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Heading new 12 Indians selected for wildlife awards: -

Two Indian forest officials have been selected for the 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards that honour individuals engaging in exemplary law enforcement actions to protect wildlife. “Range officer Sanjay Dutta of Belakoba Forest Range .....

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Heading new 1India ranked 143 among 188 countries in health study: -

 A global study on a range of health indicators released on September 23 has ranked India 143rd among 188 countries, citing various challenges, including mortality rates, malaria hygiene and air pollution. "Despite rapid economic growth, India was.....

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Heading new 1Navtej Sarna appointed Ambassador to the U.S.: -

 India's High Commissioner to UK Navtej Sarna was September 23 appointed as Ambassador to the U.S. Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service officer of the 1980 batch was serving as Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) before he was po.....

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Heading new 1IISc edges closer to top 200 in Times World University Rankings: -

Efforts to improve the research quality and global benchmarking seem to be paying off for the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, whose position moved up from the 251-300 to 201-250 band in the 13th edition of Times Higher Education (THE) World U.....

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Heading new 1Mukesh Ambani richest Indian 9th year in a row: -

 Industrialist Mukesh Ambani was on September 22 named India's richest person for a ninth year in a row with a sharp increase in net worth to USD 22.7 billion, while Sun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi was ranked a distant second with a wealth of USD 1.....

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Heading new 1Cabinet okays Rs.5,176 cr. for GAIL pipeline project: -

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved viability gap funding of Rs.5,176 crore, which works out to 40 per cent of the estimated capital cost of Rs.12,940 crore, to GAIL for the development of the 2,539-km- long Jagdishpur-Haldia and B.....

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Heading new 1Google launches ‘Allo’ messaging app: -

Google has launched its messaging app ‘Allo’, which would compete with the likes of WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Available for both Android and iOS platforms, Allo will also mark the debut of Google Assistant in a preview edition. Powered wi.....

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Heading new 131 nations join Paris climate pact: -

The landmark Paris agreement on climate change moved closer to reality on September 21 after 31 countries joined during the United Nations General Assembly. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced confidence that the accord, through which countries commit t.....

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Heading new 1PM address changes after 32 years: -

 The official residence address of the Prime Minister of India — 7, Race Course Road, or 7RCR — has changed after three decades. The address, which has been home to nine PMs, will now be known as 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. The renaming happened on.....

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Heading new 1Centre decides to do away with separate rail budget: -

With the ambition of putting an end to the populism that had come to be associated with it in the last few decades, the Union Cabinet has decided to bring the curtains down on the 92-year-old tradition of presenting a separate Rail Budget. It has been decid.....

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Heading new 1Bangladesh Junaid Ahmad new World Bank head in India: -

Junaid Ahmad has become the World Bank's Country Director for India, replacing Onno Ruhl who served a four-year term based out of the national capital. Hailing from Bangladesh, Ahmad was Chief of Staff to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim befo.....

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Heading new 1Varanasi, Madurai on latest list of Smart Cities: -

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi has made its way to the list of 27 new smart cities announced by the Urban Development Ministry on September 20. Varanasi is one of the three cities, others being Agra and Kanpur, from Utt.....

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Heading new 1India successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile: -

In a bid to galvanise its air defence capabilities, India on September 20 successfully test fired its new, long range surface-to-air missile jointly developed with Israel from a defence base off Odisha coast. The missile was launched from a mobile launcher .....

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Heading new 1After passenger cover, railways plans baggage insurance: -

After successfully rolling out insurance for passengers who book tickets online, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce theft insurance. Under the proposed scheme, travellers can get a cover for all their baggage, electronic items and other valuables......

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Heading new 1Emmy Awards 2016: The Winners List: -


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