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Current Affairs : August 15, 2011

Celebrations of Independence Day across the nation India Celebrates its 65th Independence Day on August 15, 2011   Sena medal awarded to 114 Army personnel 3 Army doctors honoured with the Sena Medal for gallantry for taking on terrorists and saving the lives of their colleagues during an attack on Indians in Kabul last year ..

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Current Affairs : June 12, 2011

India clinches five-match ODI series against West Indies Jyoti Dey: A senior journalist working with an English tabloid “Mid-Day” in Mumbai was shot dead. He extensively covered underworld and crime for over two decades. Book: He wrote a book titled ‘Zero Dial’ on the underworld.    Singhey Khababs Festival: A 3-day long Hindu festival ; ..

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Current Affairs – June 11, 2011

New Framework guidelines for Eco-tourism The Ministry of Environment and Forests has come up with a detailed set of framework guidelines for eco-tourism, in which it asks the state Governments to check unplanned tourism in and around natural eco-systems in the country. The states have been asked to prepare site-specific eco-tourism plan for each of ..

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Current Affairs : March 23, 2010

Events, Happenings & Observances:Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and SukhdevMarch 23, 2010 marked the 79th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-azam Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged to death on March 23, 1931. World Meteorological DayEach year, on 23 March, the World Meteorological Organization, its 189 Members and the worldwide meteorological community ..

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Current Affairs February 11, 2010

Awards & Honors:Lokmat-Darda awardsThe Lokmat Newspaper Group awards were given to Sahara Group Chief Editor and Chief Executive Sanjiv Srivastava(for 2004-05), ETV Rajashan News Coordinator Anil Lodha(for 2005-06), Manohar Prabhakar(2007-08) and freedom fighter and veteran Journalist Rajendra Kumar “Ajaye” (for 2008-09). National Updates:Rural Business HubsRural Business Hubs is an initiative by the Ministry of Panchayati ..

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