PM Modi launched ‘Setu Bharatam’ Project.

  • Modi launched the project worth Rs 50000 crore to build bridges for safe and seamless travel on National Highways.
  • With this the government aims to make all national highways free from railway crossings by 2019.

Govt proposes to constitute 10 member Kashmiri Pandit Panel

  • Government of India has proposed to constitute a committee of  Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) to monitor implementation of packages for rehabilitation of the displaced community.
  • The committee panel will consist 10 member.

Kerala Govt takes initiative by launch of Air Ambulance.

  • Government of  Kerala has taken first of its kind initiative by launching the Air Ambulance in Kerala launched by the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.
  • The Air Ambulance in Kerala will exclusively be used for the speedy organ transplant.

Manoj Kumar to be conferred with Dada Saheb Phalke award for year 2015.

  • Award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema.
  • The Award consists of a Swarn Kamal (Golden Lotus), a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs and a shawl.

11th META lifetime achievement award to Ratan Thiyam

  • He has been selected for prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 at the 11th edition of Mahindra Excellence in Theater Awards (META).
  • The award will be given to the theater guru Ratan Thiyam for creating a new language in theater and enriching the art form in various roles as writer, director, designer, composer and choreographer.

Stevie Wonder honored with Global Green Hero Award.

  • The award has been given at the 13th Annual Global Green USA Pre Oscar party.
  • Presently the 65 year old singer Stevie is an music icon in the industry.
  • The singer is serving the industry from the age of 11 and has continued to perform and record till the early 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after birth.

Veteran Left Chief Ashok Ghosh passes away.

  • He was 94.
  • He was the State secretary of the AIFB, the second biggest constituent of the Left Front, since 1951 — for 65 years.
  • He joined the AIFB in 1940, a year after its formation, influenced by the political philosophy of Subhas Chandra Bose.

Most expensive train station in New York at 9/11 site.

  • World’s most expensive train station in the world opens at the World Trade Center site in New York, United States Of America.
  • The site World Trade Center destroyed 14 years ago in the 9/11 attacks.
  • Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish Swiss architect taken 12 years to make it.

PA Sangma, former Lok sabha speaker passes away.

  • He was the Lok Sabha Speaker from 1996 to 1998 and one of the co-founders of Nationalist Congress Party passed away today following a heart attack. He was 68.
  • He was born on 1 September 1947 in village Chapahati in the picturesque West Garo Hills District of the State of Meghalaya in North East India.

Mumbai U-23 Team clinches CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16.

  • Mumbai defeated Madhya Pradesh at the Holkar Stadium in Indore.
  • Mumbai team, winners of the 2015, 2016, U23 Col C K Nayudu Trophy, will be awarded with a cash prize of 20 lakh rupees on clinching the title.


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