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  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1 By Composing 3524 Songs Sameer Anjaan Has Created New World Record [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sameer Anjaan a Bollywood lyricist has created new world record by composing around 3524 different songs in 650 Bollywood movies. And with this he recognized as the Most Prolific Bollywood Lyricist Ever by Guinness Book of World Records officially.

    He is the first Guinness Recor

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  • 2 Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran Singer is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan a Veteran singer has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal due to old-age related ailments at the age of 107 years. He was a most commended Hindustani classical singer of Gwalior Gharana.

    • He had created around 2,000 compositions and also a prolific writer

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  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 1 2016 Hockey India League Has Been Won by Punjab Warriors [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The fourth edition of Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) title 2016 has been won by the Jaypee Punjab Warriors. With this they have maiden title at the finals played at the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium in Ranchi by beating Kalinga Lancers with 6 - 1 goals. In 2014 and 2015 Punjab

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  • 2 New Md of Ncrtc is Vinay Kumar Singh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Vinay Kumar Singh an Indian Railway Officer has been appointed as Managing Director of National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC). He was working with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), a railway PSU involved in the study of high speed rail corridors before he is appoint

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  • Feb 10, 2016
  • 1 Kailash Yadav a Up Panchayati Raj Minister is No More [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Kailash Yadav an Uttar Pradesh Panchayati Raj Minister passed away in Gurgaon after reportedly suffering a brain stroke at the age of 65 years. In the present Akhilesh Yadav government he was a senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and a cabinet Minister and was considered close to

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  • Feb 9, 2016
  • 1 Basmati Rice Gets Geographical Indication Tag for 7 Indian States [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chennai based Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) has issue ‘Geographical Indication’ tag for basmati rice as suggested by the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB). This GI tag is allotted to basmati raise grown in the Indo-Gangetic Plains (IGP) on the foothills of th

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  • 2 National Air Quality Indices Has Been Released [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Air Quality Indices (AQI) has been released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for 24 cities across India in the month of January 2016. Delhi is also termed as most polluted city in world by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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    • Varanasi (Uttar

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  • Feb 3, 2016
  • 1 Well Known Urdu Writer Intizar Husain Passed Away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Intizar Husain a fabulous Urdu fiction writer, novelist, columnist and poet has passed away in Lahore, Pakistan at the age of 93 years. He was the first person from Pakistan and the first Urdu writer who is nominated for the prestigious literally award Man Booker International Pr

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 Supreme Court appointed Justice Sanjay Mishra as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About appointment of Sanjay Mishra: Supreme Court approved the appointment of Justice Sanjay Mishra as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. He succeeds Justice Virendra Singh, who was appointed as Lokayukta of UP in December, 2015.

    • For this appointment, court evoked its earlier order of

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  • 2 2016 Syed Modi Badminton Title in Men’s Singles Has Been Won by Kidambi Srikanth [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title of Badminton in men’s singles category has been won by the top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth by beating Huang Yuxiang of China with 21 - 13,21 - 14 and 21 - 14 score at finals played at Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

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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 18, 2016
  • 1 14th January celebrated as Makar Sankranti and in South as Pongal in India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About the festival Makar Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is a kite’s festival celebrated in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and many other countries. Makar Sankranti marks the conversion of the sun into the astrological sign of Makara means Capricorn on its cosmic path.

    • The day is also be

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  • 2 5,000 MW a remarkable capacity has been crossed by Grid-linked solar generation of India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have announced that the 5,000 Mega Watt (MW) mark capacity has been crossed by the grid-connected solar power generation of India. At the moment, Government has set aspiring plan to achieve 175 Giga Watt (GW) of power generation capacity

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  • Jan 11, 2016
  • 1 Ravindra Kalia noted Hindi writer and journalist passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ravindra Kalia a noted Hindi writer and journalist passed away in New Delhi after suffering from liver cirrhosis at the age of 78 years. He was become well-known for his works like Ghalib Chutti Sharab and Nau Saal Chotti Patni. He had also worked as Director of Bharatiya Jnanpit

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 2014-15 BCCI Annual Awards [ Awards ]

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is giving this BCCI Awards annually. These awards are honored for many different categories like the best Indian international and domestic cricketers of the year.

    The awards were started from 2006–07.

    2014 - 15 BCCI Awards are

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  • 2 Jharkhand signed MoU with center for power scheme UDAY [ Important Days ]

    For Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme Jharkhand, a mineral-rich but energy-deficit state has become first state in country to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Government.

    • The state government, Union Ministry of Power and state power distributor Jharkha

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  • 3 Ganga Gram Yojana has been launched by Union Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To develop 1600 villages in Uttar Pradesh (UP) which are located near the banks of Ganga River, Union Government has launched Ganga Gram Yojana. The scheme was launched by the Uma Bharti Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has launched this

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 Atal Setu North India’s first cable bridge has been inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Atal Setu North India’s first cable-stayed bridge was inaugurated on Dunera-Basohli-Bhadharwah road in Basohali town in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag ha

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  • Dec 24, 2015
  • 1 Lucknow Metro project has been approved by Union Cabinet [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lucknow Metro Rail Project Phase – 1 A has been approved by Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. This Metro Rail will cover a length of 22.878 (approx. 23) km with 22 stations.

    It will run between Chowdhury Charon Singh Airport and Munshi Pulia.

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Polythene bags are banned by Uttar Pradesh government across the State [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With the aim to protect the environment and public health Uttar Pradesh government has decided to implement the ban on the use of polythene across the state. Allahabad High Court has advised Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav to prohibit polythene usage and decision r

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  • Dec 17, 2015
  • 1 Virendra Singh is appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh by Supreme Court [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Retired Justice Virendra Singh has been appointed as new Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh by the Supreme Court. This is the first it’s kind of order ever mad in history of India, Supreme Court has invoked its constitutional power and appointed retired High Court judge as UP Lokayukta a

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  • Dec 14, 2015
  • 1 UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network has designated Varanasi and Jaipur as their members [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network (UCCN) India’s two cities have been designated as members for first time. Two cities are Varanasi City: It is located at Uttar Pradesh has been added in the City of Music category of network.

    • Varanasi was advocated as a perfect example of In

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  • Dec 10, 2015
  • 1 For 2015 Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award to Indian-American Businessperson Frank Islam [ Awards ]

    For the prestigious 2015 Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award Indian-American businessperson and contributor Frank Islam (63) has been selected. Regarding to his achievements and outstanding contributions in a foreign country he has been chosen for this award for appreciation.

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  • Dec 8, 2015
  • 1 International festival on Birds has been launched by Uttar Pradesh Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The International festival on Birds has been launched by Uttar Pradesh Government as attempt to promote state as an international bird-watching destination. This festival is named as first-of-its-kind of festival.

    • At the National Chambal Sanctuary (NCS) Chief Minister Akhilesh

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  • Dec 2, 2015
  • 1 Brickwork Report: Maharashtra is biggest state economy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra is the biggest economy among the states in India, according to the most recent report published by credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings. On the basis of gross state domestic product (GSDP) Maharashtra accounts 16.87 lakh crore rupees in survey and with this it becom

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  • Nov 27, 2015
  • 1  Employability ratio of Andhra Pradesh is more than any other states [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Hyderabad: According to India Skills Report – 2016 (ISR - 2016) Andhra Pradesh is ranked first with the large ratio of employment. The report is creatively made by… online talent calculation firm, Wheebox, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Linkedin

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  • Nov 24, 2015
  • 1  UP Government earned Place in Guinness Book for Clean UP, Green UP initiative [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Uttar Pradesh government has earned the place in Guinness Book of World Records for ambitious Clean UP, Green UP initiative. 10 lakh seedlings (tree) were planted in one day within a period of eight hours on November 7,2015 at 10 locations in the state under state government’s gr

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  Ashok Singhal,VHP leader passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal passed away in Gurgaon, Haryana. He was 90. He was suffering from severe respiratory problems. Singhal was a bachelor and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak all his life.

    • He was the conspicuous leader of temple mov

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  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 1  Renowned Archaeologist VN Misra passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The prominent archaeologists of post - Independent India, Virendra Nath Misra passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He passes away at age 81. He was known as the leader of Indian prehistoric archaeology and for his widespread field studies and diggings in Central India and Rajasthan.

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  • 2  T.S.R. Subramanian to head panel on new education policy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    TSR Subramanian is a previous cabinet secretary of the Republic of India. He is a 1961 batch Indian Administrative Service officer from Uttar Pradesh Cadre. He was born into a middle class Tamil family.

    • Subrama

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