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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  New Goodwill Ambassador of UN Population Fund Ashley Judd [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ashley Judd a highly praised humanitarian, actor, writer and political activist from US has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). She will support the UNFPA’s efforts to empower women to choose when and how often to become pregnant a

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  • 2  Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award Will Be Honored to Venkaiah Naidu [ Awards ]

    M Venkaiah Naidu a Union urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs Minister been conferred with the Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award. At 43rd SKOCH summit held in New Delhi for his contributions to inclusive growth and towards poverty alle

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  • 3  Meir Dagan a Former Mossad Director Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mossad Meir Dagan a former Director of Israel’s intelligence agency has passed away due to liver cancer at the age of 71 years. Dagan had served as Director General of the Mossad from 2002 until his retirement in 2011. He was extensively accredited for covertly disrupting Iran’s

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  • 4  First US Female Combatant Chief : General Lori Robinson [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lori Robinson a United States (US) Air Force General has been selected as the next head of the US military’s Northern Command. She becomes the first woman to head a US combatant command as the position is one of the most senior in the US military for the first time.

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  • 5  2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards Has Been Presented by PM Narendra Modi [ Awards ]

    At a ceremony held at New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conferred 2014 - 15 Krishi Karman Awards to various states. The awards were presented in two different categories like: Total foodgrain production and Individual Crops.

    Winner of Krishi Karman Awards 2014 - 15:


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  • 6  March 20 is Observed as World Sparrow Day [ Important Days ]

    On March 20 the world sparrow day is being observed every year to increase awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds to urban environments and intimidations to their populations. On this day different activities and events like awareness campaigns, art competitions an

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  • 7  Indian Railways and ISRO Signed MoU for Remote Sensing, GIS Technologies [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For Effective use of Space Technology in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) Union Ministry of Railways and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has signed a MoU which is based on Governance Application for Indian Railways.

    Indian Railways will use geospa

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  • Mar 21, 2016
  • 1  21st March is Observed as International Day of Forests [ Important Days ]

    21st March is being observed as International Day of Forests to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and of trees outside forests every year. The compliance of the day is also used to connect with the vital role forests play in to stand and protect us like in

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  • 2  2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title Has Been Won by the HS Prannoy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prestigious 2016 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men’s single category has been won by the Ace Indian shutter HS Prannoy (World no 13) at the finals played at Basel, Switzerland, he defeated Marc Zwiebler (World no 7) of Germany 21 - 18,21 - 15 score

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  • 3 at Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament Yogeshwar Dutt Has Won Gold Medal [ Sports ]

    At the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament Yogeshwar Dutt a Star Indian grappler has won a Gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle category at the finals played at Astana in Kazakhstan. He has beaten Katai Yeerlanbieke from China in the 65 kg freestyle category.

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  • 4  Bangladesh Bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny are Suspended by ICC for Illegal Bowling Action [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Bangladesh bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny are suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for bowling with an illegal action with an immediate effect. After independent valuations it is found that their bowling actions of is illegal and so that they are suspen

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  • Mar 18, 2016
  • 1  2016 Abel Prize Will Be Honored the British Mathematician Andrew Wiles [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prestigious 2016 Abel Prize will be honored to the British mathematician Andrew Wiles (62). The Norwegian Academy of Sciences has selected him and Letters for solving a centuries old hypothesis (equation), Fermat’s Last Theorem. Academy has described his achievement as an epo

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  • 2 on Internet List of Time Magazine, PM Narendra Modi Named Among 30 Most Influential People [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named in list of 30 most influential people on the internet the among the 2016 edition by the Time Magazine. He was positioned at 15th position.

    The American hip hop artist and entrepreneur Kanye West has topped the list.

    It is the s

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  • 3 to Provide Real Time Visibility Information to Pilots IMD Has Develops Drishti [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To provide real time visibility information to pilots India Meteorology Department (IMD) has indigenously developed an instrument named Drishti. With the use of this instrument pilots are able to take quick decision during critical landings and take-offs of aircraft particularly

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  • 4  Swine Flu is Notified Under Epidemic Disease Act by Punjab Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under the Epidemic Disease Act Punjab Government has notified swine flu (H1N1) in order to prevent the spread of disease in the state. Based on recommendations of state advisory committee headed by Dr. D Behera Health and Family Welfare Department of state has issued notification

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  • 5  FCI’S Depot Online System Has Been Launched by the Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Depot Online System of state run Food Corporation of India (FCI) has been launched by the Union Government to carry transparency and minimize storage losses of food grains. The Union Food and public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan have launched this system in New Delhi as

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  • Mar 17, 2016
  • 1 on UN’S World Happiness Index 2016 of UN India Ranks at 118th Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    World Happiness Index (WHI) 2016 of United Nations India ranked 118th out of 157 countries. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the UN has publicized the fourth World Happiness Report 2016.

    Key Highlights of Report

    Top 10 countries are:

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  • 2  NFC-Based Contactless Mobile Payment Solution “Touch & Pay” Launched by ICIC Bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New contactless mobile payment solution Touch & Pay based on Near Field Communication (NFC) technology has been launched by India’s largest private sector ICICI Bank. This solution will allow credit and debit of bank of customers to make in-store contactless payments by undulate

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  • 3  New Governor of Central Bank of Bangladesh is Fazle Kabir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The new Governor of Bangladesh central bank of country is former Secretary of Finance Division Fazle Kabir. He was appointed by Bangladesh Government. He will replace Atiur Rahman due to his resigned after taking moral responsibility over the cyber theft from the central bank’s o

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  • 4  Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan a Well-Known Shehnai Exponent is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan well-known Shehnai exponent has passed away due to prolonged illness at the age of 77 years in Kolkata, West Bengal. After the legendary Bismillah Khan he was one of the best-known players of the instrument.

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  • 5  India Aviation Show 2016 Instigated in Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An international exhibition and conference on civil aviation The India Aviation 2016 kicked off in Hyderabad, Telangana. The President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated the fifth edition in the biennial series at the Begumpet Airport (also known as Hyderabad Old Airport).

    Key fac

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  • Mar 16, 2016
  • 1  रिन्यूएबल एनर्जी (Renewable Energy - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - अक्षय ऊर्जा क्षेत्र यानी रिन्यूएबल एनर्जी सेक्टर रोजगार उत्पादन की दृष्टि से खांसी उम्मीदें बंधाता हुआ नजर आ रहा है। इससे पूरी दुनिया को यह महसूस हो रहा है इस क्षेत्र में नौकरी के अधिक आसार हैं। पूरी दुनिया जहां जलवायु परिवर्तन के खतरे को रोकने के लिए इस क्षेत्र

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  • 2  संसद भवन (Need for New Parliament House in India - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - लोकसभा अध्यक्ष सुमित्रा महाजन ने भविष्य की जरूरतों को ध्यान में रखते हुए नये संसद भवन की आवश्यकता जताई है। वजह 2026 में बढ़ने वाली सांसदों की संभावित संख्या है लेकिन यहां बड़ा सवाल यह है कि जब आज संसद में कामकाज पूरी तरह ठप है और संसद आए दिन हंगामे की भेंट चढ़ती रहत

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  • 3  उ. कोरिया (North Korea Missile Launch - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: -उत्तर कोरिया ने रॉकेट छोड़ा लेकिन दुनिया के अधिकतर देश इसे अर्न्तमहादव्ीपीय मिसाइल शुरू करने का परीक्षण ही मान रहे हैं। इससे पहले कथित रूप से हाईड्रोजन बम का परीक्षण कर चुके उत्तर कोरिया का यह कदम खुद को सैन्य दुष्टि से समृद्ध घोषित करने के साथ-साथ अमरीका को सीधी चु

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  • 4  दक्षिण चीन सागर (South China Sea - Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - दक्षिण चीन सागर को लेकर फिर विवाद खड़ा हो गया है। इस पर न सिर्फ चीन बल्कि ताइवान, मलेशिया, वियतनाम, ब्रूनेई और फिलीपींस जैसे देश भी अपना हक जताते रहे हैं। चीन ने अब दक्षिण चीन सागर में स्थित वूडी दव्ीप में चीनी सेना की राडार प्रणाली और जमीन से आकाश में मार करने वाल

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  • 5  Mother Teresa to Be Idolized as Saint [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary Mother Teresa will be preeminent to Sainthood i. e. will be made a saint of the Roman Catholic Church on September 4,2016. Pope Francis has approved a decree identifying a second miracle attributed to Mother Teresa’s intercession w

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  • 6  Htin Kyaw Becomes First Civilian President of Myanmar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After 53 years of military rule Htin Kyaw (69) is appointed as the first civilian (non-military) President of the country by Myanmar Parliament. He has secured 360 votes out of 652 and beaten Military-nominated Myint Swe with 213 votes, NLD candidate, Henry Van Thio at third posi

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  • 7  15 March is Observed as World Consumer Rights Day [ Important Days ]

    15 March is observed as World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) annually for celebration and solidarity within the international consumer movement. Importance of Day: It provides an opportunity to promote the basic rights of all consumers

    • Demand those rights that must be respected and

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  • 8  VC of Canberra University is H Deep Saini a Indian Scholar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    H Deep Saini (60) a noted Indian scholar and plant physiologist has been appointed as the fifth Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra, Australia. In September 2016 he will replace Vice Chancellor Stephen Parker who will step down from the post in July 2016 aft

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  • Mar 16, 2016
  • 1  Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 Has Been Passed by Lok Sabha [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has been passed by Lok Sabha to include certain communities in the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) from 4 states. The bill aims to amend Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 to include certain communities from

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