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→ Cabinet Approves Ratification of Paris Agreement.
→ Deutsche Bank‘s (DB) shares fell to the lowest level.
→ Eminent Bangla poet Syed Shamsul Haq died.
→ ETCA attempt to boost bilateral trade between India, Sri Lanka: Nirmala Sitharaman.
→ Four out of eight SAARC countries i.e. India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan pull out of November Summit in Islamabad.
→ Global Competitiveness by World Economic Forum; India moves to 39th spot.
→ Google launches instant messaging mobile app Allo.
→ India has 2nd highest deaths due to air pollution: WHO.
→ Indian women‘s kabaddi team won the country‘s first gold medal at the Asian Beach Games 2016, defeating Thailand.
→ Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes first in Asia-Pacific region to achieve carbon neutral status.
→ Maharashtra govt decides to increase financial assistance given to women convicts.
→ Official Emblem launched for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.
→ Pakistan‘s parliament passed Hindu Marriage Bill.
→ Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins Belgium Open.
→ Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93.
→ The 9th edition of the largest gathering of tourism stakeholders “Kerala Traval mart” begins at Kochi.
→ The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, approved ‘Project SAKSHAM’,a New Indirect Tax Network (Systems Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC).
→ The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) re-appointed Italian Massimo Costantini as the national team chief coach for a two-year period up to September 30, 2018.
→ Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan.
→ US appoints Jeffrey DeLaurentis as first Cuban Ambassador in 55 years.
→ Varistha Pension Bima Yojana Approved.
→ World Bank agrees to name Jim Yong Kim to 2nd term as President.
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