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GA- 28 Jun 2017 World’s First ATM celebrates its 50th Birthday The world’s first ATM (automated teller machine) celebrates its 50th anniversary. In the past five decades, ATM machines have heralded a transformation in the way people obtained and used cash. The ATM machines were the brainchild of Scottish inventor...

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GA- 27 Jun 2017 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US Visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the first foreign leader to have a White House dinner after the US President Donald Trump assumed power. India and the US have asked Pakistan to make sure that its soil is not used for cross-border terror...

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GA- 26 Jun 2017 June 26: International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on June 26 to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs. The day is also observed as an expression of United...

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GA- 24 & 25 Jun 2017 RBI widens scope of Banking Ombudsman Scheme The Reserve Bank has extended the scope of Banking Ombudsman Scheme under which banks could be penalised for mis-selling third-party products like insurance and mutual funds via mobile or electronic banking. The pecuniary jurisdiction of the Banking Ombudsman...

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GA- 23 Jun 2017 Government announces 30 new Smart Cities Union Minister for Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, M. Venkaiah Naidu has announced a new batch of 30 smart cities under Smart City Mission, which was launched on June 25, 2015. The newly selected cities include Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala,  Naya Raipur in...

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GA- 22 Jun 2017 Punjab announces free education for girls from Nursery to PhD In a bid to fulfill one of its major poll promises, Captain Amarinder Singh-led govt in Punjab has announced free education for girls in all public institutions from nursery to PhD, in spite of the financial...

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GA- 21 Jun 2017 June 21: International Yoga Day June 21st is annually celebrated as International Yoga Day since the year 2015. This year, the 3rd International Day of Yoga is being observed. The purpose of the yoga day is to promote yoga and make it as a part of people’s daily...

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International Yoga Day Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit language which means to unite or to join, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Maharishi Patanjali is considered as the ‘father of Yoga’. He had compiled 195 Yoga...

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GA- 20 June 2017 June 20: World Refugee Day Every year June 20 is observed as World Refugee Day to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. It seeks to draw attention to the plight of refugees and also to celebrate their courage and resilience and renew...

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GA- 19 June 2017 Mobile App “Celebrating Yoga” Launched Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan has launched a Mobile App “Celebrating Yoga”. The Mobile App has been developed by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology on the occasion of International  Yoga Day 2017.  The aim of the...