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  • Feb 24, 2016
  • 1 2016 Nagjee International Club Football Tournament Has Been Won by Dnipro Fc [ Sports ]

    The 2016 Sait Nagjee International Club Football Tournament has been won by the Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Football Club (FC) of Ukraine by beating Brazilian FC Atletico Paranaense with 3 - 0 goals at finales played at the EMS Corporation stadium at Kozhikode (Kerala).

    • Dnipro Dnipro

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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chairman of Gst Committee of State Fms is Amit Mitra [ Bills ]

    New Chairman of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on Goods and Services Tax (GST) is West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra. This design was taken at the meeting of State Finance Ministers that was also attended by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 1 “Ottal” a Malayalam Film Won the Best Children’s Film Award in Berlin International Film Festival [ Awards ]

    At the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival Ottal (The Trap) a Malayalam film has won best feature-length and best short films in the children’s category. And with the prestigious Crystal Bear award in the ‘Generation K-Plus’ section the film was awarded.

    • Jayaraj Rajasekhara

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  • Feb 15, 2016
  • 1 Noted Malayalam Poet O N V Kurup is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Noted O N V Kurup a noted Malayalam poet and lyricist have passed away in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala at the age of 84 years. He well-known as “ONV”, Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup. He had made major contributions to the Malayalam film music and also part of the progressive

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  • Feb 12, 2016
  • 1 New Australian High Commissioner to India is Harinder Sidhu [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Australian High Commissioner to India is Indian-origin Harinder Sidhu. She has succeeded High Commissioner Patrick Suckling after his retirement. From Australia she is second envoy with Indian roots after Peter Varghese that had ancestral roots to southern Indian state of Ker

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  • Feb 4, 2016
  • 1 61st National School Athletics Championship Has Been Won by Kerala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 61st National School Athletics championship has been won Kerala (host) for the 19th consecutive time. It was organized at Kozhikode. Out of 20 reported records state has won 10 meet records. Kerala has got 306 points and win 39 gold, 29 silver and 17 bronze medals in this edi

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  • Feb 2, 2016
  • 1 India’s First Defence Industrial Park at Ottappalam Has Been Permitted by Dipp [ Defense ]

    India’s first Defence Industrial Park at Ottappalam has been permitted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Union Government by giving its final approval to Kerala Government. Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra), a Kerala govern

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 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 22, 2016
  • 1 Mrinalini Sarabhai a Well-known Classical Dancer has passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A fabulous classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai has passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat at the age of 97 years. She was suffering health related issue due to the age from some time. She was trained in Bharatanatyam, Kathakali and Mohiniyattom dances.

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 HRD Minister Smriti Irani initiates permanent campus of IISER in Thiruvananthapuram [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About IISER: IISER stands for Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research. It is a group of most leading science education and research institutes in India. These institutions have been declared asinstitutions of national importance by Act of Parliament.

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 2015 SAFF football championships has been won by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For record seventh time India has won the 2015 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) championship at the finales played at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), India by biting Afghanistan with 2 - 1 goal score. Jeje Lalpekhlua at 72nd minute and Sunil Chhetri at 101th minute had scored

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  • Dec 30, 2015
  • 1 4G telecom service has been launched by Reliance Jio [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    4G (4th Generation) telecom service using LTE (Long Term Evolution) Technology has launched by Reliance Jio. Mukesh Ambani Chairman of the company has launched this service on the 83rd birth anniversary of Dhirubhai Ambani, founder of the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) in Navy

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 New CEO of NITI Aayog is Amitabh Kant [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog is Senior IAS officer Amitabh Kant. Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) which is headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi has taken this decision.

    • Mr. Kant has replace Sindhushree

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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 According to ISFR 2015 India’s forest & tree cover increased by 5, 081 Sq. km. [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2015 released India’s forest and tree cover has been increased by 5081 Sq. are kilometer. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has released this report in New Delhi.

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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 27, 2015
  • 1  Sale of liquor Banned by Bihar Government from 1st April 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sale of liquor has banned by Bihar Government in the state from 1st April 2016. As per this decision Bihar will become 6th dry state/UT in the India. On liquor prohibition day Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar announced banned on sale of liquor.

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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 29, 2015
  • 1  Four new crab species discovered in Kerala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short extending ” tail “. Usually totally hidden under the thorax. They live in all the world’s oceans, in fresh water, and on land, are generally covered with a thick exoskeleton and have a si

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  • Oct 26, 2015
  • 1  New crab species discovered in Kerala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Researchers have discovered four new crab species namely Paguristes luculentus, Diogenes canaliculatus, Pagurus spinossior and Afropinnotheres ratnakara in Kerala. These findings have been published in the international journal of taxonomy named Zootaxa.

    Paguristes luculentus:

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  • Oct 14, 2015
  • 1 4 states approved Green Indian Mission plans [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Environment Ministry has permitted yearly plans of National Mission for Green India (GIM). Four states includes: Kerala, Mizoram, Manipur and Jharkhand. National Executive Council (NEC) has permitted the Perspective Plans (PP) and Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) of GIM giv

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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 INS Kochi –Indian Navy’s largest warship [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About INS Kochi: It is the 2nd ship of the Kolkata - class Missile destroyer (guided missile destroyer under navy). Its name is driven from the port city Kochi in Kerala which shows the marine character and culture in support to Indian Navy. It’s built at Mazagaon Docks in Mumba

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 E Sreedharan, Metro Man invites to serve UN High Level Advisory Group on Supportable Transport [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About E Sreedharan: Elattuvalapil Sreedharan was born on 12th June 1932 in Palakkad district of Kerala. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is a retired Indian Engineering Service (IES) officer.

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  • 2 ‘Thiru Onam’ famous crop festival in Kerala [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Thiru Onam: It is the Hindu festival celebrated in Kerala. It is also the biggest crop festival celebrated by the Keralites across the world. This festival falls during the Malayalam month of Chingam which comes in August – September.

    • This marks memorial of Vamana avatar

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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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  • Sep 16, 2015
  • 1 Indian Kalarippayattu Federation grants appreciation as RSF by Sports Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Kalaripayattu: Kalaripayattu is the most olden martial art in the world. Kalari means training field and payattu means practice with weapons and without weapons. The Kalaripayattu culture is 3000 years existing in the world.

    • Kalaripayattu is known as the mother of all ma

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Kalamandalam Sathyabhama, the Classical dancer passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Kalamandalam Sathyabhama: Kalamandalam Sathyabhama who was the famous classical dancer is passed away in Palakkad district of Kerala at age of 77. Kalamandalam Sathyabhama was born in 1937 at Shoranur.

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  • Sep 11, 2015
  • 1 India wins UNESCO Award for preserving Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple in Kerala [ Awards ]

    About Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple in Kerala: It is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thrissur district of Kerala. It has monumental towers on all four sides and also has a Kuttambalam (a kind of design) displaying monographs carved in wood.

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  • Sep 8, 2015
  • 1 Joint Military Training Exercise of 6th Indo-Maldives begins [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About 6th Indo - Maldives joint training: 6th Indo - Maldives joint Training Exercise was started on 31st August 2015. It will complete on 13th September 2015 with the closing ceremony including cultural events by various military display teams.

    • In this ceremony aerial acrobat

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