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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Sanjiv Chaturvedi: Sanjiv Chaturvedi is an IFS (Indian Forest Service) officer from the Haryana cadre of 2002 batch. Currently he is the deputy secretary at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

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    Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015 Winner

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  • 2 Microsoft launches new operating system Windows 10 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Microsoft: Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology. It is also known as Microsoft. It’s headquarter is in Redmond, Washington. Its work is to develop, manufacture, license, support and sell of computer software, customer electronics and personal comput

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  • 3 Google Translate add 20 more ordinary languages [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Google Translator: Google Translate is a multi-language service provided by Google. It is used to translate text, speech, images, or real-time video from one language into another. It provides web interface and mobile interfaces for Android and iOS.

    • It also provides an A

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  • 4 US provide CSF tranche of $336 million dollars to Pakistan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CSF: CSF stands for Currency Stabilization Fund and also Coalition Support Funds. It is considered only in cases of high inflation. It is planned to increase a member’s resources temporarily in support of a wide-ranging exchange-rate-based balance strategy aimed for reducin

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  • 5 Debjani Ghosh selected as new MAIT President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Debjani Ghosh: Debjani Ghosh is vice president at Intel Corporation in the Sales and Marketing Group and managing director for South Asia. In India, her responsibility is to establish new growth areas for Intel in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and

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  • 6 Uber plans $1 billion to invest into India, tastes 1 million daily rides [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Uber: Uber Technologies is an American international transportation network company. It’s headquarter is in San Francisco, California of United States. The company’s main focus is to provide transportation to people over a city by using its online service.

    • The person can

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  • Jul 30, 2015
  • 1 Union Government announced E-tourist visa to Chinese nationals [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About e-tourist visa: The Electronic Travel Authorization facility became operational on 27 November 2014 for citizens of over 40 eligible countries, including those who are eligible for visa on arrival.

    • It is mainly issued for tourism, visiting friends and family, short durati

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  • 2 SEBI cancels Sahara Mutual Fund license [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Sahara Mutual fund: Sahara mutual fund manages the investments of costumers, diversity of their portfolio, reduce their investment risks. About SEBI: SEBI stands for Security and Exchange Board of India.

    • It is the controller of the security market of India. It was establi

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  • 3 Launch of smartphones, tablets and LED TVs in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    InFocus has launched a series of new devices today in India. InFocus launched four new smartphones – M812, M808, M550 - 3D & M370. It’s price start from Rs. 19,999 to Rs. 5,999. Seven UHD & FHD/HD LED TVs ranging in size from 70” to 24”, a 2-in-1 tablet and three feature phone mo

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  • 4 Ancient mystery of why pendulum clocks sync over time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Pendulum Clocks: This is first pendulum clock invented by Huygens. A pendulum clock is a clock that uses a pendulum which is a swinging weight. It is a timekeeping element. The advantage of a pendulum for timekeeping is that it is a harmonic oscillator.

    • It swings back and

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  • 5 Dr Suniti Solomon, pioneer of HIV AIDS research and treatment in India is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr. Suniti Solomon: Suniti Solomon was an Indian Physician. She did Revolutionary work in India of AIDS and she detected the first AIDS case in India in Chennai in 1985. She started the Y R Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education in Chennai.

    • She was Professor of M

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 MCX signed with CME group for international exchange at GIFT City [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Multi Commodity Exchange: Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd called as MCX is an independent product exchange company founded in India. The turnover of the exchange for the economic year 2009 was US 1.24 trillion dollars. In terms of contracts operated, it was the world’

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  • 2 M Damodaran former Chairman of SEBI sets up trust for non-executive directors [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About M. Damodaran: Meleveetil Damodaran is a business executive and former government officer. Presently he is an Advisor and Chief Representative in India for the ING Group of Netherlands.

    • He served as the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
    • India’

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  • 3 All India Council of Sports establishes as an advisory body by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced the formation of All India Council of Sports. About Union Government: Union Government and also known as the Central Government. It was established by the Constitution of India. It is the central authority of the union of 29 states and

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  • 4 Tunisia’s Parliament approves New Anti-terror Law [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Tunisia’s Parliament: Tunisia’s Parliament has approved a new anti-terror law, which finds to counter the threat posed by Islamic militants. The law was approved awesomely by 174 members of parliament with ten nonparticipations and no votes against the bill. Under the new a

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  • 5 China successfully tests 5th generation Long March carrier rocket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About China’s rocket launch: China launched its first satellite, which was known as Dong Fang Hong 1 into Earth orbit on its Long March space rocket on April 24,1970 by this china became the fifth nation to achieve independent launch capability.

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  • 6 Former Bihar, Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    R. S. Gavai passed away after a long illness in the private hospital in Nagpur, Maharashtra at age 86. About R. S. Gavai: Ramakrishna Suryabhan Gavai was born on 30 October 1929 in Darapur of Amravati. He was an Indian politician and Governor of Bihar from 2006 to 2008. He was al

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  • 7 Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana launched by Union Government [ Important Days ]

    Union Government: The Union Government is also known as the Central Government and it officially called as Government of India. It was established by the Constitution of India. It manages the authority of the union of 29 states and seven union regions, which collectively called t

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  • 8 Anand Krishnamurthy selected CEO and also MD of CSB bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mr. Anand Krishnamurthy appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at the Catholic Syrian Bank Limited in July 2015. He replaced Rakesh Bhatia who had resign due to personal reason. The board of directors of CSB chooses Mr. Anand as CEO and MD of CSB bank amon

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 Indian women wrestling team won silver medal in the Kazakhstan Presidential Cup [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian women’s wrestling team has won the silver medal after finishing second in the fifth Senior International Wrestling Tournament which is also known as Cup of the President of Republic of Kazakhstan. The eight-member team bagged a silver medal at the July 23 - 26 event held i

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  • 2 CSC and HCL forms a joint project to provide technology services and solutions to banks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CSC: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is an American multinational corporation that provides information technology (IT) services and professional services. It’s headquarter is located in Falls Church, Virginia.

    About HCL: HCL (Hindustan Computers Limited) Technologies

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  • 3 Sebastian Vettel wins 2015 Classic Hungarian Grand Prix of F1 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel is a German Plan One racing driver who is currently driving for Scuderia Ferrari. He signed a contract to remain in that role until at least the end of 2017.

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  • 4 Etienne Benet Nestle India’s MD replaced [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Nestle: Nestle is a Swiss multinational food and liquid refreshment company. It’s headquarter is located in Vevey of Switzerland. Nestle produces the products like baby food, bottled water, breakfast puffed rice, coffee and tea, sweetmeat, dairy products, ice cream, ice-cov

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  • 5 BEL bags Dun Bradstreet’s India’s Top PSUs Awards 2015 [ Awards ]

    About BEL: Bharat Electronics Limited is shortly called as BEL is an Indian government aerospace and defense company. It has nine factories, and few local offices in India. It is maintained by the Government of India and it’s mainly production of advanced electronic products for

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  • 6 IDFC gets banking license from RBI and become 2nd financier [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About IDFC: IDFC stands for Infrastructure Development Financing Company which is a leading finance company in India. It provides end to end finance services and project implementation services. Vinod Rai is an independent director of IDFC.

    About RBI: RBI stands for Reserve Bank

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  • 7 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, ‘People’s President’ and ‘Missile Man’ lost life while delivering lecture [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, the missile man who became popular as ‘People’s President’ died on Monday evening after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest and collapsed while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong. HRD minister Smriti Irani says Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan will

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  • 8 28 July observed as World Hepatitis Day [ Important Days ]

    About World Hepatitis Day: World Hepatitis Day observed on July 28 every year. Hepatitis name has derived from Greek word ‘Hepar’ means liver and ‘itis’ means infection. It is a type of infectious diseases. It is known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.

    • It aims to increase worldwi

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 Jorge Sampaio, Helena Ndume received award of inaugural Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize [ Awards ]

    About Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid innovative, politician and promoter. He was President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. UN General Assembly (UNGA) Establish Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize in June 2014.

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  • 2 Maharashtra government released small vehicles to pay toll tax [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Toll Tax: Toll tax is collected generally on multi-lane highways. These are used by buses/trucks and long distance travels. The toll is calculated by the distance travelled on the toll road.

    Requirement of toll tax:

    • Toll tax is required for recover the amount which road

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  • 3 Ram Sewak Sharma, IT Secretary appointed as TRAI chairman [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) : It was established in February, 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services in India, which aims is to create private sector in telecom industries. TRAI is an independent regulator that regulates telecommunication

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