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Development of Northeast Region • The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on Jan.18, 2016 inaugurated the Sikkim Organic Festival 2016, and addressed the Plenary Session of the National Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, at Gangtok in Sikkim. • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Jan.19, 2016 unveiled the plaque for the foundation stone of the c...
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Corporate Affairs • MCA entrusted with the responsibility to administer the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) • The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) established • Stabilization of the Cost Records and Audit Rules...
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Coal • Coal Production Reaches 391.10 MTe, • 6% Overall Growth Recorded During April November 2016 • Coal Ministry Gone Fully Digital • Several IT Initiatives Taken to  Enhance Transparency & Ease of Doing Business • ALLOCATION OF COAL MINES UNDER THE COAL MINES (SPECIAL PROVISIONS) ACT, 2015 • MOVING AHEAD WITH TECHNOLOGY – Coal Allocation Monitoring System (CAMS)...
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Sports • Rio Paralympics – 2016 • 12th South Asian Games • BRICS U-17 Football tournament • Run for Rio on 31st July, 2016 • Indian U-18 Men Hockey Team won gold in 4 th at Dhaka Asia cup • Khelo Football • MoU between India and New Zealand on cooperation in the field of Youth and Sports • Mission 11 Million Programme • Launch of a new scheme ‘Khelo India – Natio...
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Atomic Energy • Unit 1, (1000 MWe) of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) was dedicated to the nation on August 10, 2016 by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Russian President Shri Vladimir Putin. • Unit 2 (1000 MWe) of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project achieves criticality and  Governance Watch  dedicated to the nation. • Foundation laying of Units...
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Commerce & Industry • Exports record a positive growth • Government E-Marketplace (GeM) launched in August, 2016 and becomes fully functional by October, 2016. • The WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement in Goods ratified • 1st BRICS Trade Fair organised in India from October 12-14, 2016 • INNOPROM 2016 • Building the India Brand...
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The Supreme Court recently ordered all cinema halls across the country to play the national anthem before the screening of films and that all present must stand up in respect till the anthem ended. It said the practice would instill a feeling within one a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism. Cinema halls should also display the national flag on screen when th...
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Andhra Pradesh and Telangana emerged as joint toppers in the ease of doing business, toppling Gujarat from the first spot to the third position. According to rankings by the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) and the World Bank which was recently released, Telangana and Andhra ended the closely-contested contest with a score of 98.78 per cent on the 3...
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In order to check the environmental compliance and their impact on pollution and public health, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently directed all government establishments including colleges, hospitals, and courts to go through an environmental audit. The tribunal’s principal bench, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, has ordered the Union Environment, Forest and ...
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Delhi has muscled out Mumbai as the economic capital of India, taking the 30th spot among the top 50 metropolitan economic entities globally in 2015, according to the latest data released by Oxford Economics. Mumbai is ranked 31st in the list. Oxford Economics said the Delhi Extended Urban Agglomeration (EUA) consisting of Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad...