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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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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 VP Singh Badnore Takes Oath as New Governor of Punjab [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    VP Singh Badnore (69) has taken oath as the new Governor Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh at the ceremony held in Punjab Raj Bhawan Chandigarh. SJ Vazifdar a Chief Justice of Haryana High Court has administered his oath to the office. He has replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki a

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Gurdial Singhawell-Known Prominent Punjabi Writer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jnanpith awardee Gurdial Singh a one of the greatest Punjabi writer, novelist and short story writer passed away at Bathinda, Punjab at the age of 83 years. His novels and short stories are mainly focus on the economically and socially marginalized people in rural Punjab.

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  • 2 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 India Seeks Help of US and European Countries to Crack Pakistan Terror Fund Trail [ Economy ]

    India approached to selects United States and European countries, which are the parts of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to crack terror fund trail details from Pakistan. Terror fund trail of Pakistan includes Al Rehmat Trust from Pakistan.

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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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  • Jul 28, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Approves Setting Up of New AIIMS in Bhatinda [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of a new AIIMS at Bhatinda, Punjab under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). The medical institution will have a hospital with capacity of 750 beds, which will include Emergency Beds, Private Beds, ICU Feature & Super

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  • Jul 19, 2016
  • 1 Indian Railway Ministry Launches Project to Install Solar Panels in All Railway Buildings [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Railway Ministry has launched a project to install Solar Panels in all Railway Buildings. This project aims to reduce expenditure on electricity. Suresh Prabhu is the Minister of Union Railway.

    • In Punjab Amritsar Railway station he arranged the foundation stone of one Mega

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  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 1 NS Vishwanathan: New Deputy Governor of RBI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NS Vishwanathan has been appointed as a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

    • NS Vishwanathan will serve for three years and he will succeed Harun R K

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 1 June 26 is Observed as International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking [ Important Days ]

    June 26 is observed as The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs and the day is also experiential as an expression of United Nations’ (UN) determination to strengthen action and collaboration to acc

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  • Jun 21, 2016
  • 1  Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund Launched by Punjab Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A special fund “Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund” has been launched by the Punjab government in order to provide free treatment for patients pretentious by Hepatitis C. By launching this initiative Punjab became the first Indian state to provide free treatment to confir

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  • May 30, 2016
  • 1 🌟 Women CMs' in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In Indian History total sixteen women have served as the chief minister of an Indian state. And at the current time five are in office—Jayalalithaa, Anandiben Patel, Vasundhara Raje, Mamata Banerjee and Mehbooba Mufti. Total thirteen states of India have been headed by a female c

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  • May 23, 2016
  • 1  Kiran Bedi Appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    BJP leader and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi as the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Puducherry as per Article 239 of the Constitution by President Pranab Mukherjee. The post LG was empty for the past two years after the Union Government had discharged Virendra Kataria from the post i

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  • May 19, 2016
  • 1  Biggest Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant of the World Inaugurated in Amritsar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Biggest single rooftop solar power plant of world with 11.5 Megawatt (MW) capacities was inaugurated at Dera Baba Jaimal Singh in Beas near Amritsar in Punjab. It is spread over 82 acres of rooftop in single campus on multiple roofs with installed capacity of 19.5 MW

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  • May 17, 2016
  • 1  UN’S Dag Hammarskjold Medal Honoured to 5 Indians Posthumously [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Four Indian peacekeepers and a civilian have been chosen posthumously for United Nation’s Dag Hammarskjold Medal for their courage and sacrifice. They are from the 124 police, military and civilian personnel who have been posthumously awarded a prestigious UN medal. They will be

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  • May 5, 2016
  • 1  63rd National Film Awards 2015 Has Been Presented by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Awards ]

    63rd National Film Awards for the year 2015 has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in various categories at the function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. 2015 Dada Saheb Phalke Award, highest official recognition (award) in Indian cinema is conferred to the legendry ac

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  • May 3, 2016
  • 1  To Plant Trees Alongside Railway Track Indian Railways Signed MoU with Haryana and Punjab [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For plantation of trees alongside Railway Track on Railway Land Boundary the Union Ministry of Railways and Forest Department of Haryana & Punjab have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

    • The MoU covers way for planting all over the place 5 lakh trees together with Railway

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  • Apr 26, 2016
  • 1  Parliament Passes Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to Disentitle Sahejdhari Sikhs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Parliament has passed the Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to remove given right to Sahejdhari Sikhs to vote in the elections to members of the Board and the Committees. The amendment bill was passed first in the Rajya Sabha in March 2016 and later in the Lok Sabha in Ap

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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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  • Apr 18, 2016
  • 1  Satyanand Munjal a Co-Founder of Hero Group is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Satyanand Munjal the co-founder of Hero Cycles group passed away in Ludhiana, Punjab at the age of 99 years. He was widely known as ‘mahatma’ Satyanand Munjal for being enthusiastic to numerous social grounds connected to the Arya Samaj.

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  • Apr 13, 2016
  • 1 Ex-Army Chief JJ Singh Conferred with Highest French Civilian Honour [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    JJ Singh a former Indian Army Chief General (retd) was conferred with the prestigious Officer of the Legion of Honour, the highest French civilian distinction for his stellar role in modernizing the Indian Army.

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  • Apr 7, 2016
  • 1 MHA Constitute Madhukar Gupta Committee Will Advise Ways to Tighten Security of Indo-Pak Border [ Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has established high-level committee which will advised ways to make tighter security at India-Pakistan border. The former Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta will head the committee.

    • The committee will suggest:
    1. Ways to strengthen the s

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  • Apr 1, 2016
  • 1 State Bank of India Announces Its MCLR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About announcement of marginal cost based lending rate (MCLR): The State Bank of India became the first bank who announces its MCLR. By this announcement, our loans may get cheaper with banks executing the new lending rate structure marginal cost based lending rate.

    • So, all bank

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  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1 Agriculture Appreciation Bill, 2016 Passed by Punjab Assembly [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Agriculture Appreciation Bill, 2016: The aim of passing the Agriculture Appreciation Bill is to provide release to agriculturists, laborers and others who are dependent on agriculture by providing them fair clearance of their debt related disputes.

    • It also deals with qui

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  • 2 Australian Cricketer Shane Watson Retires from International Cricket [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Shane Watson: Shane Robert Watson was born on 17th June 1981 in Ipswich of Queensland, Australia. He is formal professionalcricketer of Australia. He is currently ranked as the world No. 1 all-rounder inT20I. He joined the Australian Cricket team in 2002 and play game again

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  IRCTC Survey Has Released That Surat is Cleanest a-1 Railway Station in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According to the recently published survey of Indian Railways Surat (Gujarat) was declared as the cleanest railway station in the country. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have jointly conducted the survey at 407 railway stations, which included 75 A-1 stat

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  • Mar 18, 2016
  • 1  Swine Flu is Notified Under Epidemic Disease Act by Punjab Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under the Epidemic Disease Act Punjab Government has notified swine flu (H1N1) in order to prevent the spread of disease in the state. Based on recommendations of state advisory committee headed by Dr. D Behera Health and Family Welfare Department of state has issued notification

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  • Mar 16, 2016
  • 1  VC of Canberra University is H Deep Saini a Indian Scholar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    H Deep Saini (60) a noted Indian scholar and plant physiologist has been appointed as the fifth Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra, Australia. In September 2016 he will replace Vice Chancellor Stephen Parker who will step down from the post in July 2016 aft

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  • Mar 8, 2016
  • 1 Capital Area Bank Becomes First Bank to Get Small Finance Bank License from Rbi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Capital Local Area Bank (CLAB) Limited of Jalandhar has becomes the first financial entity in India who get Small Financial Bank License by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). CLAB Ltd will be largest local bank in the country with total 44 branches in five districts of Punjab.

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 2015 Krutitava Smagra Samman Award Has Been Honored to Dogri Poetess Padma Sachdev [ Awards ]

    Prominent Dogri poetess and writer Padma Sachdev has been awarded with the prestigious Krutitava Smagra Samman 2015 for her fabulous contribution in literature and great service to Dogri Language. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has presented this award to her.

    The Ko

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