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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  SATYAM is launched by Ministry of Science and Technology [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About SATYAM Program: SATYAM is stands for Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation. It is developed to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation on physical and mental health and investigations on the effect of Yoga and meditation on the body, brain and mind

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  • 2  Army Cloud, Software Defined Data Centre and Digi-Locker facilities launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the launching: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has launched Army Cloud, Software Defined Data Centre and Digi - Locker facilities for the Indian Army. These facilities are great use for faster documentation, information and speedy delivery of services.

    • The Indian

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  • 3  Justice Ajit Prakash Shah appointed as the ethics officer by BCCI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ajit Prakash: Retired Justice Ajit Prakash Shah was born on 13th February 1948 at Solapur. Currently, he is the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India. He was served as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from May 2008 till his retirement in February 2010.

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  • 4  First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was held at IGNCA in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav: First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Janpath in New Delhi.

    • Shri N. K. Sinha who is the secretary of Culture has presente

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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  Indian Government has selected Justice T.S.Thakur as 43rd Chief Justice [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the appointment: The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Justice T. S. Thakur as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as per provision of Article 124 of constitution. T. S. Thakur will start their work a Chief Justice of India from 3 December 2015, after off

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  • 2  10% Disinvestment in Coal India Ltd approves by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    10 % of dispossession on Coal India Ltd (CIL) has approves by Cabinet of Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). This decision was taken at CCEA meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. In current time 79.65 % stake are holds by Union Government in CIL.

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1 Syed Akbaruddin has appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to UN [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior Indian representative Syed Akbaruddin has been appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations at New York. He will succeed Asoke Kumar Mukerji who will be retiring soon.

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  • 2  Book Writer Kamala Laxman passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A renowned writer of children’s books Kamala Laxman passed away in Pune. She was 90. She was widow of fabulous cartoonist R K Laxman who was best known for his creation The Common Man for his daily cartoon strip in the daily The Times of India.

    About Kamala Laxman:

    • Laxman was

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  • 3  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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  • 4  Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal , Indian Red Cross Secretary General passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Renowned neurosurgeon and Secretary General of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal passed away in New Delhi. He was 70. About Dr Satya Paul Agarwal: Dr. Agarwal was a famous public health administrator.

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  • 5  Ashok Singhal,VHP leader passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal passed away in Gurgaon, Haryana. He was 90. He was suffering from severe respiratory problems. Singhal was a bachelor and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak all his life.

    • He was the conspicuous leader of temple mov

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  • Nov 6, 2015
  • 1  Bimal Prasad, Prior Indian Ambassador to Nepal passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s former Ambassador to Nepal and modern Indian historian Bimal Prasad passed away in New Delhi at the age of 92. About Bimal Prasad: Bimal Prasad was born in 1925. He is an Indian historian who known for his grant on modern Indian history. He also served as Ambassador to Ne

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  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 1  31st October celebrated as “Rashtriya ekta divas” [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) was observed across India on 31 October 2015. To honor the 140th birthday of Independent India’s first Deputy Prime Minister and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Run for Unity at Raj path in New Delhi on

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  • 2  Vikalp scheme launched by Indian railways [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian Railways has launched Vikalp scheme to simplify waitlisted passengers to get substitute train housing. The scheme has been launched on pilot basis in trains running on Delhi - Lucknow and Delhi - Jammu sectors for 6 months.

    • These options will be limited to Mail and Expre

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  • 3  Founder of ‘Hero’ Brijmohan Lal Munjal died [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Brijmohan Lal Munjal: Brijmohan Lal Munjal, the founder of Hero Group of companies and chairman emeritus of India’s largest two - wheeler maker, died of a “massive heart attack” in Delhi.

    • Brijmohan Lal was an Indian businessman founder and the chairman of Hero Motocorp (

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  • Nov 2, 2015
  • 1  e-Sahyog Pilot Project lauinched to facilitate taxpayers [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Finance Ministry has launched an e - Sahyog pilot project of Income - Tax Department to simplify taxpayers to reduce their need to tangibly appear before tax authorities. It was launched by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

    Key features about e - Sahyog project:

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  • 2  Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das chosen on RBI Central Board [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Government has nominated Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das to the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Das is an IAS officer of 1980 batch from of Tamil Nadu cadre.

    His nomination is operative from October 30,2015 and until further orders

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  • Nov 1, 2015
  • 1  Delhi Half Marathon 2015 was won by Ethiopian Birhanu Legese, Kenyan Cynthia Limo [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Delhi Half Marathon 2015 has won by Birhanu Legese from Ethiopia in men’s category and Cynthia Limo from Kenya has in women’s category. This was the eighth edition of marathon approximately 34,000 athletes and amateur runners has participated from the different parts of the world

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  • Oct 29, 2015
  • 1  India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 will be held - From 26th October to 29th October in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The India–Africa Forum Summit is the official platform for the African - Indian relations. The two previous India - Africa summits were held in 2008 and 2011. In the largest - ever gathering of African leaders in India, at least 41 leaders - including South African president Jaco

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  • 2  Third India-Africa forum summit initiates in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The four day summit started in New Delhi from 26 October to 30 October 2015. It is one of the largest assemblies of African countries outside Africa as all 54 nations of the continent have contributed. It will discourse the key challenges faced by African nations which include fo

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  • 3  Samiran Chakraborty chosen as Chief Economist of Citibank India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Samiran Chakraborty is appointed as Chief Economist of global banking major Citibank for India. Before this he was Managing Director (MD) and head at Standard Chartered Bank for macro research in South Asia.

    • He has a rich knowledge in conducting macro research.
    • He has covered

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  • 4  R.V. Easwar Committee is set up by Union government to simplify IT act provisions [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Union Government has established a committee to streamline the provisions of the Income Tax Act (IT), 1961. Under the Chairmanship of former Delhi High Court Judge, Justice R. V. Easwar this committee came into action.

    • The other nine memebers are: VK. Bhasin, Vinod Jain, Rajiv

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  • Oct 22, 2015
  • 1  Indian radio cab company Meru becomes first to steer into international market [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Meru radio cab company: Meru Cabs is a taxicab aggregator company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It provides facilities of taxi booking over calls, website or through their mobile application. Meru cab was founded by Neeraj Gupta on April 2007 in Mumbai.

    • Customers can p

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  • Oct 20, 2015
  • 1  Bhaichung Bhutia appointed as advisor to the AIFF [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Bhaichung Bhutia: Padma Shri and Arjuna award winner Bhaichung Bhutia, was born in Sikkim and plays as a striker. He also has a stadium named after him. He is considered as the torchbearer of Indian football internationally.

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  • 2  Housing.com appointed Mani Rangarajan as CFO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About housing. com: Housing. com is a Mumbai - based real estate search gateway which permits customers to search for housing based on gephy, number of rooms, and various other filters. The company has 6,000 brokers and functions in 40 cities in India including Mumbai, Bangalore

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  • 3  Virender Sehwag announces retirement from International Cricket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Virender Sehwag: Sehwag was born on 20 October 1978 in New Delhi. He had started his international cricket career in 1999 after playing his first One Day International against Pakistan. He joined the Indian test team in the year 2001.

    • In his outstanding career, he had sc

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  • Oct 19, 2015
  • 1  Government flags off a “climate action special” Science Express train [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Government has flagged off Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) with the theme of Climate Change. It was flagged off by Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan from Safdarjung railway station in New Delhi.

    • India’s innovative mobile science exhibit

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  • 2  Zaheer Khan, an Indian cricketer announces retirement from International cricket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    One of the India’s greatest fast bowlers Zaheer Khan has declared his retirement from international cricket. He mentioned the reason that he could no longer handle the severities of the game. He is signing off his last season in domestic cricket after conclusion of the IPL season

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  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 1  Beighton Cup of Hockey won by PNB [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About PNB: Founded in 1894, it is an Indian financial services company based in New Delhi, India. It is the third largest bank in India in terms of asset. The bank is ranked 248th biggest bank in the world by the Bankers’ Almanac.

    • Its founders included several leaders of the Sw

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  • 2  Mangalesh Dabral, Rajesh Joshi returns ‘Sahitya Akademi award’ [ Awards ]

    About returning of the award: Mangalesh Dabral has returned his Sahitya Akademi award. Dabral joins the writers who have returned their awards to the Akademi. Previously seven more authors on Sunday joined the ranks of literateurs who have returned their honors or quit Sahitiya

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