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→ Aadhaar is mandatory, UIDAI writes to all ministries and states.
→ All India Radio launched a multimedia website and app of its Balochi radio service.
→ Arjuna Awards on cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane.
→ Atul Kumar Goel, General Manager, Allahabad Bank, has taken charge as Executive Director (ED) in Union Bank of India (UBI).
→ Bengaluru 3rd among Indian cities in molestation cases.
→ Centre issues final call to Kerala, Tamil Nadu for implementing National Food Security Act.
→ Centre okays Rs 500 crore for J & K under Swadesh Darshan scheme.
→ Dinesh Bharadia wins 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award.
→ Former Italian central bank governor Carlo Azeglio Ciampi has died.
→ Gujarat is India‘s growth engine: USIBC.
→ Hanjin Shipping plan would see sale of most of its ships.
→ His Bloody Project authored by Graeme Macrae Burnet shortlisted for Man Booker prize.
→ India extends $750 mn credit line to Nepal for post-quake reconstruction.
→ Indowind to invest Rs.65 crore for 10 MW plant.
→ Johnson & Johnson to buy Abbott‘s vision unit for $4.33 billion.
→ Markets regulator SEBI made Unique Client Code (UCC) and Permanent Account Number (PAN) mandatory for all the persons transacting on commodity exchanges.
→ Mormugao, Indian Navy‘s advanced guided missile destroyer, launched.
→ Nadia Murad Basee Taha appointed UNODC Goodwill Ambassador.
→ Open defecation practiced in 80 per cent ‘Adarsh’ villages.
→ Pulitzer-winning playwright Edward Albee dead at 88.
→ The SKOCH Insurance Awards 2016: ujjivan gets platinum award.
→ Track Asia Cup 2016 concluded; Indian finished second.
→ US to be a partner country for Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017.
→ World Economic Freedom Index: India’s rank: 112.
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