Current Affairs 2016: Page 12 of 143
According Gramin Swachh Survekshan report of Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Mandi district (in ‘Hills’ category) of Himachal Pradesh and Sindhudurg district (in the ‘Plains’) of Maharashtra category have arisen as the cleanest… (177 more words) …
Mariyappan Thangavelu Begged First Gold Medal for India at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games [Current Affairs - Sports] (on )
Mariyappan Thangavelu has bagged first gold medal for India in the category of high-jumper at the 2016 Rio Paralympics with jump of 1.89 metres.With this India’s gets third gold medal at the Paralympics after 12 years.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar have commissioned “Sarathi” the well-equipped offshore patrolling (OPV) vessel at Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) shipyard at Vasco, south Goa.
The Department of Telecom (DoT) of the Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has launched Urja Mitra Helpline for customers which will provide information regarding power outages from distribution companies. And the helpline number is 14401.
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First Daily Driverless Bus Service Started Lyon, France [Current Affairs - Science &Technology] (on )
The world’s first ever daily driverless bus service has started in Lyon, France in Confluence area of city; it includes two electric shuttles which will transport passengers on a ten-minute route on five stops.
Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA)’s ‘Best Horticulture State’ award has been won by Haryana state for its strong efforts for increasing income of the farmers in horticulture.
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International Literacy Day is Observed on 8th September [Current Affairs - International Relations] (on )
8 September is observed as the International Literacy Day annually across the world to make aware about the significance of literacy to population, society and communities. In this year 2016 is the 50th International Literacy Day.
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The first edition of the three-day event Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress, 2016 is inaugurated by Union Information Technology (IT) and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and JS Deepak, Secretary, Ministry of Telecommunications at Bengaluru, Karnataka.
India and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will enable both the countries for unlimited number of flights into each and introduced the air service agreement for open skies.
The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 Gets President’S Approval [Current Affairs] (on )
Finally the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 gets approval of President Pranab Mukherjee under the Article 111 of the Constitution and now bill becomes law officially and opens road to roll out a new indirect tax rule with this… (325 more words) …