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  • Mar 1, 2016
  • 1 New Chairman of Iaaf Athletes’ Commission is Rozle Prezelj [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission is Rozle Prezelj a Slovenian high-jumper. He will succeed Namibian Frank Fredericks due to the end of his term. Paula Radcliffe Britain’s marathon world record-holder was also nomin

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  • 2 Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project Has Been Inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first phase of Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project (MHP) has been inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Trissur in Kerala to reinstate the historical and cultural significance Muziris.

    • This is first green Project of Kerala Government and largest heritage conser

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  • 3 Alok Kumar Verma Appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior IPS Officer Alok Kumar Verma has appointed as new Police Commissioner of Delhi. He has succeeded B. S. Bassi. Union Home Ministry has cleared his position on February 17 and then Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has issue the appointment order.

    About Alok Kumar Verma:

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  • 4 First Chairman of Banks Board Bureau: Vinod Rai [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vinod Rai a Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) becomes the first Chairman of Banks Board Bureau (BBB). The Department of Financial Services has suggested his name for the constitution of the BBB and Prime Minister has approved proposal and appointed him.

    He will serve

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  • 5 7th Edition of India-Seychelles Joint Military Training Lamitye is Completed [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 7th edition of India, Seychelles joint military exercise LAMITYE 2016 is started in Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles. It was fourteen day exercise from February 15 to 28,2016. Key facts: The main objective behind this joint bilateral military exercise was to increase intero

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Bk Garudachar One of the Oldest Cricketer of India is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Well-known pre-independence cricketer and skipper Bindiganavile Krishnaswamy Garudachar is passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka at the age of 99 years. He was the oldest alive Indian first-class cricketer who had represented Mysore, United province and Bombay first class cricket m

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  • 2 Kerala Becomes First Digital State of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Kerala has been declared as the country’s first digital state by President Pranab Mukherjee after launching a digital empowerment campaign of state at Kozhikode. The main aim behind this campaign is to connecting the digital gap by 2020.

    Kerala become digital due to the rapid di

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  • 3 India’s First Gender Park Has Been Inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Kozhikode [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s First ever Gender Park of India has been inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Kozhikode district of Kerala. It is also the first gender equality convergence centre in Asia. The Social Justice Department of the Kerala Government has developed this creative park to

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  • 4 Ranji Trophy 2016 Has Been Won by Mumbai [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ranji Trophy season 2015 - 16 has been won by Mumbai by beating Saurashtra by 21 runs at finals played at Gahunje Stadium of Maharashtra Cricket Association in Pune, Mumbai. Mumbai settled Ranji title for record 41st time after playing in record 45 finals with this victory.

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  • 5 Gianni Infantino Become New President of Fifa [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New President of Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), a global governing body of football is Gianni Infantino (45) of Switzerland with 115 of the 207 eligible votes in the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress held in Zurich, Switzerland. He has beaten Sheikh Salma

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  • 6 13th Edition of World Spice Congress Instigated in Ahmedabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 13th edition three-day biennial event of World Spice Congress (WSC) is inaugurated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The theme is ‘Target 2020: Clean, Safe and Sustainable Supply Chain’. Key facts: The Spices Board, Cochin Hill Produce Merchants Association, and India Pepper and Spice

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  • 7 37 More Countries Has Been Included in E-Tourist Visa Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    37 more countries has been included in E-Tourist Visa Scheme: The e-Tourist Visa Scheme has been extend up to 37 more countries by the Union Government. With this permeation total e-Tourist Countries is reached at 150. The new included countries in e- Tourist Visa scheme are:

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  • 8 India’s First It Co-Operative Ul Cyber Park is Dedicated by President in Kozhikode [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s first co-operative society in Information Technology (IT) sector UL Cyber Park has been dedicated by President Pranab Mukherjee in Kozhikode, Kerala. A labour cooperative society, Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS) has jointly make effort to set up IT P

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Position of Strength Campaign Has Been Launched by Twitter to Empower Women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To empower women for first time Twitter has launched Micro blogging site #Positionofstrength campaign in to raise voices against any form of discrimination. The main objective behind this campaign is to spread awareness to bridge the gender equality gap online in India and motiva

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  • 2 2016 Dubai Atp Tennis Title Has Been Won by Stan Wawrinka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Dubai ATP Tennis title has been won by Switzerland tennis player Stan Wawrinka in the men’s singles category. He has beaten Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus with 6 - 4,7 - 6 (15/13) score in the final match played in the United Arab Emirates. With this he has get 9th straight

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  • 3 New Chairperson of Ifad is Dinesh Sharma [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dinesh Sharma has been universally elected as the Chairperson of the Governing Council of International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) for period of two years in its 39th Session which was held in Rome, Italy. He was working as Additional Secretary of Department of Econo

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  • 4 Union Budget 2016-17 Highlights - Major Developments : Focus on Panchayat and Rural Development [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2016 - 17. And he has admit that CPI rise has come down to 5.4 % from 9 plus. Highlights of the Budget 2016 - 17 includes the following major breakthrough developments. Budget sees a slide in Share Market.


    • Infrast

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  • Feb 26, 2016
  • 1 Highlights of 2016-17 Railway Budget [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 25 February 2016 Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has presented the Railway Budget 2016 - 17 in the Parliament. This was the second railway budget for Suresh Prabhu and third rail budget of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government.

    Highlights of this Budget:

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  • 2 New President and Ceo of Honda Cars India is Yoichiro Ueno [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Honda Cars India is Yoichiro Ueno. His appointment was approved by its parent Honda Motor Company. He will replace Katsushi Inoue who was serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company for Regional Operations (Europe reg

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  • 3 Union Cabinet Has Approved Incentivize Cashless Transactions [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For introduction of steps for promotion of cashless payments (transactions) through cards and digital means union cabinets has given its approval. Many short and medium term procedures have been approved by union government department Ministries and Organizations for implementati

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  • 4 Rajendra Singh a First Non- Navy Officer Appointed as Dg of Coast Guard [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The new Director General (DG) of Indian Coast Guard (ICG), country’s coastal protection force is Rajendra Singh. His apartment is clear by Union Government. Since 1978, Rajendra Singh is the first DG of ICG from its own internal cadre.

    • Previously this top post was only held by

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  • Feb 25, 2016
  • 1 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation Will Be Host by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation will be hosted by India. It will starts from 12 April 2016 to save tigers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate it. 13 tiger range countries (TRCs) will participate in this conference and they are:

    • Bangladesh,
    • Bhutan

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  • 2 Anti-Rabies Drug World’s 1st Fast-Acting Will Be Launched in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rabies Human Monoclonal Antibody (RMAb) World’s first fast-acting anti-rabies drug will be launched in India soon. Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) and US-based Mass Biologics of the University of Massachusetts Medical School will jointly developed this drugs.

    About RMA

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  • 3 Ex-Cji Hl Dattu is Appointed as Chairman of Nhrc [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) H L Dattu is appointed as new Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by Union Government. He will replace Mr. K. G. Balakrishnan after his demitted office due to his five-year term ended in May 2015. And from May 2015 Justice C Jos

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  • 4 India, South Africa and Brazil Joint Naval Exercise Ibsamar 2016 Started in Goa [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Brazil, India and South Africa fifth edition joint IBSAMAR 2016 trilateral naval exercise has been started in Goa. IBSAMAR is come from as India-Brazil-South Africa Maritime. For the first time this exercise is hold in India since it begins in 2006.

    Key facts:

    • The main aim of

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  • 5 Bbmp Has Launched Etoilet Mobile App [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palika (BBMP) has launched new mobile app named eToilet. This app will useful to find nearest electronic toilet (e-toilet) location. About eToilet Application: This Application is enable any citizen to find nearest digital toilet quickly with map.

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  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 1 India Maintains Position as World’s Largest Arms Importer [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India has maintained the world’s largest arms importer position with 14 % secretarial of the global arms imports in the 2011 - 2015 timeframe. This news is clear after report on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, Stockholm International Peace Research I

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  • 2 Haryana Will Soon Become India’s First State to Complete Aquifer Mapping [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Haryana is ready to become Indi’s first state to complete aquifer mapping for its groundwater resources up to May 2016. “Aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing rock from which groundwater can be extracted. “

    Key facts:

    Aquifer mapping: To assess the groundwater situat

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  • 3 Pakistan Parliament Becomes First Fully Solar Based Power Parliament in the World [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pakistan’s Parliament is world’s first parliament who entirely runs on solar power. It is located at national capital Islamabad. Key facts: Pakistan’s close supporter and strategic partner China has support in this project.

    • This project was officially announced by Chinese Pres

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  • 4 New Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is K N Vyas [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is distinguished scientist KN Vyas. He is appointed for a term of three years. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced his appointment in New Delhi.

    • K N Vyas will re

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