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Double-decker AC train to be launched on high-density routes

17 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Indian Railways is going to launch a double-decker train on high demand routes, which would be less costly than 3AC in regular trains.

India Post releases commemorative postage stamp on coffee as fragrance stamp

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Union Minister of State Nirmala Sitharaman expressed happiness over coffee growing extending to non-traditional areas like Araku in Andhra Pradesh, parts of hilly Odisha and other places in North India.

India wins elections to two UN subsidiary bodies

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

India, along with 12 other members, was elected for the period of three years to the Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC), a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

No red beacon on Delhi HC judges cars

3 days ago
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.

SC sets 25% of net salary of husband for maintenance to an estranged wife

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The decision was made by a bench of justice R Banumathi and Justice MM Santanagoudar while directing a man to pay his ex-wife Rs 20000 out of a monthly salary of Rs 95527.

Union Government and Naga rebel groups agree to extend ceasefire till April 2018

3 days ago
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.

Supreme Court approves e-auction of Taj Mansingh Hotel in Delhi

3 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The auctioning the Taj Mansingh Hotel property was stiffly opposed by Tata group-run Indian Hotels Company Ltd which manages the hotel.

India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Apr 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The plan highlights the need for tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) across multiple sectors such as human health, animal husbandry, agriculture and environment in consideration of the “One-Health” approach.

Union Cabinet approved to introduce Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 in Parliament

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 calls for repealing the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 along with Savings Clause.

Rajnath Singh inaugurates Civil Services Day function

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Union Home Minister inaugurated a two-day programme to commemorate Civil Services Day. The event would honour ten districts with PM’s awards for Excellence in Public Administration.

SC restores trial against L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in Babri Masjid demolition case

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

It ruled that there will be no fresh trial because of framing of conspiracy charges against senior BJP leaders.

Government banned red beacons on all VIP vehicles, including PM’s, emergency services exempt

Apr 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The red beacon ban will not be implemented in cases of emergency vehicles like ambulances, fire brigades and Police.

President of India Inaugurates Global Exhibition on Services

Apr 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the third edition of the Global Exhibition on services on 17 April. The four-day event will be held at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.

Prakash Javadekar launches Portal and Mobile App of RUSA

Apr 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Nation-wide training programme launched for Elected Women Representatives of Panchayats

Apr 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The National Commission for Women of the WCD Ministry in collaboration with TISS developed the module.

Railways Ministry launches first-ever train with glass roof coaches on Visakhapatnam-Araku route

Apr 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Coaches also feature LED lights, rotatable seats, GPS based info system, etc.

MoU between NSFDC & Development Commissioner (Handlooms) signed

Apr 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Handlooms Sector is a part of Textile Industry, the second largest economic activity after agriculture.

Cab safety measures for women included in new Taxi Policy Guidelines

Apr 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

These measures have been recommended by the Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, WCD Minister, to the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping (MoRTH).

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

Apr 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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.

126th Birth Anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar observed nationwide

Apr 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Ambedkar was an ardent champion of fundamental rights which is enshrined in Part-III of the Indian Constitution.

Union Government launches Aadhaar Seeding Application

Apr 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Application was launched at the 217th special meeting of the Central Board of Employees Provident Fund (CBEPF/EPFO) in New Delhi.

Union Cabinet approves implementation of Target Plus Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The claims which were denied as a result of retrospective notification will be now settled as per direction of the Supreme Court.

Union Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Russia for cooperation in Science & Technology

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

It calls for exchange of information about conducted conferences, forums, exhibitions, seminars that are of mutual interest.

Union Cabinet approves signing of Framework of Understanding for hydrocarbon cooperation with Bangladesh

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The proposed Framework of Understanding aims to establish a cooperative institutional framework mechanism to facilitate and enhance India-Bangladesh bilateral cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.

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.

Parliament passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill was passed on 21 March 2017 in the Rajya Sabha.

Supreme Court rejects Compensatory Power Tariff for Adani Power, Tata Power

Apr 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Following this ruling, both the companies witnessed a dip in their share prices by up to 18 per cent on BSE.

Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The Bill amends the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 and the Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Order, 1964.

SoI proposes joint mission with Nepal to re-measure Mt Everest’s height

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The principle mapping and survey organisation of India has proposed an Indo-Nepal joint exercise to re-measure the height of Mount Everest.

Union Minister launches ‘nakshe’ portal to celebrate Survey of India’s 250 Anniversary

Apr 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Union Ministry has launched a new web portal, ‘nakshe’ on the occasion of Survey of India’s 250 Anniversary.

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