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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • 1 Rodrigo Duterte Takes Oath as President of Philippines [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rodrigo Duterte takes oath as the 16th President of Philippines for six years period. He takes oath to the office by the justice of Supreme Court at the Malacanang presidential palace of Manila, Philippines.

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  • 2 Indian Navy Inducts Anti-Submarine Torpedo ‘Varunastra’ [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indigenously developed heavyweight anti-submarine torpedo named Varunastra has been successfully inaugurated in the Indian Navy making India one of the eight countries in the world to have the capability to design and build such anti-submarine torpedo system.

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  • 3 Union Cabinet Deliberates Model Shops and Establishments Bill, 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet has deliberated the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016. This Bill will be sent to States/UTs, so that they can modify their individual Acts, if they want. The States/UTs can either approve the Bill as it

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  • 4 National Mineral Exploration Policy Approved by the Union Cabinet. [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP). The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The primary aims of NMEP is fast-tracking the exploration activity in the country through improved participation of the pri

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  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 1 NS Vishwanathan: New Deputy Governor of RBI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NS Vishwanathan has been appointed as a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

    • NS Vishwanathan will serve for three years and he will succeed Harun R K

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  • 2 Majuli: India’S First Island District [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Majuli is decided as India’s first island district of Assam by the Assam Government and it will cover 400 square kilometers island in the Brahmaputra River. At the state cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati Decision in this regard was taken.

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  • 3 World’S First ‘Electric Road’ Introduced by Sweden [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    First Electric road’s test stretch in the Country, was inaugurated in Sandviken to conduct test with electric power on public road for heavy transports. In the world Sweden becomes first country to have electric road. This is one way of developing environmentally smart transports

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  • 4 Sakhi-One Stop Centre to Help Woman Opened in Nagaland [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Government of Nagaland P B Acharya has recently launched woman helpline ‘181’ and “Sakhi-One Stop Centre”, an institute that support women affected by violence, at the district hospital Dimapur in Nagaland on June 27

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  • 5 2016 Presidential Election of Iceland Won by Gudni Johannesson [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    History professor and political newcomer Gudni Johannesson was announced on Sunday as the winner of the 2016 Icelandic presidential election held on Saturday. The newly elected president will assume official responsibility as Iceland’s sixth president as of next August to succeed

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 India: 35th Member of Missile Technology Control Regime [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 Jitu Rai Earns Silver Medal in ISSF World Cup [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) Shooting World Cup Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai secured silver medal which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan with 199.5 in men’s 10m air pistol. He tried three-time Olympic champion Jongoh Jin of South Korea to win silver medal.

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  • 3 India’S First Anti Diabetic Ayurvedic Drug BGR -34 Launched by CSIR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    BGR-34, an anti-diabetic Ayurvedic drug has been launched by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) which is designed for type 2 Diabetes mellitus. BGR-34 the anti-diabetic Ayurvedic drug has been equally developed by National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI

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  • 4 Extended Panama Canal Reopens [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Panamanian President, Juan Carlos Varela has revived newly modernized and expanded Panama Canal after the launch a giant Chinese container ship Cosco become the first vessel to move through the newly-enlarged Panama Canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

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  • 5 Smart City Mission Project Launched by PM Narendra Modi in Pune [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects been launched from 20 different cities in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced. During the launch PM Narendra Modi requested people not

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  • 6 Kavalam Narayana Panicker Noted Malayalam Theatre Artist is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Noted Malayalam theatre doyen Kavalam Narayana Panicker is passed away at the age of 88 years due age-related ailments in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He was dramatist, theatre director and poet. He had written over 26 Malayalam plays and had played a pioneering role in transporti

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  • 7 First CEO of NIIF: Sujoy Bose [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sujoy Bose is appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) by the Union Government after recommendation of a search-cum-selection committee under the chairmanship of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das.

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  • 8 Lionel Messi: Officially Retired from Argentinean Football Team [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lionel Messi Barcelona FC star has announced retirement from Argentinean Football team at the age of 29 years after Argentina was defeated by Chile in the 2016 Copa America final in the penalty shootout by 4 - 2 score but still he will continue to play his club football for FC Ba

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 New Bio-Ink for 3D Bio-Printing with Stem Cells Invented [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A new stem cell-containing bio-ink has been developed by the scientists who allow 3D printing of complex existing matters that may be recycled for surgical implants. From the University Of Bristol, England the medical breakthrough was successfully invented by scientists.

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  • 2 Zubaida Bai a Social Entrepreneur Got Place UN Honour for Corporate Sustainability Initiative [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Zubaida Bai, an Indian social entrepreneur got place in the ten ‘2016 Global Compact SDG Pioneers’, an initiative which is launched by UN and as announced by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the 2016 UN Global Compact (UNGC) Leaders’ Summit in New York, United States.

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  • 3 Yasmin Sooka Indian-Origin Lawyer Chair UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Yasmin Sooka a South African Indian-origin lawyer has been selected to chairman of three member UN commission (committee) to monitor the human rights situation in South Sudan. The committee was founded by the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) determination 31/20 which wa

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  • 4 From SU-30 MKI Aircraft First Flight of BrahMos Missile Successfully Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the first time BrahMos Aerospace successfully demonstrated combination of the world’s most formidable supersonic journey missile system BrahMos on the Sukhoi SU-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) Nasik separation directed a test flight of a 2,500 k

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  • 5 First Dark Sky Reserve in Tibet to Limit Light Pollution by China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Country’s first dark sky reserve recognized by China for astronomical observation in the Tibetan prefecture of Ngari, bordering Nepal and India and it was jointly launched by the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (GDF) and the regional government of

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  • 6 $500 Million Loan Approved to Supports ADB for Bridge Over Ganga River in Bihar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A 500 million dollars loan approved by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build a bridge crosswise the Ganga River in Bihar which will be used to build 9.8 km road bridge in Bihar on the Ganga River. It will be the India’s longest river bridge after completion of the project.

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  • 7 Mahashangar: the SAARC Cultural Capital for 2016-17 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 3rd century BC archaeological site in Bogra, Bangladesh Mahasthangarh, has been confirmed as the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) cultural capital for the year 2016 - 17. From October 2016 to September 2017 SARRC cultural capital, the historic place wil

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  • 8 “Kilo-Core” World’S First 1000-Processor Microchip [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    KiloCore the scientists have developed a microchip, named that has the world’s first 1000 independent programmable processors has been developed by the scientists with highest clock-rate processor ever designed at the university level.

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    • A team of scientist from the U

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  • Jun 24, 2016
  • 1 Anil Kumble Appointed as the Head Coach of Indian Cricket Team by BCCI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • 2 SCO Summit 2016 Kicked Off at Tashkent, Uzbekistan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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

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  • 3 Ken Miyauchi: New President and COO of SoftBank Group [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 4 Meghalaya Public Service Commission Information and Updates [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Jun 23, 2016
  • 1 Guda Anjaiah Renowned Telangana Poet is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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