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  • Sep 21, 2016
  • 1 HAL Become APAQG Member with Voting Rights [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian State owned aerospace Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) achieved prestigious membership of Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) as a ‘Full Member with voting rights’ and with this membership India become seventh nation to join the APAQG.

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 India Declares Itself Bird Flu Free [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India as Avian Influenza (H5N1) or bird flu free and has notified the same to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

    • After no any cases of Av

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 2016 BRICS Wellness Workshop Kicked Off in Bengaluru [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first BRICS Wellness Workshop the four day event kicked off in Bengaluru, Karnataka from September 10,2016 jointly by Union Ministry of AYUSH and Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS). Along with it National Fair on comprehensive Indian Medicine syste

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 First Edition of IoT India Congress Hosted by Bengaluru [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first edition of the three-day event Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress, 2016 is inaugurated by Union Information Technology (IT) and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and JS Deepak, Secretary, Ministry of Telecommunications at Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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  • Sep 6, 2016
  • 1 C Vidyasagar Rao Has Taken Oath as Acting Governor of Tamil Nadu [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao the Governor of Maharashtra had taken oath as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu under the admonition of Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the Madras High Court according to the provisions of Article 159 of Constitution at the Raj Bhavan, Chennai.

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 23rd IIT Inaugurated in Dharwad [ Education ]

    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Dharwad inaugurated by the Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar in Karnataka at the temporary campus in Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) at Belur village near Dharwad city.

    • For the inauguration program around 1000 stude

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  • 2 Second Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit and Southern Grid Connected [ Science/Technology ]

    The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) of 1,000 MW capacity reactors successfully connected with the southern power grid and with this second reactor of KKNPP electricity will be generates and supplied to the grid.

    • Previously this plant becomes operational

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 Manjula Chellur Takes Oath as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and become second women to hold this post after Sujata Manohar in 1994 by replacing CJ Dhirendra Hiralal Waghela due to his retirement.

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 Manjula Chellur Appointed as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Ministry of Law and Justice has been appointed Manjula Chellur as a Chief justice of the Bombay High Court. Manjula Chellur currently Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. She will take a charge of Bombay High Court on or before 24, August, 2016.

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  • Aug 12, 2016
  • 1 Government Constitutes Amitabh Kant Committee to Review E-Commerce Rules [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    Union Government has constitutes Amitabh Kant committee to review e- commerce rules. Four states including Maharashtra and Karnataka will also be the members of the committee. The committee would suggest ways to further promote the growth of the sector.

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  • Aug 11, 2016
  • 1 K M Hanumantharayappa Assumes Charge as Chairman of Central Silk Board [ Policy/Governance ]

    K M Hanumantharayappa assumed charged as a chairman of Central Silk Board by the Union Ministry of Textiles. K M Hanumantharayappa is the 25th Chairman of the central silk board. He succeeds N S Bissegowda. He is a sericulturist and weaver. He is a senior political leader of Bhar

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  • Aug 3, 2016
  • 1 Jammu, Tirupati Among Six Places to Get IITs [ Policy/Governance ]

    Rajya sabha approves Jammu and Tirupati are among six cities across the countries which are set to get IITs. This was included in Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016. IITs are the centre of excellence and they will continue to remain same.

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  • Aug 2, 2016
  • 1 Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale as Chief Justice of Allahabad HC [ Policy/Governance ]

    Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court. He succeeded Justice D. Y. Chandrachud, who is now appointed judge of Supreme Court. He was member of the Legal Education Committee for 3 years (1998 - 2000) constituted under the Advoc

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  • Jul 12, 2016
  • 1 India’S First IoT Centre Launched in Bengaluru [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) launched India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things (CoE– IoT) in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Five startups have been chosen to be part of India’s first centre for excellence in Internet of Things (IoT)

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  • Jul 11, 2016
  • 1 Second Unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Gets Operational [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    KNPP is the India’s largest nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu. The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu gets operational. After the second unit became operational, the 1,000 Megawatt (MW) capacity plant attained criticality.

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  • Jul 7, 2016
  • 1 IWAS World Games: Para Swimmer Niranjan Mukundan Wins Eight Medals in 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bengaluru para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan has won eight medals, including three golds, at the recently-concluded IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) U-23 World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.

    • He won go

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  • Jul 6, 2016
  • 1 Cabinet Expansion: 19 Inducted, 5 Resign [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nineteen new Ministers of State (MoS) were inducted in the Union Council of Ministers in a major expansion. These new ministers were administered oath of office and secrecy by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expanded his counci

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  • Jun 22, 2016
  • 1 Best Film Award at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival Won by Kannada Movie Thithi [ Awards ]

    A dramatic comedy Kaneda Movie Thithi co-written and directed by Raam Reddy has won two awards in 19th Shanghai International Film Festival under the Asia New Talent Awards Category: (i) Best film and (ii) Best Script Writers

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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  For First Time IAF Inducts 3 Women Fighter Pilots in the History [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By inducting 3 women fighter pilots the Indian Air Force (IAF) created history and these three women fighter pilots are Bhawana Kanth, Avani Chatuvedi and Mohana Singh. The official commissioned of these three women’s as fighter pilots in the IAF was announced in presence of Unio

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  • 2  10 Coastal Police Stations Notified by Union Home Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For creating 10 coastal police stations across India’s coastline in 9 States and 4 UTs the Union Home Ministry has notified official gazette notification. With this polis station it will empower the register and investigate crimes committed within the country’s exclusive economic

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  • 3  Ramayana & Krishna Circuits Approved by Union Government Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ramayana and Krishna Circuits has been approved by the Union Government under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Union Ministry of Tourism at the first meeting of National Committee on Ramayan Circuit and National Committee on Krishna Circuit which was chaired by Union Tourism and

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  • Jun 16, 2016
  • 1  1000 MW CTU- Connected Wind Power Project Scheme Launched by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New scheme has been launched by the Union Ministry of new and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for setting up of 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Wind Power Project connected to transmission network of Central Transmission Utility (CTU).

    • The main objective of the scheme is to provide supply of wind p

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  • Jun 2, 2016
  • 1  D Javare Gowda a Noted Kannada Writer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    D Javare Gowda a noted Kannada writer and language activist has passed away due to heart failure in Mysuru, Karnataka at the age of 101 years. He was generally known as De Ja Gow and was a follower of K V Puttappa a famous Kannada poet.

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1  2016 Indian Premier League Title Won by Sunrises Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been won by Sunrises Hyderabad (SRH) for the first time at the finals at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore (Karnataka), SRH beaten Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight runs.

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  • May 23, 2016
  • 1  J Jayalalithaa Take Oath as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for Sixth Time [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ms. J Jayalalithaa has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for record sixth successive time after winning 2016 state assembly election with absolute majority. State Governor Dr. K. Rosaiah administered the oath of office and concealment to her at oath taking ceremony h

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  • May 20, 2016
  • 1  Development Office of Apple Inc. Opened at Hyderabad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A new Development Office has been opened by US personal and consumer technology giant Apple Inc. in Hyderabad, Telangana which was officially opened by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook who is on official visit to India.

    • The facility situated on the Waverock campus will mainly focus on deve

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  • May 9, 2016
  • 1  Asia’S First Rice Technology Park Will Be Set Up in Gangavati as Karnataka Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Karnataka Government has decided to establish first Rice Technology Park of Asia at Gangavati in Koppal district. Apart from this state government has also absolute to set up a Maize Technology Park at Ranebennur in Haveri district.

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  • 2  Infosys Proposal to Set Up IT SEZ in Bengaluru Has Been Approved by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The proposal of Infosys to set up an IT/ITeS special economic zone (SEZ) in Bengaluru, Karnataka in an area spread over 4 hectares has been approved by the Union Government. An inter-ministerial Board of Approval (BoA) has takem this decision which was headed by Commerce Secretar

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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  Flipkart Buys Mobile Payments Firm Phone Pe [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Phone Pe: Phone Pe is an UPI based application to provide a cashless and seamless payment experiences. It’s features are: Pay & Receive Money: By using this feature we can pay, request and receive money from our mobile by just selecting a mobile number.

    • Pay Your Bills: we

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