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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.

Former Nagaland CM Zeliang appointed as Finance Advisor to state government

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Zeliang, who was appointed as the Finance Advisor in the rank of a cabinet minister, will receive the pay and allowances admissible to a cabinet minister.

61 CAVALRY defeats Army Service Corps to win Army Polo Championship

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Army Polo Championship was re-instituted 2015 and since re-inception, the championship has witnessed the participation of some of the renowned players in the Indian Polo Circuit.

Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit to be developed under HRIDAY

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The circuit is connecting the Dwarkadish Haveli and Hanuman Dandi, the only temple housing Hanumanji and his son Makardhwaj, in Dwarka district of Gujarat.

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.

Seven Earth-like planets found orbiting the same star

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Scientists are convinced that the discovery of the seven Earth-like exo-planets may lead to a new and interesting break-through in space studies.

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.

NPPA asks hospitals to display revised price list of cardiac stents

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Union Government is keeping a close watch on companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents, and stringent action will be taken against those engaging in unethical practices.

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.

India, Uganda agreed to cooperate in space programme and atomic energy

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India, Uganda are ready to boost their bilateral ties by extending their cooperation in different fields, including Space, atomic energy and vocational training.

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.

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.

Abhijit Sarkar appointed Vice Chairman of Asian Hockey Federation

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sarkar has been associated with the Sahara India Pariwar since 2004. He has also served as the Head of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs and Relations, and the Sports Division at Sahara India Pariwar.

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.

Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as new CM of Nagaland

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Nagaland. He will be succeeding TR Zeliang, who resigned from the post following widespread protests in the state over 33 per cent reservation for women in urban local bodies.

Milind Soman completes 517.5-km-long Ultraman race barefoot

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The model-turned-actor, Milind Soman became the only contestant to complete the heavy endurance race, Ultraman barefoot.

Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre appointed chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Justice Sapre, who will head the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on 13 August 2014.

J&K government imposes restrictions on number of guests at weddings

Feb 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The restrictions on the number of guests to be invited were put with an aim to limit wastage of food and essential commodities in such ceremonies.

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.

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' wins Art Cinema honour at Berlinale

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Congratulating the team Actor Rajkummar Rao twitted “So happy to share Newton has won the Art Cinema award for the Forum section at Berlinale. Congratulations team”

Gujarat Assembly passes Aadhaar Bill, 2017

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Bill empowers the state government to use Aadhaar number as the sole identifier for the delivery of various subsidies and benefits in an effective and targeted manner.

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.

CM Manohar Lal conferred Haryana’s highest sports award to 42 sportspersons

Feb 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Chief Minister of Haryana conferred the Bhim awards, the state’s highest sports award to 42 sportspersons of the state.

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