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Union Government approved launch of Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Union Cabinet approved launch of Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DUGJY). It also decided to merge the ongoing RGGVY with DUGJY.

Union Ministry for Food Processing Industries reconstituted NFDPC

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Union Ministry for Food Processing Industries on 18 November 2014 reconstituted the National Food Processing Development Council (NFDPC).

Union Government relaunched Kisan Vikas Patra scheme to encourage small savings

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

The Union Government on 18 November 2014 relaunched Kisan Vikas Patra scheme (KVP) in New Delhi to encourage the habit of small savings among the citizens.

Question Hour in Rajya Sabha shifted from 11 am to 12 noon

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The move aimed to ensure disruption-free proceedings during this segment.

Two states, three UTs achieve 100 percent financial inclusion under PM Jan Dhan Yojana

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 108 people agreed

Three Union Territories (UTs) namely Chandigarh, Puducherry and Lakshadweep achieved 100 percent financial inclusion.

Union Ministry of HRD decided to use Sanskrit as 3rd language in KVs in place of German language

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

The decision to discontinue German was taken after the meeting of Board of Governors of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) on 27 October 2014.

Results of biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from UP and Uttarakhand declared

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Manohar Parrikar and nine other leaders elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh.

Union Government launched the nationwide Bal Swachhta Mission

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Union Government launched the National Bal Swachhta Mission. It also launched Udaan programme for girls, which seeks to prepare them for the IIT-JEE.

Union Government announced concessions for minority refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Union Government relaxed Indian citizenship norms for Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan who entered India before 31 December 2014.

Union Government launched Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Union Ministry of Minorities Affairs launched the MANAS to impart training to youths.

Union MoEF launched GIS-based Decision Support System

Published on: 14-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

GIS-based Decision Support System launched by Union MoEF to help in taking informed decisions and smoothen regulatory process.

Union Government banned militant outfit KLO operating in WB, Assam

Published on: 12-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Union Government banned militant outfit Kamatapur Liberation Organisation that operates in West Bengal and Assam.

Ministry of Railways and MoRT&H signed MoU to construct ROB/RUBs on National Highways

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRT&H) on 10 November 2014 signed Memorandum of Understanding.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Jeevan Pramaan-Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 105 people agreed

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 November 2014 launched the Jeevan Pramaan- an Aadhar based Digital Life Certificate for pensioners.

Union Government imposed fresh restrictions on overseas travels by bureaucrats

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

The Union Government on 10 November 2014 imposed fresh restrictions on foreign tours by bureaucrats.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded Council of Ministers with 21 new faces

Published on: 10-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 140 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in its first cabinet expansion added 21 more ministers to his government.

Drug Technical Advisory Committee recommended waiver of clinical trial for 2 cancer drugs

Published on: 07-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Drug Technical Advisory Committee headed by director general of health services Jagdish Prasad was on 6 November 2014 recommended...

Law Commission recommended repeal of 73 more obsolete statutes

Published on: 04-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The Law Commission headed by Justice (retd) A P Shah on 3 November 2014 recommended repeal of 73 more obsolete statutes.

SC held kitchen of Delhi Gymkhana Club is a factory under ESI Act, 1948

Published on: 03-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

The Supreme Court (SC) of India on 2 November 2014 held that the kitchen of Delhi Gymkhana Club is a factory under Employees State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948.

Union Government decided to include LoP in the Lokpal Selection Panel

Published on: 31-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 97 people agreed

Union Government on 30 October 2014 announced to amend the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 and to include the Leader of Opposition

Minority government can be formed in Delhi: SC

Published on: 31-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Supreme Court of India said that a minority government can be formed in Delhi with outside support of a political outfit.

Government announced 5 lakh rupees compensation to kin of 1984 Sikh riots victims

Published on: 31-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Union Government announced compensation of 5 lakh rupees for kin of 3325 people who were killed during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Union Government submitted a list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad to SC

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Union Government submitted a list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad in a sealed cover.

Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 84 people agreed

Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs on 28 October 2014 launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) for welfare of Tribal people.

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced TB-Mission 2020

Published on: 30-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 28 October 2014 announced TB-Mission 2020 to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) from India.

Supreme Court rapped Union Government over delay in Delhi government formation

Published on: 29-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Supreme Court on 28 October 2014 rapped the Union Government and Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung over delay in Delhi Government formation.

Union Government disclosed names of black money account holders in an affidavit to SC

Published on: 28-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

The Union Government on 27 October 2014 disclosed names of black money account holders in an affidavit to Supreme Court.

Union MoD cleared the deal worth 8000 crore rupees to buy anti tank missiles from Israel

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Union Defence Ministry on 25 October 2014 cleared the deal worth 8000 crore rupees to buy anti tank missiles from Israel.

MCA included donation to Swach Bharat Kosh and Clean Ganga Fund now part of CSR

Published on: 24-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on 24 October 2014 announced that donations to the Swach Bharat Kosh and the Clean Ganga Fund are now part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) spends by India Inc.

Union government de-regulated diesel and hiked natural gas rates

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Union government de-regulated the price of diesel and hiked in domestically produced natural gas.

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