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→ Cabinet approves amendment bill related to HIV/AIDS.
→ CCEA gives nod to acquisition of 11 per cent stake in Russian oil company.
→ Dhoni‘s friend who taught him helicopter shot died at 32.
→ Former ISRO chief U R Rao becomes first Indian to be inducted into IAF Hall of Fame.
→ France becomes first country to ban plastic cups and plates.
→ GSAT-18 launched successfully on board Ariane-5 from Kourou.
→ India – Singapore Finance Dialogue.
→ India‘s GDP growth to remain strong at 7.6% in 2016, 7.7% in 2017, says World Bank.
→ Irom Sharmila says will launch a political party this month.
→ ISIS recruits more educated than average: World Bank study.
→ Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa won 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
→ Major General Nilendra Kumar is appointed new Additional Director General NCC Directorate, Jammu and Kashmir.
→ Master Card launches ‘selfie pay‘ app in Europe.
→ Myanmar scraps stringent emergency law.
→ Nayanjot Lahiri wins 2016 John F Richards Prize.
→ Noted Kerala artist Yusuf Arakkal dies at 71.
→ Odisha - NHRC seeks report on ration denial to HIV positive orphans.
→ Pakistan debarred from Kabaddi World Cup 2016.
→ PM to visit Lucknow to celebrate Dusshera.
→ Prime Minister holds bilateral meeting with Sri Lankan counterpart in New Delhi.
→ Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships and awards for the Year-2015 presented.
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