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John-John Dohmen, Naomi Van named best hockey players of 2016

12 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Hockey Federation's Player of the Year award in the male and female category went to Belgium's John-John Dohmen and Netherlands' Naomi Van, respectively.

PM Modi unveils 112 ft bust of 'Adiyogi'

12 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

While lauding the practice of Yoga, the Prime Minister said, it is popularly known that the journey of man from soul to Shiva is Yoga.

CBEC launched a mobile application for Goods and Services Tax

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

GST Mobile Application is an initiative of CBEC towards improving ease of doing business and providing outstanding taxpayer services.

Central Excise Day celebrated on 24 February 2017

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The day is celebrated annually to mark the enactment of the Central Excise and Salt Act, 1944.

Digital payments industry to hit USD500 billion by 2020: Google-BCG study

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The report said that more than 50 per cent of India's Internet users will use digital payments by 2020, when the size of digital payments industry in the country will be 500 billion dollars.

Union Government decided to set up POSCO Victims Compensation Fund

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi announced this measure in view of growing instances of sexual crimes against children.

India, Australia MoU for cooperation in civil aviation sector approved

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The MoU will provide an opportunity to Indian aviation security authorities to share the expertise of their Australian counterparts and enhance the overall aviation security environment in India.

Sahitya Akademi awards 2016 presented to 24 authors

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Award-winning poets included Jnan Pujari (Assamese), Anjali Basumatary (Bodo), Sitanath Acharya (Sanskrit) and Kamal Vora (Gujarati) among others.

Ministry of Railways dedicated Antyodaya Express to the nation

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The introduction of Antyodaya Express trains is considered as a major step by the Indian Railways towards providing better amenities to passengers.

Shoot-at-sight order issued in Corbett Tiger Reserve to curb poaching

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

As per the tiger census data released in 2015, Uttarakhand with 340 tigers has the second highest tiger population in the country after Karnataka.

CCEA approved SJVN’s investment proposal in Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The power from the project shall be exported from Dhalkebar in Nepal to Muzaffarpur in India.

Revised Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects approved

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI) administers the scheme under the direction of Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).

Union Cabinet approved signing of bilateral Air Services Agreement with Greece

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The India-Greece Air Services Agreement was prepared with an objective to improve the air connectivity between the two countries.

EPFO introduces single page composite claim form for withdrawing money

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

EPFO subscribers will not have to submit documents like marriage invitation cards for withdrawal from their PF accounts.

Union Government clears Coastal Surveillance Project

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Once fully functional, the coastal surveillance project is expected to boost India’s maritime security.

Gujarat State Budget for FY 2017-18 presented

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Nitinbhai Patel has announced a slew of measures to improve social and economic infrastructure in the State.

India defeats South Africa to win ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Set to chase 245, India had all but lost its way after a flurry of wickets. However, stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur kept her cool to score the nine runs required off the last over from pace bowler Marcia Letsoala.

Pakistan Senate approved Hindu Marriage Bill

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It is applicable to all persons who profess Hindu regligion in all of its forms prevalent in the country.

Oriental Bank of Commerce launched five new products to mark 75th Foundation Day

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The five products were launched by the nationalized bank to improve its quantity and quality of services.

Tripartite MoU to help Scheduled Caste artisans signed

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The tripartite MoU was signed among various agencies of the Union Government to boost livelihood opportunities for scheduled caste artisans.

Tata Sons Chairman-designate N Chandrasekaran to act as TCS Chairman too

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

TCS also announced that the Chief Operating Officer (COO) N Ganapathy Subramaniam will be on the board of the company as Executive Director.

South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 concluded in Indore

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 discussed ways to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, which were adopted by the UN in September 2015.

Momentum Jharkhand Global Investors’ Summit 2017 concluded

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

During the summit, the Department of Industries of Jharkhand showcased the State’s development potential.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins 2017 Rotterdam Open

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

With the title came an end to Tsonga’s two-year title drought. He had last won a title in the year 2015.

UN's WHO gives India's vaccine regulatory body NRAI highest ratings

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

This highest approval rating is expected to give a boost to Indian pharmaceutical companies.

Barren Island, India’s only live volcano, active again

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The volcano is erupting in small episodes of five to 10 minutes. The researchers observed only ash clouds during the day. However after sundown, red lava foundations spew from the crater into the atmosphere.

Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS AYUSH commissioned in Kochi

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

While Tata Motors is India’s market leader in the automobile industry, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software products.

Shahid Afridi announces retirement from international cricket

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Afridi had already quit Tests in 2010 and One Day International cricket after the 2015 World Cup. However, he still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India.

World Day of Social Justice observed with theme preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

As recognised by the United Nations, the World Day of Social Justice focuses on guaranteeing fair outcome through social justice, equality, employment and much more.

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir dies

Feb 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Kabir served as the 39th Chief Justice of India from September 2012 to July 2013.

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