Indore in Madhya Pradesh has been declared the cleanest city in India under the Swachh Survekshan 2017. Gonda in Uttar Pradesh has been ranked the dirtiest among the cities judged.

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The succulent Banganapalle mango has received a Geographical Indication (GI) tag, making Andhra Pradesh the proprietor of the variety known for its sweetness.

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India on 4 May 2017 test-fired its medium-range nuclear-capable Agni II missile having a strike range of more than 2,000 km from an island off the Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. The test, however, did not meet all the desired parameters.

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The Memorandum of Agreements (MoAs) for purchase of 1000 MW wind power under MNRE’s first wind auction Scheme were signed here today between PTC India, the trading company, and Discoms of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Delhi, Odisha and Assam.

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) recently demonstrated a solar hybrid electric car, designed and developed using in-house resources, at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvanathanapuram. Isro made an announcement about this environment-friendly car.

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The 28-hour countdown for the launch of the South Asia Satellite or GSAT-9, which will be India's gift to its neighbouring countries, started on 4 May 2017.

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The four power distribution companies (discoms) of Gujarat have topped an annual ranking by the Union power ministry for the fifth year in a row.

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Social networking giant Facebook has rolled out in India, its 'Express Wi-Fi' service that offers Internet facility through public hotspots to users in rural parts of the country.

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Shyamlal Yadav and Jay Mazoomdaar of The Indian Express were awarded the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) Award for Investigative Journalism for 2016 in Chennai.

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