India celebrates 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement
The 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, also known as August Kranti Andolan, will be celebrated across India on 9 August 2017.

The movement that aimed to help India attain complete independence, a historic milestone in the Indian More..





Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam’s memorial in Rameswaram
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the former President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu on the second death anniversary of the former President.

He will f More..





Axis Bank acquires FreeCharge for Rs. 385 crore
Axis Bank announced the acquisition of Snapdeal-owned mobile payments provider Freecharge in an all-cash deal worth Rs385 crore.

It will get over 50 million c More..





International food standard body CAC adopts universal standards for pepper, cumin and thyme
The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) adopted three Codex standards for black, white and green pepper, cumin and thyme, paving the way for universal agreement on identifying quality spices in various countries.

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Debate on “(En)Forced Patriotism” in Indian Society
Gestures and acts like saluting the tri-colour flag, singing songs and reciting poems like Jana Gana Mana and Vandemataram and raising slogans like Inquilab Zinadabad against the brutality of the ruling class played a key role in mass mobilization du More..





Parliament passes Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017
The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Bill, 2017 received Parliamentary approval after it was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 26 July 2017. The bill was passed by the Parliament’s lower house, Lok Sabha earlier in April 2017.

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Cabinet approves new wage code bill to ensure minimum wage across all sectors
The Union Cabinet on 26 July 2017 approved the new wage code bill that will ensure a minimum wage across all sectors by integrating four labour related laws.

The new Labour Code on Wages Bill will be consolidating the Minimum Wages Act More..





Union Cabinet approves revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme
The Union Cabinet on 26 July 2017 approved revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB) Scheme. The revision was done with an aim to achieve its intended objectives.

Specific changes have been made in the attributes of the sche More..





Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister
Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, has resigned from his office. He resigned on 26 July 2017 after citing differences with ally RJD on the issue of corruption charges against Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav.

After submitti More..





Union Government plans to open over 100 new post offices by 2018
The Union government is planning to open 81 sub-post offices and 100 branch post offices during the 2017-18 fiscal year under the " Rural Business & Access to Postal Network " scheme.

The same was notified to the Parliame More..





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