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→ ‘Happiness junction‘ inaugurated at Bihar‘s railway station.
→ Aditya Birla Group to invest Rs. 20,000 cr in Madhya Pradesh.
→ Air India makes world record for longest nonstop flight.
→ Committee Setup to H5 Avian Influenza Outbreak.
→ Goa given green light to host FIFA U-17 World Cup.
→ Gurugram traffic police to get body-worn cameras.
→ ICICI, Axis, StanChart get back $2.5 bn of Essar loans.
→ In Jammu and Kashmir over 800 years old village Itchu in Ladakh region has been electrified for the first time using solar micro grids.
→ India beat Iran to win 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.
→ India‘s Chandrayaan-1 helped NASA detect water on Moon.
→ Mehar Mittal, legend of comedy in Punjabi movies, passes away.
→ North Korea won 2016 FIFA U-17 Women‘s World Cup.
→ Pele holds Guinness World Record for most career goals.
→ Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (PMUY) aims at providing five crore LPG connections to Below Poverty Line households in the country within three years.
→ Power Grid‘s board approves investments of Rs1k crore.
→ President Pranav Mukherjee inaugurated the Sardar Patel Heart Institute at Ankleshwar in Gujarat.
→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a campaign through which people can send their Diwali greetings and messages to the soldiers to boost their morale - Sandesh2Soldiers campaign.
→ Railways to introduce 9 more trains in UP by Nov-end.
→ Rajasthan to launch India‘s 1st indigenous olive oil brand.
→ SEBI relaxes restrictions on 40 entities.
→ The first woman to conquer Mount Everest, Junko Tabei, died of peritoneal cancer in Japan.
→ The highest French civil distinction, Chevalier de la L gion d Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) was conferred on MD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
→ Union Government holds tripartite talks with Manipur government, KNO, UPF.
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