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→ 5th Edition of India-Arab partnership conference held in Muscat, Oman.
→ Andhra Pradesh records 5% more growth than all India rate.
→ Govt appoints Sunil Arora as IICA Director General.
→ Haryana becomes first state to launch Mahila Police Volunteer initiative.
→ ICFA presents ‘Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016‘ to Ratan Tata.
→ India tops Asia in innovation chart.
→ India, ASEAN set target of $100 billion trade to be achieved by 2020.
→ India‘s first residential transgender school to come up in Kochi.
→ Indian-American woman elected as Mayor of Californian city.
→ Majuli set to become country’s first ever carbon neutral district.
→ Nigeria‘s Amina Mohammed named UN‘s Deputy Secretary-General.
→ Paytm launches ‘Each one, teach one’ to increase digital inclusion.
→ PM Modi describes schemes for digital payments as strategic push towards cashless transactions.
→ Punjab to provide free LPG to BPL families missed in SECC 2011.
→ Raj CM Vasundhara Raje launches Annapurna Rasoi Yojna.
→ The First Indian Cricketer to Make It to ICC’s Women’s Team of the Year 2016.
→ Trump picks David Friedman as US envoy to Israel.
→ Veteran Hollywood actor Bernard Fox dies at 89.
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