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Haryana’s Ballabgarh renamed as Balramgarh

3 hrs ago
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State’s MLA Moolchand Sharma and the Raja Nahar Singh Society had been demanding name change of the town from a long time. They wanted it to be renamed after its founder King Balram Singh.

Delhi MCD Elections 2017 results

10 hrs ago
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The counting of votes for the high-stakes Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) elections is underway and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is headed towards an overwhelming majority.

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

2 days ago
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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.

No red beacon on Delhi HC judges cars

Apr 21, 2017
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.

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.

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

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 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.

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
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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.

‘Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ scheme announced in Maharashtra

Apr 17, 2017
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Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ scheme was launched amid demands of waiver of farm debts. The scheme is associated to government’s aim at doubling the farm income by 2022 through a string of measures.

Haryana government launches Operation Durga for women's safety

Apr 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

On the first day of its launch itself, the police teams nabbed 72 people from all the districts for allegedly indulging in crimes against women.

PM Modi inaugurates new units in Koradi thermal power station in Nagpur

Apr 14, 2017
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These dedicated thermal power stations include three super-critical units 660 MW each at Koradi, two of 500 MW each at Chandrapur and one of 250 MW at Parli.

Telangana Government to increase quota for Muslims, STs in the state

Apr 13, 2017
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The Telangana government has decided to increase the reservation quota of its socially and economically backward Muslim population and Scheduled tribes.

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

Apr 13, 2017
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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
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In Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, so far 766 positive cases of influenza A H1N1 have been reported along with the two deaths.

Union Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy at Visakhapatnam

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The institute will be set up as "an Institute of National Importance" through an Act of Parliament.

Centre plans to buy 1 lakh potato from UP farmers to ease their load

Apr 12, 2017
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The centre has planned to buy 1 lakh tonnes of potato from the farmers in UP to guard them against the drastic fall in the crop’s prices.

UP Government increased age limit for UPPSC exams for those who appeared in 2013

Apr 12, 2017
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UP cabinet has decided to grant two more attempts to UPPSC candidates who faced difficulty in exams due to the introduction of CSAT.

Raman Singh announces liquor prohibition in Chhattisgarh

Apr 12, 2017
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The announcement comes two days after MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made a similar announcement that the state would implement a total ban on alcohol in a phased manner.

Uttar Pradesh government scraps Samajwadi pension scheme

Apr 12, 2017
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After scrapping the existing Samajwadi Pension Scheme, CM Yogi Adityanath said that the Mukhya Mantri Pension scheme will be introduced in future. The scheme will also include beneficiaries from most Dalit communities.

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.

Union government to revive 40-year-old North Koel Irrigation project

Apr 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Union government has decided to restore a 40-year-old project to do away with water woes in Bihar and Jharkhand.

Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 3-day National Children’s Film Festiva

Apr 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

A three-day National Children’s Film Festival was inaugurated by Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Vishakhapatnam on 7 April 2017. The festival is being hosted by the Children’s Film Society, India, and Andhra Pradesh state government.

MP Govt to launch a Yojana to provide subsidised food to the poor

Apr 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Maharashtra government is going to introduce a scheme aimed at offering food to the poor in urban areas at a highly subsidised rate.

UP government orders probe into alleged misuse of money in Gomati River Front Development project

Apr 7, 2017
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Rs 1500 crore rupees were allocated for the project of which 90 percent has been spent, while only 60 percent of the work has been completed.

Bill protecting journalists to be introduced in Maharashtra state assembly

Apr 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Maharashtra Cabinet on 6 April approved drafting of the Bill prohibiting attacks on journalists.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of multi-modal terminal on River Ganga in Jharkhand

Apr 6, 2017
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PM Modi inaugurated Govindpur-Jamtara-Dumka-Sahebganj Highway and dedicated to the nation Solar Power Facility at the Sahebganj district court premises.

UP to set up 6 AIIMS like institutes, 25 medical colleges in next 5 years

Apr 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh led by Yogi Adityanath has planned to set up six AIIMS like institutes and 25 medical colleges in the state in the next five years.

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