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→ Andhra Pradesh govt releases Rs. 99.62 crore under AMRUT scheme.
→ Assam- AGP celebrating 32nd foundation day celebration.
→ Author Arundahti Roy announces second novel titled The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.
→ Azhar Ali becomes 1st centurion in day-night Tests.
→ Bank deposits touch 100 lakh crore for the 1st time.
→ Bank of Baroda appoints P V Sindhu and K Srikanth as brand ambassadors.
→ Bindra to open high-performance centre for athletes.
→ Draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 suggests basin-level management.
→ Former F1 driver Mark Webber announces retirement.
→ Govt approves Rs 1,955-cr Jharkhand-Bihar road link project gets Cabinet approval.
→ Govt determined to make all cities open defecation free by 2017- Fadnavis.
→ In Uttar Pradesh, the ‘safe motherhood‘ week started.
→ India has 4th highest number of millionaires in Asia-Pacific.
→ India win 2 more medals at World Powerlifting Championship.
→ India‘s longest gas pipeline from Gujarat coast to Gorakhpur.
→ Indian Hockey team captain P R Sreejesh has been selected for the 28th Jimmy George Foundation Award-2016 for best sports person of Kerala.
→ Karnataka makes it mandatory for hospitals to have salons.
→ Maneka Gandhi to inaugurate Women of India Festival 2016.
→ NASA develops electroactive bandages for wound healing.
→ Pakistan‘s footballer Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baluch dies in car accident.
→ PM to inaugurate digital expo on Sardar Patel on Oct 31.
→ Priyanka Chopra is Now on Variety Magazine‘s ‘Power Of Women Impact‘ List.
→ Puducherry Govt to form Civil Defence Force to handle disasters.
→ Sachin ran 353 km between wickets for his 17,000 runs.
→ SEBI bans 21 entities in tax evasion case.
→ Thailand‘s King Bhumibol Adulyadej – the world‘s longest-serving monarch – has died aged 88.
→ The World Health Organisation (WHO) released the Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 highlighting that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat Tuberculosis (TB) in order to meet global targets.
→ Toll free number 1800 425 6151 for complaints on excess fare.
→ Uber invests 200 cr in Mumbai car leasing firm.
→ US has an underwater memorial reef.
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