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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 By Composing 3524 Songs Sameer Anjaan Has Created New World Record [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sameer Anjaan a Bollywood lyricist has created new world record by composing around 3524 different songs in 650 Bollywood movies. And with this he recognized as the Most Prolific Bollywood Lyricist Ever by Guinness Book of World Records officially.

    He is the first Guinness Recor

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  • 2 Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran Singer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran singer has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to old-age related ailments at the age of 107 years. He was a most commended Hindustani classical singer of Gwalior Gharana.

    • He had created around 2,000 compositions and also a prolific writer

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  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 1 2016 Hockey India League Has Been Won by Punjab Warriors [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The fourth edition of Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) title 2016 has been won by the Jaypee Punjab Warriors. With this they have maiden title at the finals played at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Ranchi by beating Kalinga Lancers with 6 - 1 goals. In 2014 and 2015 Punjab

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  • 2 “Ottal” a Malayalam Film Won the Best Children’s Film Award in Berlin International Film Festival [ Awards ]

    At the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival Ottal (The Trap) a Malayalam film has won best feature-length and best short films in the children’s category. And with the prestigious Crystal Bear award in the ‘Generation K-Plus’ section the film was awarded.

    • Jayaraj Rajasekhara

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  • 3 Four Bengali Sweets Will Get Gi Tag Soon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For four traditional sweet delicacies of the state, West Bengal government is planning to get Geographical Indication (GI) tag. These four traditional sweet delicacies are: Moa of Jainagar, Sarpuria of Krishnagar, and Mihidana of burdwan and Sitabhog of Burdwan.

    Key facts:

    • The

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  • 4 February 21 is Observed as International Mother Language Day [ Important Days ]

    21 February is observed as International Mother Language Day (Bhasha Divas) across the world. Importance of Day: The main objective behind observance of this day is to promote awareness of linguistic, multilingualism and cultural diversity.

    • And also to show importance of mothe

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  • 5 New Md of Ncrtc is Vinay Kumar Singh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vinay Kumar Singh an Indian Railway Officer has been appointed as Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). He was working with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), a railway PSU involved in the study of high speed rail corridors before he is appoint

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  • Feb 19, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approved Ligo-India Mega Science Proposal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India) proposal has been approved by Union Government for research on gravitational waves. The historic detection of gravitational waves had opened up of a new window on the universe to unravel some of

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  • 2 Israel Prize Awards Has Been Honored to Renowned Indologist David Shulman [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Israel Prize has been honored to renowned Indologist Professor David Shulman for his breakthrough studies in fields like philosophy and religion. For his studies on the religion, literature and culture of southern India and has command over Indian languages like S

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  • 3 Utkarsh Bangla Scheme Has Been Launched by the West Bengal Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Utkarsh Bangla Scheme has been launched by the West Bengal Government. Main aim behind this launch is to provide vocational training to school dropouts. The Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has launched this scheme in Kolkata and book on Utkarsh Bangla.

    Key features of scheme:

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  • 4 On Small Post Office Schemes 0.25%interest Rate Has Been Cut by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On short-term small saving schemes below five years of maturity 0.25 per cent interest rates including post office deposits and Kisan Vikas Patras has been cut by the Union Government. To align interest rates on small savings with market rates and help the economy move to a lower

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  • 5 Envis Portal and Mobile Application Has Been Launched by the Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Environment Information System (ENVIS) portal and mobile application has been launched by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. The national interaction-cum-evaluation workshop for Environment Information System is sidelines behind th

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  • Feb 18, 2016
  • 1 भीषण युद्ध (Fight Against Ltte in Sri Lanka - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - यदि हम आपसे देश के ऐसे युद्ध का नाम बताने को कहें जिसे बहुत कम याद किया जाता है या सबसे अलोकप्रिय युद्ध है तो आप क्या कहेंगे? कि, यह युद्ध चीन के खिलाफ 1962 में लड़ा गया युद्ध नहीं है। क्योंकि यह युद्ध श्रीलंका में लिट्‌टे के खिलाफ भारतीय शांति रक्षक सेना का युद्ध

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  • 2 जीवन बीमा (Life Insurance - New Changes - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: -भारतीय बीमा नियामक एवं विकास प्राधिकरण (इरडा) यह प्रावधान करने जा रही है जिसमें मुसीबत के समय जीवन बीमा उपभोक्ता पॉलिसी समाप्त किए बिना 85 फीसदी तक जमा राशि निकाल सकेगा और इसके लिए बीमा कंपनियां कोई कटौती भी नहीं कर पाएंगी। इरडा का यह प्रावधान आम जीवन बीमा उपभोक्त

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  • 3 रोहित की आत्महत्या (Rohit Vemula- Dalit Suicide - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - हैदराबाद विश्वविद्यालय के दलित छात्र रोहित वेमुला ने ‘व्यवस्थाओं’ से खिन्न होकर खुदकुशी कर ली। ये कहीं ना कहीं सामाजिक ताने-बाने में गुथीं हुई समस्याएं थी जो इस दुखद घटना के रूप में सामने आई। अब राजनीतिक आरोप-प्रत्यारोंपों का दौर शुरू हो गया है। सत्ता पक्ष अपने ब

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  • 4 New President of Icai is M Devaraja Reddy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is Reddy Devaraja. He will serve as precedent for one year as declared by an apex body of Indian Chartered Accountant. For the Council Year 2015 - 16 He was serving as Vice President of ICAI. He is chartered

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  • 5 France National Order of the Legion of Honour Has Been Awarded to the Fashion Designer Manish Arora [ Awards ]

    The highest civilian honour Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) of France has been won by Indian fashion designer Manish Arora. French Ambassador to India Francois Richier has honored him with the awared for his contribution to the fashion world.


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  • 6 Boutros Ghali a Former United Nations Secretary General is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Boutros Boutros-Ghali a Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has passed away in Cairo, Egypt at the age of 93 years. Boutros-Ghali was Egyptian politician and sixth UN Secretary-General from 1992 to 1996.

    About Boutros Boutros-Ghali:

    • He was born on 14 November 1922 in

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  • 7 First Pakistan Province to Adopt Hindu Marriage Bill is Sindh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first Pakistan province to adopt landmark Hindu Marriage Bill, 2015 is Sindh which allow the minority community to register their marriages. ins formation of Pakistan in 1947 this is for the first such a law is being passed to safeguard rights of Hindus, a second largest reli

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  • 8 First Mega Food Park of Jharkhand Has Been Inaugurated at Ranchi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    First mega food park of Jharkhand has been inaugurated at village Getalsud in Ranchi district of state by Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Main aim behind the formation of this park is to motivate the growth of the food processing sector in the state. This par

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  • Feb 17, 2016
  • 1 Ringing Bells Has Launched World’s Cheapest Smart Phone at Cost Less Then Rs. 500 in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Noida-based Ringing Bells has launched India’s cheapest mobile Freedom 251 at the cost of Rs, 251. Union defense minister Manohar Parrikar will launched this phone today along with Murli Manohar Joshi Member of Parliament and former? Minister of Science and Technology.

    The phone

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  • 2 From China First Silk Road Train Arrives in Tehran [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At the Iranian capital city Tehran, the first long distance cargo train connecting Iran and China has arrived after starting its journey from China. From China’s eastern Zhejiang province the train has started its journey and reached after 14 days to final destination.

    • It has p

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  • 3 Infosys Prize 2015 Has Been Conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Infosys Prizes 2016 has been conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee to six winners for their outstanding contribution in the research fields in New Delhi. These six winners in six different categories are: Jonardon Ganeri: For work in interpreting and scrutinizing analytic

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  • 4 On Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector India and Sweden Has Signed Mou [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector, Union Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of Sweden have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). To develop cooperation activities in the Railway sector in order to promote efficiency and sustainability and t

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  • 5 Behavioural Change Communication Award Has Been Won by Tiruchirapalli City [ Awards ]

    Behavioral change Communication Award has been won by Tiruchirapalli city in Tamil Nadu for best city performer. At the Swach Survekshan function Trichy city commissioner Vijayalakshmi has received this award from Union Minister of urban Development Venkaiah Naiadu.

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  • Feb 16, 2016
  • 1 K Prithika Yashini Has Become India’s First Trangender Police Officer [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    K Prithika Yashini First Indian Trangender who will take Charge as Police Officer. Due to her gender previously she was rejected by the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) so she had started her fights legally in the Madras High Court and appointed as a Sub-I

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  • 2 Lamitye 2016, 7th India and Seychelles Joint Military Exercise Has Begun [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    LAMITYE 2016,7th edition of India, Seychelles joint military exercise has begun in Victoria, Seychelles. It is fourteen day exercise which is conducted at Seychelles Defence Academy (SDA), Victoria up to February 28,2016.

    Key facts:

    • This joint military exercise will be ultimat

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  • 3 In Swachh Sarvekshan 2016 Mysuru Declared as Cleanest City [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In terms of cleanliness Mysuru city from Karnataka has been ranked first for second time among the 73 surveyed cities in Swachh Sarvekshan 2016. Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has announced this during the Swachh Survekshan 2016 award function at New Delhi.

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  • 4 Nidar - First Lightest Gun of India Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    First indigenously developed lightest revolver (gun) Nidar of India has been launched successfully. It’s worthily weighted 250 grams. The state-run Rifle Factory Ishapore has designed and manufactured this gun which located in West Bengal giving improvement to the ‘Make in India’

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  • 5 Rajamani a Noted Music Director is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rajamani a Popular music director and composer have passed away due to cardiac arrest at Chennai, Tamil Nadu at the age of 60 years. He had mainly served in Malayalam film industry. He has composed music for around 70 films.

    About Rajamani:

    • Rajamani was born into a family of C

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