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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 International Day of Peace Being Observed on 21st September [ Important Days ]

    21st September is observed as the International Day of Peace across the world every year for firming up the ideals of peace, in peoples of all nations and within the nation. The International Day of Peace is celebrated to mark the efforts of those people who have struggled to end

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  • 2 India at 112th Place in 2016 World Economic Freedom Index [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India grabbed 112th position in the 2016 World Economic Freedom Index (WEFI) out of 159 countries according to the report released by the Economic Freedom. The report is prepared on the base of economic freedom which has analyzed the policies and institutions of all 159 countries

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Alka Sirohi: New UPSC Chairman [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    IAS officer Alka Sirohi is appointed as chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by the President Pranab Mukherjee according to the Article 316 of Constitution. She has succeeded Deepak Gupta.

    • She will serve as chairmen up to 3

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  • 2 Ganga Rejuvenation and Agriculture Ministry Sign MoU for Speedy Execution of Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the immediate implementation of Namami Gange programme the Union Water Resources Ministry and the Union Agriculture Ministry have join their hands by signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

    • Under this MoU farmers of across the 5,000 villages located neared to Ganga River

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  • 3 Most Advanced Guided Missile Destroyer “Mormugao” Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The most Advanced Guided Missile Stealth Destroyer ‘Mormugao’ of Indian Navy was launched in Mumbai, Maharashtra by Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba’s wife Reena at a function at Mazagaon Docks.

    Key Facts

    • It is named after the Mormuga

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  • 4 Kunwar Bai: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mascot [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    105-year-old Kunwar Bai of Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh is selected as the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot by the Union Government. So in this regard Prime Minister Narendra Modi has honored the old but strong lady on 17th September 2016 in a function held in New Delhi to mark

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  • 5 Subhankar Pramanick Won Gold at ISSF Junior World Cup in Azerbaijan [ Sports ]

    Subhankar Pramanick a young shooter of Indian has won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala, Azerbaijan in 50-metre rifle prone event with overall 205.5 score to finish top of the podium.

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  • 6 Now Consumer Complaints to be Addressed Within 60 Days [ Important Days ]

    An Integrated Grievance Redressal Mechanism (INGRAM) has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and consumers affairs ministry to solve consumer complaints speedy by single platform to the all stakeholders including consumers, government agencies, private companies, regula

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  • 7 Charkhi Dadri: 22nd District of Haryana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Charkhi Dadri is become 22nd district of Haryana as the recent announcement by state Government. Before this Charkhi Dadri was the part of was Bhiwani district which is the largest district of the state.


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  • 8 Super Computer PARAM-ISHAN Inaugurated at IIT Guwahati [ Science/Technology ]

    The super computer PARAM ISHAN the fastest and most powerful computer in North East, Eastern and Southern region of India has been inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister at IIT Guwahati campus.

    Key Features

    • IIT Guwahati and C -DAC

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 Anandi Ramalingam: First Woman Director of BEL [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Anandi Ramalingam appointed as the Director Marketing of the Public sector Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and with this she becomes a first woman who is appointed as director of BHL.

    Before this appointment, she was serving as

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  • 2 ‘Indira Awaas Yojana’ Will Be Takeover by ‘Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana’ by 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) will going to be completed in March 2017 and in the last six month of the compilation it will run parallel with the Narendra Modi’s Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY).

    • The PMAY will be launched in October 2016 by the Union rural development ministry.

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 BHVS Narayana Murthy: New Director of Research Centre Imarat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The new Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a premiere laboratory of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) located at Hyderabad is BHVS Narayana Murthy the avionics scientist.

    About BHVS Narayana Murthy

    • He has contribut

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  • 2 Aadhaar Details Sharing Banned [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government has barred Aadhaar number possession agencies to publish or post the information openly to stop the misuse of such a personal details by publicize the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has issued notification under the Aadhaar (Targeted Deliver

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  • 3 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award Won by Dinesh Bharadia [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar has been won by the Dinesh Bharadia an Indian-born researcher for his outstanding contribution in the research of send and receives radio (wireless) signals, including mobile telephony and data on the same channel (wav

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  • 4 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is Being Observed on 16thSeptember Yearly [ Important Days ]

    16th September is being celebrated as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer annually across the world to aware peoples about the how Ozone Layer is getting harm by over activities and how to prevent it.

    • The day is being observed to remark the date of 198

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  • 5 500 Crore Rupee Projects Approved for Development of Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    500 crore rupees project is announced by the Union Ministry of Tourism for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir under Swadesh Darshan scheme which was approved by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee as part of Development Package of Prime Minister R

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  • 6 Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma Honored with Arjuna Award [ Awards ]

    The Arjuna Award has been honored to two Indian cricketers Ajinkya Rahane for the year 2016and Rohit Sharma for the year 2015 for their contributions to sport of cricket and in this regard Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel has presented award to them in New Delhi.

    • Previously both

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  • 7 Gionee and Haryana Government Signed MoU to Set Up Manufacturing Hub in Faridabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Gionee India and Haryana government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishment of its phone manufacturing hub in Faridabad. In this regard Gionee Mobiles Chairman Liu Lirong and Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC)

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  • 8 FON South Asia Short Story Award Won by Writer Meghna Pant [ Awards ]

    The Fellows of Nature (FON) South Asia Short Story Award has been won by the writer Meghna Pant h in category of Nature writing for her short story “People of the Sun” at Kumaon Literary Festival in October 2016.

    • From 165 short stories across the South Asia Meghna Pant is Mumbai

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 Swachhta Saptah the Cleanliness Drive of Indian Railways [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Swachhta Saptah (Cleanliness Week) the cleanliness drive has been launched by the Indian Railways to mark the ‘Swachh Paryavaran Diwas’ (Clean Environment Day), it is nine-day public cleanliness outreach programme which will be celebrated from 17 to 25 September 2016.

    • It was lau

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  • 2 India Declares Itself Bird Flu Free [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India as Avian Influenza (H5N1) or bird flu free and has notified the same to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

    • After no any cases of Av

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  • Sep 16, 2016
  • 1 International Democracy Day Observed on 15th September [ Important Days ]

    15th September is being observed as the International Democracy Day every year on to raise public awareness about the democratic system and it also provide platform to review the state of democracy in the world.

    • Observation of this day is mainly focus on the democracy, values o

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  • 2 BRICS Stand Against Terror Groups [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    BRICS have agreed to stand for intensified cooperation against terror groups such as IS in West Asia and North Africa region (WANA) to steps against the threat of terrorism at G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey.

    The main objective of this decision is “peace building” in the violence

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  • 3 #AskVijayRupani: Gujarat CM Host Twitter Townhall [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the first time in India, Gujrat CM Shri Vijay Rupani is going to host Twitter townhall on 23rd September 2016, previously former CM of Gujrat Shri Narendra Modi and US President Barak Obama had interacted with common people via social media.

    • In this regard any one can ask q

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  • 4 AIR Launch Website and Mobile App for Balochi [ Science/Technology ]

    Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is going to launch a website and mobile app for All India Radio’s Balochi service to be connected with all the people who speak the language across the world.

    • This service was started in 1974 by the External Services Division (ESD) of All India

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  • 5 National Humanities Medal 2015 Will Be Honored to Indian-American Abraham Verghese [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal will be honored to the Indian-American physician-author, Abraham Verghese for his reminding us that the patient is the centre of the medical enterprise at a ceremony to be held in Washington on 21st September 2016 by President Barack

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  • Sep 15, 2016
  • 1 Duleep Trophy Tournament Winner: India Blue [ Sports ]

    Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament 2016 - 17 has been won by the India Blue played with a pink ball by beating India Red at finals played with great score of 355 runs at Greater Noida. It was 55th season of Duleep Trophy.

    • The victo

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  • 2 Army Green Wins 2016 Durand Cup Football Title [ Sports ]

    2016 (128th edition) Durand Cup Football Title has been won by Army Green, they have beating Neroca FC with 6 - 5 penalties score because both the teams were failed to score the goal at the finals played at Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi.

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  • 3 Aircel and Reliance Communications Going for Merge Business to Build a New Brand [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Reliance Communications and Aircel has signed agreement to merge their wireless telecom business to create the 3rd biggest mobile phone operator of the with asset base of more than Rs. 65,000 crore with 50 per cent partnership each.

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