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Former Punjab minister Gurdev Singh Badal passes away

14 hrs ago
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Former Punjab Agriculture Minister, Gurdev Singh Badal passed away at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on 28 March after a prolonged illness.

Below Poverty line households in UP to get free power connection

14 hrs ago
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The Union Power Minister along with UP's energy Minister has decided to provide free power connection in the state to those households that fall below the poverty line.

Odisha becomes the first state to bring banking to remote areas

17 hrs ago
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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.

ESIC launches Mobile Clinic Services in AP, Telangana

1 day ago
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ESI services cover around 48 lakh beneficiaries through 12 lakh insured persons in Telangana.

BJP legislator Michael Lobo elected as deputy speaker of Goa assembly

Mar 24, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Uttarakhand HC accords human status to Ganga, Yamuna

Mar 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The court in its landmark judgement said, “Chief Secretary and the Advocate General of Uttarakhand will act as the "legal parents" of the holy rivers”.

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

Mar 20, 2017
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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
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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
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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.

Yogi Adityanath sworn-in as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

Mar 20, 2017
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The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the President of the BJP Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of several BJP ruling-States attended the swearing-in ceremony.

Dalai Lama Inaugurated the International Buddhist Conference in Bihar

Mar 17, 2017
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The international conference to discuss Buddhism in the 21st century was inaugurated in Bihar on 17 March 2017.

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

Mar 17, 2017
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The loan will strengthen gram panchayaths to emerge as devolved service delivery and administrative units in the PRI system.

Audit how much timber and money are generated from felling of trees in Delhi: High Court to CAG

Mar 17, 2017
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The bench that asked to audit the aspects of how much timber and money are generated from the felling of trees in the city also asked the state government to reclaim the encroachment areas of forest.

2017-18 Tamil Nadu budget presented

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 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
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In 2017-18, a total amount of Rs 5080 crore will be spent for the development of the agriculture sector.

Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Punjab

Mar 16, 2017
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Alongside, Navjot Singh Sidhu was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister of Punjab.

Union Cabinet approves special assistance measure for Andhra Pradesh

Mar 16, 2017
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The centre will provide the 100% fund of the remaining cost of the irrigation component of the Polavaram project for the period starting from 1 April 2014.

Andhra Pradesh State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 15, 2017
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The budget was presented in the newly inaugurated State Legislative Assembly at Velagapudi in Guntur district.

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.

Foundation stone of the Banana Research Centre laid in Vaishali, Bihar

Mar 14, 2017
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The Banana Research Centre is established to fulfil the aspirations of the banana growers of Vaishali.

Telangana State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 14, 2017
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Rs 605 crore proposed for the KCR Kit Scheme. Under the scheme,  kits consisting of 16 essential things needed for a new born baby will be distributed.

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

Mar 11, 2017
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Three seats in Goa Assembly were captured by three parties that came into existence just a year ago as a regional party.

BJP won 2017 Assembly Elections of Uttarakhand

Mar 11, 2017
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The battle for power in Uttarakhand culminated with a resounding victory of BJP, which successfully claimed 57 seats in the state.

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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