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  • May 17, 2017
  • 1 CRPF Command Shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh [ Defense ]

    The strategic anti-Naxal operations command headquarters of the CRPF has been shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh. In 2010, the central zone command headquarters was shifted from Raipur to Kolkata owing to logistics and connectivity issues.

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  • Apr 6, 2017
  • 1 Cabinet Approves Ratification of 2 ILO Conventions on Prohibiting Child Labour [ Economy ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved ratification of two fundamental conventions of the ILO which is a step in the direction of achieving the goal of eradication of child labour. The Minimum Age Convention, 1973 and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999.

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  • Mar 27, 2017
  • 1 Trivendra Singh Rawat Sworn – in as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand [ Appointments ]

    BJP’s Trivendra Singh Rawat was on Saturday sworn-in as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand. The oath of office being administered by Governor Krishan Kant Paul The swearing-in ceremony that was held at the Parade Ground.

    About Trivendra Singh Rawat:

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  • Mar 22, 2017
  • 1 Twenty Projects Approved for Implementation of Namami Gange Programme [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Executive Committee (EC) of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) on 15 March 2017 approved 20 projects worth nearly Rs. 1900 crore. For swift implementation of Namami Gange Programme in

    • Uttarakhand
    • Bihar
    • Jharkhand
    • Delhi

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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 Jharkhand Annual State Budget 2017-18 Presented [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das presented state’s annual budget for 2017 - 18. This year’s theme is Garib Kalyan Varsh. Budget is 19.17 per cent more than previous budget. Gender budget has been increased up to 30.05 per cent.

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  • 2 Surajkund International Crafts Mela [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The 31st edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela starts from February 1st having tight security. The carnival will last for 15-day. It is inaugurated by Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Over 20 countries are participating in event with Egypt as a partner country

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  • 3 India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for Tejaswini [ Health ]

    Union Government has signed a Financing Agreement with World Bank. Financing Agreement was signed by Mr. Raj Kumar, joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of India and Mr. Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Country Director, World Bank (

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  • 4 NMCG, Rotary India Signs MOU for Namami Gange Programme [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The NMCG and Rotary India signed a MOU for the success of Namami Gange Programme. National Mission for Clean Ganga under Ministry of Water Resources, MOU with Rotary India was signed on 2 March 2017 in New Delhi.

    • The MoU was signed by Director General, National Mission for Clea

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  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 1 Ministry of Power Unveils World’S Largest Street Light Programme [ Policy/Governance ]

    Power Ministry unveiled world’s largest street light replacement programme in South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area. It is implemented under LED based Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Uni

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  • Dec 17, 2016
  • 1 Rajiv Jain Appointed as New IB Chief, Anil Dhasmana to Head RAW [ Policy/Governance ]

    Jharkhand cadre IPS officer Rajiv Jain was appointed as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB) while Anil Dhasmana will head external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Both the officers will have tenure of two years.

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  • Dec 2, 2016
  • 1 15 New Castes on OBC’S List Approved by Union Cabinet [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Cabinet has given its approval for inclusion of 15 new castes and modification in 13 other castes in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in eight states. The Union Cabinet took this decision based on the recommendation of the National Commission for Backwa

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  • Nov 12, 2016
  • 1 Measures to Strengthen Cyber Security in India by Union Government [ Policy/Governance ]

    To strengthen cyber security, Union government announced a slew of measures, including requirement for organisations with significant IT infrastructure to appoint cyber security officers and National cyber coordination center to provide real time situational awareness and rapid r

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  • Nov 1, 2016
  • 1 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog Topped by Maharashtra [ Policy/Governance ]

    Maharashtra has topped 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index- the first-ever index comparing states on implementation of farm sector reforms developed by NITI Aayog.

    What is Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index?

    • Based on seven farm s

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  • 2 Ease of Doing Business List Topped by- Andhra Pradesh and Telangana [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Ease of Doing Business Reforms Ranking 2015 - 16 was topped by Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Ranking is developed by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and the World Bank.

    • The Index is based on how states implemented DIPP-proposed 340-point Business Re

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  • Oct 10, 2016
  • 1 Maharashtra: 17th State to Join UDAY Scheme [ Important Days ]

    Maharashtra agreed to join Central Government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) scheme. It became the 17th state to join UDAY. This will help Maharashtra recover Rs. 9,725 crore in low-cost funds, transmission losses, energy efficiency, and coal modifications.

    • In 2016 Mahar

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  • Sep 26, 2016
  • 1 Mission Parivar Vikas to Be Launched Soon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mission Parivar Vikas is going to be launched soon by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The aim is to bring awareness about and improve the family planning services in 145 high focus districts selected from 7 states.

    The missing would fast-track access to high qua

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Smart City [ Policy/Governance ]

    A smart city is an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology, in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets. The city’s assets include schools, libraries, transportation systems, hospitals, power plants, water supply networks, waste management

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 3rd Phase of TEQIP Approved by Union Government [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given green signal to the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), and the project will be implemented as a Central Sector Scheme with total project outlay of 3600

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 Gets President’S Approval [ Bills ]

    Finally the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 gets approval of President Pranab Mukherjee under the Article 111 of the Constitution and now bill becomes law officially and opens road to roll out a new indirect tax rule with this India will become one tax nation.


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  • 2 Sikkim Tops in of Swachh Bharat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sikkim arises at first sport in the coverage of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan after two year of launch in October 2014 and Bihar reserve the last position in this Index. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, on the occasion of the 145th birthday of The Fa

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 Gujarat and Centre Government Signs MoU on Construction of 11 Small Airports [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After Maharashtra and Jharkhand, Gujrat become third state to sign a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for new 11 small airports and airstrips.

    Centre’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) wil

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 India’S First Facility to Produce Nickel Launched by HCL in Jharkhand [ Science/Technology ]

    India’s first facility to produce the Nickel, copper and acid recovery plant at Indian Copper Complex, Ghatsila (Jharkhand). It was inaugurated by HCL (Hindustan Copper Limited). In India, this is the first facility. Hindustan Copper has installed and commissioned the technology

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  • Jul 26, 2016
  • 1 Lok Sabha Passes Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lok Sabha has passed Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The bill seeks to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The Bill amend the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 to add six new IITs as institutions of national significance.

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  • Jul 22, 2016
  • 1 Ghatampur Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh Approved by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) given approval for installation of Ghatampur Thermal Power Project (GTPS) in Ghatampur, Uttar Pradesh. GTPC project has of 1980 MW (3 X 660 MW) capacity.

    • Project would be installed through a Joint Venture (JV) Company named Neyveli Ut

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  • Jun 14, 2016
  • 1  Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad Sworn in as Chief Justice of Manipur HC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad the most senior Judge of the Manipur High Court has taken charge of the Chief Justice of the High Court by succeeding Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra due to her relinquished the charge of office.

    President Pranab Mukherjee had transferred Justice Rakes

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  • Jun 13, 2016
  • 1  ‘Internet Sathi’ Launched by Google and Tata Trusts in West Bengal to Empower Rural Women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘Internet Saathi’ program has been launched by the Indian unit of search giant Google Inc. and Tata Trusts have jointly launched in Purulia district of West Bengal. The initiative has been launched as part of Google’s ‘Helping Women Get Online’ campaign to create alertness about

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  • May 26, 2016
  • 1  Amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 Approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Two Bills in the Parliament for certain amendments in the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950 has been approved by the Union Cabinet which are aims to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes in deference of five States are:

    1. Assam
    2. Chhattisgarh
    3. Tamil Nadu
    4. Jharkhand
    5. Tripura
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  • May 25, 2016
  • 1  Union Government Shortlist 13 Cities in 2nd Phase of Smart Cities Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    13 cities have been shortlisted by the Union Ministry of Urban Development for the list of second batch of Smart Cities based on scores obtained in Fast Track competition lead for 23 cities from as many States and Union Territories.

    • Lucknow in Uttar Prades has topped this compe

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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 15, 2016
  • 1  National Agriculture Market Portal eNAM Has Been Launched by PM Narendra Modi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Agriculture Market portal named “eNAM” has been launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to connect e-mandis in several States. eNAM is an online inter-connectivity of e-mandis, which meant to usher in much required agriculture marketing alterations to enable farmers

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