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International Solar Alliance SIA ratification Approved by Union Cabinet Of India

International Solar Alliance SIA

International Solar Alliance ratification Approved by Union Cabinet Of India ⇒ Union Cabinet approved Union Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) proposal for ratification of International ⇒ Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement by India. ⇒ This proposal was opened for signature on the sidelines of 22nd Conference of Parties (CoP) meeting United Nations ⇒ Framework Convention on Climate Change ... Read More »

RBI new Deputy Governor is Viral V Acharya

RBI new Deputy Governor is Viral V Acharya

RBI new Deputy Governor is Viral V Acharya ⇒ Viral V Acharya has appointed as Reserve Bank new Deputy Governor by Indian Union government. ⇒ He will be in the office up to three years. ⇒ Appointments Committee of the Cabinet – ACC diclared his appointment chaired by PM Modi in New Delhi. ⇒ Viral V Acharya replaced the place ... Read More »

Assam State started Atal-Amrit Abhiyan – Health Insurance Scheme

Assam State started Atal-Amrit Abhiyan

Assam State started Atal-Amrit Abhiyan – Health Insurance Scheme ⇒ Government of Assam rolled out a health insurance that is ‘Atal-Amrit Abhiyan’ program to offer coverage against many critical diseases. ⇒ The program target is to give standard health care to all family members the state at low cost. ⇒ This program is said to be biggest health care initiative ... Read More »

Defence and Research Development Organization DRDO successfully flight tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon

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Defence and Research Development Organization DRDO successfully flight tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon – SAAW DRDO The Defence and Research Development Organization successfully flight tested Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft at integrated test range in Chandipur, Odisha. At the time of test, the captive and release trials were tracked by Radar and Telemetry ground stations at Interim ... Read More »

Shankha Ghosh Bengali poet Selected for Jnanpith Award 2016

Shankha Ghosh Bengali poet

Shankha Ghosh Bengali poet Selected for Jnanpith Award 2016 ⇒ Bengali poet Shankha Ghosh was selected for the Jnanpith Award for the year 2016. ⇒ It is the 52nd Jnanpith Awared announced. ⇒ Shankha Ghosh is 6th writer in Bengali to win this award. The previous Bengali writers are Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay (1966), Bishnu Dey (1971), Ashapoorna Devi (1976), Subhash Mukhopadhyay ... Read More »

Union Govt imposes safeguard duty on certain steel imports

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Union Govt imposes safeguard duty on certain steel imports The Union Government has imposed safeguard duty on import of certain steel products. This is for to save domestic manufacturers from cheap in bound shipmets. Revenue Department was imposed this safeguard duty on steel products like hot rolled flat sheets and plates of alloy (excluding hot rolled flat products in coil ... Read More »

Yudhvir Singh Malik is the new Chairman of NHAI

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Yudhvir Singh Malik is the new Chairman of NHAI Union Government selected Yudhvir Singh Malik as Chairman of NHAI (National Highways Authority of India). He replaced Raghav Chandra who has ben appointed as National Commission for Scheduled Tribes’s secretory. Yudhvir Singh is 1983 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre. Before appointed for this post he was in the office of ... Read More »

Malini Subramaniam conferred with International Press Freedom Award

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Malini Subramaniam conferred with International Press Freedom Award Malini Subramaniam, Journalist of India was selected for 2016 International Press Freedom Award. Malini has been conferred this award for reporting from the Naxal-infested Bastar village area and for her commitment. Among 4 journalists, the Committee has selected Malini to Protect Journalists for this year’s honor. Others journalists are Can Dundar (Turkey), Oscar Martinez ... Read More »

RBI doubles cap on PPIs (Prepaid Payment Instruments) to Rs. 20,000

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RBI doubles cap on PPIs (Prepaid Payment Instruments) to Rs. 20,000 » RBI has increased the per month limit of (PPIs) Prepaid Payment Instruments to Rs. 20,000 from Rs. 10,000 and to Rs. 50,000 for merchant bank. » Reserve Bank of India made these changes due to sudden increase in demand for digital wallets (especially mobile wallets) after Government declared ... Read More »

Agni-I ballistic missile successfully test-fired by Indian Army

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Agni-I ballistic missile successfully test-fired by Indian Army Indian Army test fired Agni-I ballistic missile successfully from Odisha coast’s test range in the part of user trial. » Agni-I is completely indigenously build nuclear capable ballistic missile. » The missile tested from launch pad-4 of ITR (Integrated Test Range) at Wheeler Island (Abdul Kalam Island). » In march 2016 Agni ... Read More »

China agreed to import rice from 17 NPPO registered Indian mills

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China agreed to import rice from 17 NPPO registered Indian mills China made a deal with India to import rice in very large amount. China will purchase non basmati and basmati rice varieties from 17 Indian registered rice mills. These registered mills are located in UP, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. This agreement is one of the biggest success for ... Read More »

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