Current Affairs 2016: Page 43 of 143

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    Newly appointed Chief Justice Sushila Karki took oath of office and secrecy to become the first woman Chief Justice of Nepal at a special programme organised at the Presidential Residence, Sheetal Niwas.

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    The World Population Day is observed across the world on July. In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day.

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    India and Kenya have signed seven agreements to develop and expand cooperation in a wide range of areas. In the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta these agreements were signed in Nairobi.

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    President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 51st Jnanpith Award on well-known Gujarati writer and litterateur Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari at a function in New Delhi. India’s highest literary honour carrying a cash prize, a citation plaque and a… (330 more words) …

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    The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) launched India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things (CoE– IoT) in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Five startups have been chosen to be part of India’s first centre for excellence in Internet… (204 more words) …

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    India and South Africa have signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) in four areas of bilateral co-operation. These MoUs were signed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South African President Jacob Juma in Pretoria, South Africa.

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    Nimi Sunilkumar, Cookbook author and food blogger has won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for 2015 - 16. She has presented this source of snacks to the world and rewarded with a Gourmand World Cookbook Award.

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    The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh launched Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) portal in New Delhi. The various objective and feature are as given below.

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    An apparel training centre has been established in Kaduna, Nigeria to support textiles industry of the West African country. This training centre is a first centre in Nigeria which has been set up by India in partnership with their government.… (182 more words) …

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    Kerala Government has introduced a “fat tax” of 14.5 % on foods like burgers, pizzas and doughnuts along with other junk foods in branded restaurants. The newly-elected LDF government in the state has imposed 14.5 percent tax on branded resturrants… (274 more words) …