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Prime Minister inaugurated 85th annual Sivagiri pilgrimage celebrations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 85th annual Sivagiri pilgrimage celebrations at Sivagiri Mutt in Kerala. The Sivagiri Mutt is a major spiritual-cum- pilgrim centre of the Ezhava community in Kerala and was established by Sri Narayana Guru, who propagated the message of " One Caste, One Religion and One God for Mankind". 

Haryana govt launched country’s first-ever minimum support price mechanism for vegetables- Bhavanta Bharpayee Yojana

The new Bhavantar Bharpai Yojna or the price deficit compensation scheme for vegetables, “The protected price or the base price would be fixed equivalent to the cultivation cost. Whenever the prices fall below the input or cultivation costs of the farmer, the state government will compensate for the price deficit. For example,. . . . .

MoU signed between Allahabad Bank and National E-Governance Services Ltd (NeSL)

State-run Allahabad Bank signed a MoU with the government-owned National E-Governance Services Ltd (NeSL) for the tie-up that could help in minimising the resolution period in NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) referred cases. NeSL is the first Information Utility entity registered by Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. . . . .

Paytm becomes the first payment app from India to cross 100 million downloads

India's largest mobile-first financial services platform, Paytm announced that its app has crossed the 100 million milestones on Google Play Store in the second week of December 2017. This makes Paytm the country's first payments app to cross the 100 million downloads mark. " We are overwhelmed with the 100 million. . . . .

Bronze medal to Viswanathan Anand in the World Blitz Chess Championship

Viswanathan Anand won a bronze in the World Blitz Chess Championship following his gold-winning performance in the Rapid section. After ending the first day of the Blitz category on a disappointing note when he suffered a loss at the hands of Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, Anand won against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France.

Saudi Arabia hosting world chess tournament for first time after long ban

Saudi Arabia is hosting a world chess tournament for the first time after the country's top cleric issued a religious edict against playing the board game. However, players from Israel and Qatar are missing the tournament due to regional tensions. Saudi Arabia's top cleric, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh, said. . . . .

Arunachal declared open defecation-free State

Arunachal Pradesh emerged as Open Defecation Free State. It is the second State in Northeast after Sikkim. Arunachal has 21 districts and the State attained the feat much before the national deadline of October 2, 2019. ​​​​​​​The three remaining districts - Upper Subansiri, Siang, and Changlang. . . . .

Vidarbha Win Maiden Ranji Trophy After Beating Delhi 

Vidarbha has created history by winning the Ranji Trophy for the first time in history with a thumping nine-wicket win over Delhi at the Holkar stadium in Indore. Rajneesh Gurbani’s 6/59, including a hat-trick and a century from Akshay Wadkar, were the key moments in Vidarbha scripting a fairytale run. For Delhi, Dhruv. . . . .

Israel confirms its withdrawal from UNESCO

Israel has formally notified the UN's culture and education body of its withdrawal from the organization. The UNESCO Chief has voiced "deep regret" over Israel's decision to withdraw from the agency. she had received official notice from the Government of Israel's withdrawal from the agency effective on 31 December. . . . .

India Hosting 10 Asean Leaders on Republic Day(2018)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Republic Day celebration in 2018 would be "remembered through the ages" because the government for the first time in India's history would host leaders of 10 Asean countries as chief guests on 26th January 2018.  "The Republic Day will be celebrated with. . . . .



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