Oct 27 2016

  • L Narasimha Reddy committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP) has submitted its report to Ministry of Defence
  • Karnal Singh, a 1984-batch IPS officer of the Union territories cadre, has been appointed as the Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED).
  • Sunil Mittal, the founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises, has been appointed as the chairman of global telecom body Global System Mobile Association (GSMA)
  • Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar have been honoured with the 2016 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
  • The first National Ayurveda Day is celebrated on October 28 with the theme “Ayurveda for Prevention and Control of Diabetes” to create awareness on people’s health
  • Antartica’s Ross Sea has been declared as world’s largest Marine Protected Area (MPA)
  • Legendary Kashmiri singer and Padma Shri awardee, Raj Begum (89) has recently passed away in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
  • The book “Family Life” has been authored by Akhil Sharma, an Indian born-American author.
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Oct 26 2016

  • Paul Beatty has won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for his racial satire, ‘The Sellout’ at a ceremony in London’s Guildhall.
  • The Andhra Pradesh government has signed a FinTech Cooperation agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation financial services.
  • India has been ranked 87th out of 144 countries on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Index for 2016, improving from its 108 position in 2015. The list is topped by Iceland, followed by Finland, Norway, Sweden and Rwanda.
  • Microsoft India has launched its first full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Center (CSEC) in Delhi, which is first-of-its-kind centre in India.
  • Renato Sanches, a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for German club Bayern Munich and the Portugal national team, has won the 2016 European Golden Boy award.
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Union Science and Technology Minister, has launched a new initiatives Biotech-KISAN (Krishi Innovation Science Application Network) scheme in New Delhi to empower farmers, especially women.
  • India has been ranked 130th out of 190 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of doing business index for 2017. The list is topped by New Zealand.
  • India notifies revised double tax avoidance agreement with South Korea

Oct 25 2016

  • The World Polio Day is observed every year by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its allied agencies on October 24 to commemorate the fight against poliomyelitis.
  • The 4th edition of the India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise “MITRA SHAKTI 2016” has started at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka from October 24 and will be continued till November 6, 2016.
  • The Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation, D.V. Sadananda Gowda has launched the International Household Survey Network (IHSN) Toolkit and also launched the new Website of the Ministry in New Delhi.
  • The book “Born to Fly: Fighter pilot MP Anil Kumar teaches us there is no battle mind cannot win” has been authored by Nitin Sathe, an air commander.
  • Jammu and Kashmir (J & K) has the highest life expectancy in India for all ages, barring life expectancy at birth, as per recently data released by the Registrar General of India (RGI)
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently laid the foundation stone of Urja Ganga gas pipeline project of Rs. 51,000-crore in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Govt to invest Rs.1 Lakh Crore to boost road, Inland,Water Transport  in Assam
  • The assembly elections of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has augmented the use of IT applications to make the election process smooth, effective and transparent.
  • FM Arun Jaitley launches ‘SMS Alert Service’ for TDS deductions
  • India home to most generous people globally:Report
  • The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) notified 100 per cent foreign direct investment in ‘other financial services’ carried out by Non-Banking Finance companies(NBFCs ) to attract foreign capital into India

Oct 24 2016

  • United Nations Day – October 24, 2016
  • India’s first startup magazine “Cofounder” has been launched by Adhish Verma and Arunraj Rajendran.
  • The first National Tribal Carnival will be launched in New Delhi to promote a sense of inclusiveness amongst the tribals
  • G. Balakrishna from India has been crowned as the Mr. Asia 2016 at the recently held 5th Phil-Asia bodybuilding championships in the Philippines. He is a resident of Ramagondanahalli near Varthur in Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • India has been ranked 38th among the 51 developing countries in female literacy as per New York-based International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.
  • The United Nations’ (UN) World Development Information Day is observed every year on October 24
  • The book “Dogs at the Perimeter” has been authored by Madeleine Thien.
  • C. Vidyasagar Rao, the Governor of Maharashtra, has inaugurated the 19th World Congress of International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) on October 24 in Nashik, Maharashtra
  • The 22nd meeting of the Western Zonal Council was held in Mumbai
  • First ‘Happiness Junction’ of India was inaugurated in Bihar’s Sonepur railway station of the East Central Railway (ECR) by Sonepur Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Manoj Kumar Aggarwal.
  • India Army team has won a gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol which was organised by the British Army in Wales.The Indian Army team presented a tradition khukri as a memento to the British Army.
  • BSE has introduced a paperless SIP(Systematic Investment Plan) facility for mutual fund (MF) investors.
  • Randeep Guleria, Head of Pulmonology, and CS Yadav of department of orthopaedics, from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences have been chosen for Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy Award Roy Award for excellence in the field of medicine.
  • Pelé holds Guinness World Record for most career goals
  • J & K Governor N N Vohra appointed Bilal Nazki as the chairperson of the Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Comission.
  • Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 United States Grand Prix
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) celebrated its 55th raising day

Oct 23 2016

  • The three day long conference titled, “National Initiative On Strengthening Arbitration And Enforcement In India” from October 21st to 23rd, 2016 is beingheld in New Delhi
  • Tawang festival celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) held a 6th joint Experts Meeting on Corruption in Paris, France.
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 19,702 crore loan to National Water Development Agency (NWDA) for 50 irrigation projects.
  • Rajasthan to launch country’s first indigenous olive oil brand.
  • TRAI imposed Rs.3050cr fine on Airtel, Voda, Idea for denying connectivity to Jio.
  • Air India has become the first ever flight to flown over the Pacific Ocean from Delhi to San Fransico (SFO), instead of the Atlantic.  Air India flew non-stop over the Ocean making the record of operating the world’s longest nonstop flight.
  • The World Free Zones Orgànisation (World FZO) has appointed P. S. Raman as its Regional Representative for SAARC countries
  • AT&T Agrees to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion
  • INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city in Kochi, after over five decades of its service to the Navy.
  • Grandmaster and Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta created history at the Hoogeveen International chess tournament by becoming the first player ever to win the title twice in a row in the FIDE Open that concluded at the Dutch hamlet.
  • Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Everest, died at 77.
  • BJP President Amit Shah released the book ‘Andhere se Ujale ki Aur‘ authored by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign through which people can send their Diwali greetings and messages to soldiers guarding the nation’s frontiers to boost their morale.

Oct 22 2016

  • The Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) is located in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The Government of India (GoI) has signed $650 million loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for construction of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC)-III project.
  • The World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is observed every year on October 20
  • The book “Andhere se ujale ki aur” has been authored by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, which recently launched at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi.
  • The Almatti Dam is a hydroelectric project on the Krishna River at the Bagalkot district in North Karnataka. The dam has been chosen for the World Bank’s Award of Excellence for best utilization of funds (Rs. 72 crore) for renovation to increase the strength of the dam.
  • India has won the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup by defeating Iran in a final by 38-29 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • India’s first railway university will be set up in Vadodara, Gujarat, which will help in carrying out innovation and modernization for the Indian Railways.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Vadodara to inaugurate the international terminal at Harni airport on October 22 016.Harni is only the second “green building” airport in country.
  • Andhra Pradesh government signed an agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets.
  • Mortgage lender HDFC has raised Rs.500 crore through rupee-denominated bonds from overseas investors.
  • D. Bala Venkatesh Varma appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Spain  
  • The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), a Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog, launched a mobile app “HawaBadlo”, aiming to improve air quality with public participation.
  • Goa joined Kochi and Navi Mumbai as one of the venues to host next year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup after it received the green signal from a high-level delegation of football’s world body.
  • A wolf named Zabivaka has been chosen as the official mascot of the upcoming FIFA football World Cup which will be held in Russia in 2018

Oct 21 2016

  • The first-ever global conference to strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India has started in New Delhi.
  • The very strong Typhoon Haima has recently hit the Philippines that cause widespread destruction.
  • The Ministry of Urban Development has signed MoU with the Ministry of Railways to develop smart railway stations.
  • The Maharashtra government has launched ‘Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation)’, a skill development programme for students.
  • The book “The Sleepwalker’s Dream” has been authored by Dhrubajyoti Borah, a Guwahati-based Assamese writer and novelist.
  • Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, the Union Civil Aviation Minister, has launched the Regional air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) in New Delhi that seeks to get more people to fly in the smaller towns.
  • Indian  Railways organizes Conference on Heritage Rail Tourism jointly with  Asia Pacific Heritage & Rail Tourism Organisation
  • Infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has signed MoU with the Maharashtra government for Nagpur smart city project .
  • Activist Irom Sharmila formed a new political party named People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) ahead of the Assembly polls in Manipur in 2017.
  • Pakistan to enforce complete ban on Indian TV, radio contents from 21 October
  • According to New World Wealth, India’s financial hub Mumbai has been named among top 15 cities globally in terms of total wealth held, while London topped the list.
  • The Milan city council bestowed honorary citizenship on His Holiness the Dalai Lamadespite strong objections from Chinese government.
  • The Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM) named cricket legend Sunil Manohar Gavaskar for it’s Lifetime Achievement award .
  • Japan’s Morinari Watanabe elected President of International Gymnastics Federation
  • Wipro to buy cloud services firm Appirio for $500 million
  • HCL to acquire Butler America Aerospace for $85 million
  • Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Rani Gaidinliu was commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard in Visakhapatnam by Director-General of Coast Guard Rajendra Singh.
  • Book titled The Sleepwalker’s Dream authored by Dhrubajyoti Borah, President of Asam Sahitya Sabha

Oct 20 2016

  • Three-day International Conference on voter education has been inaugurated by Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr. Nasim Zaidi.
  • Indo-Bangla bilateral meeting for Agartala-Akhaura rail project has been held in Agartala (Tripura).
  • South African struggle icon Mewa Ramgobin (83-year) has passed away at Cape Town.
  • The three-day Air Force Commanders’ Conference held at Air force Headquarters, New Delhi.
  • Railways  and Urban Development Ministries signed an MoU for five years to redevelop railway stations and adjoining areas on smart city lines for enhancing passenger amenities, easy access to stations, enabling optimal utilisation of land at railway stations.
  • The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 28th Accountants General Conference in New Delhi.
  •  A new terminal is equipped with facilities of international standard IN Vadodara.The facility has also been rated by Green Ratings of International Habitat Assessment, the highest national rating for green buildings considered by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Maharashtra government launched ‘Kaushalya Setu’, its skill development programme for students.
  • A Saudi Arabian Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was executed in October 2016 for shooting a man, Adel al-Mohaimeed, dead. He Prince shot the man during a noisy fight three years ago in the capital Riyadh.
  • SBI has declared Silchar as its 5th zone in North East after Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh and Jorhat, which will cater to the banking needs of the people of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur along with the Barak Valley.
  • World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced USD 2 billion loans for Bangladesh to help Bangladesh to fight climate change.
  • In a deal reportedly worth close to $2 billion, India is set to acquire a second Akula2 nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia.
  • Mumbai based Nayan Khanolkar got the one shot that would go on to win him the prestigious Wildlife Photographer Award, 2016 by the BBC and Natural History Museum in London
  • First time Western Railways Team won the 15th USIC- International Shooting World Championship with 10 medals(5 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze) held at Saint Mandrier, France.
  • Renowned British statistician Sir David Cox has been awarded with the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics.
  • World Osteoporosis Day is observed on October 20 every year

Oct 19 2016

  • 10th India-United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) meetings are being held at New Delhi.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
  • The first-ever International Conference on Voter Education has started in New Delhi from October 20, 2016 and is organised by The Election Commission of India (ECI)
  • The book “The Adivasi Will Not Dance” has been authored by Hansda Sowendra Shekhar, which is shortlist for The Hindu Prize 2016.
  • The 315-tonne INS Tahiyu has been commissioned into the Indian Navy and is allotted to the Eastern Fleet of the Navy.INS Tahiyu is the Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) Car Nicobar Class vessel.
  • The 2nd joint tactical exercise “Sino-India Cooperation 2016” has been held between India and China in the area of Border Personnel Meeting Hut at Chushul Garrison of Eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)
  • London has topped the 2016 Global Power City Index, as per 2016 GPCI report, which was recently released by the Japan-based Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies.
  • The book “Driven: The Virat Kohli story” has been written by well-known journalist Vijay Lokapally
  • Sir David Cox has been awarded with the first International Prize in Statistics, which will be presented to him in July 2017 at the World Statistics Congress in Marrakech.

Oct 18 2016

  • The World Bank will provide US $1 billion aid to Bangladesh over the next three years to fight child malnutrition.
  • Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector in Ludhiana
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch first National Tribal Carnival in Delhi on October 25, 2016.
  • Ashok Leyland Ltd has launched India’s first made-in-India electric bus “Circuit” in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • C Radhakrishnan, the well-known writer, has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature.
  • ICICI Bank has become the first Indian lender to complete a banking transaction using blockchain technology.
  • The book “Jinnah Often Came To Our House” has been authored by Kiran Doshi and is shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2016.
  • Prime Minister Modi inaugurated three state-run mega hydro power of 1,752 MW capacity in Himachal Pradesh during his day-long maiden visit to the state
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has appointed a three-member panel to look into National Spot Exchange (NSEL) scam.
  • Indian pharmaceutical major Cipla has signed a memorandum of agreement for South Africa’s first biosimilars manufacturing facility to be set up at a cost of nearly $91 million.
  • The Maharajas’ Express, the world’s most luxurious train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at Marbella in Spain.
  • Robert De Niro to award with 44th annual Chaplin Award at the annual Chaplin Award

Oct 17 2016

  • Swacch Bharat Swacch Vidyalaya campaign in 60 elementary and middle schools.
  • Negotiators from nearly 200 nations have clinched a historic deal to phase down emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) — potent greenhouse gases used in air conditioners and refrigerators.
  • Sanjay Singh Appointed Member Secretary, Law Commission
  • A group of students from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur are developing drones using indigenous hardware and software.
  • PositiveShift International launched the skill development digital platform “UNO Learn” to offer skill development courses from industry experts and universities.It will offer 500+ courses now.
  • Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake situated in North America.
  • The magnificent Kashmiri Red Stag or Hangul could finally get some protection with the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) all set to declare it a ‘critically endangered’ species
  • India’s ODI against New Zealand at Dharamshala is the team’s 900th making it the world first side to achieve a milestone
  • China has successfully launched its longest-ever manned space mission “Shenzhou-11” spacecraft into space by a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre near the Gobi Desert, China.
  • Bollywood Actress Sonam Kapoor has been bestowed with the 2016 ET Panache Trendsetter Award in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • The 104th edition of Indian Science Congress (ISC) 2017 will be held at the Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh from January 3 to 7, 2017.

Oct 16 2016

  • The expert committee headed by Prof. KS Valdiya has submitted its report on existence of Saraswati River to the Union government.
  • Indian Boxer Neeraj Goyat has recently won the 2016 WBC Asia welterweight title by defeating Australian Ben Kite in New Delhi.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated “Shaurya Smarak” a war memorial in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, which is dedicated to the soldiers of India
  • The 2nd edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2016 has started at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi on October 15th to 23rd, 2016
  • It is a story about the place of fiction and truth in the midst of personal.
  • Odisha celebrated Kumar Purnima festival
  • Renowned writer C Radhakrishnan has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award
  • Mangaluru International Airport rated best in Southern region
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to organise the first ever ICC Women’s World T20 event in 2020
  • World Food Day 2016 – October 16 2016

Oct 15 2016

  • The Centre government decided to utilise the vast network of post offices across the country to sell subsidised pulses to ensure that there is no shortage of the item during this festival season.
  • Textiles Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the India International Silk Fair in New Delhi to promote production and marketing silk across the country
  • Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari announced that  India and Germany would work on projects, worth Rs.1 lakh crore, for improving rail connectivity of Indian ports, being implemented by the Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd(IPRCL).
  • .The ‘Farm Tourism’ scheme launched by Haryana Tourism Minister Rambilas Sharma to attract people to villages
  • 17th India-Russia Annual Summit held in Goa
  • The Maldives announced that it would leave the Commonwealth, weeks after the organisation warned it could be suspended because of its lack of progress in promoting the rule of law and democracy.
  • According to a data released by the RBI shows that India’ banking system reported total deposits of Rs 100 lakh crore for the first time ever in September
  • Transportation app Uber has signed MoU with Ministry of Electronics and IT’s CSCs(Common Services Centres) for skilling drivers on its platform.
  • Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, an Indian scientist with the Department of Packaging, hasbeen awarded the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award.
  • Rajeev Misra has been appointed as head of $100 billion fund by Japanese telecom Softbank Corp. Prior to this, Misra was the senior managing director and partner at New York-based investment firm Fortress.
  • Manipuri boy Yengkhom brought India its first gold in Wushu after 30 years 
  • Brazil Crowned Champions Of BRICS U-17 Football Tourney
  • International Day of Rural Women – October 15, 2016
  • World celebrates Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary as students day

Oct 14 2016

  • Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, has launched the 2016 Women of India Festival at Dilli Haat in New Delhi.
  • The World Standards Day (WSD) is observed every year on October 14
  • The National Seismic Programme (NSP) has been launched by Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in Odisha to trace hydrocarbon resources like oil and natural gas in Mahanadi basin.
  • Former Minister Veeranna has been selected for the Sri Maharshi Valimiki Jayanti Award for the year 2016-17, which is instituted by the Karnataka government.
  • Gurumoorthy Mahalingam has been appointed as Whole-Time Member (WTM) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
  • Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the former Uttarakhand chief minister, has been conferred with the prestigious award by the Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda for promoting human values through his literature.
  • Satish Pathak, a Pune-based innovator, has been awarded for ‘Excellence in Technical Innovation’ by the International Society of Automation (ISA).
  • India is hosting the 8th BRICS Summit, followed by first-ever BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in Goa on October 15, 2016.
  • SEBI banned 21 entities in tax evasion case
  • The prestigious ‘V Krishnamurthy Award for Excellence’was presented to eminent scientist and former Director-General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, RA Mashelkar.
  • Indian hockey team captain, PR. Sreejesh has bagged the 28th Jimmy George foundation award instituted for the best sports person in the state.
  • Valvoline Ropes In Virat Kohli As Brand Ambassador
  • Former Formula One driver Mark Webber would retire from professional racing at the end of the world endurance season in Bahrain in November.

Oct 13 2016

  • The 2016 BRICS trade ministers has started in New Delhi to discuss ways to further enhance economic cooperation
  • The World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the 2nd Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.
  • The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is observed every year on October 13 to encourage every individual, community and government to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations.
  • Indian Railways has recently signed pact with Germany for running high-speed trains in India.
  • The book “Jihad in My Saffron Garden” has been authored by Dr. Roxy Arora.
  • The 2016 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to US musician and poet Bob Dylan for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.
  • Ajay Kumar Bhalla, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has been appointed as new Director General of Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).
  • Haryana CM Khattar raised ‘Haryana ek Haryanvi ek’ slogan to eradicate casteism
  • The UN General Assembly(UNGA) will appoint Antonio Guterres as next Secretary-General to replace the retiring Ban Ki-moon on 1 January next year.
  • Vadodara based  Bank of Baroda has roped badminton Olympians P V Sindhu and K Srikanth as brand ambassadors of BOB for three years.
  • World Sight day – October 13 2016

Oct 12 2016

  • The first BRICS Trade Fair and Exhibition has started at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from October 12, 2016 to boost trade among the BRICS nations.
  • The second Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2016 will be held from October 15 to 23 in the premises of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.
  • The book “The Story of a New Name” has been authored by Elena Ferrante. It is about the women’s fraught relationship and shifting fortunes are the life forces.
  • The first-ever World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) will be observed on November 5, 2016
  • The 3rd edition of the SAARC Sufi festival will be held at the Diggi palace in Jaipur from October 14-16, 2016.
  • India has been ranked 97th out of 118 countries in the 2016 Global Hunger Index (GHI).
  • The book “The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad” has been authored by Twinkle Khanna, which will be launch on November 2016.
  • The first BRICS Trade Fair and Exhibition began in New Delhi, ahead of the BRICS political summit in Goa.
  • Mata Prasad committee appointed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has suggested an overhaul in transmission planning to facilitate transfer of power on economic principles.
  •  ICICI Bank has successfully executed transactions in international trade finance and remittances using blockchain technology in partnership with Emirates NBD.
  • Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has renewed its corporate agency tie-up with United India Insurance Company (UIIC).
  • Standard Chartered Bank forms tie-up with Uber
  •  Indian Oil Corp (IOC) planned to construct the nation’s longest LPG pipeline from Gujarat coast to Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh to supply to growing demand for cooking gas in the country.
  • Former CM of Uttarakhand Nishank awarded by Ugandan govt for his literary work
  • RBI ED G Mahalingam appointed Whole-Time Member at SEBI
  • Ashwin regained number one spot in Test rankings
  • Aditi Ashok becomes first female Indian golfer to record 3 consecutive top 10 European Tour finishes

Oct 11 2016

  • Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls is theme of 2016 International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC)
  • the headquarters of the International Energy Agency (IEA) is at Paris
  • Abdelilah Bekirane has been re-appointed as the Morocco’s Prime minister for another term
  • The Goa Tourism department has launched the vessels popularly known as ‘Duck Boats’ to boost tourist footfall
  • The International Dussehra festival has started at in the popular Dhalpur maidan in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.
  • The World’s first-ever Cybathlon championship for disabled athletes has started at Zurich in Switzerland.
  • Indian shuttler Ruthvika Shivani Gadde has recently won the 2016 women’s singles Russian Open Badminton Grand Prix title
  • The book “The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told” has been authored by Arunava Sinha
  • India’s youngest state Telangana gets 21 new districts
  • UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched the portal of Samajwadi Smartphone Scheme under which smartphones will be distributed to people in the state ahead of Assembly election.
  • Enhanced Foreign Trade Data Dashboard launched by Nirmala Sitharaman
  • Centre to invest 15 thousand crore to expand Panipat refinery
  • India is at the second position among countries with the highest increase in their contribution to high-quality scientific research, according to a new report which shows that the growth of research in the country is only behind China’s.
  • Philanthropist, Businesswoman Parmeshwar Godrej Passes Away
  • International Day of the Girl Child  – October 11 2016

Oct 10 2016

  • Oct 10 is celebrated as world mental health day
  • “Lalima Abhiyan” is the project launched by Madhya Pradesh Govt to make state free from Anaemeia
  • The international Gita festival 2016 will be held at Kurukshetra Haryana
  • “Half lion:How P V Narasimha Rao Transformed India” is written by Vinay Sitapati
  • Agnieszka Radwanska has won the 2016 China Open Women’s Singles Tennis tournament
  • Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom have won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics
  • Harika Dronavalli is associated with which Chess
  • Andy Murray has won 2016 China Open Men’s Singles Tennis tournament
  • Coordinated Patrol and India-Indonesia Bilateral Maritime Exercise Commenced at Belawan, Indonesia
  • SEBI proposes ban on trading tips through SMS, social media
  • Government extended anti-dumping duty on certain Chinese products
  • BHEL commissions another 660 Mw thermal unit in UP
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan bagged Outstanding Celebrity Woman of the Year award
  • Chandigarh International Airports limited (CHIAL) terminal won IBC award
  • NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has detected Great Balls of Fire (GBF), a
    mysterious super-hot blobs of gas seen near a dying star.
  • Veteran socialist leader Ram Ekbal Singh passes away

Oct 9 2016

  • Nico Roseberg won Japanese grand Prix
  • Oct 9 is observed as world post day
  • Luo zhaohui is the new Chinese ambassador to India
  • Assam CM Sarbananda Sonawal opened skill development model “pradhan mantri kaushal kendra” yojna at guwahati
  • Supreme Court stayed commercial release of genetically modified Mustard
  • Sprinter Srabani Nanda has bagged 24th Ekalavya award
  • Badminton player P V Sindhu is chosen as the brand ambassador of Vizag steel
  • Canara and Kotak mahindra have cut lending rate by 0.1%
  • All villages will be electrified by may 2017

Oct 8 2016

  • Juan Indian origin Shami Chakraborty has been appointed to the UK shadow cabinet
  • USA has lifted economic sanctions on Myanmar
  • Oct 8 is observed as Indian Air Force day
  • Actress sreelatha Menon passed away
  • The book titled ministry of utmost happiness is authored by Arundhathi Roy
  • Commonwealth finance ministers meting 2016 was held at Washington DC
  • The election commission of India collaborated with Facebook to register young voters
  • GS Jha committee is associated with Cauvery basin
  • Pradhan mantri ujjwala yojana is launched in Maharashtra
  • Antoine Griezmann is awarded with player of the tournament for UEFA 2016
  • 2016 BRICS science and technology senior official meeting was held at Jaipur
  • N P Narvekar is appointed as the President and CEO of Harvard management company

Oct 7 2016

  • Juan Manuel Santos has won Nobel Peace prize 2016
  • Heisnam Kanaiahlal, Manipur based theatre artist passed away
  • Pradeep kumar Mohanty is appointed as acting Chief justice of Jharkhand high court
  • Indian shooter Jitu Rai clinched silver medal in 50 metre pistol event at ISSF world cup held in Italy
  • Pakistan govt passed the bill to curb murder’s in the name of honour killing and it also passed the bill to punish rapist
  • TERI (the energy and research institute) has organized the first edition of the world sustainable development summit
  • Pawam Chamling is honoured with 2016 sustainable leadership award
  • Yale university has decided to honour its first black student by naming a classroom after him
  • U R Rao has been inducted in International astronautical federation hall of fame
  • MasterCard has launched its selfie pay biometric app in Europe
  • Apple is named world’s most valuable brand
  • ICICI bank has introduced digital banking on its mobile app Pockets

Oct 6 2016

  • Oil India limited has signed MoU with university of Houston to augument its reverse base and maximise recovery from its aging oil fields
  • Medical devices manufacturing Park will be set up in Tamil nadu
  • K J Yesudas is appointed as brand ambassador for Kerala govts Haritam Keralam project
  • GSAT – 18 the communication satellite of India was launched from the spaceport of Kourou in France
  • The union govt has set up the Public Debt management system to streamline govts borrowings and better cash management
  • C V Chandrashekar is conferred with Sangeet Natak academy fellow
  • Indian bridge management system is launched by union govt to make sure that the bridges across the country will remain safe
  • The book “Modis midas touch in foreign policy”  is written by Surendra Kumar and is released by Venkaiah naidu
  • Jean pierre sauvage, J fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa have won Noble prize in chemistry
  • Typhoon Chaba has hit South Korea
  • The union cabinet has approved the amendments to HIV bills
  • 23 year old Arun Vajpai became the youngest in the world to scale Mount Cho Oyu
  • United nation releases stamp honoring Carnatic singer M S Subbalakshmi
  • India economic summit began in New Delhi
  • Sushil Chandra is set to become next CBDT chief

Oct 5 2016

  • David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz of Britain has won Nobel prize in Physics
  • Kersti Kaljulaid has been elected as president of Estonia
  • European Parliament ratifies Paris climate deal
  • Noted Kerala artist Yusuf Arakkal passed away
  • India and Singapore has singned MoU on Institute of technical education service and National Skill development .another MoU between Assam govt and ITEES Singapore and another MoU in the field of industrial property cooperation
  • Film maker and elephant researcher Prajna Chowta has been appointed for Knight in the National Order of Merit medal by France govt
  • India bridge management system is launched by union minister Nitin Gadkari .It is aimed at ensuring safety of bridges in the country
  • Roopa Ganguly has been nominated for Rajya Sabha
  • BRICS under -17 football tournament begins at goa
  • IMF Revises India’s GDP forecast to 7.5%
  • Aadhaar card is made mandatory for LPG subsidy
  • According to World bank India’s GDP will be 7.6% in 2016 and 7.7% in 2017
  • Ducati Italian Superbike inked pact with YES bank
  • RBI cuts REPO rate by 25 Basis . New REPO rate is 6.25%

Oct 4 2016

  • Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan has won the 2016 Nobel prize for Medicine
  • ‘Kirobo mini’ is the baby sized robot developed in Japan
  • oct4- 10 is celebrated as world space week 2016
  • World habitat day is observed every year on the first monday of october
  • Prasar Bharathi CEO Jawhar Sircar has resigned from the post
  • Jharkhand has launched DBT(Direct benefit transfer ) scheme in Kerosene supply
  • Indian test cricket team has reclaimed the No.1 Test ranking
  • Asian development bank has signed Transfer deal with Swedish International development cooperation Agency
  • The union cabinet has rejected the proposal to bring all companies with 10 or more workers within the ambit of the EPFO
  • RBL ( Rathnakar bank Ltd) has accquired 9.99% stakes in Utkarsh Microfin
  • ADB will extend 200 million dollar loan to India for the installation of energy efficient home & street lights & water pumps
  • Ashish Vohra has been appointed as the head of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance SBI opens new branch in Myanmmar

Oct 3 2016

  • An Indian NGO “Swayam Shikshan Prayog” has bagged the UN Climate award of this year
  • Shiek Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan crown prince of Abu Dhabi is the Republic day chief guest
  • Director Katyayan Shivpuri’s film MURGA has bagged best film the best film at the Swachh Bharat Short Film festival
  • Telangana IT minister K Tarakarama Rao has been awarded with Digital Literacy award Australian Daniel Ricciardo won 2016 F-1 Malaysian Grand Prix
  • Indian Golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar has won Korea open 2016
  • Dipanjan Basu is the Chief Financial Officer of Myntra
  • Parvez ahmed is appointed as the Charmianof J&K bank
  • Rajeev Sharma is appointed as Power finance CMD

Oct 2 2016

  • Mexico’s Colima volcano has erupted ,its also known as fuego or Fire
  • Indian American professor Vinaya Manchaian has been recently named as the future leader of audiology
  • Oct 2 , Gandhi Jayanthi is Oserved as International day of non-Violence is world wide .
  • Bahubali fame Telugu actor to get wax statute at Madame Tussauds , Bangkok
  • Delhi police has launched mobile App for senior citizens
  • Skava commerce  its the mobile-first and modular e-commerce platform that delivers engaging omni-channel experiences
  • SBI has announced to launched a special financing scheme called Hope Loans.Under this scheme the customers can avail credit facility at lower rates
  • RBI has said that the lenders can publish photographs of those borrowers in the newspapers who have been declared as defaulters as per RBI guideliness
  • China’s currency YUAN has joined IMF’s Reserve currency club.It will become the fifth member of the IMF Special Drawing rights Basket
  • SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya has got one year extension

Oct 1 2016

  • Viveck Goenka is appointed as vice chairman of Press trust of India
  • Syed Shamsul Haq renowned Bangla writer passed away .He is known for writing patriotic songs on 1971 liberation war
  • Karnataka bank signed MoU with Birla Sun Asset Management Company for distribution of mutual fund products
  • Appolo hospital and Italy’s KOS group recently launched a medical rehabilitation hospital in Hyderabad
  • Pakistan Govt’s lower house of parliament has passed a landmark bill giving Hindu minority the right to register marriages
  • R sreenivasulu has been appointed as the Chairman and MD of Scooters India under the Ministry of Heavy Industries recently
  • Rani ki Vav present in Gujarat recently bagged an award for the Cleanest Iconic palce at the Indian sanitation conference 2016
  • Puducherry Joined the Regional Connectivity Scheme(RCS) of the Union Govt
  • Facebook, Amazon , Google, IBM and Microsoft recently joined  to announce a historic partnership on artificial and machine learning
  • India is set to hold 18th world Congress of Criminology

Sep 30 2016

  • R Subramania Kumar is appointed as the executive director of Indian Overseas Bank
  • The Monetary Policy committee will be headed by RBI Governor
  • Tirupathi airport was awarded the best tourist friendly airport
  • Shakti sinha is appointed as the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and library
  • Sep 30 is observed as international translation day
  • Hooghly a district in West Bengal is declared as Open defecation free district
  • Prof. Kalakaluri Enoch noted telugu writer is conferred with Moortidevi award of Bharatiya Jnanpith 2015
  • Progress panchayat- is the programme launched by NDA govt to reach out the minority community and publicize the various welfare measures taken by the govt for their development

Sep 29 2016

  • Sep 29 is World Maritime day
  • China is set to build world’s deepest and largest high-speed railway station at the Country’s great wall
  • PMUY(Pradhan mantri ujjwala yojana) is launched in J&K
  • India and Singapore have signed MoU to give boost to innovation , creativity and technological advancement in both countries
  • Two day national conference on Prison reforms begins in New Delhi
  • Mumbai is the richest city in India
  • “Project SAKSHAM” is approved by union govt. it is a new indirect tax networkof the central board of excise and customs
  • VPBY (Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana ) is approved by govt
  • The union cabinet approved closure of Hindustan Cables Ltd
  • 29th Sep is celebrated as World heart day

Sep 28 2016

  • Jim Yong Kim is reappointed as the president of the world bank
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport became the first in the Asia-pacific region to achieve Carbon neutrality status by Airport Carbon Accreditation
  • Uttam singh the music composer will be awarded with 2016 Lata Mangeshkar award for life time achievement
  • India’s rank in the global competitiveness report 2016-17 is 39 .This is released by World Economic forum
  • Europa is the Jupiters moon where the NASA astronomers have found the evidence of water plumes
  • 28th sep is world Rabies day
  • Mysuru has been crowned the “first city free of open defecation” in the country
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins Belgium  Table Tennis open
  • Indian NGO Slum Soccer has won the inaugural FIFA diversity award

Sep 27 2016

  • “Yudh Abhyas-2016” is the joint military training excercise of India and US
  • India to ratify Paris agreement of climate deal on Oct 2
  • Railway minister Suresh prabhu has launched 6 Railway projects in Kerala
  • ISRO sucessfully launched its satellite SCATSAT-1 for ocean and weather related studies
  • Ajay Singh is elected as president of Boxing federation of India
  • EXIM bank to raise up to 1.5billion dollar via bonds
  • The worlds largest solar power plant is launched in Kamuthi Tamil Nadu
  • Allo is the instant mobile messaging application launched by google
  • India played its 500th test cricket match at green park , Kanpur against New Zealand
  • International day for the Total Elimination of nuclear weapons is observed on 26 september

Sep 26 2016

  • Druzhba-2016 is the joint military excercise of China and Pakistan
  • Pincky Balhara is the first Indian player to win a medal at Asian beach games
  • US golfer Arnold Palmer nicknamed as ‘The King ‘ passed away
  • China has launched world’s biggest radio telescope in search of extraterrestrial life
  • ISRO has recently launched 8 satellites in two different orbits in a single mission
  • Pratham is the satellite by the students of IIT-Bombay and ISRO
  • Arun Goyal is appointed as additional secretary in GST council
  • Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 test wickets
  • Madhya Pradesh Govt launches smart classroom
  • “Zolfaqar” is the home-grown missile launched by Iran
  • Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have youngest population in India
  • Ministry of Drinking water and sanitation’s Narendra singh Tomar launched a national audio-visual campaign for Swachh Bharath Mission
  • BRICS under-17 football tournment to be held in Goa
  • Bank board bureau is headed by Vinod rai

Sep 25 2016

  • Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has won first ever Jesse Owens Olympic spirit award posthumously
  • India will be hosting the BRICS young scientist conclave 2016 at Bengaluru
  • The central govt will launch Mission Parivar Vikas in 145 High focus districts One of the India’s biggest classical music meet Akashwani Sangeet Sammelan begins in 24 different cities across the country
  • Japan is set to host 2026 Asian games
  • Sania mirza and her partner Barbora have won Toray pan Pacific open trophy in Tokyo
  • Maruthi Suzukhi India has announced crossing the milestone of 15lakh vehicles in its cumulative year
  • Foreign portfolio investors to trade directly in corporate bonds

Sep 24 2016

  • MICA the long range missile was successfully test fired by Indian air force from Mirage-2000
  • Delhi govt increased the retirement age of doctors to 65 years
  • Reoti Saran Sharma the sangeet natak academy winning Hindi and Urdu writer passed away
  • “INDRA-2016” is the joint military exercise between India and Russia
  • Navtej sarna is appointed as Indian ambassador to USA
  • Mukesh Ambani topped the 2016 Forbes list of 100 Richest Indians
  • Mohan M Shantanagoudar is appointed as the chief justice of Kerala high court
  • world’s first zero-emission train was unveiled in Berlin
  • Abraham Varghese an Indian origin physician has been presented with the National Humanities medal by US president Obama
  • The Syrian civil defence also known as the White Helmets has won this year’s Right Livelihood Award
  • Vijay Kelkar is elected as President of Indian Statistical Institute
  • Sudhir Pratap Singh is new NSG chief
  • 20th India international sea food show is held at vishakapatnam
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Ali-baba is set to launch the world’s first e-commerce satellite
  • Ftcash has tied up with ICICI bank to launch Unified Payment Interface
  • United bank has received 608cr from govt through preferential allotment of equity shares
  • The Odisha Power Generation Cooperation has won “Gold award “in the category  power plant upgrade of the year in Asian power awards 2016
  • Sanjiv singh is the new Chairman of Indian oil Corporation Ltd

Sep 23 2016

  • India and France inked 7.8 billion euro deal for 36 rafale fighter jets 
  • Delhi will be the first state to have its own bravery award. These awards will be given on independence and republic day every year 
  • Shubha Mudgal hindustani classical singer will be honoured with “Lalith Arpan” samman this year 
  • Sanjay dutta and ritesh sarothiya are selected for 2016 Clark R bavin wildlife law enforcement awards 
  • “Citizen and society ” is the book written by vice president hamid ansari and is launched by president Pranab Mukherjee 
  • Syria civil defence, Egypt’s Mozn hassan and Nazra for feminist studies, Russia’s Svetlena Gannushkina and Turkish daily Cumhuriyet are the winners of 2016 right livelihood award 
  • Government has made action plan to help India achieve 50 medals in 2024 
  • Laursen and Turbo (L&T)  has won 99.7 million dollar contract from Vietnam border control guard to design, construct and supply  high speed vessels 
  • The united planters of southern India and the China tea marketing association have signed MoU to work jointly towards sustainable development of the tea sector 
  • India is ranked 143rd in health study 
  • Visarani a tamil film is India’s official entry for Oscars 
  • HDFC bank raises 6700 via bonds 
  • K K Pahuja is appointed as the president of Indian stainless steel development association 
  • The united states central bank federal reserves keeps key rates unchanged 
  • The govt appoints three member monetary committee. Pami Dua, Chetan Ghate and Ravindra dholkia are three external members of monetary committee 
  • Mukesh Ambani is the India’s richest man for the 9th time in a row 
  • Madhusudan Sahoo is appointed as chairman of insolvency and bankruptcy board of India 

Sep 22 2016 

  • Asian development bank has approved to provide a loan of 631 million US dollars to develop vishakapatnam – chennai industrial corridor 
  • Junaid Ahmed is appointed as world bank country director for India
  • MS Dhoni is named as captain of the India’s all time test eleven by wisden 
  • Girish Chandra Gupta is appointed as chief justice of calcutta high court 
  • The union cabinet approved the provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine  Optical Fibre Cable between Chennai and Andaman and nicobar Islands 
  • Oxford university had topped the list as the worlds leading university in the higher education world ranking index. Indian institute of science is placed at 201 out of 250 institutes 
  • Incredible investors tourism investors summit 2016 begins at New Delhi 
  • Bollywood film maker Sajid Nadiadwala is awarded with France’s prestigious Chevalier dans L’Ordre des arts et des letters (Knight of the order of arts and letters) award 
  • Govt clears deal of 36 Rafael fighter  jets 
  • Cabinet approves to merge rail budget with general budget 
  • Kotak mahindra bank has opened an app “kotak now” to open account 

Sep 21 2016

  • India is ranked 112th in the world economic forum index 2016. Hong Kong tops the list 
  • Monika kapil mohta is appointed as India’s ambassador to Sweden 
  • Joint sea – 2016 naval exercise is carried between China and Russia 
  • Sep 21 is celebrated as international day of peace 
  • 27 cities have been included in the third list of smart cities released by union govt 
  • Rushiraj barot won gold medal in the junior men’s 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at ISSF  junior  world cup 
  • Two day north east connectivity summit is held at Agartala 
  • 3000 Jan aushadhi kendras to be opened by March 2017
  • Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar to be conferred with “Bangibhushan” award by West Bengal Govt 
  • India successfully test fires “Barak – 8” surface to air missile 
  • Anup kumar will lead Indian kabaddi team at world cup event 
  • US insurance firm “State firm” has roped virender sehwag as its ambassador 

Sep 20 2016 

  • Fantasy drama “Game of thornes” is awarded with best drama at Emmy awards 
  • Indian origin Ravi reddy will head international society for blood transfusion 
  • Dadri becomes 22nd District of Haryana 
  • National labour conference kick starts at Bhubaneshwar odisha
  • HRD minuses Prakash Javedkar launched “PARAM – ISHAN”. A super computing facility at IIT Guwahati 
  • Indian railways has launched “railway mitra sewa” to facilitate access to wheel chairs, battery operated cars and porter services 
  • NPTC signed pact with energy efficiency services limited 

    Sep 19 2016 

    • Anug San Suu Kyi Myanmar leader is honoured with 2016 humanitarian award by students and faculty of harvard foundation 
    • First ever summit in addressing large movements of refugees and migrants will be held at New York 
    • US has agreed to become partner country for the next year edition of vibrant Gujarat summit to be held in January 2017 
    • Alka Sirohi is appointed as new UPSC chairman 
    • Subhankar Parmanick has clinched gold medal in 50 metre rifle event at the ISSF Junior world cup at Azerbaijan 
    • Rio paralympic games came to end. Tokyo will host next paralympic games in 2020. China topped the medals last 
    • Nico rosberg wins Singapore grand prix 
    • Bombay stock exchange has tied up with Twitter 
    • VK sharma is new LIC chairman 
    • Tata AIG General insurance and Paytm have entered into a agreement to provide auto drivers and cab drivers with health insurance plans 
    • P V bharathi is appointed as new executive director of Canara bank 

      Sep 18 2016 

      • Nadia Murad Basee Taha is named as united nations goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking 
      • Lord  Narendra Babu bhai Patel is awarded with life time achievement award during Asian achievers awards for his contribution to medical field 
      • World Bank to invest 1000 crores for development of inland waterways in assam 
      • ISRO, Juhi Chawla and katrina kaif will receive priyadarshini global awards 2016 
      • Railway minister suresh prabhu has launched Swachh saptah as a part of Swachh rail Swachh bharat mission from New Delhi railway station 
      • PM Narendra modi launches water supply and irrigation projects worth 4800 crores in Dahod district of Gujarat 
      • Indian navy launched missile destroyer The Mormugao at Mumbai 
      • India loses WTO appeal in solar dispute 
      • IRCTC and Paytm have tied up to enable digital payment for travellers 
      • Punjab national bank ropes Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador 
      • World Bank president Jim Yong kim will continue as world bank president for another term of 5 years 
      •  Rohit Sharma and Ajinkyae Rahane are conferred with Arjuna award 
      • Karnataka bank launched retail loan portal 

      Sep 17 2016

      • Kumbh of himalayas will be held at ‘Leh’. Its held once in 12 years 
      • China successfully launched Tiangong – 2 its space lab
      • BRICS MOU on climate cooperation signed between its nations 
      • 5 Indian museums are in the best 25 in the Asia. Museums are ‘Hall of fame’, ‘bagor ki haveli ‘,’ Victoria memorial hall ‘,’ salar jung museum’and jaisalmer war museum 
      • India will play its 500th test match at kanpur against New Zealand in sep 22

      Sep 16 2016

      • India declared itself free from bird flu a highly contagious infectious viral disease of birds  
      • India and Sri Lanka signed MOU to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities in HAMBANTOTA district 
      • YUDH ABHYAS 2016 joint military training exercise of Indian and American army commenced in uttharakhand 
      • India will host the annual meetings of the African development bank 
      • Dinesh Bharadia is the winner of Marconi society Paul baran young scholar award 2016 
      • East Bengal won the calcutta football league 2016 
      • BHVS Narayana murthy is appointed as director of research centre IMARAT 
      • Sep 16 international day for the preservation of ozone layer 

      Sep 15 2016 

      • Reliance communication agreed to merge with aircel. Marxis communication is the parent company of aircel  
      • Indonesia will resume the work on Giant Sea wall to top save its capital Jakarta 
      • Sep 15 is observed as international day of democracy. 
      • United states signed a deal worth 38 billion dollars with Israel to provide military assistance over a period of 10 years 
      • Subramanyan swami is honoured with tamil ratna 
      • India Blue beat India Red to win 2016-17 cricket duleep trophy 
      • German based drug company bayers acquired US based seeds firm Monsanto 

      Sep 14 2016

      • Devendra Jhajharia became first Indian athlete to win two gold medals at rio paralympic games 
      • September 14 is celebrated as national hindi diwas 
      • Ramesh raskar Indian American won lemelson – MIT prize 2016
      • BRICS urbanisation forum meet its held in vishakapatnam 
      • Sushmita rao of Sikkim win Bronze medal at world martial arts mastership 2016
      • Banco santanders ana botin tops the Fortune’s  most powerful  women’s based outside US,followed by SBI CMD Arundhati bhatacharya. Chanda Kochhar and Shika sharma are other Indians who feature in d list 
      • Taiwan is hit by typhoon Meranti 
      • THANGAVELU MARIYAPPAN was the flat bearer for India at the closing ceremony of rio paralympic games 
      • Operation Calm down is carried out by Indian army to set peace in Jammu and kashmir 
      • SBI launches online trading platform 
      • Union govt rolled out helpline number 1924 for users of Indian post to register their complaints 
      • India and Mauritius agreed to expand ties in defence and security 
      • Claude lila parulekar noted animal activist passed away.

      Sep 13 2016

      • Actress Vidya Balan has been appointed as brand ambassador for Samajwadi pension yojana
      • Armenian president Serzh Sargsyn has appointed Karen Karapetyan as prime minister of Armenia
      • Bombay stock exchange became first Indian stock exchange to come initial public offering with SEBI 
      • Deepa Malik is the first Indian Woman to win medal at rio paralympic 
      • Chattisgarh launched  Air regional news units Facebook page. 
      • Union govt recently released direct selling guidelines 2016 framework to protect consumers from  Ponzy frauds 
      • The first BRICS wellness workshop 2016 is held in Bangalore 
      • Deepa Malik is the first Indian Woman to win medal at rio paralympic games she won silver medal in short put event 
      • The union cabinet approved the extension of contract between ministry of earth sciences and the international seabed authority for the exploration of polymetallic nodules 
      • Soon aadhar card will be made mandatory to book railway tickets 
      • Union cabinet clears extradition treaty 

      Sep 12 2016

      • Beipanjiang Bridge 565 metres above a bridge is world’s highest Bridge 
      • Tanzania is struck by earthquake of magnitude 5.7 
      • Govt will fix and notify the retail sale price of essential commodities such as pulses, sugar, edible oils and milk 
      • Talgo train completes Delhi Mumbai trail run 
      • Stan Wawrinka won US open by defeating Novak Djokovic 
      • INDIA-US economic summit to be held from sep 13 in New Delhi 
      • Under the fresh flexi fund guidelines for centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) flexi funds in each CSS  has been increased from 10% to 25%for states and 30% for union territories 

      Sep 11 2016

      • September 11 2016 is 15th anniversary of September 11,2001 terrorist attacks in New York 
      • The 2016 edition of India’s only business literature fest, Bangalore business literature festival begins at IIM bangalore in September 17
      • The karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Has bagged four national smart governance awards 2016 and has been rated among the top transport projects of the year 
      • Om Prakash Meena is chief secretary of Rajasthan 
      • The Spanish Talgo train completed its final trail between Delhi and Mumbai in less than 12 hours at a maximum speed of 150 kmph 
      • A task force headed by NITI Aayog Vice president Arvind Panagariya to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty has submitted its report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)  and suggested setting up of a committee to identify people below the poverty line (BPL) 
      • China, Russia to hold joint exercises in South China Sea by Jane ‘Joint Sea-2016 
      • Vodafone and BSNL have inked a countrywide 2G intra circle roaming agreement to provide better telecom services to their respective customers 
      • CBEC  to be renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Tax (CBIT) under GST regime 
      • Mobile payments and e- commerce platform Paytm has announced the roll out of Aadhar –  based e-Know Your Customer, a move that will help enable a real – time and paperless customer verification process 
      • Angeligue Kreber won women’s  US Open 2016 by defeating Karolina Pliskova. Kreber is new women’s number one tennis player 
      • Indian golfer Aditi Ashok registered her first top – 10 finishes as professional on the Ladies European Tour at the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters 
      • Indian Railways won Murugappa hockey gold cup
      • Army Green lift football Durand Cup 
      • Philippine director Lav Diaz’s ‘Ang Babaeng Humayo’ (The woman who left) won the golden lion for best film at the 73rd Venice film festival 
      • Putlizer prize – winning journalists, composers, authors and playwrights gathered at Harvard University to celebrate Putlizer centennial celebration 

      Sep 10 2016

      • SEBI grants ICICI prudential life insurance Co. to launch its initial public offering (IPO) 
      • Harnamm Kaur became youngest women in the world to have full beard 
      • International shooting sports Federation honoured Pawan Singh former Indian coach for his contribution towards game 
      • ‘Madad’ is the registration module for the Indian students studying abroad 
      • Samsung galaxy note 7 is prohibited by civil aviation ministry for usage/carrying it in aircraft
      • Odisha bagged the best agriculture state award at agriculture leadership summit 2016. Haryana bagged best horticulture state award 
      • Varun singh bhatia won bronze medal and Mariyappan Thangavelu bagged gold medal at rio paralympic games 
      • Mandi district of Himachal pradesh topped the 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India under hills category and Sindhdurg district of Maharastra topped under plains category 
      • Sikkim has been adjudged cleanest state 
      • 212 million years old crocodile (reptile) fossil found at Mexico 
      • SBI has launched ‘SBI in touch’  branch at Gandhi Nagar, Vellore. Its fully automated branch 
      • IAF MiG-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer Rajasthan 

      Sep 09 2016

      • North Korea has successfuly tested a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a missile
      • Zakir Naik’s NGO Islamic research foundation has been put under the ‘prior permission category’ by the Home ministry 
      • Najeeb jung is lieutenant governor of Delhi 
      • 10th Asia cadet judo championship is held in Kochi 
      • PepsiCo CRO and chairman Indira Nooyi is ranked second in the Fortune’s ’51 most powerful women’s’  list. Mary Bara CEO and chairman of general motors tops the list 
      • Gujarat governor O P Kohli takes additional charge of Madhya Pradesh 
      • Laser interferometer gravitational wave observatory (LIGO) lab  is to be developed in Higoli district of maharastra 
      • Majuli district  in assam is world’s largest river island 
      • ICC- international cricket committee withdraws two tier test match proposal 
      • RBI canceled registration of Simco consultants, Lunkad securities, Rajvir marketing and investments,crystal investments and  jaya investment agency. These are non banking financial companies 
      • Pankaj Advani became first Indian cueist from India to win Bronze medal at the prestigious Sangsom 6 Red snooker world championship at Bankok 

      Sep 08 2016 

      • East Asia and ASEAN  summit 2016 is held at Vientiane, Laos. 
      • Transgender Bishesh Huierm will compete in the miss International Beauty Queen event in Thailand. She is from Manipur 
      • US swimmer Ryan Locthe has been suspended for 10 months following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at rio olympics 
      • Zuckerberg’s philanthropic arm Chan Zuckerberg initiative invests in education – tech startup Byju’s 
      • ICICI Bank the country’s largest private sector bank, announced the introduction of software robots which promise to cut response time by customers by 60% and increase accuracy to 100%
      • President Pranab Mukherjee gives nod to constitution amendment bill on GST (GOODS AND SERVICES TAX BILL) 
      • IIT, TERI (The Energy Resources Institute) join hands with the Netherlands Universities to set set up sewage treatment plans to clean the river Yamuna 
      • Cricketer turned politician Navjot singh sidhu launched new political front, Awaaz-e-Punjab 
      • PRABAL DOSTYK – 16 is joint military exercise between India and Kazakhstan 
      • The UN charter was recently translated to Sanskrit language 
      • WHO declares India as YAWS free country. It is caused by bacteria 
      • ISRO launched advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR
      • 8th September is celebrated as international literacy day. Reading the past writing the future is the theme of international literacy day 
      • Over 15 crore LEDS distributed under UJALA scheme 
      • Centre announces special financial package for Andhra Pradesh 
      • Centre approves 450 crores for Swadesh darshan scheme 
      • Jayant Purushottam Gokhale is new director of syndicate bank 
      • Canara bank has been awarded with the Dun and Bradstreet Banking awards 2016 
      • Summer paralympics 2016 begins at rio 
      • India signs open air pact worth Greece 

        Sep 07 2016 

        • Karnataka releases 15000 water to Tamil Nadu
        • Supreme court ordered states and union territories to upload FIRs within 24 hours of their registration in police station 
        • Centre announces special status for Andhra Pradesh 
        • Kudankulam nuclear reactor is present in Tamil Nadu 
        • Internal security act is announced by maharastra govt 
        • India and Japan pledged to strengthen ties in key areas of counter – terrorism, civil nuclear cooperation, trade and investment 
        • Communalism :a primer is written by Bipin Chandra
        • C K Asian appointed as CMD of uranium corporation of India limited 
        • India has signed MOU with Greece to allow unlimited number of flights into each others countries 
        • SBI raises 2100 crore  rupees via perpetual bonds 
        • Bangalore to host first edition of IoT(Internet of Things) India Congress Tata arm to manufacture panels for Boeing’s p-8 warplane 

        Sep 06  2016 

        • Vientiane (laos) is the city that will host 28th ASEAN  summit 
        • Nuakhai an agrarian mass festival is held in odisha 
        • Rajasthan high court launched e- stamping facility 
        • Bibhuti Lahkar became first Asian to win heritage heroes award by the international union for conservation of nature 
        • G-20 summit concludes at Hangzhou China 
        • WHO declares Srilanka  malaria free 
        • Urjit Patel sworn in as 24th governor of RBI 
        • UK appoints ambassador to Iran first time After 2011
        • Priyanka Yoshikawa indo-japanese girl crowned as miss Japan 
        • The first cargo truck under BBIN(BHUTAN, BANGLADESH, INDIA, NEPAL) motor vehicle agreement for motor vehicle agreement reached New Delhi 
        • Equitas a small finance bank has commenced its banking operation in chennai 
        • Sikki reddy and pranav Jerry chopra clinched their maiden mixed doubles badminton title at Brazil open grand prix 
        • Sanjhauli block in Bihars Rohtas district declared as fir#first open defecation free block in the state under swach bharath mission 

        Sep 05 2016

        • Eastern gorilla has been declared as critically endangered species by the international union for conservation of nature 
        • Nico rosberg wins Italian grand prix 
        • Gumthala garhu became first WiFi hotspot village of haryana 
        • Sakshi Malik is appointed as wrestling director of Rohtak University 
        • Nalinidhar bhatacharya assamese sahitya academy winner passed away 
        • Beijing Olympics 2008 gold medalist Abhinav bindra announced retirement. He won gold in 10 metre air rifle 
        • September 5 is observed as international day of charity and its also observed as teachers day in India, its birth day of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishna, first vice president of India and second president of India 
        • Haryana decided to develop 340 villages as horticulture villages 
        • A newly discovered fish had been named after US president Obama 
        • A driverless bus service began in france
        • The Jan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS)  has received unesco confucius award for literacy. Its chairman us Abdul Wahab 
        • Noted odia poet hrushikesh mallick will receive ‘Sarala’ award in d field of poetry 
        • Mother Teresa became Saint Teresa 
        • RBI opens door to Islamic finance 
        • Odisha govt has signed lease agreement with Falcon marine exports

        Sep 04 2016 

        • India signed an maritime transport agreement with Egypt 
        • Rishi kapoor was felicitated at the first edition of BRICS film festival at New Delhi 
        • C vidyasagar rao is recently appointed as acting governor of tamil nadu. He is governor of maharastra 
        • The union govt announced national apprentice promotion scheme  with an budget of 10000 crores 
        • Scientists have discovered a ‘ghost snake’ a new species of pale grey reptiles in Madagascar 
        • G-20 summit begins in Hangzhou China
        • Tamil nadu assembly has passed resolution asking the centre to prevail upon kerala and karnataka govts not to construct any structures across the siruvani and cauvery rivers respectively 
        • Bharath ratna Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as brand ambassador by kerala govt for anti – liquor and drug campaign 
        • Odisha govt launches bhiju kanya ratna yojana related to gender discrimination against girls 
        • South Africa cricket team announced racial quota in all three formats of cricket 
        • Serena Williams holds d record of most number of wins in  open era grandslams by women 
        • Maharastra topped in ease of doing business in Indian states in a list released by Asia competitive institute Singapore 

        Sep 03 2016

        • Chilli grenades grenades will replace pellet guns in kashmir Valley by military personnels
        • India extended a 500 million dollar line of credit to Vietnam and signed 12 agreements 
        • INS Trikand hands over relief material to Madagascar 
        • US and China ratify Paris climate deal. The pact aims to limit global temperature rise to within 2 degree Celsius 
        • Samsung electronics Co Ltd recalled all galaxy note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found for prone and halted it’s sales 
        • Anil khanna, the president of the Asian tennis Federation and vice president of the international tennis Federation is elected as life president of the all India tennis association 
        • World’s oldest fossil found in Greenland its 3.7 billion years old
        • Michel tremer is Brazil’s new president 
        • Carnatic singer T M krishna and campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging Bezwada Wilson awarded with raman magsaysay award 
        • AK sinha committee is appointed to study  the slit in river ganga in Bihar 
        • Reliance India limited to create 5000 crore venture capital  fund to help young entrepreneurs in the country 
        • Union bank of India has launched unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) based *99# mobile application. It does not require Internet connectivity to perform banking activities 

        Sep 02 2016

        • Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has been made honorary life member of Marylebone cricket club (MCC), He is 24th Indian cricketer to be bestowed the honour 
        • Hurricane Hermine batters US coast 
        • Actor Jackie Chan will be awarded with an honorary Oscar by the academy of motion picture arts and science on November 12
        • Gopal Murali Bhagat has been appointed as executive director of corporation bank 
        • The international air transport association has announced Alexandre de Juniac as director general and CEO  of the association 
        • Kolkata to get country’s first church named after Saint Teresa in September 4
        • The first ever film festival of the BRICS nation inaugurated in New Delhi 
        • India to sign film treaty with Russia and South Africa 
        • Rajasthan assembly ratifies GST bill 
        • India and Egypt agreed to step up their counter terrorism co-operation. 
        • The Indian air force is set to make debut on social networking site Facebook and Twitter 
        • A new virus found in cattle is named as influenza-D
        • Cricketer turned politician Navjot singh sidhu has found new party by ‘Awaaz-e-Punjab to contest in punjab assembly elections 
        • Space-x rocket is destroyed in recent explosion 
        • Indian railways launched an insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e-ticket with insurance cover up to 10 lakh. A premium of  92 paise should be paid 
        • The  army design bureau has been established by  Indian army to indigenise procurement and reduce import dependence 

        Sep 01 2016 

        • Mahadayi water dispute tribunal is headed by justice J M Panchal. Its water dispute between karnataka, Goa and Maharastra 
        • The requiste number of states have ratified the GST constitution amendment bill. Its sent for presidential assent
        • Reliance Jio to launch in September 5
        • German football captain bastain schweinsteiger retires from international football 
        • West Indian fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh is new bowling coach of Bangladesh 
        • The RBI has directed all credit information companies to provide a free full credit report, once every calendar year to individuals 
        • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw chairperson and managing director of Biocon has been awarded with ‘Chevalier del’Ordre National de la legion d’honour’ (Knight of the national order of the French legion of honour) 
        • The RBI has allowed banks to sell stressed assets to securitisation companies, reconstruction companies, other banks, non banking financial institutions apart from asset reconstruction companies 
        • UN chief Ban Ki-moon is on visit to srilanka
        • Hundreds of people head to Rome for Mother Teresa’s canonisation (sainthood) at Vatican on September 4
        • The maiden joint disaster management exercise ‘prakampana’ will take place in vishakapatnam 
        • Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president of Egypt arrives at New Delhi 
        • Prime minister narendra modi will leave for a four day tour to Vietnam and China 
        • DNA sequenced in space for first time by NASA 
        • Union minister D V sadananda gowda inaugurated 8th meeting of SAARC statistical organisations in New Delhi 
        • The energy and research institute (TERI) has appointed Ashok Chawla as the new chancellor 
        • The ministers of urban development and Amar chitra katha have signed MOU to publish and distribute a special addition of comic book focusing on swach bharath mission 
        • BRICS convention on tourism has began at khajuraho 
        • England set world record one day international score of 444 runs 
        • SBI mutual fund  has appointed anuradha rao as managing director and chief executive 
        • India is ranked 35th in world banks logistic performance  index  2016, Germany tops the list 

        Aug 31 2016 

        • Gujarat became first state to distribute 2 crore LED  bulbs under Unnat Jyothi by affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme 
        • National payments cooperation of India (NPCI)  has launched Bharath bill payment system, it will allow payment for every day utility services like electricity, water, phone bills etc
        • Aishwarya rajnikanth dhanush Indian film  director has been appointed as UN’s women’s advocate for gender equality and women’s empowerment in India 
        • Irfan khan is honoured with entertainer of the year award by CNBC-TV18 
        • Man Kaur 100 year old women athlete from India won gold medal at the American masters games in the 100 Metre dash 
        • According to RBI’s 2016-17 report India’s economy is likely to grow up to 7.6%
        • Media giant Sony pictures networks India has decided to acquire Ten Sports network for 385  million dollar 
        • UP tops list of honour killings 
        • The supreme court quashed the CPM – led West Bengal governments decision to acquire about 1000 acres of tata’s Nano car plant at ‘Singur’  West Bengal 
        • The Maldives government issued arrest warrant for ex-president Mohamed Nasheed 
        • Jawaharlal Nehru established The national herald and navjivan will resume publication in coming months with publishing house associated journals Ltd. 
        • Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country’s president post in a Senate impeachment 
        • French climate negotiator Laurence Tubiana has become a new governing Council member of The energy and resources institute (TERI) 
        • Typhoon lionrock kills 9 persons in Japan 
        • Olympic legendary Gymnast Vera Caslavska passed away 

        Aug 30 2016 

        • Defene minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence secretary Ashton Carter signed the ‘Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement’ (LEMOA). India and US will use military assets and bases 
        • The European Union on Tuesday ordered US IT giant Apple to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes in Ireland 
        • Wrestler Yogeshwar dutt’s Bronze medal won at London Olympics to be upgraded to silver medal as Russian silver medalist Besik Kudukhov was tested positive for a band substance
        • International paralympic Committee has banned Russia from 2018 Winter olympics to be held pyeongchang, South korea
        • Tata capital, the financial services arm of the Tata group,  has signed Memorandum of understanding with confederation of Indian industry to partner with them in the small medium enterprises, finance facilitation centre initiative 
        • The govt in consultation with the RBI decided to issue the 5th tranche is sovereign gold bonds next month 
        • India is third largest investor in Britain after US and China 
        • SBI MUTUAL FUNDS has appointed Anuradha Rao as it’s new managing director 
        • Hurricane Madeline is heading towards Hawaii 
        • Indian postal, the country’s official postal service, is set to release a special postal and numismatic cover to commemorate the canonisation of Mother Teresa 
        • Prime minister narendra modi inaugurated ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (Sauni) project. It is ambitious project of gujarat govt to fill up 115 dams of parched Saurashtra region with excess flood water of sardar sarovar dam across the Narmada river through a network of canal and pipeline 
        • Committee headed by retired justice S N Dhingra will look in to the probe of land deals in gurgaon which includes land deal between Robert Vadra and realty major DLF 
        • INDIA and US have signed a framework for cyber relations in the sidelines of the second bilateral strategic and commercial dialogue in New Delhi 
        • Amazon launches online telugu book store, its eighth dedicated  Indian language on  Amazon book store after hindi, kannada, marathi, Malaysia, gujarat, bengali and tamil 
        • P V Sindhu has been appointed as honorary commandant of CRPF 
        • Haryana and Telangana govt ratifies GST 
        • West Bengal a assembly has passed resolution to rename the state as ‘Bangla’ in bengali and Bengal in English 
        • Maharastra govt has unveiled the Mumbai – Nagpur super communication expressway
        • Madhukar gupta committee on border protecting has submitted is report tu home minister rajnath singh 
        • Nico rosberg wins Belgian grand prix 2016
        • Padma sachdev was awarded with saraswati samman 2015 for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete in dogri language 

        Aug 29  2016

        • ATV 02 is used to launch supersonic combustion Ramjet engine scramjet 
        • Japan scientists have detected a rare earth deep tremor known as an S wave microseism 
        • Agnieszka radwanska won women’s singles connecticut open title 2016 
        • Sania mirza and Monica niculescu won women’s doubles connecticut open title 2016 
        • R Muthukumaraswamy is appointed as advocate general of tamil nadu 
        • A committee headed by ratan P watal will suggest steps to promote card payments 
        • India is ranked 77th in world risk index 2016 
        • Mukesh mehta is appointed as president of India bullion and  jewellers association 2016
        • International day against nuclear tests observed on 29th August 
        • Doha bank opens its branch in kerala 
        • Pakistan to host 19th SAARC summit in Islamabad 
        • Mbah Gotho of Indonesia is expected to be world’s oldest man. Acc to Malaysian officials he is 145 years old 
        • China has launched cargo train to Russia 
        • Prakash javedkar inaugurates IIT Dharwad 
        • P V Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and jitu rai will receive Rajiv Gandhi khel ratna award 
        • Prime minister narendra modi held  talk with myanmarese president U Htin Kyaw 
        • Power grid to electrify 1000 kilometre of railway tracks in the country
        • National sports day is celebrated on 29th August to mark birthday of Dhyan Chand

          Aug 28 2016 

          • Air India is the first Indian carrier to Operate in Pacific region
          • The union  govt has decided to give 2000 crore package for displaced peoples of Pakistan occupied kashmir 
          • A committee for poverty alleviation has been constituted by prime minister narendra modi , Committee consists of CM of MP shivraj singh chouhan, CM of maharastra devendra fadnavis, CM of jharkhand Raghubar day and BJP vice president Vinay Sahastrabhuddi 
          • Sakshi tiwari a 9th standard girl from Mumbai got Playground from PMO India 
          • Bharath ratna Sachin Tendulkar gifted BMW car to olympics  silver medalist P V Sindhu,Olympics bronze medalist  Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach P Gopichand 
          • ISRO launched indigenously developed scramjet or the air breathing engine, it was launched from isro’s launch station satish dhawan Space centre sriharikota 
          • Prime minister narendra modi has told to set up a task force to prepare the action plan for next three olympics 

          Aug 27 2016

          • Italy has declared state of emergency in the regions worst hit with earthquake
          • India ranks 77 in world risk index. It is published by UNU institute for environment and human security
          • 14th edition is pravasi divas to be held in Bangalore
          • West Bengal CM mamta banerjee unveils Bronze statue of mother Teresa in West Bengal
          • Myanmar president Hutin Kyaw has arrived at Bodh Gaya in Bihar
          • Saketh myneni qualified for US open tennis tournament
          • Duran cup begins, is associated with football
          • T-20 cricket series between India and West indies is to be played in USA
          • POSCO ( The protection of children from sexual offence)  e-box is an online complaint management system for reporting sexual offence against childrens
          • Karnataka bank has launched KBL -SMARTz app, its not on unified payments interface platform
          • World Bank has sanctioned 980 crores to dredge the brahmaputra river
          • Women’s are allowed to enter in to the inner sanctum of Haji Ali  dargah Mumbai

          Aug 26 2016 

          • Cristiano Ronaldo won UEFA European player of the year award by defeating Antonie griezman and Gareth bale. Ada hagerberg won UEFA women’s European player of the year award 
          • Tesla motors is world’s most innovative company for the year   20 16
          • Hyderabad inaugurated first children’s court 
          • Dhirendranath brahma famous painter passed away 
          • Thongchaii Jaidee has been  voted as hilton Asian tour golfer of the month July 
          • Abhinav bindra has been named to head five members Committee to probe the shooters  ‘rio games debacle’ 
          • France to examine plea on burkini ban 
          • Himachal pradesh fixed a target of planting over 1 crore saplings 
          • G sateesh reddy is conferred with first IEI-IEEE award for Ebrington excellence 
          • K K Sreedharan nair former editor of matru bhumi magazine passed away 
          • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated mega food Park in West Bengal 

          Aug 25 2016 

          • The first driverless taxi went into service on Thursday In a limited public trail on streets of Singapore.  
          • A nu Tommy  is the name of  self driving taxi
          • Proxima centauri is the sun’s closest star
          • Srilanka’s cricketer Tilakaratne dilshan has announced retirement from one day international cricket
          • RBI retained the “too big to fail” tag for SBI and ICICI Bank
          • Unified payment interface a payment application by which a recipient can initiate the payment request from smart phone has been made operational
          • India is deploying Brahmos cruise missile in the eastern sector. It is jointly developed by India and Russia. It has a range of 290 Km
          • The centre has banned the depiction of cruelty or  violence towards animals in any form on television,  cable and other broadcasting network
          • The worlds largest aircraft the airlander has suffered damage
          • Govt launches sugamya pustakalaya app for persons with print disabilities.
          • IIT Council clears project vishwajeet. The project aims to assist 7 IITs : Mumbai, Delhi, kharagpur, kanpur, Madras, roorkee and Guwahati  to break in to top 100 universities in d world by 2018 and top 50 by 2020
          • Monsanto withdraws genetically modified cotton seeds from I Indian Market
          • “kisan suvidha”  a app for farmers is launched by punjab CM
          • Rio olympics bronze medal winner Sakshi malik has been made brand ambassador for “beti bachaoo beti padao”  campaign

          Aug 24 2016 

          • The union cabinet cleared the surrogacy (regulation)  bill 2016, banning commercial surrogacy in India
          • Scorpene submarines project is signed by India and France
          • Indian navy’s scorpene submarines combat and stealth capabilities data is leaked
          • IITs to increase intake to 1 lakh by 2020
          • Deepika padukone is the 10th highest paid Hollywood actress
          • President Pranab Mukherjee launches akashwani moitree channel..  It can be heard in both West Bengal and Bangladesh
          • The cabinet approved the revised double taxation avoidance agreement with Cyprus
          • An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 has hit Italy which killed atleast 73 people
          • US postal service will issue diwali stamp
          • Kabaddi world cup to be held in gujarat
          • The district jail at sangareddy in telangana’s medak district has thrown its gates open for everyone to experience prison life for Rs 500 a day

          Aug 23 2016

          • R ashwin has more man of the series in test matches from India
          • Start – up Data Xgen technologies has started a paid email address service in hindi or devanagari
          • P gopichand is the coach of P V Sindhu
          • India is top 7th wealthiest country in d world.. USA is ranked top
          • Pakistan occupied top spot in icc test ranking
          • Krishna pushkaram draws to a spectacular close at pavitra sangamam near vijayawada
          • SAARC youth summit was held in Pakistan
          • Jagadish Mukhi is lieutenant governor of andaman and nicobar

          Aug 22 2016 

          • Bangladesh accounted for highest number of tourist share arriving to India 
          • 1000 MW hydel power project to be built in West Bengal 
          • Gobind tej odia actor and director passed away 
          • BRICS women’s parliamentarians  summit came to end at jaipur with jaipur declaration 
          • Prime minister narendra modi and Afghan counter part ashraf ghani inaugurated the stor  Palace in kabul
          • N Ramachandran the president of Indian olympics association was awarded with Olympic order
          • USA topped the medal tally at rio olympics followed by Britain 
          • Pink bollworm pest attacks cotton 
          • Megastar amitabh bachan hits 22 million followers on twitter
          • Scientists have discovered a new species called EEL a snake like fish in West Bengal 

          Aug 21 2016 

          • Neymer lead Brazil won mens football Olympic gold by defeating Germany       
          •  A two day conference if BRICS women parliamentarians forum ended in jaipur
          • Director gautam ghoshs national award winning film Sankhachil has been selected for the coveted 40 th Montreal world film festival
          • The kaizala app developed by Microsoft is used in ongoing krishna pushkarams
          • Govt allows refugees to open back account
          • Santoor Master pandit shiv kumar sharma has been awarded with sangeet martand ustad chand khan life time achievement award
          • Actor kamal hassan will be awarded with the prestigious Chevalier L’Ordre Arts et Letters or the Knight of order of arts and letters by the French govt
          • Acc to West Bengal govt all houses in bengal will ve power by 2017
          • Dipika pallikal and saurav ghoshal ve win silver medal in the world mixed doubles squash championship
          • R S Sodhi has been appointed as independent director of Indian post payment banks
          • Urjit Patel is 24th RBI governor
          • Marin cilic won cincinati mens open
          • Najma heptulla is appointed as governor of Manipur
          • One belt one Road is related to China
          • Alibaba launches mission million books drive
          • India world’s 3rd largest tech start up after USA and UK
          • Sania mirza and barbora strycova won women’s doubles cincinati open
          • Doha bank opens its first official branch in kerala

          Aug 20 2016

          • Maulana Abdul kalam azad institute of Asian studies of present in salt lake city kolkatta
          • Maharastra to have own law for Internet security
          • Myanmar will support silk Road BCIM ( Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar) economic corridor
          • Urjit Patel named as the next governor of Reserve bank of India
          • Germany won its first ever Olympic women’s football good by defeating Sweden
          • Indian  Canadian MP bardish chagger has been named as the leader of the govt in Canada’s house of commons

          Aug 19 2016

          • P V sindhu won silver medal in the women’s singles badminton competition  at rio olympics
          • Wrestler narsingh yadav is slapped with four year ban
          • Argentina hockey team win Olympic gold medal by defeating Belgium in finals
          • India ranks a low 39th in terms of fixed broad band adoption among Asia Pacific countries
          • Golden temple of dambulla is present in Sri Lanka
          • H L dattu is national human rights commission chairperson
          • The suit worn by prime minister narendra modi  made Guinness record as the most expensive suit sold in the auction it was sold for 4.31 crore
          • SBI to gain 120 billion with the merger of associates and bharatiya mahila bank
          • Bolt completes treble by winning 4 * 100 metre relay event. With this he has won 9 olympic medals in track a record shared by Carl Lewis

          Aug 18 2016

          • Australia’s Melbourne city has been named the world’s most liveable city for the sixth consecutive year
          • Sachin Tendulkar adopts Donja village in osmanabad district of maharastra
          • World’s largest aircraft the airlander 10 makes its maiden flight at Cardington airfields in Britain
          • World juniors chess championship is held in bhubaneswar
          • P v sindhu is in olympics badminton final
          • Sakshi malik won bronze medal for India in wrestling
          • Centre unveils Internet portal for online tracking of mines
          • India post payments bank set for 2017 start
          • Venezuela is the host country for the years non aligned movement meeting
          • Worlds oldest tigress in the wild  Machhli died in ranthambore national park
          • The worlds longest and highest glass bridge is opened in China
          • Govind tej noted odia film maker and actor passed away
          • Sunita jain is awarded with 25th vyas samman award
          • Usain bolt won 200 metre gold at rio olympics
          • Virender sehwag became MCC Marylebone cricket clubs honorary life time membership
          • Immobile smart keys is initiated by ICICI Bank

          Aug 17 2016

          • India’s foreign secretary is S jaishankar
          • Karnataka govt keen to emulate blood banking app
          • Land identified for setting up a branch of the all India institute of medical science (AIIMS) in Dharwad karnataka
          • The supreme court under 18 from participating in the dahi handi celebrations and limited the height of the human pyramids to 20 feets
          • Najma heptulla is appointed as governor of Manipur
          • V P singh Bandore is punjab governor, banwaarilal purohit us governor of assam,  jagadish Mukhi is lieutenant governor of andaman and nicobar
          • Indians online to hit 730 million by 2020
          • Dipa karmakar and jitu rai nominated for khel ratna award
          • Statue of sister nivedita opened in North Ireland, she was a scotish Irish social worker and disciple of swami vivekananda
          • Govt allows e-KYC for mobile guidelines for mobile connection
          • Majhi kanya bhagyashre scheme is  launched by maharastra govt. Its related to  improve girls child ratio
          • State bank of hyderabad launches its platinum branch in jubilee hills hyderabad

          Aug 16 2016

          • Central leather reassessed institute professor P shanmugam has received Dr A P J Abdul kalam award
          • China has launched world’s first hack proud satellite
          •  A R reheman performed at UN general assembly Hall
          • Switzerland tops global innovation index 2016. India is at 66th pisition

          Aug 15 2016

          • India celebrated its 70th independence day
          • Prime minister narendra modi addressed nation from Red Fort New Delhi
          • Cybathlon 2016 : Event will see amputees using prosthetic limbs to perform daily tasks that we take for granted
          • Dipa karmakar Indian gymnast missed bronze medal by a whisker to finish fourth in the vault finals. She is from tripura
          • Usain bolt won third consecutive 100 metre gold medal at the Olympics becoming the first athlete to do so
          • Andy Murray won gold in tennis category at rio olympics
          • Su-30 aircraft is from Russia
          • Petroleum and natural gas minister dharmendar pradhan launched PMUY (pradhan mantri ujjwal yojana) in West bengal
          • United States won 1000th Olympic gold
          • Kotak mahindra bank has launched innovation labs in bangalore
          • Rail budget is to be merged with general budget

          Aug 14 2016

          • SBI and Korean development bank have signed MOU
          • AMRIT(affordable medicines and reliable implants for treatment) launched by union health minister Nadda at safdarjung hospital new Delhi
          • Havildar hangpan dada has been awarded with ashok chakra
          • Smart ganga city plan launched by Venkaih naidu and uma bharathi
          • Head of boachasanvasi akshar purushottam sanstha pramukh swami maharaj passes away
          • Nirinjan ek is awarded with Shaurya chakra award
          • 10 cities,  these cities are located along the river ganga this programme aims to set up sewage treatment plans and improve drainage network
          • Axis bank and payment company suvidha infoserve have launched nano credit scheme
          • Krishna pushkaram is held on the bank of river krishna in vijayawada

          Aug 13 2016 

          • Fidel castro cubas reformer turns 90
          • Spains Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez won mens doubles tennis olympics good medal
          • The first national conference of investigating agency is launched by rajnath singh
          • Robert De Niro win “heart of Sarajevo”  award for life time achievement
          • Union defence minister launches a week long cultural programme Bharat parv
          • Dipika pallikal won PSA Australian open squash tournament
          • Manjula chellur is appointed as new chief justice of Mumbai high court Bombay high court 
          • Assam becomes first state to ratify GST bill

          Aug 12 2016

          • Dept of science and technology, intel tech, Sine, IIT bombay will support hardware and software based start ups
          • Wipro founder Azim premzi and HCL cofounder shiv nadar are only two Indians to be listed in forbes list of world’s 100 richest people in technology
          • Times and HDFC have launched debit card ‘times points HDFC bank debit card’
          • Madhya pradesh and puduchery have joined UDAY (ujjwal discom assurance yojana) scheme
          • Pakistan parliament has adopted draconian legislation to deal with cyber crimes in d country
          • Aug 12 is celebrated as world elephant day
          • China has launched synthetic aperture radar satellite
          • Finance minister arun jaitely has launched a data bank portal of MSME
          • Aditya Birla Nuva will merge with grasim industries Ltd
          • Fiscal growth for the Financial year 2017  is 7.6 acc to RBI predictions

          Aug 11 2016

          • Women safety app ” I feel safe”  launched by mobile standards alliance of India and nirbhaya jyothi trust
          • Legendary Pakistan batsman Mohammad haneef passes away
          • Dinesh kumar khara is appointed as MD of SBI
          • Project Ananya is launched by syndicate bank
          • Union human resource and development minister prakash javedkar inaugurated IIT at bhilai  chattisgarh
          • NITI AAYOG SIGNED WITH UNITED STATES ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

          Aug 10 2016

          • RBL ratnakar bank limited is head quartered in kolhapur
          • China launched high resolution imaging satellite Gaofen-3
          • Booklets titled Mere vichaar is returned by former arunachal pradesh CM Kalikho pul
          • Irom chanu Sharmila is against Armed forces special powers act
          • Aarthi sampath Indian chef won American based reality show Chopped

          Aug 9 2016

          • Former arunachal pradesh CM Kalikho pul commits suicide
          • International monetary fund chief economist is raghu ram rajan
          • Operation smile is is related to campaign to rescue children engaged in begging and child labour
          • Integrated exhibition Cum convention centre is being built at pragathi maidan new Delhi
          • Paul pogba of France signed for a world record fee of 89 million euros. He joined Manchester United leaving juventus
          • Iron lady of manipur Irom sharmila ends 16 year fast.

          Aug 8 2016

          • International paralympic Committee has banned Russian
          • Commonwealth chess championship is won by abhijeet gupta
          • First SAARC young parliamentarians conference is to be held in Islamabad. India ll participate in it. The theme is “Peace and harmony for development”
          • Karnataka emerges as investors favourite destination

          Aug 7 2016

          • Moon express is the first private firm to launch unmanned mission to moon
          • Bangladesh govt has blocked over 30 online portals
          • IIT campus launched at jammu
          • Prime minister narendra modi launched PMO app
          • Aug 7 is national handloom day
          • Takehiko reappointed as Asian development bank president
          • Swaach survekshan or sanitation survey 2016  is launched by Venkaiah naidu it pertains to assessing ranks to 500 cities based on sanitation level and efforts made to curb open defecation

          Aug 6 2016

          •  Mumbai is ranked most expensive city in d country
          •  31st summer olympics opened in rio brazil
          • Dravyawathi a river in rajasthan is to be rejuvenated by tata
          •  Railway geet song on Indian railway is launched by suresh prabhu it goes like this “Indian railways, we love Indian railways”  it’s sung by udit narayan and kavita krishnamurthy
          • Mahim bohra assamese eminent writer died
          • Mumbai is ranked second least expensive city in d world after hanoi
          • MAA- mothers absolute affection is launched by health minister J P Nadda it’s breast feeding programme

          Aug 4 2016

          • China has made worlds first transit elevated bus and named it as Straddling bus
          • SAARC interior ministers conference is taking place in Islamabad
          • China’s online population exceeds more than 710 million
          • Vinod rai former comtroller and auditor general of India is chairman of Bank Board Bureau
          • Indian boxer Vijender Singh is placed 10 in ranking released by World boxing organisation
          • Artist Anita Gopalan has won 2016 pen/Heim translation fund grant award
          • Article 270 of Indian constitution  deals with GST( goods and service tax)
          • Lieutenant governor is the administrative head of Delhi and Delhi continues to be Union territory according to Delhi high court

          Aug 3 2016

          • Wrestler Narsingh Yadav got clearance from United world wrestling to compete in the Rio Olympics
          • Prachanda elected as Nepal PM
          •  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is related to constructing houses
          • “Tata Trusts” and the “Global Fund” have joined hands to India health fund
          • Odisha govt to recruit transgender
          • Madras high court to be renamed as Tamil Nadu high court

          Aug 2 2016

          •  International Olympic Committee chief is Thomas Bach
          • Wrestler Narsingh Yadav got clean chit from NADA( national anti doping agency)
          • Typhoon Nida has hit Hong Kong
          • Pushpa kamal Dahal “prachanda”  is set to become Nepal PM
          • Telecom and postal service users can now file complaints with the government directly on social media platform- twitter according to telecom minister Manoj sinha
          • Harry Potter and the cursed child book launched globally.  JK Rowling is the author of the book
          • Talgo train is manufactured by Spain
          • Rajasthan govt has launched an sms based system to monitor mid day meal system 
          • Parliament passes Indian medical Council bill 2016 and the dentist bill 2016
          •  IRCTC ties with mobiKwik
          • Ananth maheshwari is the head of Microsoft India
          • Jana gana mana national anthem if India declared best  anthem of the world by UNESCO
          • 21 rhinos killed in kaziranga national park- Assam due to floods

          Aug 1 2016

          • Jimmy walker won pga gold championship
          • Golfer Jimmy walker won pga gold championship
          • Patna pirates won Pro kabaddi league 2016
          • Eight core sectors of the economy registered a 5.2% growth compared to previous year
          • Assam’s kaziranga national park is famous for one horned rhinoceros
          • Railways minister suresh prabhu laid the foundation stone of the Dhansari-Zubza    broad gauge line at the Dimapur railway station
          • Supreme court seeks subscriber Verification details
          • Phone subscriber details
          • SAARC home ministers summit to take place in Islamabad Pakistan
          • Abnandiben Patel is CM of gujarat
          • Irom chanu Sharmila is fighting for AFSPA(armed forced special powers act) in manipur
          • International organisation for migration to be part of United nation
          • Rani nair becomes chairman of central board of direct taxes
          • Justice Iqbal Ahmed ansari became new chief justice of patna high court

          July 31 2016

          • Lewis Hamilton won German grand prix
          • Storm Queens won first prokabaddi league women’s title in Hyderabad
          • Patna pirates won Pro kabaddi league for second consecutive time
          • India to host 2016  kabaddi world cup in October
          • Fourth tranche of sovereign gold bond scheme received application for a record 919  crore worth of gold bonds
          • Tokyo elects Yuriko koike as first woman governor
          • Tripura sundari express rolled out of the station – connects Tripura to new Delh
          • Foundation for a broad gauge link between India and Bangladesh laid at agartala
          • Kudankulam nuclear power plant is in tamil nadu
          • Godavari antya pushkaralu is held at bhadrachalam in khammam district of andhra pradesh
          • Djokovic won fourth Rogers cup
          • Justice Dilip Dadasaheb Bhosle is new chief justice of allahabad court
          • Madhya pradesh received award for best state for comprehensive development of tourism
          • Sawai modhpur railway station of rajasthan received best tourist friendly railway station
          • Chatrapati shivaji Airport got best Airport award
          • Warangal received best heritage city award
          • Indian railway to construct longest tunnel in the Indian railway on the Jiribum-tupul-imphal railway line on imphal

          July 30 2016

          • ​’maitree’  Indo-Thai military exercise concluded at krabi Thailand
          • India and Bangladesh ve agreed to work on combating terrorism
          • ANURAG THAKUR BJP loksabha member and bcci president was given lieutenant rank in Indian territorial army by general dalbir singh
          • Haryana govt launches pashudhan bima young,  under this scheme will be provided for cows, buffaloes and camels at premium of rupees 100 and for sheep, goat and pig at rupees 25 for a period of 3 years
          • India aims to double Tiger count by 2022
          • India to hold the summit on tobacco control in noida to eliminate the illicit trade of tobacco
          • Beas railway station of gujarat has cleanest railway station
          • Beas, gandhidham and vasco are top 3 cleanest railway stations
          • Madhubani of Bihar is  the dirtiest railway station
          • Tabla master pandit lacchu maharaj passes away
          • A K Mittal is reappointed as railway board chairman
          • Union cabinet approves bilateral trade between India and Cambodia
          • German football captain bastain schweinsteiger retires from international football
          • Russian Weight lifter banned from Olympics 2016

          July 29 2016

          • ​An 18 year Indian American girl sruthi palaniappan has been appointed as youngest delegate at the democratic national convention in USA
          • Mission harita andhra launched by andhra pradesh CM chandrababu naidu pertains to increase the greenery in the state to 50% by2029
          • Amelndu tiwari, balram kawat, tasneem Khan and oom nagar are awarded with navlekhan award
          • District development coordination and monitoring Committee to be renamed as Disha
          • All India institute of medical science to be opened in Bhatinda punjab
          • The parliament has passed compensatory afforestation fund bill 2016
          • Today is international tiger day
          • World hepatitis day July 28
          • Muttaiah muralidharan, Arthur Morris, karen rolton and George lehmon to be inducted in icc Hall of fame
          • International Olympic Committee to launch its Olympic channel on Aug 21
          • The first meeting of BRICS working group on labour and employment concluded in hyderabad
          • Cognizant acquires idea couture
          • Axis bank ties up with lic India to distribute policies of lic
          • SBI partners with oracle

          July 28 2016

          • China and Russia will hold joint navel ex exercise in south China Sea in September
          • ADB Asian development bank raises 500 crores by issuing offshore Indian linked rupee bondBrazil slams 11.6 million dollar on Facebook
          • Social activist mahashewta devi dies
          • According to scientists great red spot is the reason for heat in Jupiter

          July 27 2016

          • Hilary Clinton official selected as nominee by democratic party for contesting in presidential election of USA. She is first lady to be nominated to contest for presidential post
          • Human rights activist Bezwada Wilson and classical musician T M krishna won raman magsaysay award 2016
          • India contributes 100000 dollars to UN trust fund.  Its first contribution by India to UN trust
          • Central government has approved 1600 rupees for jammu and kashmir under skill development initiative ‘Himayat’
          • Parliament passes child labour amendment 2016
          • R ashwin of India tops icc test ranking in bowling and all rounder category
          • SBI launches instant money transfer payment system

          July 26 2016

          • Marni nixon the legendary singer died
          • Inderjeet singh is related to shot put
          • India – US expedition discovers natural gas in Indian ocean
          • Flipkart is buying jabong for 70 million dollar
          • Jul 26 is observed as kargil vijay diwas
          •  Swati Maliwal is chief of Delhi commission for women
          •  Iron lady of manipur is Irom Sharmila
          • US special force accepts female candidate
          • B R mani appointed as national museum chief
          • BRICS policy planning dialogue meeting begin in Patna
          • Loksabha passes bill to set up six new IITs each in Dharwad, Tirupathu, Pallakad,  jammu, goa and Bhilai
          • Indian school of mines is opened in dhanbad
          • Mumbai 5s won inaugural Premier futsal title
          • IRCTC offers 10 lakhs insurance coverage
          • TCS ranked top employer in IT industry
          • RBI imposes 2 crore fine on HDFC bank for not following KYC norms and anti money laundering policy
          • SBI and Indian oil corporation ve signed an agreement to implement financial inclusion programme for farmers

          July 25 2016

          •  Solar impulse 2 is the first sun powered airplane to circle the world
          • Narasingh yadav is related to wrestling
          • Verizon communication to acquire yahoos core business for 4.83 billion dollar
          •  Advay ramesh of chennai won Google community award
          • Khadga prasad oli Nepal PM resigned
          •  Bappi lahari won mahanayak award given by West Bengal Govt
          • Violinist A kanyakumari won kalanidhi award
          • India’s first green train corridor is from rameshwaram to mananmadhurai
          • RBI  imposes 5Cr fine on bank of baroda
          • Green pin facility is provided by corporation  Bank

          July 24 2016

          • World’s largest amphibious aircraft AG 600 is unveiled by China
          • Russian balloonist fedor konyukhov has broken world record by circumnavigating earth in only 11 days in hot air balloon
          • Ganesh singh appointed as  chairman of joint Parliament Committee
          • Sharmila tagore and  shekar kapoor won icon award at bagri foundation London Indian film festival
          • Neeraj chopra has broken U20 javelin world record
          • INS Virat is on last voyage from Mumbai to kochi

          July 23 2016

          • Legendary Indian artist S H Raza died
          •  NGOs have to register with NITI aayog for grants
          • AN-32 aircraft of Indian air force is missing
          •  Dipa karmakar is the first Indian Woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics
          • Chris Froome won third Tour de France title
          • G-20 summit 2016 will take place in china
          •  Sheila dixit is the Congress CM candidate for UP
          • Hilary Clinton selects Tim kane as vice presidential democratic candidate
          • Committee headed by giridhar malaviya is appointed to work on ganga river
          • Kerala tourism won gold medal at Pacific Asia travel association awards
          • AB pandey is elected as UIDAI (unique identification authority of India) CEO
          • Kohli is first Indian captain to hit double ton overseas on debut match as captain

          July 22 2016

          •  Lewis Hamilton won Hungarian grand prix
          •  Sharad pawar is Mumbai cricket academy President
          •  Justin trudeau is Canadian PM
          • 122ndconstitutional amendment deals with goods and services tax bill
          • India ranks 110 in sustainable index 
          • Inches and Japan have signed social security agreement 
          • The ejection commission of India has launched national electoral roll purification (NERP)  across the country 
          • Michelle kakade is the first person to complete golden quadrilateral on foot 
          • Snapdeal jobs with bookmyshow

          July 21  2016

          •  The country’s tallest tri colour is hoisted at Hussain sagar lake in hyderabad
          • India’s external debt as of 2015 is 474 billion dollar
          • Petrapole-benapole integrated check list is jointly inaugurated by prime ministry narendra modi and Bangladesh PM sheikh hasina.  It forms an important trade route between two countries
          • Russian athletes can’t participate in rio Olympics
          • All gram panchayats in the country will be connected by OFC (optical fibre cable) by December 2018
          • Ghatampur thermal project is held at uttar pradesh
          •  IRCTC and  SBI have signed MOU 
          • Axis bank inaugurates all women bank in kolkatta 

          July 20 2016 

          • Guruprasad appointed as chairman of Airport authority of India
          • NGT cancels registration of 10 year old diesel vehicles in new Delhi
          • Loksabha has passed regional centre for biotechnology bill 2016
          • Yasir shah Pakistan bowler tops icc test ranking
          • UP govt inks MOU with Netherland govt
          • Kerala has launched world’s first online incubator SV. CO for start ups by college student
          •  ADB projects 7.4% growth for India
          •  Rohit khandelwal crowned as Mr world
          • DharMbhir singh Indian sprinter selected to 200 meters race
          • Malcolm turnball sworn in as Australia’s prime minister for 2nd term
          •  Donald trump is official republican nominee for US presidential elections
          • Rajya sabha has passed child labour (prohibition and regulation) amendment bill 2012
          • NITI aayog has signed two year statement of intent with Intel India to set up n manage 10 atal tinkering laboratories in schools,  it’s a part of atal innovation mission
          • Department of electronics and information technology to get separated from ministry of communication and information technology
          • Jammu and kashmir cricket association has elected imran ansari as it’s president
          • Russian prime minister suspends sports minister yury nagornykh
          • Steve eleworthy is elected as managing director of ICC international cricket Council and England cricket board
          •  OYO India’s largest branded network of hotels partners with payzapp
          •  IMF international monetary fund predicts India’s GDP as 7.4 for financial year 2016-17
          • Remaining I ll send at night  now going for work

          July 19, 2016

          •  Lodha panel deals with recommendations related to reforms in the board of control for cricket in India
          •  Tata is most valuable brand in 2015-16 
          • Spice jet is most valuable domestic private airline
          •  Centre injects Rs 22915 cr into 13 public sector banks
          •  SBI will get largest allocation of Rs 7575 crore
          • Nepatrak is a name of typhoon which has hit China
          • Binali Yildirim is PM of of Turkey
          • Navjot singh sidhu quits as  rajya sabha member
          •  ANURAG THAKUR is  president of BCCI
          • Mubarak Begum legendary singer passed away
          • SpaceX has launched docking port in to orbit
          • World Bank appoints Paul romer chief economist replacing kaushik basu of India
          • Jul 18 is observed as Nelson Mandela international day

          July 18 2016

          •  SC stands by lodha panel report to revamp cricket 
          • Nitendra singh rawat Indian marathon player for rio Olympics
          • Japanese based soft bank group Corp buys chip designer ARM for 32 billion dollar
          •  Recep Tayyip erdgon is president of Turkey
          •  Peter Thomson is elected as president of United nations general assembly
          •  Pranab Mukherjee received highest civilian award by ivory coast
          • Mudrarakshsha hindi writer passed away
          • Swach bal sena is the group formed by puduchery govt to monitor elders not to litter monitoring is done by Children’s
          • World’s first hospital on train life like express completes 25 yrs
          • Courage and commitment is the autobiography of Margaret alva
          • Uttharakhand launched first industrial Park for women
          • Operation golden nose is related to prevent terror attack on Parliament
          • Ministry of skill development has launched  online skill training portal
          • India’s first e court opened in hyderabad
          • India beat South Korea in davis cup
          •  Govt unveils fourth tranche of sovereign gold bond

          July 17 2016

          •  Khangchendzonga Park in Sikkim and Chandigarh’s famed capitol complex which includes the legislative assembly, secretariat and high court were included in world heritage site
          • 40th session of world heritage Committee was held in Istanbul Turkey
          • Vijender Singh Became the WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight champion by defeating kerry hope
          • Dipika pallikal stunned joshna chinnapa to win 73rd national squash championship
          • Saurav ghoshal won mens national squash championship
          • Deonty wilder won world boxing Council heavy weight world title
          • Kishenganga and rattle river issue is between India and  Pakistan
          • Pema khandu is new arunachal pradesh cm
          •  Inter state Council commenced after 10 years of gap

          July 16 2016 

          • Emirates declared worlds best airline
          • Nalanda University of Bihar is declared as world heritage site by UNESCO 
          • Madhya pradesh becomes the first state in the country to set up a happiness department
          • Joe antic former Indian hockey player died 
          • HDFC raises 3000 crore with masala bonds
          •  India and Asian development bank has signed 100 million dollar loan agreement
          •  ICICI to train 1 lakh youth by 2017
          • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates India skills competition
          • Megastar amitabh bachan will be the face of swach bharath mission
          • India becomes world’s first YAWS  free country 
          • HDFC raises 3000crore with masala bonds 
          • India and Asian development bank has signed a contract of 100 million dollar loan agreement is used for strengthening irrigation, drainage and water management in cauvery delta in tamil nadu 

          July 15  2016

          • 84 killed in France terror attack
          •  Ace against odd is the autobiography of sania mirza
          • Article 44 of Indian constitution deals with uniform civil code (UCC)
          • 15 july is world youth skills day, Scheme for 2016 is skills development to improve youth employment
          • Vijay kumar dev elected as deputy election commissioner
          •  Talgo train manufactured by Spain becomes India’s fastest train with speed of 180kmph
          • Rakesh kumar  chaturvedhi is appointed as cbse board chairman
          • India’s harika dronavali won the FIDE women’s grand prix trophy in chendu China
          • Pakistan cricketer misbah ul haq oldest test centurian
          • MARLEN (maritime law enforcement) is Maritime exercise between Japan and Philippines 
          • Juno spacecraft is sent by NASA tu explore Jupiter 

          July 14 2016

          • Premier futsal will begin today at chennai
          • Income declaration scheme extended to September 2017
          • The international court of justice situated in the Hague declared that China had no historic rights over the south China Sea n its claims were in violation of United nations convention on the law of sea
          •  Tathagata roy is governor of Assam
          • India and Bangladesh have signed a deal for the construction of 1320MW coal run power plant
          • Supreme govt has restored  the Congress government in  arunachal pradesh
          • Railways launched time tabled auto express between gurgaon and bangalore..
          • Anirban lahiri and chawrasia Indian golfers have qualified for rio Olympics
          • Operation sankat mochan is related to vacating 600 stranded Indian in war torn South Sudan 
          • ‘Ring side with Vijender ‘ is book on boxer Vijender Singh written by Rudraneil sengupta 
          • G-20 labour ministers meet its held in Beijing 

          July 13 2016

          • India and Bangladesh have signed deal for the construction of 1320MW coal fired power plant. Bangladesh India friendship power company limited and BHEL have signed the deal 
          • Telangana govt to set up separate dept for NRI 
          • Centre notifies AADHAR act
          • Admiral Sunil lanba has inducted INS KARNA in vishakapatnam 
          • Anirbhan lahiri and S S P Chourasiya have qualified for rio Olympics in golf category 
          • Nirma buys lafarage India’s cement assets
          • Go-Air signs deal with Airbus. Airbus is European company 
          • Utpal bohra is appointed as chairman of Oil India chief 
          • BRICS bank to issue Yuan green bond 

          July 12 2016 

          • Shah rukh Khan and akshay kumar are among the world’s highest paid celebrities of 2016 according to an annual list by forbes the list is topped by Taylor Swift
          • P R Sreejesh to lead Indian hockey team in rio Olympics
          • Nimi sunil kumar cook book author and good blogger has won gourmand world cook book award for 2015-16
          • Kendrapara sheep found in odisha gets rare species status by the national bureau of animal genetic resources
          • Dr raghuveer choudary won 51st jnanapith award
          • HDFC to issue masala bonds
          • Matia Sharapova is out of rio – olympics
          • Antonie griezman named best player of Euro 2016

          July 11 2016 

          • Juba is the capital of South Sudan
          • Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal won euro football 2016 by defeating France by1-0
          • Euro 2016 was held in France
          • Therasa will become next prime minister of Britain after brexit
          • Committee to look over the issue of one rank one pension (orop) is headed by koshyari
          • Jul 11th is celebrated as world population day
          • zakir naik is head of TV channel peace TV
          • Bangladesh bans zakir naiks peace TV 
          • NASA’S mars reconnaissance orbiter has found thin layer of carbon dioxide  ice in mars 
          • Sanjay gupta is named as CMD of konkan railway cooperation limited 
          • Amal dutta veteran Indian footballer passed away 
          • Lewis Hamilton won British grand prix
          • Andy Murray won his  2nd wimbledon title 
          • Aditya puri CEO OF HDFC has been named as best banking CEO in Asia 

          July 10 2016

          • Orangutan had entered  critically endangered species list 
          • Asia’s longest tunnel is present in China 
          • Chattisgarh sets target to build 5000 Km Road 
          • Maharastra police launches four apps 1.pratisad ask 2. Police mitra 3.vahanchoritrakar 4.railway helpline app 
          • DRDO  signed pact with IIT Mumbai and Madras 
          • Govt to set up national research centre on banana in vaishalli district of Bihar 
          • Talgo train is built by Spain 
          • Karnataka so 2nd Junior aquatic championship followed by maharastra 
          • Sydney schanberg pultizer winning American journalist passed away 

          July 09 2016

          • Abdul sattar edhi a famous philanthropist from Pakistan died he ran edhi foundation head quartered in karachi
          • Anthony McGill of Scotland won Indian open snooker in hyderabad
          • Serena Williams won wimbledon 2016  grand slam
          • According to international monetary fund global growth forecast is 3.2
          • Trade ministers of G20 economies met in Shangai
          • Sbi launches premium credit card named elite
          • 231 projects launched under namami gange scheme all over India
          •  A malware humming bad has hit millions of Android phone
          •  A species of spider tarantula was named after Noble Laurette gabreil garcia matquez
          • NATO a union of 28 countries summit met at Warsaw Poland
          •  Apna lohit a mobile app is launched by arunachal pradesh govt the app is like mini Wikipedia giving entire info about the corgi City
          • Captain radhika menon employee of Indian navy will receive 2016 international maritime organisation award for bravery at sea
          •  Kerala imposes fast tax on junk food
          • Specified undertaking of the unit trust of India (SUUTI)
          • World Bank has extended its support to Bihar jeevika 2
          • Govt launches krishi vigyan portals

          July 08 2016

          • Typhoon nepatrak hits Taiwan 
          • The terminal high altitude area defence (THAAD)  is agreed by US and SOUTH KOREA 
          • Smart pulse survey is conducted by andhra pradesh govt 
          • Home minister rajnath singh inaugurates BRICS drug control meeting in Delhi 
          • India and Mozambique signs pact on pulses 
          • India is world’s fourth largest app economy after China, US and Brazil 
          • The govt has set up a committee headed by Shankar acharya to examine the option of moving the financial year cycle  replacing current April – March cycle 

          July 07  2016 

          • US  has highest oil reserves in the world 
          • Rajasthan has become first state in the country to introduce minimum wages for part time works 
          • Union cabinet has approved high court alteration bill, this will allow Madras high court to be renamed as chennai high court and bombay high court as Mumbai high court 
          • Federation internationale de gymnastique has named dipa karmakar as world class gymnast 
          • Lionel Messi has been sentenced for 21 months prison in the case of tax fraud
          • Google buys French startup moodstock
          • Yeldi softcom has received licence from RBI to operate as semi closed digital wallet 
          • HDFC launches small and medium sector enterprise bank (SME) 

          July 06 2016

          • World’s largest charakha has been unveiled in Indira Gandhi international airport New Delhi by Amit shah
          • Union cabinet has approved to set up major port at Enayam tamil nadu this is fourth major port in the state. India has 12 major ports
          • 12 major ports are Kandla, Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Ennore, V O Chidambaranar, Vishakapatnam, Pradip and Kolkata. Enayam will be 13th major port 

          July 05 2016

          • Mhow railway station will be named after bharath ratna Dr. B R ambedkar
          • Prakash javedkar is new HRD minister
          •  Smrithi irani textile minister
          • Sudarshen sen is appointed as executive director of rbi he replaces N S vishwanathan
          • B k koliwad speaker of karnataka assembly
          • Nirinjan mukundan won 8 medals in international wheel chair and amputee sports, Out of  which 3 r gold medals
          • Romesh chandra veteran leader passed away he was ex  president of works peace Council
          • World peace Council hq is in Greece
          • Saudi Arabia became international cricket councils associate member 

          July 04 2016

          • Sai praneeth won Canada open badminton
          • Namami ganga is the program carried out by union water and resource minister uma bharathi to clean Holy river ganga, With a budget  of  20000 crore
          • Australia’s great barrier reef has ban named best place to visit 
          • Google is named as India’s best company to work 
          • BRICS meeting on energy savings and energy efficiency begin in vishakapatnam
          • Gurpreet singh sandhu became first Indian player to play in European league 
          • Lewis Hamilton won Australian GP

          July 03 2016

          • Srilanka  appoints Indrajit  coomarasamy as it’s central bank governor
          •  Syed akbaruddin is India’s ambassador to UN
          • Katy Perry is highest followed celebrity on twitter with 90 million flowers 
          • Iceland has topped as safest vacation spot/country 
          • Worlds largest telescope is built by China 
          • AMUL to sponser Indian contingent at rio olympics
          • India’s first commercial court is inaugurated at NAYA RAIPUR
          • Chennai based equita holdings got approval from RBI to start small finance bank 
          • Reliance India and SBI have signed agreement for payment bank
          •  SBI signs pact with world bank for 4200 crore support for roof top solar project 

          July 02 2016

          • Exercise rim of of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 began at Hawaii. Its worlds largest  maritime exercise 
          • Nations first rapid rural police response system is launched in punjab by deputy CM  Sukhbir singh badal 
          • Indian navy launches waste jet fast attack crafts called INS TARASA
          • 2nd BRICS youth summit begins in Guwahati arunachal pradesh 
          • Kerala govt bans  e- cigarettes
          • Govt removes aam aadmi from aadhar tagline it is replaced by ‘mera aadhar, meri pehchan’ 
          • Peacock conservation project is launched in Mumbai 
          • R C Dhere marathi literary scholar passed away 
          • SBI Mingle is a social media banking Platform is SBI

          July 01 2016

          •  Jitna aata , utni roti is coined by urban development minister venkaiah naidu
          • Nine new cities are added to smart cities plan by central govt,  Which boosts smart cities to 109, Bangalore, Srinagar,jammu,gangtok,itanagar,amaravati,thiruvanantapuram,patna,meerut, Are newly added cities
          • Light combat aircraft tejas was inducted in Indian air force
          • Juno space craft is from NASA to explore Jupiter
          • Marathi literature and folk scholar R C Dhingre dies at 86
          • Shashi Kant sharma is CAG( comptroller and auditor general) of India
          • P( participatory ) notes is issued by sebi
          • China launched 2nd Shinjian-16 satellite 
          • NIRVAN portal is launches by railway minister suresh prabhu, it deals with redressal of services related to  grievances of serving and former railway employees 
          • ‘PRASHIKSHAK’ a portal for teachers is launched by HRD minister smrithi irani 

          June 30 2016

          • The world bank announced 1 billion dollar in support to India’s ambitious solar generation plan
          • 2017 shooting world cup finals to be held in India
          • Core sector growth is 2.8% in may
          •  Eight core sectors are 1.Coal, 2.Crude oil, 3.Natural gas, 4.Refinery products, 5.Fertilisers, 6.Steel, 7.Cement and 8.Electricity
          • Rajnikanths kabali movie poster will be painted on one of the aircraft of air Asia
          • Rodrigo duterte sworn in as president of Philippines 
          • India has successfuly test fired surface to air middle ‘barak-8’
          • Nanda kishore is elected as deputy CAG(comptroller and auditor general) 
          • The model shops and establishment bill 2016 is passed,  now shops, cinema halls etc can be  open for 24×7  hrs throughout the year 
          • Varunastra is India’s first indigenous torpedo 
          • Touch Id is related to standard chartered back 

          June 29 2016

          •  Cabinet clears recommendations of 7 th pay commission for central government employees
          • They ll get 23.5% hike in the salaries
          • Jim yong kim world bank chief visited India
          •  CJI (chief justice of India) T S thakur
          • Jawaharlal Nehru port trust is the biggest container port of India situated in Mumbai
          •  K G subramanyan eminent artists died at 92 in Kolkata
          • CRMS (crop manager rice based system) app is launched by agriculture minister radha Mohan singh
          • Xerxes desai Titan’s firmer MD died
          • Majuli district is arunachal pradesh became India’s first island district 
          • India ranks 105th in human capital index, it is released by Geneva based world economic forum 
          • “the birds of banni grassland ” an app on birds is launched by PM narendra modi, it’s related to species of birds found in banni area of kutch 
          • IIT kanpur hobbies vishwanath anand with ‘honoris causa’ 
          • Sanjeev rajput won silver medal in 50 metre rifle 3 position event in ISSF in baku

          June 28 2016

          • N S Vishwanathan is appointed as new deputy governor of RBI 
          • India, Israel , Pakistan and south Sudan are non signatory members of nuclear non proliferation treaty
          •  Section 377 of Indian penal code is related to homosexuality
          • 23% pay hike for govt employees and pensioners
          • Bharathi veetath India’s first women driver found dead in Bangalore
          • 73 rd amendment of Indian constitution deals with three tier structure 1. Village level 2.Block level 3.District level

          June 27 2016

          •  India became 34 th member of  MCTR
          • UDAY ujjwal discom assurance yojana
          • Bangladesh became first country to secure loan from AIIB
          •  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar awarded with Honarary  fellowship by UK govt
          • Kalinga siksha sati yojana is launched by  odisha CM naveen patnaik
          • Half lion :a book on P V narasimha rao written by vinay sitapati is launched by vice president hamid ansari 

          June 25 2016

          • Jitu rai won silver medal in air pistol in shooting world cup
          • Dutee chand qualified for 100 Metre women’s Olympics  sprint
          • Aiib ( Asian infrastructure and investment bank) is in Beijing
          •  Jin liqun is it’s president
          • China has launched its new generation Long March 7 carrier rocket into the space  
          • N srinivasan is elected as TNCA chairman 
          • Jammu and kashmir CM mehbooba mufti won by elections from anantnag constituency 

          June 24 2016

          • The annual plenary session of nuclear suppliers group ended today in Seoul
          •  United kingdom has opted to leave European union
          • Columbia government and FARC (the revolutionary armed forces of Colombia ) signed historic ceasefire
          • Commerce secretary : Rita teaotia
          •  ISRO and NASA join hands to develop data satellite
          • Nagaland governor P B acharya launches women helpline number ‘181’ and inaugurated Sakhi a one stop centre for women’s affected by violence in both public and private spaces 
          • Manipur social activist Urmila Chanam win ‘Voice of our future award given by world pulse 
          • 25th June is celebrated as day of the seafarer 
          • Neil O’ brain a pioneer of quiz in India passed away 
          • India loses bidto join NSG
          • NASA captured an unusual canyon in Pluto’s moon Charon

          June 23 2016

          •  SCO (shanghai corporation organisation)begins in Tashkent Uzbekistan
          • Legendary spinner Anil kumble appointed as Indian cricket teams head coach
          •  Chief economic advisor of India arvind subramanian
          • Gajendra chauhan: chairman of film and television institute of India situated in pune
          • GD birla award (ghansham das birla award) 2015 for scientific research has been awarded to professor sanjay mishra of IIT Kanpur
          • AS Kiran Kumar is the current chairman of isro
          • Maharashtra government grants minority status for Jews
          • Andra Pradesh govt has released stamp on yoga booklet 
          • India ranks 10th in FDI inflows by UNCTAD (United nation conference on trade and development) report
          • Maharashtra state govt grants minority status to Jews..
          • Andra Pradesh had released stamps on yoga booklet.
          • Himachal Pradesh has launched Rs.640 crores project for skill development..
          • Union cabinet gave its approval for Indian membership to international continental scientific drilling program ( ICSDP) 
          • Anju bobby resigns as Kerala sports council head
          • Guda passes away..He was a  renowned Telangana poet

          June 22 2016

          • Lic chairman SK Roy resigns
          • Cabinet approved setting up of RS 10000 cr fund to support start up’s
          • uday(ujjwal discom assurance yojana) is related to power distribution
          • Sutlej Yamuna link canal issue is between Punjab and Haryana
          • Isro launched record 20 satellites in single mission
          • SCO(shanghai corporation organisation) will begin it’s annual summit on June 23 and June 24 at Tashkent Uzbekistan
          • Mori – village in andra Pradesh chosen for development as smart village.
          • ” maitree ek gyan yatra” – scheme to link primary schools to colleges launched in Assam.
          • In Bhubaneswar govt approved a proposal for green field electronic park.
          • Union govt bans use of potassium bromate as food additive.
          • Chinas sunway taihulight is worlds fastest super computer.
          • Martian crater named after Nepal quake hit village langtang.
          • SBI bank named in hall of shame lists of bank funding

          June 21 2016

          •  Nikesh arora stepped down from president of Softbank group 
          • 2nd  international yoga day celebrated world wide
          • Closed door plenary of NSG is   to be held in Seoul
          • Pslv-C34 will lift the 3rd satellite in the cartosat-2 series
          • Netaji Subash chandra bose statue is unveiled in Malaysia 
          • URJA mobile app enhances the consumer connect with urban power distribution sector

          June 20 2016

          • Golfer Dustin Johnson won us open
          • Cleveland cavaliers won NBA 2016
          • A record 65 million people r displaced by UN by the  end of 2015
          •  Peter Mukherjee is  Former star TV CEO
          • 100% FDI allowed in airlines
          • 49%FDI allowed in defence sector
          • FDI  for private agency is hiked from 49 to 74%
          •  Solar impulse 2 aircraft is aircraft used to cross the globe using only solar energy
          • China has built fastest super computer in d world It’s name is  The sunway taihul light machine, USA has highest number of supercomputers

          June 19 2016

          • A high power committee headed by former cabinet secretary TSR subramanian suggested to remove ugc (university grant commission)
          • Committee is tasked with drawing a blueprint for a new national education policy
          • Kenya’s ex chief justice Willy mutunga is appointed as special  envoy to Maldives
          • Virginia raggi five star movements candidate is elected as first women mayor of Rome Italy
          •  FICCI president : harshavardhan neotia
          • Nico rosberg wins European GP, GP grand Prix
          • Paradsinga is a village in Madhya Pradesh know for the confluence of art and agriculture
          • Tithi a kannada film won Best film and script writer award at Shangai film festival 
          • Jeppiaar a prominent educationalist passes away 
          • South Indian back has launched secure online  money transfer service for NRI’S called Remit2india service
          • Finance minister arun jaitely lays foundation for IIM amritsar 

          June 18 2016

          • Korea plus is a platform launched by commerce and industry minister nirmala sitaram and her Korean counter part. Its used to promote and facilitate investments from South Korea 
          • Canada’s parliament has passed a bill to allow medically assisted death for terminally ill persons
          • Green field electronic Park will be developed in Bhubaneshwar odisha 
          • Manimala devi famous odia actress died
          • Vegetables and fruits can now be transported from chennai to Delhi as Indian railways has started a weekly cargo train 
          • California a city in US is sixth largest economy in the world 

          June 17 2016

          • Duraiappah stadium is in srilanka – renovated by India
          • PSLV C34 will put 20 satellites in the same orbit on June 22nd from Sriharikota isro’s launching station
          •  Essar group – it is group/company responsible for tapping the phone calls of VIP of our country
          •  Non resident Indians can now open national pension scheme (NPS) account online.
          • Gulbarg is a place in Gujarat..
          • Air Ambulances- helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) are to be used at accident and emergency sites without operational clearances.
          • Governor of RBI Raghuram rajan announced that he would not continue to head RBI for second term.
          • Mohana Singh, Avan Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth are India’s first women fighter pilots.
          • Indian hockey team settles for Silver medal in its best ever finish in champions trophy in London..
          • Tata group plans to bring 10 million students on digital platform by 2025.
          • Brexit term related to probable exit britain from European union polling, which will take place on June 23.
          • India’s tea output rose 3% compared to last fiscal year

          June 16 2016

          • State back of Saurastra was merged with SBI in 2008
          • State bank of Indore was merged with SBI in 2010.
          • Bharathiya mahila bank will also be merged with SBI.
          • Pakistan is the first country to establish bank separately for women and India is third.
          • WHO declared India as polio free nation in march 2014
          •  Polio is caused by Virus and WHO is located in Geneva.
          • WHO announced coffee is not carcinogenic..
          • “Rajasva Gyan Sangam” a two day programme was inaugurated by Narendra Modi. It’s related to tax: in his address he gave five point charter RAPID: Revenue Accountability, Probity, Information and Digitisation.
          • Karimnagar replaces Hyderabad in smart city plan.
          • West Bengal and Chattisgarh have highest proportions among the people who reported to be smokers and alcohol drinkers respectively 
          • Barak Obama and  Dalai lama-tibetian spiritual leader, met at the white house in USA
          • Ministry of external affairs cancelled foreign contribution regulation act (FCRA) registration of Sabrang trust. The NGO run by social activist Teesta Setalvad.
          • President Pranab Mukherjee visited Namibia and discussed about uranium supply from Namibia..
          • Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth, Mohana Singh are  first Indian women fighter pilots

          June 15 2016

          • Cabinet approves merger of state bank associates and bharatiya mahila bank to state bank of India. After the merge SBI will have an asset value of about 37 lakh crore 
          • SBI associates, State bank of mysore, State bank of hyderabad,  State bank of travancore, State bank of patiala and State bank of jaipur and bikaner 
          • According to NITI aayog’s vice chairman Aaravind panagariya India will cross 8% economic growth during current fiscal year 
          • Bank Board chairman is Vinod Rai 
          • R. N Choubey is Civil Aviation Secretary 
          • Indian cricket team made clean sweep in Zimbabwe by defeating them by 3-0 at their home 
          • Peter Thomson, the president of 71 st session of UN general assembly belongs to Fiji 
          • The China govt appealed to its citizens to donate the sperm of male population between age group of 20-45
          • Connecting the unconnected and serving the unserved is the moto of the civil aviation policy as govt makes flying easier and cheaper 
          • Indian post gears up to begin “ganga jal” Holy water of ganga river service /deliver 
          • Vidyanjali: is the app launched  by HRD ministry which can be used to register for volunteer work to govt schools 
          • Isro will launch Cartosat – 2c an earth imaging satellite of submetre resolution and meant purely for armed forces 
          • ISA international Sea-bed authority is an United nation body which organises and controls activities in the seabed 
          • Malabar : naval exercise between USA and Japan 
          •  NSG : nuclear supplier group aims to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons by restricting the sale of items that can be used to make those arms

          June 14 2016

          •  GST: Goods and Service tax
          • Bombay high court declares liquor Baron Vijay Mallya as proclaimed offender  
          • Euro 2016 is held in France. Spain will enter as title defenders
          • Gunit chadda quits as deutsche banks Asia Pacific head
          • BHEL commissions 195 MW unit at Muzaffarpur 
          • SEBI chief is U K sinha
          • Donald trump :republican candidate for US presidential elections 
          • Hilary Clinton is democratic candidate for US presidential elections 
          • Exodus of Hindus is related to kairana district of UP 
          • Mahakumbh Mela in kashmir after 75 years at shadipur.  Three rivers confluence here 1.jhelum 2.krishan ganga 3. Sindh
          •  Regional comprehensive economic partnership is regional trade agreement among the 10 ASEAN ( association of South east Asian nations) 
          • INS Mhadei : all women six member crew will circumnavigate the world next year
          • Bombay HC came in support of film Udta punjab
          • Microsoft to acquir linked in for 26.2 billion
          • Norway becomes the first nation to ban deforestation and plans to restrict sale of gas powered cars by 2025