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→ American Literary Translator Gregory Rabassa dies.
→ Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta passes away.
→ Bank of Japan keeps interest rates unchanged.
→ Congressional resolution introduced backing Indias UNSC bid.
→ Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of Brazil.
→ Delhis Connaught Place (CP) worlds 7th costliest office space.
→ Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) Bank appoints Niraj Mittal as institutional banking head.
→ Dhoni joint 2nd most successful ODI captain.
→ Ex-spinner Venkataramana named coach of Dindigul franchise.
→ France formally ratifies Paris climate accord.
→ Government gives nod to six international agreements.
→ Government increases buffer stock of pulses by 5 times.
→ Government to give unique ID cards to disabled persons.
→ Grievance redressal app for panchayats in Bengal.
→ Haryana bans sale of paint thinner in bottles.
→ HRD minister Smriti Irani launches Vidyanjali in New Delhi.
→ India to provide Rs 48 million aid for college building in Nepal.
→ India won three-match ODI Series against Zimbabwe, 3-0.
→ India, ISA contract for exploration of Polymetallic Sulphides in Indian Ocean Region approved.
→ India-Bangladesh transit facility becomes operational.
→ Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) opens first facility outside UK in Brazil.
→ Kamal Nath resigns as Congress Punjab chief.
→ Karnataka government bans electronic cigarettes.
→ Maharashtra government to use plastic wastes to build roads.
→ McCartney’s Wings guitarist McCullough passes away.
→ Methane leak spotted from space for 1st time.
→ Nawazuddin introduces irrigation system in UP.
→ North Korea Ryugyong Hotel is world’s tallest unoccupied building.
→ PM Modi inaugurates 1st conference of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) & Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC).
→ Railways start social media system for grievance.
→ Rajnath Singh to chair meeting of coastal States in Mumbai.
→ Sikkim to start courses on endangered languages.
→ Stayzilla appoints former Goibibo director Gopalakrishnan as vice-president of products.
→ Sunil Bharti Mittal elected as International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman.
→ Tokyo Governor, Yoichi Masuzoe, Resigns Over Spending Scandal.
→ Union Cabinet approved Bill to fast track recovery of bad loans.
→ US Federal Reserve holds interest steady.
→ Veteran Tamil film director AC Tirulokchandar passes away.
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