodhini Samiti (Duty Awakening Society), in which he and his friends considered social, economic and political problems . . He established a school at Sakhigopala, near Puri.[1] Popularly known as Satyabadi Bakul Bana Bidyalaya


  6. Cauvery Management Authnori e Acting on the Supreme Court's direction, the Centre recently constituted a Cauvery Water Management Authority (CMA) to address the dispute over sharing of river water among Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry The authority would comprise a chairman, eight members besides a secretary. Out of eight members, two each will be full-time and part-time members, while the rest four would be part-time members from states to "storage, apportionment, regulation and control of Cauvery waters The authoritv has also been tasked to advise the states to take suitable measures to improve water use efficiency, by way of promoting micro-irrigation (drip and rinkler), change in cropping pattern, improved agronomic practices, system deficiency correction and command area development.


  7. Agni-5 Ballistic Missile India recently successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Long Range Ballistic Missile Agni-5 from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast It is a surface-to-surface missile which can carry nuclear warhead weighing 1.5 tonnes to a distance of oer 5,000 km and is the longest missile in India's arsenal capable of reaching most parts of . China * The missile features many new indigenously-developed technologies, including the very high accuracy Ring Laser Gyro based inertial Navigation System (RINS), and the most modern and accurate Micro Navigation System (MIN ) which improves the accuracy of the missile With this missile, India has joined an elite club of nations that possess the ICBM launch capability. Only the five perman Council - China, France, Russia, the United States and Britain, along with Israel, have so far possessed such long-range missiles ent members of the United Nations Security


  8. e O Flag' tag disha beach is Asia's first to get Blu The Chandrabhaga beach on the Konark coast of Odisha will be the first in Asia to get the Blue Flag certification Twelve more beaches in the country are being developed by the Society for Integrated Coastal Management (SICOM), an Environment Ministry's body working for the management of coastal areas, in accordance with the Blue Flag standards


  9. About Blue flag project: Launched in December 2017 by the Environment Ministry, the prime objective of the project is to enhance standards of cleanliness, upkeep and basic amenities at beaches. Under the project, each state or union territory has been asked to nominate a beach which will be funded through the ongoing Integrated Coastal Management Programme. Criteria for certification: To achieve the Blue Flag standards, a beach has to strictly comply with 33 environment and tourism-related conditions. The standards were established by the Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) in 1985


  10. Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has commissioned two very high resolution (12 km grid scale) state-of-the-art global Ensemble Prediction Systems (EPS) for generating operational 10-days probabilistic forecasts of weather. The EPS involves the generation of multiple forecasts using slightly varying initial conditions Ensemble forecasting provides localised predictions of a 12 km resolution compared to 23 kilometers in the earlier system. The new model has been developed jointly by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorolog and National Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting With this new model, India joins the US with a model that predicts with a 12 km resolution. Only the European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecast' has a, better, nine-kilometer resolution. e