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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 International Literacy Day is Observed on 8th September [ Important Days ]

    8 September is observed as the International Literacy Day annually across the world to make aware about the significance of literacy to population, society and communities. In this year 2016 is the 50th International Literacy Day.

    • “Reading the Past, Writing the Future” is the t

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  • 2 First Edition of IoT India Congress Hosted by Bengaluru [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first edition of the three-day event Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress, 2016 is inaugurated by Union Information Technology (IT) and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and JS Deepak, Secretary, Ministry of Telecommunications at Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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  • 3 India and Greece Inks Open Skies Pact [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will enable both the countries for unlimited number of flights into each and introduced the air service agreement for open skies.

    • Greece is the first country to

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  • 4 The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 Gets President’S Approval [ Bills ]

    Finally the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 gets approval of President Pranab Mukherjee under the Article 111 of the Constitution and now bill becomes law officially and opens road to roll out a new indirect tax rule with this India will become one tax nation.


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  • 5 DigiLocker: the Mobile App for Driving Licenses & Vehicle Registration Certificates [ Science/Technology ]

    Nitin Gadkari the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping and Ravi Shankar Prasad the Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice have jointly launched “DigiLocker” a mobile app integrated with the Driving Licenses (DL) & Vehicle Regi

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  • 6 SASTRA and TCS Jointly Introduce Teacher’S Training Centre [ Education ]

    SASTRA Deemed University and IT major Tata Consultancy Services will going to jointly open training caters at the varsity campus for teachers around 2,000 teachers from Tamil Nadu will gets training on digital teaching methods.

    Key Facts:

    • This program is initiated for those te

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  • 7 Sikkim Tops in of Swachh Bharat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sikkim arises at first sport in the coverage of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan after two year of launch in October 2014 and Bihar reserve the last position in this Index. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, on the occasion of the 145th birthday of The Fa

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 India the Second Most ‘Unequal’ Country in the World: Gini Index [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After Russia India becomes the second most “unequal” country in the world, with more than half of total Indian wealth controlled by millionaires according to the report of Johannesburg-based wealth research firm New World Wealth.

    • 54 % of India’s wealth is controlled by milliona

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  • 2 “Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC)” Launched to Eliminate Leprosy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Health Minister J P Nadda recently launched the 2 week “Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC) ” for eliminating leprosy with special attention to the 149 prevalent leprosy districts in India.

    Key Facts

    • In this regard, 1,600 blocks from the 149 districts of 20 states

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  • 3 Heritage Heroes Award 2016 of IUCN Honored to Ecologist Bibhuti Lahkar [ Awards ]

    The First Asian Dr. Bibhuti Lahkar an Assam-based ecologist and most dedicated conservation activist has won the important environmental award ‘Heritage Heroes’ of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for his speech less hard work in making difference for mai

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  • 4 Sri Lanka: Malaria-Free Country According to WHO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sri Lanka declared as malaria-free country by the World Health Organization (WHO), after the life-threatening sickness malaria completely removed in the island. After Maldives, Sri Lanka is the second malaria free country declared by the WHO.

    Key Facts

    • During the 69th Session

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  • 5 N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Chopra Pair Won Brazil Open Grand Prix Mixed Doubles Title [ Sports ]

    Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy pair (World no. 65) has won the 2016 Brazil Open Grand Prix title of Badminton in the mixed doubles category by beating Canadian pair of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich with 21 - 15,21 - 16 score at the finals arranged in Costa Cavalcante in Fo

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  • 6 Indian Scientists Solve the Mystery of Preterm Birth [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian scientists have achieved great millstone by solving the mystery of preterm births of child between 28 and 32 weeks of pregnancy. This discovery was must needed for India because India has 35 % of highest ratio of preterm births in the world.

    • Usually, a child birth after a

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  • 7 Rural Primary Education Getting Low in Gujarat [ Education ]

    Now a days Gujarat is considered one of the developed state of India but the quality of Primary education is getting low and low in rural areas according to the survey done by ASER especially in Maths and basic languages.

    This will become serious issue for Gujarat if Gujarat sta

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  • 8 ‘Tihayu’: the Fast Attack Craft Given to Indian Navy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian Navy gets “Tihayu” a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) from the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). In this regard CMD of GRSE AK Verma handed over the ship CDR Ajay Kashov the Commanding Officer of Indian Navy after the Chief Staff Officer (Techn

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 2016 G-20 Summit Kicked Off at Hangzhou, China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The two day and eleventh edition of Group of Twenty (G20) Summit 2016 kicked off at Hangzhou, China for the improvement of global economic governance and for the first time China is hoisting the first ever G20 summit and second of Asian (previously it was hosted by South Korea in

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  • 2 #Gas4India: a Campaign to Promote Use Natural Gas in the Country [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dharmendra Pradhan the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas has recently launched #Gas4India campaign to encourage and spread awareness about the use of natural gas in the country.

    • In this regard Dharmendra Pradhan has launched website, Twitter handle, Fac

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  • 3 Rs 450 Crore Approved for Five States Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Tourism Ministry has recently approved Rs. 450 crore for the development of Heritage circuit of Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ramayana Circuit in Uttar Pradesh, North East Circuit in Sikkim and Coastal Circuit of Tamil Nadu under the Swadesh Darshan scheme.

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  • 4 ESICS Pilot Project’S First Phase of Telemedicine Services Started [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Telemedicine Services ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) Pilot Project’s first phase recently launched by the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya recently to offer specialist medical services at a distance to assured workers in New

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  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 हमारे पुराने उत्पाद जो अब बंद हो गए (Our Old Products, Which are Now No More Used) [ Economy ]

    प्रस्तावना: - दुनिया में वीसीआर बनाने वाली इकलौती जनसमूह ने अब उत्पादन बंद कर दिया है। दूसरे उत्पाद में, देश की बड़ी बिस्किट निर्माता जनसमूह ने लगभग 90 साल पुराने कारखाने बंद कर दीए हैं। लोग यादों के गलियारों में पहुंच गए है। उत्पाद केवल बाजार का अर्थशास्त्र ही नहीं हैं बल्कि इस

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  • 2 खोज विश्वविद्यालय (Research in Universities in Hindi) [ Science/Technology ]

    प्रस्तावना: -पिछले एक दशक से दुनियाभर के विश्वविद्यालय खोज पर जोर दे रहे हैं। खोज ही इन विश्वविद्यालयों की सामाजिक उपयोगिता के दायरे को बढ़ाती रही हैं, लेकिन किसी खोज के लिए सबसे अधिक जरूरी है धन राशि या खर्च और धन उपलब्ध कराना। दुनियाभर की मशहुर विश्वविद्यालय कैसे शोध के क्षेत्

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  • 3 ओलंपिक खेल 2016 (Olympic Games 2016) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    प्रस्तावना: - इस खेल के विकास व शुरूआत के बारे में हम कुछ बाते विस्तार पूर्वक पहले ही दिनांक 9.5. 2016 के वर्ड हेरिटेज डे (विश्व प्रैतृक संबंधी खेल दिवस पर) नामक निबंध में बता चुके हैं। पहले ओलंपिक (खेलों से संबंधित, हर चार साल बाद आयोजिक अंतरराष्ट्रीय खेल प्रतियोगिता। खेलों को

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  • 4 उच्च सात समाचार भाग-2 (Top Seven News Part - 2) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    न्यूयार्क: - फोर्ब्स ने तकनीकी की दुनिया के 100 सबसे अमीरों की सूची में दो भारतीय विप्रो के मुखिया अजीम प्रेमजी और एचसीएल के सह-संस्थापक शिव नाडर को जगह मिली है। अजीम जी (विप्रो) 13वें रेंक पर 16 अरब डॉलर व शिव नाडर (एचसीएल) 11.6 अरब डॉलर 17वें स्थान पर हैं। भारत के दोनों टेक ट

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  • 5 उच्च दस समाचार भाग-1 (Top Ten News Part - 1) [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    अंतरिक्ष में जुपिटर (बृहस्पति) ग्रह: - प्रागैतिहासिक काल से आकाश की हर चीज को, आकाश मेे घटने वाली हर घटना को इंसान ने कुछ हैरानी तो कुछ डरी हुई निगाह से देखा है। यह इंसान के स्वाभाविक कौतुहल की वजह से है। जीवन व ब्रह्यांड से संबंधित मूलभूत प्रश्नों ने उसे सदा सोचने पर मजबूर किय

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  • 6 आयरन लेडी(लौह महिला) इरोम शर्मिला की ’अगस्त क्रांति’(August Revolution of Iron Lady Irom Sarmila) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    प्रस्तावना: - मणिपुर की आयरन लेडी (लौह महिला) अपना 16 साल पुराना अनशन समाप्त कर रही है। भारत में उनके इस फेसले पर दो तरह के मत है। कुछ उनके इस फेसले से उत्साहित नजर आ रहे हैं तो दूसरा विचार रखने वाला पक्ष उनके इस फेसले से खुद को ठगा महसूस कर रहा है। लेकिन आंदोलनो का इतिहास अगर

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  • 7 Japan: India’S Membership to NSG Helps to Promote Nuclear Non-Proliferation [ Science/Technology ]

    Japan supported India in the bid of membership to the elite nuclear suppliers group because top Japanese foreign ministry official believes that India’s membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will be very important move to promote non-proliferation.

    Nuclear suppliers gr

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  • 8 National Teachers Day Observed on 5th September [ Important Days ]

    National Teachers Day is being observed on 5th September annually since 1962 in India, to celebrate birth anniversary of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

    To mark this day several programmes are organized in schools and colleges across

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  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 SIT Moves a Resolution to RBI on Sharing of Black Money Data with Govt Agencies [ Economy ]

    Special Investigation team has moves its resolution to RBI for sharing data of black money such as foreign exchange transactions and export - import payments with the Government agencies to control illegal financial actions.

    • The Special Investigation team headed by Justice (ret

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  • 2 Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana Launched by Odisha Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of Odisha has launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) with the aim to development of girls in three districts of Odisha or three years and they are:

    Key features of scheme

    1. Ganjam
    2. Dhenkanal
    3. Angul

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  • 3 UK Appoints Ambassador to Iran After 5 Years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After long term of 5 years UK has appointed ambassador to Iran for more productive co-operation between two countries. A former British ambassador to Qatar and Yemen is appointed as ambassador to Iran.

    • Hamid Baeidinejed will be appointed as Ambassador to London from Iran.
    • In N

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