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→ A team of scientists from Australia and Germany have created the most detailed hydrogen map ever produced of the Milky Way.
→ An Indian-American academic, Renu Khator, has been appointed as a member of the US Department of Homeland Security‘s Academic Advisory Council.
→ Asian Champions Trophy men‘s hockey tournament starts in Malaysia.
→ Haryana increases retirement age of doctors to 65 yrs.
→ India 137th in Latest FIFA Rankings.
→ India calls for global action against chemical weapons.
→ India, China hold joint army exercise in Ladakh.
→ Indian Railways wins World Railway Shooting Championship Cup.
→ Indian students won two silver and one bronze medals in the 21st International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) held at Pamporovo, Bulgaria.
→ International Prize in Statistics awarded to Sir David Cox.
→ Kumble, Sehwag launch book on Virat Kohli - ‘Driven: The Virat Kohli Story‘.
→ Maharashtra launches Kaushalya SETU initiative.
→ Make in Odisha Conclave: CM Patnaik to meet foreign envoys.
→ NEEPCO to commission 2 power projects in Arunachal Pradesh.
→ Paswan inaugurates Consumer Mela 2016 in New Delhi.
→ PMUY, DBT for subsidised kerosene launched in Jharkahnd.
→ President to inaugurate 28th Accountants General Conference.
→ Rajasthani, Bhojpuri languages to get official status.
→ Russia launches ‘closed‘ internet for data exchange.
→ SBI declares Silchar as its 5th zone in North East.
→ The National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR), and All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) have joined hands for cancer prevention and research.
→ Typhoon Haima Hits Philippines.
→ U-17 World Cup: Kochi first Indian city to get FIFA nod to host tournament.
→ Vadodara gets India‘s second eco-friendly airport.
→ Varija Shah from Baroda, Gujarat, who aspires to join the Indian Air Force has obtained a student pilot license at the age of 16.
→ Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM took over charge as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala.
→ Wipro Acquires Appirio for $400 mn.
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