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Arunachal Pradesh: Students Union protest against China's claim over renaming places in state

Apr 24, 2017
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China’s move comes in the backdrop of the latest visit of Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh, a state that is claimed as South Tibet of Tibet by China.

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

Apr 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 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.

West Bengal’s new social security Yojana combines 5 old beneficiary schemes

Apr 19, 2017
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The West Bengal government has introduced a new social security yojana that will benefit people more in comparison to the five earlier introduced beneficiary schemes.

Palladium Cinema site to be developed as heritage museum in Srinagar

Apr 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The ruined structure had remained a major security installation and has seen two fidayeen attacks on security forces.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches projects related to SAUNI Yojana at Botad

Apr 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

SAUNI Yojana’s Link 1 canal will take water to 30 dams in Jamnagar and Devbhoomi Dwarka districts. In August 2016, PM Modi had dedicated Phase-I of the Link-I canal to the nation.

Kerala Government allocates sum for former circus artistes

Apr 18, 2017
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Kerala government has decided to provide pension to former circus artistes.

PM Modi inaugurated many projects in Gujarat

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

This visit to Surat was the first visit of Modi after assuming the office in 2014. Surat is the hub of Patidar agitation for reservation in educational institutes and government services.

Gujarat Governor gives his nod to the Guj Self Financed School Bill

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Gujarat governor, O P Kohli has given his consent to turn the Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees) Bill – 2017 into a law.

Karnataka launches campaign against H1N1

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, so far 766 positive cases of influenza A H1N1 have been reported along with the two deaths.

Manipur govt to hold People's Day on 15th of every month

Apr 10, 2017
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New BJP government in Manipur has decided to hold People’s day on the 15th of every month to give the common public easy access to their elected leaders.

J&K bans polyethene manufactured below 50 microns

Apr 4, 2017
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State’s forest, environment and ecology minister Choudhary Lal Singh said that the government is taking all possible measures to prevent state’s environment and ecology from being polluted.

Centre sanctions Rs 98 Cr for development of tourism sector in Assam

Apr 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The Union government has allotted Rs 98 Cr for the development of tourism sector in Assam under the scheme of Swadesh Darshan.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s longest Chenani-Nashri tunnel

Apr 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Chenani-Nashri tunnel is not only India’s longest highways tunnel but also Asia’s longest bi-directional highways tunnel.

Odisha becomes the first state to bring banking to remote areas

Mar 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Self Help Groups will help people living in the remote unbanked areas of Odisha to get access to services including the opening of bank accounts, depositing of cash and withdrawals and Aadhaar-enabled payment.

BJP legislator Michael Lobo elected as deputy speaker of Goa assembly

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

BJP Legislator Michael Lobo has been elected as the new Deputy speaker of the Goa assembly, defeating Congress nominee Izidore Fernandes by 21-15.

NCST approves proposal for 5 additional seats for tribals in Sikkim Assembly

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The National Commission for Schedule Tribes has approved the proposal requesting for five additional seats for the STs in the Sikkim Assembly.

Pawan Hans to start ‘Dilli Darshan’ chopper rides

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Pawan Hans, the national helicopter service company is soon going to start helicopter rides for Delhi darshan, the starting price of which is just Rs 2499 per person.

Assam launched SaCReD Project to protect environment of Majuli Island

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Sustainable Action for Climate Resilient Development in Majuli (SaCReD, Majuli) project seeks to develop Majuli Island as India’s first carbon neutral district.

Srinagar to get a football stadium as per FIFA norms

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar is going to be completely revamped to match the international norms set by FIFA.

Panneerselvam and Sasikala Camp choose new symbols after EC freezes ‘Two leaves’

Mar 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The election commission after a day-long hearing blocked both Panneerselvam and Sasikala camps from using the AIADMK party name and symbol at the upcoming crucial RK Nagar by-polls.

Delhi High Court rules that parents can evict abusive children from their house

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In its latest ruling, the Delhi High Court allowed parents to evict abusive children from their house, regardless of whether it is a rented property or a self-acquired one.

India’s longest road tunnel completes trial run

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

India’s longest tunnel has successfully completed its trial run and would be soon open for public usage.

Five-month-long economic blockade of Manipur comes to an end

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The blockade on two-highways of Manipur came to an end a day before the floor test of the new BJP-led coalition government of the state.

World Bank Group approved USD 210 million for strengthening gram panchayats in West Bengal

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The loan will strengthen gram panchayaths to emerge as devolved service delivery and administrative units in the PRI system.

2017-18 Tamil Nadu budget presented

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The finance minister said that the major source of income for the State in Value Added Tax. Since the GST will replace VAT, there will be a loss in the revenue, which will be compensated by the Centre.

Karnataka State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

In 2017-18, a total amount of Rs 5080 crore will be spent for the development of the agriculture sector.

Nongthombam Biren Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Manipur

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

After the declaration of the results of Manipur Elections 2017, Manipur Governor Najma Haptullah invited the BJP-led coalition to form the next government in the state.

Manohar Parrikar sworn in as Chief Minister of Goa

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

He served as the Chief Minister of Goa twice in his political career- first from 2000 to 2005 and later from March 2012 to November 2014.

Congress emerged as the largest party in 2017 Assembly Elections of Goa

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Three seats in Goa Assembly were captured by three parties that came into existence just a year ago as a regional party.

2017 Manipur Assembly Elections results

Mar 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

As per reports, the large turnouts in the state in two phases would have helped BJP to win 21 seats in the state.

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