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    • Aug 16, 2016
    •  Dipika Pallikal Wins PSA Australian Open [ Sports ]

      India՚s top squash player Dipika Pallikal winning the PSA Australian Open. PSA Australian Open held in Melbourne. This is Danika՚s 1st PSA title of the year 2016. Dipika Pallikal beat eighth seed in top Mayar Hany of Egypt 10 - 12,11 - 5,11 - 6 and 11 - 4 in the 40-minute final m…

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    • Aug 15, 2016
    •  Government Launches Data Bank Portal of MSMEs [ Policies & Governance ]

      Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley launched two important initiatives of the Union Ministry of MSME such as: MSME Databank Portal and Online Finance Facilitation Web Portal.

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    •  Assam Government Launches Rhino Horn Verification Process [ Policies & Governance ]

      Assam government has been launches verification process of rhino horns. Since 1980, stored in various treasuries of Assam. Recently, this government instituted a committee to verify genuineness of the rhino horn. Since 1980, it recovered in last three decades and stored in differ…

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    • Aug 12, 2016
    •  Government Constitutes Amitabh Kant Committee to Review E-Commerce Rules [ Committees & Govt. Bodies ]

      Union Government has constitutes Amitabh Kant committee to review e- commerce rules. Four states including Maharashtra and Karnataka will also be the members of the committee. The committee would suggest ways to further promote the growth of the sector.

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    • Aug 11, 2016
    •  Monsoon’S Impact on Indian Economy [ Economics ]

      Monsoons play a very essential role in Indian economy. Indian economy is based on Industrial sector and agriculture. A good monsoon is favourable for farmers while poor and insufficient rain fall cause the crop failure. 70 % of the people are directly related with farming.

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    • Aug 10, 2016
    •  105,630 Govt Schools in India Have Just One Teacher [ Education ]

      The number of government elementary and secondary schools in India which are run by a single teacher. According to the Parliament 105,630 government schools have a just one teacher in India.

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      • As per the RTE guidelines there has to be one teacher for every 30 to 35 stude…

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    • Aug 9, 2016
    •  Telangana Signs MoU with ISRO for Water Resources Info System [ Policies & Governance ]

      Telangana Irrigation Department signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation. This agreement sign for the setting up a Telangana Water Resources Information System (TWRIS) on the ‘Bhuvan’ web portal.

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      • The objective is to capture e…

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    • Aug 8, 2016
    •  PM Modi to Launch Mission Bhagiratha [ Policies & Governance ]

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ . It has been inaugurate a massive 40,000-crore Telangana state water grid. Telangana state Chief Minister is K. Chandrashekar Rao.

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    •  Union Government Launches MAA, Nation-Wide Breast Feeding Programme [ Policies & Governance ]

      Government launched a nation-wide programme MAA - (Mothers՚ Absolute Affection) for promoting breastfeeding. Union Health Minister J P Nadda launched this programme. Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit is brand ambassador of this campaign.

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    •  Government Fixes an Inflation Target of 4 Percent for Five Years [ Economics ]

      Union government fixes an inflation target of 4 % for the period of next five years. (Till March 31,2021) . This inflation target of 4 % can help moderate future price rises. it՚s also support macroeconomic stability.

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