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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Former FIFA President Joao Havelange is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Joao Havelange, former FIFA (Federation International de Football Association) president of Brazil. Joao Havelange recently passed away in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. He knows as a global government body of football. He was 100 year.

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  • 2 Gurdial Singhawell-Known Prominent Punjabi Writer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jnanpith awardee Gurdial Singh a one of the greatest Punjabi writer, novelist and short story writer passed away at Bathinda, Punjab at the age of 83 years. His novels and short stories are mainly focus on the economically and socially marginalized people in rural Punjab.

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  • 3 Now Online Authentication Possible by Aadhaar for New Mobile Connections [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The online authentication has been allowed by Union Government using Aadhar for new mobile connections for this Aadhaar Electronic-Know Your Customer (e-KYC) has been issued by Department of Telecom (DoT).

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    • The main aim behind the launch of e-KYC is to make the online

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  • 4 World’S First Quantum Communication Satellite Launched by China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The world’s first quantum satellite dubbed is successfully launched as Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) satellite by China to build a coveted “Hack-proof” communication system with potentially important military and commercial application from the Jiuquan Satellite Lau

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  • 5 New Manipur Governor: Najma Heptulla [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Union Minister Dr Najma Heptulla appointed as 18th Governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee after she resigned as a Union Minority Affairs Minister in the Union Cabinet of NDA Government in July 2016. She has succeeded Shanmuganathan because he was serving as Gove

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  • 6 First Edition of SAARC Youth Parliamentarians Conference Kicked Off in Islamabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Youth Parliamentarians Conference kicked off in Islamabad, Pakistan and the key theme of the conference is “Peace and Harmony for Development” it is two-day conference starts from August 16 to 18,2016. During the

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  • 7 BARC Introduced User Friendly and Portable Kit to Detect Chromium Contamination of Water [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has introduced a portable kit to determination Chromium contamination in drinking water which will be very beneficial for leather steel, chrome plating, paint manufacturing and wood preservation kind of industries.

    • This kit is simple, ea

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  • 8 South China Sea Framework Finish by Mid of 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to recent agreement between China and ten member countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) a framework for a code of conduct to ease tension in disputed South China Sea will formed by mid of 2017.

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Five Villages Adopted by IIT-Kanpur Under Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under the Namami Gange programme the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Kanpur has adopted five villages in Uttar Pradesh and its civil engineering department expertise will work to restrict the flow of sewage into the river.

    • These five villages are
    1. Ramel Nagar
    2. Khoyra Katree

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  • 2 Gobind Tej a Well-Known Odia Actor and Director is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gobind Tej a well-known Odia actor and director passed away during the undergoing treatment at Bhubaneswar, Odisha in a hospital at the age of 88 years. In his 50 years career he had served in many Odia feature films as an actor, director or producer.

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  • 3 2016 Global Innovation Index: India Spot 66th Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India has spotted 66th position from 81st (in 2015 GII) in the 2016 Global Innovation Index (GII) so came 15 spots up according to the annual index published by France-based international business school INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

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  • 4 India’S First Ever Crime Criminal Tracking Network System Lunched by Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s first ever comprehensive ‘Crime Criminal Tracking Network System’ (CCTNS) has been launched by Maharashtra Government through the operationalization of 42 cyber laboratories across the Maharashtra to fight agents increasing cybercrimes.

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  • 5 SBI Board Agrees Merger of 5 Associate Banks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The board of directors of State Bank of India has approved proposed of share swap merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) with itself and become first Indian lender to get ranked in world’s top 50 financial powerhouses in the world.

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  • 6 US Going to Create World’S Major Protected Marine Area Off Hawaii [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Barack Obama a President of United States is going to expanding Hawaii’s (his native place) national monument Papahanaumokuakea which will be world’s largest protected marine reserve area.

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  • 7 Rare Deep-Earth Quake S Wave Microseism Detected by Japanese Scientists [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Scientists of the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention in Japan have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor named S (secondary) wave microseism (very faint tremors) during earthquakes study for the first time ever in history.

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  • 8 Maharashtra Announced Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra Government has announced its ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project in Mumbai. The project will be completed at the estimated cost of 46,000-crore rupee.

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 2016 Belgian Grand Prix Won by Nico Rosberg [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Belgian Grand Prix of Formula One has been won by the Germany’s Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg and with this he had won tenth championship title of F1 of his career and the sixth win in the 2016 season after winning Australian Grand Prix, Bahrain Grand Prix, Chinese Grand

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल के रोजगार (Jobs of Cabinet - In Hindi) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    प्रस्तावना- केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने रोजगार की संभावनाए सृजित करने के उद्देश्य से मॉडल शॉप्स (नमूना दुकाने) और एस्टेबिलशमेंट बिल-2016 को मंजूरी दी है। इसके तहत शॉपिंग मॉल (विशेषत: बड़े शहरों में विशाल ढका हुआ स्थान या भवन जहाँ खरीददारी की बहुत सारी दुकाने हों), सिनेमा हॉल (भवन) आद

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  • 2 रमजान माह में आंतकी घटनाएं (Terrorist Incidents in the Month of Ramadan) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    प्रस्तावना: - धर्म के नाम पर आतंक व हिंसा की बढ़ती घटनाओं के बीच यह बात सामने आती हैं कि गुनाहगार का कोई मजहब नहीं होता हैं। इस्लाम समेत दुनिया के सभी धर्मो में आंतकवाद का कोई स्थान नहीं हैं। पिछले सालों में हुई आतंकी घटनाओं में यह बात सामने आई कि रमजान के पवित्र महीने में भी आत

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  • 3 उच्च छ: समाचार भाग-2 (Top Six News Part - 2 in Hindi) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    पाकिस्तान व अफगानिस्तान: - के आपसी संबंध अतीत में काफी मधुर रहे हैं। अफगानिस्तान में तालिबान का शासन के दौरान दोनों देशों के संबंध अत्यंत घनिष्ठ हो गए थे। इसकी एक वजह पाकिस्तान का तालिबान के उदय और सत्ता तक पहुंचाने में योगदान रहा है। तालिबान की स्थापना में ही पाकिस्तान की बहुत

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  • 4 तेलंगाना में जजों का पदस्थापन (Transfer of Judges in Telangana in Hindi) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    प्रस्तावना: - अदालतों में जजों के पद स्थापन को लेकर तेलंगाना और आंध्र प्रदेश के बीच विवाद थम नहीं रहा है। हैदराबाद उच्च न्यायालय द्वारा निचली अदालतों में जजों के स्थानांतरण से नाराज तेलंगाना की निचली अदालत के जजों का कहना है कि आंध्र प्रदेश सें तेलंगाना की निचली अदालतों में स्थ

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  • 5 प्रधानमंत्री बनने के बाद नरेंद्र मोदी जी का टीवी चैनल के माध्यम से पहला संवाद (First Talk of PM Modi after coming to Post through TV) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    प्रस्तावना: - प्रधानमंत्री बनने के बाद नरेंद्र मोदी ने एक समाचार प्रसारण के पूर्व साक्षात्कार दिया। देश का संचार माध्यम उनसे बतौर प्रधानमंत्री बातचीत की उम्मीद लगाए रहा, पर वे ‘मन की बात’ के माध्यम एक तरफा संवाद करते रहे। अब उन्होंने पहली बार दो तरफा संवाद तो किया लेकिन देश के

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  • Aug 16, 2016
  • 1 Spiritual Head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Pramukhswami is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Spiritual head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Pramukh Swami, passed away in 13th August 2016. at Sarangpur in Botad district, India. He was a 95 year old. Pramukh Swami was unwell for some time because of old age related problems and was under treatment at Sarangpur temple of the

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  • Aug 10, 2016
  • 1 Manipur’S Iron Lady Irom Sharmila Ends 16-Year-Long Hunger Strike [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila broken her fast on 9 August 2016. Irom Sharmila has ended a 16 year hunger strike against a controversial law in the country. She said that she wants to become the chief minister of Manipur to take positive steps for the state.

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  • Aug 9, 2016
  • 1 Odisha Government Launches Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Odisha government launched a Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana for a special assistance scheme for elderly weavers to mark the second National Handlooms Day. This scheme has been launched by Naveen Patnaik CM of Odisha.

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  • Aug 8, 2016
  • 1 Assamese Litterateur Mahim Bora is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Assamese litterateur Padma Shri Mahim Bora has passed away because of old age problems. He was 92-year old. He had received the Sahitya Akademi award for his most popular work ‘Edhani Mahir Hanhi’ in 2001.

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  • Aug 1, 2016
  • 1 Supercomputer’S at IMD to Forecast Monsoon Based on Dynamical Model [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use supercomputers to forecast India’s annual summer monsoon as announced by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences. The model will be based on a dynamical monsoon system and will be operational from year 2017. IMD model will be used along

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  • 2 Lohmann, Morris, Muralidaran and Rolton to Be Inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Today ICC announced that Muttiah Muralidaran, Karen Rolton, Arthur Morris, and George Lohmann would be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame later this year. Muralitharan becomes the first Sri Lankan cricket player to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

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  • 3 Michel Barnier Appointed as Chief Brexit Negotiator by European Union Commission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The European Union’s executive on Wednesday tapped former French financial services commissioner Michel Barnier as its chief negotiator for the U. K. ‘s exit from the bloc. The European Commission is the EU’s executive body. It represents the interests of the European Union as a

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  • Jul 28, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Increases Limit for Foreign Investment in Stock Exchanges from 5% to 15% [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Cabinet has given its approval for raising foreign shareholding limit from current 5 % to 15 % in Indian Stock Exchanges. Decision carries the investment limit of foreign units at par with that of domestic organization.

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