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Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns

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He was elected as the 39th prime minister of Nepal on 3 August 2016 after forging an alliance with the Nepali Congress.

Union Government launches Swachh Bharat App

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When one is in the monument or Museum, the app will deliver the message about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and will ask the user to report the garbage around him.

Neil Armstrong’s Moon Dust Bag to be sold at an auction

15 hrs ago
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The moon dust bag will be up for auction along with a signed photograph of Armstrong’s companion Buzz Aldrin on the Moon and other noteworthy objects.

World Turtle Day 2017 observed globally

17 hrs ago
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The Day aims to protect the turtles and tortoises and their rapidly disappearing habitats across the world.

Controversial godman Chandraswami passes away

17 hrs ago
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He is also said to have dispensed spiritual advice to the Sultan of Brunei, Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain, actress Elizabeth Taylor, British PM Margaret Thatcher, arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, crime Lord Dawood Ibrahim and 'Tiny' Rowland.

Kiren Rijiju unveils world's first philosophical novel on God

19 hrs ago
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The book, touted as world’s first philosophical novel on God, is penned by IAS officer Haulianlal Guite.

World's largest aircraft Airlander 10 completes successful test flight

20 hrs ago
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On 10 May 2017, the behemoth flew for a total of 180 minutes to test its handling, improved landing technology, among other things. It was only the third flight of the Airlander 10.

Environment Ministry and OzonAction organised “Ozone2Climate” Technology Roadshow in Agra

22 hrs ago
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The Technology Roadshow has showcased current refrigeration and air conditioning equipment which is designed to be more energy efficient.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes first African to be elected as WHO Director-General

22 hrs ago
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Prior to being elected as WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia from 2012 to 2016 and as Minister of Health, Ethiopia from 2005 to 2012.

Entertainment, cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

1 day ago
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Cable TV and Direct-To-Home (DTH) services will attract 18 per cent GST.

NGT demands for data on trees in eco-sensitive zone near Taj Mahal

1 day ago
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The green panel has directed Divisional Commissioner of Agra to provide data on trees planted in Agra’s eco-sensitive zone, located near Taj Mahal.

Union Government launches SEVA mobile app for quick tracking of coal dispatch

1 day ago
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The app will provide complete information of departmental functioning and transparency to the public.

Seventieth World Health Assembly kicks off in Geneva

1 day ago
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The World Health Assembly is the main decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO).

PM Narendra Modi calls for creation of Asia-Africa growth corridor for development of Africa

1 day ago
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The meeting focuses on achieving high 5s–strategy that includes which include agriculture, energy, industrialisation, regional connectivity and improved quality of life.

Encourage states to teach Hindi voluntarily: Hindi Advisory Committee

1 day ago
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The recommendations were made during meeting of the Hindi Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, held under the Chairmanship of Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, in New Delhi.

PM Modi inaugurates series of projects in Gujarat

1 day ago
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At Kandla Port Trust, Modi unveiled plaques to mark the laying of Foundation Stone for the construction of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre and the development of the 14th and 16th General Cargo Berth.

CBDT signs two Advance Pricing Agreements with Indian taxpayers

1 day ago
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With the signing of these two APAs, the number of APAs signed in Financial Year 2017-18 is now four.

India becomes second largest steel producer in the world

1 day ago
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As per the data, the top producer of the steel of the world in the year 2016 is China.

Petroleum Minister co-chairs India OPEC Institutional Dialogue at Vienna

1 day ago
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Pradhan said that OPEC should work towards responsible pricing, which is important for India for socio-economic and developmental reasons.

MP Government has banned Sand Mining in Narmada River

1 day ago
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered an indefinite ban on sand mining in the Narmada until a government-appointed committee submits its report on scientific ways of mining in the river.

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu launches high speed Tejas Express

2 days ago
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The train will operate five days a week during non-monsoon period, and three days a week during monsoon period.

Jacqueline Fernandez wins UK Humanitarian Award

2 days ago
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While, writer Jeffrey Archer was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to various charity organisations over the years.

N'Golo Kante named English Premier League's Player of the Year

2 days ago
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Kante saw off competition from teammates Eden Hazard and Cesar Azpilicueta, Tottenham Hotspur trio Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Jan Vertonghen, Everton's Romelu Lukaku, and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to clinch the award.

Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan to lift Federation Cup

2 days ago
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After both sides played out a 0-0 draw in regulation time, it took two strikes from Bengaluru FC’s Vineeth to settle the tie.

GST Council fixes 4-tier tax slab for services

2 days ago
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Education, Healthcare and Third Tier Railway Travel will be exempted from GST.

India's Prashant Ranganathan wins Intel International Science Award 2017 in US

2 days ago
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Prashant's innovation for fighting against pesticide and getting rid of its side effects through biodegradable use could be of great help for Indian farmers.

Alexander Zverev beat Novak Djokovic to clinch Italian Open Men’s Singles title

2 days ago
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With the win, Zverev became the youngest Masters 1000 titlist since a 19-year-old Djokovic won the 2007 Miami Open presented by Itau.

Plastic bottles to be used for developing Environment-friendly toilet in a school

2 days ago
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Sending a message that unused materials can also be used for constructive work, a school in Jamshedpur has decided to have an environment-friendly toilet made of plastic bottles and other materials.

Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant to win 2017 IPL

2 days ago
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Sunrisers Hyderabad’s David Warner was termed the leading runscorer of the tournament with 641 runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 26 wickets.

New technique to help deaf-blind 'watch' TV

2 days ago
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The technique was developed under "PervasiveSUB Project" that was financed by "PervasiveSUB Project"

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