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→ 60 cities selected nationwide to implement ‘Solar Cities’ programme: Govt.
→ Cabinet approves ISRO and USGS for cooperation in the Exchange and use of U.S. Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data.
→ Forbes ranks PM Modi 9th among world‘s 10 most powerful people.
→ Govt announces Lucky Grahak Yojana, Digi Dhan Vyapari Yojana to promote digital payments.
→ Indian Railways, SBI tie-up to install 10000 POS machines at various locations.
→ Madonna’s biopic voted as best unproduced script of 2016.
→ Nobel-winning economist Thomas Schelling dies at 95.
→ Pakistan successfully test-fires enhanced version of Babur cruise missile.
→ Paytm partners with NHAI for digital payments at toll plazas.
→ PNB launches Mobile Wallet – PNB KITTY.
→ Rio de Janeiro, the ‘Marvellous City’, gets UNESCO world heritage status.
→ Seventh Indo-Maldives joint military exercise EKUVERIN begins.
→ Union Cabinet approves amended DTAA between India and Tajikistan.
→ Union Cabinet approves India’s approach to climate change negotiations at COP22 to UNFCCC.
→ V.G. Kannan took charge as Chief Executive IBA.
→ V.K. Sharma confirmed as new LIC chairman.
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