Page-30 of Current Affairs - November, 2015

Indian Railways launches Vikalp scheme for waitlisted passengers

Indian Railways has launched Vikalp scheme to facilitate waitlisted passengers to get an alternative train accommodation. The scheme has been launched on pilot basis in trains running on Delhi-Lucknow and Delhi-Jammu sectors for 6 months and option will be limited ..

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Facebook to help BSNL set up 100 wi-fi hotspots in rural India

Social media giant Facebook has partnered with the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for setting up 100 wi-fi (Wireless Fidelity) sites in rural India. In this regard both entities have inked an agreement under which Facebook will sponsor 100 ..

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Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis duo wins Singapore BNP Paribas WTA Finals

Sania Mirza (India) and Martina Hingis (Switerzerland) has won the 2015 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Women’s double category. In the final match played in Singapore, the Indo-Swiss duo defeated Spanish pair of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro by 6-0, ..

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New Zealand wins 2015 Rugby World Cup

New Zealand has won the 2015 Rugby World Cup for record third time by defeating Australia. In the final match played at Twickenham, England the winning team defeated Australian team by 34-17 score. With this victory, it also became the ..

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Eminent Archaeologist VN Misra passes away

One of the eminent archaeologists of post-Independent India, Virendra Nath Misra passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He was 81. He was best known as the doyen of Indian prehistoric archaeology and for his extensive field studies and excavations in Central ..

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Union Government announces Draft Aviation Policy-2015

Union Government has announced Draft Aviation Policy 2015 aimed at popularizing air travel among the people in the country. It was released by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation, Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi. The policy is open ..

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