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  • Feb 12, 2016
  • 1 3 It Enabled Aplications Has Been Launched by the Railway Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    3 IT (Information Technology) enabled apps has been launched by the Union Ministry of Railways to bring transparency in Indian Railways on the sidelines of Digital India initiative. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has launched this app project at through Video-Conf

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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 9, 2016
  • 1 2016 International Fleet Review Kick Starts in Visakhapatnam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016International Fleet Review (IFR) is a military exercise which is hosted and conducted by Indian Navy. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu has inaugurated it in Visakhapatnam. “United through Oceans” is a theme of this edition.

    • The main aim

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  • 2 Well-Known Urdu Poet Nida Fazli is More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Legendary Urdu Poet and Bollywood lyricist Nida Fazli passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra due to heart attack at the age of 78 years. He was become famous among singers and fans for their graceful presentation of ghazals, nazm and dohaas.

    About Nida Fazli

    • He was born on 12th Oct

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  • Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 2015-2016 Bhimsen Joshi Award Has Been Honored to Sarangi Expert Ram Narayan [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Classical Music Award for year 2015 - 2016 has been honored to Sarangi maestro Pandit Ram Narayan (88). Pandit Ram Narayan is first internationally successful sarangi player. He is solo promoter of musical instrument as a single c

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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 3, 2016
  • 1 S. S. Tarapore Former RBI Deputy Governor is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    S. S. Tarapore a former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Economist has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 80 years. He was famously known for his strong views on issues ranging from inflation to capital account convertibility as economist.


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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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  • 3 Wildlife filmmaker Naresh Bedi conferred with V. Shantaram Life Time Achievement Award at MIFF [ Awards ]

    Naresh Bedi is an Indian filmmaker and the eldest of the Bedi Brothers. He is a member of the second generation of three generations of Wildlife photographers and filmmakers. He has authored around 74 books on the subject of wildlife photography.

    About his achievements:

    • Naresh

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  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 1 2016 Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to Actress Rekha [ Awards ]

    The third edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to popular Bollywood actress and Rajya Sabha MP Rekha for her talent and contribution to the film industry. The award was conferred upon her by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of.

    About Rekha:

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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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  • 2 First Solar Power Operated Mini-Water Supply Plant of Maharashtra has get confirmation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The At Hingna village of Mouda Taluka in Nagpur district the first Solar Power operated Mini-Water Supply Plant of Maharashtra has got confirmation. And by the implementation of this plant villagers will get pure water supply at very low cost which can easily be accepted by the G

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  • Jan 22, 2016
  • 1 19th National Conference on e-Governance inaugurated in Nagpur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 21 January 2016, the 19th edition of National Conference on e-Governance has begun in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh has inaugurated th

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  • Jan 20, 2016
  • 1 Aroon Tikekar a senior journalist has passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aroon Tikekar a senior journalist and scholar have passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 72 years. He has served to various newspaper groups and also has penned over 20 books.

    About Aroon Tikekar

    • He was born on 1st Februar

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  • Jan 19, 2016
  • 1 Anil Ganguly a Noted filmmaker is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Anil Ganguly: Noted filmmaker Anil Ganguly passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra due to brief illness at the age of 82 years. He was noted screenwriter and director of 1970s to 90s in Hindi cinema. He was born in 1933.

    He was become more famous for his films like:

    • Kora Kag

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 14th January celebrated as Makar Sankranti and in South as Pongal in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the festival Makar Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is a kite’s festival celebrated in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and many other countries. Makar Sankranti marks the conversion of the sun into the astrological sign of Makara means Capricorn on its cosmic path.

    • The day is also be

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  • 2 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.

    • The institutes w

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  • 3 For Neeranchal National Watershed Project Union Government signed loan agreement with World Bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To improve watershed management in rural rain fed areas, Union Government has signed a loan agreement with World Bank for the Neeranchal National Watershed Project. This lone amount will used to maintain the watershed activities of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKS

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  • 4 5,000 MW a remarkable capacity has been crossed by Grid-linked solar generation of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have announced that the 5,000 Mega Watt (MW) mark capacity has been crossed by the grid-connected solar power generation of India. At the moment, Government has set aspiring plan to achieve 175 Giga Watt (GW) of power generation capacity

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  • Jan 13, 2016
  • 1 Supreme Court gives notification to center for lifting ban on Jallikattu [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Supreme Court will give notification to the Union Government for lifting ban on traditional bull taming sport Jallikattu during the festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu. And for this the apex court rejected the request of Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and Tamil

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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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  • 2 DBT scheme for kerosene will be rolled out by Government from April 1, 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    From 1st April 2016, the Union Government is going to roll out LPG-like Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for kerosene. At the initial phase scheme will be implemented in selected 26 districts of eight states which are Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Mahara

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  • 3 AB Bardhan former CPI leader passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 92. In India, he was leading figure of the trade union movement and left politics and for maintaining the space for Communists in national politics he had played

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  • 4 For monitoring Watershed Projects NABARD inks MoU with NRSC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For web-based monitoring of watershed projects National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyderabad-based National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC).

    • And according to this MoU Web-based monitoring will be started

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  • 5 Abid Ali Neemuchwala: New CEO of Wipro [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Abid Ali Z. Neemuchwala has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Member of the Board of the India’s third largest IT exporter Wipro Limited. He has replace T. K. Kurien who has been higher as the Executive Vice Chairman of the company.

    • Since April 2015, N

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  • 6 Former Chief Justice of India S. H. Kapadia passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sarosh Homi Kapadia a former Chief Justice of India (CJI) passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 68. His At Tower of Silence at Kemps Corner, South Mumbai as per Parsi tradition his funeral was held.

    About SH Kapadia

    • He was born on 29 September 1947.
    • He had completed

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  • 7 India’s next Sachin Tendulkar: Pranav Dhanawade world record by scoring 1009 runs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pranav Dhanawade a 15-year- old cricketer has created a world record by scoring 1009 runs (not out) in HT Bhandari Cup, an under-16 inter-school tournament held in Mumbai (Maharashtra). He has become the first batsman to score more than 1000 in any innings in any form of cricket.

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  • 8 Jharkhand signed MoU with center for power scheme UDAY [ Important Days ]

    For Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme Jharkhand, a mineral-rich but energy-deficit state has become first state in country to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Government.

    • The state government, Union Ministry of Power and state power distributor Jharkha

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  • Jan 1, 2016
  • 1 Mangesh Padgaonkar well-known Marathi poet passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mangesh Padgaonkar well-known Marathi poet passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on after a brief illness at the age of 86. He was best known for many poetry presentation programmes and for writing lyrics for many Marathi films.

    He was iconic Marathi poet.

    About Mangesh Padgaonkar

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