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  • Jan 3, 2017
  • 1 Shraddha, Ghyansham Kumar Devansh Chosen for 2016 Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan Award [ Awards ]

    Two new Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh have been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016.The award on Shraddha for her short story, ‘Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi’.Devansh for his poem ‘Akash Mein Deh’.

    Bharatiya Jananpith

    Bharatiya Jananpith

    Bharatiya Jananpith

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  • 2 David R Syiemlieh Appointed as UPSC Chairman [ Policy-Governance ]

    President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Professor David R Syiemlieh as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Syiemlieh, who is serving as the Member of UPSC, will succeed Alka Sirohi, a former IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre.

    Image of David R Syiemlieh

    Image of David R Syiemlieh

    Image of David R Syiemlieh

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  • 3 📹 All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) [ Edu. ]

    Higher education is of vital importance for the country, as it is a powerful tool to build knowledgebase society of the 21st Century. The official statistical system plays a key role in any society, especially, in a large and diverse democracy. A key principle of the system is th

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  • 4 📹 Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA) [ Edu. ]

    In pursuance of the focus on connecting school based knowledge to life outside the school and making learning of Science Mathematics a joyful and meaningful activity, to bring focus on innovation and use of technology, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has set up the Ras

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  • Jan 2, 2017
  • 1 Suresh Prabhu Inaugurated Series of Railway Projects in Andhra Pradesh [ Policy-Governance ]

    Andhra Pradesh government signed memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railways. It is for setting up a joint venture company for taking up major rail projects in the state. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, took part in the programme through a video link.

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  • 2 CSL Completes Delivery of 20 FPVs to Indian Coast Guard [ Eco. ]

    The Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has delivered ICGS AYUSH, the 20th Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) to the Indian Coast Guard.   It is last in the series (CSL Yard No BY 520) and was delivered three months ahead of schedule. During the current financial year, CSL has delivered four FPV

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  • 3 Amazon’S Flying Warehouse to Launch Drones [ Sci-Tech ]

    Amazon wins a patent for flying the warehouse in the US, announced plans for an “airborne fulfillment center” (AFC). Amazon will fly a warehouse at an altitude of around 45,000 feet that would act as a Launchpad for drones, with an aim to deliver consignments.

    Amazons future project working strategy

    Amazons Future Project Working Strategy

    Amazons future project working strategy

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  • 4 Anil Baijal Takes Oath as Delhi Lieutenant Governor [ Policy-Governance ]

    Former Union Home Secretary Anil Baijal took oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. The oath was administered by Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. He was formally appointed as Delhi LG as a replacement of Najeeb Jung. He served as Union Home Secretary during Atal Bihari Vajpa

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  • 5 India, Sri Lanka is Setting SOPs to Solve Fishermen Issues [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India and Sri Lanka have expressed confidence for finding a long-lasting solution to the issue of fishermen between the two countries. The talks co-chaired by Union Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh and Sri Lankan fisheries minister Mahinda Amaraweera. It was participant by

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  • 6 📹 (U-DISE) Unified District Information System for Education [ Edu. ]

    Unified District Information System for Education (U-DISE) being the only source of data for Educational Planning at Elementary & Secondary level, is implemented at the State in coordination with National University of Educational Planning and Authority (NUEPA), New Delhi since 1

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  • 7 📹 National Research Professorship (NRP) [ Edu. ]

    The main purpose of this scheme is to honor distinguished academics and scholars in recognition of their contribution to knowledge. This scheme was released in 1949.Age 65 years with outstanding contributions.Honor distinguished academics & scholars in recognition of their contri

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  • Jan 1, 2017
  • 1 Soli J Sorabjee Re-Elected as President of India International Centre [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Former attorney general Soli J Sorabjee was re-elected president of the prestigious cultural institution India International Centre (IIC). Directors of IIC unanimously elected Sorabjee for a second consecutive term. Sorabjee has been working for IIC for two decades.

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  • 2 Pakistan Opens New Nuclear Plant Built with Help of China [ Sci-Tech ]

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated a nuclear power facility built with the assistance of China in Islamabad. The three power plants at Chashma are known as C-1, C-2 and C-3 respectively. The government plans to increase the power production by about 60 percent.

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  • 3 PM Narendra Modi Launches Aadhaar Based Mobile Payment App Called BHIM [ Sci-Tech ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a mobile app for the Unified Payment Interface (UPI). The application, which will be common across all banks and financial institutions, is called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Mobile). The central banking system was born out of a thesis written

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  • 4 Dinanath Bhargava, Man Who Designed National Emblem, Passes Away [ Policy-Governance ]

    Dinanath Bhargava a co-artist in the team that sketched the national emblem ‘Lion Capital of Ashoka’ and decorated the pages of the Constitution’s manuscript, died at the age of 89 in Indore India. He was suffering from cardiac ailments since past decade.

    Dinanath Bhargava, who sketched national emblem

    Dinanath Bhargava, Who Sketched National Emblem

    Dinanath Bhargava, who sketched national emblem

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  • 5 India Second Biggest Arms Buyer: US Report [ Eco. ]

    Saudi Arabia was the leading developing world arms purchaser from 2008-2015. India was the second largest developing world arms purchaser. A United States Congress Research’s report title is ‘Conventional Arms Transfers to Developing Nations 2008-2015’.

    Image for representational purposes

    Image for Representational Purposes

    Image for representational purposes

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  • Dec 31, 2016
  • 1 India Eases Visa Procurement Process for Bangladesh [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    India eased the visa regulation for Bangladeshi nationals. It is to allow family members of diplomatic and official Bangladesh passport holders to submit their tourist visa application without any appointment and e-token, reports a news agency. 

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    Representational Image

    Representational Image

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  • 2 Haryana Government Inaugurates the First Digital Investigation Centre [ Policy-Governance ]

    The Haryana police have set centre for digital investigation and training in Gurgaon. It is in a bid to enhance cyber policing and monitor social media content. It is Country’s first Digital Investigation Training and Analysis Centre (DITAC).

    First centre for digital investigation and training in Gurgaon

    First Centre for Digital Investigation and Training in Gurgaon

    First centre for digital investigation and training in Gurgaon

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  • 3 Chinese E-Commerce Firm Alibaba to Set Up Office in Mumbai [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Chinese e-retail giant Alibaba, is setting up its first office in India in Mumbai. Company has made investments in India’s Snapdeal and Paytm. The office will be located at the commercial Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). US e-commerce giant Amazon also has its office in the same compl

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  • 4 Scientists Build Bacteria-Powered Battery on Single Sheet of Paper [ Sci-Tech ]

    It is the paper-based bacteria-powered battery design is part of a new field of research called papertronics. It is a fusion of paper and electronics. US-based scientists have developed a bacteria-powered battery (bio-battery) on a single sheet of paper. It is capable of powering

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  • 5 India, Bhutan Sign MoU for Green Construction [ Policy-Governance ]

    India has signed MoU (Memorandum of understanding) with Bhutan for providing technical cooperation in infrastructure engineering. It is for green and sustainable construction in Bhutan. The MoU was signed between India’s Central Public Works Department (CPWD) and Bhutan’s Departm

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  • Dec 30, 2016
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Launches Aadhaar Based BHIM App for Mobile Payment [ Sci-Tech ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an Aadhaar based mobile payment application at the Digi Dhan Mela event in Talkatora stadium in New Delhi. This application called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). This is a rebranded version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USSD (Uns

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  • 2 SP Vaid Appointed Jammu & Kashmir Police Chief [ Policy-Governance ]

    Jammu Kashmir Government has confirmed SP Vaid as Director General of Police of the State. He joined Indian Police Service in the year 1986 and was allotted to J&K Cadre, which incidentally happens to be his home state. He will take charge from the incumbent State Police Chief K.

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  • 3 Government Introduced IVRS Platform to Tackle Call Drops [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Indian Government has launched a new platform called Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS). IVRS platforms at various locations including Delhi and Mumbai to get direct feedback from subscribers on call quality. The feedback which has taken by the customers will be then sha

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  • 4 World Bank Approved USD 235 Million Loan for Bihar Rural Roads Project [ Policy-Governance ]

    The World Bank has approved a USD 235 million credit for the Bihar Rural Roads Project to improve and effectively manage rural road network of the state. The project will support the construction of about 2,500 km of rural roads under the Mukhiya Mantri Gram Sampark Yojana (MMGSY

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  • 5 Government Launches “Swachh Swasth Sarvatra” Initiative [ Policy-Governance ]

    Government of India launched Swachh

    Swasth

    Sarvatra initiative. Its aim is to strengthen health centres in open defecation-free blocks. The initiative was launched by the Union Health Ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Human Resource

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  • 6 China Launches High-Resolution Remote Sensing Satellites [ Sci-Tech ]

    Two high-resolution remote-sensing satellites were successfully launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern Shanxi Province, by China. By this China has added a new page of glory to the history of its long-established space exploration missions. The satellit

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  • 7 📹 Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) [ Edu. ]

    Overview Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS), launched in 2013.Provide strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions.Funding: 60:40 for general category States, 90:10 for special category states and 100% for UTs.

    • Adequate opportunities of higher education to SC

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  • Dec 29, 2016
  • 1 Viral Acharya Appointed as Deputy Governor of RBI [ Policy-Governance ]

    Viral Acharya was appointed by the Government as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He has established himself as an authority in the world of financial research and written papers with the likes of former Governor Raghuram Rajan. He is having a lot more colourful

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  • 2 Astronomers Discover Universe’S Biggest Galaxy Super Cluster near Milky Way [ Sci-Tech ]

    Vela super cluster, one of the biggest super galaxy clusters near the Milky Way, has been discovered by a team of international astronomers. It was undetected for long and masked by stars and dust in the Milky Way. This is one of the biggest concentrations of galaxies in the Univ

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