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  • Mar 16, 2017
  • 1 Padma Awards 2017 [ Awards ]

    This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women. The Padma Award ceremony will be held on the occasion of 68th Republic Day.

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  • Jan 3, 2017
  • 1 David R Syiemlieh Appointed as UPSC Chairman [ Policy/Governance ]

    President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Professor David R Syiemlieh as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Syiemlieh, who is serving as the Member of UPSC, will succeed Alka Sirohi, a former IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre.

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  • Dec 7, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS Mains 2016: GS Paper 3 (UPSC Civil Services) [ Education ]

    Examrace aspirants score again! Like essay, several questions were from geography test series (bulls eye) This time questions like air mass, regionalism were core geography graduate level questions. Again, aspirants with geography optional had significant edge. Now, we expect at

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  • Nov 23, 2016
  • 1 📹 IAS GS Mains 2016: 87 Expected Questions [ Education ]

    With only 10 days to go, it is time to brush up the important topics for UPSC IAS Mains 2016. Here you will find the list of most important topics for upcoming Mains examination – We are focusing on General Studies – Major Environment and geographic issues, Art and Culture, Sport

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  • Oct 15, 2016
  • 1 New DG of Directorate General of Foreign Trade: Ajay Kumar Bhalla [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Director General of Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) is Ajay Kumar Bhalla a Senior IAS officer. He will replace Anup Wadhawan, whose post was vacant after his appointment as Additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Commerce.

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  • Oct 5, 2016
  • 1 Tamil Nadu Ranked Top in Endemic Flowering Plants- BSI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Botanical Survey of India (BSI) released list of state wise endemic flowering plants which was topped by Tamil Nadu. The publication titled Endemic Vascular Floras of India also revealed that almost one of each four species of flowering plants found in India are endemic to the co

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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 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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  • Jun 24, 2016
  • 1 Meghalaya Public Service Commission Information and Updates [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Meghalaya Public Service Commission was constituted on 14th September, 1972 based on Constitution of State Public Service Commission provided under Article 315 read with Article 316 of the Constitution of India The Commission includes of a Chairman and four Members and curren

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  • Apr 20, 2016
  • 1  Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Protracted to More 61 Districts with Low Child Sex Ratio [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government has protracted the Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme in supplementary 61 districts across 11 States and Union Territories with low Child Sex Ratio, the Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has announced it at New Delhi.

    About Beti Bachao, Beti Padh

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  • Mar 23, 2016
  • 1 Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve of India Now Part of World Network of Biosphere Reserves of UNESCO [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve (ABR) of India was included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) along with other 19 sited at the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (ICC

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards Has Been Presented by PM Narendra Modi [ Awards ]

    At a ceremony held at New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conferred 2014 - 15 Krishi Karman Awards to various states. The awards were presented in two different categories like: Total foodgrain production and Individual Crops.

    Winner of Krishi Karman Awards 2014 - 15:

    To

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 Pa Sangma Former Lok Sabha Speaker Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Purno Agitok Sangma a Former Lok Sabha Speaker has passed away after suffering a heart attack in New Delhi at the age of 68 years. Sangma was a 9 time member of Lok Sabha. He has served as the Speaker in the 11th Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998.

    He was the important person in the de

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  • Feb 11, 2016
  • 1 Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for North-East Has Been Announced by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for north-east India has been announced by Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural gas (MoPNG). The Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 is about to control the hydrocarbon sector for social and economic development of the north-east region listed as follow.

    • Assa

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  • Feb 9, 2016
  • 1 12th South Asian Games Opened with a Colorful Ceremony [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 12th edition of South Asian Games (SAG) has begun after inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati, Assam. This multi sports event of 11 days is began from 5th February 2016 which is jointly hosted by Guwahati and Meghalaya capital,

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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 21, 2016
  • 1 NFHS 4: Sex ratio down, knowledge rate up in women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 4- first phase which is released recently the sex ratio in many states in India has significantly decreased and knowledge rate has increased in women’s. Mumbai based International Institute has started the conducted this first phase of

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  • Jan 11, 2016
  • 1 New Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India: Sailesh Singh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Registrar General and Census Commissioner (RGCC) of India is Senior IAS officer Sailesh. Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has confirmed his appointment. He will serve as Registrar General and Census Commissioner (RGCC) till July 2

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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.

    Key facts

    • The 24.16 % of the total geographical area ar

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  • Nov 30, 2015
  • 1  BBIN Friendship Motor Car Rally flagged off from Silchar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Friendship Motor Car Rally was flagged off by Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma from Silchar, Assam. The implementation of BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) aims to highlighting connectivity in the sub - region and unified movement

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  • Jul 24, 2015
  • 1 14 States, UTs achieve literacy rate of 80%: Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Government has declared that 14 States and Union Territories (UTs) have achieved or surpassed the literacy rate of 80 percent. These 14 States and UTs are Kerala, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Goa, Tripura, Daman and Diu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, NCR- Delhi, Chandigarh, Puduche

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  • Jul 21, 2015
  • 1 Second Sohra Marathon held in Meghalaya [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Second Sohra Marathon-2015 was held in Meghalaya Mawkdok in East Khashi. Chief Minister of Meghalaya Mukul Sangma who also joined the runners in the marathon. Second Sohra Marathon event was jointly organized by Department of Sports & Youth Affairs and Department of Art & Culture

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  • Jun 10, 2015
  • 1 RC Tayal appointed as new DG of National Security Guard [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Home Ministry Rajnath singh has appointed Senior IPS Officer RC Tayal as the new Director General (DG) of India’s elite counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG). RC Tayal replaced JN Choudhury who had retired on 31 May 2015. RC Tayal will have appointed till Augus

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  • May 25, 2015
  • 1 PMJDY logo Meghalaya has achieved 100 percent [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Tripura is the capital of Meghalaya state and this state achieves 100 % financial inclusion under PMJDY success in implementing Union Government’s flagship scheme for financial inclusion PMJDY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna). All eleven districts of Meghalaya state have been able

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  • May 15, 2015
  • 1 Indian President Pranab Mukherjee appoints new Governors in six states [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Governors for six states, bringing down the number of governors who had been holding the additional charge of more than two sates for the past few months. According to the constitutional provisions of Governor Article 153, it says that

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  • May 5, 2015
  • 1 Nitin Gadkari dedicated two Major Highway Projects in the North East to the Nation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nitin Gadkari is a union Road Transport and Highways minister who dedicated Shillong Bypass Highway Project and four lanes Jorabat-Barapani Section of NH-40 to the nation in Shillong, Meghalaya. These two projects are intended to improve connectivity between Guwahati and Shillong

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  • Apr 20, 2015
  • 1 SC appoints CBI SP Vivek Priyadarshi as head of team probing IPL scandal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Supreme Court of India has appointed Vivek Priyadarshi to head an investigating team to further probe the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 6 spot-fixing and betting scandals and this decision was taken by a SC bench comprising Justices T S Thakur and F M I Kalifulla. Former Chi

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  • Apr 13, 2015
  • 1 Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated first Songs and Dances of the North East [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated first Songs and Dances of the North East in New Delhi. It is a cultural festival and it was organized by Government of Meghalaya and sponsored by the North Eastern Council (NEC).

    • The motive of festival is to showcase the culture of

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  • Mar 31, 2015
  • 1 9 agricultural products from north-east India accorded GI registration tag [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Geographical indication (GI) registration tag launched organic and exotic agricultural products from Northeast India and it will help to protect these exclusive special local crops and pave way for better branding and marketing of these products both in domestic and international

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