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  • Oct 9, 2015
  • 1 83rd Air Force Day rejoiced by India [ Important Days ]

    About Indian Air Force: It was established in 1932. It is also known as Bharatiya Vayu Sena. It is the important part of the Indian Security Forces and is World’s 4th Largest Airforce. Its primary role is to safeguard Indian Territory and to conduct warfare during a battle.


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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 A famous Hindi Poet - Viren Dangwal expired [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Viren Dangwal: He was born on 5th August 1947. He was born in Kritinagar in Uttarakhand. He is one of the leading Hindi poets for new generation. He published 3 of his collections which are Isi Dushchakra Mein Srashta, Duniya Mein and Siyahi Taal.

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  • Sep 27, 2015
  • 1 Suresh Raina to charge MS Dhoni’s role as finisher in India’s ODIs and T20Is [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Suresh Raina - Indian Cricket Player: He was born on 27th November 1986. He is from Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. He is an Indian Cricket Player. He is a left - handed batsman and also an off - spin bowler. He is the 2nd youngest player to captain Indian team.

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  • Sep 24, 2015
  • 1 24th Vyaas Samman conferred to Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka: He was born on 11th October 1938. He is from Buland Shahar district in Uttar Pradesh. He is a one of the famous Hindi literature writer. He has credited 50 books out of which half were related to Premchand. In 2001, he was honored Mahapandit Rahul

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 Narendra Modi launches IPD Scheme for 24×7 power supply in every house of Varanasi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About IPD Scheme: IPD Scheme stands for Integrated Power Development Scheme. Its aim is to support the broadcast and supply networks. It will provide 100 percent metering urban areas and will make it smart with information technology.

    • It was declared in Union Budget 2014 - 15.

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  • 2 29 August celebrated as Natinal Sports Day worldwide [ Important Days ]

    About the national sports day: Every year it is mandatory that 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day worldwide. This day marks the birth anniversary of Hockey Expert Major Dhyan Chand.

    • This day is celebrated by conducting open matches between different Indian hockey

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 United States prolonged the anti-dumping duty of Indian preserved mushrooms for another 5 years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About preserved mushroom and its trade: Preserved mushroom refer to mushrooms prepared or preserved by bleaching, cleaning and sometimes slicing and cutting. It is very nutritious and rich in fiber and proteins.

    • It has high content of folic acid which is uncommon in vegetables

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  • Sep 10, 2015
  • 1 Union HM Rajnath Singh declared 33% reservation for women in paramilitary forces [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rajnath Singh: Rajnath Singh was born on 10th July 1951. He is an Indian politician belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is currently serves as the Home Minister of India. He previously served as the Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minist

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  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 1 Union Government gives permission to 6 new SEZ proposals [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About 6 new SEZ proposals: In Lucknow - Uttar Pradesh, HCL IT City will set up IT/ITeS zones. In Mumbai - Maharashtra, Loma IT Park Developer will set up IT/ITeS zones. North Mumbai International Commodity Township planned free trade warehousing zone in Thane, Maharashtra.

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  • Aug 20, 2015
  • 1 Uttar Pradesh Minister Chitranjan Swaroop is no more [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Mr. Chitranjan Swaroop: Chitranjan Swarup, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs of Uttar Pradesh passes away in Delhi at age 70 because of a lengthy illness. Chitranjan Swaroop was born in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

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  • Aug 19, 2015
  • 1 TPP Nair, SP Misra, Romeo James selected for Dhyan Chand award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About TPP Nair: TPP Nair’s full name is TP Padmanabhan Nair and he is from Cherukunnu of Kannur. He is former volleyball captain of Indian team. He was the only Indian volleyball player who had won two Asian Games medals.

    • He cried foul after he was ignored for the Arjuna Award

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  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 1 Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as Governor of Bihar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind was born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of Kanpur Dehat. Kovind is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party - BJP. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from state of Uttar Pradesh during the two terms of 1994 - 2000 and 2000 - 2006.

    • He is al

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  • 2 Taj Mahal becomes first memorial in world to have Twitter account [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum (a large stately tomb). It is located on the southern bank of Yamuna River in Agra of Uttar Pradesh. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who ruled from 1628 to 1658 was built it in 1632 in memory of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal.

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of District Kanpur Dehat. He is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also an advocate by profession and practices his law in Delhi.

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 CSC and HCL forms a joint project to provide technology services and solutions to banks [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CSC: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is an American multinational corporation that provides information technology (IT) services and professional services. It’s headquarter is located in Falls Church, Virginia.

    About HCL: HCL (Hindustan Computers Limited) Technologies

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  • Jul 6, 2015
  • 1 World Bank approves $650 million loan for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    World Bank (headquarter Washington DC) has approved an additional loan of 650 million dollars for India’s Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project. World Bank will fund to build 401 km Ludhiana-Khurja section worth 650 million dollar that falls in three North Western stat

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  • Jun 25, 2015
  • 1 Lucknow zoo renamed after last Nawab Wajid Ali Shah [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Uttar Pradesh Government Akhilesh Yadav renamed the Lucknow Prani Udyan which is popularly known as Lucknow zoo, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan, Lucknow. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah was the last Nawab of Oudh under whom the province was annexed by the British government under the p

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  • Jun 23, 2015
  • 1 Former Union Minister Sheila Kaul passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sheila Kaul who was former Himachal Pradesh governor and ex-union minister passed away in New Delhi at the age 101. Sheila Kaul was a sister-in-law of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi’s maternal aunt.

    • In 1971, Sheila Kaul was elected as Member of

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  • Jun 17, 2015
  • 1 Jind, Karnal and Muzaffarnagar districts added in National Capital Region [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Districts of Haryana Jind, Karnal and Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district have been added into the conurbation National Capital Region (NCR). NCR is India’s largest and one of the world’s largest agglomerations in terms of population (around 54,000,000 as per 2011 Census).


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  • Jun 10, 2015
  • 1 Ashobaa Vijai Sharma appointed as new Chief Information Commissioner [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Vijai Sharma as Chief Information Commissioner for 5 years or till they attain the age of 65. Earlier, Vijai Sharma was serving as information commissioner in Central Information Commission since 2012. Vijai Sharma is a 1974 batch IAS offi

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  • Jun 1, 2015
  • 1 Nirbhay Sharma sworn-in as governor of Mizoram [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Retired Lt General; Nirbhay Sharma was appointed as the governor of Mizoram at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan. Justice T Vaiphei, judge of the Gauhati high court, administered the oath of office to general Sharma. Earlier, Lt. Gen Nirbhay Sharma was the Governor of Arunachal Prade

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  • 2 Pradeep Kumar Sinha appointed as Cabinet Secretary to Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pradeep Kumar Sinha was appointed as the Cabinet Secretary to the Union Government with effect from 13 June 2015. Sinha replaced Ajit Seth. Sinha was appointed by the Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). The ACC also approved the appointment of Sinha as the Officer on Special Duty (OS

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  • May 25, 2015
  • 1 Yamuna Expressway becomes India’s first road runway after IAF Mirage 2000 jet successfully lands [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The IAF (Indian Air Force) displayed its ability to use national highways for emergency landing of fighter jets, when a Mirage-2000 landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura with active support from Uttar Pradesh government, Yamuna Expressway Authority. Yamuna Expressway in Ut

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  • May 14, 2015
  • 1 MIDC inks MoU with SIDBI to raise Rs 200-crore fund for MSMEs [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation) was signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with state-run SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India) to provide easy finance to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) for their growth. MD and CEO of SIDBI Ananta

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  • Apr 13, 2015
  • 1 Dr. Nasim Zaidi appointed as 20th Chief Election Commissioner of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Dr. Nasim Zaidi as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and he is the 20th CEC of India. Zaidi will assume the charge of office of the CEC with effect from 19 April 2015 and he will replace Harishankar Brahma who will join his office o

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  • Apr 3, 2015
  • 1 Veteran Hindi poet Kailash Vajpeyi died [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Veteran Hindi poet Kailash Vajpeyi died on 1 April 2015 due to a cardiac arrest in a private hospital of Saket in New Delhi and he was 79 years old. Kailash Vajpeyi is survived by his wife and daughter Ananya Vajpeyi. In 1936, Kailash Vajpeyi was born at Hamirpur of Uttar Pradesh

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  • Mar 31, 2015
  • 1 Aditi Arya wins Miss India 2015 title [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Aditi Arya belongs to New Delhi; she has won the Femina Miss India 2015 crown at the 52nd edition of the beauty pageant. Miss India or Femina Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India. It is organised annually by Femina, a women’s magazine published by Bennett, Coleman & C

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  • Mar 26, 2015
  • 1 Twitter Samvad launched for direct communication between Government and Citizens [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Government launched new platform named Twitter Samwad which associated with social networking giant Twitter by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 24 March 2015 during his meeting with Twitter (Chief Executive Dick Costolo).

    1. Twitter Samwad launched to purpose of

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  • Mar 12, 2015
  • 1 President presented “Stree Shakti Puraskars” and “Nari Shakti Puruskars” for the year 2014 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented Stree Shakti puraskars (six women) and Nari Shakti Puruskars for the year 2014. These awards were given on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March) at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prize money of award is 3 lakh rupees

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  • Mar 2, 2015
  • 1 Uttar Pradesh Budget 2015-16 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Akhilesh Yadav, who chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh presented the State Budget 2015 - 16 which cost of budgets are 302687 crore rupees and mainly focus on agriculture, education, power, health, roads and infrastructure development.

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