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  • Aug 24, 2016
  • 1 Chevalier De L’Ordre Arts Et Lettres of France Honored to Kamal Haasan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) of France will going to be honored to Prominent film actor Kamal Haasan for his high level creative excellence and distinguished career achievements.

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  • 2 Olympic Order Award Honored to IOA President N Ramachandran [ Awards ]

    Olympic Order the highest Oylmpic Movement award honored to N. Ramachandran a president Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach.

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  • 3 China Opens Longest and Highest Glass Bridge of World [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    China creates history by opening the world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to visitors in central China between two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

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  • 4 According to UNESCAP Report India Bagged 39th Position in Asia Pacific on Fixed Broadband [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India sweep down its ranks at 39th with 1.35 citizens subscription in fixed broadband adoption list among the 53 Asia Pacific countries according to the recent report “State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific 2016: Uncovering the Widening Broadband Divide” published by UNESCAP.

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  • 5 2016 Kabaddi World Cup Will Be Hosted by Gujarat [ Sports ]

    Ahmedabad is going to host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup between October 7 and 22,2016 as announced by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) and 12 Kabaddi teams across the world are participating in this world to represent all the five geographies of the Olympic Games and these 12

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  • 6 Andhra Pradesh: First State of India to Launch DNA Profiling of Criminals [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By launching DNA Index System (DIS) for DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) profiling of criminals which use the latest DNA technology tool (also known as Rapid HIT DNA System) uses Andhra Pradesh became the first state of India to launch it.

    • The system is developed by IntegenX of Unite

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 19 August Observed as World Humanitarian Day Celebrated [ Important Days ]

    19 August is being celebrated as the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) every year to appreciate and honor all of those who work for humanitarian personnel and have lost their lives while working for humanitarian causes and to make people aware about humanitarian assistance activates i

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  • 2 P V Sindhu First Indian Women to Win Silver Medal at Olympics [ Sports ]

    Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu makes India prouder by winning the silver medal in women’s singles badminton event at 2016 Rio Olympics, she lost finals with 21 - 19,12 - 21,15 - 21 score but her achievement is very inspiring and she becomes first Indian woman to win s

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  • 3 Usain Bolt: Created History to Win 9 Gold Medals in Sprinting Events of Olympics [ Sports ]

    Jamaica has created history by wining 3rd Gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016 after winning gold medal in 4 × 100m relay final at the Rio Olympics and with this he become first athlete to win 9 gold medals in sprinting events of Olympics and create triple treble record.

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  • 4 24th Governor of RBI: Urjit Patel [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dr. Urjit R Patel (52) appointed as 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by Union Government for three year tenure, he will replace Dr. Raghuram Rajan a former International Monetary Fund chief economist.

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  • 5 Maharashtra: India’S First State to Draft Own Law for Internal Security [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By drafting own internal security legislation under the Act of “The Maharashtra Protection of Internal Security Act (MPISA), 2016” which is proposed to set up Special Security Zones, Maharashtra became the first state in the India.

    • The bill reserved for public responses for sugg

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  • 6 Vyas Samman Award 2015 Awarded to Hindi Author Sunita Jain [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 has been honored to Hindi scholar, novelist, writer and Hindi and English literature poet Sunita Jain by West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi for her poetry collection Kshama (published in 2008).

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  • 7 VP Singh Badnore Takes Oath as New Governor of Punjab [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    VP Singh Badnore (69) has taken oath as the new Governor Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh at the ceremony held in Punjab Raj Bhawan Chandigarh. SJ Vazifdar a Chief Justice of Haryana High Court has administered his oath to the office. He has replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki a

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  • 8 Manjula Chellur Takes Oath as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and become second women to hold this post after Sujata Manohar in 1994 by replacing CJ Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela due to his retirement.

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 SR Nathan: Indian-Origin Former Longest-Serving Singapore President is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian-origin and former longest-serving Singapore President Sellapan Ramanathan (S. R. Nathan) passes away due to a stroke at the age of 92 years. He was the sixth President of Singapore from 1999 to 2011 and was closely associated with the founding leader Lee Kuan Yew of Singap

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Tamil Ratna Award Honoured to AR Rahman [ Awards ]

    The New York based Tamil Sangam has honored Oscar winning music composer AR Rahman with the Tamil Ratna Award after his concert at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) chamber which was organized to honoured M. S. Subbulakshi, the doyen of Carnatic music.

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  • 2 BARC Introduced User Friendly and Portable Kit to Detect Chromium Contamination of Water [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has introduced a portable kit to determination Chromium contamination in drinking water which will be very beneficial for leather steel, chrome plating, paint manufacturing and wood preservation kind of industries.

    • This kit is simple, ea

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  • 3 South China Sea Framework Finish by Mid of 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to recent agreement between China and ten member countries of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) a framework for a code of conduct to ease tension in disputed South China Sea will formed by mid of 2017.

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  • 4 Rio Olympics 2016: Wrestler Sakshi Malik wins first medal for India [ Sports ]

    India got its first medal in summer Rio Olympics 2016 by Freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik (23) with the bronze in the 58kg category and with this she become the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal.

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  • 5 World’S Largest Aircraft Embarks Maiden Flight: Airlander 10 [ Science/Technology ]

    Airlander 10 the world’s largest (longest) a hybrid aircraft has taken off its maiden flight at an airfield in Cardington in central England. Hybrid Air Vehicles had made it in United Kingdom.

    • It is successful flight after 85 years of

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  • 6 Five Villages Adopted by IIT-Kanpur Under Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under the Namami Gange programme the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Kanpur has adopted five villages in Uttar Pradesh and its civil engineering department expertise will work to restrict the flow of sewage into the river.

    • These five villages are
    1. Ramel Nagar
    2. Khoyra Katree

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  • 7 Gobind Tej a Well-Known Odia Actor and Director is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gobind Tej a well-known Odia actor and director passed away during the undergoing treatment at Bhubaneswar, Odisha in a hospital at the age of 88 years. In his 50 years career he had served in many Odia feature films as an actor, director or producer.

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  • 8 2016 Global Innovation Index: India Spot 66th Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India has spotted 66th position from 81st (in 2015 GII) in the 2016 Global Innovation Index (GII) so came 15 spots up according to the annual index published by France-based international business school INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Court of Arbitration for Sport Banned Wrestler Narsingh Yadav for Four Years [ Sports ]

    Lausanne, Switzerland based the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has banned Narsingh Yadav an Indian wrestler for four year from all competitive sporting events based on appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) because they didn’t find any evidence which prove his claim that

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  • 2 India’S First Ever Crime Criminal Tracking Network System Lunched by Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s first ever comprehensive ‘Crime Criminal Tracking Network System’ (CCTNS) has been launched by Maharashtra Government through the operationalization of 42 cyber laboratories across the Maharashtra to fight agents increasing cybercrimes.

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  • 3 SBI Board Agrees Merger of 5 Associate Banks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The board of directors of State Bank of India has approved proposed of share swap merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) with itself and become first Indian lender to get ranked in world’s top 50 financial powerhouses in the world.

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  • 4 US Going to Create World’S Major Protected Marine Area Off Hawaii [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Barack Obama a President of United States is going to expanding Hawaii’s (his native place) national monument Papahanaumokuakea which will be world’s largest protected marine reserve area.

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  • 5 Rare Deep-Earth Quake S Wave Microseism Detected by Japanese Scientists [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Scientists of the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention in Japan have detected a rare deep-Earth tremor named S (secondary) wave microseism (very faint tremors) during earthquakes study for the first time ever in history.

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  • 6 Maharashtra Announced Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra Government has announced its ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project in Mumbai. The project will be completed at the estimated cost of 46,000-crore rupee.

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  • 7 2016 Belgian Grand Prix Won by Nico Rosberg [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Belgian Grand Prix of Formula One has been won by the Germany’s Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg and with this he had won tenth championship title of F1 of his career and the sixth win in the 2016 season after winning Australian Grand Prix, Bahrain Grand Prix, Chinese Grand

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