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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 Mahindra Reveals DiGiSENSE Platform for Tracking Vehicle Information [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) has introduced a cloud based technology solution (mobile/tablet app) DiGiSENSE for tracking vehicle information system in India for its own vehicles.

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  • 2 2015 Saraswati Samman bestowed to Padma Sachdev [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of Delhi honored Eminent Padma Sachdev the Dogri languages Poetess and novelist by the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2015 in New Delhi for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete’ which was published in 2007 in Dogri language.

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  • 3 India and Myanmar Ink Four Agreements to Enhance Bilateral Cooperation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw have signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) related to infrastructure, renewable energy and traditional systems of medicine to increase cooperation and bilateral relations after delegation level tal

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  • 4 SAUNI Yojana for Diverting waters from Flooded Narmada [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In September 2012, as the chief minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi launched a yojana, SAUNI- Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation through which he promised to fill up 115 dams of drought prone Saurashtra with excess flood waters of Narmada in South Gujarat. The main mission is to

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  • Aug 30, 2016
  • 1 Women SHGs Should Be Provided Loans at 7% Rate as Per RBI Recommendations [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended banks to provide loans to Women Self-Help Group (SHG) up to Rs. 3 lakh at 7 per cent interest rate under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) -Aajeevika scheme during 2015 - 16

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    • After getting approval from the Union M

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  • 2 First Children’S Court of South India Region Inaugurated in Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    South India regions first Children Court was launched at the Nampally Criminal Courts Complex in Hyderabad, Telangana for quick disposal of causes related to children. After Goa and Delhi, Telangana becomes third state to have a child friendly court and over all 6th child-friendl

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  • 3 Singapore Launched First Self-Driving Taxis of the World [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Singapore becomes world’s first country to launch first ever self-driving taxi service and this is significant step in latest technology demonstration which shows modernize future transport industry. Singapore based an autonomous vehicle software startup nuTonomy has launched thi

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  • 4 Nine New Breeds of Livestock and Poultry Registers by NBAGR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New nine breeds of indigenous farm animals has been recently identified and registered based on scientifically produced indication by the National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) after approval of the Breed registration Committee.

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    • The New Breeds Registered

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  • 5 POCSO E-Box an Online Facility for Protection of Children from Sexual Abuse Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Menaka Gandhi the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) e-box is next step in the area of offending children from sexually abusement at the event held in New Delhi.

    Key Facts

    • The POCSO (Protection of Child

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  • 6 22nd Edition of Delhi Book Fair Kicked Off [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 22nd edition of the Delhi Book Fair (DBF) kicked off at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, the fair will be nine days event and 4th September 2016 will be last day of the fair. The theme of the this edition of DBF is to highlight initiatives undertaken by Union Government for its S

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  • 7 19th SAARC Summit Hosting by Pakistan in Islamabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit meeting of the head of states or head of government of the eight SAARC countries will be kicked off in Islamabad a capital city and Murree of Pakistan on 9th and 10th November 2016 and nine observers of SAARC al

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  • 8 2016 World Risk Index: India at 77th Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India ranked at 77th from the list of 171 countries in the 2016 World Risk Index (WRI) which is recently released by the United Nations University Institute for Environment (UNUIE) and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and Bundnis Entwicklung Hilft in cooperation with the collaboration of

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  • Aug 29, 2016
  • 1 BSNL and Microsoft Signed MoU for Enterprise Business [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) a State-run telecom giant and Microsoft India has signed a strategic business Memorandum of Understanding for providing telecom and IT solutions for big businesses to fulfill the demand for IT and cloud services along with audio and video needs

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  • 2 Women Parliamentarians Forum (BRICS) Adopted Jaipur Declaration [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Women Parliamentarians forum BRICS has been universally passed the Jaipur Declaration in the closing ceremony of the Forum’s meeting in Jaipur related to the climate change on ecological systems, biodiversity and food production.

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  • 3 Scientists Introduced New Laser Developed from Fluorescent Jellyfish Proteins [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Scientists has created history by introducing new LASER (light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) from fluorescent jellyfish proteins for the first time ever, it were grown in bacteria.

    • It is a major advance innovation in polariton lasers operating at room temper

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  • 4 Union Government launches “Sugamya Pustakalaya” E-Library for visually disabled [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar and Thawar Chand Gehlot has launched Accessible E-Library ‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’ for visually disable person under Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan of Prime Minister with more than 2 lakhs books in different languages at a function held

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  • 5 Akashvani Maitree Channel Launched by President Pranab Mukherjee in Bangladesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Akashvani Maitree (Moitree) Channel along with multimedia website has been launched by President Pranab Mukherjee in Bengali language for listeners in West Bengal, Bangladesh and the adjoining areas with blending content for both India and Bangladesh and preserving Bengali Cultur

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  • 6 India and Fiji, Air Services Agreement Approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Air Services Agreement (ASA) of India and Fiji has got green signal by the Union Cabinet. The Agreement was firstly signed in January, 1974 and this is updation of the existing ASA.

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    • The main aim behind this updation of ASA is to improve the air connectivity betwee

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  • 7 Sakshi Malik: Brand Ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao Campaign in Haryana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Wrestler Sakshi Malik become Haryana’s brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao (save daughter, educate daughter) campaign which aims to empower the girl child and decrease the rates of female foeticide in all the districts where child sex ratio is low. Haryana has a low gend

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  • Aug 24, 2016
  • 1 Chevalier De L’Ordre Arts Et Lettres of France Honored to Kamal Haasan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) of France will going to be honored to Prominent film actor Kamal Haasan for his high level creative excellence and distinguished career achievements.

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  • 2 China Opens Longest and Highest Glass Bridge of World [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    China creates history by opening the world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to visitors in central China between two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

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    • The gl

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  • 3 According to UNESCAP Report India Bagged 39th Position in Asia Pacific on Fixed Broadband [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India sweep down its ranks at 39th with 1.35 citizens subscription in fixed broadband adoption list among the 53 Asia Pacific countries according to the recent report “State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific 2016: Uncovering the Widening Broadband Divide” published by UNESCAP.

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  • 4 Andhra Pradesh: First State of India to Launch DNA Profiling of Criminals [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By launching DNA Index System (DIS) for DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) profiling of criminals which use the latest DNA technology tool (also known as Rapid HIT DNA System) uses Andhra Pradesh became the first state of India to launch it.

    • The system is developed by IntegenX of Unite

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  • 5 India Sign Agreement on Vocational Training with Germany [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India signed an agreement on vocational training with Germany to bring up conditions to create and improve workplace-based vocational training in industrial clusters of India by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and German International Cooperati

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  • 6 Maharashtra: First State of India to Sign MoU with Centre, AAI to Develop 10 Airports Under RCS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra becomes first state of India to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Union Civil Aviation Ministry and Airports Authority of India (AAI) to develop 10 airports under the Centre’s Regional Connectivity Scheme by providing the concessions required from the State

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 24th Governor of RBI: Urjit Patel [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dr. Urjit R Patel (52) appointed as 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by Union Government for three year tenure, he will replace Dr. Raghuram Rajan a former International Monetary Fund chief economist.

    • Urjit Patel

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  • 2 Maharashtra: India’S First State to Draft Own Law for Internal Security [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By drafting own internal security legislation under the Act of “The Maharashtra Protection of Internal Security Act (MPISA), 2016” which is proposed to set up Special Security Zones, Maharashtra became the first state in the India.

    • The bill reserved for public responses for sugg

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  • 3 VP Singh Badnore Takes Oath as New Governor of Punjab [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    VP Singh Badnore (69) has taken oath as the new Governor Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh at the ceremony held in Punjab Raj Bhawan Chandigarh. SJ Vazifdar a Chief Justice of Haryana High Court has administered his oath to the office. He has replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki a

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  • 4 Manjula Chellur Takes Oath as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and become second women to hold this post after Sujata Manohar in 1994 by replacing CJ Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela due to his retirement.

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  • 5 SR Nathan: Indian-Origin Former Longest-Serving Singapore President is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian-origin and former longest-serving Singapore President Sellapan Ramanathan (S. R. Nathan) passes away due to a stroke at the age of 92 years. He was the sixth President of Singapore from 1999 to 2011 and was closely associated with the founding leader Lee Kuan Yew of Singap

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