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🚫Today (23rd June) is International Olympic Day .
🚫This day was introduced in
1948 to commemorate the
birth of the modern Olympic
Games on 23 June 1894 at
the Sorbonne in Paris.
🚫The goal of this day is to
promote participation in
🚫South Africa and India have renewed an agreement to extend cooperation in the field of social innovation, astronomy,
agriculture, biotechnology and
indigenous knowledge systems for the next three years.
🚫The Government will soon launch One Child -One Tree scheme to sensitize children about protection of environment
and promotion of tree plantation in India.
🚫Maharashtra government has declared Blue Mormon as the state butterfly.
🚫Note : Maharashtra has
become the first state to have a state butterfly.
Maharashtra already has, Indian Giant
🚫Kerala government has declared 22nd June as the ' Snake Bird Day ' as part of a
campaign to protect the endangered species.
About Snake Bird :
Known as Darter-Anhinga Melanogaster in scientific parlance,
Business & Economy
🚫The Employees Provident Fund
Organisation (EPFO) has notified an order to make Universal Account Number (UAN) mandatory for all employers
covered under the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act,
🚫Government has proposed, tax benefits in terms of income tax rebates to consumers for paying a certain proportion of their expenditure through electronic means.
🚫james Horner (61), the two-time Oscar-winning composer of some of the biggest Hollywood hits like "Titanic", "Braveheart"
and 'Avatar", died in a plane crash.
Sister Nirmala (81), who succeeded Mother Teresa as superior general of the
Missionaries of Charity passed away.
🚫Nirmala became the second
head of the Missionaries of
Charity after its founder Mother Teresa stepped down from the post in March 1997
🚫the Indian Mars orbiter spacecraft completed its 100th orbit around Mars .
🚫it is also gradually coming
out of the blackout it had
entered earlier this month.
Launched from Indian
spaceport of Sriharikota on
November 5th, 2013
Books & Authors
🚫Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released the book " Red Tape to Red Carpet... and then some," in New Delhi
🚫The book has been written
by Mrs. Gina Rinehart , the
Chairperson of the
Australian mining company
Hancock Prospecting Group.
🚫after the Supreme Court asked the CBSE to re-conduct the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) exams, it was announced that the exams will be conducted on 25th July 2015.