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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Proposal for formation of 5 new districts has been approved by West Bengal Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Proposal for formation of five new districts in the state has been approved by the Government of West Bengal. Total number of districts of Bengal will increase and reached to 25 with this decision. In state Cabinet meeting arranged at Kolkata and chaired by Chief Minister Mamata

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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 27, 2015
  • 1  GRSE handed over ASW Corvette Kadmatt to Indian Navy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) handed over the second Anti - Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette INS Kadmatt to Indian Navy at Kolkata, West Bengal. ASW will be inducted into the Eastern Fleet soon

    About ASW Corvette Kadmatt

    • ASW Corvette INS Kadmatt is super

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  Harshavardhan Neotia Next President of FICCI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Harshavardhan Neotia has been elected as the next President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). As per the terms he will serve as President for the year 2016 and presently is serving as Vice President (VP) of FICCI.

    • During the chamber’s AGM in Dec

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  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 1  10% Disinvestment in Coal India Ltd approves by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    10 % of dispossession on Coal India Ltd (CIL) has approves by Cabinet of Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). This decision was taken at CCEA meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. In current time 79.65 % stake are holds by Union Government in CIL.

    • In CI

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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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  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 1  Leader and former Speaker Hashim Abdul Halim passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Veteran CPI (M) leader and former Speaker of the West Bengal Assembly Hasim Abdul Halin passed away in Kolkata. He took his last breathe when was 80. He was the Speaker of the State Assembly for a the time of 29 years from 1982 to 2011.

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  • Oct 26, 2015
  • 1  Pijush Ganguly a Bengali actor passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bengali film, television and stage actor Pijush Ganguly passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal. He was of 50 years. He died of multiple organ failure after he was critically injured in a road accident at Santragachi in Howrah district.

    About Piyush Ganguly:

    • He was born on 2 Janua

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  • Oct 2, 2015
  • 1 Manoj Kumar Tiwary chosen as Captain of Bengal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Manoj Tiwary: He was born on 14th November 1985. He was born in Howrah in West Bengal. He is an Indian Cricketer. He is a right handed batsman. He represents Bengal in local cricket and Delhi Daredevils in Indian Premier League.

    About Manoj Tiwary being chosen as Captain:

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  • Sep 24, 2015
  • 1 Sourav Ganguly to be named as CAB President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Sourav Ganguly: He was born on 8th July 1972. He is from Behala region in Calcutta, India. His full name is Sourav Chandidas Ganguly. He is also called by the names - Dada, the Prince of Calcutta, the Maharaja, the god of the offside, the Warrior Prince.

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 West Bengal government releases 64 files correlated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897 and died on 18th August 1945. He is known as Netaji allover in India. He was an Indian pro - independence and proud person of the Indian independence movement.

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  • 2 Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI President is passes away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jagmohan Dalmiya who was the President of Board of Control for Cricket in India is passes away in Kolkata, of West Bengal at age of 75 due to a heart attack. About Jagmohan Dalmiya: Jagmohan Dalmiya was born on 30th May 1940 in Kolkata.

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Abbott Healthcare crowds with controllers because of Indian cough syrup complaint [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Abbott Healthcare: Abbott Healthcare was Founded in 1888 by a young Chicago based physician Dr. Wallace Calvin Abbott. The Healthcare has been dedicated to discovering new medicines, new technologies and new ways to manage health.

    • It’s headquarter is in Mumbai.
    • Abbott I

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  • Aug 24, 2015
  • 1 Bandhan, the micro finance company is going to start operation as a commercial bank [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Bandhan: Bandhan Bank is banking and financial services company in India. It’s headquarter is in Kolkata, West Bengal. It was founded by Chandra Sekhar Ghosh who is act as a managing director.

    • Ashok Lahiri is chairman of the new bank.
    • It is world’s largest Non - Deposit

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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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  • Aug 13, 2015
  • 1 India and World Bank signs Financing Agreement for NCRMP Projects [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NCRMP Projects: NCRMP stands for National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project. This project aims to prevention of cyclones and hydro meteorological hazards. From India’s 7,500 kilometer of seashore, almost 5,700 kilometers are highly in danger to the effects of hot cyclones and

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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.

    • The civic administration of

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Nadia district won the UN Public Service Award 2015 for eliminating open defecation [ Awards ]

    The district administration of Nadia, West Bengal was conferred with the United Nations Public Service Award 2015 for eliminating open defecation in the district. Nadia district could achieve this feat due to its collaborative effort with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICE

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  • Jun 1, 2015
  • 1  Manabi Bandopadhyay, first transgender principal of Krishnagar Women’s College [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Manabi Bandopadhyay has been appointed the first transgender principal of Krishnagar Women’s College at a college in West Bengal for first time in Indian history. At present, she is an associate professor in Bengali at Vivekananda Satobarshiki Mahavidyalaya and this decision was

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  • 2 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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  • May 25, 2015
  • 1 Tathagata Roy sworn-in as 16th Governor of Tripura [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Tathagata Roy was sworn in as the 16th Governor of Tripura in Agartala. According to the provisions of Article 159 of Constitution of India, Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court Mr. Jc. Deepak Gupta administered the oath of office to him.

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  • May 20, 2015
  • 1 BJP MP S.S. Ahluwalia to head joint panel on Land Acquisition Amendment bill [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia is the MP of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) who has been appointed chairman of a Joint Committee of Parliament that will look into the provisions of the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, 2015. This committee consists of 30-members- 20 members from Lok Sabh

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  • May 15, 2015
  • 1 Eminent Bengali Writer Suchitra Bhattacharya passed away [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eminent Bengali literature Suchitra Bhattacharya passed away on 12 May 2015 following a cardiac arrest in Kolkata, West Bengal at the age 65 years and four months. Suchitra Bhattacharya always highlighted the pains and sufferings of women in contemporary society of her writing an

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  • May 14, 2015
  • 1 Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014 [ Awards ]

    Veteran actor- film producer Shashi Kapoor who received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2014 from Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley at a special function held in Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Shashi Kapoor is the 46th film personality to r

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  • 2 PM Narendra Modi launches three social security schemes [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM Narendra Modi launched three mega social security schemes in Kolkata, West Bengal. Three schemes intend to widen the process of financial inclusion in the country. These are: Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana (PMJJBY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Atal Pens

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  • 3 PM Narendra Modi inaugurates IISCO’s plant at Burnpur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the expanded part of the IISCO Steel Plant in Burnpur near Asansol district of West Bengal. Steel Authority of India (SAIL) provides fully-owned subsidiary of IISCO Steel Plant and newly expanded plant is built by Union Government at a cost of 16000 c

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  • Apr 3, 2015
  • 1 India launched Operation Raahat to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India launched Operation Raahat to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen and India govt. launched Operation Raahat which is massive air and sea operation to protect Indian people. The operation will involve total of five ships and four aircraft and this Operation Raahat was s

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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 24, 2015
  • 1 Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor named for Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014 [ Awards ]

    Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has been named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2014 (India’s highest award in cinema). Film producer Shashi Kapoor is the 46th film personality to receive this honour. Dada Saheb Phalke Award has commemorated the birth centenary year of fat

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  • Mar 4, 2015
  • 1 Jagmohan Dalmiya elected as President of BCCI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jagmohan Dalmiya was amicably elected as President of the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) which meeting held at Chennai in Tamil Nadu on 2 March. Dalmiya will succeed N. Srinivasan who was involved in corruption and IPL spot fixing.

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