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  • Jan 25, 2016
  • 1 Free Public Wi-Fi Service has been Launched by Google, Railtel at Mumbai Central Station [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At the Mumbai Central Station, Google India and Indian Railways’ telecom arm Railtel has jointly launched free Rail Wire Public Wi-Fi service for railway passengers. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched this service.

    • And with this launch Mumbai Central has become th

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  • 2 To Implement Action Plan for Skill Development in Telecom Government has Signed MoU [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For Skill Development in Telecom Sector, Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has signed MoU with Department of Telecommunication (DoT) in order to implement National Action Plan for Skill Development in Telecom Sector.

    Under this MoU:

    • With simplification o

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  • 3 Former Deputy Speaker of Gujarat Assembly Nirmala Gajwani is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Nirmala Gajwani: Nirmala Gajwani former Deputy Speaker of Gujarat Assembly and Social Activist is passed away in Rajkot, Gujarat at the age of 87 years. She was born 28, December 1928 in Rohri Sindh (now in Pakistan).

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  • 4 2015 HDI in South Asia Region has been Topped by Sri Lanka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In 2015 Sri Lanka has maintained its high ranking in human development index (HDI) in the South Asia Region. According to the 2015 Global Human Development Report (HDR) conducted by UN Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka was ranked 73rdwith an HDI value of 0.757.

    Key facts:

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  • 5 UN Report: In 2016 India will be Fastest Growing Economy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to United Nations (UN) World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 Report in 2016 India will be the fastest growing big economy in the world. As per describe in report India’s growth rate is 7.3 % in the year 2016 and 7.5 % in 2017 gated up from 7.2 % rate in 2015.


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  • 6 India’s First Social Mobile Wallet Udio has been Launched by TranServ [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    TranServ, India’s digital payment startup company has launched India’s first Social Mobile Wallet named Udio. With the aim to reduce the gap between real and virtual modes of payment as it has more social experience. Key features of Udio Wallet

    • It mixed social, community-driven

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  • 7 Largest and Tallest Tricolor of India will Flagged in Ranchi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At Pahari Mandir, Ranchi Largest tricolor will be flagged of by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. This flag will flagged-up for 24 hours and will be illuminated by twenty sodium vapour lights at night. It is world’s largest and the highest hoisted Indian flag.

    Dimensions of fla

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  • 8 In Latin America Mosquito-borne Zinka virus has created panic over birth defects [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In the Latin America countries thousands of birth defects due to Mosquito-borne Zika virus. New case of child born with the virus has been reported in these countries. Brazil is suffering from outbreak of Zika and it is most cases in the north-east region.

    • Due to this virus bab

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  • Jan 25, 2016
  • 1 President’s Rule has been Cleared by Union Cabinet in Arunachal Pradesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per Article 356 (1) of the Constitution, the Union cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested burden of President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh. And now this proposal will be forwarded to President Pranab Mukherjee after Union Government felt that Congress ruled st

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  • 2 Arab-India Co-operation’s First Ministerial Meeting Forum Held in Manama [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At Manama, capital city of Bahrain, the first Ministerial Meeting of Arab-India Cooperation is Forum. Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa has inaugurated by the meeting. It was attended by representatives of 22 Arab League nations.

    • Union External Affairs Minis

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  • 3 2016 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title has been Won by PV Sindhu [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title has been won by the top Indian Shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (World No. 12) by betting Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour (World No. 20) by 21 - 15,21 - 9 score in finals. And with this Sindhu has earn second title in Malaysia Ma

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  • 4 For Krishna-Godavari Basin Project, ONGC gets Environmental Clearance [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin project in Andhra Pradesh state government has permitted Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). And for this project ONGC will allowed to 45 development wells and other related structure will cost over 53,000 crore rupees at offshore KG-DW

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  • 5 Tabla Gnius Pandit Shankar Ghosh is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pandit Shankar Ghosh a well-known Tabla player passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to a prolonged illness at the age of 80 years. He was the most famous tabla player in the country and belongs to the Farukhabad gharana of Hindustani classical music.

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  • Jan 22, 2016
  • 1 For Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project India has signed Loan Agreement with World Bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project 250 million dollars Financing Agreement has been signed by Union Government with World Bank. The World Bank’s concessionary lending arm International Development Association (IDA) has approved this lone with implementation period of 5 year

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  • 2 Frankixalus a new tree frog species has discovered in north-eastern India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Frankixalus a new species of tree hole-breeding frogs has been discovered by researcher’s team headed by Professor Sathyabhama Das Biju (a frogman of India) in the forests of northeast India and bordering parts of China.

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  • 3 19th National Conference on e-Governance inaugurated in Nagpur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 21 January 2016, the 19th edition of National Conference on e-Governance has begun in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh has inaugurated th

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  • 4 New chairman of CBDT: Atulesh Jindal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) is Atulesh Jindal a Senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Officer. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has declared his appointment which is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    • Atulesh Jindal will replace Arun Ku

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  • 5 Mrinalini Sarabhai a Well-known Classical Dancer has passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A fabulous classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai has passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat at the age of 97 years. She was suffering health related issue due to the age from some time. She was trained in Bharatanatyam, Kathakali and Mohiniyattom dances.

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  • Jan 21, 2016
  • 1 NFHS 4: Sex ratio down, knowledge rate up in women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4- first phase which is released recently the sex ratio in many states in India has significantly decreased and knowledge rate has increased in women’s. Mumbai based International Institute has started the conducted this first phase of

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  • 2 At Davos, Switzerland World Economic Forum meeting has begun [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At Swiss resort of Davos Switzerland, the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting has started and many political leaders from 40 countries and about 2,500 business persons from around the world has attending it.

    • And the main discussion point of this edition of WEF meeting is t

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  • 3 Six-laning of NH-2 has been approved by CCEA in Bihar and Jharkhand [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The six laning of National Highway-2 from Aurangabad-BarwaAdda section development in Bihar and Jharkhand has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). At the CCEA meeting in New Delhi chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi this decision was taken.

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  • 4 Policy on Promotion of City Compost has been approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Policy on Promotion of City Compost has been officially permitted by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to this policy, mixing compost produced from city waste will use in farming and agriculture.

    Key features of Policy

    • Facility of Rs. 1500 per

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  • 5 Himalayan Forest Thrush the new bird type is discovered in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A new bird species named Himalayan Forest Thrush has been discover by Scientists in northeastern India and end-to-end parts of China. And they give it a scientific name “Zoothera salimalii” after ornithologist and naturalist Salim Ali for his significant contributions to ornithol

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  • Jan 20, 2016
  • 1 India’s first fully organic state: Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After it successfully organic farming practices implementation on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land Sikkim has officially become first fully organic state of India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has officially declared Sikkim as fully organic state after inaugurating the

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  • 2 Geethapriya a well-known Kannada filmmaker and lyricist passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Geethapriya a well-known Kannada filmmaker and lyricist passed away due to throat cancer in Bengaluru, Karnataka at the age of 84 years. He was great director, and he had directed around 40 films including one Hindi.

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  • 3 In Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2015-16 India earned 89th rank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2015 - 16 list India has ranked 89th among 106 evaluated countries in terms of talent competitiveness of its human capital. INSEAD business school, Adecco and Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore (HCLI) has jointly accumula

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  • 4 35% job reservation for women have been approved by Bihar Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    35 % reservation for women in government jobs in state has been officially approved by Bihar Government. In state cabinet meeting at Patna headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar this decision was officially taken. This 35 % reservation for women will be relevant to all government

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  • 5 Aroon Tikekar a senior journalist has passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aroon Tikekar a senior journalist and scholar have passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 72 years. He has served to various newspaper groups and also has penned over 20 books.

    About Aroon Tikekar

    • He was born on 1st Februar

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  • Jan 19, 2016
  • 1 Economic emergency has been announced by France [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To redefine France’s economic and social model of France, Francois Hollande President of French has declared a state of economic emergency. Government has planned series of economic measures to boost long-stagnant economic growth and reduce chronic unemployment under the ambit em

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  • 2 2015 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize has been won by Ankita Anand [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prestigious Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for 2015 under Asia and the Pacific–Amateur category has been won by Delhi-based Journalist-writer Ankita Anand for her article ‘Stirrings beneath the peepul’ published in the journal The Equator Linel.

    • In this article she had describe

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