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→ Astronomer Vera Rubin, who confirmed dark matter, passes away.
→ AU Financiers gets final licence from RBI to start small finance bank
→ Bank of Maharashtra Adopts Village in Sangli for Digital Transactions
→ Cabinet approves International Solar Alliance (ISA).
→ Centre assistance of Rs.489 cr for improving water supply and sewerage networks in Delhi.
→ China launches 2 high-res remote sensing satellites.
→ Former MP CM Sunderlal Patwa passes away in Bhopal.
→ Former Sri Lankan prime minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake passes away
→ Govt names Professor Viral Acharya as Deputy Governor of RBI.
→ Gujarat government announces Biotechnology Policy.
→ Haryana Government to set up country’s first Caterpillar Train
→ India, Bhutan signed MoU for technical cooperation in infrastructure engineering.
→ India’s first Digi Dhan Mela held in Gurugram to promote cashless transactions.
→ Indian Army partners with IIT Gandhinagar for critical technology requirements
→ Indian Olympic Association appoints Suresh Kalmadi, Abhay Singh Chautala as life presidents.
→ Kerala to seek Union government’s approval for using deer antlers in Ayurveda medicines.
→ Kerala‘s Nedumkayam becomes 1st cashless, digital tribal colony.
→ Maharashtra village, Sangli, adopted for Digital Transactions by Bank of Maharashtra.
→ Meghalaya to host 2022 National Games.
→ Nagar Uday Abhiyan launched in Madhya Pradesh
→ Paytm launches 100-member merchant helpdesk to educate on digital payments
→ PM Modi lays foundation stone of 900 km Char Dham highway
→ Rajasthani writer Satya Narayan chosen for Bihari Puraskar.
→ Shah Rukh Khan Conferred with Honorary Doctorate for promoting Urdu Language
→ Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher passes away.
→ Tata Motors signs up Akshay Kumar as brand ambassador for commercial vehicles.
→ Vijay Goel to felicitate Indian junior hockey team.
→ Viral Acharya appointed as deputy governor of RBI
→ Virat Kohli chosen as captain of Cricket Australia’s ODI team of the year
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