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→ ‘Into the Hidden Valley‘, a book, won the MM Bennetts Award.
→ Anjum, India’s first woman to get MCC membership.
→ Ankur Dhama becomes India‘s first blind Paralympian.
→ Arunachal Pradesh ratified the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill to simplify the taxation by implementing single tax rates across the country.
→ Bengaluru hosts first edition of IoT India Congress.
→ Bengaluru tops in wildlife offences.
→ C.K. Asnani, a chemical engineer from Osmania University, has taken charge as Chairman and Managing Director of Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL).
→ Canada hopes to supply more uranium to India.
→ Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd., (CPCL), a subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation, is planning to set up an additional refinery at Narimanam in Nagapattinam District of Tamil Nadu to meet higher demand for petroleum products in the state.
→ Global derivatives trade group opposes SEBI’s proposals on algorithmic trading.
→ Himachal Pradesh decides to amend hydro policy 2006.
→ HMSI, HDFC ERGO tie up for 2-wheeler insurance.
→ India Kazakhstan Joint Exercise “Prabal Dostyk -16”.
→ ISRO‘s GSLV-F05 carrying advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR lifts off from Sriharikota.
→ Kerala Travel Mart(KTM) to be inaugurated on World Tourism Day.
→ Modi arrives in Laos to attend ASEAN, East Asia Summits.
→ Pakistan-born Abid Qureshi could be the first Muslim to be a federal judge of the U.S if the Senate confirms his nomination.
→ Satbir Singh next Ambassador of India to Algeria.
→ Shilip Kumar as president of Henkel elevates its India business.
→ SpiceJet Q1 net doubles to Rs.149 crore.
→ Tata arm to manufacture panels for Boeing’s P-8 warplane.
→ UBL management backs Mallya to continue as chairman.
→ Union Government launched a new program called National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI). The initiative aims at nurturing ideas and innovation into successful startups.
→ Wipro wins 3-year contract from NSB Group.
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