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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 #Gas4India: a Campaign to Promote Use Natural Gas in the Country [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dharmendra Pradhan the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas has recently launched #Gas4India campaign to encourage and spread awareness about the use of natural gas in the country.

    • In this regard Dharmendra Pradhan has launched website, Twitter handle, Fac

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  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 SIT Moves a Resolution to RBI on Sharing of Black Money Data with Govt Agencies [ Economy ]

    Special Investigation team has moves its resolution to RBI for sharing data of black money such as foreign exchange transactions and export - import payments with the Government agencies to control illegal financial actions.

    • The Special Investigation team headed by Justice (ret

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 First Wi-Fi Hotspot Village of Haryana: Gumthala Garhu [ Science/Technology ]

    Gumthala Garhu Village of Kurukshetra district became the first Wi-Fi hotspot village in Haryana circle. Chief Minister Manohar Lal has inaugurated this service at Chandigarh under the bulk plan of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) of providing internet services to rural areas.

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  • Sep 5, 2016
  • 1 Ashok Chawla: New Chancellor of TERI University [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ashok Chawla was a Former Finance Secretary appointed as the new Chancellor of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University as decided in the governing council meeting of TERI held on 19th August 2016.

    • He will appointed at the

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  • 2 Union Government and Amar Chitra Katha Inked MoU [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Amar Chitra Katha and the Union Ministry of Urban Development have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on publishing and distribution of comic book focusing on Swachh Bharat Mission to generate more awareness among children by a simple and attractive way.

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  • Sep 2, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Announced CERT-in and CERT-UK MoU on Cyber Security [ Science/Technology ]

    Indian computer emergency response Team (CERT-In) and CERT-UK had signed Memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Cyber security in May 2016 between CERTS-In and Ministry of Cabinet Office, UK (United Kingdom) at a unit of the Cabinet Office.

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 29 August Observed as National Sports Day of India [ Important Days ]

    29 August observed as the National Sports Day in India every year to pay tribute to legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and to celebrate this day President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports Awards to the sports person at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, N

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  • 2 2015 Saraswati Samman bestowed to Padma Sachdev [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of Delhi honored Eminent Padma Sachdev the Dogri languages Poetess and novelist by the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2015 in New Delhi for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete’ which was published in 2007 in Dogri language.

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  • 3 India and Myanmar Ink Four Agreements to Enhance Bilateral Cooperation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw have signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) related to infrastructure, renewable energy and traditional systems of medicine to increase cooperation and bilateral relations after delegation level tal

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  • Aug 30, 2016
  • 1 First Children’S Court of South India Region Inaugurated in Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    South India regions first Children Court was launched at the Nampally Criminal Courts Complex in Hyderabad, Telangana for quick disposal of causes related to children. After Goa and Delhi, Telangana becomes third state to have a child friendly court and over all 6th child-friendl

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  • 2 POCSO E-Box an Online Facility for Protection of Children from Sexual Abuse Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Menaka Gandhi the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) e-box is next step in the area of offending children from sexually abusement at the event held in New Delhi.

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    • The POCSO (Protection of Child

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  • 3 22nd Edition of Delhi Book Fair Kicked Off [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 22nd edition of the Delhi Book Fair (DBF) kicked off at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, the fair will be nine days event and 4th September 2016 will be last day of the fair. The theme of the this edition of DBF is to highlight initiatives undertaken by Union Government for its S

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  • Aug 29, 2016
  • 1 Union Government Announced National Sports Awards 2016 [ Awards ]

    Every year Union Government confers National Sports Awards to honor excellence in the field of sports in India by the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dronacharya Award, Arjuna Award, Dhyan Chand Award, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar.

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  • 2 BSNL and Microsoft Signed MoU for Enterprise Business [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) a State-run telecom giant and Microsoft India has signed a strategic business Memorandum of Understanding for providing telecom and IT solutions for big businesses to fulfill the demand for IT and cloud services along with audio and video needs

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  • 3 Union Government launches “Sugamya Pustakalaya” E-Library for visually disabled [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar and Thawar Chand Gehlot has launched Accessible E-Library ‘Sugamya Pustakalaya’ for visually disable person under Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan of Prime Minister with more than 2 lakhs books in different languages at a function held

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 Vyas Samman Award 2015 Awarded to Hindi Author Sunita Jain [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 has been honored to Hindi scholar, novelist, writer and Hindi and English literature poet Sunita Jain by West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi for her poetry collection Kshama (published in 2008).

    • Kshama

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 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 16, 2016
  • 1 Spiritual Head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Pramukhswami is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Spiritual head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Pramukh Swami, passed away in 13th August 2016. at Sarangpur in Botad district, India. He was a 95 year old. Pramukh Swami was unwell for some time because of old age related problems and was under treatment at Sarangpur temple of the

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  • Aug 3, 2016
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Flags Off Run for Rio Event [ Sports ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off ‘Run for Rio’ event at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium to cheer for the largest ever-Indian contingent who will be participating at the multi-sport event in Rio.

    • Modi wished luck to the Rio-bound Indian sportsman to boost

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  • 2 West Bengal Wins All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    West Bengal has been selected for the All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015. This will be the first time the state will be receiving this award. It was selected by the 51st committee from the Indira Gandhi Krishi Bikash Kendra, for its achievement in the four

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  • Aug 2, 2016
  • 1 Railway Ministry Launches Agartala to Delhi Broad Gauge Train Service [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Railway Ministry has flagged off the broad gauge train service dubbed as ‘Tripura Sundari Express’ from Agartala (Tripura) to Delhi. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off it. With this, the landlocked north eastern state of Tripura entered the broad gauge rai

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  • Aug 1, 2016
  • 1 Supercomputer’S at IMD to Forecast Monsoon Based on Dynamical Model [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) will use supercomputers to forecast India’s annual summer monsoon as announced by the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences. The model will be based on a dynamical monsoon system and will be operational from year 2017. IMD model will be used along

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  • Jul 28, 2016
  • 1 Permanent Court of Arbitration Rules Against Antrix Coroporation in Devas Case [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands has ruled against Antrix Corporation in the case with Devas Corporation over sharing of spectrum on satellites.

    • A PCA tribunal has found that the Union Governmen

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  • Jul 26, 2016
  • 1 Budha Rashmi Mani Appointed as Director General of National Museum [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Archaeologist Dr. Budha Rashmi Mani was appointed as Director General (DG) of National Museum for the period of 3 years or till attainment of age 70. The appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) presided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  • Jul 25, 2016
  • 1 Legendary Modern Artist S H Raza is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Famous modern Indian artist Syed Haider Raza passed away in New Delhi following a prolonged illness. He was 94 year. He was famous for popularising Indian concepts of art and iconography globally.

    • He was also building a towering legacy of modern art.

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  • 2 Ministry Constituted Madhav Chitale Committee to Prepare Guidelines for Desiltation of Ganga River [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Madhav Chitale committee constituted to prepare guidelines for desiltation of Ganga River. This committee constituted by Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

    • Madhav Chitale (Expert Member of NGRBA) committee includes four member.
    • Term of

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  • 3 CSIR-CMERI Develops Solar Power Tree for Generation of Electricity from Solar Energy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘Solar Power Tree’ launched by Union Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences in New Delhi. An innovative way to generate electricity by harnessing maximum solar energy in a limited space.

    • Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences headed by Dr. Hars

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  • Jul 21, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approves MoU Sign Between India and Switzerland for Cooperation in Skill Development [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Cabinet has given approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Switzerland for cooperation in skill development. Decision was taken in the Union Cabinet Meeting in New Delhi. Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  • Jul 19, 2016
  • 1 Union Commerce Ministry Launches E-Marketplace Portal for Goods Procurement [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Commerce Ministry has launched an e-marketplace portal for online purchase of goods and services by various central government ministries and departments. It was launched by the Union Minister of State (MoS) Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi.

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  • 2 Indian Railway Ministry Launches Project to Install Solar Panels in All Railway Buildings [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Railway Ministry has launched a project to install Solar Panels in all Railway Buildings. This project aims to reduce expenditure on electricity. Suresh Prabhu is the Minister of Union Railway.

    • In Punjab Amritsar Railway station he arranged the foundation stone of one Mega

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