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→ 112 Gallantry Awards have been approved by the President Ram Nath Kovind for the Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces.
→ 9 year old Kaamya Karthikeyan became the youngest person to reach the 6,153 metres-high Mt Stok Kangri in Kashmir.
→ Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five-match by the Spanish football federation.
→ Earthport appoints Sandeep Gupta as new India Head.
→ Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the live twitter wall for promoting Bharat Ke Veer portal.
→ IFCI Ltd, a government company, is set to have a new Managing Director & CEO in E Sankara Rao, who is currently Chief General Manager at India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL).
→ India bagged two gold in the 6th Golden Glove Women’s Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia.
→ India-ASEAN Youth Summit Begins in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
→ Indian Army’s T-90 Performance in Tank Biathlon Russia 2017.
→ Indian Export Grows Nearly 4 Percent in July.
→ Indian government has directed internet majors to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge.
→ Lalit Modi has resigned as president of the Nagaur District Association, marking an end to his presence in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), which was banned by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him in its fold.
→ Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis launched “Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra” an initiative providing job opportunities to unemployed youth.
→ Nation Tribute to Sri Aurobindo on 145th Birth Anniversary.
→ No Gandhi Jayanti holiday this year in Rajasthan state-run universities.
→ Odisha Government and Facebook Launches ‘SheMeansBusiness’ Program.
→ On the occasion of 71st Independence Day, 112 Gallantry Awards have been approved by the President Ram Nath Kovind for the Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces. It includes five Kirti Chakras, 17 Shaurya Chakras, 85 Sena Medals (Gallantry), three Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry) and two Vayu Sena Medals (Gallantry).
→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a website to honour all the gallantry award winners since Independence. The portal will preserve and tell the stories of bravest men and women, civilians as well as armed forces personnel.
→ Santosh Sharma has appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Coper Limited (HCL). He is at present Director (Operations) in the HCL.
→ The Indian government has directed internet majors- Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo - to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge, which has led to suicide of children in India and other countries. Mumbai and West Midnapore district have reported deaths linked to this game.
→ World Player of the Year, Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five-match by the Spanish football federation. He has been banned for pushing the referee after being sent-off in Real Madrid‘s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the First Leg of Spanish Super Cup.
→ Chad - African Country to Release Lord Krishna Coin on Janmashtami.
→ Global leader in broadband testing Ookla declared that Norway has the fastest mobile Internet in the world.
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