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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank of USD 201.50 Million for TEQIP III [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    USD 201.50 million financing agreement has been signed between India and World Bank. It is to improve quality of technical education in India. Agreement is for ’Third Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme′ (TEQIP III) in India.

    India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank

    India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank

    India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank

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  • 2 World’S Largest Battery Storage Plant Unveiled in California [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Tesla unveiled the world’s largest battery storage facility. It is situated in California desert and constitutes a significant chunk of global battery storage capacity. Battery storage has been a far more expensive means of meeting demand surges than natural gas, recently.

    Mira Loma Battery Storage Project ribbon cutting

    Mira Loma Battery Storage Project Ribbon Cutting

    Mira Loma Battery Storage Project ribbon cutting

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  • 3 Apple to Start Manufacturing in India [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    iPhone maker Apple Inc will commence smartphone production at its upcoming factory in Bengaluru. It is assumed to start by end of April or early May. state IT minister thanked Apple for choosing Karnataka to build its first manufacturing plant.

    Apple, Apple to manufacture in India

    Apple, Apple to Manufacture in India

    Apple, Apple to manufacture in India

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  • 4 Dr Vijay Bhatkar Appointed New Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University [ Appointments ]

    Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar, has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University. He is a technocrat, who is considered father of Indian Supercomputer. He will hold office for a three-year period from date of his appointment.

    Nalanda University Logo

    Nalanda University Logo

    Nalanda University Logo

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  • 5 World Wetlands Day: Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction [ Important Days ]

    World Wetlands Day (WWD) is celebrated every year on 2 February. Marking the date in 1971 when the Convention on Wetlands, known as the Ramsar Convention. It was adopted in Iranian city of Ramsar, drawing attention to importance of wetlands.

    World Wetlands Day 2017

    World Wetlands Day 2017

    World Wetlands Day 2017

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  • 6 Nik Khanna Appointed India MD of BAE Systems [ Appointments ]

    BAE Systems has appointed Nik Khanna as the Managing Director of its India operations with effect from 1st February 2017. Khanna joined the company from Raytheon whereas country president had led business development, marketing and strategy in India for last four years.

    Nik Khanna appointed India MD of BAE Systems

    Nik Khanna Appointed India MD of BAE Systems

    Nik Khanna appointed India MD of BAE Systems

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  • 7 Union Cabinet Gives Nod to Modify Scheduled Castes List in Odisha [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Union cabinet approved the amendments in Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950, to modify the list of SC in Odhisha. Cabinet, chaired by PM Narendra Modi, also approved amending Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Order, 1964, to change name of union territory from

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  • 8 US House of Representatives Introduces H-1B Visa Reform Bill [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    US House of Representatives has introduced legislation which doubles minimum salary of H-1B visa holders. This can stop firms replacing American employees with foreign workers, including Indians. Bill aims to make it difficult to replace US employees with foreign workers.

    US House of Representatives introduced H-1B Visa Reform Bill

    US House of Representatives Introduced H-1B Visa Reform Bill

    US House of Representatives introduced H-1B Visa Reform Bill

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  • 9 Ireland Became the World’S First Country to Stop Investing in Fossil Fuels [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Irish Parliament passed historic in favour of dropping coal, oil and gas investments. It became be world’s first country to fully divest public money from fossil fuels. Bill will force Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to sell its investment in fossil fuel industries over next fi

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 NEC and Union Ministry of Textiles Sign MoU to Harness Hidden Potential of Cane & Bamboo [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The North Eastern Council (NEC) and Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). It is to harness hidden potential of Cane and Bamboo of North Eastern Region.

    NEC, Textile Ministry Signs MoU for Bamboo Development

    NEC, Textile Ministry Signs MoU for Bamboo Development

    NEC, Textile Ministry Signs MoU for Bamboo Development

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  • 2 Atomic Clocks on Indigenous Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1A Develops Snag [ Sci-Tech ]

    Atomic clocks on first satellite IRNSS-1A of NavIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation), has developed a technical snag. It is indigenously built satellite-based positioning system.

    Representational image

    Representational Image

    Representational image

    Highlights

    • One of three crucial rubidium timek

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  • 3 Surajkund International Crafts Mela [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The 31st edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela starts from February 1st having tight security. The carnival will last for 15-day. It is inaugurated by Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Over 20 countries are participating in event with Egypt as a partner country

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  • 4 Reliance Defence Signs Contract with Ministry of Defence [ Defense ]

    Reliance Defence and Engineering has signed a contract with Ministry of Defence. Contract is to design and construction of 14 fast patrol vessels (FPVs) for Indian coast guard, for an amount of Rs. 916 crore. The company has emerged winner through a competitive bidding process un

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  • 5 UNICEF Launches 3.3 Billion USD to Aid Millions of Children [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    UN children’s agency launched an appeal for USD 3.3 billion to help 48 million children caught up in crises worldwide amid fears of a funding cut from top donor United States. United States is by far top donor to UNICEF, followed by Germany, Britain and European Commission.

    Emergency assistance for 48 million children

    Emergency Assistance for 48 Million Children

    Emergency assistance for 48 million children

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  • 6 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Presents 2016 National Entrepreneurship Awards [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) has instituted National Entrepreneurship Awards” to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across country. The Awards system has been created through a partnership between MSDE and a number of reputed institutions ac

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  • 7 Income Tax Department (ITD) Launches Operation Clean Money [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Income Tax Department (ITD) has initiated Operation Clean Money (Swachh Dhan Abhiyan). Some of whose income profiles did not match amounts deposited. 18 lakh account holders will be asked to explain the source of their funds.

    ITD has initiated Operation Clean Money

    ITD Has Initiated Operation Clean Money

    ITD has initiated Operation Clean Money

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  • 8 Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18 [ Policy-Governance ]

    The 2017 Union Budget, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. It was broadly focused on 10 themes - farming sector, rural population, youth, poor and underprivileged health care, infrastructure, financial sector for stronger institutions, speedy accountability, public servic

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  • 9 Dushyant Chautala Appointed as New TTFI President [ Appointments ]

    Dushyant Chautala was appointed the President of Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) . He is youngest president of apex body. His term, which is for four years, extends until 2021. Along with Chautala, M. P. Singh was appointed as Secretary General, and Arun Kumar Banerjee to

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 India Gets Its Own Multi-Sports Museum in Kolkata [ Sports ]

    India’s Fanatic Sports Museum (FSM) opened to public in Kolkata. It is presented jointly by sports historians Boria Majumdar and industrialist Harsh Neotia. India has two other cricket museums, one in Pune and other in Chennai.

    Boria Majumdar's sports museum in Kolkata

    Boria Majumdar’s Sports Museum in Kolkata

    Boria Majumdar’s sports museum in Kolkata

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  • 2 उच्च पद्रंह समाचार भाग-2 (Top Fifteen News Part 2 - In Hindi) [ None ]

    सिलिकॉन चिप: -सेल्फ (स्वयं) ड्राइविंग (चालन योग्यता/महान शक्ति रखते हुए) कारों पर लगातार नए प्रयोग चल रहे हैं एप के जरिये टैक्सी (किराए की मोटर) सेवा चलाने वाली कंपनी (जनसमूह) उबर ने पिट्‌सबर्ग, अमेरिका में ट्रायल के बाद 14 दिसंबर को फ्रांसिस्को की सड़को पर कई ऑटोनॉमस वाहन उतार द

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  • 3 अमेरिका में नये राष्ट्रपति का शपथ ग्रहण समारोह का भव्य आयोजन एवं उनके प्रमुख वादे [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: -अमेरिका में 20 जनवरी 2017 को 58वीं बार राष्ट्रपति पद की शपथ दिलाई गई और 45 वें नये राष्ट्रपति के रूप में डोनाल्ड ट्रंप शपथ लेंगे। जश्न पूरे देश में होंगे। राजधानी वाशिंगटन में ही करीब नौ लाख लोग जमा हो रहे हैं। पूरी चुनाव प्रक्रिया में ट्रंप के विरोध को देखते हुए यह

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  • 4 दस पद्रंह समाचार भाग-1 (Ten Fifteen News Part 1 in Hindi) [ None ]

    चीन: -चीन ने एक और चालाकी भरी चाल चली है। उसने ग्वादर बंदरगाह और चीन-पाक इकोनॉमिक कॉरिडोर (अर्थशास्त्रीय गलियारा) (सीपीईसी) के तहत आने वाले व्यापारिक मार्गो की सुरक्षा के लिए पाकिस्तान की नौसेना को दो पोत दिए हैं। एक पाकिस्तान अखबार के मुताबिक ये पोत उसे समुद्री मार्गों की सुरक्

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  • 5 रूस (Russia - Article in Hindi) [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    प्रस्तावना: - सोवियत संघ के विघटन के लगभग ढाई दशक बाद उसका उत्तराधिकारी रूस अपने राष्ट्रपति व्लादीमीर पुतिन के नेतृत्व में विश्व राजनीति में अपना कद बढ़ा रहा है। ’रूस पहेली’ कूटनीतिज्ञों के लिए पहले के समान अबूझ बनी हुई है। वर्तमान बहुध्रुवीय विश्व व्यवस्था में रूस एक बार फिर अग्

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  • 6 ज्ञान-विज्ञान (Science Article in Hindi) [ Sci-Tech ]

    पृथ्वी: - दुनियाभर के वैज्ञानिक पृथ्वी के निर्माण की प्रारंभिक प्रक्रिया के समय उसके स्वरूप और स्थितियों से पर्दा हटाने के लिए सदियों से शोध कार्यों में जुटे थे। कुछ दशक पहले यह पता चला कि पृथ्वी के आंतरिक हिस्से में लौह व निकिल बहुतायत मात्रा में है, पर इसका अल्प हिस्सा यानी ला

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  • 7 Wesley So Wins 2017 Tata Steel Chess Tournament [ Sports ]

    Wesley So won the 79th edition of prestigious Tata Steel Chess tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands. In 13th and final round 23-year-old chess player from United States beat Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi with black pieces. He finished with a total of nine points.

    Grandmaster Wesley So tops Tata Steel chess fest

    Grandmaster Wesley So Tops Tata Steel Chess Fest

    Grandmaster Wesley So tops Tata Steel chess fest

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  • 8 India’S Largest Startup Incubator to Be Built at Hubballi [ Eco. ]

    Indian-American entrepreneur, philanthropist and venture capitalist Gururaj Deshpande is setting up India’s biggest startup incubator in Hubballi. It is about 400km from Bengaluru. The 82, 000-sqft facility is expected to open in September.

    Image of Gururaj Deshpande

    Image of Gururaj Deshpande

    Image of Gururaj Deshpande

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  • 9 Three-Day Long Brahmaputra Literary Festival Begins in Guwahati [ Policy-Governance ]

    The three-day long Brahmaputra Literary festival (BFL) held in Guwahati. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated first Brahmaputra Literary Festival. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar was present at inaugration.

    UN minister HRD Prakash Javadekar Lighting Lamp

    UN Minister HRD Prakash Javadekar Lighting Lamp

    UN minister HRD Prakash Javadekar Lighting Lamp

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 Amulya Kumar Patnaik Appointed Delhi Police Commissioner [ Appointments ]

    Government appointed Amulya Patnaik as next Commissioner of Delhi Police. A native of Odisha, Patnaik is an IPS office of AGMUT cadre. He was holding charge as special commissioner (administration) in Delhi Police when announced to succeed Alok Verma as Commissioner.

    Newly appointed Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik

    Newly Appointed Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik

    Newly appointed Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik

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  • 2 IndiaPost Receive License to Start Payment Bank Operations [ Policy-Governance ]

    India Post has become third entity to receive a final license last week from Central Bank to start its payment bank operations. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched India Post Payments Bank branches. Communications Minister Manoj Sinha remotely launched Raipur and Ranchi India

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  • 3 PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma Won Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Titles [ Sports ]

    India bagged three titles at tournament. Shuttler PV Sindhu awarded to her first title of 2017 at Syed Modi International Grand Prix badminton championships. Sameer Verma emerged victorious in men’s section of tournament. The mixed doubles pair of N. Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry

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