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19 May 2016 Current Events NCERT set to schedule Yoga Olympiad for government schools

After having organized Science and Mathematics Olympiad previously, NCERT has planned to organize Yoga Olympiad for all government and government-aided schools from 18 to 20 June 2016, culminating on 21 June on the International Yoga Day which will be commemorated via an award ceremony that will be attended by HRD Minister Smriti Irani.


Sensex & Nifty open lower during early trade

Both BSE Sensex and Nifty have opened lower with Sun TV shares shrinking by 10%. As per analysts, a rate hike in the US would actually make it less attractive for the foreign investors to put capital in India’s emerging markets. Also, the Federal Reserve Officials believe increasing interest rates in June is actually appropriate if the economic data points to the stronger second-quarter growth.


AAP launches its Nagaland Unit

Amid the AAP National Executive Committee member and observer North Eastern States, Habung Payeng; AAP(Aam Admi Party) launched its Nagaland Unit. A total of 13 officials have been elected to the executive body of Nagaland unit of APP. It has Dr S Amos Longkumer as the coordinator and Riikhietuonuo as the secretary. The launch of Nagaland AAP Unit has relieved the Naga people who were fed up of the regional party and its activities.  


NCERT set to schedule Yoga Olympiad for government schools

After having organized Science and Mathematics Olympiad previously, NCERT has planned to organize Yoga Olympiad for all government and government-aided schools from 18 to 20 June 2016, culminating on 21 June on the International Yoga Day which will be commemorated via an award ceremony that will be attended by HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

Sensex & Nifty open lower during early trade

Both BSE Sensex and Nifty have opened lower with Sun TV shares shrinking by 10%. As per analysts, a rate hike in the US would actually make it less attractive for the foreign investors to put capital in India’s emerging markets. Also, the Federal Reserve Officials believe increasing interest rates in June is actually appropriate if the economic data points to the stronger second-quarter growth.

AAP launches its Nagaland Unit

Amid the AAP National Executive Committee member and observer North Eastern States, Habung Payeng; AAP(Aam Admi Party) launched its Nagaland Unit. A total of 13 officials have been elected to the executive body of Nagaland unit of APP. It has Dr S Amos Longkumer as the coordinator and Riikhietuonuo as the secretary. The launch of Nagaland AAP Unit has relieved the Naga people who were fed up of the regional party and its activities.  




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