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State Public Service Commission (SPSC)

Every state of India consists of a State Public Service Commission. STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPOSITION: There is a chairman for SPSC. There are other members for SPSC. QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications of Chairman and members are not specified in the Constitution. As nearly as one half of the members should have at least 10 years of […]

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LaCONES

May 2021: Based on reports by CCMB-LaCONES, it has now been confirmed that eight Asiatic lions housed in Nehru Zoological Park (NZP), Hyderabad have tested positive for SARS-CoV2 virus. LaCONES or Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species, is a Council of Scientific and Industrial Research lab located in Hyderabad. It is a part of […]

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UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC)

Article 315: There shall be a Public Service Commission for the Union and Public service Commission for each state. UPSC is a Constitutional body. The UPSC conduct examinations for All India Services and other central services. WHAT ARE ALL INDIA SERVICES? These are the services recruited by the central government but, posted in the states […]

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Election Commission of India

The Election commission is a constitutional body that is entrusted with the responsibility of conducting free and fair elections in the country. On October 16, 1989 for the first time the President appointed 2 election commissioners. NOTE: The two election commissioners were appointed to cope with increased work of the election commission on the account […]

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Advocate-General

an advocate general is a legal advisor to a state government. The post is created by the Constitution of India and corresponds to that of Attorney General of India at the central-level. The Governor of each state shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed judges in high court. This office is just similar to the office of the […]

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Justice NV Ramana sworn in as 48th CJI

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana was sworn in as the 48th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. Justice Ramana took the oath at a brief ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were among those present at the […]

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University Grants Commission (UGC)

The University Grants Commission (UGC) came into existence on 28th December 1953 and became a statutory Organization of the Government of India by an Act of Parliament in 1956. It is for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of teaching, examination and research in university education. It provides recognition to universities in India, and […]

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Shaphari Scheme

Commerce Ministry wants to build confidence in quality, antibiotic-free shrimp products from India for the global market. The Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA) has developed a certification scheme for aquaculture products called ‘Shaphari’, a Sanksrit word that means the superior quality of fishery products suitable for human consumption. Frozen shrimp is India’s largest exported […]

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National Miner’s Day

National Miner’s Day – राष्ट्रीय खान दिवस National Miners Day, December 6, was established in 2009 to remember miners who died working in the mines and to honour the hard work and commitment of today’s miners. – World’s Biggest Pink Diamond Mine in Australia Stops Production – Green initiatives in the coal sector by by […]

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Armed Forces Flag Day

It is an annual day that is observed to honour the martyrs and the men in uniform who serve our country. On August 28, 1949, a committee was set up under the then Defence Minister of India. The committee decided that Flag Day will be observed annually on December 7. The primary idea behind the […]