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PM sets up National Implementation Committee to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi constituted National Implementation Committee (NIC) under Chairmanship of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in the country and abroad. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State for Culture Dr. Mahesh Sharma are its Members. Key Facts Union Government has decided to Read More…

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Maratha Light Infantry celebrates 250th anniversary

The Maratha Light Infantry celebrated 250 years of its existence on 4 February 2018. The first battalion of regiment was raised as ‘Second Battalion Bombay Sepoys’ on this day in 1768. Maratha Light Infantry Day February 4 is celebrated as “Maratha Light Infantry Day” across the regiment throughout the country. The date holds historic significance Read More…

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Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: 238th anniversary of India’s first newspaper celebrated

Journalists and social activists celebrated 238th anniversary of India’s first newspaper the Hicky’s Bengal Gazette. 29 January is also celebrated Hicky’s Day to pay tributes to the fighter-journalist James Augustus Hicky who is considered as founder of journalism in India. Hicky’s Bengal Gazette Hicky’s Bengal Gazette (Original Calcutta General Advertiser) was an English language weekly Read More…

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India Water Week inaugurated by President

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 5th edition of India Water Week (IWW) with theme “Water and Energy for Inclusive Growth” in New Delhi.  About 1500 delegates from India and 13 other countries will attend five day international event. The event will be celebrated with a multi-disciplinary conference and a concurrently running exhibition enriching theme and Read More…

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Directorate General of Quality Assurance celebrates its Diamond Jubilee

The Diamond Jubilee of Directorate General of Quality Assurance (DGQA) was observed on 28 September 2017 as it completed 60 years of its existence. To commemorate the occasion, Minister of State (MoS) for Defence, Dr Subhash Bhamare released the ‘First Day Cover’ of DGQA. He also launched portal for e-registration of vendors. Directorate General of Read More…

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates exhibition marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated an exhibition titled “Swachhagraha – Bapu Ko Karyanjali – Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani” in New Delhi mark the 100 years (centenary year) of Champaran Satyagraha. The exhibition will showcase Champaran Satyagraha and it will connect essential principles of Satyagraha with Swachhagraha. It will also showcase the ground covered by the Read More…

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68th Republic Day celebrated on 26 January 2017

India celebrated its 68th Republic Day on January 26, 2017 with the theme “Skill India and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao”. The day honours the date on which the Indian Constitution came into force on 26th January, 1950 replacing the Government of India Act, 1935 as the governing document. Key Facts This year, Sheikh Mohamed bin Read More…

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