13 /04/16

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  1. India today joined hands with Germany to attain “pristine” status of Ganga by adopting river basin management strategies used for cleansing rivers like Rhine and Danube of pollutants.
  2. Haryana government decided to rename Gurgaon as Gurugram and Mewat as Nuh
  3. Golden Tobacco Ltd became first company in India to implement 85% pictorial health warnings.
  4. Author and poet Padma Sachdev on 12 April 2016 was selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for 2015 for her autobiography titled Chitt-Chete, written in Dogri language.
  5. Viswanathan Anand conferred with Hridaynath Mangeskar Award 2016
  6. Meeran Borwankar appointed Director General of Bureau of Police Research & Development
  7. England Cricketer James Taylor retired from International Cricket
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