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  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 1  Mahindra Lifetime Achievement Award Honored to Former NDDB Chief Amrita Patel [ Awards ]

    Prestigious 2016 Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Lifetime Achievement Award (the Krishi Shiromani Samman) has been honored to NDDB chief Dr. Amrita Patel. The Union Minister of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh has honored her with the award for her contribution in the field of agricul

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  • Mar 8, 2016
  • 1 Online Marketing Platform Mahila E-Haat Has Been Launched Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The New online marketing platform Mahila E-HAAT has been launched by Union Government which will be providing facilities to businesswomen to sell their products to buyers. Maneka Gandhi a Union Women and Child Development Minister has launched this in New Delhi.

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 Raisina Dialogue 2016 Started at New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A flagship conference first edition Raisina-Dialogue 2016 on Geopolitics and Geo-economics has started at New Delhi. The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Observer Research Foundation (ORF), an independent think tank based in India have jointly organized it.

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  • 2 Manoj Kumar Will Be Honored with Dadasaheb Phalke Award [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015 will be honored to the Expert Film Actor and Director Manoj Kumar. His selection was done by five member jury consisted of Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Salim Khan, Nitin Mukesh and Anup Jalota

    About Manoj Kumar:

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  • 3 Pa Sangma Former Lok Sabha Speaker Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Purno Agitok Sangma a Former Lok Sabha Speaker has passed away after suffering a heart attack in New Delhi at the age of 68 years. Sangma was a 9 time member of Lok Sabha. He has served as the Speaker in the 11th Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998.

    He was the important person in the de

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  • 4 Indian-American Sunil Sabharwal is Appointed as Alternate Executive Director at Imf [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An independent Indian-American investor Sunil Sabharwal has taken charge as Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund (IMF). The US Senate has confirmed his appointment had then he has taken charge and he was re-nominated to this key post at IMF by US President

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  • 5 3rd Season of Pro Kabaddi League Has Been Won by the Patna Pirates [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 3rd season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has been won by Patna Pirates. Patna Pirates has beaten U Mumbai by 31 - 28 score in the thrilling 40 minute play at the final match played at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

    • Captain of Patna Pirates: Manpreet Si

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  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 1 India’s First Hpv Vaccine for Public Health Programme in Schools Has Been Launched by Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for a public health programme for school children has been launched by the Delhi. With this launch Delhi becomes India’s first state to do so. This vaccination programme is divided in two phases and completed within the current academic year

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  • Mar 2, 2016
  • 1 Three International Awards Has Been Won by Indira Gandhi International Airport [ Awards ]

    For 2015 year three international awards has been won by Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from the Airports Council International (ACI). According to the ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey IGAI has scored 4.96 on a scale of 1 to 5.


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  • Mar 1, 2016
  • 1 Alok Kumar Verma Appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior IPS Officer Alok Kumar Verma has appointed as new Police Commissioner of Delhi. He has succeeded B. S. Bassi. Union Home Ministry has cleared his position on February 17 and then Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has issue the appointment order.

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Ex-Drdo Dg Dr Avinash Chander is Honored with Aryabhata Award [ Awards ]

    Dr Avinash Chander a former DRDO Director-General (DG) has been awarded with prestigious Aryabhata Award of Astronautically Society of India for his contribution to missile technology. Dr R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser to Union Government, and Dr A S Kiran Kumar, Cha

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  • 2 Ranji Trophy 2016 Has Been Won by Mumbai [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ranji Trophy season 2015 - 16 has been won by Mumbai by beating Saurashtra by 21 runs at finals played at Gahunje Stadium of Maharashtra Cricket Association in Pune, Mumbai. Mumbai settled Ranji title for record 41st time after playing in record 45 finals with this victory.

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  • 3 Resul Pookutty: First Asian to Win Golden Reel Award [ Awards ]

    Resul Pookutty sound designer has won the prestigious American Motion Picture Sound Editors’ (MPSE) Golden Reel Award for best sound for documentary “India’s Daughter” directed by Leslee Udwin and is based on the Delhi gangrape incident of December 2012.

    He is the first Asian to

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  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 1 New Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre is K N Vyas [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is distinguished scientist KN Vyas. He is appointed for a term of three years. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced his appointment in New Delhi.

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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran Singer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran singer has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to old-age related ailments at the age of 107 years. He was a most commended Hindustani classical singer of Gwalior Gharana.

    • He had created around 2,000 compositions and also a prolific writer

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  • 2 Swachh Paryatan Mobile App Has Been Launched by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With the aim to keep tourist places clean Union Government has launched “Swachh Parayatan” mobile application. Union Minister of State (MoS) for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma has launched this application in New Delhi.

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    • The Union Ministry of Tourism

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  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 1 2016 Hockey India League Has Been Won by Punjab Warriors [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The fourth edition of Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) title 2016 has been won by the Jaypee Punjab Warriors. With this they have maiden title at the finals played at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Ranchi by beating Kalinga Lancers with 6 - 1 goals. In 2014 and 2015 Punjab

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  • 2 New Md of Ncrtc is Vinay Kumar Singh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vinay Kumar Singh an Indian Railway Officer has been appointed as Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). He was working with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), a railway PSU involved in the study of high speed rail corridors before he is appoint

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  • Feb 17, 2016
  • 1 Infosys Prize 2015 Has Been Conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Infosys Prizes 2016 has been conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee to six winners for their outstanding contribution in the research fields in New Delhi. These six winners in six different categories are: Jonardon Ganeri: For work in interpreting and scrutinizing analytic

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  • 2 Behavioural Change Communication Award Has Been Won by Tiruchirapalli City [ Awards ]

    Behavioral change Communication Award has been won by Tiruchirapalli city in Tamil Nadu for best city performer. At the Swach Survekshan function Trichy city commissioner Vijayalakshmi has received this award from Union Minister of urban Development Venkaiah Naiadu.

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  • Feb 16, 2016
  • 1 In Swachh Sarvekshan 2016 Mysuru Declared as Cleanest City [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In terms of cleanliness Mysuru city from Karnataka has been ranked first for second time among the 73 surveyed cities in Swachh Sarvekshan 2016. Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has announced this during the Swachh Survekshan 2016 award function at New Delhi.

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  • Feb 15, 2016
  • 1 For Malaria Elimination 2016-2030, National Framework Has Been Released [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jagat Prakash Nadda a Union Health and Family Welfare Minister has released the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (NFME) 2016 - 2030 at New Delhi with the aim to reduce mosquito borne malaria disease from the country up to 2030. For the first time health policy of govern

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  • 2 Biraja Prasad Indian Ambassador to Tajikistan is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Recently posted India’s Ambassador to Tajikistan Biraja Prasad has passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. He was the youngest Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer among India’s Ambassador to any country appointed ever.

    About Biraja Prasad:

    • Biraja Prasad was 1998 batch IF

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  • 3 New Director of Iimr is Vilas Tonapi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Director of Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) is Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi. He was serving as the Principal Scientist at Seed Science and Technology of the IIMR before he is appointed as director of IIMR. About Vilas Tonapi:

    • At New Delhi based Indian Agricultural Resear

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  • Feb 11, 2016
  • 1 Maharashtra Ranked First in Internet Readiness Index According to Iiris Report [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra ranked first in terms of the overall Internet readiness index according to recently released Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States (IIRIS) report. Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indicus Analytics has jointly issued this report.

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  • Feb 9, 2016
  • 1 India Officially Turn Out to Be Associate Member of Embo [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India has signed agreement and officially become an Associate Member State European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). In behalf of India Ministry of Science and Technology has signed an agreement at New Delhi on 4th February 2016. With this agreement India has become second

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  • 2 Union Government Will Setup National Organic Farming Research Institute in Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) will be formed at Sikkim as decided by The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The existing Regional Centre of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at Gangtok will upgraded to establish this Inst

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  • 3 National Air Quality Indices Has Been Released [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Air Quality Indices (AQI) has been released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for 24 cities across India in the month of January 2016. Delhi is also termed as most polluted city in world by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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  • 4 Well-Known Urdu Poet Nida Fazli is More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Legendary Urdu Poet and Bollywood lyricist Nida Fazli passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra due to heart attack at the age of 78 years. He was become famous among singers and fans for their graceful presentation of ghazals, nazm and dohaas.

    About Nida Fazli

    • He was born on 12th Oct

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  • Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 2015-2016 Bhimsen Joshi Award Has Been Honored to Sarangi Expert Ram Narayan [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Classical Music Award for year 2015 - 2016 has been honored to Sarangi maestro Pandit Ram Narayan (88). Pandit Ram Narayan is first internationally successful sarangi player. He is solo promoter of musical instrument as a single c

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