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Current Affairs 2017

Delhi Police chief Alok Verma appointed new CBI Director

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Alok Kumar Verma as the new CBI Director. His appointment will be for a period of two years from the date of assumption of charge of his office. Shri Alok Kumar Verma, currently Delhi Police commissioner, is a 1979 batch Indian Police Service officer of the Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre.

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Different Branches of Science

BranchConcerning Field
AeronauticsScience of flight of airplanes.
AstronomyStudy of heavenly bodies.
AgronomyScience dealing with crop plant.
AngiologyDeals with the study of blood vascular system.
AnthologyStudy of flower.
AnthropologyStudy of apes and man.
ApicultureHoney industries (Bee Keeping).
AraneologyStudy of spiders.
BatracologyStudy of frogs.
BiochemistryDeals with the study of chemical reactions in relation to life activities.
BiotechnologyDeals with the use of micro-organisms in commercial processes for producing fine chemicals such as drugs;vaccines;hormones,etc. on a large scale.
CardiologyStudy of heart.
CraniologyStudy of skulls.
CryptographyStudy of secret writing.
CryogenicsStudy concerning with the application and uses of very low temperature.
CytologyStudy of cells.
DermatologyStudy of skin.
EcologyThe study of relationship between organisms and environment.
EntomologyStudy of insects.
EtiologyStudy of cause of insects.
EugenicsStudy of improvement of human race by applying laws of heredity. it is related with future generations.
EvolutionDeals with the study of origin of new from old.
ExbiologyDeals with life or possibilities of life beyond the earth.
FloricultureStudy of flower yielding plants.
GeologyStudy of condition and structure of the earth
GeneticsStudy of heredity and variations.
Gerontologystudy of growing old.
GynaecologyStudy of female reproductive organs.
HorticultureStudy of garden cultivation.
HaematologyStudy of blood.
HepatologyStudy of liver.
IconographyTeachings by pictures and models.
ImmunologyScience which deals with the study of resistance of organisms against infection.
JurisprudenceScience of law.
KalologyStudy of human beauty.
LexicographyCompiling of dictionary.
MycologyStudy of fungi.
MyologyStudy of muscles.
NephrologyStudy of kidneys.
Neurologystudy of nervous system.
NumismaticsStudy of coins and medals.
ObstetricsBranch of medicine dealing with pregnancy.
OneirologyStudy of dreams.
OphthalmologyStudy of eyes .
OmithologyStudy of birds.
OsteologyStudy of bones.
PalaeontologyStudy of fossils.
PhilatelyStamp collecting.
PhilologyStudy of languages.
PhoneticsConcerning the sounds of a language.
PhysiographyNatural phenomenon.
PedologyStydy of soils.
PathologyStudy of disease causing organisms.
PhycologyStudy of algae.
PhysiologyScience dealing with the study of functions of various parts of organisms.
PiscicultureStudy of fish.
PomologyStudy of fruits.
SeismologyStudy of earthquakes.
SericultureSilk industry(culture of silk moth and pupa).
SerpentologyStudy of snakes.
TelepathyCommunication between two minds at a distance with the help of emotions, thoughts and feelings.
TaxonomyStudy of classification of organisms.
VirologyStudy of virus.

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) is designed to provide continuous power supply to the entire rural India. The scheme was launched under leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in November 2014 announcing that "the government had decided to electrify 18,452 unelectrified villages within 1000 days, by May 1, 2018. It is one of the key initiatives of Government of India and a flagship programmes of the Ministry of Power. The DDUGJY can benefit rural households significantly as electricity is extremely vital for growth and development of the country. The scheme will replace the existing Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) but features of RGGVY have been subsumed in the new scheme of DDUGJY and the unspent amount of RGGVY will be carried forward to DDUGJY. The scheme is one of the flagship programmes of the Power Ministry (MoP) and will facilitate 24x7 supply of electricity. Source:India.Gov.in

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What is the Global Slavery Index?

The Global Slavery Index 2013 measures the size of the modern slavery problem, country by country. The Index provides a quantitative ranking of 162 countries around the world according to the estimated prevalence of modern slavery (that is, the estimated percentage of enslaved people in the national population at a point in time). The Index is constructed from three quantitative indicators on prevalence, one of which was generated internally (estimated prevalence of slavery), and two of which are based on an analysis of pre-existing data from UNICEF and the US Trafficking in Persons report. The second section, on the risk of modern slavery, analyses risk based on an assessment of 31 qualitative and quantitative indicators that reflect five key dimensions: a country's anti-slavery policies; a country's respect for human rights; a country’s level of human and economic development; the stability of the government and the institutions of the country; and the level of discrimination against ...

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History of Indian Cinema

India's first film "Raja Harischandra", a silent movie was first screened at Bombay's (Mumbai) Coronation Theater on May 3, 1913. It was made by Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema. It was Phalke who introduced India to world cinema at a time when working in films was restricted by social customs. After the success of his film 'Raja Harishchandra', several filmmakers in Bombay and Madras began making silent films. By the mid 1920s, Madras had become the epicenter for all film related activities. Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu, S S Vasan, A V Meiyappan set up production houses in Madras to shoot Telugu and Tamil films. The silent era came to an end when Ardeshir Irani produced his first talkie, 'Alam Ara' in 1931. If Phalke was the father of Indian cinema, Irani was the father of the talkie. The talkies changed the face of Indian cinema. Apart from looks, the actors not only needed a commanding voice but also singing skills, as music became a defining element in Indian cinema. The ...

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Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter ...

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