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  • May 31, 2017
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone of AIIMS at Changsari, Assam [ Policy/Governance ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lays the foundation stone in Guwahati to setup All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Changsari of Kamrup District, Assam under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana’.

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  • May 29, 2017
  • 1 PM to Inaugurate Country’S Longest Bridge in Assam [ Economy ]

    On the third anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s longest river bridge – the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam. The construction of the bridge began in 2011. The cost of the project is about Rs. 2056 crores.

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  • Apr 17, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Endangered and Vulnerable Mammals - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Critically Endangered and Endangered - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

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  • 2 64th National Film Awards [ Awards ]

    On 7th April 2017 the 64th National Film Awards were announced. Kasaav, the Marathi film won the award in the Best Feature Film category and Fireflies in the Abyss won in the Non-Feature film Category. Telugu drama film Sathamanam Bhavathi directed by Satish Vegesna was selected

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  • 3 📹 Focus on Endangered Mammals- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

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  • Apr 9, 2017
  • 1 IISc Ranked India’S Top University in 2017 NIRF Survey [ Education ]

    The IISc Bengaluru was adjudged as the best Indian university in the first National Institutional Ranking Framework, rankings for higher educational institutions in India. NIRF Survey was the first of its kind of indigenous ranking framework for higher education institutions in t

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  • 2 📹 Focus on Flora & Fauna (IUCN) - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

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  • 3 📹 Highlight on Flora & Fauna (IUCN)- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 Committee Constituted to Set Rules for Implementation of Disabilities Act, 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A committee has been constituted by the Centre. It is to frame uniform rules for the states to avoid delay in proper implementation. Implementations are for Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act across country. It will submit its report within three months.

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  • 2 Hero Hangpan Dada Gets Ashok Chakra [ Awards ]

    Hangpan Dada laid down his life after single-handedly killing three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year. President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Ashok Chakra on Havildar Hangpan Dada of Rashtiya Rifles on republic day. It was accepted by Dada’s widow Chasen Lowang.

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  • 3 President Appoints Banwarilal Purohit as Governor [ Appointments ]

    President Pranab Mukherjee accepted resignation of V Shanmuganathan as Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Banwarilal Purohit, the Governor of Assam to execute the functions. Banwarilal Purohit appointed as Governor of Meghalaya and A

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  • 4 Three-Day Long Brahmaputra Literary Festival Begins in Guwahati [ Policy/Governance ]

    The three-day long Brahmaputra Literary festival (BFL) held in Guwahati. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated first Brahmaputra Literary Festival. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar was present at inaugration.

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  • 5 NEC and Union Ministry of Textiles Sign MoU to Harness Hidden Potential of Cane & Bamboo [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The North Eastern Council (NEC) and Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). It is to harness hidden potential of Cane and Bamboo of North Eastern Region.

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  • 6 Government to Open 56 Post Office Passport Seva Kendra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government has decided to open 56 Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) at different locations in various states. It is for delivering passport related services to people. States include Assam, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi (UT), Odisha, Rajasthan, Telangana and West Bengal.

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  • 7 Tripartite MoU to Help Scheduled Caste Artisans Signed [ Policy/Governance ]

    MoU signed among National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) , Ministry of Textiles.

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  • 8 Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016 Presented [ Awards ]

    Twenty-four writers received the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016. Eminent authors were conferred with award/honour for writing in as different Indian languages. Awards were conferred in different genres and they included poetry, essay, short story, novel, criticism and play.

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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 India to Provide Financial Assistance to Bangladesh for Development of Sylhet [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of Sylhet city. It is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. It had been a part of the former Assam province of India.

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  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 1 Ministry of Power Unveils World’S Largest Street Light Programme [ Policy/Governance ]

    Power Ministry unveiled world’s largest street light replacement programme in South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area. It is implemented under LED based Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Uni

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  • Jan 4, 2017
  • 1 Bunkar Mitra Helpline for Handloom Weavers [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bunkar Mitra helpline started functioning now. The helpline is meant to extend professional expertise to distressed handloom weavers. The helpline was launched by the Union Textiles Minister Zubin Irani on the occasion of Good Governance Day.

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  • Dec 27, 2016
  • 1 Assam to Launch Health Insurance Scheme Atal-Amrit Abhiyan [ Policy/Governance ]

    The state government of Assam launched an ambitious health insurance scheme ‘Atal-Amrit Abhiyan’. It will provide coverage against several critical illnesses. It is launched by Assam’ Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Scheme is to mark the 92nd birthday of former prime minister

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  • Dec 23, 2016
  • 1 Announcement of Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 [ Awards ]

    Sahitya Akademi has announced the Sahitya Akademi Awards for the year 2016. Eight books of poetry, seven books of short stories, five books of novel, two books of criticism, one book of essays and a book of play have won the prestigious awards for the year.

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  • Dec 22, 2016
  • 1 DoNER Announced Rs 207 Crore for Development of Majuli Island [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Government has announced Rs. 207 crore to undertake developmental works in Assam’s Majuli Island. The sanctioned amount will be spent primarily for safeguarding the land the 80 km length of the bank line on the right bank of river Brahmaputra.

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    • The Union Min

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  • Dec 2, 2016
  • 1 15 New Castes on OBC’S List Approved by Union Cabinet [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Cabinet has given its approval for inclusion of 15 new castes and modification in 13 other castes in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in eight states. The Union Cabinet took this decision based on the recommendation of the National Commission for Backwa

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  • Nov 30, 2016
  • 1 DARPAN Portal: NITI Aayog to Register NGOs for Grant-in-Aid [ Policy/Governance ]

    It is now mandatory for all NGOs and voluntary organisations (VOs) to register with NITI Aayog to receive grant-in-aid from ministries or departments of the central government. Total number of 81,353 NGOs/VOs have signed up on NGO-DARPAN portal that has redesigned.

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  • Nov 28, 2016
  • 1 51st Annual DGPs Conference Held in Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 51st Annual Conference of Directors-General of Police of States was held at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad, Telangana. It was attended by around 100 DGPs of states, Director Generals of Central paramilitary forces and their Inspecto

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  • Nov 24, 2016
  • 1 IAS Mains 2016 Will Be Held on 3 to 9 December [ IAS Upd. ]

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the schedule for the IAS civil services (main) examination 2016, which will be held between December 3 to 9 December. Those candidates who qualified in the preliminary exam will be allowed to write the second stage of the examin

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  • Nov 1, 2016
  • 1 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog Topped by Maharashtra [ Policy/Governance ]

    Maharashtra has topped 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index- the first-ever index comparing states on implementation of farm sector reforms developed by NITI Aayog.

    What is Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index?

    • Based on seven farm s

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  • Oct 21, 2016
  • 1 Silchar is SBI’S 5th Zone in North East [ Economy ]

    State Bank of India (SBI) has declared Silchar as its 5th North East Zone. This would facilitate banking for the people of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur along with the Barak Valley of North East India.

    Key Details

    • SBI ope

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  • Oct 15, 2016
  • 1 New DG of Directorate General of Foreign Trade: Ajay Kumar Bhalla [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Director General of Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) is Ajay Kumar Bhalla a Senior IAS officer. He will replace Anup Wadhawan, whose post was vacant after his appointment as Additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Commerce.

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