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→ ‘World‘s smallest museum opens up in UK.
→ 19 dead, over 100 injured in Odisha hospital fire, govt forms probe team.
→ All towns in MP to be open defecation free by Dec 2017: Shivraj Chouhan.
→ Amandeep Singh appointed as the next Ambassador/PR of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva.
→ Andhra govt sets GVA target for horticulture sector at Rs 49,845 cr.
→ Andy Murray Wins Shanghai Masters.
→ Boman Irani invests in sports fans connecting app Rooter.
→ BRICS Development Bank to Raise Lending.
→ C.Radhakrishnan selected for Mathrubhumi Literary award.
→ China launches its longest manned space mission.
→ China successfully launches its longest manned space mission.
→ China to host next BRICS summit in resort city of Xiamen.
→ CII announces support to small & medium enterprises in Sri Lanka.
→ Congo River is world‘s deepest river.
→ Government Grants BP Plc Licence.
→ In Himachal Pradesh, the police is celebrating Cyber Crime awareness week.
→ Indian Film Gets World Premiere at LFF.
→ IRCTC‘s Rail Neer now India‘s most trusted packaged drinking water brand.
→ Japan bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes.
→ Last King of Rwanada Kigeli V dies in US.
→ Maharajas’ Express Gets Award.
→ New Secretariat to cost Telangana Rs 1200 crore.
→ Pakistan to attend three-day international conference organised by Election Commission of India.
→ Patna railway station tops in Wi-Fi use, mostly for porn.
→ PM Modi holds bilateral meetings with Nepal, Bangladesh PMs.
→ PM Modi meets Brazilian President Michel Temer, finalise text of bilateral investment agreement.
→ Public sector undertaking RailTel denied that the free Wi-Fi service in Patna railway station was used mostly to view porn.
→ Saina receives honorary doctorate from SRM University.
→ Shah overtakes Ashwin as fastest Asian to 100 Test wickets.
→ Tata Communications appoints James Parker as president of global sales.
→ The government plans to rank states on the basis of their performance in education-from the quality of their school infrastructure to learning outcomes.
→ Typhoon Sarika Batters the Philippines.
→ UP cabinet approves construction of Intl theme park at Ayodhya.
→ US Navy commissions most advanced stealth destroyer Zumwalt.
→ With an aim to achieve excellence in sports, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to collaborate with some identified universities across the country to improve the standards of training.
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