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Which of the following countries has recently launched the world's largest human genome research project?
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Who: China
What: launched the world's largest human genome research project
When: published on 28th December 2017

The world's largest human genome research project of 100,000 people was launched by China to document their genetic makeup for a study that aims to help generate the precision medicines of the future.

It is the country's first large project detecting the genetic links between health and sickness and will involve 100,000 people from different ethnic backgrounds and regions.

The project will collect the genetic data of Han ethnic majority people from all over the country and nine other ethnic minority groups with a population of more than 5 million including the Zhuang and Hui peoples.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1082559.shtml
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Which of the following banks has recently received capital infusion of Rs. 2,729 crore from the government?
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Who: IDBI Bank
What: received capital infusion of Rs. 2,729 crore from the government
When: published on 30th December 2017

Public sector IDBI Bank has received capital infusion of Rs. 2,729 crore from the government.

“The government has on December 29, 2017 infused share application money of Rs. 2,729 crore towards preferential issue of equity infusion of IDBI bank during the fiscal year 2017-18 under the plan as government’s investment,” it said in a regulatory filing.

The bank said its board of directors at the ensuing meeting will consider the proposal for approval of preferential issue of capital to government up to Rs. 2,729 crore.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/idbi-bank-gets-2729-crore-from-government/article22331368.ece
3
The 78th session of the Indian History Congress was recently held in:
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Who: 78th session of the Indian History Congress
What: was held
Where: in Kolkata
When:  published on 28th December 2017

The three-day long 78th session of the Indian History Congress has recently begun at the Jadavpur University campus in Kolkata.

The Indian History Congress will have six sections this time - Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern India, Countries Other than India, Archaeology and Contemporary India.

Eminent historians like Irfan Habib and Romila Thapar will speak on the occasion.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/78th-session-of-indian-history-congress-begins-today/1/1119775.html
4
Embassy of which of the following countries has recently announced to open gates for visa services again Turkish citizens?
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Who: Embassy of USA
What: has announced to open gates for visa services again Turkish citizens
When: published on 29th December 2017

The US embassy in Turkey has announced it is resuming normal visa services for Turkish citizens, saying Turkish authorities fulfilled assurances no local staff would be detained or arrested for performing their duties.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.newsbharati.com/Encyc/2017/12/29/Visa-services-resume.html
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________________ government is to reward people with Rs 500 for spotting beggars in city?
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Who: Telangana government
What: is to reward people with Rs 500 for spotting beggars in city
When: published on 30th December 2017

With an aim to make Hyderabad beggar free, the Telangana Prisons Department has announced a reward of Rs. 500 to anyone who spots beggars in the city and informs it to the officials.

Addressing the media VK Singh, DG, Telangana Prisons Department said that if anybody spots a beggar on the street and give information about him to the authorities then he would get a reward of Rs 500 on the next day itself.

Singh further said that they have started 'vidyadanam 'programme under which they would be providing education and employment to the beggars.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.republicworld.com/s/17501/telangana-government-announces-a-reward-of-rs-500-for-anyone-who-reports-a-beggar