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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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  • May 30, 2016
  • 1 🌟 Women CMs' in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In Indian History total sixteen women have served as the chief minister of an Indian state. And at the current time five are in office—Jayalalithaa, Anandiben Patel, Vasundhara Raje, Mamata Banerjee and Mehbooba Mufti. Total thirteen states of India have been headed by a female c

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  • Apr 20, 2016
  • 1  Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Protracted to More 61 Districts with Low Child Sex Ratio [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government has protracted the Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme in supplementary 61 districts across 11 States and Union Territories with low Child Sex Ratio, the Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has announced it at New Delhi.

    About Beti Bachao, Beti Padh

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  • Apr 4, 2016
  • 1 Mehbooba Mufti Sworn in as Jammu and Kashmir’s Chief Minister [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed was born 22nd May 1959 in Akhran Nowpora. She has completed her education in Law from theUniversity of Kashmir. She is the president of theJammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

    • Currently, she is a Member of Parliament and represents Anantnagin

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  • Mar 14, 2016
  • 1  New Deputy Chief of Army is Lt Gen N P S Hira [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Deputy Chief of Army Staff is Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) N P S Hira. After this appointment he is moving to Army Headquarters in New Delhi. Before his appointment he was serving as Chief of Staff of Northern command at Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 2015 Krutitava Smagra Samman Award Has Been Honored to Dogri Poetess Padma Sachdev [ Awards ]

    Prominent Dogri poetess and writer Padma Sachdev has been awarded with the prestigious Krutitava Smagra Samman 2015 for her fabulous contribution in literature and great service to Dogri Language. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has presented this award to her.

    The Ko

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  • Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 First Joint Tactical Drill on Border Has Been Hold by India and China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the first time joint tactical exercise named “Sino-India Cooperation 2016” has be held by border troops of India and China in Chushul-Moldo in Jammu and Kashmir. And for the Hand-in-Hand series of India-China Joint Exercises and the recently conducted joint exercise in Sikkim

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 K. V. Krishna Rao, former Army Chief General passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About K. V. Krishna Rao: Former Army Chief General Kotikalapudi Venkata Krishna Rao passed away in New Delhi by having a cardiac arrest at the military hospital at age of 92. Kotikalapudi Venkata Krishna Rao but he is well-known as K. V. Krishna Rao was born on 16th July 1923.

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  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 1 Gallantry Awards 2016 [ Awards ]

    The India’s highest peacetime gallantry award has been conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee on 67th Republic Day celebrations. And the Ashok Chakra awared is honored to Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami. President has approved 365 Gallantry awards and other Defence decorations to

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  • Jan 11, 2016
  • 1 Governor’s rule forced in Jammu and Kashmir for sixth time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After the unexpected death of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Governor’s rule has been forced in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for sixth time. After the recommendations forwarded by Union Home Ministry recommended this rule on the basis of a recommendation from J&K Go

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Chief Minister of J&K passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has passed away on 7th January 2016 at morning in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He was hospitalized from December 24 for complaints of fever and neck pain

    • He was in the Intensive Care Unit of AIIMS and

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 Atal Setu North India’s first cable bridge has been inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Atal Setu North India’s first cable-stayed bridge was inaugurated on Dunera-Basohli-Bhadharwah road in Basohali town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag ha

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  • Dec 14, 2015
  • 1 In Ladakh region of J&K Losar Festival has begun [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir the Losar Festival has begun to mark the beginning of New Year in this Himalayan region. It is 15 day long festival began with illumination of religious and residential places and by visiting monasteries for prayer.

    • Losar is came from Tibet

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  • Dec 11, 2015
  • 1 10-point Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue has be announced by India and Pakistan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For new 10-point Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) India and Pakistan are agreed to resume structured dialogue between them. Earlier Resumed Dialogue was structured dialogue with 8-point Composite Dialogue Process (CDP) it is replaced by the 10-point CBD.

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  • Dec 9, 2015
  • 1 Eight new Ecological Observatories has been setup by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that new eight Ecological Observatories will be set up in India at Himalayas and Western Ghats for mapping of climate change impact in long term.

    • Currently one Ecological Observatories is present at Mudumalai in 50 hectare fr

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  • Dec 7, 2015
  • 1 NSA level talks between India and Pakistan will held in Bangkok [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India, Pakistan will holds National Security Advisor (NSA) level talks in Bangkok, Thailand which was attended by India’s NSA Ajit Doval and Pakistani counterpart Naseer Khan Jajuan. Foreign secretaries S. Jaishankar (India) and Aziz Ahmad Chaudhary (Pakistan) were also attend th

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  • Dec 3, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet has permitted to establish 6 new IITs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The proposal of 6 new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country has been approved by The Union Cabinet. They will be set up in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala and Karnataka.

    Key facts:

    • In the first year of each new IIT will have an

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award [ Awards ]

    About Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was born on 13th January 1938. He is an Indian Santoor player. The Santoor is a traditional instrument from Jammu and Kashmir.

    • He composed th

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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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  • Oct 20, 2015
  • 1  J & K government launched Afforestation program near Pahalgam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About launching of Afforestation Program: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a trial afforestation programme near the well - known tourist resort of Pahalgam. Its aim is to repair critically - ruined forests of the State.

    • Governor N. N. Vohra and Chief Minister Muft

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  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 1  High Court Of J&K Demands Aritcle 370 As Permanent [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The feature is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation which is given to Jammu and Kashmir. High court has ruled that Article 370 gives special status to the state, has now gained permanent place in the Constitution. No other provision of the Constitution as provided under Article

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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 EPFO awarded with SKOCH Awards for Smart Governance Creativities [ Awards ]

    About EPFO: EPFO stands for Employee Provident Fund Organisation. It was come into existence with the promulgation of the Employees’ Provident Fund Ordinance on the 15th November 1951. It was replaced by Employees’ Provident Fund Act 1952.

    • Now this act is referred as Employees’

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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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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 World War-II hero, Colonel Harwant Singh is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    World War - II hero and Retired Colonel Harwant Singh passed away in Patiala, Punjab at age of 95. About Colonel Harwant Singh: He was appointed in 2nd Sikh Battalion of the British Army in September 1941.

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  • Jul 30, 2015
  • 1 Union Government announced E-tourist visa to Chinese nationals [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About e-tourist visa: The Electronic Travel Authorization facility became operational on 27 November 2014 for citizens of over 40 eligible countries, including those who are eligible for visa on arrival.

    • It is mainly issued for tourism, visiting friends and family, short durati

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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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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 Book on 20th century Dogri literature by Dr. Vijay Seth released [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘Beehmi Sadi Da Dogri Da Gadya Sahitya: Ik Jayzaa ’ titled is a comprehensive book in Dogri language on the Dogri literature of 20th century and this book was released in Jammu and Kashmir. The book has been written by a noted Dogri language scholar Dr. Vijay Seth. To describe in

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  • Jun 10, 2015
  • 1 RC Tayal appointed as new DG of National Security Guard [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Home Ministry Rajnath singh has appointed Senior IPS Officer RC Tayal as the new Director General (DG) of India’s elite counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG). RC Tayal replaced JN Choudhury who had retired on 31 May 2015. RC Tayal will have appointed till Augus

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  • Mar 3, 2015
  • 1 🌟 Mufti Mohammad Sayeed sworn in as Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir on 1 March 2015 and he has made coalition government of Peoples Democratic Party-Bhartiya Janta Party (PDP-BJP).

    He became 9th

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