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Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Top 10 facts of india


Top 10 facts of india

1.India shares his border officially with Afghanistan.

2.You can reach bangkok from Kolkata before you reach Mumbai.

3.India was being the world diamond shop before some hundred years ago, then many countries were found having diamond source.

4.India was the country which shares its border with many neighbouring countries.

5.kumbamela was the only festival which comprises of huge population.

6.India got his name from Indus valley civilization.

7.world largest meteors falls in Maharashtra , now the place is known as salt lake.

8.India's first rocket was carried by a cycle to his station.

9.India owns 1208 islands.

10.Megalaya is the most humid place.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Todays news


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INDIA
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# Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi visited Pathankot airbase; IAF personnel admitted to the lapses in the security
# Indian Navy to present a guideline document on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) during Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) in Bangladesh; IONS 2016 is held at " Dhaka "
Theme of IONS 2016 is "Fostering Partnership in IOR: Charting course for Maritime Cooperative Engagement"
# Scientists at the CIRB, Hisar claimed to have successfully produced a cloned buffalo offspirng "Cirb Gaurav"; CIRB becomes world's thrid and India's second institute to produce cloned buffalo

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BILATERAL ISSUES
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# India - Japan Coast Guard Exercise in Bay of Bengal (Jan 15-16)

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STATES SCAN
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# Jammu & Kashmir: BJP and Congress leaders meet Ms. Mehbooba Mufti; government formation gathers pace
# Odisha: Forest department has began the annual bird census in Chilika, the largest winter resort for migratory birds in the Indian subcontinent
# Rajasthan: 23rd International Camel Festival - 2016 at Bikaner
# Telangana: becomes the first state to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level

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TAMIL NADU
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# Preparations apace in Tamil Nadu for the conduct of jallikattu
# Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalithaa extended financial aid to two budding shooting and fencing championships (R. Rithik - Shooting [Rs. 4 lakh incentive]; C. A. Bhavani - fencing [Rs. 25 lakh every year for five years])
# Election Commission to train officials for Assembly poll
# Union Government is considering launching of shipping service between Chennai and Kanyakumari: MoS for Tourism, Mr. Mahesh Sharma
# State Arcaeological Department has taken up a programme for strengthening the conservation of the excavation site at Utkottai Maligaimedu village, Gangaikondacholapuram, where the famous Chola ruler Rajendra Chola I had constructed his palace

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AROUND THE WORLD
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# US deployed a B-52 bomber on a low-level flight over South Korea, a show of force following North Korea's nuclear test

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ECONOMICS
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# Reliance to set up Rs. 5000 crore naval shipbuilding unit near Vizag, Andhra Pradesh

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SPORTS
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# Switerland's Stan Wawarinka won Chennai Open 2016; it is his fourth Chennai Open win overall
# Oliver Marach and Fabrice Martin won the Men's Doubles in Chennai Open 2016
# Chennai Open to continue till 2019
# Railways team by defeating Kerala in both the Men's and Women's team won senior National Volleyball Championship held at Bengaluru; third place bagged by Tamil Nadu in both categories
# Anthony Amalraj and Manika Batra clinched the Men's and Women's crown of the Senio National Table Tennis Championship held at Hyderabad'
# Milos Raonic (Canada) won the Men's Singles in Brisbane International Tennis 2016

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MISC
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# Book "Maru Bharat Saru Bharat", written by Jain Acharya Ratnasundersuriswarji Maharaj was released by Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi

Friday, 8 January 2016

Current events


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INDIA
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# When the Government is planning of "Digital India", nearly 55000 villages in India has no mobile services at all
# INS Kadmatt, second ship of Project 28 (P28) class Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvettes, was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam [INS Kadmatt is named after one of the large islands amongst the Lakshadweep group of Islands off the west coast of India]
# Pune based Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) and Vikram Sarabhai Space
Centre (VSSC) are to collaborate to develop a battery for passenger cars using technology which is used to make batteries for space vehicles
# In order to avoid duplication of work and to
improve efficiency, the government merged the
Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) with
the Ministry of External Affairs
# Union government is considering a proposal to
name all airports in the country after their
respective cities and not personalities
# Union government has decided to set up laboratories for studying marine biology in coastal states and islands of Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshdweep, with a major one in the southern Peninsular region of the country
[Department of Biotechnology under the aegis of Ministry of Science and Technology will start the work of setting up these laboratories]

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STATES SCAN
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# Bihar: NHRC issued notice to government over poor condition of prisons
# Jammu and Kashmir: Chief Minister Mr. Mufti Mohammad Sayeed died; his daughter, Ms. Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed is likely to be the next Chief Minister
# Maharashtra: government has for the first time made it mandatory for a city infrastructure project (16000 crore Dharavi Redevelopment Project) to obtain a National Security Clearance (NSC) from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), New Delhi
# Odisha: Sam Pitroda appointed as Government’s Technical Advisor
# West Bengal: Bengal Global Business Meet begins today

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TAMIL NADU
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# Appeals filed against the acquittal of Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case to be heard in SC today; Justice Amitava Roy has taken the place of Justice Aggarwal on the Bench for the hearing
# DMK will form strong alliance: Mr. M. K. Stalin
# A series of Madras High Court rulings has once again put the state government's solar power policy under the scanner
# DMDK general council and executive committee meeting will be held in Perambalur (tomorrow) amidst mounting pressure from partymen on chief Vijayakanth to align with DMK to take on AIADMK
# Ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly election, the state unit of Congress levelled 25 charges against the AIADMK government
# Chief Minister, Ms. Jayalalithaa launches distribution of Pongal Gifts
# Ahead of elections, Government reshuffles a major change in Police Department

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AROUND THE WORLD
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# Saudi Arabia targeted embassy in Yemen: Iran
# Bomb blast in Libyan police training centre kills 65
# Sikh-American (Gurbir Grewal) attorney has been appointed as the top prosecutor in the most populous county in New Jersey , becoming the first South Asian to occupy the post in the state

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ECONOMICS
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# Ms. Mary Barra becomes the first woman to become chairman of General Motors
# NDA government had been slow to move on key reforms and even failed to deliver on the reforms it had promised, thus hampering the successful functioning of a market economy: Nobel laureate, Amartya Sen
# Open multi-brand retail, e-commerce, education to more FDI: India Inc.
# ICICI Bank to partner FINO PayTech for payments bank
# As the CSI 300 index in Shanghai tanked 7% and the Chinese authorities suspended trading for the day

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MISC
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# Incredible India Campaign: Amitabh first choice to replace Aamir Khan
# FreeCharge co-founder and CEO Kunal Shah was appointed as the Chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
# Dr Achyuta Samanta was elected as the General President of the 105th Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) that is scheduled for 2017-18; with this he becomes the second person from Odisha to be elected as President of the ISC
# British writer Kate Atkinson has won the Costa novel award for the second time in three years for “A God in Ruins”
# Novo Nordisk, Danish pharmaceutical company announced Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar as brand ambassador for the disease awareness campaign ‘Changing Diabetes’ initiated by it in India
# Priyanka Chopra has bagged the favourite actor in new TV series honour at the 2016 People's Choice Awards for her performance of an FBI recruit on American show Quantico; She becomes the first Indian actor to register a win at the People's Choice Awards
# Gajendra Chauhan assumed charge as President of FTII; triggers protest