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  • Sep 28, 2016
  • 1 IIM - Reservation System in Faculty? [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The human resource development ministry (HRD) suggested introducing reservation in teaching appointments in Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), HRD department states that no authority is above the constitution of India.

    • Currently a few technical and research institutes are r

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  • 2 Bar Council Sets Age Limit for Law Courses [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Bar Council of India set the age limit for legal education for three and five-year law programmes. The law collage seats will fill complying with clause 28 of the Legal Education Rules 2008.

    • According to this, for five-year integrated programme maximum age is 20 years (22 y

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  • 3 RCom and RJio Have Virtually Merged [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Reliance Communications (RCom) and Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJio) were virtually merged, to reduce the debt burden by upto 75 % in the next one year. Under the merger, RCom will share spectrum, network, and towers with Mukesh Ambani’s RJio.

    • Now Anil Ambani and Mukesh Ambani both

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  • Sep 27, 2016
  • 1 2nd SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism Kicked Off in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The High Level Group of Eminent Experts to strengthen the SAARC Anti-Terrorism Mechanism Second Edition was held in New Delhi. The conference was attended by the all eight SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) delegations.

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    • This conference directly c

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  • 2 India at 143rd Position on Health Index [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India ranked 143rd in the health Index in a 188 countries list. The index was prepared based on mortality rates, malaria, and hygiene and air pollution. This first global analysis to assess countries on sustainable development goal (SDGs) health performance was conducted by UN Ge

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  • 3 Two Indian Origin Scientist Win Esteemed MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian origin American scientist Dr. Subhash Kot and Dr. Manu Prakash have won prestigious MacArthur ‘genius’ grant in their field of interest for their remarkable discoveries. They each receive $625,000 (approx. Rs. 4 crore) over a period of five years.

    Along with them 21 other

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  • Sep 26, 2016
  • 1 Tamil Film Visaranai: India’S Official Entry to Oscars 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    “Visaranai” the crime thriller Tamil film is nominated for the Oscars 2017 (89th Academy Awards) in the Foreign Language Film category. It becomes India’s official entry to Oscars for 2017.

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  • 2 Hindi and Urdu Writer Reoti Saran Sharma is No Longer Between Us [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Reoti Saran Sharma a well-known Hindi and Urdu writer, playwright, and television personality took his last breath in New Delhi at the age of 92 years. He was the first person to write plays for All India Radio (AIR).

    About

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  • 3 Mission Parivar Vikas to Be Launched Soon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mission Parivar Vikas is going to be launched soon by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The aim is to bring awareness about and improve the family planning services in 145 high focus districts selected from 7 states.

    The missing would fast-track access to high qua

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  • Sep 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chief Justices of Calcutta and Kerala High Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice G C Gupta has taken oath as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, his oath was administered by West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi according to Article 219 of Constitution.

    Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar was also sworn in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and o

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  • 2 Navtej Sarna: New Ambassador to the US [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Navtej Sarna (59) is appointed as the Ambassador to the United States by Union Government in place of Arun Kumar Singh. Mr. Singh retired from the service. In his new role, he will face the task of engaging with the new administration of United States following the November 2016

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  • 3 Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit-2016 at New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Finance Minster Arun Jaitely inaugurated the three day Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit (IITIS) 2016 in New Delhi jointly organized by the Union Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – General Studies [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A primary needs are food, shelter and clothes. Having a roof on head ensures a sense of security. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is a social welfare program, started by Indian government on June 25,2015. It was previously known as “Housing for all scheme”.

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  • 2 Insight Into Jan Dhan Yojana – General Studies [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The central government lead by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched various social welfare schemes throughout the country within a short span of time. Jan Dhan yojana was one of those schemes. This was a financial inclusion campaign launched on 28th August 2014.

    Around 1.5

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  • 3 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The requirement for any occupation is skill. The better the person’s skill, the better they perform and earn. In India since the competition for a particular job is high, certified skills are more important. For this reason, the Government of INDIA took an initiative known as Pra

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  • 4 MUDRA Bank Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 8th April 2015 with a corpus of Rs. 20,000 crore and a credit guaranteed corpus of Rs. 3,000 crore, The Prime Minister of India launched the promised Micro Units Development And Refinance Agency Ltd (Mudra). The launch was… (429 more words) …

  • 5 Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 9th of May 2015, at Kolkata the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched a scheme known as Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana. It is government backed scheme related to life insurance. It was originally and officially announced in 2015 Budget speech by the then finance minister o

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  • 6 Pradhan Mantri Atal Pension Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian government is working hard to easy the life of the old people by providing them economic support. Initiation of the ATAL PENSION YOJANA is one such step towards the progress of the senior citizens. Atal Pension Yojana is a government-endorsed pension scheme in India fo

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  • 7 Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To doctor the lack of security in the lives of general and poor people, the Prime Minister of India has introduced the PMSBY scheme in Kolkata on 9th May 2015, simultaneously with two other insurance- and pension-related schemes. It is an accidental death and disability insurance

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  • 8 Sagar Mala Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India lies in the Indian Ocean. The location of India is both decisive and fractural. On one hand it is bound with a big coastal area and on the other, the threat to the coastal region is also real. Real problem lies with securing the coastline but not the borders and hence the M

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Rail Budget and General Budget Merger [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved the proposals of Ministry of Finance to merge of railway budget and general budget. It will came in the effect from the Budget 2017 - 18.92-year-old tradition that was started in year 1924 will come to an end. Since then the tradition was followed a

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  • 2 Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016 is Approved [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill 2016 has been unanimously passed by the Union Cabinet, which was recommended by Union Ministry of Shipping to discard five archaic admiralty statutes associated with the powers of the High Courts for sea and navi

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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 India at 112th Place in 2016 World Economic Freedom Index [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India grabbed 112th position in the 2016 World Economic Freedom Index (WEFI) out of 159 countries according to the report released by the Economic Freedom. The report is prepared on the base of economic freedom which has analyzed the policies and institutions of all 159 countries

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  • 2 HAL Become APAQG Member with Voting Rights [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian State owned aerospace Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) achieved prestigious membership of Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) as a ‘Full Member with voting rights’ and with this membership India become seventh nation to join the APAQG.

    • Other APAQG’s member nat

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Ganga Rejuvenation and Agriculture Ministry Sign MoU for Speedy Execution of Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the immediate implementation of Namami Gange programme the Union Water Resources Ministry and the Union Agriculture Ministry have join their hands by signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

    • Under this MoU farmers of across the 5,000 villages located neared to Ganga River

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  • 2 Most Advanced Guided Missile Destroyer “Mormugao” Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The most Advanced Guided Missile Stealth Destroyer ‘Mormugao’ of Indian Navy was launched in Mumbai, Maharashtra by Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba’s wife Reena at a function at Mazagaon Docks.

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    • It is named after the Mormuga

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  • 3 Kunwar Bai: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mascot [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    105-year-old Kunwar Bai of Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh is selected as the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot by the Union Government. So in this regard Prime Minister Narendra Modi has honored the old but strong lady on 17th September 2016 in a function held in New Delhi to mark

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  • 4 Charkhi Dadri: 22nd District of Haryana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Charkhi Dadri is become 22nd district of Haryana as the recent announcement by state Government. Before this Charkhi Dadri was the part of was Bhiwani district which is the largest district of the state.

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  • 5 Anandi Ramalingam: First Woman Director of BEL [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Anandi Ramalingam appointed as the Director Marketing of the Public sector Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and with this she becomes a first woman who is appointed as director of BHL.

    Before this appointment, she was serving as

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  • 6 ‘Indira Awaas Yojana’ Will Be Takeover by ‘Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana’ by 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) will going to be completed in March 2017 and in the last six month of the compilation it will run parallel with the Narendra Modi’s Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY).

    • The PMAY will be launched in October 2016 by the Union rural development ministry.

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