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  • Aug 24, 2017
  • 1 India Had 3rd Highest Terror Attacks in 2016: US [ Defense ]

    According to the Country Report on Terrorism released by the US State Department, India witnessed third highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016, more than Pakistan. Several countries routinely experience terrorist attacks.

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  • Aug 20, 2017
  • 1 Swadesh Darshan and Prasad Schemes: Theme Based Religious, Wildlife, and Forest Tourism Schemes [ Policy/Governance ]

    For integrated development of Theme-Based Tourist Circuits, the Ministry of Tourism in 2014 - 15 launched Swadesh Darshan Scheme. Schemes ‘Swadesh Darshan’ and ‘PRASAD’ provide Central Financial Assistance to States and Union Territories, for tourism projects upon adherence to th

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  • Aug 11, 2017
  • 1 National Initiative for Developing & Harnessing Innovations [ Education ]

    Government has taken several measures to encourage young scientists to undertake research work. Schemes designed to identify promising researchers and innovative ideas providing them with training and research opportunities in niche areas of basic science and engineering.

    Notabl

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 India’S Look East Policy- SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program (Tranche 2) [ Economy ]

    Cabinet approval for upgradation and widening of 65 kms of Imphal-Moreh Section of NH-39 in Manipur. Manipur is a landlocked state with 90 % of the area under difficult terrain and hence road transport only viable mass transport system.

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  • Jul 21, 2017
  • 1 Shri Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India [ Policy/Governance ]

    Shri Achal Kumar Joti has assumed charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, succeeding Dr. Nasim Zaidi making it the clear his commitment to hold free, fair, inclusive and credible elections throughout the country and ensuring that “No Voter to be Left Behind

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  • 2 4th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems [ Health ]

    National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices, and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems is important national summit of hospital management. The theme for this year was meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Another important focus was National Health Policy, 2017 whi

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  • Jul 6, 2017
  • 1 5th Slum Yuva Daud- Adopt Slum Campaign - Slums in India [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Slum Yuva Daud of the Adopt Slum Campaign initiated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan involves groups like NSS, public schools, RWAs, NGOs and clubs etc. A total 11 Slum Yuva Runs have been planned of which 5 have happened.

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  • Jun 25, 2017
  • 1 Government Announced More 30 Smart Cities [ Economy ]

    Central government has announced more 30 cities for development as smart cities so with this the number of smart city under Smart City Mission is reached to 90. The Smart City Mission was announced on 25th June 2015.

    • Total 45 cities were in the race for 40 available smart city

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  • Apr 17, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Vulnerable Mammals- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 📹 Focus on Endangered Mammals- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Environment/Ecology ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016 Presented [ Awards ]

    Twenty-four writers received the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016. Eminent authors were conferred with award/honour for writing in as different Indian languages. Awards were conferred in different genres and they included poetry, essay, short story, novel, criticism and play.

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  • Jan 4, 2017
  • 1 Assembly Election 2017 in Five States of India [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Election Commission today announced the dates and phases of elections for 5 states - Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa. About 160 million people spread across five states will vote in February and March. For both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress,

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  • Dec 23, 2016
  • 1 Announcement of Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 [ Awards ]

    Sahitya Akademi has announced the Sahitya Akademi Awards for the year 2016. Eight books of poetry, seven books of short stories, five books of novel, two books of criticism, one book of essays and a book of play have won the prestigious awards for the year.

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  • Dec 2, 2016
  • 1 Yoga on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List [ Education ]

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have formally included Yoga in its representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The declaration describes Yoga, an ancient Indian practice as a Human Treasure. It was unanimously sup

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  • Nov 24, 2016
  • 1 IAS Mains 2016 Will Be Held on 3 to 9 December [ IAS Upd. ]

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the schedule for the IAS civil services (main) examination 2016, which will be held between December 3 to 9 December. Those candidates who qualified in the preliminary exam will be allowed to write the second stage of the examin

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  • Nov 10, 2016
  • 1 Union Government Enhances AFSPA in Three Districts of Arunachal Pradesh [ Policy/Governance ]

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) enhanced the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh. These districts are Tirap, Changlang and Longding. They have been “disturbed area” under Section 3 of the AFSPA. One of the primary reasons cite

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  • Nov 1, 2016
  • 1 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog Topped by Maharashtra [ Policy/Governance ]

    Maharashtra has topped 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index- the first-ever index comparing states on implementation of farm sector reforms developed by NITI Aayog.

    What is Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index?

    • Based on seven farm s

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  • Oct 21, 2016
  • 1 Silchar is SBI’S 5th Zone in North East [ Economy ]

    State Bank of India (SBI) has declared Silchar as its 5th North East Zone. This would facilitate banking for the people of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur along with the Barak Valley of North East India.

    Key Details

    • SBI ope

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  • Oct 20, 2016
  • 1 India and Myanmar Sign 3 MoU and Agree to Strengthen Border Security [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    India and Myanmar agreed to coordinate on border security. Both countries signed three deals in key economic sector. PM Narendra Modi confirmed New Delhi’s commitment to help develop Myanmar.

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  • Oct 10, 2016
  • 1 We Lost Heisnam Kanhailal- Well-Known Manipuri Theatre Legend [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Heisnam Kanhailal the well-known Manipuri theatre personality passed away at the age of 75 years due to illness. He served in theater for last 40 years; he was a playwright, director, and actor.

    About Heisnam Kanhailal

    • Born

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  • Sep 23, 2016
  • 1 New Chief Justices of Calcutta and Kerala High Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice G C Gupta has taken oath as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, his oath was administered by West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi according to Article 219 of Constitution.

    Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar was also sworn in as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and o

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Smart City [ Policy/Governance ]

    A smart city is an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology, in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets. The city’s assets include schools, libraries, transportation systems, hospitals, power plants, water supply networks, waste management

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  • Sep 15, 2016
  • 1 Army Green Wins 2016 Durand Cup Football Title [ Sports ]

    2016 (128th edition) Durand Cup Football Title has been won by Army Green, they have beating Neroca FC with 6 - 5 penalties score because both the teams were failed to score the goal at the finals played at Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi.

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  • Sep 13, 2016
  • 1 3rd Phase of TEQIP Approved by Union Government [ International Relations/Organizations ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given green signal to the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), and the project will be implemented as a Central Sector Scheme with total project outlay of 3600

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  • Aug 30, 2016
  • 1 Nine New Breeds of Livestock and Poultry Registers by NBAGR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New nine breeds of indigenous farm animals has been recently identified and registered based on scientifically produced indication by the National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) after approval of the Breed registration Committee.

    Key Facts

    • The New Breeds Registered

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 New Manipur Governor: Najma Heptulla [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Former Union Minister Dr Najma Heptulla appointed as 18th Governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee after she resigned as a Union Minority Affairs Minister in the Union Cabinet of NDA Government in July 2016. She has succeeded Shanmuganathan because he was serving as Gove

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  • Aug 10, 2016
  • 1 Manipur’S Iron Lady Irom Sharmila Ends 16-Year-Long Hunger Strike [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila broken her fast on 9 August 2016. Irom Sharmila has ended a 16 year hunger strike against a controversial law in the country. She said that she wants to become the chief minister of Manipur to take positive steps for the state.

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  • Jul 11, 2016
  • 1 Supreme Court: Army Cannot Use Excessive Force in AFSPA Areas [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    During counter-insurgency operations in disturbed areas declared disturbed under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958. The Supreme Court of India has ruled that army and paramilitary forces cannot use excessive and retaliatory force.

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  • Jun 14, 2016
  • 1  Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad Sworn in as Chief Justice of Manipur HC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad the most senior Judge of the Manipur High Court has taken charge of the Chief Justice of the High Court by succeeding Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra due to her relinquished the charge of office.

    President Pranab Mukherjee had transferred Justice Rakes

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  • May 25, 2016
  • 1  Union Government Shortlist 13 Cities in 2nd Phase of Smart Cities Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    13 cities have been shortlisted by the Union Ministry of Urban Development for the list of second batch of Smart Cities based on scores obtained in Fast Track competition lead for 23 cities from as many States and Union Territories.

    • Lucknow in Uttar Prades has topped this compe

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