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  • May 15, 2017
  • 1 Government Launches Test and Treat Policy for HIV [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Health Minister JP Nadda launched the Test and Treat policy for providing treatment to patients suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The government will provide Anti- Retroviral Therapy (ART) treatment to the patients free of cost.

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  • 2 Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas to Be Celebrated on May 02, 2017 [ Important Days ]

    National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) will be observing Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas on May 02,2017. National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) at 12 locations. The event would also be organized at more than 30 other locations through “Ganga Vichaar Manch”, local NGOs and volunteer

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  • 3 Indian Railways to Track Wagons and Coaches with RFID Tags [ Science/Technology ]

    Leveraging information technology in a big way, the Indian Railways is set to make use of the radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) for tracking of wagons, coaches and locomotives to ensure the effective and transparent functioning of the system.

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  • 4 Coca – Cola Appoints T K K Krishnakumar as President of India [ Appointments ]

    Beverages major Coca-Cola appointment T. K. K. Krishnakumar as President of India and South West Asia Business Unit, replacing Venkatesh Kini, who served the company for 19 years. KK was the Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. (HCCB), the company-ow

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  • 5 India – Cyprus Signed Four Agreements to Boost the Bilateral Relations [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Cyprus in April 2017 signed four agreements to boost the bilateral relationship between the two countries. The Singed Agreements including on air services and merchant shipping and expressed their willingness to cooperate in areas like climate change, tackling internati

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  • 6 Dubai Becomes First City in World to Gets Its Own Microsoft Font [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    Dubai has become the first city in the world to have its own Microsoft-designed font. The font will have typeface both in Latin and Arabic script. And will be available in 23 languages. The Dubai Font was launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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  • May 6, 2017
  • 1 Scientists Create ‘Artificial Womb’ [ Science/Technology ]

    Scientists create artificial womb that could save the lives of premature babies. The study describes a new system that allows fetal lambs at a similar stage of development as critically pre-term human infants (defined as births earlier than 24 weeks) to survive outside of the mot

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  • 2 ISRO Launches Solar Calculator App [ Science/Technology ]

    ISRO has launched a Solar Calculator application that allows for accurate calculation of the benefit of installing solar panels at any location in the country. The App provides monthly/yearly solar potential (in kWh/m2) and minimum/maximum temperature at any location Global warmi

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  • 3 Veteran Actor Vinod Khanna Passes Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna passed away at 70 on April 27,2017. The actor breathed his last at HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre Khanna was suffering from bladder cancer. Veteran actor and Member of Parliament Vinod Khanna who was admitted to the Sir HN Relianc

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  • Apr 30, 2017
  • 1 Petrol, Diesel Soon Shall Be at Your Doorstep [ Policy/Governance ]

    The petroleum ministry on Friday tweeted that it will make it possible to send petrol and diesel at home. This is made to help the consumers to avoid spending excessive time and long queues at fuel stations. About 3.5 crore people come to fuel stations every day. As of now only L

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  • 2 यूनानी दिवस चिकित्सा पद्धति (Medical Day Medicine) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - यूनानी चिकित्सा पद्धति की अरब देशों से शुरुआत हुई और यूनान में इसे बढ़ाया गया। यूनानी चिकित्सक बुकरात ने इसे एक चिकित्सा शैली के रूप मेे विकसित किया व बाद में जालीनूस, शेखबू अली सीना, जकररिया राजी, इब्ने नफीस ने अपने विशेष योगदान से इसे एक संपूर्ण इलाज की पद्धति म

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  • 3 अंतरिक्ष एवं खोज ( Space and Research ) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    सौर मंडल: -वैज्ञानिको ने हमारे जैसा ही एक और सौर मंडल ढूंढ लिया है। इसमें पृथ्वी के आकार के सात ग्रह हैं। ये सभी छोटे तारे ट्रेपिस्ट-1 का चक्ककर लगाते हैं। नासा के वैज्ञानिकों के मुताबिक इनमें से तीन ग्रहों में समुद्र भी है। इससे वहां जीवन होने यानी एलियंस की मौजूदगी की पूरी सं

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  • 4 उच्च पद्रंह समाचार (Top Fifteen News)(in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    बीजिंग: - चीन अब विदेशों में भी अपने नौसैनिकों की अधिक संख्या में तैनाती करेगा। जहां चीन इन नौसैनिकों की तैनाती करेगा उसमें बलूचिस्तान स्थित ग्वादर बंदरगाह और हिंद महासागर का जिबूती मिलिट्री (फौजी) लॉजिस्टिक्स (तार्किक) बेस (अड्‌डा) शामिल है। चीन यहां अपने नौसैनिकों की संख्या क

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  • 5 उच्च छ: समाचार (Top Six News in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    अमरीका: - अमरीका की खुफिया एजेंसी (कार्यस्थान/प्रतिनिधित्व) सेंट्रल (मुख्य) इंटेलीजेंस (बुद्धि) एजेंसी (सीआईए) के बारे में विकिलीक्स ने खुलासा किया है कि वह स्मार्ट (आकर्षक) फोन (दूरभाष से बात करना), स्मार्ट (आकर्षक) टेलीविजन (दूरदर्शन), ंइटरनेट और कारों के जरिए जासूसी कर रहा

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  • 6 उच्च दस समाचार (Top Ten News April 2017 in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    वाशिंगटन: - अमरीकी राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप ने सीआईए को आतंकारी समूहों के खिलाफ ड्रोन हमले करने का अधिकार दे दिया है। यह निर्णय पाकिस्तान पर प्रभावी हो सकता है। द (यह) वाल (भीत) स्ट्रीट (पथ) जर्नल (विस्तृत) के हवाले से खबर है कि ओबामा प्रशासन ने नीतियों में बदलाव करके ड्रोन हमल

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  • 7 India Becomes No 2 LPG Importer [ Policy/Governance ]

    Japan had been replaced by India for being the number two importer of liquefied petroleum gas and LPG. This gave a push to Narendra Modi’s call for the ‘safer kitchen’. Many households in India uses fuel which increases the pollution and also exposes the women to various life thr

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  • 8 Third Meeting of Governing Council [ Policy/Governance ]

    The 3rd meeting of the Governing Council took place, the CEO of NITI Aayog Shri Amitabh kant, reviewed the work done by the Niti Aayog. The work of transforming the economy and cooperation with states in the sectors of education, health etc. he spoke about the work done by the su

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  • Apr 30, 2017
  • 1 Letter of Intent Issues for the Purchase of 16, 15,000 VVPATs [ Policy/Governance ]

    The letter of intent had been issues by the Election Commission of India for the purchase of 16,15,000 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails with an estimated cost of Rs. 3,173.47 crore during 2017 - 18 and 2018 - 19 from PSUs BEL and ECIL. The letter had communicated which was sen

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  • 2 No to Service Charge [ Policy/Governance ]

    The new rule gave relief to many customers who loved food. The service charge we pay at the hotel shall not be mandatory and it’s totally voluntary. This has been said by the food and consumer affair minister Ram Vilas Paswan after the government approved the relevant.

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  • 3 India is 5th Largest Military Spender [ Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    India has grown on the military expenses around 8.5 % by 2016. This made the country 5th largest spender. The figure was released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) revealed on Monday. As per the figure the US tops the list with a growth of 1.7 per ce

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  • 4 Proposal for New Financial Year [ Policy/Governance ]

    We have had 150 year of financial year, which has been made by the British. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a new financial year from January to December instead of the current financial year that is from April to March, adopted in 1867.

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  • 5 Malaria Vaccine to Be Tested [ Health ]

    The first malaria vaccine will be tested on the three chosen African countries by the World health Organization. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi are the countries, which will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children.

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  • 6 3D-Printed Metal Fabrics Developed for Space [ Science/Technology ]

    3D-printed metal fabric has been developed by the scientists in NASA. It has been made to use for astronaut spacesuits or as shields and insulation for spacecraft. The fabrics are the foldable one and can change shape quickly which can be useful for large antennas and other deplo

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  • 7 One Health Approach [ Health ]

    A finalized approach has been used by India to combat antimicrobial resistance which has been announced by the union Minister of health and family welfare J P Nadda. The government is ready with the blueprint which will meet the global expectations and it should come under the on

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  • 8 Agriculture Ministry Discloses Model APMC Act [ Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    The Agriculture Ministry has come up with a new model Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act Market fee across a State and a united single trading license for cost-effectiveness of transactions. To provide farmers more freedom to sell their produce.

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  • Apr 30, 2017
  • 1 Northeast India’S Biggest IT Hub Releases in Tripura [ Economy ]

    Northeast India’s sixth and largest Information Technology (IT) hub. Employment and e-governance besides to export software technology. The IT hub, set up at a cost of Rs. 50 crore. IT hub would help to create employment opportunities for the IT educated youths.

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  • 2 India Becomes World’S Fifth Largest Military Spender [ Defense ]

    India was at fifth place on the list of the world’s highest spenders on defence as global military. It release by the Stockholm international peace research institute (SIPRI) India spending at $55.9 billion for its military in 2016.

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  • 3 NASA Successfully Launches Super Pressure Balloon [ Science/Technology ]

    NASA successfully launched Super pressure balloon from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand. A mission designed to run 100 or more days floating at 110,000 feet (33.5 km) about the globe in the southern hemisphere’s mid-latitude band. While validating the super pressure balloon technology

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  • 4 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System [ Defense ]

    The US military has started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea. THAAD is designed to intercept short, medium, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles during their terminal flight phase. The THAAD is a land-bas

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  • 5 India Slips on Freedom Index [ Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    India has slipped three notches in the World Press Freedom Index 2017. In the list of 180 countries mapped, India stands at 136, down from last year’s 133, colour-coded again in red to show the situation as “difficult”.

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