Current Affairs, News & Facts of 30 Jan 2015

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  • Disabled medal winners to get as much Award Money as the normal recipients.  - read more cat
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  • University of Hyderabad wins Visitor's Award 2015 for 'Best University'. - read more cat
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  • Eminent singer 'Shekhar Sen' becomes the new Chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi.  
    • He gets a term of 5 years.
    • The multifaceted personality has also been an actor, theatre director, composer and lyricist.
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  • Republic Day Parade 2015 Awards: Maharashtra wins the award for 'Best Tableau' with Jharkhand and Karnataka finishing 2nd and 3rd.  
    • Brigade of 'Guards Regiment' & 'Sikh Regiment' adjudged joint winners of Marching Contingent.
    • In the category of Para-Military Forces and other auxiliary marching contingents, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) contingent has been adjudged the best contingent.
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  • 18th National Conference on e-Governance begins at Gandhinagar with the theme 'Digital Governance-New Frontier'.  
    • It aims to explore the benefits of the use of ICT, integrated service delivery and use of mobile platform for expanding access rapidly.
    • Focus sector of the year is 'Skill Development and Employability'.
    • National e-Governance awards 2014-15 will also be presented here in 12 different categories concerning various aspects of e-Governance.
    • The honour recognise some of the best Government to Government (G2G), Government to Citizen (G2C), Government to Business (G2B) initiatives taken by various government departments and also initiatives of public sector units and Non-Government Institutions.
    • The conference along with the exhibition is a forum to showcase best practices, innovative technologies and ICT solutions.
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  • Separate Gorkhaland leader Subhash Ghisingh dies at 78. 
    • As the founder of Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), he had been fighting for the separate state for ethnic Gorkha people - living in Darjeeling district of West Bengal - since 1980s.
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  • India gets the hosting right for the Twenty20 World Cup 2016
    • The biennial event will take place from March 11, 2016 to April 3, 2016.
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  • Dr Hanumanthu Purushotham takes charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation (NRDC).
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  • Nation observes Anti Leprosy Day (martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi) 2015 today on January 30
    • The celebration marks the special love and compassion 'Mahatma Gandhi' had for persons suffering from leprosy.
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