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  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1 India Post Announces Honoring Stamp on HAL for 75-Year of Service [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About HAL: HAL stands for Hindustan Aeronautical Limited. It is an aerospace and defence company located in Bangalore of Karnataka, India. It was established as Hindustan Aircraft Limited on 23rd December 1940 in Bangalore, India by Mr. Walchand Hirachand.

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 Melanophidium Khairei a New Snake Species Discovered in Western Ghats [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Melanophidium Khairei or Khaire’s Black Shieldtail an new species of burrowing snake has been discovered by the researchers in Northwestern Ghats. After 144 years gap it is identified correctly because earlier it was identified wrong as Melanophidium Punctatum or Pied-bellied Shi

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Bk Garudachar One of the Oldest Cricketer of India is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Well-known pre-independence cricketer and skipper Bindiganavile Krishnaswamy Garudachar is passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka at the age of 99 years. He was the oldest alive Indian first-class cricketer who had represented Mysore, United province and Bombay first class cricket m

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  • Feb 25, 2016
  • 1 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation Will Be Host by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation will be hosted by India. It will starts from 12 April 2016 to save tigers and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate it. 13 tiger range countries (TRCs) will participate in this conference and they are:

    • Bangladesh,
    • Bhutan

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  • 2 Ex-Cji Hl Dattu is Appointed as Chairman of Nhrc [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) H L Dattu is appointed as new Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by Union Government. He will replace Mr. K. G. Balakrishnan after his demitted office due to his five-year term ended in May 2015. And from May 2015 Justice C Jos

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  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 1 Haryana Will Soon Become India’s First State to Complete Aquifer Mapping [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Haryana is ready to become Indi’s first state to complete aquifer mapping for its groundwater resources up to May 2016. “Aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing rock from which groundwater can be extracted. “

    Key facts:

    Aquifer mapping: To assess the groundwater situat

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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chief Justice of Orissa High Court is Justice Vineet Saran [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Vineet Saran has been appointed as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of Orissa High Court as per the provisions of Article 217 of Constitution by the President Pranab Mukherjee. After deceitful vacant ever since transfer of Justice D H Waghela as CJ of Bombay High Court his appo

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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 At World Government Summit, Karnataka Mobile One M-Governance Model Wins Gold [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At the fourth World Government Summit in Dubai, UAE in the m-governance awards category Karnataka’s flagship mobile-one governance application has won gold medal. E-governance of Karnataka secretary Srivastava Krishna received the award on behalf of state government.

    About Karna

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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.

    Key highli

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 Supreme Court appointed Justice Sanjay Mishra as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About appointment of Sanjay Mishra: Supreme Court approved the appointment of Justice Sanjay Mishra as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. He succeeds Justice Virendra Singh, who was appointed as Lokayukta of UP in December, 2015.

    • For this appointment, court evoked its earlier order of

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  • 2 Union Government Shortlists 20 Cities of India under Smart Cities Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the shortlist of the cities by Union Ministry: In the list of first batch of Smart Cities Mission, the Union Ministry of Urban Development has nominated 20 cities from 11 States and Delhi Union Territory from India. These nominated cities were selected on the basis of Smart

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  • Jan 26, 2016
  • 1 2016 Padma Awards [ Awards ]

    The names of recipients of year 2016 for 112 Padma awards have been announced by President Pranab Mukherjee. Padma Awards is the highest civilian awards of Country. This Awards are conferred in three Categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

    And this year list i

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  • Jan 21, 2016
  • 1 NFHS 4: Sex ratio down, knowledge rate up in women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4- first phase which is released recently the sex ratio in many states in India has significantly decreased and knowledge rate has increased in women’s. Mumbai based International Institute has started the conducted this first phase of

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  • Jan 20, 2016
  • 1 Geethapriya a well-known Kannada filmmaker and lyricist passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Geethapriya a well-known Kannada filmmaker and lyricist passed away due to throat cancer in Bengaluru, Karnataka at the age of 84 years. He was great director, and he had directed around 40 films including one Hindi.

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 R. Shivakumar appointed as the Chairman of Assocham of Karnataka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    R. Shivakumar is the chairman of Kumar Group of companies which was established in 1976. He is chairman at Bengaluru of Kumar Group of companies. Kumar Group is working in locating, developing and executing good quality measurement granite rough blocks of various colors and textu

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  • 2 SBI Launches First Dedicated Branch for Startups named SBI InCube [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About SBI InCube: SBI InCube branch will provide the definite financial needs by providing suggested services to the potential tycoons’ under one roof. It will contribute start-ups in cash management, regulations, taxation, mentoring, foreign exchange and remittances and other f

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 2014-15 BCCI Annual Awards [ Awards ]

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is giving this BCCI Awards annually. These awards are honored for many different categories like the best Indian international and domestic cricketers of the year.

    The awards were started from 2006–07.

    2014 - 15 BCCI Awards are

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  • Dec 30, 2015
  • 1 Gujarat wins Maiden Vijay Hazare title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 14th season of prestigious Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy for season 2015–16 has been won by Gujrat for first time in its history of championship. At the finals Gujrat has beat Delhi by 139 runs played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru (Karnataka).

    About Vijay Hazare Trophy

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 For 2015 Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award Syed Kirmani has been nominated [ Awards ]

    For prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C. K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Syed Kirmani India’s former wicket-keeper has been nominated. He was honored for his contribution to Indian cricket. When in 1983 for the first time Indian team has won the World Cup he was a member

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  • Dec 10, 2015
  • 1 Amendments to The National Waterways Bill, 2015 has been approved by cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Amendments in The National Waterways Bill, 2015 have been officially approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairperson of Union Cabinet. Inland waterways as the national waterways based on the recommendations of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Cultur

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  • Dec 8, 2015
  • 1 Bio-diesel for trains has been introduced by South Western Railways Zone [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bio-diesel for trains has been introduced by the South Western Railways (SWR) Zone with headquarters in Hubli and Karnataka which is working under its zone. From Hubli the first Bio-Diesel train of SWR was flagged off named Janshatabdi Express, it will run between Hubballi-Bengal

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  • Dec 3, 2015
  • 1 One of the top industrialist MAM Ramaswamy passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    One of the top industrialist and former Member of Parliament MAM Ramaswamy passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu at the age of 84 years. He was previous chairman of the Rs. 10,000 crore Chettinad Group of companies and the last King of Chettinad and co-founder.

    About MAM Ramaswamy

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  • 2 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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  • Dec 2, 2015
  • 1 Brickwork Report: Maharashtra is biggest state economy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra is the biggest economy among the states in India, according to the most recent report published by credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings. On the basis of gross state domestic product (GSDP) Maharashtra accounts 16.87 lakh crore rupees in survey and with this it becom

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  • Dec 1, 2015
  • 1  Anil Kumble resigns as chief mentor of Mumbai Indians [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Previous Indian Test Captain and excellent spinner Anil Kumble has resigned as the Chief Mentor of Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with Mumbai due to some immediate effect. Board of Cricket Council of India (BCCI) has follows his decision that crackdown on conflict of intere

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  • Nov 27, 2015
  • 1  Employability ratio of Andhra Pradesh is more than any other states [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Hyderabad: According to India Skills Report – 2016 (ISR - 2016) Andhra Pradesh is ranked first with the large ratio of employment. The report is creatively made by… online talent calculation firm, Wheebox, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Linkedin

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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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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  RAW Director Shankaran Nair passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Director of country’s external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), K. Shankaran Nair passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was 94. He was accredited with the success of secret operations that aided the liberation of then east Pakistan into new country B

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  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 1  Infosys CEO Rajiv Bansal resigns [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rajiv Bansal, EVP and the CEO of Infosys, has resigned from the company. He is replaced by Ranganath Mavinakere, EVP and head of strategic operations and CEO’s office. Bansal will still continue as an advisor to the CEO and the Board through December 31 to provide a smooth transi

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