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  • Nov 19, 2016
  • 1 November 19th Observed as World Toilet Day (WTD) [ Important Days ]

    WTD is a campaign to motivate and mobilize millions around the world on issues of sanitation. It was originally established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001 now recognized by almost all countries. In 2013, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution recognizing WTD as an

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  • Oct 10, 2016
  • 1 Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling for Sustainable Development Leadership Award [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Sustainable Development Leadership Award of the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) was honored to Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling for his vision and leadership in environment and sustainable development. Sikkim becomes first fully organic state of Inida.

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  • Oct 4, 2016
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates INDOSAN in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the INDOSAN (Indian sanitation Conference) in New Delhi- second anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission. PM Modi addressed that cleanliness is a habit and takes some effort.

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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 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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  • Sep 12, 2016
  • 1 Gramin Swachh Surveksha: Mandi, Sindhudurg Cleanest Districts of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    According Gramin Swachh Survekshan report of Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Mandi district (in ‘Hills’ category) of Himachal Pradesh and Sindhudurg district (in the ‘Plains’) of Maharashtra category have arisen as the cleane

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 Gets President’S Approval [ Bills ]

    Finally the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 gets approval of President Pranab Mukherjee under the Article 111 of the Constitution and now bill becomes law officially and opens road to roll out a new indirect tax rule with this India will become one tax nation.

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  • 2 Sikkim Tops in of Swachh Bharat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sikkim arises at first sport in the coverage of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan after two year of launch in October 2014 and Bihar reserve the last position in this Index. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 2 October 2014 at Rajghat, New Delhi, on the occasion of the 145th birthday of The Fa

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 Rs 450 Crore Approved for Five States Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Tourism Ministry has recently approved Rs. 450 crore for the development of Heritage circuit of Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Ramayana Circuit in Uttar Pradesh, North East Circuit in Sikkim and Coastal Circuit of Tamil Nadu under the Swadesh Darshan scheme.

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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • 1 ZSI to Record Impact of Climate Change on Animals in Five Himalayan States [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has launched long-term monitoring studies project for the document of the impact of climate change on animal biodiversity in five Himalayan states.

    These five Himalayan states include Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Hi

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  • May 24, 2016
  • 1  Pawan Chamling CM of Sikkim Honored with Nepal’S Literary Award [ Awards ]

    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was honored with the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award which is one of the Nepal’s prestigious literary award. Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has honored him with this award for his commendable contributions in encouraging Nepali literature in

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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  Supercomputer Param Kanchenjunga Revealed at NIT Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Supercomputer Param Kanchenjunga was uncovered at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim. It is named after Kangchenjunga Mountain (8,586 m), the third highest mountain in the world which lies partly in Nepal and partly in Sikkim.

    • Shrinvas Patil a Sikkim Governor has

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  • Apr 4, 2016
  • 1 Indian Boxer, Shiva Thapa Wins Silver Medal at Asian/Oceania Qualifying Occasion in China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Shiva Thapa: Shiva Thapa was born on 8th December 1993 at Guwahati of Assam, India. He is an Indian boxer by profession. He is supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company which is a company supports young Indian players for their global competitive success.

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  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1 Justice Permod Kohli Selected as Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Justice Permod Kohli served as chief Justice of Sikkim High court from 12th December 2011 to March 2013. Currently, Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha of Chhattisgarh High court is served as Chief Justice of Sikkim High court from 30th March 2015.

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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.

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  • Feb 9, 2016
  • 1 Union Government Will Setup National Organic Farming Research Institute in Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) will be formed at Sikkim as decided by The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The existing Regional Centre of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at Gangtok will upgraded to establish this Inst

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  • Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 First Joint Tactical Drill on Border Has Been Hold by India and China [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For the first time joint tactical exercise named “Sino-India Cooperation 2016” has be held by border troops of India and China in Chushul-Moldo in Jammu and Kashmir. And for the Hand-in-Hand series of India-China Joint Exercises and the recently conducted joint exercise in Sikkim

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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 20, 2016
  • 1 India’s first fully organic state: Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After it successfully organic farming practices implementation on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land Sikkim has officially become first fully organic state of India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has officially declared Sikkim as fully organic state after inaugurating the

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 Ventrapragada Rama Rao, former Sikkim Governor passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ventrapragada Rama Rao: Ventrapragada Rama Rao a former Sikkim Governor and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader passed away in Hyderabad, Telangana following an illness at the age of 81 years. Born: 12th December 1935 in Machilipatnam in Krishna district of Andhra Pr

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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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  • Nov 6, 2015
  • 1  Shiv Thapa- Indian Boxer achieves no. 2 in World Rankings [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Shiv Thapa: Shiva Thapa was born on 8th December 1993. He is an Indian boxer by profession from Guwahati of Assam, India. He is supported by Anglian Medal Hunt Company. This company supports young Indian players for their global competitive success.

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  • Nov 4, 2015
  • 1  Aprajita Rai, the first women IPS officer from Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aprajita Rai made her state proud by becoming the first IPS officer from Sikkim. She cracked UPSE exam in 2012 and ranked 358th. She was owed the IPS cadre. She currently is posted in Hooghly in West Bengal.

    About Aprajit

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  • Oct 26, 2015
  • 1  IAS officer Alok Rawat appointed as first male member of National Commission for Women [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Alok Rawat: Alok Rawat was born on 15th July 1955 in Uttaranchal. He completed his B. Sc. and M. Sc. from Lucknow University. He was IAS officer from Sikkim Cadre in 1977. He started his career as Dist. Dev Officer Jr. Time Scale at Cadre Organization as Land Revenue Manag

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  • Oct 20, 2015
  • 1  Bhaichung Bhutia appointed as advisor to the AIFF [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Bhaichung Bhutia: Padma Shri and Arjuna award winner Bhaichung Bhutia, was born in Sikkim and plays as a striker. He also has a stadium named after him. He is considered as the torchbearer of Indian football internationally.

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Mysore City gets first rank in Swachh Bharat Rankings as India’s cleanest city [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mysore: Mysore formally renamed as Mysuru. It is part of Karnataka state in India. It is the third largest city of Karnataka. The population of Mysore is 887,446. Mysore City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city.

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 Former Bihar, Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    R. S. Gavai passed away after a long illness in the private hospital in Nagpur, Maharashtra at age 86. About R. S. Gavai: Ramakrishna Suryabhan Gavai was born on 30 October 1929 in Darapur of Amravati. He was an Indian politician and Governor of Bihar from 2006 to 2008. He was al

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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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  • 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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