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Justice Sharma sworn In As Upa Lokayukta Of Assam

Former Judge of the Guwahati High Court Chittaranjan Sharma appointed as Assam’s Upalokayukta by Governor Banwarilal Purohit recently. Lokayukta is an anti corruption Ombudsman appointed in states. For the very first time the Maharashtra state has been initiated Lokayukta in the year 1971. At Present the Lokayukta system is functioning …

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Union Government Approves National Health Policy

The Union Government has approved the National Health policy, which proposes to provide assured health services to all in the country. The policy was approved on 16 March 2017 at the meeting of Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The policy increases to gambit of sectors …

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Hockey India Brings On Board Four Scientific Advisors

In search of better fitness standards, Hokey India brings on board four scientific advisors. It is eager to produce good results in major international events, including World Cups and 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Four scientific advisors from abroad to work with the fitness aspects of the senior and junior national …

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Pakistan Cricket Board Suspended Mohammed Irfan

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has suspended left arm pacer Mohammed Irfan in the spot fixing case which came to light during the recently concluded Pakistan Super League (PSL) Irfan and two other cricketers were interrogated by the PCB’s anti corruption unit for PSL. Irfan has been charged with failing to …

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15 March 2017 Current Affairs

15 March 2017 Current Affairs Manipur CM Ibobi Singh resigns, Biren Singh as Next CM The incumbent Chief Minister of Manipur Ibobi Singh resigned from the post on March 13, 2017 giving way for formation of a new ministry under the BJP. The congress leader Ibobi announced to resign after …

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15 March 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

(1) Name the person, who has been sworn as Manipur’s new CM, recently? A) Biren Singh B) Ibobi Singh C) Karan Singh D) None (2) Name the country, which has to send its largest warship to South China Sea? A) Japan B) China C) Bangladesh D) India (3) State the …

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Target 2017 – Prelims General Studies Test Series

Welcome to GKToday’s Target 2017 Prelims General Studies Programme. This programme comprises study material [sample], current affairs and 27 mock tests [sample] with downloadable question paper + solution for General Studies Paper-1 for UPSC (Prelims) Examination 2017. It has started from August 20, 2016 and will end with Prelims-2017 in June 2017. Details …

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Krishi Unnati Mela 2017 Inaugurated In New Delhi

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on 15 March 2017 inaugurated the Krishi Unnati Mela 2017 in New Delhi. The mela is jointly Organised by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare. During the Mela, technical …

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Amarinder Singh Takes Oath As Punjab CM

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) Chief Capt Amarinder Singh took Oath as New CM on 16 March, 2017. This occasion was held at the Raj was held at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh. The Oath of office was administered by Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore. This was the captain Amarinder …

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Shashank Manohar Resigns From ICC Chairman

Former BCCI boss Shashank Manohar resigned from the post of ICC Chairman on 15 March, 2017 after holding the position for just eight months. Manohar said his decision was based on personal reasons. The 59-year-old Manohar mailed his resignation letter to ICC’s CEO Dave Richards on without clarifying the exact …

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India Is Largest Cotton Producing Country In The World

India is the largest cotton Producing and second largest exporting country in the world. As per the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) report for the month of March, 2017 India is the largest cotton Producing Country in the World. Pakistan is the second largest cotton producing country in the World. …

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First Fluorescent Frog Found In Argentina

A group of scientists discovered the world’s first fluorescent frog near Santa Fe in Argentina. The frog sports a muted palette of greens, yellows, and reds under normal light, but emits a bright blue and green glow in the dark. The molecules contain a ring structure and a chain of …

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Amaravati A futuristic World-Class City In Making

Amaravati, the capital of the truncated Andhra Pradesh, is planned to be developed as a futuristic World-Class City with the expertise from Japan and Singapore, and the cost of building it could be in excess of $ 2 billion says AP finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu. Source by [author_name]

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President Appoints Chief Justices In Four High Courts

President Pranab Mukherjee recently appointed Chief Justices for High Courts in Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. Hemant Gupta was appointed as the CJ of Madhya Pradesh High Court. Before this appointment, he was serving as the Acting CJ of Patna High Court. Acting CJ of Jharkhand High Court Pk …

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World Consumer Rights Day-March 15

World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is observed every year on March 15. The WCRD was first celebrated in 1983 and became an important annual occasion for mobilizing the citizen action. It solidarity within the international consumer movement. The day is an opportunity for promoting the basic rights of all consumers. …

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14 March 2017 Current Affairs

14 March 2017 Current Affairs Arun Jaitley Assumes Additional Charge of Defence The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was given the additional charge of the Defence Ministry on March 13, 2017 after Manohar Parrikar resigned to take on the new role of Goa Chief Minister. Upon the advice of PM …

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14 March 2017 Current Affairs Quiz

(1) Name the person, who had been given the additional charge of Defence Minister, on March 13? A) Arun Jaitley B) Raj Nath Singh C) Ramvilas Paswan D) None (2) Name the Badminton player, who has been won the fourth All-England title, recently? A) Lee Chong Wei B) Shi Yugi …

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Amitabh Bachchan As New Ambassador To Oneplus India

Chinese smartphone company One plus has roped in Bollywood Star Amitabh Bachchan as its new brand ambassador recently. Mr. Bachchan is the first major face that One plus India is associating with for its latest flagship smartphone, one plus 3 T. Bachchan has been considered since he better represents “One …

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Punjab Wins 2017 Santosh Trophy Of Football

Punjab has won the 71st Santosh Trophy football tournament by defeating Railways by 2-1 goals. It was Punjab’s overall ninth Santosh Trophy. For Punjab, both goals were scored by Rajbir Singh (16th and 61st minutes). For Railways, single goal was scored by Rajesh Soosanayakam (59th minute) Santosh Trophy is an …

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