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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 Atal Setu North India’s first cable bridge has been inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Atal Setu North India’s first cable-stayed bridge was inaugurated on Dunera-Basohli-Bhadharwah road in Basohali town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag ha

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  • 2 To build Naval Base on Assumption Island of Seychelles, Seychelles government allows India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To build its first Naval Base on the Assumption Island in the Indian Ocean region (IOR) Seychelles government allowed India as a joint project between both countries. And regarding to this Seychelles government has allocated a plot of land on in its Assumption Island which will h

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  • 3 Bollywood actress Sadhna passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sadhna Shivdasani a Bollywood actress has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 74. In the 1960s and 70s she was renowned for his style statement and acting prowess in Bollywood. About Sadhna: Sadhna Shivdasani was born on September 2,1941 in Karachi in then British I

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Biggest wildlife rescue center commissioned of India in Nagpur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Biggest Wildlife Rescue Centre named as Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre in India has been commissioned at Gorewada near Nagpur, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has inaugurated this center in existence of State Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

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  • Dec 14, 2015
  • 1 Sharad Joshi the Renowned agro-economist passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sharad Anantrao Joshi, renowned agro-economist and veteran leader of farmers passed away in Pune, Maharashtra at age of 81. He was founder of Shetakari Sanghtana (farmers’ Organization) an NGO dedicated to the cause of farmers in Maharashtra.

    About Sharad Joshi

    • Born: 1935 in Sa

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  • 2 For establishment of IIITs at Ranchi, Nagpur & Pune Union Government inks MoU [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For establishment of three Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) in the country the Union Government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). And regarding to this the agreement which effect was signed between Department of Higher Education (DoHE) and private a

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  • 3 As Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ahmad Javed has been appointed [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior IPS officer Ahmad Javed has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia by Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). With this appointment the vacancy of the post of Ambassador in Indian Embassy in Riyadh since April 2015 will be filled after retirement of Hamid A

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  • 4 Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to legendary actor Dilip Kumar [ Awards ]

    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar at the age of 93 has been awarded with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, country’s second highest civilian award. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have awarded him with Padma Vibhushan at his residence i

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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 Maharashtra becomes first state to introduce online questions for MLAs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By launching online mechanism Maharashtra government has become the first in the country which allow its members to send questions and move different indications in the House. And regarding state government has launched a website www.mls.org.in for Digital MLAs initiative in the

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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  Maharashtra Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2015 approved by President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was approved by President Pranab Mukherjee of Maharashtra government to allow women to work in factories in night shifts. The working of women in night shifts in the state was banned as per the amendment bill amends Section 66 (1) (c)

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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 24, 2015
  • 1  Swati Dandenkar (Indian-American) appointed as US Director of ADB [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As the next United States director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) India - born Swati Dandenkar has been appointed. US President Barack Obama was nominated her for this position and was designated with rank of an ambassador.

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award [ Awards ]

    About Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was born on 13th January 1938. He is an Indian Santoor player. The Santoor is a traditional instrument from Jammu and Kashmir.

    • He composed th

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  • 2  Ambedkar memorial is initiated by PM Narendra Modi in London [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About initiation of Ambedkar memorial: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated the recently developed Ambedkar memorial by Maharashtra Government at King Henry’s Road in London, United Kingdom. On this occasion, Prime Minister revealed a sign to mark the dedication of the Mem

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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  Arundhati Bhattacharya ranked as most powerful woman by Fortune [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Arundhati Bhattacharya: Arundhati Bhattacharya was born on 18th March 1956 in Kolkata. She is an Indian banker. She becomes the first woman who selected as the Chairperson of State Bank of India. In 2014, she was listed as the 36th most powerful woman in the world by Forbe

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  • 2  Wasim Jaffer scores 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Wasim Jaffer was born on 16th February 1978. He is an Indian cricketer. He is a right - handed batsman and a rare right arm off - break bowler. He is currently the highest run - scorer in Ranji Trophy cricket by beating Amol Muzumdar.

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  PM Modi, Fadnavis inaugurated Ambedkar’s memorial in London [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated B R Ambedkar memorial in London. Maharashtra government has decided to alter the house where Ambedkar lived in London into an international memorial cum research centre.

    About the event:

    • It was a sim

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  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 1  Renowned Archaeologist VN Misra passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prominent archaeologists of post - Independent India, Virendra Nath Misra passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He passes away at age 81. He was known as the leader of Indian prehistoric archaeology and for his widespread field studies and diggings in Central India and Rajasthan.

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  • Oct 29, 2015
  • 1  Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhavan will be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in London [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Babasaheb Ambedkar: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer. He was Independent India’s first law minister and the principal architect of the Constitution of India

    • In 1990, the Bharat Ratna, Ind

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  • 2  Samiran Chakraborty chosen as Chief Economist of Citibank India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Samiran Chakraborty is appointed as Chief Economist of global banking major Citibank for India. Before this he was Managing Director (MD) and head at Standard Chartered Bank for macro research in South Asia.

    • He has a rich knowledge in conducting macro research.
    • He has covered

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  • Oct 19, 2015
  • 1  Maharashtra declares drought-like condition in 14,708 villages [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Maharashtra Government has confirmed drought - like condition in 14,708 villages. This means the drought has affected 34 % of the state and these villages have received insufficient rainfall in rainy season season 2015 which lead to a decrease in Kharif production.

    • The drou

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  • 2  Shreehari Aney appointed as Advocate General of Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Shreehari Aney: Shreehari Aney was born in 1950 in Pune. He completed his schooling in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. He completed his B. com at Wadia college in Pune. Aney studied law at indian law society’s law school in Pune. Aney has appeared in several high - profile matters,

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  • Oct 8, 2015
  • 1 Project Neeranchal approved by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Project Neeranchal: It is a watershed management project. It is supported by World Bank. This project will help in accessing irrigation to every farmland (Har Khet Ko Pani) and help to reach the aim of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana for proper use of water (Per Drop

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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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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 Pankaj Advani has won IBSF World Billiards Championship of 2015 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Pankaj Advani: Pankaj Arjan Advani was born on 24th July 1985 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He is a player of English billiards by profession and he is also former professional snooker player. He became a snooker professional in 2012.

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  • 2 Dr. Syed Ahmad, the Governor of Manipur is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr. Syed Ahmad: Dr. Syed Ahmad died on 27th September, 2015 because of suffering from cancer at Lilavati hospital, Mumbai, India. Syed Ahmed was born on 6th March, 1945. He was an Indian politician and author and also a member of the Congress Party.

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  • Sep 28, 2015
  • 1 Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis win 2015 Guangzhou Open title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Sania Mirza: She was born on 15th November 1986. She was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is a successful and famous Indian tennis player. She started her professional career in 2003. She is the highest ranked female Indian player. Currently she is ranked no. 1 in the wome

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