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Apr 26, 2016

Mairaj Ahmed Khan Wins Silver Medal at ISSF World Cup of Shooting 

Mairaj Ahmed Khan from India has won the silver medal in the men՚s skeet event at ISSF World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. By winning at ISSF, Mairaj becomes first Indian shooter to win skeet medal for India at a World Cup.

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Apr 25, 2016

President Nominates 6 Well-Known Members to Rajya Sabha 

President Pranab Mukherjee has selected six renowned members to Rajya Sabha as per the provisions of Article 80 of the Constitution. the selected members are Mary Kom, Narendra Jadhav, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Suresh Gopi, Subramanian Swamy and Swapan Dasgupta

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22nd April, Celebrated as Earth Day Worldwide 

Earth Day is celebrated on the 22nd April every year in worldwide to build support for environmental protection around the world. Earth day is celebrating in worldwide since 1970. It is celebrating in more than 193 countries each year.

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Important Days

23rd April is Celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day 

Every year 23rd April is celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day to encourage reading, publishing and copyright all over the world. The World Book and Copyright Day is also called as only World Book Day.

About celebrating of World Book and Copyright Day:

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Important Days

China, Pakistan Signs Agreement to Launch Satellite to Monitor CPEC Projects 

China and Pakistan have signed an agreement for the launch of a special satellite to monitor the development of the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects.

About CPEC projects:

  • CPEC stands for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
  • It refers to seize of ma…

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25 April: World Malaria Day 

Every Year, World Malaria Day is being observed on 25th April across the world to acknowledge the global efforts to control disease malaria and to make aware the people with disease malaria which is caused by mosquitoes.

About World Malaria Day:

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Important Days

ISRO Scientists Develop World’S Lightest Material Silica Aerogel 

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have developed world՚s lightest synthetic material named ‘silica aerogel’ or ‘blue air’ . ISRO՚s scientist from Thiruvananthapuram developed it. Silica Aerogel is the lightest artificial material which was never before made.

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Apr 21, 2016

2016 Pulitzer Prize: List of Winners and Other Key Details 

The Pulitzer Prize 2016 is won by the Sympathizer, a debut novel of Vietnamese American professor Viet Thanh Nguyen. Two prestigious Pulitzer Prize has won by Associated Press in Public Service for coverage for an investigation of severe labour exploitations tied to the supply of…

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In 2016 World Press Freedom Index India is Ranks at 133 

India ranked 133rd out of 180 nations in recently released 2016 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) measured worldwide in terms of press self-determination in 2015. This year India has scored 43.17 and jumped three spots from the 136th position it had in 2015.

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Apr 20, 2016

Laureus World Sports Awards 2016 

The 2016 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award is won by World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic from Serbia, for the second time after winning it in 2012. The 2016 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award is won by the US tennis star Serene Williams for the fourth time after winning …

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