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  • Jun 23, 2016
  • 1 ISRO Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in Single Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 Aadhaar Will Soon Be Connected with Caste and Domicile Certificates [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 3 Jews Gets Minority Status in Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 India Ranks 10th in FDI Inflows According to UNCTAD Report [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 are

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  • Jun 22, 2016
  • 1 Use of Cancer Causing Chemical Potassium Bromate Banned by Union Government as Food Additive [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 World’S Powerful Supercomputer Sunway-TaihuLight Revealed [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 Martian Crater Name Came from Nepal Quake-Hit Village Langtang [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • Jun 21, 2016
  • 1  Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund Launched by Punjab Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2  Silver Medal Won by India at Archery World Cup in Antalya [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 s

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  • 3  URJA Mobile App Launched by Union Ministry of Power [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘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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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  For First Time IAF Inducts 3 Women Fighter Pilots in the History [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2  Two New Liberalized Policies Launched by the Railway Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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).

    • As part of 20

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  • 3  2016 European Grand Prix of F1 Won by Nico Rosberg Wins [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.
    • With this

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  • 4  Second Time Gravitational Waves Detected by Scientists [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 5  Now NPS Joined by NRIs Online Through eNPS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 pape

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  • 6  Reform and Broaden Tax Net PM Narendra Modi Outlines RAPID and Five-Point Mantra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 7  2016 Champions Trophy Title of Hockey Has Been Won by Australia [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 8  10 Coastal Police Stations Notified by Union Home Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  Manimala Devi a Veteran Odia Actress is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2  Sunil Mittal: New Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 3  Official Slogan of Rio 2016 is Reveals “a New World” for Olympic and Paralympic Games [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 4  Ramayana & Krishna Circuits Approved by Union Government Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Jun 17, 2016
  • 1  India and Bangladesh Transit Facility “Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura” Becomes Operational [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The transit facility “Kolkata-Ashuganj-Tripura” under the revised Inland Water Transit and Trade Protocol between India and Bangladesh became operational after Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed it during his visit to Dhaka in June 2015.

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  • 2  5 Associate Banks Will Merge with SBI Soon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) and its associate banks have been approved by the Union Cabinet to bring the state-owned entity on a par with global lenders. And the 5 associate banks of SBI are:

    1. State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
    2. State Bank of Hyderabad
    3. State

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  • 3  Contract of Exploration of Poly Metallic Sulphides Approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    15 years contract for undertaking exploration and other developmental activities related to Poly-Metallic Sulphides (PMS) has been approved by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences and the International Seabed Authority (ISA).

    • The examination and other growing actions has been as

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  • 4  India’S Membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program Approved [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

    Under the M

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  • 5  Civil Aviation Policy 2016 Approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Jun 16, 2016
  • 1  1000 MW CTU- Connected Wind Power Project Scheme Launched by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New scheme has been launched by the Union Ministry of new and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for setting up of 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Wind Power Project connected to transmission network of Central Transmission Utility (CTU).

    • The main objective of the scheme is to provide supply of wind p

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  • 2  2016 Pen Pinter Prize Won by Margaret Atwood [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    2016 Pen Pinter Prize will be honored to Margaret Atwood a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist at a public event scheduled to be held on 13th October 2016 at the British Library.

    About Margaret Atwood

    • She was born on 18th November 1939

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  • 3  MoU Between ISRO and Canadian Space Agency Approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been approved by the Union Cabinet on cooperation in the field of outer space and in this regard the MoU was signed by two parties in Ottawa, Canada in April 20

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