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News Today: September 27, 2011

State Agricultural Marketing Corporation to be established by West Bengal State Agricultural Marketing Corporation to be established by the West Bengal Govt Objective: To stop distraint sale of agricultural products by the farmers, to ensure that the farmers get proper prices of their products   In order to Check Cow Slaughter in State, Gujarat Assembly ..

News Today: August 26, 2011

Government emphasizes to prohibit corporal punishment in Schools Government has emphasized that corporal punishment in schools is prohibited Expressing concern over the rising cases of corporal punishment by teachers in schools, the HRD minister Kapil Sibal expressed that the CBSE has issued directions to its associated Schools not to resort to physical punishment of Students ..

News Today May 1, 2010

Appointments:Yale World Fellow 2010: Subhashini ChandranSubhashini Chandran,CEO of the Woodbriar Group and the Managing Director of the Tea Estates India Ltd, has been named of one the 15 Yale World Fellows for 2010. UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations – Atul KhareAtul Khare a former IFS officer has been appointed by UN Secretary General Ban ..

News Today – April 5, 2010

Awards & Honors: Haryana : Government Literary Awards:Haryana Sahitya Rattan Samman for 2008-09 goes to Dr Harish Chander Verma and for 2009-10 to Rajya Kavi Uday Bhanu Hans. Some more award winners of Haryana Sahitya Academy Awards are hereKarnataka: Film Awards in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. AswathKarnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa announces institution of ..

Current GK News Today : January 21, 2010

Abbreviations:DAVP : Directorate of Advertising & Visual PublicityELISA: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assayIED: Improvised Explosive DeviceWCAR: World Conference against Racism Appointments:Shiv Shankar Menon: National Security AdvisorFormer Foreign Secretary of India , Shiv Shankar Menon is the new National Security Adviser (NSA). He replaces Mr M K Narayanan who has already been designated as the West Bengal Governor.About ..

News Today : January 9, 2010

Events & Happenings:2nd Global Marathi Literary Meet:Second Global Marathi meet will be held in Dubai from March 2-6, 2010. Veteran Marathi litterateur Mangesh Padgaonkar has been selected as president of this meet. Sixth International Children’s Film Festival, BangaloreSixth International Children’s Film Festival has started in Bangalore. The main theme is Environment and 13 movies on ..

News Today News Today : National

20 Uttar Pradesh districts declared drought-hitTUEP Programme Launched by Tripura50 New Hydel Projects by Himachal PradeshAndolan ExpressWorld’s largest solar steam system is at ShirdiNew nuclear plants approved for Gujarat, Rajasthan, one eachRs 5500 cr outlay for Jammu & KashmirA Postal stamp released in memory of Lala Ram Charan Agarwal July 26: 20 Uttar Pradesh districts ..

History Compendium-3

First Modern OlympicsThe 1896 Summer Olympics are known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in Athens, Greece, from April 6 to April 15, 1896. It was the first Olympic Games held in the Modern era. Ancient Greece was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, consequently Athens ..