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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.

International Mother Earth Day 2017 observed across the world

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

This year's theme highlights the fact that education is the foundation for progress. The world today needs a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat to the earth.

India wins elections to two UN subsidiary bodies

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

India, along with 12 other members, was elected for the period of three years to the Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC), a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Cubbon Park, Lalbagh to take up leaf composting to clear dry leaves

1 day ago
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The Horticulture Department has set up eight small leaf composters in two parks in Bengaluru to help deal with tonnes of dry leaves.

TripAdvisor presents Bali with 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in destinations worldwide.

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

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed


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
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

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

No red beacon on Delhi HC judges cars

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Delhi High Court judges have decided to give up the use of red beacons starting immediately. The decision follows Union Cabinet’s ruling that bans the use of beacon lights from 1 May 2017.

INS Darshak conducting joint hydrographic survey of Sri Lankan bay

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

INS Darshak, which is on a two-month deployment in the Sri Lankan waters, is jointly with the Sri Lankan Navy is surveying the bay, which was last studied in the year 1901.

Union Government and Naga rebel groups agree to extend ceasefire till April 2018

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The decision over extension of ceasefire was taken at a meeting held between the officials of the Union Home Ministry and the Ceasefire Supervisory Board of Naga armed factions on 17 April 2017 in New Delhi.

First female MBBS doctor from Indore presented with Padma Shri

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

91-year-old Bhakti Yadav was presented with the Padma Shri at her home by the district administration to recognise her service to the poor.

Supreme Court approves e-auction of Taj Mansingh Hotel in Delhi

2 days ago
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The auctioning the Taj Mansingh Hotel property was stiffly opposed by Tata group-run Indian Hotels Company Ltd which manages the hotel.

India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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.

Union Cabinet approved to introduce Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 in Parliament

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 calls for repealing the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 along with Savings Clause.

Italian mayor Giuseppina Nicolini wins UNESCO Peace Prize

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Nicolini has been bestowed for the award for her commitment to saving the lives of migrants and refugees.

NGT directs shutdown of all industries near Bellandur Lake

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The National green tribunal has ordered the closure of all industries located in the vicinity of Bellandur Lake in Bangalore.

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

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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

Victoria Beckham appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Prince William presented the honour to the pop singer turned fashion designer at the Buckingham Palace in London.

SC restores trial against L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in Babri Masjid demolition case

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

It ruled that there will be no fresh trial because of framing of conspiracy charges against senior BJP leaders.

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

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

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

Maharashtra government sends three Marathi films to Cannes, again

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Similar to 2016, this year again three Marathi films have found their way to Cannes, one of the biggest film markets in the world.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate UN Vesak Day in Sri Lanka

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

In addition, Modi will also hold meetings with the Sri Lankan leadership. The two nations will discuss key issues, including the Palk Bay fisheries conflict, apart from finalising development cooperation agreements.

Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff gets Raj Kapoor awards

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Veteran actress Saira Banu has been named for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime achievement award of the Maharashtra Government.

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

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

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.

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