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India, South Korea signed MoU for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding

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The co-operation with South Korea will help India in upgrading and modernising its facilities and execute naval shipbuilding projects in a timely and cost effective manner.

World Book and Copyright Day 2017 observed

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Authors, publishers, booksellers, librarians around the world joined the celebrations of World Book and Copyright Day 2017.

1st India-Indonesia Energy Forum held in Jakarta

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

On this occasion, a MoU was signed between India and Indonesia to strengthen cooperation in the field of oil and gas.

Golfers Aditi Ashok, SSP Chawrasia and Ali Sher win Golf Industry Association Awards 2017

1 day ago
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Aditi Ashok bagged the award for Outstanding Achievement. Aditi finished second in the Ladies European Tour (LET) order of merit in 2016.

Esports to be a medal event at 2022 Asian Games

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

However, the Olympic Council of Asia has not yet announced the specific video games that will be a part of the next two Asian Games.

Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails near Bidar, Karnataka

1 day ago
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After detaching the derailed coaches, the remaining portion of the train consisting of eight coaches, moved to the Kalagapur railway station.

India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

2 days ago
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The plan highlights the need for tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) across multiple sectors such as human health, animal husbandry, agriculture and environment in consideration of the “One-Health” approach.

Tripura, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu chosen for Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16

2 days ago
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Tripura is selected for the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 in small category (less than 1 million tonnes). It is honoured for a commendable increase in food grain production in small category states.

1948 Mahatma Gandhi stamps sold for record 500000 pounds

2 days ago
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Presently, only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake Service stamps are in circulation.

Vasudevan’s One Part woman wins Sahitya Akademi Award for translation of Mathorubhagan

3 days ago
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The controversy related to the Tamil version of One Part Woman forced the original author Murugan to withdraw from the world of writing.

United Nations Chinese Day 2017 observed

3 days ago
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The first United Nations Chinese Day was held on 12 November 2010 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote in India

3 days ago
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Fire TV Stick comes with a quad-core processor and fast Wi-Fi for great picture quality.

Government banned red beacons on all VIP vehicles, including PM’s, emergency services exempt

3 days ago
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The red beacon ban will not be implemented in cases of emergency vehicles like ambulances, fire brigades and Police.

Sagar Baheti becomes India’s first visually impaired runner to complete Boston Marathon

3 days ago
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Baheti is a businessman by profession. In 2013, he was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease, a type of macular degeneration that eventually leads to blindness.

UP Government renames Gorakhpur and Agra Airports

3 days ago
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The Gorakhpur Airforce Station was renamed after the name of Mahayogi Gorakhnath, the founder of Nath monastic movement.

SBI becomes India's most-valued Public Sector Company

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

On the other hand, in Private Sector, IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the most-valued Indian company with a market cap of Rs 454902.85 crore.

First Made in India industrial robot BRABO unveiled

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

BRABO stands for “Bravo Robot”. It has been developed indigenously for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in India.

Devendra Kumar Sharma appointed as Chairman of BBMB

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

BBMB manages the release of water in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan as it controls Bhakra, Pong and other dams.

Top Maoist leader Narayan Sanyal passes away

Apr 19, 2017
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Sanyal was among the last links between CPI(ML), considered as the father of leftwing insurgency in India and its offshoot CPI(Maoist).

World Bank released report Globalization Backlash

Apr 18, 2017
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South Asia’s performance will maintain momentum, with the gap between its growth rate and that of East Asia slightly widening over time.

Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Girish Chandra Saxena died

Apr 18, 2017
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Girish Chandra Saxena served as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for eight years between 1990 and 2003.

Prakash Javadekar launches Portal and Mobile App of RUSA

Apr 18, 2017
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Nation-wide training programme launched for Elected Women Representatives of Panchayats

Apr 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The National Commission for Women of the WCD Ministry in collaboration with TISS developed the module.

World's oldest person Emma Morano dies at 117

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

According to a list kept by the Gerontology Research Group, Violet Brown from Jamaica, who was born in 1900, is now the oldest living person.

Pankaj Advani defeats Sourav Kothari to win Asian Billiards Championship

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Advani has achieved a hat-trick of hat-tricks in English billiards, holding the World, Asian, and Indian National Championship titles simultaneously, in three different years: 2005, 2008 and 2012.

Internet pioneer Robert Taylor passes away

Apr 17, 2017
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Taylor was instrumental in the creation of the internet and modern computer.

70th Himachal Day celebrated across Himachal Pradesh

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Out of total 3226 panchayats, 3138 panchayats have been connected with motorable roads.

Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finished second and third in the race, respectively.

ISRO announces launch of South Asia Satellite on 5 May; Pakistan’s name dropped

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Pakistan was not included in the South Asia Satellite project as they did not want to be a part of the project.

Sai Praneeth clinches 2017 Singapore Open Super Series

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Before Praneeth, Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Srikanth have won the coveted crown.

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