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→ 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
→ 196% growth registers in tourist arrival in August 2016.
→ Abraham Verghese selected for 2015 National Humanities Medal.
→ Barack Obama designated the country’s first marine national monument.
→ BHVS Narayana Murthy appointed as Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI).
→ Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar launched a website to provide information on the celebration of 350th Prakash Utsav of the Sikh guru in 2017.
→ East Bengal wins Calcutta Football League 2016.
→ Ewan McGregor to receive Humanitarian award.
→ Former England player Graeme Hick named Australia’s batting coach.
→ Gold imports drop 77% to $1.11 bn in August.
→ Govt introduces bullet-proof army vehicles in Kashmir.
→ Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will host a Twitter Town Hall on September 23.
→ India and Sri Lanka MoU to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities.
→ India jump 4 places in FIFA rankings.
→ India to sign $8.8bn Rafale jets deal with France.
→ India‘s online population to touch 500mn by 2020.
→ Indian Railways wins Senior National Power lifting Championship.
→ Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank four awards for inclusive insurance for 2016.
→ Naropa Festival begins in Ladakh.
→ Priyanka Chopra among world‘s 10 highest paid TV actresses: Forbes.
→ Prize under Rajbhasha Kirti Purashar Scheme.
→ Tony-Winning Director Jack Hofsiss Dies At 65.
→ Uber partnership with Marti Suzuki and NSDC for jobless people.
→ UIDAI bans sharing of Aadhaar details.
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