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  • Oct 5, 2016
  • 1 Tamil Nadu Ranked Top in Endemic Flowering Plants- BSI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Botanical Survey of India (BSI) released list of state wise endemic flowering plants which was topped by Tamil Nadu. The publication titled Endemic Vascular Floras of India also revealed that almost one of each four species of flowering plants found in India are endemic to the co

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  • Sep 26, 2016
  • 1 Mission Parivar Vikas to Be Launched Soon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mission Parivar Vikas is going to be launched soon by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The aim is to bring awareness about and improve the family planning services in 145 high focus districts selected from 7 states.

    The missing would fast-track access to high qua

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Pradhan Mantri Atal Pension Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian government is working hard to easy the life of the old people by providing them economic support. Initiation of the ATAL PENSION YOJANA is one such step towards the progress of the senior citizens. Atal Pension Yojana is a government-endorsed pension scheme in India fo

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  • 2 Smart City [ Policy/Governance ]

    A smart city is an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology, in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets. The city’s assets include schools, libraries, transportation systems, hospitals, power plants, water supply networks, waste management

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 3rd Phase of TEQIP Approved by Union Government [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given green signal to the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), and the project will be implemented as a Central Sector Scheme with total project outlay of 3600

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  • Sep 12, 2016
  • 1 Majuli: First Island District of India [ Economy ]

    The first island district of India Majuli is inaugurated by Sarbananda Sonowal Chief Minister of Assam at the occasion of 90th birth anniversary of Assamese music maestro and Dadasaheb Phakle awardee Bhupen Hazarika.

    With this Manjuli becomes 35th district of Assam.

    Previously

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 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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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 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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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 Majuli: World’S Largest River Island [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Assam’s Majuli a beautiful river line island declared as the world’s largest river island by the Guinness World Records which is located in the Brahmaputra River with 880 km2 (340 miles2) area.

    • From the last 30 - 40 years the island has lost one-third of its area because of freq

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  • 2 Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya a Well-Known Assamese Poet is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya a well-known Assamese poet, author and literary critic has taken his last breath in Guwahati, Assam after suffering from age-old ailments at the age of 95 years.

    About Nalinidhar Bhattac

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  • Aug 30, 2016
  • 1 Nine New Breeds of Livestock and Poultry Registers by NBAGR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New nine breeds of indigenous farm animals has been recently identified and registered based on scientifically produced indication by the National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) after approval of the Breed registration Committee.

    Key Facts

    • The New Breeds Registered

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Bihar Becomes 2nd State to Ratify Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST [ Bills ]

    Bihar assembly becomes the second state to ratify the goods and services tax constitutional Amendment Bill in India. Bill was stimulated by the commercial taxes minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav. He was consistently adopted by both of the houses. Assam becomes the first state to rat

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  • 2 New Manipur Governor: Najma Heptulla [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Union Minister Dr Najma Heptulla appointed as 18th Governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee after she resigned as a Union Minority Affairs Minister in the Union Cabinet of NDA Government in July 2016. She has succeeded Shanmuganathan because he was serving as Gove

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  • Aug 15, 2016
  • 1 Assam Becomes First State to Pass the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 [ Bills ]

    Assam became the first state to pass the constitution amendment bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the assembly consistently passed the bill in India. This bill approved by state cabinet.

    Provision Bill:

    • This bill will have two components keeping in mind the federal

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  • 2 Assam Government Launches Rhino Horn Verification Process [ Policy/Governance ]

    Assam government has been launches verification process of rhino horns. Since 1980, stored in various treasuries of Assam. Recently, this government instituted a committee to verify genuineness of the rhino horn. Since 1980, it recovered in last three decades and stored in differ

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  • Aug 8, 2016
  • 1 Assamese Litterateur Mahim Bora is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Assamese litterateur Padma Shri Mahim Bora has passed away because of old age problems. He was 92-year old. He had received the Sahitya Akademi award for his most popular work ‘Edhani Mahir Hanhi’ in 2001.

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  • Jul 6, 2016
  • 1 Cabinet Expansion: 19 Inducted, 5 Resign [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nineteen new Ministers of State (MoS) were inducted in the Union Council of Ministers in a major expansion. These new ministers were administered oath of office and secrecy by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expanded his counci

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  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 1 पांच राज्यों के चुनाव परिणाम घोषित (Election Result Declared for 5 States Essay in Hindi) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    प्रस्तावना: - पांच राज्यों में हुए विधानसभा चुनाव नतीजो में राजनीतिक दलों के लिए ‘कहीं खुशी तो कहीं गम’ लेकर आए हैं। दिल्ली और बिहार विधानसभा चुनाव में करारी हार के बाद भाजपा को असम की जीत से संजीवनी मिली है, वहीं एक के बाद एक हार झेल रही कांग्रेस को एक ओर झटका लगा है। इन चुनाव

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  • 2 Majuli: India’S First Island District [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Majuli is decided as India’s first island district of Assam by the Assam Government and it will cover 400 square kilometers island in the Brahmaputra River. At the state cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati Decision in this regard was taken.

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  • Jun 13, 2016
  • 1  Achyut Lahkar an Expert Theatre Personality is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Achyut Lahkar a well-known theatre personality, playwright and doyen of Assam’s mobile theatre movement passed away in Pathsala, Assam due to a protracted illness at the age of 85 years. He was measured as the father of the Bhryamyman or Mobile Theatre of Assam.

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  • Jun 8, 2016
  • 1  Gangetic River Dolphin: City Animal of Guwahati [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Guwahati of Assam state becomes first city in the country which has its own city animal Gangetic River dolphin after Kamrup metropolitan district administration declared its official mascot.

    • Gangetic

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  • May 30, 2016
  • 1 🌟 Women CMs' in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In Indian History total sixteen women have served as the chief minister of an Indian state. And at the current time five are in office—Jayalalithaa, Anandiben Patel, Vasundhara Raje, Mamata Banerjee and Mehbooba Mufti. Total thirteen states of India have been headed by a female c

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  • May 26, 2016
  • 1  Amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 Approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Two Bills in the Parliament for certain amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 has been approved by the Union Cabinet which are aims to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes in deference of five States are:

    1. Assam
    2. Chhattisgarh
    3. Tamil Nadu
    4. Jharkhand
    5. Tripura
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  • May 25, 2016
  • 1  Sarbananda Sonowal Take Oath as Chief Minister of Assam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sarbananda Sonowal (54) BJP leader and former Union Minister have taken oath as the 14th Chief Minister of Assam after winning with majority in 2016 state assembly election. At the oath taking ceremony of Sarbananda Sonowal State Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya administer

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  • May 20, 2016
  • 1  2016 Assembly Election Results of Assam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With 87 seats (16.46 % votes) in the 126 member House Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and its association partners have won an absolute majority in 2016 Assam state assembly election. Only BJP has won 60 seats (29.5 % votes) on its own and create history by winning an Assam assembly

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  • Apr 20, 2016
  • 1  Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Protracted to More 61 Districts with Low Child Sex Ratio [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government has protracted the Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme in supplementary 61 districts across 11 States and Union Territories with low Child Sex Ratio, the Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has announced it at New Delhi.

    About Beti Bachao, Beti Padh

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  • Apr 5, 2016
  • 1  Top University of India is IISc in NIRF Survey [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the first National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) survey the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bengaluru was ranked at the best Indian university. This NIRF Survey was the first of its kind of indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions

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  • 2  First Ever White Tiger Safari of World Has Been Opened in Madhya Pradesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    First ever White Tiger Safari of World was inaugurated at Mukundpur in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. It was inaugurated and opened for public by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The first of its kind safari is situated next to to the Mukundpur Zoological P

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  • Apr 4, 2016
  • 1 Indian Boxer, Shiva Thapa Wins Silver Medal at Asian/Oceania Qualifying Occasion in China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Shiva Thapa: Shiva Thapa was born on 8th December 1993 at Guwahati of Assam, India. He is an Indian boxer by profession. He is supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company which is a company supports young Indian players for their global competitive success.

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards Has Been Presented by PM Narendra Modi [ Awards ]

    At a ceremony held at New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conferred 2014 - 15 Krishi Karman Awards to various states. The awards were presented in two different categories like: Total foodgrain production and Individual Crops.

    Winner of Krishi Karman Awards 2014 - 15:

    To

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