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→ 5 Indian Americans Takes Oath as Members of US Congress.
→ Andhra Pradesh CM announced Rs. 100 cr. for the first Nobel laureate from State.
→ Apple decides to invests $1 bn in world‘s largest tech fund by SoftBank.
→ Army launches operation to flush out terrorists in Bandipora district of J & K.
→ Arthur Morris inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.
→ Assam Biotech Conclave begins in Guwahati.
→ Azure Power Commissions Largest North Indian Solar Power Project (150MW).
→ Banks cut base rates; home, corporate loans to be cheaper.
→ Cash transfer to major mobile wallets is temporarily blocked by SBI.
→ Centre plans to assign 12-digit unique identification number for All cows across India.
→ Dhoni‘s 2011 WC final bat is auctioned for record high price.
→ EC limits cash expense per candidate at Rs 20-28 lakh for Assembly polls.
→ EVMs with Candidates‘ photos to be introduced in Manipur and U‘khand States.
→ Export of Spices is up by 5% in volume in first half of 2016-17.
→ Govt reported nearly Rs 23,500 Cr realized via disinvestment this year so far.
→ Guwahati‘s 1st Braille library opens at Blind High School.
→ H1-B visa reform Bill reintroduced in U.S. Congress.
→ India win record 4th straight SAFF Women‘s Championship title.
→ Indian-American, Raj Shah appointed as Deputy Assistant to the President by Donald Trump.
→ Jovenel Moise elected as the President of Haiti.
→ Karnataka got assistance of Rs 1782.44 crore from Central Government as drought relief.
→ Ludhiana district administration develops mobile app for Election Commission of India.
→ Mahindra Singh Dhoni steps down as captain of T-20 & ODI format of cricket.
→ Mega merger of 5 associate banks, Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI pushed to next fiscal.
→ MS Dhoni steps down from ODI and T20 Captaincy.
→ Om Puri passes away after a massive heart attack.
→ Paytm gets final approval for payments bank.
→ PM Narendra Modi Releases special commemorative postage in 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Patna.
→ Pranav Dhanawade of Mumbai becomes the 1st to score 1,000 runs in an innings.
→ RBI appoints Surekha Marandi as Executive Director.
→ RBI Reported that Net profit of listed private sector companies recorded 16% growth in 2nd quarter of fiscal.
→ Robert Marchand of 105-year-old sets record by cycling 22 kms in 1 hour.
→ Rs. 5 discount for online payment of LPG cylinder.
→ SAFF Women‘s C‘ship title won by India women‘s football team 4th time in a row.
→ Supreme Court Removes Anurag Thakur as BCCI President.
→ Talcher fertilizer plant to be revived & start production by Sept 2020 in Anugul district of Odisha.
→ Tareck El Aissami appointed as Vice President of Venezuelan by President Nicolas Maduro.
→ Two-day Assam Biotech Conclave begins in Guwahati.
→ United Nations declares 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
→ Yes Bank ties-up with Bajaj Electricals for vendor financing using blockchain.
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