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50 per cent reservation in Judicial services in Bihar

Dec 29, 2016
The Bihar government has announced 50 per cent reservation in judicial services for EBCs, OBCs, STs and SCs.

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Odisha names Mega Lift Irrigation Scheme after freedom fighter Parbati Giri

Dec 29, 2016
The State Cabinet took the decision to mark respect for Giri’s contribution to the freedom movement and service to the poor and needy.

CCEA approves Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism Affected Areas

Dec 29, 2016
The project will be implemented under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) with an aim to provide all-weather road connectivity to all eligible unconnected habitations in rural areas.

Union Government announced roadmap for early completion of PMKSY & AIBP

Dec 29, 2016
The road map was announced by the government in order to safeguard agriculture from natural disasters like drought and floods.

Rajasthani writer Satya Narayan selected for 2016 Bihari Puraskar

Dec 29, 2016
Satya Narayan was chosen for his Hindi book titled Yeh Ek Dunia which depicts the various circumstances of life in contemporary world.

SP Vaid appointed as Director General of J&K police

Dec 29, 2016
At the time of this appointment, Vaid was working as Special DGP (Law and Order) in Jammu and Kashmir.

World Bank approves USD 235 million for Bihar Rural Roads Project

Dec 29, 2016
The project aims at improving and effectively managing Bihar’s rural road network. It will also suggest better contract management practices to avoid time and cost over-runs. It will also propose better contract management practices to avoid time and cost over-runs.

Ratan P Watal Committee on Digital Payments submitted report to Government

Dec 29, 2016
The committee reviewed the existing framework related to digital payments and suggested 13 key measures to promote cashless transactions.

Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic announces retirement

Dec 29, 2016
The tennis player is the first Serbian woman to win a grand slam tournament.

Nawaz Sharif inaugurated Chashma-III nuclear power plant

Dec 29, 2016
Chashma-III nuclear power plant is located about 250 km southwest of capital Islamabad at Chashma in Mianwali district of Punjab Province.

Ken-Betwa River linking project gets Wildlife Board clearance

Dec 29, 2016
The Ken-Betwa Inter-Linking of Rivers project will transfer surplus water from the Ken River to the Betwa basin through a 231.45 km canal.

Anil Baijal to be appointed 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Dec 29, 2016
Baijal will succeed Najeeb Jung, who resigned from the post of Delhi LG on 22 December 2016. Jung had resigned 18 months short of his tenure.

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe seeks reconciliation with US at Pearl Harbour

Dec 28, 2016
Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan visited Pearl Harbour with Barack Obama to offer his condolences to the victims of the Japanese attack. He became the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit USS Arizona Memorial.

Health Ministry, AIIMS to set up National Death Registry

Dec 28, 2016
This registry will maintain a nationwide database about the causes of deaths occurring in hospitals in various regions of India.

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher passes away

Dec 28, 2016
She was known for writing her own autobiography titled The Princess Diarist that narrates the ups and downs of her career.

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