Current Affairs Today - Independence Day Special News

1. India Celebrated 69th Independence Day on 15.08.2015

2. In-principle acceptance of One-Rank, One-Pension Scheme, modalities being worked out.

3. Name Changed; Central Ministry of Agriculture is now Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare

4. A house and access to basic services like electricity for all by 2022

5. Prime Minister Modi said that 17 crore bank accounts were opened through Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana.

6. Promises of toilets in all school has been fulfilled, with States help.

7. Tamil Nadu Ms.Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Presents following Award
    a. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award to N.Valarmathi, ISRO Scientist 
    b. Kalpana Chawla  Award to Jothimani (Lorry Driver, Erode)
    c. Best Practices Award to Amma  Unavagangal run by the Chennai                       Corporation,     e-sevai maiyam and to the renovation team of Sri                     Parthasarathy Swamy Temple
    d. Best Private Employer Award - Flextronics Technology India Pvt. Ltd.                 (Maximum number of employment to disabled)
    e. Youth Welfare Awards - S.Annakamu, P.Manimaran, M.Tenith Adithya

8. Puducherry - The Science Centre and Planetarium at Lawspet would be named after Former President A.P.J.Abdul Kalam.

9. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy) declared Kerala the 'Complete Digital State'. (In India First Complete Digital State - Kerala).

10. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy annouces launch of a youth programme in memory of Kalam.

11. Telangana - Hyderabad : Free Education up to call 12 th Standard by Telangana Government, the first in the county.

12. The birth anniversary celebration of Sri Aurobindo.

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