General Awareness for various competitive examinations
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1-International Day of Women & Girls in Science is being celebrated on 11th February.
2- India & UAE has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 10% participating interest in the offshore lower Zakum oil sector.
3- Vikas Sathaye has been honoured with the Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the Oscars Scientific and Technical Awards 2018 at Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California.
4- National Productivity Day is celebrated on 12th February.
5- Chandrashekhara Kambara is the President of Sahitya Akademi.
6- World Radio Day is celebrated on 13th February. Theme : ‘Radio & Sports’.
7- Darwin Week is celebrated in between 12th-18th Feb. It began in Kolkata.
8- The design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on July 22, 1947.
9- The State Emblem of India is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Asoka at Sarnath.
10-The motto ‘Satyameva Jayate’-Truth alone triumphs written in Devanagari script below the profile of the Lion Capital is part of the State Emblem of India.
11- The song Vande Mataram was composed in Sanskrit by Bankimchandra Chatterji. The first political occasion when it was sung was the 1896 session of the Indian National Congress.
12-Article 51 ‘A’ contained in Part IVA of the Constitution deals with Fundamental Duties.
13-Directive Principles of State Policy have been contained in Part IV from Articles 36 to 51 of the Constitution.
14- The Union executive consists of the President, the Vice-President and the Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister as the head to aid and advise the President.
15- The Vice-President is ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha and acts as President when the latter is unable to discharge his functions due to absence, illness or any other cause.
16- The Council of Ministers comprises ministers who are members of Cabinet, Ministers of State (independent charge), Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers.
17-Legislature of the Union is called Parliament. It consists of the President and two Houses, known as Council of States (Rajya Sabha), and House of the People (Lok Sabha).
18-The Government of India celebrates April, 21 every year as ‘Civil Services Day’ for the civil servants to rededicate themselves to the cause of citizens.
19- PKVY– Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana.
20-PMFBY– Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
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