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  • C. Rangarajan committee on deregulation of the sugar industry

    Friday, Apr 05, 2013

    C. Rangarajan committee on deregulation of the sugar industry

    Prime Minister had set up a committee under the chairmanship of Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the PM to look into all the issues rel

  • The Templeton Prize

    Thursday, Apr 04, 2013

    The Templeton Prize

    The award is given by the U.S.-based Templeton foundation which was established in 1972 by the late American-born investor and philanthropist John Templeton. Th

  • The Google Lunar X PRIZE

    Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013

    The Google Lunar X PRIZE

    The Google Lunar X PRIZE is igniting a new era of lunar exploration by offering the largest international incentive prize of all time. A total of $30 million in

  •  Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) , Pakistan

    Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013

    Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) , Pakistan

    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan bordered by Afghanistan to the north and west with the

  • OFS: Offer For Sale route

    Monday, Mar 25, 2013

    OFS: Offer For Sale route

    OFS (Offer for Sale) serves the same purpose as traditional mechanism of Follow-On Public Offer (FPOs) but it enables promoters to dilute their h

  • Stree Shakti Puruskar

    Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013

    Stree Shakti Puruskar

    As a measure of recognition of achievements of individual women in the field of social development, the Government of India has instituted 6 National Awards, wh

  • Directorate of Film Festivals

    Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

    Directorate of Film Festivals

    Directorate of Film Festivals was set up by the Government of India in 1973 to organize International and National Film Festivals within the country. DFF facili

  • Dada Saheb Phalke Awards

    Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

    Dada Saheb Phalke Awards

    The National Film Awards named the most prestigious and coveted award of Indian Cinema after 'the Father of Indian Cinema', Dhundiraj Govind Phalke .He is the m

  • National Film Awards

    Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013

    National Film Awards

    The National Awards for films were started in 1954 , as an annual incentive by the Government of India , for the making of artistic, competent and meaningful fi


GK Tidbits ( Jan 01, 1970 - Jan 01, 1970 )

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  • May 20, 2014 Rukmani is the first dedicated communication satellite for the Indian navy.

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