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Union Government approved a proposal for setting up second airport at Jewar in NCR

Jun 27, 2015
Once the project gets the required approvals, the civil aviation ministry will offer the contract for building and running the proposed Jewar airport in Greater Noida to the GMR Group.

Veselin Topalov won the Norway Chess Tournament 2015

Jun 27, 2015
Topalov secured 6½ points while Anand ended the tournament in second place with 6 points.

Patrick Macnee, star of The Avengers, died

Jun 27, 2015
He was born as Daniel Patrick Macnee on 6 February 1922 in London and grew up in Lambourn.

Ujjwal Batria appointed as CEO of Lafarge India

Jun 27, 2015
Batria succeeded Martin Kriegner, who will now be Area Manager-Central Europe of Lafarge Holcim, an entity to be formed by the proposed merger of the world's top two cement firms.

India, US signed MoUs to enhance cooperation in areas of Health Sector

Jun 27, 2015
The MoUs were signed to enhance cooperation in areas such as cancer research, infrastructure development, training, capacity building and better assessment and application of new diagnostic technologies.

Delhi Budget 2015-16: Highlights

Jun 26, 2015
The 41129 crore rupees Swaraj Budget comprises of 19000 crore rupees Plan Budget and 22129 crore rupees as Non-Plan Buget

RBI extended deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes by 6 months

Jun 26, 2015
The notes can be exchanged for their full value and all such notes will continue to remain legal tender.

World's first flexible and skin-like display developed

Jun 26, 2015
It was developed by scientists led by Indian-American Debashis Chanda from University of Central Florida (UCF)

Assam entrepreneurs signed pact on waste management

Jun 26, 2015
Basic objective of the project is to save society from hazards and pollution created by the huge amount of increasing municipality solid waste.

Main artery of 2800-km K2K Economic Corridor nearly ready: China

Jun 26, 2015
The 2800 km long corridor is at the core of the Bangladesh, India, China and Myanmar-Economic Corridor (BCIM-EC) initiated in 2014.

Two-day long annual Hemis festival of Ladakh

Jun 26, 2015
Hemis festival is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava and the head lama presides over the function of the festival.

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed globally

Jun 26, 2015
This important day was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 7 December 1987 to help create a society free of illegal drugs and drug abuse.

Union Government asked Bihar, TN, Rajasthan to introduce milk in mid day meal scheme

Jun 26, 2015
The decision was made in a review meeting in which it was found that the State Milk Federations of these states have surplus stock of skimmed milk powder.

US Supreme Court gave nod to subsidies under US Health Care Law in States without health exchanges

Jun 26, 2015
The judgment was delivered by a 9-judge bench in the King v. Burwell case with 6-3 division

RBI allowed AD Category-I Banks to borrow from International Financial Institutions

Jun 26, 2015
Earlier, AD Cat-I Banks were allowed to borrow from IFIs/MFIs for a short period in 2013 with prior permission from the RBI on a case-by-case basis.

42-footlong blue whale washed ashore at Revdanda coast in Maharashtra died

Jun 26, 2015
The whale came on the coast after being washed ashore and was not able to return back to the ocean because of its weight and size.

APMDC signed MoU with NSL Mining Resources India Pvt Ltd for iron ore mining projects

Jun 26, 2015
NSL Mining Resources India Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of Australian NSL Consolidated Ltd while APMDC works under the Andhra Pradesh Government.

RBI released Financial Stability Report June 2015

Jun 26, 2015
It is the eleventh issue of its half yearly publication.

Assam's Ambubachi Mela concluded

Jun 26, 2015
This yearly mela is celebrated during the monsoon season that happens to fall during the Assamese month Ahaar and is related to the Tantric cult and is also known as Kamkhya Devi Puja.

Leander Paes became 47th player to join 100 partners club on ATP Circuit

Jun 26, 2015
Of these 100 partners, While 71 played with him on the tour level, 29 at the Challenger level.

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