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→ Union Cabinet approves the establishment of National Academic Depository.
→ Antarctica’s Ross Sea declared world’s largest marine reserve.
→ World Bank appoints first advisor to handle LGBTI Discrimination.
→ China orders a national census on the sources of pollution.
→ RBI has allowed Startups to raise up to $3 million of External Commercial Borrowings in a financial year for a period of 3 years.
→ Two Yazidi women, Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, who escaped sexual enslavement by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq, have won Europe‘s top human rights award, the Sakharov prize.
→ Punjab Directorate on 27 October 2016 won the 2016 National Cadet Corp (NCC) National Games.
→ Japan‘s Prince Mikasa, world‘s oldest royal, dies at 100.
→ The first woman who conquered Mount Everest Junko Tabei passes away.
→ Goa’s First Woman Chief Minister Shashikala Kakodkar Dies At 81.
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