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→ 1st Jesse Owens Award to be given to Muhammad Ali.
→ China Foreign Expenditure Takes Lead.
→ Dhoni named captain of Wisden‘s all-time India Test XI.
→ Global Innovation Conference 2017 in Turkey.
→ Incredible India Tourism Summit.
→ Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prashad sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court.
→ L & T Bags $100m Order from Vietnam.
→ Misbah-ul-Haq receives ICC Test Championship mace in Lahore.
→ Monetary Policy Committee Gets Members Chetan Ghate, Pami Dua, Ravindra Dholakia.
→ Mukesh Tops Forbes Richest Indians List.
→ Navtej Singh Sarna 1980 batch IFS Officer has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United State of America.
→ NHAI, PFC Allowed to Raise 31,300cr.
→ Oscar-winning writer and director Curtis Hanson dies.
→ Pakistan’s Habib Bank has opened a branch in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
→ Private lender Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) has launched an application ‘Kotak Now‘ that would allow new customers to open an account in a more simpler and cost-effective manner.
→ Reliance Defence has got a contract for the refit of three naval warships at its facility at Pipavav in Gujarat.
→ Shubha Mudgal will be honoured with the annual ‘LalitArpan Samman‘ this year.
→ Tamil film ‘Visaaranai‘ is India‘s official entry to Academy Awards 2017 in the Foreign Language Film category.
→ Tamil Nadu government has allotted Rs 204 crore for ‘Thaaliku Thangam’ (Gold for Mangalsutra) scheme for the year 2016-17 to benefit 12,500 women.
→ The ‘world‘s largest solar power plant‘ with an installed capacity of 648MW was commissioned at Kamudhi in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu Set up by Adani Group.
→ Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan on the occasion of the 64th Foundation Day Celebrations of Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI) in Pilani launched the ‘Ksheer Tester‘.
→ Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has adopted ‘Dheerpur Village‘ and ‘Ghoga‘ the last village under the North Delhi under the ‘Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana‘.
→ Vodafone Invests Rs 47,700 crore.
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