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  • Aug 6, 2015
  • 1  ए.पी.जे. अब्दुल कलाम (Life History of Missile Man of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - आम आदमी के राष्ट्रपति। कलाम जी जिसका पूरा नाम डॉ. अवुल पकीर जैनुलआबद्दीन अब्दुल कलाम था। इनका जन्म तमिलनाडू के मध्यवर्गीय परिवार में रामेश्वरम् के धनुषकोडी नामक स्थान में 15 अक्टुबर, 1931 में हुआ था। इनके पिता जी का नाम जैनुलआबद्दीन मरकयार था व माता जी का नाम अशि

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  • Aug 5, 2015
  • 1 Adani Enterprises Shares form a JV with Foxconn [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Adani Enterprises Shares: Adani Group is an Indian multinational company. It’s headquarter is in Ahmedabad of Gujarat, India. Its expanded businesses include resources, logistics, agri-business and energy sectors.

    • Mundra being the country’s largest commercial port with it

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  • 2 India’s biggest telescope inaugurated in Udaipur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s biggest multi-application solar telescope (MAST) was invested at the Udaipur Solar Observatory by Prof UR Rao, who is the chairman of the governing council of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad.

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  • 3 Rajan Vishal chosen for Election Commission’s Zonal award [ Awards ]

    About Rajan Vishal: Rajan Vishal is an IAS officer from Himachal Pradesh of batch 2008. He achieved 60th position in IAS exam. He did M. A. Economics from Punjab University, Chandigarh and Master Business Economics (MBE) from University of Delhi, South Campus New Delhi.

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  • 4 NDDB wins special achievement in GIS Award [ Awards ]

    About NDDB: NDDB stands for National Dairy Development Board. It was set up by an Act of Parliament of India. It was founded by Dr. Verghese Kurien and created in 1965. Its head office is placed at Anand in Gujarat.

    • Its offices are in most of regions in all over India.
    • NDDB’s

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  • 5 Mercedes-Benz appoints Roland Folger as MD and CEO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Roland Folger: Roland Folger is currently CEO and president at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. He completed his education from Gottlieb-Daimler Gymnasium, Abitur in 1979. Before his joining at MB Malaysia he worked at Daimler AG as Head of Product Management and Communication/Head

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  • Aug 4, 2015
  • 1 Maharashtra Government announces for construction of 800 kms Nagpur-Mumbai expressway [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About announcement: Maharashtra Government has announced construction of 800 kms long Nagpur-Mumbai expressway. Name of this expressway will be Communication Super-expressway or Nagpur-Amravati-Aurangabad-Ghoti-Mumbai expressway.

    • By this expressway transportation will be easy

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  • 2 BNP Paribas buy brokerage firm Sharekhan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About BNP Paribas: BNP stands for Banque Nationale de Paris Paribas which is a French bank and financial services company. Its global headquarters are in Paris. BNP Paribas is one of the largest banks in the world.


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  • 3 Union Cabinet gives nod to Consumer protection Bill of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Customer protection Bill: In India the Consumer Protection Act of 1986 is the law governing consumer protection. About approval from union government: Union Cabinet approved Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 to deal with the growing concern over the safety of consumer products

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  • 4 New frog species named ‘Indirana Salelkari’ discovered in Goa [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About New species of Frog: Wildlife researchers have discovered new frog species in Netravali forest sanctuary of Goa. The discovered species has been named as ‘Indirana Salelkari’ after Netravali Range Forest Officer Prakash Salelkar for his contribution to conservation of wild

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  • 5 Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin honoured with Arjuna Award [ Awards ]

    About Ravichandran Ashwin: Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian international cricketer born on 17 September 1986 and he is from Tamil Nadu. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off break bowler.

    • He plays for Tamil Nadu in d

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  • 6 Indian Tourism government gives Incredible India ad campaign to McCann [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About McCann: McCann is an advertising agency which operates globally. Its offices are in 120 countries. McCann is a junior of the Interpublic Group of Companies. It is one of the four large land companies in the advertising industry.

    • McCann Erickson is part of McCann World gro

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  • 7 Union Government extends term of ED Director Rajan S Katoch for three months [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rajan Katoch: Dr. Rajan S. Katoch is an IAS officer. He is also serves as an Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor of National Textile Corporation Limited. Dr. Katoch serves also as an Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Comm

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  • 8 ‘Frisbee’ gets Olympic Sport recognition by IOC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Frisbee: The term Frisbee used to commonly describe all flying discs. A flying disc with the Wham-O registered trademark “Frisbee”. A flying disc is a disc-shaped sliding toy that is generally made of plastic and roughly 20 to 25 centimeters with an edge.

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  • Aug 4, 2015
  • 1 NTPC signed agreement with JBVNL to form Joint Venture for Patratu Power Plant [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NTPC: NTPC Limited stands for National Thermal Power Corporation Limited is an Indian Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

    • Its work is to generate electricity and allied activities.
    • It’s headquarter is in New Delhi.

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  • 2 Gymnastic champion Dipa Karmakar wins bronze medal at 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dipa Karmakar: Dipa Karmakar born on 9 August 1993, Agartala, Tripura. She is an Indian artistic gymnast. She is one of the few women that have successfully reached the very difficult Produnova vault in competition.

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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 Fire chat, the messaging service without network connection [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Fire Chat: Fire Chat is a registered mobile app for chat without network connection. It is developed by Open Garden. It enabled smartphones to connect via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or Apple’s Multipeer Connectivity Framework without an internet connection by connecting peer-to-peer

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  • 2 Paytm belongings BCCI title sponsorship rights for all international series [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Paytm: Paytm is an Indian e-commerce shopping website. It was launched by One97 Communications which primarily focused on Mobile and DTH Recharging in 2010. Vijay Shekhar Sharma is founder and CEO of this company.

    • It’s headquarter is in Noida, India.
    • Paytm entered in Ind

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  • 3 Kotak bank launches mobile banking app named as ‘Kotak Bharat’ for ‘un-banked’ regions [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Kotak Mahindra bank: Kotak Mahindra Bank is the fourth largest private sector bank of India. The bank’s headquarter is located at 27BKC (Bandra Kurla Complex), Bandra East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

    • Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd was the group’s flagship company.
    • Reserve B

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  • 4 David Taylor appointed as new CEO of Procter & Gamble (P&G) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Procter and Gamble: Procter & Gamble also known as P&G. It is an American multinational consumer goods company. It’s headquarter is in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

    • William Procter and James Gamble

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  • 5 India’s first Harbour Defense System commissioned in Kochi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    IUHDSS (Integrated Underwater Harbour Defense and Surveillance System) was commissioned in Kochi, Kerala. First of its kind system in the country is part of initiatives to strengthen and beef up coastal security in the western coastline.

    About (IUHDSS):

    • IUHDSS is designed by

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  • 6 Tata Motors takes order of 914-crore from Indian Army [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Tata Motors: Tata Motors is an Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company. It’s headquarter is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Its products include passenger cars, trucks, vans, coaches, buses, construction equipment and military vehicles.

    • It is the world’s 17th-largest

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  • 7 Russia’s Rosneft acquire 49% stake in Essar Oil [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rosneft: Rosneft is an united oil company majority owned by the Government of Russia. Rosneft’s headquarter is in Moscow’s Balchug district near the Kremlin, across the Moskva River.

    • After purchasing assets of former oil giant Yukos at state-run auctions, Rosneft became R

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  • 8 Sania Mirza recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Sania Mirza: Sania Mirza born on 15 November 1986, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is an Indian professional tennis player, currently she is ranked world No. 1 in women’s doubles. She was ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association as India’s No. 1 player, both in singles and doubles

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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 Ranveer Singh Saini wins Gold medal at Special Olympics World Games [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s Ranveer Singh Saini has won a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games held in Los Angeles. About Ranveer Singh Saini: Ranveer Singh Saini is belongs to Gurgaon, Haryana.

    • He started

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  • 2 India will host 2nd Forum for Indian-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About FIPIC: The Pacific Islands Forum is an inter-governmental organization. It aims to increase cooperation between the self-governing countries of the Pacific Ocean. It was founded in 1971 as the South Pacific Forum.

    • The name was changed in 1999 as Pacific Island forum.
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  • 3 CERN legally consults its Associate Membership to Pakistan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CERN: The European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN (European Council for Nuclear Research) is a European research organization. Its work is to operate the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.

    • It was established in 1954, the organization is in

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  • 4 US country singer Lynn Anderson passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    United States country singer Lynn Anderson passed away at age of 67 after suffered with a heart attack in Nashville, US. About Lynn Anderson: Lynn Rene Anderson born on September 26 in 1947 in North Dakota and was raised in Sacramento, California.

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  • 5 Spices Board launches Subsidy Scheme to boost production and export [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Spices Board of India: The Spices Board is the Indian government monitoring and advertising agency for Indian spices. It’s headquarter is in Kochi. Chairman of Spices Board is Dr. Jayathilak, who is an IAS officer.

    • At its headquarters in Kochi the board has a state-of-the

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  • 6 India women’s team of World Archery wins silver medal at World Archery Championship [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Archery: Archery is a type of game in which player has to shoot with a bow and arrows at a target given to him or her as a sport. About World Archery Federation: The World Archery Federation also known as FITA stands for the French Federation International de Tir al Arc is the le

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