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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) ambit to expand, help more farmers - 01 Aug 16

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Govt clears 89 single-brand retail, 1 multi-brand proposals - 01 Aug 16

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Railway Ministry launches maiden Agartala to Delhi broad gauge train service - 01 Aug 16

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The Union Govt launches performance, credit rating scheme for MSMEs - 01 Aug 16

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Central govt. provides Rs 6,403 cr to Andhra Pradesh as financial assistance - 01 Aug 16

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Unique programme "DISHA" constituted by the Union Government - 01 Aug 16

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The Union Government has decided to allow lateral entry in railway board - 02 Aug 16

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Rani Singh Nair appointed as Chairman of CBDT - 02 Aug 16

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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav gets NADA’s clean chit in doping case - 02 Aug 16

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Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY): Nearly 58 lakh pensioners bank accounts to come under PMJDY - 02 Aug 16

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Rajasthan becomes first state to approve sewage & waste water policy - 02 Aug 16

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Anant Maheshwari appointed as President of Microsoft India - 02 Aug 16

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South Korea overtakes China as largest steel exporter to India - 03 Aug 16

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India's Food-grain production up despite scant rainfall in 2015-16 - 03 Aug 16

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SAARC Immigration Authorities being held in Islamabad - 03 Aug 16

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Parliament passes Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2016 - 03 Aug 16

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UID: NITI Aayog nods newborns child to get Aadhaar at birth - 03 Aug 16

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FSSAI bans silver leaf of animal origin in food items - 03 Aug 16

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Parliament passes Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016 - 04 Aug 16

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Nita Ambani becomes first Indian woman member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) - 04 Aug 16

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Nobel Prize-awardee Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail passes away - 04 Aug 16

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Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award -2016 : Shubha Mudgal selected for the award - 04 Aug 16

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(GST) Bill, 2014 passed in Rajya Sabha under the Constitution (122nd Amendment) - 04 Aug 16

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Vajpayee's ex-private secretary in list of 5 for top NMML post - 05 Aug 16

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Supreme Court favours life imprisonment for milk adulteration - 05 Aug 16

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Apex Bank RBI launches portal to curb illegal money - 05 Aug 16

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Mahim Bora the Renowned Assamese writer passes away - 05 Aug 16

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Olympics 2016 : The mega games opens with a glittering ceremony in Rio De Janerio - 05 Aug 16

Venue:Maracana Stadium,Rio De Janerio

Host country: Brazil 

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Delhi High Court ruled Lt Governor (LG) is the administrative head of National Capital Territory - 06 Aug 16

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Govt refuses to give timeline for e-ballot implementation - 06 Aug 16

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Assam state exempted from giving Aadhar number for UGC scholarships - 06 Aug 16

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The Union Government launches survey to assess Swachch Bharat Mission progress - 06 Aug 16

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PM Modi lays foundation for NTPC power plant in Telangana - 07 Aug 16

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated several development projects in Telangana.
  • He laid the foundation stone for the Rs 10,598.98 crore National Thermal Power Corporation's (NTPC) 1,600 MW Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (Phase I) in Ramagundam city.
  • The event was also attended by Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan, chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, power minster Piyush Goyal, labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya, Telangana energy minister G Jagadish Reddy and NTPC's chairman and managing director Gurdeep Singh.
  • NTPC is set to establish the project in Telengana, India's 29th state, in two phases - 1600 MW (2x800MW) in Phase I and 2400 MW (3x800 MW) in Phase II.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi also launched phase-1 of 'Mission Bhagiratha', a flagship project of Telangana government aimed at providing piped drinking water to every household in the state.
  • Prime Minister also unveiled plaques to mark the laying of foundation stone for the 152-km Manoharabad- Kothapalli new railway line (connecting Hyderabad and Karimnagar), Ramagundam, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal and revival of Ramagundam fertiliser plant in Karimnagar district.

Vijay Rupani sworn in as new Gujarat Chief Minister - 07 Aug 16

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Nation's 1st National Hand-loom Day being observed on August 7, 2016 - 07 Aug 16

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Nobel laureate Stiglitz quits Panama Papers committee over transparency row - 07 Aug 16

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Minimum pension of retired central govt staff goes up by 157% - 07 Aug 16

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Justice Markandey Katju termed Lodha reforms as 'unconstitutional' - 08 Aug 16

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India to attend SAARC young Parliamentarians conference in Islamabad - 08 Aug 16

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3rd RBI bi-monthly monetary policy : It keeps policy rates unchanged - 08 Aug 16

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People being observed on 9th August - 09 Aug 16

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Ponzi schemes is not under the regulatory of SEBI - 09 Aug 16

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Former Arunachal CM Kalikho Pul found dead,allegedly hanged himself - 09 Aug 16

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The Union Government expects Inter - linking River (ILR) to cost Rs. 5-lakh crore - 09 Aug 16

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India slaps anti-dumping duty on steel products from 6 nations including China and Korea - 09 Aug 16

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Irom Sharmila ends fast, wants to be Chief Minister of Manipur - 10 Aug 16

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Parliament passes bill for easier debt recovery for loan defaulter - 10 Aug 16

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India’s largest spectrum auction to start on Sept 29 - 10 Aug 16

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The Central Govt to set up committee to review e-commerce rules - 10 Aug 16

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National deworming for children across 27 states/UTs conducted - 10 Aug 16

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Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project: Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin dedicate first unit to nation - 11 Aug 16

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Union Government constitutes Amitabh Kant committee to review e-commerce rules - 11 Aug 16

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Niti Aayog ties up with US Energy Information Administration (EIA) to set up portal on energy data - 11 Aug 16

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Pranab Mukherjee give green signal for six new IITs in country and NIT in Andhra Pradesh - 11 Aug 16

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Union Government launches data bank portal of MSMEs - 11 Aug 16

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National Parliament passes Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Bill, 2016 - 12 Aug 16

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State Assam becomes first state to ratify GST Bill , 2014 - 12 Aug 16

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Maldives President Abdulla Yameen approves defamation law - 12 Aug 16

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Dr.Michael Patra appoints as the third member of the proposed Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the RBI - 12 Aug 16

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Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has passed by the Rajya Sabha - 12 Aug 16

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The world’s biggest furniture retailer "Ikea" broke ground for its first store in India in Hyderabad. - 12 Aug 16

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National Committee on Trade Facilitation set up by the government of India - 13 Aug 16

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Department of Science and Technology (DST) set up autonomous body in ‘irregular’ manner - 13 Aug 16

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Nobel laurate Kailash Satyarthi launches campaign for youth against child labour - 13 Aug 16

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Supreme Court pulls up Centre for sitting on Collegium list - 13 Aug 16

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The Central Govt. approves Rs 1,911 crore highway projects in six states - 13 Aug 16

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Mahadayi river water dispute: Both Centre and state urged to resolve the problems - 13 Aug 16

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Lalita Babar qualify to women's 3000m steeplechase final with national mark - 14 Aug 16

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Rio Olympic -2016 : USA wins 1,000th Olympic gold medal - 14 Aug 16

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Wadhwan port detailed project report (DPR) expected to be fianlised by March,2017. - 14 Aug 16

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Ambitious 6,900 km gas pipelines to connect Bangladesh, Myanmar and India - 14 Aug 16

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'Indian digital payments market to reach $500 bn by 2020' - 14 Aug 16

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Maharashtra State launches first comprehensive 'Crime Criminal Tracking Network System' of India - 15 Aug 16

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Telangana state gets highest gallantry medals in country - 15 Aug 16

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Haryana CM announces projects worth Rs 2,000 crore to tap Yamuna water - 15 Aug 16

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The Central Govt to bear healthcare expenses of BPL families - 15 Aug 16

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Centre owes Rs. 80,000 crore to States : CAG report - 15 Aug 16

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The World Innovative Nation : India rises to 66th rank in innovation - 16 Aug 16

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Olympics -2016: Ruth Jebet wins gold in 3000m steeplechase at Rio Olympics - 16 Aug 16

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SC-appointed Lodha committee overturns MCI ban on 26 colleges and allows enrolment - 16 Aug 16

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Former FIFA president of FIFA Mr. Joao Havelange dies in Rio de Janeiro - 16 Aug 16

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The CentralGovernment proposes low premium insurance scheme for milch animals - 16 Aug 16

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Dipa Karmakar and Jitu Rai are both competitor Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award - 17 Aug 16

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World's longest, highest glass bridge to be opened for visitors in China - 17 Aug 16

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ICC rankings: India displace Australia as No 1 Test team - 17 Aug 16

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Latest ICC Test Rankings (as of 17 August):

Rank Team Points:

1 India 112

2 Pakistan 111

3 Australia 108 (-10)

4 England 108

5 New Zealand 99

6 Sri Lanka 95 (+10)

7 South Africa 92

8 West Indies 65

9 Bangladesh 57

10 Zimbabwe 8

The Central govt. going to launch e-box for student complaints soon - 17 Aug 16

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Pakistan become the largest buyer of Indian cotton product - 17 Aug 16

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Rio Olympics 2016 : Women wrestler Sakshi Malik wins bronze for India - 18 Aug 16

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Bihar becomes second state to ratify Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill - 18 Aug 16

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Global Innovation Index-2016: India move to 61th Rank from 81st. - 18 Aug 16

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India ranked world’s top exporter of information and communication technology - 18 Aug 16

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Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chess Championship - 18 Aug 16

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Karnataka attracts 25% share in IT investments: Assocham - 18 Aug 16

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Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu bags silver medal as she lost to Carolina Marin in Badminton Final - 19 Aug 16

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SBI merger: SBI and It’s five Associates going to merge shortly - 19 Aug 16

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Govt hikes electronic goods import limit for personal use - 19 Aug 16

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Internet users in India may grow to 730 million by 2020 - 19 Aug 16

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif inaugurates country's largest warship tanker - 19 Aug 16

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Economist Urjit Patel appointed as 24th RBI governor, to replace Raghuram Rajan - 20 Aug 16

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West Bengal to achieve 100 per cent electrification by March 2017 - 20 Aug 16

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Usain Bolt becomes first athlete to win 9 gold medals in sprinting events of Olympics - 20 Aug 16

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India ranks 39th in Asia Pacific on fixed broadband: UNESCAP Report - 20 Aug 16

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Delhi became the 5th largest car market in India - 20 Aug 16

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State:                         Cars sold in F.Y-2016

Maharashtra             3,52,500

Uttar Pradesh           2,33,000

Gujarat                       2,30,350

Karnataka                  2,18,000

Delhi                           1,99,400

Kerala                        1,95,400

World's 'largest aircraft' gets off ground - 20 Aug 16

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Veteran leader Najma Heptullah sworn in as 18th Governor of Manipur - 21 Aug 16

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Senior IAS Shakti Sinha likely to be made NMML chief - 21 Aug 16

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World’s first leprosy vaccine, developed in India and to go on trial - 21 Aug 16

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The Central Govt to enforce law that bars foreign funds to NGO more than twice - 21 Aug 16

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Bharatiya Mahila Bank exempt from CCI approval on SBI merger with associates - 21 Aug 16

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India become world’s third biggest tech startup hub - 22 Aug 16

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ICC's Test rankings : Pakistan rise to No. 1 in rankings replacing India - 22 Aug 16

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Indian Railways to create Rs 30,000 crore fund for remunerative projects - 22 Aug 16

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Ex-RBI deputy governor, Rakesh Mohan named senior fellow at Yale institute - 22 Aug 16

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on Sep 16 - 22 Aug 16

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Maharashtra state tops in investments in tourism sector in India - 23 Aug 16

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The Central government set to ban cash transactions over Rs 3 lakh to clamp down on black money - 23 Aug 16

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Indian-origin former President of Singapore, S R Nathan passes away - 23 Aug 16

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Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members to be named shortly - 23 Aug 16

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India became seventh wealthiest country in the World - 23 Aug 16

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Central Government to provide employment opportunities to 1.4 lakh youth in J&K - 23 Aug 16

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FSSAI announces initiatives to promote safe food culture - 24 Aug 16

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Kerala tourism to organize international culinary fest in the next month - 24 Aug 16

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Indian Government proposes complete ban on commercial surrogacy - 24 Aug 16

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SAARC-ICRISAT join hands to boost agricultural research in South Asia - 24 Aug 16

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Odisha state government unveils Odisha Startup Policy for youths - 24 Aug 16

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South India’s first Children Court was inaugurated in Hyderabad - 24 Aug 16

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Islamabad hosts SAARC Finance Minister Meet-2016 - 25 Aug 16

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Asia's ageing population to cost $20 trillion: APRC - 25 Aug 16

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India stands 4th spot in World TB patients : Lancet - 25 Aug 16

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INS Kalvari commence on its final phase of trials in September,2016 - 25 Aug 16


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