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Nov 24, 2015

Supersonic interceptor AAD missile successfully test fired by India 

Test Detail: India has successfully tested interceptor missile by indigenously developed supersonic Advanced Air Defence (AAD) from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The missile was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) under Ballistic M…

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T.S. Papola Noted labour economist passes away 

Dr. T. S. Papola Noted labour economist has passed away in New Delhi, He was 74. From 1987 to 1995, Dr. T. S. Papola was an advisor with the erstwhile Planning Commission of Union Government. About Dr. T. S. Papola In labour and employment, industrial economics, development plann…

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UP Government earned Place in Guinness Book for Clean UP, Green UP initiative 

Uttar Pradesh government has earned the place in Guinness Book of World Records for ambitious Clean UP, Green UP initiative. 10 lakh seedlings (tree) were planted in one day within a period of eight hours on November 7,2015 at 10 locations in the state under state government՚s gr…

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Sri Lankan President has inaugurated Mahatma Gandhi International Center in Matale 

On 22 November 2015 the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi International Centre (MGIC) in Matale. At the inauguration ceremony The Indian High Commissioner YK Sinha was also present. As a tribute to the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi to hum…

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Nov 23, 2015

IAAF Temporarily Suspends Russia’s Track and Field Federation 

About IAAF: IAAF stands for International Association of Athletics Federations. It was founded to fulfil the need for a world governing authority for a competition programme and for identical technical equipment and for a list of official world records.

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Satish Shah, Bhawana Somaaya, Brijendra Pal Singh are nominated as FTII members 

About the appointment of Bhawana Somaaya, Satish Shah and Brijendra Pal Singh: Bhawana Somaaya, Satish Shah and Brijendra Pal Singh have been nominated as members of the Film and Television Institute of India.

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Raghuram Rajan, RBI Governor appointed as Vice Chairman of BIS 

Raghuram Govind Rajan was born on 3rd February 1963. He is the current and the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He also served in India՚s central banking institution on 5th September 2013. He was chief economic adviser to India՚s Ministry of Finance during year 2014 an…

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Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi appointed as new UN refugee chief 

About Filippo Grandi: Filippo Grandi was born in Milan in 1957. He is an Italian representative mainly active with the United Nations՚ humanitarian operations. He served as Commissioner - General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near Eas…

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Marzieh Af-kham is appointed as Iran’s first woman ambassador 

Marzieh Afkham is an Iranian representative. She was born on 13th January 1963 at Tehran of Iran. She is the former spokeswoman and head of the Center for Public and Media Diplomacy in Iran՚s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development selected UNHCR 

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been selected by 2015 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development. The award will be rewarded to UNHCR at their office.

  • UNHCR is giving Immeasurable contributions in assisting millions of refugees in thei…

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