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  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 1 Forbes Billionaires List 2016 Released and Bill Gates Again Kept World’s Richest Person Title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bill Gates Microsoft Co-founder has remains the world’s richest person the title for the 17th time in the Forbes’ 30th annual ranking of the world’s billionaires list (2016 edition) with net worth of $75 billion. Founder of Clothing retail giant Zara Amancio Ortega (Italy) is at

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  • 2 3rd March is Observed as World Wildlife Day [ Important Days ]

    3rd March is being observed as World Wildlife Day (WWD) annually to revel and raise attentiveness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. The main aim behind celebration of this day is to take urgent steps to fight agented wildlife crime to stop wide-ranging environmental, economic

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  • 3 India’s First Hpv Vaccine for Public Health Programme in Schools Has Been Launched by Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for a public health programme for school children has been launched by the Delhi. With this launch Delhi becomes India’s first state to do so. This vaccination programme is divided in two phases and completed within the current academic year

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  • Mar 3, 2016
  • 1 2016 Brain Prize Has Been Won by the Three British Scientists [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A prestigious 2016 Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize has been won by three British Scientists for their vital insight innovation about how the human brain remembers learns and navigates.

    These scientists are:

    • Graham Collingridge: working as professor of neuroscien

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  • 2 2015 Bihari Puraskar Will Be Honored to Poet Dr Bhagwati Lal Vyas [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2015 Bihari Puraskar has been honored to Well-known poet Dr Bhagwati Lal Vyas for his anthology of Rajasthani poems ‘Katha Sun Awe Hai Sabad’ published in 2010. In his poetry he has shown the growing tendencies of commercialization and poverty of human values.

    About Dr Bhagw

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  • 3 Martin Crowe Former New Zealand Cricket Captain Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Martin Crowe a former New Zealand cricket captain has passed away in Auckland, New Zealand after suffering from long time cancer of the immune system. He was one of the best ever batsman of New Zealand and had from the early 1980s to 1996 till his retirement.

    About Martin Crowe:

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  • 4 Aaron Phangiso South African Spinner Suspended by Icc for Illegal Bowling Action [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aaron Phangiso a South Africa left-arm spinner has been suspended by International Cricket Council (ICC) from bowling in Domestic cricket for suspect bowling action. ICC’s Panel of Human Movement Specialists has suspended him because they founded that his bowling deliveries beat

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  • 5 According to Wef Report India Ranks 90th in Terms of Energy Security, Access [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the recently released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (GEAPI) by WEF India has been ranked at the 90th place among 126 countries for the ability of securing, affordable and sustainable energy.

    Key facts:

    Top 10 countries in GEAPI Report are as below:

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  • Mar 2, 2016
  • 1 New President of Kosovo is Hashim Thaci [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In the third round of Parliament of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has been elected as the President of the country. He will replace Atifete Jahjaga. From total 120 parliaments Members 81 members has participated in the third round and Hashim Thaci has secured 71 votes out of 81.

    Hashim Th

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  • 2 Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain Has Take Over as New Chief of Staff of Eastern Naval Command [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The new Chief of Staff of the Visakhapatnam headquartered Eastern Naval Command is Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain. He has replaced Vice Admiral Bimal Verma due to his transferred as Commander-in-Chief of Andaman & Nicobar Command at Port Blair.

    About Atul Kumar Jain:

    Vice Admiral

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  • 3 Three International Awards Has Been Won by Indira Gandhi International Airport [ Awards ]

    For 2015 year three international awards has been won by Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from the Airports Council International (ACI). According to the ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey IGAI has scored 4.96 on a scale of 1 to 5.


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  • 4 According to the France Researchers Zika Virus Can Cause Severe Neurological Disorder [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the study of France researchers mosquito-borne Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS). GBS is unusual situation in which the body’s immune system attacks a part of the nervous system that controls muscle strength le

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  • 5 1st All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 Has Been Won by Rahul Sachdev [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 has been won by Rahul Sachdev at Aurangabad in Maharashtra. He has beaten Pushpender Singh of Indian Railways by 5 - 3 score. With this he had won first title of his career and this will considered as major innovatio

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  • Mar 1, 2016
  • 1 New Chairman of Iaaf Athletes’ Commission is Rozle Prezelj [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission is Rozle Prezelj a Slovenian high-jumper. He will succeed Namibian Frank Fredericks due to the end of his term. Paula Radcliffe Britain’s marathon world record-holder was also nomin

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  • 2 Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project Has Been Inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first phase of Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project (MHP) has been inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Trissur in Kerala to reinstate the historical and cultural significance Muziris.

    • This is first green Project of Kerala Government and largest heritage conser

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  • 3 Alok Kumar Verma Appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior IPS Officer Alok Kumar Verma has appointed as new Police Commissioner of Delhi. He has succeeded B. S. Bassi. Union Home Ministry has cleared his position on February 17 and then Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has issue the appointment order.

    About Alok Kumar Verma:

    • Ve

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  • 4 First Chairman of Banks Board Bureau: Vinod Rai [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vinod Rai a Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) becomes the first Chairman of Banks Board Bureau (BBB). The Department of Financial Services has suggested his name for the constitution of the BBB and Prime Minister has approved proposal and appointed him.

    He will serve

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  • 5 7th Edition of India-Seychelles Joint Military Training Lamitye is Completed [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 7th edition of India, Seychelles joint military exercise LAMITYE 2016 is started in Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles. It was fourteen day exercise from February 15 to 28,2016. Key facts: The main objective behind this joint bilateral military exercise was to increase intero

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Ranji Trophy 2016 Has Been Won by Mumbai [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ranji Trophy season 2015 - 16 has been won by Mumbai by beating Saurashtra by 21 runs at finals played at Gahunje Stadium of Maharashtra Cricket Association in Pune, Mumbai. Mumbai settled Ranji title for record 41st time after playing in record 45 finals with this victory.

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  • 2 28th February is Observed as National Science Day in India [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    28th February is celebrated as the National Science Day i. e. Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas (राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान दिवस) annually in India. Significance of Day: The main objective behind this day is to convey scientific temper in the minds of people of all age groups.

    The theme for year

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  • 3 Gianni Infantino Become New President of Fifa [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New President of Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), a global governing body of football is Gianni Infantino (45) of Switzerland with 115 of the 207 eligible votes in the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress held in Zurich, Switzerland. He has beaten Sheikh Salma

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  • 4 13th Edition of World Spice Congress Instigated in Ahmedabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 13th edition three-day biennial event of World Spice Congress (WSC) is inaugurated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The theme is ‘Target 2020: Clean, Safe and Sustainable Supply Chain’. Key facts: The Spices Board, Cochin Hill Produce Merchants Association, and India Pepper and Spice

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  • 5 37 More Countries Has Been Included in E-Tourist Visa Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    37 more countries has been included in E-Tourist Visa Scheme: The e-Tourist Visa Scheme has been extend up to 37 more countries by the Union Government. With this permeation total e-Tourist Countries is reached at 150. The new included countries in e- Tourist Visa scheme are:

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  • 6 India’s First It Co-Operative Ul Cyber Park is Dedicated by President in Kozhikode [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s first co-operative society in Information Technology (IT) sector UL Cyber Park has been dedicated by President Pranab Mukherjee in Kozhikode, Kerala. A labour cooperative society, Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCS) has jointly make effort to set up IT P

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  • 7 Resul Pookutty: First Asian to Win Golden Reel Award [ Awards ]

    Resul Pookutty sound designer has won the prestigious American Motion Picture Sound Editors’ (MPSE) Golden Reel Award for best sound for documentary “India’s Daughter” directed by Leslee Udwin and is based on the Delhi gangrape incident of December 2012.

    He is the first Asian to

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  • 8 Oscar Awards: 88th Academy Awards [ Awards ]

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Oscars (Academy Awards) were offered in twenty four Different and they are:

    • Best Picture: Spotlight.
    • Best Actor: Leon

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Position of Strength Campaign Has Been Launched by Twitter to Empower Women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To empower women for first time Twitter has launched Micro blogging site #Positionofstrength campaign in to raise voices against any form of discrimination. The main objective behind this campaign is to spread awareness to bridge the gender equality gap online in India and motiva

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  • 2 2016 Dubai Atp Tennis Title Has Been Won by Stan Wawrinka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Dubai ATP Tennis title has been won by Switzerland tennis player Stan Wawrinka in the men’s singles category. He has beaten Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus with 6 - 4,7 - 6 (15/13) score in the final match played in the United Arab Emirates. With this he has get 9th straight

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  • 3 New Chairperson of Ifad is Dinesh Sharma [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dinesh Sharma has been universally elected as the Chairperson of the Governing Council of International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) for period of two years in its 39th Session which was held in Rome, Italy. He was working as Additional Secretary of Department of Econo

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  • 4 Union Budget 2016-17 Highlights - Major Developments : Focus on Panchayat and Rural Development [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2016 - 17. And he has admit that CPI rise has come down to 5.4 % from 9 plus. Highlights of the Budget 2016 - 17 includes the following major breakthrough developments. Budget sees a slide in Share Market.


    • Infrast

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