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  • Oct 7, 2015
  • 1 Union Government introduces KISAN Project and Hailstorm app for farmers [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About KISAN Project: This project will help in the use of satellites, drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) and other geospatial technology to collect crop yield data and to repair the damage caused by natural calamities. Drones will help in taking high resolution image of crop calc

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  • Oct 2, 2015
  • 1 Manoj Kumar Tiwary chosen as Captain of Bengal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Manoj Tiwary: He was born on 14th November 1985. He was born in Howrah in West Bengal. He is an Indian Cricketer. He is a right handed batsman. He represents Bengal in local cricket and Delhi Daredevils in Indian Premier League.

    About Manoj Tiwary being chosen as Captain:

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Dr. M. M. Kalburgi, a Kannada writer passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr. M. M. Kalburgi: Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi was born on 28th November 1938 in Yaragal. He was researcher of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature), Kannada epigraphist and academician.

    • He also had served as the

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Punjab Government bags award for accomplishing rooftop solar power output [ Awards ]

    About solar rooftop power station: A solar rooftop power station, or solar rooftop system, is a photovoltaic system that has its electricity - generating solar panels fixed on the rooftop of a residential or commercial building or structure.

    • The various components of such a sy

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  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 1 Union Government gives permission to 6 new SEZ proposals [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About 6 new SEZ proposals: In Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh, HCL IT City will set up IT/ITeS zones. In Mumbai - Maharashtra, Loma IT Park Developer will set up IT/ITeS zones. North Mumbai International Commodity Township planned free trade warehousing zone in Thane, Maharashtra.

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  • Aug 13, 2015
  • 1 India and World Bank signs Financing Agreement for NCRMP Projects [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NCRMP Projects: NCRMP stands for National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project. This project aims to prevention of cyclones and hydro meteorological hazards. From India’s 7,500 kilometer of seashore, almost 5,700 kilometers are highly in danger to the effects of hot cyclones and

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  • 2 Bengaluru Police to launch safety app for women and children [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the safety app: The Bengaluru safety app will be similar to Himmat which is an app for iPhone and Android was launched by the Delhi Police, with numbers for WhatsApp and Hike messengers.

    • Once an SOS (a distress signal) is triggered from the app, it will reach the two near

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Mysore City gets first rank in Swachh Bharat Rankings as India’s cleanest city [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mysore: Mysore formally renamed as Mysuru. It is part of Karnataka state in India. It is the third largest city of Karnataka. The population of Mysore is 887,446. Mysore City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city.

    • The civic administration of

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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 Spices Board launches Subsidy Scheme to boost production and export [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Spices Board of India: The Spices Board is the Indian government monitoring and advertising agency for Indian spices. It’s headquarter is in Kochi. Chairman of Spices Board is Dr. Jayathilak, who is an IAS officer.

    • At its headquarters in Kochi the board has a state-of-the

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  • Jul 24, 2015
  • 1 Ananth Narayanan appointed as CEO of Myntra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Myntra: Myntra is an Indian e-commerce company of fashion and casual lifestyle products. It’s headquarter is in Bangalore, Karnataka. Myntra has appointed Ananth Narayanan as its chief executive officer (CEO).

    • The founder of Myntra are graduates of Indian Institutes of Te

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  • Jul 21, 2015
  • 1 CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) has approved the creation of an Intra-state Transmission System (ISTS) in seven states across the country. These seven States are- Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh.

    • Under

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  • Jul 10, 2015
  • 1 ONGC MoEFCC holds meeting with 6 states to review ESA demarcation progess in Western Ghats [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prakash Javadekar who is Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) held a meeting with 6 states in New Delhi to review the progress of demarcation of Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESA) along the Western Ghats region.

    • The crucial MoEFCC meeting was chaired

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  • Jul 9, 2015
  • 1 India retains South Asian Basketball Championship [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India has retained the South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) title. It was the 4th edition of the Championships. They defeated Sri Lanka by 93 - 44 score in the final match which played at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

    With this win, India qualified for the FI

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Union Government asked Bihar, TN, Rajasthan to introduce milk in mid day meal scheme [ Important Days ]

    Union Government of India requested the Chief Ministers of Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan to encourage supply of free milk in the Mid Day Meal to school children under child welfare scheme. At present, two states Karnataka which was earlier star in 2012 - 13 under project Ksheer

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  • Jun 25, 2015
  • 1 Maharashtra topped the list of States and UTs in IPR filing in 2013-14 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) released a report on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) filing in India during 2013 - 14. Maharashtra topped the list of states and Union Territories (UTs) while Bengaluru was the top city in IPR filing.

    1. The top five states and UTs (Union T

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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 Japan’s Cookpad acquires India’s Cucumbertown [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Tokyo based online recipe network Cookpad has acquired Cucumbertown which is a Bengaluru-based social network for cooks and chefs for an undisclosed amount. By acquiring Cucumbertown, Cookpad has entered into Indian market that represents a market and culture that is rich in culi

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  • 2 Maharashtra Government gives nod to IT & ITES policy 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has given nod to new Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) policy. IT & ITES policy 2015 was launching aims at making state an IT, animation and gaming industry hub by attracting worth 50,000

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  • Jun 17, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet approves Rs 6,000 crore interest-free loan to sugar mills [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sugar mills Union Cabinet approved an interest-free loan i. e. soft loan to the tune of 6,000 crore rupees to enable sugar mills pay arrears to farmers by Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Union cabinet also approved hike in prices of Eth

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  • May 25, 2015
  • 1 J Jayalalithaa sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for fifth time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa was oath in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for fifth time (thrice after an election victory and twice following her acquittal in court case). Along with her, 28 others were sworn in as ministers in her Cabinet.

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  • May 20, 2015
  • 1 India, China ink 24 key agreements to boost ties in trade, economy, education [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang signed 24 key agreements to strengthen their bilateral relationship in several fields including trade and commerce, skill development, railways, education, human resource and other areas in Beijing. According to the Mo

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  • 2 Discus thrower Vikas Gowda won a bronze medal in Shanghai IAAF Diamond League [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda won a bronze medal in the second leg of the prestigious International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League series in Shanghai, China. Robert Urbanek of Poland won the Gold with a throw of 64.47 metres. Piotr Malachowski

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  • May 14, 2015
  • 1 KV Kamath elected as first President of New Development Bank of BRICS nations [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eminent economist of banker Kundapur Vaman Kamath (KV Kamath) was appointed as first President New Development Bank (NDB) of BRICS nations. KV Kamath was born on 2 December 1947 in Mangalore, Karnataka.

    • At present, KV Kamath is the Chairman of the India’s largest private sector

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  • May 5, 2015
  • 1 Rajasthan Government allocates 12 crore rupees for Project Great Indian Bustard [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government of Rajasthan has allotted more than twelve crore rupees for a bird conservation programme in Forest department. This program name is Great Indian Bustard (GIB). Japan Bank is going to provide financial support of 3 crore rupees under the project. The Great Indian Busta

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  • Apr 23, 2015
  • 1 Archana, Anezka won cadet girls’ doubles title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indo-Czech Republic pair Archana Girish Kamath and Anezka Ilcikova won the cadet girls’ doubles table tennis title at the French junior and cadet open on 19 April 2015 in Metz, France. In the title final match Archana and Anezka defeated the French pair of Lucie Gauthier and

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  • Apr 9, 2015
  • 1 Mayilsamy Annadurai appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eminient Mayilsamy Annadurai was appointed as Director of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC), Bengaluru. He succeeded the Dr SK Shivakumar superannuated on 31 March 2015. Annadurai will oversee development of satellite technology and implementation of satellite systems for scientific,

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  • Apr 6, 2015
  • 1 Gujarat leads in implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) during 2014-15 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Urban Development’s assessment of Swachh Bharat Mission implementation released placed Gujarat as the top performing state/Union Territory (UT) for 2014 - 15 financial year.

    • Gujarat is the first sate which constructed 60 percent of the household toilets built

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  • Apr 3, 2015
  • 1 India launched Operation Raahat to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India launched Operation Raahat to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen and India govt. launched Operation Raahat which is massive air and sea operation to protect Indian people. The operation will involve total of five ships and four aircraft and this Operation Raahat was s

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  • Mar 31, 2015
  • 1 Aditi Arya wins Miss India 2015 title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aditi Arya belongs to New Delhi; she has won the Femina Miss India 2015 crown at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant. Miss India or Femina Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India. It is organised annually by Femina, a women’s magazine published by Bennett, Coleman & C

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  • Mar 15, 2015
  • 1 Karnataka clinched eighth Ranji title of cricket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Karnataka won eighth Ranji title of cricket. Karnataka defeated Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs in Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Tamil Nadu was out for 134 in the first innings but Karnataka was scored 762 runs in the first inning after that chasing an imposing 628, Tamil Nad

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  • Mar 12, 2015
  • 1 Kerala Assembly speaker G Karthikeyan passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Kerala Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan died in Bangalore, Karnataka in the age of 66. He died in Bangalore after diagnosed with liver cancer. Senior Congress leader Karthikeyan was an eminent Congress leader in Kerala and started his political career through Kerala Students Union

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