Prepared by D.Sarala, Viluppuram
1. Recently held assembly elections in the 5 states ( UP, Manipur, Goa, Punjab , Uttarakhand) Goa secured highest NOTA ( None of the above ) 1.2 % , next comes Uttarakhand ( 1%)
2. BSNL is going to introduce 4G soon in India during the financial year 2017-18. For this purpose they are going to erect 28000 cell phone towers all over India.
3. National Level Shooting Championship held at Guwahati, Assam recently. Ashwin Godnis ,a police man from Tamil Nadu won Silver medal in this event. This is the first time , a Tamilan got this medal in shooting .
4. In Manipur, Social activist Irom Sharmila secured only 90 votes and lost the election, so she announced that she will be relieving from politics.
5. Reliance Jio and Paytm have apologized for putting PM MOdi’s photo in their advertisements.
6. In the event of International Women’s day , Odisha Government has introduced a free Psychiatric advice for distressed woman. They can call in this toll free no “181” ( 24x7)
7. India’s largest industry in New Delhi is opened by Mr. Venkaiah Naidu , this industry is producing electricity from waste.
8. Value added Tax for petrol and diesel is hiked so that national ‘s income from this will increase up to 12000 Crore rupees.
9. Railway museum will be opened sooner in Kumbakonam where Swami Vivekananda had given his Oratorical speech said by Mr. Suresh Prabhakar Prabu ( Railway Minister )
10. CRPF Soldier Mr. Shankar ( From Thirukoilur, Villupuram district) was shot dead by the Naxalists in Chattisgarh.Along with him 11 others were shot dead.