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Intel partners with International Olympic Committee

7 hrs ago
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The first Olympic Games activation will take place at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 in South Korea in February 2018. The Intel technology will provide real-time virtual reality viewing of the Olympic Winter Games.

Uttarakhand becomes 4th state to be open defecation free

8 hrs ago
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Uttarakhand has become the fourth state to be open defecation free (ODF) in the country.

Indian anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra chosen for Queen’s Young Leaders Award

8 hrs ago
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At present, Feeding India works in 43 cities with 4500 volunteers and has served more than 8.5 million meals to vulnerable individuals such as children, women, old age citizens, disabled people et cetera.

ONGC and UNESCO join hands to get Chilika Lake heritage site tag

10 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

In order to get world heritage site recognition, the lake should have outstanding global value in terms of biodiversity and eco-system.

Now Indian women can protect their profile pictures on Facebook with these new tools

11 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

By triggering the Photo Guard, one can prevent the downloading, sharing, or sending of the photo in a Facebook message.

Sonam Kapoor's fashion label Rheson wins PETA Award 2017

12 hrs ago
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Her brand label Rheson was awarded for a line of bags made exclusively of vegan materials.

Iraq: Islamic State blows up iconic al-Nuri mosque of Mosul

12 hrs ago
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The al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul is the same place from where Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS proclaimed a caliphate, a state governed in accordance to Islamic law or Sharia by a Caliph.

Vladimir Voronkov appointed as Under-Secretary-General of UN Counter-Terrorism Office

13 hrs ago
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At present, Vladimir Voronkov serves as the Russian Federation’s Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna.

NASA tests ROSA on Space Station for first time

13 hrs ago
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NASA engineers remotely attached the ROSA to the International Space Station’s robotic Canadarm2. ROSA will remain be attached to the Canadarm2 over seven days.

Kenneth I Juster to be next US Ambassador to India

15 hrs ago
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Juster, a lawyer from Harvard University, knows India well and was deeply involved in successful bilateral negotiations between the United States and India.

Italian fashion legend Carla Fendi passes away

15 hrs ago
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Carla, one of the five Italian sisters at the helm of the iconic Italian label, was the public face of the company famous colourful 'baguette' bags.

1st India-Russia Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation held

16 hrs ago
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India and Russia have identified key areas to bolster cooperation in the science and technology sector, including space and marine technologies, IT and deep ocean engineering.

Qatar Airways announced World's Best Airline at 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

On the other hand, Air Asia won awards for being the Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia for a month year in the row, and also as World's Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin 2017.

Initiatives launched by Union Government to promote Yoga worldwide

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

On the occasion of third edition of International Day of Yoga, let's have a glance on all the projects and initiatives launched by Union Government to promote Yoga worldwide.

India and ADB sign USD 275 million loan agreement for upgrading small towns in Madhya Pradesh

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The project will be carried out in design-build-operate model including 10-years operation.

India and Portugal sign historical agreement to promote cooperation in field of archives

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The first set of documents were handed over to Raghvendra Singh, Secretary to the Union Government and Director General of National Archives of India.

18 sections, 2 rules for GST notified

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The new tax reform is a step is for the betterment of the economy will help in unifying more than a dozen of central and state levies into one.

3rd edition of International Yoga Day celebrated worldwide on June 21

1 day ago
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Yoga is more than a physical activity as it cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions.

Anil Kumble resigns as head coach of Indian Cricket team

1 day ago
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According to Kumble’s tweet following his resignation, Kohli had “reservations” about the coach’s style and role, which helped him to make a mind to resign from the post.

Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute selected for PM's Yoga Award 2017

1 day ago
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The award was instituted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of the Second International Day of Yoga at Chandigarh on 21 June 2016.

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind resigns

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Ram Nath Kovind was on 19 June 2017 declared as the NDA candidate for upcoming Presidential Elections.

Union Government launches 'Celebrating Yoga' mobile app

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Celebrating Yoga provides a platform to share information and insights about peoples’ participation in Yoga activities on the occasion of the International Yoga Day.

Sweden pledges to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2045

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The vote makes Sweden the first country to significantly strengthen its climate targets since the Paris Agreement in 2015.

CBDT notifies Rule 10CB for Secondary Adjustments under Section 92CE of IT Act, 1961

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The provision also prescribe the rate of interest for computing the income in case of failure to repatriate the excess money within the prescribed time limit.

India re-nominates Dalveer Bhandari to the International Court of Justice

2 days ago
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The signatures from all four members of India’s national group at the Permanent Court of Arbitration were acquired on 18 June 2017. As per ICJ statutes, the national group has to submit nominations to the ICJ.

World Refugee Day 2017 observed globally

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The United Nations General Assembly on 4 December 2000 decided to observe the World Refugee Day on 20 June every year.

In a first, UNICEF appoints Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan as Goodwill Ambassador

2 days ago
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Muzoon Almellehan fled the conflict in Syria along with her family in 2013.

Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the first Afghanistan-India air corridor during a ceremony at the Kabul International Airport — a direct route that bypasses Pakistan and is meant to improve commerce.

Telangana state to shield 12 percent reservation for poor Muslim communities

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the state will shield the proposed 12 per cent reservation for poor Muslim communities even in the highest office of the Central Government. 

Pakistan beats India to win 2017 ICC Champions Trophy

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

It was the first time that Pakistan had qualified for a Champions Trophy final. It was also their first final in an ICC ODI competition since 1999.

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