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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  GE and Alstom global companies got the contracts for setting up of locomotive factories in Bihar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About GE: General Electric is an American multinational firm corporation of New York, U. S. It was founded in Schenectady of New York, U. S in 1892 by Thomas Edison, Charles Coffin, Elihu Thomson and Edwin Houston.

    • The company works through the following segments from 2015: App

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  • 2  Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister of Bihar for 5th time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nitish Kumar leader of senior Janta Dal United (JDU) has reconfirms their sit as the Chief Minister (CM) of Bihar for the record 5th time. Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind administered him as the oath of office and confidentiality at oath taking ceremony held at the Gandhi Maidan in

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 35th IITF award [ Awards ]

    35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. This fair will run for 14 days. This yearly event is organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) which is under Union Ministry of Commerc

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  • Sep 27, 2015
  • 1 Suresh Raina to charge MS Dhoni’s role as finisher in India’s ODIs and T20Is [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Suresh Raina - Indian Cricket Player: He was born on 27th November 1986. He is from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. He is an Indian Cricket Player. He is a left - handed batsman and also an off - spin bowler. He is the 2nd youngest player to captain Indian team.

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 ‘Housing for all’ Scheme in 305 cities by 2022 declares the government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Housing for all Scheme: Government had launched this scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in June 2015 under the guidance of Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Under this scheme, government plans to build two crore houses for the poor in urban areas by year 2022, which

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  • Sep 8, 2015
  • 1 Union Government decided to develop Bodhgaya as Spiritual Capital [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Bodhgaya: Bodh Gaya is a spiritual place of journey for people. It is related with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district of Bihar, India. It is the place where Gautama Buddha got explanation about what developed known as the Bodhi Tree.

    • Bodh Gaya is the most impo

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  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 1 Government releases list of smart cities [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About smart cities: Smart city uses digital technologies or information and communication technologies to improve quality and performance of urban services. It is also used to reduce costs and resource ingesting and to improve more effectively with its citizens.

    About the relea

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  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 1 NTPC signed two MoUs with NSDC and NSDF for Skill Development [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NTPC: NTPC stands for National Thermal Power Corporation. Its work is generation of electricity and similar activities. It is a government company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956.

    • It’s headquarter is in New Delhi.
    • Its business is generation and sale of electri

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  • 2 Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as Governor of Bihar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind was born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of Kanpur Dehat. Kovind is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party - BJP. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Uttar Pradesh during the two terms of 1994 - 2000 and 2000 - 2006.

    • He is al

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of District Kanpur Dehat. He is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also an advocate by profession and practices his law in Delhi.

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 Former Bihar, Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    R. S. Gavai passed away after a long illness in the private hospital in Nagpur, Maharashtra at age 86. About R. S. Gavai: Ramakrishna Suryabhan Gavai was born on 30 October 1929 in Darapur of Amravati. He was an Indian politician and Governor of Bihar from 2006 to 2008. He was al

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  • 2 Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana launched by Union Government [ Important Days ]

    Union Government: The Union Government is also known as the Central Government and it officially called as Government of India. It was established by the Constitution of India. It manages the authority of the union of 29 states and seven union regions, which collectively called t

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  • Jul 21, 2015
  • 1 Bhanu Pratap Sharma appointed as Chairperson of FSSAI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Government of India has appointed Bhanu Pratap Sharma as Chairperson Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). At present, Bhanu Pratap Sharma is Health and Family Welfare Secretary was given additional charge of FSSAI for three months. Sharma is an IAS officer

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  • Jul 14, 2015
  • 1 Uttarakhand gets India’s first earthquake early warning system [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Uttarakhand became first Indian state to install a system to detect earthquakes and disseminate warnings. Italian firm, Space Dynamics is designed and manufactured the system which already has installed it in Japan, Italy and US.

    • The first system has been installed first in its

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  • Jul 6, 2015
  • 1 Former CJI Y K Sabharwal passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Y K Sabharwal who was the Former Chief Justice of India passed away on 3 July 2015 in New Delhi, India. 73-year-old Justice Sabharwal is survived by two sons Chetan and Nitin. Justice Sabharwal was CJI (Chief Justice of India) from November 1,2005 to January 13,2007.

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Union Government asked Bihar, TN, Rajasthan to introduce milk in mid day meal scheme [ Important Days ]

    Union Government of India requested the Chief Ministers of Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan to encourage supply of free milk in the Mid Day Meal to school children under child welfare scheme. At present, two states Karnataka which was earlier star in 2012 - 13 under project Ksheer

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  • Jun 29, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet approved setting up of six Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet meet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union cabinet announced setting up of six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in the country. These new IIMs will be located at Amritsar (Punjab), Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sambalpur (Odisha

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  • Jun 1, 2015
  • 1 Anand Kumar, Founder of Super 30, honoured in Canada [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Anand Kumar is founder of Super 30 founder and mathematician. He was honoured by Legislature of British Columbia (Speaker Linda Reid) in Canada at Toronto University for his pioneering work in the field of education. Anand Kumar was invited by the British Columbia Government in r

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  • May 20, 2015
  • 1 Draupadi Murmu sworn in as first woman Governor of Jharkhand [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ms. Draupadi Murmu was the first woman and tribal leader from Odisha to be appointed as a Governor in an Indian State. Ms. Murmu was sworn in as the first woman and 9th Governor of Jharkhand since the state was granted statehood status after bifurcating from Bihar on 15 November

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  • 2 BJP MP S.S. Ahluwalia to head joint panel on Land Acquisition Amendment bill [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia is the MP of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) who has been appointed chairman of a Joint Committee of Parliament that will look into the provisions of the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, 2015. This committee consists of 30-members- 20 members from Lok Sabh

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  • May 15, 2015
  • 1 Eminent Bengali Writer Suchitra Bhattacharya passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eminent Bengali literature Suchitra Bhattacharya passed away on 12 May 2015 following a cardiac arrest in Kolkata, West Bengal at the age 65 years and four months. Suchitra Bhattacharya always highlighted the pains and sufferings of women in contemporary society of her writing an

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  • May 7, 2015
  • 1 BHEL commissions Bijlee Utpadan’s 195-MW thermal unit in Bihar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned a 195-MW thermal unit in Muzzafarpur district in Bihar. BHEL is State-owned electrical equipment maker PSU (public sector undertaking) company. KBUNL (Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam) is a joint venture (JV) of NTPC and Bihar State Powe

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  • May 5, 2015
  • 1  Ex-Union minister Baleshwar Ram is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eminent Congress leader and Former Union minister Baleshwar Ram passed away due to kidney-related ailments in Patna, Bihar in the age of 87. Baleshwar Ram is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters. A five-term MLA from various assembly constituencies.

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  • 2 Nepal earthquake damages world’s oldest Buddhist shrine Swayambhunath Stupa [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A Nepal earthquake damage (7.9-magnitude) has partially damaged Swayambhunath Stupa located in Kathmandu which is believed to be the world’s oldest Buddhist shrine. Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the main Buddhist shrine and most visited tourist sites in Nepal. It is also known as

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  • Mar 30, 2015
  • 1 Pranab Mukherjee presented Bharat Ratna award to Atal Bihari Vajpayee [ Awards ]

    Bharat Ratna award is India’s highest civilian honour. President of India (Pranab Mukherjee) presented Bharat Ratna award to Former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his home. Former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the seventh prime minister to receive the award after Jawah

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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • 1 Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries sanctioned 17 Mega Food Parks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries sanctioned 17 Mega Food Parks (MFPs). These parks are aimed at creating state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities to reduce food wastage and create value addition.

    1. The 17 Mega Food Parks (MFPs) will be spread across 11 States. While

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  • Mar 23, 2015
  • 1 Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became first Captain to register 100 ODI wins [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mahendra Singh (Captain of Indian ODI Cricket team) became the first Indian captain and third in the history of the game, to lead his country to 100 ODI wins. MS Dhoni joined the Australian pair of Ricky Ponting (165 wins) and Allan Border (107 wins) by achieving this record.

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  • Mar 20, 2015
  • 1 Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar presented Budget 2015-16 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of Bihar presented the state budget for the financial year 2015 - 16 by prepared sate finance minister. The total amount of state budget is 120685.32 crore rupees that includes plan expenditure of 57437 crore rupees and non-plan expenditure of 63259 cr

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  • Feb 27, 2015
  • 1 PM Shri Narendra Modi flags off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU train [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM inaugurated the station and flagged off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU train after inaugurating Hazaribagh town railway station. This project was started 16 year ago and the first stage of the Hazaribagh-Koderma-Barkakana-Ranchi railway line of the East-Central Railway.

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  • Feb 24, 2015
  • 1 4th Time in Power in Bihar - Nitish Kumar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nitish Kumar has sworn in as the Chief Minister (CM) of Bihar for the 4th time. He succeeded by Jitan Ram Manjhi, who had resigned as CM ending a month long political turmoil in Bihar on 20 February 2015.

    Governor of Bihar Keshri Nath Tripathi administered the oath of office and

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