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India and World Bank (IBRD)sign agreement for efficient bus service - 01 Jun 16

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No Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) for provident fund withdrawals of up to Rs 50,000 from June 1,2016 - 01 Jun 16

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India ranked third spot in Global Tech Investment destinations list - 01 Jun 16

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India e-retail GMV to touch US$ 60 bn by 2020 - 01 Jun 16

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The center introduced "Krishi Kalyan Cess" : Comes into force from June 1, 2016 - 01 Jun 16

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Indian banker awarded the ''Green Economy Visionay Award" for promoting green economy - 02 Jun 16

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils first-ever national plan for disaster management - 02 Jun 16

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Global Slavery Survey : India ranks fourth in world ranking - 02 Jun 16

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World FIFA rankings-2016 : Argentina ranked top before Copa America - 02 Jun 16

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Asian Champions Trophy to be held in October 2016, in Malaysia - 02 Jun 16

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Police stations to be graded on performance : Home Ministry - 02 Jun 16

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India joins The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCoC) - 03 Jun 16

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Nita Ambani nominated to International Olympic Committee - 03 Jun 16

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What is IOC ?

Odisha becomes first state to give welfare to transgender community - 03 Jun 16

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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Friendship Dam in Afghanistan - 03 Jun 16

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India and U.S.A have signed to share data on terrorists - 03 Jun 16

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India applies for NSG membership ahead of PM Narendra Modi's US visit - 03 Jun 16

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Defence Ministers’ Dialogue (DMD).: India and Singapore hold defence dialogue - 04 Jun 16

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74 - 04 Jun 16

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India’s Forex reserves (FER) dips marginally to $360.19 bn - 04 Jun 16

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World's most expensive Android smartphone "Solarin" launched - 04 Jun 16

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India become second biggest internet user in the world - 04 Jun 16

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French Open -2016: Garbine Muguruza stuns Serena Williams to win the title - 05 Jun 16

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World Environment Day being observed on 5th June : PM Modi calls on nation to keep Earth clean, green - 05 Jun 16

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What is  World Environment Day (WED) ?

PM Modi awarded Afghanistan's top civilian honour - 05 Jun 16

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What is Amir Amanullah Khan medal ?

Novak Djokovic wins 2016 French Open title - 05 Jun 16

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What is French Open ?

  • French Open Tennis tournament is is one of the four Grand Slam Tournament in the tennis era.
  • It is the second biggest tournament after Australian Open of the calender's year.
  • Type of the court: Clay Court.
  • Venue: Roland Garros, Paris.
  • The first tournament was started in 1891 for men and in 1897 for women.

India and the US have signed an MoU for hassle-free entry of Indians into USA - 06 Jun 16

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The Central Govt. decided to expand five NH stretches in Odisha - 06 Jun 16

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India's first Mr Universe Bodybuilder Manohar Aich died - 06 Jun 16

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Kerala's first carbon neutrality project launched in Wayanad - 06 Jun 16

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launches Public Grievance Redressal Act - 06 Jun 16

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Pakistani Sindhi Hindus to get Indian citizenship - 07 Jun 16

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India ranks 11th in global ocean clean-up drive - 07 Jun 16

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Professor Parashar Kulkarni becomes the first Indian to bag Commonwealth short story prize - 07 Jun 16

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) keeps policy interest rate unchanged at 6.5% - 07 Jun 16

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World No.1 paid Sportswoman : Serena dethrones Sharapova as highest paid sportswoman - 07 Jun 16

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Veteran theatre and film actor Sulabha Deshpande ,died - 07 Jun 16

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International Institute of Digital Technology to come up in Andhra Pradesh - 08 Jun 16

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USA announce $ 60 million clean energy financial support to India - 08 Jun 16

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Jharkhand government to launch medical insurance for BPL families - 08 Jun 16

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NAMASTAAI launched in New Delhi - 08 Jun 16

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Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha - 08 Jun 16

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Myanmar court sentences BBC reporter ,Nay Myo Lin to rigorous impingement - 08 Jun 16

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Thailand become the first nation in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO - 09 Jun 16

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Maria Sharapova suspended for two years for doping - 09 Jun 16

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Global Banana Product: India stands No.1 producer with 300 lakh tonne( 30% of the global output) - 09 Jun 16

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India expected 810 million smartphone subscribers by 2021.: Ericsson - 09 Jun 16

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India to become member of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) - 09 Jun 16

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Internet traffic in India will be 249 times the volume of 2005 by 2020 : Cisco - 09 Jun 16

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World’s biggest seed company Monsanto tie-up in India - 10 Jun 16

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Mumbai tops in road accidents while Delhi stands highest death - 10 Jun 16

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First Intrauterine transfusion done at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal - 10 Jun 16

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Central Governent to invest Rs 75,000 crore to augment road infrastructure in UP - 10 Jun 16

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AIDS deaths in India down 55% since 2007 - 10 Jun 16

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Axis Bank launches country's first certified "Green Bond" at London Stock Exchange - 10 Jun 16

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What are Green Bonds ?

Maharashtra state to observe 21st of every month as Yoga Day - 11 Jun 16

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Legendary Canadian ice hockey player Gordie Howe passes away - 11 Jun 16

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Sikkim becomes India’s first State to launch open government data portal - 11 Jun 16

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Kanpur city registers first e-FIR in Uttar Pradesh - 11 Jun 16

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"Surya Mitra Mobile App": The Union Ministry of Power launches to serve customers in the field of renewable energy - 11 Jun 16

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What is Surya Mitra Mobile App ?

'Sansad Ratna' awards conferred to five Lok Sabha MPs - 11 Jun 16

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Ex-Nepal Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai floats new political party - 12 Jun 16

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Saina Nehwal trumps Sun Yu to bag second Australian Open title - 12 Jun 16

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Veteran journalist Inder Malhotra passed away in Delhi - 12 Jun 16

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National Forest Skill Development Centre set up in Dehradun - 12 Jun 16

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India plans to be energy surplus nation in FY.2016-17 - 13 Jun 16

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China’s first high orbit remote sensing satellite to be the world’s most sophisticated satellite - 13 Jun 16

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Niti Aayog to set up expert panel:Boosting ease doing business - 13 Jun 16

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African nation Ghana seeks civil nuclear cooperation with India - 13 Jun 16

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Both countries signed three MoUs :

1)  the waiver of visa for diplomatic and official passports
2) establishment of a joint commission to periodically monitor various aspects of multidimensional relationship
3) helping in training of Ghanaian Foreign services.

India to host junior men's hockey World Cup in December,2016 - 13 Jun 16

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Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation - 13 Jun 16

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India closer to join Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) within short period - 14 Jun 16

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Central Government plans Rs 10,000-crore bioenergy mission from 2017-18 to 2021-22. - 14 Jun 16

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PM Modi’s Africa visit will bids six agendas, energy security to infra - 14 Jun 16

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India will have over 10 crore diabetics in 15 years : WHO Reports - 14 Jun 16

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World Blood Donor day being observed on 14th June - 14 Jun 16

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The Central Government decided to start LNG barges on Ganga River by the end 2018 - 14 Jun 16

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Central Govt. launched £8 million monsoon project - 15 Jun 16

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Cabinet approves pact with Saudi Arabia on labour cooperation - 15 Jun 16

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Telangana state to set up Pharma City near Hyderabad - 15 Jun 16

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UN Assembly elects Israel as committee chair for first time - 15 Jun 16

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Andhra Pradesh to start Internet-based phone service - 15 Jun 16

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President Pranab Mukherjee awarded highest honour of Cote D'Ivoirie - 15 Jun 16

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Maharashtra government decides to use plastic waste in building roads - 16 Jun 16

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National Civil Aviation Policy : The Union Cabinet approve domestic airlines to fly abroad - 16 Jun 16

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All India Council of Sports recommends including sports expenditure under CSR - 16 Jun 16

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India and Thailand to firm up maritime security cooperation - 16 Jun 16

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India to provide unique ID card to persons with disabilities - 16 Jun 16

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Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of Brazil - 16 Jun 16

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni become first Indian Wicket-keeper dismal 350 catches behind the wicket - 16 Jun 16

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  • Indian ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni become first Indian Wicket-keeper and fourth in the world to complete 350 dismissals in One-Day International (ODI) cricket behind the wicket.
  • He made his fit when he took the catch of Elton Chigumbura off medium pacer Jasprit Bumrah (Zimbabwe) at Harare.
  • This was his 278th ODI match.
  • Out of 350, there are 261 catch and 89 stumpings.
  • Now, he is behind  AC Gilchrist (Australia), MV Boucher (South Africa) and KC Sangakkara (Sri Lanka).
Five Top Most catches in ODI career:

Player                            Span Mat  Inns     Dis
AC Gilchrist (Aus)     1996-2008 287  281      472
MV Boucher (SA)     1998-2011 295 290      424
KC Sangakkara (SL)   2000-2015 404 353      482
MS Dhoni (India)     2004-2016 278 274      350
BB McCullum (NZ)     2002-2016 260 183      242

GST across the country : All states support except Tamil Nadu - 17 Jun 16

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UNTACD Reports on GST implemented in various Nations:

North America- 82%

South America- 91%

Europe-96%

Africa-81%

Asia-35%

Oceania-50%

Indian educational institutes among Asia’s top 100 : QS World University Ranking - 17 Jun 16

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Indian Institute in List of Top 100:

IISc Bangalore- 33

IIT Bombay-35

IIT Delhi-36

IIT Chennai - 43

IIT Kanpur-48

IIT Karagpur-51

University of Deli - 66

IIT Roorkee -78

IIT Guwahati- 94

Railways launches integrated social media platform for real-time grievance redressal - 17 Jun 16

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Five women die every hour during childbirth in India: WHO Report - 17 Jun 16

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India signed with the International Seabed Authority (ISA) to extract gold in ocean - 17 Jun 16

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Hollywood Actress Anne Hathaway named goodwill ambassador for UN Women - 17 Jun 16

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IT sector spending by India to grow $7 billion in 2016: Gartner - 18 Jun 16

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Philadelphia becomes first major US city to levy soda tax - 18 Jun 16

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Odisha state to invest Rs 1,000 crore for skill development - 18 Jun 16

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IAF's first women fighter pilots: Three women Avani, Bhawana, Mohana create history - 18 Jun 16

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Ex BJP MP and test crickteer Chetan Chauhan appointed as NIFT Chairman - 18 Jun 16

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The States Karnataka and Goa sign pact to join Uday scheme - 19 Jun 16

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e-surveillance: 50 lakhs new tax payers with Rs 7,000 cr boost to tax collection in 2 years - 19 Jun 16

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65 million people displaced worldwide due violence : UNHCR Report - 19 Jun 16

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National Stock exchange (NSE) to launch two-factor authentication for e-IPO application - 19 Jun 16

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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s statue unveiled in Malaysia - 19 Jun 16

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Bangladesh and India launch trans-shipment operations - 20 Jun 16

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Union Government allows 100% FDI in various sectors - 20 Jun 16

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NALSA (Protection and Enforcement of Tribal Rights) Scheme: The tribal welfare scheme to be launched in Maharastra June 25 - 20 Jun 16

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World Refugee Day being observed on June 20 - 20 Jun 16

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Odisha electronics park likely to attract Rs 1K cr investment - 20 Jun 16

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The central govt. permits 100% FDI in trading of food products - 20 Jun 16

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International Yoga Day 2016 being Celebrated throughout in the world - 21 Jun 16

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What Yoga Day ?

Gurgaon city of Haryana to get world's largest camera museum - 21 Jun 16

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ISRO’s PSLV-C34 to launch Google-made satellite SkySat Gen2-1 on June 22 - 21 Jun 16

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LAPAN-A3 (Indonesia); Mass: 120 kg

M3MSat (Canada); Mass: 85 kg

GHGSat-D (Canada); Mass: 25.5 kg

Biros (Germany); Mass: 130 kg

Dove satellites (US); Mass: 4.7 kg each

Sathyabamasat (From Sathyabama University, Chennai); Mass: 1.5 kg

Swayam (From College of Engineering, Pune); Mass: 1 kg

Mustard set to become 1st GM food crop to get nod - 21 Jun 16

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Cleveland Cavaliers team won the National Basketball Association (NBA) title -2016. - 21 Jun 16

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The second bullet train Delhi-Varanasi will launch after Mumbai-Ahmedabad - 21 Jun 16

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Silicon valley Bengaluru is the most musically inclined city in India - 22 Jun 16

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Mumbai, New Delhi most expensive Indian cities for expats: Survey - 22 Jun 16

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Olympian Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala Sports Council President - 22 Jun 16

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“Sunway TaihuLight” : the Chinese supercomputer ,the world’s most powerful supercomputers - 22 Jun 16

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The centre addressed Aadhaar to be linked with caste, domicile certificates - 22 Jun 16

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Amjad Sabri, renowned Pakistani qawwali singer, shot dead in Karachi - 23 Jun 16

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Anil Kumble alias "Jumbo" appointed India's cricket head coach - 23 Jun 16

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Swachha Bharat Abhijan : Taj Mahal Vaishno Devo among 10 places to be cleaned - 23 Jun 16

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The Union government sanctioned Rs.6,000 crore special package for textiles - 23 Jun 16

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UAE's Dubai and Abu Dhabi among world’s most expensive places - 23 Jun 16

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G.D. Birla Award -2015 conferred to Prof. Sanjay Mittal - 24 Jun 16

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Renown Quiz master, educationist Neil O'Brien passes away - 24 Jun 16

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Scientists develop world’s first 1000-processor "Kilo-core" microchip - 24 Jun 16

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approves first loans for projects in four countries - 24 Jun 16

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Mahashangarh of Bangladesh declared as the SAARC cultural capital for 2016-17 - 24 Jun 16

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Union Govt. plans to set-up 22 refineries petrochemical hubs throughout India - 24 Jun 16

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Historic Brexit Referendum : UK remain diffrence from EU - 25 Jun 16

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Andhra Pradesh becomes 13th state to join Uday scheme - 25 Jun 16

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Asian financial giant ADB approves $500 million loan for bridge over Ganga River in Bihar - 25 Jun 16

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Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously passes Right to Information bill - 25 Jun 16

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Iceland set to elects new president post-Panama crisis - 25 Jun 16

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5.9% of rural population gets poor quality drinking water: NSSO - 25 Jun 16

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Bank mergers likely to happen after SBI consolidation - 26 Jun 16

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India bids Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) funds for infra projects worth $3bn - 26 Jun 16

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BrahMos missile integrated with Sukhoi fighter - 26 Jun 16

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NHPC plans 600-MW solar project at Koyna dam in Maharashtra - 26 Jun 16

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Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) setting up centre to analyse big data - 26 Jun 16

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Zubaida Bai,Indian social entrepreneur bags UN honour for corporate sustainability initiative - 27 Jun 16

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India become full member of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) - 27 Jun 16

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"Digital Literacy Mission" :The mission will soon meet for 60mn in rural India - 27 Jun 16

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The Union Govt. orders states to set up one lakh bio-gas plants in FY-2017 - 27 Jun 16

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IRCTC signs pact with Defence Food Research Lab (DFRL) - 27 Jun 16

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Chile beat Argentina to win Copa America title on penalties shoot - 28 Jun 16

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What is Copa America  ?

Argentine player Lionel Messi announces retirement from international soccer - 28 Jun 16

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‘Kalinga Sikshya Sathi Yojana’ : Odisha govt.launches scheme for higher education loan at 1% interest - 28 Jun 16

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