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Daily Current Affairs – 1st July, 2016

Is FDI really a gift horse? Government of India recently announced another new set of “radical changes” in foreign direct investment (FDI) policies Just in November 2015, the government had introduced changes in 15 major sectors, and now, the latest announcement covers nine sectors Comparison between the [...]

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Gordie Howe the Legendary Canadian Ice Hockey Player is No More

Gordie Howe the Legendary Canadian ice hockey player passed away at Toledo, US at the age of 88 years, during his career he got nickname Mr. Hockey and had spent most of his career with the Detroit Red Wings, winning the Stanley Cup four [...]

Surya Mitra Mobile App Launched by Union Ministry of Power

Surya Mitra mobile App has been launched by Piyush Goyal the Union Power Minister to serve customers in the field of renewable energy at National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power held in New Delhi. The App will work for customers as at their doorsteps [...]

New Print Media Advertisement Policy Announced by Union Government

A New Print Media Advertisement Policy announced by the Union Information and Broadcasting for Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP). The aim of the policy is to support transparency and accountability in distributing advertisements in print media. Key highlights of policy It mainly [...]

Satya Pal Jain: Part Time Member of 21st Law Commission

Satya Pal Jain an additional Solicitor General of India and former Parliamentarian was appointed as a part-time member of the 21st Law Commission of India to present charge as an Additional Solicitor General of India. About Satya Pal Jain Satya Pal Jain is a [...]

12 June is Being Observed as World Day Against Child Labour

Every year 12th June is observed as the World Day against Child Labour across world to spread awareness against child labour. �End child labour in supply chains � It�s everyone�s business. � is the theme of 2016. Importance of the day: The observation of [...]

On 2016 Global Peace Index India Secured 141st Position

India has secured 141st spot in a Global Peace Index (GPI) for year 2016 out of 163 countries and which describe India is a less peaceful country. The by global think Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) has ranked 163 countries on bases of [...]

India, Japan and US Navies Kick Off 2016 Malabar Exercise near South China Sea

20th edition of MALABAR trilateral naval Exercise 2016 of India, Japan and United States (US) navies have been kicked off near South China Sea. This year the naval exercise over 100 aircraft and 22 naval ships is including a nuclear submarine are participating. Key facts [...]

Achyut Lahkar an Expert Theatre Personality

Achyut Lahkar an Expert Theatre Personality is No More

Achyut Lahkar a well-known theatre personality, playwright and doyen of Assam�s mobile theatre movement passed away in Pathsala, Assam due to a protracted illness at the age of 85 years. He was measured as the father of the Bhryamyman or Mobile Theatre of Assam. Achyut [...]

2016 International Dublin Literary Award Won by Indian-American Author Akhil Sharma

The prestigious 2016 International Dublin Literary Award has been won by an Indian American author Akhil Sharma for his semi-autobiographical novel �Family Life. � His novel was shortlisted out of a preliminary 160 suggestions by a panel of judges of award that involved novelists [...]

23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite Successfully Launched by China

A 23rd BeiDou Navigation Satellite has been successfully launched by China to support its global navigation and positioning network it was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China�s Sichuan Province on board of Long March-3C carrier rocket. In the BeiDou Navigation [...]

Norway: First Country to Ban Deforestation

The first country in the world to prohibit deforestation is Norway. And for this Parliament of Norwegian had assured to make government�s public procurement policy deforestation-free. The Norwegian Government has taken this step based on official recommendations of Norwegian Parliament�s Standing Committee on Energy [...]