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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 2016 Rio Olympics qualified Indian women’s hockey team [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Indian women hockey team: This team is also named as golden girls of hockey after their 2004 victory. This team represents India in international level hockey championship. Currently Canada’s Mathias Ahrens is the coach.

    • This team’s main lead is Ritu Rani who is from Har

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  • 2 Islamic State rebellious group is banned by Pakistan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Islamic State Rebellious Group: These are the powerful groups whose aim is to take over religious, political and military power over all Muslims worldwide. These groups are mainly led by Sunni Arabs from Iraq and Syria.

    • They mainly operate in Iraq and Syria and have a sm

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  • 3 India signs agreement with France for 36 Rafale fighter jets [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rafale Fighter jets: The Rafale jet was introduced in 2001on 18th May. This is a twin engine, delta winged multirole fighter aircraft. This was designed by Dassault Aviation. Dassault Aviation is an international French manufacturer of aircrafts for military, business and

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  • 4 WWF and ZSL reports that Marine population dropped since 1970 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About WWF and ZSL: WWF stands for World Wide Fund for Nature. It is an international non - governmental organization which was founded on 29th April 1961. It is working for the bio diversity protection and reduces the peoples by hurting environment.

    • Its headquarter is in Avenu

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  • 5 India signed two agreements with Laos to strengthen mutual bonds [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Laos: Laos is officially known as the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). It is an interior country in South - east Asia which is bounded by Myanmar of Burma and the People’s Republic of China to the north - west, Vietnam to the east which is Laos’s capital, Cambodia

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  • 6 Bal Pandit, expert Marathi cricket commentator passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bal Pandit, the expert cricket Marathi commentator passed away in Pune, Maharashtra at age of 89. About Bal Pandit: Bal Jagannath Pandit was born on 24th July 1929 in Pune Maharashtra.

    • He was an India

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  • 7 Narendra Modi launches IPD Scheme for 24×7 power supply in every house of Varanasi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About IPD Scheme: IPD Scheme stands for Integrated Power Development Scheme. Its aim is to support the broadcast and supply networks. It will provide 100 percent metering urban areas and will make it smart with information technology.

    • It was declared in Union Budget 2014 - 15.

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  • 8 West Bengal government releases 64 files correlated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897 and died on 18th August 1945. He is known as Netaji allover in India. He was an Indian pro - independence and proud person of the Indian independence movement.

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 Jackie Collins, a Novelist passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    American novelist Jackie Collins passed away in California, United States at age of 77 due to cancer of stage four. About Jackie Collins: Jackie Collins was born on 4th October 1937 in London, England.

    • She was a B

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  • 2 Two Security laws pass by Japan’s Parliament to improve its pacific constitution [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About passing of Security laws: Japan’s parliament has passed two security laws to improve its pacific constitution enclosed after World War II to allow its troops to fight out of the country.

    • These bills already have been permitted by Parliament’s lower house and it was voted

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  • 3 Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare stops sale of Diclofenac in multidose bottle [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Diclofenac: Diclofenac is a non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drug. It is taken or applied to reduce irritation and as pain - relieving in certain conditions. The name “diclofenac” derives from its chemical name: 2- (2,6-dichloranilino) phe n ylacetic ac id.

    • Diclofenac

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  • 4 Hybrid Vacuum Toilets develops by Indian Railways [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Hybrid Vacuum system: Hybrid vacuum system is designed by combining ejectors, surface condensers and liquid ring vacuum pumps. It consists of a grouping of steam ejectors operating in series, followed by a condenser where the gases are reduced.

    • Thus reduces the load of g

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  • 5 E Sreedharan, Metro Man invites to serve UN High Level Advisory Group on Supportable Transport [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About E Sreedharan: Elattuvalapil Sreedharan was born on 12th June 1932 in Palakkad district of Kerala. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is a retired Indian Engineering Service (IES) officer.

    • He is

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  • 6 China has launched smaller version of Long March-6 carrier rocket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Long March - 6: The Long March was a military departure which was started by the Red Army of the Communist Party of China, the forerunner of the People’s Liberation Army to avoid the search of the Kuomintang Army.

    • Long March - 6 is also known as Chang Zheng 6 in pinyin,

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  • 7 Sebastian Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel was born on 3rd July 1987 in Heppenheim, West Germany. He is a German racing driver. Currently, he is driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari.

    • He wins fo

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  • 8 Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI President is passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jagmohan Dalmiya who was the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India is passes away in Kolkata, of West Bengal at age of 75 due to a heart attack. About Jagmohan Dalmiya: Jagmohan Dalmiya was born on 30th May 1940 in Kolkata.

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Mare Dibaba triumphs women’s marathon at 2015 World Athletics Championships [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mare Dibaba: Also known as Mare Ibrahimova in Azerbaijan. She was born on 20th October 1989. She is from Oromia region in Ethiopia. She is the reigning champ in Athletics. Also an eccentric marathon runner.

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  • 2 ‘Housing for all’ Scheme in 305 cities by 2022 declares the government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Housing for all Scheme: Government had launched this scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in June 2015 under the guidance of Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Under this scheme, government plans to build two crore houses for the poor in urban areas by year 2022, which

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  • 3 Union Government rejects NSCN-K for five years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NSCN - K: NSCN stands for Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland. It is a Naga independent Military group operative in North - East India. The main goal of the organization is to establish an independent state “Nagalim” by joining all the areas settled by the Naga peopl

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  • 4 Chelsea wins Champions League and Dinamo Zagreb beat 10-man Arsenal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Chelsea: Chelsea is a professional Football Club of Fulham, London. It is the highest level of English football founded in 1905. Chelsea’s first major success was in 1955 by winning in the league championship.

    • It has been won 17 major trophies since 1997.
    • Chelsea has wo

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  • 5 India and Cambodia signs two MoUs for mutual support in Tourism by Mekong Ganga Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mekong Ganga Cooperation Project: The Mekong–Ganga Cooperation was established on 10th November, 2000 at Vientiane at the First MGC Ministerial Meeting. It includes six member countries: India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

    • They emphasized four areas of

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  • 6 RBI gives permission to ten small banks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About permission from RBI: The Reserve Bank of India granted the licences to 10 small banks for set um small finances banks. These all companies are microfinance and small finance companies. There are total of 72 companies who apply for permission from RBI.

    About ten banks get

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  • 7 Olympic Council of Asia choose Hangzhou City of China to host 2022 Asian Games [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Asian Games: The Asian Games also known as Asiad. It is nationwide multi - sport event which is held every four years between athletes from all over Asia. The Games were planned by the Asian Games Federation.

    • First game was start from New Delhi of India, until the 1978.

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  • 8 UNSC vagary India pitches for anti-terror treaty [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About anti - terror treaty: Aim of this Organization is to support the international legal anti - terror organizations like universal anti - terrorism contracts and the United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

    • This organization work for awareness raising activities and tra

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Dr. M. M. Kalburgi, a Kannada writer passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr. M. M. Kalburgi: Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi was born on 28th November 1938 in Yaragal. He was researcher of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature), Kannada epigraphist and academician.

    • He also had served as the

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  • 2 Indian Wrestler Anil wins gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championships [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Anil Kumar: Anil Kumar is an Indian wrestler from Haryana. He won gold in the Men’s Greco - Roman 96 kg’s wrestling at 2010 Commonwealth Games. He had also won gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the 2014 Asian Championship by defeating Efan Aeini.

    About his vic

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  • 3 Union Government launches PMKKKY for people affected by mining [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About PMKKKY: PMKKKY stands for Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana. It is launched by the Union Government. Aim of this launch is for safety of people who are affected by mining related operations.

    • It will provide the fund collected by District Mineral Foundations to a

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  • 4 Rajasthan Assembly clears bill to improve Right to Education Act [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Right to Education Act: Right to Education Act (RTE) is also known as Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act. It is an Act of the Parliament of India passed on 4th August 2009. It gives the importance to free and compulsory education for children between ag

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  • 5 Dutee Chand wins in 100m at 55th National Open Athletic Championship [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dutee Chand was born on 3rd February 1996 in Jajpur district of Odisha. She is an Indian runner by profession. She has been supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company which is a foundation that supports Indian athletes. Currently, she is the national champion in women’s 100 meters e

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  • Sep 17, 2015
  • 1 Author Sunjeev Sahota qualified Man Booker Prize for Fiction of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian - origin author Sunjeev Sahota has been qualified for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction of 2015. About Sunjeev Sahota: Sunjeev Sahota was born on year 1981. He is a British novelist. He was encouraged to start writing his first book by the 7th July 2005 London b

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