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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award [ Awards ]

    About Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was born on 13th January 1938. He is an Indian Santoor player. The Santoor is a traditional instrument from Jammu and Kashmir.

    • He composed th

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  • 2  Saaransh, e-Pathshala and National Programme launched by Smriti Irani [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About launching of different programs: Saaransh, e - Pathshala and National Programme on School Standards and Evaluation Framework web portals/mobile apps were launched by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

    • The Minister also expanded upon the standard sh

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  • 3  India successfully tests Agni-IV missile [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Agni - IV missile: Agni - IV is the fourth missile in the Agni series of missiles which was earlier known as Agni II prime. It has been developed by India’s DRDO. It has presented a number of new technologies and significant improvement in missile technology.


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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  Indian Government has selected Justice T.S.Thakur as 43rd Chief Justice [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the appointment: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Justice T. S. Thakur as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as per provision of Article 124 of constitution. T. S. Thakur will start their work a Chief Justice of India from 3 December 2015, after off

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  • 2  The First Phase of Kalinganagar is Plant in Odisha by Tata Steel Commission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The First Phase of Kalinganagar is Plant in Odisha at Kalinganagar steel plant in Jajpur district of Odisha. Chief Minister of Odisha Mr. Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated it, with ambition of industrializing the state promptly.

    About Kalinganagar Plant

    • Kalinganagar steel plant is

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  • 3  India’s next ambassador to China- Vijay Keshav Gokhale [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vijay Keshav Gokhle is currently playing duty as country’s Ambassador to Germany, and now he has appointed as ambassador to china on the place of Ashok kantha who was appointed as envoy to china in January and his term will be end in this January.

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  • 4  NARF settings up of Genome Valley is approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Presided of the Union Cabinet has approved setting up of National Resource Facility for Bio - medical Research (NARF) AT Genome Valley in Hyderabad, Telangana. The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) set up NARF and the Proposal of NARF was fo

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  • 5  10% Disinvestment in Coal India Ltd approves by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    10 % of dispossession on Coal India Ltd (CIL) has approves by Cabinet of Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). This decision was taken at CCEA meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. In current time 79.65 % stake are holds by Union Government in CIL.

    • In CI

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  • 6  Indian shooter, Heena Sidhu wins Gold medal at 13th Asian Shooting Championships [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Heena Sidhu was born on 29th August 1989, in Ludhiana. She is a champion Indian shooter. She is the first Indian Pistol shooter to be Ranked World No. 1 by ISSF. She is also the first Indian Pistol shooter who has won a Gold medal in the 2013 ISSF World Cup Finals in 10 meter Air

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  • 7  Indian Railways wins 32nd Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament [ Sports ]

    About Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament: Surjit Memorial Hockey Tournament is planned by Surjit Hockey Society every year in Jalandhar, Punjab which is played in memory of Surjit Singh. Sardar Surjit Singh Randhawa was born on 10th October 1951 and died due to a car accident o

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  • 8  Fires BrahMos supersonic land attack missile successfully test by Indian Army [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About BrahMos missile: The BrahMos is a short range ramjet supersonic voyage missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. BrahMos missile is a joint project of the Russian Federation’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia and India’s Defence Research and Development O

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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  WHO authoritatively announces Sierra Leone as Ebola free [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About WHO: WHO stands for World Health Organization. The World Health Organization is a dedicated agency of the United Nations that is related with international public health. It was established on 7th April 1948 and it’s headquarter is in Geneva of Switzerland.

    • It is a membe

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  • 2  Suresh N Patel appointed as New MD & CEO of Andhra Bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Suresh N Patel: Suresh N Patel had started his career in banking as an agricultural officer in Dena Bank in 1981. He had also served as executive director of Oriental Bank of Commerce. He has completed his graduate in science and law.

    • He is also a certified member of India

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  • 3  One Rank One Pension scheme for ex-servicemen comes into force [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About One Rank One Pension scheme: One Rank One Pension is also called as “same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement. Itwas decided as the basis for determining the pension and benefits of Indian Armed Forces in 1973, when it

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  • 4  Arundhati Bhattacharya ranked as most powerful woman by Fortune [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Arundhati Bhattacharya: Arundhati Bhattacharya was born on 18th March 1956 in Kolkata. She is an Indian banker. She becomes the first woman who selected as the Chairperson of State Bank of India. In 2014, she was listed as the 36th most powerful woman in the world by Forbe

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  • 5  Wasim Jaffer scores 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Wasim Jaffer was born on 16th February 1978. He is an Indian cricketer. He is a right - handed batsman and a rare right arm off - break bowler. He is currently the highest run - scorer in Ranji Trophy cricket by beating Amol Muzumdar.

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  • 6  Indian boxer Vijender Singh wins 2nd profession bout [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vijender Singh Beniwal was born on 29th October 1985. He is an Indian Boxer by Profession and earlier Unprofessional boxer from Kaluwas, Bhiwani district in Haryana. He was trained by the Indian Boxing Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu.

    • He won the bronze medal after losing the semifi

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  • 7  BCCI announces financial benefits for prior players [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the announcement by BCCI: BCCI announces financial benefits for former cricketers, both domestic and international. It includes monthly and one - time payments and the match fees for the umpires presiding in both domestic and international games.

    About the benefits for dif

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  Book Writer Kamala Laxman passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A renowned writer of children’s books Kamala Laxman passed away in Pune. She was 90. She was widow of fabulous cartoonist R K Laxman who was best known for his creation The Common Man for his daily cartoon strip in the daily The Times of India.

    About Kamala Laxman:

    • Laxman was

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  • 2  Amazon enters in Thomson Reuters 2015 top 100 innovators list [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Online marketplace Amazon. com Inc (AMZN. O) made its debut in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Top 100 global innovators list. There are 27 companies that are dropped from the list this year.

    About Thomson Reuters:

    • The Thomson Reuters Top 100 global innovators program identifies inno

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  • 3  Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 35th IITF award [ Awards ]

    35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. This fair will run for 14 days. This yearly event is organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) which is under Union Ministry of Commerc

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  • 4  PM Modi, Fadnavis inaugurated Ambedkar’s memorial in London [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated B R Ambedkar memorial in London. Maharashtra government has decided to alter the house where Ambedkar lived in London into an international memorial cum research centre.

    About the event:

    • It was a sim

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  • 5  Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal , Indian Red Cross Secretary General passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Renowned neurosurgeon and Secretary General of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal passed away in New Delhi. He was 70. About Dr Satya Paul Agarwal: Dr. Agarwal was a famous public health administrator.

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  • 6  5 New long-haired wasp species found in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Scientists from India have discovered 5 new long - haired species of wasps from different parts of the country. They were discovered by researchers from National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources.

    Key features:

    • These species are named ‘adikeshavus’ which in Sanskrit mean

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  • 7  RAW Director Shankaran Nair passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Director of country’s external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), K. Shankaran Nair passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was 94. He was accredited with the success of secret operations that aided the liberation of then east Pakistan into new country B

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  • 8  China’s Tianhe-2 is the World’s powerful Supercomputer for the sixth consecutive time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    China’s Tianhe - 2 supercomputer has arose as the world’s most powerful supercomputer system for the sixth consecutive time. It was revealed in 46th edition of Top500 list of supercomputers.

    Key features:

    • The Chinese Supercomputer is proficient of performing calculations with

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  Ashok Singhal,VHP leader passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal passed away in Gurgaon, Haryana. He was 90. He was suffering from severe respiratory problems. Singhal was a bachelor and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak all his life.

    • He was the conspicuous leader of temple mov

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  • 2 दादरी कांड Essay in Hindi on the Dadri Case [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - कितने शर्म की बात है कि आजादी के 68 साल बाद भी हम भारतीय नहीं बन पाए? आज भी हम हिंदू-मुस्लिम और सिख-इसाई के दायरे में बंधे हुए हैं। जब हाल ही में अक्टूबर 2015 में दादरी जैसे वीभत्स कांड हुआ तब भी हमें अपमान महसूस नहीं होता। और हमारे राजनेता इन्हें तो जैसे लगता है

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  • 3  कॉलेजियम प्रणाली Essay in Hindi on College System in India [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - देश की अदालतों में लगे मुकदमों के अंबार और उच्च न्यायालयों में जजों के खाली पदों की समस्या जस की तस है। इस बीच संविधान संशोधन के जरिए बनाए गए न्यायिक नियुक्ति आयोग को लेकर सुप्रीम कोर्ट के फेसले ने कार्यपालिका व न्यायपालिका के बीच टकराव के हालात बना दिए हैं। सुप्र

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  • 4  दालों का हाल Essay on Inflating Prices of Pulses in India - In Hindi [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - दाल रोटी खाओ और प्रभु के गुण गाओ, कभी यह जुमला देश के आम आदमी की माली हालत को बयां करता था लेकिन, इसी आम आदमी की थाली से पहले प्याज और अब दालें गायब भी हो रही हैं। अरहर दाल के 200 रुपए किलो से अधिक बिकने का दबाव अब अन्य दालों पर पड़ने लगा है। दालों के भावों में आए

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