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Govt launches Braille atlas to let the visually impaired study maps
For the first time in the history, the Ministry of Science and Technology has come up with the comprehensive Braille atlas in the country. The Atlas has 20 maps. This atlas is on different themes like physical, socio-economic, river system, roads, and railways and crops. This Atlas will help children to inculcate healthy habits in their lives.
Virat Kohli becomes the first batsman to score four double centuries in four straight series
The captain of the Indian Cricket Team, Mr. Virat Kohli has achieved another milestone. He becomes the first Indian Cricketer to score four double tons in four consecutive Test series against Bangladesh. Thus Virat Kohli has become the second captain to score four double centuries in the test series.
Official mascot of FIFA U-17 World Cup – Kheleao
Sports Minister Vijay Goel, the chairman of the Local Organising Committee and AIFF president Praful Patel has unveiled the official mascot of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Kheleao is the official mascot for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
Piyush Goyal launched TAMRA Portal and Mobile App
Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, and mines, Mr. Piyush Goyal has launched the TAMRA(Transparency, Auction Monitoring, and Resource Augmentation) portal. It is a mobile application. the main aim of this mobile App is to enhance transparency and accountability as a part of the Ease of Doing Business. This mobile application plays a key role in the Mining sector.
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MRI pioneer and Nobel laureate Sir Peter Mansfield has passed away
Magnetic Resonance Imaging medicine developer, Sir Peter Mansfield ha passed away recently at the age of 83 years. Sir Peter has won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2003.
Hemant Bhargava – LIC MD
Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India. has recently appointed Hemant Bhargava as the managing director. Currently, he is working as the LIC’s Zonal Manager, Delhi.
Music to Inspire album
Reputed Indian musicians AR Rahman and Sonu Nigam has laid the way for the eradication of illegal activities. Both Rehman and Sonu Nigam has taken the responsibility to spread awareness about the illegal practice through ‘Music to Inspire’ album.
China releases theme of BRICS Summit
2017 BRICS Summit theme has recently released. The 2017 BRICS Summit is scheduled to begin in September 2017. The theme of this summit is BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future. The BRICS includes the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa Nations.
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India, UK signed MoU to allow more flights to boost tourism, trade
India and the United Kingdom has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). This MoU mainly aims to ease restrictions on the number of scheduled flights between the two countries. Minister of Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Aviation Minister of UK has signed this agreement.
Govt to open 56 Post Office Passport Seva Kendra facilities
MEA and department of posts have come forwards and decided to open 56 post office passport seva Kendra. The seva Kendra’s will open in the Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Jharkhand and West Bengal states.
AP identifies 90 projects under Sagarmala
Andhra Pradesh Cm, Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu has constituted a 33-member committee to monitor the implementation of Sagarmala Project. AP State govt is implementing the plans to identify the 90 projects entailing the investment of Rs 1,30,762 crores.
Aadhaar mandatory for availing subsidized foodgrains from PDS
The central govt has made Aadhar Card mandatory for availing subsidized foodgrains from the ration shops. The govt is mainly targeting the Rs.1.4 lakh crore subsidy under the food security law. The Department of Food and Consumer Affairs has issued this Notification under Aadhaar Act recently.
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