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The Centre has introduces “UDAN” Service to Indian Citizen Fly for Rs.2,500 an hour - 01 Apr 17

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India becomes associate member of International Energy Association (IAE) - 01 Apr 17

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“Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana” : A scheme provides physical aids to senior citizens belonging to BPL category - 01 Apr 17

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India’s first-ever bus running on cow-dung biogas was launched in Kolkata city - 01 Apr 17

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The Union Government lowered the interest rates on small saving schemes 0.1% - 01 Apr 17

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State Bank Associates are merged with SBI, makes India’s largest Bank - 02 Apr 17

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India’s longest road tunnel was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi - 02 Apr 17

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Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Launches Child Rights Campaign In Bangladesh - 02 Apr 17

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Indian Open final: PV Sindhu conquers Carolina Marin to win her maiden super series title - 02 Apr 17

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Education and healthcare to be out of GST - 02 Apr 17

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Dawit Isaak selected for 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize - 03 Apr 17

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Myanmar becomes 7th member of SASEC - 03 Apr 17

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National Institutional Ranking’s Best colleges in India - 03 Apr 17

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Priyanka Chopra becomes the second most beautiful woman - 03 Apr 17

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Miami Open: Roger Federer beats longtime nemesis Rafael Nadal in straight sets to clinch title - 03 Apr 17

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Nagpur to host Senior Badminton Nationals from November 1 to 7 - 04 Apr 17

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India all set to get missile armed drones from Israel - 04 Apr 17

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National Institutional Ranking Framework -2017 : IIS, Bengaluru ranks first - 04 Apr 17

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Rohingya Muslims in Jammu possessing Aadhaar cards sets off alarm bells - 04 Apr 17

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Eminent Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84 - 04 Apr 17

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Govt.of India's Tax collection in F.Y 2017 up 18% at Rs.17.1 lakh crore - 04 Apr 17

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Nitin Gadkari announces Rs 40,000 crore expressway project in northeast - 05 Apr 17

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SBI Unveils New Identity After Merger With Associate Banks - 05 Apr 17

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Virat Kohli Chosen Wisden Leading Cricketer In The World 2016 - 05 Apr 17

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India's first transgender police officer appointed in Tamil Nadu - 05 Apr 17

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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Rank: India ranks 3rd in doping charts - 05 Apr 17

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FIFA rankings -2017:India rises to 101, best ever in two decades - 06 Apr 17

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India ranks 9th among 41 countries in corruption in businesses: EMEIA - 06 Apr 17

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Backward Classes Commission set to get constitutional status - 06 Apr 17

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Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) declares 2017 ‘Year of Kashmir’ - 06 Apr 17

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India among top four in death by smoking : The Lance - 06 Apr 17

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Lok Sabha grants one more extension to Committee on Land Bill - 07 Apr 17

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National Suicide Report, A student commits suicide every hour in India: NCRB - 07 Apr 17

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Asian Development Bank forecasts India's GDP growth at 7.4% in 2017-18 - 07 Apr 17

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India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020 - 07 Apr 17

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World Health Day being observed on April 7 - 07 Apr 17

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India and Bangladesh sign 22 pacts, PM Modi commits $5 billion credit - 08 Apr 17

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Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index: India ranks 40 in WEF’s 2017 - 08 Apr 17

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List of Top 10 Countries in 2017 TTCI:

Madhya Pradesh Government launches Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana - 08 Apr 17

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Malala Yousafzai to become youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace - 08 Apr 17

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NBA Launches India’s first Basketball School in Mumbai - 08 Apr 17

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Boxer Shyam Kumar wins gold medal at Thailand International - 08 Apr 17

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Central government launches project to build 200,000 affordable homes, ropes in private sector - 09 Apr 17

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National Film Awards 2017: Complete Winner List - 09 Apr 17

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Churches in Egypt were hit by suicide bombings, resulting in the death of at least 45 people - 09 Apr 17

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Third bus service between Kolkata( India) and Khulna (Bangladesh) started - 09 Apr 17

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurated exhibition marking 100 years of Bapu's Champaran Satyagrah - 10 Apr 17

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World Homoeopathy Day being observed on April 10 - 10 Apr 17

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Kulbhushan Jadhav ,ex-Indian Navy officer to be hanged in Pakistan - 10 Apr 17

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Kulbhushan Jadhav ,ex-Indian Navy officer to be hanged in Pakistan - 10 Apr 17

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Venkaiah Naidu releases book 'Gandhi in Champaran' - 10 Apr 17

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Private sector bank RBL Bank placed in the list of India’s 10 most valuable banks - 10 Apr 17

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‘BharatKeVeer’: The app and web portal launched by the Union Government - 11 Apr 17

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CBDT issues PAN within a day to new cos to introduces e-PAN - 11 Apr 17

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India and Australia sign six agreements in New Delhi - 11 Apr 17

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The first rail freight service from the UK to China departed from Essex - 11 Apr 17

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Central Bank of India’s customer won the Rs. 1 crore prize for digital transaction - 11 Apr 17

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Fifth Asian School Hockey Championship: India School team registers 5-1 win against Malaysia - 12 Apr 17

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Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta passes away - 12 Apr 17

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India Needs $20 trillion by 2040 to boost infrastructure - 12 Apr 17

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Nepal President to visit India from 17th to 21st April - 12 Apr 17

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India’s Per capita income is Disparity among BRICS Nations: IMF - 12 Apr 17

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Central government plans to convert top 12 ports into green ones - 12 Apr 17

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FRBM panel recommends 3% fiscal deficit target for FY. 2018-20 - 12 Apr 17

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Sheila Abdus-Salaam USA' first Muslim female judge found dead near Hudson River - 13 Apr 17

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President confers Padma Awards to wrestler Malik, singer Yesudas among 44 people - 13 Apr 17

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IGNOU debuts in digital education, launches MOOC courses - 13 Apr 17

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafza becomes honorary Canadian - 13 Apr 17

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Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana crosses target of Rs 1.8 lakh crore for 2016-17 - 13 Apr 17

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India to build diesel, gas pipelines to Bangladesh - 14 Apr 17

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PM Narendra Modi dedicates Koradi thermal power project to nation - 14 Apr 17

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Andhra Pradesh government launches water conservation programme - 14 Apr 17

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The first-ever G-20 Ministerial Meet on Digital Economy was held Dusseldorf,Germany - 14 Apr 17

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President Pranab Mukherjee approves the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill - 14 Apr 17

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Ex-J&K Governor Girish Saxena passes away - 15 Apr 17

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Sculptor Nandagopal passes away - 15 Apr 17

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India’s First Digital Village In Maharashtra - 15 Apr 17

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The CCEA approved 11 central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) in the equity market. - 15 Apr 17

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These 11 CPSEs are :- 

USA dropped its biggest non-nuclear device, the GBU-43 on Afghanistan - 15 Apr 17

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What is the Father Of All Bombs?

How does it work?

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What was the background to Russia’s announcement of the FOAB?

A noted pioneer in Computr Science Robert Taylor passed away - 16 Apr 17

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Tropical Cyclone Maarutha : Depression in Bay of Bengal ,hits Myanmar - 16 Apr 17


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  • A deep depression in Bay of Bengal has intensified into a tropical cyclone named Maarutha. 
  • This cyclone is expected to hit Myanmar on 17 April 2017 and bring heavy rains in parts of that country.
  •  Tropical Cyclone Maarutha is the first named storm of 2017 Northern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season. 
  • A Cyclone represents a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over tropical or subtropical waters and has closed low-level circulation.
  •  Most large scale cyclonic circulations are centered on areas of low atmospheric pressure.  
  • Based on their latitude, the cyclones may be tropical cyclones or temperate cyclones (extra-tropical cyclones). 
  • The tropical cyclones rotate anti-clockwise in the northern hemisphere and are classified into three types viz. 
  • Tropical Depression  maximum sustained winds of 38 mph or less); Tropical Storm (maximum sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph); hurricane (maximum sustained winds of 74 mph) and major hurricane (maximum sustained winds of 111 mph). 
  • Hurricanes are called typhoons in western North Pacific, while similar storms in the Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean are called cyclones. 
  • Tropical Cyclones in Indian Ocean Tropical cyclones between east of the Horn of Africa and west of the Malay Peninsula are most common from April to December, with peaks in May and November in the Indian Ocean. 
  • Vardah was the strongest cyclone of the 2016 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. 
  • The other cyclones in 2016 season included Cyclonic Storm Roanu, Cyclonic Storm Kyant and Cyclonic Storm Nada. 
  • Cyclone Maarutha is the first tropical cyclone of 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. 
  • It started forming under the influence of a persistent area of convection in South Bay of Bengal on April 13, 2017 and has been recently classified as a Cyclonic storm. 
  • After giving heavy rainfall in Sri Lanka and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, it is expected to make a landfall in Myanmar in next two three days.

Trial run of India’s first vistadome railway coach was inaugurated on 16 April 2017 - 16 Apr 17

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Telangana state’s Assembly passed Bill reservations for Muslims 12% for admission into educational institutions - 16 Apr 17

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Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person passes away - 16 Apr 17

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Bhopal to have India's first privately-run railway station - 17 Apr 17

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Google launches Aero for hyper local services in India - 17 Apr 17

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Hanchinal receives M.S. Swaminathan Award - 17 Apr 17

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B Sai Praneeth wins Singapore Open Super Series Title - 17 Apr 17

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Gayathri Gopichand wins singles and doubles in Raya Junior Grand Prix - 17 Apr 17

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Petrol pumps in eight states to be shut on Sundays from May 14 - 18 Apr 17

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Sagar Baheti become India’s first visually impaired athlete to complete Boston Marathon - 18 Apr 17

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Vijay Mallya arrested in London, gets bail - 18 Apr 17

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Turkey Referendum: President Erdogan wins sweeping powers - 18 Apr 17

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RBI to set up computer emergency response unit - 18 Apr 17

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IMF projects World economy to grow at 3.5 % in 2017 - 18 Apr 17

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ISRO set for 1st developmental flight of 'game-changer' rocket - 19 Apr 17

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Paytm wants $1 billion from SoftBank through deal - 19 Apr 17

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India and World Bank sign $175-m loan pact for hydrology project - 19 Apr 17

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Global FDI Confidence Index : India ranked 8th place,USA listed Top - 19 Apr 17

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Union Cabinet approves fund to procure VVPAT units for 2019 - 19 Apr 17

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Sex Ratio : Ratio of young women will drop sharply in India - 20 Apr 17

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Time magazine 100 Most Influential People' List : Narendra Modi and Paytm Founder Only Indians in the list - 20 Apr 17

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Giuseppina Nicolini and SOS Méditerranée won UNESCO Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017 - 20 Apr 17

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) gets carbon neutrality status - 20 Apr 17

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Union Government raises Rs 1200 crore from NALCO Disinvestment - 20 Apr 17

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India Post to launch coffee flavoured stamp - 21 Apr 17

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China announces names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh - 21 Apr 17

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Rio Olympics silver medalist P.V.Sindhu moves to No.3 in World Ranking - 21 Apr 17

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Civil Services Day being celebrated on April 21 - 21 Apr 17

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India retains top spot among remittances in 2016 despite a significant 8.9% drop: World Bank - 21 Apr 17

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Aadhaar-PAN linkage will examine by Supreme Court (SC) - 22 Apr 17

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India's growth is projected to rebound to 7.2% in financial year 2018 - 22 Apr 17

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South Korea bags Rs 15,000-cr deals for warships and tracked artillery - 22 Apr 17

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World Bank approves $375 million loan for National Waterway-1 - 22 Apr 17

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Earth Day being celebrated on April 22 - 22 Apr 17

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Bopanna-Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters - 23 Apr 17

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Himanta Biswa Sarma named interim BAI president - 23 Apr 17

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PM Narendra Modi chairs NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting - 23 Apr 17

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Niti Aayog projects India’s Economy (GDP) to grow over 3-fold to $7.25 trillion by 2030 - 23 Apr 17

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K Viswanath wins Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016 - 24 Apr 17

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Goldman Environmental Prize for Prafulla Samantra - 24 Apr 17

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India becomes world's fifth largest military spender - 24 Apr 17

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Union government aims to cut petroleum imports and adopts alternative fuel use - 24 Apr 17

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Haryana is Champion in National Youth Athletics Meet - 24 Apr 17

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India becomes World No.2 LPG importer - 24 Apr 17

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India projects food grain production at 273 million tonnes in 2017-18 - 25 Apr 17

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The Central Government intends Cows have Aadhaar like ID - 25 Apr 17

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Northeast India’s largest IT hub opens in Tripura - 25 Apr 17

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India’s first infra investment trust fund to open on May 3 - 25 Apr 17

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Wheat production likely to touch record 98 million tonnes this crop year - 25 Apr 17

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Shobha Nehru, sister in law of Jawaharlal Nehru dead - 26 Apr 17

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Govt sanctions record 1 lakh houses for urban poor in one day - 26 Apr 17

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India will host 18th World Road Meeting in November, 2017 - 26 Apr 17

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Manpreet Kaur wins shot put gold at Asian Grand Prix, sets new national record - 26 Apr 17

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Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed new Director General of CRPF - 26 Apr 17

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China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier - 27 Apr 17

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Actor-politician Vinod Khanna passes away - 27 Apr 17

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India rolled plan to end fertilizer imports by 2020-21 - 27 Apr 17

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UNESCO to screen Indian short film as part of World Press Freedom Day celebrations - 27 Apr 17

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India's Srishti Kaur wins Miss Teen Universe pageant - 27 Apr 17

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Kerala hosts country’s first ever transgender athletic meet - 28 Apr 17

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India to overtake Germany as world's 4th largest economy by 2022: IMF - 28 Apr 17

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India and Cyprus ink four pacts, including one for air services - 28 Apr 17

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First book village in India to come up in Maharashtra - 28 Apr 17

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Odia's capital Bhubaneswar become the First Indian city to win Pierre L’enfant Awards-2017 - 28 Apr 17

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins gold medal in Moscow competition - 29 Apr 17

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India successfully carries out fresh user trial of Agni-III ballistic missile - 29 Apr 17

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Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas to be celebrated on May 02, 2017 - 29 Apr 17

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Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda's conduct falls under corruption Act: Dhingra Panel - 29 Apr 17

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FDI inflows cross $56 bn. in 2016-17 - 29 Apr 17

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Muslim Brotherhood leader Ghoneim sentenced to death - 30 Apr 17

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Impeachment motion against Nepal’s 1st woman Chief Justice - 30 Apr 17

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IIT Roorkee scientists create low-cost solar cells using Jamun - 30 Apr 17

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India targets $35-40 bn worth impact investments by 2025 - 30 Apr 17

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South Africa targets over 1,00,000 tourists from India in 2017 - 30 Apr 17

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