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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 Mahindra Reveals DiGiSENSE Platform for Tracking Vehicle Information [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) has introduced a cloud based technology solution (mobile/tablet app) DiGiSENSE for tracking vehicle information system in India for its own vehicles.

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  • Aug 24, 2016
  • 1 2016 Kabaddi World Cup Will Be Hosted by Gujarat [ Sports ]

    Ahmedabad is going to host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup between October 7 and 22,2016 as announced by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) and 12 Kabaddi teams across the world are participating in this world to represent all the five geographies of the Olympic Games and these 12

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  • 2 India Sign Agreement on Vocational Training with Germany [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India signed an agreement on vocational training with Germany to bring up conditions to create and improve workplace-based vocational training in industrial clusters of India by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and German International Cooperati

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  • 3 Maharashtra: First State of India to Sign MoU with Centre, AAI to Develop 10 Airports Under RCS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra becomes first state of India to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Union Civil Aviation Ministry and Airports Authority of India (AAI) to develop 10 airports under the Centre’s Regional Connectivity Scheme by providing the concessions required from the State

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 Maharashtra: India’S First State to Draft Own Law for Internal Security [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    By drafting own internal security legislation under the Act of “The Maharashtra Protection of Internal Security Act (MPISA), 2016” which is proposed to set up Special Security Zones, Maharashtra became the first state in the India.

    • The bill reserved for public responses for sugg

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  • 2 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 22, 2016
  • 1 India’S First Ever Crime Criminal Tracking Network System Lunched by Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s first ever comprehensive ‘Crime Criminal Tracking Network System’ (CCTNS) has been launched by Maharashtra Government through the operationalization of 42 cyber laboratories across the Maharashtra to fight agents increasing cybercrimes.

    • With this Maharashtra become firs

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  • 2 Maharashtra Announced Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra Government has announced its ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway project in Mumbai. The project will be completed at the estimated cost of 46,000-crore rupee.

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  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 1 India’S First BIO-CNG Plant Inaugurated in Pune [ Economy ]

    India’s first Bio-CNG plant inaugurated in Pune, Maharashtra. This plant producing CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) from agricultural waste. It was jointly inaugurated by Union Minister of surface Transport Nitin Gadkari and Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

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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 3, 2016
  • 1 India to Host 2016 Kabaddi World Cup [ Sports ]

    The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) is immensely proud that Kabaddi is growing in popularity very fast. Janardan Singh Gehlot, President-International Kabaddi Federation, has scheduled global stage with the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup in India.

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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 25, 2016
  • 1 Senior IAS Officer Ajay Bhushan Pandey Appointed as CEO of UIDAI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government appointed Ajay Bhushan Pandey as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). His appointment was confirmed by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). This committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    • He is a 1984

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  • Jul 20, 2016
  • 1 Rohit Khandelwal Becomes First Indian to Win Mr. World Title 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rohit Khandelwal won the prestigious 2016 Mr. World title and he became first Indian and first Asian to win the Mr. World title. He is the Indian actor, model, television personality. The grand ceremony was held at Southport theatre, Promenade, Southport in England.

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  • Jul 19, 2016
  • 1 73rd Senior National Squash Championship Wins Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal won the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in women’s and men’s single categories respectively. 73rd Senior National Squash Championship was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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  • Jul 13, 2016
  • 1 Indian Navy’S Marine Commandos’ Unit INS Karna Commissioned [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian Navy has commissioned Marine Commandos (MARCOS) base INS Karna at Bheemunipatanam Naval Base, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba commissioned INS Karna at the commissioning ceremony at Bheemunipatanam Naval Base.

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  • Jul 8, 2016
  • 1 Omi the Noted Music Director is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Noted music director Om Prakash Sonik also known as Omi, Composer part of the Sonik-Omi duo, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra after a brief illness. He was 77 years old. Omi was the nephew of the blind music director Master Sonik. Master Sonik and Omi they together formed t

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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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  • Jul 5, 2016
  • 1 JNPT Becomes First Indian Port in Logistics Data Tagging of Containers [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) has become the first port in the country to implement logistics data tagging of containers. This port at Nhava Sheva in Raigad District of Maharashtra.

    • The port implemented the logistics data bank tagging of containers,
    • Its kind facility, which wil

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  • Jul 4, 2016
  • 1 In Food and Beverages Sector FSSAI Inks MoU with ASCI to Check Misleading Advertisements [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has inked a MoU with Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) to check misleading advertisements in the food and beverages sector.

    The MoU was signed by FSSAI CEO Pawan Agarwal and ASCI chairman Benoy Roychoudhry.


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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 Smart City Mission Project Launched by PM Narendra Modi in Pune [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects been launched from 20 different cities in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced. During the launch PM Narendra Modi requested people not

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  • Jun 23, 2016
  • 1 Jews Gets Minority Status in Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The minority status has been conferred by the Maharashtra Government to Jews in the state based on the provisions of the Maharashtra State Minorities Commission Act, 2004 at the state cabinet meeting which is chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai the decision in t

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  • Jun 20, 2016
  • 1  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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  • 2  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 17, 2016
  • 1  5 Associate Banks Will Merge with SBI Soon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) and its associate banks have been approved by the Union Cabinet to bring the state-owned entity on a par with global lenders. And the 5 associate banks of SBI are:

    1. State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
    2. State Bank of Hyderabad
    3. State

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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 3, 2016
  • 1  India and World Bank Inked Agreement for Efficient Bus Service [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the Efficient and Sustainable City Bus Service Project, the Union Government and World Bank have inked a US 9.2 million dollar grant agreement under World Bank-Global Environment Facility (GEF) Programme.

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    • The main aim of the Efficient and Sustainable City Bus Serv

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  • Jun 1, 2016
  • 1  In Index of HIV Cases by Transfusion, Maharashtra Ranks 3rd Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Over the last one and half years 276 people were infected with HIV while getting a blood transfusion in Maharashtra that’s way Maharashtra ranked at 3rd position. According to the survey of National Aids Control Organization (NACO) 2,234 people have infected HIV by blood transfus

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1 Indigenous Submarine Assembly Workshop of India Inaugurated at Mazagon [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Manohar Parrikar a Union Defence Minister has inaugurated state-of-the-art submarine assembly workshop at the Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This is considered as a major step near self-sufficiency in the submarine construction for the Indian Navy

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  • May 13, 2016
  • 1  Shashank Manohar Selected as First Self-Governing Chairman of ICC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The first self-governing Chairman of ICC (International Cricket Council) is experienced cricket administrator Shashank Manohar (58), he was the only candidate for the position and the ICC Board has now universally supported his appointment, he will work for two years.

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