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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 India: 35th Member of Missile Technology Control Regime [ None ]

    India became the 35th full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) for mutual benefits in the furtherance of international non-proliferation objectives. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar has signed the instrument of accession to MTCR in this regard at New Delhi.

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  • Jun 24, 2016
  • 1 Meghalaya Public Service Commission Information and Updates [ None ]

    The Meghalaya Public Service Commission was constituted on 14th September, 1972 based on Constitution of State Public Service Commission provided under Article 315 read with Article 316 of the Constitution of India The Commission includes of a Chairman and four Members and curren

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  • 2 Ken Miyauchi: New President and COO of SoftBank Group [ None ]

    The new President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group is Ken Miyauchi by succeeding Nikesh Arora due to the Chairman and CEO of Group Masayoshi Son wanted to continue at the helm longer than first planned.

    • Ken Miyauchi was serving as hea

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  • 3 SCO Summit 2016 Kicked Off at Tashkent, Uzbekistan [ None ]

    The 2-day meeting 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit has been kicked off at Tashkent, Uzbekistan which heads of state of SCO is being conducted under the presidency of Uzbekistan.

    Key Facts

    • The main discussion point of the summit is the problems related to stre

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  • 4 Anil Kumble Appointed as the Head Coach of Indian Cricket Team by BCCI [ None ]

    Former spinner Anil Kumble (45) has been appointed as the head coach of Indian Cricket Team by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and he will serve for one year. The BCCI working committee meeting in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh his appointment was conformed.

    Image of former spinner Anil Kumble

    Image of Former Spinner Anil Kumble

    Anil Kumble head coach of Indian Cricket Team

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  • Jun 23, 2016
  • 1 Guda Anjaiah Renowned Telangana Poet is No More [ None ]

    Guda Anjaiah a well-known Telangana poet and lyricist passed away subsequent a transitory illness at Ragannagudem, Telangana at the age of 61 years. He has played a significant role in Telangana statehood movement by confining several songs which advanced found their way into fil

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  • 2 India Ranks 10th in FDI Inflows According to UNCTAD Report [ None ]

    India is ranked at 10th spot in FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) inflows as per the recently released 2016 World Investment Report with increased FDI inflows to 44 billion dollars in 2015 as compared to 35 billion dollars in 2014.

    Key highlights of the report

    • Top 10 Countries ar

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  • 3 Jews Gets Minority Status in Maharashtra [ None ]

    The minority status has been conferred by the Maharashtra Government to Jews in the state based on the provisions of the Maharashtra State Minorities Commission Act, 2004 at the state cabinet meeting which is chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai the decision in t

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  • 4 Aadhaar Will Soon Be Connected with Caste and Domicile Certificates [ None ]

    All state governments have get suggestion from Union Government to link Aadhaar with caste and domicile certificates for school students with this Union Government has started first-of-its-kind initiative to issue these certificates to the students within 60 days while they are s

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  • 5 ISRO Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in Single Mission [ None ]

    A record 20 satellites has been successfully launched by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in a single mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota including India’s newest earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 is launched with the use of Polar Satellite La

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  • Jun 22, 2016
  • 1 Martian Crater Name Came from Nepal Quake-Hit Village Langtang [ None ]

    The crater on Mars is named as Langtang by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) after one of the villages most affected by the demoralizing 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. The Langtang crater on Mars is 9.8 kilometers extensive and has scientific significance.

    Image of Martian Crater

    Image of Martian Crater

    Martian Crater which is Name Came from Nepal Quake-Hit Village Langtang

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  • 2 World’S Powerful Supercomputer Sunway-TaihuLight Revealed [ None ]

    Sunway TaihuLight the world’s most powerful supercomputer system has been launched by China in the 2016 edition of Top500 list. Sunway-TaihuLight has calculations with processing speed of 124.5 petaflops per second (Pflops). It becomes world’s first system to with surpass 100 pet

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  • 3 Use of Cancer Causing Chemical Potassium Bromate Banned by Union Government as Food Additive [ None ]

    The use of potassium bromate (KbrO3) has been banned by Union Government the as a food improver as it is carcinogenic ad decided by the Union Health Ministry based on the recommendation of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

    • the Health Ministry has got recommen

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  • Jun 21, 2016
  • 1  URJA Mobile App Launched by Union Ministry of Power [ None ]

    ‘URJA’- Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan Mobile application has been launched by the Union Ministry of Power for Urban Power Distribution Sector, in this regard Piyush Goyal the Union Power minister has launched this app on the side-lines of two day conference of Power Ministers at Cansaulim

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  • 2  Silver Medal Won by India at Archery World Cup in Antalya [ None ]

    The silver medal has been won by the Indian mixed recurve team of Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das has at the Archery World Cup held in Antalya, Turkey in the finals played at Konyaalti Beach Park, the Indian team lost to South Korea with 1 - 5 score.

    • Indian team trailed by 0 - 2 sc

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  • 3  Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund Launched by Punjab Government [ None ]

    A special fund “Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund” has been launched by the Punjab government in order to provide free treatment for patients pretentious by Hepatitis C. By launching this initiative Punjab became the first Indian state to provide free treatment to confir

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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  Ramayana & Krishna Circuits Approved by Union Government Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ None ]

    The Ramayana and Krishna Circuits has been approved by the Union Government under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Union Ministry of Tourism at the first meeting of National Committee on Ramayan Circuit and National Committee on Krishna Circuit which was chaired by Union Tourism and

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  • 2  Official Slogan of Rio 2016 is Reveals “a New World” for Olympic and Paralympic Games [ None ]

    The official slogan of the Rio 2016 has been revealed by Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) “A New World” at a special ceremony held at Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca, Brazil for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games which is going to be schedule

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  • 3  Sunil Mittal: New Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce [ None ]

    Sunil Bharti Mittal the chief executive of Bharti Group has been elected chairman of the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) and with this he will succeed Terry McGraw the Chairman Emeritus of S&P Global, who became ICC’s Honorary Chairman.

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    Image of Sunil Bharti Mittal

    Sunil Bharti Mittal New Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce

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  • 4  Manimala Devi a Veteran Odia Actress is No More [ None ]

    Manimala Devi a noted theatre personality and popular yesteryear Odia film actress passed away in Bhubaneswar, Odisha at the age of 86 years due to old-age-related complications. She was one of the first generation artistes in the state and form 1960s she had ruled the Odia film

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  • 5  10 Coastal Police Stations Notified by Union Home Ministry [ None ]

    For creating 10 coastal police stations across India’s coastline in 9 States and 4 UTs the Union Home Ministry has notified official gazette notification. With this polis station it will empower the register and investigate crimes committed within the country’s exclusive economic

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  • 6  2016 Champions Trophy Title of Hockey Has Been Won by Australia [ None ]

    The 2016 Champions Trophy title of Hockey has been won by the Australia by beating India with 3 - 1 score at the final match played at London (United Kingdom), both teams in regulation period failed to score goals.

    • With this victory a history is created by the Australia for win

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  • 7  Reform and Broaden Tax Net PM Narendra Modi Outlines RAPID and Five-Point Mantra [ None ]

    RAPID and five-point mantra announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tax officials to reform and broadens the direct tax net base and the new five point charter for tax administrators. Earlier during the inaugurating Rajasva Gyan Sangam it was announced, a two-day Annual Conf

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  • 8  Now NPS Joined by NRIs Online Through eNPS [ None ]

    Now non-resident Indians (NRIs) are able to open National Pension Savings (NPS) accounts online i. e. through eNPS if they have Aadhaar Card or Permanent Account Number (PAN) card as announced by the Union Finance Ministry.

    • NPS accounts could be opened by NRIs only through paper

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  • 9  Second Time Gravitational Waves Detected by Scientists [ None ]

    The collision of two black holes 1.4 billion light years away, which creates gravitational waves is second time successfully discover by the scientists for the second time using the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) interferometers in the US.

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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  2016 European Grand Prix of F1 Won by Nico Rosberg Wins [ None ]

    The 2016 European Grand Prix of Formula One has been won by the Nico Rosberg a German Mercedes driver, which was the eight race of the 2016 season of Formula One in which total 11 teams had participated.

    • The race was organized on a street circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.
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  • 2  Two New Liberalized Policies Launched by the Railway Ministry [ None ]

    Two new policies related to Parcel Cargo Train Express and Parcel Leasing has been launched by the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and they are Liberalised Comprehensive Parcel Leasing Policy (CPLP) and Liberalised policy on Parcel Cargo Express Trains (PCET).

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  • 3  For First Time IAF Inducts 3 Women Fighter Pilots in the History [ None ]

    By inducting 3 women fighter pilots the Indian Air Force (IAF) created history and these three women fighter pilots are Bhawana Kanth, Avani Chatuvedi and Mohana Singh. The official commissioned of these three women’s as fighter pilots in the IAF was announced in presence of Unio

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  • Jun 17, 2016
  • 1  Civil Aviation Policy 2016 Approved by Union Cabinet [ None ]

    The Civil Aviation Policy 2016 has been approved by the Union Cabinet to enhance the domestic aviation sector and offer passenger-friendly fares. Since Independence for the first time an integrated Civil Aviation Policy has been approved by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (M

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  • 2  India’S Membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program Approved [ None ]

    India’s membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP) association has been approved by the Union Cabinet regarding to this Union Government has signed a MoU with the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for geosciences.

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