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→ Harish Banghel won a silver in the men’s middleweight Muay Thai event at the 5th Asian Beach Games..
→ India Beat Oman in Asia Hockey Cup.
→ India Hands Patrol Vessel to Mauritius.
→ India wins historic 500th Test by 197 runs against New Zealand.
→ India, China hold 1st high-level dialogue to combat terror.
→ Indian NGO Slum Socce has been awarded the inaugural FIFA Diversity Award, which recognises outstanding organisations, group initiatives, and personalities who stand up for diversity and inspire unity, solidarity and equality among people.
→ Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched its satellite SCATSAT-1 for ocean and weather-related studies from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
→ L & T bags 100 million dollar order from Vietnam Border Guard.
→ O.P. Singh, IPS (UP:83) presently working as DG, NDRF (ADG level) to the post of Director General, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
→ R.K.Pachnanda, IPS (WB:83) presently working as ADG, CISF to the post of DG, NDRF in the HAG+.
→ RBI approves Rs 26,000 crore CCL for paddy procurement in Punjab.
→ Sudhir Pratap Singh, IPS (RJ:83) presently working as ADG, CRPF to the to the post of Director General, National Security Guard (NSG).
→ Switzerland has ratified the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (Administrative Assistance Convention).
→ The appointment of Shri A. R. K. Kini, IPS (BH:81) as Secretary (Security) in the Cabinet Secretariat.
→ The Central Government has accorded its approval for change in the name of Gurgaon to Gurugram.
→ The Central government removed Sushil Muhnot from the post of Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra with immediate effect.
→ The Steering Committee on Greenfield airports headed by Secretary, Civil Aviation (MoCA), Government of India considered 4 new airport projects. The Committee recommended ‘in principle’ approval to 3 projects in Andhra Pradesh viz., Bhogapuram, Dagadarthi (Nellore) and Orvakallu (Kurnool).
→ The Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has inaugurated the 4 days Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Krishi Unnati Mela – 2016, in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
→ The Union Minister Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal laid the Foundation Stone of the Ludhiana Mega Food Park.
→ Tripura Assembly Ratifies GST Bill.
→ Vijay Kelkar elected president of Indian Statistical Institute.
→ World Health Organization (WHO) has said, 9 out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air.
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