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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Maharashtra Government signed MoU with Foxconn [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Foxconn: Foxconn Technology is exchanged name of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company. It was founded by Terry Gou on 20 th February 1947.

    • It’s headquarter is in Tucheng district, New Taipei, Taiwan.

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  • 2 Union Government allow Aadhaar enrolments of NRIs, PIOs, OICs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Aadhaar enrolment: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is a central government agency of India. It is committed to the former Planning Commission of India, now NITI Aayog.

    • Its work is to collect the biometric and demographic data of residents, store them i

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  • 3 Thane creek area declared as ‘Flamingo Sanctuary’ by Maharashtra government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Thane creek area: Thane Creek is an inlet in the beach of the Arabian Sea that separates the city of Mumbai from the Indian mainland. It covers the area between Mumbra Retibunder and the Mankhurd - Vashi Bridge.

    • The creek is divided into two parts. The first part lies bet

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  • 4 DRDO developed Lukoskin medicine to treat Leucoderma [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About DRDO: DRDO stands for Defence Research and Development Organisation. It’s headquarter is in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1958 by the union of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production with the Defence Scie

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  • 5 Atul Keshap appointed as US Ambassador to Maldives and Sri Lanka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Atul Keshap: Atul Keshap is an Officer of career United States Foreign Service from Virginia. Keshap was born in Nigeria in June, 1971. Keshap had joined the US Foreign Service in 1994. From 2005 to 2008, he had served as the deputy political counsellor at the U. S. Embass

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  • 6 Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of District Kanpur Dehat. He is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also an advocate by profession and practices his law in Delhi.

    • H

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  • 7 BHEL contracts 500 MW thermal unit at Vindhyachal STPS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About BHEL: BHEL stands for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. It is maintained by Government of India and it was established in 1964. It is Manufacturer Company in New Delhi which works for manufacture power plant equipment.

    • It is work as the designing, engineering, manufacturin

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  • 8 Rekha Menon appointed as Chairperson of Accenture [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rekha Menon: Ms. Rekha M. Menon is the Executive Director and Chief Operation Officer at Accenture India Pvt. Ltd. prior to joining the company. She headed at Talisma Corp. in India.

    • Talisma Corp. is the leading

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Scientists calculate speed of ice formation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About ice formation: Ice’s natural formation collectively describes all of the parts of the Earth’s surface where water is in frozen form is the cryosphere. Ice is an important element of the global climate, particularly in regard to the water cycle.

    • Glaciers and snow packs ar

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  • 2 Weekly Workout Can Lower Risk Of Death for People Over 60 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Study: A new study research that even a little weekly physical activity controls the risk of death among those above 60 years of age. The researchers searched databases for studies which measured risk of death according to weekly physical activity for those aged 60 and abo

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  • 3 Goa Tourism Minister Mr. Dilip Parulekar awarded with PATWA 2015 award [ Awards ]

    About Mr. Dilip Parulekar: Dilip Parulekar is from Porvorim of Goa. He is Goa’s tourism minister and Secretary and Director for Tourism, Mathew Samuel (IAS). He is also member of Bharatiya Janta Party.

    • He is also part of fifth legislative assembly 2007 where he is member of com

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  • 4 Poet and freedom fighter Kayyara Kinhanna Rai is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Kayyara Kinhanna: Eminent Kannada poet and freedom fighter Kayyara Kinhanna Rai passed away at Badiyadkka of Kerala at age 101. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai born on 8 June 1915. He was an Indian independence activist, author, poet and journalist.

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  • 5 Mysore City gets first rank in Swachh Bharat Rankings as India’s cleanest city [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mysore: Mysore formally renamed as Mysuru. It is part of Karnataka state in India. It is the third largest city of Karnataka. The population of Mysore is 887,446. Mysore City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city.

    • The civic administration of

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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet approves direct release of Wages for MNREGA workers into their bank accounts [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About MNREGA: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is a changed name of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005. It is a low for Indian labours and also provides social security that guarantee to give ‘right to work’.

    • It gives support of source in rural a

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  • 2 Delhi High Court Amendment Bill, 2015 passed by Parliament [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Amendment Bill: Amendment Bill is a part of constitution of India. It is the process of make changes to the nation’s fundamental law or supreme law. The Bill tries to find equal participation of Judiciary and Executive and also ensures that the appointments to the higher ju

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  • 3 चाइना- पाकिस्तान इकनॉमिक कॉरिडोर (China Pakistan Economic Corridor - Article in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - अमरीका केे साथ बढ़ती भारत की नजदीकियों से चिंतित चीन अपनी ताकत को बढ़ाने के लिए नई कारगुजारियों में जुट गया है। पाकिस्तान में निवेश के बहाने काश्गर (चीन) से ग्वादर (पाकिस्तान) तक आर्थिक कॉरिडोर बनाकर चीन दक्षिण एशिया में अपनी ताकत बढ़ाने के साथ भारत को भी साधने की क

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  • 4  फंड (निवेश) बैलून मॉर्टगेज Investment funds and Balloon Mortgage Article in Hindi [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - आज कल हमारे देश में कई प्रकार के निवेश चलते है। वह इसलिए क्योंकि जो लोग अपना बचा हुआ पैसा निवेश करते है उन्हें उस पैसा का अच्छा रिटर्न मिल सके। आगे अपने व अपने परिवार का भविष्य सुरक्षित कर सके। इसलिए लोगों के लिए निम्न प्रकार के निवेश इस प्रकार है-

    बैलून मॉर्टगे

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  • 5  जनमत संग्रह Declaration of Delhi as Complete State - Initiative by Kejriwal - Article in Hindi [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - दिल्ली को पूर्ण राज्य का दर्जा दिलाने के लिए मुख्यमंत्री अरविंद केजरीवाल ने जनमत संग्रह की बात कही है। इसके लिए उन्होंने शहरी विकास विभाग से राय भी मांगी हैं। क्या उनके इस जनमत संगह की कोई वैधानिकता होगी? क्या जनमत संगह के आधार पर राज्य अपनी इच्छाएं पूरी कर सकते

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  • 6 India gets $19.78 billion FDI from nations visited by Modi in Financial Year 2014-15 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About FDI: FDI stands for Foreign Direct Investment. It is a monitoring right of business enterprise in one country by a unit based in another country. Foreign direct investment is based on portfolio foreign investment which is an inactive investment in the securities of another

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  • 7 Cognizant rise in revenue by 6 percent in Q2 and beat Infosys, TCS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Cognizant: Cognizant Technology Solutions is an American multinational corporation. It provides routine information technology, accessing, and business process subcontracting services.

    • It’s headquarter is in Teaneck, New Jersey and United States.
    • Cognizant started to pro

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  • 8 Mitchell Johnson rises his guide Dennis Lillee’s record [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mitchell Johnson: Mitchell Guy Johnson is an Australian cricketer who born on 2nd November 1981. He is a left - armed fast bowler and left - handed batsman. He received the award for “the Cricketer of the Year” by International Cricket Council in 2009.

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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill passes by Lok Sabha, 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Negotiable Instrument Bill: A negotiable instrument is a type of document in which it guaranteeing the payment of a precise amount of money, either on demand, or at a fixed time to the payer whose name is on the document.

    • Negotiable instruments include promissory notes, b

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  • 2 World War-II hero, Colonel Harwant Singh is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    World War - II hero and Retired Colonel Harwant Singh passed away in Patiala, Punjab at age of 95. About Colonel Harwant Singh: He was appointed in 2nd Sikh Battalion of the British Army in September 1941.

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  • 3 Zhanna Nemtsova achieved Solidarity award in Poland [ Awards ]

    About Zhanna Nemtsova: Zhanna Nemtsova born 26th March 1984 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She is a Russian journalist and social activist. His father is Russian statesman Boris Nemtsov who was killed by Russian propaganda in 2014 and her mother is investor Raisa Ahmetovna.

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  • 4 Airtel launch 4G services in 296 cities of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Airtel Company: Bharti Airtel Limited means Airtel is the third largest global mobile services provider in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. In India, the company’s offers include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broa

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  • 5 CSIR research exhibits that CNG-run vehicles release dangerous nano-carbon - a cause of cancer [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CSIR research Centre: CSIR stand for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. It was established in 1942 and is an independent body and India’s largest research and development (R&D) Organisation with 37 laboratories and 39 field stations with staff of over 17,000 in

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  • Aug 6, 2015
  • 1  व्यापमं घोटाला (Vyapam Scam explained in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - व्यापंम अर्थात व्यायवसायिक परीक्षा मंडल घोटाला है जो देश की आंतरिक सुरक्षा से जुड़ा अत्यंत गंभीर मसला है, इसकी सीबीआई जांच करानी ही चाहिए। इस घोटाला में ऐसे मंत्रियों, राजनेताओं व बड़ी हस्तियों के नाम है जो एसटीएफ, सीआईडी, जैसी जांच एजेंसियों को किसी भी हद तक प्रभा

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  • 2  रवि शास्त्री (Contribution of Ravi Shashtri to Indian Cricket Team - In Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - भारतीय क्रिकेट टीम के हरफनमौला क्रिकेटर रहे रवि शास्त्री ने पिछले साल जब टीम के निदेशक का पद संभाला तो बुरी तरह हार रही टीम ने विदेशी धरती पर संघर्ष का जज्बा दिखाना शुरू किया। इसके बाद विश्वकप तक आते-आते तो टीम ने अविश्वसनीय प्रदर्शन से सभी को चकित कर दिया। अब उन

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  • 3  एआईपीएमटी पर्चे लीक (Paper Leak Case in AIPMT Exam conducted by CBSE in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - प्रतियोगी परिक्षाओं के पर्चे लीक करने से लेकर केंद्रों पर नकल होना और फिर गड़बड़ियां सामने आने पर परीक्षा रद्द हो जाना एवं अंत में परीक्षा आयोजित कराने वाली संस्थाओं द्वारा बेबसी जाहिर कर देना, अब यह एक सिलसिला ही चल पड़ा है। देश के बड़े-बड़े इम्तिहान भी इससे अछूते नह

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  • 4  खाद्य प्रदार्थ पैकेज्ड फूड (Harms of using Packaged Food - Article in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - पहले हमने खाद्य प्रदार्थ के रूप में मैगी की बात कही थी। इसके अलावा भी बहुत जी ऐसी खाने की चीजें है जो हमारे शरीर के लिए हानिकारक है। ऐसे समय, जब देश ही नहीं दुनिया भर में डिब्बाबंद खाद्य प्रदार्थ और पेय प्रदार्थ सहित तंबाकू और सिगरेट के उपयोग को हतोत्साहित कर रहा

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