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→ ‘Free flights for India Olympics, Paralympics winners‘.
→ ‘India to be 3rd largest construction market by 2025‘.
→ 7 women get M.S. Subbulakshmi Awards : Girija Devi, Kishori Amonkar, Aruna Sairam and Vishaka Hari; dancers Yamini Krishnamurthy and Vyjayantimala Bali; and Pandavani exponent Teejan Bai.
→ A ‘Museum of Illusions‘ where guests can witness holograms and optical illusions has opened in Ljubljana city, Slovenia.
→ Agriculture museum – Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (IGKV) inaugurated in Chhattisgarh.
→ Axis Bank has tied up with Banaras Hindu University (BHU) for banking courses.
→ Dharamshala International Film Festival to be held in Nov.
→ Dinesh Bharadia, a graduate of IIT Kanpur was honoured with the 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award.
→ Gionee signs MoU with Haryana to set up its phone manufacturing hug.
→ Headscarf emoji was designed by Saudi girl.
→ Hiroshi Nakagawa as the Chairman of Isuzu Motors India.
→ India and Afghanistan signed 3 MoUs - Mutuala Legal Assistance Treaty, Treaty on extradition, Peaceful uses of outer space.
→ India Blue wins 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy tournament.
→ India has declared itself free from the highly contagious avian influenza or bird flu.
→ India’s microfinance sector sees 60% growth in FY16.
→ Indian cyclists bag 6 medals on opening day of 2016 Track Asia Cup.
→ Indian scientists recycle fish scales into green energy.
→ Indo-American woman Diane Gujarati to be federal judge.
→ K.V arunachalam, a former all India umpire passed away.
→ Kunwar Bai (105), who was felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for building toilet by selling off her goats, has been chosen as the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ mascot.
→ Meghna Pant won the Fellows of Nature South (FON) Asia Short Story Award.
→ N.Siddiqui appointed as the brand ambassador of ‘Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojana‘.
→ Reliance Communications and Aircel to be merged to create 4th largest telco.
→ SBI, PNB, IDFC, & Paytm will issue electronic tags.
→ Strongest typhoon in 21 years hits Taiwan.
→ U.S. and Isreal sign $38 bn military deal.
→ Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) elected Aleksander Ceferin to succeed Michel Platini as president.
→ Zurich in Switzerland has been named the most sustainable city in the world by global design and consultancy firm Arcadis.
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