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    • Jun 15, 2016
    •  The Highest Civilian Award of Ivory Coast Honored to President Pranab Mukherjee [ Awards ]

      The highest civilian award of the West African country National Order of the Republic of Ivory Coast is honored to President Pranab Mukherjee during his two days visit to Ivory Coast on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.

      • And with this Mukherjee becomes the first Indi…

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    • Jun 14, 2016
    •  World Blood Donor Day Observed on 14th June [ Important Days ]

      Every year 14th June is observed as the World Blood Donor Day across the world in order to increase the public awareness about the necessity for safe blood donation. The main aim behind observation of this day is to spread awareness about the requirement for safe and secure blood…

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    •  Hubble Telescope Revealed Solitary Dwarf Galaxy UGC 4879 [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      A mysterious solitary dwarf galaxy known as UGC 4879 revealed by Hubble Space Telescope of NASA. The galaxy is smaller and messier than its cosmic cousins and lacks the majestic swirl of a spiral or the coherence of an elliptical.

      Key Findings

      • The galaxy UGC 4879 is very inaccessib…

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    •  Stricter KYC and Disclosure Norms Issues by SEBI for P-Notes [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) the markets regulator has relived the stricter KYC (Know Your Customer) norms and disclosure regime for Participatory Notes (P-Notes) . Registered foreign institutional investors (FII) has released are offshore/overseas derivative ins…

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    • Jun 13, 2016
    •  ‘Internet Sathi’ Launched by Google and Tata Trusts in West Bengal to Empower Rural Women [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      ‘Internet Saathi’ program has been launched by the Indian unit of search giant Google Inc. and Tata Trusts have jointly launched in Purulia district of West Bengal. The initiative has been launched as part of Google՚s ‘Helping Women Get Online’ campaign to create alertness about …

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    •  12 June is Being Observed as World Day Against Child Labour [ Important Days ]

      Every year 12th June is observed as the World Day against Child Labour across world to spread awareness against child labour. ‘End child labour in supply chains - it՚s everyone՚s business.’ is the theme of 2016.

      Importance of the day:

      • The observation of the day is aims to bring gov…

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    •  2016 International Dublin Literary Award Won by Indian-American Author Akhil Sharma [ Awards ]

      The prestigious 2016 International Dublin Literary Award has been won by an Indian American author Akhil Sharma for his semi-autobiographical novel “Family Life.” His novel was shortlisted out of a preliminary 160 suggestions by a panel of judges of award that involved novelists …

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    •  On 2016 Global Peace Index India Secured 141st Position [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      India has secured 141st spot in a Global Peace Index (GPI) for year 2016 out of 163 countries and which describe India is a less peaceful country. The by global think Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) has ranked 163 countries on bases of GPI.

      • Previously in 2015 GPI India has…

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    •  Norway: First Country to Ban Deforestation [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      The first country in the world to prohibit deforestation is Norway. And for this Parliament of Norwegian had assured to make government՚s public procurement policy deforestation-free. The Norwegian Government has taken this step based on official recommendations of Norwegian Parl…

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    •  उच्च शिक्षा रैकिंग (अंको का स्थान) 2016 (Higher Education Ranking - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

      प्रस्तावना:- मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय ने अप्रेल के प्रारंभ में विश्वविद्यालयों व महाविद्यालयों पर अखिल भारतीय रैकिंग 2016 जारी की है। सरकार की ओर से रैकिंग जारी करने का यह पहला प्रयास है। इस पहल के साथ ही सरकार द्वारा अब प्रतिवर्ष जारी किए जाने वाले इस दस्तावेज की तुलना स्वत: ह…

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