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   l  First Hindu-American to enter in the US House                          Success Tip
      of Representative as senator is Tulsi Gabbard     Tana Bhagats is a tribal community in Indian state
   l  IPCC stands for Intergovernmental Panel on Cli-   of Jharkhand. They are related to historical Tana
      mate Change                                       Bhagat movement (1914). Tana Bhagats were formed
   l  Daisy wheel printer is an impact printer          by Oaron saints Jatra Bhagat and Turia Bhagat. The
   l  India and Japan inked two agreements during       Tana Bhagats opposed the taxes imposed on them
      November 2012 to enable Tokyo to import from      by the British and they staged a Satyagraha (civil
      India Rare earth minerals                         disobedience movement) even before Gandhi’s saty-
                                                        agraha movement
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                                                           l Sardar Bagat Singh founded the Naujawan
 The historic India-Japan Nuclear Cooperation Agree-
                                                             Bharat Sabha
 ment (or nuclear deal) was signed on 11 November
 2016.                                                                       Success Tip
   l Aung San Sun Kyi is a native to Myanmar            Naujawan Bharat Sabha was a left-wing Indian as-
   l The WISE Prize-2012, also known as the “Nobel      sociation that sought to foment revolution against
      Prize for Education” was conferred by the WISE    the British Raj by gathering together worker and
      Summit in Doha to Dr. Madhav Chavan               peasant youths. It was founded by Bhagat Singh in
                                                        March 1926 and was a more public face of
                      Success Tip                       the Hindustan Republican Association
 Dr. Sakena Yacoobi of Afghanistan won the WISE            l The Narendra Mandal or Chamber of Princes was
 Prize for Education at the seventh World Innova-            inaugurated in 1921 by Duke of Connaught
 tion Summit for Education (WISE) in Doha, Qatar
 on November 4, 2015.                                                        Success Tip
   l The “One Straw Revolution’ was written by Masa-    Narendra Mandal was an institution established in
      nobu Fukuoka                                      1920 by a royal proclam-ation of King-Emperor
                                                        George V to provide a forum in which the rulers of
   l Non Resident Indians (NRI) Day is marked on
      January 9                                         the princely states of India could voice their needs
                                                        and aspirations to the colonial government of British
   l “Whether I earned your vote or not, I have lis-
                                                        India. It survived until the end of the British Raj in
      tened to you, have learned from you. You have
                                                        1947
      made me a better President”, as said by Barack
      Obama                                            Physical Geography
                                                           l Ice glacier’s melting is a common phenomenon
    SSC Graduate Level Tier-1 Exam                           linked to the rise in seawater level. The glaciers
 Held on: 21.04.2013 (Evening Shift)                         are predominantly present in Antarctica
Ancient History                                        General Geography
   l  Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha together are               l Baba Amte is known for establishing-the
      known as Triratna                                      “Anand Van”
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 The Triratna is a Buddhist symbol, thou-ght to vi-     It was founded in 1952 by noted social activist Baba
 sually represent the Three Jewels of Buddhism          Amte. The project is run by the organisation Maha-
 (the Buddha, the Dharma, the San-gha)                  rogi Seva Samiti. Two of its other projects are Lok
                                                        Biradari Prakalp and Somnath, a village for cured
   l Chandragupta I was called Lichchavi Dauhitra
                                                        leprosy patients
Modern History                                             l Human Environment Conference, 1972 was held
   l  Rowlatt Act 1919 was enacted during the period         at Stockholm
      of Lord Chelmsford                                   l Pachmarhi hill station is called as the ‘Queen
                      Success Tip                            of the Satpuras’
                                                           l NH2 connects Delhi and Kolkata via Mathura
 This act effectively authorized the government to
                                                             and Varanasi
 imprison any person suspected of terrorism living in
                                                           l The country where drip irrigation is more effi-
 the Raj for up to two years without a trial, and gave
                                                             ciently used is Israel
 the imperial authorities power to deal with all revo-
 lutionary activities                                                        Success Tip
                                                        Drip irrigation is a form of irrigation that saves wa-
   l  M.K.Gandhi said Truth is the ultimate reality
                                                        ter and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to
      and it is God
                                                        the roots of many different plants, either onto the
   l  Uraon tribe is associated with the “Tana Bhagat”  soil surface or directly onto the root zone, through
      movement                                          a network of valves, pipes, tubing, and emitters
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